Cyprus: Empty Oil Tanker Catches Fire; 5 Crew Rescued
Cyprus authorities say a Maltese-flagged oil tanker caught fire and ran aground near a fishing village, forcing several crew members to jump overboard.
Yemen’s Shiite Rebels Hand Over Control of Hodeida Port
Security officials say Yemen’s Shiite rebels have handed over control of the main port in the Red Sea city of Hodeida to the government’s navy and coast guard.
EU’s Juncker Voices Concerns About Romanian Presidency
The head of the European Union’s executive branch has questioned whether Romania is ready for the political give-and-take of running the EU presidency, though he says the country is 'technically well-prepared.'
Insurgents Suspected in Fourth Day of South Thailand Attacks
Violence presumed to have been carried out by Muslim separatists has hit southern Thailand for the fourth day in a row, with three paramilitary soldiers wounded and a female civilian shot dead Saturday.
Congo on Sunday Faces a Troubled, Long-Delayed Election
Congo’s presidential election takes place on Sunday after more than two years of delays. Protests , an opposition outcry and the surprise barring of 1 million voters from the polls over an Ebola outbreak marked the final days of preparations.
College Football Playoff: Bama vs OU; Clemson vs Notre Dame
Oklahoma and Notre Dame are standing in the way of Alabama-Clemson Part IV.
Britain Beats Greece 2-1 in Opening Hopman Cup Match
Cameron Norrie and Katie Boulter beat Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari 4-3, 3-4, 4-3, including 5-4 in a tiebreaker in the deciding mixed doubles set in the Fast4 format, to give Britain a 2-1 win over Greece in the opening match of the eight-team Hopman Cup tennis tournament on Saturday.
AP PHOTOS: Yemenis’ In-Between Moments Amid Civil War
A Yemeni farmer lounged on the ground by the side of the road, gazing at the beauty of the green mountain landscape, where the terraces were planted with corn, barbary figs and qat. Absorbed in contemplation, he didn’t move or react to any noise, a world away from the war tearing apart his country.
Gunbattles, Anti-India Protests in Kashmir Mark Deadly Year
Anti-India protests and clashes erupted in disputed Kashmir on Saturday after a gunbattle between militants and government forces killed four rebels, police and residents said.
Cambodian PM Dedicates Monument to His Defeat of Khmer Rouge
Long-serving Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday inaugurated a monument marking the 1998 end of the threat from the communist Khmer Rouge movement, which ruinously ruled the country in the late 1970s and then carried on a guerrilla war.