Stories about Worldwide

May 18 2017

Wisconsin and Oklahoma governors to tour damage

Forecasters warn more severe weather remains a danger for the rest of the week. Another fatality occurred when a suspected tornado hit Elk City, Oklahoma . Fifty-three-y...

May 18 2017

Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

Recently, both governments agreed that this would not be the best time to move the Embassy, and USA officials said Israel did not want to deal with the matter at pre...

May 18 2017

Haley: US will 'tighten the screws' on North Korean nuclear program

Washington-US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, the first Indian-American to hold a cabinet rank, pledged that the US plans to "tighten the screws" on North Korea's nucle...

May 18 2017

Violence Breaks Out During Protest At Turkish Embassy In Washington, DC

Trump has been criticized for not publicly condemning the Turkish leader's human rights record and for congratulating him on winning a mid-April referendum that was wide...

May 18 2017

Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft

The malware can be described as a Trojan horse that is embedded within a hyperlink, advert or webpage that one opens which gives the virus an opening to infiltrate and ta...

May 18 2017

US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

Moon made his comments hours after South Korea, which hosts 28,500 US troops, said it wanted to reopen a channel of dialogue with North Korea as Moon seeks a two-track po...

May 18 2017

Iranian First Vice-President withdraws candidacy in Iran's presidential race

He is now seen as the main threat to Mr Rouhani, who is seeking a second term. Rouhani added that tourism in 2013, before the deal lifted some sanctions, was less than ...

May 18 2017

Barca, Real win to take La Liga's Title Showdown to Final day

The fight for the La Liga title will go down to the last day of the season after convincing wins for Real Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday, May 14 left them locked togeth...

May 18 2017

"Amazon Launches 'Echo Show,' A $230 Alexa Speaker With A 7" Screen

The Amazon Echo Show , Amazon's first touchscreen-enabled Alexa-equipped Echo device, is now available for pre-order. Or as Amazon's new (kinda wonky) tagline puts ...

May 18 2017

New Details In DNC Staffer Seth Rich's Murder: 'Had Contact With WikiLeaks'

The reports, which gained traction on social media, said an Federal Bureau of Investigation forensics examination showed Rich transferred 44,053 DNC e-mails and 17,761 ...

May 18 2017

Trump defiant, doubting top advisers as White House in turmoil, sources say

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, next to Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak at the White House in Washingt...

May 18 2017

Head in the clouds: Dutch king was guest pilot for 21 years

Before that, he was a pilot for the Dutch cargo airline Martinair. "You have an aircraft, passengers and crew". You can't take your problems into the air. Willem-Alexan...

May 18 2017

Kolkata cleric Barkati sacked for anti-national statements

The board has given Barkati seven days to vacate the office. The letter pulled up Barkati for not responding to two requests for explaining his conduct and failing to r...

May 18 2017

Chelsea Manning leaves military prison

Manning later took to social networking, posting photos of her lunch - "So, (I'm) already enjoying my first hot, greasy pizza", she declared of the slice of pepperoni - a...

May 17 2017

China's Xi says Belt and Road summit reaches consensus, achieves positive outcomes

India boycotted the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) held from May 14-15. This edition of the forum was attended by Pakistan Prime Minister Sharif, his Sri Lankan counterpart ...

May 17 2017

United Nations condemns North Korea missile test

Han said South Korea's military separately detected the Sunday launch, using its own intelligence assets. That suggests a range of 4500km or more, analysts said. Speaking...

May 17 2017

Local election results in Scotland likely to heal COSLA rift

Despite topping the poll, the party lost overall control of Dundee and Angus councils, which it had before the election. "No wonder they are setting their sights on Ang...

May 17 2017

Abe, Moon discuss North Korea, 'comfort women' issue

Moon's victory reverses more than a decade of conservative rule that has seen strong ties with the US, which maintains about 28,500 servicemembers in South Korea. Still, ...

May 17 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill six farmers in Nigeria

Meanwhile, Maj. -Gen. Lucky Irabor, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole , said the suspects were being de-radicalised at the military detention facility. At that...

May 17 2017

Australian police closer to deciding Vatican abuse charges

Pell was a priest in the Ballarat diocese before becoming the Archbishop of Melbourne and then Sydney ahead of being hand-picked in 2014 by Pope Francis to make the churc...