By Steve Holland and David Ljunggren WASHINGTON/TORONTO (Reuters) - Western allies stepped up pressure on U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday to keep alive an international nuclear deal with Iran, with French President Emmanuel Macron due to urge him in person not to tear up the 2015 agreement. Trump
By Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. sanctions on Russian military exports have put the brakes on a $6 billion deal with India and may derail the arms purchases of other U.S. allies around Asia, experts say. Under a law that U.S. President Donald Trump signed in August, any country trading
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday the United States had no intention to leave Syria despite Washington saying it had such plans, the RIA state news agency said. Lavrov told reporters in Beijing he hoped it would become clearer how to cooperate on settling the Syrian
For as long as the 27th Congressional District in Texas has been embroiled in litigation over whether it was racially gerrymandered, Nick Gilby has been working on Democratic Party campaigns there. “He wins 60 percent of the vote or more every time, regardless of who the candidate is,” adds Mr. Gilby
Sen. Bob Corker is a bundle of conflicts and contradictions. Last fall, the chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee got into a Twitter war with President Trump. Indeed, there’s much to discuss: North Korea, Iran, Syria, Russia, the nomination of CIA chief Mike Pompeo for secretary
Less than a year ago, the world’s two most populous nations, India and China, almost went to war. In a tense showdown over disputed land in the Himalayas, their soldiers traded stones and punches. Now, on April 27 and 28, their leaders will meet and instead try to embrace what they have in common –
Naledi Thimbela turned that number over in her head again and again. Before she could send in the college application that might get her out of this weathered little town. Before maybe, just maybe, she could become the first person in her family to get a college degree. When Naledi was born, Olga Thimbela
New Zealand Rugby have released an anti-discrimination video celebrating diversity as the fallout from Wallabies star Israel Folau's anti-gay comments continues. Filmed last year and tweeted by the All Blacks on Monday, the video features All Black stars and their female counterparts, the Black
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court sentenced a senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money by officials, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Spring on the Korean Peninsula is normally the season of D-Day-style beach landings with big guns thumping in the distance and skies crisscrossed by the contrails of fighter aircraft. But as the North and South prepare for their first summit in more than a decade this Friday
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A new wave of Taliban attacks killed at least nine Afghan soldiers and policemen on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a particularly deadly week of assaults by militants.
At least 10 people were killed when a man drove a van into a crowd of pedestrians Monday in Toronto, also injuring 15 in Canada's biggest city. Here are the main facts known so far in what the government is calling a deliberate attack. At 1:26 pm (17:26 GMT), police received an emergency call reporting
China kept fuel exports to North Korea to a trickle in March and exported no corn for a third straight month to its isolated neighbor, data showed on Tuesday, as sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile program continued to bite. China has traditionally been the main source of North
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An earthquake struck Turkey's southeastern province of Adiyaman early on Tuesday, injuring 13 people and causing damage to buildings, state-run Anadolu news agency said. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the earthquake, which struck at 0034 GMT, had a magnitude
By Tom Allard and Manuel Mogato JAKARTA/MANILA (Reuters) - Indonesia is investigating reports from Islamic State supporters that the most senior Southeast Asian commander of the militant group was killed by U.S. air strikes in eastern Syria last week, counter-terrorism officials said. Online messages
Australian police were Tuesday investigating how a 12-year-old boy managed to fly alone to the Indonesian island of Bali and spend four days at a resort using his parents' credit card. The boy ran away from his Sydney home after a row with his mother, flying first to the Western Australian city
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has demolished the home of a Palestinian involved in the killing of a West Bank settler.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Tuesday as a surge in U.S. bond yields pushed the value of the dollar higher against other major currencies.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Government troops in western India have killed at least six Maoist rebels in a gunbattle, raising the total death toll of rebels killed over the last three days to 22.
PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors are evaluating whether to pursue a retrial for a U.S. Border Patrol agent on manslaughter charges after an Arizona jury deadlocked on the lesser counts.
A fire tore through a karaoke lounge in southern China on Tuesday, killing 18 people and injuring another five, as authorities arrested an arson suspect who had reportedly blocked the entrance with a motorcycle. More than two dozen people were killed in two fires in Beijing's migrant neighbourhoods
By Jason Lee and Ben Blanchard BEICHUAN, China (Reuters) - A decade after a massive earthquake rocked China's southwestern province of Sichuan, killing almost 70,000 people, the scars have begun to heal. The 7.9 magnitude quake which hit on May 12, 2008 was most devastating around its epicenter
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — As citizens of a small and isolated nation, New Zealanders often seek validation from abroad. By that measure, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returned triumphant this week from a trip to Europe.
Nicaragua was sliding into unchartered territory on Tuesday with protests against longtime President Daniel Ortega swelling to outpace a robust police crackdown in which at least 27 people have been killed. Nearly a week of unrest has violently exposed public resentment of the 72-year-old leftist leader