Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage. The U.N. ...

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go ...

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on ...

Plea deal for serial online harasser fits lenient pattern

DENVER (AP) — Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, Christopher Cleary set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" i...

Plea deal for serial online harasser fits lenient pattern

DENVER (AP) — Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, Christopher Cleary set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" i...

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida...

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. ...

New Zealand police file terrorism charge against man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police file terrorism charge against man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques.

Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police have filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Police say they have charged...

UN chief: Somalia making progress but must tackle extremism

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Somalia is making progress toward building a functioning state but must tackle violent extremism, terrorism, armed conflict, politica...

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union. ...

Swiss vote on whether to adopt the EU's tighter gun rules

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with Switzerland's partners in the European visa-free travel zone who hav...

Brawl suits against Turkey raise questions of law, diplomacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turkey's leader spoke of cooperation with the United States during a White House visit two years ago with President Donald Trump, but by day's end, the warm rhetoric had been oversha...

Iran tests President Trump's 'America First' pledge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation's many foreign entanglements and put "America First." But as his administration in recent days has sent mi...

How powerful is China's military?

For the first time since 2015, China held a live-fire military exercise in the Taiwan Strait on April 18, aiming to intimidate self-governing Taiwan while showcasing its much-improved military strengt...