Varadkar welcomes customs posts that are not part of the UK government's plan to replace the safety net

PHOTO FROM FILE: Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar speaks at the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Summit at the United States Headquarters in New York on 23 September 2019 in…

Russia refutes Ukraine's complaint against rebel support in US court

Grigory Lukiyantsev, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, in charge of human rights, was seen at a hearing in a case initiated by Ukraine, alleging that Moscow financed pro-Russian separatist groups…

Germany sees its antisemitic crimes increase by 20% in 2018, accuses the extreme right

German Federal Minister of the Interior Horst Seehofer and Holger Muench, Chief Commissioner of the Federal Criminal Office of the German Bundeskriminalamt (BKA), attend a press conference on politically motivated…

The withdrawal of Turkey from the supply chain of the F-35 could slow down the work of 75 jets: naval officer

FILE PHOTO: A Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft is seen at the ILA air show in Berlin, Germany, April 25, 2018. REUTERS / Axel Schmidt / File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) –…

China defends Xinjiang centers for Muslims, but seeks to "downsize"

GENEVA (Reuters) – Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Yucheng on Friday defended what China calls its vocational training centers for Muslims in Xinjiang. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng, talks with…

A fire at an air show organized by the government in India destroys hundreds of cars

Firefighters extinguish burning cars following the fire that broke out on a parking lot during the Aero India show at the Yelahanka air force checkpoint in Bengaluru, India. India, February…

Existing technology can be used to avoid the hard border in Ireland: a British minister

British Interior Minister Sajid Javid arrives at Downing Street in London, UK on January 29, 2019. REUTERS / Henry Nicholls / File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – It is possible to…

An imprisoned Iranian-British aid worker starts a hunger strike

LONDON (Reuters) – An Anglo-Iranian aid worker imprisoned in Tehran is on hunger strike to protest her treatment, her employer and her husband said. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 40, project manager at…

Qatar says Arab Gulf bloc needs reforms to strengthen

DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar said on Saturday that it remained committed to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), but that the bloc needed to better enforce its own rules, signaling that…

Explainer: How will the leadership challenge in the UK work in May?

LONDON (Reuters) – Conservative lawmakers at British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday provoked a vote of confidence over her leadership on Britain and the EU's proposed divorce. British Prime…