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01:55 2019-10-15

Pope's bodyguard resigns over leak in financial probe The Vatican's security chief who served as Pope Francis' main bodyguard resigned Monday over leaks related to a financial investigation into alleged wrongdoing in the holy city. ...
01:51 2019-10-15

Turkish-led Syrian rebel fighters advancing on flashpoint region of Manbij The flashpoint region of Manbij in northeastern Syria is becoming a battleground for Turkish-led Syrian rebel fighters advancing in the area following the pullback of U.S. forces....
01:51 2019-10-15

At $43,000, Is This 2015 Porsche Cayenne The Brown Diesel Wagon We All Want? When you think of legendary Porsche products, cars like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Cayenne probably won’t be at the top of the list. The diesel model’s lack of popularity has driven extraordinar...
01:17 2019-10-15

The Pontiac Aztek doubles down by using two Native American names (Aztecs are native Central America The Pontiac Aztek doubles down by using two Native American names (Aztecs are native Central America Native Americans): Chief Pontiac was an Odawa (Ottawa) war chief who stuck it to the British and ev...
01:17 2019-10-15

The 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S Packs A Lot Of Electric Power For An 'Entry-Level' Car It feels like just last month when we were introduced to Porsche’s first foray into the world of electric cars, the brutally fast 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S. That’s because it actually was last month...
01:17 2019-10-15

The UAW Is In It For The Long Haul The GM Strike continues to roll along into its second month, the economy is bad, but VW is optimistic they can still make bank on EVs, and Chevy thinks they’ve “cracked the code” with the new Bolt. Al...
01:17 2019-10-15

Used Cars Cost Almost Double What They Did Nine Years Ago The last time I bought a used car it set me back $9,000, which, according to new data from Edmunds, is just over average for a used car in 2019. That number is almost 75 percent higher than it was in ...
01:17 2019-10-15

Photo Proof The Roval Is Good One of the most exciting things in NASCAR only happens a few times a year, and that is, of course, when the sanctioning body takes its race cars to road courses. It not only reminds the world that NAS...
01:17 2019-10-15

The Holy Grail Of Jeep Grand Cherokees Sits On An Old Wisconsin Dairy Farm, But It May Be Doomed What do you do when an extremely rare, but not particularly valuable piece of automotive history is in desperate need of a cash-intensive restoration? Do you spend the money knowing you may never get ...
01:17 2019-10-15

Further (Design) Evidence The Citroën SM Is A Quirky Weirdo Intellectually, I’ve always known the Citroën SM to be Cool™. It was a high-speed rocket car in its day, it was comfortable, it had self-leveling suspension and lights. But then I finally saw one in p...
01:17 2019-10-15

What Was The Best Rainy Race Of All Time? Something magical happens when a racing surface gets wet. True talent distinguishes itself from the masses of the mediocre, as the less impressive drivers just entirely forget how to drive. Strategy b...
01:17 2019-10-15

How Waymo Plans To Ease Your Autonomous Car Anxiety As the doors closed on our Waymo trip, a friendly chime played over the Chrysler Pacifica’s speakers. Because Waymo is owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company, which has some history refining the u...
01:17 2019-10-15

Somehow I Didn't Die On This Stupid Motorcycle Trip As I rode down a dark, wet I-95 getting blown past by buses and tractor-trailers Sunday night, I just kept thinking how I didn’t want to die in a hoodie with “Clickbait” written across it in varsity l...
01:17 2019-10-15

Chevy's New Race Truck Makes Me Think There's A Silverado ZR2 Coming Chevrolet announced it’s going to run a Silverado in the Best In The Desert off-road racing series’ 1200 Stock Class, which is neat, but far more interesting is the fact that the truck will run a vers...
01:17 2019-10-15

This Is The Most Expensive New Subaru Ever Made With only 209 being made, you’re fairly unlikely to ever see the new Subaru WRX STI S209 on the road. But if you do, know that whoever wanted this 341 horsepower super Subaru paid a lot of coin for it...
01:17 2019-10-15

So You're Thinking Of Wrapping Your Car Matte Black It has come to my attention that you are considering a wrap for your car. And that wrap, as I understand it, is to be matte black. First, there are some things you want to consider....
01:17 2019-10-15

I Doubt I'm Going To Look At This, But If I Did, What Do You Want To Know About The New Volkswagen Camper Van? Look, I’ll be honest here: I’m in Nova Scotia with our own David Tracy in a wonderful new Volkswagen camper van you can’t get in America no matter how loud you scream about it. And internet connectivi...
01:17 2019-10-15

The 2020 Toyota Supra Looks So Damn Good With A Massive Wing There hasn’t been a more obvious oversight in automotive design lately than the 2020 Toyota Supra not coming with the giant curved wing that made the fourth-generation car an icon. But when these mist...
01:17 2019-10-15

Syria chaos poses new political perils for Trump by uniting Democratic and GOP lawmakers against him The break within the party underscores the high stakes for Donald Trump in the coming months and the importance of Republicans remaining loyal to him.        ...
00:17 2019-10-15

Protests in Barcelona after Catalan leaders' jail sentences Spain's Supreme Court has sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to jail terms of up to 13 years for their part in a 2017 independence bid. A warrant was then issued for the arrest of former leader...
00:17 2019-10-15

Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences awarded for research into alleviating poverty The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced the final Nobel winners of the 2019 awards season. And for only the second time in history, a woman is among the laureates....
00:17 2019-10-15

Europe's black gas market fueling climate change Illegal refrigerant imports are flooding the European market, contributing emissions equivalent to four coal-fired power plants in 2018. These hydrofluorocarbons, also known as HFCs, primarily come fr...
00:17 2019-10-15

Gold car 'too bright' for the road: German police Police in the German city of Düsseldorf removed a bright gold vehicle from the streets over concerns it could "dazzle" onlookers. The driver was told the car was unsafe to drive and was forced to walk...
00:17 2019-10-15

'Joker' film sparks outrage for using song by convicted pedophile Gary Glitter The use of the song, Rock n' Roll Part 2, has set off an ample amount of concern and criticism as many think it means that Glitter will be collecting royalties....
00:17 2019-10-15

EU breaks promise of safe passage for 50,000 refugees The EU has delivered only three-quarters of a two-year program due to be completed by the end of October. Among those left in limbo are people evacuated from Libya on a promise of resettlement in Euro...
00:17 2019-10-15

Reviving the lost art of 'Dastangoi' storytelling in India During the time of the Mughal empire, Indian and Persian storytellers narrated traditional tales of adventure and mysticism. Now, a group in New Delhi is reviving the art and retelling Islamic and Hin...
00:17 2019-10-15

Queen delivers Boris Johnson's Brexit agenda Britain's departure from the EU is a "priority" for the government, Queen Elizabeth II said as she opened parliament. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused of politicizing the role of monar...
00:17 2019-10-15

Anti-Semitism on the rise in the EU Research clearly shows that anti-Semitic abuse and violence is increasing in the EU. Following last week's anti-Semitic attack in Halle, Germany, the EU has urged decisive action. Bernd Riegert report...
00:17 2019-10-15

Lufthansa: Cabin crew trade union calls strike German cabin crew trade union UFO has announced its members will strike this Sunday following a dispute over pay with Lufthansa. The strike is expected to disrupt flights at Frankfurt and Munich airpo...
00:17 2019-10-15

Putin courts investments in trip to Saudi Arabia The Russian president is in Saudi Arabia seeking to capitalize on his country's growing influence in the Middle East. Both parties stand to gain a lot....
00:17 2019-10-15

Germany squad unite behind Gundogan and Can after Instagram 'like' criticism Ilkay Gundogan and Emre Can have explained themselves after liking an Instagram post relating to Turkey's military offensive in Syria. After criticism from some quarters, the pair have been backed by ...
00:17 2019-10-15

Prince William, Kate visiting Pakistan to boost ties Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, are visiting Pakistan for the first royal trip to the South Asian country in over a decade. Haroon Janjua reports from Islamabad....
00:17 2019-10-15

The neglected 'Bihari' community in Bangladesh While the international community is focused on the plight of Rohingya refugees, not many in the world are aware of the ordeal of Bihari Muslims who migrated from India in 1947....
00:17 2019-10-15

Vatican security chief Giani steps down over finance probe leak The head of Vatican security, Domenico Giani, has resigned amid a finance scandal in the city-state. The resignation follows the leak of information from an investigation into alleged financial wrongd...
00:17 2019-10-15

Opinion: Polish leader Kaczynski's political calculations pay off The results of parliamentary polls in Poland come as no surprise. PiS party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski's policies aimed at "ordinary folks" have made the party a force for years to come, says DW's Bart...
00:17 2019-10-15

Iran captures journalist accused of spreading anti-government unrest Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has claimed it arrested an exiled journalist who helped fan the flames of protests that began in December 2017. The initial outrage focused on the government's ...
00:17 2019-10-15

Air pollution linked to risk of 'silent' miscarriage: study China's extraordinarily high level of air pollution has been linked to premature deaths, respiratory illnesses and even reduced happiness. Now, a new study shows how 'silent' miscarriages could be ano...
00:17 2019-10-15

British man jailed for life over Parliament car ramming A man who drove his car into people outside the British Parliament last year, injuring several, has received a life sentence. A judge found that the driver had a "terrorist purpose."...
00:17 2019-10-15

PiS set to win Poland vote but may lose Senate majority Despite its big win at the polls, the Law and Justice party looks set to lose its majority in Poland's Senate. PiS also appears to have fallen shy of the lower house seats needed to force through cons...
00:17 2019-10-15

German farmers protest against Berlin's agriculture policy Farmers have rallied in the western German city of Bonn to protest against what they see as excessive regulation. The German government recently agreed on a set of new measures governing agriculture....
00:17 2019-10-15

Turkey offensive in Syria forces Russia into a balancing act Russia has been pushing for the Damascus government to regain full control of Syria and for a political solution to the ongoing war there. But Turkey's intervention may only be a temporary setback for...
00:17 2019-10-15

Germany: St. Pauli dismiss Turkish defender Cenk Sahin after pro-military post The full back was in hot water for an online post voicing support for the "heroic army" operation in war-torn Syria. St. Pauli's fans had already expressed dissatisfaction with Sahin's past support fo...
00:17 2019-10-15

Finnish PM Rinne says Brexit negotiations need more time Finland's premier, Antti Rinne, says Brexit negotiations could continue beyond an EU summit set for the end of the week. The problems posed by the Irish border remain the main hurdle....
00:17 2019-10-15

South Korea mourns untimely death of K-pop star Sulli The K-pop star and actress Sulli has been found dead at her home south of Seoul, police say. There were no signs of foul play, but officers did not find a suicide note....
00:17 2019-10-15

Ecuador arrests prefect after Moreno cancels austerity plan Officials in Ecuador have arrested the prefect of the Pichincha province. President Lenin Moreno and his surrogates have alleged that Paola Pabon and others conspired to destabilize Ecuador ahead of r...
00:17 2019-10-15

Officials twice halt Bulgaria-England Euro qualifier for racist chants Officials have stopped the Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England twice because of racist comments hollered by the home fans in Sofia. At the start of the second half, England had a commandi...
00:17 2019-10-15

