Death toll in Somalia bombing jumps to 263: medical workers

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least 263 people were killed by twin bomb explosions in the hear of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, doctors said on Monday,...

Iraq says vast areas taken from Kurds in Kirkuk, Kurds deny...

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces took control of “vast areas” in the region of Kirkuk, including oilfields west of the city, in the...

Conservative Sebastian Kurz, 31, to become Austria’s chancellor

Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Sebastian Kurz will become Austria's next chancellor and Europe's youngest leader at 31, according to provision final results Sunday. Kurz's People's...

Benitez frustrated by Newcastle’s defending

LONDON (Reuters) - Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez said his team needed to defend better and control more of the ball after twice surrendering...

Venezuela opposition sees ‘gigantic victory’ in state vote

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leaders on Sunday hailed a “gigantic victory” in gubernatorial elections against President Nicolas Maduro’s government after failing to dislodge...

High Noon.com: Battle for Saudi e-commerce market begins

RIYADH (Reuters) - In Saudi Arabia, a kingdom where postal codes are rarely used, most people pay in cash, and shopping is done in...

ACLU sues Kansas for law punishing Israel boycotters

Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the state of Kansas for a law that punishes people...

Trump Obamacare move seen harming Americans, bipartisan prospects

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will hurt low-income Americans by doing away with Obamacare subsidies and make it harder for him to...

Venezuela opposition seeks election victory over Maduro

CARACAS/PUERTO ORDAZ (Venezuela) (Reuters) - Venezuela’s political crisis shifted from barricades to ballots on Sunday with nationwide gubernatorial elections likely to hand the demoralized...

Northrop Grumman receives $13 million contract for munition system development

Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., receives over $13 million in a new modification production contract for further development of the M7...

Macron urges the French to value success, rejects ‘president of rich’...

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said he was a president of all French, dismissing opponents’ criticisms that his policies favor the...

Downcast Venezuela opposition seeks blow to Maduro via ballot box

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s political crisis shifted from barricades to ballots on Sunday with gubernatorial elections that could hand the demoralized opposition a major...

Trump hostility set to deepen Iran power struggles

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranians quickly closed ranks against a hawkish new U.S. approach to Tehran, but Iran’s powerful hardliners are set to exploit the...

Death toll from blasts in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu rises to 85

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The death toll from twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu has jumped to...

Haley says U.S. to stay in Iran nuclear deal ‘right now’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States for the time being will stay in an international nuclear deal with Iran, U.S. Ambassador to the UN...

Tears and joy on Britain’s St. Helena as ‘world’s most useless...

JAMESTOWN, St. Helena (Reuters) - One of humanity’s most isolated outposts joined the 21st century on Saturday when the British island of St. Helena,...

Catalan leader calls for calm ahead of Madrid deadline

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Sunday called for calm less than 24 hours ahead of a deadline from Spain’s central government...

Pope canonises first New World martyrs, calls Amazon synod for 2019

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis canonized 35 new Roman Catholic saints on Sunday, including three indigenous children martyred in 16th century Mexico and...

Syrian Islamic State fighters evacuate Raqqa city: SDF

AIN ISSA, SYRIA (Reuters) - A convoy of Islamic State fighters left Syria’s Raqqa with some civilians overnight, the U.S.-backed militias fighting them said...

Downcast Venezuela opposition seeks blow to Maduro through ballot box

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s political crisis shifts from barricades to the ballot box on Sunday with gubernatorial elections that could hand the demoralized opposition...