Tuesday, July 28, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama delivered a blunt appraisal of Ethiopia's democracy deficit during a landmark visit Monday, but indicated it would not scuttle their close security and political relationship.
The British chancellor of the exchequer (finance minister) was Monday to push the case for European Union reform as he kicked off a European road show with a trip to Paris amid reports London could hold its referendum on EU membership next year.
A Palestinian man fell to his death while trying to escape Israeli forces who were attempting to arrest him in the occupied West Bank early Monday, Israeli police said.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Former Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond said Sunday that another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom was "inevitable" because of policies pursued by Prime Minister David Cameron's government in London.
The Turkish army on Sunday blamed PKK militants for a deadly car bomb attack that killed two of its soldiers in the Kurdish-dominated southeast, as a fragile truce risked collapsing after Ankara's airstrikes on rebel positions in Iraq.
Israeli police entered Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, one of Islam's holiest sites, as clashes erupted on Sunday over Jews' access to the compound on an annual day of Jewish mourning.
King Salman of Saudi Arabia arrived in France on Saturday for a Riviera holiday, with the closure of the beach in front of his villa incensing local residents.
Billing himself as the United States' first Kenyan-American president, Barack Obama called Sunday on citizens of his paternal homeland to cast aside "bad traditions" and forge a more just future.
The Taliban took control of a large police base in a remote part of northeastern Afghanistan after some 100 police and border guards joined the insurgents following three days of fighting, security officials said Sunday.