By Adriana Barrera MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's president said on Friday he wanted to strengthen relations with his new U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, whose threats and barbs against the country raised fears of a major economic crisis, and battered its currency. President Enrique Pena Nieto
By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Several Canadians traveling to attend either the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States or a march planned for Saturday in Washington were turned away at the border by U.S. officials. Relations between Canada and the United States are under
By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin may have spent years reviling America, but Russians hoping Donald Trump will usher in a new era of detente marked his inauguration on Friday with parties and trinkets from commemorative coins to "matryoshka" nesting dolls in his image. Craftsmen
After re-capturing the Syrian city in December, militants from the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have destroyed the Tetrapylon, one of Palmyra's most famous ancient monuments, and part of its Roman theater, local authorities confirmed Friday, threatening millennia-old roots of
In his inaugural address, Donald Trump used the word “we” right off. In fact, he used the word nine times in his opening paragraphs, striking a note of inclusion that had been absent from his Republican National Convention acceptance speech, where an authoritarian “I” seemed the predominant pronoun.
When the actor Rosie Perez stood in front of a bigger-than-expected crowd gathering here on Central Park West on Thursday, she alluded to the sense of despair that many liberals have described feeling after the election of Donald Trump. Indeed, it was a major theme among many of the estimated 25,000
Gambia’s long-time president Yahya Jammeh lost the key support of the country’s military on Friday, as he faced mounting diplomatic and military pressure from regional leaders to cede power peacefully to the West African nation’s newly inaugurated president, Adama Barrow. Witnesses said Mr. Jammeh,
LONDON (AP) — British anti-European Union politician Nigel Farage says he will attend Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president.
Granit Xhaka admits Arsenal's Premier League clash with Burnley on Sunday marks the start of a defining period as the Gunners battle to get back in the title race. Arsene Wenger's side have fallen eight points behind leaders Chelsea and can't afford many more stumbles if they are to catch
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament has approved a contentious constitutional reform package, paving the way for a referendum on a presidential system that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Saturday arrested President Park Geun-hye's culture minister and her former top presidential adviser over allegations that they blacklisted artists critical of the government. Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun and ex-presidential chief of staff Kim
South Korea's culture minister was arrested on Saturday suspected of involvement in drawing up a blacklist of artists critical of President Park Geun-hye amid a graft scandal that led to the president's impeachment by parliament. Cho Yoon-sun is the first sitting minister ever to be arrested
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Justice Ministry is coordinating with the U.S. government on a request to arrest the brother of former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday quoting an unidentified source. Officials at the Justice Ministry could not be reached for comment
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — The Latest on Gambia's political crisis, sparked by defeated leader Yahya Jammeh's refusal to leave office (all times local):
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Saturday arrested President Park Geun-hye's culture minister and her former top presidential adviser over allegations that they blacklisted artists critical of the government.
By Tim Cocks and Emma Farge BANJUL/DAKAR (Reuters) - Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh, who refused to accept his election defeat last month, has agreed to go into exile, a senior adviser to new President Adama Barrow said on Friday, but talks to finalise the deal were holding up his exit. Regional
The body of one of seven miners trapped under a landslide for four days in southern Peru was pulled from a 200-meter (660 feet) deep tunnel on Friday, but hopes of finding the others alive dimmed, authorities said. The miners had been working in an underground copper mine owned by Chinchilico Minero
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Bangladesh seamer Kamrul Islam claimed two wickets in his opening over on Sunday to send New Zealand to lunch at 70-2 on the second day of the second test at Hagley Oval.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a scene U.S. authorities had dreamed of for decades, Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was hauled into an American courtroom Friday and then taken away to an ultra-secure jail that has held some of the world's most dangerous terrorists and
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams continues her quest for a 23rd Grand Slam singles title while Rafael Nadal and Milos Raonic also attempt to advance to the fourth round on Saturday at the Australian Open.
A Canadian court has rejected a bid by Ecuadorian villagers to enforce a judgment against Chevron Corp obtained in their home country, ruling the company's local subsidiary is not liable for the parent, the U.S. oil major said on Friday. A Canadian lawyer for the villagers in the environment-damage
CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — South Africa continued its test-winning form against Sri Lanka with a 19-run victory on Friday in the first Twenty20, which was reduced to 10 overs per side due to rain.
FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — After two days huddled in freezing cold, tons of snow surrounding them in the wreckage of the avalanche-demolished hotel, survivors greeted their rescuers Friday as "angels." Among the 10 people pulled out alive was a plucky 6-year-old who just wanted her favorite cookies
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an "American carnage" of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address that was a populist and nationalist rallying cry. Striking a defiant
By Joseph Nasr BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will need a new economic strategy geared toward Asia should the new U.S. administration start a trade war with China, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Friday, warning against protectionism hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in. "I think