SEOUL, May 14 (UPI) -- North Korea replaced its hard-line defense minister with a younger and little known commander, Gen. Jang Jong-nam.
COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 14 (UPI) -- College is too expensive, graduates can't find decent jobs and pay off loans and students, parents and educators all share in the blame.
RIGA, Latvia, May 14 (UPI) -- Latvia's Parliament has voted to ease citizenship rules for those living abroad, but excluded Russia, drawing criticism from the country's Russian speakers.
BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 13 (UPI) -- Troops loyal to embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad have made some strategic gains against rebel forces in recent days.
TEHRAN, May 13 (UPI) -- The last-minute entry of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani into June's Iranian elections poses a major challenge to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
LONDON, May 13 (UPI) -- The 50 million people in Pakistan who voted Saturday cast votes in opposition of terrorism and intimidation, the British government said.
KIEV, Ukraine, May 13 (UPI) -- Ukrainian prosecutors said Monday they reopened a murder case involving jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
TUNIS, Tunisia, May 13 (UPI) -- Certain aspects of a draft constitution under review in Tunisia contain "loopholes" that could undermine basic civil liberties, Human Rights Watch said.
DAMASCUS, Syria, May 13 (UPI) -- The basic rules of war have been largely ignored in Syria as the lack of security hampers relief efforts, the Red Cross said.
TEHRAN, May 13 (UPI) -- Iranian First Vice President Mohammad-Reza Rahimi pulled out of the presidential race Monday as vetting by the 12-member Guardian Council begins.
ANKARA, Turkey, May 13 (UPI) -- The Turkish military said Monday it hasn't seen evidence that Kurdistan Workers' Party members have left the country.
BERLIN, May 13 (UPI) -- Like the skies clearing after a storm, some small but hopeful patches of blue and even the occasional ray of sunshine are breaking through the prolonged gloom over Europe's economic prospects. The question is whether these hopeful signs last until Germany's election in September.
WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- The European Union stands on the edge of a decision that may have profound implications for the continent and on relations between the union and Russia.
WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- Tens of millions Pakistanis will vote, marking the first time in Pakistan's history that an elected civilian government and will be replaced democratically.
COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 7 (UPI) -- The whole of Europe is headed for a permanent recession -- a depression.