Wed, 17 Jul 2019

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...

14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...

Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...

Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...

Ten dead after extensive lightning strikes across Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Lightning has wreaked havoc across the southeast Asian nation of Bangladesh.At least ten people died on Saturday ...

In Taiz, some Yemenis choose war and home over displacement

After more than four years of fighting, life has become so unbearable for some of Yemen's 3.6 million displaced people ...

South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...

Dear UN secretary-general, dont forget the internally displaced

Last year, UN member states endorsed two landmark "compacts" designed to improve the global response to refugees and migration. Unfortunately, ...

Member States' Nominee Von der Leyen Wins EU Top Job

STRASBOURG, FRANCE - German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen was narrowly elected president of the European Commission on Tuesday ...

Kyrgyzstan: Askarov case may return to court

A human rights group in Kyrgyzstan says that a court will later this month review the case of Azimjan Askarov, ...

Crowds Protest at Hong Kong Shopping Mall That Let Riot Police Inside

Hundreds of people converged on a shopping mall in suburban Hong Kong on Tuesday in a spontaneous protest to its ...

PSG sign defender Diallo from Dortmund

Paris - Paris Saint-Germain have signed France under-21 international defender Abdou Diallo from Borussia Dortmund on a five-year deal, the ...

Khan claims Pacquiao has agreed Saudi Arabia bout

London - British boxer Amir Khan claims he has agreed a deal to fight Manny Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia in ...

Lennon warns Arsenal not to expect Tierney bargain

Glasgow - Celtic manager Neil Lennon has warned Arsenal that the Scottish champions won't let Kieran Tierney leave on the ...

SA women's water polo side crash to rivals New Zealand

Cape Town - The South Africa women's water polo team was better, but still no match for rivals New Zealand ...

Arsenal director admits fans' criticism hurts

London - Arsenal director Josh Kroenke admits criticism from furious fans has been "hard to take", but he insists the ...

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Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...

Dear UN secretary-general, dont forget the internally displaced

Last year, UN member states endorsed two landmark "compacts" designed to improve the global response to refugees and migration. Unfortunately, ...

Can free schools in South Africa reduce HIV risk?

South Africa has the largest HIV epidemic in the world. An estimated 7.2 million people are living with HIV and ...

Zim mulls tariff hike as electricity becomes 'very big problem'

The electricity situation in Zimbabwe is now dire and has "graduated from being a challenge to a very, very big ...

Zimbabwe miners told to pay utility bills in foreign currency

Mining companies in Zimbabwe will have to use foreign currency to pay for power but can make their own arrangements ...

Guinea axe coach Put after poor results

Conakry - Guinea coach Paul Put was sacked on Tuesday following the team's last 16 exit at the Africa Cup ...

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