JERUSALEM/AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan said on Sunday 800 people including members of Syria's "White Helmets" civil defense group had been evacuated from southwest Syria where Damascus' forces are advancing against rebels, with Israeli officials saying they facilitated the mission. The
The chairman of an international panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis has rebutted criticism by the body's former secretary, saying the panel is effective and the government has acted on its recommendations. Former Thai foreign minister Surakiart Sathirathai, who last year was
By Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to leave the European Union are overwhelmingly opposed by the British public and more than a third of voters would support a new right-wing political party committed to quitting the bloc, according to a new poll. May'
As a maple syrup devotee (nothing less than the real thing on my pancakes), I ate up your April 23 & 30 cover story, “Maple Syrup Inc.” I say keep the consumer prices high enough to benefit all producers, large and small. Take our geography quiz.
The look on Dan Coats’s face said it all. President Trump’s director of national intelligence had just been told on live television that the White House had invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to come to Washington this fall – clearly news to Mr. Coats. “Say that again?” Coats replied, being interviewed
Scott Dozier would rather be executed than live on death row. Mr. Dozier may be motivated, at least in part, by narcissism. Nevada recently constructed a $1 million death chamber, but its last execution was in 2006.
By Saud Mehsud DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A candidate from the party of Pakistan prime ministerial hopeful and former cricket star Imran Khan was killed on Sunday in a suicide attack that wounded four others, a police official said, days before Wednesday's general elections. The attack
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police say gunmen have opened fire on a minibus carrying members of a taxi drivers' association, killing 11 people and critically wounding four others.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England's lobster industry faces big new challenges in selling to Europe and China, but the trouble hasn't caused prices to budge much for American consumers.
A suicide bomber killed or wounded at least 10 people at the entrance to Kabul international airport on Sunday, officials said, as scores gathered to welcome home Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum from exile. Senior government officials, political leaders and supporters were leaving the airport
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan will make the latest in a string of trips to Africa this week, visiting South Africa and Zambia as well as attending a summit of the BRICS leading emerging economies, the presidency said Sunday. The five BRICS countries -- Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa
BAGHDAD (AP) — Human Rights Watch has called on Iraq's government to declare the number of detention facilities it maintains and not to hold suspects without informing their families.
An election candidate and his driver were killed by a suicide bomber in northwest Pakistan Sunday, police said, three days before the country's general election. Ikramullah Gandapur, a member of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was contesting polls for
BERLIN (AP) — Mesut Ozil is defending his decision to pose for a picture with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, saying it wasn't an endorsement of his politics.
PARIS (AP) — French authorities opened a judicial investigation Sunday into the shocking beating of a protester in May by one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides.
KOBE, Japan (AP) — Andres Iniesta made his debut in Japan on Sunday for Vissel Kobe but his new team went down 3-0 at home to Shonan Bellmare.
Chinese censors on Sunday deleted articles and postings about the vaccine industry as an online outcry over the country's latest vaccine scandal intensified. Regulators said last week that they had halted production of a rabies vaccine at a large pharmaceutical company in the northeast after finding
KABUL (Reuters) - An explosion occurred near the airport in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, shortly after Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum left the area following his arrival home from more than a year in exile in Turkey. Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai said the blast occurred near an
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as White Helmets from the volatile frontier area on the Golan Heights and transported them to Jordan, following a request by the United States and its European allies, officials said Sunday.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka is eyeing a big victory as South Africa, needing 490 to win the second cricket test, was reduced to 139 for five in its second innings at stumps on the third day Sunday.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bombing on Sunday in northwestern Pakistan killed a candidate running for a seat in the provincial assembly and his driver, and wounded three other people, police said.