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Bernie Sanders tried to calm tensions among his delegates Monday at the Democratic National Convention but some weren't in a listening mood, seething over a lengthy primary campaign and a damaging email disclosure.

Sanders' delegates chanted the Vermont senator's name during the start of the convention and booed lustily at…

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A Russian whistleblower who helped uncover the biggest doping scandal in decades has told Reuters that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is more concerned about protecting the organisation than ridding world sport of drugs cheats.

A day after the IOC rejected a request by his wife, former Russian drugs cheat…

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Wyoming Gov Matt Mead has signed an agreement calling for cooperation between a consortium of Japanese companies and Wyoming experts in researching clean-coal technology.

Mead signed a memorandum of understanding Monday in Cheyenne with the president of the Japan Coal Energy Center. The center represents about 120 manufacturing and energy…

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged the divided nations of Southeast Asia to forge a consensus on how to address disputes with China in the South China Sea, appealing to the 10 countries to embrace a rules-based international system to resolve those differences peacefully.

Speaking to his…

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Donald Trump has a new, derisive nickname for his Democratic rival: Hillary "Rotten" Clinton.

Addressing backers in an overly warm ballroom in Roanoke, Virginia, the Republican presidential nominee on Monday lashed out at Clinton as low-energy and needing naps. He argued that she dropped her maiden name of Rodham because…

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Germany warned Monday of a potential backlash against migrants after a Syrian asylum seeker blew himself up outside a music festival, capping a week of attacks that has shaken the country.

The 27-year-old attacker wounded more than a dozen people in the southern city of Ansbach Sunday night and had…

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Former rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders urgently joined forces Monday to tamp down dissent among his supporters, as Democrats tried to keep infighting from overtaking an opening night featuring some of the party's biggest stars, including first lady Michelle Obama.

It was unclear whether the efforts would succeed. Chants…

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According to TripIndex Cities, an annual TripAdvisor cost comparison study, Hanoi, Vietnam is the best value destination in the world for a city break.

TripIndex Cities, conducted by independent research firm TNS, compares the cost of a three-night break during the summer travel period of June to September in 20…

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Even before Turkey was thrown into crisis by a coup attempt, its deal with the European Union to stop migration westward was under strain: Turks did not get the visa-free travel they were promised, and Greece was overwhelmed with asylum claims that have halted deportations for weeks.

Now critics of…

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People sit in front of Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra's painting art Cristo Redentor or Christ the Redeemer on the roof of a department store in Tokyo, Monday. The 11 x 56-meter mural will be there until the end of August as part of an event to promote the Rio de…

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