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Palestinian refugees angry and dismayed at U.S. for halting funds to U.N. agency

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinian refugees reacted with dismay on Saturday to a United States decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency, warning that it would lead...

Jordan says U.S. move to halt U.N. refugee agency funding fuels radicalism

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan said on Saturday it regretted a U.S. decision to halt funding to a United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, saying it would only...

Trump says Canada not needed in NAFTA deal, warns Congress not to interfere

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday there was no need to keep Canada in the North American Free Trade Agreement and warned Congress...

Obama, Meghan McCain rebuke absent Trump in tribute to fallen senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, once rivals of the late Senator John McCain, praised him in eulogies on Saturday and...

Indonesian Family Questions Police Killings In Run-up To Asian Games

JAKARTA – While many Indonesians have been cheering on the athletes at the Asian Games, which began in their country on Aug. 18, some have been mourning loved ones...

Situation At Boiling Point At Greek Refugee Center Un Says

GENEVA – The United Nations refugee agency called on Greek authorities on Friday to speed up the transfer of eligible asylum-seekers to the mainland, saying the...

Former Australian Pm Resigns From Parliament Government Loses Majority

SYDNEY – Australia’s former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday resigned from parliament, a source familiar with the matter said, stripping the...

Catholic Bishops In Australia Reject Compulsory Abuse Reporting Defying New Laws

SYDNEY – The Catholic church in Australia said on Friday it would oppose laws forcing priests to report child abuse when they learn about it in the confessional,...

Eu Will Respond In Kind If Us Imposes Car Tariffs Juncker

BERLIN – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he hoped a July “ceasefire agreement” with U.S. President Donald Trump to refrain from...

Britains Whitbread To Sell Costa Coffee To Coke For 51 Billion

– Britain’s Whitbread Plc (WTB.L) said on Friday it had agreed to sell coffee chain Costa to Coca Cola (KO.N) for an enterprise value of 3.9 billion pounds...