U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told senior European Union officials in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration was looking at ways to "deepen our relationship" with the EU. President Donald Trump alarmed EU leaders by endorsing Britain's decision to leave the bloc and by suggesting
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called allegations Russia had helped organize an attempted coup in Montenegro last year unsubstantiated, the RIA news agency reported on Monday. Lavrov spoke out after Britain's Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported that British officials believed
By Alexandra Ulmer and Alexandra Valencia QUITO (Reuters) - Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was within striking distance of winning the first round of Ecuador's presidential election on Monday, as the Andean country's electoral body counted ballots late into the night. In a nail-biter
A growing number of Republican lawmakers are opting out of town hall meetings this week, choosing instead to speak with their constituents in a less direct way. In response to a wave of anti-Trump activism that has resulted in the perceived "hijacking" of such public town hall events by protesters
A Friday email from the European Union’s anti-fraud group claimed that two of French National Front leader Marine Le Pen’s employees received salaries as European Parliament assistants, positions about which the unit’s probe discovered “serious irregularities,” according to the email. The latest allegations
In 2015, Spain’s government made a promise: welcome in more than 17,000 refugees within two years. On Saturday, at least 160,000 protesters at a march in Barcelona said the conservative government is not living up to its pledge. Spaniards and Catalans have a history of being more accepting of migrants
Trump's remarks were made in a Florida airplane hanger following a tumultuous week in which his national security adviser was forced to step down amid allegations that he had communicated inappropriately with the Russian ambassador and then deliberately misled senior White House staff about that
US Vice President Mike Pence began talks with EU officials on Monday in the face of anti-Trump protests and calls from his Belgian hosts to oppose any breakup of the European Union. Pence was in Brussels at the end of a European trip aimed at reassuring allies fearful that US President Donald Trump
By Stanley Carvalho ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Russia will start initial deliveries of military helicopters to India in 2018, with assembly and manufacturing to follow in Asia's fastest growing economy, the chief executive of state-owned manufacturer Russian Helicopters said on Monday. India and Russia
South Sudan's government said Monday that more than three years of war have led to famine in parts of the nation, a tragedy aid agencies criticised as "man-made". Isaiah Chol Aruai, the chairman of South Sudan National Bureau of Statistics, said some parts of the northern Greater Unity
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death. The comments from Ambassador
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine coast guard says gunmen attacked a Vietnamese ship off the Philippines' southern tip, killing a Vietnamese crewman and abducting six others.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A retired Philippine police officer said Monday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was a mayor, ordered and paid him and other members of a so-called liquidation squad to kill criminals and opponents, including a kidnapping suspect, his family and a critical radio commentator
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Federal Police forces have pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half.
MADRID (AP) — The Red Cross says 350 migrants crossed the fence into a Spanish territory in North Africa early Monday, three days after 500 more managed to break the gates.
A court in China on Monday jailed for 13 years a former deputy Communist Party boss of the capital, Beijing, after finding her guilty of corruption, state television said. Lu Xiwen, who was also head of the city's party school, which trains rising officials, was put under investigation in 2015.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, hosting a visit by his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, says his country believes in a "two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang, the highest-ranking ex-official to be charged in the city's history, was remanded in custody on Monday ahead of his sentencing later this week for misconduct in public office. A nine-person jury had earlier found that Tsang failed to disclose private
HONG KONG (AP) — Global stock markets advanced Monday as a strong performance on Wall Street last week helped buoy sentiment among investors as they awaited economic and corporate earnings reports and Fed meeting minutes due out this week.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, Kim Jong Nam (all times local):
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says several shells have been fired from neighboring Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, exploding in the south of the country and causing no injuries.
By Denis Dumo JUBA (Reuters) - Parts of war-ravaged South Sudan have been hit by famine, a government official said on Monday, saying nearly half the country's population would lack reliable access to affordable food by July. Oil-rich South Sudan has been mired in civil war since 2013, when President
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Pakistani air force killed dozens of militants in a series of airstrikes on Monday in a tribal region along the Afghan border, the military said.
By Rozanna Latiff and Joseph Sipalan KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday his government's investigation of the killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, will be "objective", as tension rose between the countries.