The Carlingford ferry, which connects Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland, was launched one year ago but is already facing an uncertain future with a solution to the post-Brexit border problem still to be found. The project was ten years in the making when Britain voted in 2016 to leave the European Union, but despite the setback, Frazer Ferries, which operates the service, has vowed to plough on. "There is no clearly defined endgame for Brexit yet and we don't know what it will ultimately look like, but we do feel very confident that we will adapt," Paul O'Sullivan, director of Frazer Ferries, told AFP.Read More »
In a consulting room in Togo's capital, Lome, Geraldo Emmanuel -- handicapped since birth six years ago -- waits patiently on a bed while a digital scan is taken of his right leg. "The child walks on his toes so I'm scanning his leg so we can make him an orthotic using a 3D printer,"
Kim Jong-pil, founder of South Korea's once-infamous spy agency and former prime minister, died Saturday in Seoul, his aide said. Kim was once a top figure in South Korean conservative politics, and along with former presidents Kim Young-sam and Kim Dae-jung, is considered one of the country'
The Carlingford ferry, which connects Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland, was launched one year ago but is already facing an uncertain future with a solution to the post-Brexit border problem still to be found. The project was ten years in the making when Britain voted in 2016 to leave the
While U.S. President Donald Trump bowed to political pressure on Wednesday and issued an executive order ending the separations, the administration has been silent on plans to reunite parents split from their children. More than 2,300 migrant children have been separated since the Trump administration
Mexican airline Volaris said on Friday it was offering free flights to reunite families separated by the "zero tolerance" immigration policy of U.S. President Donald Trump. "It hurts us to see these children without their parents and it is our vocation to reunite them," Volaris said
A review of documents seized from U.S. President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen has so far turned up only a handful of communications between Cohen and his clients, a federal judge said in a written order on Friday. Out of nearly 300,000 items reviewed so far, 161 are privileged
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lilian Merida-Galicia and her 7-year-old daughter were apprehended after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona and separated by U.S. officials in mid-May. Since then, the 23-year-old Guatemalan has been trying to learn her daughter's whereabouts, according
The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon said on Friday, in the aftermath of the summit earlier this month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "To support implementing the outcomes
Numerous photos and videos have been circulating on social media since the United States began implementing President Donald Trump's zero-tolerance policy towards illegal immigrants, leading more than 2,300 children to be separated from their parents. - Two photos that went viral on social media
The US Navy plans to build sprawling detention centers for tens of thousands of immigrants on remote bases in support of President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy against unlawful migration, a report said Friday. According to a draft memo obtained by Time magazine, the navy plans
Argentina on Friday received $15 billion, the first tranche of a $50 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund to help stabilize its fragile economy, the South American nation's central bank said. Following a currency crisis in April and May, the IMF announced the $50 billion standby loan
The landmark summit between President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un ended with a pledge of "complete denuclearization," but ten days on no timetable for action has emerged. After flying back to Washington last week, giddy with success, the US leader tweeted "There is no longer
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for an immediate end to a military escalation in southwest Syria and a return to ceasefire arrangements agreed by Russia, the United States and Jordan.
US President Donald Trump on Friday cited "an unusual and extraordinary threat" from North Korea's nuclear arsenal to extend sanctions on Kim Jong Un's regime, despite touting the success of a historic summit earlier this month. After flying back to Washington last week, boasting of
(Reuters) - ZTE Corp is expected to deposit $400 million in an escrow account in a U.S. bank in the "next couple of days," the last step the Chinese company must take before a ban on U.S. suppliers can be lifted, a U.S. Department of Commerce official told Reuters on Friday. ZTE, which makes
Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the country's southwest on Friday for the first time in a year, a war monitor and rebel officials said, in defiance of U.S. demands that President Bashar al-Assad halt the assault. Assad has sworn to recapture the area bordering
The U.S. military will face a difficult task in identifying the remains of soldiers missing from the Korean War as the Pentagon prepares to receive them from North Korea in coming days, officials and experts said. U.S. President Donald Trump, who met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at an historic