Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Windows smashed at five mosques in England, one man caught on camera

Counter-terrorism officers in central England are investigating attacks on five mosques in which windows were apparently shattered by a sledgehammer. ...

Myanmar Military Shrugs Off U.S. Senators Call For Rohingya Sanctions

Myanmars military rejected as one-sided accusations on Thursday a call by U.S. senators to slap sanctions on Myanmar's army chief ...

River Ferry Sinks in Tigris Near Iraq's Mosul, Killing 83

MOSUL, IRAQ - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mothers Day capsized in the Tigris ...

Thousands More Flee Last Islamic State Enclave in Syria

NEAR BAGHUZ IN SYRIA / IRBIL, IRAQ - It may be almost over for the last enclave of Islamic State ...

Iran FM in Turkey to Attend OIC Emergency Meeting

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has travelled to Turkey to take part in an emergency meeting of the Organization ...

Trump: US Recognizes Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, the Syrian territory it ...

Vietnamese Human Rights Campaigner Stuck in Scary Limbo in Thailand

Hiding in Thailand, Vietnamese human rights campaigner Bach Hong Quyen fears hes in the cross-hairs of two nations: Vietnam which ...

Norouz Attack In Kabul Kills At Least Six; IS Claims Responsibility

Multiple explosions have killed at least six people and wounded 23 near a Shi'ite shrine in Kabul, Afghan officials say. ...

In A First, Tehran Honors Beleaguered Afghan Community

Afghan migrants and refugees living in Iran have grown accustomed to humiliation, blamed for the country's ills rather than celebrated ...

UK Police Probe Attacks on 5 Mosques in Birmingham

LONDON - A sledgehammer-wielding man was seen smashing windows at two mosques in Britain's second city Birmingham and three more ...

71 Dead After Ferry Sinks in Tigris Near Iraq's Mosul

BAGHDAD - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris River ...

UN: Afghan Peace Talks Offer Glimmer of Hope

GENEVA - A report to the U.N. Human Rights Council says nascent peace talks in Afghanistan offer a glimmer of ...

Norouz Attack In Kabul Kills At Least Six, IS Claims Responsibility

Multiple explosions on March 21 killed at least six people and wounded 23 near a Shi'ite shrine in Kabul, Afghan ...

Two More Sentenced To Life In Pakistan Lynching Case

An antiterrorism court has sentenced two people to life in prison for the lynching of a university student in northwestern ...

Bosnian Massacre Survivors Hail UN Court Ruling on Karadzic Sentence

Relatives of victims of the Srebrenica massacre have hailed a UN court decision that ordered Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan ...

4 Abducted Iranian Border Guards Released

Irans Foreign Ministry spokesman says a number of Iranian border guards being held by Pakistan-based terrorists have been released. In ...

New Zealand attack: Pakistani expat family mourns with pride

The question caught Ambreen Naeem off-guard. "At 2pm, my sister called and asked where my son Talah and husband Naeem ...

Tensions with Turkey have eased: Australia on Erdogan's WWI remark

Melbourne [Australia], Mar 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday informed that the diplomatic spat between Australia and Turkey, ...

US-Backed Force Denies Report of Islamic State's Final Defeat

DEIR EL-ZOUR, SYRIA - The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied a report Thursday that all of Islamic States final ...

At Least Six Killed in Kabul Blasts

Multiple explosions in Kabul on March 21 have killed six people and wounded 23, a spokesman for the Afghan Health ...

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Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

US Military Vet Recounts Arrests in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - An American security contractor at the center of a mysterious case roiling Haitian politics says that he ...

Iran Expresses Regret over Iraq Ferry Sinking

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly sinking of a ferry in Iraq's Tigris ...

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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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