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U.N. torture watchdog ends trip to Rwanda, citing obstruction

U.N. torture watchdog ends trip to Rwanda, citing obstruction By Clement Uwiringiyimana KIGALI (Reuters) - The U.N. subcommittee on torture prevention has suspended a visit to...

Gunmen kill 8 niger gendarmes, wound several, near Mali border

Gunmen kill 8 niger gendarmes, wound several, near Mali border NIAMEY (Reuters) - Gunmen mounted on pick-up trucks and motocycles killed at least eight gendarmes...

Kremlin says Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria in phone call

© Reuters. File Photo: Turkish President Erdogan meets with Russia's President Putin at the Presidential Palace in Ankara MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin...

India cenbank says linking national ID number to bank accounts mandatory

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Illustration photo of an India Rupee note MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's central bank on Saturday dismissed media reports that it was...

Plane by plane, New York greets Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane

© Reuters. Pagan, a New York state government official, greets and help orients people arriving from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands at...

Finals rookies ready to rock in Singapore

Finals rookies ready to rock in Singapore By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - All three debutants at the WTA Finals will be hoping to continue their...

Israel says will intensify response to Syrian fire

Israel says will intensify response to Syrian fire JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Five projectiles from Syria set off air raid sirens in Israeli towns on Saturday,...

Spanish government meets to impose direct rule in rebel Catalonia

© Reuters. Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy heads a special cabinet meeting at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid By Isla Binnie MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish...

Choice of Mugabe as goodwill WHO envoy shocks, baffles

© Reuters. Zimbabwean President Mugabe gestures as he attends the 2nd Session of the South Africa-Zimbabwe Bi-National Commission in Pretoria By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) -...

No life-threatening injuries reported in Munich attack: police

No life-threatening injuries reported in Munich attack: police FRANKFURT (Reuters) - None of the victims of a knife attack in the German city of Munich...