Explosion at New York bus terminal

Explosion at New York bus terminal

New York police said Monday that they were investigating an explosion of "unknown origin" in busy downtown Manhattan, and that people were being evacuated. ...
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‘New sense of optimism’ in Brexit talks, says Theresa May

‘New sense of optimism’ in Brexit talks, says Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell lawmakers Monday there is a "new sense of optimism" around Brexit talks, despite a spat with Ireland over last week's interim deal with the EU. ...
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Schools closed, flights delayed after UK snowfall

Schools closed, flights delayed after UK snowfall

Britain was recovering Monday after heavy snow brought freezing temperatures, shutting hundreds of schools and disrupting flights for a second day. ...
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Fifth day of protests in Middle East over Trump’s Jerusalem move

Fifth day of protests in Middle East over Trump’s Jerusalem move

A fifth day of angry protests was expected in the Middle East on Monday over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas visited Cairo for crisis talks. ...
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Kenya’s opposition postpones ‘swearing-in’ of alternative president

Kenya’s opposition postpones ‘swearing-in’ of alternative president

Kenyan opposition has postponed plans to swear in its leader Raila Odinga as an alternative president, easing political tensions and opening a window for possible talks with the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta. ...
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EU’s Mogherini condemns ‘all attacks on Jews everywhere’

EU’s Mogherini condemns ‘all attacks on Jews everywhere’

The EU's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Monday condemned "all attacks on Jews everywhere in the world" as she met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Brussels. ...
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Duterte seeks martial law extension for southern Philippines

Duterte seeks martial law extension for southern Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend martial law across the southern third of the country until the end of next year to combat Islamist militants and communist rebels. ...
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Bitcoin futures launch sparks excitement, warnings

Bitcoin futures launch sparks excitement, warnings

Bitcoin makes its debut on a major exchange Sunday, a milestone for the digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous. ...
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New protests flare over Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

New protests flare over Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

New protests flared in the Middle East and elsewhere Sunday over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital... ...
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Behind the (top secret) scenes of a Nobel dinner

Behind the (top secret) scenes of a Nobel dinner

Florists, lighting designers and cooks have been rushing around Stockholm's Blue Hall transforming the bare brick interior into the stylish venue for Sunday's annual Nobel banquet, while keeping all the preparations top secret. Used for state visits, balls and...
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