France reacted cautiously on Friday to U.S. evidence which allegedly proved Iran supplied weapons to Houthi militia in Yemen, saying it was still studying information at its disposal and the United Nations had yet to draw any conclusions. The United States on Thursday presented for the first time pieces
Britain's Prince Harry and his American fiancée, Meghan Markle, will marry on Saturday May 19, his office Kensington Palace said on Friday. Queen Elizabeth's grandson, fifth-in-line to the throne, and Markle, who stars in the U.S. TV legal drama "Suits", announced their engagement
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Washington hoped to receive more help from Russian President Vladimir Putin in efforts to convince North Korea to abandon its missile and nuclear weapons program. "The primary point was to talk about North Korea, because we would love to have his
Republican leaders promised tax reform would streamline things so much that 9 out of 10 Americans could file their taxes on a postcard. Recommended: What does the federal government do with your money? From policy analysts to journalists, many have criticized President Trump’s tax bill as hurtful
Outside the monumental former royal palace that looms over the main square of Bucharest, mourners have been laying flowers for days in tribute to a long-deposed and exiled king whom few of them ever knew. Crowds are waiting hours to pay their respects to King Michael I of Romania, one of the last two
“There might be pressures from the outside, but this is where you have to be strong,” says Saira, not her real name, about resisting the unlikely marriage proposal. Lobbyists pressuring the government to criminalize child marriage “were getting quite a lot of momentum” at one stage, says Tham Hui Ying
The scene at the United Nations Security Council last week was reminiscent of the run-up to the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, when the international community balked at President George W. Bush’s “with us or against us” message to the world body concerning the coming war. This time the impetus for the
By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday called for a "sustained cessation of North Korea's threatening behavior" before talks could occur between Washington and Pyongyang, but did not specify a length of time for a lull. "North
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead three Palestinians and wounded 150 others on Friday, medical officials said, as protests over U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital entered a second week. Most of the casualties were on the Gaza
QUANTICO, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump laced into FBI leadership Friday, while proclaiming his loyalty and support for law enforcement in an address at the agency's training academy.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Clashes broke out amid a fresh wave of violence across the West Bank and along Gaza's border on Friday as the fallout continued over President Donald Trump's announcement last week recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, killing three Palestinians and wounding
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Egypt signed a deal on Friday to resume flights between Moscow and the Egyptian capital of Cairo starting from February, after more than a two-year break, officials announced.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian inquiry into child abuse recommended Friday that the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy from clergy and that priests be prosecuted for failing to report evidence of pedophilia heard in the confessional. Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States.
By Stephanie van den Berg THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Dutch judges jailed a onetime aide to Ethiopia's former communist ruler Mengistu Haile Mariam for life on Friday for war crimes carried out during Ethiopia's "Red Terror" purges of the 1970s, including the execution of 75 prisoners.
Turkey's justice minister has told his U.S. counterpart that a former Turkish police investigator who testified at the trial of a Turkish banker in New York this week is wanted by Ankara and should be swiftly returned, ministry sources said on Friday. Huseyin Korkmaz gave evidence at the New York
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon has set the date for the country's first parliamentary elections in nine years, scheduling the vote for May 6.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch military police say they have shot a man after he threatened to use a knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport.
Investigators on Friday reconstructed the seconds before a train plowed into a school bus at a level crossing in southern France and killed at least five children, an incident the prime minister described as "horrific". The collision on Thursday afternoon ripped the bus apart and authorities
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Union leaders representing Puerto Rico power company workers are criticizing local and federal officials as the U.S. territory missed a deadline to restore 95 percent of power as promised by the island's governor.
A man wielding a knife was shot by military police on Friday at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and taken into custody, an official said. "The man threatened with a knife and the military police shot him," spokesman Stan Verberkt said.
U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in morning trading Friday, erasing modest losses from the day before. Technology companies, banks, and health care stocks were among the biggest gainers. Investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings news. They also kept an eye on Washington, where GOP lawmakers
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. authorities say they've broken up a fraudulent marriage scheme linking Americans with partners from countries that once were part of the Soviet Union.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany is pouring money into the creation of electronic surveillance systems along Tunisia's eastern border, designed to prevent extremists and migrants from slipping across into the country from neighboring Libya, a government spokesman said Friday.