Josef Federman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 10:48am
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, already reeling from a damaging police report into alleged corruption, faced yet another scandal on Tuesday — with allegations that a longtime confidant attempted to bribe a judge in exchange for dropping a corruption case against the Israeli leader's wife.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full U.N. membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for resolving all issues with Israel for a two-state solution.
Bassem Mroue, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 9:44am
Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed nearly 130 people in two days, marking some of the deadliest bombardment of the rebellious region in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday.
Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 9:32am
Oxfam's leadership apologized Tuesday for downplaying the significance of a sexual misconduct scandal in Haiti as they were grilled by British lawmakers and sought to stem the tide of cancelled donations.
Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 8:26am
A Thai court on Tuesday granted legal custody of 13 babies carried by surrogate mothers to a secretive Japanese millionaire who is their biological father, reviving a bizarre tale that captured tabloid headlines four years ago, but leaving some basic questions unanswered.
Australia has accepted the family of a murdered Cambodian political activist as refugees, a lawmaker said Tuesday, as the Australian government encourages its rejected refugees to resettle in Cambodia.