By Luis Felipe Fernandez and Jordi Rubio VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Rescued migrants turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a grueling Mediterranean odyssey that became symbolic of Europe's failure to agree on immigration. Spain swooped to help
By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of "large-scale" military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday. Citing
By Karolina Tagaris and Aleksandar Vasovic PRESPES, Greece/BITOLA, Macedonia (Reuters) - Greece and Macedonia set aside three decades of dispute on Sunday as they agreed on a new name for the former Yugoslav republic, paving the way for its possible admission to the European Union and NATO. The foreign
“When the blockade was imposed on Qatar on June 5, 2017, few expected it to last as long as it has,” writes Sultan Barakat. “One year on, what started as an expression of frustration with, and attempt to change, Qatar’s independent foreign policy, has, in fact, deepened the political divisions and,
The April 16 Focus story, “Beijing’s bid to win over young Taiwanese,” gave a very comprehensive account of what is going on in Taiwan, providing the background needed to best understand the thinking of its people. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Many residents feel they absolutely
Robin Dake recalls a time when health insurance was financially out of reach for her and her two daughters – with the prospect of premiums of about $900 a month.
Eleven days before the 2016 presidential election, FBI Director James Comey sent a three-paragraph letter to members of Congress announcing that the FBI was reopening its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.
The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant parents from their children on the U.S.-Mexico border has grabbed attention around the world, drawn scorn from human-rights organizations and overtaken the immigration debate in Congress.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities have ended the search for people buried by the eruption of the Volcano of Fire two weeks ago.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media, citing a military source, reported early on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed "one of our military positions" in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries. The strike took place in al-Harra, southeast of Albu Kamal, it reported. A
Conservative Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election Sunday after a campaign that turned into a referendum on a landmark 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels that he pledged to overhaul. Duque, 41, polled just over 54 percent to his leftist rival Gustavo Petro's 41.7 percent with 97 percent
By Helen Murphy and Stevan Grattan BOGOTA (Reuters) - Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election on Sunday, beating leftist Gustavo Petro in a victory that reassured investors but raised the prospect of changes to a landmark peace accord with Marxist rebels. With 98.2
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former Colombian president, was poised Sunday to become the country's next president after promising to roll back a still fragile peace accord.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The International Cricket Council has charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal with changing the condition of the ball during the second test against West Indies.
A suicide attack in restive eastern Afghanistan killed at least 18 people in a crowd celebrating the Eid holiday Sunday, the second assault in as many days to mar an unprecedented ceasefire. Further dampening hopes for peace after jubilant scenes during the ceasefire over the Muslim holiday, the Taliban
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Young conservative protege of powerful former Colombian president looks headed to presidential election victory.
Greece and Macedonia on Sunday signed a historic preliminary agreement to rename the small Balkan nation the Republic of North Macedonia, ending a row that has poisoned relations between the two neighbours since 1991. "This is a brave, historic and necessary step for our peoples," said Greek
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Early election results: Conservative critic of Colombia's peace accord ahead in presidential vote.
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists using young girls as suicide bombers killed 31 people in an attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and a militia leader told AFP on Sunday. Following the suicide bombings, the jihadists fired rocket-propelled grenades into the crowds that had gathered
England's Tommy Fleetwood matched the lowest round in US Open history Sunday, flirting with a record 62 before settling for a seven-under 63 at Shinnecock Hills. Fleetwood became the sixth player to shoot a 63 in the US Open, and just the second to do so in the final round along with 1973 winner
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — An Egypt team official has confirmed goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy declined to receive a player of the match trophy at the World Cup for religious reasons.