Federal suit filed against Saudi crown prince by ex-official

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A former top Saudi counterterrorism official has filed a federal lawsuit in the United States against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, alleging the royal trie...

EU unveils plans to step up fight against child sexual abuse

BRUSSELS (AP) — Worried by an alarming spike in child sexual abuse before and during the coronavirus pandemic, the European Union's executive arm unveiled plans Friday for a center devoted to preventi...

Bali police arrest American wanted in investment fraud

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities on the Indonesian resort island of Bali have arrested an American fugitive accused of investment fraud in the United States involving hundreds of thousands of do...

Chilean extradited to France for killing of Japanese student

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A plane carrying a Chilean man accused of murdering a Japanese student in France took off from Santiago's airport Thursday bound for Paris, where he will face trial for the alle...

Pompeo slams UN report on deadly US drone strike on Iranian

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized an independent U.N. human rights expert's report insisting a American drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in January was a “...

2 sons of ex-Panama leader Martinelli arrested in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Two sons of former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli were arrested Monday in Guatemala as they tried to board a private plane out of the country. Luis Enr...

Pompeo urges UN arms embargo on Iran's `terrorist regime'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Calling Iran “the world’s most heinous terrorist regime,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to extend the U.N. arms embargo against T...

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump that Interpol rejects

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the U.S. drone strike that killed a t...

Iranian ex-judge dies in Romania, falls from hotel window

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A former Iranian judge sought by his country to face corruption charges died Friday after a fall in a hotel in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, the head of the Iranian poli...

Lawyer: No quick extradition from W. Africa for US suspect

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Cape Verdean defense lawyer for a Colombian wanted in the United States on suspicion of corrupt activities in Venezuela said Tuesday the extradition process in the West Afr...

Cape Verde may send suspect to US without extradition treaty

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A Colombian businessman linked to the Venezuelan government who is wanted in the United States could be extradited from the Cape Verde islands even though Washington and the We...

Rwandan sentenced to life in prison for key role in genocide

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A Rwandan court on Thursday sentenced to life in prison one of the most wanted men in the country’s 1994 genocide in which more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and Hutus who tried to ...

UK backs Taiwan's admission into INTERPOL

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister for Asia Nigel Adams on behalf of the British Foreign Office expressed support last Friday (May 22) for Taiwan to participate in INTERPOL. The co-chair...

Cyprus to deport 17 migrants suspected of terror links

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus will deport 17 migrants who are being held on suspicion of having links to extremist groups or involved in acts of terror, the country's interior ministry said Monday. ...

Taiwan in the post-coronavirus global order

Some prominent analysts have recently analyzed how the current coronavirus crisis will change the global order. In their March article in Foreign Affairs, Kurt Cambell and Ruch Doshi discussed the geo...