By Robin Emmott and Andrea Shalal MUNICH (Reuters) - European and U.S. officials divided over U.S. President Donald Trump's foreign policy found common cause this weekend in decrying what they say is Russia's covert campaign to undermine Western democracies. From eastern Ukraine to North Korea
Turkey never used chemical weapons in its operations in Syria, and takes the utmost care of civilians, its foreign minister said, after Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group accused it of carrying out a gas attack in Syria's Afrin region. Turkey has never used any kind of chemical weapons
The SPD's 464,000 members vote in a postal ballot from Tuesday on whether their party should go ahead with the coalition agreement its leaders clinched this month to renew their alliance with Merkel's CDU/CSU bloc. Newspaper Bild am Sonntag polled the mayors of the 35 biggest towns and cities
Charmaine Savage wouldn’t want to start a conversation about herself with grim stereotypes of East St. Louis, Ill., her hometown. A once-prosperous manufacturing, rail, and shipping center, East St. Louis had a peak population of 80,000 around 1950. This town has nurtured African-American icons – from
“In the era of Donald Trump, the world is confused about what America stands for and with whom it stands...,” states an editorial. “That is why people’s attitude [about the Feb. 7] visit to Jamaica by Rex Tillerson is so paradoxical.
Regarding the Jan. 1 & 8 cover story, “Bridging black and white”: I posted this story on my Facebook page because I want everyone to read it. St. Louis, we care about you and all the residents. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?
Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday indicted 13 Russians, and three Russian organizations, with meddling in the 2016 US election. The charges centered on the alleged use of social media to sow political discord, via inserting politically charged messages into the stream of American electronic discourse
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A fire has swept through a large clothing market in Haiti's capital, days after another blaze destroyed a large part of the main market in Port-au-Prince.
Oxfam's country director in Haiti admitted to using prostitutes at his residence during a relief mission before resigning in 2011, according to an internal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct released by the charity on Monday. It is the first time Oxfam has directly addressed accusations
By Edward Taylor and Markus Wacket FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - A court will decide on Thursday whether German cities can ban heavily polluting cars, potentially wiping hundreds of millions of euros off the value of diesel cars on the country's roads. Environmental group DUH has sued Stuttgart
Washington (AFP) - As the US kicked back for a long weekend, Disney's "Black Panther" got off to a superhero start in the North American box office, rocketing to the top spot with estimated earnings of $218 million, data showed Sunday.
South Africa's Kevin Anderson bagged only the fourth title of his career with a three-set victory over Sam Querrey to claim the ATP Tour New York Open on Sunday. Anderson played flawlessly in the third set tie-break to win 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/1) in two hours and 13 minutes, ending Querrey's hopes
Inmates of a heavily overcrowded prison in metropolitan Rio de Janeiro took prison guards hostage during a riot that had not been controlled by Sunday night, authorities said. Members of an elite SWAT unit along with police formed a perimeter around the Milton Dias Moreira prison, where inmates began
The campaign for Mexico's July 1 presidential election began in earnest Sunday as the country's top parties officially nominated their candidates, with all three front-runners trying to sell a message of change. It is still a wide-open race to succeed President Enrique Pena Nieto, who is deeply
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's power company said Sunday that it will reduce its operating reserve to save money amid a cash shortfall as officials warned the move could destabilize the U.S. territory's fragile electrical grid.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Top-seeded Kevin Anderson won the first New York Open on Sunday, beating No. 2 seed Sam Querrey 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) for his fourth career ATP Tour title.
Peter Tauber, secretary-general of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, will step down from his post for health reasons, party sources said Sunday. Tauber, 43, will announce his decision on Monday, the sources said, with a successor to be named at an extraordinary party congress
Crime drama "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" captured five British Bafta film awards on Sunday, including best film, topping an emotionally charged ceremony that featured fashion and rhetoric in support of the fight against sexual harassment sweeping Hollywood. The movie, chronicling
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Three presidential candidates formally accepted the nominations of Mexico's main political parties on Sunday, entering what is shaping up to be a crowded, six-person race to the July 1 election.
EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said Sunday he does not expect a "perfect" accord on reforming the single currency at an EU summit in June. As the 19-nation currency area finally emerges from years of crisis, there is agreement in many eurozone capitals that it must be buttressed
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria beat Slovenia's Alijaz Bedene 6-2, 6-4 on Sunday to win the Argentina Open for the second time in three seasons.
By Michael O'Boyle MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Two Mexican opposition candidates on Sunday vowed to take a tougher line against U.S. President Donald Trump's border wall, at events where they were selected by their parties to seek the presidency in a July 1 election. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
By Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian Kurdish forces and the Damascus government have reached an agreement for the Syrian army to enter the Afrin region to help repel a Turkish offensive, a senior Kurdish official said on Sunday. Badran Jia Kurd, an adviser to the Kurdish-led administration in