Hifter's rule brings security to eastern Libya, at a cost

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — After years of assassinations, bombings and militia firefights, Libya's eastern city of Benghazi finally feels safe again — but security has come at a heavy cost. ...

Official count shows Widodo reelected as Indonesian leader

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results showed Tuesday, in a victory over a would-be strongman who aligned himself with Islamic hardliners. Offici...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 29, the 149th day of 2019. There are 216 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 29, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2019. There are 213 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 1, ...

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exams to recruit staff to the country's foreign minis...

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face ‘end’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it’ll face its “official end,” shortly after a ...

Egypt says after bus attack, 12 militants killed in Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces killed 12 members of a militant group with suspected links to the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in shootouts in Cairo, just hours after a roadside bomb struck...

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use of t...

The Latest: India's mammoth national election ends

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on India's general election (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Voting in India's mammoth national election has ended with the seventh and fina...

Elections in India draw to a close amid bitter political rhetoric

Elections for the final phase of the parliamentary or Lok Sabha elections drew to a close on Sunday as voters cast their ballots for 59 seats spread over seven states. Voting was also ongoing in Prime...

Taipei to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on June 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei City Government will host the “2019 Eid al-Fitr Celebration in Taipei and Muslim Festival” at Da’an Park on June 9, Taipei’s Department of Inform...

Final round of voting underway in India's marathon elections

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling campaign season with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist...

Australia's conservative coalition wins surprise 3rd term

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country's general election on Saturday, defying opinion polls that had tipped the cente...

Sikhs say Nordstrom apologized for turban, waiting for Gucci

PHOENIX (AP) — Nordstrom has apologized to Sikhs for selling a turban they found offensive, but a representative with the U.S. community's top civil rights organization said Saturday they are still wa...

My Europe: A culture war in Austrian classrooms

Nobody in Austria wants girls who have not even reached puberty to wear Muslim headscarves: neither the government, nor the opposition, nor teachers, nor education experts, nor those imams who express...