- Middle East IS Blasts in Syria Regime Heartland Kill more than 148 More than 148 people were killed Monday in bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in northwestern Syria, the deadliest attacks to date in the ... 23 May 2016, 12:36 49
- World Leaders Seek to Defy Skeptics at Istanbul Humanitarian Summit Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday the burden of handling the world's crises should be better shared, as leaders and aid groups sou... 23 May 2016, 12:19
At least 200 police started clearing Greece's squalid Idomeni camp Tuesday on the border with Macedonia, where over 8,400 migrants are living, according to Agence France Presse.Full Story
Eurozone finance ministers will on Tuesday push for a deal to unlock bailout cash for Greece and resolve a row with the IMF over debt relief for Athens.Full Story
Chinese state media on Tuesday slammed the lifting of a decades-old US arms embargo against Vietnam, saying the move was aimed at Beijing and calling Barack Obama's assurances to the contrary "a very poor lie".Full Story
She has ladled out countless bowls of her pork noodle soup, but the owner of a Hanoi streetside restaurant says she was stunned when Barack Obama strolled in, pulled up a plastic stool and slurped down Vietnam's famed "bun cha" delicacy.Full Story
Gulf Arab foreign ministers agreed with their Canadian counterpart Monday to strengthen "cooperation" in the fight against the Islamic State group and other jihadist organisations, they said in a statement.
Ministers from the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council agreed with Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion on the need to "dry up" sources of finance for jihadists.Full Story
Syrian Kurds, who in March unilaterally proclaimed the creation of a federal region in northern Syria, on Monday opened a representative office in central Paris with several celebrities attending the launch.Full Story
Iraq has executed 22 people over the past month who were convicted of terrorism and other crimes, the justice minister announced on Monday.Full Story
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton on Monday rejected an invitation to take part in a final campaign debate against her rival Bernie Sanders, her campaign said.
"We have declined Fox News' invitation to participate in a debate in California," Clinton spokeswoman Jennifer Palmieri said in a statement, adding that the former secretary of state would concentrate on campaigning against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump instead.Full Story
Mexican authorities and independent experts on Monday began the exhumation of more than a hundred bodies buried in pits in the central state of Morelos.Full Story
Around 2,000 migrants seeking to reach Europe were plucked to safety from unseaworthy boats in the Mediterranean in 15 operations off the coast of Libya Monday, the Italian coastguard service said.Full Story