Int'l News Last Week
  • »All 12 Boys, Coach Freed from Thailand Cave

    Tue 10 July / Jul 2018. 04:25 PM
    CAPITALS — Divers in northern Thailand have rescued all 12 boys and their football coach from flooded caves, 17 days after they got trapped underground.
    The plight of the group and the dangerous work to free them has gripped the world's...
  • »Los Angeles Police Search for Suspects in Alleged Racist Attack on 91-Year-Old Mexican Man

    Tue 10 July / Jul 2018. 04:21 PM
    CAPITALS — California police are searching for multiple suspects after an elderly Mexican man was allegedly battered with a brick in his Los Angeles neighbourhood on Independence Day in what a witness described as a blatantly...
  • »Italy Ports Turn Away Italian Supply Ship Carrying Migrants

    Tue 10 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A commercial ship flying the Italian flag, and carrying dozens of rescued migrants, was refused permission to dock at Italian ports.
    The Vos Thalassa, a supply ship which serves oil rigs in the Mediterranean, rescued 66 people adrift...
  • »Over a Dozen Palestinians Arrested, Houses Demolished, Settlers Strom Aqsa

    Tue 10 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday arrested 17 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, as extremist settlers stormed the Aqsa Mosque campus and occupation bulldozers tore down two houses in Qalansuwa, Palestinian...
  • »Final Cave Rescue Push Underway in Thailand

    Tue 10 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Nineteen divers have entered the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand on a gruelling, hazardous mission to rescue those people still trapped inside.
    They extracted a ninth boy on Tuesday, the Thai Navy said, with unconfirmed...
  • »Japan Floods: 'Extreme Danger' amid Record Rainfall

    Sun 8 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Parts of western Japan hit by deadly floods and landslides are facing unprecedented danger as more downpours are expected, officials warn.
    "We've never experienced this kind of rain before," a weather official said.
    More than 60...
  • »Pompeo Refuses Sanctions Relief as N Korea Diplomacy Hits Roadblock

    Sun 8 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has stressed that sanctions on North Korea would remain until the reclusive state abandoned its nuclear weapons amid growing concern that diplomacy between the two nations has hit a roadblock.
    The...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 15 Palestinians in West Bank

    Sun 8 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops early Sunday detained 15 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    A statement by the Palestinian Prisoners Society said that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of...
  • »Ceasefire in South Syria as Army Takes Crossing, Thousands Return Home

    Sat 7 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— Rebel factions in south Syria have agreed to give up arms in a Russia-brokered ceasefire deal on Friday, rebel sources said, surrendering Deraa province to the government in another major victory for the Syrian army and...
  • »N. Korea Nuclear Deal: US Attitude 'Regrettable', Says Pyongyang

    Sat 7 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — North Korea has branded the US attitude at the latest talks over its nuclear programme "regrettable" and "extremely troubling".
    The statement, by an unnamed foreign ministry official, contradicted the version of events given by US...
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  • »Warplanes Pound South-West Syria after Truce Talks Fail

    Thu 5 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Syrian government and Russian warplanes are reportedly pounding rebel-held areas of south-west Syria, after rebels said talks to reach a truce had failed.
    A monitoring group said there had been more than 600 air strikes and barrel...
  • »South Syria Factions Announce Failure of Preliminary Negotiations with Russia

    Wed 4 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— Rebel factions in the Syrian south have announced the failure of the preliminary negotiations with Russia today, Wednesday, on the proposed ceasefire, according to the Southern Central Operations Room via Twitter.
    The...
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