JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The main suspect in last week's attempted assassination of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah died of his wounds after a gun battle on Thursday with Hamas-run security forces in the Gaza Strip, a security official said. Another gunman and two security officers were also
Inside, the gunmen executed eight security personnel and three aid staff working for the United Nations, according to security sources and photos seen by Reuters. It was the first publicly-acknowledged killing of aid staff by Boko Haram insurgents, but for humanitarians struggling to reach millions
By Mitra Taj and Marco Aquino LIMA (Reuters) - Anti-graft prosecutors in Peru on Wednesday asked a judge to bar President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski from leaving the South American country hours after he announced his resignation in the face of near-certain impeachment, a judiciary source told Reuters.
Cathy Heying never intended to work at an auto repair garage. Granted, The Lift Garage may sound pretty typical: As cars are waved in and go up on lifts, staff members in maroon polo shirts file paperwork and assist customers in a room that serves both as a front office and waiting area. Almost any
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During his long visit to the United States, one question has hung over Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman: What do you mean exactly in promising to restore “moderate Islam” to Saudi Arabia? For a wealthy nation that exported hate-filled theology for decades and long dictated the religious expression of
By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will condemn what they see as Turkey's illegal actions in a standoff over eastern Mediterranean gas reserves with bloc members Greece and Cyprus, in a joint statement to be issued on Thursday. Athens and Nicosia have accused Ankara
BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May urged European Union leaders on Thursday to unite and condemn Russia, as Moscow slammed the U.K. as untrustworthy in its investigation of the poisoning of a former spy.
Britain on Thursday marked the one year anniversary of the terror attack on Westminster Bridge, the first in a series of assaults in the UK in 2017 that killed dozens of people and left scores injured. On March 22 last year, Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old British convert to Islam, drove a car at pedestrians
By Gabriela Baczynska and Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain is seeking help from other European countries to take action against Russian spy networks that could be preparing similar attacks as the nerve agent assault on a former Russian spy in England, diplomats said. Britain's Prime Minister
A nerve agent attack on a former double agent in Britain is a mystery that needs the attention of someone like fictional detective Hercule Poirot, Russia's ambassador to London said on Thursday. Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are in critical condition after they collapsed on a bench in Salisbury
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a flight crew member arrived at New York's Kennedy Airport from Jamaica with four packages of cocaine taped to his legs.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would tell other European Union leaders on Thursday that Russia posed a threat to the whole bloc, not only to Britain, following an attack using a military-grade nerve agent in England. "Russia staged a brazen and reckless attack against
The British Council said in a statement on Thursday it has been instructed by the Russian foreign ministry to cease activity in Russia and it has canceled all scheduled events and programs. "We deeply regret this and are grateful for your understanding," the statement said. The British Council
Three Turkish soldiers died Thursday clearing improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in the Syrian region of Afrin after the capture of Afrin city at the weekend, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said. Turkish troops and allied Syrian forces seized control of Afrin city from the Kurdish People's Protection
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The right-wing populist party of anti-Islam firebrand Geert Wilders has gained footholds for the first time in dozens of municipalities across the Netherlands, but has struggled in some key cities.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media will be getting more propaganda now that the Communist Party has announced it will be in direct control of broadcasters and the regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs. The move is part of a push by President Xi Jinping — emboldened by
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The anti-graft tribunal trying Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday rejected his request to travel to London to see his ailing wife, who has been in treatment there since last year.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said agreeing on a floor price for carbon would be one of Europe's big battles in the years to come and cautioned that reaching agreement would not be easy. Addressing a conference on financing sustainable growth in Brussels, Macron
Wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe shot dead a large crocodile that strayed into the northern town of Hwange and blocked entry to a hospital, an official said Thursday. The crocodile took up position outside the main gate to St Patrick's hospital and charged at anyone trying to enter or leave, creating
By Jake Spring CEILANDIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Diane Pereira had already used up half a large plastic water barrel by 9 a.m. as she cooked rice and beans for the coming lunch crowd as gospel music played quietly in her small, doorless restaurant in Ceilandia, a poor suburb of Brazil's capital. "
The opposition leftist leading the race to win Mexico's July 1 presidential election has extended his advantage, while the government's candidate is now nudging into second place, a newspaper poll showed on Thursday. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a former Mexico City mayor, saw his effective