Did Brexit campaigners cheat? And if they did, what does that mean?

March 31, 2018

Whistleblowers accused a prominent group run by top Tories, including Boris Johnson, of coordinating campaigns among allied organizations to circumvent spending caps.…

Russia to expel dozens of British workers, deepening tensions between Kremlin and London

March 31, 2018

The tit-for-tat expulsions are in response to the March 4 poisoning on British soil of a former Russian double agent.…

Spy case: Russia, US envoys leave Washington, St. Petersburg

March 31, 2018

Russian diplomats and their families climbed aboard buses and left their embassy in Washington on Saturday while across the Atlantic, American envoys took down the flag from outside the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg, loaded up boxes, closed the office down and headed home.…

Pope in Easter Vigil baptizes Nigerian migrant-hero

March 31, 2018

Pope Francis on Saturday urged Catholics to not remain paralyzed in the face of the injustices around them as he baptized eight adults, including a Nigerian beggar who became a hero in Italy for having disarmed a thief with his bare hands.…

The Latest: Italy rejects France’s claim to Italian station

March 31, 2018

The Latest on the spat between Italy and France over French border guards’ actions at an Italian train station (all times local):…

Authoritarian Turkmen leader’s son rises in Foreign Ministry

March 31, 2018

The son of Turkmenistan’s president has been appointed a deputy foreign minister, deepening speculation that the president aims to form a dynastic system of power in the Central Asian nation.…

Migrant drug test explodes into Italy-France diplomatic spat

March 31, 2018

Italy summoned the French ambassador for consultations Saturday after armed French border patrol agents used an Italian train station to force a Nigerian train passenger provide a urine sample for a drug test.…

The Latest: Russian envoys leave Washington to head home

March 31, 2018

The Latest on the nerve agent poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain. (all times local):…

A deported veteran has been granted U.S. citizenship, after 14 years of living in Mexico

March 31, 2018

“On paper, it’s nice to be validated. It’s the government validating what most of us already feel,” Hector Barajas-Varela said of deported veterans.…

Riyadh denies reports of crown prince visit to Iraq

March 31, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s ministry of foreign affairs says there is “no truth” to reports of an upcoming visit to Iraq by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman.…

1 man killed in French fairground ride accident

March 31, 2018

French authorities say one man has been killed and another person has been seriously wounded in a fairground ride accident in a small town north of Lyon.…

Turkish leader slams Kosovo’s PM over secret deportations

March 31, 2018

Turkey’s president slammed Kosovo’s prime minister on Saturday for criticizing the secret deportations of six Turkish men who Turkey claims were supporters of an alleged coup plotter.…

Syrian army declares victory as rebels vacate most of Ghouta

March 31, 2018

The Syrian army declared victory in eastern Ghouta Saturday after opposition fighters evacuated from most of the area near the capital except for the town of Douma where negotiations are still underway for rebels there to leave or face an all-out government offensive.…

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to moot Microsoft email case, citing new law

March 31, 2018

The Cloud Act clarifies that search warrants cover data held by U.S. firms overseas.…

Turkish president recites Muslim prayer at the Hagia Sophia

March 31, 2018

Turkey’s president recited an Islamic prayer Saturday in the Hagia Sophia, a historic Istanbul landmark that has become a symbol of interfaith and diplomatic tensions.…

Burundian asylum seeker deported from US detained back home

March 31, 2018

Burundian activists say a man recently deported from the United States after failing to receive political asylum has been detained without charge back home.…

Fire breaks out at World Food Program warehouses in Yemen

March 31, 2018

A massive fire broke out on Saturday and engulfed storage facilities belonging to the World Food Program in the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeida damaging humanitarian aid inside, Yemen’s official news agency said.…

Driver dies, 18 injured as bus hits truck on German highway

March 31, 2018

Police in Germany say a bus driver has been killed and 18 other people were injured when the bus drove into a truck on a Bavarian highway.…

Russia’s World Cup drives some students to rare protests

March 31, 2018

Many students would be delighted to have the World Cup in town, but not Maria Cheremnova.…

Mekong countries’ leaders call for $66 billion investment

March 31, 2018

The leaders of six countries along the Mekong River on Saturday adopted an ambitious investment plan worth $66 billion over the next five years.…

Tibetan leader in exile slams China for mistreating Tibetans

March 31, 2018

The prime minister of the self-declared Tibetan government-in-exile in India on Saturday urged his compatriots to strengthen efforts to make the return of the Dalai Lama to his native land a reality.…

Polls open in Sierra Leone’s runoff presidential vote

March 31, 2018

Polls opened Saturday morning in Sierra Leone’s runoff presidential election, which had been delayed by a few days after a court challenge of the first round.…

Nobel Prize winner Malala visits her Pakistan hometown

March 31, 2018

Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Saturday arrived in her hometown for the first time since a Taliban militant shot her there in 2012 for advocating girls’ education.…

