Britain on Tuesday dismissed U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's unprecedented expression of support for Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage to be made British ambassador to Washington, saying pointedly that there is no vacancy for the job.
An Asia-Pacific trade deal stands almost no chance of working now that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has pulled the plug on it, proponents of the pact said on Tuesday, opening the way for China to assume the leadership mantle on trade.
Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar crossed the border to Bangladesh over the weekend and on Monday, aid workers said, seeking shelter from escalating violence in the northwest that has killed at least 86 people and displaced some 30,000.
U.S. forces backing Iraqi troops retaking Mosul from Islamic State carried out an air strike on a bridge spanning the Tigris river, restricting militant movements between western and eastern parts of the city, a U.S. official said on Tuesday.
It is no surprise that Democrats in the U.S. Congress will oppose Donald Trump but the most important resistance to fulfilling the president-elect's agenda is beginning to emerge from Republicans on Capitol Hill.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the Trans-Pacific Partnership would be 'meaningless' without the U.S. after President-elect Donald Trump said he would withdraw the U.S. from the trade deal on his first day in office.
By the end of 2016, almost half of the world's population will be using the internet as mobile networks grow and prices fall, but their numbers will remain concentrated in the developed world, a United Nations agency said on Tuesday.
Trump will not pursue investigations against Clinton, over her use of a private email server while secretary of state or her family's charity, according to an MSNBC report that a Trump senior adviser did not dispute: reut.rs
"I just want to see my son ... The situation I was in, I lashed out at somebody who didn't deserve it," suspect Otis McKane said, without saying directly that he killed the San Antonio police officer. Read more: reut.rs
Police said the driver of an elementary school bus that crashed in Tennessee, killing five children and hospitalizing more than two dozen, has been charged with vehicular homicide and reckless driving: reut.rs
Gursewak Singh composed his first letter to Japan’s justice minister when he was 10 years old. Almost seven years later, he is still writing. In all, he has written more than 50 letters. He has yet to get a reply: reut.rs
A 7.4 magnitude earthquake rocked northern Japan early on Tuesday generating a small tsunami that hit the same Fukushima region, which was devastated after a 2011 quake. We are #facebooklive with a resident in northeastern Japan.
From fire gardens to Father Christmas: We are #FacebookLive with Adam Farrar, Head of Commercial at Kew Gardens in London, to find out what this festive season has in store for one of the world's largest and most diverse botanical gardens.
Russian tankers have smuggled jet fuel to Syria through EU waters, bolstering military supplies to a war-torn country where Moscow is carrying out air strikes in support of the government, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. Read more: reut.rs
U.S. Republican President-elect Donald Trump's charitable foundation said it violated a ban on so-called "self-dealing" by transferring income or assets to a "disqualified person," according to a copy of its 2015 tax filings made public this week.
"When historians look back on Obama's presidency, they may well see the handling of Syria – and perhaps the wider Middle East – as his greatest single failure. Now, the future of this region is being dumped on the desk of Donald Trump," writes Reuters Commentary Columnist Peter Apps: reut.rs
This cat is one of an estimated 150 strays which populate the ancient city of Ephesus, founded in the 10th century B.C. Go to these Turkish ruins with Facebook 360, and see more virtual reality photography here: reut.rs
Donald Trump today softened his stance on whether humans have played a role in causing climate change, according to New York Times reporters who attended an interview with the president-elect. More from the meeting: reut.rs
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government is concerned that white supremacists in the United States are being emboldened by the election of Donald Trump and is watching developments closely, senior officials told Reuters.
WATCH LIVE: President Obama presents his final Presidential Medals of Freedom to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro, Bill and Melinda Gates, architect Frank Gehry, Tom Hanks, Michael Jordan, Robert Redford, Diana Ross and Bruce Springsteen, among others. reut.rs
Trump's charitable foundation said it violated a ban on so-called "self-dealing" by transferring income or assets to a "disqualified person," according to a copy of its 2015 tax filings made public this week: reut.rs