By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The EU's Brexit negotiator urged the British government on Saturday to stop playing "hide and seek" over its aims for trade ties and warned that delays in agreeing on judicial oversight risk wrecking any Brexit deal. In pointed remarks after
Chinese fighter pilots have carried out night landings on the country's first aircraft carrier, the official China Daily reported on Saturday, the latest demonstration of military muscle as Beijing's pushes to modernize its armed forces. Pilots flying J-15 jets landed at night on the Liaoning
By Suman Naishadham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An ex-member of an informal police force running for Mexico's Senate is battling attacks labeling her a "kidnapper," drawing attention to radical proposals by her ally, presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, to end the drug war.
“On [May 14], more than 60 Palestinians were reported killed in Gaza and more than 2,000 injured, according to the Hamas-run Health Ministry,” states an editorial. “It was the deadliest single day of violence since the 2014 war.... Even though the [Israel Defense Forces] defended the legality of using
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One of the healthy competitions between Europe and the United States is over which one can set a new global standard. On May 25, the European Union began to win on one standard – digital privacy – with the start of stiff rules on how companies handle personal data. The impact, though limited to firms
European regulators were once dismissed as pesky, procedural, and preoccupied with privacy. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) establishes a range of new rules for how companies handle the personal data of customers in the EU. Critics of the law have emphasized the burdens
PARIS (AP) — Dozens of French labor unions, left-wing political parties and civil rights groups are calling for "floods of people" at demonstrations opposing the pro-business policies of French President Emmanuel Macron.
SALALAH, Oman (AP) — A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly three years' worth of rainfall in single day. The storm killed at least five people while more than 30 remain
Two people, including a child, were killed and three others went missing in the Omani province of Dhofar after Cyclone Mekunu hit the southern region of the Gulf Arab country, Omani police and state news media said on Saturday. The three missing were Asian nationals, state news agency ONA reported.
The subway in Ukraine's capital Kiev has reopened after a bomb warning proved to be a false alarm, the subway operator said on Saturday, just hours before the city hosts the UEFA Champions League final.
DUBLIN (AP) — A leading anti-abortion group said Saturday that Ireland's historic abortion referendum has resulted in a "tragedy of historic proportions," admitting defeat as two exit polls predict an overwhelming victory for those seeking to overturn the country's strict ban on terminations
MOSCOW (AP) — Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova has been given a Japanese akita dog in a ceremony involving Japan's prime minister.
LONDON (AP) — England was battling to avoid an innings defeat to Pakistan after losing both opening batsmen early on day three of the first test at Lord's on Saturday.
NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Japan lived up to its top-seeding by outclassing Thailand 3-0 in the women's Uber Cup final on Saturday to claim a sixth victory in the badminton tournament.
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Ebola vaccinations will begin Monday in the two rural areas of Congo where the latest deadly outbreak was declared this month, the health ministry said Saturday, as the number of confirmed Ebola cases rose to 35, including 10 deaths.
By Soyoung Kim and Roberta Rampton SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday to ensure a summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump goes off successfully, South Korean officials said. It was the clearest
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for the second time in a month on Saturday to discuss carrying out the peace commitments they reached in their first summit and Kim's potential meeting with President Donald Trump, Moon's office
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even if conciliatory rhetoric revives U.S.-North Korea summit plans, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un must overcome a gaping disconnect over what a deal on the North's nuclear weapons would look like.
HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Hamilton-based Chiefs conceded two early tries but rallied to beat the New South Wales Waratahs 39-27 in Super Rugby on Saturday, halting the new-found success of Australian teams against New Zealand rivals.
BEIJING (AP) — China's top anti-terrorism official has called for closer international cooperation to "destroy the breeding ground of terrorism," along with a ramping-up of already overwhelming counterterrorism measures at home.
Ireland's resounding vote to overturn a constitutional ban on abortion represents the culmination of a "quiet revolution" in the country, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday. The result appears to be resounding ... in favor of repealing the 8th amendment" constitutional ban
BEIJING (AP) — The West African Nation of Burkina Faso formally resumed diplomatic ties with China on Saturday after breaking off relations with Taiwan, which now has just 18 diplomatic allies.
South Korea said President Moon Jae-in met with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday inside the Demilitarised Zone dividing the two nations, a day after US President Donald Trump said his summit with Pyongyang could still go ahead. The Blue House, South Korea's presidential office, said