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Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq fight: U.N. debate

Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq fight: U.N. debateBoth Islamist fighters and Iraqi government forces have killed civilians and committed atrocities in three months of fighting, senior U.N. officials said in an emergency debate on the conflict on Monday.

Dozens of Turkish Police Arrested for Alleged Anti-Government Plot: Reports

Dozens of Turkish Police Arrested for Alleged Anti-Government Plot: ReportsMore than 30 Turkish police officers were detained on Monday, according to reports, in what appears to be the latest in a series of arrests related to the incoming Presidents belief that members of the nations police force are conspiring against him.

Ukraine forces lose more ground to rebels as Putin calls for 'statehood' talks

Ukraine forces lose more ground to rebels as Putin calls for Ukrainian forces lost more ground Sunday as Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Kiev to engage in talks on "statehood in southeastern Ukraine" ahead of cease-fire talks scheduled to begin Monday in Belarus.

John Kerrys stance for Palestinian state revealed by former Australian lawmaker

John Kerrys stance for Palestinian state revealed by former Australian lawmakerFormer Australian Senator Bob Carr is dishing dirt on American politicians, particularly Secretary of State John Kerry, in his now-published diaries from his time as foreign minister.

Gaza Crisis: ICC Chief Prosecutor Says Palestine Can File War Crime Charges Against Israel

Gaza Crisis: ICC Chief Prosecutor Says Palestine Can File War Crime Charges Against IsraelAccording to International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, Palestine can file war crime charges against Israel, after it joins the ICC Rome Statute.

Amerli siege: Britain joins US air drops to help Iraqi town besieged by Isis

Amerli siege: Britain joins US air drops to help Iraqi town besieged by IsisThe co-ordinated campaign that began on Saturday to loosen the grip of fighters from Isis, which calls itself Islamic State, on the mostly Turkmen town and get desperately needed supplies to its population marked a further expansion of American military and humanitarian engagement in the Iraq crisis.

Ukraine talks should discuss immediate, ceasefire: Russia

Ukraine talks should discuss immediate, ceasefire: RussiaA meeting of the Ukraine Contact Group in Minsk on Monday should discuss an immediate and unconditional ceasefire, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

Minister: Unity government budget 'below zero'

Minister: Unity government budget Palestinian Authority minister Shawqi al-Ayasa said the West Bank-Gaza unity government is working on a "deteriorating" budget after not receiving money from donors as scheduled.