Iraq seeks UN resolution to investigate IS

Iraq has asked the UN to assist it with gathering evidence of crimes committed by the Islamic State group and said it was working with Britain to draft a Security ...

Turkey criticizes Merkel, says Germany can’t dictate EU policy

Turkey’s EU minister said on Thursday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s comments about halting the expansion of a customs union between Ankara and ...

Massacre feared after Venezuela prison riot

At least 37 people were killed in confrontation between armed prisoners and security personnel at a small prison in southern Venezuela. Prisoners rebelled in the Puerto ...

Kosovo deadlock has hurt country’s economy: UN official

Kosovo’s failure to form a government two months after snap elections has hurt the country economically and socially, the head of the UN mission there said ...

UN chief: It’s time for diplomacy on tense Korean peninsula

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest level in decades and said it’s important ...

Turkey asks Germany to extradite top coup suspect

Turkey has formally asked the German government to arrest and extradite a top suspect in last year’s failed coup attempt following reports suggesting that ...

Trump praises N.Korean leader’s decision not to fire missiles towards Guam

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a “wise” decision not to fire missiles towards the U.S. territory ...

Turkish FM Cavusoglu disputes Lausanne Treaty

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has disputed the Treaty of Lausanne, which set out the modern borders between Greece and Turkey, saying that Ankara will ...

Falling tree kills 12 at Catholic festival in Portugal

A tree toppled into a crowd of worshipers during a major Christian festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Tuesday, killing 12 people and leaving 50 injured, ...

Two in Dutch court over tainted-eggs scandal

Two Dutch men appeared in court Tuesday in connection with the tainted-eggs scandal that swept Europe this month, which saw millions of eggs destroyed and caused ...