Two US warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait, Taipei's defence ministry said Thursday, in an operation bound to provoke a rebuke from Beijing.
The ships entered the strait from the southwest on Wednesday, according to a short ministry statement which did not identify the vessels.Full Story
The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the first week of June, following an outcry from hardline Brexiteers over concessions made by Prime Minister Theresa May.Full Story
Dutch and U.K. polls opened Thursday in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments.
A half hour after voting started in the Netherlands, polls opened across the United Kingdom, the only other country voting Thursday, and a nation still wrestling with its plans to leave the European Union altogether and the leadership of embattled Prime Minister Theresa May.Full Story
On the small Greek island of Anafi -- population 273 -- each ferry arrival is a notable event. With a mere two connections a week to the port of Piraeus, Anafiotes feel little love from the state in distant Athens.Full Story
Ten people were killed Wednesday in a shootout between "presumed members of criminal groups" in Mexico's western state of Michoacan, the regional prosecutor's office said.Full Story
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed victory Thursday in the country's elections, promising an "inclusive" future after his Hindu nationalist party appeared headed for a landslide win.Full Story
The top Democrat in the U.S. Congress charged Wednesday that President Donald Trump could have committed an "impeachable" offense by ignoring congressional subpoenas, likening it to the "cover-up" that brought down former president Richard Nixon.Full Story
The next NATO summit will be held in London on December 3-4, the alliance's Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in a statement on Wednesday.Full Story
Documents and money have been stolen from an office used by Indian military personnel near Paris, a French prosecutor said Wednesday, with the break-in thought to be linked to India's purchase of French Rafale fighter jets.Full Story
U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday denied opposition charges of a "cover-up" related to the Russia election meddling probe, urging Democrats to end what he called "phony investigations."Full Story