Category: World

Germany’s far-right AfD moves against handful of radicals

BERLIN (Reuters) – Two regional branches of the anti-immigration far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) have taken steps to penalize members over suspected links...

North Korea’s Kim says summit with Trump stabilized region, sees more progress

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday his “historic” summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Singapore stabilized regional...

PM May’s spokesman: European Parliament’s Weber welcomed UK’s Brexit proposal

LONDON (Reuters) – Manfred Weber, Leader of the European People’s Party in the European Parliament, welcomed British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit...

Israel confirms envoy in Moscow summoned to Russian foreign ministry

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Foreign Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that its deputy ambassador in Moscow had been summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry but...

Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane in Syria

MOSCOW/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria’s seacoast was the result of...

Israel’s Netanyahu to speak to Russia’s Putin: Israeli diplomatic source

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was expected to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin, an Israeli diplomatic source said on...

No special treatment for EU citizens after Brexit, report recommends

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should not give preferential treatment to European Union workers in its post-Brexit immigration system but should prioritize the...

German court releases Iraqi suspect in Chemnitz stabbing: lawyer

BERLIN (Reuters) – A German court on Tuesday released an Iraqi asylum seeker detained last month over the fatal stabbing of a Cuban-German man that set off violent...

Israel says it fired at Palestinians tampering with Gaza fence; two killed

GAZA (Reuters) – Two people were found dead near the site of an Israeli missile strike at the coastal strip’s border with Israel, Gaza medics said on Tuesday....

BMW moves UK Mini plant shutdown to just after Brexit in case of no deal

LONDON (Reuters) – German carmaker BMW said it will move the annual maintenance shutdown period for its British Mini plant to just after Britain is due to leave...