Snubbed by Trump, Putin charms other players at G20

November 30, 2018

Russia is putting on a brave face after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly junked a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin…

Mexico starts moving some migrants to new shelter

November 30, 2018

Authorities in the Mexican city of Tijuana are moving Central American migrants out of an overcrowded shelter near the U.S. border and taking them to an events hall much farther away, warning that services will be cut off at the first site…

Senate Intelligence Committee has referred cases of suspected lying to Mueller

November 30, 2018

“If you lie to us . . . we’re going to prosecute you,” the panel’s chairman said.…

A man and his baby: A desperate bid to cross into US

November 30, 2018

The young Honduran man was worried and you could see it on his face: Clutching his 1-year-old son, he looked back apprehensively toward the barrier he just crossed…

Ukraine bars entry to Russian men of fighting age

November 30, 2018

Ukraine bans entry to all Russian men of fighting age in its increasingly tense confrontation with Moscow…

UN experts: South Sudan beset by ‘alarming’ sexual violence

November 30, 2018

U.N. experts says South Sudan is beset by “alarming levels” of sexual and gender-based violence and a desperate humanitarian situation including severe food shortages as it attempts to implement the latest peace agreement in a climate of “deep distrust.”…

Brazil President-elect to end military intervention in Rio

November 30, 2018

Brazil’s president-elect says that under his government the military will not be in charge of security forces in Rio de Janeiro state…

US urged to send Ebola experts in as Congo outbreak worsens

November 30, 2018

US urged to send its Ebola experts back to Congo outbreak despite fears about security concerns…

Mexico begins moving caravan migrants to new shelter but faces mistrust

November 30, 2018

Unsanitary conditions at the crowded, trash-filled original encampment are raising fears of disease.…

Royal Mail delivers: Postman, can you take this to heaven?

November 30, 2018

A 7-year-old Scottish boy who sent a birthday card to his father in heaven has received a heart-warming reply…

Plane crashes in Sao Paulo neighborhood, 2 dead, 12 injured

November 30, 2018

A small plane has crashed in a residential neighborhood of Brazil’s biggest city, killing at least two people and injuring 12…

China’s Uighurs told to share beds, meals with party members

November 30, 2018

China assigns civil servants to stay in the homes of ethnic minorities in what it portrays as an effort to promote ethnic unity but what Uighurs regard as another attempt to quash their faith…

Homeland Security asks Pentagon to extend the military’s Mexico border deployment through at least January

November 30, 2018

The Pentagon is expected to agree to the extension for the troops, who were sent by President Trump ahead of the arrival of thousands of Central American migrants traveling in caravan groups and seeking to enter the United States. Officials have said an unspecified number of the 6,000 active-duty military personnel stationed along the border […]…

The Latest: Trump-Merkel meeting set for Saturday

November 30, 2018

President Donald Trump will meet Saturday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, after a travel snag thwarted their plans to meet Friday…

Vatican enters European bank system in new sign of progress

November 30, 2018

The Vatican has made more progress in its path to greater financial transparency by securing approval to join the European banking system that harmonizes electronic payments across the continent…

Police sweep in southern Italy nets 30 suspected mobsters

November 30, 2018

Police sweep in southern Italy against so-called ‘fourth Mafia’ nets 30 suspected mobsters…

Romanian president calls for a democratic, European country

November 30, 2018

Romania’s president has called on citizens to build a “democratic and European” future for the country on the eve of its centenary…

Romanian president calls for a democratic, European country

November 30, 2018

Romania’s president has called on citizens to build a “democratic and European” future for the country on the eve of its centenary…

Saudi prince gets chummy, stern receptions at G-20 summit

November 30, 2018

It’s been a mixed reception for Saudi Arabia’s crown prince at the G-20 summit in Argentina, his first major appearance since the killing of a dissident journalist in h0is country’s consulate in Istanbul…

Saudi prince gets chummy, stern receptions at G-20 summit

November 30, 2018

It’s been a mixed reception for Saudi Arabia’s crown prince at the G-20 summit in Argentina, his first major appearance since the killing of a dissident journalist in h0is country’s consulate in Istanbul…

Romania shuts hospital after babies diagnosed with superbug

November 30, 2018

Romanian health authorities temporarily close a maternity hospital in the capital after 13 babies born there were diagnosed with a drug-resistant bug…

Italy summons Egypt ambassador over Regeni killing

November 30, 2018

Egypt’s parliament says it regrets the decision of Italy’s lower house to break parliamentary ties over the lack of progress in investigations related to the torture and killing of an Italian researcher nearly three years ago…

Italy summons Egypt ambassador over Regeni killing

November 30, 2018

Egypt’s parliament says it regrets the decision of Italy’s lower house to break parliamentary ties over the lack of progress in investigations related to the torture and killing of an Italian researcher nearly three years ago…

UN experts: South Sudan beset by ‘alarming’ sexual violence

November 30, 2018

U.N. experts says South Sudan is beset by “alarming levels” of sexual and gender-based violence and a desperate humanitarian situation including severe food shortages as it attempts to implement the latest peace agreement in a climate of “deep distrust.”…

The Trump administration tried to save a U.S. university by playing nice with an autocrat. It failed. 

