BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida-affiliated rebels battled more moderate Syrian opposition fighters in a town along the Iraqi border on Saturday, killing at least five people in the latest outbreak of infighting among the forces opposed to President Bashar
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops have started to battle their way into coastal villages in the south where Muslim rebels have held scores of residents hostage in a six-day standoff, sparking fierce clashes that have killed 56
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s elite Quds Force says the West’s hostility toward the Syrian government comes over Israel.
A state television report broadcast Saturday quoted Gen. Ghassem Soleimani as saying his
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Threatening a general strike, throwing smoke grenades and blowing whistles, around 100,000 Polish union members marched through Warsaw on Saturday to vent their anger against the government’s labor and wage policies.
Prime Minister Donald
BEIJING (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat says Washington hopes quiet diplomatic engagements between Japan and China can help keep peace and stability in the East China Sea, where the two Asian countries have a bitter dispute over
MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Interior Ministry says police have arrested four Hells Angels for allegedly smuggling 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds) of cocaine into the county with the aim of distributing it.
Authorities say the men, all Canadians, were
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somalia-based Islamic center says it is mourning the death of the American jihadi Omar Hammami, backing up reports the militant was killed Thursday by his rivals within the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Canada’s foreign minister John Baird is calling Syria’s offer to begin providing information on its chemical arsenal 30 days after it signs an international convention banning such weapons “ridiculous and absurd.”
Baird said Syrian President
GENEVA (AP) — Kerry: Inspectors must be on the ground in Syria no later than November.
GENEVA (AP) — US, Russia agree on size, scope of Syrian weapons; Syria must provide account within a week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’s prepared to move forward on a “serious plan” for Syria’s chemical weapons but adds that the world must stand ready to act if diplomacy fails.
In his weekly radio and
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — European Union finance ministers discussed ways to strengthen the bloc’s fight against tax fraud on Saturday and sought to downplay concerns over disagreements on crucial banking sector reforms.
EU officials say tax fraud and
GENEVA (AP) — Negotiations between the United States and Russia on securing Syria’s chemical weapons have reached a critical turning point after two days of intense diplomacy, with a deal key to a resumption of peace talks hanging
WASHINGTON (AP) — After 2½ years of civil war in Syria, President Barack Obama’s larger policy is in disarray even as his administration, with help from Russia, averted a military showdown for the time being.
In an address
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