By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians and wounded 80 in renewed unrest on the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, bringing the death toll in three weeks of protests by Palestinians demanding the right to return to their former homeland to at least 33. Gazans used
By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The foundation of Budapest-born financier George Soros accused Hungary's right-wing leadership on Friday of trying to stifle non-government groups, but said it would decide whether to leave the country only after parliament passes a "Stop Soros" law
By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Almost a year after U.S. President Donald Trump inaugurated NATO's new billion-dollar headquarters with fanfare at a special summit, alliance officials are now finally moving in, leaving their prefab 1960s base that leaked during rainstorms. Two decades of planning
Basyle “Boz” Tchividjian has devoted most of his career to an emotionally and spiritually wrenching task. A former prosecutor, he’s been investigating charges of sexual misconduct and child abuse for nearly three decades. “It was an eye opener for us, we left our soul behind after the investigation
The one-day event held here Tuesday was explicitly designed to to show that the privacy and security sector has a healthy share of female and minority experts who can speak to a wide spectrum of issues relevant to a male-dominated industry. OURSA, short for Our Security Advocates, was conceived in early
During the decade she lived with her boyfriend, Sara Elmer was surrounded by guns. “I was in survival mode every day,” says Ms. Elmer. Indeed, in the United States, close to half the number of women killed in violent homicides each year are fatally shot by their intimate partners, according to federal
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Green lipstick, blue lipstick and 40 shades of foundation to choose from are just some of the reasons 18-year-old Shahad al-Qahtani is excited about superstar Rihanna's makeup line debut in Saudi Arabia.
France is set to back Morocco in the north African country's bid to host the 2026 World Cup, the president of the French Football Association said on Friday. "FIFA are visiting Morocco this week to check if the pitches are ready and whether, on a technical level, Morocco can be a candidate.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marc Marquez is reigning MotoGP champion and the most dominant rider of recent years. Valentino Rossi is of one the most dominant and popular former champions in the sport's history.
A row erupted Friday between Romania's government and President Klaus Iohannis over a proposal to move the country's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The foreign ministry announced that "a process of analysis and evaluation with the aim of transferring the embassy has been
Hundreds of neo-Nazis were expected to gather on Adolf Hitler's birthday Friday for a two-day festival in a small eastern German town where anti-fascist groups have vowed counter-protests. A major police deployment aims to prevent violence during the "Schild und Schwert" (Shield and Sword
PRAGUE (AP) — The leftist Social Democrats say they have agreed to return to talks to form a new Czech government with populist billionaire Andrej Babis and his political group.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The former chief peace negotiator for Colombia's FARC rebel movement has decided to relocate to a rural camp for ex-guerrillas amid speculation he could soon be arrested as part of a U.S. drug investigation.
Protests flared in Senegal's capital on Thursday and a parliamentary debate descended into pushing and shoving over a change to an election law that critics say will make it impossible for minor candidates to run for president in 2019. Hundreds of people took to the streets of Dakar's downtown
Leaders of the centre-left Czech Social Democratic Party agreed on Friday to return to talks with Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANO party on forming a new government, a Social Democrat source at the meeting said. The central European country has lacked a fully-fledged government since an election
The is no current risk to Spain's solid economic growth from the separatist crisis in the country's Catalonia province, a senior International Monetary Fund official said Friday. The Catalan dispute "is a political issue," which could potentially create a drag on growth, but there
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea installed the first-ever telephone hotline between their leaders Friday as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang. South Korea's presidential office said a successful test call was conducted on
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A prominent Pakistani rights group says armed men have raided the house of one of its editors, harassing her and stealing her laptop, two hard drives and two cell phones, as well as some jewelry and cash.
The United States is offering a reward of $1 million for information about Austin Tice, an American journalist missing in Syria since 2012. The FBI announced the reward this week, without any explanation on the timing. "The timing of this reward is unrelated to any specific event," an FBI
Police arrested some 230 people as opposition supporters staged sit-ins and attempted to block traffic in Armenia's capital Friday, the latest protests at what they brand a power-grab by ex-president Serzh Sarkisian. For the past week, thousands of opposition supporters have held rallies to denounce
Basque separatist group ETA asked forgiveness from its victims for the first time Friday for the "pain" caused by its decades-long campaign of violence, in a penultimate step towards disbandment. ETA waged a nearly four-decade campaign of bombings and shootings for an independent Basque state
German security services have identified dozens of public servants, including in the police and army, as belonging to a far-right movement that denies the existence of the very republic they serve, the weekly Der Spiegel magazine said. A report drawn up by the security services estimates there is a