CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - A dangerous mission to rescue 12 Thai schoolboys and their soccer coach trapped inside a flooded cave for more than two weeks began on Sunday and authorities said the first survivor may emerge in the evening. Children look at pictures of students before relatives...
Imprisoned Pastor Andrew Brunson's daughter, Jacqueline Brunson Furnari, told a newspaper her family feels "shock and betrayal" that Turkey has jailed her father on charges she calls "absurd."   Brunson has been jailed in Turkey since 2016 over charges that he aided terrorist organizations, which he and the U.S. government deny.      She...
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to criminal charges on Wednesday related to a probe into allegations of corruption at state fund 1MDB, less than two months after he was ousted in a stunning election. Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrives...
AMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian opposition began negotiations with Russian officers about an agreement to restore state sovereignty over rebel-held parts of the southwestern Deraa province, rebel negotiators said on Saturday. Smoke rises from the southeast part of Deraa, Syria in this handout released on June 27, 2018....
A Coptic Christian church's worship service turned into a blood bath after a gunman opened fire, killing at least 11 people.  The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, and many Christians were left wondering if they will ever be safe enough to worship Christ without fearing terrorism. One young girl,...
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Thirty-three pregnant Cambodian women who were carrying babies on behalf of Chinese clients have been discovered during a raid on an illegal commercial surrogacy operation, police said on Saturday. Five people, including a Chinese manager, were arrested following raids at two apartments in the Cambodian...
BERLIN (Reuters) - Interior Minister Horst Seehofer on Wednesday said his Bavarian conservatives were not seeking to break up Germany’s coalition government or oust Chancellor Angela Merkel, and he expressed optimism they could resolve their dispute over migration. FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and German Interior minister Horst...
LONDON (Reuters) - European leaders told Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday to soften some of her red lines on Brexit, warning her that time was running out to prevent Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal. A combined United Kingdom and European Union flag flies...
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s transition team unveiled a plan on Friday to shake up the fight against crime, including reduced jail time but stiffer controls on weapons, as the country reels from a militarized drug war. Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks...
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army battled rebels in an important town in southwest Syria on Thursday, a media unit run by its ally Hezbollah and a war monitor said, as intensifying air strikes killed dozens of people in the area. President Bashar al-Assad has sworn to take...