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The speaker of Catalonia’s parliament has suspended a scheduled vote to elect a jailed separatist leader as the new regional president of the restive northeastern corner of Spain.
Egypt’s Interior Ministry says an explosion in the coastal city of Alexandria has killed at least one policeman and wounded four others.
Egypt’s Interior Ministry says explosion in coastal city of Alexandria kills at least one policeman, wounds four others.
Both men have little patience for diplomacy and hard-edge ideas on dealing with Iran and North Korea.
Syrian state media is reporting that some 7,000 members of a rebel group and their relatives are getting ready to leave eastern Ghouta near the capital Damascus to opposition-held areas north of the country.
A proposal for a vehicle crossing between the two countries shows dreams of a future beyond sanctions.
Egyptian authorities have arrested a British journalist and deported her as part of an escalating crackdown on media ahead of this month’s presidential elections.
Pakistani police say a woman was depressed when she allegedly strangled her three children in the eastern city of Lahore.
The Latest on the extremist attack in southern France (all times local):
A powerful Indian politician has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for embezzling 37 million rupees ($570,000) from government treasury to buy fictitious medicines and cattle fodder.
An official says two Chinese sailors have been rescued more than 50 hours after their sand dredger capsized off Malaysia’s southern coast.
In a surreal scene from the 2001 film “Vanilla Sky,” Tom Cruise runs through a deserted Times Square before screaming in despair. In a satirical version widely shared in Egypt, the square is filled with campaign billboards for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
France’s top security official says a heroic officer who swapped himself for a hostage during an attack on a supermarket has died of his injuries.
Interior minister says French officer who swapped himself for hostage has died.
In fits and starts, for nearly a decade, the U.S. has talked about and struggled to make progress on building an Afghan military that can take control of its own nation’s security and lay the groundwork for a stable government.
Pakistan’s biggest city will witness a high-profile cricket match for the first time in nine years on Sunday when the Pakistan Super League final is staged amid heavy security at a newly renovated National Stadium in Karachi.
China’s newly-appointed economic czar has told U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that Beijing is ready to defend its interests after President Donald Trump announced plans to slap tariffs on nearly $50 billion Chinese imports.
The plan is expected to be immediately challenged in federal court.
The rival Koreas have agreed to hold high-level talks next week to prepare for an April summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
President Trump signaled late Friday night that he will not ban all transgender members of the U.S. military from serving, but deferred to a new Pentagon plan that is significantly more restrictive than a policy adopted by the Obama administration in 2016. The decision was acknowledged in a memorandum that was released by the White […]
Elephants are Thailand’s national animal, so it’s only natural that King Mongkut in 1861 offered to send a pair to the United States as a gift of a friendship that has endured 200 years.
Volunteers in western Australia have managed to rescue only five of 150 short-finned pilot whales that became stranded on a beach.
New President Martin Vizcarra promised to fight Peru’s corruption head on as he assumed the office Friday vowing to heal the wounds left by a vote-buying scandal that abruptly forced his predecessor from office.
Families of Argentine soldiers killed in the 1982 war with Britain have paid homage to a former British army officer who helped recover and rebury their loved ones in a Falkland Islands cemetery.
U.S. law defines acts of terror too narrowly, according to some lawyers, professors and politicians.
Trump’s newly named national security adviser is an old hand at navigating the Washington bureaucracy.
Puerto Rico government officials said Friday they will not bow to demands from a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances that they implement cuts to a struggling public pension system as part of an upcoming fiscal plan to help pull the U.S. territory out of an economic crisis.
The effort, announced Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is expected to encounter legal challenges.
Puerto Rico government officials say they will not bow to demands from a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances that they implement cuts to a struggling public pension system as part of an upcoming fiscal plan to help pull the U.S. territory out of an economic crisis.
In Eastern Ghouta, the Faylaq al-Rahman group said that Russia had agreed to a deal that would allow opposition fighters and relatives to travel to Northern Syria.
Nine months ago, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley stormed the United Nations’ top human rights body demanding an end to what she said is its bias against Israel and raising the prospect of a U.S. pullout if it didn’t.
“Courage is what sets apart the heroes from the rest,” the first lady said in a rare public appearance.
Mexico’s national anti-discrimination council says a proposed law allowing doctors to refuse medical procedures because of conscientious objection threatens patients’ right to treatment.
Nine months ago, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley sharply criticized the U.N.’s top human rights body demanding an end to alleged bias against Israel and wielding the prospect of a U.S. pullout if it didn’t.
Officers from Britain’s information regulator are raiding the London offices of data firm Cambridge Analytica after being granted a warrant as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information.
In South Korea, jeans, new schools, a job hunt and a bank account. “I have so much to do.”
A judge on Albania’s Constitutional Court has been released from duty after not being able to justify his income to a vetting commission checking his personal and professional background.
A Soyuz capsule carrying two Americans and a Russian cosmonaut has docked with the International Space Station.
Bolivians have staged parades across the country to dramatize their demand for sea access for their landlocked country.
Tens of thousands of Slovaks have taken to the streets in new anti-government protests amid a political crisis triggered by the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee.
French prosecutor: Suspect in supermarket hostage-taking and shootings born in Morocco.
French prosecutor says person who shared life with dead supermarket shooting suspect has been detained.
Spain’s Supreme Court says international arrest warrants have been issued for 6 fugitive Catalan politicians.
Counterterrorism official: Suspect shouted “Allahu akbar” when he entered supermarket where hostages taken.
Paris prosecutor says slain gunman called himself a “soldier of Islamic State” when he entered supermarket.
A United Nations official says the multilateral organization will not provide any electoral assistance for Venezuela’s upcoming presidential vote, an election that has been denounced as rigged by the opposition and many foreign governments.
