Mon, 19 Aug 2019

Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

Government in eastern Libya denies abducting Seham Sergewa

TRIPOLI, Libya - An international human rights group has called on the Interim government in eastern Libya to exert all ...

When risk is part of the job

If someone asked me for the prototypical aid worker security incident report, I would offer some version of the above. ...

Sudan's Bashir In Court for Start of Corruption Trial

Former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir appeared in a Khartoum courtoom Monday for the start of his trial on corruption charges.Bashir, ...

General Accused of War Crimes Appointed Sri Lanka Army Chief

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA - A general accused of war crimes by the UN was Monday appointed Sri Lanka army chief ...

Deepa Malik dedicates Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna to her late father

New Delhi [India], Aug 19 (ANI): Deepa Malik, the Rio Paralympics silver medallist, who has been nominated for the Rajiv ...

Ocean warming has fisheries on the move, helping some but hurting more

Climate change has been steadily warming the ocean, which absorbs most of the heat trapped by greenhouse gases in the ...

Bring on the technology bans!

In mid-July 2019, Oakland, California, became the third U.S. city to ban municipal departments from using facial recognition technology. Meanwhile, ...

Iran Warns U.S. Against Move To Detain Tanker As Ship Heads To Greece

An Iranian supertanker sought by the United States on suspicion of being tied to a sanctioned organization has set sail ...

'Top Billing's' Jade announces pregnancy

PICS: 'Top Billing's' Jade announces pregnancy 0 minutes ago share this Jade Daniel (Photo: Gallo Images) Related Links Crowning of ...

IMF warns Zim against pay boost as living standards crash

The International Monetary Fund cautioned Zimbabwe's government against boosting wages for state workers after the introduction of a new currency ...

Premier League transfer window change 'was a massive mistake'

Cape Town - Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has called for a swift return to the previous format of the English ...

Alonso turned down Red Bull approach - report

Cape Town - Fernando Alonso responded with a "resounding no" when asked by Red Bull if he was interested in ...

Former world cycling champion Dumoulin quits Team Sunweb

Paris - Former world champion Tom Dumoulin, second to Geraint Thomas in the 2018 Tour de France, is quitting Sunweb ...

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Argentine president replaces treasury minister

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Nicolas Dujovne has been replaced as Minister for the Treasury in Argentina, in a shock move ...

Boks: The rising importance of Frans Steyn

Cape Town - A glance at his game time over the course of the 2019 Test season so far does ...

Boks move past England in rankings

Cape Town - The Springboks have moved past England into fourth spot on the official World Rugby rankings.This follows South ...

Philippe Coutinho makes loan switch to Bayern Munich from Barcelona

Munich [Germany], Aug 19 (ANI): Brazil's midfielder Philippe Coutinho on Monday made a loan switch to Bayern Munich from Barcelona ...

Bok trio a boost for struggling WP

Cape Town - Springboks Dillyn Leyds, Wilco Louw and Scarra Ntubeni have been released from the national squad and will ...

NCCA holds project proposals workshop in Ozamiz

OZAMIZ CITY, MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL, July 24 (PIA)--The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Culture and Arts ...

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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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