Italy now says it has gotten reassurances that India will respect the human rights of two Marines accused of killing fishers on a failed anti-piracy mission:  The men will be returned to Delhi for trial.

U.S. President Barack Obama is urging Palestinians to drop their demand that Israel stop building settlements as a prerequisite to new peace talks.

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon is forming an investigative body to look into which side is responsible for using chemical weapons to kill more than two dozen people in the Syrian Civil War.

After refusing to form a government with Italy’s Center-Left and right wing parliamentary factions, the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) is trying to form its own governing coalition.

At least ten people are in hospital recovering from injuries after a tornado swept across northeast Victoria last night.  Scores more people were hurt but didn’t require hospitalization.

The trial of Guatemala’s former U.S.-backed dictator Efrain Rios Montt opened with testimony from the relatives of the people murdered during the 36-year civil war.

Barack Obama’s first visit to Israel as President of the United States is not breaking a lot of new ground, but the two countries are making a public show of their strong ties.

A group of gunmen from the Philippines face life imprisonment or the death penalty for Terrorism, after allegedly attempting to take over a small corner of Malaysia.

South Korea put its military on alert after a large-scale cyber attack, and investigators suspect North Korea.  A spokesman for South Korea’s President said Seoul has formed a “cyber crisis countermeasure headquarters” to deal with the new threat.

Paris Police raided and searched the home of International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde, in connection with a probe into her handling of a high-profile scandal when she was France’s Finance Minister.

Police in Colorado are searching for the gunman who walked up to the front door of the head of the state Department of Corrections; rang the doorbell; and gunned him down.

The banks in Cyprus will stay closed until at least next Tuesday.  This is while the government and European Union try to come up with an alternative to the bail-out plan rejected by parliament on Tuesday.

The Afghan government and NATO forces are agreeing to a more gradual pullout from a key providence than President Hamid Karzai had demanded.

An American official says there is a “high probability” that Syria used a Chemical weapon to kill more than 2 dozen people in the town of Khan al-Asal in northern Aleppo province.  The Syrian government and its backers in Moscow are blaming the rebels.

Malala Yousafzai has attended her first day of classes in the U.K.  She’s the Pakistani schoolgirl who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban because she campaigned for the right of girls to go to school.

Poachers slaughtered 86 African Elephants in less than a week, hacking off their tusks for the illegal ivory trade.  33 of the animals were pregnant females.

This happened in southwest Chad, where just 30 years ago as many as 150,000 elephants roamed the area were Chad, Cameroon, and the Central African Republic meet. 

The power is back on at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Reactor in northern Japan.  The power to the cooling system on three nuclear waste pools had shut down Monday evening.

A horror story in the middle of America:  A dog goes out to roam and brings back the lifeless body of a newborn baby to its owner.

On the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Dozens of people have been killed in a coordinated series of bomb blasts during the morning rush hour.  The blasts occurred in predominantly Shia areas in and around Baghdad.

The Pentagon says seven 7 U.S. Marines were killed when a 60mm mortar shell exploded at an ammunition storage facility in Nevada.

One Hungarian minister is apologizing after the ultra-right government awarded prestigious state prizes to three known racists and antisemites, including a TV host who frequently engages in hate speech and slurs against Jews and Roma.