Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is in hot water after calling the God of the Bible "stupid" for allowing Adam and Eve to sin in the Garden of Eden. Opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday called Duterte an "evil man." In a statement, Trillanes said, "It is the height of arrogance...
KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban on Monday rejected pleas by Afghan elders and activists for an extension of this month’s ceasefire and said they amounted to a call for surrender to foreign forces. FILE PHOTO: Taliban walk as they celebrate ceasefire in Ghanikhel district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan June...
Burger King is under fire for an ad that encourages women to have sex for money and free burgers. The advertisement promised Russian women a lifetime of free sandwiches and a $47,000 cash prize if they get pregnant with the child of a World Cup Soccer player. The campaign was...
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran is banning imports of over 1,300 products, preparing its economy to resist threatened U.S. sanctions, amid rare public protests against the plunge of its currency to record lows. FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at exchange rates by the window of a currency exchange shop in...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China told France on Monday it would buy more of its farm produce, hinted at future Airbus purchases and pledged to work on market access, shoring up its trade ties with Europe amid the increasing danger of a tariff war with the United States. China's President...
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Britain, which has condemned Russia over the nerve agent poisoning of an ex-spy, is pushing to give more teeth to the global chemical weapons watchdog so that it can point the finger at those who carry out attacks with banned toxic substances. The 20-year-old Organisation...
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May told the EU’s Donald Tusk on Monday that Britain would set more details on its vision for a future relationship with the bloc after a June 28-29 summit. FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May attends a press conference with Secretary General...
BERLIN (Reuters) - A suspected Islamist radical who once served as Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard, was detained in Germany on Monday, police said. The case of the Tunisian man, Sami A., sparked outrage in April after German media reported that he was receiving welfare benefits even though intelligence agencies...
KIEV (Reuters) - The United States and Canada said on Monday they were horrified by an attack on a Roma camp in Western Ukraine in which one man was killed and several wounded, including a ten-year-old boy. Police have detained ten teenagers suspected of involvement in the violence, which...
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in landmark elections that also saw his Islamist-rooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in parliament. Erdogan’s main rival, Muharrem Ince of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), conceded defeat...