Tuesday, May 22, 2018
As tension mounts in the Middle East, positive steps continue to be made in the Far East between North Korea and its rivals. Early yesterday morning, three US citizens touched down on home soil, having been released from captivity in North Korea only hours before. The move likely constitutes a goodwill...
Building workers at a construction site close the Estonian capital Tallinn have discovered the unmarked graves of an estimated one hundred German soldiers who died during World War Two. The previously unknown individual graves were found near the Baltic coast near a German military cemetery. They are thought to be...
Soldiers in Ivory Coast's second largest city looted weapons from the base of an elite military unit overnight before setting it on fire, leaders of the faction said on Wednesday. The soldiers, who were involved in a series of mutinies last year that tarnished the image of Ivory Coast, one...
More than 200 people were arrested and dozens hurt during clashes in several parts of Tunisia, the interior ministry said Wednesday, after a second night of unrest driven by anger over austerity measures. Interior Ministry Spokesman Khalifa Chibani told local radio that 49 police officers were wounded during clashes across...
A possible alliance between the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) hints at a major shift in Turkey's political culture ahead of the 2019 elections, experts have said. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan yesterday welcomed MHP Chairman Devlet Bahçeli's announcement Monday that his party will...
RIYADH/ DUBAI - Reuters Saudi Arabian authorities have detained 11 princes after they gathered at a royal palace in Riyadh in a rare protest against the government suspending payment of their utility bills, the public prosecutor said on Dec. 6. Saudi Arabia, the world’s top oil exporter, has introduced reforms that...
AMMAN - Reuters Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war, Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said. Six Arab foreign ministers met in Amman on...
BETLEHEM - Reuters Palestinian Christians pummeled the car of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem on Jan. 6 during a visit to the occupied West Bank in protest against the church’s decision to sell land to Jewish groups. The Greek Orthodox church is one of the biggest private landowners in the...
HOUSTON - Reuters U.S. astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon in 1972 and even smuggled a corned beef sandwich into orbit during a career that made him the only person to fly with three NASA space programs, has died at age 87, officials said on Jan. 6. Young, who...
WASHINGTON - The Associated Press U.S. President Donald Trump felt compelled on Jan. 6 to let the world know he’s playing with all his marbles and is among the sharpest cookies around. In a series of tweets, Trump defended his mental fitness and boasted about his brains, saying he is “like,...

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