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News : World

Kylie Moore-Gilbert: British-Australian academic freed by Iran

Thursday  05:45,   26 november 2020

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, the British-Australian academic detained by Iran for more than two years on espionage charges, has been freed in an apparent prisoner exchange for three Iranians. © Family Handout Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a British-Australian... >>>

Teacher's decades-old find on a Northern Ireland beach turns out to be the island's first-ever dinosaur discovery

Thursday  05:45,   26 november 2020

You never know what you might find while walking along the beach. © From University of Portsmouth Mike Simms, who led the research team, holds the theropod tibia on the left and the Scelidosaurus femur on the right. People often come across coins,... >>>

South Korea sentences leader of sexual blackmail ring to 40 years in prison: Yonhap

Thursday  05:45,   26 november 2020

South Korea sentences leader of sexual blackmail ring to 40 years in prison: YonhapBy Hyonhee... >>>

Explosion rocks Greek-operated tanker in Saudi port

Thursday  05:20,   26 november 2020

An explosion rocked a Greek-operated oil tanker docked at Saudi Arabia's port of Shuqaiq on Wednesday, Greek officials said, in an attack that a Riyadh-led military coalition blamed on Yemeni rebels. The tanker was "attacked by an unknown... >>>

Biden urged to extend U.S.-Russia arms treaty for full 5 years without conditions

Thursday  05:20,   26 november 2020

Biden urged to extend U.S.-Russia arms treaty for full 5 years without conditionsWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Arms control advocates are urging Joe Biden to extend the last U.S.-Russian treaty limiting deployed strategic nuclear arms for five years, but... >>>

Australia Seeks to Break China Coal Stalemate as Tensions Rise

Thursday  04:25,   26 november 2020

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he’s appointed his “best people” to work on breaking a stalemate that’s seen more than 50 ships laden with Australian coal stranded off Chinese ports, as tensions between the trading partners increase. © Bloomberg... >>>

Sudan's former PM Sadiq al-Mahdi dies of coronavirus

Thursday  04:25,   26 november 2020

Sudan's former prime minister and top opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi died from a coronavirus infection on Thursday, his party said. The 84-year-old was the country's last democratically elected prime minister before he was toppled in 1989... >>>

Why India's Most Populous State Just Passed a Law Inspired by an Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theory

Thursday  04:05,   26 november 2020

Why India's Most Populous State Just Passed a Law Inspired by an Anti-Muslim Conspiracy TheoryLove Jihad is a baseless conspiracy theory that Muslim men are attempting to surreptitiously shift India’s demographic balance by converting Hindu... >>>

Hundreds face life in prison in trial over Turkey's 2016 coup

Thursday  04:05,   26 november 2020

A Turkish court will hand down verdicts Thursday to nearly 500 suspects in one of the main trials stemming from the bloody 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Fethullah Gulen, a US-based Muslim preacher who was once an Erdogan... >>>

Finished 'The Crown'? Bow Down to These Other Royal-Adjacent Shows and Movies

Thursday  03:15,   26 november 2020

If you can't wait until the Netflix drama returns for its fifth season in 2022, try to keep yourself happy with these other programs and features.If you answered yes to any of those questions, it probably means that you'll need some more royal... >>>

Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party Is Burning Bridges With China

Thursday  03:05,   26 november 2020

As a prominent China critic and advocate of Hong Kong’s freedoms, Benedict Rogers is used to unwanted attention. But even he was surprised when he found out that the Chinese embassy in London had attempted to persuade members of the British... >>>

Mexican President Who Says Election Fraud Cost Him Win in 2006 Refuses to Congratulate Biden

Thursday  02:45,   26 november 2020

"We do not agree with offering congratulations in advance," Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday.Lopez Obrador became president of Mexico in 2018 after claiming election fraud caused him to lose his attempts to gain the... >>>

Tehran claims to have exchanged an Australo-British for three Iranians

Thursday  02:40,   26 november 2020

© Agence Irib via AFP Screenshot of Iranian television showing Kylie Moore-Gilberton on November 25, 2020. Iran released the Australian-British researcher on Wednesday Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who hailed the end of a "long and traumatic ordeal". Her... >>>

28 whales, 3 dolphins euthanized after mass stranding in New Zealand

Thursday  02:05,   26 november 2020

One hundred marine mammals have died after a mass stranding on a remote beach in New Zealand. The animals washed up on Rekohu, Wharekauri and Chatham islands, according to a statement from the New Zealand Department of... >>>

Sudan's former PM Sadiq al-Mahdi dies of coronavirus in UAE: sources

Thursday  02:05,   26 november 2020

Sudan's former PM Sadiq al-Mahdi dies of coronavirus in UAE: sourcesMahdi, 84, was Sudan's last democratically elected prime minister and was overthrown in 1989 in the military coup that bought former president Omar al-Bashir to... >>>