Trump pledges to sanction Turkey over Syria incursion Donald Trump has announced sanctions against Turkish officials over Ankara's incursion against Syrian Kurds. He also criticized European allies for not taking "Islamic State" prisoners from the region...
00:17 2019-10-15

Sasa Stanisic wins German Book Prize, criticizes Nobel winner Peter Handke Reacting to the win, the Bosnian-German author has criticized the decision to award the Nobel Prize in literature to Austrian Peter Handke. Stanisic's work describes his escape from the former Yugosla...
00:17 2019-10-15

Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo share Booker Prize For the first time, judges of the prestigious literary prize could not decide on one winner. Prize Chairman Peter Florence said the two chosen books "address the world today ... and create characters ...
00:17 2019-10-15

Protests erupt as Spain convicts leading Catalan separatists Riot police engaged in a running battle with protesters outside Barcelona’s airport Monday after Spain’s Supreme Court convicted 12 separatist leaders of illegally promoting the wealthy Catalonia regi...
00:17 2019-10-15

2 women convicted in failed 2016 Notre Dame car bomb plot Two women who tried to blow up a car near Notre Dame cathedral have been convicted of terrorism charges in France and sentenced to 30 and 25 years in prison...
00:17 2019-10-15

Ecuador crisis weakens president, strengthens indigenous Analysts say Ecuador’s president appears weakened after nearly two weeks of protests that forced him to reverse an austerity plan that he called necessary for the country’s future...
00:17 2019-10-15

Parents of British teen Harry Dunn land in America, ask Trump: How could you let this happen? Police said the 19-year-old was killed in a crash involving Anne Sacoolas, the wife of a U.S. government employee. She has since returned to the United States....
00:17 2019-10-15

Celebration, cleanup in Ecuador as deal ends nationwide protests — for now President Lenín Moreno agreed to reinstate popular fuel subsidies; indigenous protest leaders agreed to end the demonstrations that paralyzed the country....
00:17 2019-10-15

Syrian troops enter towns in northeast as Erdogan warns of wider offensive Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad took up positions in key towns across northeast Syria. Meanwhile, Turkish-backed rebels launched an offensive in the flash-point town of Manbij....
00:17 2019-10-15

14 Mexican police officers killed in ambush as president vows to combat increasing violence One of the deadliest attacks on government security forces in recent years occurred in the western state of Michoacan, one of Mexico’s most volatile regions....
00:17 2019-10-15

EU countries pledge to suspend arm exports to Turkey over Syria incursion Member countries from the European Union pledged on Monday to suspend weapons exports to Turkey over its widely condemned military operations in Syria....
23:51 2019-10-14

| Man burying daughter finds newborn alive in grave A man digging a grave in northern India has found a newborn girl buried alive, police say, in the latest case to shine a spotlight on female infanticide in the country....
22:51 2019-10-14

| Trump demands whistleblower testify, as ex-aide talks to Congress Donald Trump has demanded that a whistleblower whose warning about the US president's call with Ukraine triggered the impeachment inquiry against him be identified and testify before Congress....
22:51 2019-10-14

A Brazen Scheme, and a Minor Penalty, for Winning Business in China Confidential documents detail how Deutsche Bank’s hiring practices curried favor with China’s ruling elite. A $4,000 bottle of French wine also helped....
21:51 2019-10-14

Syria Live Updates: As Turkey Invades, al-Assad Sees Chance to Reclaim Lost Territory Hours after reaching an agreement with Kurdish forces, the Syrian Army entered a key town near the Turkish border — a significant shift in the power dynamic....
21:51 2019-10-14

Syrian army prepares for clashes with Turkish forces as U.S. troops withdraw The Syrian army’s deployment near the Turkish border came hours after Syrian Kurdish forces previously allied with the U.S. said they had reached a deal with President Bashar Assad’s government to hel...
20:17 2019-10-14

At least 48 killed by Typhoon Hagibis as crews continue rescue mission in Japan Rescue crews dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left as many as 48 people dead and caused serious damage in central and ...
20:17 2019-10-14

3 economists who study global poverty awarded Nobel Prize The 2019 Nobel Prize in economics was awarded Monday to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for pioneering new ways to alleviate global poverty....
20:17 2019-10-14

European Union says agreement on Brexit unlikely this week as deadline looms As the Brexit maelstrom spins ever faster, Johnson and EU leaders face a tumultuous week of reckoning that could decide whether the divorce is orderly, acrimonious or delayed yet again....
20:17 2019-10-14

Hong Kong police say homemade, remote-controlled bomb targeted officers ``It exploded less than 2 metres away from a police vehicle. We have reason to believe that the bomb was meant to target police officers,'' Deputy Commissioner Tang Ping-keung said at a news conferenc...
20:17 2019-10-14

‘Save the kids!’: Hurricane Dorian survivor recalls harrowing story of his wife’s death As hurricane Dorian whirled at the door, Cialin Dany took his Canadian wife, Alishia Liolli, and two of their children and hunkered down in a room at the fishing resort where he worked....
20:17 2019-10-14

Ex-National Security Council official latest to testify in Trump impeachment probe Fiona Hill, a former top National Security Council expert on Russia, was testifying to Congress behind closed doors Monday, the latest former Trump administration official to be subpoenaed as part of ...
20:17 2019-10-14

Family of black woman shot inside her own home by Texas police officer calls for action The family of a 28-year-old black woman who was shot and killed by a white police officer in her Fort Worth home as she played video games with her nephew expressed outrage Monday that the officer has...
20:17 2019-10-14

U.S. troops weigh options for exits in Syria as Trump threatens sanctions on Turkey The Turks began attacks in Syria against the Kurds, longtime U.S. battlefield allies against IS, after President Donald Trump declared U.S. troops would stay out of the fight....
20:17 2019-10-14

| WATCH | Ecuadrians celebrate deal to end deadly unrest Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders have reached an agreement to end nearly two weeks of violent protests against austerity measures put in place to obtain a multi-billion-dollar loan from the ...
19:51 2019-10-14

Blizzard said it will return prize money to Hong Kong esports player Video game company Blizzard Entertainment walked back some penalties on an esports player who aired support for the Hong Kong protests after gamers around the world called for a boycott of the company...
19:51 2019-10-14

China suspended ties with the NBA last week. Now it's starting to restore them Tencent has quietly resumed online broadcasts in China of National Basketball Association preseason games after a dispute last week prompted all of the American league's official Chinese partners to s...
19:51 2019-10-14

Trump's 'love fest' with China won't end the trade war A tentative truce between the United States and China has raised hopes — yet again — that the two economic superpowers are inching toward a resolution to the trade war....
19:51 2019-10-14

Big rescue operation after deadly typhoon A major search and rescue operation is underway in Japan after deadly Typhoon Hagibis brought widespread flooding and landslides, destroying buildings and leaving dozens dead....
19:51 2019-10-14

French politicians call for football match against Turkey to be canceled Several leading French politicians have called for France's Euro 2020 qualifier against Turkey in Paris to be called off after Turkish players enacted a military salute in Friday's victory over Albani...
19:51 2019-10-14

US fails to extract most dangerous IS prisoners in Syria US forces have failed to extract many of the most dangerous Islamic State prisoners out of Kurdish detention sites in Syria, only relocating two British militants dubbed the "Beatles", a source told S...
19:17 2019-10-14

China's Xi Jinping warns attempts to divide country will end in 'crushed bodies and shattered bones' As street battles between protesters and police continue to escalate in Hong Kong, China's authoritarian leader warned Sunday any further attempt to divide the country will literally be crushed....
19:17 2019-10-14

Typhoon Hagibis kills dozens in Japan, floods bullet trains as massive search launched A massive search-and-rescue effort was underway Monday in central and northern Japan after powerful Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds during the weekend, killing dozens and s...
19:17 2019-10-14

Reporter Grills Pompeo About Impeachment, He Say She Works For Democrats Nancy Amons, a longtime investigative reporter at Nashville's WSMV, had just seven minutes to interview Secretary of State Mike Pompeo while he was in town Friday to speak to a group about religious.....
18:17 2019-10-14

Turkey's Syria Offensive May Create Humanitarian Crisis: French President France's president said on Sunday he had told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump in telephone calls that the Turkish offensive in Syria had to stop immediately and that.....
18:17 2019-10-14

France To Hold Emergency Meeting To Discuss Turkey Offensive In Syria French President Emmanuel Macron will hold an emergency defense cabinet meeting on Sunday to discuss options regarding the Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, the French presidency said in a......
18:17 2019-10-14

"Bodies Smashed, Bones Ground To Powder": Xi Warns Anti-Beijing Forces President Xi Jinping has warned that any attempts to split China would result in "bodies smashed and bones ground to powder", amid four months of anti-Beijing unrest in Hong Kong....
18:17 2019-10-14

Hong Kong Gears Up For Pro-Democracy Rally After Latest Weekend Of Unrest Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan a rally on Monday evening after another weekend of unrest that saw protesters hurl petrol bombs and police reply with tear gas and rubber bullets, as violence in...
18:17 2019-10-14

Booker Prize Pits Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie Against Emerging Stars Britain's storied Booker Prize will pit literary giants Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie against four emerging stars when it unveils the winner on Monday on its 50th anniversary award....
18:17 2019-10-14

Ecuador President, Protesters Reach Deal To End Violent Unrest Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders reached an agreement on Sunday to end nearly two weeks of violent street protests against austerity measures instituted to obtain a multi-billion-dollar loan...
18:17 2019-10-14

Singapore Eases Monetary Policy For First Time In 3 Years Singapore's central bank eased monetary policy for the first time in three years on Monday, as widely expected, with the city-state's bellwether economy narrowly dodging recession....
18:17 2019-10-14

New Zealand PM Steps Up Fight Against Extremist Online Content New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced more funding and support on Monday to target violent extremist content online, just months after an alleged white supremacist livestreamed a......
18:17 2019-10-14

Pak Must Prosecute 4 Arrested LeT Terrorists Along With Hafiz Saeed: US Pakistan must prevent terrorist groups from operating on its soil and prosecute top Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives along with its leader Hafiz Saeed, the US has said ahead of the Financial Action Task......
18:17 2019-10-14

Australian Economist, Wrongly Jailed For 19 Years, Awarded $4.75 Million An Australian economist who wrongfully spent nearly two decades in prison for the assassination of a high-ranking police officer was awarded more than Aus$7 million (US$4.75 million) in compensation.....
18:17 2019-10-14

Ex-Truck Driver Becomes A Billionaire With Some Help From Amazon Masaru Wasami started working part time at a vegetable store at age 12, determined to help his ailing mother in her battle with tuberculosis. Just three years later, he walked away from school and a.....
18:17 2019-10-14

Australia PMO Accidentally Sends Secret Document To Media The Australian Prime Minister's office has accidentally sent a confidential document to the media, instead of sending it to the government's Liberal-National Party coalition members for Monday's......
18:17 2019-10-14

Economics Nobel For India-Born Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, M Kremer Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer will share the Economics Nobel prize for their "experimental approach to alleviating global poverty", the Swedish academy announced.....
18:17 2019-10-14

