The Latest on development in Syria(all times local): 7:55 p.m.
Egypt's crackdown on freedom of expression under the rule of general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has reached "alarming" and "unprecedented" levels, Amnesty International said Tuesday, calling for the unconditional release of Egyptians jailed for peacefully expressing their views.
Some 2,000 asylum-seekers will be moved out of a severely overcrowded migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos this month, a Greek official said Tuesday as charities slammed conditions at the camp, which has raw sewage running out of its main entrance.
Syria welcomed Tuesday the Turkey-Russia deal declaring a demilitarized zone around Idlib province but vowed to keep up its campaign against "terrorism," either through military action or reconciliation deals with the opposition.
Macedonia will take a big step to joining the European Union if the country supports a name change to "North Macedonia," the official in charge of the bloc's enlargement negotiations said Tuesday.
Pope Francis decreed on Tuesday that ordinary Catholics should be consulted about issues facing the Catholic Church and that bishops gathering for periodic meetings can make binding decisions on church teaching.
Hours after his state media apparatus blasted the United States for spewing "gangster-like" rhetoric that has "deadlocked" denuclearization talks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un credited the "historic" June summit with President Trump as helping to stabilize the region.
The people of Venezuela are the victims of genocide and first- narco-dictatorship of the 21st century, claims prominent opposition leader and former political prisoner, Antonio Ledezma.
Pope Francis' role in Argentina's most famous case of priestly sex abuse is coming under renewed scrutiny as he faces the greatest crisis of his papacy over the Catholic Church's troubled legacy of cover-up and allegations he himself sided with the accused.
An Italian priest has been kidnapped in a part of Niger where a number of extremist groups are active, the West African nation said Tuesday.
EU leaders grapple this week with two of the biggest threats to the entire European project: the messy divorce with Britain and their failure to share responsibility for people seeking sanctuary or better lives in Europe.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Tuesday said Europe should lessen its dependence on Russian gas and diversify energy sources, speaking at a summit to improve ties between eastern Europe and the U.S. and the European Union.
Information about possible links between a Russian businessman who died in mysterious circumstances and U.K. intelligence services will remain secret for security reasons, a British judge said Tuesday.
The broadly smiling North and South Korean leaders embrace each other as cheering Pyongyang residents wave fake flowers.
A Philippine police officer who tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to move to safety as a powerful typhoon approached said Tuesday they refused to leave, and a day later the storm triggered a huge landslide that buried dozens of people.
It's "highly plausible" a member of anti-Putin feminist punk band Pussy Riot was poisoned in Moscow, doctors said Tuesday, presenting a diagnosis that would make the rocker only the latest in a string of Russian government foes to mysteriously fall ill.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in began his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday with possibly his hardest mission to date — brokering some kind of compromise to keep North Korea's talks with Washington from imploding and pushing ahead with his own plans to expand economic cooperation and bring a stable peace to the Korean Peninsula.
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 cast him Tuesday him as a victim of the rebel group and its brutal leader, Joseph Kony.
The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 6:45 p.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his June summit with U.S. President Donald Trump has stabilized the regional security situation.
Nearly 90 elephants have been found dead in Botswana, the last safe place for the endangered animals, in the wake of the president’s decision in May to disarm its anti-poaching unit.