BEIRUT, (Reuters) – Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out yesterday at U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration and what he characterized as its hostility to the Islamic Republic.
PARIS, (Reuters) – French unions have lost many of their traditional allies in parliament after yesterday’s parliamentary election result, but President Emmanuel Macron cannot afford to ride roughshod over them if he is to successfully push through his reform agenda.
AMMAN/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian army jet yesterday in the southern Raqqa countryside, with Washington saying the jet had dropped bombs near U.S.-backed forces and Damascus saying the plane was downed while flying a mission against Islamic State militants.
BAMAKO, (Reuters) – Gunmen yesterday attacked a luxury resort popular with Western expatriates just outside Mali’s capital, Bamako, killing two people in what the security minister called a terrorist attack, while 36 guests were rescued.
MOSUL, Iraq, (Reuters) – Iraqi forces began storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul yesterday, in an assault they hope will be the last in the eight-month-old campaign to seize the militants’ stronghold.
LONDON (Reuters) – At least 58 people are feared to have died in the fire that engulfed a London tower block this week, police said yesterday, as Prime Minister Theresa May admitted that the response from the authorities had not been good enough.
(Reuters) – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro yesterday said Twitter was an “expression of fascism” after accounts linked to his government were suspended, accusing the US company of persecuting his followers.
LISBON (Reuters) – A forest fire in central Portugal killed at least 19 people yesterday, most of them occupants of various vehicles that were on the road and caught in the blaze, an official said in televised remarks.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump yesterday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the Caribbean island’s military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama’s “terrible and misguided deal” with Havana.
BERLIN, (Reuters) – Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of Germany’s 1990 reunification and mentor to Angela Merkel, has died at age 87, his Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) said yesterday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump had personal liabilities of at least $315.6 million to German, U.S. and other lenders as of mid-2017, according to a federal financial disclosure form released late on Friday by the U.S.
LONDON, (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May was rushed away under heavy police guard yesterday as protesters shouted “Shame on you” after she met residents who live near a tower block in London where at least 30 people died in a fire.
OSLO, (Reuters) – Sweden’s largest national pension fund, AP7, has sold its investments in six companies that it says violate the Paris climate agreement, a decision environmentalists believe is the first of its kind.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – A commission of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress said yesterday the government overpaid $206 million for food imported from Mexico, stepping up criticism of its handling of a scarcity crisis that charities said is causing more malnutrition.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate voted nearly unanimously yesterday for legislation to impose new sanctions on Russia and force President Donald Trump to get Congress’ approval before easing any existing sanctions on Russia.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has hired a lawyer known for defending government officials in high-profile investigations to help him with probes into whether there were ties between the election campaign of U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter early today after a report that he was under investigation for possible obstruction of justice by the special counsel probing alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Reuters) – A man who had posted angry messages against President Donald Trump and other Republicans on social media opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game yesterday, wounding a senior U.S.
DUBLIN, (Reuters) – Leo Varadkar was elected Irish Prime Minister yesterday, making the 38-year-old son of an Indian immigrant the first gay premier of the once-staunchly Catholic country and the youngest person to hold the office.
(Reuters) – Six current and former Michigan and Flint officials were criminally charged yesterday for their roles in the city’s water crisis that was linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that caused at least 12 deaths, the state’s attorney general said.
LONDON, (Reuters) – A blaze engulfed a 24-storey housing block in central London yesterday, trapping residents as they slept and killing at least 12 people in an inferno that the fire brigade said was unprecedented in its scale and speed.
SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) – A UPS driver opened fire with a handgun inside a United Parcel Service Inc delivery center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers before fatally shooting himself as police closed in, authorities and company officials said.