Mon, 19 Aug 2019

Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

Government in eastern Libya denies abducting Seham Sergewa

TRIPOLI, Libya - An international human rights group has called on the Interim government in eastern Libya to exert all ...

North Korea Fires More Weapons; Criticizes South Korea

SEOUL - North Korea has launched a fresh round of short-range weapons into the sea off its east coast, South ...

Gang that stole scores of motor bikes in NYC rounded up

NEW YORK, New York - A motorcycle stealing racket in New York City has been taken down.The 11 members of ...

Number of people dead after oil tanker explosion in Tanzania hits 89

DODOMO, Tanzania - The number of people who were killed when an overturned fuel tanker exploded last Saturday has been ...

People should not fall under spell of Boko Haram says former captee

To mark next week's International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to ...

Netanyahu To Embark On Two-Day Ukraine Visit

KYIV -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to embark on a two-day trip to the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, ...

All Blacks to name RWC squad on August 28

Cape Town - Deliverance day for All Blacks' 2019 Rugby World Cup aspirations will be on Wednesday, August 28.According to ...

36-player Bok squad gathers in Bloem for RWC camp

Cape Town - A Springbok training squad of 36 players has assembled in Bloemfontein on Sunday for a four-day Rugby ...

Looming food insecurity in Zimbabwe - economist

Hardships due to Zimbabwe's poor maize harvest are exacerbated by unstable economic conditions in the country, according to Wandile Sihlobo, ...

'Groggy' Smith out of 2nd Ashes Test final day with concussion

London - Australia's Steve Smith has been ruled out of the last day of the second Ashes Test with concussion ...

De Plus wins BinckBank Tour for first title

Geraardsbergen - Belgian rider Laurens De Plus clinched overall victory in the BinckBank Tour on Sunday when he was part ...

Dolphin Coast titles decided in gale-force drama

Durban - Hank McGregor wrapped up his victory in tough sea conditions at the Dolphin Coast Challenge while the final ...

Miller-Uibo sparkles as Blake shows he is not spent force

Birmingham - Bahamas star Shaunae Miller-Uibo came from behind to overhaul home hope Dina Asher-Smith and win a star-studded women's ...

Pretoria Test: Have these five Boks blown it?

Cape Town - They were "borderline" anyway ... but may now have tumbled down the wrong side of the World ...

Hong Kong Residents Protest Peacefully in Latest Push for Reforms

Updated: August 18, 2019 11:00 AM.Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters marched peacefully through the streets of Hong Kong on ...

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4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Netanyahu To Embark On Two-Day Ukraine Visit

KYIV -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to embark on a two-day trip to the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, ...

Restrictions Continue in Kashmir Despite Security Ease

NEW DELHI - Restrictions continued in much of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, despite India's government saying it was gradually restoring ...

Seized Iranian Tanker Expected to Leave Gibraltar

MADRID - Last update: 1:45 p. m.Iran said its seized oil tanker was expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday after ...

PM Modi to embark on three-day visit to UAE, Bahrain from Aug 23

New Delhi [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a three-day official visit to the United ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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