By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon said on Friday, in the aftermath of the summit earlier this month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
China must lead the way in reforming global governance, the foreign ministry on Saturday cited President Xi Jinping as saying, as Beijing looks to increase its world influence. China has sought a greater say in global organizations such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and United Nations
BARCELONA/VALLETTA (Reuters) - Spanish coast guards rescued nearly 600 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing from Africa, authorities said on Saturday, while off the coast of Libya coastguards recovered bodies of five migrants and picked up 185 survivors. Elsewhere in the Mediterranean, Malta
Regarding the March 26 article “What the March for Our Lives looked like through the eyes of young reporters” (CSMonitor.com): Bravo to the Monitor for sending this group of two college students and three recent college graduates. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? It is a relief that
In a 5-to-4 decision today, the US Supreme Court updated privacy protections in the digital age, ruling that historic location data collected by from individual cellphones is protected by the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution. Given the routine advancement in communications technologies, especially
State broadcaster TRT set up a makeshift studio so that imprisoned Kurdish presidential candidate Selahattin Demirtaş could make a 10-minute address to the nation, as allotted by election law. Turks vote Sunday in a landmark election that will determine whether 16 years of rule by President Recep Tayyip
In countries where military figures still hold the reins of power through fear, such as Egypt or Thailand, public criticism of the regime comes mainly from abroad. In recent days, for example, the United Nations has accused Venezuela’s security forces of hundreds of arbitrary killings. In Pakistan,
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan says she has been the target of racist and sexist attacks from fellow Republicans.
LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Lewis Hamilton secured a record-extending 75th pole position at the French Grand Prix on Saturday, ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.
French President Emmanuel Macron came out Saturday in support of financial sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants. "We can not have countries that benefit hugely from EU solidarity and claim national self-interest when it comes to the issue of migrants," he said at
SYDNEY (AP) — Ireland won a rugby test series in Australia for the first time in 39 years after holding off the Wallabies 20-16 in the third and final test on Saturday.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Lech Walesa, Poland's former president and pro-democracy leader, said Saturday he is joining forces with the opposition to prevent Poland's right-wing ruling party from winning a string of upcoming elections.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government troops advanced on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes Saturday, state media and opposition activists said, in a widening offensive that has shattered a U.S.-backed truce.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, whose political bloc came third in a May parliamentary election, met on Saturday with cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose bloc came first, in the Shi'ite holy city of Najaf, Abadi's office said. It was the first meeting between the pair since
France's far-right figurehead Jean-Marie Le Pen has left hospital after 11 days of treatment for a "dangerous pulmonary complication", an aide told AFP on Saturday. The increasingly frail Le Pen, who co-founded the National Front in 1972 and built it into a major force in French politics
Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million deal to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings.
By Jibran Ahmad and Saud Mehsud PESHAWAR/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban named Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud as the new leader on Saturday, a week after the previous chief Mullah Fazlullah was killed in a U.S.-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, the group's spokesman said. Pakistan
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's president says he will seek a new term in office, pledging to fight corruption after the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party was convicted for abuse of power in office.
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has released a hostage video demanding the release of all Sunni women prisoners from Iraqi jails.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally on Saturday, while one of his vice-presidents and two other party officials were wounded. A number of other people were also hurt in the explosion during the election campaign event in Zimbabwe's second
The anti-Brexit campaigners marched on parliament to mark the second anniversary of the Brexit referendum, demanding a "people's vote" on whether to approve the final deal Prime Minister Theresa May strikes with the EU, if an agreement is struck at all. "I was in deep tears when the
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States.
By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa escaped unhurt after an explosion rocked a stadium where he was addressing a political rally on Saturday, a month before the country is due to hold its presidential elections. This is now a police issue but the president