Russia could annul results at two polling stations where Reuters reporters witnessed people voting more than once during Sunday's presidential election, election officials said on Thursday. The reporters photographed 17 people casting ballots more than once at three polling stations in Ust-Djeguta
By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There is an urgent need to find a political solution to Yemen's war, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Thursday, as he voiced hope for a U.N. special envoy's peace efforts and firmly backed Riyadh
A 26-year old Syrian man set himself on fire at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Thursday, in one of the most serious incidents involving stranded migrants in many months. The man was slightly burned and was treated at a local hospital, an official said. Local media said the incident
“We are losing to China,” US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer told a House committee on Wednesday. “China is not afraid, nor will it dodge a trade war,” China’s former Vice Commerce Minister Wei Jianguo responded in an interview with Bloomberg. On Thursday, the Trump administration pulled
Tensions have risen between Israel and the militant Lebanese organization Hezbollah and its patron Iran this past year, prompting many on both sides to wonder if a new war will soon shatter a calm that has lasted more than 11 years. One is that the promise of massive destruction to both Lebanon and
It also could nudge China to better honor a cornerstone idea of the world trading system. The idea is that individuals who invent a widget or create a great work serve a grand purpose for all by bringing forth a useful discovery. To nurture such progress, their work deserves temporary legal protections
Dr. Elvis Badianga Kumbu can tell a lot about what’s happening in this part of Congo by the stories women tell him. The few paved roads that run through the region are cratered with potholes as deep as small swimming pools.
European Union leaders agreed on Friday to recall the bloc's envoy to Moscow for consultations, in a symbolic step as the Union backed Britain in blaming Russia for the nerve attack on a former Russian double agent, three diplomats said. German diplomat Markus Ederer is the current head of the European
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The flow of U.S. and U.K. arms to the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen has resulted in "enormous harm to Yemeni civilians" over the course of the conflict, an international rights watchdog said Friday as the stalemated war is about to enter its third year
Amnesty International on Friday denounced Western arms sales to Saudi Arabia and its allies in a coalition battling the Houthis in Yemen, saying such traffic made a "mockery" of a global arms trade treaty. The rights group accused both the Saudi-led coalition forces and the Iran-allied Houthis
Cameroon's former water and energy minister was arrested in Nigeria and flown home on Thursday, a police source and local media said, amid a crackdown on high-level corruption. Basile Atangana Kouna was removed from his ministerial position during President Paul Biya's March 2 cabinet reshuffle
The leftist front-runner for the Mexican presidency said on Thursday he would file legal challenges to block future work on the capital's new $13 billion airport, lashing out at the project and its corporate defenders as "corrupt." Former Mexico City Mayor Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador,
By Michael Holden and Gabriela Baczynska LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A military-grade nerve toxin attack on former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter may have left them with compromised mental capacity and it is unclear whether they will recover, a British judge said on Thursday.
By Gabriela Baczynska and Elizabeth Piper BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders backed Britain on Thursday in blaming Moscow over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in England, raising the possibility of additional retaliatory steps by some European countries. The show of support from
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he's tackling the country's staggering inflation by lopping three zeros off the increasingly worthless bolivar currency.
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Olympic figure skating champions Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany set a world record as they claimed their first world title as a pair with a flawless program packed with daring and grace on Thursday.
By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has international partners it can work with if the United States walks away from a potential deal on nuclear power technology over concerns about nuclear proliferation, Khalid al-Falih, the kingdom's energy minister, said in an interview on
By Mitra Taj and Marco Aquino LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's incoming president Martin Vizcarra will replace the country's prime minister in a bid to form a consensus government with input from a broad representation of political groups and institutions, two sources close to Vizcarra told Reuters.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Eighty-seven days before taking on Germany in its first match of Russia 2018, Mexico appears to have only two major lingering questions for the final 23-man roster that will try to reach the quarterfinals for the first time in a tournament away from home. Is veteran defender Rafael
BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of 27 other European Union leaders Thursday in blaming Russia for the poisoning of a former spy on English soil — an attack the bloc called a threat to its collective security.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The European Union, Australia, Argentina, Brazil and South Korea are among the nations that will get an initial exemption from looming steel and aluminum tariffs from the Trump administration, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday. President Donald Trump is planning