A Turkish-born man, 37-year-old Gokmen Tanis, was arrested after a seven-hour manhunt on Monday by security forces and remained in custody. Prosecutors said he is suspected of three fatal shootings, possibly with terrorist intent. "Up to this point, a terrorist motive is seriously being considered
As preparations for the first burials were underway for the 50 people killed last Friday in the Christchurch mosques mass shooting, Ardern singled out three worshippers, including one of the first killed in the attack. Hati Mohemmed Daoud Nabi, 71, opened the door to the Al Noor mosque. Ardern said
The U.S. program, known as the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), turns people seeking protection in the United States around to await pending U.S. court dates in Mexican border towns. Some 240 people - including families - have been returned to Mexico since late January, according to U.S. officials
It’s mid-afternoon on another long day of Brexit debate, and the chamber’s green leather benches are mostly empty, including the backbench whence Ms. Ryan has just returned after supporting an amendment calling for a second referendum to be held. The amendment was the latest move in the three-dimensional
Mystery novelist Radha Vatsal was playing detective. The Queens resident had recently heard about an upstart young woman who was taking on the district’s longtime Democratic congressman, Joe Crowley. Ms. Vatsal wanted to learn more about her, but couldn’t recall her name.
The recent crashes of two Boeing 737 Max 8 airliners provide a reminder of the difficult choices the world faces as it moves even faster toward “intelligent” transportation systems. Whether in the air, on highways and railways, or on the water, the transportation industry is undergoing a revolutionary
A veteran of Afghanistan’s endless wars, Kabal Shah can only wipe away his tears when he frees his hand from one of his crutches, holding the metal support steady with the stump of his amputated leg. Wearing a thick beard on his grizzled face and a wool shawl over his shoulder to ward off the late winter
England captain Harry Kane insists the Three Lions' squad are too united to be divided by the tension surrounding the Premier League title race and upcoming Champions League ties. Four English sides have reached the last eight of Europe's premier club competition for the first time in a decade
ROME (AP) — The Trump administration's envoy to Venezuela says the U.S. and Russia remain split on how to resolve the Latin American country's crisis after talks in Italy.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was strongly considering NATO membership for Brazil as he welcomed Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to the White House. "We're going to look at that very very strongly in terms of - whether it's NATO or it's something having to do with
Below is an explanation of the speaker's role in parliament, and information on the current speaker, John Bercow. WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE SPEAKER? The speaker of parliament's lower chamber, the House of Commons, chairs debates, calling members of parliament to speak and keeping order.
One of the world's biggest aluminium producers, Norway's Norsk Hydro, said Tuesday it had been hit by a ransom cyber-attack of unknown origin, with hackers demanding a ransom. "The situation is quite grave," Norsk Hydro's chief financial officer Eivind Kallevik said. "This
Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) want to extend a freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia imposed after the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, party sources said, setting the stage for a row with their conservative coalition partners. Under pressure from European allies, many of Chancellor
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan has been derailed in Parliament. Now she is at the mercy of an exasperated European Union.
EU member states should be empowered to scrutinize each other's democratic track record, Germany and Belgium said on Tuesday, in an attempt to beef up the bloc's defenses against nationalist, populist governments flouting its key principles. The proposal, made at a meeting of EU ministers, coincides
The detention last month of Michael Calvey, founder of the Baring Vostok private equity group, has strained U.S.-Russia ties and stoked talk of a possible U.S. boycott of an annual economic forum in June attended by President Vladimir Putin. Calvey was detained along with three other executives from
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say they've arrested a teenager allegedly involved in planning a school shooting in which eight people and two attackers died.
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain has condemned anti-gay insults aimed at the club by former France and Manchester United captain Patrice Evra in an online video.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's top media regulator on Tuesday put into effect tighter restrictions that allow the state to block websites and even social media accounts with over 5,000 followers if they are deemed a threat to national security.
Barnier spoke ahead of an EU leaders' summit on Thursday and Friday where they could decide on postponing Brexit beyond the current date of March 29, should British Prime Minister Theresa May request that. "EU leaders will need a concrete plan from the UK in order to be able to make an informed
The German government must ensure any support provided by a U.S. military base in Germany for U.S. drone strikes in Yemen complies with international law, a German court ruled on Tuesday, handing a partial victory to critics of such strikes. An administrative appeals court in Muenster upheld an earlier
MAPUTO/HARARE (Reuters) - Cyclone winds and floods that swept across southeastern Africa affected more than 2.6 million people and could rank as one of the worst weather-related disasters recorded in the southern hemisphere, U.N. officials said on Tuesday. Rescue crews are still struggling to reach