Poland Shuts Consulates in Ukraine After Grenade Attack


KIEV/WARSAW—Poland temporarily closed its consulates in Ukraine after a grenade attack overnight at one of its buildings near the Polish border that Kiev said was...

  • Detained Azerbaijani businessman Reza Zarrab (C) is surrounded by journalists as he arrives at a police center in Istanbul on Dec. 17, 2013. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Turkish Bank Executive Charged in Iran Sanctions Case in US

    NEW YORK—U.S. authorities have arrested an executive of a Turkish state-owned bank accused of conspiring with prominent Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab and others to... Read more

  • National Front candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen during a meeting in Lille, northern France on March 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

    Le Pen: I Will Quit Office If French Reject Eurozone Exit

    PARIS—National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says that if her plan to pull France from the euro currency is rejected by the French she... Read more

  • Venezuelan international terrorist Carlos the Jackal whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez is seated in a Paris courtroom on Nov. 28, 2000. (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz)

    ‘Carlos the Jackal’ Sentenced to Life for 1974 Attack

    PARIS—A French court on Tuesday convicted the man known as “Carlos the Jackal,” once the world’s most-wanted fugitive, of a deadly 1974 attack on a... Read more

  • Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir during a campaign rally for the upcoming presidential elections in El-Fasher, in North Darfur, on April 8, 2015. (ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)

    Sudan President, Sought by ICC, Welcomed by Jordan’s King

    AMMAN, Jordan—Sudan’s president, sought by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges, has been welcomed in Jordan despite calls by human rights groups to... Read more

  • Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May (L) meets with First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland, on July 15, 2016, with Scottish saltire flags behind. (AP Photo)

    Scottish Parliament Backs Bid for New Independence Referendum

    EDINBURGH/LONDON—The Scottish parliament on Tuesday backed a bid to hold a new independence referendum in 2018 or 2019, but the British government immediately rejected the... Read more

  • Benoit Hamon, French Socialist party 2017 presidential candidate gives a statement after meeting Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Martin Schulz in Berlin, Germany on March 28, 2017. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

    French Socialists Fight for Life Against Betrayal and Division

    PARIS—Francois Hollande’s election as president in 2012 was supposed to herald a new dawn for French socialism after 17 years of right-wing rule, but by... Read more

  • Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani walks through the lobby at Trump Tower on Jan. 11, 2017. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

    Turkish Gold Trader Hires Giuliani, Mukasey in US Sanctions Case

    NEW YORK—A wealthy Turkish gold trader’s decision to hire former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey to represent... Read more

  • Sisters of U.S. tourist Melissa Cochran, who was injured and her husband Kurt Cochran killed in Wednesday's London attack, Angela (R) and Sara McFarland (C) with her husband Jason McFarland, during a press conference with family members at New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police force, in London on March 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Family Pays Tribute to American Slain in Terror Attack

    LONDON—The family of an American tourist who was slain in last week’s terror attack in London expressed gratitude on March 27 for the kindness of... Read more

  • Turkish police officers escort Turkish pop singer Atilla Tas C) to the police headquarters following his arrest, in Istanbul on Sept. 3, 2016. (DHA-Depo Photos via AP)

    Turkish Pop Star, Journalists on Trial Over Failed Coup

    ISTANBUL—A Turkish pop singer and 28 other people, mostly journalists, went on trial March 27 for alleged links to a failed coup, highlighting the gulf... Read more

  • Beef is seen for sale in a butchery after the Chilean government suspended all meat and poultry imports from Brazil, in Santiago, Chile on March 22, 2017. (REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza)

    Brazil’s Meat Exports Fell 19 Percent Last Week to $50.5 Mln a Day: Trade Ministry

    SAO PAULO—Brazil’s meat exports fell by 19 percent last week to $50.5 million a day, versus the previous week, as a scandal from a police... Read more

  • French far-right Front National (FN) party candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen (C) delivers a speech during a campaign rally in Metz, eastern France on March 18, 2017. (JEAN CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

    France’s Le Pen Says Lacks Election Funds, Has No Russian Backing

    PARIS—French nationalist presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Monday she had yet to secure all the funding she needs for her election campaign with... Read more

  • Floral tributes lie in Parliament Square following the attack in Westminster, central London on March 27, 2017. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth)

    Police: London Attacker Interested in Jihad but No Evidence of ISIS Link

    LONDON—British police said on Monday they had found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack on Britain’s parliament last week,... Read more

  • A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) female fighter stands with her weapon east of Raqqa city, Syria. (REUTERS/Rodi Said)

    Syria’s Raqqa Expected to Join Kurdish-Led Federalism: Kurdish Leader

    BEIRUT—The northern Syrian city of Raqqa is expected to join a decentralized system of government being set up by Syrian Kurdish groups and their allies... Read more

  • Japan Self-Defense Forces soldiers carry victims after an avalanche hit a group of high school students and teachers climbing near a ski resort in Nasu town, north of Tokyo. (Kyodo/via REUTERS)

    Japan Avalanche Kills Seven High School Students, Teacher

    TOKYO—An avalanche in central Japan on Monday killed seven high school students and a teacher who were among a group of almost 50 on mountain... Read more

  • U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley speaks while French U.N. Ambassador Alexis Lamek and British U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft listen outside the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. (REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton)

    US, Britain, France, Others Skip Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Talks

    UNITED NATIONS—The United States, Britain, and France are among almost 40 countries that will not join talks on a nuclear weapons ban treaty starting at... Read more

  • Picture taken in Vienna, Austria on June 25, 2010 shows experts of an Austrian art forwarding company holding one of the world's largest gold coins, a 2007 Canadian $1,000,000 "Big Maple Leaf." An identical coin was stolen from Berlin's Bode Museum on March 27, 2017. (REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader/File Photo)

    Gold Coin Worth $4 Million Stolen From Berlin Museum

    BERLIN—A Canadian gold coin named “Big Maple Leaf” which bears the image of Queen Elizabeth II was stolen in the early hours of Monday morning... Read more

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