Sunday 18th of November 2018
Chechen official says only bomber dies in checkpoint attack
The interior minister of Chechnya says a woman detonated a vest of explosives at a checkpoint outside the capital of Grozny and she was the only person killed
Number of missing jumps to more than 1,000 in California fire
The number of people missing in a devastating wildfire in northern California jumped to more than 1,000 on Friday
Trump says he answered Mueller questions ‘very easily’
US President Donald Trump says he easily answered written questions from Robert Mueller, though he speculated that the questions had been “tricked up” to try to catch him in a lie
Iran pushes to influence Syria’s new generation through ‘educational invasion’
Tehran announced on Wednesday that it will open a new university in Syria, the Iran-based Tarbiat Modares University
UN passes resolution condemning Iran’s human rights record
The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution on Thursday, condemning Iran’s human rights record
Pence says US to partner in Papua New Guinea military base
The United States said Saturday it will join forces with Australia in the development of a new naval base in Papua New Guinea
San Francisco chokes on toxic air as wildfires rage
Schools and tourist attractions across the San Francisco Bay Area were shut Friday as smoke from California's deadliest ever wildfire a three hour drive away produced air quality levels worse than in...
CNN reporter returns to White House after pass reinstated
The White House agreed Friday to allow CNN reporter Jim Acosta back in after a judge ruled that the star journalist was improperly banned following a testy exchange at a press conference with Presiden...
Indian airport protesters block woman activist’s plan to enter hill temple
Thousands of protesters blocked all the exits at a southern Indian airport for more than 14 hours on Friday, stopping a rights activist from heading to a Hindu temple to defy a centuries-old ban on mo...
China's Xi makes push into Pacific; scores 'own goal' with block on media
President Xi Jinping made a push to expand China’s influence in the Pacific on Friday, holding a forum with leaders of eight small island countries in Papua New Guinea.
Myanmar holds 106 Rohingya aboard boat to Malaysia, official says
Myanmar immigration authorities detained 106 Rohingya Muslims aboard a boat off Yangon on Friday, officials said, raising fears of a fresh wave of dangerous voyages after a 2015 crackdown on people s...
Eight UN peacekeepers killed in eastern DR Congo
Eight United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an operation against a rebel militia in eastern DR Congo, the UN Security Council said on Thursday.