Iran says UAE-Israel deal a 'stab in the back' to Muslims

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned an historic deal establishing full diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, calling it a stab in the back to all...

Palestinians call Israel-UAE deal on diplomatic ties, halt to annexation 'treason' and demand its retraction

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians call Israel-UAE deal on diplomatic ties, halt to annexation 'treason' and demand its retraction.

Germany to honor anti-Nazi hero Sophie Scholl with coin

Anti-National Socialism political activist and student Sophie Scholl will be commemorated on a special coin, said the German Finance Ministry on Wednesday. The €20 ($23) sterling silver collecto...

American oil execs, held 2 years, go to trial in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuela court has launched the trial of six American oil executives jailed well over two years after being lured to the South American nation and arrested on corruption c...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 3, the 216th day of 2020. There are 150 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 3...

Tortured and abused — the harrowing experiences of North Korean women prisoners

The United Nations has released a report that focuses on human rights abuses perpetrated against women in North Korea, recounting the ordeal of dozens of women at the hands of state security officers ...

Ex-FBI agent Strzok due out with book about Trump, Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok, who played a key role in the Russia investigation but whose pejorative text messages about Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign m...

Russian treason suspect isolated because of COVID-19 fears

MOSCOW (AP) — An adviser to Russia’s space agency jailed on suspicion of treason has been moved into isolation because he has possibly contracted COVID-19, reports said Monday. Eva ...

Boris Johnson set to overhaul Britain's treason laws: report

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to overhaul the United Kingdom's treason laws, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported. The newspaper described the overhaul as the biggest shakeup of the...

Virginia evicts Confederate monuments from its state Capitol

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia has removed from its iconic state capitol the busts and a statue honoring Confederate generals and officials. That includes a bronze statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee position...

US House votes to remove Confederate statues from Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill to remove statues of Gen. Robert E. Lee and other Confederate leaders from the U.S. Capitol, as a reckoning over racial injustice continues follow...

Uganda's Bobi Wine, urging unity, launches presidential bid

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan activist Bobi Wine has launched a new political party ahead of a presidential election in which he hopes to be the face of a united opposition against the country's long...

Douyin video shows Taiwanese woman swearing allegiance to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Friday (July 17) showing a person who claimed to be Taiwanese swearing allegiance to communist China's constitution. Taiwanese netizens on the pop...

Russia: Huge protests erupt over governor's arrest linked to historic murders

Tens of thousands of people gathered in cities across Russia's far-eastern Khabarovsk region on Saturday, demanding the release of their governor. A Moscow court on Friday ordered Sergei Furgal t...

Moscow police detain people protesting ex-reporter's jailing

MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow police on Monday detained about a dozen journalists protesting the arrest and jailing of a former colleague on treason charges. Police quickly rounded up the rep...