Paris summit brings $1 billion to protect world’s water

Alliance of government, NGOs, businesses aim to save water resources from climate change By Hajer M'tiri LE BOURGET, France - A group of countries, NGOs and...

European interior ministers visit scene of Sousse attack

Ministers of interior from U.K., Germany and France place flowers at scene of attack SOUSSE, Tunisia  – The interior ministers of the U.K., Germany and...

19,000 Syrian women killed by Assad regime since 2011: NGO

Syrian Network for Human Rights says 20,000 women killed in Syrian conflict, almost 95 percent of them by Assad regime ISTANBUL – In a report...

Oxford Student Matt Smith Dies on Annual Ski Trip in French Alps

 Matt Smith, aged 22, was found unconscious in his holiday flat after a night out drinking at the annual Oxford and Cambridge Ski Trip...

UN urges Russia to avoid civilian deaths in Syria

Recent violence in Turkmen-populated areas 'increasing the risk of massive displacement,' says spokesman NEW YORK - Russia and other nations conducting airstrikes in Syria must...

Tunisian Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize

Labor unions, lawyers and human rights activists claim award for 'decisive contribution' to building Tunisian democracy ISTANBUL – A group of Tunisian trade unions, lawyers...

UPDATE – Six Macedonian police killed in gunfight

At least 30 wounded in clashes near Kosovo border KUMANOVO, Macedonia – Six Macedonian police officers were killed in clashes on Saturday with an armed...

Ukrainian separatists recognize Abkhazia, South Ossetia

Donetsk government backs breakaway Georgian territories One of the pro-Russian authorities in eastern Ukraine has recognized the breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, the...

300 injured as Macedonian police fire on refugees

Use of tear gas, rubber bullets condemned by Greek authorities By Vasiliki Mitsiniotou ATHENS - Around 300 people were injured Sunday when Macedonian police used tear...

UPDATE 2​ – Bomb explosion injures 1 near Istanbul subway station

Blast occurred near Istanbul's central subway station in Bayrampasa UPDATES WITH POLICE INVESTIGATION ISTANBUL - A roadside bomb exploded near a central Istanbul subway station Tuesday, injuring one person,...

Erdogan visits historic mosque in Sarajevo

The Turkish president has attended a ceremony to mark the reopening of the Sultan Fatih Mosque and the Isa-bey hamam in Sarajevo. SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina –...

Khamenei: Nuclear deal will not change Iran policy to US

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also said that country's policy in region will not change TEHRAN, Iran  - Iran’s policy towards the United States will not change after...

Macedonia, Kosovo ease border crossings

Under a new agreement, citizens of both countries can cross each other's border using only national ID cards BELGRADE, Serbia – As of Sunday, citizens...

UPDATE – French police acquitted in teen death trial

Officers accused of failing to assist teenagers in 2005 incident that led to 21 days of rioting cleared in Rennes *UPDATES WITH ACQUITTAL OF POLICE,...

UPDATE – Pope urges Bosnian reconciliation

Francis calls for Bosnians to become 'artisans of peace' ADDS POPE'S COMMENTS FROM STADIUM MASS SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Pope Francis called for "war never again" as he...