More than a quarter of a century after the Soviet Union collapsed, Russia on Monday announced it had settled the last foreign debt it had inherited from the Soviet era.
Millions of Americans equipped with protective glasses took up prime positions on Monday along a ribbon of land across the United States to marvel as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in ne
Sudan on Monday warned Khartoum residents along the Nile of likely "massive floods" as water levels of the river rose to a record high following heavy rains in neighbouring Ethiopia.
A Syrian refugee family in Germany has named their newly born baby girl Angela Merkel Muhammed out of gratitude to the chancellor for her open-door asylum policy in 2015, hospital officials said
Dozens of refugees on Monday protested their eviction from a central Rome office building where they had been squatting for years in the latest example of tension as authorities deal with an influx of
The U.S. Navy declared a worldwide pause in its operations on Monday after the latest in a series of accidents left ten sailors missing and five injured.
The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet as vessels from several nations searched Southeast Asian waters for 10 U.S. sailors
Suspect in Barcelona terror attack, Younes Abouyaaqoub, arrested: Spanish media
Spanish media report police shoot man wearing explosive belt in area west of Barcelona
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile’s Constitutional Court is upholding a measure that would end the country’s absolute ban on abortions. The court’s 6-4 vote accepts the constitutionality
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge in Florida ruled a trial couldn’t be postponed just because one of the key witnesses — a federal agent — had travel plans to see the solar eclipse. In a three
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian emergency officials say a massive blaze has swept through the southwestern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, leaving scores of people injured and burning dozens of houses. The fire
The US Secret Service is facing a cash crunch because of the high cost of protecting President Donald Trump, his many homes and large family, its director said in an interview published Monday
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to watch the solar eclipse from a White House balcony. The White House said Monday that the president and first lady will take in the cosmic spectacle f
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Ng has led teams at Google and Baidu that have gone on to create self-learning computer programs used by hundreds of millions of people, including email spam filters a
Four men are arrested in Casablanca, after a video emerged showing a woman being assaulted on a bus.
Independent Media apologises unconditionally for the article 'Luthuli House to be auctioned over R25m debt?' published in the Sunday Independent and on IOL.
It was a dark weekend on South African roads as Mpumalanga authorities confirmed on Monday that 14 people had died in six separate crashes.
Trump has travelled nearly every weekend to his properties in Florida, New Jersey and Virginia
LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — A total solar eclipse sweeps ashore in Oregon in a rare coast-to-coast march across America.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — JetBlue says one of its commercial jets made an emergency landing at a North Carolina airport due to mechanical issues. The company released a statement saying a mechanical issue
An extensive manhunt was under way for 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Funerals for two police officers who were fatally shot in Florida have been scheduled for Thursday. The Kissimmee Police Department said Monday that services for Officer Matthe
Security forces rehearse their response to hostage and biochemical attacks in annual drills.
Spanish police on Monday killed a man who could be Younes Abouyaaqoub.
BERLIN - Meet one of Germany's newest residents: Angela Merkel Muhammed.
The little girl was born last week to a migrant couple who fled Syria's bloody war and decided to name ...
By Jussi Rosendahl, Lefteris Karagiannopoulos and Tuomas Forsell
The authorities said they had been tipped off about the 18-year-old, identified as Abderrahman Mechkah, but the information had not been treated as a priority.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man who authorities say drove his car into a crowd at a white nationalist rally, killing a woman and injuring 19 others, has made a second court appearance. The Charlo
PHILADELPHIA - Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson's former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania.
Cosby's spokesman announced Monday that the 80-
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon monitored the brothers accused of plotting to blow up a flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi for over a year and coordinated with the Australian government on it for a long time,
Gustavo Dudamel confirms his US tour with Venezuela's National Youth Orchestra has been cancelled.
Alexander Okere, Benin The traditional ruler of Oghoghobi community in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, His Royal Highness, Kingsley Omorose, has reportedly fled his community. Omorose
Following a meeting with Limpopo African National Congress (ANC) leadership, Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza concluded a meeting with Gauteng leaders.