War And Unrest

Egypt tries to avoid a fight as allies escalate against Iran

Nov 16, 2017

Egypt tries to avert escalation of Arab tensions with Iran without alienating its ally Saudi Arabia and other Gulf benefactors

At UN rights body, Sri Lanka vows new steps to fight torture

Nov 15, 2017

Government envoys from Sri Lanka have told the U.N.'s top human rights body Wednesday that their country is taking new steps to battle torture

Last hurdle cleared for ex-Salvadoran official's extradition

Nov 15, 2017

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the extradition of a former Salvadoran official accused of helping to plot the killings of six priests during his country's civil war

Official: US would consider individual sanctions for Myanmar

Nov 15, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says country would consider individual sanctions for Myanmar violence against Rohingya Muslims

4 suicide bombers kill 14, wound 29 in northern Nigeria

Nov 15, 2017

4 suicide bombers kill 14, wound 29 in Nigeria in one of largest Boko Haram attacks in years

4 suicide bombers kill 14, wound 29 in Nigeria in one of largest Boko Haram attacks in years

Nov 15, 2017

4 suicide bombers kill 14, wound 29 in Nigeria in one of largest Boko Haram attacks in years

NATO chief says they'll have enough forces in Afghanistan

Nov 15, 2017

NATO's chief says he is confident the alliance will have sufficient forces in 2018 to fulfill its training mission in Afghanistan after months of lobbying allies to increase troop contributions

House panel OKs bill to sanction financial backers of Hamas

Nov 15, 2017

The House Foreign Affairs Committee delivered a blunt bipartisan warning to Qatar on Wednesday by passing legislation that would slap sanctions on any countries or individuals that support the Islamic militant group Hamas

When a 'bloodless correction' smells like a coup

Nov 15, 2017

'Correction' or coup? Zimbabwe's 'bloodless correction' enters a playbook of euphemisms that can mask reality on the ground

Terry Crews compares alleged sexual assault to being a POW

Nov 15, 2017

Terry Crews names his alleged attacker and compares being sexually assaulted to being a prisoner of war in an appearance Wednesday on "Good Morning America."

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