Mon, 19 Aug 2019

4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

Government in eastern Libya denies abducting Seham Sergewa

TRIPOLI, Libya - An international human rights group has called on the Interim government in eastern Libya to exert all ...

North Korea Fires More Weapons; Criticizes South Korea

SEOUL - North Korea has launched a fresh round of short-range weapons into the sea off its east coast, South ...

UN chief condemns bomb attack on wedding ceremony in Kabul

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 19 (ANI): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday condemned the "horrific" bomb attack that targeted ...

UN appeals for more help to alleviate Venezuela refugee crisis

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 19 (ANI): The United Nations on Sunday appealed for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring ...

Seized Iranian Tanker Leaves Gibraltar

Last updated on Aug. 18, 2019 at 8:30 p. m.WASHINGTON - An Iranian supertanker left Gibraltar on Sunday after authorities ...

Iranian Tanker Lifts Anchor, Sets Sail From Gibraltar

An Iranian supertanker sought by the United States on suspicion of being tied to a sanctioned organization set off from ...

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Temple Mount 'violations'

Amman [Jordan], Aug 19 (ANI): Jordan's Foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned Israel's ambassador to the country, Amir Weissbrod, in protest ...

ISIS recruit Jack Letts stripped of British citizenship

London [UK], Aug 19 (ANI): Jack Letts, a British-Canadian national who converted to Islam and fled his home in Oxford ...

Ode to the poem: why memorising poetry still matters for human connection

Memorising poetry was once common in classrooms. But it has, for the most part, gone out of style. There are ...

With Recent Terror Attacks, IS Expands Presence in Mozambique

Last week, militants affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) terror group stormed into a Christian village in northern Mozambique, burning ...

Leaked UK Memos Warn of Food, Drug Shortages in Brexit Chaos

LONDON - Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. ...

Ukraine High On The Agenda As Macron Hosts Putin In Southern France

French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to try to convince his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to accept Ukraine's overtures of ...

Rieko Ioane released by All Blacks

Cape Town - Under pressure wing Rieko Ioane is one of nine players released by the All Blacks for the ...

Netanyahu To Embark On Two-Day Ukraine Visit

KYIV -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to embark on a two-day trip to the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, ...

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Kudlow defends Trump attempt to restructure trade relations with China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser has ridiculed the idea that the country is facing a ...

Argentine president replaces treasury minister

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Nicolas Dujovne has been replaced as Minister for the Treasury in Argentina, in a shock move ...

Expo 2020 Dubai to feature 220,000 square metres nursery

DUBAI, UAE - In October next year, Dubai will take to the world stage for a long antipated international event ...

UK commits 600 million pounds to new housing projects in England

LONDON, UK - Up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas will be delivered through over £600 million of ...

Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...

Vacation rentals company stopped guests from posting bad reviews

WASHINGTON, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that five ...

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