Rival Cypriot leaders resumed efforts Wednesday to solve one of the world's longest-running conflicts in what the United Nations billed as the "best chance" to bring lasting peace to the Mediterranean island.Full Story
Three former executives at Fukushima's operator stand trial this week on the only criminal charges laid in the 2011 disaster, as thousands remain unable to return to homes near the shuttered nuclear plant.
The hearing on Friday comes more than a year after ex-Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata, 77, and former vice presidents Sakae Muto, 66, and Ichiro Takekuro, 71, were formally charged with professional negligence resulting in death and injury.Full Story
A helicopter dropped two grenades on Venezuela's Supreme Court building in a "terror attack" against the government, President Nicolas Maduro said in a speech Tuesday.Full Story
Three CNN journalists have resigned following the retraction of an article that claimed the U.S. Congress was investigating links between members of Donald Trump's administration and a Russian investment fund.
The U.S. president seized on the incident to renew his repeated attacks on the cable network as a purveyor of "fake news."Full Story
The jury in the trial of five men accused of organizing and carrying out the contract killing of Russian opposition opposition leader Boris Nemtsov begun deliberations on their verdicts on Tuesday.Full Story
China on Tuesday rejected criticism over its treatment of cancer-stricken Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo after the United States urged Beijing to give the paroled activist freedom to move and to choose his own doctors.Full Story
A former supporter of France's anti-immigration National Front (FN) goes on trial Tuesday for helping her Iranian migrant lover smuggle across the Channel to Britain.Full Story
Brazilian President Michel Temer prepared to counterattack Tuesday after bribery charges against him sent Latin America's biggest country into its latest bout of political turmoil.Full Story
Colombia's leftist FARC rebel force celebrates its disarmament on Tuesday after half a century of war against the state, ending Latin America's oldest civil conflict.Full Story
U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraced each other as friends and partners Monday, pledging their quest for economic growth would strengthen rather than undermine ties between the world's two largest democracies.
While Trump's relations with some traditional allies had a rocky start, he and Modi appeared to strike up an immediate rapport in their first meeting, exchanging hugs in the White House Rose Garden in front of reporters.Full Story