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World

Displaced Syrians facing blistering summer heat

​Many Syrians have fled ISIL-controlled Raqqa, only to find themselves in tough conditions in refugee camps. In one camp in Ain Issa, more than 50 kilometers north of Raqqa, Syrians are struggling through a sweltering summer in tents with no electricity.

Italy hits back over migration security

​Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has warned that Rome will not accept either "lessons" or "threats" from neighbors on border security amid tension over Europe's migrant crisis.

Turkish president visits Gulf nations to mediate Qatar crisis

​Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will start a two-day trip to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar on Sunday, in the latest effort to resolve the Qatar crisis.

North America MORE

Trump Jr, Manafort reach deal to avoid public hearing

Trump Jr, Manafort reach deal to avoid public hearing

Donald Trump Jr and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have reached a deal with the Senate Judiciary Committee to avoid appearing at a public hearing next week, according to Reuters news agency.

Europe MORE

Italy hits back over migration security

Italy hits back over migration security

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has warned that Rome will not accept either "lessons" or "threats" from neighbors on border security amid tension over Europe's migrant crisis.

Middle East & North Africa MORE

Turkish president visits Gulf nations to mediate Qatar crisis

Turkish president visits Gulf nations to mediate Qatar crisis

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will start a two-day trip to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar on Sunday, in the latest effort to resolve the Qatar crisis.

Latin America MORE

Venezuela’s Supreme Court a target of unrest amid international calls to end turmoil

Venezuela’s Supreme Court a target of unrest amid international calls to end turmoil

Venezuela's opposition-led congress appointed on Friday alternative judges to the country's Supreme Court, whose current pro-government members have been a bedrock of support for President Nicolas Maduro.

Op-ed

News Analysis: U.S.-Cuba ties improve, obstacles remain, says expert

News Analysis: U.S.-Cuba ties improve, obstacles remain, says expert

​​Nearly a year since Cuba and the United States formally restored diplomatic ties, the two former adversaries have inched closer to establishing a normal relationship.