Thu, 16 Aug 2018

Roadside bomb targets Saudi-backed local Yemeni governor

ADEN, Yemen - A targeting roadside bomb exploded in Yemen's southern city of Aden, targeting the convoy of a local ...

Iran unveils next-generation short-range ballistic missile

TEHRAN, Iran - Amid rising tensions with the U.S., after the country’s President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear ...

Patients, staff flee Spanish hospital after it catches fire

MADRID, Spain - A hospital in the Canary Islands was set ablaze by a patient’s relative on Monday night, which ...

Hundreds injured after platform at Spanish festival collapse

MADRID, Spain -  A city in northwestern Spain, which had been hosting a popular annual seaside music festival, witnessed tragedy ...

Largest earthquake ever rocks Alaska’s North Slope

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer said that Alaska’s North Slope experienced the largest ever earthquake ...

Helicopter crash in Tajikistan leaves five dead

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - In an incident that left five people dead, a helicopter made a hard landing in the mountains ...

Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

'United Against Hate' dwarfs 'Unite the Right' in Washington

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Anyone who witnessed the chilling sight of America’s racial divide rearing its ugly head in Charlottesville, Virginia ...

Cambodian Election Results Give Ruling Party Sweep of Seats

PHNOM PENH - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party has won all 125 seats in the National Assembly, official ...

New Amnesty International Leader's 1st Move Targets Zimbabwe

JOHANNESBURG - Amnesty International's new leader said Wednesday his first act is writing to Zimbabwe's next president about the disappearance ...

Taliban Stops Guaranteeing Safety of Red Cross Workers in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - The Taliban says it has withdrawn its security assurances for the International Committee of the Red Cross ...

Oral Sex, Then Holy Water: Report Documents Abuse by Priests

HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA - A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she'd had ...

Black Americans Aren't Buying Omarosa's Turn Against Trump

WASHINGTON - For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see ...

White House Admits Error on Black Employment Claim

The White House has acknowledged error in its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs ...

China Blasts US Solar Tariffs

AFP - China has blasted US tariffs on solar panel imports, filing a complaint at the World Trade Organization in ...

Dozens Killed In Suicide Bomb Attack On Kabul Education Center

A suicide bomber has targeted students preparing for university exams in a predominantly Shi'ite neighborhood in the Afghan capital, Kabul, ...

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Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...

Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

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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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