Williams’ pregnancy elevates the past and raises questions on future

In declaring her pregnancy, Serena Williams added a layer of gloss to her sublime victory at this year's Australian Open and sparked immediate questions...

California’s secession bid crumbles as leader abandons struggle

The planned secession of California from the U.S. called ‘Calexit’ patterned after the UK ‘Brexit’ from the EU, has suffered a setback. The Yes California...

Donald Trump, Xi record progress at summit

U.S. President Donald Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping, made some progress in their first summit, but he did not provide full...

Malaysia allows return of Kim Jong Nam’s body to North Korea

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Malaysia will allow the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, Kim Jong Nam, to be...

Macron cool but socialists angry over former premier Valls’ sup

Paris (dpa) - France's former socialist prime minister and one-time presidential hopeful, Manuel Valls, Wednesday got a cool response from frontrunner Emmanuel Macron after...

May triggers Brexit negotiations; ‘great turning point’ for Britain

London (dpa) - Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday said she has started the process of negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union, marking...

Missing man found in python’s belly

A missing man has been found inside a seven-metre-long python in a remote Indonesian village on the island of west Sulawesi. The body of the...

Scottish parliament set to approve plan for second independence vote

London (dpa) - Scotland's devolved parliament is expected on Tuesday to set the stage for a second attempt at an independence referendum, just three...

Russia ignores demands to free protesters; Navalny gets 15 days jail

Moscow (dpa) - Russia is ignoring international calls - including from the Council of Europe, of which Russia is a member - to release...

Breakthrough unlikely before Northern Ireland power-sharing deadline

London (dpa) - The British government planned a last-minute drive Monday to salvage talks on resuming Northern Ireland's power-sharing arrangement, despite republican party Sinn...