04h09 At least 35 people were killed in air strikes that hit a hotel near a Houthi-controlled outpost outside the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, a medic said, and a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said it conducted the strike against its Houthi adversary.  Full story
04h45 The United States could impose additional penalties on four unidentified countries that do not cooperate with requests to return their citizens, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) spokesman said Wednesday.  Full story
04h44 At least eight people were killed and many are still missing after one of the strongest typhoons on record barrelled into the southern Chinese territory of Macau, wiping out power and water in large pockets of the world's biggest gambling hub.  Full story
04h09 Fighters loyal to the armed Houthi movement on Wednesday decried as "evil" the group's main ally in Yemen's civil war, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, widening an unusual public rift as they fight a Saudi-led coalition for control of the country.  Full story
02h04 Amnesty International said on Thursday a U.S.-led coalition campaign to oust Islamic State from Syria's Raqqa had killed hundreds of civilians,. . .  Full story
01h52 Even as tensions between the United States and Russia fester, there is one surprising place where their military-to-military contacts are quietly. . .  Full story
01h44 A Spanish man was detained by Dutch police on Wednesday after he was found driving a van with gas canisters near. . .  Full story
A bus with Spanish licence plates and containing gas bottles was found near a concert hall where earlier on Wednesday a. . .  Full story
03h20 Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will ask United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to remove the head of a U.N.-backed investigative body probing the politician's family for suspected graft, two government officials. . .  Full story
01h43 A doctor who evaluated American and Canadian diplomats working in Cuba diagnosed them with conditions as serious as mild traumatic brain injury and damage to the central nervous system, CBS News. . .  Full story
01h35 A van with Spanish licence plates and containing gas bottles which was found near a concert hall in Rotterdam on Wednesday is not connected to the attacks in Catalonia last week,. . .  Full story
01h35 The detained driver of a bus containing gas bottles found near a concert hall in Rotterdam on Wednesday is Spanish, El Pais newspaper reported.. . .  Full story
00h27 Russia's ambassador to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinskiy, was found dead in the swimming pool at his home in Khartoum on Wednesday, the Sudanese police said.. . .  Full story
00h08 Cambodia ordered the U.S.-funded National Democratic Institute to stop activities and remove foreign staff on Wednesday in the latest move by Prime Minister Hun Sen's government against American interests ahead of. . .  Full story
Qatar said on Wednesday it decided to return its ambassador to Tehran, more than 20 months after he was recalled in protest over the ransacking of Saudi Arabia's missions in Iran. . .  Full story
One of the U.S. State Department's three science envoys publicly resigned on Wednesday, the latest in a wave of defections over President Donald Trump's response to a white nationalist rally in. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Poland has asked the European Commission to withdraw its legal proceedings against Warsaw over its migrant relocation quotas and said it was ready to fight its case in court, the foreign. . .  Full story
Canada fears a huge surge in asylum seekers crossing the border from the United States, putting political pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ahead of a 2019 election, sources familiar with. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told Reuters on Wednesday that his recent conviction for corruption might mean that his Workers Party will have to field a candidate other. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday he had conveyed Turkey's concerns about northern Iraq's decision to hold an independence referendum to Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani and his delegation.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Police fired pepper spray to disperse protesters outside a rally by U.S. President Donald Trump in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday after being pelted with rocks and bottles, police said.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia, hit last week by two Islamist militant attacks which killed 15 people, is to deploy more police, install bollards in Barcelona and step up security around. . .  Full story
Iraqi forces made fresh gains on Wednesday in an offensive to dislodge Islamic State from the city of Tal Afar, a militant stronghold in the northwest of the country, the military. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Dismissed Venezuelan prosecutor Luisa Ortega said on Wednesday she had evidence that President Nicolas Maduro was involved in corruption with construction company Odebrecht.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that Israel was prepared to act unilaterally to prevent an expanded Iranian military presence in Syria.. . .  Full story
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Wednesday that Turkey felt unease over U.S. support for the Syrian Kurdish militant group YPG, presidential sources said.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] U.S. President Donald Trump plans to meet Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is embroiled in a corruption scandal at home, on Sept. 12 at the White House, the White House. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] A military conflict with North Korea can be avoided, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, adding that Germany could help find a diplomatic solution to Pyongyang's standoff with the United States.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Two members of the Palestinian group Fatah were killed in clashes with Islamist groups in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon on Wednesday, medical sources said, bringing the number of dead. . .  Full story
Former Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been released after being abducted during a visit to the capital, Tripoli, and held for nine days by an armed group, a relative said. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] At least nine members of security forces loyal to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar and two civilians were killed on Wednesday by suspected Islamic State militants at a checkpoint in the central. . .  Full story
A passenger boat carrying about 70 people sank in the northern Brazilian state of ParĂ¡, with at least seven people confirmed dead, authorities said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has kept a low profile since his grand return from sick leave on Saturday.. . .  Full story
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met U.S. presidential adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday after the United States decided to withhold millions of dollars in aid.. . .  Full story

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