The French government said Tuesday it was making long-term commitments to Malian development ahead of a European donors' conference in Brussels.
One of two men charged with plotting a terrorist attack on a Canadian train used to talk about non-Muslims being "out to get us," says an imam who knew him.
Security sources in Lebanon reported that a Syrian set himself on fire in Beirut as Lebanese nationals marked a revolutionary anniversary.
The mosque attended by the two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings is associated with other terror suspects, an interfaith organization said.
The European Union eased sanctions against Syria Monday to help the civilian population and support opposition to the government, it said.
There's no excuse for cross-border attacks on parts of Lebanon occupied by non-combatants, Human Rights Watch said Monday.
A pedestrian bridge collapsed in Obour City, Egypt, killing four people and injuring 12 others, a military spokesman said.
Egypt says three scuba divers were arrested when they were allegedly caught trying to cut a major underwater cable providing Internet service to the country.
Rafaie al-Esawi, Iraqi finance minister, resigned Friday over Sunni grievances against the Shiite-dominated administration, his spokesman said.
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