FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's foreign minister has warned against relying on "saber-rattling" in the wake of military exercises aimed at demonstrating NATO's resolve to defend members in eastern Europe against a more assertive Russia.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier was quoted by the Bild newspaper's website Saturday as saying that a "symbolic tank parade on the eastern border of the alliance" would not ensure security.
NEW DELHI (AP) — The governor of India's central bank says he'll quit and return to academia when his term ends in September.
Gov. Raghuram Rajan issued a statement on Saturday, ending speculation over whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will give him another three-year term with India's economy growing at an impressive 7.5 percent.
Some leaders of Modi's Hindu nationalist party recently criticized Rajan for adopting a hard line against...
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say militants have captured two villages from government forces and their allies in the northern province of Aleppo.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the four-day offensive by different militant groups, including al-Qaida's branch in Syria, killed 86 troops and pro-government gunmen, including 25 members of Lebanon's Hezbollah group.
The Observatory and the Local Coordination Committees, an...
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, to death for allegedly passing documents related to national security to Qatar and the Doha-based TV network during the rule of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.
Morsi, the case's top defendant, was also sentenced to 25 years in prison. He was ousted by the military in July 2013 and has already been sentenced to death in another case.