Stories tagged: world
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 12:09 p.m.
President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended Russia’s participation in a key nuclear arms treaty, in response to Washington’s decision to withdraw.
Mon., March 4, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
The Trump administration announced Monday that it is symbolically tightening the six-decade trade embargo on Cuba by allowing lawsuits against Cuban companies using properties confiscated after its 1959 revolution.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 9:01 p.m.
Declaring that the church “isn’t afraid of history,” Pope Francis said Monday he has decided to open up the Vatican archives on World War II-era Pope Pius XII, who has …
Mon., March 4, 2019
US officially shutters its consulate in Jerusalem, downgrading the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by folding it into the U.S. Embassy to Israel.
Sun., March 3, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
Egypt’s top Muslim cleric has stirred up controversy after saying that polygamy is an “injustice” for women.
UPDATED: Sun., March 3, 2019, 8:49 p.m.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping appears firmly in charge despite a slowing economy, ongoing trade war with the U.S. and rumbles of discontent over his concentration of power.
Sun., March 3, 2019, 2:50 p.m.
WASHINGTON – The White House national security adviser on Sunday described President Donald Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a success despite the lack of an …
Sun., March 3, 2019
China’s ceremonial legislature is due to endorse a law meant to help end a bruising tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology.
Sun., March 3, 2019
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has temporarily left prison to attend his 7-year-old grandson’s funeral
Sun., March 3, 2019
South Korea and the U.S. are ending their massive springtime military drills as part of efforts to support diplomacy aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis
Sat., March 2, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Tens of thousands of people have marched in Italy’s financial capital against policies by the populist government that they say promote racism.
Sat., March 2, 2019, 11:21 a.m.
Indian and Pakistani soldiers have again targeted each other’s posts and villages along their volatile frontier in disputed Kashmir, killing at least six civilians and two Pakistani troops, officials said …
Sat., March 2, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
The U.S. ambassador to Britain has attacked what he described as a “smear” campaign against American agriculture by interests with a protectionist agenda.
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 1:20 p.m.
Tens of thousands of protesters marched through Algeria’s capital Friday against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term, surging past a barricade and defying repeated volleys of tear …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 1:14 p.m.
Britain and the European Union are set to formally divorce before the month is out – but the mood in London and Brussels in Friday was less frenzied than it …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 5:22 p.m.
The global chemical weapons watchdog said Friday it found “reasonable grounds” that chlorine was used as a weapon in an attack on the Syrian town of Douma last year.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
Pakistani officials handed over a captured Indian pilot to a border crossing with India on Friday in a “gesture of peace” promised by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan amid a …
Fri., March 1, 2019, 12:40 p.m.
The United States military on Friday said it had killed 26 fighters with the al-Shabab extremist group with an airstrike in central Somalia, after a pair of strikes earlier this …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 5:58 p.m.
The science vessel of British-based Nekton Mission arrived in the Seychelles on Friday to begin the first stage of a multi-year mission to explore the depths of the Indian Ocean …
Fri., March 1, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Scientists say images of craters taken by European and American space probes show there likely once was a planet-wide system of underground lakes on Mars.
Fri., March 1, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
The State Department is offering a $1 million reward for information on the whereabouts of Hamza bin Laden, son of Osama bin Laden, who masterminded the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
The parents of an American college student who died following months of detention in North Korea rebuked President Donald Trump on Friday, saying Kim Jong Un “and his evil regime” …
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
President Donald Trump is asserting that the Islamic State group has now lost 100 percent of the territory it once controlled in Syria, but U.S. officials in Washington and accounts …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 10 p.m.
Australian officials say an environmental disaster is unfolding in the Solomon Islands after a large ship ran aground and began leaking oil next to a UNESCO World Heritage site
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 12:35 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Thursday he takes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “at his word” that Kim was unaware of the alleged mistreatment of an American college student who …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 8:05 p.m.
The nuclear summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has collapsed amid a standoff over U.S. sanctions
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Floodwaters that turned two Northern California wine country communities into islands reachable only by boat began receding Thursday after a rain-engorged river finally peaked after swamping thousands of homes and …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 2:41 p.m.
U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State says French extremist linked to 2015 Paris attacks Paris killed
The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group says a prominent French extremist linked to the 2015 attacks on Paris has been killed.
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 10 a.m.
Net migration into Britain from the other 27 European Union countries has fallen to near-decade lows, suggesting Brexit uncertainty has made the country a less attractive destination for the bloc’s …
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Israel’s attorney general on Thursday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery and breach of trust in a series of corruption cases, a momentous move that shook up Israel’s …