European Union leaders at a Brexit summit Saturday should give a formal undertaking to embrace the British province of Northern Ireland in the EU if a referendum unites the island, diplomats said Frid
At least five soldiers were killed and another 40 injured when a Boko Haram extremist rammed an explosives-laden pick-up truck into a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, security sources told AFP Fr
Scores of people were injured as violence erupted in Macedonia's parliament after nationalist protesters stormed the building in anger over a vote for a new speaker, the interior ministry said Friday
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the disput
Controversy over her party's record on the fate of Jews in World War Two returned to haunt French National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen Friday as the man due to replace her temporarily a
Gambia’s new president Adama Barrow celebrates his first 100 days in power
The death toll from the truck attack in Stockholm earlier this month rose to five Friday after a woman died from her injuries in hospital, police said
The charges come after an 18-month investigation into organized crime, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a statement.
Taiwan's fears that it will become a bargaining chip between China and the United States worsened Friday after a snub by President Donald Trump, who said he would not do anything to upset Beijing
The beasts are brown and hairless except for a wiry mohawk. Their bodies, warm and slightly waxy, call to mind a hot water bottle with four legs. They routinely win dog shows — in the ugliest cate
Vietnam has sentenced eight drug traffickers to death for smuggling 300 kilos (660 pounds) of heroin to China, some of it in gas cylinders, according to state media
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The father of a blogger who was killed this week in the Maldives says his son received death threats for months from local gangs who appeared to hold radical religious views
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The sprawling American investigation of bribery and corruption in international soccer has reached into Asia and claimed the first guilty plea from a senior official in
A thousand-year-old university where Pope Francis will take part in a peace conference on Friday is at the center of a dispute gripping Egypt over how to modernize Islam at a time of terrorist violenc
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese state media say a court in Hanoi has condemned eight people to death for heroin trafficking. The Hanoi People’s Court on Thursday convicted 11 people of traffic
As antigovernment protests shake Venezuela’s streets, President Nicolás Maduro is presenting an image of a very different country in a series of social-media videos, all starring himself.
The German parliament has approved a government proposal to ban the wearing of full-face veils for public servants while they are at work.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey's southern border region with Syria had come under serious mortar fire over the last two days and Turkish forces were retaliating as
Hungary has completed a second fence along its border with Serbia, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday, adding that the European Union should be less critical of Turkey when it relies so heavily o
Four suspected Islamist fighters blew themselves up at a hideout in Bangladesh, ending a 24-hour standoff, police said Friday
Julius and Vincent from Twins live on in plant form.
Ninety-nine days after taking office, President Donald Trump Friday is set to address the National Rifle Association, the hugely powerful U.S. gun lobby that will surely give him a triumphant welcome.
France's troubled wartime past is taking centre stage in the presidential race as centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Nazi massacre site and Marine Le Pen's far-right party suffers a new blow over alleg
MANILA (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak warned on Friday that Southeast Asian countries needed to ensure their economic growth was inclusive, or risk marginalized people turning to vio
President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a
It's the election nobody wanted, being contested by people nobody cares for, likely leading to a result that nobody will be surprised about. The real
In the first 100 days, Trump's tweets have moved markets, advanced conspiracy theories, attacked his own party and ultimately helped define his fledg
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will regret the decision to return Turkey for monitoring its obligations before the Council of Europe.
The bill was proposed last year by security officials from German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc.
SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that South Korea could pay for an advanced U.S. missile defense system could test the strength of the alliance between Seoul and Washington a
Raila Odinga named opposition alliance candidate
Pope Francis is departing for Egypt on Friday morning for a two-day trip expected to draw attention to the plight of Christian minorities in the Middle East amid an upsurge of Islamist terrorism that
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court has convicted a prominent Christian human rights lawyer on charges of subverting state power and sentenced him to three years in prison, with the sentence suspended for
The injured suspect has been hospitalized in serious condition.