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Afghan survivors of errant US drone strike seek probe

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A survivor of an errant U.S. drone strike that killed 10 members of his family demanded Saturday that those responsible be punished and said Washington's apology was not enou...

The Latest: Pakistani PM to prod Taliban on inclusive govt

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s prime minister says he has “initiated a dialogue" with the Taliban to prod them to form an inclusive government that would ensure peace and stability not only in Afghanistan but...

After Afghanistan pullout, US seeks NATO basing, intel pacts

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Against the backdrop of the troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, the top U.S. military officer is meeting in Greece with NATO counterparts this weekend, hoping to forge more basing...

UN concerned about detained migrants vanishing in Libya

ON BOARD THE GEO BARENTS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — A U.N. migration agency official expressed concerns Friday over the disappearance of thousands of Europe-bound migrants who were intercepted an...

North Macedonia: Protest in Tetovo for deadly hospital fire

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Hundreds of protesters in the North Macedonian city of Tetovo on Friday called for the resignation of officials in the wake of last week's fire that destroyed a COVID-19...

Albania Parliament approves new female-dominated Cabinet

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s Assembly, or parliament, on Friday approved Cabinet dominated by women, aiming to bring the country back to economic growth focusing on tourism and agriculture, infras...

EU's new Indo-Pacific strategy: What are the objectives and challenges?

After months of waiting, the European Union has finally published its Indo-Pacific Strategy paper ­­­­⁠— a landmark document that ought to define Brussels' attempts to expand...

Albania approves new female-dominated Cabinet

The Albanian parliament on Friday approved a Cabinet dominated by women, following a 20-hour parliamentary debate. The country's parliament voted 77-53 for the new Cabinet under Prime Minister Ed...

UN divided over Libya mission mandate ahead of elections

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council is divided over the mandate of the U.N. political mission in Libya, less than four months before the country is scheduled to hold critical presidential and p...

Trial of former Kosovo rebel commander starts in Hague court

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A court set up in The Hague to prosecute crimes from Kosovo's 1998-99 war for independence from Serbia opened its first trial Wednesday, with prosecutors saying they have...

Stung by Afghan debacle, EU forges ahead with security plans

BRUSSELS (AP) — Stung by the swift collapse of the Afghan army and the chaotic U.S.-led evacuation through Kabul airport, the European Union on Wednesday unveiled new plans to develop its own defense ...

Opinion: The EU's spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak

Is the European Union at a crossroads? According to Ursula von der Leyen, the bloc faces major challenges and is weak in some areas, but is trying to take on the difficulties lying ahead. That's ...

Egypt’s leader meets with Libyan officials to push for vote

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president met Tuesday with Libya’s parliament speaker and a powerful military commander as Cairo pushes for the withdrawal of foreign forces and the holding of elections as schedu...

After Norway election, Labor leader poised to become new PM

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The leader of Norway’s Labor Party will start talks Tuesday in an attempt to build a coalition after the center-left bloc beat the incumbent Conservatives and won Norway's g...

Foreign ministry thankful for parliamentarians' support for Taiwan and Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday (Sept. 13) welcomed a video statement issued by the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) and thanked member states...