Poland’s PM Wants US to Play Key Role in Eastern Europe
Poland’s prime minister says his country wants the U.S. to play a key role in Eastern Europe, to strengthen the continent as a whole.
EU Leaders to Tackle Brexit, Migration Failures at Summit
EU leaders grapple this week with two of the biggest threats to the European project — the messy divorce with Britain, and their failure to share responsibility taking in people seeking better lives or sanctuary in Europe.
100 Die in Nigeria Flooding as Toll Expected to Rise
Nigerian authorities say 100 people have died in flooding after heavy rains in recent days.
Microbead Researcher Among 6 Recipients of Heinz Awards
A scientist who warned about the environmental threat of microbeads is one of six people being honored with $250,000 cash awards from the Pittsburgh-based Heinz Family Foundation.
UK Judge: Spy Evidence on Dead Russian Should Stay Secret
A British judge says material about possible links between a Russian businessman who died in mysterious circumstances and U.K. intelligence services will remain secret for security reasons.
Defense Lawyer Casts Ugandan War Crimes Defendant as Victim
A lawyer defending an alleged commander in Uganda’s shadowy Lord’s Resistance Army accused of crimes including murder, sexual slavery and using child soldiers is casting him as a victim of the rebel group’s brutal leader, Joseph Kony.
Palestinian Man Dies After Being Arrested by Israeli Forces
Palestinian residents say a 24-year-old Palestinian man has died after being arrested at his home by Israeli forces.
Philippine Policeman: Villagers Refused Advice to Flee Storm
A Philippine police officer says he tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to move to safety as a powerful typhoon approached, but they appeared unconcerned and refused to leave a day before the storm triggered a huge landslide that buried dozens of people.
Protesters Decry Police Shooting as Man Remains Critical
Protesters gathered at the scene where officers in Tennessee shot a man who remains in critical condition.
Thai Police Show Off Seizures of Meth, Heroin, Marijuana
Thai police say they have made three large seizures of illegal drugs, including 10 million methamphetamine pills and 37 kilograms heroin hidden under sacks of chicken manure.