News : World

U.S. Troops Train Just Miles From Russia's Huge Military Drills

Saturday  14:36,   23 september 2017
NBC News

U.S. troops have upped their exercises with European counterparts in recent years as a show of force and to strengthen integration between their militaries. "The U.S. has a joint, persistent rotational presence of air, land, and sea forces in the[...]

Iraqi Kurdistan Is Set to Hold a Referendum on Its Independence

Saturday  14:00,   23 september 2017
NBC News

<p>America's most reliable ally in the fight against ISIS wants its own country.</p>America's most reliable ally in the fight against ISIS wants its own[...]

China says North Korean quake 'suspected explosion', South Korea says likely a natural quake

Saturday  13:05,   23 september 2017
Reuters

China's earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a "suspected explosion".The administration said in a statement on its website that the quake, which occurred around[...]

France's far-left to take to the streets against Macron

Saturday  12:26,   23 september 2017
Reuters

<p>French far-left opposition leader Jean-Luc Melenchon‏ is rallying his supporters in Paris on Saturday against Emmanuel Macron's labour reforms, in a test for both men that could be key to the implementation of the centrist president's[...]

Iraq's minorities fear for their future

Saturday  11:30,   23 september 2017
BBC News

Despite the gradual defeat of IS, Iraq's minorities fear for their future, says Yolande Knell.Nevertheless, the Yazidi leader says that when they approached his ancestral village two years ago he left Lalish - the holy site where he usually[...]

Iraq's minorities fear for their future

Saturday  11:30,   23 september 2017
BBC News

Despite the gradual defeat of IS, Iraq's minorities fear for their future, says Yolande Knell.Nevertheless, the Yazidi leader says that when they approached his ancestral village two years ago he left Lalish - the holy site where he usually[...]

From dotard to Goliath, world reacts to Trump

Saturday  11:25,   23 september 2017
CNN

A giant gold Goliath. Mentally deranged. A pusher of pipe dreams. World leaders pulled out the stops, and perhaps a thesaurus or two, to review President Donald Trump's first appearance at the UN General Assembly, the multi-day pageant of[...]

Iran tests new ballistic missile hours after showing it off

Saturday  10:25,   23 september 2017
CNN

Iran tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads, the nation's state-run broadcaster announced Saturday. "Iran has released footage of the successful test-launch of its new ballistic missile,[...]

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov lays out Kremlin's view

Saturday  08:45,   23 september 2017
CBS News

<p>Russia is looking to work with the U.S. on some of the dangerous issues in world affairs, Russian President Vladimir Putin's top diplomat, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters on the sidelines of the U.N. General[...]

Saudi Cleric Banned For Women 'Quarter-Brain' Jibe

Saturday  08:15,   23 september 2017
Newsweek

<p>A Saudi preacher has been banned from all religious activities after saying that women should not be allowed to drive because they have a quarter the brain of men.</p>The cleric, Sheikh Saad al-Hijri, was banned for a statement that was[...]

What now? Mexicans in shelters ask themselves after quake

Saturday  07:51,   23 september 2017
AFP

Erika Albarran, a 33-year-old street vendor, was feeding her baby when the 7.1-magnitude quake struck Mexico City. Both survived, but her home was damaged and now she's in a shelter, with no money, not knowing how to face the future.Like[...]

Aides warned Trump not to attack North Korea's leader personally before his fiery UN address

Saturday  07:05,   23 september 2017
Los Angeles Times

<p>Senior aides to President Donald Trump repeatedly warned him not to deliver a personal attack on North Korea's leader at the United Nations this week, saying insulting the young despot in such a prominent venue could irreparably escalate[...]

Have you seen this dog? Mexicans search for missing pets

Saturday  05:10,   23 september 2017
Associated Press

Jack is a small white dog who lives in Mexico City and has been missing since a magnitude 7.1 earthquake startled both humans and their pets when it struck early Tuesday afternoon. "I got lost in the earthquake!!!" a sign with his picture taped[...]

In Mexico quake, villages on edge of capital feel forgotten

Saturday  05:10,   23 september 2017
Associated Press

Inhabitants of the villages that dot the largely rural southern edge of Mexico City say they feel abandoned, as aid and rescue workers focus on the 38 buildings that collapsed nearer the city's downtown district.Jaime Perez was pulled from the[...]

Cuban official: Still no clue on US diplomat health mystery

Saturday  04:35,   23 september 2017
Associated Press

Cuba hasn't unearthed any information so far about who or what caused a mysterious series of health problems that have affected U.S. and Canadian diplomats in Havana, its top diplomat said Friday. Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla[...]