WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- Political violence that grew out of the January anniversary of the Egyptian revolution is likely to continue, a warning from the U.S. government said.
MOSCOW, May 16 (UPI) -- Missile defense and intelligence sharing are issues the Russian government is considering with the United States, a Russian government aide said.
WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- A state of emergency declared in parts of Nigeria reflects a cycle of violence that's growing more severe, a U.S. State Department official said.
RAMADI, Iraq, May 16 (UPI) -- Tribal security forces in Anbar province will launch attacks on Iraqi forces if those forces aren't withdrawn immediately, a Sunni elder said Thursday.
STRASBOURG, France, May 16 (UPI) -- European nations need to strengthen their response to the rise of racist extremist political parties, the Council of Europe's human rights leader says.
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ABUJA, Nigeria, May 15 (UPI) -- President Goodluck Jonathan has declared war on Muslim militants seeking to establish an Islamic state in northern Nigeria.
UNITED NATIONS, May 15 (UPI) -- The United Nations confirmed that Iraq ratified the Convention on Cluster Munitions, becoming the 83rd country to sign onto the treaty.
MINNEAPOLIS, May 15 (UPI) -- Four men were sentenced in a U.S. court in Minnesota to prison for terrorism offenses related to support for Somali organization al-Shabaab.
BRUSSELS, May 15 (UPI) -- The European Union will sign an association agreement with Ukraine only if the political conditions are right, the European Commission said Wednesday.
BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 15 (UPI) -- A relative sense of calm along a U.N.-demarcated boundary between Israel and Lebanon is a sign of multilateral support for peace, a U.N. official said.
TEHRAN, May 15 (UPI) -- The political record of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani should be examined given his last-minute bid for president, his critics said.
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar, May 15 (UPI) -- It's likely the land mine contamination in parts of Myanmar is too extensive for mapping, an Asian director for Human Rights Watch said.
GENEVA, Switzerland, May 15 (UPI) -- Evidence of atrocities in Syria reinforces the notion that the situation should be referred to international courts, a U.N. rights official said.
BEIRUT, April 26 (UPI Next) -- Nine-year-old Abdullah, a Syrian civil war refugee in Lebanon, is the face of a generation of young Syrians bearing much of the burden of the two-year conflict.