The U.S. decision to exclude Turkey from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the "spirit of alliance," the Turkish government said Thursday, and called on its NATO ally to reverse the decision. In a major break with a longtime ally, U.S. President Donald Trump's administration
Britain's next prime minister will struggle to shut parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit, after an extraordinary intervention from Tory MPs. Discipline in Theresa May's ranks appeared to break down when cabinet ministers defied orders to block the move, helping to inflict a 41-vote defeat
MPs have defeated the Government on an amendment which could thwart efforts by the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit.The Commons backed the move by 315 votes to 274, majority 41, which could stop the next PM suspending Parliament in order to allow the UK to crash out of the EU.
Iran is determined to "leave all doors open" to save its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, Iranian state TV quoted President Hassan Rouhani as saying in a telephone call with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday. "We are determined to leave all doors open to save the
Care worker Stephen Nicholson has been found guilty of raping and murdering schoolgirl Lucy McHugh after she told him she was pregnant with his child. The 25-year-old repeatedly raped the schoolgirl, with whom he'd had a secret-year-long relationship, before stabbing her to death. The trial heard
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called out ally Saudi Arabia for the suppression of religious liberties and urged it to release Raif Badawi, a blogger imprisoned for criticizing Islam. Addressing a conference on religious freedom at the State Department, Pence highlighted the detention of
The U.N. food agency has reached an "agreement in principle" to restore full food aid to rebel-controlled parts of war-torn Yemen after suspending the aid last month, the agency's director said Thursday. World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley told the Security Council he got
The Kladruby stud in the Czech Republic has been breeding horses for royal service since the 1500s, when its sleek grey stallions were seen as a symbol of Habsburg power. Now the National Kladruby Stud Farm, housing period buildings and manicured paddocks in the east of the country, has been recognised
A judge denied bail Thursday for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges after prosecutors argued the jet-setting defendant is a danger to the public and might flee the country. The federal judge's ruling means Epstein will remain behind bars while he fights charges that he exploited
A man who fatally stabbed his girlfriend in the early hours of New Year's Dayhas been found guilty of murder
Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse demonstration urging Ricardo Rosselló to quit. Thousands of protesters in Puerto Rico have clashed with riot police, as volleys of teargas and rubber bullets were used to disperse a mostly peaceful protest that descended into chaos just yards from the governor
A federal judge has denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges involving underage girls. The judge's decision Thursday comes after prosecutors argued Epstein should remain behind bars in New York City because he has the means to flee and is a danger to the public
Jeffrey Epstein has been denied bail and will remain in jail ahead of his trial on charges of sex trafficking of minors.
Jeffrey Epstein Epstein became a registered sex offender after another case in Florida 11 years ago. Photograph: Uma Sanghvi/APJeffrey Epstein has been denied bail while awaiting a federal sex trafficking trial in Manhattan.The ruling came after arguments from his lawyers that conditions such as house
Jeffrey Epstein will not get to trade in his jail cell for his “gilded cage.”A federal judge in New York denied the financier bail on Thursday, ruling that the globe-trotting financier must stay locked up until his trial on sex-trafficking charges because he’s a flight risk and a “danger” to the community.The
New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated checks", according to a leaked Home Office presentation seen by Sky News. Each migrant will be given an "individual immigration status"
Poland said on Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump would attend events in Warsaw marking the 80th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the country - though the White House said the trip was not yet confirmed. Poland's Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin said other world leaders would come on Sept.
Algeria and Senegal are going head-to-head in Cairo for the Africa Cup of Nations final on Friday as both home-grown African coaches are preparing their teams for the first time in 21 years.Algerian Djamel Belmadi and Senegalese Aliou Cissé also have national similar playing careers behind them both
Pop star Ricky Martin has led a march of thousands of Puerto Ricans through the capital, demanding the resignation of the island’s governor, Ricardo Rossello, following corruption accusations and the leak of text chats in which he made sexist and homophobic remarks.
Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway. The United States blames Iran for a series of attacks
A Japanese fire official says the death toll from the Kyoto Animation studio fire is now 33 and nobody else is believed to be still missing. Kyoto fire department official Kazuhiro Hayashi says 36 others have been injured, 10 of them critically. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe mourned for the
The spending watchdog said the BBC's move to only give the relief to those on pension credits may increase the benefits bill.
A Chinese Australian writer detained in Beijing since January has been charged with endangering state security and moved from house arrest to a detention center, his lawyer and a friend said Thursday. China said Yang Hengjun's case was under investigation by the Chinese national security department
A top Trump administration official says the number of family separations at the border has fallen and they are done only for compelling reasons. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says fewer than 1,000 children have been separated from families, out of 450,000 family groups that have