A group of about 20 workers began Tuesday to slowly destroy the Calais "Jungle" camp structures using sledgehammers and by hand, according to a Reuters reporter at the scene, who also saw two small bu
A British Airways flight from San Francisco to London was diverted to Vancouver after members of the cabin crew became unwell, the airline said Tuesday.
Norwegian authorities say there has been a small leak of radioactive iodine at a nuclear reactor in Halden, in southern Norway.
Building a third runway at Heathrow Airport is not the right thing to do and risks fueling a clamor for a fourth runway to be built in future, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Tuesday after the go
A large fire was visible in the northern part of the Calais "Jungle" Tuesday, on a scale beyond those that can be seen on any day at the migrant camp, according to a Reuters reporter at the scene.
Two Ugandans were arrested outside the U.S. Embassy in Kampala Tuesday morning while taking part in a demonstration of support for U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Bangladesh police said Tuesday they shot dead two members of the country's largest Islamist party in gunfights, as a rights activist demanded an independent probe on concerns of extrajudicial killings
French President Francois Hollande called Tuesday on the U.S.-led coalition backing the offensive against ISIS in Mosul to prepare for the aftermath of the city's fall, including returning extremists.
Asylum seeker numbers in Sweden are set to drop by around 80 percent this year from a record 163,000 in 2015 as a result of tighter borders and tougher immigration rules, a government agency said Tues
A government committee of senior ministers unanimously decided Tuesday to allow Heathrow airport to build a third runway, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said.
ISIS supporters from Indonesia are travelling to join forces with their counterparts in the Philippines, raising concerns about cross-border violence, Indonesian anti-terrorism officials said on Tuesd
Amnesty International calls for independent hybrid court to prosecute government's crimes in the capital Juba last July
The Afghan Taliban have released aerial footage of a suicide car bombing in southern Helmand province, marking the first time the media-savvy militant group has used a drone to record an attack
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Police say a man fatally shot someone and wounded several others inside a rail car manufacturing company in Virginia before apparently killing himself. Roanoke police spokesman Sc
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia fast-food restaurant says workers will be fired after a Facebook video shows them joking about having sex and spitting in customers’ food, among other unsanit
In this photo by Sakchai Lalit, people buy lockets with the image of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok. The king’s death after a reign of 70 years has triggered an intense outpouring of g
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German police say they have searched apartments in five regions as part of an investigation into alleged involvement in extremism by Chechen asylum-seekers
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Western outrage over a Russian bombing campaign in the Syrian city of Aleppo is hypocritical because Western governments are carrying out a s
Plans for a second runway at Gatwick have been rejected.
ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On weekday mornings traffic on the road northeast from Jemo into the center of Addis Ababa grinds to a near standstill, as taxis, minibuses and tuk-tuks wres
An al-Shabab suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into an African Union military base in central Somalia Tuesday, a security official said.
A Shabaab suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into an African Union military base in central Somalia on Tuesday, a security official said
ZIONSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Police are investigating anti-Republican graffiti spray-painted on the homes of neighbors of GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania. The graffiti sprayed late Saturday or ear
MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Two of the five people who died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway have been identified as students at Anna Maria College. The Catholic school in centra
At least 3,740 refugees and migrants have perished in the Mediterranean so far this year, nearly matching the death toll for all of 2015 when three times as many people took to the seas, the United Na
McLOUD, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma prison officials say a 25-year-old woman convicted of second-degree murder for pushing her husband to his death from the 25th floor of their apartment has died in prison
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' police chief on Tuesday reprimanded officers and some senior generals for raising concerns with journalists about the country's war on drugs, telling subordinates t
HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A bottled message sent out to sea by a New Hampshire man more than five decades ago has been returned to his daughter. WMUR-TV (http://bit.ly/2dFgqsy ) reports the message was di
A number of Protestant churches in Austria have slammed a right-wing politician for using God's name in a campaign slogan, arguing that God shouldn't be used as a means to attack other people and cult
EAST OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - An elite unit of the Iraqi army paused its week-long advance on Mosul as it approached the city's eastern edge on Tuesday, waiting for other U.S.-backed forces
Turkey’s Interior Ministry announced a reward of 4 million liras (3.0775 TL/USD on Oct. 25) for the information about whereabouts of Adil Oksuz, a member of the movement of Fethullah Gulen, who is acc
Move to expand Heathrow Airport won out over competing plan for nearby Gatwick Airport.