By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Benjamin Netanyahu doesn't want details of his dirty laundry aired in public - and he is suing his own office and Israel's attorney general to try to prevent it. Legal documents published on Tuesday showed that the prime minister, citing a right to privacy
China said on Tuesday it was opposed to any country using its own laws to carry out "long arm jurisdiction", after the United States sanctioned a Chinese industrial machinery wholesaler tied to North Korea's nuclear program. The U.S. Treasury said it was sanctioning Dandong Hongxiang Industrial
There is plenty about Matteo Renzi, Italy's 41-year-old prime minister, for fellow European Union leaders to dislike. This would raise new questions about Italy's stability just as Rome has taken a turn in the sun of EU attention following the British departure.
Icelanders are casting apprehensive looks at two volcanoes this fall – a real one on the southern coast named Katla, and a metaphorical one also known as Althing or parliament in the capital – each of which has been rumbling ominously. The difference is that while Icelanders are unsure if and when Katla
Since its December parliamentary elections, when no single party earned a majority of votes and efforts to form a coalition were unsuccessful, Spain has been without a government. With a budget passed last year before the elections, the prior conservative-led government has carried on in a limited caretaker
Mrs. Clinton has peddled policies that resonate with Millennials (college affordability, income inequality, and campaign finance reform), in addition to dispatching the Vermont senator and other Millennial whisperers including the Obamas and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D) of Massachusetts to be her surrogates
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Ohio's voter "purge," a measure that removed thousands of inactive voters from the rolls in a controversial effort to curb voter fraud and keep registration up to date, was unconstitutional. The battle over voting rules is one of the many debates
Democrats opened a last-minute push Tuesday for new talks on must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, fight the Zika virus and help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bombings in New York and New Jersey — and a stabbing attack in Minnesota the same day — underscore that homegrown attacks inspired by violent extremists are as much a threat to the United States as those directed by terrorists, the nation's Homeland Security chief says.
The World Trade Organization Tuesday downshifted its global trade forecast, warning that anti-globalisation rhetoric and Brexit were pushing trade growth to its slowest pace since the financial crisis. The warning comes as talks on a landmark free trade deal between the European Union and United States
Three blasts killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 50 in predominantly Shi'ite Muslim districts of Baghdad on Tuesday, police and medical sources said. A suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest in a commercial street in the eastern Baghdad al-Jadida area of the Iraqi capital, killing
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An overcrowded bus slipped off a mountain road in Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people, an official said.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu, and sentenced him to nine years in prison.
Tokyo (AFP) - Hate standing in line at your favourite restaurant? Japanese carmaker Nissan claims to have just the thing for those sore legs.
Strong wind and rain lashed Taiwan on Tuesday as the third typhoon to hit the island this month made landfall, injuring more than 30 people, ripping signs off buildings and knocking down trees. Most schools and offices were shut and the north-south bullet train suspended services as Typhoon Megi, packing
VIENNA (AP) — Austria striker Marc Janko is doubtful for next month's World Cup qualifiers against Wales and Serbia because of a thigh injury.
LONDON (AP) — The Associated Press has purchased the film archive of British Movietone, bolstering the news cooperative's collection with historic video from World War II, the Beatles' conquest of America and the romance between King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson.
WUHAN, China (AP) — Playing her first match as the No. 1-ranked player in women's tennis, Angelique Kerber dropped the first set before recovering to beat Kristina Mladenovic 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the third round of the Wuhan Open.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission has warned ice skating's governing body it appears to break antitrust rules by threatening speedskaters who want to compete in unauthorized commercial events.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Strong winds felled trees and scattered construction debris that injured dozens of people Tuesday as a large typhoon crossed over Taiwan.
Views from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump: ___ CHINA WANG PEI, a graduate student in communications studies, watched the debate from a cafe in Beijing and said he thought Clinton carried herself better. "
Four people died and two were missing after a helicopter crashed en route to a Chevron oil platform off the Angolan coast, the U.S. oil company said on Tuesday. The helicopter left Malongo port in Angola's Cabinda province on Monday at 1523 local time to make the short journey to the Tombua-Landana
BERLIN (AP) — Two homemade explosive devices were set off outside a mosque and a conference center in the eastern German city of Dresden, police said Tuesday. Nobody was hurt.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Businessman Ajay Singh has been elected president of the Indian Boxing Federation, ending four years of turmoil inside the organization.