Opinion

German police dispatch 1,000 officers ahead of right-wing protests - 09/16/2018

Koethen, Germany -By Doerthe Hein and Franziska Hoehnl, - More than a thousand police officers from across Germany were dispatched to the eastern German town of Koethen on Sunday to monitor...

Rebel-held Idlib must be 'cleansed' by Syrian army, Iran says - 09/03/2018

Tehran - By Farshid Motahari and Claudia Thaler, - Iran voiced its support on Monday for an expected military offensive by the Syrian government to oust rebels from their last major enclave of Idlib....

May will not be 'pushed' into Brexit compromises - 09/02/2018

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted she will not be "pushed into accepting compromises" on her Brexit proposals as the deadline for a deal with Brussels approaches.   In an...

Pope asks for forgiveness for clergy sex abuse in Dublin mass - 08/26/2018

  By Lobna Monieb and Alvise Armellini, dpa Dublin (dpa) - Pope Francis renewed his plea for forgiveness for the abuse of power by members of the Catholic church at a mass before tens of...

Fears of tuberculosis outbreak among migrants stuck on Italian ship - 08/25/2018

    Rome  - By Lena Klimkeit and Ruppert Mayr,  - Italian authorities have let some people off a coastguard ship docked in Sicily due to several suspected cases of...

Pompeo delivers Trump's response to Kim's letter at ASEAN summit - 08/04/2018

Singapore - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that he met briefly with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho at the ASEAN regional forum on Saturday in Singapore.    "I had the...

Trump willing to risk government shutdown over immigration - 07/29/2018

Washington - President Donald Trump on Sunday threatened to allow a government shutdown if opposition Democrats refuse to go along with his plans for a border wall and other changes in US immigration...

Car bomb strikes ballot box storage site in Iraq - 07/01/2018

Kirkuk, Iraq (dpa) – A suicide car bomb hit a storage site containing ballot boxes from Iraq's parliamentary election in May, police said Sunday.   At least 19 people were wounded in the attack...

Malaysian ex-PM Najib arrives at anti-graft office for questioning - 05/22/2018

Kuala Lumpur - By Haylena Krishnamoorthy, - Former prime minister Najib Razak arrived at the offices of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Tuesday for questioning over his involvement...

Iran optimistic, Europeans realistic at talks to save nuclear deal - 05/15/2018

Brussels -By Helen Maguire, - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was optimistic Tuesday about talks with his European counterparts aimed at salvaging the Iran nuclear deal, following the...
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