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Suspected jihadists attacked U.N. peacekeepers carrying out an operation with Malian defense forces Friday killing at least three peacekeepers from Ni..
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — The Latest on mosque attack in Egypt (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The U.N. Security Council and Secretary-General Antonio Guter..
Plans for two experiments to potentially slow global warming by deploying tiny particles into the atmosphere have sparked an international debate over..
The anti-narcotics police arrived here in the heart of Colombia’s cocaine industry last month to destroy the coca crop. The community was determined t..
This combination of images made from Nov. 13, 2017, surveillance video released by the United Nations Command shows a North Korean soldier running fro..
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — In a tiny bathroom, Marilu Ramirez prepares for her segment in a recording studio by brushing her long black hair and covering..
N‘DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad’s President Idriss Deby has sacked Finance Minister Christian Georges Diguimbaye, a government decree showed. The decree da..
COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- One of Finland's largest food companies is selling what it claims to be a first: insect bread. Markus Hellstrom, head of the Fa..
MOBILE USERS, CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean soldier races for the border in a jeep and then on foot before hi..
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AP file photo Bosnian Serb protesters holding posters depicting former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic, during a protest in 2011 in Mladic's home..
The Latest on Syria talks (all times local): 7:40 p.m. The World Health Organization says Syrian health officials have reported that 84 people have be..
Pope Francis has added in a private meeting with Myanmar's military chief during his upcoming trip to the region in an indication that the Vatican vie..
The Latest on the judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Kosovo has welcomed the conviction of ..
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The world's least developed countries need access to electricity if they are to break out of poverty, according to a U.N. report that urges wealthy na..
Not since the Nazi era had such atrocities taken place in the heart of Europe. In the streets of Sarajevo, a once-cosmopolitan capital, terrified civi..
Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic waves as he enters the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, to h..
An unrepentant Ratko Mladic, the bullish Bosnian Serb general whose forces rained shells and snipers' bullets on Sarajevo and carried out the worst ma..
SANAA, Yemen -- The Saudi-led military coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen said Wednesday that it will reopen the war-torn country's main airpor..
MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran on Wednesday discussed ways to promote a peaceful settlement in Syria, including the return of re..
AP photo Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens as President Donald Trump announces that the United States will designate North Korea a state sponso..
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An unrepentant Ratko Mladic, the bullish Bosnian Serb general whose forces rained shells and snipers' bullets on Sarajev..
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Kosovo h..
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It's 3:11 p.m. on a cold, gray day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone soldie..
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic (all times local): 4:45 p.m. British ..
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LONDON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil joined European peers including Royal Dutch Shell and Total in a new initiative to find ways to reduce potent emissions..
South Korean authorities have deported an American man caught wandering last week near the highly fortified border with North Korea, officials here co..
China on Wednesday criticized "unilateral sanctions and long-arm jurisdiction" by other governments after Washington penalized Chinese companies accus..
 The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, putting more pressure on t..
FILE - A May 29, 2011 file photo shows Bosnian Serb protesters holding posters depicting former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic, during a protest..
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The guil..
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic (all times local): 2 p.m. A former pr..
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A lawyer..
THE HAGUE -- The United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal on Wednesday found former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic guilty of genoci..
This combination of images made from Nov. 13, 2017, surveillance video released by the United Nations Command shows a North Korean soldier running fro..
The United Nations Command in control of the border between the two Koreas released dramatic video footage on Tuesday of what happened when a North Ko..
The United Nations Command in control of the border between the two Koreas released dramatic video footage on Tuesday of what happened when a North Ko..
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean soldier races for the border in a jeep and then on foot before his former comrades shoot him at least five ti..
Editor: Clarence Fernandez + 65 6870 3861 Picture Desk: Singapore + 65 6870 3775 Graphics queries: + 65 6870 3595 (All times GMT/ET) Russia’s Putin ho..
AP photo An unemployed man reads up on Zimbabwean constitutional law to understand the process of possible presidential impeachment Tuesday in a park ..
DUBAI, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Wednesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and..
LAGOS, Nigeria - A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers as they gathered for morning prayers Tuesday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killi..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Re..
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Syrian president Assad's visit to Moscow (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has also ..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Terrorist groups and criminals are capitalizing on conflict to exploit innocent civilians-----and physically which may constitut..
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 11:25 p.m. U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says..
The Latest on the climate talks in Bonn, Germany (all times local): 4:50 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the issue of when and how to phase ..
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Syrian president Assad's visit to Moscow (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin ha..