Russia Denies It Bombed Four Syrian Hospitals In 12 Hours Russia on Monday denied a US newspaper report that its warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria over a period of 12 hours this year....
18:17 2019-10-14

Brexit On October 31 A 'Priority' For British Government: Queen Elizabeth British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday set out his government's priorities at a parliamentary ceremony full of pomp and pageantry attended by the queen, with Brexit top of the agenda....
18:17 2019-10-14

International Poverty Eradication Day 2019: Date And History The United Nations' International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on October 17 each year since 1993. It aims to promote awareness about need to eradicate poverty and destitution......
18:17 2019-10-14

Libyan officials: Airstrike kills 4 civilians in Tripoli Libyan health authorities say an airstrike has slammed into a house in the capital, Tripoli, killing at least four people and wounding four others, including a child...
16:51 2019-10-14

Japan storm victims felt worst was over, then floods came Residents in this storm hit town north of Japan’s capital are cleaning up after a powerful typhoon dumped massive rain and turned neighborhoods into swamps...
16:51 2019-10-14

Pope’s bodyguard resigns over new financial leaks scandal Pope Francis’ chief bodyguard has resigned over the leak of a Vatican police flyer identifying five Holy See employees who were suspended as part of a financial investigation...
16:51 2019-10-14

| WATCH | US Trio win Nobel Economics Prize for work on poverty A trio of American economists won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty, including novel initiatives in education and healthcare, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences ...
16:51 2019-10-14

U.K. Government Plays Down Brexit as Queen Reopens Parliament A crucial week for Brexit began with Queen Elizabeth II presenting Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s vision for Britain outside the European Union during a pomp-filled ceremony to reopen Parliament....
16:17 2019-10-14

China Widens Its Data Collection Through Popular App and Translation Service China is using a seemingly benign mobile app and translation service to hoover up billions of pieces of data inside its borders and around the world, according to reports published in recent days....
16:17 2019-10-14

British pedophile Richard Huckle, who may have raped 200 kids, stabbed to death in prison: report A British man sentenced to 22 life sentences — and who authorities say may have raped or abused up to 200 Malaysian children — was reportedly stabbed to death in prison on Sunday, likely ending any ho...
16:17 2019-10-14

Iran oil tanker damage from apparent missile attack captured in new photos Images released Monday showed a pair of gaping holes in the hull of an Iranian oil tanker that Tehran says was hit by two missiles off the coast of Saudi Arabia in a mysterious attack last week that t...
16:17 2019-10-14

Rome University at Heart of Trump Inquiry Becomes a Vortex of Intrigue Italian newspapers that have depicted Link University as either a shady diploma mill or den of spies, unfairly tarnishing its reputation, its president says....
14:51 2019-10-14

Catalan Separatist Leaders Get Lengthy Prison Terms for Sedition Spain’s Supreme Court gave the former deputy leader of Catalonia, Oriol Junqueras, the longest sentence, 13 years, for his role in the independence movement....
14:51 2019-10-14

Syria Live Updates: Assad’s Forces Move Into Area Hit by Turkey Hours after reaching an agreement with Kurdish forces, the Syrian Army entered a key town near the Turkish border — a significant shift in the power dynamic....
14:51 2019-10-14

EU moves toward an arms export ban against Turkey European Union nations vented their outrage at Turkey’s offensive in northern Syria and committed to join France and Germany in banning arms sales to Ankara, a rare move against a NATO ally for many o...
14:51 2019-10-14

Dutch court convicts asylum-seeker in station terror attack A Dutch court has convicted an Afghan asylum-seeker and sentenced him to nearly 27 years imprisonment for stabbing two American tourists in a terror attack at Amsterdam’s main railway station...
14:51 2019-10-14

British man gets life for driving into people by Parliament A man who drove his car into several people before it slammed into a barrier outside Britain’s Parliament in a bid “to kill as many people as possible” has been sentenced to life imprisonment for atte...
14:51 2019-10-14

U.S. researchers Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer win Nobel Prize in economics for anti-poverty work The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday awarded the Nobel Prize in economics to three researchers at American universities for their "experimental approach to alleviating global poverty."...
14:17 2019-10-14

Spanish high court sentences 9 to prison for failed Catalonia independence bid The Spanish Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatists to prison Monday stemming from government attempts to declare independence two years ago....
14:17 2019-10-14

At least 56 dead, several missing in Japan after Typhoon Hagibis The death toll from Typhoon Hagibis continued to rise, to above 40, on Monday as thousands worked to clean up after Japan was hit by one of the strongest storms it's seen in a decade....
14:17 2019-10-14

'Queen's Speech' details priorities, says chief concern is EU exit on Oct. 31 Queen Elizabeth II opened a new session of British Parliament Monday and laid out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's legislative agenda -- amid rising fears there won't be a Brexit deal before a key deadl...
14:17 2019-10-14

Japan looks for missing after typhoon kills dozens Rescue crews dig through mudslides and search near swollen rivers for those missing after a typhoon caused serious damage in central and northern Japan...
14:17 2019-10-14

Iran’s Guard says it detains Paris-based exiled journalist Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says it has arrested an exiled journalist who helped fan the flames of nationwide economic protests that struck the country at the end of 2017...
14:17 2019-10-14

The Latest: Turkey accuses Kurds of ‘emptying’ IS prison The Latest: Turkey’s defense minister is accusing Syrian Kurdish fighters of ‘emptying’ a prison in northeast Syria holding Islamic State group militants before Turkish troops arrived in the area...
14:17 2019-10-14

Hong Kong police say homemade bomb targeted officers Hong Kong police say a homemade remote-controlled explosive device intended to “kill or to harm” police officers was detonated during violent protests across the territory on Sunday...
14:17 2019-10-14

Queen sets out government agenda ahead of consequential week for Boris Johnson and Brexit The state opening of Parliament, an over-the-top show of pomp and pageantry, comes as British and European negotiators are in their third day of secret talks over the fate of Brexit....
14:17 2019-10-14

Ecuador Scraps Measure to Slash Fuel Subsidies After Deadly Protests The South American oil-exporting nation has lifted a decree to eliminate fuel subsidies, after nearly two weeks of violent demonstrations rocked the country....
14:17 2019-10-14

North and South Korea Get Ready to Do Battle---on the Soccer Field North and South Korea will meet for a men’s soccer World Cup qualifier match in Pyongyang, the first inter-Korean home game for the North Korean men’s team in nearly three decades....
14:17 2019-10-14

India Partially Lifts Cellphone-Service Ban in Kashmir India has restored cellphone voice services to millions of residents of the Kashmir Valley, a step back from the near-total communications ban imposed more than two months ago, though an internet blac...
14:17 2019-10-14

Spain Jails Catalan Leaders Over Independence Referendum Spain’s highest court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in jail for their role in an illegal independence referendum, a sentence that triggered protests and will l...
14:17 2019-10-14

Violent parody video showing Donald Trump massacring journalists and political opponents 'shown to supporters at his Miami resort' A graphically violent parody video which shows Donald Trump massacring a crowd of journalists and political opponents was shown to a group of his supporters at his Miami resort, it has been reported....
13:17 2019-10-14

London Marathon: Police to target hippy crack yobs after mounted Pc crushed Police are to launch a crackdown on drug and alcohol-fuelled anti-social behaviour along the London Marathon route after serious disorder during this year's race saw a mounted officer crushed beneath ...
13:17 2019-10-14

Spanish court jails nine Catalan leaders for roles in 2017 independence referendum Nine Catalan separatist leaders were today jailed for between nine and 13 years for sedition over their role in the region's 2017 failed bid for independence....
13:17 2019-10-14

Extinction Rebellion City of London protests LIVE: Activists cause 'maximum disruption' as they target financial hub Environment activists caused mayhem in the City of London this morning as they blocked roads and brought traffic to a standstill at the start of a second week of protests....
13:17 2019-10-14

Jeremy Corbyn faces calls to support 'pragmatic' second referendum Jeremy Corbyn today faced growing calls to back a second referendum before a general election after a shadow Brexit minister said it would be the "most pragmatic" thing to do....
13:17 2019-10-14

Bexley stabbing: Boy of 17 questioned by police after third knife death in just four days A teenager was today being questioned by police after a 20-year-old man was stabbed to death in a weekend of bloodshed which saw the capital's third knife killing in four days....
13:17 2019-10-14

The Londoner: XR Roger's book deal in the Scrubs Roger Hallam's prison book deal | Kay Burley on her morning show | New business venture: Fleabag tour | Alan Johnson thriller plans - Mascara | David Lammy offensive pic deleted...
13:17 2019-10-14

Extinction Rebellion protests: Hundreds of eco-activists clear roadblock to allow ambulance through central London Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion activists gathered in the City of London were forced to clear a road block to allow an ambulance to pass through the crowds....
13:17 2019-10-14

Harry Styles 'felt unsafe in his own home after being stalked by homeless man' Pop star Harry Styles locked himself in his bedroom at night and felt unsafe in his own home after being stalked by a homeless man he took pity on, he told a court this morning....
13:17 2019-10-14

| New Zealand creates unit to target, 'disrupt' online extremism New Zealand will establish a team of investigators dedicated solely to tackling online extremism, as it moves to address failures exposed by the Christchurch mosques massacre, Prime Minister Jacinda A...
12:51 2019-10-14

Dozens killed as Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan The death toll from Typhoon Hagibis continued to rise to above 40 on Monday as thousands of people worked to clean up Japan after it was hit by one of the strongest storms its seen in a decade....
11:51 2019-10-14

Syrian army deploys forces to aid Kurds amid Turkish offensive as Trump orders military withdrawal Syrian government troops were heading to the country's northern border on Monday to "confront Turkish aggression" after making a deal with the U.S.-allied, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, offici...
11:51 2019-10-14

The Latest: Syrian troops deploy toward Raqqa, Turkish front The Latest: Syria’s state news agency says government forces have entered the northern town of Taqba, as they move north against Turkish forces in the country...
11:51 2019-10-14

Residents in storm-hit towns clean homes as rescue continues Residents in this storm hit town north of Japan’s capital are cleaning up after a powerful typhoon dumped massive rain and turned neighborhoods into swamps...
11:51 2019-10-14

In a blow to its political elites, a modest law professor is set to become Tunisia’s next president Kais Saied, who ran as an anti-establishment candidate, won over disillusioned Tunisians who hope he can bring change to the sole democracy to emerge from the Arab Spring uprisings....
11:51 2019-10-14

Typhoon death toll in Japan climbs to 42 after storm unleashes widespread flooding Japan dispatched thousands of troops and rescue workers after Typhoon Hagibis tore through Tokyo and large swathes of Japan’s main island of Honshu, bringing record-breaking rains to many areas. ...
11:51 2019-10-14

Deal Struck in Ecuador to Cancel Austerity Package and End Protests Under the agreement, the president pledged to withdraw from an I.M.F.-backed program that raised fuel prices, and Indigenous leaders agreed to call off more protests....
11:17 2019-10-14

American Basketball vs. Chinese Hardball: Guess Who Won The N.B.A. is the latest entertainment giant to incite nationalist anger in China, where political submission has become the price of admission to a market of 1.4 billion....
11:17 2019-10-14

