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) –…

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…

Taliban rejects offer of peace talks in Afghanistan

KABUL / PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – The Taliban have rejected the offer of talks in Kabul next month in Saudi Arabia, where militants fighting to restore strict Islamic law in…

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…

Trump's envoy urges Russia to help free journalist Austin Tice detained in Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Trump administration envoy on Tuesday called on the Syrian ally to Russia to demand the release of Austin Tice, an independent American journalist kidnapped in Syria…

US sanctions Hezbollah networks in Iraq, son of group leader

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The United States imposed sanctions on Tuesday on four people linked to Lebanon's Hezbollah, who are coordinating the activities of the Iran-backed group in Iraq and have…

Libyan rival leaders meet for the first time since May, PM approves 2019 vote

PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) – The two leading Libyan rival leaders met for the first time in more than five months at a conference hosted by Italy on Tuesday and the…

The Australian chief of cybersecurity said that an investigation into the Austal defense system could take years

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Australian security chief said on Tuesday that an investigation into the piracy of defense subcontractor Austal Ltd could take years, rejecting a local press report that…