The U.N. human rights office in Mexico is condemning the killing of an environmental activist in the violent Gulf coast state of Veracruz
Syria has denounced as misleading the first report from the global chemical weapons watchdog blaming its air force for a series of attacks using sarin and chlorine on a rebel-held town in 2017
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is urging Turkey to halt its offensive in northeastern Syria "and declare a cease-fire immediately"
Germany's foreign minister has announced that the country will curtail its arms exports to Turkey, which has started a military offensive into northeastern Syria against Syrian Kurdish fighters
An Afghan official says a powerful suicide truck bombing outside a hospital in the capital of southern Zabul province has killed 20 and injured 97 others
Separate attacks by suicide bombers -- one that targeted President Ashraf Ghani's election rally and a second that ripped through the center of the Afghan capital -- killed at least 48 people and wounded scores more
A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound later declared an all-clear and reported no injuries
Officials: At least 31 pilgrims died in the Iraqi Shiite holy city of Karbala when part of a walkway collapsed as tens of thousands of people were celebrating Ashoura, one of the most sacred religious holy days for the Shiite sect