World

News

Bomb attacks at 3 churches in Indonesia kill at least 2

Authorities suspect the Islamic State-inspired group Jeemah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) of being behind the attacks, although no one has claimed responsibility yet. It was not clear if any other perpetrators were among those killed or injured. "Police have...

N. Korea to Dismantle Nuclear Test Site Later This Month

It added that North Korean media and reporters from South Korea, China, Russia, the U.S. and United Kingdom will be allowed to attend the dismantlement ceremony. Two of the North Korean missiles passed over the Japanese island of Hokkaido. He said ...

Protesters warn democracy at risk if Filipino justice ousted

February 21, 2018 Mallari requests Solicitor General Jose Calida to initiate quo warranto proceedings against Sereno, claiming she was disqualified to hold office for her supposed failure to file the required number of statements of assets, liabili...

Kenya: Authorities Say Dam Was Built Illegally

Bloomberg reported the death toll had climbed to 150. The Kenyan law requires that any private dam deeper than 5 meters should be regularized by the government. The manager of the farm that hosts the Solai killer Dam, Vinod Jayakumar has opened up...

Israel Defense Forces Say Iran Launched Missiles At The Golan Heights

Israel's military went on high alert Tuesday and bomb shelters were ordered open in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights following reports of "irregular activity of Iranian forces in Syria". The army would not comment on what exactly was sacked from ...

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Scattered storms tonight - Sunny and Hot this weekend

Saturday will be very warm and mostly sunny for most, with extra clouds hovering over Dover as the mercury climbs into the mid to upper 80s. Wind: S 10-15 miles per hour. Sunday - A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Saturday's forecast calls...

Moscow says it won't supply advanced air defenses to Syria

There's been much speculation circulating in the media around the possibility of Russian Federation supplying its S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Syria after the latter was attacked by three Western nations - the United States, France and the...

Kelly Assailed For Saying Immigrants 'Don't Integrate Well, Don't Have Skills'

Asked about the embarrassment comment, Kelly told a group of reporters later Friday that he "corrected that and said 'distracted.'" Asked if the president was distracted by the probe, Kelly said, "It's untrue, it's a witch hunt , right, and it distr...

Raazi Box Office Predictions: All Set To Take A Decent Start!

While it's Alia who shoulders most of the film, the supporting cast also pitches in with their assured performances. It is based on the true story of a Kashmiri spy during the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war - a turbulent time for both India and P...

Iran warns of reprisal if USA doesn't compensate

President Vladimir Putin's foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, said the Russian president discussed the situation around the 2015 nuclear deal in Friday's phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , and their positions were "practical...

The Bank Of England Turns Dovish In May And Walks Away

The economy grew by just 0.1 percent quarter-on-quarter, markedly below the Bank of England's forecast of around 0.4 percent. The Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met as scheduled, but made a decision to keep monetary policy settings unch...

ISRAEL ON EDGE: Protesters Gather at Israel-Gaza Border

The protests are due to culminate early next week. Last December, US President Donald Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's so-called capital and relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the occupied Jerusalem al-Q...

Chinese insurer Anbang's ex-boss jailed 18 years for fraud

When contacted by Reuters, an Anbang spokesman said the insurer, which is under government supervision, is stable and has "sufficient cash flow" to fulfill commitments to all customers. Anbang gained global recognition in 2014 with the purchase of Ne...

Palestinians slam early release of Israeli soldier convicted of killing Palestinian

This past March, the military parole board cut Azaria's sentence by a third for " good behaviour ". Azaria entered jail on August 9, after being convicted of manslaughter for shooting Palestinian attacker Abdel Fatah al-Sharif on March 24, 2016.

US Issues Sanctions on Iran-Linked Currency Exchange Network

Mnuchin. The UAE said later it had placed the same companies and people on its list of terrorists and terrorist organizations doing business with the IRGC-QF. The president's decision has given grace periods of 90 days to six months for companies t...

Erdogan tells Rouhani that USA decision on Iran nuclear deal wrong

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday, also during a phone conversation with Erdogan, that Europe and the other participating countries should clearly define their stances to salvage the deal. Erdogan told Rouhani that Turkey supports the ...

Michelle Wolf Returns to Seth Meyers' 'Late Night'

After Wolf delivered her monologue at the WHCD, she was slammed for jokes that some thought criticized Sanders' appearance. As I'm sure you're aware, Wolf has been in the news lately thanks to the popularity of her sensational HBO stand-up special N...

