News : World

8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation

Friday  18:36,   13 july 2018

Eight critically endangered black rhinos are dead in Kenya after wildlife workers moved them from the capital to a new national park. The government calls the toll "unprecedented" in more than a decade of such transfers. Preliminary[...]

Bomb on Pakistan election campaign event kills 27 amid tension as ex-PM Sharif returns

Friday  18:01,   13 july 2018

A suicide bomber hit a campaign event in southwestern Pakistan, a police official said, killing 27 people in the second election-related attack on Friday amid tensions over ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif's return ahead of the July 25 vote.[...]

Trump, May face the press after explosive interview

Friday  16:20,   13 july 2018

President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May were joining outside London for what could prove to be an awkward press conference Friday, following Trump’s explosive interview which put May in even deeper political turmoil. The press[...]

Pakistan readies for disgraced ex-PM Sharif's return from UK

Friday  15:20,   13 july 2018

Officials say disgraced ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be whisked away by helicopter to the federal capital of Islamabad when he returns to Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore from London to face a 10-year jail sentence on corruption[...]

Trump's NATO threat sent Pentagon into 'damage control' mode

Friday  14:20,   13 july 2018

"One thing you need in this alliance is predictability," one diplomatic official said. The direct conversations were aimed at "reinforcing alliance commitments," after Trump "made it clear alliance commitments were on the table," according [...]

Thai 'Wild Boars' return to training after teammates' rescue

Friday  14:06,   13 july 2018

At the first training session since their teammates went missing in a Thai cave, the remaining "Wild Boars" said they cannot wait to see their friends back on the pitch. The stunning rescue of 12 boys and their coach earlier this week[...]

'Where are your manners?' British politicians outraged at Trump

Friday  13:41,   13 july 2018

British politicians expressed outrage Friday at US President Donald Trump's attack on the government's Brexit strategy, although one leading eurosceptic said it was "perfectly reasonable"."Where are your manners, Mr President?"[...]

Trump won't rule out ceasing military exercises if Putin asks

Friday  12:21,   13 july 2018

President Donald Trump capped off his dramatic appearance at the annual NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday by teasing another controversial possibility, saying he would not rule out ceasing NATO military exercises in the Baltic States if[...]

'Vaping' pilot behind China plane drop

Friday  12:20,   13 july 2018

A co-pilot caused the plunge by trying to hide the fact that he was smoking, investigators say.They say he tried to hide the fact that he was smoking but accidentally shut off the air-conditioning, causing oxygen levels to[...]

Syrian government forces raise flag in Dara'a, birthplace of the war

Friday  09:12,   13 july 2018

Syrian government forces say they have retaken a town that was the epicenter of the civil war that engulfed the country and the region for more than seven years. State media said the Syrian troops entered the town of Dara'a on Thursday.Under an[...]

South Korea's Moon urges North, United States to move forward on ending nuclear program

Friday  08:40,   13 july 2018

<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday urged North Korea and the United States to move forward on a pact to end Pyongyang's nuclear program, as a lack of firm steps by the North raised questions about its commitment to its[...]

Donald Trump: The Queen is a 'tremendous woman'

Friday  08:01,   13 july 2018

US President Trump described Queen Elizabeth II as a "tremendous woman" in an interview with The Sun newspaper, hours before he and first lady Melania Trump are due to meet the monarch for tea on Friday. "She is a tremendous woman," Trump [...]

China chemical plant blast kills 19, injures 12

Friday  03:45,   13 july 2018

An explosion at a chemical plant in China's southwestern province of Sichuan has killed 19 people and injured 12, the local government said on Friday. It is not yet clear what caused Thursday evening's blast at Yibin Hengda Technology in an[...]

German court: Catalan politician can legally be extradited

Thursday  23:50,   12 july 2018

A German court on Thursday removed a hurdle to the extradition of a prominent Catalan politician on charges of embezzlement, setting the stage for a possible trial in Spain but on lesser charges than prosecutors there had hoped for.&nbsp;In its[...]

Analysis: Britain wants to do more business with America. Its plan for Brexit may not help

Thursday  20:52,   12 july 2018

Brexit could make it impossible to strike a trade deal with the United States. It probably can't have both.The prospect of a trade deal between the two countries is likely to be high on the agenda when President Donald Trump meets British Prime[...]