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Unlawful for PM to suspend UK Parliament

[2019-09-15 12:46]

LONDON - A Scottish court dealt another blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans on Wednesday, ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union was an unlawful attempt to avoid democratic scrutiny.

Water found for first time on another star's planet

[2019-09-15 12:46]

PARIS - Water has been discovered for the first time in the atmosphere of an exoplanet with Earth-like temperatures that could support life as we know it, scientists revealed on Wednesday.

Unlawful for PM to suspend UK Parliament

[2019-09-13 08:12]

LONDON - A Scottish court dealt another blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans on Wednesday, ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union was an unlawful attempt to avoid democratic scrutiny.

Water found for first time on another star's planet

[2019-09-13 08:12]

PARIS - Water has been discovered for the first time in the atmosphere of an exoplanet with Earth-like temperatures that could support life as we know it, scientists revealed on Wednesday.

DR Congo outlines growth trajectory

[2019-09-13 08:12]

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DR Congo, is vowing to change overseas perceptions of the country as poverty stricken and ridden with conflicts and diseases.

2,500 still missing in Bahamas after storm

[2019-09-13 08:12]

NASSAU, Bahamas - About 2,500 people are unaccounted for in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian, the country's National Emergency Management Agency, or NEMA, said on Wednesday.

Rocket targets US embassy on 9/11 anniversary

[2019-09-12 07:47]

KABUL, Afghanistan/NEW YORK - A rocket exploded at the US embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the Sept 11, 2001, al-Qaida attacks on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries.

Japanese PM taps new Cabinet ministers to freshen image

[2019-09-12 07:47]

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe brought in new foreign and defense ministers on Wednesday, and appointed a rising political star as environment minister in a Cabinet reshuffle as he prepares for a tax hike in October and aims to revise the nation's pacifist Constitution.

ASEAN reaffirms trade commitment

[2019-09-12 07:47]

Economic ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, have reaffirmed the bloc's commitment to integration and free trade, a move analysts expect will shield the region from external headwinds.

Abbas: All deals to end if Israel annexes key valley

[2019-09-12 07:47]

RAMALLAH, Palestinian territories - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned on Tuesday that all peace agreements will end if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu moves to annex the occupied Jordan Valley in the West Bank.

Ursula Von der Leyen names new gender-balanced EU team

[2019-09-12 07:47]

The European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen announced her new gender-balanced team on Tuesday, setting high ambitions for climate change, competition and trade.

Huawei CEO proposes negotiations with Washington

[2019-09-12 07:47]

Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei has proposed negotiations with the US Justice Department to resolve all outstanding issues between Washington and the telecom giant, according to New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman.

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