Thu, 24 Jan 2019

Taliban launches assault on Afghan military base after day-long attack

KABUL, Afghanistan - Taliban insurgents launched a series of attacks across Afghanistan over the weekend, killing more than 50 people ...

U.S. airstrikes kill dozens of Al Shabaab militants in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - An extremist attack at a luxury hotel complex in Kenya's Nairobi last week was claimed by the ...

U.S. president and vice president pay tribute to Martin Luther King

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump made an unscheduled visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington on Monday, ...

Israel to shut down Palestinian schools in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - Israel has announced it will close all UNRWA schools in East Jerusalem and replace them with Israeli-run schools. ...

Trump Backs Venezuela Opposition Leader, Angering Russia

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he recognizes Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president, leading the South American ...

Trump cancels State of the Union address after Pelosi's rebuff

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 24 (ANI): US President Donald Trump has cancelled the annual State of the Union address after ...

'Get Out!': Maduro breaks diplomatic relations with USA

Caracas [Venezuela], Jan 24 (ANI): After the USA recognised opposition leader Juan Guaido as the Interim President, the beleaguered President ...

Trump Backs Venezuela Opposition Leader, Angering Russian Lawmakers

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he recognizes Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president, leading the South American ...

HRW Urges Laos to Investigate Missing Exiled Thai Activists

Human Rights Watch urged Laotian authorities Wednesday to probe the disappearances of three activists in exile, after police in Thailand ...

British Speedboat Killer Hands Himself In To Georgian Police

A British man who went on the run last year after killing his date in a speedboat crash on the ...

North Korean Prison 'Store' Exploits Inmates, Family Members

Guards at a prison camp in North Korea have recently enlarged a convenience store attached to the facility, pressuring inmates ...

Venezuela: Trump recognises Juan Guaido as Interim President

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 24 (ANI): US President Donald Trump has recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the Interim ...

Iranian Rights Activist Reza Khandan Gets Six-Year Prison Sentence

Iranian activist Reza Khandan, the husband of a jailed prominent human rights lawyer, has been sentenced to six years in ...

Erdogan Meeting With Putin In Moscow For Syria Talks

The Russian and Turkish presidents are meeting in Moscow for talks on Ankaras proposed 'security zone' in northern Syria. Vladimir ...

Russia Says 'Arbitrary' Israeli Air Strikes On Syria Should Stop

Russia has called on Israel to stop carrying out 'arbitrary' air strikes on Syrian territory, days after the Israeli Air ...

Mistaken Identity Adds To Tragedy On Afghan-Tajik Border

On the first day of 2019, 42-year-old Turahon Nurmatov was out in the pastureland of southwestern Tajikistan, tending a local ...

US: Senate to vote to reopen govt

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 23 (ANI): Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell struck an agreement with Minority leader Chuck Schumer to ...

Erdogan Arrives In Moscow For Syria Talks With Putin

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Moscow where he is due to hold talks with his Russian counterpart, ...

Lunchless Russian Schoolchildren Fainting From Hunger, Ombudsman Says

A regional Russian ombudsman says a growing number of children have been fainting from hunger at school, suggesting that they ...

Elizabeth Warren Pledges Help During Visit to Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren promised to help rebuild Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria and support laws ...

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Associated Press journalist died in hostilities he was covering

TRIPOLI, Libya - The Associated Press has paid tribute to its photoghrapher Mohamed Ben Khalifa, who was killed in clashes ...

Opposition to development of autonomous weapons growing

More than 60% of people around the world oppose the development of autonomous weapons that could select and kill targets ...

Trump: Maduro government illegitimate, names his own interim president

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump, in a shock move, has formally recognized the head of the Venezuela National ...

Trump says he will honor invitation by Pelosi to address nation

  WASHINGTO DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has swept aside security concerns about the upcoming State of the Union ...

Syrian government wants UN to rein Israel in

DAMASCUS, Syria - Just as the Syrian War is at a dying stage, Israel has stepped up its engagement prolonging ...

New Israeli airport named after astronaut Ilan Ramon

RAMON, Israel - The long-awaited new international airport in the south of Israel opened on Monday. Costing $455 million, the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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