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The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia on security concerns in Tripoli, reports said. It is reportedly said that US has evacuated about 150 personnel from the embassy on Saturday morning, including 80 U.S. Marines, as security...

Gaza death toll has reached to about 940 amid a fragile 12-hour truce in Gaza, reports said. The 12-hour ceasefire came into force between Israel and Hamas on the 19th day of starting the conflict. Israel and Hamas agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza Strip starting Saturday morning....

Human Rights Watch has called on the Thai military junta to amend the unilaterally promulgated interim constitution that gives it sweeping powers without accountability or safeguards against human rights violations. On July 22, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, the head of the ruling National Council for Peace...

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Thursday announced his resignation, indicating the decision was prompted by the disbanding of the ruling parliamentary coalition. "I announce my resignation in connection with the dissolution of the parliamentary coalition and the blocking of government...

The audit of the Afghan presidential election resumed Thursday, two days after it was halted due to disagreements between the two candidates in the recent presidential run-off. The delay also enabled the implementation of additional steps to accelerate the audit process. The audit, which is being...

The Iraqi parliament on Thursday elected moderate Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as the new president. He replaces Jalal Talabani, who completed two terms as Iraqi president. 76 years-old Massoum, known for maintaining good relations with Sunni and Shia Arab politicians, is a founding member...

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said on Wednesday that it will not give approval to new investment projects in Russia after the European Union and the US slapped sanctions on the country last week as the Russia-Ukraine conflict worsened. "A majority of the Board of Directors...