Global News : International (107)

London police say man arrested following weapons incident near U.K. Parliament

The Metropolitan Police force said the incident that unfolded Thursday is over and no one has been injured.

Russian navy intelligence ship sinks after colliding with vessel off Turkey's coast

he ship, identified as the "Liman," collided with the Togo-flagged "Youzarsif H," the coastal safety authority said on its website.

United Airlines to pay bumped passengers up to $10K, admits errors in dragging incident

A new report released by United Airlines Thursday says several mistakes were made before, during and after David Dao was dragged off an overbooked flight.

Ukraine wants armed peacekeepers after war monitor killed

International monitors are back on patrol in eastern Ukraine, just days after an observer was killed by a suspected landmine.

Donald Trump tells Justin Trudeau he won't terminate NAFTA, renegotiation agreed upon

Donald Trump has told Justin Trudeau and Enrique Pena Nieto that he will not pull out of the NAFTA at this time.

'They told me the limit was 110 years': 116-year-old woman denied bank card in Mexico

Maria Felix is old enough to remember the Mexican Revolution but too old to get the bank card needed to collect her monthly welfare payment for the elderly.

Climate change is putting 12 million people at risk of hunger in the Horn of Africa: Oxfam

"Climate change is a real and current problem in East Africa."

Canadian lumber layoffs could begin next week, B.C. MP says

Some lumber companies could begin issuing layoff notices next week as they begin to feel the impact of new tariffs Trump's government has imposed on Canadian softwood, a B.C. MP warns.

'Fist bumps' on Wall Street for payday Donald Trump's tax plan would provide

Hedge fund managers began warming to Donald Trump soon after his surprise election. Now, his dramatic tax cut plans give them even more reasons to cheer.

Ivanka Trump says letting Syrian refugees into US must be considered

Ivanka Trump says letting Syrian refugees into the United States "has to be part of the discussion" on how to deal with people fleeing conflict in the war-torn country.

Body camera captures Michigan cop holding five unarmed teens at gunpoint

The Grand Rapids, Michigan police department is defending their officer after video emerged showing him detaining five unarmed black youths at gunpoint.

Donald Trump holds rare White House briefing on North Korea

The Trump administration hosted senators for an extraordinary White House briefing Wednesday at a perilous moment with North Korea.

Cop's dash to save man's life caught on police body cam

Dramatic video captured by a Connecticut police officer's body camera shows the stunning moments as he rushed to save a man who was attempting to jump off a building.

United Airlines investigating after Simon the giant rabbit dies on trans-Atlantic flight

United is dealing with public relations issues after a passenger who would not give up his seat was dragged forcibly from a plane in Chicago.

U.S. missile defence system installed in South Korea as North flexes muscles

In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defence system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power.

Suspect caught on camera doing stretches before robbing Dunkin' Donuts in Pennsylvania

A suspect was caught on surveillance video doing a few leg stretches before robbing a donut shop in Philadelphia, Pa., Saturday morning.

Top Mexican official calls Donald Trump's border wall a 'hostile' act

Mexico's foreign relations secretary called Donald Trump's plan to build a border wall an "unfriendly, hostile" act.

Man 'down on his luck' given makeover by New York police

According to the police department, Bobby "left looking like a whole new person."

Donald Trump backs off on border wall funding to avoid government shutdown

The threat of a government shutdown appeared to recede after Donald Trump backed away from a demand that funding for his border wall be included n a spending bill.

Tinder helps out world's last male northern white rhino

The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive.

Donald Trump sees another order blocked by a judge's ruling

A federal judge on Tuesday has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit co-operation with U.S. immigration authorities.

Russia turns down US push for sanctions against South Sudan

Russia and China refuse US pressures to issue sanctions against South Sudan.

Facebook facing criticism after Thai man livestreams daughter's murder

People could access the videos of the child's murder on her father's Facebook page for roughly 24 hours.

Up to 80 armed robbers use explosives to steal millions in deadly Paraguay ambush

Dozens of attackers armed with assault rifles used explosives to blast open the vault of an armoured car company early Monday and apparently escaped by boat into Brazil with a haul of cash, authorities said.

North Korea holds live-fire drills to mark military anniversary, South Korea says

The exercise took place as a U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea and envoys from the United States, Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo to discuss the growing threat posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons and missiles program.

