News : World

N.Korean leader visits China embassy, hospital after fatal bus crash

Tuesday  03:35,   24 april 2018
Reuters

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited the Chinese embassy in Pyongyang on Monday to express "deep sympathy" over a bus accident that killed 32 Chinese tourists and critically injured two, the North's state media said on Tuesday. Kim[...]

Pope becomes ice cream man for a day, gives homeless 3,000 gelati

Tuesday  00:10,   24 april 2018
Reuters

Here's the scoop: Pope Francis became an ice cream man for a day on Monday as Rome charity workers dished out 3,000 helpings of gelato to the homeless and needy as his gift to them on his name day. Francis was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio and, in[...]

UK man convicted of hate crime for Nazi-salute dog video

Tuesday  00:10,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

A Scottish man who filmed a dog appearing to give Nazi salutes has been convicted of a hate crime and fined $1,200. Mark Meechan filmed his girlfriend's pug responding to phrases such as "sieg heil" by raising its paw, and posted the[...]

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Gives Birth to a Boy

Monday  21:55,   23 april 2018
The New York Times

The third child of Catherine and Prince William was born Monday morning, weighing 8 pounds and seven ounces.LONDON — Before the royal wedding, there’s the royal baby: Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth on Monday to a boy, the third[...]

Dozens dead in Syrian assault on Yarmuk camp: monitor

Monday  21:00,   23 april 2018
AFP

More than a dozen Syrian regime forces have been killed fighting the Islamic State group in a devastated southern district of the capital Damascus, a monitoring group said Monday. Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ramped up their[...]

France's Macron visits Trump as Iran nuclear deal hangs in balance

Monday  17:06,   23 april 2018
Reuters

<p>French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Washington on Monday for a state visit likely to be dominated by differences over trade and the nuclear accord with Iran.</p>WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron[...]

Armenian PM resigns in face of protests

Monday  16:09,   23 april 2018
Associated Press

Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan has resigned unexpectedly, an apparent move to bring to an end massive anti-government protests. Residents of the capital, Yerevan, poured out on the streets to celebrate. The surprise move followed 10 days of[...]

Deaf, partially blind dog helps rescue lost girl, 3, in bushland of Australia

Monday  16:06,   23 april 2018
FOX News

A dog in Australia proved its loyalty after sticking by a three-year-old girl for an entire night after she got lost in the bushlands of Australia on Friday. The girl, named Aurora, had wandered off from her home in Warwick, located about 105 miles[...]

What will the royal baby be called? In Britain, the correct answer is worth real money.

Monday  16:06,   23 april 2018
MSN

Social media and betting markets erupted in speculation on Monday.Load[...]

Here's How Kate Middleton and Prince William's Royal Baby Just Changed the Succession to the British Throne

Monday  16:06,   23 april 2018
Time

The new royal baby may be less than a few hours old, but he has already made history. The latest addition to the family of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who was born Monday just hours after Kate Middleton was admitted to the[...]

Afghan girl spends life disguised as 'son' her parents wanted

Monday  15:30,   23 april 2018
AFP

Sitara Wafadar yearns for long hair like other girls. Instead, the Afghan teenager has disguised herself as a boy for more than a decade, forced by her parents to be the "son" they never had.With five sisters and no brothers, Sitara lives[...]

Kremlin, on possible missile delivery to Syria, says Western strike soured atmosphere

Monday  14:05,   23 april 2018
Reuters

The Kremlin on Monday declined to comment on media reports that Russia planned to soon supply Syria with S-300 missile systems, but said a Western missile strike on Syria had soured the atmosphere in the region. Russia's daily Kommersant newspaper,[...]

Traditions surrounding a British royal birth

Monday  13:15,   23 april 2018
AFP

Prince William and his wife Kate may present themselves as modern parents but their third child will still be a senior royal as the fifth in line to the throne, and certain traditions must be respected. - Once, the home secretary, Britain's interior [...]

Paris suspect Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years over Brussels shootout

Monday  12:10,   23 april 2018
AFP

A Belgian court on Monday found Salah Abdeslam, the last surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, guilty of terrorism-related attempted murder over a shootout with police in Brussels days before his capture in 2016, and sentenced him to 20 years in[...]

Line of succession to the British throne

Monday  12:00,   23 april 2018
AFP

<p>Prince William and his wife Kate's baby will be fifth in line to inherit the British throne, behind big brother Prince George and sister Princess Charlotte.</p>When the baby is born, everyone below will be moved down a place, including[...]