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Latvian government talks break down, way forward unclear

RIGA (Reuters) – The leader of Latvia’s New Conservative Party, Janis Bordans, abandoned his attempt to form a government on Wednesday after three potential...

Algeria’s ruling FLN party head quits

ALGIERS (Reuters) – The leader of Algeria’s ruling party, 84-year old Djamal Ould Abbes, resigned on Wednesday due to health concerns, state news agency...

Cuba to pull doctors from Brazil after Bolsonaro criticism

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro...

Lebanese Christian civil war foes shake hands, make up after 40...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Christian rivals from the Lebanese civil war, Samir Geagea and Suleiman Frangieh, shook hands with each other on Wednesday, marking a...

U.N. Security Council unanimously removes Eritrea sanctions

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U. N. Security Council unanimously voted on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted...

UK forced to accelerate planned reform to gambling regulations

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government bowed to increasing pressure from lawmakers on Wednesday by bringing forward a planned reform of gambling regulations by...

Ex-Macedonia PM Gruevski has applied for asylum in Hungary: PM’s Office

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski has submitted a an asylum request to the Hungarian immigration office asking for refugee status,...

Calls for end to Yemen war offer little hope for hungry...

TAIZ, Yemen (Reuters) – Lying on a dust-covered bed in a hospital ward in the Yemeni city of Taiz, 10-year-old Ghazi Mohammed barely has...

Hand-shake as Lebanese civil war Christian rivals reconcile

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Christian rivals from the Lebanese civil war Samir Geagea and Suleiman Frangieh shook hands with each other on Wednesday, marking a...

UK brings forward planned changes to gambling regulations

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will bring forward a planned cut to the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals by six months to April 2019,...
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