Tue, 21 Aug 2018

Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...

Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...

Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...

Dozens of children drown as boat sinks in the Nile

KARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident, a boat with over 40 children onboard ran into trouble after the engine ...

Second quake in a day rattles Indonesia’s Lombok

LOMBOK, Indonesia - Weeks after a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake rattled Indonesia’s Lombok island, on Sunday, the tourist hotspot was ...

Trump alleges social media censorship of conservatives

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A month after accusing Twitter of shadow banning members of his administration, the U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Trump claims he allowed McGahn to cooperate with Mueller

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bombshell explosion, a report in the New York Times revealed on Saturday that the White ...

Papadopoulos misled investigators: Mueller recommends jail

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a court filing made as part of his probe into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. ...

Al Qaeda led by Bin Laden’s son set to threaten Syria, Iraq

NEW YORK, U.S. - Despite claims made by the Iraq Prime Minister and the U.S. President Donald Trump, who have ...

Trump cancels proposed military parade, blames Washington DC

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A day after reports revealed that the U.S. President Donald Trump’s military parade was set to cost ...

ISIS claims Kabul attacks, as U.S. warns of Taliban threat

KABUL, Afghanistan - With no conceivable end to America’s longest military engagement in sight - the war against insurgents in ...

Zimbabwe Opposition Appeals for Regional Help

HARARE - Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has appealed to African leaders to ensure a peaceful and smooth transition ...

Europe Sees Sharp Rise in Measles: 41,000 Cases, 37 Deaths

BERLIN - The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six ...

Several Police Wounded In Chechnya Attacks Claimed By IS

Russian investigators say they have launched investigations into three separate attacks that wounded several police officers in the North Caucasus ...

PepsiCo Buys Israel's SodaStream for $3.2 Billion

JERUSALEM - Beverage giant PepsiCo on Monday purchased Israel's fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion, a boon for a ...

Mali Must Bolster Security, Governance, Analysts Say

In winning a second term as Mali's president on Thursday, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has another chance to tackle challenges ranging ...

Uganda Police Battle Protesters Seeking Release of Pop Star

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Ugandan police fired bullets and tear gas Monday to disperse a crowd of protesters demanding the release ...

Poland Bans Ukraine Activist From Europe, Raising Questions

WARSAW, POLAND - Poland has used its powers as a European Union member to ban a human rights Ukrainian activist ...

China Reconsiders LNG Tariff Threat

China has sown confusion in international energy markets after reconsidering plans to slap tariffs on U.S. crude oil and liquefied ...

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Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...

Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...

WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...

China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...

Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...

ATMs worldwide suffer highly-coordinated attack, millions lo

NEW DELHI, India - Three days after the FBI warned of a potential ‘cashout’ ATM hack, that could hit bank ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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