By Jibran Ahmed and Asad Hashim PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - A plane carrying about 40 people crashed on the slope of a mountain in northern Pakistan on Wednesday, with witnesses on the crash site saying there were unlikely to be any survivors. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) said
“Is it politics or is it race?” Justice Elena Kagan asked, according to the Charlotte News & Observer. The states said that they legally drew the borders based on partisanship, not race. Critics, however, say given the current political demographics where minorities tend to vote Democrat, the states
Morocco, held up as a model for reform in the wake of the Arab Spring, is slipping back into autocracy. Observers and rights activists say that the government has responded by stifling speech and press freedoms and using the long reach of its security services to prevent a new protest movement from
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi army says troops have entered another neighborhood held by the Islamic State group in the southeastern part of Mosul.
SAO PAULO (AP) — In a story June 11 about the FIFA Congress, The Associated Press reported erroneously that performer Mohammed Assaf wore a Muslim headscarf. Assaf's black and white headscarf is a symbol of Palestinian nationalism.
Bartalla (Iraq) (AFP) - Iraqi forces battled jihadists deep inside Mosul Wednesday, edging closer to the River Tigris that divides the city and looking for a breakthrough in the seven-week-old offensive.
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi said he would resign Wednesday evening now that Parliament has approved the 2017 national budget, a step required by the nation's president before he would let the leader step down.
London (AFP) - Prime Minister Theresa May told Gulf leaders on Wednesday that Britain would help "push back" against Iranian aggression as they agreed on a strategic partnership to deepen ties.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A 43-year-old dog squad officer who was shot in the head at close range outside a Copenhagen suburban police station has died, Danish authorities said Wednesday.
ADEN (Reuters) - At least 35 of the 64 people who were on a ferry that sank off Yemen have been rescued, a Yemeni minister said on Wednesday. Rescue teams continued to look for survivors from the boat that was en route from Hadramout province in mainland Yemen to the island of Socotra, Fisheries Minister
By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's presidency was working to defuse a constitution crisis between the Supreme Court and the Senate on Wednesday, amid reports the tribunal could allow the indicted head of the Senate to keep his post if he steps out of the presidential succession. The