Jakarta governor wins Indonesian election

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, won the country's presidential election with 53 percent of the vote, final results showed Tuesday.Widodo, a former furnitu...

EU foreign ministers consider arms embargo against Russia

BRUSSELS (AFP) ― Several EU foreign ministers said Tuesday the bloc needs to consider an arms embargo against Russia following the downing of a plane over eastern Ukraine, allegedly by pro-Moscow rebels.British Foreign Secretary ...

World pushes for truce as Israel batters Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories (AFP) ― U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry were in Cairo Tuesday in a bid to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas after two weeks of fighting which has left over 57...

Taliban attack kills 4 foreigners in Kabul

KABUL (AFP) ― A Taliban suicide attacker riding a motorbike killed at least four foreigners in a compound in Kabul on Tuesday, police said, in the latest blast to rock the capital during an impasse over presidential election resu...