German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies will back her if she decides to run for a fourth term next year, a member of the Christian Social Union (CSU) said Saturday, signalling a possible end
Islamic State militants have taken 550 families from villages around Mosul and are holding them close to Islamic State (ISIL) locations in the Iraqi city, probably as human shields, the UN human right
The campaign headquarters for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was evacuated on Friday night after a white substance was discovered in an envelope, police said.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq Saturday to assess the progress of the Mosul operation
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet faces a test of strength Sunday in municipal elections that will serve as a political barometer with just over a year to go in her term
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian shopping center was evacuated on Saturday after three masked robbers, armed with at least one Kalashnikov rifle, burst into a jewelry store in Chatelineau, 50 km (35 mil
The U.K. faces an unparalleled trade challenge of negotiating new trade terms with the EU and revamped accords with old allies and fast-growing markets, but its prowess on trade negotiating has atroph
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday demanded an end to attacks by Syrian government forces and Russia on the northern city of Aleppo, adding that the European Union would take measures against b
SANAA (Reuters) - Saudi-backed government forces and Iran-allied Houthis in Yemen accused each other of violating a three-day ceasefire on Saturday as the United Nations sought to quell persistent fig
Security forces battled for a second day Saturday with ISIS gunmen who infiltrated Kirkuk in a brazen raid that rattled Iraq as it ramped up an offensive to retake Mosul
An ongoing attack by ISIS in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk has killed at least 46 people, mostly members of the security forces, security and medical sources said Saturday
Islamic State militants set fire to sulfur stocks outside an industrial plant south of Mosul earlier this week, the U.S. military said, creating a plume of noxious smoke.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Calm prevailed across the divided Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, the third day of a unilateral ceasefire announced by Russia, but medical evacuations and aid deliveries have yet
Sir Richard Bransonís new Caribbean cruise line is moving forward, and itís got a new name. At a press conference in Miami on Tuesday, the new cruise line announced that it wil
CAIRO (Reuters) - A senior military official who served in the northern Sinai was killed on Saturday in front of his home on the outskirts of Cairo, security sources said.
Donald Trump will lay out plans Saturday for the first 100 days of his presidency, in what his campaign is calling his "closing arguments" in one of the most bitter election campaigns in U.S. history
Iraqi forces pushed into a town to the southeast of the Islamic State-held city of Mosul on Saturday after a wave of militant attacks in and around t
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian shopping center was evacuated on Saturday after a man opened fire with a Kalashnikov rifle in a store in Chatelineau, 50 km (35 miles) south of Brussels, Belgian media r
The US defence secretary makes an unannounced visit to Iraq to assess the progress of the offensive against so-called Islamic State in Mosul.
Tens of thousands of black-clad Thais gathered outside Bangkok's Grand Palace Saturday to sing the royal anthem in a striking display of devotion to the recently deceased King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Azerbaijan said its economy would contract by 2.8%, revising down its previous forecast, which was for GDP to grow 1.8% in 2016.
QAYYARA, Iraq (Reuters) - The Iraqi army on Saturday stormed a Christian town that had been under control of Islamic State since 2014 as part of U.S.-backed operations to clear the entrances to Mosul,
The campaign headquarters for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was evacuated Friday night after a white substance was discovered in an envelope, police said
ANKARA (Reuters) - The European Union should not forget that Turkey "always has alternatives" Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday, referring to Ankara's long and so far unsuccessful effort
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian supermarket was evacuated after a man brandished a weapon in the store in Chatelineau, 50 km (35 miles) south of Brussels, the Belgian news agency Belga reported.
Cyber attacks pounded the underpinnings of the internet Friday, crippling Twitter, Netflix and other major websites with the help of once-dumb devices made smart with online connections
WikiLeaks has brought shades of Cold War subterfuge to the U.S. presidential campaign, publishing documents that in any other election might have tar
BANGKOK (AP) ó A massive crowd gathered in central Bangkok on Saturday to sing a special version of Thailand’s royal anthem in honor of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died this month. A large fie
Three senior Taliban members traveled to Pakistan this week and held a series of meetings with Pakistani officials in Islamabad, mainly to brief them about the recent talks held in Qatar between the T
Police in New York are investigating.
MINSK†– Ukrainian authorities forced a Belavia passenger jet en route from Kyiv to Minsk to return to the Zhuliany airport in Kyiv under the threat of scrambling fighters, Belavia said in a stat
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan naval forces denied charges from a rescue organization that one of their crew had attacked a migrant boat packed with around 150 people, causing some to fall into the sea an
Guadalupe Manrikez sums up the feeling of many in the small U.S. border town of Nogales, when asked about Donald Trump's promise to build a giant wall dividing the country from Mexico
Social media users posted photos taken at the scene of the accident which showed several wagons overturned on a slope beside the rail line.