Home / World News

Two killed in Iraq as protests spread

Two more demonstrators were killed in southern Iraq, officials said, as protests against unemployment on Saturday spread from the port city of Basra to other parts of the country, including Baghdad. Authorities scrambled to rein in days of unrest by declaring a curfew in Basra province,FULL STORY

Nicaraguan families reunited after attacks

More than 200 Nicaraguan university students were on Saturday reunited with their parents after a tense night of armed attacks that left two dead and dozens wounded. The students had sought refuge in a local church after police forced them out of the National AutonomousFULL STORY

Israeli airstrikes kill two teenagers in Gaza

Israel on Saturday unleashed its biggest airstrikes on the Gaza Strip since a 2014 war, killing two Palestinians, while dozens of rockets targeted Israel, but Hamas said that a ceasefire had been reached late in the day. The exchange of fire followed months of tension thatFULL STORY

Tanzanian president calls prisoners free labor, orders kickings for the lazy

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Saturday ordered that prisoners be made to work “day and night,” that conjugal visits be ended and that lazy inmates should be “kicked.” The leader, who has come under fire from rights groups over his authoritarian leadership style and a crackdownFULL STORY

EU foreign policy chief visits Libya to reopen mission

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini on Saturday visited Libya’s capital, Tripoli, to reopen the bloc’s diplomatic presence and border assistance mission. “The return of the diplomatic presence of the EU in Libya will further strengthen cooperation with the government, localFULL STORY

North Korea, US hold talks on war dead repatriation

North Korean and US military officials yesterday met at the inter-Korea border to discuss repatriation of the remains of US troops killed during the Korean War, a report said. Returning the remains of the US soldiers who perished during the 1950 to 1953 conflict wasFULL STORY

Haitian PM quits after deadly unrest

The embattled prime minister of Taiwan’s diplomatic ally Haiti, Jack Guy Lafontant, resigned on Saturday following deadly violence and looting sparked by a now-abandoned plan to raise fuel prices, triggering a fraught process to form a new government. “I submitted my resignation to the president ofFULL STORY

In Barbuda, China ‘filling void’ left by West

Steel drums carry a jubilant rendition of Guantanamera over the ruins of the Barbudan capital, Codrington, as dignitaries and residents mark the latest bit of progress in the island’s grueling struggle to recover from Hurricane Irma. The event celebrated a Chinese-funded program to replace roofs rippedFULL STORY

Celebrities, politicians lose big in Twitter purge

Egos have been bruised on Twitter after the social network initiated a change to how it tracks followers that saw some of the most popular users lose millions from their count. Following the change on Friday, which removed from the count accounts that have been suspendedFULL STORY

US lawmakers back fake kindergarten gun scheme

In Sacha Baron Cohen’s provocative new comedy show, US politicians are filmed backing a fictitious program to teach kindergartners how to use guns to defend themselves in school shootings. In a seven-episode series that launched on cable channel Showtime yesterday, the British prankster takes on fourFULL STORY

US judge questions plan to reunify migrant families

A US judge, responding to a plan to reunify children separated at the US-Mexico border, said he was having second thoughts about his belief that the administration of US President Donald Trump was acting in good faith to comply with his orders. The US Department ofFULL STORY

More :
Date Range : Past 7 Days Custom Date Range
TOP top