Text messages shed light on the last moments of those trapped as the South Korean ship sank.
The government order comes after President Pierre Nkurunziza launched a campaign "to moralise society".
The US president welcomed the UK referendum vote to leave the European Union last year.
When the Washington Post reported, on May 25, that the F.B.I. is investigating Jared Kushner’s meetings with Russian visitors, the news thrust the Russia probe to a new level of proximity to President
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The head of a Kentucky government watchdog group says he’s seeking an investigation into Gov. Matt Bevin’s reported connection to a Louisville-area mansion. Richard B
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Police say a 3-week-old child who was left alone in a house with three dogs has died after apparently being attacked by one of the animals in western Michigan. Grand Rapids
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in the death of a Massachusetts man whose body was found buried under newly poured concrete at her ho
COMMERCE, Texas (AP) — An east Texas city has asked a law firm to investigate the arrest of Miss Black Texas 2016 after she and officers gave differing accounts of the incident. Carmen Ponder says Com
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A painting depicting the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice has been withdrawn from a Pittsburgh arts festival after an outcry that the white artist was exploiting black pain. The Post-Gaz
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the 1981 death of an infant is suspected of killing as many as 60 young
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago judge has ordered a mental fitness evaluation for a Wisconsin man charged with shooting and seriously injuring an Amtrak conductor. The (Arlington Heights) Dail
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — Melania Trump’s first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that comes off the rack at $51,000. Mrs. Trump also
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — KISS has canceled its show at the arena where deadly terrorist attacks occurred at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, earlier this week. Live Nation announced
NEW YORK (AP) — As Brendon Urie readies to make his Broadway debut Friday night in “Kinky Boots,” the Panic! At the Disco frontman expressed condolences to the victims of the deadly attac
DOVER, Del. (AP) — As Air Force officials investigate allegations that inspectors were invited to view the remains of astronaut and former U.S. Sen. John Glenn at Dover Air Force Base, a military mor
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pastors renovating and working to reopen a historic New Mexico church found out they already had visitors — bees. KOB-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reports (https://goo.g
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man accused in two fatal shootings in the St. Louis area was arrested after being found naked walking along a street in Tennessee. Police in Selmer, Tennessee, say 36-year-old Casey
An attack Friday on Egypt’s Coptic Christians in which masked militants opened fire on a bus south of Cairo, killing at least 28 people and wounding 22, sent shockwaves through the Copt communit
PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — An independent national agency is joining investigations into this week’s explosion at a West Virginia industrial plant that left the owner and an employee dead. The U.S.
PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) — Court records say prosecutors will seek the death penalty if a northwest Missouri man is convicted of killing four members of his family. The Kansas City Star reports (http://b
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Six security officers and 20 other people are on trial in Tunisia over a 2015 Islamic extremist attack on a beach resort that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists. Tunisia&
A South Carolina man who admitted killing seven people over nearly 13 years while running a successful real estate business pleaded guilty Friday to
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One of the smallest historically black colleges in the U.S. boasts a huge accomplishment: pound for pound, tiny Dillard University in New Orleans graduates more physics majors -- and, notably, ...
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Ant Financial, which confirmed the cap, is the payment affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd
Investors to cash in on their gains ahead of long weekend due to Monday's Memorial Day holiday
A man who was arrested after investigators found a woman chained up on his property has admitted seven counts of murder over 13 years in South Carolina.
The UN has insisted the Cyprus peace process has not collapsed despite an envoy cancelling talks with rival leaders after they failed to find "common ground" on a summit aimed at securing reunificatio
Human rights activists have said senior officials in Chechnya humiliated people being held and tortured at detention centres during an anti-gay purge.
The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccinations.
Ninety-one people have been killed and 110 others are missing amid flooding and torrents of mud unleashed by heavy rains in Sri Lanka.
The UN's human rights chief has appealed for more careful selection of military targets after a fresh wave of air strikes against Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria reportedly killed at least 35 civi
Former US House speaker John Boehner said President Donald Trump's time in office has been a "complete disaster" - except for foreign policy.
If you look like you could be Muslim, the period following a terror attack can come with additional unwanted feelings.
Former US president Barack Obama has teed off his first visit to Scotland with a round of golf in St Andrews.
VERNON, B.C. - More than two dozen great blue heron chicks and one adult bird are dead after their nesting site in Vernon, B.C., was heavily damaged in a windstorm.
TORONTO - A Maud Lewis painting has been sold for well above its pre-auction estimate for the second time in a month.
The Nova Scotia artist's "Black Cats" fetched $36,800 at ...
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BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Central European governments expressed optimism on Friday that the United States remained committed to NATO even though President Donald Trump did not mention the military allia
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday to expand sanctions against North Korea for its continued development of nuclear weapons
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush militants who are fighting street battles with government forces in the south, warning today that the country is at a grave risk of &
British police briefly suspended intelligence sharing with the United States on Thursday after private details of their investigation repeatedly appeared in American media.
A recent U.N. survey finds 99.3% of Egyptian women are sexually harassed in their lifetimes.
More than 61,000 people are affected by the calamity.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the raids were carried out by U.S.-led coalition warplanes.
A newspaper -- the Sueddeutsche Zeitung -- reported that Trump made clear that reducing the U.S. trade deficit was a top priority.
A new outbreak shows that despite the hard lessons of 2014, more needs to be done.
The pound fell after the first opinion poll since the deadly bombing in Manchester showed the U.K.’s ruling Conservative Party lost ground to rivals ahead of a national election.
Estonia has informed Russia that two of its diplomats in the country will be expelled, the Baltic region’s largest news agency said Friday.
When a Haitian teenager alleged that she had been raped and sodomized by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper, the government here dispatched a high-ranking general suspected of war crimes to lead the investigati
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Switzerland is transferring 3.5 million euros ($3.9 million) to Tunisia that had been frozen in connection with a close relative of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
Total number of people returned under Turkey-EU deal reaches 1,081
Terrorism, trade, climate change likely to top agenda of high-level meeting
Flooding and mudslides caused by monsoon rains leave at least 91 dead and more than 100 missing.
Leaders of the world's major economies are discussing trade, security and climate change.
British police investigating the deadly Manchester Arena bombing earlier this week made a new arrest Friday while continuing to search addresses asso
An Afghan official says Taliban fighters attacked an army camp in southern Kandahar province, killing at least 15 soldiers.
A fresh wave of airstrikes in eastern Syria kill at least 35 civilians including women and children, according to state media and a monitoring group.