By Paul Carrel KOBLENZ, Germany (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen urged European voters to follow the example of Americans and the British and "wake up" in 2017 at a meeting of far-right leaders. Le Pen told several hundred supporters in the German city of Koblenz that Britons
By Elaine Lies TOKYO, (Reuters) - A day after Donald Trump became U.S. President and vowed to put "America First", Asian media decried his isolationist policies, fearing they will chill the global economy and sow widespread international discord. In a defiant inaugural address, Trump said
By Josh Smith KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday expressed hope that the United States would continue its support for the Afghan government after American President Donald Trump publicly spoke with U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan after his inauguration on Friday
On Thursday evening, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was extradited to the United States from Mexico, arriving at MacArthur Airport on Long Island. Although the United States has repeatedly requested the extradition of the notorious drug kingpin, the date of his arrival – on the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration
As Donald Trump takes office, Chad’s recent decision to close its northern border with Libya in order to avoid “imminent terrorism danger” is unlikely to register high on his list of priorities.
Regarding the Dec. 8 online article “Trump nominates staunch EPA foe Scott Pruitt as agency head” (CSMonitor.com): Both Donald Trump and Scott Pruitt say they want the agency to concentrate on its mission of protecting the air and water. Of course the Environmental Protection Agency’s job is to protect
LONDON (AP) — British anti-European Union politician Nigel Farage says he will attend Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president.
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - If Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, known as much for jail breaks as narcotics trafficking, ends up convicted in U.S. court, there is little doubt where he will spend the rest of his life - a super-secure Colorado prison housing America's
Turkey will hold a referendum this spring on dramatically expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers after a parliamentary vote early Saturday backed changes that could leave him in power until 2029. The government insists the proposals to create an executive presidency will ensure simpler
By Emily Stephenson and Scott Malone WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the United States are expected to pack into downtown Washington on Saturday for a women's march in opposition to the agenda and rhetoric of President Donald Trump. The Women's March on
NATAL, Brazil (AP) — Riot police are entering a prison in northeastern Brazil where 26 inmates were killed recently, in an attempt to separate rival gangs inside the complex.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tyrrell Hatton grabbed the consciousness of the wider golfing public with his top-10 finishes at the British Open and U.S. PGA Championship last year.
By Stephen Addison and Shadia Nasralla LONDON/VIENNA (Reuters) - Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed U.S. President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expected to draw nearly a quarter of a million people
Seven people have been arrested over the robbery of $72 million (67 million euros) in jewellery, one the world's biggest ever heists, from Amsterdam's airport nearly 12 years ago, authorities said Saturday. The diamonds and jewellery were taken during the hold up of a KLM armoured car in a high-security
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's parliament has signed off on a contentious constitutional reform package that would concentrate even more powers in the office of the president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and potentially extend his mandate till 2029. The reforms will come into effect if approved in a national
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has handed over to Indian authorities an Indian soldier who crossed into Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region in September. A foreign ministry statement Saturday said Chandu Babulal Chohan deserted his post and crossed the Line of Control to the Pakistani side because of
SAO PAULO (AP) — Family, friends and dignitaries are remembering the Brazilian Supreme Court justice who died in a plane crash weeks before an important ruling in a massive corruption case.
By Antonio Denti PENNE, Italy (Reuters) - A total of nine people have been pulled alive from the rubble of a hotel demolished on Wednesday by an avalanche in central Italy, although officials said five have died and an estimated 23 more are still missing. One man's body was recovered on Saturday
The funeral was being held on Saturday of a Brazilian Supreme Court justice who died in a plane crash after overseeing the investigation of politicians linked to the nation's largest graft scheme. Justice Teori Zavascki was killed when the small aircraft he was in came down in heavy rain on Thursday
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 16 people, including Dutch, Spanish, Colombian, Brazilian, Belgian, Chilean and Moroccan citizens, on suspicion of forming a criminal organization, and trafficking in arms and drugs.
BEIRUT (AP) — A large explosion rocked a camp for displaced Syrians along the Syrian-Jordanian border Saturday, killing at least four, and wounding many others, opposition activists and a resident said.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Rescuers found the bodies of two firefighters in the rubble of a commercial building that collapsed in Tehran after a blaze, leaving up to 30 people dead, Iran's state TV reported Saturday.
PARIS (AP) — Nice striker Mario Balotelli has spoken out against Bastia fans he said made monkey noises during Friday night's French league match and is disappointed at what he sees as a lack of swift response from the French league.
Morale among the teams of mountain police and firefighters remained high after Friday's dramatic rescue of all four children who were inside the Hotel Rigopiano, in central Italy, along with the mother of two of them.