Int'l News Archive
  • »UN Security Council Demands Implementation of Resolution on Syria Truce

    Thu 8 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    NEW YORK — The UN Security Council reiterated its calls for a ceasefire to take hold in Syria after holding a closed door meeting late Wednesday to discuss the failure of parties to implement the truce adopted by the body on February 24.
    "The...
  • »Iran Jails Woman for Removing Headscarf in Public

    Thu 8 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    CAPITALS — An Iranian woman who publicly removed her veil to protest against a mandatory hijab law has been sentenced to two years in prison, prosecutors say.
    The woman, who has not been officially named, was found guilty of "encouraging...
  • »Attempted Assassination of Former Russian Spy in US

    Wed 7 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A former Russian spy and his daughter remain critically ill in hospital after being exposed to nerve gas in Salisbury, Wiltshire, police confirmed.
    Police are trying to find out why Sergei Skripal, 66, was found slumped on a...
  • »Occupation Soldiers Arrest 10 Palestinians

    Wed 7 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces Wednesday stormed cities across the West Bank and arrested 10 Palestinians allegedly for security reasons, the Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement.
    These arrests happened as Israeli...
  • »UN Envoy Says ‘Rohingya’ Refugees Facing 'Forced Starvation'

    Wed 7 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    NEW YORK — Myanmar has not stopped its ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Rakhine state, a United Nations human rights official said on Tuesday.
    The UN envoy's assessment of a continued "campaign of terror and forced starvation" comes...
  • »N. Korea Willing to Discuss Disarmament, Says South Korea

    Tue 6 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    CAPITALS — North Korea is willing to talk about getting rid of its nuclear weapons but only if its own safety can be guaranteed, South Korea says.
    The South says the subject was raised when its officials met with the North's leader, Kim...
  • »Russian Military Plane Crash in Syria Kills Dozens

    Tue 6 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A Russian military transport plane has crashed in Syria killing more than 30 people, the defence ministry says.
    The An-26 plane crashed during landing at Hmeimim airbase, near the coastal city of Latakia, the ministry is quoted as...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 16 Palestinians in West Bank

    Mon 5 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Monday arrested 16 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoners' Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of...
  • »Occupation Orders 16 Palestinian Families to Evacuate in Tubas for Military Drills

    Mon 5 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Over a dozen Palestinian families were ordered to evacuate their homes in Khirbet Ibziq, east of Tubas, a city in the West bank, earlier today, Monday, by Israeli occupation authorities on Monday, Palestinian source confirmed....
  • »Morneau Says Canada 'Prepared to React' against US Tariffs If Necessary

    Sun 4 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    OTTAWA — After US President Donald Trump announced a proposal to slap hefty tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau says his country is ready to retaliate if necessary.
    "Canada is an integral part of the...
  • »Brexit: Theresa May Urges EU to Buy into 'Ambitious' Vision

    Sun 4 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged the EU to get on with discussing her "ambitious but practical" vision for economic relations with the UK after Brexit.
    The prime minister told the BBC's Andrew Marr the "right deal for us...
  • »Airstrikes Kill 13 Daesh Militants in Afghanistan

    Sun 4 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — At least 13 Daesh militants were killed late Saturday t in an airstrikes that targeted Jowzjan Province north of Afghanistan, military sources said on Sunday.
    The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North said at least...
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