Yemen rebels stealing food from hungry

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ten million Yemenis do not know how they will obtain their next meal The World Food Programme has demanded Yemen's rebel Houthi movement stops diverting desperately needed food aid from…

Venice to charge tourist entry fee

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption For most of the year Venice's canals are crowded with boats Venice has won approval to introduce an entry fee of up to €10 (£9; $11.50) for short-stay tourists.…

Trump slows down Syria troop withdrawal

Image copyright AFP Image caption US forces could be seen in Manbij on Sunday US President Donald Trump has now said the abrupt withdrawal of US troops from Syria he announced earlier this month will…

Global markets in worst year since 2008

Image copyright Getty Images Investors will be glad to see the back of 2018 after many global stock markets suffered their worst year in a decade. The FTSE 100's traditional early New Year's Eve close…

Dozens missing in deadly Russia explosion

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The blast came from or near the ground floor Rescuers are searching for survivors in the central Russian city of Magnitogorsk, where an explosion devastated a block of flats,…

Warren takes step toward presidential run

Image copyright Reuters US Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren has announced that she is establishing an exploratory committee to consider a presidential run in 2020. The move, the first by a high profile Democrat for 2020,…

American Arrested in Russia on Spying Charges

(MOSCOW) — Russia’s domestic security agency says it has arrested a U.S. citizen on espionage charges. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, the top KGB successor agency, said that the American man detained in Moscow…

Elizabeth Warren Just Took a Major Step Toward…

(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday took the first major step toward launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency, hoping her reputation as a populist fighter can help her navigate a Democratic field…