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Vatican does not 'seek polemic' over 1915 incidents

- Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi's comments follow Pope Francis' controversial statement over 1915 incidents in Turkey.VATICAN CITY – The Vatican has taken...

Varoufakis: Greece, Eurogroup deal in next few days

Greek finance minister says he believes an agreement will soon be reached with creditors BRUSSELS - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has said he expects an agreement between...

Yemeni PM arrives in Aden from Riyadh via Socotra

Khaled Bahah, Yemen’s PM and VP, returns to Aden from Saudi Arabia via hurricane-hit Indian Ocean island By Shukri Hussein ADEN, Yemen ...

No stepping back from anti-terror fight, says Turkish PM

Terror attack hits military-owned vehicles in central Ankara, killing at least 28 people and wounding 61 moreANKARA - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu...

Former central back head selected as Haitian primer minister

US-educated economist Fritz-Alphonse Jean to be sworn in later FridayBy Senabri SilvestreSANTO DOMINGO, Dom. Rep. -- Former central bank head Fritz-Alphonse Jean was...
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500 Palestinians hurt by Israeli fire in W. Bank clashes

According to Palestinian Red Crescent, at least 500 West Bank Palestinians have been injured by Israeli gunfire in last three days alone RAMALLAH, Palestine –...

Tunisia closes Triploli consulate after diplomats arrive home

Armed group had stormed Tunisian consulate in Tripoli last Friday and kidnapped 10 Tunisians working thereTUNIS, Tunisia – Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche...

Hundreds of Jewish settlers storm W. Bank holy site

Palestinian youths clash with Israeli troops outside flashpoint religious site in occupied West BankBy Anees Bargouthi RAMALLAH, Palestine – Hundreds of Jewish...
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Houthi militants shell Yemen's Taizz, killing 5

TAIZZ, Yemen – Five people – four soldiers and a medic – were killed when Houthi militants shelled Yemen's central Taizz province on...

Turkey PM accuses HDP head of betrayal after Russia trip

Demirtas’ comments on downed plane are “clear betrayal to this nation”, Davutoglu saysANKARA - Turkish Prime Minister accused Thursday an opposition leader of betrayal...

Myanmar’s 1st civilian president in decades sworn in

Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi takes oath of office in 4 ministries including foreign affairs By Kyaw Ye LynnYANGON, Myanmar –...

Turkish foreign minister to visit Kyrgyzstan

Mevlut Cavusoglu to meet Kyrgyz counterpart and president during two-day working tripANKARA - Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will pay a working visit to Kyrgyzstan between July 22 and...

US: Paul Ryan elected new Speaker of the House

'The House is broken. We’re not solving problems, we’re adding to them,' says Ryan after assuming speakershipWASHINGTON – Republican Paul Ryan has been...

Turkish parties end exploratory coalition talks

Delegations of two parties will report to leaders, prime minister to decide on further negotiationsANKARA - Turkey’s two largest parliamentary parties on Monday...

Thailand in anguish as King's health woes continue

Continued hospitalization of 87-year-old Thai king, Bhumibol Adulyadej, adds another source of tension to fraught Thai political situationBy Max ConstantBANGKOK - Ten days...

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