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  • Trump officially declares N. Korea still a threat, despite his claim after historic summit - Washington Post

    President Trump cited an “unusual and extraordinary threat” to U.S. national security as he acted Friday to maintain long-standing economic restrictions on North Korea, including the freezing of any assets in the United States. The official declaration ...

  • Turkey's Democratic Opposition Tests Cracks in Erdogan's Iron Grip on Voters - New York Times

    ISTANBUL — When President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called early elections two months ago, he seemed assured of victory. But as Sunday's vote approaches, the man who has transformed Turkey over 15 years in power appears increasingly vulnerable.

  • Italy migrant row: 'Inhumane' Malta refuses rescue ship - BBC News

    Italy has attacked Malta for refusing to take in a ship of migrants. Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli shared a photo of an email by the Maltese Armed Forces saying the vessel "has not manifested any distress". Mr Toninelli called the decision (in ...

  • Migration to Europe Is Slowing, but the Political Issue Is as Toxic as Ever - New York Times

    BRUSSELS — European leaders have been struggling for the last three years to deal with the problem of migration. Yet the issue is as toxic as ever and the politics have become a prime neuralgic danger to the bloc, bringing populists to power most ...

  • Airbus warns of threat to UK jobs from no-deal Brexit - Reuters

    PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) - Airbus (AIR.PA) issued its strongest warning yet over the impact of Britain's departure from the European Union, saying a withdrawal without a deal would force it to reconsider its long-term position and put thousands of ...

  • 5 anti-trafficking activists gang-raped in India, police say - CNN

    New Delhi (CNN) Five female anti-trafficking activists were gang-raped in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, police said Friday, the same region where two teens were raped and then set on fire last month. The latest incident took place on Tuesday ...

  • Mexico Presidential Front-Runner Shares Some of Trump's Economic Views - Wall Street Journal

    But despite concerns about a clash of mercurial personalities, the nationalist leader actually sees eye-to-eye with Mr. Trump on many of the hot topics that have brought Nafta's negotiations to a stalemate. “Oddly enough, I agree with the position that ...

  • This ancient Chinese tomb held a royal, her extinct ape — and a warning - Washington Post

    A long-forgotten species of ape has been found buried in a 2,300-year-old tomb. It's a type of gibbon, which scientists named Junzi imperialis. Gibbons are the smallest apes, chatty and as lanky-limbed as Kermit the Frog. They're also more closely ...

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