Category Archives: World

Closing arguments made in hacking case against Russian man

SEATTLE (AP) — Lawyers for a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. businesses will urge a federal judge to dismiss the charges against him because they believe the arrest…

LA did not consult with FBI on decision to close schools – source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Los Angeles authorities did not consult the FBI before deciding to close public schools on Tuesday, a law enforcement source told Reuters. Authorities are investigating a threat…

Dutch anti-Islam politician Wilders named man of 2015

Far-right politician Geert Wilders was Monday named by a television poll as Dutch politician of the year as his Freedom Party gains ground amid a polarising debate on Europe's migrant…

Serbia, EU launch accession talks

EU hopeful Serbia & Brussels on Monday opened the first two of the 35 stages in negotiations for Belgrade to join the bloc. The conference on Monday evening saw the…

Turkey relaunches EU bid as part of migrant deal

Turkey & the European Union officially launched a new stage in Ankara's long-stalled membership bid on Monday as part of a deal aimed at tackling the migration crisis. Foreign ministers…

Kerry to explore Assad's future, Syria peace process in Kremlin talks

By Lesley Wroughton PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will use talks in Moscow on Tuesday to try & narrow differences with Russian leader Vladimir Putin over…

Spain PM attacked over corruption scandal in election debate

By Adrian Croft & Julien Toyer MADRID (Reuters) – A debate before Sunday's Spanish general election exploded into an angry row on Monday when the opposition leader accused Prime Minister…

EU diplomats warn US over visa threat

Diplomats from the 28-member European Union on Monday warned they could respond in kind if the United States makes satisfactory on plans to end visa-free entry for some EU nationals….

Trial of China rights lawyer lasts three hours, police block court access

By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) – The trial of one of China's most high profile human rights lawyers on charges of inciting ethnic hatred & provoking trouble lasted just three…

Top Asian News 11:00 p.m. GMT

SAMUT SAKHON, Thailand (AP) — Every morning at 2 a.m., they heard a kick on the door & a threat: Get up or obtain beaten. For the next 16 hours,…