Fire in ‘Escape Room’ in Poland kills multiple teens, injures one, police say

A blaze erupted at a Poland-based "Escape Room” location and claimed the lives of multiple teenagers, officials said Friday. The deadly inferno started at...

Trump warns shutdown could last ‘years,’ says he may declare ‘national emergency’ to build...

President Trump stood firm Friday on his demands for a border wall after the second White House meeting with congressional leaders this week broke up with no...

Airbus CEO hits out after US corruption probe reports

The US Department of Justice has officially launched a corruption probe into Europe's Airbus, according to French daily newspaper Le Monde. It coincides with British...

Algerian leader Bouteflika quits after mass protests

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a groundswell of public pressure after weeks of mass protests against his 20-year rule. The ailing, 82-year-old leader...

Turkey says it will take over fight against Islamic State after U.S. pull-out

Turkey will take over the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria as the United States withdraws its troops, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, in the...

Iran floods force evacuations as U.S. denies sanctions harming aid efforts

DUBAI/GENEVA (Reuters) - Iranian authorities ordered the evacuation of scores of villages on Tuesday as the impact of severe flooding spread further across the country, while Washington denied Tehran’s...

Erdogan’s AK Party challenges Istanbul, Ankara election results

ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party has submitted objections to local election results in all districts of Istanbul and Ankara, party officials said on Tuesday, after results...

Syria, Mattis, Afghanistan, shutdown: Trump ends year in chaos

Trump’s presidency has lurched from crisis to crisis since he took office less than two years ago, but Thursday was a landmark day of chaos that appeared...

Security at German airports increased after terrorist threat reports

Security has been "massively boosted" at Stuttgart Airport after media reports of a terrorist threat. A police spokesman in the southern city confirmed police numbers had been increased but refused to...

China National Petroleum Corp may cut Kunlun bank’s ties to Iran: sources

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) may stop its banking unit from conducting most of its Iranian-related financial services because of concerns over U.S. sanctions, two persons...