Lebanese army launches operation against Islamic State

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese army launched an offensive against an Islamic State enclave on the northeast border with Syria, a Lebanese security source...

Chinese scam suspects took over 11-story block in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - No sooner had the 11-story apartment building in Phnom Penh's affluent Tuol Kouk district been finished than dozens of young...

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude strikes west of Tonga: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck 500 km (310 miles) west of the Pacific island of Tonga on Saturday, the U.S....

Finnish police ‘quite certain’ about attacker’s identity: local media

TURKU, Finland (Reuters) - Finnish police raided an apartment in eastern Turku and said it was "quite certain" it had identified the attacker who...

Ukraine plant sucked into North Korea missile row has fallen on...

DNIPRO, Ukraine (Reuters) - The wall around the Yuzhmash rocket factory in east Ukraine is in places overgrown with weeds, a sign of hard...

Venezuela’s constituent assembly assumes power to legislate

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's new legislative superbody on Friday gave itself the power to pass laws, superseding the opposition-led congress and fueling criticism by...

Congo landslide death toll likely to rise over 200: Ituri vice...

DAKAR (Reuters) - A landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo likely killed more than 200 people, based on estimates from the number of...

3 dead in stabbing attacks in Finland, Germany

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- At least three people died Friday and several others were hurt in separate stabbing attacks in Finland and Germany, authorities...

Golf – Under-pressure Ogilvy fires up late to make Greensboro cut

GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Reuters) - Former U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy, his Tour card for next year on the line, responded by producing a...

Delphi partners with Innoviz for self-driving technology

(Reuters) - Delphi Automotive Plc (DLPH.N) said on Friday it has partnered with laser-based sensor maker Innoviz Technologies to improve vehicle safety for self-driving...

Kenyan opposition files case at Supreme Court challenging election results

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's opposition coalition went to the Supreme Court late on Friday to challenge the results of a presidential election which it...

Donald Trump at Camp David to meet national security team

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Still technically on vacation, President Donald Trump on Friday departed for Camp David for a high-level meet with his national...

Insys agrees to pay $4.45 million to resolve Illinois opioid lawsuit

BOSTON (Reuters) - Insys Therapeutics Inc has agreed to pay $4.45 million to resolve a lawsuit by Illinois' attorney general claiming it deceptively marketed...

Exclusive: Mexico’s top diplomat visits Cuba to seek help on Venezuela...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Foreign Minister is in Havana hoping to get Cuba, one of Venezuela's top allies, to help resolve the tense...

U.S. military to buy counter-drone radars from RADA

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. Of Israel this week announced an order from the U.S. military for its Multi-Mission Hemispheric Radar...

Trump, top aides seek to overcome divisions delaying Afghan strategy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump huddles with his national security team on Friday to try to agree on a strategy for Afghanistan...

U.S., South Korea to conduct joint exercise Aug 21-31: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea will start a joint exercise called Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) on Aug. 21 lasting through...

Rwanda’s president strikes defiant note in inauguration

KIGALI (Reuters) - Rwandan President Kagame struck a defiant tone in his inauguration speech on Friday after criticism by international rights bodies over his...

Several people stabbed in Finnish city of Turku: police

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Several people were stabbed in the Finnish city of Turku, police said on Friday, adding they had shot at and arrested...

Devolution gives Kenyans a taste of power as they vote governors...

NAIROBI (Reuters) - As disputes raged over the presidential results from Kenya's election last week, a little-noticed democratic revolution blossomed in the layer of...