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:...

Dangote, Putin, Trump among World’s Most Powerful People 2016

There are nearly 7.4 billion humans on planet Earth, but these 74 men and women make the world turn. Forbes' annual ranking of the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Woman stolen at birth learns true identity; ‘Momma’ charged

Stolen from a hospital just hours after she was born, an 18-year-old woman finally learned her true identity and was reunited Friday with her...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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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