George Soros donates US$18b to charity Open Society Foundations

Investor George Soros has transferred about $18 billion, the majority of his estimated fortune, to his Open Society Foundations, making them the second largest philanthropic ...

UNFPA to launch 2017 State of World Population report

The Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is to launch Tuesday its 2017 State of World Population report. Director of UNFPA Office in Skopje Doina ...

Trump says he believes Cuba responsible for attacks that hurt U.S. diplomats

President Donald Trump said on Monday that he believes Havana is responsible for a series of incidents that Washington thinks hurt at least 22 U.S. diplomats over ...

Iran nuclear deal: Trump poised to withdraw support

US President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw backing from the nuclear accord with Iran on Friday and lay out a more confrontational strategy, BBC reports. The ...

Athens: No extra spending measures will be taken in 2018

No additional measures will be taken in 2018, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Friday in an interview with real.gr., ANA-MPA reports. Tzanakopoulos ...

Death toll rises to 31 in California wildfires, hundreds missing

Firefighters gained ground on Thursday against wildfires that have killed at least 31 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the chaos of mass ...

Turkey expects visa spat with U.S. to be resolved soon: deputy PM

A diplomatic crisis between the United States and Turkey that led them to stop issuing visas to each other’s citizens is “overblown” and will likely be resolved ...

Wildfires kill at least 10 in California wine country

Wildfires fanned by strong winds swept through northern California’s wine country on Monday, killing at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes and businesses ...

Trump says Iran has not lived up to ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump on Thursday insisted Iran has not acted in keeping with a deal to curb its nuclear program, days before he must decide on the future of ...

Catalan referendum: Region’s independence ‘in matter of days’

Catalonia will declare independence from Spain in a matter of days, the leader of the autonomous region has told the BBC. In his first interview since a disputed ...