International

CNSNews
April 17, 2015
Two top military officials on Thursday told Congress that "an increasingly dangerous and unpredictable North Korea" is a threat to the United States and its allies.
April 16, 2015
ROME (AP) — Italy's migration crisis took on a deadly new twist Thursday as police in Sicily reported that Muslim migrants had thrown 12 Christians overboard during a recent crossing from Libya, and an aid group said another 41 were feared drowned in a separate incident.
CNSNews
April 15, 2015
Three Republican presidential aspirants, two Americans of Cuban ancestry and a former governor of Florida, on Tuesday slammed President Obama’s decision to strike Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
CNSNews
April 17, 2015
As Turkey’s leaders fume over Pope Francis’ use of the term “genocide” to describe mass killings of Armenian Christians a century ago, the country’s top religious figure invoked the crusades and said the furor would accelerate a controversial scheme to turn Istanbul’s most famous historical church into a mosque.
April 18, 2015
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday joined Italy in pressing the European Union to do more to help the country cope with rapidly mounting numbers of desperate people rescued in the Mediterranean during journeys on smugglers' boats to flee war, persecution or poverty.
Associated Press
April 18, 2015
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Militiamen loyal to Yemen's exiled president besieged an air base Saturday once crucial to the U.S. drone program targeting al-Qaida militants in the country, trying to dislodge the Shiite rebels holding the complex, a spokesman said.
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS
April 18, 2015
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Lawmakers in Cyprus on Saturday passed key insolvency laws designed to open the taps for more international bailout cash.