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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court is seen after the court revived Ohio's contentious policy of purging infrequent voters from its registration rolls, overturning a lower court ruling that Ohio's policy violated the National Voter Registration Act, in Washington, U.S., June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Erin Schaff/File Photo

Taliban rejects pleas by Afghan elders for a ceasefire extension

By Hamid Shalizi

KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban on Monday rejected pleas by Afghan elders and activists for an extension (More…)

Syrian military extends southwest assault, thousands displaced

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on Deraa city for the first time in nearly a year on (More…)

Iran bans 1,300 imports as protesters, police clash over currency weakness

By Andrew Torchia

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran is banning imports of over 1,300 products, preparing its economy to resist threatened (More…)

Spain’s population grows for second straight year due to immigration

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s population rose for the second straight year in 2017, after having fallen between 2012 and 2015 (More…)

Supreme Court poised to rule on Trump travel ban, California law on anti abortion clinic regulations

By Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court, winding down its nine-month term, will issue (More…)

When a text can trigger a lynching: WhatsApp struggles with incendiary messages in India

By Sankalp Phartiyal, Subrat Patnaik and David Ingram

MUMBAI (Reuters) – A WhatsApp text circulating in some districts of India’s (More…)

Soccer team trapped in flooded cave complex in Thailand

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Search and rescue teams in Thailand were looking on Monday for 13 members of an under-16 soccer (More…)

Turkey’s Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory

By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Nevzat Devranoglu

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday (More…)

Syria’s Assad defies U.S., presses southwest assault

By Angus McDowall and Tom Perry

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the (More…)

Supreme Court rules warrants required for cellphone location data

By Lawrence Hurley

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to (More…)