Merkel attacks Turkey’s ‘misuse’ of Interpol warrants

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized Turkey's use of an Interpol arrest warrant to detain a German writer in Spain, telling an...

Vietnam’s president calls for tougher internet controls

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam's president called on Sunday for tougher controls on the internet in the face of dissidents who are using it to...

Trump has made Afghanistan decision after ‘rigorous’ review: Mattis

AMMAN, Reuters - President Donald Trump has made a decision on the United States' strategy for Afghanistan after a "sufficiently rigorous" review process, Defense...

Syria’s Assad says war still not won but West’s plots foiled

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday that while his country had foiled Western designs to topple him, his army had...

Three Lebanese soldiers killed in landmine along border with Syria: security...

AMMAN (Reuters) - Three Lebanese soldiers were killed and one was critically wounded on Sunday when their armored vehicle hit a landmine on the...

Iraq starts offensive to take back Tal Afar from Islamic State

BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces launched an offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar on Sunday, their next objective in...

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

(Reuters) - Dick Gregory, a comedian who lambasted racism and played a prominent role in the 1960s civil rights movement after becoming one of...

Iraq’s Kurds might put off independence vote in return for concessions...

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurds may consider the possibility of postponing a planned Sept. 25 referendum on independence in return for financial and...

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the jailing of three young...

Police says one man still sought after Barcelona attacks

MADRID (Reuters) - The Catalonia police on Sunday said investigators were still working on the hypothesis of 12 suspects in the Barcelona attacks that...

Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe after South Africa assault allegation

HARARE (Reuters) - Grace Mugabe returned to Zimbabwe early on Sunday, state media reported, after a 20-year-old model accused the first lady of assaulting...

India investigates after fourth big train accident in past year kills...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India began investigating on Sunday a train crash in which 23 people were killed, the fourth major accident over the...

Australian PM urges developers to design protection from vehicle attacks

Melbourne (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on Sunday for developers to incorporate safety features into their projects to prevent militant attacks...

Australian men charged with terrorism over mosque fires

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian police have charged three men with committing terrorist acts on suspicion of starting fires at a Shiite Muslim mosque in...

Iraqi forces start offensive to take back IS-held city of Tal...

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces launched on Sunday an offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, their next objective in the...

UK to release tranche of Brexit position papers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will issue a cluster of new papers this week to outline its strategy positions in divorce talks with the European...

Iraqi ship sinks after collision, at least four sailors dead: state...

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Iraqi ship sank on Saturday after a collision with another vessel in Iraq's territorial waters, killing at least four sailors,...

Palestinian foreign minister welcomes Egypt’s warmer ties with Hamas

CAIRO (Reuters) - Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki on Saturday welcomed Egypt's closer ties with Hamas, calling on the Islamist group to bring an...

Police searching for new suspected driver in Barcelona van attack

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Authorities in Spain are searching for a different suspected driver in the van attack that killed more than a dozen...

Rey Maualuga: Free agent linebacker signs with Miami Dolphins

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- The Miami Dolphins have signed linebacker Rey Maualuga, according to sources. NFL Network reported the deal for the linebacker on Saturday...