Wed, 24 Oct 2018

Two deaths after boat carrying migrants sinks

ISTANBUL, Turkey – A boat carrying migrants has sunk in the Aegean Sea, just 50 metres off Turkey’s Mugla coast, ...

Trump seeks disarmament, then threatens Russia with nukes

MOSCOW, Russia - Two days after the U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intentions to withdraw the U.S. from the ...

Trump's bid to nix a nuclear arms treaty imperils its allies

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The U.S. President Donald Trump, who has proactively pursued better ties with Russia ever since assuming office, ...

Turkish President Erdogan to reveal details of Khasoggi case

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its ...

In shocking plot switch, Saudi claims Khashoggi was murdered

WASHINGTON, U.S. - For 17 days, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remained unfazed despite mounting fears of anarchy, threats of ...

Deadly train accident in Taiwan kills 22, hundreds injured

TAIPEI, Taiwan - In a tragic incident that took place in the city of Taitung in Taiwan on Sunday, a train ...

Polling day violence in Afghanistan kills 67, injuries 126

KABUL, Afghanistan - Despite a threat of violent attacks, thousands of Afghans bravely headed to the polls on Saturday to ...

55 killed in sectarian violence sparked at Nigerian market

KADUNA, Nigeria - A spat that broke out between porters in a Nigerian town sparked violent sectarian clashes between young ...

U.S. to pull out of nuclear with with Russia

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that the United States is withdrawing from its landmark Intermediate-Range ...

Judiciary will have the final say, says Saudi HRC

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia was insisting Saturday that its judiciary has full autonomy in investigating, and potentially prosecting ...

Former prime minister of Netherlands is dead at age 80

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – The former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, who helped forge the country's famed consensus-based politics and oversaw ...

No skepticism over Saudi actions in Middle East

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – While the international community was expressing scepticism about steps taken by Saudi Arabia in the case ...

More sanctions as Venezuelan inflation nears one million %

President Donald Trump has spoken forcefully about the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, calling it a “human tragedy” at the United ...

Putin, Bolton Discuss Possible U.S.-Russia Summit In Paris

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told U.S. national-security adviser John Bolton that he wants to continue a dialogue with President ...

Researchers Discover Microplastics in 100 Percent of People Studied

In the first study of its kind, Austrian researchers have tracked the movement of microplastics into human beings. The results ...

Statement by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie in Lima, Peru

Buenos dias, I am very grateful to President Vizcarra for receiving me this morning, and for the talks we have ...

Dead bird on runway makes Kochi-Delhi flight abort 2 landing attempts

New Delhi [India], Oct 23 (ANI): A Vistara flight operating on the Kochi-Delhi route had to abort two landing attempts ...

Vandalism, Neglect Haunt Libya's Ancient Heritage Sites

SHAHAT, LIBYA - Graffiti covers the ruins of Cyrene in eastern Libya, a city founded by Greeks more than 2,600 ...

Human Rights Watch: Palestinians Crush Dissent with Torture

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK - Security forces of the rival Palestinian governments routinely use torture and arbitrary arrests, among other tactics, ...

Japan: Man Believed to Be Missing Journalist in Syria Freed

TOKYO - Japan's government said Tuesday that a man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who went missing three ...

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Deadly train accident in Taiwan kills 22, hundreds injured

TAIPEI, Taiwan - In a tragic incident that took place in the city of Taitung in Taiwan on Sunday, a train ...

Polling day violence in Afghanistan kills 67, injuries 126

KABUL, Afghanistan - Despite a threat of violent attacks, thousands of Afghans bravely headed to the polls on Saturday to ...

Imran Khan to resume peace talks post 2019 general elections

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Oct 23 (ANI): Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he will resume peace talks with ...

Pakistan Hopeful Nascent US-Taliban Peace Talks Will Stabilize Region

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan appeared upbeat Tuesday about the recently launched U.S.-led dialogue with the Taliban, saying ...

Pakistani PM Khan Vows to Hold Peace Talks with India

RIYADH - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday vowed to hold peace talks with arch-rival India following elections in the ...

Singaporean paraglider found dead in Kangra Valley

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), [India], Oct 23 (ANI): Kok Choonk Na, a paraglider of Singaporean descent who was missing since yesterday ...

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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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