German voters delivered Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats a fourth consecutive term and the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party a spot in the parliament in Sunday’s federal election, which was widely seen as a referendum on Ms. Merkel’s performance over the past 12 years.
Iraqi Kurds were casting ballots on Monday in Iraq’s Kurdish region and disputed territories on whether to support independence from Baghdad in a historic but non-binding vote that has raised regional tensions and fears of instability.
Five days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building is one of the last hopes: one of the few sites where searchers believe they may still find someone trapped alive in Mexico City.
President Trump issued a new travel ban policy Sunday night, adding Chad, North Korea and Venezuela to the list of majority-Muslim countries whose citizens were already prohibited from entering the country under his previous “extreme vetting” executive order.
The Turkish parliament on Saturday renewed a bill allowing the military to intervene in Iraq and Syria if faced with national security threats - a move seen as a final warning to Iraqi Kurds to call off their Monday independence referendum.
Seismologists say Saturday’s magnitude 6.1 earthquake in southern Mexico is believed to be an aftershock from a powerful Sept. 7 quake that measured 8.1 and killed at least 90 people.
The Russian government filed paperwork Friday formally challenging the Trump administration’s attempt to extradite a suspected computer hacker arrested earlier this year in Barcelona amid repeated efforts by Moscow to block similar U.S. prosecutions.
President Trump on Friday labeled Kim Jong-un a “mad man,” shortly after the North Korean leader had called him a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard.”
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump, calling him a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard” and hinting at a frightening new weapon test.
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson denied reports on Friday that Nikki Haley was making a run for his job.