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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
LONDON (Reuters) - It was unclear on Monday whether British lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party had the numbers to trigger a confidence vote, political editors said on Monday. A leadership challenge can be triggered if 15 percent of members of parliament in May’s Conservative Party write...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron believes a weakening of the trans-Atlantic alliance will be more costly in the long run for its members, an official in the Elysee Palace said on Wednesday, amid divisions over U.S. calls for European states to contribute more. French President Emmanuel...
As thousands of Iranians take part in a second day of protests against the Islamic regime, government officials sought to accuse the United States instead of Iran's economic woes. In a televised speech Monday night, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani blamed Washington of waging economic warfare against the country. "As always, America...