27 Apr 2017 | 8:12 PM
WASHINGTON, Apr 27 (Reuters) Two US service members were killed during an operation against Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan overnight on Wednesday, a Pentagon spokesman said today. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 8:04 PM
WASHINGTON, Apr 27 (Reuters) The United States today blacklisted a Saudi man who it said was the Syria-based deputy leader of Islamic State's affiliate in Saudi Arabia, the State Department said in a statement. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 8:02 PM
WASHINGTON, Apr 27 (Reuters) A Pentagon inspector general is launching its own investigation into whether President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn took payments from foreign entities without approval, according to a letter released by House Democrats today. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 7:59 PM
LONDON, Apr 27 (Reuters) British police said today a man had been arrested after armed officers were seen on Whitehall, the street home to numerous government ministries in central London, with a BBC reporter saying two knives had been seen. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 7:17 PM
MOSCOW, Apr 27 (Reuters) The Kremlin criticised Israeli air strikes on targets inside Syria today, saying Israel and other countries should avoid any action that heightens tension in the region. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 7:12 PM
By Saud Mehsud
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Apr 27 (Reuters) A suspected US drone strike killed several Pakistani Taliban militants in North Waziristan close to the Afghanistan border, one militant commander and intelligence sources said today, in a rare assault on Pakistani soil. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 7:09 PM
WASHINGTON, Apr 27 (Reuters) The US Navy's top officer said today that he would like to see more international participation in freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 7:01 PM
BEIJING, Apr 27 (Reuters) China's top anti-graft watchdog today released new information on 22 fugitives who are hiding out abroad down to the street names where they may live, as China ramps up pressure on corruption suspects who have fled overseas. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 7:00 PM
ANKARA, Apr 27 (Reuters) Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim called his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev to express his sadness over the collision involving a Russian vessel off Turkey's Black Sea coast, Turkish prime ministry sources said today. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 6:56 PM
MOSCOW, Apr 27 (Reuters) The Kremlin said today that an opposition protest planned for Saturday was illegal and police would deal with anyone who showed up accordingly. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 6:51 PM
WASHINGTON, April 27 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump said today that renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with neighboring Canada and Mexico was "very possible," but he threatened to scrap the pact if the countries failed to reach a "fair deal for all. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 6:50 PM
PARIS, Apr 27 (Reuters) French riot police clashed with youths in central Paris today when a demonstration against far right leader presidential candidate Marine Le Pen and her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron turned violent. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 6:47 PM
ISTANBUL, Apr 27 (Reuters) A Togo-flagged ship collided with a Russian intelligence vessel near Turkey's Black Sea Coast today, and some 78 crew members had been evacuated from the Russian ship, a Turkish coastal safety official told Reuters. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 5:12 PM
By Igor Ilic ZAGREB, Apr 27 (Reuters) Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic today ordered three ministers from a junior coalition partner to be relieved of duty after they failed to support the finance minister in the face of opposition demands for him to step down. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 5:10 PM
By John Irish and Matthias Blamont
PARIS, Apr 27 (Reuters) A top aide of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen raised doubts today about a French intelligence report accusing Syria's leadership of a toxic gas attack, a position directly opposed by her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 5:06 PM
BERLIN, Apr 27 (Reuters) German police have arrested an army officer suspected of planning an attack, the prosecutor's office in the city of Frankfurt said today, giving no details on the potential target, motive or weapons he had planned to use. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 5:04 PM
OUAGADOUGOU, Apr 27 (Reuters) A court in Burkina Faso today postponed the trial of former leader Blaise Compaore and his cabinet for their alleged role in killing protesters during an uprising in October 2014 that overthrew his government. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 4:42 PM
LUXEMBOURG, Apr 27 (Reuters) European Union negotiators displayed unity as they met today to discuss guidelines for divorce talks with Britain, seeking to forestall differences that could emerge at a later stage of talks. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 4:40 PM
By Shihar Aneez
COLOMBO, Apr 27 (Reuters) Activists in the Maldives say tolerance for dissent is rapidly disappearing after a prominent blogger who denounced Islamist extremism and state corruption was killed on Sunday and the government cracks down on criticism. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 4:38 PM
By Robin Emmott and Tom Körkemeier
VALETTA, Apr 27 (Reuters) Libya's UN-backed government has no clear plan to help prevent more migrants reaching Europe's shores this summer, European Union officials said today, citing confused requests for equipment to patrol its shores. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 4:35 PM
COPENHAGEN, Apr 27 (Reuters) The European Union will reach a free trade deal with Britain after the country leaves, the bloc's trade commissioner said today. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 4:26 PM
SAO PAULO, Apr 27 (Reuters) Eunicio Oliveira, the president of Brazil's Senate and a leading member of President Michel Temer's party, has suffered a mild ischemic stroke, the online edition of O Estado de S. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 4:09 PM
By Gavin Jones ROME, Apr 27 (Reuters) Matteo Renzi looks well placed to regain the leadership of Italy's ruling Democratic Party (PD) on Sunday, but returning to government may be a much tougher task for the former prime minister. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 4:03 PM
ERBIL, Iraq, Apr 27 (Reuters) Iraqi paramilitary units captured the northern province of Hatra today, cutting off several desert tracks used by Islamic State to move between Iraq and Syria, the military. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 4:01 PM
CAESARIA, Israel, Apr 27 (Reuters) Archaeologists in Israel have begun work to restore a once-towering ancient-Roman temple in the modern-day Mediterranean city of Caesaria. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 3:54 PM
NAIROBI, Apr 27 (Reuters) Kenya's opposition alliance is expected to name veteran Raila Odinga as its presidential candidate at a rally today, political sources said. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 3:51 PM
BEIRUT, Apr 27 (Reuters) Several Israeli missiles hit a Syrian military position southwest of Damascus airport at dawn today, Syrian state media said. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 3:45 PM
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Apr 27 (Reuters) The Palestinian Authority told Israel today it will no longer pay for the electricity Israel supplies to Gaza, Israeli officials said, a move that could lead to a complete power shutdown in the territory whose two million people already endure blackouts for much of the day. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 3:34 PM
By Mica Rosenberg and Dan Levine
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 27 (Reuters) Even if President Donald Trump wins an appeal of a court ruling blocking his executive order on sanctuary cities, arguments made by the government in the case could permanently harm its efforts to cut off federal funding to targeted cities, some legal experts say. Sharesee more..
27 Apr 2017 | 3:24 PM
By Katharine Houreld
NAIROBI, Apr 27 (Reuters) Kenya's opposition alliance is expected to announce that veteran politician Raila Odinga will be its presidential candidate today, party sources said, as busloads of cheering, whistling supporters in orange T-shirts began converging on the capital. Sharesee more..