One killed as persons attacked worshippers in South African mosque

They are supposed to be three Egyptian nationals. "The priest was tied up and thrown to his knees and his throat was slit". The mosque was also set alight. South Africa has a history of relative religious tolerance. Muslims make up about 1.9 pe...

IDF Post Images of Reported Iranian Infrastructure Hit in Syria

Israel accused General Qassem Soleimani, the leader of the Quds Force, of being behind the attack . Iranian officials offered no immediate comment on Israel's claim about the missile fire. Danny Danon wrote in a letter to U.N. Chief Antonio G...

Iran said it was ready for U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal

The Obama-era deal was dumped earlier this week by the United States, and surprised many of its allies who are part of the deal. The other major powers involved in the deal - Britain, Germany, France, Russia and China - have promised to uphold the ...

Russia, Iran will continue 'coordination'on N

Their meeting focused on the prospects of the Iran nuclear deal after the USA withdrawal from it, according to a statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry. He told Zarif that Japan will continue to support the Iran nuclear deal. The IAEA is present...

7 found dead in Western Australia with possible gunshot wounds

Two adults were found dead outside the building, while the bodies of four children and another adult was discovered inside. "We have no information to say there are any other public safety concerns at this stage". Police located seven persons decea...

104 year old Australian Scientist David Goodall ends his Life

He departed from this world with theatrics by his side. " David Goodall is exactly the sort of member that Exit is made of and is proud of", Dr. Nitschke said in a statement, adding: "It was a wonderful experience to know him and be so intimately ...

Ties with US, North Korea make Singapore optimum summit site

The three Americans formerly held hostage in North Korea gesture next to U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , upon their arrival at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., May 10, 2018 . It was their second encounter in l...

Iraqi Operation Capture Five Top ISIS Members

President Donald Trump tweeted about the incident, saying: " Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured! ". Hashimi said the operation was carried out in cooperation with USA forces, part of an American-led coalition fighting against Islamic ...

Blast, gunfire kill 5 people in Kabul

Despite repeated pledges by the government to tighten security, hundreds of people have been killed and injured in attacks in the city since the beginning of the year. Gunfire was also reported during the "cleanup operation" following the blast. ...

Boris Johnson attacks PM's customs plan as "crazy"

Asked if the technical infrastructure might not be ready to get a new customs system up and running in two or three years after Britain had fully left the customs union, the Secretary of State said: "It's possible". " That's not taking back control o...

Chocolate truck spill causes sticky situation on Polish highway

The auto lurched, the tank's contents spilled out onto the road, and the driver was hospitalized with a broken arm. A local fire fighter told reporters it will take several hours to clear, as "once it hardens, chocolate is worse than snow".

Six policemen killed in Indonesia prison riot

Another one has been held as hostage. Last week three militants suspected of planning attacks on police stations were arrested in West Java. In a message carried on its Amaq news agency , Islamic State claimed responsibility for the incident and s...

Trump says 'everyone thinks' he should win the Nobel Peace Prize

Mr Trump, criticised for inflaming global tensions with confrontational tweets, is expected to meet North Korean president Kim Jong-un next month amid signs that tensions have begun to thaw. The Norwegian police said Tuesday they had closed an invest...

Search

Breaking News

After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go

The calf was born on July 24 near Victoria, but died shortly after being given life. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal gro...

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Goelman said that the deputy director's decision comes after the head of the office that normally handles disciplinary actions decided Strzok should instead face a demotion and 60-...

Canada seeks help on Saudi row

Being a reformer is not the same as being a democrat, however. Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was "considering additional measures" against Canada, without elaborating. "We will do...

'Totally complicit': Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded her White House firing

In a tell-all interview with NBC's Meet the Press , she spoke in dramatic terms about the White House's difficulties with race, honesty and loyalty, at the same time that Pr...

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American F...

Erdogan vows to defy U.S. 'threats' after currency crash

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is appealing for calm as the country's currency plunges, urging people to change foreign money into local lira . The White House said he...

Erdogan says US 'wrong' to threaten Turkey after Trump doubles tariffs

A meeting between senior diplomats from the two countries on Wednesday in Washington did not produce significant progress to ease tensions over the trial of United States pastor...

Imran Khan's PTI, opposition parties struggle to consolidate their position in parliament

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said on Friday. Former Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ay...

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

Special Reports

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...