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US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman resigns

US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has submitted his resignation letter to President Donald Trump and plans to move back home to Utah, according to a source familiar with his thinking.

Trump accuses China of 'currency manipulation' as trade war escalates

President Donald Trump on Monday accused China of "currency manipulation," shortly after Beijing struck back with its own retaliatory action as the trade war continues to escalate.

Dow plunges 600 points after China devalues its currency

The Dow tumbled more than 600 points and global stocks were in disarray on Monday after China escalated the trade war with the United States.

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together

US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement.

Boris Johnson's girlfriend has moved into 10 Downing Street with him

Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds moved into Downing Street on Monday, the new UK prime minister's spokeswoman said.

South Korean bosses can now be jailed for firing bullied employees as country cracks down on toxic work culture

South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work ...

Germany cruises to Women's World Cup knockout stages, South Africa eliminated

Germany had already qualified for the knockout rounds of the Women's World Cup, but that didn't stop the high-flying side from dismantling South Africa in its final group stage match.

Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrested on corruption charges

Pakistan's former President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested Monday on corruption charges after a court rejected his bail application.

London to get 'world's first' infinity pool with 360-degree views

For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion.

Queen says her wartime generation was 'resilient' as she pays tribute to D-Day veterans

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has paid tribute on behalf of "the whole free world" to those who died during the Normandy landings in a poignant speech at D-Day commemorations in Portsmouth, southern England.

Cuba cruise ban causes confusion and uncertainty among travelers

The last remaining US cruise ship in Havana Harbor, Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas, departed Cuba on Wednesday afternoon.

Indian startup Zomato gives employees 26 weeks paid parental leave and $1,000 per child

Indian startup Zomato is giving six months of paid leave to all new parents among its 5,000 corporate employees worldwide.

Paris residents urged to screen for lead after Notre Dame fire

French health authorities are urging parents with young children and pregnant women to get their lead levels tested after April's catastrophic fire that engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral in the French capital.

Austria names its first female chancellor

Austria is welcoming its first female chancellor with the appointment of Brigitte Bierlein, who will lead a caretaker government until elections can be held in September.

Spanish footballers arrested in match-fixing probe

Spanish police have arrested a number of players and officials as part of an investigation into match-fixing in football, they said in a statement.

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