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Doping whistleblower in Olympics warning

POSTED: 2/23/2018 The IOC faces "the most important moment in its history" over whether it allows Russian athletes to parade with their national flag on Sunday. Read more

US to impose 'largest ever' N Korea sanctions

POSTED: 2/23/2018 IN REGION: Europe More than 50 ships and firms will be targeted in another move against North Korea's nuclear programme. Read more

US to impose 'largest ever' N Korea sanctions

POSTED: 2/23/2018 More than 50 ships and firms will be targeted in another move against North Korea's nuclear programme. Read more

More bombs fall on Syria's eastern Ghouta ahead of U.N. vote

POSTED: 2/23/2018 BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta district unabated on Friday, witnesses said, ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire to... Read more

Turkish forces shell convoy headed to Syria's Afrin region

POSTED: 2/23/2018 BEIRUT/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish army struck a convoy entering Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region, which Ankara said carried fighters and weapons but Kurdish forces said was made up of... Read more

EU leaders prepare for battle over post-Brexit budget

POSTED: 2/23/2018 BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders staked out opposing positions on the size and aims of the bloc's budget on Friday ahead of tough negotiations to deal with a hole in Brussels' finances... Read more

Florida inmate screams and thrashes at his execution

POSTED: 2/23/2018 IN REGION: Europe Eric Scott Branch was put to death over the rape and murder of a student in 1993. Read more

Florida inmate screams and thrashes at his execution

POSTED: 2/23/2018 Eric Scott Branch was put to death over the rape and murder of a student in 1993. Read more

U.S. expected to open embassy in Jerusalem in May, official says

POSTED: 2/23/2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is expected to open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a U.S. official told Reuters on Friday, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S... Read more

China's 'hold your mother's hand' campaign

POSTED: 2/23/2018 IN REGION: Europe A photo of President Xi Jinping visiting his mother has inspired people to reach out to loved ones. Read more

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