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BERLIN The German parliament’s legal affairs committee has ousted its chairman, a member of the far right Alternative for Germany, amid anger over a string of provocative comments. Centre left lawmaker...
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BANJUL, Gambia For more than two decades people in Gambia knew life was deeply troubled under dictator Yahya Jammeh, who fled into exile nearly three years ago after a...
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FILE PHOTO Workers service a Cathay Pacific flight at Hong Kong International Airport, China September 3, 2019. Picture taken September 3, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Reuters Hong Kong’s Cathay...
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FILE PHOTO A logo of Alibaba Group is seen at the World Internet Conference WIC in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, Oct. 20, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo HONG KONG Reuters...
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PARIS An important global energy forecast says the world’s thirst for oil will continue to grow until the 2030s and climate damaging emissions will keep climbing until at least 2040....
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand New Zealand lawmakers have voted in favour of a bill to legalize euthanasia, a watershed moment that ended a contentious two year debate. But the final decision...
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ANKARA, Turkey The Turkish interior minister says Turkey has captured an “important” figure within the Islamic State group in Syria. Suleyman Soylu said on Wednesday that the suspect is...
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GIRONA, Spain Hundreds of car and truck drivers are stuck in a large traffic jam in northeastern Spain caused by Catalan separatists blocking a major highway near the city...
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LONDON Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she’s “dumbfounded” the U.K. government has failed to release a report on Russian influence in British politics as the country...
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MILAN The mayor of Venice blamed climate change for flooding of the historic canal city that hit the second highest levels ever, as the city braced for yet another wave...
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BEIRUT Lebanese protesters are blocking major highways with burning tires and roadblocks, saying they will remain in the streets following a televised interview in which the president urged them...
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HONG KONG Reuters Hong Kong anti government protesters paralyzed parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day, with some transport links, schools and many businesses closing after an...
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Musk said during an award ceremony in the German capital Tuesday evening that “we’ve decided to put the Tesla Giga factory Europe in the Berlin area.” The company will also...
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said many, many, many people were pressuring her to consider a 2020 presidential bid, but held that it is absolutely not in...
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ISTANBUL Turkish authorities have re arrested a journalist a week after he was released from prison, where he was serving a 10 year sentence for terror convictions. State run Anadolu Agency said...
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The waters peaked at 1.87m 6ft , according to the tide monitoring centre. Only once since records began in 1923 has the tide been higher, reaching 1.94m in 1966. Images showed...
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WASHINGTON Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is due to testify Wednesday in Congress about the outlook for the U.S. economy, giving his perspective two weeks after the Fed cut...
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Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford chats as he leaves a talk on federal fiscal policy at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012. AP / Bruce...
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Hong Kong’s Education Bureau has suspended classes at primary and secondary schools because of violence and described the situation in the city as “chilling.” The bureau also appealed for “school...
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HONG KONG Police increased security around Hong Kong and its university campuses Wednesday as they braced for more violence after sharp clashes overnight with anti government protesters. Many subway and...