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5 things you need to know Monday: Hong Kong, Raptors, OJ Simpson, Taylor Swift and 'MIB'

Monday  13:03,   17 june 2019

Hong Kong protests, the Raptors parade and more news to start your... >>>

Vatican formally opens debate on married priests for Amazon

Monday  12:55,   17 june 2019

The Vatican has formally opened debate on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass. The proposal was in a working document... >>>

Iran says it will break uranium stockpile limit in 10 days

Monday  12:30,   17 june 2019

Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country's atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran has the need for uranium enriched up to 20%, just... >>>

Argentina does not believe a cyber attack caused massive blackout across South America

Monday  12:30,   17 june 2019

Argentina's Energy Secretary said he does not believe a cyber attack caused a massive power outage left tens of millions of people in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in darkness for several hours on Sunday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],... >>>

G-20 urges ‘voluntary action’ on marine plastic crisis but fails to agree on common approach

Monday  11:52,   17 june 2019

Agreeing on a common approach to the problem has proved problematic, with the United States blocking demands to set a global target to significantly reduce or phase out single-use plastics. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Europe's air forces risk falling behind as US and China bulk up

Monday  06:25,   17 june 2019

As European leaders prepare to formalise Monday the launch of a next-generation combat jet, analysts warn the continent's air forces are increasingly outpaced by American and soon Chinese aerospace industries that are swimming in cash.... >>>

Italian 'Bonnie and Clyde' arrested in Thailand for Clooney fraud

Monday  06:00,   17 june 2019

An Italian who allegedly posed as Hollywood superstar George Clooney to sell clothes online has been arrested with his wife in Thailand after years on the run, police said... >>>

President's Trump national security team expected to discuss sending more US military force to Middle East in wake of tanker attacks

Monday  05:15,   17 june 2019

President Donald Trump's national security team is expected to discuss in detail this week whether to send additional US military force to the Middle East in the wake of last week's attack on two oil tankers, according to two US officials with... >>>

Pompeo says there is more evidence that Iran attacked tankers

Monday  05:10,   17 june 2019

Questions have swirled in recent days around the evidence and the interpretation of it, in part because allies and some members of Congress question the administration’s credibility. Though Pompeo called the evidence ‘‘unmistakable,’’ many countries >>>

Mexico steps up revisions amid US pressure over migrant flow

Monday  04:56,   17 june 2019

Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants.... >>>

Guatemalans choose new president as many journey to US for better life

Monday  04:56,   17 june 2019

Guatemalans headed to the polls Sunday to cast their vote for the next president, following an electoral process that generated widespread disillusion and... >>>

Brazil lifts visa requirement for US, Canada, Japan and Australia

Monday  04:55,   17 june 2019

Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there... >>>

Hong Kong protesters return to streets; leader apologizes but doesn’t withdraw extradition bill

Monday  02:45,   17 june 2019

Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to China — even after the city’s leader backed off the... >>>

Pentagon accuses Iran of shooting missiles at U.S. drones

Monday  00:50,   17 june 2019

The Pentagon on Sunday accused Iran of shooting a missile at a U.S. drone on June 13 as the unmanned surveillance aircraft was flying near one of two crippled tankers in the Gulf of... >>>

Istanbul candidates clash on TV before election test for Erdogan

Monday  00:00,   17 june 2019

Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish democracy and the reach of President Tayyip Erdogan's AK party. In the first... >>>