By Robin Emmott and Andrea Shalal MUNICH (Reuters) - European and U.S. officials divided over U.S. President Donald Trump's foreign policy found common cause this weekend in decrying what they say is Russia's covert campaign to undermine Western democracies. From eastern Ukraine to North Korea
Turkey never used chemical weapons in its operations in Syria, and takes the utmost care of civilians, its foreign minister said, after Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group accused it of carrying out a gas attack in Syria's Afrin region. Turkey has never used any kind of chemical weapons
A police officer who said he was part of the team that detained two Reuters reporters in Myanmar in December told a court on Wednesday that he was not familiar with police procedures for recording arrests. Second Lieutenant Myo Ko Ko was the latest prosecution witness to give evidence in proceedings
Charmaine Savage wouldn’t want to start a conversation about herself with grim stereotypes of East St. Louis, Ill., her hometown. A once-prosperous manufacturing, rail, and shipping center, East St. Louis had a peak population of 80,000 around 1950. This town has nurtured African-American icons – from
“In the era of Donald Trump, the world is confused about what America stands for and with whom it stands...,” states an editorial. “That is why people’s attitude [about the Feb. 7] visit to Jamaica by Rex Tillerson is so paradoxical.
Regarding the Jan. 1 & 8 cover story, “Bridging black and white”: I posted this story on my Facebook page because I want everyone to read it. St. Louis, we care about you and all the residents. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?
Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday indicted 13 Russians, and three Russian organizations, with meddling in the 2016 US election. The charges centered on the alleged use of social media to sow political discord, via inserting politically charged messages into the stream of American electronic discourse
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest from Sunday's NBA All-Star Game and events around the league's annual showcase (all times local):
Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" politicians into reforming laws that make firearms readily available. Nikolas Cruz, 19, a troubled former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, confessed
Two-thirds of Australian voters want Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce to resign following his extramarital affair with his former press secretary, a poll showed on Monday, adding pressure on a government already fractured by the scandal. Joyce, a Catholic who campaigned on "family values"
A little-known Venezuelan evangelical pastor on Sunday launched his candidacy for the upcoming presidential election, an illustration of the growing religious influence in Latin American politics. "I want to make this nation great, I want to bring Jesus to this nation, because Jesus dignifies the
French designer Roland Mouret launched his latest collection in London on Sunday, aligning with the #MeToo movement in a parade celebrating femininity, independence and sensuality. In the subterranean concrete lobby of the National Theatre, the London-based designer hosted buyers, journalists, bloggers
Washington (AFP) - As the US kicked back for a long weekend, Disney's "Black Panther" got off to a superhero start in the North American box office, rocketing to the top spot with estimated earnings of $218 million, data showed Sunday.
EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said Sunday he does not expect a "perfect" accord on reforming the single currency at an EU summit in June. As the 19-nation currency area finally emerges from years of crisis, there is agreement in many eurozone capitals that it must be buttressed
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's power company said Sunday that it will reduce its operating reserve to save money amid a cash shortfall as officials warned the move could destabilize the U.S. territory's fragile electrical grid.
Chelsea and Barcelona renew hostilities in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday in what has become a European classic in five tempestuous meetings shrouded in controversy. Here, AFP Sports takes a look back at the five previous knockout ties between the English champions and Catalan giants in the
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials feared all 65 people on board were killed.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A fire swept through a large clothing market in Haiti's capital on Sunday, days after another blaze destroyed a large part of the main market in Port-au-Prince.
Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca requested federal emergency funds on Sunday to supply food, shelter and health services in more than 30 municipalities battered by last week's powerful quake in a region still reeling from temblors in September. At least 1,000 homes were damaged in Oaxaca, the
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Wallabies rugby star Karmichael Hunt has avoided conviction on a charge of cocaine possession after prosecutors determined there was insufficient evidence.
Oxfam's country director in Haiti admitted to using prostitutes at his residence during a relief mission before resigning in 2011, according to an internal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct released by the charity on Monday. It is the first time Oxfam has directly addressed accusations
By Edward Taylor and Markus Wacket FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - A court will decide on Thursday whether German cities can ban heavily polluting cars, potentially wiping hundreds of millions of euros off the value of diesel cars on the country's roads. Environmental group DUH has sued Stuttgart
South Africa's Kevin Anderson bagged only the fourth title of his career with a three-set victory over Sam Querrey to claim the ATP Tour New York Open on Sunday. Anderson played flawlessly in the third set tie-break to win 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/1) in two hours and 13 minutes, ending Querrey's hopes