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Palestinian refugees angry and dismayed at U.S. for halting funds to U.N. agency

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinian refugees reacted with dismay on Saturday to a United States decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency, warning that it would lead...

Jordan says U.S. move to halt U.N. refugee agency funding fuels radicalism

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan said on Saturday it regretted a U.S. decision to halt funding to a United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, saying it would only...

Situation At Boiling Point At Greek Refugee Center Un Says

GENEVA – The United Nations refugee agency called on Greek authorities on Friday to speed up the transfer of eligible asylum-seekers to the mainland, saying the...

Turkeys Erdogan Says Turkey Needs S-400 Missile Defence Systems

ANKARA – Turkey needs Russian-made S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries and will procure them as soon as possible, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. The...

Cambodian Court Jails Australian Filmmaker For Six Years For Espionage

PHNOM PENH – A Cambodian court jailed an Australian filmmaker for six years on Friday after finding him guilty of espionage for flying a drone over an opposition...

Duterte Says Philippines Better Off Run By Dictator If He Were Not Around

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has said graft and illicit drugs were so entrenched in the Philippines that if he were not around, it would be better off run by...

Australian Police Charge Sri Lankan With Terror Plotting

SYDNEY – Australia has arrested and charged a Sri Lankan man with planning a terror attack after finding “symbolic locations within Sydney” listed as...

Uganda Police Arrest Lawmakers Trying To Leave Country After Torture Allegations

KAMPALA – Ugandan police detained two lawmakers, one of whom is also a pop star, at the country’s sole international airport, where supporters say they were...

Spains Sanchez Offers Colombia Help To Reach Peace With Eln Rebels

BOGOTA – Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, on his first tour of Latin America since taking office in June, on Thursday offered any necessary support to push...

Afghan Taliban Urges Retaliation Over Planned Dutch Cartoon Contest

KABUL – The Taliban urged Afghan soldiers on Thursday to attack Dutch troops serving in the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in retaliation for a contest of...