Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 4:47pm
Liberia's future as a stable democracy hinges on successful presidential and legislative elections in October and broad acceptance that they are free and fair followed by a smooth transfer of power, the U.N. envoy to the West African nation said Tuesday.
Chinese who have worked at a factory that makes shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands say they've faced long hours, low pay and verbal abuse. One employee and two former workers at the factory told The Associated Press they witnessed a manager hit a worker on the head with a high-heeled shoe, drawing blood. Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser, has not commented on conditions at the factory, where three investigators were arrested last month after working undercover.
Sylvia Hui, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 1:57pm
Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon told lawmakers Tuesday she was postponing plans to seek a second independence referendum, saying she would revisit the issue when the terms of Britain's departure from the European Union become clearer.
Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 1:57pm
French President Emmanuel Macron has invited U.S. President Donald Trump to a Bastille Day celebration next month to celebrate the arrival 100 years ago of the American troops who fought alongside the French during World War I.
The U.N. special envoy for Syria is expressing hope that a first-ever U.N. meeting of feuding opposition groups and an upcoming meeting to put "de-escalation zones" into operation will spur progress at next month's peace talks in Geneva.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has warned of Russia's simmering alienation from its western neighbors but says he believed that President Vladimir Putin will ultimately work toward cooperative relationships with countries on its borders.
Sylvia Hui and Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 11:06am
Britain's prime minister said Tuesday there must be a "major national investigation" of potentially flammable cladding on high-rise towers, while a German city evacuated an 11-story building because of safety concerns prompted by the fatal fire in London.
Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 10:14am
A jury on Tuesday began deliberating its verdict in the case of five men accused of being involved in the murder of a Russian opposition leader who was a top opponent of President Vladimir Putin before he was shot outside the Kremlin.