Sep 1, 2016

Refugee in Germany dies while trying to set his wife on fire

A refugee in a German shelter died Thursday while trying to set his wife on fire, leaving the woman seriously injured and part of the building ablaze, police said. The 45-year-old man, whose nationality was not given, was previously known to police, said authorities ...

Sep 1, 2016

G-20 offers Putin one more stab at Obama on Syria, Ukraine

The Group of 20 summit starting in China on Sunday gives Russian President Vladimir Putin one more chance to try to strong-arm U.S. President Barack Obama over Syria and Ukraine as their fraught relationship nears an end. In recent years the two world leaders ...

U.S. and Russia fail to close deal on ending violence in Syria

Aug 27, 2016

U.S. and Russia fail to close deal on ending violence in Syria

The United States and Russia failed on Friday to reach a breakthrough deal on military cooperation and a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria, saying they still have issues to resolve before an agreement could be announced. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and ...