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UK seeks support against internet extremism

UK seeks support against internet extremism

🕔07:39, 26.May 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge the world’s major industrialized nations on Friday to unite to force technology companies to tackle “extremist material” and stop militants who are moving their fight “from the battlefield to the internet”. A senior

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Manila deploys commandoes, helicopters to retake city

Manila deploys commandoes, helicopters to retake city

🕔07:36, 26.May 2017

The Philippines mobilized attack helicopters and special forces to drive Islamic State-linked rebels out of a besieged southern city on Thursday, with six soldiers killed in street combat amid heavy resistance. Ground troops hid behind walls and armored vehicles and

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Trump slams NATO allies, says they owe ‘massive’ sums

Trump slams NATO allies, says they owe ‘massive’ sums

🕔07:33, 26.May 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his accusations that NATO allies were not spending enough on defense and warned of more attacks like this week’s Manchester bombing unless the alliance did more to stop militants. In unexpectedly abrupt remarks

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Trump budget cut bid to impact UN work

Trump budget cut bid to impact UN work

🕔07:29, 25.May 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump’s bid to slash funding for the United Nations would make it “impossible” for it to continue its essential work, a U.N. spokesman said on Wednesday, adding that the organization was ready to discuss reform with Washington.

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Suspected suicide bombers kill 3 police officers in Jakarta

Suspected suicide bombers kill 3 police officers in Jakarta

🕔07:25, 25.May 2017

Two suspected suicide bombers killed three Indonesian police officers and injured 10 people on Wednesday night in twin blasts near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital, police said. The blasts went off five minutes apart at

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UK police hunt Manchester bomber’s network

UK police hunt Manchester bomber’s network

🕔07:22, 25.May 2017

Police scrambled to close down a network around the Manchester suicide bomber with arrests in Britain and Tripoli on Wednesday, as details about the investigation were leaked to U.S. media, infuriating authorities who fear a second attack is imminent. British-born

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China urges North Korea talks

China urges North Korea talks

🕔09:16, 24.May 2017

China on Tuesday pushed for dialogue with North Korea and the full implementation of United Nations sanctions over Pyongyang’s ballistic missile and nuclear tests, skirting questions about Beijing’s talks with the United States on possible new measures. Almost a month

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Two men publicly caned in Indonesia for having gay sex

Two men publicly caned in Indonesia for having gay sex

🕔09:10, 24.May 2017

Religious police in Indonesia caned two men for gay sex on Tuesday, with hooded men inflicting 82 lashes on each of them as hundreds of people watched the punishment ordered by an Islamic court. Cheers and applause went up from

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British police name suicide bomber

British police name suicide bomber

🕔09:01, 24.May 2017

British police on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children, in an attack on a crowded concert hall in Manchester, and said they were trying to establish whether he had acted alone or with help from

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Man set on fire during Venezuela protests

Man set on fire during Venezuela protests

🕔07:49, 23.May 2017

Photographer Marco Bello has covered many violent scenes during seven weeks of anti-government protests in Venezuela, but he witnessed a particularly shocking incident at the weekend when a crowd set a man on fire. Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed

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North Korea says missile ready for mass production

North Korea says missile ready for mass production

🕔07:44, 23.May 2017

North Korea said on Monday it successfully tested what it called an intermediate-range ballistic missile, which met all technical requirements and could now be mass-produced, although U.S. officials and experts questioned the extent of its progress. The United States, which

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At least 19 killed in terror attack on Ariana Grande concert in UK

At least 19 killed in terror attack on Ariana Grande concert in UK

🕔07:34, 23.May 2017

At least 19 people were killed in a blast at a concert in the English city of Manchester on Monday where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing and two U.S. officials said a suicide bomber was suspected in the

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Pope names five new cardinals

Pope names five new cardinals

🕔08:06, 22.May 2017

Pope Francis is to elevate five Roman Catholic prelates from outside Italy and the Vatican to the rank of cardinal, the elite group of churchmen who are his closest advisers and can enter a conclave to choose his successor. The

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Trump tells Middle East to ‘drive out’ extremists

Trump tells Middle East to ‘drive out’ extremists

🕔08:03, 22.May 2017

President Donald Trump urged Arab and Islamic leaders on Sunday to unite and do their share to defeat Islamist extremists, making an impassioned plea to “drive out” terrorists while toning down his own harsh rhetoric about Muslims. Trump singled out

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Syrian rebels leave last opposition district in Homs

Syrian rebels leave last opposition district in Homs

🕔07:06, 22.May 2017

Hundreds of Syrian rebels and their families left the last opposition-held district of Homs on Sunday, completing a deal that brought the whole city back under President Bashar al-Assad’s control for the first time since the start of the war.

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Polls show Conservatives losing ground

Polls show Conservatives losing ground

🕔16:21, 21.May 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s lead in the opinion polls has narrowed after her Conservatives and the Labour opposition published their policy plans this week, with one survey showing the gap between the two parties halving to nine points. May

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U.S wants bilateral deals in Asia

U.S wants bilateral deals in Asia

🕔16:15, 21.May 2017

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday that the United States would not return to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal after 11 remaining countries earlier agreed to look at how they could move ahead without it. He said the

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Trump seeks ‘reset’ with Islamic world

Trump seeks ‘reset’ with Islamic world

🕔16:11, 21.May 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump, struggling to shake a brewing scandal at home, will attempt a reset on Sunday with the Islamic world after frequently attacking Muslims on the campaign trail last year and trying to ban many from the United

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Assange faces arrest if he leaves embassy

Assange faces arrest if he leaves embassy

🕔06:55, 20.May 2017

British police said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would still be arrested if he leaves the Ecuadorean embassy in London after Swedish prosecutors said on Friday they would drop a preliminary investigation into an allegation of rape against him. Assange, 45,

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South Sudan forces killed 114 civilians in six months

South Sudan forces killed 114 civilians in six months

🕔06:52, 20.May 2017

South Sudanese pro-government forces killed at least 114 civilians in and around Yei town from July 2016 to January 2017, the U.N. human rights office said in a report on Friday that the army dismissed as “baseless”. The most recent

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