MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The president of Belarus says his country is ready to host the 2019 European Games.
The Philippines will maintain trade and economic ties with the United States, Trade Minister Ramon Lopez said on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from Washington. Duterte made his comments in Beijing, where he was paving the way for what he calls a new
The top United Nations human rights official said on Friday that the siege and bombing of eastern Aleppo in Syria constituted "crimes of historic proportions" that have caused heavy civilian casualties amounting to war crimes. Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, in a speech by video to the U.N. Human
Until this week, no country had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court. Now two African states, South Africa and Burundi, have made official decisions to leave. Concerns are high that more African ...
ISIL claims responsibility for deadly attacks targeting buildings and a power station in and around oil-rich city.
South Africa is pulling out of the International Criminal Court (ICC) because its obligations are inconsistent with laws giving sitting leaders diplomatic immunity, Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Friday. Pretoria said last year it planned to leave the ICC after it was criticised for ignoring
By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST/TRAISKIRCHEN, Austria (Reuters) - Sixty years ago, Soviet tanks crushed an anti-communist uprising in Budapest, sending 200,000 Hungarians - men women and children - fleeing across the border into Austrian refugee camps, then onwards into a welcoming Western world. Today, memories
The move reinforces Hezbollah's supremacy as kingmaker in Lebanon.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has stepped back only slightly from his refusal to say during his debate with Hillary Clinton whether he would concede if he loses on Election Day, failing to stem the criticism that flowed from Republicans and Democrats over an attitude some contended struck at the heart
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook western Japan on Friday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding that a tsunami warning was not issued. There were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage and no irregularities at nuclear plants, but media said roughly 40,000 households
German carmaker Daimler's net profits grew by almost 13.0 percent between July and September compared with the same period in 2015, hitting 2.7 billion euros
Relations between China and South Korea have been quickly descending over the past year.
The parliament of the Belgian region of Wallonia voted to block the EU-Canada free trade deal, known as CETA -- meaning that Belgium cannot sign up to the pact and leaving the deal in limbo
Yingluck Shinawatra says she will fight order demanding nearly $1bn in compensation for a failed rice subsidy policy.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrats could lose control of their only legislative chamber in the South because of a blustery hero for folks in coal country — Donald Trump.
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Islamic State militants armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk early Friday in an assault that appeared aimed at diverting Iraqi security forces from a massive offensive against the IS-held city of Mosul.
Nintendo has unveiled its first major console since 2012 - a handheld device that can also connect to a bigger screen.Switch, which looks like a tablet and has controllers attached to its sides, combines a handheld system and a console for the first time, and allows gamers to play at home or on the go
Online gambling firms may have crossed a line by effectively cheating punters out of winnings they expected to receive, according to a regulator. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it was investigating if companies were acting fairly, particularly through their use of promotions - such
Hamas bears no responsibility for rogue actions by individuals striking at Israel.
Japan's exports and household spending were expected to fall in the year to September, a Reuters poll found on Friday, in a sign weakness in external and domestic demand could weigh on economic recovery in the third quarter. Separate data are expected to show that core consumer prices fell for
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin is surging in the polls in Utah and drawing large crowds at rallies as he becomes the conduit for conservative voters fed up with Republican Donald Trump's crudeness and antics.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying his notorious stinginess, Donald Trump more than doubled his campaign spending last month compared to August. He burned through roughly $70 million as his standing in polls and among fellow Republicans dropped.
The head of a Bangladeshi Islamist group accused of carrying out a deadly siege at a cafe in July died during an arrest operation earlier this month, an elite security unit said Friday.
President Barack Obama eviscerated would-be successor Donald Trump Thursday for threatening not to concede if he loses next month's election, calling for a thumping Democratic victory to repudiate his "dangerous" claims of a rigged vote.
By Maher Chmaytelli BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State launched a major counter-attack on the city of Kirkuk on Friday as Iraqi and Kurdish forces pursued operations to seize territory around Mosul in preparation for an offensive on the jihadists' last major stronghold in Iraq. Islamic State'