By Alexandra Alper MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A bid by U.S. President Donald Trump to deport non-Mexican illegal migrants to Mexico that has enraged Mexicans will top the agenda when officials from both countries meet on Thursday amid a deepening rift between the two nations. The U.S. government on Tuesday
China's defense ministry said on Thursday it was aware of the presence of a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group in the South China Sea and China respected freedom of navigation for all countries in the waters there. The U.S. navy said the strike group, including the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier
By Mubashir Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb blast in an upscale shopping center in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore killed at least eight people and wounded 20 on Thursday, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence that has shaken the country. Security forces cordoned off the
On Tuesday, for instance, President Trump went to the African-American Museum in Washington, and the visit seemed ... normal. Mr. Trump walked the halls like any respectful visitor, paying particular attention to Nat Turner’s Bible and an exhibit on boxer Muhammad Ali. Nothing more important,” Trump
The longer President Trump is in office, the more Cat Deakins worries about the future – for herself and her children. With every executive order and cabinet appointment, she envisions another scenario: an America that rejects immigrants, that succumbs to climate change, that erupts in war. “It’s scary
Dr. Nassar, who specialized in treating female gymnasts at Michigan State University and through the USA Gymnastics organization, faces charges in two Michigan counties, including first-degree criminal sexual conduct in 2015 against a victim younger than 13 years old. The high-profile allegations against
They portray themselves as the “average Joes” of Turkish politics: a builder-handyman and his fiancée, a cleaner, who both work for the same small Istanbul company that has been going through tough times.
Beirut (AFP) - Turkish-backed Syrian rebels announced on Thursday that they had taken full control of the northern town of Al-Bab from the Islamic State jihadist group after weeks of deadly fighting.
By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian negotiators arrived separately to meet U.N. mediator Staffan de Mistura in Geneva on Thursday in a low-key start to the first U.N.-led peace talks in almost a year. Government negotiator Bashar al-Ja'afari, Syria's ambassador to the U.N. in New York, and
PUNE, India (AP) — Mitchell Starc hit a counter-attacking 47-ball half-century as Australia struggled to 256-9 on day one of the first test against India. Opener Matt Renshaw recovered from an upset stomach to score 68 runs.
PUNE, India (AP) — Mitchell Starc hit a counter-attacking, unbeaten half century and shared an unbroken 51-run last wicket-stand with Josh Hazlewood to lift Australia to 256-9 at stumps after a seesawing series-opening day against India.
Pune (India) (AFP) - Mitchell Starc smashed an unbeaten 57 to lift Australia to 256 for nine at stumps on the opening day of the first Test against India in Pune on Thursday.
PARIS (AP) — Paris teenagers have blockaded 16 city high schools with burning garbage cans and makeshift barricades to protest the alleged rape of a young black man with a police baton and other police abuse.
GENEVA (AP) — Syrian peace talks under the auspices of the United Nations resumed in Geneva on Thursday, 10 months after falling apart over escalating bloodshed in the war-torn country.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The United Nations says dates for new meetings to get Cyprus peace talks back on track will be announced in "due course."
Die-hard fans of Haruki Murakami, the Japanese author perennially pegged as a contender for the Nobel literature prize, will flock to bookstores Thursday night when his new novel hits shelves. Major bookstores are hosting late-night events and staying open through the early hours to celebrate the release
North Korea’s state media broke a 10-day silence Thursday on the murder of Kim Jong-Un’s half brother, launching a ferocious assault on Malaysia for “immoral” handling of the case and for playing politics with the corpse. In its first comments on the airport assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, KCNA said
Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito has suggested he is ready to take on the duties of emperor from his father as the country prepares for its expected first imperial abdication in two centuries. Emperor Akihito, now 83, said in August that his advancing age and weakening health mean he may no longer
Emmanuel Macron has emerged as undisputed king of the French centre ground, but shifting sentiment and alliances make predicting this year's presidential election as difficult as ever. The two were to meet on Thursday afternoon with Macron hoping the tie-up can boost his chances after a tricky 10
Britain's ailing Labour party was battling Thursday to avoid defeat in two parliamentary by-elections, fighting off UKIP in one Brexit bastion and fearing a historic loss to the governing Conservatives in the other. The votes in Stoke-on-Trent and Copeland are a test of whether Labour can hold its
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian court has sentenced a prominent land rights activist to 2 1/2 years in prison on charges of committing violence at a protest she helped lead outside of Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence three years ago.
A British national has been arrested at a London airport on suspicion of staging a cyber attack on Deutsche Telekom last year that knocked around a million German households offline, officials in both countries said Thursday. The 29-year-old, who was subject to a European arrest warrant, was detained
TOKYO (AP) — Faced with the killing of its leader's half brother in what appears to have all the trappings of a politically motivated hit, North Korea is turning up the volume on a familiar defense: Flatly deny the allegations, viciously attack the accusers. It's a position the North has been