JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli fighter jets launched air strikes on suspected Islamic Jihad positions in Syria, the Israeli military said on Monday, after the militant group and Israel exchanged rockets and air strikes around Gaza.More about this news
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats will hold an extraordinary party congress either in April or May to elect a new leader, broadcaster n-tv reported on Monday, citing party sources.
LONDON (Reuters) - A British court begins hearings on Monday to decide whether Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States almost a decade after his WikiLeaks website enraged Washington by leaking secret U.S. documents.
SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Fears grew on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak in China will grow into a pandemic with disruptive and deadly consequences for countries around the world, after sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran.
BERLIN - A leadership crisis in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party could help her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners and the environmentalist Greens hold on to power in the northern German city of Hamburg on Sunday.
LAS VEGAS - Broad-based support across age, racial and ideological groups propelled Bernie Sanders to a dominant victory in Nevada’s Democratic caucuses, tightening his grip on the front-runner spot in the race to find a challenger to President Donald Trump.
SHANGHAI/SEOUL - China reported another fall in the new coronavirus infections outside of its epicentre on Sunday, but world health officials warned it was too early to make predictions about the outbreak as new infections and fears of contagion increased elsewhere.
WASHINGTON - Democrats expressed outrage Friday over President Donald Trump’s decision to replace his acting intelligence chief after he got angry that U.S. lawmakers were briefed by administration officials on concerns about Russian attempts to interfere in the 2020 election.
- U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s campaign has pumped $25.7 million into the billionaire candidate’s little-known digital arm Hawkfish since he entered the race last November, according to disclosures to the Federal Election Commission.