Int'l News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »North Korea 'Hackers Steal US-South Korea War Plans'

    Tue 10 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Hackers from North Korea are reported to have stolen a large cache of military documents from South Korea, including a plan to assassinate North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un.
    Rhee Cheol-hee, a South Korean lawmaker, said the...
  • »The Psychology Behind Spending Big

    Mon 9 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Tiffanie Wen (BBC)
    If you could afford it, would you ever splurge USD10 thousand on a pair of headphones? What about some other indulgence? Would you?
    Some of the most coveted sets, like Sennheiser's Orpheus or the Onkyo Diamond, can cost tens...
  • »Turkey 'Issues Arrest Warrant for Second US Consulate Worker'

    Mon 9 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for a US consulate worker, the second in a week, media reports say.
    The detention of a member of staff, a Turkish national, in Istanbul last week triggered a diplomatic row, prompting both sides...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 11 Palestinians in West Bank

    Mon 9 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Monday arrested 11 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Jenin,...
  • »Occupation Forces Shell Positions in Central Gaza

    Mon 9 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    GAZA — Israeli occupation forces last night fired artillery shells at a Palestinian a position east of the Maghazi refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.
    Palestinian sources said that the occupation troops shelled a number of shells at a...
  • »Trump Says He Will Not Move Us Embassy to Jerusalem for Now

    Sun 8 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump late Saturday said he will not go ahead with his controversial pledge to move the American embassy to Jerusalem until after pushing for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.
    Referring to efforts to forge a...
  • »London Museum Crash 'Not Terror-Related'

    Sat 7 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A crash outside a London museum that injured 11 people was not terror-related, police say.
    A car mounted the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in Exhibition Road, South Kensington, at 14:20 BST.
    The Metropolitan Police...
  • »Catalonia Referendum: Thousands Rally for Spanish Unity

    Sat 7 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Thousands of people calling for Spanish unity have attended rallies in the capital Madrid after Sunday's disputed referendum for Catalan independence.
    Other demonstrations - including in the Catalan city Barcelona - have also been...
Int'l News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Saudi King Signs Lucrative Deals on Landmark Russia Visit

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Russia and Saudi Arabia have clinched a number of lucrative deals as King Salman paid the first official visit to Russia by a Saudi monarch.
    Reports say the deals range from an arms deal worth $3bn (£2.3bn) to a $1bn energy...
  • »Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Literature Prize: 'Magnificent Honour'

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — British writer Kazuo Ishiguro has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature.
    The novelist was praised by the Swedish Academy as a writer "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of...
  • »Anti-police Strikes Swarm Catalan Cities over Police Violence during Referendum

    Tue 3 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITAL — Crowds are thronging central Barcelona and blocking roads across Catalonia in a protest strike over police violence during the independence referendum.
    There is little public transport, after Catalan trade unions called the strike...
  • »Iraqi Parliament to Address Federal Court on “Fate of Kurdish MPs”

    Tue 3 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    BAGHDAD —AlGhad— Parliamentary sources have confirmed to AlGhad today, Tuesday, that the Iraqi Parliament is going to address the Federal Court on the fate of Iraqi Kurds who participated in the referendum, having not explicitly declared...
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