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Many migrants stuck in lawless Mexican border state after trying to enter US

Monday  05:45,   18 november 2019

The United States has warned its citizens to stay away from the lawless border state of Tamaulipas, assigning the area in Mexico the same alert level given to war-torn countries such as Afghanistan and Syria. © Acting Commissioner of... >>>

Nigerian entrepreneur Temie Giwa-Tubosun wins Jack Ma's African business hero award

Monday  05:35,   18 november 2019

A Nigerian entrepreneur has taken home the top prize at the Jack Ma Foundation's first annual $1 million prize for African businesses. © Lifebank Temie Giwa-Tubosun after the completion of the proof of concept project in Ethiopia Temie... >>>

This Russian group spoke up for native people in the Far North. It was closed over a paperwork error.

Monday  05:20,   18 november 2019

Independent voices are being quashed all over Russia through court rulings, threats — and now document glitches.A court in Moscow earlier this month ordered the closure of a nearly 20-year-old advocacy group on the grounds that its paperwork was... >>>

Kim Jong Un supervises another N. Korean military drill

Monday  04:50,   18 november 2019

North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised a parachuting drill of military sharpshooters and vowed to build an “invincible army,” continuing a display of defiance even as the United States and South Korea call off their own exercises to create... >>>

Chile's president condemns police violence after four weeks of unrest

Monday  04:35,   18 november 2019

President Sebastian Pinera condemned on Sunday for the first time what he called abuses committed by police in dealing with four weeks of violent unrest that have rocked Chile. © CLAUDIO REYES Chilean President Sebastian Pinera addresses the nation... >>>

Greece marks 1973 student uprising anniversary; 28 arrested

Monday  03:10,   18 november 2019

Heavy police presence in Athens appeared to have prevented serious clashes Sunday with anarchists and other extreme leftists on the 46th anniversary of a student uprising against the then-ruling Greek military dictatorship.... >>>

Iran’s Ayatollah warns 'thugs' as protests escalate over increase gas prices

Monday  02:30,   18 november 2019

Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday, commenting on widespread protests over the government’s decision to increase gasoline prices by 50 percent, denounced protesters who have attacked public property as “thugs.” require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],... >>>

China sails carrier fleet through Taiwan Strait in apparent message days after US warship crossed

Monday  00:15,   18 november 2019

China has sailed an aircraft carrier fleet through the Taiwan Strait -- just days after a U.S. warship crossed the waterway -- in an apparent message to the self-ruled island and its allies ahead of the Asian nation's 2020 presidential... >>>

Former U.S. officials criticize Trump's decision to 'abandon' Kurds

Sunday  22:55,   17 november 2019

In interviews with NBC News, Gen. Joseph Votel and Brett McGurk argue that the president's policy shift in Syria damages American interests.The interviews — featured in MSNBC's On Assignment with Richard Engel — suggest a deep sense of unease... >>>

Exclusive: Haiti's president warns of humanitarian crisis, calls for support

Sunday  22:30,   17 november 2019

Haiti needs international support to tackle an unfolding humanitarian crisis, President Jovenel Moise said in an interview, two months into anti-government protests that have exacerbated food insecurity in the Americas' poorest nation.Moise also >>>

Afghanistan prisoner swap delayed, complicating efforts to restart talks with Taliban

Sunday  22:15,   17 november 2019

The deal would have freed two professors for three Taliban-linked militants and may have helped restart U.S.-Taliban negotiations. >>>

Prince Andrew Gets Candid, and Britain Is Appalled

Sunday  21:15,   17 november 2019

When members of the British royal family consent to warts-and-all television interviews about their troubled private lives, it generally has the effect of roiling the waters rather than calming them. So when Prince Andrew set out to explain his >>>

After pitched battle, Hong Kong police move on university campus, begin mass arrests

Sunday  21:15,   17 november 2019

As both sides escalated their weaponry, police warned they could use live rounds.Skirmishes between police and protesters raged into the night outside Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University, leaving the air thick with tear gas and a police vehicle... >>>

Violence in protests 'absolute tragedy': NATO Iraq chief

Sunday  19:55,   17 november 2019

The violence surrounding waves of anti-government protests across Iraq has been "an absolute tragedy", NATO's Iraq chief told AFP on Sunday at the close of his year-long mandate. "While the events of the last six weeks are an absolute tragedy,... >>>

UK PM sets out immigration plans as Conservatives hit two-year poll high

Sunday  17:55,   17 november 2019

UK PM sets out immigration plans as Conservatives hit two-year poll... >>>