By Feisal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A bombing claimed by Islamist insurgents killed five civilians and injured six more in the Somali capital on Wednesday, a spokesman for the city's mayor said, underscoring the militants' ability to carry out attacks despite territorial losses. Bombings
By Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Tom Allard JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two suspected suicide bombers killed three Indonesian police officers and injured 10 people on Wednesday night in twin blasts near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital, police said. The blasts went off five minutes apart at Jakarta
By Makini Brice PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - The eagerly anticipated results of an autopsy of former Haitian President Rene Preval showed the leader died in March after a heart irregularity cut off his ability to breathe, officials said on Wednesday. The 74-year-old Preval, who was the first president
Dancing in the streets to the powerful beats from car sound systems – on virtually the one day every four years that such spontaneous public parties are tolerated – Iranians joyously celebrated the reelection of their hero, President Hassan Rouhani. Mr. Rouhani has promised greater freedoms and vowed
Day after day in this heavily Latino and African-American neighborhood, she’d come to this sorry spot ridden with hypodermic needles and gin bottles, its swings shredded by pit bulls trained to improve their jaw strength by hanging from the seats. “I’d be thinking, ‘What’s that white lady think she’
In one way, the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel in the Russia investigation could greatly hamper parallel investigations in Congress. Witnesses may well resist appearing before congressional committees for fear of incriminating themselves, knowing that Mr. Mueller, the former FBI director
One connection between Salman Abedi, the suicide bomber in Manchester, England, and most of his victims was their youthful fragility. According to British authorities, he was recently in Libya, home to a branch of Islamic State (ISIS). Much of the world’s struggle against terrorism involves either
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have announced they will launch their spring offensive on Sunday, signaling plans to step up attacks as the weather warms across Afghanistan, making both travel and fighting easier.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Christians marked Palm Sunday in the Holy Land, the start of the Catholic Holy Week that concludes with Easter.
A Republican running for Congress in Montana "bodyslammed" a reporter for The Guardian newspaper, breaking his glasses, the journalist said. The altercation between Greg Gianforte and reporter Ben Jacobs took place at a campaign event at Gianforte's headquarters in the city of Bozeman,
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Ford, Nissan and Toyota over air bags that can spew shrapnel when they deploy.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's president ordered soldiers to restore order in the country's capital Wednesday after some government ministries were evacuated during clashes between police and protesters who are seeking the leader's ouster.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side's season had been a triumph of pragmatism over poetry following their Europa League success against Ajax in Stockholm. In a poignant match scarred by Monday's terror attack in Manchester, which left 22 people dead, United prevailed 2-0 via
Angela Lee is a citizen of the world. Born in Canada and raised in Hawaii by her South Korean mother and Singaporean father, the 20-year-old has lived her short adult life in constant movement around the Pacific Rim and to innumerable points beyond.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Perenchio was a media mogul, billionaire former owner of Univision and the producer behind a slew of hit shows and sporting events but his house appeared more often on TV than he did.
By Eyanir Chinea and Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Wednesday accused security officers of excessive force and condemned the use of military tribunals to judge protesters, deepening her split with President Nicolas Maduro's government. In a speech on Wednesday
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Queensland playmaker Johnathan Thurston has been ruled out of next week's State of Origin rugby league opener against New South Wales due to a shoulder injury.
British distance running king Mo Farah and US golden girl Allyson Felix headline a star-studded field as the Diamond League's Prefontaine Classic gets under way in Eugene on Friday with the World Championships looming on the horizon. Farah, who completed an unprecedented 'double-double'
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Two suspected suicide bombings near a bus terminal in Indonesia's capital Wednesday night killed three policemen and injured ten other people, including five officers, police said. National police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said there were two explosions by two suicide bombers
Britain raced Thursday to track down a jihadist network suspected of orchestrating the Manchester concert attack, as a row escalated between London and Washington over leaked material from the probe. As more children were named among the 22 victims of Monday's massacre, the suicide bomber's
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Sri Lanka's president met with the Australian prime minister on Thursday with fighting people-smuggling high on the agenda.
By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of Tibet's government in exile said on Wednesday it would be "logical" for Donald Trump to meet the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, since the U.S. president has visited homes of the Muslim, Jewish and Christian religions on
By Alonso Soto BRASILIA (Reuters) - Key members of Brazil's coalition government are struggling to find a consensus candidate to replace President Michel Temer should he be forced from office by a massive corruption probe that has ensnared scores of politicians and business leaders. Temer, a center-right
Twenty-two people were killed in Monday's suicide attack on a Manchester pop concert, including an eight-year-old girl, teenagers and several parents who had come to collect their children. Chloe Rutherford, 17, and Liam Curry, 19, from South Shields in northeast England, were inseparable, their
England will play tour matches in Perth, Adelaide and Townsville in the lead-up to the first Ashes Test against Australia at the Gabba later this year, Cricket Australia said on Thursday. The team then head to Adelaide Oval for a day-night four-day clash against a Cricket Australia XI from November