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We examined the gun laws of a dozen countries to show how they compare to New Zealand's new ban on semi-automatic weapons

Saturday  03:00,   23 march 2019

The approach to gun laws in each of the 12 countries varies widely depending on whether owning a gun is considered a right or a... >>>

Netanyahu says to sue main election challengers for libel

Saturday  01:55,   23 march 2019

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said Friday he is suing his main election rivals for libel, over their comments alleging grave misconduct linked to the purchase of submarines from... >>>

Right wing Latin American presidents launch new regional bloc

Saturday  01:20,   23 march 2019

Colombia's President Ivan Duque said Friday he had discussed with several Latin American counterparts the possibility of offering asylum to Venezuelan servicemen who desert President Nicolas Maduro's... >>>

Syria asks UN council to uphold resolutions on Golan

Saturday  01:05,   23 march 2019

Syria on Friday asked the UN Security Council to uphold resolutions declaring that Israel withdraw from the Golan Heights after President Donald Trump said the United States would recognize Israel's annexation of the... >>>

Trump reverses North Korea sanctions a day after they were announced

Friday  20:20,   22 march 2019

"President Trump likes Chairman Kim and he doesn’t think these sanctions will be necessary," a White House statement... >>>

Trump says he is withdrawing earlier North Korea-related sanctions

Friday  19:45,   22 march 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was ordering the withdrawal of recently announced North Korea-related sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department. "It was announced today by the U.S. Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions >>>

Ebola Was Confirmed in a Major City in the Congo, Stoking Concerns That the Outbreak Will Keep Spreading

Friday  19:41,   22 march 2019

Security issues have made it hard to... >>>

China probes factory blast as death toll rises to 47

Friday  19:40,   22 march 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered local governments Friday to prevent any more industrial disasters after a chemical plant blast left 47 people dead, injured hundreds and flattened an industrial park in the latest such catastrophe to hit the... >>>

Priest stabbed during livestream of morning mass in Canada's largest church

Friday  19:30,   22 march 2019

Father Claude Grou, the rector of the Saint Joseph's Oratory, was taken to the hospital and is said to be stable... >>>

May leaves Brexit summit with more time, less respect

Friday  15:40,   22 march 2019

Over an agonising two-hour grilling, British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to convince exasperated European leaders she has any plan to deliver an orderly Brexit if MPs vote her withdrawal deal down. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],... >>>

A week after shootings, hundreds form human chain around New Zealand mosque

Friday  15:40,   22 march 2019

Hundreds of people gathered outside a mosque in Wellington, New Zealand, and locked arms to form a human chain, in a symbolic act of protection of the Muslim community during Friday prayer. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Judge extends detention of Utrecht tram shooting suspect

Friday  15:35,   22 march 2019

An investigating judge has extended by two weeks the detention of a man suspected of killing three passengers on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht and seriously wounding three... >>>

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan

Friday  12:51,   22 march 2019

Two U.S. service members were killed during an operation in Afghanistan on Friday, according to U.S. and NATO forces. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); >>>

A week after shootings, New Zealand joins Muslim community in Friday prayers

Friday  12:35,   22 march 2019

At 1:30 on Friday afternoon, Muslims in Christchurch began their Jummah prayers. A week earlier, the prayers were interrupted by a gunman who burst into the Al Noor Mosque and killed 42 people, then drove across town to kill eight more at another... >>>

"We knew we'd be blown up one day": Chemical plant blast kills dozens

Friday  12:15,   22 march 2019

Woman at site of one of China's worst recent industrial accidents says she's long worried about safety and pollution there; explosion was so strong it triggered small... >>>