U.S. House passes bill to halt Guantanamo transfers WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday that would bar any transfers of detainees from the Guantanamo Bay military prison while President Barack Obama is president or until he signs a new defence policy bill.
Clinton returns to campaign trail after pneumonia bout WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton planned to resume campaigning on Thursday after pneumonia forced her to take time off, and a top aide said the Democratic candidate's presidential campaign would have to work harder because a candidate as controversial as Republican Donald Trump makes it "harder to be heard."
EU leaders must not let current crisis go to waste - EU's Tusk BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - European Council president Donald Tusk said EU leaders meeting in Bratislava on Friday aimed to agree a roadmap to move the European Union forward after the shock of Britain's vote to leave.
South Africa to appeal Pistorius murder sentence again JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African state prosecutors will approach the Supreme Court of Appeal for leave to challenge Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence after failing with a similar bid at a lower court, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Thursday.
Saudi, Yemen forces clash on border, combatants say DUBAI/SANAA (Reuters) - Forces allied to Yemen's Houthi group attacked across the border into Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan province on Thursday, with both sides claiming victory in the skirmish and giving conflicting accounts of casualties.
Dalai Lama, in Europe, urges 'constructive criticism' of China STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, said on Thursday the European Union should offer "constructive criticism" of China.
Syrian opposition negotiator says no date set to resume peace talks BEIRUT (Reuters) - A member of the Syrian opposition's High Negotiations Committee on Thursday denied there was any date for a resumption of peace talks with the government after Russia's deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying they could happen at the end of September.
Southampton need pressure in order to deliver, says Tadic (Reuters) - Southampton must turn up the heat on themselves in order to pick up good results, midfielder Dusan Tadic said ahead of Thursday's Europa League encounter with Sparta Prague.
Barkley needs to improve, says Everton boss Koeman LONDON (Reuters) - England midfielder Ross Barkley needs to improve "in all areas" according to his Everton manager Ronald Koeman who substituted him at halftime during the 3-0 win at Sunderland on Monday.