Jailed for committing atrocities in the conflict-riven 1990s, Balkan war criminals are being welcomed back to the limelight, resuming political posts, advising top officials and preaching in church. Two decades after the bloodshed that tore apart communist Yugoslavia, the men convicted for their destructive
By Joseph Sipalan KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - VX nerve agent, a chemical on a U.N. list of weapons of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in last week's bizarre murder in a busy Kuala Lumpur airport, Malaysian police said on Friday. Kim
ATLANTA (AP) — Out of power and looking for a way forward, Democrats are hoping to harness the energy of an opposition movement that has flourished since President Donald Trump took office.
The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was killed with a highly toxic chemical weapon known as VX nerve agent, Malaysian police said on Friday, citing a preliminary report. Kim Jong-nam died after being assaulted at Kuala Lumpur International Airport last Monday while preparing
Can this newly discovered solar system support life? No other star system known contains such a large number of Earth-sized and probably rocky planets. Because the parent star is so dim, the planets are warmed gently despite having orbits much smaller than that of Mercury, the planet closest to the
GEORGE TOWN, Feb 24 – Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng today told Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor to apologise and withdraw his proposal to annexe the state...
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes the concept of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, expressing his preference on the issue for the first time since sparking international criticism for appearing to back away from the longstanding
(Reuters) - Here are some of the highlights of the Reuters interview with U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday. ON HIS DECEMBER TWEET SAYING THE UNITED STATES SHOULD EXPAND ITS NUCLEAR CAPABILITY "We've fallen behind on nuclear weapon capacity.
Labour has suffered a humiliating by-election defeat after losing Copeland to the Conservatives. The Cumbrian seat has been held by the party since it was formed in 1983 but Tory Trudy Harrison snatched it by 2,147 votes in a historic victory.
The dollar struggled to recover Friday and Asian markets suffered fresh losses after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin lowered US growth expectations and appeared to temper Donald Trump's belligerence towards China's currency policy. While New York's blue-chip Dow index hit a record tenth
Activists, parents and transgender students vowed to resist the Trump administration's "dangerous" reversal of federal protections of bathroom rights, warning it risked exposing young people to hate-fueled violence. The White House decision to allow states and school districts to decide
US officials promised Mexico no "mass deportations" or use of military force to expel immigrants, moving to calm tensions over President Donald Trump's vow to crack down on "bad dudes" illegally residing in his country. US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Secretary
Britain's ruling Conservatives won a parliamentary by-election in the north-west English region of Copeland on Friday, taking control of a once safe seat held by the opposition Labour Party and the first such gain by a ruling party since 1982. The Conservatives, who had been bookmakers favourites
The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal drug war was arrested Friday on charges supporters said were meant to silence her, but she vowed to keep campaigning against killings and "repression". In comments to journalists moments before police detained
The race to develop self-driving vehicles took a new turn on Thursday when Google's parent company Alphabet filed a lawsuit against Uber, accusing it of stealing technology. Alphabet contends that a manager at its autonomous car subsidiary Waymo took technical data with him when he left to launch
Labour has held Stoke-on-Trent Central after Ukip leader Paul Nuttall failed in his bid to take the seat. Gareth Snell secured a comfortable win of 7,853 to his challenger's 5,233 to be elected as the city's new MP. Ukip campaigned hard in the constituency in the hope of capitalising on its
Jeremy Corbyn is under mounting pressure after Labour suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of the the Conservative party in Copeland, a heartland seat dominated by the party since 1924. Gillian Troughton, the Labour candidate, was defeated by the Conservatives’ Trudy Harrison, marking the first
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's half brother was assassinated with a lethal nerve agent manufactured for chemical warfare, Malaysian police said Friday. Releasing a preliminary toxicology report on Kim Jong-Nam's murder at a Kuala Lumpur airport, police said the poison used by the assassins
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife has cut ties with an elementary school whose operator is under fire for buying state-owned land at a rock-bottom price in a furore rapidly developing into a political headache for Abe. Moritomo Gakuen, an educational institution in the western city of Osaka
By Richard Cowan and Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and other top White House officials urged conservative activists on Thursday to set aside differences and unite behind President Donald Trump's agenda stressing tough trade and immigration policies. Addressing
Philippine drug war critic Leila de Lima was a highly paid lawyer who switched focus mid-career to human rights, a decision that would draw her into the deadly world of President Rodrigo Duterte. De Lima was arrested Friday on drug trafficking charges she insisted were manufactured to silence her opposition
Malaysian police are investigating whether the VX nerve agent used to kill Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader, was brought into the country or produced in Malaysia, the country's police chief said on Friday. "We are investigating it," police chief Khalid
The VX nerve agent that killed North Korea’s Kim Jong-nam is described as a weapon of mass destruction by the UN. Malaysian police have revealed that the nerve agent VX was used to kill Kim Jong-nam when he was attacked at Kuala Lumpur’s international airport. VX is the deadliest nerve agent ever created
The banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent was used in the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother who was poisoned last week at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, police said Friday. ...