By Thomas Escritt and Michelle Martin BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany sought on Saturday to reassure the country's 3 million people of Turkish descent it would stand by them as a row with Ankara escalates, saying they were not the target of changes to government policy on Turkey. In a letter published
Four German women, including a 16-year-old girl, who joined Islamic State in recent years are being held in an Iraqi prison and receiving consular assistance, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday. Lorenz Haase, senior public prosecutor in the eastern German city of Dresden, said he could confirm
French President Emmanuel Macron will call the leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine on Monday to discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine, his office said in a statement, as world powers step up efforts to try to end the violence in the region. The conversations with Russian leader Vladimir Putin,
“The meeting between US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit ... confirmed the expected naivete of the American president. “I did not know whether to laugh or cry when Trump and Putin announced they wanted to set up a cyber security unit, so that election-tampering
Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Thank you for your June 12 cover story, “The story of prisoner 5770102414.” Being a published writer, activist, and advocate against the mistreatment of prisoners, I could only empathize with Prontip Mankong. As the mother of a 5-year-old, I want
António Guterres, who took over as United Nations secretary-general early this year, acknowledges that the world community has made encouraging progress in improving people’s lives over recent decades. Just two examples: Malaysia reduced poverty levels from about half the population in 1970 to under
Should the government be able to take your money, car, or home without charging you with a crime? For Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a “careful” plan to expand the program amounts to a common-sense approach to support law enforcement and weaken criminal enterprises amid an uptick in violent crime.
SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, once dubbed "disgraceful" by President Donald Trump, said on Thursday that criticism from politicians won't dissuade judges from doing their jobs.
By Marcin Goettig and Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's ruling party on Saturday dismissed a growing wave of criticism from key allies and worries at home by approving an overhaul of the Supreme Court that its critics say will undermine judicial independence. Amid mass protests
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Chris Froome virtually sealed a fourth Tour de France victory on the penultimate stage on Saturday, stamping his authority on the race in a time trial in Marseille streets.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The Lions nearly wasted their No. 1 seeding, needing a 77th-minute penalty from their own half to edge past the Sharks 23-21 on Saturday and into the Super Rugby semifinals.
Chris Froome all but secured a fourth Tour de France title by finishing third in Saturday's 20th stage time-trial in Marseille as Maciej Bodnar took the stage victory. Rigoberto Uran moved into second overall at 54 seconds, set to be the tightest winning margin of Froome's four Tour successes
Tom Daley saw off Olympic champion Chen Aisen of China to add 10m platform gold to the silver he had won just hours earlier on Saturday at the world aquatic championships. Having earned a silver with partner Grace Reid in the afternoon's 3m synchro springboard final, Britain's Daley went one
Seventy Afghans were abducted Friday from their village along the main highway in the south of the country, and at least seven were killed, police said, accusing the Taliban of the kidnappings. Around 30 villagers have been released but at least 30 others are still missing, Abdul Raziq, the head of
British Cycling hopes it has made sure of securing at least Â£40 million ($52 million, 45 million euros) from national funding agency UK Sport after voting in reforms at an extraordinary general meeting on Saturday. Had it not accepted proposals to implement UK sports minister Tracey Crouch's call
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Geneva-based international health organization Medicins Sans Frontieres — also known as Doctors Without Borders — says it has opened an outpatient clinic in the city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan. The announcement comes nearly two years after U.S. airstrikes devastated
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — They snaked their way beside the undulating fairways of Royal Birkdale all week, a group of around 150 spectators wearing white T-shirts and caps, displaying colorful banners and cheering on their working-class hero playing inside the ropes.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has inaugurated a military base in the country's northwest to protect facilities and projects in coastal cities.