BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army is fighting to cut rebel ground in the southwest in two by seizing an air base near the Jordanian border, an insurgent official said on Thursday, as intensifying air strikes killed dozens of people nearby. President Bashar al-Assad has sworn to take...
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran-backed Hezbollah will coordinate with the Syrian state and Lebanon’s General Security agency to help return Syrian refugees who want to go back to their country, its leader said on Friday. A Syrian refugee girl who left Lebanon looks through a window as she arrives...
HELSINKI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump emerged from a meeting with Vladimir Putin on Monday saying he saw no reason to believe Russia had hacked the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and the Russian leader “was extremely strong and powerful” in denying it. Trump held his meeting just days...
VALLETTA (Reuters) - An inquiry has found no evidence that the wife of Malta’s prime minister benefited from a secret offshore company, contrary to allegations by murdered reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia. FILE PHOTO: Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and his wife Michelle arrive to attend The Queen's Dinner during...
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the country’s southwest on Friday for the first time in a year, a war monitor and rebel officials said, in defiance of U.S. demands that President Bashar al-Assad halt the assault. A man rides a motorbike...
WASHINGTON – The problem here in America where people don't see that much Christian persecution is that most don't realize how bad it is in many places around the world – nor do they know what to do about it. That's why Bishop Keith Butler, the chairman of Save the...
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...
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Support for Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is at a two-year high, an opinion poll showed on Monday, a boost for the center-right government ahead of a series of by-elections at the end of July. FILE PHOTO: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks at a news...
MUNICH (Reuters) - A German woman was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for her part in the murders of 10 people during a seven-year campaign of violence by a neo-Nazi gang. Defendant Beate Zschaepe and her lawyers Hermann Borchert and Mathias Grasel wait in a Munich courtroom...
ETHIOPIA - He grew up as a homeless orphan, but God had bigger plans for him. Now Gadisa Birhanu is known in Ethiopia as the "Helper to the Orphans." Gadisa is the founder Testimony Feeding Center, located just outside of Ethiopia's capital. It's a place that provides orphans with free meals,...