British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised he would end the "unbearable" uncertainty around Brexit if he wins a December 12 election, saying that political paralysis was affecting investment decisions in the country. [...]
Anti-government rallies swelled in Iraq's capital and south on Wednesday as Baghdad faced new pressure from both the street and the UN to respond seriously to weeks of demonstrations.
Protests demanding a new leadership have rocked the capital and Shiite-majority south for weeks.
Protesters have felt revived after the country's top Shiite [...]
Pyongyang threatened on Wednesday to retaliate if the United States goes ahead with scheduled military drills with South Korea, ramping up pressure on Washington to change course as a year-end North Korean deadline for U.S. flexibility approaches.
North Korea's statement came even though Washington said last week that the joint aerial [...]
Egyptian officials say UN Mideast envoy has arrived in Cairo after the worst escalation between Israel and Gaza militants in recent months. Nickolay Mladenov landed on Wednesday from Tel Aviv and is scheduled to meet President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, AP reported.
Egypt has stepped up communication with Israel and the militants [...]