By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday charged and sanctioned nine Iranians and an Iranian company for attempting to hack into hundreds of universities worldwide, dozens of firms and parts of the U.S. government, including its main energy regulator, on behalf of Tehran'
A bomb placed under a car exploded in Egypt's second city Alexandria on Saturday, killing two people including a policeman, two days before the country is due to hold a presidential election. The bombing, which wounded four other policemen, targeted Alexandria's security chief, police Major
By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement hooked up with conservative parties on Saturday to elect the speakers of both houses of parliament, but there was no sign yet they might extend this pact and form a government. After days of behind-the-scenes talks,
“It is finally happening, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be meeting face-to-face in May after months ... of bellicose posturing that brought the world to the brink of a nuclear war...,” states an editorial.
Regarding the Jan. 22 Home Forum essay, “Stealth parenting”: I tried writer Teresa Exner’s cranberry-almond muffin recipe, and it is wonderful and easy. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Regarding the Feb. 19 books article “Europe, what are you reading?”: I’ve spent many happy hours
Russia’s drive to create dissent among Western democracies just hit an unexpected speed bump. On Friday, the European Union agreed that Russia was “highly likely” to be responsible for the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in Britain earlier this month. Europe, in other words, will not allow
When a wave of student protests began crashing over South Africa’s universities in mid-2015, it didn’t take long to reach the doors of Stellenbosch University. “Being taught in Afrikaans, going to class and not understanding – these have all been part of how Stellenbosch has excluded me as a black student
By Malini Menon NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's biometric ID program, Aadhaar, has been hit by another major security lapse, allowing access to private information, business technology news website ZDNet reported on Saturday. A data leak on a system run by a state-owned utility company can allow
Several thousand people marched through the Croatian capital on Saturday in protest against a European treaty designed to protect women. The demonstration gathered up to 10,000 people according to journalists' estimates and was held two days after conservative Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic'
TREBES, France (AP) — A French police officer who offered himself up to an Islamic extremist gunman in exchange for a hostage has died, raising the death toll in the attack in southern France to four. He was honored Saturday as a national hero of "exceptional courage and selflessness."
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The speaker of Catalonia's parliament on Saturday suspended a scheduled vote to elect a jailed separatist leader as the new regional president of the restive northeastern corner of Spain.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Young people have told the Vatican they want a more transparent and authentic Catholic Church, where women play a greater leadership role and where obeying unreachable moral standards isn't the price of admission.
With Italy still in political deadlock following the general election earlier this month, the two parties battling it out to head a new government reached agreement Saturday on the respective positions of speaker for both the lower and upper houses of parliament. In a horse-trading deal that could now
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Thousands of Croatian far-right supporters marched Saturday in downtown Zagreb to protest an international convention they said indirectly legalizes gay marriages and gives rights to transgender people.
A Sierra Leone court on Saturday upheld a request by a member of the ruling party for an injunction to delay a presidential election run-off that was meant to happen next Tuesday. The party member, Ibrahim Sorie Koroma, filed for the injunction on Thursday, saying there was evidence of electoral fraud
By Denis Pinchuk YEKATERINBURG/MOSCOW (Reuters) - As Russia hurries to spruce up its venues for this year's soccer World Cup, the Urals city of Yekaterinburg on Saturday blew up its most famous landmark -- a rusty, half-finished Soviet-era television tower. Local authorities in 11 host cities including
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Aiden Markram's 84 helped South Africa increase its lead to 207 runs at tea as Australia fielder Cameron Bancroft came under scrutiny for possible ball tampering in the third test on Saturday.
Finnish police said Saturday they were seeking to arrest Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont under a European arrest warrant issued by Spain, but did not know his whereabouts. Puigdemont, who lives in self-imposed exile in Belgium, has been visiting Finland since Thursday for talks with
LONDON (AP) — Britain's information regulator said Saturday it was assessing evidence gathered from a raid on the office of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, carried out as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information by political campaigns and social media companies.
Aiden Markram survived two dropped catches and went on to make 84 as South Africa extended their lead beyond 200 in the third Test against Australia on Saturday. Markram was out for 84 shortly before tea on the third day, which South Africa reached on 151 for three, an overall lead of 207, at Newlands
By Sam Edwards and Jussi Rosendahl HELSINKI/BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) - Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont faces arrest in Finland after authorities there received an international warrant for his detention issued by Spain, the latest legal action against separatist politicians from the wealthy
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president has criticized anti-war students at a top university, calling them terrorists following a fight there.
A policeman was killed in a bomb attack Saturday targeting the security chief of Egypt's Alexandria, officials said, two days before the start of presidential election. The car bomb, which exploded near a convoy transporting General Mostafa el-Nemr through a residential area of the Mediterranean
French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday expressed "concern" over Turkey's military offensive in Afrin in Syria, telling Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan it was vital that humanitarian aid be allowed to reach the area. In a statement released by his office on Saturday, the Elysee
PARIS (AP) — France's attacking soccer can be compared to an All-Star basketball game: showy moves, flashy individual skill and outstanding finishing.