Spain Sentences Catalan Separatist Leader to 13 Years The Supreme Court handed lengthy prison terms to former leaders of the independence movement for their roles in a botched attempt to break away from Spain in 2017....
11:17 2019-10-14

Syria Live Updates: Assad’s Army Faces Off With Turkey Hours after the Kurds forged a deal with their onetime enemies in the Syrian government, the Syrian Army raced northwest to help battle Turkish-led forces....
11:17 2019-10-14

Merkel urges halt to Turkey's military incursion in Syria Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for an immediate cessation of fighting in Syria. Clashes between Turkish and Kurdish fighters allowed some 785 "Islamic State"-affiliated individuals to flee a guar...
10:17 2019-10-14

Gündogan and Can 'like' controversial Turkish football Instagram post Ilkay Gündogan and Emre Can have embroiled themselves in a row over a controversial military salute celebration. The German internationals liked an Instagram post featuring Turkey players that is thou...
10:17 2019-10-14

Poland's ruling PiS party wins most votes: partial results Poland's ruling Law and Justice party has won the parliamentary election, according to partial official results. The main opposition parties were still hoping to gain enough support to form a coalitio...
10:17 2019-10-14

Tunisia: Kais Saied is projected winner Conservative academic Kais Saied, who is poised to become Tunisia's next president, has thanked the "young people for turning a new page" in the country's history. The independent candidate won more t...
10:17 2019-10-14

Euro 2020 qualifying: Gündogan leads Germany to unconvincing win in Estonia Two deflected strikes from Ilkay Gündogan and a Timo Werner effort carried Germany to a 3-0 win in Estonia. The early sending off of Emre Can had Germany in some trouble but they recovered....
10:17 2019-10-14

Hungary opposition wins Budapest mayoral race Opposition candidate Gergely Karacsony has won Budapest's mayoral election, defeating the Fidesz-backed incumbent. His election is a major blow to nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban....
10:17 2019-10-14

Estonia vs. Germany: Player ratings In a game featuring two halves of differing quality, Germany overcame an early red card to defeat Estonia 3-0. Ilkay Gündogan led the second half with a hand in all three goals, but who were the tops ...
10:17 2019-10-14

Haiti: Artists join thousands in anti-government protest Thousands of people have joined the Haitian art community to demand that embattled President Jovenel Moise step down. Crippling fuel shortages have sparked weeks of unrest in the impoverished Caribbea...
10:17 2019-10-14

Syria moves troops toward Turkish offensive The Syrian military has mobilized soldiers toward the north of the country to face the Turkish incursion. France is taking measures to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel in the w...
10:17 2019-10-14

Japan: Typhoon Hagibis leaves a trail of destruction At least 35 people have died in Japan after one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in more than half a century. Search and rescue operations are underway as locals struggle to come to terms with...
10:17 2019-10-14

Ecuador cancels austerity plan in a bid to end unrest President Moreno and leaders of the country's indigenous peoples have struck a deal to cancel an austerity package that led to violent protests. Seven people were killed after the cost-cutting measure...
10:17 2019-10-14

EU ministers consider reaction to Turkish offensive in Syria EU foreign ministers are meeting to discuss an appropriate response to the deployment of Turkish troops in northeastern Syria. Sanctions — including an arms embargo — are on the table, but may take ti...
10:17 2019-10-14

French police arrest 5 people linked to deadly knife attack Officers have detained five people associated with the man who stabbed four people to death in a knife attack at a French police headquarters earlier this month....
10:17 2019-10-14

Spanish court jails Catalan leaders for independence bid Spain's Supreme Court has sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to jail terms of up to 13 years for their part in a 2017 independence bid. The region's former head of government said the sentences...
10:17 2019-10-14

German groups combating far-right extremism face uncertain future The German government plans to boost funding for organizations tackling anti-Semitism and far-right extremism. But long-term funding is hard to come by, making a continuous commitment to their causes ...
10:17 2019-10-14

Top Philippine cop resigns after accusation of link to drug scandal The Philippines' police chief stepped down on Monday less than a month before his retirement, after he was accused of involvement in "recycling" confiscated drugs, an allegation that could undermine t...
09:17 2019-10-14

Factbox: By the numbers: Japan's Typhoon Hagibis compared to killer 1958 storm Typhoon Hagibis, which means "speed" in the Philippine language Tagalog and made landfall on Japan's main island of Honshu on Saturday evening, could be the worst storm the country has experienced sin...
09:17 2019-10-14

Turkey's lira flat after Trump threat of 'powerful' U.S. sanctions Turkey's lira stood at 5.8985 against the U.S. dollar on Monday, little changed from Friday's close, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was working on "powerful" sanctions against Turkey over i...
09:17 2019-10-14

South Korea justice minister, mired in corruption scandal, says steps down South Korea's newly appointed Justice Minister Cho Kuk, mired in a corruption scandal involving his family, announced he is stepping down, after a little over a month in the position....
09:17 2019-10-14

Poland's nationalists on course to stay in power for second term Poland's nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) was on course to keep its ruling majority after a general election on Sunday, an exit poll showed, a victory likely to stoke concern about democratic standar...
09:17 2019-10-14

Saudi visit showcases Putin's growing Middle East influence Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Saudi Arabia on Monday for the first time in over a decade, seeking to capitalize on growing influence borne of military advances in Syria, strong ties with reg...
09:17 2019-10-14

Poland's ruling PiS wins election: results from 72% of constituencies Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party has won Sunday's parliamentary elections with 45.8% of votes, according to official results from 72% of constituencies published by the electori...
09:17 2019-10-14

Poland's ruling nationalists ahead in election: partial results Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party was in the lead in Sunday's parliamentary election with 49.3% of votes, according to partial official results calculated on the basis of 42% of ...
09:17 2019-10-14

Ecuador's Moreno agrees to replace fuel subsidy cuts with new law Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno said he struck a deal late on Sunday with indigenous leaders who have mobilized thousands of protesters against a decree that slashed fuel subsidies, agreeing to repla...
09:17 2019-10-14

Kurdish official: deal with Damascus covers deployment, political talks later A top Syrian Kurdish official said a "preliminary military" deal with Damascus is limited to the army's deployment along the border and the two sides will discuss political issues later....
09:17 2019-10-14

EU must consider Turkish arms embargo, call for end to Syria offensive: France European Union foreign ministers must again condemn Turkey's offensive in Syria, call for an arms embargo on Ankara and request that the United States hold a meeting of the coalition against Islamic S...
09:17 2019-10-14

Syrian army deploys to town in country's northeast after Kurdish deal Syrian army troops entered the town of Tel Tamer in northeastern Syria, state media reported on Monday, after Damascus reached an agreement with the Kurdish-led forces controlling the region to deploy...
09:17 2019-10-14

U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria; Syrian army to redeploy on border The United States said on Sunday it will withdraw its remaining 1,000 troops from northern Syria in the face of an expanding Turkish offensive while Syria's army struck a deal with Kurdish forces to r...
09:17 2019-10-14

Japan rescuers wade in muddy waters to find typhoon survivors Rescue workers waded through muddy, waist-high waters on Monday searching for missing people after one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history, as officials warned of more rain later in ...
09:17 2019-10-14

Brexit deal can be done, but work still to do: Coveney A deal between Britain and the European Union is possible, perhaps even this week, but there are still a lot of details to be worked out, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Monday....
09:17 2019-10-14

Five associates of French police HQ attacker arrested: source Five people associated with the man who carried out a deadly knife attack at the headquarters of the Paris police this month have been arrested, a source close to the investigation told Reuters on Mon...
09:17 2019-10-14

Climate change activists target London's financial district Climate change activists targeted London's financial district on Monday blocking Bank junction, vowing a day of disruption for major institutions which they said were financing an environmental catast...
09:17 2019-10-14

| WATCH | Hong Kong police make arrests as flashmob protests and clashes erupt Hong Kong riot police spent much of Sunday afternoon skirmishing with groups of masked pro-democracy protesters who held flashmob gatherings in multiple locations - although crowds were smaller and le...
08:51 2019-10-14

| France 'worried' after nearly 800 ISIS relatives escape Syrian camp France says it is "worried" after Kurdish authorities reported that hundreds of relatives of foreign jihadists had escaped from a displacement camp in northern Syria, under Turkish assault....
08:51 2019-10-14

| Democrat promises whistleblower safety | Ecuador withdraws fuel subsidy: WATCH the top world news videos for today Democrat Adam Schiff says he's committed to protecting whistleblower in impeachment probes | Ecuador govt withdraws order on fuel subsidies after violent protests; here are the top world news videos f...
08:51 2019-10-14

Hundreds of ISIS supporters escape camp in Syria as Turkish troops approach, Kurds say Hundreds of people affiliated with the Islamic State escaped a camp where they were being held on Sunday after Turkish forces approached the Kurdish-held town, Kurdish officials said....
07:51 2019-10-14

Poland’s ruling conservative party declares victory for another four years Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party, buoyed by its popular conservative platform and generous social spending, was widely expected to win Sunday’s election, regarded as one of the country’s most mom...
07:51 2019-10-14

Turkish airstrikes in Syria reportedly target journalist convoy, civilians; at least 9 dead Fresh airstrikes from Turkey reportedly targeted civilians and a group of foreign reporters in the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn, according to monitoring groups and Syrian Kurdish officials....
07:51 2019-10-14

American-born Israeli woman, 26, sentenced 7.5 years in Russia for 9 grams of cannabis in luggage A 26-year-old woman with dual American and Israeli citizenship who has been jailed in Russia since April after authorities allegedly found nine grams of cannabis in her luggage, has been sentenced to ...
07:51 2019-10-14

White House petition asking US to recognize Taiwan surpasses 100K signatures A White House petition calling for the United States to recognize Taiwan as an independent country surpassed 100,000 signatures over the weekend, a threshold that will require an official response fro...
07:51 2019-10-14

Mexico halts caravan of 2,000 migrants bound for US; critics call roundup a 'human hunt' A caravan of roughly 2,000 migrants bound for the United States early Saturday was halted by Mexican authorities only a few hours into their journey, according to witnesses cited by Reuters....
07:51 2019-10-14

Kurdish forces announce deal with Damascus after US pullout Nearly a week after the U.S. announced its decision to pull out troops from northern Syria to make way for a Turkish incursion, Kurdish forces in the country have reportedly agreed to a new deal with ...
07:51 2019-10-14

Crackdown on migrant caravan lands hundreds in detention facility in Mexico Mexico has offered refugees the possibility of obtaining work and residency permits to stay in southern Mexico, far from the U.S. border. But those asylum permits are slow-coming....
07:51 2019-10-14

Syria’s Kurds Look to Assad for Protection From Turkey’s Invasion after the U.S. Withdraws Troops (AKCAKALE, Turkey) — Syria’s Kurds said Syrian government forces agreed Sunday to help them fend off Turkey’s invasion — a major shift in alliances that came after President Do...
06:51 2019-10-14

Poland’s Ruling Party Declares Victory in National Elections (WARSAW, Poland) — Poland’s conservative governing Law and Justice party won the most votes in Sunday’s election in the deeply divided nation and appeared, according to an exit poll,...
06:51 2019-10-14

