Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:47:55 -0400MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces paused in their push to recapture western Mosul from Islamic State militants on Saturday because of the high rate of civilian casualties, a security forces spokesman said.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:39:00 -0400BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Before he killed four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:27:05 -0400ROME (Reuters) - Europeans must contain their squabbling and carping about the EU if the Union is to survive, leaders warned on Saturday as they marked the 60th anniversary of its founding in Rome by signing a formal declaration of unity.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:06:26 -0400(Reuters) - The lights are being switched off around the world at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour, and to draw attention to climate change.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:57:31 -0400BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels in Homs resumed their evacuation as part of a deal to surrender the city's last insurgent pocket of al-Waer to the government, a senior official and a war monitor said on Saturday.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:31:23 -0400PARIS (Reuters) - Two men were jailed and put under formal investigation overnight on suspicion of helping a man who attacked an army patrol at a Paris airport a week ago, a judicial source said on Saturday.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 05:22:32 -0400BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least 16 people died after a Friday night air strike on a prison in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province including both prisoners and staff, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said on Saturday.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:26:11 -0400CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian appeals court suspended a jail sentence on Saturday against the former head of the journalists' union for harboring colleagues wanted by authorities and for spreading false news, judicial sources and a lawyer said.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:15:39 -0400BEIJING (Reuters) - China has captured 2,566 fugitives who had fled to more than 90 countries and regions and recovered 8.6 billion yuan ($1.25 billion) of illicit funds from 2014 to 2016, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:20:38 -0400BOAO, China (Reuters) - The world's major nations are responsible for maintaining global peace, and all countries should remain committed to a road of stable and peaceful development, China's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Saturday.