Ugandan lawmakers have passed contentious legislation that could allow one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders to rule until 2031.
Israel is intensively lobbying countries around the world to oppose a U.N. resolution criticizing President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Israeli officials said Wednesday.
A 16-year-old Palestinian girl is being celebrated by Palestinians as a hero and symbol of a new generation after kicking and slapping two Israeli soldiers.
Canada’s federal ethics commissioner has concluded Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated conflict of interest rules when he vacationed last Christmas at the private Bahamian island owned by the Aga Khan.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says conflicts today are longer — more than 20 years on average — and often involve multiple armed groups competing for control of government institutions, natural resources and territory.
Police in Germany have arrested a 29-year-old German man on suspicion of being a member of the Islamic State group and planning an attack with a vehicle.
North Korea is beginning tests on mounting anthrax onto intercontinental ballistic missiles that would strike the U.S., a report said on Wednesday just two days after the White House’s U.S. National Security Strategy stated Kim Jong Un is pursuing chemical and biological weapons.
The United Nations humanitarian agency says six aid workers who went missing after clashes broke out in South Sudan days ago have returned safely.
The Dutch government wants to scrap a law that allows non-binding advisory referendums — without giving voters a say on the decision.
The latest on a tour bus crash in eastern Mexico (all times local): 12:05 p.m.
Switzerland’s executive council says it opposes a referendum to ban face coverings such as the veils worn by some Muslim women but plans a “counter-project” that would prohibit requiring anyone to cover his or her face.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says he’s not worried about an upcoming decision over a corruption conviction and that he will remain a presidential candidate until officially barred.
A human rights group says Congo’s security forces and an allied militia carried out attacks that killed hundreds in the central Kasai region in an effort to destroy populations associated with those opposing President Joseph Kabila’s government.
Burkina Faso’s government says it has suspended trade relations with North Korea to conform to United Nations Security Council sanctions over its nuclear weapons program.
A French prosecutor says a man suspected of murdering a 9-year-old girl who went missing from a wedding celebration last summer is now also suspected of murdering a soldier months before in the same eastern region.
Eight Americans were among the 12 people killed when a bus carrying Royal Caribbean cruise ship passengers looking forward to a day at the Mayan ruins on Tuesday flipped over in southeastern Mexico, officials said Wednesday.
Royal Caribbean cruise ship passengers were being transported to the Chacchoben Ruins in Costa Maya, which is along the eastern coast of Mexico, when the bus overturned.
Kosovo police say they have arrested two people suspected of promoting extremist groups.
A bus carrying Royal Caribbean cruise ship passengers looking forward to a day at the Mayan ruins on Tuesday flipped over in southeastern Mexico, killing 12 people, including “multiple” Americans, officials said.
President Vladimir Putin says Russian security agencies have thwarted 60 terror attacks in the country this year.