ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is "condemning" Pope Francis for describing the slaughter of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks as "the first genocide of the 20th century" and for urging the international community to recognize it as such.
Turkey denies the killings that began 100 years ago were genocide and contends those who died were victims of civil war and unrest. Turkey also insists the death toll has been...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has approved an arms embargo on leaders of Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels and their key supporters, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son.
The vote Tuesday was 14-0, with Russia abstaining.
The resolution is aimed at ending the Houthis military campaign against supporters of Yemen's embattled president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, and the rebels' attempt to take over the strategic Mideast country....
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' refugee agency is asking Kenya to reconsider its demand that it close a vast camp for Somali refugees within three months and send the inhabitants home.
Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto made the demand Saturday. The government says the Dadaab camp has become a recruitment center for extremist group al-Shabab, whose gunmen on April 2 killed 148 people at Kenya's Garissa College University.