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Defiant North Korea fires ballistic missile

Defiant North Korea fires ballistic missile

🕔08:15, 18.Mar 2016

North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile on Friday, which flew about 800 km (500 miles) before hitting the sea off its east coast, South Korea’s military said, as the isolated state stepped up its defiance of tough new

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US tightens sanctions on North Korea

US tightens sanctions on North Korea

🕔08:13, 17.Mar 2016

The United States is imposing new sanctions on North Korea, blacklisting more than a dozen government officials, agencies and companies in a response to what the administration called Pyongyang’s “illicit” nuclear and ballistic missile tests earlier this year. The measures

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Kurds hope to establish a federal region

Kurds hope to establish a federal region

🕔08:07, 17.Mar 2016

Syrian Kurdish parties are working on a plan to declare a federal region across much of northern Syria, several of their representatives said on Wednesday. They said their aim was to formalize the semiautonomous zone they have established during five

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Two suicide bombers attack Nigeria mosque

Two suicide bombers attack Nigeria mosque

🕔08:03, 17.Mar 2016

Two female suicide bombers detonated explosives on Wednesday morning in an attack on a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing 24 people and wounding 18. The first blast tore through the mosque, and the second occurred near the building a few

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Trump knocks Rubio out of race

Trump knocks Rubio out of race

🕔07:17, 16.Mar 2016

U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump won a crucial nominating contest in Florida and knocked rival Marco Rubio out of the race on Tuesday, but lost Ohio to John Kasich in a mixed result that set the stage for a

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Police kill gunman in Paris attacks raid

Police kill gunman in Paris attacks raid

🕔07:15, 16.Mar 2016

Belgian police killed a suspect armed with an assault rifle after four officers were wounded on Tuesday in a raid on a Brussels apartment linked to investigations into November’s Islamist attacks in Paris, prosecutors said. One or more people opened

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Macedonia returns migrants to Greece

Macedonia returns migrants to Greece

🕔07:12, 16.Mar 2016

Macedonia trucked about 1,500 migrants and refugees back to Greece after they forced their way across the border on Monday, as European nations continued to pass the buck in a migration crisis that risks tearing the European Union apart. The

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US vows to push for UN action on Iran

US vows to push for UN action on Iran

🕔08:13, 15.Mar 2016

The United States on Monday vowed to continue pushing for United Nations Security Council action on Iran’s recent ballistic missile tests and accused Russia of looking for reasons not to respond to Iranian violations of a U.N. resolution. “This merits

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Turkish warplanes strike Iraq after bombing

Turkish warplanes strike Iraq after bombing

🕔08:10, 15.Mar 2016

Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish militant camps in northern Iraq on Monday, a day after 37 people were killed in an Ankara car bombing that security officials said involved two fighters – one female – from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

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Russians to start withdrawing from Syria

Russians to start withdrawing from Syria

🕔08:07, 15.Mar 2016

President Vladimir Putin announced out of the blue on Monday that “the main part” of Russian armed forces in Syria would start to withdraw, telling his diplomats to step up the push for peace as U.N.-mediated talks resumed on ending

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Australia raises case of detained newsmen

Australia raises case of detained newsmen

🕔08:34, 14.Mar 2016

Australia is concerned about the detention of two Australian journalists who attempted to interview the Malaysian prime minister over corruption allegations, the foreign minister said Monday. Australian Broadcasting Corp. television reporter Linton Besser and camera operator Louie Eroglu were arrested

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Millions join Brazil impeachment chorus

Millions join Brazil impeachment chorus

🕔08:30, 14.Mar 2016

Dilma Rousseff’s future as president of Brazil was cast into further doubt as millions of protesters, wearied by scandal and recession, staged some of the largest rallies in the country’s modern history. Brazilians demonstrated peacefully for Rousseff’s ouster in cities

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Explosion in Ankara kills at least 34

Explosion in Ankara kills at least 34

🕔08:25, 14.Mar 2016

A car filled with explosives blew up in a public square in the heart of Ankara, the Turkish capital, on Sunday evening, killing more than 30 people in the latest of a string of terrorist attacks that have destabilized the

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Obama to push to keep UK in the EU

Obama to push to keep UK in the EU

🕔07:40, 13.Mar 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama will come to London in April and urge British voters to back continued membership of the European Union, The Independent on Sunday newspaper reported. Britons vote in June on whether to remain part of the world’s

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ISIS chemical weapons attacks kill child

ISIS chemical weapons attacks kill child

🕔07:37, 13.Mar 2016

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has launched two chemical attacks near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, killing a 3-year-old girl, wounding some 600 people and causing hundreds more to flee, Iraqi officials said Saturday. “What the

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New disturbance at Trump rally

New disturbance at Trump rally

🕔07:33, 13.Mar 2016

Secret Service agents rushed on stage to protect U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump during a disturbance at a rally on Saturday, a day after rowdy protests shut down his event in Chicago. Trump briefly ducked at the podium and

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China to start flights from disputed island

China to start flights from disputed island

🕔08:36, 12.Mar 2016

China will begin civilian flights to and from a disputed South China Sea island within a year, state media reported on Friday, as the government expands infrastructure on islands and reefs also claimed by other countries in the region. The

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US rebukes Iran over missile tests

US rebukes Iran over missile tests

🕔08:33, 12.Mar 2016

The United States rebuked Iran on Friday over a series of “provocative and destabilizing” ballistic missile tests this week and all but accused the Iranians of having violated a United Nations Security Council resolution that calls on them to refrain

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Trump cancels Chicago rally over concerns

Trump cancels Chicago rally over concerns

🕔08:29, 12.Mar 2016

Donald Trump postponed his Friday night rally in Chicago because of “growing safety concerns” created by thousands of protesters inside and outside of the University of Illinois arena hosting the event. The Republican front-runner’s rallies have become increasingly violent in

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North Korea orders more nuclear tests

North Korea orders more nuclear tests

🕔07:24, 11.Mar 2016

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watched a ballistic missile launch test and ordered the country to improve nuclear attack capability by continuing to conduct more tests, the official KCNA news agency reported on Friday. The report did not say

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