LONDON (Reuters) - President Hassan Rouhani promised Iranians on Tuesday the government would be able to handle the economic pressure of new U.S. sanctions amid a second day of demonstrations in protest at financial hardship and a weakening rial. FILE PHOTO - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks during an...
CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Thais reacted with relief, gratitude and exhilaration on Wednesday after the successful rescue of the last group of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave complex, ending an 17-day ordeal that gripped Thailand and the world. Rescue workers take out equipment...
PARIS (Reuters) - Italy on Saturday said “arrogant” France risked becoming its “No.1 enemy” on migration issues, a day before European leaders convene in Brussels for a hastily arranged meeting on the divisive topic. French President Emmanuel Macron attends a joint press conference with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday declined to rule out accepting a Russian proposal for the questioning in the United States of Americans sought by the Kremlin for “illegal activities,” including a former U.S. ambassador to Moscow. The proposal arose at Monday’s summit between U.S. President Donald...
 A wedding photographer in Turkey is being commended after beating up a man for marrying a child bride. According to Hurriyet Daily News, Onur Albayrak was hired to take a newlywed couple's pictures at Turgut Ozal Nature Park on July 5. However, when the groom told him the bride was only...
BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced to death a man convicted of stabbing to death nine students in an attack on his old school triggered in part by anger he felt over bullying he suffered there as a child, the court said. The suspect, identified as...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington on Monday condemned attacks by paramilitary police against university students, journalists and clergy across Nicaragua, the U.S. State Department said. In a statement, the department called on President Daniel Ortega’s government to heed his people’s call for democratic reforms immediately and hold elections. It...
(Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales has undergone an operation for a “small tumor” that was detected during a routine check-up, he said on Wednesday in a Twitter post. FILE PHOTO - President of Bolivia Evo Morales arrives before a consistory ceremony to install 14 new cardinals in...
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - South Sudan’s government and the main rebel group inked a power-sharing deal in the Sudanese capital on Wednesday which they hope will end years of conflict, a Reuters witness said, but smaller opposition groups have refrained from signing. FILE PHOTO: South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (L)...
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Voters headed to the polls in Cambodia on Sunday in an election Prime Minister Hun Sen is expected to easily win, extending his 30-plus years in power, after the main opposition party was dissolved and the government cracked down on critics. A voter looks at...