Gambia leader, pressured to go, declares state of emergency

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections...

U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots at Iranian vessels

By Idrees Ali | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy destroyer fired three warning shots at four Iranian fast-attack vessels near the Strait of Hormuz...

Britain’s May calls for unity in 2017 after divisive Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged in a New Year message on Sunday to seek a Brexit deal that would work for all Britons,...

Gunman kills 39 in Istanbul nightclub attack, manhunt under way

By Nick Tattersall and Humeyra Pamuk | A gunman opened fire on New Year revelers at a packed nightclub on the shores of Istanbul's Bosphorus...

Number of migrants leaving Germany voluntarily rises in 2016

By Erik Kirschbaum | BERLIN (Reuters) - Nearly 55,000 migrants who were not eligible for or were likely to be denied asylum left Germany voluntarily...

Cuban President Raul Castro Faces Deep Problems in 2017

Alex Romero was delighted when President Barack Obama came to Havana in March bearing the promise of a bright new future. Like so many other...

Suspect in Berlin market attack shot dead

The man suspected in an attack that killed 12 and injured dozens of others, including two Americans, at a Christmas market in Berlin was...

Turkish police detain six after Russian ambassador shot dead

By Umit Bektas and Orhan Coskun ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish police have detained six people over the killing of the Russian ambassador, state media said,...

Venezuela leader says cash crackdown a victory over foes

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro greets supporters upon his arrival to a rally at Bolivar Avenue in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. Maduro called...

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The Mexican Santa Cruz retains the crown to overcome his compatriot Rivera

The featherweight world champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), the Mexican Leo Santa Cruz, retained his crown...

OAS Secretariat proposes a group of experts for elections in Venezuela

 The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) today proposed the creation of a group of...

The Supreme Court will study the case to include the citizenship in the census

The Supreme Court agreed today to submit the case on the inclusion of a question about citizenship in...