Turkish rapporteur says EU ready to discuss more support for refugees

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to discuss further support for Turkey regarding refugees from Syria, the European Parliament's new rapporteur on Turkey said on Friday, describing cooperation…

The United States says Guatemala must accept an asylum pact to get development aid

(This October 15 story corrects to show that Claver-Carone works for the National Security Council of the White House, not the State Department, at paragraph 4) By Daniel Trotta (Reuters)…

Brothers of blood: the rich family behind the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Fathima Fazla, a Sri Lankan housewife, thought her wealthy neighbors in the big three-story house on the other side of the street were the rich celebrities of…

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…

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…

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…

Exclusive: UK will not help Myanmar with long-term camps for Rohingya – document

YANGON (Reuters) – The UN refugee agency will not provide humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Muslims returning to Myanmar if they are interned in camps, according to a summary report released…

Twitter warns Pakistan rights activists over government

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Two Pakistani rights activists said on Monday they had been warned by Twitter about the social media network, a move that signals an ongoing push by authorities…

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…