Nikki Haley to press ahead with Presidential bid
Republican candidate Nikki Haley said "we don't anoint kings in this country" and that she did not fear Donald Trump's retribution, as she vowed to press ahead with her long-shot presidential bid ahead of Saturday's nominating contest in...
U.S. to impose sanctions on Russia over Navalny's death
The U.S. is set to announce a major package of sanctions against Russia on Friday. Officials said the package was intended to "hold Russia accountable" over the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and the two-year Ukraine war.
Cuban boxers credit humble training for their success
Cuba's national boxing school in the small town of Wajay has been punching above its weight. Since 1972, Cuban fighters have taken more than 40 Olympic gold medals.
'Death ship' carrying cattle causes stench in Cape Town
A "death ship" carrying thousands of cattle whose foul smell caused a stink in top tourist city Cape Town is expected to continue its voyage to Iraq later port officials said.
U.S. vetoes Gaza ceasefire resolution at the U.N.
The United States vetoed a draft United Nations Security Council resolution on the Israel-Hamas war, blocking a demand for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire as it instead pushes the 15-member body to call for a temporary ceasefire link...
Assange's last-ditch effort to avoid U.S. extradition
A two-day hearing began Tuesday that could be WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's last chance to stop his extradition from Britain to the United States, with his lawyer saying his case was politically motivated and a concern to journalist...
Russia calls defected pilot killed in Spain 'moral corpse'
Russia's foreign intelligence chief described a Russian pilot who defected to Ukraine and was found shot dead in Spain as a "moral corpse" for betraying his country, in Moscow's first comment on the case since news of the killing emerged.
Polish farmers anger Ukraine with border blockade
Polish farmers have stepped up protests on the border with Ukraine in what they say is a bid to save their livelihoods. Protesters poured Ukrainian grain at the border and enforced a near-total blockade of the crossing, disrupting traffi...
South Africa asks I.C.J. to find Israeli occupation illegal
On the second day of hearings at the International Court of Justice, also known as the World Court, South Africa asked for a non-binding legal opinion that the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories is illegal.
Big orders soar at Singapore air show
Singapore has kicked off Asia's biggest aviation gathering with orders for China's COMAC and Boeing planes as the industry grapples with a rebound in post-health crisis travel demand in the face of severe supply constraints.
Signs show emerging fentanyl crisis in Mexico
Outreach workers in Mexico are urging authorities to face up to what they see as a growing fentanyl crisis, as Reuters research finds the opioid is tightening its grip on the country that has been a major trafficking hub for the highly p...
Loss of sea ice puts polar bears at risk
Polar bears face an increased risk of starvation as a result of spending more time on land during extended ice-free seasons, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Communications.
Widow of ex-Haiti president charged in assassination
A Haitian judge in charge of the investigation into the 2021 assassination of the Caribbean nation's last president has charged some fifty people, including his widow and a former prime minister, according to a document leaked to local m...
South Korea trainee doctors stage walkout
More than 1,600 trainee doctors in South Korea's major hospitals staged a walkout to protest against a government plan to admit more students to medical schools, stoking fears of delays to surgical operations and patient treatment.
U.S. backs temporary Gaza ceasefire in draft U.N. resolution
The United States has proposed an alternative draft United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a temporary ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war and opposing a major Israeli ground offensive in Rafah in southern Gaza.
Ukraine looks east after Avdiivka retreat
Ukraine's military said its troops had taken up new defensive positions in the east after retreating from the captured town of Avdiivka and were repelling Russian attempts to develop the offensive thrust.
Biden willing to meet with House speaker over Ukraine aid
U.S. President Joe Biden says he is willing to meet with House of Representatives Speaker Mike Johnson to discuss a funding bill for Ukraine's war against Russia, saying that Republicans are making a mistake by opposing the aid package.
Israeli-Palestinian duo's West Bank story at Berlinale
Palestinian filmmaker Basel Adra and his Israeli co-director Yuval Abraham go to Berlin for the premiere of "No Other Land." The film, developed over five years, explores Adra's attempts to protect his village, Masafer, in the Israeli-oc...
Navalny's widow says she will fight for a free Russia
As Yulia Navalnaya said she will continue to fight for a free Russia in her husband's name, European Union leaders met in Brussels to discuss new sanctions on Moscow over Alexei Navalny’s death.
DRC conflict intensifies, cutting off food supplies
Residents in Democratic Republic of Congo's Goma are depending on scant food supplies brought in via canoe after a conflict in the country's east between the army and rebels cut off supply routes.
Houthis target U.K. cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden
Yemen’s Houthis targeted UK's Rubymar cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden and it is now at risk of sinking, the group’s military spokesperson Yahya Sarea said in a statement.
China new year travel spending beat pre-COVID levels
Tourism revenues in China during the Lunar New Year holidays surged by 47.3% year-on-year and surpassed 2019 levels, thanks to a domestic travel boom amid a longer-than-usual break, official data showed.
China's first homegrown airliner makes global debut
China's challenger to Airbus and Boeing's passenger jets, the narrow-body C919, made its international debut at the Singapore Airshow, as the Chinese plane-maker, COMAC, signals an interest in gaining more of a foothold in the aviation m...
Cuban biologists unravel mysteries of bird migration
After University of Havana professor Daniela Ventura plucks a gray bird with a black cap from a net, she calls out measurements to her students. Together they are adding data points in a project that aims to unravel mysteries into how an...
Navalny's death deprives Russia's opposition of a leader
The death of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny deprives President Vladimir Putin's opponents of their most formidable leader and the man who, for some, embodied hope of a better future in Russia.
Gaza's second-largest hospital is 'out of service'
Gaza and United Nations health officials say there's no power and not enough staff to keep the Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis running.
Netanyahu ends peace talks over 'delusional' Hamas demands
Israel has sent negotiators for truce talks in Cairo but they did not go back for further talks because Hamas' demands were "delusional," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.
Navalny's body 'missing' as family confirms death
Alexei Navalny's spokeswoman confirmed that Russia's most prominent opposition leader was dead but said it was unclear where his body had been taken as a morgue close to the Arctic prison where he died said it had not received the body.
Father of missing activist fearful after Prabowo win
Paian Siahaan is reminded to vote in Indonesia's elections every five years, a painful memory since he hasn't seen his son Ucok in 25 years. This year, it's tougher as Prabowo Subianto, linked to Ucok's disappearance, is expected to win.