By Andrew Osborn and Lisa Barrington MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday it would extend a moratorium on air strikes on Syria's Aleppo into a ninth day, but a monitor and a civil defense official said that rebel-held parts of the divided city had been struck in recent days. Defence
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 Cawthorne and Eyanir Chinea CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly voted on Tuesday to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for violating democracy, but the socialist government dismissed the move as meaningless. The OPEC member nation'
Speaking at a conference this week, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai recalled a childhood friend in Pakistan who was forced to marry at age 11, ending her life as a school student. Ms. Yousafzai, famous advocate for girls’ education, said schooling means far more for girls than just reading
As the country gears up for Election Day, concerns over Donald Trump's "rigged election" rhetoric have created concerns about polling locations across the United States on November 8, with Mr. Trump encouraging his supporters to "watch the polls" to prevent voter fraud. Critics
Passcode, the cybersecurity project of the Christian Science Monitor, is pleased to announce the team CNSUVA as the winners of the first ever Passcode Cup, a digital capture the flag (CTF) challenge co-hosted by Passcode and Cal Poly Pomona.
Turkish authorities on Tuesday detained the co-mayors of the mainly Kurdish southeast's biggest city on charges they aided militants, part of a government crackdown after more than a year of violence in the region. Gultan Kisanak, a former member of parliament before her election as mayor in Diyarbakir
BERLIN (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt was helpless to intervene on Tuesday as his side slumped a 4-3 defeat on penalties at third-division Sportfreunde Lotte in the second round of the German Cup.
PARIS (AP) — Even as it provides support for Iraq's battle to retake Mosul, the U.S. led-coalition is laying the groundwork to push Islamic State militants out of the Syrian city of Raqqa, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday.
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta has revealed that Paul Pogba's agent will be paid 27 million euros ($30 million) for the player's record transfer to Manchester United.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert strongly criticized the United Nations on Tuesday for denying legal responsibility for the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti caused by U.N. peacekeepers, calling it "a disgrace" and urging the world body to issue an apology and accept responsibility
NEW YORK (AP) — Shaky results from consumer companies dragged the U.S. stock market lower on Tuesday as shares of well-known names like appliance maker Whirlpool and athletic apparel maker Under Armour suffered their worst declines in years.
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives plan a vote as soon as mid-November on a 10-year reauthorization of the Iran Sanctions Act, congressional aides told Reuters on Tuesday, setting up a potential showdown with the White House and Senate
LONDON (AP) — Paul Beatty's "The Sellout," a stinging satire of race and class in the United States, won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday — the first time an American has taken the prestigious fiction award.
Police raided apartments across Germany Tuesday in a probe against 14 Chechen asylum seekers over suspected financing of terrorist groups and links to the Islamic State group. The raids, involving 400 police officers, were part of an investigation which began last year into a 28-year-old Russian of
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Police say at least 2,000 cowboys, many on horseback, are protesting in Brazil's capital against a Supreme Court decision ruling earlier this month that the rodeo sport of "vaquejada" is illegal because it causes needless cruelty to animals.
WASHINGTON (AP) — National Intelligence Director James Clapper says it appears that a "non-state actor" was behind a massive cyberattack last week that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix. Clapper says investigators are gathering a lot of data and preliminary indications
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. held counterterrorism talks with China Tuesday and called for deeper cooperation between the two countries.
Moscow said Tuesday that Russian and Syrian warplanes have not conducted any air strikes on the city of Aleppo for the last seven days and are upholding a moratorium on bombing. "All flights by Russian and Syrian air forces have been completely halted in a 10-kilometre zone around Aleppo since
Presidents of Mexico do not wake up thinking how to "screw" the country, current office holder Enrique Pena Nieto said on Tuesday, seeking to defend his record in government and encourage positive thinking. Pena Nieto's reputation has been dented by abuses by security forces, conflict-of-interest
In one of the tents due to be demolished in the windswept Calais "Jungle" camp in northern France, the migrants who once lived there had left behind several loaves of bread and a milk carton. All that remained of this section of the camp -- which once housed hundreds of migrants hoping to
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
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A U.S. fugitive wanted by the FBI for the Valentine's Day 2008 killing of a woman in Southern California was deported from Guatemala on Tuesday, a day after he was captured in the Central American nation.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has opened a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the constitutional order, deepening a standoff triggered by authorities' suspension of a recall referendum against the widely unpopular socialist leader