November 30, 2018

Central European University is being kicked out of Hungary, exposing the limits of U.S. influence.…

The Trump administration tried to save a U.S. university by playing nice with an autocrat. It failed. 

November 30, 2018

Central European University is being kicked out of Hungary, exposing the limits of U.S. influence.…

A bro-shake with Putin, a talking-to from Macron: The Saudi prince’s less-than-royal treatment at the G-20

November 30, 2018

Despite the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, Mohammed bin Salman isn’t quite a pariah among world leaders.…

South Korea sends a train into North for the first time in a decade

November 30, 2018

The project to link the two countries’ rail networks can only go ahead if sanctions are lifted.…

Yazidi women joining case against French firm over IS crimes

November 30, 2018

Amal Clooney and two other lawyers say a group of Yazidi women victimized by the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria joined a criminal case against French cement company Lafarge…

Family says Egypt arrested Brit for military chopper video

November 30, 2018

The family of a 19-year-old British tourist says Egyptian authorities have arrested the young man over a video he filmed on his cellphone that showed a military helicopter in the background…

Austrian ex-officer suspected of spying for Russia arrested

November 30, 2018

Austrian authorities say a retired colonel in the country’s military who is suspected of having spied for Russia for more than two decades has been rearrested, a few weeks after he was released…

Chinese party agents watch over Uighur funerals, weddings

November 30, 2018

China has sent more than 1 million civil servants to stay in the homes of ethnic minorities in what the government portrays as an affectionate cultural exchange, but for Uighurs, it’s a chilling intrusion into their lives…

The Latest: Spain rescues 650 migrants, finding dead woman

November 30, 2018

Spanish officials say they have rescued about 650 migrants from 16 boats crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe, finding one dead woman among them…

Jordanian man held after hammer attack wounds 2 Israelis

November 30, 2018

Israeli police and media say a Jordanian man has attacked two Israeli port workers with a hammer and seriously wounded them in the Israeli Red Sea resort of Eilat…

South Korea releases 57 conscientious objectors after landmark ruling on military service

November 30, 2018

The country demands military service for all able-bodied young men, but attitudes have shifted about the potential threat from the North amid diplomatic outreach.…

Syria sends UN complaints over Israeli, US-led airstrikes

November 30, 2018

Syria has sent the U.N. Security Council complaints over the latest Israeli airstrikes that targeted an area home to military bases south of Damascus, saying such “aggression” aims to prolong the Syrian crisis…

Bosnian Srebrenica commander acquitted of war crimes

November 30, 2018

A Bosnian appeals court has acquitted the wartime commander of Srebrenica who was accused of committing atrocities during the 1992-95 Balkan conflict…

This is the man who recruited the 9/11 hijackers

November 30, 2018

After an epic journey that took him from the camps of al-Qaeda to the battlefields of the Islamic State, he is all but forgotten in a remote prison cell in Syria.…

Trump calls USMCA ‘a groundbreaking achievement.’ But tariffs have turned ties with Canada cold.

November 30, 2018

Canada is asking for the tariffs to be lifted so Ottawa and Washington can return to talking about issues like border security. …

The Latest: Hungary’s Orban says he’s siding with Ukraine

November 30, 2018

The Latest: Hungary’s Orban says he’s siding with Ukraine amid tensions with Russia…

The Latest: Leaders of US, Mexico, Canada sign trade pact

November 30, 2018

President Donald Trump has joined the leaders of Mexico and Canada to sign a revised North American trade deal…

La Scala struck bridge scene from ‘Attila’ after Genoa

November 30, 2018

Director Davide Livermore had envisioned a falling bridge to emphasize a dramatic encounter in Verdi’s “Attila,” a opens La Scala’s season next week with a new production…

Leaders of US, Canada, Mexico sign revised trade pact; Trump may face fight for approval in divided Congress

November 30, 2018

Leaders of US, Canada, Mexico sign revised trade pact; Trump may face fight for approval in divided Congress…

Trump makes his first presidential visit to Latin America — a region where he is very unpopular

November 30, 2018

Trump is unpopular all over the world, but there may be something special about Latin America.…

Eurozone inflation eases as oil prices slump

November 30, 2018

The recent fall in oil prices has pushed down inflation across the 19-country eurozone, official figures showed Friday in a development that makes it even less likely that the European Central Bank will start raising interest rates again anytime soon.…

Vietnam jails 2 ex-police generals for role in gambling ring

November 30, 2018

A court in northern Vietnam has jailed two former police generals for protecting a multimillion-dollar online gambling ring as the Communist government steps up its crackdown on graft…

Channel island’s lights stay on after deal on power

November 30, 2018

The lights will stay on across the English Channel island of Sark after a last-minute agreement was struck in a dispute on the cost of power…

Greek court acquits 21 over raid on gold mining facilities

November 30, 2018

A Greek court has acquitted 21 people accused of raiding prospective gold mining facilities in the north of the country, which many local residents strongly oppose on environmental grounds…

Iran’s new anti-corruption courts have begun sending businessmen to the gallows

November 30, 2018

Iran’s Supreme Leader set up the courts amid public anger over an economy buffeted by U.S. sanctions.…

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