World Jun 06On D-Day 75, nations honor veterans, memory of fallen troops
With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after…
World Jun 05World leaders honor veterans on D-Day anniversary
The Royal British Legion brought about 300 veterans, aged 91 to 101, to the ceremonies in Portsmouth, where many of the troops embarked for Normandy on June 5, 1944.
World Dec 12Suspected Strasbourg gunman had criminal history, French police say
Police union officials identified the suspected assailant as Frenchman Cherif Chekatt, a 29-year-old with a thick police record for crimes including armed robbery and monitored as a suspected religious radical by the French intelligence services.
World Dec 08Scuffles, tear gas as police clamp down on Paris protest
Crowds of yellow-vested protesters angry at President Emmanuel Macron and France’s high taxes tried to converge on the presidential palace Saturday, as police fired tear gas, amid exceptional security measures.
World Nov 11In remembering WWI, world warned of resurging ‘old demons’
World leaders with the power to make war but a duty to preserve peace solemnly marked the end of World War I’s slaughter 100 years ago at commemorations Sunday that drove home the message “never again” but also exposed the…
World Oct 11Analysis: Macron too busy to rush French government reshuffle
France's president is turning a government reshuffle into a soapbox against the time-pressures of modern politics and wall-to-wall news coverage.
World Oct 07Wife says Interpol officer sent knife image as danger signal
Less than an hour after she publicized the text from Interpol President Meng Hongwei, the disciplinary organ of China’s ruling Communist Party said it was investigating him.