Watchdog groups have condemned legislation in the tiny West African nation of Gambia
Spain on Friday said it had been warned along with other European countries that former U.S. intelligence worker Edward Snowden was aboard the Bolivian presidential plane this week
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is reaching out to Jews around the world to listen to the “Arab point of view” on stalled peace talks with Israel.
Chad’s chief prosecutor says three top officials under former dictator Hissene Habre have been arrested and charged with torture.
It’s called “piano voting” — after lawmakers pushing different keys as if playing the piano. And in this illegal tune, Ukrainians are virtuosos.
Pope Francis has cleared John Paul II for sainthood, approving a miracle attributed to his intercession.
The African Union on Friday suspended Egypt from membership in the continental body after the military ouster of President Mohammed Morsi.
A defense lawyer in Bahrain says 29 protesters have been sentenced to one month in prison for trying to enter a heavily guarded area that was once the center of the Gulf nation’s anti-government uprising.
France’s president has proposed taking at least some of Tunisia’s billion euros of debt to his country and turning it into development projects.
South Africa’s government says Nelson Mandela remains in a critical but stable condition and denies that he is in a vegetative state.