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Bernie Sanders wins Alaska, Washington

Bernie Sanders wins Alaska, Washington

🕔06:47, 27.Mar 2016

Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders easily won nominating contests in Alaska and Washington on Saturday, chipping away at front-runner Hillary Clinton’s commanding lead in the race to pick the party’s candidate for the White House. Sanders still faces a steep

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Three more arrested in Brussels over attacks

Three more arrested in Brussels over attacks

🕔07:56, 26.Mar 2016

Belgian police arrested three more people on Friday as investigations into Tuesday’s suicide bombings by Islamist militants in Brussels threw up more links to killings in Paris last year. The federal prosecutor’s office said the operation was connected to the

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Beijing extends leave for new parents

Beijing extends leave for new parents

🕔07:53, 26.Mar 2016

Authorities in China’s capital will extend leave from work for new mothers and fathers, state media reported on Friday, in what appeared to be the latest incentive to encourage families to have more children. The world’s largest economy faces a

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Top ISIS leader killed in an airstrike

Top ISIS leader killed in an airstrike

🕔07:49, 26.Mar 2016

American Special Operations forces in eastern Syria killed a top Islamic State commander this week, Pentagon officials said Friday, part of a monthslong campaign the Obama administration boasts is eviscerating the Islamic State even as the group continues to demonstrate

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Belgian police arrest six in bombing probe

Belgian police arrest six in bombing probe

🕔08:03, 25.Mar 2016

Belgian police arrested six people in their probe of Tuesday’s Islamic State suicide bombings in Brussels, while authorities in France said they thwarted a militant plot there “that was at an advanced stage.” The federal prosecutor’s office in Belgium said

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Russia, US agree to speed up Syria deal

Russia, US agree to speed up Syria deal

🕔07:59, 25.Mar 2016

Russia and the United States agreed at talks in Moscow on Thursday to use their influence over the sides in the Syria conflict to speed up progress towards a political solution. Speaking after a four-hour meeting with Russian President Vladimir

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Malaysia detains suspected ISIS members

Malaysia detains suspected ISIS members

🕔07:50, 25.Mar 2016

Malaysian police have detained 15 more suspected Islamic State members, who police alleged planned to launch attacks and tried to obtain chemicals to make bombs. National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said in a statement late Thursday that the 15,

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Belgians hunt ‘third man’ after bombings

Belgians hunt ‘third man’ after bombings

🕔08:03, 24.Mar 2016

A “third man” seen with two Islamic State suicide bombers at Brussels Airport was the focus of a Belgian manhunt on Thursday after police identified three others, including two brothers, who killed at least 31 people at the airport and

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Mozambique debris most likely from MH370

Mozambique debris most likely from MH370

🕔08:00, 24.Mar 2016

Australia said on Thursday that plane debris recovered earlier this month from Mozambique was highly likely to have come from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which was carrying 239 people when it went missing more than two years ago. A Malaysian

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North Korea tests solid-fuel rocket engine

North Korea tests solid-fuel rocket engine

🕔07:56, 24.Mar 2016

North Korea, supervised by leader Kim Jong Un, successfully tested a solid-fuel rocket engine that increased power of the reclusive state’s ballistic rockets, North Korea’s state news agency reported on Thursday. The claim, if confirmed, could mean the North was

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US airports raise security after bombings

US airports raise security after bombings

🕔07:22, 23.Mar 2016

Major U.S. transportation hubs were placed on alert on Tuesday and Denver International Airport briefly evacuated part of its main terminal in a false alarm there hours after suicide bombings in Brussels killed at least 30 people. Despite public safety

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UN won’t work in Greek ‘detention centers’

UN won’t work in Greek ‘detention centers’

🕔07:15, 23.Mar 2016

The United Nations refugee agency dealt a blow to EU efforts to stem the biggest humanitarian crisis in generations on Tuesday, saying it would no longer assist in the transfer of migrants and refugees arriving in Greece to “detention centers”.

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Indian PM Modi under fire over rising costs

Indian PM Modi under fire over rising costs

🕔07:11, 23.Mar 2016

Sharp rises in education and healthcare costs in the last two years have hit India’s burgeoning middle class hard, denting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity among the relatively well-off ahead of a series of state elections. Price increases for services

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Major explosions hit Brussels airport

Major explosions hit Brussels airport

🕔13:48, 22.Mar 2016

Explosions tore through the departure hall of Brussels airport on Tuesday morning killing one person and injuring several others, the Belgian news agency Belga said. The agency said shots were fired and there were shouts in Arabic shortly before the

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Obama spars with Castro over human rights

Obama spars with Castro over human rights

🕔09:57, 22.Mar 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama pushed Cuba to improve human rights during his historic visit to the Communist-led island on Monday, publicly sparring with President Raul Castro who showed flashes of anger and hit back at U.S. “double standards”. Obama praised

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Suu Kyi nominated to join cabinet

Suu Kyi nominated to join cabinet

🕔09:54, 22.Mar 2016

Myanmar’s president-elect has nominated Aung San Suu Kyi to join the cabinet formed by her National League for Democracy (NLD), the speaker of parliament said on Tuesday, after the party swept to a historic election victory in November. A list

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Gunmen attack EU military mission in Mali

Gunmen attack EU military mission in Mali

🕔09:50, 22.Mar 2016

Gunmen on Monday attacked a hotel in Mali’s capital, Bamako, that had been converted into the headquarters of a European Union military training operation, but there no casualties among the mission’s personnel. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for

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Obama begins historic visit to Cuba

Obama begins historic visit to Cuba

🕔08:28, 21.Mar 2016

President Obama arrived in Cuba on Sunday afternoon, a journey of only 90 miles from U.S. shores that took more than half a century to complete. Stepping off Air Force One under drizzling skies, the president held an umbrella over

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US sends more troops to Iraq

US sends more troops to Iraq

🕔08:17, 21.Mar 2016

More U.S. military troops are going to Iraq in the aftermath of an Islamic State rocket killing a Marine and seriously injuring others this weekend, the Pentagon said Sunday. The attack occurred Saturday in the northern Iraq town of Makhmur,

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Spain bus crash kills 13 exchange students

Spain bus crash kills 13 exchange students

🕔08:13, 21.Mar 2016

A bus carrying university exchange students back from Spain’s largest fireworks festival crashed Sunday on a main highway in the northeast, killing at least 13 passengers and injuring 34 others, officials said. The passengers included Spaniards and foreign nationals from

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