Sisi campaign urges citizens to cast their ballots in upcoming elections

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

Spokesman for incumbent-President Abdel Fatah El Sisi Presidential Campaign Mohamed Bahaa Abu Shaka urged Thursday citizens to cast their ballots in the upcoming presidential elections, set to take place in late March.

Suicide bomber throws grenade into US embassy compound in Montenegro

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

A Serbian-born suicide bomber blew himself up after throwing a grenade into the US embassy compound in Podgorica.

North Korea says U.N. chief 'picking a quarrel’ with sanctions remarks

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

North Korea on Thursday accused United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres of "picking a quarrel."

Trump doubles down on call to arm school teachers

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

Trump declared "gun free" schools a "magnet" for mass shooters Thursday, as he doubled down on a deeply controversial proposal to arm teachers in US schools.

Anger in NE Nigeria over Boko Haram 'abduction' response

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

Anger erupted in a town in remote northeast Nigeria on Thursday after officials fumbled to account for scores of schoolgirls who locals say have been kidnapped.

Congolese refugees killed in rations protest - Rwandan police

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

A number of Congolese refugees were killed in clashes with Rwandan police as officers dispersed a protest at a U.N. office against a cut in camp rations.

Macron offers tough love for farmers ahead of Paris show

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

Macron staked out a middle ground on Thursday ahead of a major farm show, urging farmers to invest more rather than complain about overseas competition.

Romanian minister calls for prosecutor's sacking, graft crackdown under threat

Fri, Feb. 23, 2018

Romania's Justice Minister called on Thursday for the country's chief anti-corruption prosecutor to be dismissed for "excess of authority."