MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says its decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine is a response to Ukraine's blockade of rebel regions….
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has reassured European Union officials about the Trump administration's stance toward the bloc, European Council President Donald Tusk said Monday….
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's opposition leader says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was ready to freeze settlement construction in most of the West Bank but ultimately backed out for fear of losing his grip on power….
TUNIS (AP) — Top North African diplomats are meeting to find ways to reconcile Libya's rival political factions….
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Federal Police forces have pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half….
MADRID (AP) — The Red Cross says 350 migrants crossed the fence into a Spanish territory in North Africa early Monday, three days after 500 more managed to break the gates….
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A trial opened in southern Turkey on Monday for 47 people charged with attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the failed coup, while he was vacationing with his family….
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. agencies, which says the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation….
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian semi-official news agency is reporting that the country's elite Revolutionary Guard has launched sophisticated rockets during military exercises….