By Reuters on July 18, 2016, at 4:05 p.m.
A World Heritage listing for 70,000 medieval tombstones spread across four countries that emerged from Yugoslavia’s bloody breakup in the 1990s was praised Monday as a rare example of successful cooperation between the former foes.
By Michael Birnbaum, Washington Post on July 18, 2016, at 3:26 p.m.
Along the terrorized waterfront in Nice, there are countless flower-strewn memorials to the dead and one spot of abject hatred.
By Ayla Jean Yackley and Dasha Afanasieva, Reuters on July 17, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
Thousands of military officers, soldiers and other suspects linked to a failed coup in Turkey have been arrested amid signs that the campaign against the alleged plotters was turning into a crackdown on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s opponents.
By Wire Service Reports on July 16, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday said he anticipates questions will be raised about Gulen.
By Erin Cunningham, Liz Sly and Zeynep Karatas, The Washington Post on July 16, 2016, at 11:07 a.m.
“This government, brought to power by the people, is in charge,” the president said, as the crowd roared: “Turkey is proud of you.”
By Richard Lough and Johnny Cotton, Reuters on July 16, 2016, at 10:34 a.m.
“He executed the operation in response to calls to target citizens of coalition nations that fight the Islamic State,” the news agency wrote.
By Nick Tattersall and Ece Toksabay, Reuters on July 15, 2016, at 4:34 p.m.
A group within Turkey’s military has attempted to overthrow the government and security forces have been called in to “do what is necessary,” Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday.
Reuters on July 15, 2016, at 10:57 a.m.
Two Americans from Lakeway, Texas, were killed in France when a truck struck a crowd celebrating Bastille Day.
By Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters on July 15, 2016, at 7:46 a.m.
People develop immunity to the virus after an initial infection.
By Reuters on July 15, 2016, at 6:48 a.m.
Sean Copeland, 51, and his son Brodie, 11, from Lakeway, were in Nice for a family vacation.
By David Brunnstrom and Andrew Osborn, Reuters on July 15, 2016, at 5:12 a.m.
Referring to what he described as the “incredible carnage” in Nice, Kerry said nowhere was there a greater hotbed for terrorists than in Syria.
By Michel Bernouin, Reuters on July 14, 2016, at 5:53 p.m.
At least 30 people were killed in the southern French town of Nice when a truck ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday on Thursday night, French TV channel BFM TV said.
By Reuters on July 14, 2016, at 4:49 p.m.
SAO PAULO — Hector Babenco, whose 1985 film “Kiss of the Spider Woman” made him the first Latin American to be nominated for a best director Oscar, died of a heart attack late on Wednesday. “We lament the death of an extraordinary director,” tweeted Brazilian President Michel Temer, after news …
By Reuters on July 13, 2016, at 6:15 p.m.
Canadians rained social media scorn on a performer on Wednesday for inserting the politically-charged phrase “all lives matter” into the lyrics of the Canadian national anthem and holding up the words on a sign during the rendition.
By Kylie MacLellan and William James, Reuters on July 13, 2016, at 4:27 p.m.
LONDON — Theresa May became Britain’s prime minister on Wednesday with the task of leading it out of the European Union, and quickly named leading ‘Brexit’ supporters including former London mayor Boris Johnson to key positions in her new government. The former Conservative interior minister, 59, said after being appointed …
By Reuters on July 13, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.
TORONTO — A heatwave covered large parts of Canada on Wednesday, bringing unusually high temperatures and humidity to the country’s biggest cities and sparking a health alert. The Environment and Climate Change Canada agency issued a heat warning for much of the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, including the major …
By David Brunnstrom and Ben Blanchard, Reuters on July 12, 2016, at 6:19 p.m.
WASHINGTON — An international tribunal’s ruling denying China’s claims in the South China Sea will “intensify conflict and even confrontation,” Beijing’s ambassador to the United States said Tuesday. The ambassador, Cui Tiankai, also told an international forum in Washington that Beijing remains committed to negotiations with other parties in disputes …
By Reuters on July 12, 2016, at 4:34 p.m.
ROME — The mayor of a small town outside Naples had to shut down most municipal offices after police arrested 23 of his staff Tuesday in the latest revelations of absenteeism in Italy’s public sector. Police arrested around half of all employees in the town hall offices of Boscotrecase after …
By Robert Hutton and Alex Morales, Bloomberg on July 11, 2016, at 4:11 p.m.
Home Secretary Theresa May is set to succeed David Cameron as British prime minister Wednesday after her only challenger dropped out, giving her the task of steering the country out of the European Union.
By Ju-min Park and Jack Kim, Reuters on July 11, 2016, at 10:01 a.m.
North Korea said Monday it has told the United States it will sever the only channel of communication between them, at the United Nations in New York, after Washington blacklisted leader Kim Jong Un last week for human rights abuses.