The Latest: Nobel laureate Malala returns to Pakistan home

March 31, 2018

The Latest on Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai’s return to Pakistan (all times local):…

Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai arrives in her hometown of Mingora amid tight security

March 31, 2018

Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai arrives in her hometown of Mingora amid tight security.…

Nobel Prize winner Malala visits her Pakistan hometown

March 31, 2018

Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has arrived in her hometown of Mingora for the first time since a Taliban militant shot her there in 2012 for advocating girls’ education.…

As China, Vatican talk, bishop’s fate shows party’s power

March 31, 2018

The twin-spired church in this southern Chinese village was packed with more than a thousand Catholics observing Good Friday, but the bishop who tends to the congregation was not among them. Just a day earlier, government agents had taken him away.…

UN leader calls for investigation into deadly Gaza clashes

March 31, 2018

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Friday for an independent investigation into deadly clashes in Gaza between Palestinians and Israeli troops, while Security Council members urged restraint on both sides.…

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting on Gaza clashes

March 31, 2018

The U.N. Security Council is holding an emergency meeting to discuss deadly clashes in Gaza between Palestinians and Israeli troops.…

The Latest: Australia says Russia expelling 2 of its staff

March 31, 2018

The Latest on the fallout from the Russian ex-spy poisoning (all times local):…

American service member dies in Syria after Trump promises to remove U.S. troops

March 31, 2018

The deceased is the second U.S. service member killed in action in Syria in the fight against the Islamic State.…

Trump’s strange comparison of the Korean DMZ and Mexican border crosses a line

March 31, 2018

At the most basic level, the difference between the two situations is enormous.…

Easter 2018: 5 ways the season is being celebrated around the world

March 31, 2018

Christians around the world are marking one of the most significant seasons in their calendar.…

The Latest: Pope Francis asks forgiveness for host of sins

March 30, 2018

The Latest on Vatican ceremonies for Good Friday (all times local):…

Pope presides over Good Friday amid security, controversy

March 30, 2018

Pope Francis presided over solemn Good Friday services amid heightened security at Rome’s Colosseum for the Via Crucis procession and a new communications controversy at home over the existence of hell.…

2 British IS members say hostage beheadings were a ‘mistake’

March 30, 2018

Two British militants believed to have been part of an Islamic State group cell notorious for beheading hostages in Syria were unapologetic in their first interview since their capture, denouncing the U.S. and Britain as “hypocrites” who will not give them a fair trial.…

Venezuelan jail dead buried in mass tomb as questions linger

March 30, 2018

They died together when flames tore through an overcrowded police station jail in Venezuela.…

French charge in-law of Pippa Middleton in alleged rape case

March 30, 2018

A judicial official says that the father-in-law of Pippa Middleton, the sister of the wife of Britain’s Prince William, has been handed preliminary charges by a French judge for alleged rape of a minor for events in the 1990s.…

Border wall expansion planned along 100 miles of U.S.-Mexico frontier

March 30, 2018

The $1.6 billion approved by Congress will go toward new and replacement barriers in California, Texas and New Mexico.…

Fifteen Gazans dead after Israeli army, Palestinians clash at border fence, officials say

March 30, 2018

About 30,000 Palestinian demonstrators gathered along the border fence with Israel.…

Easter 2018: 5 ways the season is being celebrated around the world

March 30, 2018

Christians around the world are marking the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.…

Berlin had some of the world’s most restrictive rules for Airbnb rentals. Now it’s loosening up.

March 30, 2018

As Berlin has learned, cracking down on private home short-term rentals is a massive task, and the courts aren’t necessarily on your side.…

Puerto Rico’s rainforest slowly reopens to visitors

March 30, 2018

Portions of a popular rainforest in Puerto Rico are slowly reopening to visitors more than six months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm.…

Russia ramps up diplomatic tensions, expels more UK envoys

March 30, 2018

The crisis between Russia and the West over the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain heightened Friday as Russia ordered new cuts to the number of British envoys in the country.…

The Latest: Romania says Russia has “presence” of spies

March 30, 2018

The Latest on the fallout from the Russian ex-spy poisoning (all times local):…

The Latest: 2 IS members say international court ‘fairer’

March 30, 2018

The Latest on two detained notorious British IS group members (all times local):…

In Afghanistan, U.S. military sprints to prove it can reverse insurgent tide

March 30, 2018

Even if battlefield progress is achieved, will President Trump’s strategy win the war?…

UK defense ministry: British army member embedded with US forces in mission against Islamic State group killed in Syria

March 30, 2018

UK defense ministry: British army member embedded with US forces in mission against Islamic State group killed in Syria.…

The Latest: Blast in Syria kills member of UK armed forces

March 30, 2018

The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):…

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