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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has sent a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, discussing immigration, America's wars in the Middle East and other topics. The letter, over 3,500 words, was published Sunday by Iranian media. In it,...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has released a convicted opposition activist who says he was tortured in prison. Ildar Dadin left his jail Sunday in the remote Altai region in southern Siberia after Russia's Supreme Court annulled his 2½-year sentence last week. Russia's Novaya Gazeta...
NAXOS, Greece (AP) — The island of Naxos hosts some of the most colorful Carnival celebrations in Greece, with some customs dating from antiquity. Others, such as the now-famous Lampadiforia (Torch Parade) are more recent but have become very popular and an integral part of the...
BRUSSELS (AP) — With the specter of populism looming over a critical election year in Europe, the European Parliament has taken an unusual step to crack down on racism and hate speech in its own house. In an unprecedented move, lawmakers have granted special powers to the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon wants to expand the military's ability to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, potentially putting U.S. forces closer to the fight against a stubborn extremist group that has plotted attacks against America, senior U.S. officials said. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon wants to expand the military's ability to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, potentially putting U.S. forces closer to the fight against a stubborn extremist group that has plotted attacks against America, senior U.S. officials said. The...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — God's love may be free, but the Vatican says it has a copyright on the pope. Unnerved by the proliferation of papal-themed T-shirts, snow globes and tea towels around the world, the Vatican has warned it intends to "protect" the image of Pope Francis and "...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — God's love may be free, but the Vatican says it has a copyright on the pope. Unnerved by the proliferation of papal-themed T-shirts, snow globes and tea towels around the world, the Vatican has warned it intends to "protect" the image of Pope Francis and "...
Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said Saturday. Ali Jr., 44, who confirmed his Muslim...