By Alexandra Valencia and Jose Llangari QUITO (Reuters) – U.S. officials spoke with officials from Ecuador’s British embassy on Friday about an alleged meeting there between President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, an Ecuadorean government source said. The Guardian newspaper reported the meeting in November, alleging the two

When it comes to who should get credit for denuclearization talks with North Korea, South Korean leader Moon Jae-in has specifically pointed the finger toward one man. “President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize,” Moon told reporters last April, in one of many moments of flattery toward the U.S. leader. A new poll, however, shows

A Green Beret, a Navy linguist, a former Navy SEAL and a Syrian emigre were the Americans killed in this week’s suicide bombing in Syria, the Defense Department and a defense contractor said on Friday. The Pentagon named the three current and former service members slain in Wednesday’s attack as Army Chief Warrant Officer 2

The bombing, claimed by the ISIS, comes after US President Donald Trump’s shock announcement last month that he was ordering a full troop withdrawal from Syria because the terrorists had been “largely defeated”. QAMISHLI, SYRIA: A suicide attack killed four US personnel in northern Syria Wednesday, costing Washington its worst combat losses in the war-torn country

Nairobi: The American man who was among the 21 people killed in an attack on a luxury hotel complex in the Kenyan capital Nairobi was a consultant who survived the 9/11 attacks, and specialized in emerging economies. Authorities did not formally name Jason Spindler as one of the victims, but his mother Sarah and brother Jonathan

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s chief of staff took to Twitter Thursday to explain her top-secret trip to a war zone in Afghanistan after President Trump postponed the trip by refusing to let her use a military plane. “This weekend visit to Afghanistan did not include a stop in Egypt,” Drew Hammill wrote on Twitter, correcting the president’s claim

President Maithripala Sirisena praises Philippines over policy that has led to thousands of extrajudicial killings Sri Lanka’s president has praised his Philippines counterpart Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs, which has taken thousands of lives, calling it an “example to the world”. In a speech during a visit to the Philippines this week, Maithripala Sirisena said he intended

Police said two people in a car that collided with that of the prince, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, were both taken to hospital for minor injuries but later discharged. Queen Elizabeth’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip escaped uninjured from a car crash while driving on Thursday near the Sandringham estate in eastern England. 

A number of Labour frontbenchers say they would consider their positions if leader backed idea Jeremy Corbyn could face up to a dozen resignations from the Labour frontbench if the party backs a second referendum as a way out of the Brexit crisis. A string of junior shadow ministers have told the Guardian they are strongly

High temperatures are not unusual in Australia during its arid southern hemisphere summer but climate change has led to more extremely hot days. SYDNEY: Australian towns were among the hottest places on Earth this week as a severe heatwave hit the continent’s southeast, with forecasters warning of more record-breaking temperatures before the weekend. The past four