Burundi: Incumbent President Nkurunziza re-elected for third term

Electoral commission says official results to be announced in nine daysBUJUMBURA, Burundi – Incumbent President Pierre Nkurunziza was re-elected for a third term with 69.41...

African Union threatens Burundi sanctions

Union chairwoman warns of measures against those who upset peace talksADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  - The African Union (AU) on Thursday threatened Burundi’s rival factions...

US Syrian refugee efforts insufficient, says Obama nominee

Nominee to top Army post says US hasn't done enough to handle refugee crisis WASHINGTON -- The U.S.’s effort to avoid and handle...

David Cameron reacts to EU-Turkey deal

UK leader confirms Britain will not be bound by any visa-liberalization for Turkish citizensLONDON – Reacting to the migrant deal between Turkey and...

Veteran Turkish MP upbraids opposition

-Former CHP leader says caring for Turkey comes before 'settling accounts' with ruling party ANKARA - A veteran opposition MP has said taking care...

Thai PM asks critics not to politicize airline downgrade

Junta leader-cum-PM also urge administration to ‘work faster’ for improvements after US aviation body downgrades Thai airlines By CS Thana BANGKOK – Thailand’s junta leader-cum-prime minister...

Case against former Indonesian anti-graft chiefs closed

Attorney general orders dropping of cases against two anti-graft agency officials dismissed amid feud with national police force By Ainur RohmahTUBAN, Indonesia –...

Germany, Pakistan offer condolences to Turkey

Leaders speak to Turkish prime minister following deadliest terror attack in latest round of violenceANKARA - German Chancellor Angela Merkel telephoned Turkey’s prime minister Tuesday...
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UPDATE – Tsipras calls for Greek-Turkish cooperation on refugees

Greek prime minister says countries need to work together to stem human tragedy in Aegean UPDATES WITH DAVUTOGLU COMMENTS ANKARA - Turkey and Greece should cooperate...

Red Shirt leader interrogated by Thai junta

Jatuporn Prompan interrogated for 3 hours before release, after anti-junta movement called on supporters to vote against draft charter By Max ConstantBANGKOK –...

Russia to pursue Syria strikes despite deal, says Putin

Russian president expects the U.S. to understand the 'need for the Russian military operations in Syria to continue'MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin...

Progress on Iran talks but no deal, says US

White House spokesman says important advancements made last week as 'some key issues' are finalizedWASHINGTON – The White house expects talks regarding Iran’s...

KRG’s Barzani calls for referendum on presidency polls

Call comes amid ongoing debate between Kurdish parties over Kurdish Regional Government’s system of governmentERBIL, Iraq – Masoud Barzani, whose term as president...

US Muslim group calls on Carson to withdraw from prez race

CAIR says views of famous doctor 'are in contradiction with the US Constitution'WASHINGTON – The country’s largest Muslim civil rights group on Monday called...

‘Beware Of Jews’ Sign Was An Art Project, Not Meant To Offend, As Per...

The London sign reported to police as a hate crime was not meant to be an anti-Semitic statement, as per artist Franck Allais A red-triangle...