UN council voting on Syria aid delivery through 1 crossing

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is voting on a Russian resolution that would limit the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria’s mainly rebel-held northwest to one crossing point from Tu...

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Russia and China veto cross-border aid to Syria's northwest

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia and China vetoed a U.N. resolution Tuesday that would maintain two border crossing points from Turkey to deliver humanitarian aid to Syria’s mainly rebel-held northwest fo...

UN-backed experts point to new war crimes in Syria conflict

GENEVA (AP) — Investigators commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body say Syrian government forces and their Russian allies bombarded civilian sites in Idlib province indiscriminately, while re...

Lebanon's rising power cuts add to gloom of economic crisis

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese are buying candles in bulk, turning to traditional kerosene lamps and throwing away rotten food because of prolonged power cuts that plunged the country into darkness this week,...

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Russian space official charged with treason

MOSCOW (AP) — An adviser to the director of Russia's state space corporation has been detained on treason charges, the nation's top security agency said Tuesday. Ivan Safronov, an ad...

Turkey raids ship carrying 276 migrants; 8 smugglers held

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities on Tuesday foiled an attempt to smuggle 276 migrants to Europe on board a ship, and detained eight suspected smugglers, Turkey’s state-run news agency reporte...

UN chief warns COVID-19 provides opportunity for terrorists

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that the COVID-19 pandemic provides new opportunities for the Islamic State extremist group, al-Qaida and their affiliates a...

Turkey calls on EU to be 'honest' in dispute with members

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish foreign minister on Monday called on the European Union to be an “honest broker” in disputes between Ankara and EU member states France, Greece and Cyprus. ...

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Swiss indict 2 for alleged ties to IS recruitment ring

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss federal prosecutors said Monday they have indicted two men alleged to have tried to join up with jihadists in territory once held by the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. ...