David Cameron's response to Trump Ukraine call Former British Prime Minister David Cameron expresses disapproval for asking a foreign leader to dig out dirt on a political opponent, claiming "we should fight our political battles at home."...
05:51 2019-10-14

Indigenous leaders, officials head to Ecuador protest talks Residents of Ecuador’s capital are picking their way through piles of burned tires and chunks of pavement as the government and indigenous protesters head to talks aimed at defusing more than a week o...
04:17 2019-10-14

Hundreds of migrants corralled at detention center in Mexico Hundreds of migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America are now corralled in a migrant detention facility in southern Mexico after a futile attempt to head north as part of a caravan aimin...
04:17 2019-10-14

The Latest: Syrian Kurds ally with Damascus in major shift Syrian Kurdish officials say they will work with the country’s central government in Damascus to fend off Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish fighters...
04:17 2019-10-14

Ecuador indigenous, president open talks over protests Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno and the leaders of the country’s indigenous peoples have begun a nationally broadcast negotiating session aimed at defusing more than a week of protest that have para...
04:17 2019-10-14

U. S.-allied Kurds strike deal to bring Assad’s Syrian troops back into Kurdish areas The deal between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the government of President Bashar al-Assad further dimmed the prospect of continued U.S. presence in Syria....
04:17 2019-10-14

As Tunisians vote in presidential runoff, a political outsider is certain to win Kais Saied, who ran as an anti-establishment candidate, won over disillusioned Tunisians who hope he can bring change to the sole democracy to emerge from the Arab Spring uprisings....
04:17 2019-10-14

Exit polls show decisive win for Poland’s right wing A parliamentary election campaign vilifying Poland’s LGBT community and pledging generous social welfare appears to have resonated in the conservative Catholic country....
04:17 2019-10-14

Typhoon death toll in Japan climbs to 35, with 17 people missing, after storm unleashes widespread flooding Japan dispatched thousands of troops and rescue workers after Typhoon Hagibis tore through Tokyo and large swathes of Japan’s main island of Honshu, bringing record-breaking rains to many areas. ...
04:17 2019-10-14

U.S. Military to Withdraw From Northern Syria The move removes a last impediment to Turkey’s expanding incursion into Syria and marks an accelerated U.S. pullback from the international anti-Islamic State campaign....
03:51 2019-10-14

Finally Actually Dead: The Cadillac XTS: Report About a year ago, we reported that GM was looking to discontinue the Cadillac XTS, and now we know the day is here. The last XTS was finished in Oshawa, Ontario this week and the FWD Cadillac sedan as...
02:51 2019-10-14

Kurds Announce Deal With Damascus On Troop Deployment Near Turkey Border The Kurdish administration in northern Syria on Sunday announced a deal with the Damascus government on a Syrian troop deployment near the border with Turkey to confront Ankara's offensive....
02:17 2019-10-14

Up To 1,000 US Troops To Withdraw From Northern Syria, Says Pentagon The Pentagon said Sunday President Donald Trump had ordered the withdrawal of up to 1,000 troops from northern Syria -- almost the entire ground force in the war-torn country -- amid an intensifying.....
02:17 2019-10-14

Thousands Of Rescue Workers Deployed In Japan As Typhoon Hagibis Kills 35 Tens of thousands of rescuers worked through the pre-dawn hours Monday to reach people trapped by landslides and floods in Japan caused by a powerful typhoon that has killed up to 35, officials and......
02:17 2019-10-14

Russia Bombed Four Syria Hospitals In 12 Hours In May: Report Russian warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria over a period of just 12 hours earlier this year, The New York Times reported on Sunday....
02:17 2019-10-14

Google Doodle Celebrates Belgian Physicist Joseph Plateau Today's Google Doodle celebrates Belgian physicist Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau, inventor of the phenakistiscope, a device that led to the birth of cinema by creating the illusion of a moving......
02:17 2019-10-14

Timeline: Key dates in Catalonia's independence bid Spain's Supreme Court is expected to announce on Monday its verdict for 12 Catalan separatist leaders tried for their role in a 2017 independence bid....
00:51 2019-10-14

Spain readies for landmark ruling on Catalan independence trial Spain's Supreme Court is expected to announce on Monday its highly-anticipated verdict in the trial of 12 Catalan separatist leaders over their role in the region's 2017 banned referendum and short-li...
00:51 2019-10-14

As options narrow on Syria, Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey President Donald Trump's administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara, potentially as early as this week, for its incursion into northern Syria, one of the few levers the United States...
00:51 2019-10-14

Hungary's opposition wins Budapest election, makes gains in other cities Hungary's opposition scored its biggest election victory in a decade on Sunday when liberal challenger Gergely Karacsony ousted ruling-party incumbent Istvan Tarlos as mayor of Budapest and opposition...
00:51 2019-10-14

'Serial stowaway' caught trying to get through airport security again A "serial stowaway" has been caught trying to get through airport security again - despite getting an 18-month sentence ordering her to stay away from terminals....
00:17 2019-10-14

Typhoon Hagibis: Elderly woman falls to her death from rescue helicopter A woman in her 70s has died after she was accidentally dropped 40m (131ft) from a helicopter rescuing her from an area devastated by Typhoon Hagibis....
00:17 2019-10-14

Afghans Demanded a Fair Election. They Could Be Waiting a While for Results. Measures meant to prevent a repeat of fraudulent elections resulted in delays that will likely mean an Oct. 19 deadline for announcing the winner will be missed....
00:17 2019-10-14

American Basketball vs. Chinese Hardball. Guess Who Won. The N.B.A. is the latest entertainment giant to fall foul of nationalist anger in China, where political submission has become the price of admission to a market of 1.4 billion....
00:17 2019-10-14

Ecuadorians Return to Streets, Despite Military Curfew, After Violent Protests (QUITO, Ecuador) — Residents of Ecuador’s capital ventured out into the streets Sunday despite a 24-hour military curfew, picking their way through piles of burnt tires, chunks of pavement...
23:51 2019-10-13

Macron says Turkey's Syria offensive may create humanitarian crisis France's president said on Sunday he had told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump in telephone calls that the Turkish offensive in Syria had to stop immediately and that i...
23:51 2019-10-13

French to hold emergency cabinet meeting to discuss Turkey offensive: Elysee French President Emmanuel Macron will hold an emergency defense cabinet meeting on Sunday to discuss options regarding the Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, the French presidency said in a stat...
23:51 2019-10-13

Syrian army begins to move troops to 'confront' Turkey in northern Syria: state media The Syrian army has begun deploying its troops to northern Syria battlefronts to "confront a Turkish aggression" on Syrian territory, state media said on Sunday....
23:51 2019-10-13

Hundreds of Algerians protest against proposed energy law Hundreds of Algerians protested in front of parliament on Sunday against proposed changes to the energy law that they say the caretaker government has no right to pass....
23:51 2019-10-13

Exit poll shows Saied winning Tunisian election: Mosaique FM Tunisia's Mosaique FM radio cited an exit poll by the polling company Emrod as giving Kais Saied 72.53% of votes in Sunday's presidential election runoff against Nabil Karoui....
23:51 2019-10-13

Graves desecrated at Commonwealth war cemetery in Israel Dozens of gravestones at a Commonwealth military cemetery in Israel were desecrated in what the Israeli foreign ministry said on Saturday was a suspected hate crime....
23:51 2019-10-13

Russia takes part in talks between Syria and Kurdish-led SDF The Syrian government and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been holding negotiations with Russian participation, a Syrian Kurdish politician said on Sunday, expressing hope for a de...
23:51 2019-10-13

Exclusive: U.S. could pull bulk of troops from Syria in matter of days - officials The United States is considering plans to withdraw the bulk of American troops from northern Syria in the coming days, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Sunday, in what would be a faster-than-expecte...
23:51 2019-10-13

Fourteen killed after Turkish strike in Ras al Ain The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a Turkish air strike on a convoy in the Syrian town of Ras al Ain killed 14 people including five civilians and wounded 10 on Sunday....
23:51 2019-10-13

The former professor out to remake Tunisian politics A retired law professor with an awkward public manner, little money, no political party and a commitment to an experimental form of direct democracy looks set to be Tunisia's new president....
23:51 2019-10-13

Syrian army to deploy along Turkish border in deal with Kurdish-led forces The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria to help repel a Turkish offensive, the Kurdish-led administ...
23:51 2019-10-13

U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria as Turkey presses offensive against Kurds The United States is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria, its defense secretary said on Sunday, after learning that Turkey planned to extend its military incursion against Kurdish...
23:51 2019-10-13

Military patrols Ecuador's capital as clashes resume and many defy curfew Armored military vehicles patrolled the streets of Ecuador's capital, Quito, on Sunday after police and protesters clashed and many residents defied a curfew imposed by President Lenin Moreno in a bid...
23:51 2019-10-13

Thousands of Saied supporters celebrate his projected presidential win Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Kais Saied thronged the grand boulevards of central Tunis in celebration late on Sunday after two exit polls said he was elected by a landslide....
23:51 2019-10-13

UK PM Johnson to set out post-Brexit law and order drive in Queen's Speech Queen Elizabeth will on Monday announce several new pieces of legislation to reform Britain's justice system, in a ceremonial speech setting out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's post-Brexit plans....
23:51 2019-10-13

Poland's ruling nationalists seen on course to remain in power for second term Poland's nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) was on course to keep its ruling majority after a general election on Sunday, an exit poll showed, a victory likely to stoke concern about democratic standar...
23:51 2019-10-13

Hungary opposition looks set to win Budapest mayoral race Hungarian opposition challenger Gergely Karacsony looked on track to defeat ruling party incumbent Istvan Tarlos in the Budapest mayoral election on Sunday, preliminary results showed....
23:51 2019-10-13

Canada's Trudeau vows to forge ahead with campaign after security threat Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday that he will not change the way he is campaigning ahead of the Oct. 21 federal election after a security threat forced him to wear a bulle...
23:51 2019-10-13

Defense secretary says Trump has expanded withdrawal of troops from northern Syria Turkey has begun a military operation in northern Syria against Kurdish groups that were allied with the U.S. in the fight against the Islamic State.        ...
23:51 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis floods over 1,000 homes in Japan as the death toll climbs Thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed.        ...
23:51 2019-10-13

#tomorrowspaperstoday: BBC journalist behind popular newspaper service speaks out on Twitter's 'toxic wasteland' of trolls The BBC journalist behind the popular "Tomorrow's Papers Today" service has spoken out on Twitter's "toxic wasteland" of trolls who target him simply for tweeting the front and back pages of newspaper...
23:51 2019-10-13

Harry Dunn death: US suspect does not have diplomatic immunity, Foreign Office says The US diplomat's wife allegedly involved in the death of teenager Harry Dunn does not have diplomatic immunity, according to a letter from the Foreign Secretary....
23:51 2019-10-13

Harry Dunn death: Home Secretary Priti Patel tight-lipped on whether suspect could be extradited from US Home Secretary Priti Patel remained tight-lipped on suggestions a US diplomat's wife could be extradited from the United States over the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn in a road accident....
23:51 2019-10-13

More than 700 Islamic State supporters escape from Syria camp, Kurds say More than 700 Islamic State supporters being held at a camp in north-eastern Syria have escaped following Turkish shelling, Syrian Kurdish officials say....
23:51 2019-10-13

