Thu, 25 Apr 2019

Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...

140 people have contacted police over death of Lyra McKee

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have been overwhelmed with support so far ...

39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...

Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...

Internet crime in America almost doubled last year

Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...

UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 321, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...

UK-Based Bahraini Activist Faces Rising Pressure Amid Terror Charges

A Bahraini human rights activist and prominent opponent of the government says he has come under intense pressure as Bahraini ...

Sri Lanka Leader Shuffles Top Security Officials Over Easter Attacks

NEW DELHI - Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has asked two top security officials to resign in the wake of ...

US, China Upbeat Ahead of Next Round of Trade Talks

VOA Mandarin Service reporter Lin Feng contributed to this report. STATE DEPARTMENT The United States and China are striking a ...

North Korea's Kim in Russia for Meeting With Putin

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in the far eastern region of Russia for his first ever ...

54 Jade Miners Feared Dead in Landslide in Myanmar's Hpakant

Fifty-four miners in the Hpakant jade mining region in Myanmars Kachin state are missing following a late-night mudslide on April ...

Sri Lanka: Two bombers sons were sons of business tycoon

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Apr 25 (ANI): Two of the nine suicide bombers involved in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri ...

UN says Saudi beheadings shocking, abhorrent

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 (ANI): The United Nations on Wednesday condemned Saudi Arabia's mass executions as "shocking" and "abhorrent". ...

Nhleko: Junior Boks excited to be on the road

Cape Town - Junior Springbok assistant coach Bafana Nhleko said the team was excited to be on the road after ...

E. Africa, Recovering From Cyclone Idai, Braces for New Storm

The government of Comoros shut down schools, airports and public offices Wednesday as Tropical Cyclone Kenneth passed over the island ...

US, China Strike Positive Tone Ahead of Latest Round of Trade Talks

VOA Mandarin service reporter Lin Feng also contributed to this report. STATE DEPARTMENT The United States and China are striking ...

UNHCR evacuates hundreds of detained refugees in Libya to safety

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has today evacuated some 325 refugees from the Qaser Ben Gasheer detention centre in southern ...

Iran Says U.S. Efforts To Block Oil Exports Will Have 'Consequences'

Iran's foreign minister has warned of 'consequences' if the United States continues efforts to prevent Tehran from selling oil on ...

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Trump Says He Is Holding Big Pharma Accountable in Opioid Fight

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - U.S. President Donald Trump touted progress in the fight against opioid abuse on Wednesday and promised to ...

Trump says sending 'armed soldiers' to US-Mexico border

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the US is sending armed soldiers to the southern border after Mexican soldiers recently ...

Diplomats Walk Out as Venezuela Hits US in UN Speech

UNITED NATIONS - Several dozen diplomats walked out from the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday to protest a speech by Venezuela's ...

Nadal battles back in Barcelona to beat Mayer

Barcelona - Rafael Nadal survived an early scare at the Barcelona Open on Wednesday by coming from a set down ...

Spanish court acquits former Barcelona president of money laundering

Barcelona - A Spanish court on Wednesday acquitted former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell , who spent nearly two years in ...

Disaffected Venezuelan Military Tell of Rising Desertions to Brazil

PACARAIMA, BRAZIL - Venezuelan military personnel are deserting to Colombia and Brazil in growing numbers, refusing to follow orders to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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