UK's Labour Party pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

Polls put Labour a long way behind May's Conservatives as the campaign begins.

Is U.S. Senate stalling Russia election-meddling probe with limited resources?

The Senate's main investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is equipped with a much smaller staff than previous high-profile intelligence and scandal probes in Congress.

Kenny G's seatmate on a flight lost a daughter to cancer. So he did this

Passengers on board a Delta flight were treated to an impromptu concert by Grammy winner Kenny G, and it was all for a good cause.

Barack Obama silent on Donald Trump in first major appearance post inauguration

Barack Obama, making his first major appearance since leaving the White House, made no mention on Monday of his successor, Donald Trump.

France's Le Pen resigns from party leadership to focus on presidential bid

"This evening I'm no longer the president of the National Front, I am a candidate for the presidency of France."

Ex-Fox News host claims network's people tortured her online when she complained of sexual harassment

A law firm representing Fox says network executives "flatly deny that they conducted any electronic surveillance" and have no knowledge of tweets that targeted her.

State Department's pulls promotional blog for Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago after firestorm

The U.S. State Department's recent promotion of President Donald Trump's Florida resort is drawing criticism from Democrats and ethics advocates.

Le Pen vs. Macron: A look at France's presidential contenders

France is facing two very different choices as voters decide the country's political future.

Israel's security crucial to Canada's anti-ISIS strategy: Chrystia Freeland

Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister says ensuring the security of Israel is a core component of Canada's Middle East strategy, including the fight against Islamic State militants.

Speeding boater strikes, runs over whale in Puget Sound

Amateur video captured a speeding boater striking a whale while shocked whale watchers looked on in Puget Sound on Sunday.

Four-year-old Arkansas girl's fall from moving bus caught on camera

Terrifying video captured by a volunteer firefighter's dashcam shows the frightening moments a four-year-old girl fell out the back of a moving church bus in Arkansas on Wednesday.

China urges restraint as U.S. strike force heads for Korean waters

Trump sent the carrier group for exercises in waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning, amid growing fears North Korea could conduct another nuclear test in defiance of United Nations sanctions.

New Orleans begins removal of 4 prominent Confederate monuments

The Liberty Monument, which commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government in New Orleans, was taken away in pieces around 5:35 a.m. after a few hours of work.

North Korea ready to sink U.S. aircraft carrier 'with a single strike'

North Korea likened the U.S. aircraft carrier to a "gross animal" and said a strike on it would be "an actual example to show our military's force."

Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

The ritual is the centerpiece of Israel's annual Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Pilot killed after replica First World War-era plane crashes in California

Authorities say a pilot was killed when a replica First World War-era biplane crashed in a field on California's central coast.

North Korea ready to down U.S. aircraft carrier 'with a single strike'

North Korea likened the U.S. aircraft carrier to a "gross animal" and said a strike on it would be "an actual example to show our military's force."

Taliban attack on Afghan soldiers eclipses Trump's 'Mother of All Bombs'

Taliban fighters killed 140 Afghan soldiers just over a week after the U.S. military dropped its largest ever conventional bomb on an Islamic State target.

Trump decries anti-Semitism, terrorismĀ on Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day

Trump corrected a glaring oversight from international Holocaust Remembrance Day in January, when his administration's statement failed to mention Jews.

2 suspected Islamist radicals charged in thwarted pre-election attack in France

French authorities have filed preliminary charges against two people of plotting an attack days before a tense presidential election.

Egyptian-American has U.S. citizenship revoked due to jihadist ties

A federal judge has revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who authorities say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist group out of his California apartment.

French protesters clash with police as Marine Le Pen warns of 'rampant globalization'

Far right leader Marine Le Pen and Conservative Emmanuel Macron both qualified for a May 7 runoff in the French presidential election.

Teddy bears, action figures return to Mosul toy store shelves after ISIS' ouster

Islamic State militants had banned toys with unveiled faces as well as anthropomorphic animals, which they deemed a form of idolatry.

Germany lowering acceptance rate for Afghan asylum seekers

Germany approved just under 48 percent of asylum applications from Afghan migrants in the first two months of 2017.

Trump says presidency involves more “human responsibility” than business

"Pretty much everything you do in government involves heart, whereas in business most things don't involve heart."