KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s deadly street riots, provoked by a near-doubling of fuel prices, highlight a problem that has become critical across the Middle East — the subsidies that for decades have kept down the cost of
MOSCOW (AP) — “Reasonable” Syrian rebels could take part in prospective peace talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime, Russia’s foreign minister said Tuesday.
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told journalists during a press conference that the West should
BEIRUT (AP) — An advance group of international inspectors charged with overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons have crossed into the country from neighboring Lebanon.
Twenty inspectors from a Netherlands-based chemical weapons watchdog are traveling to Damascus
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil fell Tuesday after parts of the U.S. government were ordered to shut down because of a budget impasse in Washington.
Benchmark oil for November delivery dropped 35 cents to $101.99 per
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The president of the U.N. Security Council said Monday that many members are pressing to follow up on last week’s resolution to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons with a demand that the government allow immediate
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — When Sudan’s longtime president Omar al-Bashir introduced drastic austerity measures, he berated the public for being ungrateful over how his regime had improved their lives, boasting that before he came to power, Sudanese never
AMSTERDAM (AP) — They left in secrecy on a private jet, bound for one of the world’s most dangerous places, to destroy substances so deadly that the smallest particle can kill within minutes. The inspectors for the Organization
PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor’s office opened an investigation Monday into the real estate holdings of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s uncle after watchdogs accused him of corruption.
Transparency International and the French anti-corruption group Sherpa filed a
BERLIN (AP) — The head of the United Nations development agency is warning that Syria’s refugee crisis is threatening economic development throughout the region because host countries cannot cope with the influx.
Helen Clark told a meeting Monday
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are meeting at a time that the three-decade estrangement between the United States and Iran may be nearing an end.
Obama and Netanyahu are set to