Stories tagged: world
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
Congo’s presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu has asked the constitutional court to order a recount in the disputed election, declaring on Saturday that “you can’t manufacture results behind closed doors.”
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 3:55 p.m.
Tired but smiling, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which offered her asylum in a case that attracted global …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 3:29 p.m.
A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak blew apart a Paris bakery on Saturday and devastated the street it was on, killing three people and injuring dozens as …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
A doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe has crippled a health system that was already in intensive care from neglect. It mirrors the state of affairs in a country that was full …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 1:35 p.m.
Gaza’s ruling Hamas says Israeli undercover forces tried to install equipment to monitor the group’s landline communications during a botched mission in November.
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 1:10 p.m.
Thousands of yellow vest protesters have marched through Paris and other French cities for a ninth straight weekend to denounce President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies.
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 5 a.m.
The central French city of Bourges is shuttering shops to brace for possible violence between police and yellow vest protesters, as the nationwide movement seeks a new stage for its …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
Rapper Nick Conrad fined for ‘Hang White People’ tune on YouTube, faces incitement to murder charges in Paris
A French rapper of Cameroonian descent who goes by the name Nick Conrad is being fined nearly $6,000 for a since-deleted YouTube video that depicts the torture and hanging of …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 12:47 p.m.
An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she was abused by her family and feared for her life if deported back home left Thailand on Friday night for Canada, which has …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 11:01 a.m.
Heavy snowfall this week in the Balkans has closed down schools, left some remote villages cut off and disrupted traffic and power supplies in the region, while authorities in Bulgaria …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 10:23 a.m.
Protesting Greek school teachers have clashed with police in central Athens during a demonstration against government plans for hiring new teachers.
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
Roddickton-Bide Arm is a quaint coastal town on the northern peninsula of the island of Newfoundland, Canada.
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
European Union officials are working with Britain on ways to help Prime Minister Theresa May avoid a no-deal British departure from the bloc, although an EU leader insisted Friday that …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 12:57 p.m.
The U.S. military said Friday it has started pulling equipment, but not troops, out of Syria as a first step in meeting President Donald Trump’s demand for a complete military …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
O’naturel, the first full-time nudist restaurant in Paris is folding, um, going out of business.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Congo’s powerful Catholic church challenged the surprise win of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi in the presidential election on Thursday, saying official results do not match the outcome compiled by its …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 9 a.m.
As Brexit enters its endgame, the big divide is not between the U.K. and the European Union, but between Britain’s government and its Parliament.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 8:15 a.m.
A bomb-laden drone launched by Yemen’s Shiite rebels exploded over a military parade for the Saudi-led coalition and its allies on Thursday near the southern port city of Aden, killing …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly told the leader of his only major ally, China, that he is committed to setting up a second summit with President Donald …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:19 p.m.
A storm packing snow and rain that has battered Lebanon for five days left an 8-year-old Syrian girl dead, flooded neighborhoods and paralyzed major mountain roads.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 3:35 p.m.
Tens of thousands of Poles are protesting a government plan to hold a massive slaughter of wild boars as a way to stop the spread of the deadly African swine …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:42 p.m.
A semi-official news agency close to the Revolutionary Guard has confirmed that Iran is holding U.S. Navy veteran Michael R. White.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
London’s Heathrow Airport briefly halted departing flights on Tuesday after a reported drone sighting – a development that came just three weeks after multiple reports of drone sightings caused travel …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:44 p.m.
Deadly winter weather blasted Europe for yet another day Tuesday, trapping hundreds of people in Alpine regions, whipping up high winds that caused flight cancellations and increasing the risks of …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 12:35 p.m.
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Sukabumi in West Java on Tuesday afternoon, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has reported.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the U.S. national security adviser of making “a very serious mistake” Tuesday by demanding that Ankara guarantee the safety of Kurdish fighters in northeastern …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 9:28 p.m.
Guatemala is pulling out of a United Nations-sponsored anti-corruption commission after more than a year of tension between the government and the group, which has investigated top government officials and …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
A self-driving Yamanote Line train went for a test run in Tokyo on Monday morning, as East Japan Railway Co. unveiled its latest technology to the press.
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 11:15 a.m.
In what was billed as a “dramatic announcement,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a prime-time address to again dismiss a series of corruption allegations against him.
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The head of Thailand’s immigration police said Monday that an 18-year-old Saudi woman who was stopped in Bangkok as she was trying to travel to Australia for asylum to escape …