Twenty-four people are missing from the wreckage of a hotel in central Italy that was flattened by a deadly avalanche, with difficult research and rescue operations still ongoing, authorities said on Sunday. A statement from the national fire service said the number of people missing rose by one after
By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel approved building permits on Sunday for hundreds of homes in three East Jerusalem settlements, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump took office, expecting him to row back on the last administration's criticism of such projects. The housing projects
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi ASTANA (Reuters) - A Syrian rebel group called on Russia to withstand pressure from Iran and the Syrian government to help ensure that a ceasefire agreed last month holds, the head of a delegation at peace talks told Reuters on Sunday. Mohammad Alloush said a failure by Moscow
Upon its inauguration in January 1977, France’s leading newspaper Le Monde called it the “rape” of Paris. Recommended: More than Bastille, Bonaparte, and brie: Test your knowledge of France with our quiz! While the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay reported declines in visitors in 2016, after terrorist
Across the National Mall and surrounding streets Saturday in Washington, a mass protest march by women (and men) far surpassed the expected crowd of 200,000. The message for President Trump, one day after his inauguration, was unmistakable: Women’s rights and civil rights will not be forgotten. In
The Interior Department’s Twitter accounts were briefly shut down on Saturday at the behest of President Trump's White House after the National Park Service – one of the Department’s 10 bureaus – re-tweeted a post comparing crowds at this year’s inauguration to that of Barack Obama in 2009.
Sporadic tweets and swirling rumors of ties with Russia have the global intelligence community on its toes as Donald Trump begins his presidency. US intelligence agents reportedly warned Israel that information shared with the White House risked being leaked to Russia, Israeli daily newspaper Yedioth
LONDON (AP) — British anti-European Union politician Nigel Farage says he will attend Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president.
By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Sunday to challenge any "unacceptable" talk when she meets President Donald Trump later this week, as she tries to secure Britain's "special relationship" with the new U.S. administration. May, Britain
The head of Taiwan's tech giant Foxconn confirmed Sunday he is considering a $7 billion investment to make flat panels in the United States in a joint project with Japan's SoftBank. US President Donald Trump had announced before taking office a $50 billion deal with SoftBank which he said would
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — There was some symmetry about the fourth-round exits of top-ranked Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber at the Australian Open.
BANJUL (Reuters) - Scores of West African soldiers were seen preparing to make a ferry crossing to Gambia's capital, Banjul, on Sunday, several witnesses said, as part of a mission to secure the country and allow new President Adama Barrow take up his office. Yahya Jammeh, the authoritarian leader
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's U.N. ambassador Bashar Ja'afari, head of its delegation to peace talks in Astana, said on Sunday the main points on the agenda included strengthening ceasefire lines and reaching common ground on fighting terrorism, state-owned SANA reported. Ja'afari added in a
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — It could take days to officially identify the 16 people killed when a bus carrying Hungarian students returning from a ski trip crashed in Italy and burst into flames, Hungary's foreign minister said Sunday.
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Syrian rebel delegates huddled in Kazakhstan Sunday ahead of talks with government representatives scheduled to begin Monday, the first such negotiations between the two sides in a year. At the top of the agenda is an effort to consolidate a fragile cease-fire agreement reached
PARIS (AP) — A 23-year-old French man whom international authorities allege was a leading recruiter for the Islamic State group has been arrested and given preliminary terrorism charges in France.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood broke free from a pack of contenders containing three major champions to win the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship by one shot on Sunday, ending the Englishman's 3½-year wait for a second European Tour title.
British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a landmark court ruling on Tuesday that could put a dent in her Brexit plans by handing control of the process to restive lawmakers. The Supreme Court will decide whether she can use her executive power to begin formal talks on leaving the EU, or whether she
KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Marcel Hirscher used a stunning second run to win the slalom of the classic Hahnenkamm races on Sunday, while Dave Ryding became the first British skier in 35 years to place second in a World Cup race.
France's Socialists voted Sunday in the first round of a presidential primary with candidates including former prime minister Manuel Valls seeking traction in an election expected to see the country tilt to the right. The primary is being viewed as a crucial test of the party's ability to survive
World number one Angelique Kerber was knocked out of the Australian Open on Sunday in a stunning upset by a supremely confident Coco Vandeweghe, as yet another big seed was sent packing early. The German, defending a Grand Slam title for the first time, had no answers to the big-hitting American who
Hundreds of thousands of women filled the streets of major American cities to lead an unprecedented wave of international protests against President Donald Trump, mocking and denouncing the new U.S. leader the day after his inauguration. Women activists, outraged by Trump's campaign rhetoric and
Voting was under way on Sunday to whittle down Socialist candidates for the French presidential ticket to two from seven, with ex-prime minister Manuel Valls facing an outside risk of failing to make the runoff vote in a week's time. Opinion polls suggest no Socialist has much chance of winning