Anonymous hackers attack Israeli sites

Dozens of official and unofficial sites in Israel have been attacked by internet hacker group Anonymous since the first hours of Tuesday as part of...

Dom. Rep. begins general election campaigns

President Medina seeking second term in May pollsBy Senabri Silvestre SANTO DOMINGO, Dom. Rep. - The electoral commission in Santo Domingo on...

S. African govt minister presses for UNSC reform

UN Security Council ‘undemocratic, unrepresentative, and exactly where it was in 1945,’ South African govt minister saysJOHANNESBURG – African Union (AU) member states...

Gambia: Opposition leader calls ties with Taiwan a ‘mistake’

Amid renewed ties with China, Darboe decries 20 years of relations with TaiwanBy Mustapha K Darboe BANJUL, Gambia - Barely two days...

Italy not targeting Turkey in blocking aid package

Italian ambassador to Ankara says 3 million-euro refugee deal will proceed ANKARA - Italy’s ambassador to Ankara on Tuesday said his country,...

Thai junta makes light of protests greeting PM at UN

Junta spokesperson says such demonstrations at Assembly common, protests unlikely to attract special attention or damage country's imageBy CS ThanaBANGKOK - The Thai junta has...
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Murders of pro-Russian figures in Ukraine concerns UN chief

- Ban Ki-moon calls for urgent probe into recent deaths of allies of Ukraine's deposed President Yanukovych.NEW YORK - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on...

UN cannot achieve goals without peace, Davutoglu says

Battle against poverty, inequality, climate change will not be won without security, Turkish prime minister saysNEW YORK - The UN's global goals to combat...

Amid violence, Yemen’s Hadi cleaves to UN resolution

Yemen's president-in-exile says there is no point to peace talks without implementation of UN Resolution 2216By Ahmed BadawySANAA, Yemen – As violence continues...

Israel arrests Jewish suspects for July arson attack

Deadly arson attack on Palestinian home left 18-month-old child dead and drew global condemnationJERUSALEM – Israel's Shin Bet security agency has arrested a...

Pope Francis tells Mexicans to fight violence, corruption

'I exhort you to fight every day against corruption, against trafficking, against war,' Francis saysBy Nancy Caouette MEXICO CITY -- Pope Francis on Wednesday...

Sharif extends hand of friendship to Afghanistan

Pakistani premier seeks to assure neighbor of Islamabad's support to end conflict with Taliban KABUL, Afghanistan – Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday pledged...

UPDATE – Juncker ‘confident’ of deal to avoid British EU exit

‘If we can get a good deal I will take that deal but I will not take a deal that does not meet what...

Maldives' Yameen accuses VP of impeding assassination probe

President Abdulla Yameen accuses deputy of hindering investigation into alleged assassination attempt and scheming to have him impeachedBy Daniel BosleyMALÉ, Maldives - Maldivian...

EU rules Starbucks, Fiat tax deals 'illegal'

European Commission rules on Wednesday that Starbucks and Fiat "artificially" reduced their taxes in the Netherlands and LuxembourgBRUSSELS - The European Commission ruled Wednesday...

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