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Boeing's Embattled Chief Faces Tough Crowd at Paris Air Show

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg will have his work cut out for him at the Paris Air Show this week as he tries to reassure airlines and industry partners over the fate of its flagship 737 MAX plane, indefinitely grounded after two fatal crashes.

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Greek Road Trip: Unemployment the Big Bogey in July 7 Vote

When Greeks go to the ballot box on July 7 in early elections, unemployment and recovery from a near-decade crisis will be the main battleground between the outgoing leftist government and the resurgent conservatives.

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Police Officer Stabbed ahead of G20 Summit in Japan

Japanese police Monday arrested a man suspected of stabbing a police officer in the chest and stealing his gun near Osaka, just days before world leaders fly into the city for a G20 summit.

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Algeria Conditionally Releases ex-Finance Chief in Graft Probe

An Algerian investigating magistrate on Sunday conditionally released former finance minister Karim Djoudi as part of an ongoing corruption probe, the official APS press agency said.  

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Family of Murdered Iranian Prisoner Demand Justice

The family of an Iranian prisoner killed in jail while serving an eight-year sentence has demanded officials should be brought to justice, ILNA news agency reported on Sunday.

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Ex-Sudan Leader Bashir at Prosecutor's Office to Face Graft Charges

Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was brought Sunday to a prosecutor's office in Khartoum, an AFP correspondent reported, where charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency were read out against him.

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Libya's GNA Head Unveils New Political Plan, Promises Polls

The head of Libya's internationally recognized Government of National Accord announced Sunday a new political initiative and elections in a bid to move the conflict-wracked country beyond eight years of chaos.

"I present today a political initiative for a way out of crisis... (involving) simultaneous presidential and legislative elections before the end of 2019," GNA head Fayez al-Sarraj said in a short speech broadcast by Libya al-Wataniya TV, without specifying a date for polls.

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Netanyahu Inaugurates Golan Settlement Honoring Trump

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday inaugurated a new settlement in the occupied Golan Heights, in honor of his key ally U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Erdogan Says Drilling Off Cyprus to Continue despite Warning

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Turkey would not back down from gas exploration in Cyprus after southern European leaders urged Ankara to stop.

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Federer 'Fresh' for Tenth Halle Title Tilt

Roger Federer says staying wide awake will be the key to his grass court season with his focus on claiming a record tenth Halle title this week.

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