Kenyan security forces have killed all the Somali militants who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, taking at least 21 lives and forcing hundreds of people into terrifying escapes, the government said on Jan. 16.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has reached out to her opponents after narrowly surviving a confidence vote sparked by the crushing defeat in parliament of her Brexit deal.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote in parliament on Jan. 16, clearing a major hurdle for Greece's approval of an accord to end a dispute over Macedonia's name and averting the prospect of a snap election.
Four U.S. soldiers were killed and three wounded in a blast on Jan. 16 in the northern Syrian town of Manbij, a U.S. official said.
A Saudi royal advisor fired over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi continues to wield influence in Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s inner circle, according to Western, Arab and Saudi sources with links to the royal court.
Fresh doubts surfaced Tuesday over President Donald Trump’s commitment to NATO, after he was reported to have discussed a desire to pull out of the trans-Atlantic military alliance.
A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian to death on Jan. 14 in a sudden retrial of his drug smuggling case, while another Canadian man has been denied diplomatic immunity, ratcheting up the tensions following Canada’s arrest of a top Chinese technology executive last month.
A prominent Turkish-German lawmaker told local media on Jan. 14 she has recently received death threats from neo-Nazis.
British Prime Minister Theresa May urged lawmakers on Jan. 14 to take a "second look" at her deal to leave the European Union, a last-ditch effort to win over a parliament that looks set to reject the agreement.