{FD} Case against activists threatens Kuwait’s political openness

In Kuwait, activists have been gathering nightly to peacefully demonstrate against their government — something that elsewhere in the Arabian Peninsula would see protesters tear-gassed, beaten, arrested and sentenced to prison.

{FD} Oxfam reports staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti scandal

Oxfam's report on sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti shows that three staff members intimidated and physically threatened witnesses as the charity investigated the original claims.

{FD} Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops

From their outpost on Iraq's westernmost edge, U.S. 1st Lt. Kyle Hagerty and his troops watched civilians trickle into the area after American and Iraqi forces drove out the Islamic State group.

{FD} Top German diplomat: ‘We no longer recognize our America’

Germany's foreign minister said Saturday that his country no longer recognizes “our America” as he slammed President Trump’s "America first" foreign policy.

{FD} Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission amid criticism over handling of scandal

Pope Francis has revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.

{FD} Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission amid skepticism

Pope Francis has revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.

{FD} Navy officer: US won’t be bullied by China in S. China Sea

A Navy officer aboard a mammoth U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F18 fighter jets said American forces will continue to patrol the South China Sea wherever "international law allows us" when asked if China's newly built islands could restrain them in the disputed waters.

{FD} German foreign minister pushes for return to strong US ties

Germany's foreign minister says that as China's influence on the world stage rises, the U.S. and Europe need to return to historical bonds and work together or risk getting left behind.

{FD} U.S. officials visit Utah man in Venezuelan jail, cite health concerns

A U.S. State Department official told Fox News Friday the agency remains concerned about the health and fate of a Utah man who has been jailed in Venezuela since 2016 on what his attorney and family characterize as trumped up charges.

{FD} Hezbollah: US not honest broker in Lebanon’s gas dispute

The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah is urging fellow politicians not to let the U.S. administration divide their ranks while it mediates a dispute with Israel over offshore gas drilling rights.

{FD} Security conference in Germany brings together top officials

Dozens of world leaders, top defense officials and diplomats are gathering in southern Germany for an influential security conference amid growing strains between the U.S. and other NATO nations and Russia over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.

{FD} Dozens protest as Turkish, US diplomats try to calm ties

Dozens of demonstrators have marched to a building where the top U.S. and Turkish diplomats are seeking to ease some of the worst tensions in years between the two NATO allies.

{FD} Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1.17 million statements from Afghans who say they were victims.

{FD} 3 independents poised to shake up Mexico’s presidential race

The bronco, the jaguar, and the former first lady: These three outsiders appear destined for Mexico's July 1 ballot as the first independent candidates to seek the presidency in generations, the result of a reform seen as a victory for democracy in the country.