politics

MSF: 50 dead, 120 wounded after Nigerian jet fires on refugee camp

At least 50 people are dead and 120 wounded after a Nigerian army airstrike hit a refugee camp in the country's north-east, aid organization Doctors without Borders (MSF) said Tuesday.

Gambia declares 90-day state of emergency

Gambia declared a 90-day state of emergency on Tuesday, two days before President Yahya Jammeh was to step down after losing the December elections.

Rowhani says Trump's criticism of Iran nuclear deal is 'just talk'

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Tuesday dismissed remarks by the US president-elect criticizing the nuclear deal with Iran as "just talk."

Mediterranean death toll exceeds 200 since January 1, IOM says

At least 219 people have died trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean in the first weeks of 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday.

Petrov and Bulj not stripped of immunity in private suit

The parliamentary Credentials and Privileges Commission (MIP) on Tuesday rejected motions to strip two Bridge officials

Croatian PM says economy minister wouldn't put private interest before state's

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Tuesday that Deputy PM and Economy Minister Martina Dalic enjoyed his full confidence because he was certain that she would "never, absolutely never put any...

Putin accuses Obama administration of trying to delegitimize Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the outgoing US presidential administration of Barack Obama has been trying to delegitimize president-elect Donald Trump.

Erdogan says lenders must improve access to credit or face government

Lenders in Turkey must increase access to credit for businesses or they will have to face the government, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday, amid signs the economy is facing...

Turkish prosecutor seeks up to 142 years in jail for Kurdish leader

A Turkish prosecutor is seeking up to 142 years behind bars for Selahattin Demirtas, the leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), the third-largest party in parliament, the state...

May vows to leave EU single market, remodel a "global Britain"

Britain's agreement to leave the European Union "cannot mean membership of the single market," Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday in a much-anticipated speech on her Brexit plans.

Support for Gambia's Jammeh crumbling as sixth minister resigns

Gambia's tourism and culture minister said on Tuesday he will step down, in what was a sign of dwindling support for Gambia's outgoing president Yahya Jammeh, who refuses to recognize his loss in...

Finally 'a bit more clarity' - German minister welcomes Brexit speech

Britain has "finally" laid out in more detail its EU exit plan, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says, cautiously welcoming a speech by Prime Minister Theresa May.

By year's end companies to be set up 'without paper', says minister

Minister of Economy Martina Dalic said during Question Time in Parliament on Tuesday that the government's Action Plan to relieve the economy, which should annually save enterprises about HRK 1.5...

Russia: US wanted to use Islamic State to overthrow Syria's Assad

The United States and its allies hoped to take advantage of groups they themselves designated as terrorists

Australian immigration spent billions without records, audit shows

Australia's immigration department cannot show a paper trail for payments worth 1.1 billion Australian dollars (820 million US dollars) for contracts related to the offshore detention centres on...