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US Envoy for Taliban Talks Back in Kabul

The US special envoy leading negotiations with the Taliban was set to meet with the Afghan president Saturday, an official confirmed, in an apparent renewed push for talks on an agreement with the insurgents.

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Commonwealth Takes Back Maldives after 40 Months

Commonwealth nations on Saturday welcomed back the Maldives 40 months after it angrily quit the organisation over criticism of its human rights record under strongman president Abdulla Yameen.

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'Dear British Friends': Macron Says to Visit London in June

France's Emmanuel Macron will head to London in June to present the city with his nation's highest accolade, the Legion d'Honneur, to cement cross-Channel ties even after Britain's exit from the EU.

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Britain Leaves the European Union, Leaps into the Unknown

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, adieu.

With little fanfare, Britain left the European Union on Friday after 47 years of membership, taking a leap into the unknown in a historic blow to the bloc.

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EU Lowers UK Flags outside Parliament

European officials removed the British flag outside the European Parliament buildings in Brussels and Strasbourg on Friday and took it down from the European Council.

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Trump Denies Telling Bolton to Pressure Ukraine

U.S. President Donald Trump denied Friday a new report that he instructed his then national security adviser John Bolton to get directly involved in a secret plot to pressure Ukraine's president for personal political gain.

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Key Republican Senator a 'No' on Witnesses at Trump Trial

Democratic efforts to introduce new witnesses at U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial were dealt a likely fatal blow on Friday when a key Republican senator said she would not support the move.

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Divided Britain Sees 'New Dawn' in Historic Farewell to EU

Britain on Friday ends almost half a century of integration with Europe, finally making its historic departure from the EU to begin a new -- but still uncertain -- future, with emotions running high following years of wrangling and several false starts. 

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Fireworks and Song as Brexit Bastion Parties

Leave voters in Brexit-backing Morley got ready to celebrate Britain's departure from the EU on Friday with fireworks and "God Save The Queen" belting out from a sound system.

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Trump Tells Ethiopian PM Deal on Huge Dam 'Near'

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he is confident that agreement on construction of what would be Africa's largest dam on the River Nile is "near."

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