Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 8:14am
Saudi Arabia is holding and interrogating at least 10 women's rights activists — seven women and three men — without any access to lawyers, according to people familiar with the arrests. The detentions are seen as a culmination of a steady crackdown on perceived critics of the government.
Saleh Mwanamilongo and Carley Petesch, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 7:38am
Congo's health ministry announced six new confirmed Ebola cases and two new suspected cases Tuesday as vaccinations entered a second day in an effort to contain the deadly virus in a city of more than 1 million.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 6:02am
Calling it a "historic step" toward justice, the Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an "immediate investigation" into alleged Israeli crimes committed against the Palestinian people.
Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 5:30am
The director of a seabed hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Tuesday disagreed with a new book's conclusion that the pilot likely flew the plane beyond the search area to deliberately sink it in unexplored depths of the Indian Ocean.
Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 5:04am
A Chinese judge sentenced a Tibetan shopkeeper to five years in prison on Tuesday for inciting separatism, based on his comments in a New York Times documentary in which the man talked about the erosion of his culture and language in the tightly secured region.
Egypt's military has intensified home demolitions in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula as part of its campaign against a local affiliate of the Islamic State group, an international rights group said Tuesday.