Fri, 16 Nov 2018

Saudi seeks death penalty for five Khashoggi murder suspects

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A day after Turkey said that suspects in the murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...

Afghanistan policemen killed in overnight Taliban attack

KABUL, Afghanistan - Amid an ongoing and intensified battle against Taliban, officials in Afghanistan have now reported another attack by ...

Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh to stop repatriation

NEW YORK, New York – The Bangladesh government should follow the recommendations of senior UN refugee and human rights officials ...

Chinese-owned cars, properties seized by Oz federal police

SYDNEY, Australia - The Australian Federal Police, at the request of the Chinese government, have seized a large quantity of ...

Liberman quits cabinets, party leaves government

JERUSALEM – Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman resigned on Wednesday. The resignation, which was largely expected, followed the ceasefire agreed ...

White House files defense against CNN lawsuit

CNN - The White House asserts that it can pick and choose which journalists are given a permanent pass to ...

Four-week old baby allegedly assaulted by 25-year old man

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A 25-year old man appeared in Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday charged with assaulting a four-week old ...

CNN taking Trump, White House to court

ATLANTA, Georgia - CNN has filed a lawsuit against U.S. President Trump and a number of White House officials, in ...

U.S. president continues attacks on Macron

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. President Donald Trump has continued his personal attacks on French President Emmanuel Macron despite saying the ...

California wildfire becomes deadliest blaze in state history

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The Camp Fire raging in northern California has now become the deadliest blaze in the history of ...

Israel should bear responsibility for flare up in Gaza

GAZA STRIP – It was an assassination that went wrong. It wasn’t meant to be. Five Israeli special forces soldiers ...

British government shatters, mass resignations over Brexit

LONDON, UK - Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has dropped a bombshell on the UK government by resigning from Prime Minister ...

Oxford's Word of the Year: Toxic

It's official: 2018 is toxic. Oxford Dictionaries has chosen 'toxic' as its international word of the year. Oxford University Press ...

620 Million Children Lack Proper School Toilets

LONDON - A lack of proper school toilets threatens the health, education and safety of at least 620 million children ...

Bangladesh halts forced Rohingya repatriation

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Nov 16 (ANI): Muhammad Abdul Kalam, the Commissioner of the Bangladesh Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commission, stated that ...

California Blazes' Toll at 59; Camp Fire 40 Percent Contained

The death toll from devastating wildfires in California rose to 59 Thursday as authorities searched for dozens of people who ...

Top UN Official Cautiously Optimistic Idlib Will Remain Quiet

A top U.N. humanitarian official calls himself cautiously optimistic that the quiet in Syria's Idlib province will continue to hold. ...

Climate Change, Steel, Migration Bedevil G20 Communique

BUENOS AIRES - Climate change, steel and migration have emerged as sticking points in the final communique that world leaders ...

Jurors in 'El Chapo' Trial Told of Mexico's Drug Wars, Corruption

NEW YORK - A key prosecution witness in the U.S. trial of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman on Thursday told jurors ...

Bangladesh: Rohingya Repatriation Fails Amid Protests

Bangladesh did not begin planned Rohingya repatriations on Thursday because no refugees agreed to return to Myanmar, while hundreds protested ...

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White House gripped with rumors of Trump’s Cabinet shakeup

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In the aftermath of the embarrassment from the Midterm elections earlier this month, the White House has ...

Saudi seeks death penalty for five Khashoggi murder suspects

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A day after Turkey said that suspects in the murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...

Afghanistan policemen killed in overnight Taliban attack

KABUL, Afghanistan - Amid an ongoing and intensified battle against Taliban, officials in Afghanistan have now reported another attack by ...

Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh to stop repatriation

NEW YORK, New York – The Bangladesh government should follow the recommendations of senior UN refugee and human rights officials ...

Chinese-owned cars, properties seized by Oz federal police

SYDNEY, Australia - The Australian Federal Police, at the request of the Chinese government, have seized a large quantity of ...

Liberman quits cabinets, party leaves government

JERUSALEM – Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman resigned on Wednesday. The resignation, which was largely expected, followed the ceasefire agreed ...

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