Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:57:17 +0000ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Explosions outside a football stadium in Istanbul late on Saturday killed 15 people and wounded 69, a Turkish official said, citing information from the health ministry.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 22:09:58 +0000AMMAN (Reuters) - Islamic State militants on Saturday captured most of Palmyra after breaking through Syrian army defences and securing the heights around the ancient city in eastern Syria following a surprise assault, a monitoring group and rebels said.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:27:55 +0000NAIVASHA, Kenya (Reuters) - A fireball from an oil tanker on one of Kenya's main highways has engulfed several vehicles and killed at least 25 people, a Red Cross official said on Sunday.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:13:56 +0000WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence analysts have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:29:55 +0000ONITSHA, Nigeria (Reuters) - At least ten people were killed and some 15 wounded when a church collapsed during a service in southern Nigeria on Saturday, a resident and police said.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:02:51 +0000BALTIMORE (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name the chief executive of Exxon Mobil Corp as the country's top diplomat, a source familiar with the situation said on Saturday, an appointment that would put in place an official with close ties to the Russian government.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:14:32 +0000BENGHAZI (Reuters) - Just 10 people left a besieged neighbourhood in the east Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday after forces surrounding the area said they would grant safe passage to trapped civilians, security and Red Crescent officials said.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:04:39 +0000ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's military and Russian warplanes bombarded rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Saturday as Damascus's allies said victory was near, but insurgents fought back and army advances halted after rapid gains during the week.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:48:56 +0000BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow said on Saturday that outgoing leader Yahya Jammeh had no authority to reject the results of the Dec. 1 election, while the United Nations and African Union piled pressure on Jammeh to step aside.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:04:10 +0000SKOPJE (Reuters) - Macedonians head to the polls on Sunday in early parliamentary elections triggered by a political crisis over alleged government corruption that resulted in veteran nationalist leader Nikola Gruevski's stepping down in January.