A Turkish pop singer and 28 other people, mostly journalists, went on trial Monday on terrorism charges for alleged links to a failed coup attempt, highlighting the gulf between Turkey's assertions that ...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye over the corruption allegations that triggered a huge political scandal and toppled her from power. The move comes after prosecutors grilled Park for 14 hours last week over suspicions
PARIS (AP) — French energy company Total SA is launching a multi-billion-dollar petrochemical joint venture in Texas as it tries to profit from the "business-friendly environment" under the current administration.
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday they will pause military operations near a major dam held by the Islamic State group in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability.
The Philippines could tighten its money laundering law this year to cover casinos, its top lawmaker said on Monday, in a move aimed at plugging loopholes that allowed $81 million stolen from Bangladesh to pass through Manila gaming venues. The Senate aims to approve its version of the bill in May and
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia has announced a new tax code for oil and gas producers amid plans to publicly list shares of state-oil giant Saudi Aramco.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The number of Israeli settlers living in the West Bank has soared by nearly one-quarter over the past five years to over 420,000 people, a prominent settler leader said Sunday, presenting new population figures that he said put to rest the internationally backed idea of a two-state solution
TOKYO (AP) — Eight Japanese high school students were presumed dead after being caught in an avalanche Monday while being trained in mountain climbing at a ski resort, authorities and media said.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has postponed a planned trip to Russia due to a NATO foreign ministers meeting being rescheduled, a spokesman for his office said on Monday. Johnson was due to visit Moscow to discuss the differences between the two countries over Syria and Ukraine, in the first
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The operator of Dubai's largest mall said Monday it made an $880-million offer to purchase the Middle East's biggest online retailer Souq.com, adding new corporate intrigue to the website's rumored sale to Amazon.
Tokyo, March 27 (IANS) Seven school students and a teacher were killed when they were hit by an avalanche on a Japanese ski resort on Monday, local authorities said. More than 60 students and teachers from seven high schools were taking part in a springtime climbing event in Japan's Tochigi prefecture
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Alejandro Bedoya missed a goal in training, and Bruce Arena wanted to make sure the midfielder knew he noticed.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Sunday sanctioned what it described as 15 American companies, alleging they support terrorism, repression and Israel's occupation of land Palestinians want for a future state, likely in retaliation for sanctions earlier announced by the U.S.
Updendra Yadav, the Chairman of the Federal Socialist Party (FSP) and co-coordinator of the Federal Alliance in Nepal, has said that holding local elections prior to the amendment won't resolve the ongoing conflict. Yadav told media in Kathmandu that the May 14 local election would push country further
LONDON (AP) — The family of an American slain in last week's attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Arijan Ademi has had his doping ban for an anabolic steroid reduced to two years on appeal.
(Reuters) - Two victims of a weekend nightclub shooting in Ohio that left one person dead and 15 hurt remain in critical condition, with three other victims listed as stable, a hospital spokeswoman said on Monday. The gunfire erupted early on Sunday in the packed Cameo Nightlife in southeast Cincinnati
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was jailed for 15 days on Monday by a Moscow court for resisting police orders.
By Andrew Osborn and Svetlana Reiter MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was handed a 15-day jail sentence on Monday for his part in a big anti-government protest in Moscow which buoyed the liberal opposition's morale a year before a presidential election. Sunday's protest and
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world sank Monday on worries that the Trump White House may not be able to help businesses as much as once thought. Many of the trends that have been in place since Election Day went into sharp reverse: The dollar's value sank against other currencies, as did bank
WASHINGTON (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown likened President Donald Trump to a strongman whose goal of walling off the U.S.-Mexico border conjures other infamous barriers from the past.
Lisbon, March 27 (IANS) Portugal national football team coach Fernando Santos on Monday warned of the threat posed by Sweden during Tuesday's friendly, despite the absence of key player Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who retired from international duty at the end of Euro 2016. During a press conference held
Moscow, March 27 (IANS) Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for his role in mass anti-corruption protests in Moscow. Navalny, who was arrested at a Sunday's demonstration, was sentenced by a court in Moscow on Monday afternoon for resisting police orders, the BBC
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish National Court judge on Monday ordered an investigation into the alleged role of nine Syrian intelligence and security officials in the disappearance and execution of a man in 2013, in what is the first criminal case accepted by a foreign court against President Bashar al-Assad
Yangon, (Myanmar) March 27 (IANS) The Indian football team will look to starting their Asian Cup campaign on a high when they take on Myanmar in a Group A tie here on Tuesday. For the final round of qualifying, Stephen Constantine's team has been drawn alongside Kyrgyzstan and AFC Solidarity Cup