By Tom Körkemeier and Andreas Rinke BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Foreign Minister said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's comments that NATO was obsolete had aroused concern across the 28-member alliance. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, speaking after a meeting with alliance
By Tom Westbrook and Jonathan Barrett SYDNEY (Reuters) - The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Tuesday without any trace being found of the plane that vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board, the three countries involved in the search said. "The decision to
By Michel Rose PARIS (Reuters) - In May last year, then French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron sat down with Socialist lawmaker Christophe Sirugue in the steel town of Le Creusot and asked him to join his new political movement. A political outsider who has never run for office and hopes to transcend
As president, Donald Trump will have the authority to appoint some 4,000 federal employees. Under the 2009 Dodd-Frank Act, the CFPB’s director can only be removed for cause, such as negligence or fraud. The chief contender is former Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R) of Texas, an outspoken critic of the CFPB
Donald Trump is entering the White House intent on jostling the pillars of American foreign policy, from relations with China and Mexico to US leadership of postwar international institutions. The latest sign that Mr. Trump plans to blaze a new path for US-Europe relations came in a weekend interview
Recommended: How well do you know MLK? “There is a Martin Luther King that is important to the resistance movement that we don’t hear about,” Abdul Aliy-Muhammad, co-founder of the Black and Brown Workers Collective in Philadelphia, told the Associated Press. It’s certainly true that King wasn’t always
The race to repeal Obamacare is off and running after Congress’s first week back in session, but the once-cohesive GOP effort could face obstacles ahead, as some lawmakers begin to question the fast-paced timeline outlined by President-elect Donald Trump and many Republicans. As Mr. Trump and some Congress
LONDON (AP) — British anti-European Union politician Nigel Farage says he will attend Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president.
Ukraine filed a lawsuit at the United Nations' highest court demanding that Russia immediately halt its support for pro-Moscow separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry accused Russia of "acts of terrorism and discrimination in the course of its unlawful aggression
Ivory Coast's government has begun paying bonuses to soldiers who staged a two-day mutiny earlier this month, leaders of the revolt said on Tuesday, in a move aimed at quelling unrest that could undermine the country's post-war success story. Soldiers poured out of their barracks and seized
The Pacific island state of Micronesia hopes U.S. President-elect Donald Trump changes his view on climate change, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, adding that global warming poses the biggest threat to low-lying island countries. Trump, set to take office on Friday, dismissed climate change as
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — There was no easing into a title defense for Novak Djokovic, starting his Australian Open against the man who upset Rafael Nadal here last year in the first round.
LONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco Plc has agreed to fully take over Reynolds American Inc. in a deal that would create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company.
SYDNEY (AP) — After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a trace of the plane or the 239 people aboard it. The Joint Agency Coordination
BEIJING (AP) — K.S. Narendran never boards a flight without feeling terror. And he doesn't expect that to change without answers to what happened to the plane carrying his wife three years ago.
By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - A former Libyan Islamist commander, who says he suffered years of torture by Muammar Gaddafi's henchmen after British and U.S. spies handed him over to Libya, was given permission on Tuesday to sue the British government and its former foreign secretary. Abdel
LONDON (AP) — Jet engine maker Rolls Royce has agreed to pay 671 million pounds ($808 million) to settle bribery and corruption charges brought by authorities in Britain, the U.S. and Brazil.
Subsidies, if needed, will be adjusted to suit individual households, rather than handed out unconditionally, he added. A city official said radiation levels in Koriyama are now safe, dissipated by time and clean-up efforts. But "hot spots" remain, say activists, and Matsumoto still
Europe's main stock markets slid Tuesday but the pound rebounded somewhat, as British Prime Minister Theresa May was set to make a hotly-anticipated speech on Brexit strategy. London stocks declined as investors reacted also to news that annual inflation jumped to a two-and-a-half year peak at 1.6
Iraqi special forces pushed into a pocket of Islamic State-held territory in eastern Mosul on Tuesday, the military said, seeking to recapture the remaining districts under the group's control east of the Tigris river. The militants have been driven out of most eastern districts in their Iraqi stronghold
England captain Dylan Hartley will undergo a 'trial match' on Wednesday in a bid to find out whether he can lead the reigning Grand Slam champions into next month's Six Nations. The Northampton hooker is currently serving a six-week ban for striking. England coach Eddie Jones has made it
By Kanupriya Kapoor JAKARTA (Reuters) - Environmental group Greenpeace International on Tuesday slammed HSBC Holdings Plc for allegedly funding palm oil companies in Indonesia that it says have destroyed tropical rainforests. HSBC and other banks lent to palm oil companies that are "responsible
Syria peace talks in the Kazakh capital next week are aimed at consolidating the frail truce in the war-torn country, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. "One of the objectives of the meeting in Astana is first of all to consolidate the ceasefire," Lavrov said of the talks