BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they have filed terror charges against two men they say are members of the Islamic State group who traveled to Syria via Turkey in May 2014.
Federal prosecutors said Thursday that 27-year-old Ayoub B. and 26-year-old Ebrahim H. B. — whose surnames were withheld under German privacy rules — have been charged with being members of a foreign terror organization.
The 27-year-old allegedly underwent weapons training...
OFER MILITARY BASE, West Bank (AP) — An Israeli military court has ruled that Palestinian legislator Khalida Jarrar should be released on bail, but has ordered her held for at least three more days while the prosecutor decides whether to appeal.
Jarrar, 52, was seized from her West Bank home in pre-dawn army raid on April 2. She has been charged with membership in a small leftist PLO faction banned by Israel and with inciting violence.
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government has granted a temporary residence permit to an 8-year-old Ivory Coast boy that a woman tried to smuggle into Spain in a suitcase.
Adou Ouattara was discovered when police scanned the suitcase May 7 in Ceuta, a Spanish city enclave in North Africa. The Interior Ministry's office in the city said Thursday the boy's residence permit is for a year.
The boy's father, who lives legally with the mother in Spain, was...
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — An official says Cambodia has accepted the first four people under the agreement it made with Australia nine months ago to take in asylum-seekers rejected for residency there.
Prime Minister Hun Sen signed an endorsement letter Wednesday and the two countries are now discussing when the four will arrive in Cambodia, said Gen. Khieu Sopheak, spokesman of Cambodia's Interior Ministry.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States has sent a top official to Israel in an effort to revive talks on a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, a central issue of a nuclear treaty review conference that some fear will end Friday without progress on global disarmament.
The State Department confirmed that the assistant secretary of state for international security and nonproliferation was in Israel to discuss the issue. An Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman declined...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has claimed that a person linked to a leftist extremist group is behind two attacks this week against Turkey's pro-Kurdish political party, which injured six people.
Davutoglu said Thursday a suspect previously arrested for links to the banned DHKP-C carried out Monday's bomb attacks on the People's Democratic Party offices in southern Turkey.
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A Burundi Red Cross official says two protesters have been shot dead as pitched battles escalated between police and demonstrators opposed to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term.
Red Cross spokesman Alexi Manirakiza said Thursday that a protester from the capital's Ngagara neighborhood was shot dead and another was killed in the Musuga neighborhood.
These deaths raised the number of people killed to at least...