By Qadir Sediqi and Sayed Hassib KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October. Islamic
By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. push to change the Iran nuclear deal was sending a "very dangerous message" that countries should never negotiate with Washington, Iran's foreign minister warned as U.S. and North Korean leaders prepare to meet for denuclearization talks.
By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Voter support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, battered by accusations of cronyism and other government missteps, slipped in three newspaper surveys published on Monday, as opposition parties demanded that his finance minister resign. The sinking public support
“It was anything but dull in the Security Council on [April 9], when Russian UN Ambassador Vasily Nebenzya faced off with his US and UK counterparts, Nikki Haley and Karen Pierce, respectively...,” writes Konstantin Eggert.
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With his straw hat, rubber waders, and a quartet of 12-foot fishing poles, Peter Schilling is the modern version of an ancient archetype: the surf fisherman, casting knee-deep in the ocean foam. At least twice a week, Mr. Schilling casts the breakers for pompano, whiting, or spotted trout, driving up
Sorry to say but in recent days there has been an abundance of apologies from public figures. Mark Zuckerberg, Laura Ingraham, Tony Robbins, Theresa May, Jimmy Kimmel – all have issued some form of regret over words spoken, actions taken, or past neglect. On Thursday, Philadelphia’s police commissioner
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — The son of a former dictator's top aide won the presidential election in Paraguay on Sunday, helped by a booming economy under his party.
When Selah Fawaz decided to organise his first boxing match in Lagos, he didn't expect more than 500 spectators. The stands were full, music pounded at full blast and the green and white Nigerian flag fluttered during the most eagerly awaited bouts. Fawaz, 31, is passionate about boxing and, in
Chinese tourists have been involved in a major transportation accident in North Korea and there are a large number of casualties, China's foreign ministry said on Monday. Chinese diplomats have rushed to the scene of the accident in North Hwanghae province, which happened on Sunday evening, the
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the rivals' tense border on Monday days before their leaders are to sit down for talks expected to focus on the North's nuclear program, Seoul officials said. Seoul had blasted propaganda messages and K-pop
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the rivals' tense border on Monday days before their leaders are to sit down for talks expected to focus on the North's nuclear program, Seoul officials said.
SHANGHAI (AP) — The rivalry is so notorious it's been called the "great cat-and-dog war." On one side towers Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., China's e-commerce market leader, embodied by the black cat mascot of its Tmall platform. On the other is JD.com Inc., a fast-growing upstart represented
Paraguay's Mario Abdo Benitez, who represents the country's long-dominant Colorado conservatives, was elected as president on Sunday, landing the top job in one of Latin America's poorest countries. The US-educated son of a senior aide to the country's late dictator, Abdo Benitez won
Thai golfer Moriya Jutanugarn finally joined her sister Ariya in the winner's circle, closing with a three-under 68 on Sunday to capture the LA Open. The 23-year-old Moriya's win by two strokes means that the Bangkok siblings join Annika and Charlotta Sorenstam as the only sisters to win on
The trial of a Danish inventor accused of murdering a journalist aboard his self-built submarine is due to wrap up this week with a verdict due by Wednesday at the earliest. Peter Madsen, 47 -- who is accused of premeditated murder, aggravated sexual assault and desecrating a corpse -- has repeatedly
SHANGHAI (AP) — Foreign companies say Alibaba punishes them for refusing exclusive deals, a charge the Chinese e-commerce giant denies.
The clip was nearly a year old and the girl someone entirely different, a lie that was discovered by a team of fact checkers who debunk the "fake news" shared by millions of Indians every day. It is a herculean task exposing fake news before it spreads like wildfire in India, where an estimated
A Belgian court will give its verdict Monday on Salah Abdeslam, the last surviving suspect in the Paris Islamist attacks, over a bloody 2016 shootout with police in Brussels that led to his capture. Prosecutors asked at the trial in February for Abdeslam and his co-defendant Sofiane Ayari to be jailed
Prince Harry will attend a memorial on Monday marking the 25th anniversary of the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence in a killing that triggered far-reaching changes to British attitudes and policing. The prince and his fiancee Meghan Markle will join Stephen's mother Doreen Lawrence
From the death of Tito in 1980 to the independence of Kosovo in 2008, here is a timeline of the 1990s Balkans conflicts which tore the former Yugoslavia apart. Communist Yugoslavia, which emerged shortly after the end of World War II, was made up of six republics: Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia,
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that's not the case.
To his supporters a hero who stood up for his people, Radovan Karadzic is to others a monster who brought the horror of genocide back to Europe half a century after the defeat of the Nazis. The former Bosnian Serb leader was found guilty in March 2016 of the worst of all war crimes and sentenced to