Russian Opposition Leader Arrested
2017-03-27 03:51:48 UTC
By Denis Pinchuk and Natalia Shurmina |
MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG, RUSSIA — Thousands of people across Russia protested corruption on Sunday, leading to scores of arrests including that of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Germany: Big Victory for Merkel's Party in state election 'Saarland'
2017-03-27 01:43:15 UTC
Stability and Democracy in Europe Persevere against populism. Big Victory for Merkel's Party in state election 'Saarland' —
By Paul Carrel and Hakan Erdem |
BERLIN/SAARBRUECKEN, GERMANY — German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won ...
Love For EU Seen On The Streets, 'Europe is our common future'
2017-03-25 17:01:18 UTC
By Isla Binnie |
While 27 EU leaders staged a solemn celebration on the ancient Capitoline Hill, thousands of ordinary people took to the streets, waving the blue and gold flag of the crisis-plagued Union.
We are for a Europe i...
Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed and returns to his home
2017-03-24 18:16:56 UTC
By Lin Noueihed | Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed and returns to his home in Heliopolis.
CAIRO — Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, ...
London attacker 'Adrian Russel' converted to Islam and was a criminal
2017-03-24 09:02:50 UTC
By Michael Holden |
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND — The London attacker Khalid Masood had been born Adrian Russel, was a criminal and has converted to Islam.
Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bo...
BREXIT: Merkel Doesn't Fear More Countries Could Leave EU
2017-03-24 01:42:31 UTC
Berlin — 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.
Latest updates and video from the UK parliament attack in London
2017-03-23 03:10:28 UTC
UK parliament attack: Four people killed and 20 injured.
By Toby Melville |
LONDON — Five people were killed and at least 40 injured in London after a car plowed into pedestrians. An attacker stabbed a policeman close to the British par...
Northern Ireland: Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness dies aged 66
2017-03-21 14:43:05 UTC
By Ian Graham | BELFAST
<h3>Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness, Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister, has died aged 66.</h3>Martin McGuinness, the former Irish Republican Army commander who laid down his arms and turned peacemaker to help e...
Slaughter of innocent civilians continues in battle for western Mosul
2017-03-19 10:42:04 UTC
Slaughter of innocent civilians continues in battle for western Mosul
Rights groups have expressed concern over the mounting civilian death toll, as Islamic State fights from homes and densely-populated areas, a threat the Iraqi military and U....
G20 Drop 'Climate' and 'Free Trade' Pledge, Acquiescing To An Increasingly Protectionist United States
2017-03-18 21:45:12 UTC
By Balazs Koranyi and Gernot Heller |
BADEN BADEN, GERMANY — Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies dropped a pledge to keep global trade free and open, acquiescing to an increasingly protectionist United States after a two-day mee...
The Netherlands has effectively halted the right-wing populist, despite the high level of nationalism in UK and US
2017-03-16 09:06:04 UTC
By Anthony Deutsch and Toby Sterling |
AMSTERDAM — Dutch center-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte fought off the challenge of anti-Islam and anti-EU rival Geert Wilders to score an election victory that was hailed across Europe on Thursday by go...
Dutch election exit polls: PM Rutte's VVD emerges top in first exit poll
2017-03-16 00:42:37 UTC
By Thomas Escritt and Toby Sterling |
AMSTERDAM — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right VVD party is attempting to fend off Far-right candidate and populist leader Geert Wilders in parliamentary elections that have garnered internatio...
Here's everything you need to know about the Dutch election
2017-03-16 00:47:43 UTC
href="http://www.global-gathering.com/news/17039"><h2>Dutch election exit polls: PM Rutte's VVD emerges top in first exit poll</h2></a><hr>
Amsterdam — The Netherlands goes to the polls today to elect 150 members for its lower house of ...
Iraqi forces: ISIS leaders killed or retreated from Mosul
2017-03-14 21:24:37 UTC
By Patrick Markey and Abdelaziz Boumzar |
MOSUL, IRAQ, — Iraqi government forces killed the Islamic State commander of Mosul's Old City on Tuesday as the battle for the militants' last stronghold in Iraq focused on a bridge crossing the Tigris...
Turkish-Dutch dispute escalated into a major diplomatic incident
2017-03-12 07:28:53 UTC
The Netherlands barred Turkish family affairs minister from speaking in Rotterdam on Saturday. Dutch police were escorting the Turkish minister to the German border after he was prevented from addressing a crowd of supporters of Turkish President ...
Kurdish YPG And Syrian Democratic Forces Near Raqqa
2017-03-09 21:32:37 UTC
By Tom Perry |
BEIRUT — Syrian forces said they expected to reach the outskirts of Islamic State-held Raqqa in a few weeks, as a U.S. Marines artillery unit deployed to help the campaign.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a militia allian...
Scotland considers to hold independence vote in autumn 2018
2017-03-09 10:24:55 UTC
Scotland considers to hold independence vote in autumn 2018.
By Elisabeth O'Leary | EDINBURGH
Scotland could hold an independence referendum in autumn 2018, just months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, Scottish Fir...
U.S. federal judge allows Hawaii to challenge Trump's new travel ban
2017-03-09 00:20:18 UTC
By Mica Rosenberg and Dan Levine
The state of Hawaii can sue over President Donald Trump's new executive order temporarily banning the entry of refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.
Majority of voters see France's Trump, Le Pen as a threat to democracy
2017-03-07 20:15:17 UTC
Majority of voters see France's Trump, Le Pen as a threat to democracy.
By Simon Carraud |
PARIS — A growing majority of French voters see Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front as a threat to democracy.
Le Pen, who most polls see comi...
North Korea fires four ballistic missiles
2017-03-06 12:21:09 UTC
By Ju-min Park and Kaori Kaneko |
SEOUL/TOKYO — North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan's northwest on Monday, angering South Korea and Japan, days after it promised retaliation over U.S.-South Korea military drills it...
Trump's revised travel ban targets 6 countries
2017-03-06 23:33:02 UTC
By Steve Holland |
WASHINGTON — Trump removes Iraq from a list of countries targeted in a U.S. travel ban when he signed a new executive order on Monday after his controversial first attempt was blocked in the courts.
The new executive or...
Comey, Clapper rejected Trump wiretap accusation
2017-03-06 08:45:10 UTC
By John Whitesides and James Oliphant |
WASHINGTON - Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper rejected Trump's accusation that Barack Obama wiretapped him even as the White House urged Congress to investigate the allegation.
Trump will propose "dramatic reductions" in the US foreign aid budget
2017-03-05 00:28:59 UTC
By David Shepardson |
WASHINGTON — The White House budget director confirmed Saturday that the Trump administration will propose "fairly dramatic reductions" in the U.S. foreign aid budget later this month.
Reuters and other news outlets re...
Trump wants to separate mothers from their children
2017-03-04 06:27:40 UTC
By Julia Edwards Ainsley |
WASHINGTON — Women and children crossing together illegally into the United States could be separated by U.S. authorities under a proposal being considered by the Department of Homeland Security, according to three g...
Iraqi forces have pushed deeper into western Mosul
2017-03-01 07:27:29 UTC
By Isabel Coles and Maher Chmaytelli |
MOSUL/BAGHDAD, IRAQ — Iraqi army units shut the last main exit out of the ISIS's stronghold in western Mosul, controlling access to the city from the northwest, a general and residents there said on Wedne...