Afghanistan's government has offered the new Taliban leader a choice: make peace or face the same fate as his predecessor, killed in a U.S. drone strike last week.
Two months after his dramatic arrival in Libya's capital, Fayez al-Sarraj's unity government has won international support but had little impact inside a divided country plagued by jihadists, analysts say.
The "breakthrough" deal announced Wednesday to resume handing out bailout money to Greece sounded like old times: the International Monetary Fund working with European countries again as official lenders to Athens.
"Big data" could play a huge role in the 2016 U.S. election, even if Donald Trump doesn't think so.
Europe's bold intentions to support Libya's new U.N.-backed government are faltering as France and Germany resist a bigger role to rebuild the failed state, scarred by the West's 2011 air campaign to help topple dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
The Executive Yuan, or Cabinet, announced last Monday that a marine cooperation dialogue mechanism would be set up between Taiwan and Japan before the end of July to solve the inane political squabble touched off by the Japanese detention of a Taiwanese long-line fishing boat in the part of the open sea where Tokyo claims as the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Okinotori Atoll in the West Pacific.
> Joe Hung
We are all witnessing a problem that is affecting the entire world. The problem has reached near epic proportions and countries are convening, seeking solutions, and primarily utilizing their military forces to try and deal with it.
A special court will hand down the verdict in the landmark war crimes trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre on Monday, with prosecutors hoping for a life sentence.
"Tsai is 'extreme' because she is single: China."
Tsai Ing-wen has been formally inaugurated as the new president of Taiwan. She is the first woman to hold this top government position, a milestone of tremendous importance.