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    EU ready to work again on declaration

    Reuters . Dublin | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    The European Union is ready to work again on the political declaration on future EU-UK ties but the Brexit withdrawal deal already agreed is the best one possible, the bloc’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, said on Monday....

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    Over 100 killed in Afghan military base attack

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    A Taliban attack in central Afghanistan on Monday killed scores of security personnel, officials said, with some estimates putting the death toll at more than 100, amid government silence about one of the most deadly insurgent attacks in months....

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    Trump says no amnesty for 'Dreamers,' signals support in broader deal

    Washington . Reuters | Updated at 09:59am on January 21, 2019

    President Donald Trump said on Sunday his proposed immigration deal to end a 30-day partial government shutdown would not lead to amnesty for ‘Dreamers,’ but...

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    Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    An unusual set of celestial circumstances came together over Sunday night and the wee hours of Monday for sky watchers in Europe, Africa and the Americas, where the moon was fully obscured before lighting up again with a faint red glow....

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    Military group arrested after call to disavow Maduro

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 01:41am on January 22, 2019

    A group of soldiers rose up against Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro at a command post near Caracas on Monday, but were quickly arrested after posting an appeal for public support in a video, the government said....

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    Thousands march in Bogota after deadly car bombing

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 01:44am on January 22, 2019

    Thousands of people marched in Colombia Sunday to condemn the deadly car bombing that killed 20 police academy cadets and the alleged attacker, in a strike blamed on ELN rebels that derailed peace talks....

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    Gap between rich and poor growing, fuelling global anger: Oxfam

    Reuters . Nairobi | Updated at 10:26am on January 21, 2019

    Tax systems that put a high burden on the poor mean public services are underfunded, stretching the gap between rich and poor and fuelling global...

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    Death toll from Mexico fuel explosion rises to 85

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:10am on January 21, 2019

    The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 85 on Sunday as authorities vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a...