By Matthias Blamont CALAIS, France (Reuters) - Aid workers accused France and Britain on Sunday of failing more than 1,300 unaccompanied child migrants whose future remained uncertain just a day before the French government begins dismantling the filthy camp where they are holed up. Charities operating
By Inmaculada Sanz MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's conservative leader Mariano Rajoy was on course to secure a second term in power for his People's Party (PP) on Sunday after his Socialist rivals agreed to abstain in a looming confidence vote, ending 10 months of political deadlock. Spain has been
Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition attacked targets in Sanaa at dawn on Sunday, hours after a three-day truce in Yemen's war expired, residents in the capital said. The ceasefire, agreed to allow for an increased flow of humanitarian aid, ended without renewal after a day of heavy fighting between
This month, one of South Africa’s most popular figures, Thuli Madonsela, ended her term as Public Prosecutor after seven years of taking on powerful figures – including President Jacob Zuma – for corruption. For her integrity in upholding rule of law and her courage in the face of threats, a restaurant
Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey reaffirmed Thursday that Colorado forbids the practice of snapping a picture of a completed ballot. The reminder comes after federal courts barred similar laws in New Hampshire and Indiana earlier this year. Posting selfies and other pictures to Facebook, Instagram
Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest and conquer the "Seven Summits," has died, 41 years after scaling the world's highest mountain. Tabei first made history in 1975 when she became the first woman to climb Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, at age 35.
Faced with the challenge of maintaining its all-volunteer military as wars dragged on in Iraq and Afghanistan in the mid-2000s, the Pentagon began offering its most generous incentives ever, issuing up-front bonuses to those who agreed to reenlist. Now nearly 10,000 current and retired soldiers in The
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lewis Hamilton got the victory he needed to keep his Formula One championship hopes alive, winning the U.S. Grand Prix for the fourth time in five years Sunday.
Venezuela's opposition-majority legislature declared Sunday that President Nicolas Maduro's government had committed a coup d'etat by blocking a referendum on removing him from power, vowing mass protests and international pressure. In an emergency session on the economic and political crisis
A Lithuanian farmers' party that previously held only a single seat in parliament scored a surprise victory in Sunday's general election run-off, ousting the governing leftists and trouncing conservative rivals. The Lithuanian Peasants and Green Union party (LGPU) won the most seats, with 56
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's Congress on Sunday declared that the government had staged a coup in a raucous session that was interrupted when supporters of the socialist administration stormed into the chamber.
CALAIS, France (AP) — Migrants prayed, plotted and played soccer together Sunday, a day before France starts clearing them by the thousands from a makeshift refugee camp that is doomed for destruction.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, the former emir of the tiny Gulf nation of Qatar who was deposed by his son in a bloodless palace coup, died on Sunday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored twice and the U.S. women's national team defeated Switzerland 5-1 in an exhibition match on Sunday.
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's former emir, Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani died on Sunday, aged 84, Qatar's state news agency QNA reported. He ruled Qatar from 1972 until 1995 when he was deposed in a bloodless palace coup by his son Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, the father of Qatar's current
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's federal judicial council says that a Chinese-Mexican businessman extradited here from the United States last week will face a dozen charges including for drug trafficking and weapons possession.
ARCAHAIE, Haiti (AP) — Police officers were searching cars and boats for escaped prisoners on Sunday after recapturing at least a dozen of the 172 inmates who overpowered guards and fled from a lockup in central Haiti, the prison's director said.
(Reuters) - Washington state is grossly unprepared for a large earthquake and tsunami that may strike in the coming decades, putting it at risk for a humanitarian disaster, the Seattle Times reported on Sunday, citing a draft government report. Researchers, however, have come to believe that an 8.0
LONDON (AP) — For six frustrating weeks, the New York Giants defense wondered why they couldn't get their hands on the ball. They finally found it in London — and hope to bring that turnover mojo back home.
PARIS (AP) — Striker Edinson Cavani missed an open goal near the end as Paris Saint-Germain drew 0-0 at home to bitter rival Marseille on Sunday, falling six points behind French league surprise leader Nice.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish women put black clothes back on and returned to the streets Sunday, launching another round of protests against efforts by the nation's conservative leaders to tighten Poland's already restrictive abortion law.
Leicester gained European Cup revenge for last season's semi-final loss to Racing 92 by beating Dan Carter's French stars 27-17 in their heavyweight Pool 1 clash on Sunday. Both Leicester, the 2001 and 2002 champions, and Racing ran in two tries each with the Tigers bouncing back from their
Iraqi forces battled Sunday through booby-traps, sniper fire and suicide car bombs to tighten the noose around Mosul, while also hunting Islamic State group jihadists behind attacks elsewhere in the country. Kurdish forces announced a new push at dawn on Bashiqa, northeast of Mosul, where some 10,000