Ferrybridge demolition: Power stations knocked down with controlled explosion in West Yorkshire This footage shows the fall of four cooling towers at the record-breaking Ferrybridge Power Station as they were demolished in a controlled explosion,...
23:51 2019-10-13

Ian Blackford says SNP has prepared vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson as he asks Labour and Lib Dems to back one Ian Blackford has said SNP MPs have prepared a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister and has called on other opposition parties to back a move to oust Boris Johnson....
23:51 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis: Desperate rescue mission launched for those stranded by floods as death toll rises in Japan Japan's military is aiding a desperate rescue mission to save stranded residents affected by Typhoon Hagibis, which has claimed at least 30 lives so far....
23:51 2019-10-13

This 1964 Mercury Monterey Is Breezy In Downtown Brooklyn Welcome to Little Car in the Big City, where we highlight fascinating cars we found walking around a town that is known for being bigger than everything else, but where every car is fighting to stand ...
22:17 2019-10-13

Chabad's Sukkah-Mobiles Put The High Holidays Into High Gear The Jewish holiday of Sukkot (the Festival of Booths) begins tonight at sundown and has always been one of my favorites because its central custom is essentially a ritual mobile home, the Sukkah. Sukk...
22:17 2019-10-13

When Typhoons Hit Japan, Its Cool Cars Go To The Mall Typhoon Hagibis made landfall in Japan yesterday with the strength of a Category 3 Atlantic Hurricane. Though Valtteri Bottas had clear weather to claim the podium at Suzuka today, many cars were off ...
22:17 2019-10-13

Radwood Came To Boston And The Cars Were Good For the first time, Radwood’s celebration of everything motorized and otherwise during the ‘80s and ‘90s shipped up to Boston (I’m so sorry). It might have been a rainy day, but the cars came out and ...
22:17 2019-10-13

What's The Worst Dealer Markup You've Seen? Look, as long as the production of new models ramps up slowly and can’t match demand, there are going to be dealers looking to make a buck off of buyers who are willing to pay for novelty....
22:17 2019-10-13

Only Sergio Leone Could Unchain The Mighty Renault 18 Diesel A monster breaks through its chains to escape certain death at the hands of gladiators for the entertainment of the Roman upper crust. Doesn’t really seem like the kind of image that could sell a Rena...
22:17 2019-10-13

Boeing’s Board Acted After Months of Mounting Pressure The decision to strip Dennis Muilenburg of his chairman title culminated months of internal debate over whether to hold top executives accountable after the 737 Max crashes....
22:17 2019-10-13

Trudeau’s Tough Fight Could Make Canada’s Small Parties Kingmakers As Canada’s election campaign heads into its final week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is locked in a tie with his Conservative challengers. But smaller parties could end up in a powerful position....
22:17 2019-10-13

Hong Kong Protesters Maintain Pressure Ahead of Speech by City's Leader Antigovernment protesters built roadblocks, smashed storefronts and clashed with police in multiple locations around the city on Sunday, as demonstrators sought to keep pressure on Hong Kong’s governm...
21:51 2019-10-13

Trump Orders U.S. Forces to Withdraw From Northern Syria The move removes a last impediment to Turkey’s expanding incursion into Syria and marks an accelerated U.S. pullback from the international anti-Islamic State campaign....
21:51 2019-10-13

China, Facing Slowdown, Unlikely to Push for More Stimulus China’s economy keeps flashing warning signs that it is losing steam—but, unlike past episodes, Beijing isn’t likely to stoke the fires to boost growth....
21:51 2019-10-13

Trump orders all U.S. troops to withdraw from Syria amid conflict between Turkey and Kurds U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered all of the country's troops to withdraw from Syria amid conflicts between Turkey and Kurdish forces, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday....
21:51 2019-10-13

Pullback Leaves Green Berets Feeling ‘Ashamed,’ and Kurdish Allies Describing ‘Betrayal’ As Turkish forces cross into Kurdish areas of northern Syria, the orders from Washington to U.S. troops are simple: Stand back. Let the Kurds fight for themselves....
20:51 2019-10-13

12 Hours. 4 Syrian Hospitals Bombed. One Culprit: Russia. The Russians saved Bashar al-Assad’s government. A trove of Russian Air Force recordings obtained by The Times shows how bombing Syrian hospitals helped them do it....
20:51 2019-10-13

Hundreds of ISIS Supporters Flee Detention Amid Turkish Airstrikes The attacks caused about 700 Islamic State families to escape a Kurdish-run camp. The American defense secretary also said the U.S. would pull about 1,000 troops from the area....
20:51 2019-10-13

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei sets world record at Chicago Marathon Brigid Kosgei broke Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old world record by winning the Chicago Marathon in 2 hours, 14 minutes and four seconds. Her compatriot Lawrence Cherono won the men's race....
20:17 2019-10-13

Berlin: 10,000 march against anti-Semitism The solemn march in Germany's capital was a sign of solidarity after a deadly attack on a synagogue in Halle. Meanwhile, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer drew criticism for trying to blame video games...
20:17 2019-10-13

The mass murder of Polish intellectuals — and the German Nazis who got away with it By the time Wladyslaw Bielinski’s remains were discovered in a mass grave, one of the perpetrators, Jakob Lölgen, was returning to Germany as a respected citizen. He was never punished for his actions...
20:17 2019-10-13

France, Germany Halt Arms Exports To Turkey Over Syria Offensive France and Germany on Saturday suspended arms exports to Turkey over its offensive into Syria against Kurdish fighters, as protesters denounced Ankara at rallies in several European cities....
19:17 2019-10-13

Donald Trump Defends Rudy Giuliani, Reportedly Under Investigation US President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, who is reportedly under federal investigation over his dealings with Ukraine on the president's behalf....
19:17 2019-10-13

Demand Action On Climate Change: Antonio Guterres To Lawmakers, Voters UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged voters and lawmakers to pressure governments to fight climate change and achieve carbon neutrality....
19:17 2019-10-13

US Prison Guards Beat Woman To Paralysis. Lawyer Says State Dodging Bills When other inmates saw four guards beating a handcuffed Cheryl Weimar outside the prison compound, they initially thought she was dead. The mentally ill 51-year-old woman was limp as the male......
19:17 2019-10-13

Xi Jinping App Allows China Access To 100 Million Users' Phone: Report The Chinese Communist Party appears to have "superuser" access to all the data on more than 100 million cellphones, owing to a back door in a propaganda app that the government has been promoting......
19:17 2019-10-13

Last Week Of Tight Campaigning For Canada's October 21 General Election The gloves have come off as Justin Trudeau struggles to hold onto his parliamentary majority heading into the last week of a tight campaign before Canada's October 21 general election....
19:17 2019-10-13

Kerala Nun Sister Mariam Thresia, 4 Others Declared Saints By Pope Pope Francis has created five new saints today, including India's Sister Mariam Thresia, Britain's Cardinal John Henry Newman, one of the Catholic Church's most renowned converts, and a nun dubbed the...
19:17 2019-10-13

Top US Senator Accuses Pak Of Supporting Taliban, al-Qaeda In Afghanistan A top US senator has accused Pakistan of supporting terror groups like the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and harbouring terrorists belonging to these groups in the war-torn country....
19:17 2019-10-13

UK PM Urges Turkish President To End Conflict In Syria And Enter Dialogue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday that Britain had "grave concerns" about Turkey's military action in northern Syria and urged the president to end the conflict and....
19:17 2019-10-13

Kurdish-Led Syrian Democratic Front: Turkish Attack Has Revived ISIS The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said a Turkish attack in northern Syria had revived Islamic State and called on allied states that helped fight the jihadist group to close off air space...
19:17 2019-10-13

Turkish Offensive In Syria Threatens European Security: France France said on Saturday it has suspended all weapon sales to Turkey and warned Ankara that its offensive in northern Syria threatened European security....
19:17 2019-10-13

Canada Polls: After Threat, Justin Trudeau Wears Bulletproof Vest Canadian leader Justin Trudeau wore a bulletproof vest and was surrounded by heavy security during an election campaign rally after receiving a security threat, sources told the national broadcaster....
19:17 2019-10-13

Turkey Assault On Kurdish Positions Could Displace 400,000 In Syria: UN Turkey's deadly assault on Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria has forced 130,000 people to flee their homes, the UN said Sunday, adding it was preparing for that figure to more than triple....
19:17 2019-10-13

Japan Sends In Troops After Typhoon Hagibis Hammers Tokyo, Kills 23 Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history, which killed.....
19:17 2019-10-13

26 Civilians Killed In Turkish Offensive In North Syria: Report At least 26 civilians were killed on Sunday in northeastern Syria as Turkey and its proxies stepped up their offensive against Kurdish forces, a war monitor said....
19:17 2019-10-13

Imran Khan In Tehran On Mission To "Facilitate" Iran-Saudi Talks Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Iran on Sunday on a mission to act as a "facilitator" between Tehran and Riyadh and try to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf....
19:17 2019-10-13

China Promises $492 Million-Aid To Nepal For Development Projects Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that China will provide Nepalese Rs 56 billion or $492 million assistance to Kathmandu over the next two years to help Nepal's development programmes as the two.....
19:17 2019-10-13

Any Attempt To Split China Will Be ''Crushed'': Xi Jinping President Xi Jinping warned on Sunday that anyone attempting to "split" China will be "crushed" as he held wide-ranging talks with Nepal's top leadership and the two countries elevated their bilateral...
19:17 2019-10-13

The Latest: Turkish strike on Syria convoy kills at least 9 A war monitor and Kurdish officials say at least 9 people, including 5 civilians, have been killed when Turkish airstrikes hit a convoy that included protesters against the Turkey-led offensive into n...
18:51 2019-10-13

Islamic State supporters escape in Syria as US pulls back Hundreds of Islamic State supporters have escaped from a displaced-persons camp in northern Syria amid heavy clashes between invading Turkish-led forces and Kurdish fighters...
18:51 2019-10-13

Trump defends Giuliani amid reports of federal investigation The president’s support for the embattled attorney comes just a day after he seemed to put distance between himself and the former mayor when asked if Giuliani still worked for him....
18:51 2019-10-13

Here’s what we know about the ISIS prisons controlled by the Syrian Kurds Kurdish forces are caught between protecting the prisons holding Islamic State fighters and their families and staving off Turkish soldiers at their border....
18:51 2019-10-13

Nineteen dead, 16 missing in Japan after Typhoon Hagibis drenches Tokyo Several rivers burst their banks and landslides buried houses after high winds and record-breaking rains battered the capital and large swaths of central Japan....
18:51 2019-10-13

Poland votes in parliamentary elections Poland's ruling Law and Justice party is expected to be victorious in the parliamentary elections. The main opposition parties are hoping to gain enough support to band together and form a coalition g...
18:17 2019-10-13

Tunisians vote in runoff presidential election It is Tunisia's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Spring. Both finalists are political newbies: Nabil Karoui, a media tycoon recently freed from jail, and Kais Saied, an ex-law profess...
17:51 2019-10-13

