By Mohammed Argoubi TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian lawmakers voted on Saturday to dismiss Prime Minister Habib Essid from office during a no-confidence ballot in parliament, clearing the way for a new government that must push through delayed economic reforms. President Beji Caid Essebsi also called for
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is concerned that a deal struck with Turkey in March on handling a wave of migrants bound for Europe could collapse, he told an Austrian newspaper. If that happened, "then you can expect that again refugees are standing at the gates of Europe,"
More than 150 civilians, mostly women and children, left besieged eastern parts of Aleppo through a safety zone that Moscow and its Syrian ally say they have set up to evacuate people trapped in opposition-held areas. Syrian state television on Saturday showed scores of mostly women gathered in a government-controlled
Armed with a pamphlet-sized US Constitution in his pocket, and the heart-wrenching tale of his son's ultimate sacrifice, Khizr Khan delivered what may be the most talked-of moment in the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Mr. Khan, a Pakistani immigrant and Muslim, spoke on Thursday night as a
Three courts on Friday struck down parts of controversial voter ID requirements put in place by Republicans, with one of those courts citing “clear discriminatory intent” by lawmakers in North Carolina to shrink the franchise for politically powerful US minorities. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
The prosecution's case against the prime suspect in the murder of a Washington, D.C.-intern just fell apart, all because of an illegally recorded conversation between small-stage actress and a jailhouse informant. On Thursday, prosecutors decided to drop all charges against Ingmar Guandique for
The list of Democratic institutions targeted by cyberattack is getting longer. Computer systems used by the campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton were hacked in the same round of cyberattacks that broke into the servers of the Democratic National Committee and the party’s fundraising
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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.
GOIANIA, Brazil (AP) — Striker Gabriel and defender Marquinhos scored a goal each as Brazil defeated Japan 2-0 on Saturday in its final warmup match ahead of the Rio Games.
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — IndyCar points leader Simon Pagenaud knows Team Penske teammate Will Power is chasing him down so earning the pole at Mid-Ohio Race Sports Car Course was important.
A Saudi army officer and six soldiers were killed Saturday in clashes with Iran-backed Yemeni rebels who attempted to infiltrate the kingdom's borders, the Riyadh-led coalition said. Shiite Huthi rebels backed by renegade troops loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh tried to infiltrate the
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The PGA Championship was halted because of thunderstorms Saturday, raising the possibility of a second straight Monday finish in a major championship at Baltusrol.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Popole Misenga broke down crying — for the family in Congo that he hasn't seen in 15 years, and for all the world's refugees who haven't been as lucky as he's been.
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's parliament passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Habib Essid on Saturday, effectively disbanding the government of the U.S.-trained agricultural economist.
Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid on Saturday lost a confidence vote in parliament, after just a year and a half in office. A total of 118 MPs voted to unseat Essid, three voted for him to stay at the helm of the North African nation and 27 abstained. Essid's government has been widely criticised
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said he wanted to introduce constitutional changes to bring the Turkish spy agency and military chief of staff directly under his control as he seeks to tighten his grip on the country after the failed coup. Turkey meanwhile pressed ahead with a crackdown on
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic needed only 195 seconds on Saturday to score in his first game for Manchester United.
Lawmakers in Mali agreed Saturday to extend a 10-day state of emergency in the violence-wracked country by another eight months, officials told AFP. In an extraordinary session of the National Assembly in Bamako, the 99 MPs present unanimously voted to maintain the state of emergency, a parliamentary
Japan's Kei Nishikori took advantage of a fade in form from Stan Wawrinka on Saturday as Asia's top player reached the final of the ATP Toronto Masters with a 7-6 (8/6), 6-1 victory. Swiss second seed Wawrinka's game went away during the tiebreaker, allowing Nishikori to move into his second