Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 126 votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May.
President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally.
The German Chancellor was seen shaking uncontrollably during a visit by Ukraine's president.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has issued another apology for introducing an extradition bill that has seen more than a million people take to the streets in protest. But pro-democracy groups rejected the public apology and demanded she step down. Mia W
French police are questioning Michel Platini, the former head of European soccer association UEFA, over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. It was a shock win for the tiny Gulf nation, and a corruption probe is underway.
Israeli startup Eviation on Tuesday unveiled an electric plane able to take nine people over six hundred miles on a single charge. But big hurdles remain in the way of electric flight.
Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments. Conway G.
A New Jersey man is the latest American tourist to die while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. Joseph Allen is the latest of at least eight U.S. vacationers to have died in the country in the past year.
Cyprus and Greece heaped pressure on the EU on Tuesday to take action against Turkey over gas drilling in disputed waters, as Ankara said it would step up exploration in a move that could further strain ties with Western allies.
Recent attacks on cargo vessels have put the focus on a shipping lane responsible for about a fifth of the world's oil exports. But in reality, this place is a powder keg for a much larger confrontation between Iran and the United States, and the pre
The former soccer star is being questioned by French police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar.
Kenyan farmer Victor Kyalo's chickens have doubled the number of eggs they are laying. The reason? Human excrement.
Retail brands are investing once again in physical locations with exclusively online brands opening up stores and traditional outlets rethinking their physical retail space.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policie
Signs that arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson may be a step closer to becoming Britain's next prime minister sent the pound tumbling to a five-month low versus the euro on Tuesday as investors worried about the risks of a hard exit from the European Union.
Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed.
European shares rallied and the euro took a sharp hit on Tuesday in a knee-jerk reaction to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments indicating a possibility of new rate cuts or asset purchases.
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died on Monday from a heart attack after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities and a medical sou
Facing persistent pressure from President Trump and financial markets to lower interest rates, the Federal Reserve holds a two-day meeting this week which could lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year. Conway G.
U.S. President Donald Trump's long-promised "Deal of the Century" to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is still secret, though leaked details suggest it dumps the idea of a full Palestinian state in favor of limited self-rule in part of the Oc
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran.
Close to 2 million fans cheered the NBA champion Toronto Raptors in a victory celebration that united the nation, but the party was marred by a shooting that seriously wounded two people. Freddie Joyner reports
The S&P 500 closed flat Monday as investors awaited a Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year.
Ahead of the central bank policymakers meeting this week, Washington Crossing's Kevin Caron tells Reuters' Fred Katayama the Federal Reserve may further back away from its hawkish position adopted last year.
Egypt's state television said on Monday the country's former president Mohamed Mursi has died while on trial.
A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in other areas where clergy are scarce.
At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday in the biggest mass killing this year by suicide bombers.
Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei on Monday revealed the expected damage from a U.S. clampdown.
Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, has agreed to buy art auction house Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion on an enterprise value basis.
Iran said on Monday it would breach internationally agreed limits on its stock of low-enriched uranium in 10 days -- a move likely to strain already high tensions with Washington.
Planemakers gather at the Paris Air Show from Monday, but the industry's outlook isn't as festive as in some past years.
Joshua Wong walked free from prison after serving five weeks for contempt of court, and has demanded that the city's leader Carrie Lam steps down.
Israel has unveiled "Trump Heights", a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier with Syria.
A police raid on a New York City bar in 1969 galvanized what would become an American gay rights movement that fifty years later can boast unparalleled advances, but activists say they still face a long road ahead.
Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations by creating a so-called bad bank to hold tens of billions of euros of non-core assets, a source close to the matter said on Monday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Mia Womersley reports
Lufthansa shares sank as much as 11 percent on Monday morning after a late Sunday warning that profits could fall far short of forecasts.
A day after an estimated 2 million protesters hit the streets in Hong Kong, democracy activist Joshua Wong walks free from prison and vows to join the movement. Protesters are demanding Carrie Lam, the city's Beijing-backed leader, scrap a controvers
At a press conference in Australia, the father of missing teenager Theo Hayez asks for help after his son disappeared more than two weeks ago. He was backpacking in the country and was last seen in Byron Bay, a coastal town north of Sydney.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri called the massive blackout that left tens of millions in South America without power on Sunday "unprecedented", and promised a thorough investigation.
U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial interview with ABC News - snippets of which shook both sides of the political aisle when released last week - airs in its entirety Sunday night, and was given something of a drumroll on Twitter by Trump him
After blaming Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that while America does not want a war with Iran, a military response is on the table.
Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offenses on Sunday as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in April.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of a bill that would have allowed people to be sent to mainland China for trial.
Storms this year have left millions of acres unseeded across the Midwest and put the crops that were planted at a greater risk for damage from severe weather. Havovi Cooper and Tom Polansek report.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decad
Target Corp on Saturday said it was working on a problem that prevented customers in the United States from paying for their purchases.
The first group of residents from the breakaway city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine travelled on Friday to Russia's Rostov region to receive passports under simplified procedures introduced by President Vladimir Putin.