China aims to up Nepal partnership with Belt and Road Initiative Xi Jinping has become the first Chinese president to visit Nepal since 1996. Sandwiched between regional titans India and China, the mountainous nation is increasingly looking to Beijing for investmen...
17:51 2019-10-13

Syria: Turkish-Kurdish clashes cause mass displacement Turkey's offensive aimed at driving Kurds it calls "terrorists" from northeastern Syria has entered its fifth day. The assault has raised fears that the "Islamic State" could regroup in the region....
17:51 2019-10-13

Flash mob protesters arrested in Hong Kong Demonstrators have used cat-and-mouse tactics with riot police, diffusing into small groups to complicate policing efforts. But police have also responded with new methods — and more arrests....
17:51 2019-10-13

Can Pakistan's Imran Khan mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia? As Islamabad is becoming increasingly wary of an escalating conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has set out on a mission to defuse tension between the Middle Ea...
17:51 2019-10-13

Pope canonizes noted English Catholic Cardinal Newman Pope Francis has canonized famous 19th century English theologian and poet John Henry Newman. Newman, a leading intellectual of his time, becomes the first English Catholic saint to have lived later t...
17:51 2019-10-13

New Ebola vaccine brings hope to DR Congo Many in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been waiting for this moment: A new vaccine to battle the Ebola outbreak is about to be released. The vaccine could reach broader parts of the population ...
17:51 2019-10-13

Hungary polls: PM Orban's Fidesz party faces tough challenge A more unified opposition and the sex scandal of one Hungary's best known mayors could hamper Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party's smooth sailing in local elections....
17:51 2019-10-13

Gold medal gymnastics champ Simone Biles breaks world record The female athlete has become the most decorated gymnast in World Championships history with her 24th and 25th gold medal on the floor and vault beam. Hailing from Ohio, the record medalist is only 22...
17:51 2019-10-13

Syria: Hundreds of 'IS' supporters freed in Turkish incursion Clashes between Turkey and Kurdish fighters allowed some 950 terrorist sympathizers to flee a guarded camp in Syria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for an immediate halt to the fighting....
17:51 2019-10-13

EURO 2020: Germany out to maintain Group C charge in Estonia - live blog An injury-hit Germany side have called for 'full focus' heading into their EURO 2020 qualifying clash with Estonia knowing they can't afford to drop further points in Group C. Follow all the build-up ...
17:51 2019-10-13

American Suspect in Fatal Crash Does Not Have Diplomatic Immunity: Reports (LONDON) — British media are reporting that the wife of an American official who left the U.K. after being involved in a fatal road accident no longer has diplomatic immunity. BBC and Sky News s...
17:51 2019-10-13

Trump Orders All U.S. Troops to Leave Northern Syria, Defense Secretary Says (WASHINGTON) — Amid growing chaos in Syria, President Donald Trump has ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from the country’s north to avoid a bloody conflict between Turkey and U.S.-backe...
17:51 2019-10-13

Turkish-led forces seize highway 30 km deep into Syria: ministry Turkish-led forces have seized control of Syria's M4 highway, some 30-35 km (19-22 miles) deep into Syrian territory, as part of its incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, Turkey's De...
17:17 2019-10-13

Hong Kong protesters, police in chaotic clashes, as metro, shops targeted Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and riot police clashed in chaotic scenes around the city on Sunday with police in riot gear chasing protesters through crowds of lunchtime shoppers....
17:17 2019-10-13

Tunisians vote for president in test of young democracy Tunisians cast ballots on Sunday to choose their next president in an election that has raised hard tests for the young democracy as voters rejected established politicians and a major candidate spent...
17:17 2019-10-13

China's Xi warns attempts to divide China will end in 'shattered bones' Chinese President Xi Jinping warned on Sunday that any attempt to divide China will be crushed, as Beijing faces political challenges in months-long protests in Hong Kong and U.S. criticism over its t...
17:17 2019-10-13

Significant work to do, but Brexit deal still possible, UK PM Johnson tells cabinet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his cabinet on Sunday that a Brexit deal was still possible but that there was significant work to be done to reach one, a spokeswoman from his office said in...
17:17 2019-10-13

Cargo ship found sunk in waters near Tokyo after typhoon: ministry A Panama-registered cargo ship was found sunk in waters near Tokyo on Sunday after authorities lost track of it as Typhoon Hagibis lashed Japan, the transport ministry said, while a newspaper said at ...
17:17 2019-10-13

Japan sends in troops after deadly typhoon floods towns Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history....
17:17 2019-10-13

Syrian Observatory: Turkish strike in Ras al Ain kills nine The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a Turkish air strike in the Syrian town of Ras al Ain killed nine people including five civilians on Sunday....
17:17 2019-10-13

Germany's Merkel tells Erdogan to halt Syria offensive immediately German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Sunday to bring to an immediate halt the military operation in northern Syria, a German government spoke...
17:17 2019-10-13

Small number of U.S. troops leave town in northern Syria A small number of U.S. troops have left an outpost in the town on Ain Issa in northern Syria because of concerns about a Turkish incursion that is pushing into Syria, two U.S. defense official told Re...
17:17 2019-10-13

U.S. preparing to withdraw all remaining troops from northern Syria: Defense Secretary The United States is poised to evacuate about 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria amid an ongoing Turkish offensive into the region, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, calling the situatio...
17:17 2019-10-13

U.S. says reports of killing of Kurdish politician in northeast Syria 'extremely troubling' The United States is looking into reports that a Kurdish politician and captured Kurdish fighters were killed in northeastern Syria amid Turkey's offensive, a State Department spokesman told Reuters o...
17:17 2019-10-13

Save the Children concerned by reports IS-linked women, children fled camp Save the Children said it was deeply concerned by reports hundreds of women and children linked to Islamic State had fled in terror from a camp for displaced people in northern Syria after shells fell...
17:17 2019-10-13

Erdogan says Turkish-led offensive to extend further along Syrian border Turkey's incursion into Syria will stretch from Kobani in the west to Hasaka in the east, going some 30 km (19 miles) into Syrian territory, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, and the town of Ra...
17:17 2019-10-13

Significant work to do, but Brexit deal still possible: UK PM Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his cabinet on Sunday a last-minute Brexit deal was still possible but there was significant work to be done to reach one, as intensive talks with the Europea...
17:17 2019-10-13

Leaders of Egypt and Ethiopia to meet on Nile dam standoff: Sisi Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is buildin...
17:17 2019-10-13

Turkey's Syria advance leaves Europe with foreign fighter dilemma European states are trying to fast-track a plan to shift thousands of foreign Islamic State militants out of Syrian prison camps and into Iraq, after the outbreak of fresh conflict in Syria raised the...
17:17 2019-10-13

U.S. set to pull remaining troops from north Syria amid Turkish incursion The United States said on Sunday it is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria after learning that Turkey planned to extend a military incursion further south and west than originally...
17:17 2019-10-13

Israel asks Putin to pardon U.S.-Israeli jailed for Moscow airport transit drugs Israel asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to pardon a U.S.-Israeli woman given a 7.5-year jail sentence for drugs found in her luggage as she transited through a Moscow airport....
17:17 2019-10-13

Khamenei tells Iran's Guards to develop advanced, modern weapons Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards on Sunday to develop more advanced and modern weapons, amid increasingly tense disputes with the United States and Gulf Ara...
17:17 2019-10-13

Mercedes Takes Its Sixth Constructors' Championship In A Row At Suzuka Just one day after Typhoon Hagibis made landfall in Japan, Valtteri Bottas took advantage of a cloudless sky over Suzuka today to win the 2019 Japanese Grand Prix and help Mercedes Benz clinch their s...
16:51 2019-10-13

In Geely's Hands, Lotus Joins A New Powertrain Family After an era of working with Japanese motors, Lotus will join the rest of the Geely stable in using variants of a shared family of engines. Along with the battery electric powertrains like the one fou...
16:51 2019-10-13

If you’re going to have to work through the long weekend, you better have the right tools for the jo If you’re going to have to work through the long weekend, you better have the right tools for the job. I’ve picked this massive Renault dump truck and I think it’ll do just fine. I mean, it’s huge, it...
16:51 2019-10-13

Hundreds of ISIS Supporters Escape as Turkish Forces Near Key Syrian Town (AKCAKALE, Turkey) — Turkish forces approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria on Sunday, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds of Islamic State supporters to escape from a camp fo...
15:51 2019-10-13

Hong Kong Protesters Shift Tactics as Demonstrations Stretch Into Fifth Month (HONG KONG) — Tearing a page out of ancient Chinese military philosophy, black-clad protesters in Hong Kong changed tactics and wreaked havoc by popping up in small groups in multiple locations ...
15:51 2019-10-13

| WATCH | Ecuador protesters attack TV station, newspaper in Quito - reports Protesters in Ecuador have attacked a television station and newspaper, the outlets said, as violence in the capital city Quito prompted President Lenin Moreno to impose a curfew and military control....
14:51 2019-10-13

| Pakistan's Khan arrives in Iran as tensions rise in Gulf Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Iran following a request from the United States and Saudi Arabia for him to try to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf....
14:51 2019-10-13

Wife of US diplomat does not have immunity after UK crash An American diplomat's wife involved in a crash that killed 19-year-old Harry Dunn in the UK does not have diplomatic immunity, according to PA Media. The UK news agency says US and UK governments say...
14:17 2019-10-13

Iran's Expanded Missile Arsenal Tests Mideast Defenses Iran would be a vastly different opponent than it was when the U.S. last targeted the country directly in 1988, with thousands of missiles, many of them able to reach Israel and, in some cases—accordi...
14:17 2019-10-13

U.S. Moves to Restart Taliban Peace Process U.S. officials and representatives of the Afghan Taliban have begun discussing ways to revive a peace process after talks fell apart last month, according to people familiar with the discussions....
14:17 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis Slams Japan, Kills Dozens One of Japan’s worst typhoons in decades brought record-breaking rainfall to broad swaths of the country, killing more than two dozen people and causing breaches in river levees that submerged low-lyi...
14:17 2019-10-13

Poland's Ruling Nationalists Eye New Term as Voting Begins Voters in Poland went to the polls for a general election in which one of Europe’s most conservative ruling parties is expected to carry the largest share of votes on a nationalist platform that has p...
10:17 2019-10-13

China's President Xi Jinping makes rare Nepal visit Xi has become the first Chinese president to visit Nepal since 1996. Sandwiched between regional titans India and China, the mountainous nation is increasingly looking to Beijing for investment....
10:17 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis tears across Japan Hagibis has slammed into Japan, killing at least 14 people and triggering landslides and floods. Several people have been reported missing, while almost half a million homes are without power....
10:17 2019-10-13

Attack on mosque in Burkina Faso, several killed The death toll currently stands at 16 after armed men forced their way into a mosque and opened fire. Attacks of this kind have become commonplace in the region in recent years....
10:17 2019-10-13

In Germany, memorials for Nazi terror victims vandalized The neo-Nazi NSU murdered 10 people across Germany between 2000 and 2007. According to a survey, memorials to honor those victims have been repeatedly targeted by vandals....
10:17 2019-10-13

Turkish football team's military salute to be 'examined' by UEFA European governing body have said they will be looking into the celebration from Friday's victory for Turkey against Albania. Football authorities may take a dim view of "political gesture."...
10:17 2019-10-13

