The UN Security Council voiced alarm about the deepening humanitarian crisis and famine in South Sudan, with the United States, Britain and France raising anew the idea of sanctions and a weapons embargo. Attacks on humanitarian and UN missions, serial rapes, recruitment of childRead more »
By Jake Spring BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co Ltd [CHERY.UL] has filed a complaint with the country's trademark regulator over Mercedes-Benz's use of the "EQ" name for a line of green-energy vehicles, throwing up a potential road block for the Daimler AG
Donald Trump warned Republicans that he is done negotiating and wants a vote Friday on replacing Obamacare, warning that if the effort fails, his predecessor's health care reforms will stand, lawmakers in an emergency meeting said. In a high-stakes closed-door huddle with Republican lawmakers late
JERUSALEM (AP) — A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against U.S. Jewish community centers, a startling turn in a case that had stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism in the United States.
A lot's rotten in Brazil -- from politics to tainted meat exports -- and activists hope big crowds will show their disgust Sunday. A long-planned day of nationwide protests will seek to turn the screws on corrupt leaders and to defend prosecutors heading politically explosive probes into bribery
A fishing port in a small corner of Brittany, western France, served as a stark reminder on Thursday that Islamist terror can wreak pain and indiscriminate suffering on the most sheltered of communities - and has done so here twice in two years. The French school devastated by he Westminster Bridge
London police on Thursday identified a British man as responsible for killing four people in a rampage outside parliament, as hundreds gathered for a candlelit vigil in the capital. The Islamic State group claimed the assailant behind the deadliest attack on British soil in 12 years was one of its &
The number of potential human trafficking victims identified by UK councils has increased by 78 per cent in a year, prompting urgent calls for heightened public awareness around the issue to tackle the “rising threat” of modern slavery within communities. The shocking statistics impelled the Local Government
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state senator and his predecessor are facing felony charges they violated election law, the latest allegations in a state that has seen a rash of corruption arrests.
Taiwan's constitutional court began hearing a landmark case Friday that could make the island the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriage. A panel of 14 grand justices will hear a debate over a disputed law that critics say is unconstitutional because it prevents unions between gay couples
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police found four people, including two children, dead Thursday in a California home and a suspect was in custody, officials said.
China is not militarising the South China Sea, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday, although he acknowledged that defence equipment on islands in the disputed waterway had been placed there to maintain "freedom of navigation". China has drawn international criticism for large-scale building
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By Michael Holden BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat. A British-born former teacher and Muslim
Chancellor Angela Merkel does not fear that more countries will leave the European Union, she told a German newspaper as the bloc's leaders prepare to celebrate 60 years of union on Saturday days before Britain files for divorce. Prime Minister Theresa May will next Wednesday launch a two-year countdown
WEST BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple was enjoying the final day of their European trip to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were among the crowd of people on London's Westminster Bridge who were struck by an SUV.
A massive police operation is under way after a terrorist attack in London's Westminster yesterday in which four people died - including a police officer and the knife-wielding attacker. Scotland Yard said the man, shot dead by police and “responsible for the terrorist attack in Westminster” is
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. WHITE HOUSE: TIME FOR TALK HAS PASSED Abandoning negotiations, Trump demands a make-or-break ...
By Aditi Shah NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies is rethinking its car leasing strategy in India, its second-biggest market, as drivers have returned dozens of leased cars early after the company cut incentives, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. After burning
Macaroni and cheese is one of my go-to comfort foods, and while simple to make, I’ve struggled to find a place in Singapore that gets it done fast, yummy and at an affordable price. That was until I stumbled upon newly-opened The Big Cheese. Hiding around one of the corners of centrally-located Sunshine
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has issued a call for greater tolerance and respect from Catholics towards Protestant communities, as part of a graveside eulogy for Martin McGuinness. Mr Adams’ address followed an inter-faith funeral for former IRA commander Mr McGuinness. The funeral was a requiem
The Westminster terrorist who brought bloodshed to the heart of London has been named by police as Khalid Masood, a British-born criminal with a string of previous convictions. After Isil claimed the attacker was a "soldier" of the terror group, Scotland Yard formally identified the 52-year-old
A pregnant mother-of-two from Leeds held illegally in Rwanda has appeared in court after being charged with revealing state secrets and other offences. Sarah Jackson, of Amnesty International, said: "Violette Uwamahoro was illegally held without access to lawyers or her family for more than two
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean efforts to bring a sunken, 6,800-ton ferry back to land cleared an obstacle on Friday after divers cut off a vehicle ramp that had been dangling from the ship and hindering efforts to raise it.