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German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants

The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week...

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls

Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections.A police statement also...

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in the European Parliament.Barley's...

Human rights group urges sanctions on Nicaragua's Ortega

Human Rights Watch called Wednesday on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five...

Revolver believed used by Van Gogh sold at Paris auction

A revolver believed used by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh to kill himself has sold for about $146,000 at an auction in Paris.An individual...

Sudan's army call for unconditional talks with protesters

Sudan's military council is urging protest leaders to resume negotiations on the transition of power, but says talks "should not be preconditioned."Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan,...

38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali

Authorities in Mali say at least 38 people are dead after the latest series of attacks on villages near the border with Burkina Faso.Mali's...

Analyst says Australian teen was Islamic State propagandist

A security analyst says the eldest of three orphaned Australian siblings pleading for repatriation from a Syrian refugee camp has been an Islamic State...

National Police chief Wilbert Paulissen names 3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian as murder suspects in...

National Police chief Wilbert Paulissen names 3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian as murder suspects in MH17 downing.

US Navy explosives expert: Investigators have recovered fingerprints, hand print from attacked Japanese-owned oil...

US Navy explosives expert: Investigators have recovered fingerprints, hand print from attacked Japanese-owned oil tanker.

US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker 'not consistent with an external flying...

US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker 'not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship'

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker 'bears a...

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker 'bears a striking resemblance' to Iranian mines.

Serbia-Montenegro church row fuels Balkan tensions

A Serb official has branded Montenegro a "criminal" state and threatened a "fierce" response over the neighboring country's plans to introduce a church law.The...

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