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Hamas says ready to hand Gaza to a Palestinian unity government

CAIRO/RAMALLAH (Reuters) - Hamas has agreed to dissolve the administration that runs Gaza, it said on Sunday, a major step towards handing control of the enclave to a Palestinian unity government after a decade of bitter rivalry with President Mahmoud Abbas.

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Exclusive: ‘We will kill you all‘ - Rohingya villagers in Myanmar beg for safe passage

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Thousands of Rohingya Muslims in violence-racked northwest Myanmar are pleading with the authorities for safe passage from two remote villages that are cut off by hostile Buddhists and running short of food.

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Tillerson says U.S. could stay in Paris climate accord

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States could remain in the Paris climate accord under the right conditions, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday.

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American tourists attacked with acid at French train station

MARSEILLE (Reuters) - A woman threw acid at four female American tourists at a train station in the French city of Marseille on Sunday, an attack police said they did not believe was terrorism-related.

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U.S. could remain in Paris climate accord: Tillerson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday the United States could remain in the Paris climate accord under the right conditions.

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Japan‘s PM Abe considers snap election as early as October: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering calling a snap election for as early as next month to take advantage of his improved approval ratings and disarray in the main opposition party, government and ruling party sources said on Sunday.

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Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday retweeted a doctored video of himself taking a golf swing and hitting former Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton, who then stumbles as she boards a plane.

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Haley says U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday that the U.N. Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea‘s nuclear program and the United States may have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon.

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‘Saturday Night Live‘ delivered laughs, now it‘s looking for Emmys

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Saturday Night Live" found laughter and lampoonery in America‘s fraught political and social scene and on Sunday the satirical sketch show looks set to reap the benefits at the Emmy awards, the highest honors in television.

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Iran leader Khamenei warns U.S. against ‘wrong move‘ on nuclear deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will not be bullied by the United States and will react strongly to any "wrong move" by Washington on Tehran‘s nuclear deal, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday.

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Far-right party likened to Nazis to shake up German parliament

FRANKFURT AN DER ODER, Germany (Reuters) - The first far-right party set to enter Germany‘s parliament for more than a half a century says it will press for Chancellor Angela Merkel to be "severely punished" for opening the door to refugees and migrants.

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Syrian army and allies close in on Islamic State in Deir al-Zor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops seized a suburb of the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Sunday, tightening the noose around Islamic State, a Syrian military source said.

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Iran leader Khamenei warns against U.S. ‘wrong move‘ on nuclear deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran would react strongly to any "wrong move" by the United States on Tehran‘s nuclear deal, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, after President Donald Trump accused Iran of violating the "spirit" of the agreement.

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Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to top U.S. court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States - manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering - and one the Supreme Court has never curbed.

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As Trump visits U.N., New York prepares for ‘Super Bowl‘ of security

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police and a host of federal agencies are preparing for the annual traffic and security nightmare known as the United Nations General Assembly, featuring a week of speeches by U.S. President Donald Trump and a parade of other dignitaries.

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Russia rejects allegation it bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry on Sunday denied it had bombed U.S.-backed militias in Syria, saying its planes only targeted Islamic State militants and that it had warned the United States well in advance of its operational plans.

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British police arrest second man over London train bombing

LONDON (Reuters) - A second man has been arrested over Friday‘s bombing of a London commuter train that injured 30 people and Britain remained on its highest level of alert on Sunday with soldiers helping provide security.

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British police arrest second man over London train bomb

LONDON (Reuters) - A second man has been arrested over Friday‘s bomb attack on a London underground train that injured 30 people, police said on Sunday, as Britain remained on its highest level of alert with soldiers helping provide security.

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Syrian army, allies close in on Islamic State in Deir al-Zor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops seized a suburb of the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Sunday, tightening the noose around Islamic State militants, a military source said.

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Second man arrested over London train attack: police

LONDON (Reuters) - A second man has been arrested by police investigating Friday‘s bomb attack on a London underground train, police said.

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St. Louis protest turns violent after peaceful rallies against police acquittal

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St. Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.

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South Korea says Moon and Trump agree on need for stronger North Korea sanctions

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea‘s President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to exert stronger pressure through sanctions on North Korea following its nuclear and missile tests, South Korea‘s presidential office said following a telephone call between the two leaders on Sunday.

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St. Louis protest turns violent after earlier peaceful march over police acquittal

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.

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Protesters march through St. Louis after policeman‘s acquittal

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Activists marched through two upscale shopping malls and into the streets of St. Louis on Saturday, marking a second day of demonstrations against the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.

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