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Biden to convene session on rising gun violence Monday

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WASHINGTON — Facing a nationwide increase in violent crime — particularly involving firearms — President Joe Biden will meet Monday with law enforcement, local...

Shooting of star Dutch reporter raises European concern

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AMSTERDAM — European leaders and lawmakers expressed dismay Wednesday and rights advocates demanded justice after a veteran Dutch crime reporter was shot in the...

Kosovo adopts resolution to condemn 1995 Srebrenica massacre

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PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo’s parliament on Wednesday adopted a resolution condemning the 1995 massacre of thousands of Bosnian men and boys in Srebrenica by...

Belarus sentences former presidential contender to 14 years

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KYIV, Ukraine — The Supreme Court in Belarus on Tuesday sentenced a former contender in the 2020 presidential race to 14 years in prison...

Lebanon caretaker premier pleads for aid as crisis worsens

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BEIRUT — Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister appealed on Tuesday on the international community to save his country from “death and demise” as multiple crises...

Turkey: pro-Kurdish politician released from prison

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ANKARA, Turkey — A prominent Turkish opposition legislator was released from prison on Tuesday, days after the country’s top court ruled his rights to...

Loved and decried, El Salvador’s populist leader is defiant

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — In the narrow, gang-controlled alleys of the Las Palmas neighborhood, struggling Salvadorans are untroubled by actions of their president...

US women’s hoops program director stepping down after Tokyo

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USA Basketball women's national team director Carol Callan will step down after the Tokyo Olympics to focus on her role as the president of...

Brazil Supreme Court greenlights investigation of Bolsonaro

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RIO DE JANEIRO — A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has authorized a criminal investigation into President Jair Bolsonaro’s response to allegations of potential corruption...

Biden to back changes in military sexual assault prosecution

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is putting his stamp of approval on a long-debated change to the military justice system that would remove decisions...