Politics and Elections News

Reuters News - 10 minutes ago

PARIS (Reuters) - The U.S State Department said on Saturday it was temporarily removing its personnel from Libya because of fighting near the U.S. embassy in Tripoli. Turkey had also removed about 700 personnel from the North African country, ...more

Reuters News - 12 minutes ago

DAKAR (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Saturday that its experts had located the second black box from the Air Algerie flight that crashed in the West African country of Mali earlier this week. Initial evidence taken from the remote cra ...more

Reuters News - 19 minutes ago

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The United States evacuated its embassy in Libya on Saturday, temporarily relocating its staff across the border to Tunisia because of escalating clashes between rival militias in Tripoli, the U.S. State Department said. The U.S. ...more

AP News - 35 minutes ago

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister says that certain civic groups financed from abroad are holding back the nation's development.Prime Minister Viktor Orban says "paid political activists" in the groups are trying to obstruct effo ...more

AP News - 41 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival m ...more

AP News - 43 minutes ago

PARIS (AP) — Foreign Ministers from seven nations are calling for an extension of the 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (loh-RAHN' FAH'-bee-yus) on Saturday also urged world leaders to negot ...more

Reuters News - 45 minutes ago

ZURICH (Reuters) - About 80 of the 106 Swiss banks that signed up for a deal with U.S. tax authorities could be fined less than they had feared for their role in helping wealthy Americans cheat on their taxes, but must widen their cooperation, a Swiss ...more

AP News - 46 minutes ago

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia lashed out Saturday at the latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the European Union, saying they endanger the fight against international terrorism, and accused the United States of spreading flagrant lies about Russ ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — State Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli. ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels have shot down a helicopter gunship over a slum in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least four people, activists said Saturday.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the helicopter was shot ...more