Turkish soldiers killed in Syria amid threats of escalation

Turkish soldiers killed in Syria amid threats of escalation

Two Turkish soldiers were killed Thursday in an airstrike in northwestern Syria, Turkey said, after an attack by Ankara-backed opposition forces that targeted Syrian...

UN Warns That Plague of Locusts Threatens East African Food Security and Economies

The worst desert locust infestation in 70 years is ravaging East Africa, potentially endangering economies in a region heavily dependent on agriculture for food...
German gunman calling for genocide kills 9 people

German gunman calling for genocide kills 9 people

  A 43-year-old German who posted a rant calling for the “complete extermination” of many “races or cultures in our midst” shot and killed nine...

At Least Eight Killed in Mass Shooting in Germany; Suspect Found Dead at Home,...

At least eight people were killed and five injured in two shooting attacks in the western Germany town of Hanau on Wednesday night, sending...
Symbolic Aleppo flight comes as civilians suffer in Syria

Symbolic Aleppo flight comes as civilians suffer in Syria

A Syrian passenger jet landed in Aleppo on Wednesday from Damascus as domestic flights resumed between Syria’s two largest cities for the first time...
Lawyer: Assange was offered US pardon if he cleared Russia

Lawyer: Assange was offered US pardon if he cleared Russia

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange plans to claim during an extradition hearing that the Trump administration offered him a pardon if he agreed to say...
Police: Suspect found dead after 9 killings in German city

Police: Suspect found dead after 9 killings in German city

  A man suspected of fatally shooting several people in the German city of Hanau was found dead at his home early Thursday, hours after...
Olympic bidder Sapporo has erratic snowfall

Olympic bidder Sapporo has erratic snowfall

  After two months of almost no snow, Japan’s northern city of Sapporo was overwhelmed with the white stuff. Earlier this month, about 14 inches (34...

President Trump, Like President Obama, Slaps Bible-believing Christians in the Face by Nominating Openly...

Donald Trump named one of his closest loyalists, ambassador to Germany Rick Grenell, as acting director of national intelligence Wednesday. 'I am pleased to announce...

14 Dead, Hundreds Sickened from Apparent Gas Leak in Pakistan

Authorities have been unable to explain the origin of an apparent gas leak that has killed 14 people and left hundreds more sick in...
China’s virus center vows no patient unchecked as cases fall

China’s virus center vows no patient unchecked as cases fall

Inspectors in protective suits went door-to-door Wednesday in the epicenter of China’s viral outbreak to try to find every infected person in an epidemic...

World Vision Warns Locust Infestation Could Cause Another Famine in Africa if It is...

A historic desert locust infestation in East Africa could cause the next major famine as people in the region are already struggling with hunger...

Witness at Julian Assange’s Extradition Hearing Claims Trump Offered Him Pardon if He Denied...

A witness in Julian Assange's extradition hearing will claim President Donald Trump offered the Wikileaks founder a pardon if he said Russia was not...

Anxious Britons Bunker Behind Flood Barriers While Bracing for a Month’s Rain Today… After...

River levels continued to threaten to breach barriers across Britain today as parts of the country braced for a month's worth of rain to...
UK employers fear worker shortages in new immigration plan

UK employers fear worker shortages in new immigration plan

Vegetables rotting in the fields, food going unprocessed, the elderly and disabled left without care. That’s the alarming picture painted by some British employers about...
China revokes 3 Wall Street Journal reporters’ credentials

China revokes 3 Wall Street Journal reporters’ credentials

 China on Wednesday said it has revoked the press credentials of three reporters for the U.S. newspaper The Wall Street Journal over a headline...
Passengers begin leaving after ship’s virus quarantine ends

Passengers begin leaving after ship’s virus quarantine ends

About 500 passengers left the cruise ship Diamond Princess on Wednesday at the end of a much-criticized two-week quarantine aboard the vessel, docked in...
Passengers begin leaving after ship’s virus quarantine ends

Passengers begin leaving after ship’s virus quarantine ends

Hundreds of passengers began leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday after the end of a much-criticized, two-week quarantine that failed to stop the...
Experts ponder why cruise ship quarantine failed in Japan

Experts ponder why cruise ship quarantine failed in Japan

As an extraordinary two-week quarantine of a cruise ship ends Wednesday in Japan, many scientists say it was a failed experiment: The ship seemed...
Russia and Turkey agree on more talks on Syria amid crisis

Russia and Turkey agree on more talks on Syria amid crisis

Talks between Russia and Turkey meant to reduce tensions in northwestern Syria did not yield a “satisfactory result” for Ankara, but both sides agreed...