By Matthias Blamont CALAIS, France (Reuters) - Aid workers accused France and Britain on Sunday of failing more than 1,300 unaccompanied child migrants whose future remained uncertain just a day before the French government begins dismantling the filthy camp where they are holed up. Charities operating
By Inmaculada Sanz MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's conservative leader Mariano Rajoy was on course to secure a second term in power for his People's Party (PP) on Sunday after his Socialist rivals agreed to abstain in a looming confidence vote, ending 10 months of political deadlock. Spain has been
Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition attacked targets in Sanaa at dawn on Sunday, hours after a three-day truce in Yemen's war expired, residents in the capital said. The ceasefire, agreed to allow for an increased flow of humanitarian aid, ended without renewal after a day of heavy fighting between
This month, one of South Africa’s most popular figures, Thuli Madonsela, ended her term as Public Prosecutor after seven years of taking on powerful figures – including President Jacob Zuma – for corruption. For her integrity in upholding rule of law and her courage in the face of threats, a restaurant
Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey reaffirmed Thursday that Colorado forbids the practice of snapping a picture of a completed ballot. The reminder comes after federal courts barred similar laws in New Hampshire and Indiana earlier this year. Posting selfies and other pictures to Facebook, Instagram
Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest and conquer the "Seven Summits," has died, 41 years after scaling the world's highest mountain. Tabei first made history in 1975 when she became the first woman to climb Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, at age 35.
Faced with the challenge of maintaining its all-volunteer military as wars dragged on in Iraq and Afghanistan in the mid-2000s, the Pentagon began offering its most generous incentives ever, issuing up-front bonuses to those who agreed to reenlist. Now nearly 10,000 current and retired soldiers in The
PARIS (AP) — Alassane Plea showed once more that he can fill in perfectly well for star striker Mario Balotelli, scoring a hat trick as unbeaten French league leader Nice won 4-2 at Metz on Sunday.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish women put black clothes back on and returned to the streets Sunday, launching another round of protests against efforts by the nation's conservative leaders to tighten Poland's already restrictive abortion law.
A Lithuanian farmers' party that previously held only a single seat in parliament scored a surprise victory in Sunday's general election run-off, ousting the governing leftists and trouncing conservative rivals. The Lithuanian Peasants and Green Union party (LGPU) won the most seats, with 56
Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, the former ruler of the tiny Gulf nation of Qatar who was deposed by his son in a bloodless palace coup, died on Sunday.
Leicester gained European Cup revenge for last season's semi-final loss to Racing 92 by beating Dan Carter's French stars 27-17 in their heavyweight Pool 1 clash on Sunday. Both Leicester, the 2001 and 2002 champions, and Racing ran in two tries each with the Tigers bouncing back from their
Iraqi forces battled Sunday through booby-traps, sniper fire and suicide car bombs to tighten the noose around Mosul, while also hunting Islamic State group jihadists behind attacks elsewhere in the country. Kurdish forces announced a new push at dawn on Bashiqa, northeast of Mosul, where some 10,000
Clashes and air strikes shook the Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday, as heavy fighting resumed after the end of a three-day ceasefire declared by government ally Russia. The unilateral ceasefire ended without any evacuations by the UN, which had hoped to bring wounded civilians out of the rebel-held east
MOHALI, India (AP) — Virat Kohli scored his 26th ODI hundred and went on to an undefeated 154 as India scored 289-3 in 48.2 overs to beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the third one-day international on Sunday.
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — The representative of Pope Francis in the U.S. will lead a cross-border mass on Sunday in an effort to bring awareness to the plight of immigrants and refugees.
A senior official of South Africa's ruling party on Sunday urged its leadership to resign, including President Jacob Zuma, following divisions over charges faced by finance minister Pravin Gordhan. Jackson Mthembu who is the African National Congress (ANC) chief whip in parliament said the party
With just over two weeks to go before Americans vote for a new president, a new poll released Sunday shows Hillary Clinton has widened her lead over Donald Trump, who is now in jeopardy in traditionally Republican states. "We're talking about what's at stake in the election, drawing contrast
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Japan's Shoma Uno landed three quadruple jumps en route to the Skate America men's title Sunday.
MADRID (AP) — Coach Jorge Sampaoli felt Sevilla needed a big win against a top opponent to establish itself as a true contender in Spain.
VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Padraig Harrington stayed calm on the final hole to win the Portugal Masters on Sunday for his first European Tour victory in eight years.
Japanese teenager Shoma Uno landed three quadruple jumps to capture the Skate America men's title by winning Sunday's free-skate event at the ISU Grand Prix season opener. The 18-year-old from Nagoya captured his second career Grand Prix title after last year in France with 279.34 points to
Scuffles between supporters and opponents of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban disrupted a state commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the 1956 anti-Soviet uprising in Budapest Sunday. Orban's address to a crowd estimated by an AFP photographer at around 15,000 in front of parliament was
If Belgium cannot break a deadlock over the European Union's landmark free trade deal with Canada by Monday night, EU leaders will consider canceling a signing ceremony scheduled for later in the week, ...