British police said on Monday that they had arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with an incident that led to the evacuation of hundreds of passengers from London City Airport on Friday. "The man ... was arrested on suspicion of using a noxious substance to cause serious damage, an offense
By Samia Nakhoul, Michael Georgy and Stephen Kalin ERBIL (Reuters) - It has taken two years of training a demoralized army, backed up by the air cover and special forces of the world’s greatest powers, for Iraq to mount an offensive to recapture Mosul from Islamic State. If local fighters in Mosul
The German Interior Ministry said on Monday that 35 Turkish citizens with diplomatic passports had applied for asylum after a failed military coup in Turkey in July that was followed by a crackdown on suspected supporters of the putsch. Interior Ministry spokesman Johannes Dimroth told a regular government
The Las Vegas Review-Journal has become the first major newspaper to endorse presidential candidate Donald Trump during the 2016 general election, publishing an unsigned editorial on Saturday that lauds the Republican nominee while acknowledging his flaws. The show of support less than three weeks before
When Tom Hayden ran in 1976 for the Democratic nomination for the US Senate from California, the famed member of the Chicago Seven said he was a changed man from the student activist who once burned draft cards and organized militant demonstrations on college campuses. While Mr. Hayden lost the election
"The Jungle," a massive shantytown that sprang up 18 months ago in the French port city of Calais, began a controversial days-long mass evacuation on Monday, marking the beginning of the end for the infamous camp. The Jungle is officially home to about 6,500 refugees fleeing war, dictators
Earlier this month, a former Communist Party secretary in southwest China was sentenced to death for taking bribes of nearly $38 million. The official in the southwestern province of Yunnan, Bai Enpei – who is likely ultimately to serve a life sentence – was simply the latest in a long list of high-ranking
SMA Solar Technology, Germany's top solar power equipment maker, cut its sales and earnings guidance for the year on Monday, citing rising price pressure since the middle of the year and delays to major solar projects. The revisions sent the company's shares to their lowest level in a year and
By Vera Eckert FRECHEN, Germany (Reuters) - Solarwatt, a German company making home storage batteries to harness rooftop solar power, expects to double market share amid rapid growth and consolidation in the young industry next year, its innovation chief said. The company, whose main owner is BMW heir
By Aaron Ross and David Lewis KINSHASA/NAIROBI (Reuters) - When Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern neighbors took advantage of an outbreak of political turmoil there to invade in 1998, President Laurent Kabila turned to regional powerhouse Angola for help. Angola's jets pounded Rwandan
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Semiconductor equipment company Aixtron says the German government has re-opened its review of a takeover bid by China's Fujian Grand Chip.
Pakistan pressed West Indies hard for a series-clinching win in the second Test after setting a daunting 456-run target on the fourth day in Abu Dhabi on Monday. By close of play Pakistan had taken four wickets at 171 leaving the West Indies to bat out the fifth and final day on Tuesday or score a further
Russia has dismissed a deputy sports minister at the heart of the doping scandal that led to its track and field athletes being banned from the Rio Olympics, the government said on Monday. Yury Nagornykh was named as a key player in an investigation into state-sponsored doping by the World Anti-Doping
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's interior minister warned in comments published Monday that the country faced "unprecedented challenges" that required a "decisive" response by security forces, accusing the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood of scheming to incite chaos.
NEW YORK (AP) — China's HNA Group is buying an approximately 25 percent stake in hotel operator Hilton from Blackstone affiliates in a deal worth about $6.5 billion.
By Asad Hashim and Fayaz Bukhari ISLAMABAD/SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Shelling across the border between India and Pakistan killed two Pakistani civilians, an Indian soldier and a boy, military officials from the two sides said on Monday, as tension between the nuclear-armed neighbors simmers. Pakistan
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said an "humanitarian pause" in air strikes on Syria's Aleppo had ended on Saturday and Moscow was not currently considering a return to the ceasefire, Russian news agencies reported. Ryabkov said further extensions of the
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel's defense chief threatened Gaza's militant Hamas rulers and dismissed the Palestinian president as an incapable leader in a rare interview published Monday in the main Palestinian newspaper.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — West Indies were left reeling at 171-4 as Pakistan pressed for victory on the fourth day of the second test after setting up a stiff target of 456 runs.
By Matthias Blamont CALAIS, France (Reuters) - France began clearing the sprawling "Jungle" migrant camp on Monday as hundreds gave up on their dreams of reaching Britain, a tantalizingly short sea crossing away. Following sporadic outbreaks of unrest overnight, the migrants chose instead
CALAIS, France (AP) — Carrying their belongings in bags and suitcases, long lines of migrants waited calmly in chilly temperatures Monday to board buses in the French port city of Calais, as authorities began evacuating and dismantling the squalid camp they call home.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal remains "very high" on Arsene Wenger and it will be "very hard" replacing the manager who is in the final year of his contract, owner Stan Kroenke told The Associated Press on Monday.
Indian police on Monday killed 24 rebels in a shoot-out in eastern India, one of the heaviest casualties inflicted in recent years on the Maoists who are waging a long-running insurgency. Police said one commando was also killed after they ambushed at least 40 Maoist rebels gathered at a forest camp
(Reuters) - The Seaway Pipeline Co shut down part of its pipeline system following a leak of crude oil in Cushing, Oklahoma on Monday, said Enterprise Products Partners LP, which operates the pipeline in a venture with Enbridge Inc. The 500-mile, 30-inch diameter pipeline system connects the U.S. crude