Germany claims double Ironman victory in historic first Anne Haug has become the first German woman to win the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii. Germany also dominated the men's race, with Jan Frodeno setting a new course record and scooping his third ...
10:17 2019-10-13

Vettel seizes Japanese Grand Prix pole The German earned his second pole of the season at Suzuka, posting a time of 1 minute, 27.064 seconds. Charles Leclerc joins Vettel on the front row, with Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton on the sec...
10:17 2019-10-13

Formula 1: Valtteri Bottas wins in Japan as Mercedes clinch the constructor's championship Valtteri Bottas claimed his third win of the season in Japan after Germany's Sebastian Vettel failed to defend pole position at Suzuka. The result clinched a sixth straight constructors' title for Mer...
10:17 2019-10-13

Notre Dame cathedral fire could ease France's shortage of artisans Restoration work on Paris' iconic cathedral has yet to begin six months since the fire, but some good has come of it. Now more people are taking an interest in learning the skilled trades needed to re...
10:17 2019-10-13

| Pro-Turkey rebels 'execute' 9 civilians in Syria - monitor Pro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in Syria "executed" at least nine civilians including a female politician, a monitor has said....
09:51 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis Hits Japan, Killing at Least Nine Typhoon Hagibis passed over Japan early Sunday, triggering flooding and evacuations in areas near rivers and widespread disruption to transport. At least nine people were confirmed dead and 15 missing...
09:17 2019-10-13

Mack Truck Workers Are Going On Strike In yet another dark turn for Trucktober, Mack Truck employees represented by the United Auto Workers have been unable to reach an agreement with parent company Volvo Group. Effective at 11:59 on Satur...
06:17 2019-10-13

BMW's Electric Strategy Makes No Sense Eight years ago, it looked like BMW was positioning itself in a good place for the electric future. It founded BMW i, a sub-brand to bring electrified products to its dealers, and invested massively i...
06:17 2019-10-13

Watch A McLaren Senna Absolutely Thunder Through A Record-Setting Lap At VIR To make sure Car And Driver set a “representative” lap in the Senna, McLaren brought pro driver Andre D’Cruze to the magazine’s “Lightning Lap” event. Yet it was the magazine’s testing director K.C. C...
06:17 2019-10-13

Your Stunning Lamborghini Huracan Wallpaper Is Here Visually, the Lamborghini Huracan is one of my favorite supercar designs out there. It’s the exact right blend of angular Lamborghini aggression and smooth, modern surfacing....
06:17 2019-10-13

Ecuador's Moreno orders military-backed curfew starting in Quito Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno announced a military-enforced curfew starting in Quito and the surrounding valleys that started at 3 p.m. (2000 GMT) as the highland capital was rocked by unrest trig...
05:17 2019-10-13

UK's Johnson urges Erdogan to end conflict and enter dialogue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday that Britain had "grave concerns" about Turkey's military action in northern Syria and urged the president to end the conflict and ...
05:17 2019-10-13

Saudi king approves U.S. military deployment: SPA Saudi Arabia's king and crown prince have approved the deployment of additional U.S. troops and equipment, after an attack last month on the kingdom's oil facilities, state news agency SPA reported on...
05:17 2019-10-13

Second term awaits nationalist PiS as polarized Poles prepare to vote Poland holds an election on Sunday that is likely to hand the nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party a second term in office, potentially deepening the country's isolation as unease within the EU abo...
05:17 2019-10-13

In rally outside White House, Trump blamed for exposing Kurds to Turkish offensive Lava Ibrahim and her sister Midya emigrated to the United States from Qamishli in northeast Syria seven years ago as refugees, grateful for the safe haven the country provided them....
05:17 2019-10-13

Scandal over justice minister galvanizes South Koreans to protest A growing corruption scandal involving a newly-appointed justice minister is bringing South Koreans from both ends of the political spectrum into the streets in numbers rarely seen since protests help...
05:17 2019-10-13

Mexico offers protection to Ecuador opposition lawmaker as protests persist Mexico's embassy in Quito has offered protection and shelter to Ecuador opposition legislator Gabriela Rivadeneira, Mexico's foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday....
05:17 2019-10-13

Protest leaders in Ecuador accept talks with government, president imposes Quito curfew An indigenous group in Ecuador that has led protests for more than a week against a law that ended fuel subsidies said on Saturday it has accepted direct talks with President Lenin Moreno, the first s...
05:17 2019-10-13

Seven people killed, 15 missing after Japan typhoon: NHK Seven people were killed and 15 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralyzed Tokyo, public broadcaster NHK said on Sunday, flooding rivers and leaving almost half a m...
05:17 2019-10-13

Mexico military police halt migrant caravan on its way to U.S. Mexico's military police on Saturday halted and turned back a caravan of up to 2,000 migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America, hours after they embarked toward the United States, accord...
05:17 2019-10-13

Canada's Trudeau dons bulletproof vest for campaign event, CBC cites threat Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau donned a bulletproof vest for an election campaign rally on Saturday, a Reuters eyewitness said, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. cited sources saying a secur...
05:17 2019-10-13

UK's Johnson will speak to EU leaders on Brexit deal by end of Monday: Sunday Times British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker by the end of Monday to urge ...
05:17 2019-10-13

UK remains a long way from Brexit deal: Downing Street source Britain remains a long way from agreeing a final Brexit deal and the next few days will be critical if it is to agree departure terms with the European Union, a Downing Street source said on Saturday....
05:17 2019-10-13

Japan cancels maritime fleet review after typhoon: spokesman Japan has canceled a maritime fleet review planned for Monday, a spokesman for the Maritime Self-Defence Force said, after a fierce typhoon pounded Tokyo and surrounding regions over the weekend, caus...
05:17 2019-10-13

Seven killed, 15 missing as fierce typhoon pounds Tokyo Seven people were killed and 15 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralyzed Tokyo, flooding rivers and leaving almost half a million homes without power, public broa...
05:17 2019-10-13

Ecuadorean indigenous group Conaie says will continue protests after curfew imposed Ecuadorean indigenous group Conaie said late on Saturday that it would continue anti-austerity protests after President Lenin Moreno imposed a military-enforced curfew in the capital Quito and the arm...
05:17 2019-10-13

Extinction Rebellion protests: Activists hold faux funeral procession as arrests top total from April mass action Extinction Rebellion held a faux funeral procession through Oxford Street as the arrest figure for its latest action topped the number from mass protests earlier this year....
03:17 2019-10-13

Rory Stewart: I quit as an MP to run for Mayor so I can make a difference Former Tory minister and leadership candidate Rory Stewart said he is quitting Parliament and standing to be Mayor of London because he wants to make a difference....
03:17 2019-10-13

Analysis: China's Xi Jinping is stepping very, very delicately into the Kashmir crisis China and India desperately want to improve their trade relationship. But it seems whenever the countries' leaders meet, the Himalayas get in the way....
02:51 2019-10-13

Robotic future is on display in South Korea Robots that mix cocktails, teach children programming, care for the elderly and work alongside humans in factories and warehouses were on display this week in Seoul at an industry trade show....
02:17 2019-10-13

Hong Kong protestors bomb subway station, vandalize property Some protesters in Hong Kong hurled several Molotov cocktails inside a subway station and vandalized property during demonstrations Saturday, local authorities said....
02:17 2019-10-13

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge first to break 2-hour marathon barrier Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge became the first person to break the 2-hour marathon barrier, running the 26.2-mile race in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Saturday....
02:17 2019-10-13

Kurds say guarding Islamic State prisoners no longer a 'priority' after Turkish incursion Kurdish military officials said Saturday that guarding Islamic State prisoners in Syria is no longer a "priority" after Turkey launched an offensive across the border earlier in the week....
02:17 2019-10-13

How a Few Grams of Pot Turned an American-Israeli Into a Geopolitical Pawn Naama Issachar, a yoga student arrested at the Moscow airport, has found her fate linked to that of a little-known Russian held in Israel and facing extradition to the United States....
01:51 2019-10-13

Xi and Modi Talk Up Trade, but Turn Aside Touchy Topics The leaders of China and India wrapped up two days of meetings by agreeing to find ways to step up trade, but they steered clear of thornier issues such as Kashmir and the 5G prospects of Chinese tech...
00:51 2019-10-13

Hong Kong Protesters to Trump: We're Not Done Yet Thousands of antigovernment protesters in Hong Kong marched from a historic clock tower through a shopping district in a demonstration that some hoped would show the U.S. president the movement still ...
00:51 2019-10-13

Turkish Troops Appear to Seize Syrian Town in Fourth Day of Invasion Turkish troops move into a Kurdish-held Syrian town, forcing thousands of people to flee as Turkey pursued an invasion of northeastern Syria with heavy artillery and aerial bombardments despite fresh ...
00:51 2019-10-13

China Emerges With Wins From U.S. Trade Truce The U.S. shelved new tariffs against China while leaving many demands to be worked out later. The truce opens an opportunity for Beijing to kick concessions that it doesn’t want to make down the road....
00:51 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan hard Hagibis has already caused major disruption to transport services, as well as sporting events in the country. It has been forecast as the worst typhoon to hit Tokyo in six decades....
00:51 2019-10-13

German Jews plead for state security after Halle attack Members of the Jewish community in the eastern German town of Dessau are living in fear since the extremist attack in Halle. They regularly receive threatening letters — but the community has little p...
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Support falls for Germany's far-right AfD after Halle attack A new poll has found waning support for the AfD in the aftermath of a deadly far-right shooting in the city of Halle. The AfD has been criticized across the political spectrum for its incendiary rheto...
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Turkey's Foreign Minister Cavusolgu: Arms embargo just strengthens us Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu defended his country's incursion into Syria to DW's Can Ertuna. He added that Ankara is deadly serious about its threat to open the doors for a mass exodus of...
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Technological competition casts shadow over European industry In the misty High Tatras, industry leaders in Central and Eastern Europe said ambitious approaches are needed to tackle the challenges of technological innovation. For some in the region, Germany has ...
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Poland votes: PiS and its pact with the people Poles go to the ballot box on Sunday. The upcoming elections are expected to point the way ahead for Poland — but critics fear the country could move further toward an authoritarian dictatorship....
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Spain: Thousands protest Catalan independence On Spain's national day, thousands of people demonstrating against Catalan independence marched through Madrid. It comes ahead of the verdict in the trial of leading Catalan separatists....
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Germany: Thousands protest Turkish operation in Syria Germany has the largest Kurdish diaspora in the world. Kurds and supporters there rallied against Turkey's incursion into Syria that threatens to unleash a humanitarian disaster and squash Kurdish aut...
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Germany vs Estonia: Neuer, Gündogan and Reus set to return as Löw turns to experience Germany are in the Estonian capital of Tallinn preparing for their next European Championship qualifier. Having fielded a young, experimental team against Argentina, some familiar — and older — faces ...
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First female footballers inducted into Germany's Hall of Fame The first female footballers have been inducted into the Hall of Fame of German football. Among the 11 female players honored in Dortmund were Silvia Neid, Steffi Jones and current coach Martina Voss-...
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