Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt will face a second trial on Friday for genocide, a lawyer for victims said, reviving a case against the strongman accused of ordering massacres of Maya Indians during a long civil war.
The Italian government on Wednesday won two confidence votes on a fiercely contested electoral law that is likely to penalise the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement in next year's national election. Read more
For many Syrians, their national soccer team’s last-gasp defeat at the hands of Australia on Tuesday was the end of a fairy-tale run. After six years of brutal civil war, it looked for a short while t ... Read more
A federal judge said Wednesday she doesn't understand why federal officials don't "step aside" and allow a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to g ... Read more
People at high risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer will be offered free BRCA 1 and 2 genetic testing, with the Medical Services Advisory Committee deciding to list the test on the Medicare Be ... Read more
In a move that shakes up more than a century of tradition, the Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday that starting next year, it will welcome girls into some Scouting programs. The BSA said in a s ... Read more
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Wednesday slammed what he said were "absolutely false" media reports asserting that President Donald Trump had called for an increase in the U.S. nuclear arsenal. Read more
Source: UN Security Council Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo The top UN official in DR Congo urged international and regional stakeholders to help the country avert worsening instability by a ... Read more