ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A grenade attack killed one and wounded scores at a rally by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday in what he said was an attempt to divide the nation just two months after he took office. Police said six suspects had been detained, without...
AMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian army and allied forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest as thousands of civilians fled to safer opposition held areas along the border with Jordan and Israel, aid workers and rebels said. FILE PHOTO: Men inspect a damaged house in Busra al-Harir town, near...
NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday their political blocs, which came in third and first place in a May parliamentary election respectively, would enter into an alliance. FILE PHOTO: Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr meets with Iraqi Prime Minister...
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...
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Six suspects are being investigated over a grenade attack on Saturday at a rally by new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed that left one person dead and scores wounded. The attack was launched moments after 41-year-old Abiy, a former soldier who took office in April,...
HARARE (Reuters) - President Emmerson Mnangagwa escaped injury in an explosion at a political rally on Saturday, and vowed the “cowardly act” would not derail Zimbabwe’s first election since the ouster of former strongman Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa, a former Mugabe loyalist installed after the army ousted his erstwhile patron,...
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian police said on Saturday six suspects were under investigation for a grenade attack that killed one person and left scores injured in Addis Ababa earlier in the day. “Six suspects are currently under investigation for involvement in the attack,” the Federal Police Commission said...
BERLIN (Reuters) - Nearly 300 Turkish diplomats have sought asylum in Germany since a failed coup in Turkey in July 2016, a German newspaper reported Saturday. Data from the German interior ministry showed 1,177 Turks with diplomatic status or official credentials, including the spouses and children of diplomats, had...
PARIS (Reuters) - France favors financial sanctions for European Union countries that refuse migrants with proven asylum status, President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday, deepening the divide between union members over the migrant crisis. French President Emmanuel Macron attends a joint press conference with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez...
BOCHUM, Germany (Reuters) - The leader of Germany’s Social Democrats on Saturday vowed to oppose a push by Bavarian conservatives to crack down on migration, in defiance of conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel, warning the dispute could lead to a “German Brexit”. Andrea Nahles, leader of Social Democratic Party...