By Michael Holden and William James LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will learn on Tuesday whether parliament must agree to the triggering of Britain's exit from the European Union, potentially giving lawmakers who oppose her plans a chance to amend or hinder her Brexit vision
By Luke Baker and Matt Spetalnick JERUSALEM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump's team spoke often about moving the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In a statement before a first post-inauguration phone call between Trump and Israeli Prime Minister
By William Maclean DUBAI (Reuters) - Gulf Arab states are quietly applauding the arrival in the White House of a hawkish leader opposed to their adversary Iran, even if they suspect Donald Trump's short temper and abrasive Tweets may at times heighten tensions in the combustible Middle East. While
United Airlines grounded all domestic flights for about two hours on Sunday evening, after a computer glitch struck their system. Leading to six cancellations and 200 delays, it was the latest IT issue to cause the airline problems in recent months.
A sea of red Skittles blanketed a rural Wisconsin highway last week, leaving both officials and the candy’s manufacturer puzzled, until they determined that the candies were destined for a local farm. An investigation began last Tuesday when the Dodge County Sheriff's Office discovered “hundreds
President Trump described a phone conversation with Israel's prime minister on Sunday as “very nice,” while Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said it was “very warm.” But the two leaders don’t appear to have discussed the elephant in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: whether the US embassy in Israel will
Thousands of Romanians took to the streets Sunday to speak out against a government proposal that they worry could reverse a crackdown on high-level corruption. More than 15,000 people gathered in Bucharest's University Square to protest a government initiative to pardon as many as 3,700 convicted
LONDON (AP) — British anti-European Union politician Nigel Farage says he will attend Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The death toll from the bombing of a refugee camp by Nigeria's air force has climbed to 236, a local official said Monday — a sharp increase from earlier counts.
By Diego Oré CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition parties on Monday launched a new round of protests aimed at forcing President Nicolas Maduro from power and ending 18 years of socialist rule, but they fell well short of the massive demonstrations of the past. The turnout for the first rallies
Sinn Fein signalled a shift to a new, post-conflict generation in Northern Ireland on Monday when the Irish republican party named a 40-year-old woman to replace a former IRA commander as its leader in Belfast. Michelle O'Neill will be a candidate to replace Martin McGuinness as deputy first minister
FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Italian emergency crews pulled three wiggling, white sheepdog puppies out from under tons of snow and rubble at an avalanche-struck hotel on Monday, giving rescuers new hope of finding alive the 23 people still missing five days after the disaster.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he will support President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state despite reservations about the former Exxon Mobil CEO as the Republican lawmaker backed away from any challenge to the new president.
U.S. stock indexes veered lower in morning trading Monday as investors pored over the latest crop of company earnings and deal news. Energy companies were down the most as crude oil prices headed lower. Real estate stocks led the gainers. Traders also had their eye on the White House as President Donald
Russian jets pounded Islamic State in the eastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zor on Monday, seeking to thwart a full-blown assault by the militants against the last district in the region still held by the Damascus government. Six TU-22 strategic bombers carried out air strikes against Islamic State
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Equatorial Guinea's opposition denounced the government's decision to welcome exiled Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who flew to the Central African nation over the weekend after 22 years in power.
ASTANA (Reuters) - The first day of indirect talks in Astana between the Syrian government and rebels has given grounds for cautious optimism about potential progress, a source close to the talks told Reuters on Monday. The guarantor states - Russia, Turkey and Iran - are expected to continue talks
MOSCOW (AP) — The president of the All-Russia Athletic Federation has promised to take "very tough measures" against coaches accused of doping athletes, and the athletes who work with them.
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Human Rights Watch says Congo expelled one of its researchers for the second time in less than six months.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the Belarus men's canoe and kayak team was wrongly banned from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in a doping case.
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on Syria talks that are being held in Kazakhstan and developments on the ground in the war-torn country (all times local):
BERLIN (AP) — The nationalist Alternative for Germany party said Monday it will take "internal measures" against a prominent member for his comments suggesting ending the country's tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past, but stopped short of expelling him from the party
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been charged with misconduct by the English Football Association after an altercation with a fourth official during his team's 2-1 victory over Burnley.
France has dropped all court proceedings over the 2013 murders of three Kurdish activists after the death of the main suspect, judicial sources said on Monday, despite street protests demanding that inquiries continue. Sakine Cansiz, a founder of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in the early 1980s,
GDANSK, Poland (AP) — It was supposed to be the first museum in the world to tell the story of World War II in its entirety by focusing on all the nations caught up in that global conflict. But it has fallen foul of changing political priorities in its Polish home, and as it opened its doors for the