A little girl in pink has become an internet hero in Russia after making a menacing gesture at the governor of the Moscow region as he sought to calm a protest over a toxic landfill whose emissions have sickened dozens.
The gunman who seized hostages inside a supermarket Friday and killed three people in southern France demanded the release of the only surviving member of the Islamic State cell that attacked Paris in November 2015, the French interior minister said.
Amid hyperinflation, the president wants revalue the bolivar. The leading opposition candidate wants Venezuela to switch to U.S. dollars.
Martin Vizcarra is sworn in as Peruvian president after predecessor ousted over corruption charges.
Turkmenistan says the Iranians who were shot by border guards in the Caspian Sea were trying to smuggle in narcotics.
Pomp, patriotism and peace slogans mixed with tanks, missiles and a fighter jet show on Pakistan Day.
France’s Macron: Hero policeman who offered himself up in hostage swap is in life-threatening condition.
French President Macron says supermarket attacker killed 3 people, wounded 16 others.
Hundreds were in attendance at a wrestling match in Lashkargah, the provincial capital of Helmand province.
Greek police have arrested a 38-year-old British man on suspicion of belonging to an international drug smuggling ring after allegedly finding him with a large quantity of heroin hidden in his suitcase.
The head of the U.N. food agency says the number of people around the world in danger of dying unless they get food urgently surged to 124 million last year — mainly because “people won’t stop shooting at each other.”
After months of political upheaval in Peru, congress has accepted the resignation of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, making way for a new government led by a little-known former governor.
A teenage Iraqi asylum-seeker who told police he had been trained by the Islamic State group has been sentenced to at least 34 years in prison for bombing a London subway train and injuring 51 people.
Peru’s congress votes to accept resignation of president.
Mali’s prime minister has traveled to the northern rebel stronghold of Kidal, marking the first such trip since a now stalled peace deal was signed in 2015.
An official says in says 12 people have been killed and 40 others wounded in a car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan’s Helmand province.
Health officials say 12 killed, 40 wounded in car bombing outside sports stadium in Afghanistan’s Helmand province.
The Islamic State group claims responsibility for the fatal shootings and hostage-taking in southern France.
Bolton later said that the insult was “the highest accolade I received during all my service in the Bush years."
Southern France has faced another terror attack, as an armed man opened fire on police officers Friday and took hostages in a supermarket before being shot dead by police. The attacks in a region around Toulouse follow a string of other extremist violence in France in recent years.
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Suspect in French hostage-taking requested release of sole surviving assailant from 2015 Paris attacks, minister says.
European Union chief Donald Tusk says he will raise several thorny issues with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a meeting in Bulgaria next week, including Turkish military action in Syria.
French interior minister describes suspect in supermarket ordeal as radicalized petty criminal under surveillance .
Nigeria’s president welcomed to his official residence more than 100 girls who were released by Boko Haram Wednesday after being kidnapped last month.
Kurdish rebels announce withdrawal from Iraq’s Sinjar following threats of attack from Turkey.
Crowds are gathering in Warsaw for a women’s protest against plans backed by the conservative government to further tighten Poland’s strict anti-abortion law.
The Mabna Institute acts on behalf of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, officials say, and is behind ‘one of the largest state-sponsored hacking campaigns ever prosecuted.’
EU chief Tusk says EU nations will take “more steps” against Moscow over the nerve agent attack in Britain.
Police union official Yves Lefebvre says suspect in hostage-taking situation has been shot to death by police.
French President Emmanuel Macron says all evidence suggests shootings in southern France are a terrorist attack.
A television news reporter has accused a five-time Russian presidential candidate of groping him as the sexual harassment scandal involving another lawmaker gains speed.
Authorities at British military bases in Cyprus say a yearlong crackdown on illegal bird poaching has resulted in a “huge” drop in the number of poachers operating inside the bases’ territory.
France’s prime minister said the attack at a supermarket in the city of Trèbes “would seem to be a terrorist act,” based on early information.
French police say 2 killed, about a dozen wounded in supermarket hostage-taking in southern France.
A little-known extreme right-wing group has claimed responsibility for an arson attack on an Afghan community center in central Athens that caused significant damage, but no injuries.
British police say specialist officers are checking a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot at the Westfield London mall in west London.
French prime minister Edouard Philippe says shooting, hostage-taking ‘seems to be a terrorist act’
A Ukrainian court is deliberating whether to arrest a celebrated former military pilot accused of plotting an attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons.
The Macedonian and Greek foreign ministers say both their countries have entered into “essential” negotiations to resolve a decades-long name dispute over the former Yugoslav Republic’s name.
"Bolton? Really? Where’s the bunker?" Carl Bildt, former prime minister of Sweden, responded to Bolton's appointment as national security adviser.
French President Emmanuel Macron asks interior minister to head to site of police shooting, hostage-taking.
Police union official says a hostage-taker has killed at least one person inside a supermarket in southern France.
The Latest on a shooting and hostage-taking in southern France (all times local):
A British student with red hair claims a teacher told her to dye her hair because “orange is not a natural color.”
French counterterrorism prosecutor takes charge of investigation into shooting of police officer.
The Latest on international reaction to the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local):
The Latest on international reaction to the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local):
French authorities say a police operation is taking place in a small town in southern France after a police officer was shot and wounded.
When militants stormed Ghulam Mohammad Bhat’s home, a lifetime’s worth of literary work was reduced to ash.
Police surround supermarket in southern France amid possible hostage-taking after the shooting of a police officer.
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Iraq’s Foreign Ministry has condemned Turkey’s attacks on what Ankara suspected were Kurdish rebel camps in northern Iraq, along the countries’ shared border.