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Analysis - First days of Trump era signal America's deepening political divide

Analysis - First days of Trump era signal America's deepening political divide

In the blocks surrounding the White House, signs reading "Love Trumps Hate" and "Build Bridges Not Walls" littered the sidewalks on Sunday, the detritus of the Women's March protesting the policies of President Donald Trump. Both...

15 min. ago in World News
 
Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art welcomes first visitors since 2014 bombing

Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art welcomes first visitors since 2014 bombing

Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art, home to one of the world's most important collections of Islamic artefacts, is welcoming visitors for the first time since it was damaged in a car bombing three years ago. First opened in 1903, the museum was closed in Janu

today, 20:37 in World News
 

Thousands join anti-government protests in Romania over proposed law reforms

Thousands of Romanians rallied in Bucharest and cities across the country on Sunday to protest against government plans to decriminalise some offences and pardon some convicted prisoners through emergency decrees that critics say threaten to undermine a

today, 20:26 in World News
 
Foxconn CEO says investment for display plant in U.S. would exceed $7 billion

Foxconn CEO says investment for display plant in U.S. would exceed $7 billion

Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is considering setting up a display-making plant in the United States in an investment that would exceed $7 billion, company chairman and chief executive Terry Gou said on Sunday. The plans come af

today, 20:10 in Business
 
U.S. in 'beginning stages' of talks on Jerusalem embassy move - spokesman

U.S. in 'beginning stages' of talks on Jerusalem embassy move - spokesman

The White House said on Sunday that it is only in the early stages of talks to fulfil President Donald Trump's pledge to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, an action that would likely spark anger in the Arab world. "We...

today, 19:34 in World News
 
France's Fillon seeks European defense boost with 'foreign operations' fund

France's Fillon seeks European defense boost with 'foreign operations' fund

Conservative French presidential front-runner Francois Fillon urged Europe in an interview published on Sunday to boost its defense capacities with a pooled fund to finance foreign operations. While the NATO alliance was in his view not...

today, 18:49 in World News
 

Wall St Week Ahead-Optimism among S&P 500 CEOs as Trump takes power

(Repeats story first published on Friday with no changes to text) By Noel Randewich Jan 20 U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is only hours old, but already a small parade of S&P 500 companies' chiefs have voiced optimism that his...

today, 18:09 in World News
 
White House says media delegitimizing Trump, won't 'take it'

White House says media delegitimizing Trump, won't 'take it'

The White House vowed on Sunday to fight the news media "tooth and nail" over what officials see as unfair attacks on President Donald Trump, setting a tone that could ratchet up a traditionally adversarial relationship to a new level of...

today, 17:14 in World News
 
Philippines' Duterte stands by his police chief amid resignation calls

Philippines' Duterte stands by his police chief amid resignation calls

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has stood by his police chief after calls for him to resign over the alleged killing of a South Korean businessman by police officers at the national police headquarters. Ronald Dela Rosa, a top figure in Duterte's de

today, 16:39 in World News
 
British-Iranian aid worker's five-year jail term upheld in Iran

British-Iranian aid worker's five-year jail term upheld in Iran

An Iranian appeals court has confirmed a five-year jail sentence for British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on security charges, Iran's judiciary spokesman said on Sunday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe's family said in September that a Revolutionary Co

today, 16:33 in World News
 

People missing from avalanche-hit hotel in Italy rise to 24

Twenty-four people are missing from the wreckage of a hotel in central Italy that was flattened by a deadly avalanche, with difficult research and rescue operations still ongoing, authorities said on Sunday. A statement from the national fire service sai

today, 15:30 in World News
 
Germany must prepare for turbulent times under Trump - foreign minister

Germany must prepare for turbulent times under Trump - foreign minister

Germany must brace itself for turbulent times under U.S. President Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Sunday, adding that free trade and trans-Atlantic cooperation to fight extremism and terrorism were key for Berlin. Steinmei

today, 15:05 in World News
 
G20 farm ministers seek to protect precious water supplies

G20 farm ministers seek to protect precious water supplies

Greater global efforts should be taken to safeguard precious world water supplies to secure food production, the agriculture ministers of the group of 20 leading economies (G20) said on Sunday. "We commit to approaches that improve sustainability...

today, 15:05 in World News
 

Egypt extends participation in Yemen conflict

Egypt's National Defence Council on Sunday extended the military's participation in a Saudi-led operation in Yemen, the presidency said in a statement. It did not specify how long the extension would be for. "The National Defence Council agreed...

today, 14:48 in World News
 

Brazilian authorities build temporary wall to quell deadly prison clashes

Brazilian security officials worked to complete an improvised wall of metal shipping containers on Sunday inside a prison where rival gangs have clashed in the past week, resulting in the brutal killing of 26 inmates. The rusty red containers were hauled

today, 14:13 in World News
 


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