By Gulsen Solaker ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey put on trial 200 suspects on Monday including senior military officers accused of plotting and orchestrating last year's failed coup, in a court case where prosecutors are calling for life sentences. The defendants, among them President Tayyip Erdogan
By Silvio Cascione BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer, facing growing calls for his resignation amid a corruption scandal, will not step down even if he is formally indicted by the Supreme Court, he said in an interview in the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper on Monday. Brazilians who
Turkey summoned the U.S ambassador to Ankara on Monday to protest the treatment of Turkish security officials in the United States during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last week, the foreign ministry said. During Erdogan's visit to Washington to meet U.S. President Donald Trump, a brawl erupted
"Diplomatic relations between the US and countries in this region have often been hampered by different standards and interpretations of political integrity...," states an editorial. "At least on the black-and-white threat posed by an armed and boisterous North Korea, America and Southeast
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For national security adviser H.R. McMaster, President Trump’s first overseas trip is about proclaiming the return of America’s global leadership. The president’s nine-day, five-country trip to the Middle East and Europe, which begins Friday, will “reverse a trend of America’s disengagement from the
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have announced they will launch their spring offensive on Sunday, signaling plans to step up attacks as the weather warms across Afghanistan, making both travel and fighting easier.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Christians marked Palm Sunday in the Holy Land, the start of the Catholic Holy Week that concludes with Easter.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court on Monday rejected a request by anti-corruption prosecutors to place under house arrest Teodosie, the Romanian Orthodox Archbishop of Tomis, who is suspected of defrauding the European Union.
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Defending champion Caroline Garcia advanced to the second round of the Strasbourg International by beating Jennifer Brady 6-3, 6-4 while top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki retired injured from her match on Monday.
Mechanical excavators on Monday demolished most of the Istanbul nightclub where a gunman killed 39 people on New Year's Day in an attack claimed by Islamic State, after the city municipality ordered its partial demolition. Reuters TV footage showed wooden debris piled high across the area where
A young protester was killed Monday after a national guard vehicle "accidentally" ran him over in south Tunisia, raising fears of mounting social unrest in a region rocked by weeks of protest. The death comes as tensions have risen between protesters and security forces outside the El Kamour
LONDON (AP) — Few will be able to choreograph their farewells like Chelsea captain John Terry. Many players and managers in the English Premier League are in for messier departures in the close season.
Jordan said Monday it has hit the limit of its ability to host Syrian refugees as Washington's United Nations envoy Nikki Haley visited on her first overseas trip. "Jordan has reached the limit of its capacity to cope with the burden of hosting Syrian refugees," Planning Minister Imad
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination on Monday when he declines to hand over documents to a Senate panel investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned.
BANGKOK (AP) — Three years after military leaders overthrew a democratically elected government in Thailand, the country is sputtering economically, watched closely for its crackdown on political freedom and still the site of sporadic but unnerving unrest. On Monday, a bomb exploded in a military-run
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's longest serving governor is on track to win Senate confirmation as President Donald Trump's ambassador to China.
French President Emmanuel Macron will host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week as the countries look to reset strained relations, notably over Syria and Ukraine. The meeting at the Versailles palace outside Paris will coincide with an exhibition celebrating 300 years of Franco-Russian ties
Nigeria has paid a high price to achieve democracy and will foil any attempts by those hoping to stage a coup, the national leader of Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party said on Monday. Bola Tinubu's warning came after the chief of army staff last week ordered officers to
Spain's prime minister accused Catalonia's separatist government of blackmail on Monday after a newspaper reported it planned to declare independence unless Madrid lets the region hold a referendum on secession. "The threats and blackmail which have been put on the table are intolerable
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Monday as the market bounces back from a turbulent week. Defense contractors are making gains and technology and consumer-focused companies are also rising. Ford is up after it replaced CEO Mark Fields, while chemicals maker Huntsman is rising after it agreed to
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities have closed one of the busiest commercial crossings on the U.S.-Mexico border after damaging rains and winds.