Saturday, May 23, 2015
Emails from Hillary Clinton obtained Thursday by a U.S. daily revealed her own sources provided intelligence on a deadly 2012 attack in Libya that conflicted with White House statements.
A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of an African-American whose death from injuries he suffered in police custody sparked rioting in Baltimore and nationwide protests. The indictment allows the city's top prosecutor to press ahead with the most serious charges despite criticism that she was part of an "overzealous prosecution."
Amnesty International on Friday accused Ukrainian forces of torture and pro-Russian rebels of even more serious war crimes such as summary executions committed both before and after a February truce deal.
Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has outraged archeologists by nailing a giant election banner over an ancient Istanbul aqueduct that is one of the city's most famed landmarks.
It's another sun-drenched day but the deckchairs of a four-star hotel on the island of Djerba stand empty, in a sign of the "catastrophic" summer on the horizon for Tunisian tourism.
Jhoset was asleep in his crib when the wall of mud washed over La Margarita, sweeping away everything in its path, killing his mother and leaving the 11 month old an orphan.
After losing one of his two sons to the worst attack against minority Shiites in Pakistan's history, Ali was determined for the other to find a new life abroad.
Friday, May 22, 2015
KIEV - European mediators in the Ukrainian crisis said Thursday that two men captured by Kiev's troops had confessed to being members of the Russian armed forces sent in to back up pro-Moscow separatist fighters.
DUBLIN - Ireland goes to the polls on Friday to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legal, in a referendum that has exposed sharp divisions between communities in this traditionally Catholic nation.
Islamic State militants overran the famed archaeological site at Palmyra early on Thursday, just hours after seizing the central Syrian town, activists and officials said, raising concerns the extremists might destroy some of the priceless ruins as they have done in neighboring Iraq.