Iran’s supreme leader criticizes country’s president and foreign minister over nuclear deal

Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers.

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council

A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violent acts.

Canada delegation pressing China on detained Canadians

A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' leaders or foreign ministers despite the worst relations between Ottawa and Beijing since the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989.

North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure

North Korea is denouncing the United States as "a gangster country" for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is calling on U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take "urgent measures" to contribute to stabilizing the Korean peninsula.

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange’s computers

With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers.

Ex-Rebel hospitalized in Colombia day after polemical arrest

A former Colombian rebel leader has been hospitalized with signs of altered consciousness a day after being freed from jail and then rearrested in a highly-politicized drug case that has strained relations with the U.S. Authorities said Saturday that Seuxis Hernández also had wounds on his arms that were earlier described as self-inflicted lacerations.

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq

Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday.