AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The cash-strapped World Food Program has cut in half food aid to most Syrian refugees in Jordan and says only a last-minute U.S. donation prevented the program from being scrapped.
Friday's announcement raises new concerns about more than half a million refugees who live in Jordanian communities rather than camps. Largely unable to work legally, most urban refugees live in poverty and rely on food vouchers for survival.
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron is pledging to send dogs and fencing to France to help control the surge in migrants trying to cross into Britain nightly.
Cameron chaired an emergency security meeting Friday just after returning from a trip to Asia. He says he will speak later in the day with French President Francois Hollande and that Britain will offer practical resources.
Cameron says Britain will also do all it can on its side of the...
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they've shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying the 96-year-old is not fit for trial.
Munich prosecutor Peter Preuss told the AP on Friday that his office had made its decision in the case of Michael Karkoc based on "comprehensive medical documentation" from doctors at the geriatric hospital in the U.S. where he is...
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization's chief Dr. Margaret Chan says the agency is working to reform itself in the wake of its bungled response to last year's Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Chan said new protocols were being developed for how the agency functions during health emergencies. The agency has previously proposed creating a specialized center within WHO to handle emergencies that would be self-managed.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's wildlife minister says extradition is being sought for the American dentist who killed a lion.
Oppah Muchinguri, environment, water and climate minister, told a news conference Friday: "We want him tried in Zimbabwe because he violated our laws. ... Police should take the first step to approach the prosecutor general who will approach the Americans. The processes have already started."