Last week, British Prime Minister David Cameron issued a plaintive appeal to voters in Scotland ahead of Thursday’s referendum on Scottish independence. "We desperately want you to stay; we do not want this family of nations to be ripped apart," Cameron wrote in a column published in the Daily Mail. Read full article >>
Some 49 Turkish hostages seized by militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June are now back in Turkey, says Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.
By Oliver Holmes and Alexandria Sage BAGHDAD/PARIS (Reuters) - French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and also control large parts of neighboring Syria. President Francois Hollande said Rafale jets hit "a logistics depot of the terrorists" near the ci
GLASGOW, Scotland — Liz Quinn’s longtime dream of a fully independent Scotland was shattered early Friday after Scots voted overwhelmingly to stay within the United Kingdom.“I am deeply disappointed, but you know, we’re still standing,” said Quinn, 75, a retired school principal who has spent decades campaigning for independence. “We will not get another bite at that cherry, not in my lifetim
TOKYO — Soon after Shinzo Abe, who practiced archery in his college days, returned for his second stint as Japan’s prime minister in late 2012, he promised to unleash “three arrows” to fix the economy. Read full article >>