Egypt to rename Rabaa square after assassinated prosecutor

HRW says at least 817 demonstrators were killed in Rabaa, which hosted major sit-in in support of ousted President MorsiCAIRO - The Egyptian government...

Thousands march for political change in South Africa

Opposition leader calls for removal of South African president and ruling ANC party in wake of recent corruption scandal JOHANNESBURG – Supporters of South Africa’s...

SKorea gains nuclear reprocessing power

Upgraded bilateral agreement with United States comes into force following years of negotiations By Alex Jensen SEOUL - South Korea is set to take an important first...

Nepal 3-day shutdown begins with violence

Maoist-led opposition alliance demands Nepal constitution is delivered through national consensus KATHMANDU, Nepal - A three-day general strike called by Nepal's opposition alliance began violently Tuesday as police and protesters...

Turkish President extends election greetings

President Erdogan congratulated all political parties that participated in Nov.1 election and the votersANKARA – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has extended greetings...

UPDATE – 2 NKorea fires first medium range missile since 2014

Amid regional heightened tensions, Pyongyang risks further condemnation by continuing banned ballistic missile testing ...

Malaysia replaces chief probing PM’s ‘money trail’

-Gov’t says Attorney-General Abdul Gani Patail’s tenure terminated due to health reasons amid state fund scandalBy P Prem KumarKUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s government...

Erdogan slams global media for anti-AK Party vote call

'What business is this of yours? Take care of elections in your own countries,' president tells world media for urging Turks not to vote...

Libya rivals might name PM in Morocco talks

Libya's political rivals are expected to name the prime minister of an aspired unity government during their ongoing talks in Morocco, a representative of...

ANALYSIS: Infighting hurts anti-Houthi war effort in Yemen

Dispute between Yemen's Riyadh-based PM and Aden-based president trips up ongoing fight against Shia Houthi groupSANAA, Yemen – Internecine disputes within Yemen’s embattled...

UN Security Council push for restart of Yemen talks

Council calls for UN-brokered conference of all Yemeni parties to get political process back on track. NEW YORK -- The Security Council on Tuesday urged a...

Myanmar gov’t agrees ceasefire with armed Shan group

Shan group among several large ethnic armed groups that refused to join Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement Oct. 15 By Joshua Carroll YANGON - The Myanmar government and a...
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Saleh denies seeking 'safe exit' from Yemen

MAARIB, Yemen – Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh denied Friday claims that he was seeking a "safe exit" from Yemen."I am not...
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Israel disperses W. Bank rallies; 4 injured

Four Palestinians were injured on Friday when Israeli troops forcibly dispersed anti-settlement rallies in the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces used rubber bullets and teargas...

French envoy seeks Israeli support for new peace push

Envoy visits region in effort to sell French peace proposal to Palestinian, Israeli sidesBy Kaamil Ahmed JERUSALEM – Paris’ special envoy for...

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