Syrian army pounds rebel areas near Damascus after Russian brokered truce

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian jets and artillery struck rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs on Saturday a day after a Russian sponsored ceasefire with a rebel...

Ex-UAW official charged in widening Fiat Chrysler fraud probe

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A retired leader of the United Auto Workers was the fourth person charged in a widening corruption probe involving the...

1 dose of cholera vaccine as good as 2 doses for...

SATURDAY, Aug. 19, 2017 -- Researchers say one dose of cholera vaccine appears to provide about the same protection as the standard two doses,...

Israel’s Netanyahu to discuss Middle East with Putin: statement

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will discuss the Middle East with Russian President Vladimir Putin when they meet in the Russian...

National Guard activates cyber-security task force

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A full-time Army National Guard unit of more than 100 cyber specialists was mobilized this week, the largest mobilization of...

Eighteen semi trucks set on fire in southern Chile

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Eighteen semi trucks used to transport food were set on fire in a parking lot in the southern Chilean city of...

Israeli forces shoot dead a Palestinian wielding knife

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teen wielding a knife on Saturday in the occupied West Bank, police said. A 17-year-old...

Togo forces use teargas against protesters seeking end to 50-year ruling...

LOME (Reuters) - Security forces in Togo fired teargas on Saturday to disperse thousands of protesters calling for an end to the Gnassingbe family...

Several wounded in Russian knife attack, attacker shot dead

MOSCOW (Reuters) - From seven to eight people were wounded in a knife attack in the Russian Siberian city of Surgut, local criminal investigators...

Activists protest in Germany against neo-Nazi vigil for Hitler ally

(Paragraph 9 contains language that readers may find offensive.) BERLIN (Reuters) - Anti-fascist activists gathered in the Berlin suburb of Spandau on Saturday...

Regional nations plus U.S. condemn Venezuela’s new constituent assembly

CARACAS/LIMA (Reuters) - A group of 12 regional nations plus the United States rejected Venezuela's new government-allied legislative superbody, saying they would continue to...

Six police officers shot, one dead in Florida and Pennsylvania

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A police officer was killed and five more were wounded in three separate shootings in Florida and Pennsylvania. Kissimmee Police Chief...

Mali Islamist police chief gets 10-year jail term for amputations

(Reuters) - A Malian Islamist police chief who cut off people's hands as part of a harsh form of Islamic law during an occupation...

Graffiti activists in Berlin turn Nazi symbols into art

BERLIN (Reuters) - Horrified at the sight of swastikas scrawled on walls, children's playgrounds and building sites, a group of graffiti artists in Berlin...

Pentagon’s Mattis again seeks to reassure U.S. allies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis travels to the Middle East and eastern Europe next week to play the increasingly familiar role of...

Spanish police searching for van driver in Barcelona attack

BARCELONA/RIPOLL, Spain (Reuters) - Spanish police were on Saturday searching for the driver of a van that plowed into a crowd in Barcelona, killing...

Finnish knife attacks investigated as terrorism-related crimes: police

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish police are investigating Friday's knife attacks as crimes related to terrorism, it said on Saturday. The suspect was an 18-year...

Nigeria’s Buhari to return home after sick leave in Britain: presidency

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday return from medical leave in Britain where he has been since May 7, a...

Keyboard warriors: South Korea, U.S. gear up for war games to...

SEOUL (Reuters) - In air conditioned bunkers and at military bases across South Korea, it is with keyboards - not tanks - that South...

Seventh Australian senator referred to High Court as citizenship crisis deepens

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A crisis engulfing Australia's parliament has widened after a key independent senator became the seventh parliamentarian referred to the High Court...