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    Attackers hit Libya foreign ministry, killing three

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    Suicide attackers stormed the Libyan foreign ministry in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday, killing at least three people including a senior civil servant, the authorities...

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    Cyprus picks up 19 migrants smuggled to shore

    Agence France-Presse . Nicosia | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    Cypriot authorities on Tuesday picked up 19 migrants on the island’s western tip who had been dropped off by suspect people smugglers, state-funded Cyprus News...

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    Trump, Democrats spar over shutdown

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    President Donald Trump and top democrats in Congress sparred over the partial shutdown of the US government on Monday, with no sign of tangible efforts...

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    Sick, hungry Indonesia tsunami survivors cram shelters

    Agence France-Presse . Carita, Indonesia | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    Desperately-needed aid flowed into a stretch of Indonesia’s tsunami-struck coastline Tuesday, but humanitarian workers warned that clean water and medicine supplies were dwindling as thousands...

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    North Korea blasts UN resolution on rights abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:17pm on December 25, 2018

    North Korea on Tuesday hit back at a latest UN resolution that condemned Pyongyang's rights abuses, calling it a ‘serious... provocation’ that would undermine peace...

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    Mexican governor, senator killed in helicopter crash

    Agence France-Presse . Puebla | Updated at 11:34am on December 25, 2018

    The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla and her husband, a senator and former governor were killed on Monday in a helicopter crash, the...

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    Pope urges peace, ‘fraternity’ as millions celebrate Christmas

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 11:25am on December 25, 2018

    Pope Francis led the world's Roman Catholics into Christmas on Monday, urging people in the developed world to seek a simpler, less materialistic life and...

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    43 killed in Kabul govt compound attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:49am on December 25, 2018

    An hours-long gun and bomb attack on a Kabul government compound killed at least 43 people, officials said Tuesday, making it one of the deadliest...

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    Libyan authorities say they recover 34 bodies from IS mass grave

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    The bodies of 34 Ethiopian Christians executed in Libya by Islamic State in 2015 have been exhumed from a mass grave, Libyan authorities said on Monday....

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    Iran says ready to respond, but US aircraft carrier no threat

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    Iran said on Monday it was ready to respond to any hostile US action, but it did not consider the arrival of a US aircraft carrier in the Gulf last week as a significant threat....