VIENNA — The European Union’s arms embargo to Syria should be extended while a political solution is sought in its civil war and to maintain the safety of U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, Austria’s foreign minister said Friday.
LONDON — Two men have been arrested on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after an incident on a plane flying from Pakistan to Britain, officials said, rattling the U.K. just days after a British soldier was killed on a London street in a suspected terror attack.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — A Zimbabwean human rights activist says he wants the nation’s highest court to order prison authorities to ensure suspects in jail can receive their life-prolonging HIV/AIDS medications.
NIAMEY, Niger — Hours after denying that jihadists in the city of Agadez had taken several soldiers hostage, Niger’s minister of defense corrected the record in an interview with The Associated Press, saying that in fact two hostages had been found and have now been released.
American man is accused of killing a family of four in the Czech Republic on Wednesday.
BEIRUT — The Syrian government has agreed “in principle” to attend a conference proposed by Russia and the United States on ending the country’s civil war, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Friday, the first confirmation that President Bashar Assad’s regime would be willing to take part in the talks with the opposition.