Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a step back on Thursday from comments, challenged by U.S. President Donald Trump, that envisioned a one-year timeframe for the planned relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. An official in Netanyahu's office said the prime minister recognized
By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A new charm offensive should buy Poland time in its confrontation with the EU over backsliding on democracy, but Warsaw will have to make some real policy changes to match the warmer words or risk losing some funds from the bloc. Poland, under the Catholic
Macedonia's must resolve a decades-long dispute over its name, implement judicial reform and build good relations with neighboring countries to join NATO, the Western military alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday. The country's efforts to join NATO and the European
It used to be that when a migrant here was the victim in a car accident – a fender bender or such – the local police would still end up blaming them for the collision. “I’ve been teaching them to stand for their rights and told them to keep evidence when they interact with the authorities. For more
Recommended: How much do you know about China? As for geopolitics, the US is now aware that China has developed a full spectrum intelligence capability. “I don’t think this should be seen as something that should undermine the [US-China] strategic relationship,” says Bonnie Glaser, director of the
As is often pointed out, coarse or profane language usually represents an outburst of emotion, not careful reason. The president of the United States recently used coarse language while discussing important legislation regarding immigrants with members of Congress.
The International Committee of the Red Cross, which has been in Afghanistan since 1987, generally runs toward disaster and conflict, not away from them. Najmudin Helal is just one symbol of the ICRC’s ability to transform lives broken by war in Afghanistan. In 1988, he arrived at the ICRC’s newly opened
The U.S. State Department urged Turkey on Thursday not to take military action against Afrin region in Syria and called instead for Ankara to remain focused on fighting Islamic State militants in the region. Asked about signs that Turkey was preparing to strike a Kurdish militia in Afrin, State Department
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Authorities in the Bahamas say a body has been recovered from the waters off Andros Island where a small plane with six people on board is believed to have crashed.
Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding on Thursday, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight from Santiago. Bride Paula Podest, ...
U.S. stock indexes are mixed in afternoon trading Thursday, hovering near their latest record highs. Gains by technology and other sector stocks were offset by losses among industrials and energy companies. Investors had their eye on the latest company earnings news, while also monitoring developments
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan and Israel appeared on Thursday to be putting behind them a diplomatic crisis triggered by the killing last summer of two Jordanians by an Israeli Embassy guard.
CAMBERLEY, England (AP) — The leaders of Britain and France met Thursday against a military backdrop to pledge closer cooperation on defense, security and borders after Britain leaves the European Union.
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan said on Thursday that Israel had formally apologized for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July in an incident that has soured ties and led to the closure of the Israeli embassy in Amman, state media said. Government
Israel's embassy in the Jordanian capital, Amman, will resume full operations immediately, the Israeli Prime Minister's office said on Thursday. Jordan said Israel had formally apologized for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July in an incident that
The last three years were the hottest on record, the United Nations weather agency said Thursday, citing fresh global data underscoring the dramatic warming of the planet. Consolidated data from five leading international weather agencies shows that "2015, 2016 and 2017 have been confirmed as the
PARIS (AP) — The celebrity allure of Paris Fashion Week was at its height Thursday as notables from the worlds of sports, film and fashion attended the swansong show of Louis Vuitton designer Kim Jones.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — More than 3,000 soldiers and military police officers moved into four big slums early Thursday seeking to arrest drug traffickers and hunt for the men suspected of gunning down a police inspector last week.
SAN JUAN, Argentina (AP) — Carlos Sainz was content to drive cautiously and retain a good lead on the marathon third-to-last stage of the Dakar Rally on Thursday.
Prime Minister Theresa May and her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed a new border security deal on Thursday, through which the UK will pay more to France to stop migrants trying to reach British shores. May also confirmed the loan of the Bayeux Tapestry from France, a historic work depicting
Turkish police on Thursday detained at least five members of two leftist parties, including the husband of German journalist Mesale Tolu, who was freed from prison last month, the Socialist Party of the Oppressed (ESP) said on social media. The detentions came after police raids early on Thursday morning