BUCHAREST (Reuters) - The head of Romania’s ruling Social Democrat party, Liviu Dragnea, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison by the Supreme Court on Thursday for inciting others to abuse of office, prompting thousands to rally against his government. Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party leader...
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - East Libyan forces said on Thursday they had retaken the shuttered oil ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, hours after clashes resumed south of Ras Lanuf during a counter-attack by rival factions. FILE PHOTO: A view shows Ras Lanuf Oil and Gas Company in...
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest with artillery on Thursday, in a steady escalation by President Bashar al-Assad who has vowed to win back the area bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Internally displaced child from Deraa province sits on blankets near...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday North Korea was blowing up four of its big test sites and that a process of “total denuclearization ... has already started,” but officials said there was no such evidence since a landmark summit last week. Trump said at...
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Bahraini court on Thursday acquitted three senior leaders of the country’s main opposition group of spying for Qatar, a rare win for opposition figures who say they have been targeted by prosecutors for their political views. In November, the public prosecutor accused Sheikh Ali Salman,...
(Reuters) - The much-vilified U.S. policy of separating children from parents who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border could continue under certain circumstances because of ambiguous language in President Donald Trump’s order meant to end the practice, legal experts said. A security officer keeps watch over a tent encampment housing...
Pope Francis has often raised eyebrows with commentary that at times seems at odds with Catholic teachings as he weighs in on controversial, hot-button issues of the day. He’s already making headlines for his comments likening abortion to Hitler’s Nazi-led murderous reign, but in the same speech he also...
TORONTO – The Christian world is crying out for a revival so great, it will transform the world. But a once small church on the outskirts of this Canadian metropolis showed a possible path there starting in 1994 with one of the most powerful revivals of the past few...
John Ramirez once worshipped the devil and carried out evil in the name of Satan. Now a pastor, he knows all about the dark side.   He once sacrificed animals as part of satanic rituals and his friends even called him, "Luficer's son." In his book, Armed and Dangerous: The Ultimate Battle...
In a move to shed light on the perceived "Muslim bias” in the UN Human Rights Council, an Australian lawmaker is calling for his country to leave the global organization. Fraser Anning, a senator for Queensland, took to social media to voice his concerns with the group. In a Facebook post, Anning scolds...