By Chine Labbé and Michel Rose PARIS/SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (Reuters) - Police had been hunting the second teenager who killed a priest in a church in France this week after a foreign intelligence tip-off that a suspected jihadist might be preparing an attack, police and judicial sources said
By Ece Toksabay and Daren Butler ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wants the armed forces and national intelligence agency brought under the control of the presidency, a parliamentary official said on Thursday, part of a major overhaul of the military after a failed coup.
Up to 1 million people could be forced to flee their homes in Iraq soon as fighting intensifies in a government offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday. U.S.-backed Iraqi government forces have stepped up their military
Speculation about Donald Trump’s soft spot for Russian President Vladimir Putin and general pro-Russian attitude has been waxing for several months, helped along by moves such as Mr. Trump's hiring of campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who represented the Russian-backed former Ukrainian president for
Ethnic hostilities in South Sudan have left the country awash in sexual violence, and some of it may be happening under the nose of United Nations peacekeepers. The UN said on Wednesday that there had been least 120 cases of sexual violence and rape in the South Sudanese capital of Juba since fighting
In Cleveland last week at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump’s face was the dominant image. This week in Philadelphia, the Democrats are using a much different, more traditional approach. The party’s biggest names have marched to the podium one by one and praised Mrs. Clinton while bashing
When Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday made a public request to Russia that it publish missing emails from Hillary Clinton's personal web server, it ignited rampant press speculation as to what he meant. Was Mr. Trump really proposing that Russia, already accused by US
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister has called for an investigation into allegations that teenagers were abused at a juvenile detention center in the country's north.
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — One of the Greek lawyers for eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece last week aboard a helicopter after last week's failed coup in their country says they are being transferred to Athens.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A car bomb exploded on the Syrian-Jordanian border early on Tuesday, the Jordanian military said, killing and wounding several Jordanian border guards in an attack that raised new questions about the pro-Western kingdom's stability.
Malaysia appointed a new chief of its anti-graft agency on Friday, replacing a previous head who stepped down two years before his term ended amid a high-profile graft investigation linked to Prime Minister Najib Razak. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has led investigations into allegations
The Islamic State jihadist group has executed at least 24 civilians after seizing a village in northern Syria from a US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance, a monitor said Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said IS executed 24 civilians "in the last 24 hours" after taking Buyir from
France's prime minister said Friday he would consider a temporary ban on foreign financing of mosques, urging a "new model" for relations with Islam after a spate of jihadist attacks. Manuel Valls, under fire for perceived security lapses around the attacks, also admitted a "failure
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Anti-corruption prosecutors have detained the deputy governor of Romania's central bank on suspicion that he engaged in influence-peddling, illicitly receiving 1 million euros ($1.1 million) when he was parliament speaker.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Automaker Daimler's Mercedes-Benz brand says it will build a new manufacturing plant in Hungary by the end of the decade, investing 1 billion euros ($1.11 billion) and creating 2,500 new jobs.
A Muslim leader in Bosnia has warned that his Bosnian Serb counterpart is "playing with fire" by planning a controversial referendum on when the country's Serbs celebrate their national day. Earlier this month, Bosnian Serb lawmakers stirred controversy by announcing a referendum would
By Nina Chestney and William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's new government has cast doubt over a project with French energy company EDF to build the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades, delaying a decision on the plan just a day after the company's board voted to proceed. In
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Nico Rosberg set the pace in the first practice for the German Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton as the two Mercedes cars dominated Friday's session.
GENEVA (AP) — The international Red Cross says up to 1 million Iraqis could be forced to flee their homes in the coming weeks amid worsening fighting in the country.
PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Spinners accounted for three of Australia's top order wickets to put Sri Lanka in command of the first test on Friday as the tourists, chasing 268 to win, reached 83 for three at tea on the fourth day.
LONDON (AP) — Economic growth across the 19-country eurozone halved in the second quarter, official figures showed Friday, in a development that's more likely due to the fading boost from lower oil prices and weaker euro than to concerns in the run-up to the British vote on whether to leave the European
BERLIN (AP) — Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger announced Friday that he is retiring from international football after making 120 appearances over 12 years.
MILAN (AP) — The spotlight is on Italy's troubled banks as regulators prepare to release the results Friday of stress tests of EU lenders that will show how much money the country's financial sector, the most troubled in the region, needs to avoid rekindling a eurozone crisis.
Pope Francis on Friday walked alone through the notorious wrought-iron "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at Auschwitz-Birkenau, on a historic visit to the former Nazi death camp. Among the survivors he embraced were Helena Dunicz Niwinska, a 101-year-old woman who played the violin in the Auschwitz