A British MP has complained about appearing in a video promoting Beijing's claims in the disputed South China Sea, saying she was "deeply concerned" that her words had been misrepresented. Catherine West, a foreign affairs spokeswoman from the main opposition Labour Party specialising
Does publishing the photographs of those responsible for terror attacks help glorify them and play into the hands of groups like the Islamic State? The debate over what former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher once called "the oxygen of publicity" took a new turn Wednesday when several
By Ece Toksabay and Can Sezer ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's top brass and political leaders were poised to launch a major overhaul of the armed forces on Thursday after a failed military coup that has shaken the nation of nearly 80 million people and alarmed its NATO allies. Hours before
Stocks were edging slightly higher Thursday, as investors worked through another batch of technology earnings, including results from Facebook. Investors wait to hear from the Bank of Japan tomorrow, where ...
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — California crews contended with hotter temperatures and lower humidity Thursday near scenic Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says he was using sarcasm when he prodded Russia to unearth Hillary Clinton's missing emails. But Democrats aren't likely to let the Republican presidential nominee's extraordinary comments simply fade away.
LONDON (AP) — For years, Britain bragged about its economic performance, contrasting it with the neighboring eurozone, which was struggling with a series of financial crises and stagnation.
Cuba is a land of architectural splendors, stunning scenery, warm, welcoming people and some of the world's worst hotels. Communist states aren't known for their hotel management, and I've heard and lived ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday rebuffed calls to reverse her welcoming stance toward refugees in the wake of a series of brutal attacks in the country. Merkel, who interrupted a summer holiday to face the media in Berlin, said the four assaults within a week were "shocking, oppressive
Facebook recently completed its first test flight of a solar-powered drone that is designed to beam down internet access to remote areas of the world. The Aquila drone is being developed to broaden the scope of internet connectivity around the globe. "New technologies like Aquila have the potential
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s net income fell 9 percent to $2.0 billion in the second quarter as the company struggled with flattening U.S. sales and a tougher market in China.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Red-light cameras are widely hated, but a new study says getting rid of them can have fatal consequences.
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BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged Thursday to do "everything humanly possible" to keep Germany safe following a string of attacks — including two carried out by asylum-seekers and claimed by the Islamic State group that she said mocked the country that took in the assailants.
A Russian snowplough driver on Thursday pleaded guilty to causing the fatal 2014 Moscow airport jet crash that killed the head of French oil giant Total. Total chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie, two pilots and a flight attendant died when their Falcon jet was hit by the snowplough during take-off
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and his British counterpart Boris Johnson called Thursday for the Syrian regime and its allies to end their "disastrous" siege on the city of Aleppo. "The ministers solemnly called upon the Syrian regime's allies to bring an immediate end
KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 — Universiti Selangor law professor Dr Abdul Aziz Bari has been summoned for questioning by the police tomorrow morning over remarks made in connection with the United...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's High Court has struck down an attempt to remove the head of the country's divided Labour opposition from a contest for the party leadership.
By Gopal Sharma and Biswajyoti Das KATHMANDU/GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Flash floods and landslides have killed at least 68 people in Nepal in the past three days and another 15 are missing, local authorities said on Thursday. Rescue teams of soldiers and police personnel used rubber boats and helicopters
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two Holocaust survivors took to a stage at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto this week to perform lively prewar tunes — the 91-year-old played drums and the 88-year-old was on accordion, keyboard and vocals. In the audience several elderly Christian Poles who saved Jews during
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark should halt immigration from Muslim countries to stem the threat of violence from extremists, the nation's second-largest party argued Thursday.
Police have arrested a leader of Zimbabwe's war veterans' association after it accused President Robert Mugabe of "dictatorial" behaviour in a shock rupture with the veteran leader, lawyers said Thursday. Veterans of Zimbabwe's 1970s independence war, who had previously been loyal
BEIJING (AP) — China's military said Thursday it will hold joint exercises with Russian forces in the South China Sea, following a recent arbitration ruling that rejected Beijing's claim to almost the entire strategic body of water.
PARIS (AP) — Vacationers in the French Riviera city of Cannes have been banned from bringing big bags to the beach for security reasons in hopes of deterring a terrorist attack.
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who will be sworn in Thursday as president of Peru, says he will hit the ground running after a long career as a Wall Street banker that gave him the moniker "El Gringo." "We will not have to read the instruction manual, because we know what must be done," he
New research on vitamin D has found that low levels of the vitamin are associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline in Chinese seniors. It has also been found to have a significant effect on cognitive health, with previous studies in Europe and North America showing that a low level of vitamin