The presidents of Ukraine and Belarus toured Wednesday the site of the Chernobyl plant to mark 31 years since the world's worst civil nuclear accident spewed radiation across Europe
South Africa's controversial push to build a fleet of new nuclear plants suffered a setback Wednesday after the High Court set aside the procurement process and a pre-agreement with Russia
An El Salvadoran transgender advocate, five detained Cambodian activists and an Egyptian legal scholar were nominated Wednesday for one of the world's most prestigious human rights prizes
The line was shut between Bressanone and Fortezza to the north to allow inspectors to assess what happened. Passengers were being transferred to buses for that part of their journeys.
Three suicide bombings rocked the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri Wednesday, killing one civilian militia member and injuring several others, security personnel told AFP
Two people died and five were missing in the Adriatic Sea off Dubrovnik, Croatia, after their inflatable dinghy was struck by a coastguard ship, authorities said Wednesday
French police are questioning 10 people on suspicion of supplying weapons to an Islamist militant who attacked a Jewish deli in Paris in January 2015, killing four Jewish hostages, police sources said
French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron headed to rival Marine Le Pen`s stronghold on Wednesday to try to win over voters after facing criticism he was not taking the fight to the far-right l
PARIS (Reuters) - French intelligence has concluded that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out a sarin nerve gas attack on April 4 in northern Syria and that Assad or members of
U.S. and South Korean troops held live-fire exercises. South Korea also announced that key parts of the THAAD missile defense system were installed. Some South Koreans are protesting it, despite risin
PARIS (Reuters) - France's center-right party, seeking to rebound after the defeat of its presidential candidate, said on Wednesday it could share power with Emmanuel Macron if he is elected, as polls
The death toll from a roadside bomb targeting a passenger vehicle in Pakistan's northwest rose to 13 Wednesday as three critically injured people died overnight in hospital, officials said
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party has increased its lead over the opposition Labour Party and now has 49 percent support ahead of a June 8 election, a lead equ
PARIS - French police have arrested 10 people in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of the attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and ...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union should formally suspend Turkey's long-stalled talks on membership if it adopts constitutional changes backed at a referendum last week, a leading member of the
BRUSSELS - The European Union has launched legal action against Hungary over a new higher education law that critics say is aimed at shutting down a university founded by billionaire ......
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China says its Silk Road initiative is helping create "a new era of globalization" open to all, according to a draft communique for a summit next month on the project, as
The Kremlin denounced the French report, saying the samples and the fact the nerve agent was used are not enough to prove who was behind the attack.
U.S. troops began delivering a missile defence system that has infuriated China to a deployment site in South Korea Wednesday, amid heightened tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions
BERLIN (AP) — The German government is raising slightly its growth forecast this year for the country’s economy, Europe’s biggest, to 1.5 percent. It is predicting that the economy will e
BOSTON (AP) — A group of U.S. senators led by Elizabeth Warren is pushing President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration for more information on how he plans to staff
British Prime Minister Theresa May Wednesday holds her first talks with key EU Brexit negotiators, as the bloc hardens its position ahead of a summit to lay down its "red lines"
Protesters in Venezuela plan a high-risk march against President Nicolas Maduro Wednesday, sparking fears of fresh violence after demonstrations that have left 26 dead in the crisis-wracked country
ATLANTA (AP) — State officials have announced that rebuilding the collapsed section of Interstate 85 in Atlanta will cost up to $16.6 million. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-ajc.
The number of senior managers at the BBC earning more than 150,000 pounds ($192,555) a year has risen despite a promise by the publicly-funded broadcaster to cut the figure by a fifth, Britain's spend
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A government oil company in the United Arab Emirates says it has opened the country’s first solar-powered gas station in Dubai. The Dubai-owned Emirates Natio
BEIJING (AP) — China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeg
China has launched its first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier, state media said Wednesday, as the country seeks to transform its navy into a force capable of projecting power onto the
Samples obtained by French intelligence show that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "undoubtedly" used sarin nerve gas in an April 4 attack in northern Syria, France's foreign minister
Press freedom has never been as threatened as it is now, in the "new post-truth era of fake news" after the election of U.S. President Donald Trump, Reporters Without Borders warned Wednesday
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish authorities arrested more than 1,000 people on Wednesday they said had secretly infiltrated police forces across the country on behalf of a U.S.-based cleric blamed by the g
Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested two pro-independence lawmakers who were disqualified in a dispute over their oaths, in the latest round of leg
PARIS (Reuters) - Four people have been arrested in the west-of-Paris suburb of Trappes as part of a counter-terrorism operation, a judicial source said on Wednesday.
Britain will not seek to take a divide and rule approach with the other 27 member states of the European Union in upcoming Brexit negotiations, Brexit minister David Davis said on Wednesday.