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Exclusive Pope Urges Press Freedom Cites Case Of Jailed Reuters Reporters

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has appealed for greater press freedom around the world, citing the case of two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar on accusations of...

Both Sides Committed War Crimes During Siege Of Syrias Ghouta Un

GENEVA – Syrian government troops and affiliated forces committed war crimes and a crime against humanity in their long siege of eastern Ghouta through heavy...

Saudi Arabia Arrests More Womens Rights Activists Hrw

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia detained two more women’s rights advocates earlier this month and imposed a travel ban on several others in an ongoing crackdown in the...

Taliban Kill 30 Afghan Soldiers In First Major Attack Since Ceasefire

KABUL – Taliban militants killed 30 Afghan soldiers and captured a military base in the western province of Badghis on Wednesday, the provincial governor said,...

Taliban Kill 30 Afghan Soldiers And Take Base In First Major Attack Since Ceasefire

KABUL – Taliban militants killed 30 Afghan soldiers and captured a military base in the western province of Badghis on Wednesday, the provincial governor said,...

Taliban Kill 30 Afghan Soldiers In First Major Attack Since Ceasefire Governor

KABUL – Taliban militants killed 30 members of the Afghan security forces in an ambush in the western province of Badghis on Wednesday, the provincial governor...

Prospects For Us-taliban Talks Rise After Afghan Ceasefire

KABUL/WASHINGTON – Prospects have risen for negotiations between the Taliban and the United States after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a ceasefire and...

Iran Captain Sidesteps Women In Stadiums Issue

KAZAN, Russia – Iran captain Masoud Shojaei said on Tuesday that the World Cup was the wrong place to discuss the issue of women being allowed to watch football...

Lebanon To Review Move To Let Iranians In Without Passport Stamps Source

BEIRUT – Lebanese ministers will review a security agency’s decision to allow Iranians to enter at the airport without having their passports stamped, an...

Erdogan Loyalist Yildirim Happy To Become Turkeys Last Prime Minister

ANKARA – Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has spent the last few weeks talking himself out of a job. Presidential and parliamentary elections on...

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