The Russian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday it would extend a moratorium on air strikes on the Syrian city of Aleppo, but did not specify for how long. Russia said earlier on Tuesday that Russian and Syrian military planes had not launched air strikes on Aleppo since Oct. 18, contradicting reports
By Gul Yusufzai QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Militant group Islamic State said on Tuesday that fighters loyal to its movement attacked a police training college in Quetta in southwest Pakistan in a raid that officials said killed 59 people and wounded more than 100. Pakistani authorities have blamed
By Andrew Osborn and Gleb Stolyarov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two Moscow airport workers involved in a plane crash in which Christophe de Margerie, the CEO of Total, was killed had been drinking alcohol, Russia's aviation regulator said on Tuesday, saying the accident could have been avoided altogether
Three in four Americans have a “great deal” of respect for their local law enforcement, according to a Gallup poll, marking the highest rate of community approval in nearly 50 years. The number has increased by 12 points since last year, with 17 percent saying they have “some” respect for police and
Daniel Derksen knows only too well how polarizing Obamacare can be. In 2012, he was leading an effort to build a health insurance marketplace for New Mexico under the new law. The state’s Republican governor, Susana Martinez, and Dr. Derksen – also a Republican – were committed to standing up a robust
At least 60 people are reported dead and 120 injured in Pakistan after militants assaulted a police training academy outside of the southwestern city of Quetta on Monday night. Pakistani officials initially attributed the attack to Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a Taliban-affiliated jihadist group that is one of
Variations on Monday night's broadcast, which featured an interview of campaign manager Kellyanne Conway by Trump advisors Boris Epshteyn and Cliff Sims, will air live on the Republican nominee's Facebook page every night at 6:30 pm ET leading up to the election. Recommended: What do you know
Syria's Kurds fear a "stab in the back" by Turkey if they join a push to drive Islamic State from its Syrian capital of Raqqa, one of their chief political leaders told Reuters on Tuesday. The remarks by Salih Muslim, joint chairman of the main Syrian Kurdish party, the Democratic Union
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Foreign Ministry has halted plans for a classical concert about the Armenian genocide that was due to be held at its consulate in Istanbul.
Iraqi forces were inching to within striking distance of eastern Mosul Tuesday as defence chiefs from the US-led coalition met in Paris to review the offensive on the jihadist bastion. The United Nations said it had received reports of a new series of atrocities by the Islamic State group (IS) as troops
Ottawa (AFP) - A nurse has been arrested and charged with murdering eight elderly residents under her care at retirement homes in Canada's Ontario province, police said Tuesday.
Pep Guardiola has reassured Sergio Aguero that he has a future at Manchester City. Aguero has been through a tricky October, with his early-season run of goalscoring form grinding to a halt and his place in Cityâ s starting line-up called into question. Guardiola dropped the forward to the bench for
LONDON (AP) — Britain's government gave the go-ahead Tuesday to build a new runway at London's Heathrow airport despite concerns about air pollution, noise and the destruction of hundreds of homes in the capital's densely populated western neighborhoods.
The EU moved Tuesday to prolong border controls in the passport-free Schengen area for three months, missing an end-of-year deadline to scrap the emergency measures adopted to cope with last year's massive migrant influx. The European Commission, the European Union executive, said it recommended
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Iraq where an operation by Iraqi forces and their allies to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants is no in its second week (all times local):
Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to overturn President Barack Obama's signature health insurance program after the government announced Americans will see costs jump an average of 25 percent next year. "Obamacare has to be repealed and replaced and it has to be replaced with something much less expensive
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is warning that growth in the sub-Saharan Africa region is likely to slow to its lowest point in more than 20 years.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he deserves the same respect he gives others and described himself as "a passionate man", after he appeared to upset Jose Mourinho with his touchline antics. The Italian urged Chelsea fans to ramp up the volume following the fourth goal in the 4-0 win over former
Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama will head to Greece, Germany and Peru next month for what could be his final trip abroad before leaving the White House in January, his office said Tuesday.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians on Tuesday celebrated the 95th birthday of their former king, Michael, the nation's last sovereign and one of the last surviving heads of states from the World War II era.
BEIRUT (AP) — The Russian military said Tuesday the weeklong halt of Russian and Syrian air strikes on the besieged city of Aleppo will continue and humanitarian corridors will remain open even as the Syrian army has unleashed a new offensive on the rebel-held neighborhoods.
By Gordana Katana BANJA LUKA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Bosnian Serb lawmakers voted on Tuesday to make a national holiday a purely secular event in a bid to heed a court ruling that it was an act of religious discrimination against the region's non-Serb inhabitants. The Jan. 9 holiday, also known as
MADRID (AP) — Spain's conservative acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday he has accepted King Felipe VI's request to seek Parliament's approval to form a government and end the country's 10 months of political deadlock.
By Andrea Shalal BERLIN (Reuters) - A German-based humanitarian group said on Tuesday up to 30 African migrants may have died because of what it called "aggressive" Libyan interference in a rescue operation outside Libyan territorial waters. The Sea-Watch group released new photographs of
CALAIS, France (AP) — Tourists the world over flock to France for its beauty, its bustle and its buzz. Yet most of the migrants in Calais just want out — across the Channel to Britain.