A van mowed down pedestrians in the heart of Spain’s second-largest city, killing at least 13 people in a terror attack claimed by Islamic State. Hours later, police said they killed five alleged terrorists as they responded to a possible attack in Cambrils, a town southwest of Barcelona.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 2:55 am
New British proposals over ‘frictionless trade’ in goods leaves both exporters and importers in a quandary.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 2:21 am
Case stems from 2015 Wall Street Journal article that said a top Venezuelan official was being probed for money laundering.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 1:15 am
South Korea’s leader said President Donald Trump agreed to discuss options, including a U.S. military strike, with him before taking any action to rein in North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 12:39 am
There is hope that the Pyeongchang Games will promote harmony between South and North Korea but recent events are causing concern.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 12:34 am
Vice President Mike Pence, in Panama to conclude his Latin American tour, said the U.S. appreciates its strong trade ties to the region and is still interested in bilateral deals.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 12:21 am
A suspected Islamic State extremist killed a Palestinian security guard in a suicide attack near a crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, the first bombing by jihadists against Hamas, at a time of shifting allegiances in the Middle East.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 11:20 pm
In many corners of Europe, the recession cost millions their jobs and, since then, many have remained unemployed with little hope of finding new ones, despite an economic turnaround.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 10:43 pm
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stressed that a military response to a North Korean aggression remained on the table Thursday, one day after the president’s White House strategist said that there can be no military solution to the crisis.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 10:10 pm
Saudi Arabia’s king has ordered private planes to ferry in Qatari pilgrims for the hajj to Mecca this month, as Riyadh tries to contain diplomatic fallout in the Muslim world from its decision to cut ties with Doha.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 4:58 pm
India is taking a series of aggressive steps to reduce the mountain of bad debts weighing down its banks and threatening to derail the world’s fastest-growing large economy. A look at the crisis in six charts.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 4:21 pm
An icon of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement was effectively disqualified from running for political office for five years after being jailed over protests in 2014 that drew world-wide attention.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 1:56 pm