By Michael Holden and Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May must give parliament a vote before she can formally start Britain's exit from the European Union, the UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, giving lawmakers who oppose her Brexit plans a shot at amending them. A "
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China said on Tuesday it hopes Mongolia has learned a lesson and will keep a promise not to invite the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama again after his visit in November led to a chill in relations. The Dalai Lama is upheld as a spiritual leader in predominantly Buddhist Mongolia, but China regards
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THA PYAY TAW, Myanmar (AP) — Every day before sunrise, dozens of fishermen, shivering against the cold, shove out onto the Bay of Bengal on makeshift rafts made out of plastic jugs, bamboo and twine, just steps away from the sturdy and much safer wooden boats they had used for years. They were barred
DETROIT (AP) — The threat from President Donald Trump to tax Mexican-made cars sold in the U.S. would throw the industry into disarray, analysts say, forcing some uncomfortable choices: Raise car prices or swallow the cost. Stop selling Mexican-made cars in the U.S. but risk losing customers. Move production
CAMPO FELICE, Italy (AP) — A helicopter ferrying an injured skier off the slopes crashed Tuesday into a mountainside in central Italy, killing all six people aboard in the latest tragedy to hit a region slammed by recent earthquakes, heavy snowfall and an avalanche, officials said.
Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to bolster a fragile truce in Syria Tuesday but a lasting political solution to the conflict appeared distant after two days of talks between Damascus and rebels. The three main sponsors of the negotiations in Astana announced the creation of "a trilateral mechanism
LILLE, France (AP) — The tiny Baltic nation of Estonia is experimenting with the idea of cyberconscription, giving draftees with tech skills the chance to step into roles defending the military's electronic infrastructure.
Director Roman Polanski pulled out of his role Tuesday as the honorary host of the "French Oscars" -- the Cesars -- after pressure from women's groups and the government over his child rape case. The controversy over his appearance at the Cesars ceremony next month, where he would have
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday the new US administration was "fully committed" to the Western military alliance despite strong criticism from President Donald Trump. "I am absolutely certain that President Trump and the new US administration will be fully committed
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — German club Schalke says defender Baba Rahman will be sidelined for "several months" after undergoing surgery on a knee injury sustained at the African Cup of Nations.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A village in eastern Cambodia will have to be largely evacuated next month when two large bombs left over from the Vietnam War containing a powerful tear gas are excavated from the grounds of a Buddhist temple, demining experts said Tuesday.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — On the court, CoCo Vandeweghe is all bluster and bravado, an all-or-nothing ball striker with a booming forehand who compares herself to a freight train and shrugs (literally) when she upsets the top player in the world.
U.S. President Donald Trump plans to sign two executive actions on Tuesday to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, an administration official told Reuters. The move comes after months-long protests by environmentalists and Native American groups in North Dakota against
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments on Syria following two-day talks in Kazakhstan between the Damascus government and rebel factions (all times local):
EU security commissioner Julian King says Europe faces a growing threat of cyber attacks from criminals and those plotting to destabilise the 28-nation bloc politically. In an interview with AFP, King urged the European Union to shore up its defences in the face of a mounting danger. "Cybercrime
The head of the Russian delegation at Syrian talks in the Kazakh capital Astana said on Tuesday the negotiations had been positive and that he believed a new process had been born to kickstart negotiations between warring Syrian parties. "Despite a lot of time spent on agreeing the communique,
Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) - Syrian rebel negotiator Mohammad Alloush on Tuesday blamed Damascus and Iran for a lack of progress at peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana aimed at bolstering a ceasefire.