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…

Russia and Ukraine involved in the Black Sea naval standoff

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine have mutually accused each other of violating international law after Russian border guards attempted to arrest two Ukrainian armored artillery ships doing the same…

Ethiopia stops a former head of an army company as part of a crackdown on security services

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia on Tuesday arrested the former head of an army-controlled industrial conglomerate and took him handcuffed to the capital, state media reported one day after authorities…

The Malaysian Prime Minister has said that the US Department of Justice would help return money claimed by Goldman Sachs for 1MDB transactions

Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, expressing after receiving an honorary doctorate in law from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music of the National University of Singapore, Singapore, the…

Right-wing parents who named their son after Hitler imprisoned in Britain

LONDON (Reuters) – A couple who named their child after Adolf Hitler was sentenced on Monday in Britain for belonging to the far-right National Action banned group. PHOTO FILE: A…

Sri Lankan PM and 44 former MPs resign from party led by president before election

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and 44 former lawmakers have left the party led by President Maithripala Sirisena, separating from the president just two weeks after…

Opposition parties in Bangladesh, including the BNP, will challenge

DHAKA (Reuters) – An alliance of opposition parties in Bangladesh, including the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), announced on Sunday its intention to challenge the December 23 general election, despite rejection…

Turkey gave Khashoggi tapes to European nations, says Erdogan

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has made recordings of the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi in Germany, France and Britain, President Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday, seeking to maintain international pressure on Riyadh…

The United States and other countries denounce the dissolution of the Sri Lankan parliament as undemocratic

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament, exacerbating an already major political crisis, has sparked criticism from Western powers, including the United States and Britain.…