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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. is scrambling to find enough land to shelter those displaced by the fighting to retake Mosul from the Islamic...
AP Explains: What next after the downfall of IS in Sirte?

BENGHAZI, Libya — The Islamic State group this week lost the city of Sirte, its only foothold in Libya, essentially ending its ambition to...
US envoy to UN sees security risk if refugees not rescued

PARIS — As Western nations dig in to protect their own citizens, their territory and their way of life, the U.S. ambassador to the...
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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N.'s envoy for Central Africa says a multinational regional force has reclaimed much of the territory controlled by Boko Haram...
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THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The corruption trial of the son of Equatorial Guinea's president can go ahead next month after the United Nations' highest...
US, Western leaders calling for immediate Aleppo cease-fire

WASHINGTON — The United States and five other Western powers called Wednesday for an immediate cease-fire in the Syrian city of Aleppo and accused...
UN prosecutors demand life sentence for Gen. Ratko Mladic

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — U.N. prosecutors on Wednesday demanded a life sentence for Gen. Ratko Mladic, telling judges that they should convict and imprison...
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VIENNA — A U.N. agency says Iran is no longer in violation of its nuclear agreement with six world powers because it has reduced...
The Latest: Assad says Aleppo battle changes course of war

BEIRUT — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): ...
Syrian government advances despite rebel cease-fire offer

BEIRUT — Syria's government ignored a rebel cease-fire proposal for Aleppo on Wednesday as its forces captured new neighborhoods around the city center and...

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