World Cup 2018: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland in Group E opener

Philippe Coutinho's superb goal is not enough for Brazil who are held by Switzerland in their World Cup opener....

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Fields of dreams: Texas project seeks new corn strains for whiskey

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Reuters) - A master distiller and a crop scientist who specializes in corn breeding are working on a project they hope one day will help bring local identities to American...

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Turkey's jailed pro-Kurdish candidate in first TV appearance for 20 months

ANKARA (Reuters) - The jailed presidential candidate for Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition made his first television appearance in over a year and a half on Sunday, giving a campaign speech ahead of...

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Brilliant Mexico stun champions Germany

Mexico record the first shock win of the 2018 World Cup as Hirving Lozano's strike earns them victory over champions Germany....

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Guatemala ends victim searches at volcano where 110 died

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala on Sunday ended its victim search efforts in the zone that suffered most deaths and injuries from the Fuego volcano eruption, its disaster agency said....

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Eid ceasefire proved 'wide support' for Afghan Taliban, they say

KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban said their three-day Eid ceasefire, which ends on Sunday, proved the unity of their movement and its "wide national support" as the presidential palace extended...

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Boat caught in Europe's migration spat brings hundreds to Spain

VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Rescued migrants turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a grueling Mediterranean odyssey that became symbolic of Europe's...

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