Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday they wanted to deepen Franco-German cooperation and give the European Union a fresh push towards closer integration.
Banned protests against the lengthy rule of President Joseph Kabila are dispersed with tear gas.
South Korea normally encourages defections from the North, but not at the Olympics when North Korea will send an historic delegation to the Games.
ANKARA (Reuters) - An avalanche in Turkey's southeastern province of Bitlis killed two soldiers and injured another seven during a military operation, hospital sources said.
AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan's King Abdullah expressed concern on Sunday over a decision by Washington to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying East Jerusalem had to be the capital of a future P
US-backed militants deny Turkish reports, saying they have "repelled" attacks in northern Syria.
Bonn, Jan 21, 2018 (AFP) - Germany's divided Social Democrats hold a crunch vote Sunday on whether to pursue a coalition deal with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, or plunge Europe's top econ
Gunmen armed with suicide vests targeted foreigners and Afghan officials; Taliban claim responsbility.
The team is on a landmark visit to inspect cultural venues for next month's Winter Olympics.
The 12-hour siege of a landmark international hotel in Kabul ended with all the attackers killed by Afghan security forces, officials said. But they offered conflicting accounts over the number of civ
Jordan's King Abdullah II is appealing to U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence to "rebuild trust and confidence" after the Trump administration's recent de
AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) - Turkish ground forces pushed into northern Syria's Afrin province on Sunday, the army said, after Turkey launched artillery and air strikes on a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia it
Turkish warplanes and artillery have hit 153 PYD/PKK and Daesh targets in Syria's Afrin
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot and killed a former police officer who was fired over the 2011 killing of five Chechen women in the southwestern city of Quetta. Nase
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s center-left Social Democrats are debating whether to enter coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, and help break the political deadlock s
GUNGDUM, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Tensions mounted on Sunday at refugee camps in Bangladesh holding hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims over an operation to send them back to Myanmar, from where t
Pope Francis speaks out as he holds Mass in Trujillo, Peru.
BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi court has sentenced a German woman of Moroccan origin to death for joining the Islamic State group. The spokesman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Abdul-Sattar Bayrkdar, say
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have pledged to agree on a new French-German treaty this year to deepen cooperation between the two countries. In a
Cyprus gears up for a presidential election next week with incumbent Nicos Anastasiades favourite to win as he pledges a fresh push to reunify the divided island after talks collapsed last year.