DUBLIN, (Reuters) – Ireland dispatched its armed forces to bolster flood defences yesterday and warned people against non-essential travel as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia threatened the country with its worst storm in 50 years.
(Reuters) – A drone hit an airplane landing at a Quebec City airport this week, the first time an unmanned flying object has collided with commercial aircraft in Canada, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said yesterday.
SANTA ROSA, Calif., (Reuters) – Firefighters gained ground on the deadliest wildfires in California history yesterday as winds eased while searchers combed charred ruins for more victims of the blazes that have claimed at least 40 lives.
The scene of the blast (Reuters photo) MOGADISHU, (Reuters) – More than 200 people were killed by twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, officials said on Sunday, marking the deadliest attacks since an Islamist insurgency began in 2007.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more Californians to evacuate their homes on Saturday as the death toll from the deadliest blaze recorded in the state’s history rose to at least 38, with hundreds of people still missing.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters gathered at an unsanctioned rally on Saturday to demand action against Prime Minister Najib Razak over the mismanagement of billions of dollars by a state fund.
ARLINGTON, Va. (Reuters) – Negotiators from Canada and Mexico grappled with US demands to drastically alter the North American Free Trade Agreement on Saturday, as talks over renewal of the pact vilified by President Donald Trump ran through a fourth straight day.
JAMESTOWN, St Helena (Reuters) – One of humanity’s most isolated outposts joined the 21st century on Saturday when the British island of St.
TORONTO (Reuters) – A US-Canadian couple freed in Pakistan this week, nearly five years after being abducted in Afghanistan, reunited with the husband’s family on Saturday, the Associated Press reported.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Kurdish Peshmerga fighters rejected a warning from an Iraqi paramilitary force to withdraw from a strategic junction south of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, a Kurdish security official told Reuters on Sunday.
(Reuters) – Hurricane Ophelia strengthened off the Azores islands in the northern Atlantic Ocean today and was expected pass to the south of the archipelago later in the day before taking aim at the British Isles, the U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear deal yesterday, defying both U.S.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – Aung San Suu Kyi has set out plans for a new humanitarian project to enable Myanmar’s Rakhine State to emerge as a peaceful and developed region, which a close adviser said showed her determination to fix the country’s refugee crisis.
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) – Eighteen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump’s administration yesterday to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to insurers that help millions of low-income people pay medical expenses, even as Trump invited Democratic leaders to negotiate a deal.
SONOMA, Calif., (Reuters) – Fire officials reported further headway yesterday against devastating blazes in Northern California’s wine country but said the death toll of 34, already a record for the state, would likely climb higher with more than 250 people missing.
(Reuters) – Las Vegas police presented a third version yesterday of the timeline of events for the Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and himself, saying they responded immediately to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S.
Jacob Zuma BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa, (Reuters) – South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal today upheld a High Court ruling to reinstate hundreds of corruption charges filed against Jacob Zuma before he became president.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump yesterday signed an order to make it easier for Americans to buy bare-bones health insurance plans, using his presidential powers to undermine Obamacare after fellow Republicans in Congress failed to repeal the 2010 law.
SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) – Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was put on an immediate leave of absence yesterday, the company said, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress’s claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump suggested challenging licenses for NBC and other broadcast news networks following reports by NBC News that his secretary of state had called him a “moron” after a discussion of the U.S.
NAIROBI, (Reuters) – Kenya lurched deeper into political confusion yesterday as a court ruling and a parliamentary vote appeared to ease Uhuru Kenyatta’s path to a second term as president, a day after his chief rival quit an election they were to contest.
MADRID/BARCELONA, (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy yesterday gave the Catalan government eight days to drop an independence bid, failing which he would suspend the Catalonia’s political autonomy and rule the region directly.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India’s top court on Wednesday ruled that a man is committing rape if he engages in sexual intercourse with his wife who is aged between 15 and 18, a landmark decision that will affect millions of child brides.
LA PAZ, (Reuters) – Thousands of Bolivians marched through streets across the Andean country on Tuesday to protest a new bid by leftist President Evo Morales to clear the way for him to run for a fourth term in 2019.