Two American service members killed in Afghanistan operation

A smaller number of USA troops operate in Afghanistan under a counter-terrorism mission. The U.S. military headquarters in Kabul announced the deaths in a short statement , withholding any details of the service members' identities pending notif... More..

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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to broadcast call to prayer
by | Sunday, March 24, 2019

Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to broadcast call to prayer

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern leaves after the Friday prayers at Hagley Park . People take part in the "March for Love" at North Hagley Park after the last week's mosque attacks in Christ...More..

Jimmy Carter has just become the oldest living former president ever
by | Sunday, March 24, 2019

Jimmy Carter has just become the oldest living former president ever

Former President Jimmy Carter is no longer just the oldest living US president, but now the longest-living in the nation's history, as well. He's worked on more than 4,000 homes for Habitat for Humanity. He...More..

Netanyahu to meet Trump two weeks before Israel's election
by | Sunday, March 24, 2019

Netanyahu to meet Trump two weeks before Israel's election

The implications are two-fold. The chief Palestinian negotiator stressed that Israel has transformed its colonial-settlement enterprise into an apartheid system in the full sense of the term through imposing ...More..

Twitter Left Dumbfounded After Trump’s Sudden Nixing of North Korea-Related Sanctions
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Twitter Left Dumbfounded After Trump’s Sudden Nixing of North Korea-Related Sanctions

North Korea was offering a bad deal that wasn't reciprocal or proportionate, says Jung Pak, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. Trump's tweet took Treasury officials by surprise and prompted repor...More..

Nearly 100 dead as overloaded ferry capsizes in Tigris river in Mosul
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Nearly 100 dead as overloaded ferry capsizes in Tigris river in Mosul

State television said Adel Abdel Mahdi also toured a hospital and morgue in the former jihadist bastion, where a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish New Year had sunk in the swollen Tigris. Peopl...More..

Israeli army: 2 Palestinians killed in clashes with troops
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Israeli army: 2 Palestinians killed in clashes with troops

He said Manasra was in the auto behind and got out of his vehicle to help the wounded driver, who was shot in the abdomen. The statement did not, however, identify the soldier's intended target, and the militar...More..

Trump Tweet May Be Spun to Justify Crimea, Experts Say
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Trump Tweet May Be Spun to Justify Crimea, Experts Say

Trump's statement on Thursday marked a dramatic shift in USA policy over the status of a disputed area that Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Middle East conflict and annexed in 1981 - a move not re...More..

Mueller investigation report doesn’t recommend any further indictments, source says
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Mueller investigation report doesn’t recommend any further indictments, source says

The report was not immediately made public - Mr Barr will have to decide how much to disclose - and it was not known if Mr Mueller found criminal conduct by Mr Trump or his campaign, beyond the charges alread...More..

New Zealand to 'confront' Erdogan over Christchurch mosque shooting remarks
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

New Zealand to 'confront' Erdogan over Christchurch mosque shooting remarks

Erdogan also said that people who want Turkey conquered and turned into a Christian nation like it was during the times of Byzantium - which was one of the goals stated by the Christchurch shooter in h...More..

Safety at 'core' of Boeing, says CEO
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Safety at 'core' of Boeing, says CEO

The company has a stellar reputation for aircraft design and building - a reputation now on the line. Developed in response to the successful launch of the Airbus A320neo, some 370 MAX jets were in operation at...More..

Islamic State Loses Caliphate in Syria
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Islamic State Loses Caliphate in Syria

According to Reuters on Thursday evening, the SDF is sweeping the Baghouz area for the last few ISIS holdouts, booby traps, and landmines, and will formally announce the defeat of the Islamic State when the...More..

Cummings: Ivanka Trump not saving all official email
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Cummings: Ivanka Trump not saving all official email

Cummings said that when it was under Republican control in March 2017, his committee started investigating whether White House officials were using personal email and messaging accounts to conduct official busi...More..

President Trump attacks Kellyanne Conway's Husband
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

President Trump attacks Kellyanne Conway's Husband

But the feud between George Conway and the president escalated Tuesday when Trump's 2020 campaign manager , Brad Parscale , said on Twitter that Trump "turned down Mr. The mendacity, the incompetence, it'...More..

Explained: What is the significance of the Golan Heights?
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Explained: What is the significance of the Golan Heights?

This is the way it was characterized in the State Department's 2017 Human Rights Report. I'm guessing it's not a big concern of Trump's but if the U.S. president's intended recognition. The decision immedia...More..

Trump indicates support for Brazil joining in NATO, OECD
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Trump indicates support for Brazil joining in NATO, OECD

President Donald Trump's meeting with his Brazilian counterpart on Tuesday opens the door for a new alliance and deepening trade relationship that the administration says will dramatically reshape the power...More..

Biden Tells Supporters He's Running For President
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Biden Tells Supporters He's Running For President

A spokesman for Biden, Bill Russo, declined to comment. However, the prospective millionaire donors reportedly committed to Biden that they would donate the maximum amount they're legally allowed to dole out du...More..

Trump says Mueller investigation report should be made public
by | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Trump says Mueller investigation report should be made public

One scenario would have seemed downright implausible until recently: The president will take the findings and run on them, rather than against them, by painting the special counsel as an example of failed gover...More..

Australia's 'Egg Boy' won't pursue legal action against Senator Fraser Anning
by | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Australia's 'Egg Boy' won't pursue legal action against Senator Fraser Anning

Feature image provided by Van T Rudd . The funds were originally meant to cover his legal fees and to help him buy "more eggs". Connolly went viral as the ideal, realtime response to the racist views espouse...More..

In solidarity with Muslims Azaan to be broadcast nationally: NZ PM
by | Thursday, March 21, 2019

In solidarity with Muslims Azaan to be broadcast nationally: NZ PM

Ardern said he "uttered the words "Hello brother, welcome". It's their names and stories that we need to keep telling. One student asked the prime minister how she was feeling, to which Ardern replied: "I am ...More..