A woman tends to her injuries in front of riot police near a school being used as a polling station for the banned referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Spanish police moved in to shut down some polling stations as voting began Sunday in Catalonias illegal referendum on independence. Photographer: Geraldine Hope Ghelli/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Spain's Harsh Crackdown Draws Worldwide Attention To Catalonia

The Catalan government has claimed that 90 percent of voters are in favor of independence, following the violent crackdown Spanish riot police brought upon polling stations on Sunday. Catalan governme...
02/10/2017 9:48 AM IST
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU) for the upcoming general elections, waves to supporters during an election rally in Regensburg, Germany, September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Angela Merkel Wins Fourth Term As Chancellor In German Election

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union has come out on top in Germany's national election on Sunday, according to early exit polls, putting her on the path for a fourth term in power. E...
25/09/2017 8:26 AM IST
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un participates in a meeting with the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WorkersÕ Party of Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 4, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS. SOUTH KOREA OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan As Tensions Mount

North Korea launched an intermediate range missile from Pyongyang over Japan on Thursday, South Korea's Yonhap News agency reported, the latest in a series of recent provocative actions by the country...
15/09/2017 3:49 PM IST
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un participates in a meeting with the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WorkersÕ Party of Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 4, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS. SOUTH KOREA OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan As Tensions Mount

North Korea launched an intermediate range missile from Pyongyang over Japan on Thursday, South Korea's Yonhap News agency reported, the latest in a series of recent provocative actions by the country...
15/09/2017 8:44 AM IST
A police officer stands in front of armoured police personnel carriers on a street leading to the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 24, 2017 two days after the March 22 terror attack on the British parliament and Westminster Bridge. At least four people were killed and 40 injured after being run over and stabbed in a lightning attack at the gates of British democracy attributed by police to 'Islamist-related terrorism'. / AFP PHOTO / NIKLAS HALLE'N (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)

London Deploys The 'Talon' To Thwart Car-Ramming Attacks

As a guard against car-ramming attacks, London's Metropolitan Police have unveiled a new device that features spikes and netting intended to rapidly halt vehicles weighing up to 17 tons. The equipment...
12/09/2017 2:38 PM IST
Mandatory Credit: Photo by David Armengou/EPA/REX/Shutterstock (9007932g)Injured people react after a van crashed into pedestrians in Las Ramblas, downtown Barcelona, Spain, 17 August 2017. According to initial reports a van crashed into a crowd in Barcelona's famous Placa Catalunya square at Las Ramblas area injuring several. Local media report the van driver ran away, metro and train stations were closed. The number of people injured and the reasons behind the incident are not yet known. Official sources have not confirmed that the incident is a terrorist attack.A van crashes into pedestrians in Barcelona, Spain - 17 Aug 2017

13 People Dead After Van Plows Into Pedestrians At Major Tourist Hub In Barcelona

A van rammed into pedestrians on a popular tourist street in Barcelona Thursday afternoon, killing 13 and injuring more than 100. Authorities have arrested two suspects, but the driver of the van is...
18/08/2017 7:26 AM IST
Mandatory Credit: Photo by David Armengou/EPA/REX/Shutterstock (9007932g)Injured people react after a van crashed into pedestrians in Las Ramblas, downtown Barcelona, Spain, 17 August 2017. According to initial reports a van crashed into a crowd in Barcelona's famous Placa Catalunya square at Las Ramblas area injuring several. Local media report the van driver ran away, metro and train stations were closed. The number of people injured and the reasons behind the incident are not yet known. Official sources have not confirmed that the incident is a terrorist attack.A van crashes into pedestrians in Barcelona, Spain - 17 Aug 2017

Multiple People Dead After Van Plows Into Pedestrians At Major Tourist Hub In Barcelona

Multiple people were killed and injured when a van rammed into pedestrians on a popular tourist street in Barcelona. Authorities have arrested a suspect. Car and truck attacks have killed over 100 p...
18/08/2017 12:06 AM IST
A policeman looks at a photo exhibition "Lampedusa 361" on Theater square in Dresden, GermanyFebruary 10, 2017. An art installation presents photographs of the tombs of migrants who died while trying to reach Europe. REUTERS/Matthias Schumann

American Tourist Punched For Giving Nazi Salute In Germany

An American tourist suffered minor injuries in the German city of Dresden on Saturday morning after he was punched and beaten for repeatedly giving Nazi salutes. German police are investigating the ma...
14/08/2017 9:05 AM IST
BERLIN, GERMANY - JUNE 27: A woman shows a rainbow color heart during the Cristopher Street Day (CSD) parade on June 27, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. One day after the 'Yes' for same-sex marriage in the United States hundreds of thousands of people have celebrated the CSD in Berlin. The Christopher Street Day tuck place the first time in Germany named 'Gay Pride' in 1979 in West-Berlin. Similar marches are taking place in various cities around the world to commemorate the start of the gay rights movement. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

German Lawmakers Vote To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Germany's parliament on Friday passed legislation legalizing same-sex marriage ― a sudden landmark shift for LGBTQ rights in Europe's most populous country. The vote came days after Chancellor Angela...
30/06/2017 2:26 PM IST
The Telegram messaging app logo is seen on a website in Singapore November 19, 2015. The mobile messaging service Telegram, created by the exiled founder of Russia’s most popular social network site, has emerged as an important new promotional and recruitment platform for Islamic State. REUTERS/Thomas White

How Telegram Became The App Of Choice For ISIS

In the hours after the deadly terror attack on Monday in Manchester there was a flurry of activity on the Islamic State militant group's favorite app, an encrypted messaging service called Telegram. E...
25/05/2017 8:42 AM IST