German chancellor Angela Merkel has suffered a political setback by accepting that foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a candidate from the rival social democrat party, should be the country’s next president.
Senior Republicans sought to reassure the world that Donald Trump would oversee a smooth transition of power in Washington and bring in heavyweight figures to his administration after the political outsider’s stunning victory roiled markets and shocked US allies.
In Ukraine’s restive east, artillery explosions ring out and international monitors record dozens of shell bursts every evening. The ceasefire between Kiev and the Russian-backed separatists is fraying badly.
Italy has warned that any decision by the UK to delay Brexit negotiations until late 2017 would risk extending political uncertainty in Europe and undermining efforts to relaunch integration among remaining EU member states
The idea of keeping piles of cash in high security vaults may sound like something from an old movie plot, but some banks and insurers have recently started considering the idea as interest rates sink below zero across much of Europe
Senator Bernie Sanders sought to silence the torrent of boos and jeers rained on Hillary Clinton by his supporters as he pleaded with them to back his erstwhile foe against Donald Trump in the race for the White House.
Police said the man, a 27-year-old refugee from Syria, had clearly intended to detonate his bomb inside the festival, which was attended by about 2,500 people, but had been turned away at the entrance.
Turkey has sent the US four dossiers on the alleged activities of Pennsylvania-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, following up on a demand for his immediate extradition that threatens to derail relations between the two Nato allies.
US President Barack Obama in March delivered a stark admonition to Xi Jinping over the South China Sea, warning the Chinese leader of serious consequences if China reclaimed land at Scarborough Shoal, one of the most dangerous flashpoints in Asia.
A UN tribunal is expected on Tuesday to rule on a controversial case brought by the Philippines that questions some of China’s claims in the South China Sea. Here are things to watch out for in the much-anticipated ruling.