STOCKHOLM - A Stockholm district court on Wednesday maintained a European arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a 2010 rape allegation, rejecting his lawyers' request to have it lifted.
Native American leaders are protesting the latest plan by a Paris auction house to sell off part of their tribal history, and their demand for the return of their ceremonial objects is getting bipartisan support.
OTTAWA - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's popularity has reached a new high, even after his arguably worst day in office that saw him recently jostle fellow lawmakers, a poll found Tuesday.
Turkey's president warned on Tuesday that his country wouldn't move forward on implementing a refugee readmission agreement with the European Union unless visa requirements are lifted for Turkish citizens without further conditions.
Shot by elephant poachers, the manager of Congo's Garamba National Park asked a ranger for help to bind his leg with a tourniquet to slow blood loss.
Some of the country's top writers are protesting Donald Trump's way with words.
In a dark, smoke-filled mine shaft, a group of South African rescue trainees heave and gasp after crawling through a narrow steel pipe -- but commands shouted by an instructor urge them onwards.
A leading Israeli rights group said Wednesday it will stop seeking investigations of Israeli soldiers suspected of abusing Palestinians, arguing that internal military probes have failed to deliver justice and effectively help whitewash half a century of occupation.
A woman and her daughter protect themselves with a blanket aboard the rescue ship "Aquarius" on May 25, a day after a rescue operation of migrants and refugees off the Libyan coast. The Aquarius is a former North Atlantic fisheries protection ship now used by humanitarians SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders), which patrols to rescue migrants and refugees trying to reach Europe crossing the Mediterranean sea aboard rubber boats or old fishing boats.
Christie's auction house has been fined ￡3,250 (US$4,750, 4,270 euros) for selling a piece of elephant ivory without the correct documentation, London police said Tuesday.