Saturday, August 24, 2019
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks amid...
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Moscow on Tuesday for a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the Turkish presidency has said, days after a Turkish convoy was nearly hit by air raids in the Syrian province of Idlib. Friday's announcement...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tyler Ivanoff, an American schoolteacher, was gathering firewood with his children on a beach in western Alaska when he came across a champagne bottle with a letter inside. “Warm greetings from the Russian Far East...
A plan under consideration would see the scope of the backstop whittled down and largely confined to covering livestock, plus animal and plant products. The private discussions amongst diplomats in Brussels at still at an early stage, but still contrasts...
Syria's army encircled rebels in a cluster of towns in northwest Syria's Hama countryside, imposing a "choking siege" and marching deeper into the pocket, state-run Ikhbariya TV said on Friday. Government forces seized a dozen hills and expanded their control...
FILE PHOTO: Japan's Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya attends a news conference at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Issei KatoTOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea’s...
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are supposed to be on the same side of the war in Yemen. However, cracks are appearing in the military coalition battling Houthi rebels. The UAE has been accused of helping separatists from the Southern Transitional Council,...
PRELOKA, Slovenia (Reuters) - Slovenia has begun work on an additional stretch of fence along its southern border with Croatia with which it aims to keep out a rising number of migrants entering the country illegally. ...
The speaker of New Zealand's parliament has attracted international attention for babysitting a legislator's newborn child while keeping order during a vigorous debate. On Wednesday, speaker Trevor Mallard tweeted a photo of himself giving Labour Party MP Tamati Coffey's newborn...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, who made the fight against climate change the focus of his White House campaign, said on Wednesday he was withdrawing from the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination. FILE...

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