LONDON — Britain was supposed to wake up on Friday with the political clarity, finally, to begin formal negotiations to leave the European Union, a process scheduled to start in 10 days.
RIYADH Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcomed on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump’s demand for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism, but did not respond to a U.S. Department of State call for them to ease pressure on the Gulf state.
BEIRUT U.S.-backed Syrian forces have advanced into opposite sides of Islamic State’s so-called Syrian capital of Raqqa, the forces and a war monitor said on Saturday. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a group of Kurdish and Arab militias supported by a U.S.
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a slew of criticism after a failed election campaign left her short of a parliamentary majority and fighting for survival as the clock ticks down to the start of Brexit talks.
The Superior Electoral Tribunal, known as the TSE, voted 4-3 against annulling the result of the election that saw Rousseff elected as president and Temer as vice-president. Temer, 76, who replaced Rousseff when she was impeached last year, is being investigated separately for corruption and racketeering.
MARAWI CITY, Philippines U.S. special forces have joined the battle to crush Islamist militants holed up in a southern Philippines town, officials said on Saturday, as government forces struggled to make headway and 13 marines were killed in intense urban fighting.
A new method of baking a specially-created dough could see astronauts eating bread inside the International Space Station, ending a 52-year bread ban. Bread has been banned ever since two astronauts smuggled a corned beef sandwich into space in the 60’s.