Politics
PLO to halt security coordination with Israel: Official
The decision of the PLO Central Council is clear and needs no explanation; it has decided to suspend halt security coordination and reconsider the economic relationship with Israel

Turkey: Parts of govt-backed 'security bill' withdrawn
Turkish interior minister asks parliament head to refer parts of a highly-debated "security reform bill" to the parliament's lower committee.

Ferguson official resigns after scathing report
City manager responsible for supervising police force quits following report that found racial bias in city's policing tactics

Opening doors: Bosnia's trailblazing female brigadier
Mersida Mesetovic is one of only two brigadiers in the Bosnian army but her 30-year career spanned the death of Yugoslavia.

EU Commission head calls for creating 'EU army'
Jean Claude Juncker says army to help form joint domestic and security policy against external threats.

Turkish PM says he would welcome ex-president's comeback
Ahmet Davutoglu says he would be honored if Abdullah Gul returned to active politics in the AK Party.

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan reach primary deal on Nile dam
Karti said that the preliminary agreement would be submitted to each of the three countries' presidents for review

Kerry meets with Gulf FMs on Iran
Kerry gave his GCC counterparts the details of a preliminary deal with Iran in hopes of reassuring the Gulf States who fear the emergence of a nuclear-armed Iran, the sources said.

German FM says Iran is serious to arrive at nuclear deal
'Compared to the past, I have the impression that Iran is taking the negotiations seriously,' says Frank-Walter Steinmeier.