Kuwait PM declines reappointment, emir removes senior ministers

KUWAIT/DUBAI (Reuters) – Kuwait’s caretaker prime minister Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak declined to be reappointed as premier…

Iran’s Khamenei backs fuel price hike, blames ‘sabotage’ for unrest

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed the gasoline price rises that have…

U.S., South Korea postpone military drills to bolster North Korea peace effort

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper and South Korean Defence Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo hold a…

Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes jolt tenuous Gaza truce

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinian militants fired two rockets deep into southern Israel from Gaza on Saturday,…

Amid protests, Chile moves towards dumping Pinochet-era constitution

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean lawmakers agreed on Friday to hold a referendum next April on replacing…

Highlights: Hong Kong paralyzed for fifth day, students guard campuses

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Anti-government protesters paralyzed parts of Hong Kong for a fifth day on…

Macron faces ghost of ‘Yellow Vest’ past in Christmas run-up

FONTAINEBLEAU, France (Reuters) – Agosthino Bareto has stowed away his neon yellow vest and stopped occupying…

Pentagon chief open to military adjustments to support North Korea diplomacy

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Washington (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday he was…

Catholic cardinal Pell gets last chance to overturn Australia sex offences conviction

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Catholic cardinal George Pell will have one last chance to overturn his conviction…

Germany detains three Islamic State suspects over attack plan

BERLIN (Reuters) – German police have detained three people in the western city of Offenbach on…