By Kate Holton and William James LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May was concerned about the security implications of a planned Chinese investment in the new Hinkley Point nuclear plant and intervened personally to delay the project, a former colleague and a source said on Saturday
By Sultan Ahmad JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - When Afghan troops pushed into Kot, a district close to the border with Pakistan, this week, they found many of the houses empty, with posters plastered on the walls and black flags left by departing Islamic State fighters. Backed by U.S. special forces
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,"
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
There is no doubt in the mind of Aisha Özkan Kale about where Turkey is headed – and about the wisdom of the man who is leading Turks there. Every night since the failed coup of July 15, the English teacher and her family have heeded the call from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to “not leave the squares
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.
ATHENS (Reuters) - A quake measuring 5.1 struck off the coast of the Greek island of Crete on Saturday, Athens Geodynamic Institute reported, but there were no reports of damage or casualties. The quake's epicenter was at sea, 61 miles (99 km) southwest of Crete at a depth of 6 miles. Greece and
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian officials have held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a much-delayed $3 billion subway expansion in Rio de Janeiro less than a week before the Olympic Games begin.
LONDON (AP) — London is under Harry Potter's spell once more — and J.K. Rowling hopes the rest of the world will eventually follow.
Up to 16 people are feared dead after a large hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in central Texas on Saturday, officials said. The accident took place shortly after 7:40 am (1240 GMT), when the balloon crashed into a field near Lockhart, around 30 miles (50 kilometres) south of Austin, Lynn Lunsford
BRUSSELS (AP) — A man in Belgium has been charged with attempting to commit "terrorist murders" and participating in a terror group and his brother has been released without charge, the Federal Prosecutor's Office announced Saturday.
Three teenagers playing the hit game Pokemon GO have been robbed at gunpoint in a north London park and forced to hand over their mobile phones, British police said on Saturday. While one suspect demanded that the three teenagers hand over their phones, a second revealed what the police said was a handgun
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armed members of an opposition group barricaded inside a police station in Armenia's capital shot an officer dead on Saturday, police said.
Muslim and Christian groups came together Saturday to mourn a French priest murdered by jihadists, as authorities charged a man in connection with the brutal church attack that rocked the nation. A shellshocked France is still coming to terms with the jihadist killing of the clergyman at the altar in
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KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — West Indies lost three very early wickets before reaching 88-4 at lunch on the first day of the second test against India on Saturday.
The final leg of Palestinian football's biggest cup was postponed on Saturday after Israel prevented players from Gaza travelling to the West Bank for the fixture, football authorities said. Israel refused to let six players and the coach of Shabab Khan Yunis cross its territory to the West Bank