Britain's big battle over Brexit ended with a whimper not a bang on Thursday as parliament easily ratified Prime Minister Boris Johnson's divorce terms with the European Union.Full Story
The U.N. Security Council on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to "an international order based on international law" amid fears of armed conflict between the United States and Iran.Full Story
British MPs finally approved the terms of Brexit on Thursday, paving the way for Britain to leave the European Union on January 31 and for trade talks with Brussels to begin.Full Story
Britain's parliament finally approved Brexit on Thursday, allowing it to become the first country to leave the European Union by the end of this month, ending years of arguments that toppled two governments and divided a nation.Full Story
Iran on Thursday ruled out a missile strike as the cause of a Ukrainian passenger plane crash near Tehran, saying such a scenario made "no sense."Full Story
U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he had "suspicions" about the crash of a Ukrainian airliner outside Tehran as U.S. media reported it had been mistakenly shot down by Iran.
Unnamed officials told American media that Iranian air defense systems likely accidentally shot down the airliner Wednesday, killing all of the 176 people on board.Full Story
U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States had imposed new sanctions on Iran following missile strikes on bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq that resulted in no American or Iraqi deaths.
"It's already been done. We've increased them. They were very severe, but now it's increased substantially," Trump said, without offering any specifics.Full Story
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday to end the confrontation with the United States and underlined Britain's commitments to Tehran's nuclear agreement, Downing Street said.Full Story
Eighteen UN troops and two civilians were wounded Thursday in a mortar attack on a military base in northern Mali, a UN official said, in fresh violence in the war-torn West African country.Full Story
Pope Francis called for restraint from the United States and Iran Thursday after a military tit-for-tat that he warned could trigger a "vaster conflict" in the Middle East.Full Story