By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government said it still had 2,053 children in its custody who were separated from their parents under President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, and set out its most detailed plans yet on how it would reunite families
By Gabriela Baczynska and Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday she would seek direct deals with separate European Union states on migration, conceding the bloc had failed to find a joint solution to the issue threatening her government. Sixteen EU
By Alonso Soto MANAGUA (Reuters) - Lesther Aleman, a lanky and bespectacled 20-year-old student, had never taken part in a protest until April when he became the public face of a revolt that has shaken the rule of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega. The straight-'A's student won national fame
Regarding the March 26 article “What the March for Our Lives looked like through the eyes of young reporters” (CSMonitor.com): Bravo to the Monitor for sending this group of two college students and three recent college graduates. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? It is a relief that
In a 5-to-4 decision today, the US Supreme Court updated privacy protections in the digital age, ruling that historic location data collected by from individual cellphones is protected by the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution. Given the routine advancement in communications technologies, especially
State broadcaster TRT set up a makeshift studio so that imprisoned Kurdish presidential candidate Selahattin Demirtaş could make a 10-minute address to the nation, as allotted by election law. Turks vote Sunday in a landmark election that will determine whether 16 years of rule by President Recep Tayyip
In countries where military figures still hold the reins of power through fear, such as Egypt or Thailand, public criticism of the regime comes mainly from abroad. In recent days, for example, the United Nations has accused Venezuela’s security forces of hundreds of arbitrary killings. In Pakistan,
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said on Monday it would negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after the Australian prime minister warned China against building a military base on the South Pacific island nation.
SYDNEY (AP) — Wallabies captain Michael Hooper is expected to miss four weeks with a hamstring injury sustained during Australia's third-test loss to Ireland on Saturday.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators have freed up an extra $100 billion for bank lending in a move financial analysts said could help to reassure investors amid trade tensions with Washington.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has identified the suspected location of an overcrowded passenger ferry that sank last week in a deep volcanic crater lake but will need international help to recover the wreckage, the chief of the national search and rescue agency said Monday. The ferry had some 200
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump's next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters are undermining GOP leaders' election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, leaving prospects dubious.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has identified the suspected location of an overcrowded passenger ferry that sank last week in a deep volcanic crater lake but will need international help to recover the wreckage, the chief of the national search and rescue agency said Monday.
A man who bludgeoned six fairy penguins to death was sentenced to just 49 hours community service by an Australian court Monday, sparking outrage from conservationists. Joshua Jeffrey was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals after he battered the birds with a stick while drunk on a beach with
Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have killed at least seven people and left 12 missing in northern Vietnam since Saturday, the government's Disaster Management Authority said on Monday. All of the victims are from the mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Ha Giang, where
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The fourth named storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane season, Tropical Storm Daniel, is off Mexico's western coast, though it is predicted to move farther out to sea and pose no threat to land.
New Zealand produced glimpses of the speed game they are trying to perfect before they begin the defence of their world crown in Japan next year. When it comes off, they proved near unstoppable as evidenced by the tally of 19 tries for and only four against in their 3-0 series whitewash of France.
CUZCO, Peru (AP) — Long before electricity, ancient Incans relied on one sole energy source to power their daily lives: the sun.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump compares people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and says they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ricardo Anaya's supporters see him as a wunderkind — intelligent, eloquent and able to work a stage like a polished TED speaker. Detractors call him a treacherous and calculating politician who used his position to sideline potential party rivals.
By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support rose 10 points to outstrip his disapproval rating for the first time since February, a survey showed on Monday, boosting his chance of weathering a series of scandals to become Japan's longest-serving premier. Abe's ratings
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The chief of Indonesia's national search and rescue agency says it has identified the location of a ferry that sunk in a deep volcanic crater lake a week ago with some 200 people aboard. Syaugi, who uses one name, said in a television interview Monday that Indonesia needs
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 7 people and left 12 others missing in northern Vietnam.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington.
At least 32 civilians were killed and 10 are missing following an attack in central Mali, believed to have been carried out by traditional hunters, local officials said Sunday, as the government said 16 bodies had been found. Armed Dozo hunters, linked to the Dogon ethnic group, were suspected of ambushing