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Zeid condemns Burundi assassinations

Zeid condemns Burundi assassinations

🕔06:45, 28.Apr 2016

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Wednesday condemned the increasing number of attacks against high level officials in Burundi, including most recently the assassination of Brigadier General Athanase Kararuza and his wife on Monday, and

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North Korea to open ruling party congress

North Korea to open ruling party congress

🕔10:33, 27.Apr 2016

North Korea said on Wednesday its ruling Workers’ Party would hold a congress from May 6, ending its silence on the date of the first such conference in 36 years, as South Korea said another North Korean nuclear test appeared

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Parents of missing students protest in Mexico

Parents of missing students protest in Mexico

🕔10:30, 27.Apr 2016

Thousands of protesters gathered in Mexico City on Tuesday, angered by the government’s handling of an investigation into 43 students who apparently were massacred in 2014 and the government’s alleged treatment of international experts who have cast doubt on the

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Trump, Clinton win big in Northeast

Trump, Clinton win big in Northeast

🕔10:15, 27.Apr 2016

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton rolled up wins in Northeastern states on Tuesday in a major show of strength and immediately turned their fire on each other in a possible preview of a general election matchup. Trump easily

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Obama sends more troops to fight IS

Obama sends more troops to fight IS

🕔09:43, 26.Apr 2016

President Barack Obama announced on Monday the biggest expansion of U.S. ground troops in Syria since its civil war began, but the move was unlikely to mollify Arab allies angry over Washington’s cautious approach to the conflict. The deployment of

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Militants kill Canadian hostage

Militants kill Canadian hostage

🕔09:40, 26.Apr 2016

John Ridsdel, a Canadian held hostage by Islamist militants in the Philippines, “has been killed at the hands of his captors,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement Monday. “This was an act of cold-blooded murder and responsibility

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ICC to investigate violence in Burundi

ICC to investigate violence in Burundi

🕔09:23, 26.Apr 2016

The international war crimes court will investigate outbreaks of violence in Burundi that have killed hundreds and forced hundreds of thousands to flee abroad since a political crisis erupted a year ago. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner

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White House to decide on 9/11 report

White House to decide on 9/11 report

🕔09:38, 25.Apr 2016

The White House will likely make a decision by June on whether it will release some classified material withheld from the public 9/11 Commission Report, a former U.S. senator who co-chaired the congressional inquiry into the attacks said on Sunday.

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One dead, 26 wounded near Syrian border

One dead, 26 wounded near Syrian border

🕔09:23, 25.Apr 2016

Rockets pounded the Turkish town of Kilis near the Syrian border on Sunday, a Reuters witness reported, killing one person and injuring 26, a day after the government promised to protect the area from repeated attacks by Islamic State militants.

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Australian teen charged over terror attack

Australian teen charged over terror attack

🕔09:01, 25.Apr 2016

A teenager was charged with plotting a terrorist attack on an Australian Veteran’s Day ceremony, police said Monday, the second year in a row authorities say they have thwarted an attack linked to the national holiday. The 16-year-old boy was

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Germany seeking ‘safe zones’ in Syria

Germany seeking ‘safe zones’ in Syria

🕔06:34, 24.Apr 2016

Germany is seeking the creation of “safe zones” to shelter refugees in Syria, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, an idea Turkey has long championed in the face of U.N. caution. Keeping refugees on the Syrian side of the border

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North Korea fires sub-launched missile

North Korea fires sub-launched missile

🕔06:31, 24.Apr 2016

North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast on Saturday, South Korea said, amid concerns that the isolated state might conduct a nuclear test or a missile launch ahead of a ruling party meeting in May. The

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Bangladesh professor hacked to death

Bangladesh professor hacked to death

🕔06:29, 24.Apr 2016

A university professor was hacked to death on Saturday in northwestern Bangladesh, police said, with Islamic State claiming responsibility for the latest in a series of attacks on liberal activists. Two assailants on a motorcycle attacked Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, 58,

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Trump bashes Clinton in TV interview

Trump bashes Clinton in TV interview

🕔11:17, 23.Apr 2016

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump attacked his top Democratic rival Hillary Clinton on Friday, calling her “crooked,” and promised his supporters that he would not bore them by becoming overly presidential. The comments undercut what his aides had said would

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Eight dead in Ohio execution style killings

Eight dead in Ohio execution style killings

🕔11:13, 23.Apr 2016

Eight members of the same family were shot to death execution-style in four homes in Pike County, Ohio, and more than 30 people have been questioned in the search for the killer or killers, officials said on Friday. The victims

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China, U.S. pledge to ratify Paris climate deal

China, U.S. pledge to ratify Paris climate deal

🕔11:10, 23.Apr 2016

China and the United States, the world’s top producers of greenhouse gas emissions, pledged on Friday to formally adopt by the end of the year a Paris deal to slow global warming, raising the prospects of it being enforced much

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Obama urges UK not to leave the EU

Obama urges UK not to leave the EU

🕔09:13, 22.Apr 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama made an impassioned appeal on Friday for Britain to remain in the European Union, saying membership had magnified Britain’s place in the world and made the bloc stronger and more outward looking. Fearful that a British

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China could build nuclear plants

China could build nuclear plants

🕔09:05, 22.Apr 2016

China is getting closer to building maritime nuclear power platforms that could one day to used to support Chinese projects in the disputed South China Sea, a widely-read state-run newspaper said on Friday. China has rattled nerves with its military

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Paris attacks suspect charged

Paris attacks suspect charged

🕔09:02, 22.Apr 2016

Salah Abdeslam, a key suspect in November’s Paris attacks, has been charged with attempted murder in Belgium during a police shootout in Brussels three days before his arrest, prosecutors said. Abdeslam, who is due to be extradited to France in

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Obama, Saudi king discuss alliance

Obama, Saudi king discuss alliance

🕔07:05, 21.Apr 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama met Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday to seek joint action on security threats including Iran and Islamic State – and to talk through tensions between the two allies that have been laid bare in recent

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