General News

NTSB to issue probable cause of El Faro's sinking

Dec 12, 2017

Federal accident investigators are set to determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro in 2015, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades in which 33 mariners were killed

Macedonia's Zaev set to warm up ties with Greece, Kosovo

Dec 12, 2017

Macedonia's prime minister repeated his will to reach a solution with Greece following more than two decades of dispute over its name

Russian Olympic Committee approves competing as neutrals

Dec 12, 2017

The Russian Olympic Committee has formally given its blessing for the country's athletes to compete under a neutral flag at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games

The Latest: EU official urges Trump to join climate shift

Dec 12, 2017

The European Union's top climate and energy official says the global shift to cleaner fuel is "unstoppable" and wants U.S. President Donald Trump's government to join in

Thailand welcomes easing of EU political sanctions

Dec 12, 2017

Thailand's military junta has welcomed the European Union's decision to ease political sanctions imposed against it for overthrowing an elected government in 2014

Syrian opposition says government obstructing Geneva talks

Dec 12, 2017

Syrian opposition claims government delegation obstructing Geneva peace talks by imposing new conditions

Oscar Pistorius bruised in a jail fight over telephone use

Dec 12, 2017

Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman confirmed Tuesday

German union calls for strike by pilots at Ryanair

Dec 12, 2017

A union is calling on German-based pilots at budget airline Ryanair to strike in a dispute over pay and conditions, though it says there will be no walkouts in the days around Christmas

NYC commuters returning to subway amid heightened security

Dec 12, 2017

A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the New York City subway system is adding new fuel to President Donald Trump's push to limit immigration based on family ties

Le Pen's party charged with alleged EU funds misuse

Dec 12, 2017

The party of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has been charged with allegedly misusing European Parliament funds to pay parliamentary aides who did political work for the National Front