Second German soldier held over far-right attack plot

German police on Tuesday arrested a second soldier in a bizarre far-right plot to kill politicians, including former president Joachim Gauck, and blame the attack on Muslim asylum seekers.The suspect, identified only as Maximilian T., 27, was stationed...

Peacekeeper killed in attack in C. Africa: UN

A UN peacekeeper was killed and four others were missing following an attack on their convoy in the southeast of Central African Republic, the UN said Tuesday.The convoy was attacked on Monday evening near Yogofongo village, more than 470 kilometres (2...

Avalanche in French Alps leaves three dead

A late-season avalanche killed two skiers and their guide in the French Alps near the Italian border Tuesday, local officials said.The avalanche struck in the Albaron area, the mayor of nearby Bonneval-sur-Arc, Gabriel Blanc, told AFP."We know from a r...

Roberts to lead Wales in rugby tour against Tonga and Samoa

Veteran centre Jamie Roberts will captain a Wales squad featuring 13 uncapped players for the two Tests away to Tonga and Samoa next month.With regular captain Alun Wyn Jones in a British and Irish Lions squad led by former Wales skipper Sam Warburton ...

White House meeting on Paris climate accord postponed

A key White House meeting scheduled for Tuesday to discuss whether the United States will honor the Paris climate change accord has been postponed, an administration official said.No new date was given for the session, which aims to bring together Pres...

Activist, lawyer, president: South Korea’s Moon

The projected winner of South Korea's presidential election is a former special forces soldier, pro-democracy activist and human rights lawyer.An exit poll forecast a landslide victory for left-leaning Moon Jae-In of the Democratic Party, giving him 41...

Seven anti-corruption activists kidnapped in Baghdad

Armed men have kidnapped seven young Iraqi anti-corruption activists in central Baghdad, security sources and a civil society leader said Tuesday."Unidentified gunmen in SUVs abducted seven university students early Monday morning," an interior ministr...

Iraq forces advance in west Mosul

Iraqi forces announced on Tuesday they had retaken yet another neighbourhood of western Mosul, tightening the noose around jihadists holed up in the Old City.Forces from the elite Counter-Terrorism Service "liberated the Northern Industrial Area on the...

Arsene Wenger determined to retain full control at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has ruled out working alongside a director of football if he stays at Arsenal, saying he must have full control of the Premier League club.The Frenchman's hardline stance puts him on a potential collision course with members of the Arsena...

French police clear up to 1,600 migrants from camp in Paris

Some 1,600 migrants have been evacuated from a refugee camp on the outskirts of Paris near Porte de la Chapelle, according to city authorities. Around 350 police officers participated in clearing the camp. Read Full Article at RT.com ...

Car bomb hits Thailand’s troubled south, injures 51

More than 50 people including children were injured on Tuesday when a car bomb exploded outside a supermarket in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, police said, the largest attack for months on a civilian target there.The Muslim-majority border regio...