Damascus

At least 43 killed, over 100 wounded in two Damascus suicide bombings

Damascus (dpa) - Two suicide bombings in Damascus targeting a court complex and a restaurant left 43 people dead and 117 wounded Wednesday as...
General Mary McCord

US: Two Russian intelligence officers charged in huge 2014 Yahoo hack

Russian agents worked with known hackers who stole information from at least 500 million Yahoo user accounts in 2014, US officials said Wednesday as they...
Wolfgang Schaeuble

Package containing explosives found at German Finance Ministry

Berlin (dpa) - A package containing explosives that could have resulted in serious injuries was found Wednesday at the German Finance Ministry in Berlin,...

Turnout up as Netherlands votes after fiercely contested campaign

Amsterdam (dpa) - Early indications pointed to a higher voter turnout than the last election as the Netherlands went to the polls Wednesday after...
Donald Trump

Hawaii seeks to block Trump’s new travel ban

The state of Hawaii said it will ask a federal court today for an emergency halt to President Donald Trump’s new executive order restricting...
Rex Tillerson

China calls on N Korea to suspend nukes, US to stop military drills

North Korea should suspend its nuclear activities in exchange for the US and South Korea halting their annual joint military drills, China proposed on...
Donald Trump

US Attorney General Sessions will recuse himself from Russia probes

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he would recuse himself from Justice Department decisions on investigations related to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign,...

Dubai airport records 8m passengers in one month

Dubai International Airport (DXB) on Wednesday said passengers in January record reached 8 million, 9.7 per cent higher compared to the same period of...

Trump revokes transgender bathroom rights

President Donald Trump has revoked the rights given to transgender students in public schools to use any bathroom of their choice. With this move, Trump...

Valentine’s Day banned in Pakistan

A Pakistani court on Monday issued an order banning Valentine's day celebrations in the country. The ruling will take immediate effect. The order prohibits the...