News : World

ISIS Spokesman Calls for Attacks on Arab Nations

Monday  05:30,   23 april 2018
The New York Times

For years, ISIS called for attacks abroad. In the latest speech by its spokesman, the group is focusing on enemies closer to home.In his first statement in 10 months, the Islamic State’s spokesman on Sunday called for violence against neighboring[...]

Despite delay, experts say any evidence in suspected Syria chemical attack likely remains

Monday  05:05,   23 april 2018
NBC News

"It is unlikely that all traces of evidence could be removed but it could be tampered with," one expert said.Chemical weapons inspectors were able to reach a site and take samples from Syria's Douma on Saturday, two weeks after a suspected [...]

Frustrated at visa holdup, Russians turn their backs on America

Monday  02:25,   23 april 2018

Fewer U.S. embassy staff has meant that Russians must wait almost a year for American visas.Escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington are putting a damper on Russians’ vacation plans, catching ordinary people in diplomatic crosswires that[...]

Nicaragua cancels planned welfare overhaul in bid to end protests

Monday  01:40,   23 april 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said on Sunday a planned overhaul of the welfare system that sparked days of deadly protests had been canceled, as he attempted to end the biggest crisis of his administration. Ortega has been on the defensive[...]

French, German leaders will tell Trump this week not to wreck Iran nuclear deal

Monday  01:35,   23 april 2018
Tribune News Service

President Donald Trump faces a European double bill this week as a deadline looms for deciding whether the U.S. will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, arriving back to back,[...]

Korean Air Heiresses, One Known for ‘Nut Rage,’ Lose Their Jobs

Monday  01:10,   23 april 2018
The New York Times

The conglomerate removed the two sisters after they were accused of abusing employees, and the family is vilified in South Korea.SEOUL, South Korea — Two sisters accused of abusing Korean Air employees will be removed from management positions in[...]

Israeli minister vows to help Ethiopian Jews move to Israel

Monday  00:35,   23 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>Israel's Justice minister vowed to help Ethiopia's Jews immigrate to Israel as soon as possible during a rare visit to Ethiopia.</p>Ayelet Shaked visited the synagogue in Addis Ababa on[...]

This Spy Survived Torture to Make the Nazis Pay for Their Crimes

Monday  00:30,   23 april 2018

Odette Sansom, one of the few female spies for the Allies in World War II, bore witness against Nazi war criminals at Nuremberg.SOURCE PA[...]

Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

Sunday  22:50,   22 april 2018
Associated Press

President Donald Trump is claiming North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un, but that's not the case.&nbsp;North Korea said Friday it would suspend nuclear tests and[...]

How the families of 10 massacred Rohingya fled Myanmar

Sunday  22:30,   22 april 2018

<p>Rehana Khatun dreamed her husband came home. He appeared without warning in their village in western Myanmar, outside their handsome wooden house shaded by mango trees. "He didn't say anything," she said. "He was only there[...]

China, Feeling Left Out, Has Plenty to Worry About in North Korea-U.S. Talks

Sunday  21:10,   22 april 2018
The New York Times

Beijing fears that a grand deal with the North’s longtime enemies could diminish its influence over Pyongyang, experts said.Worse, many Chinese analysts say, North Korea could pursue a grand bargain designed not only to bring the isolated nation[...]

As Macron arrives to meet Trump, fate of Iran nuclear deal is front and center

Sunday  21:07,   22 april 2018

Europeans hope the French president can forge a compromise that would preserve the 2015 accord.“It was like a good discussion with a buddy in a bar,” recalled a French official. “At the end, you don’t know exactly what it means.” Now that Trump has[...]

Iran's foreign minister warns of 'unpleasant' consequences if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal

Sunday  20:36,   22 april 2018

Iran's foreign minister warned that President Donald Trump's threats to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement send a "very dangerous message" about the wisdom of negotiating a deal with the United States. Speaking to reporters in[...]

More than 20 dead in Nicaragua protests: rights group

Sunday  18:35,   22 april 2018

More than 20 people have been killed in a clashes between Nicaraguan police and demonstrators in a wave of protests over pension reform, a local human rights body said Sunday. The Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights said it was still trying to verify [...]

Trump on North Korea: 'Maybe things will work out, and maybe they won’t'

Sunday  17:35,   22 april 2018
The Hill

President Trump on Sunday said there is a chance that nuclear negotiations with North Korea will be unsuccessful while criticizing past administrations on the issue. Trump in the first of two tweets initially mocked "Meet the Press'" host Chuck[...]