BERLIN (Reuters) - Proposals presented by French President Emmanuel Macron on Iran's nuclear deal are based on the existing international agreement but would add some new elements, a senior German official said on Thursday. Speaking before Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Washington for talks with
By Shoon Naing and Yimou Lee YANGON (Reuters) - A judge in Myanmar will rule next week on whether a police captain was credible when he testified that two Reuters reporters were framed, after prosecutors argued on Wednesday that the officer should be declared an unreliable witness. In what has become
By Christine Kim and Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday as the latter crosses a military demarcation line to the South for the first summit between the two sides in more than a decade, South Korea said. South Korean honor
During his first 15 months in office, President Trump has probably never been treated by members of Congress the way he was this week by French President Emmanuel Macron. “It’s an honor to call you my friend,” Trump said. The so-called bromance between Macron and Trump stands out in particular because
Jessica Morse hurriedly steps out of a bright red car and moves briskly toward the Sierra 2 Center in Sacramento, putting on a tinted lip balm as she walks. Ms. Morse, a first-time congressional candidate for the Fourth District of California, is headed for a meeting of RainbowPAC, a political action
Mayor Richard Berry of Albuquerque, N.M., was driving around the city when he noticed a man holding a sign that read “will work for food.” The man’s desire to be useful resonated with the mayor and ultimately became the genesis for a homeless work program called There’s A Better Way. “Our mission is
When Bassam Jalhoum’s oldest daughter, Rania, landed in Boston last October, it ended five years of waiting for her to complete her escape from Syria. As a Syrian refugee admitted to the United States, Rania is among a fortunate few. In the six months ending Mar 30, only 44 Syrian refugees were resettled
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, ...
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A senior Vatican official who last week made a historic visit to Saudi Arabia says he told authorities in the kingdom, where non-Muslim worship is banned, that Christians cannot be considered second-class citizens. French cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran's
A dispute between Kuwait and the Philippines over reports of abuse of Philippine workers took a turn for the worse on Thursday with the Philippines expressing "great displeasure" about Kuwait's expulsion of its ambassador. The conflict has been simmering for three months, sparked by reports
British interior minister Amber Rudd faced calls to resign on Thursday after a scandal in which Caribbean immigrants who have lived legally in Britain for decades were being labeled illegal immigrants. For nearly two weeks, British ministers have been struggling to explain why some descendants of the
TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co. reported solid sales and profit for the fiscal fourth quarter, powered by brisk demand for its Switch machines. The company also announced Thursday that it will be getting a new president.
PARIS (AP) — Ministers from more than 70 countries — including bitter rivals — are working on ways to combat financing for the Islamic State group and Al-Qaida at an international conference in Paris, which still bears scars of deadly terrorist attacks in recent years.
By Hasmik Mkrtchyan and Margarita Antidze YEREVAN (Reuters) - Armenia will get a new prime minister next week after nearly two weeks of street protests, with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan, who has led the demonstrations, shaping up as the favorite. The demonstrations, driven by public anger over
HONG KONG (AP) — World share benchmarks were mixed on Thursday as investors digested the latest quarterly corporate earnings and awaited the outcome of a European Central Bank meeting.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It may lack the punch of President Donald Trump's vow to unleash "fire and fury" and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's "nuclear button" boasts, but the stakes will be high on Friday when Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in sit down on the southern
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An Australian nun whose missionary visa in the Philippines was revoked after the president complained about her joining opposition rallies said Thursday that social advocacy and human rights are part of church teachings.
Israel would retaliate against any Iranian attack on Tel Aviv by striking Tehran, Israel's defense minister said in remarks published on Thursday, as the arch-foes faced off over Syria. The comments by Avigdor Lieberman were an unusually explicit Israeli threat to take military action within Iranian
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Thousands of Romanian health care workers are protesting wage cuts outside the government offices in the capital.
LONDON (AP) — The father of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans says he plans to meet doctors to discuss taking his son home from a British hospital.
Germany expects Washington to impose punitive tariffs on EU aluminium and steel imports from May 1, a government source said Thursday, hours before Chancellor Angela Merkel was to head for the United States. "From today's perspective, we must assume that the tariffs will come on May 1,"
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The Latest on political developments in Armenia after the country's leader stepped down Monday (all times local):
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Profits have slipped at automaker Volkswagen in the first quarter due to a change in accounting rules, but sales increased and the company recorded no significant additional losses from its diesel emissions scandal.
German car giant Volkswagen on Thursday reported a drop in profits but nonetheless said strong sales got the year off to "a good start", as new CEO Herbert Diess pushes on with a post-dieselgate revamp of the behemoth. VW said it booked a net profit of 3.22 billion euros ($3.9 billion) between
Two drunken men were arrested near the holiday home of French President Emmanuel Macron overnight after their suspicious behaviour caught the attention of security forces, police said Thursday. The men drove their car several times in front of the home in Le Touquet on France's northern coast and