News : World

After Trump’s misleading remarks to Trudeau, Canada restates the facts

Friday  01:36,   16 march 2018

Canadians played it cool after Trump boasted about making up a claim about[...]

Trump pick for UN migration job shared tweets warning of creeping Sharia, pushed fringe view of Islam

Friday  00:45,   16 march 2018

The Trump administration's pick to head the United Nations organization that coordinates assistance to migrants worldwide regularly pushed anti-Muslim sentiment, including claims that Muslims were trying to impose Sharia law in the US. A CNN[...]

Zimbabwe's ex-leader Mugabe calls his ouster a "disgrace"

Friday  00:16,   16 march 2018
Associated Press

Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has given his first interview since being forced from power in November, describing his removal as a "coup" and a "disgrace."Mugabe, 94, told South African broadcaster SABC in a program[...]

Hopes of Brexit transition deal face Irish barrier

Thursday  23:08,   15 march 2018

Hopes of Brexit transition deal face Irish barrierMay's spokesman said on Thursday she remained "confident" of a deal that would reassure investors that little will change in trading with the bloc for around two years after Britain leaves next March [...]

Brazilian Activists Promise Fight After Assassination

Thursday  22:43,   15 march 2018

Marielle Franco, an outspoken critic of police corruption and state violence, was killed in a drive-by shooting.Franco, who also heads the city assembly's Women's Commission, had been returning from a black women’s empowerment event as shots were[...]

Listeria Outbreak Expected To Get Worse

Thursday  22:25,   15 march 2018

The outbreak has already claimed the lives of 180 people.“We are just at the beginning and we must expect other cases to emerge,” Aaron Motsoaledi, South Africa’s Health Minister, said during a press[...]

UN gets $100M in new funds for Palestinian aid after US cuts

Thursday  22:16,   15 march 2018
Associated Press

The United Nations received pledges Thursday of nearly $100 million in new funding for the U.N. relief agency for Palestinians after the U.S. slashed its aid, but it is still facing a nearly $350 million shortfall this year. Load Error A[...]

Singapore Is The Most Expensive City to Live in the World

Thursday  22:00,   15 march 2018
U.S. News & World Report

How far can your money stretch around the globe?The city took the No. 1 spot on the Economist Intelligence Unit's worldwide cost of living index released Thursday. Paris followed at No. 2, landing among the top 10 most expensive as it has since[...]

Slovakia's PM Robert Fico resigns amid public outcry

Thursday  21:36,   15 march 2018
Al Jazeera

Slovak President Andrej Kiska has accepted the resignation of Robert Fico from the prime minister's post in the wake of a public outcry resulting from the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak last month. Speaking at the presidential[...]

Complaint claims Trump lawyers threatened Panama magistrate

Thursday  21:28,   15 march 2018
Associated Press

Lawyers for President Donald Trump's family hotel business threatened a Panamanian judicial official handling a dispute related to Trump Hotels' management of a 70-story luxury hotel.The complaint reviewed by The Associated Press said[...]

U.S. blames Russia for cyber attacks on energy grid, other sectors

Thursday  21:26,   15 march 2018

The Trump administration on Thursday blamed the Russian government for a campaign of cyber attacks stretching back at least two years that targeted the U.S. power grid including nuclear facilities. Load Error The condemnation is the first[...]

Saudi crown prince: We will develop nuclear weapons if Iran does

Thursday  21:11,   15 march 2018
CBS News

Mohammed bin Salman says his country will develop a nuclear bomb if Iran builds nuclear weapons.The next leader of Saudi Arabia says his country would quickly obtain a nuclear bomb if arch rival Iran successfully develops its own nuclear[...]

Peru's congress approves impeachment trial against president

Thursday  20:42,   15 march 2018
Associated Press

<p>Peru's congress has voted by a wide margin to reopen impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.</p>It's the second time lawmakers have threatened to remove the former Wall Street investor over his ties to the[...]

Airplane Accidentally Spills Gold All Over the Runway

Thursday  20:01,   15 march 2018

The world has seen beer spills, pizza dough spills, syrup-coated highways, entire sandwiches, ham-related traffic jams, and even a truck full of eels accidentally dumped on to an Oregon highway, but a recent runway accident may have caused the most[...]

Doctors to examine U.S. man sought by Poland in Nazi case

Thursday  20:01,   15 march 2018
Associated Press

<p>American authorities are moving ahead with Poland's request to extradite a 99-year-old Minnesota man to be tried on allegations he was involved in a World War II massacre of civilians, Polish prosecutors said.</p>Polish authorities[...]