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News : World

U.S. Finally Admits What It Really Wants In Syria

Friday  06:31,   12 october 2018
newsweek

In addition to defeating ISIS, the U.S. will now seek a political resolution in Syria and the removal of all Iranian and Iranian-backed forces.Addressing the Jewish Institute for National Security of America's 36th annual awards dinner in... >>>

U.S. Navy returns to Israeli port in sign of 'deep alliance'

Friday  05:33,   12 october 2018
reuters

A U.S. Navy warship has docked in the southern Israeli port of Ashdod, the first such visit there in almost 20 years, in what officials from both sides hailed as a sign of their strong ties in the face of shared adversaries like Iran.... >>>

Wall Street Journal: FBI personnel recalled in prostitution probe

Friday  05:06,   12 october 2018
cnn

Several FBI employees have been recalled from cities across Asia in recent months while the Justice Department's inspector general examines allegations related to parties and interactions with prostitutes, The Wall Street Journal reports.... >>>

Venezuela's Maduro says Trump administration trying to kill him

Friday  04:51,   12 october 2018
reuters

Venezuelan Socialist President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the Trump administration of seeking to assassinate him, as relations strain between the ideologically opposed nations. Asked about the remarks, the White House did not immediately... >>>

France summons Venezuela ambassador over activist's death

Friday  02:03,   12 october 2018
msn

France on Thursday summoned Venezuela's ambassador to Paris over the death in detention of a Venezuelan opposition activist. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Ukraine’s Spiritual Split From Russia Could Trigger a Global Schism

Friday  02:00,   12 october 2018
theatlantic

Four years after Russia annexed the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, Ukraine is asserting its territorial independence by demanding its own national Church.In televised remarks, Ukraine’s president dubbed this a “historic event,” which it undoubtedly... >>>

Khashoggi 'hit squad' included a forensics expert and a former diplomat

Friday  01:15,   12 october 2018
cnn

Turkish authorities believe 15 Saudi men who arrived in Istanbul on October 2 were connected to the disappearance -- and possible murder -- of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. At least some of them appear to have high-level connections in the Saudi >>>

Purported mother of suspect in Bulgaria slaying speaks out

Thursday  20:52,   11 october 2018
msn

The mother of the suspect arrested for the rape and killing of a Bulgarian television journalist has reportedly said her son admitted the murder to her. Bulgarian private Nova TV station on Thursday broadcast an interview with Nadezhda Krassimirova, >>>

India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases

Thursday  20:03,   11 october 2018
cnn

India has recorded its biggest outbreak of Zika virus with 32 cases confirmed in Jaipur, capital of the western state of Rajasthan. The state government is ramping up efforts to raise awareness about the virus and how it can be prevented. This is... >>>

Dozens killed in Afghan clashes as election nears

Thursday  14:50,   11 october 2018
reuters

At least 15 Afghan border police were killed battling Taliban insurgents on Thursday, an official said, as fighting continues ahead of this month's elections, with 21 Taliban killed in an operation in Wardak, west of the capital Kabul. Amruddin... >>>

Malaysia to abolish death penalty

Thursday  14:50,   11 october 2018
msn

Malaysia's cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty, a senior minister said Thursday, with more than 1,200 people on death row set to win a reprieve following a groundswell of opposition to capital punishment. Capital punishment is... >>>

Cyclone Titli batters eastern India, 300,000 evacuated

Thursday  12:05,   11 october 2018
msn

A cyclone packing winds of up to 150 kilometres (95 miles) per hour and heavy rains hit eastern India early Thursday, with over 300,000 people evacuated from low-lying areas and two men reported killed. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],... >>>

Now boarding: Passengers ready for world's longest flight

Thursday  11:26,   11 october 2018
msn

Passengers were getting ready to board the world's longest flight on Thursday -- a marathon 19 hours in the air between Singapore and New York. Two pilots, a special "wellness" menu and more than seven weeks' worth of film and television... >>>

Easter Island Heads Mystery Solved?

Thursday  09:50,   11 october 2018
newsweek

Anthropologist Carl Lipo has discovered the Rapa Nui learned to draw freshwater from the top layer of the ocean.Carl Lipo, an anthropologist who has spent almost 20 years studying the Rapa Nui people and their disappearance from Easter Island, was... >>>

Israel defends actions against US student in detention

Thursday  09:05,   11 october 2018
msn

An Israeli Cabinet minister is defending Israel's handling of the case of an American graduate student who has been held in detention for the past week at Israel's international airport over suspicions that she promotes a Palestinian-led... >>>