French authorities were transferring the man suspected of beheading his boss in an alleged jihadist attack to Paris on June 28, as it emerged he sent a macabre "selfie" of the decapitation
Raif Badawi, a 31-year-old Saudi blogger and the creator of the website Free Saudi Liberals, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and flogged in public 50 times simply for blogging about free speech
U.S. lawmakers approved legislation key to securing a hallmark Pacific trade deal by a comfortable margin on June 24, advancing President Barack Obama's efforts to strengthen U.S. economic ties with Asia.
French MPs on June 24 approved a landmark deal with the United States in which France agreed to pay $60 million in overall compensation to foreign nationals deported to Nazi death camps on French trains in World War II.
President Vladimir Putin has extended Russia's ban on food imports from the West by one year, longer than had been expected, in retaliation to the extension of European sanctions against Moscow over Ukraine.
Weapons and munitions manufacturers from Canada, the United States, South Korea and South Africa are considering setting up operations in the Philippines once its first defense economic zone is launched, a senior government official said on June 23
Turkey’s legal framework hinders the integration of migrants, and the country ranks bottom of a list of 38 developed nations, according to the latest world ranking by a Brussels-based think tank.
Seventy countries across the planet united June 18 to express outrage over the Syrian regime's systematic use of barrel bombs and to demand an end to the deadly, indiscriminate attacks.
Moscow will extend its embargo on European Union agricultural products but is unlikely to go further if the EU extends sanctions as expected, economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev said June 18.
The cost of violence around the world reached a record $14.3 trillion in 2014, equivalent to the combined economies of Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom, a global security report said on June 17
With police helicopters hovering overhead, hundreds of law enforcement officers in body armor poured into this small town in the Adirondack foothills June 9 in a search for two killers who used power tools to break out of a maximum-security prison 30 miles (50 kilometers) away
A new survey shows that Americans are less willing than Europeans to send economic aid to Ukraine, where the government is struggling to keep the economy afloat while battling Russian-backed separatists.
Russia added the most oil and gas reserves during the past year while the United States overtook it as the top energy producer, oil company BP said on June 10 in its benchmark annual review of world energy.
Overseas markets bring in more advertising revenue than the United States for Facebook Inc, amounting to 51 percent of global ad sales in the first quarter, with growth in Asia the fastest in the world at 57 percent, company executives told Reuters
'This is an area where we have been seeking deeper cooperation with Turkish authorities who recognize the problem, but have not fully ramped up the capacity they need'
Turkey’s ruling AKP could be forgiven for casting a rueful eye at the tallies for overseas voting in the country’s June 7 election after the governing party captured almost half of the total vote abroad, in contrast to its nine-point fall in the overall count.
World leaders warned Russia June 8 that it would face stepped-up sanctions for its “aggression” in Ukraine, as they wrapped up a G7 meeting also pledging strong action to fight climate change.
Thousands of demonstrators marched in the German resort town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on June 6 to protest against a meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations that starts on June 7 at a nearby luxury hotel
President Barack Obama is aiming to show unity with Western allies on global challenges during an overnight trip to Germany, especially Chancellor Angela Merkel amid enduring anti-Americanism in her country over US spying programs.
Saudi Arabia’s supreme court has upheld a sentence of 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes against blogger Raif Badawi on charges of insulting Islam, his wife said on June 7
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