By Angus Berwick BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) - Spanish police searched on Sunday for the man behind the wheel in the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people, amid growing signs members of the militant group had connections elsewhere in Europe. Police said security operations were under way in Catalonia
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday his country had foiled Western designs to topple him but his army had not yet won the fight to end Syria's six-year-old insurgency. In an televised address, Assad said that even though there were signs of victory
A U.S. warship damaged after colliding with a merchant vessel east of Singapore on Monday is sailing under its own power and heading to port, the U.S. Navy said. "Search and rescue efforts are underway in coordination with local authorities," the Navy said in a statement posted on the website
More than 2,700 miles before the Mekong River drains into the South China Sea, before it winds past the ancient Khmer temple of Vat Phou and the poppy fields of the Golden Triangle, it begins on the Tibetan Plateau in western China. At the same time, China is working to set up a series of other trial
One of America's oldest theaters for free speech today signaled that when it comes to issues of white nationalism, it doesn't want to have a public conversation.
“[T]he UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution imposing additional sanctions on North Korea, after Pyongyang carried out two intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests...,” states an editorial. “US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley insisted that the resort to force against North Korea
Robert Klose’s July 3 Home Forum essay, “We waited, and it was worth it,” rightfully pointed out that people have lost the pleasure of anticipation because so much is instantaneously available. Since almost everything can be done right now, we must be constantly prioritizing our options.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A light plane made an emergency landing on a packed beach near Lisbon on Wednesday, killing a man and an 8-year-old girl who were sunbathing, authorities said.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):
SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, once dubbed "disgraceful" by President Donald Trump, said on Thursday that criticism from politicians won't dissuade judges from doing their jobs.
The U.S. Navy says four sailors injured in a ship collision were evacuated to a hospital. The Navy says 10 sailors are missing in the collision of the USS John S. McCain and the Alnic MC tanker in waters east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca early Monday. The U.S. Navy said in a news release that
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after tensions rose over North Korea's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month.
The Latest on the collision between a U.S. Navy ship and a merchant ship near Singapore (all times local): 11:40 a.m. The U.S. Navy says four sailors injured in a ship collision were evacuated to a hospital. ...
Police in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz have rescued 115 migrants, including 41 minors, traveling in "in deplorable conditions" in a truck, a state official said on Sunday. The migrants were found at Playa Munecos in Veracruz, said the official, who was not authorized to speak publicly
Ten US sailors were missing and five injured Monday after their destroyer collided with a tanker east of Singapore, in the second accident involving an American warship in two months. The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC near the Straits of Malacca
US President Donald Trump late Sunday tweeted his "thoughts and prayers" to the sailors aboard a US destroyer that collided with a tanker near Singapore, leaving 10 missing and five injured. Earlier Sunday night, Trump had said "that's too bad" in response to reporters' shouted
South Korea and the United States began annual war games on Monday, US Forces Korea said, amid heated warnings by Pyongyang that the exercises will worsen tensions in the region. Tens of thousands of troops are taking part in the "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" joint military drills, a largely computer-simulated
SINGAPORE (AP) — At least 10 U.S. sailors are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker early Monday east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, the second collision involving a ship from the Navy's 7th fleet in the Pacific in two months.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S., South Korea begin annual military drills after tensions rose following North Korea's recent missile tests.
By Sam Holmes and Lesley Wroughton SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ten sailors are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, the second accident involving U.S. Navy destroyers in Asian waters in little more than two months. The guided-missile
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Kenneth formed far off Mexico's Pacific coast Sunday and quickly grew into a major storm, while people in the Caribbean kept watch for the possible reemergence of a tropical storm.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Even without star midfielder Paulinho following his departure for Barcelona, Guangzhou Evergrande head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is confident of completing an unprecedented double in China and Asia.
Two months into a bitter Gulf crisis, Saudi Arabia's use of a previously unknown Qatari royal family member has opened a new -- and bizarre -- front in the conflict. On August 17, it was announced that Saudi's King Salman had ordered the reopening of the Qatar border to allow pilgrims from the
A cherished British icon, Big Ben, is falling silent from Monday for repairs expected to last four years. Here are some facts and figures for Big Ben and the other bells of the Houses of Parliament in the world's most photographed clock tower. Many simply refer to the entire tower as Big Ben.