FIFA set to make World Cup bigger, richer on Tuesday

FIFA is set to make the World Cup bigger and richer, even if the price to pay is lower quality soccer. FIFA President Gianni Infantino...

US threatens unilateral action if UN fails to act on Syria

The United States warned Wednesday that it could take unilateral action if the United Nations fails to respond to a suspected chemical attack in...

SUMMARY: Donald Trump’s sworn in as U.S. president

Donald Trump was sworn in as U.S. president in Washington on Friday, taking over from Barack Obama. Highlights of the day According to Reuters:...

China opens longest glass bottom bridge in world

Tourists who suffer from vertigo need not apply. The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge opened Saturday in China’s spectacular Zhangjiajie mountains – the...

Fire outbreak in Dubai near site of dramatic 2015 blaze

A large fire broke out early Sunday at a high-rise complex under construction near Dubai's largest shopping mall, sending thick gray smoke billowing over...

Rooney becomes Man United’s record scorer with 250th goal

Wayne Rooney became Manchester United's record scorer after moving onto 250 goals by netting a stoppage-time equalizer in Saturday's Premier League game against Stoke. Rooney...

Palm Sunday church bombings claimed by IS kill at least 43...

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing two Egyptian churches as worshippers gathered to mark Palm Sunday, killing at least 43 people in...

‘Over 800 health workers died in Syrian ‘war crimes’ since 2011′

More than 800 health workers have died in "acts of war crimes" in Syria since 2011, in hospital bombings, shootings, torture and executions perpetrated...

It’s not EU, it’s me: UK files for EU divorce after...

Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature...

Closely 3,000 already dies in the Mediterranean Sea this year –...

Closely 3,000 migrants and refugees have perished in the Mediterranean Sea already this year while almost 250,000 have reached Europe, the International Organization for Migration...

2016 leaves world ‘awash with fear’, Anglican leader says

The leader of the world's Anglicans was to say 2016 had left the world "more awash with fear and division", in his Christmas Day...

Trump signs revised travel ban, exempts Iraqis

US President Donald Trump signed a revised ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations Monday, scaling back the order to exempt Iraqis and permanent...

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