Wed, 23 Oct 2019

Israel could be forced to polls for third time this year

JERUSALEM, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a government, and has given up on being ...

Trudeau holds on to power but with slimmed majority

Canada's federal election campaign highlighted a struggle that caught the world by surprise. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on the ...

U.S. soldiers could remain in Syria, Trump now tweets

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is now considering leaving some American troops, nearly 200, in Syria to guard ...

Bus crash in Democratic Republic of Congo claims many lives

MBANZA-NGUNGU, Democratic Republic of Congo - At least 31 people are dead and many others were injured after a bus ...

White House now looking for new G7 venue as Trump bows out

WASHINGTON, DC - In an abrupt about-face U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday night the upcoming G7 in June ...

EU to decide on half-hearted request by UK to extend Brexit deadline

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request ...

China-U.S. trade frictions could fracture globe, says Antnio Guterres

WASHINGTON, DC - Tensions relating to global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to "do ...

Turkey Says No Need To Launch Another Operation Against Kurds For Now

Turkey has announced that there was "no need" to restart its offensive against Kurdish fighters outside the current area of ...

China Lambasts Peter Navarro's Credibility

China has seized on an embarrassing revelation about U.S. President Donald Trump's top trade adviser to score points and toughen ...

The global war on money laundering is a failed experiment

Money laundering rarely gets as literal as the case in Thailand last week, where police raided homes of a ring ...

Turkey Says No Need To Launch Another Operation Aginst Kurds For Now

Turkey has announced that there was "no need" to restart its offensive against Kurdish fighters outside the current area of ...

Amnesty: Potential War Crimes Committed in Libya Fighting

Human rights group Amnesty International says it has evidence of potential war crimes committed by warring parties vying for control ...

What next after UK parliament's votes on Brexit deal?

Britain's three-year Brexit saga took another dramatic twist on Tuesday, with the outcome still tortuously tough to predict.In a landmark ...

Indonesia's Muslim Groups Not Ready to Speak Out on Uyghurs

Leaders of Indonesia's two largest Muslim organizations say they are still analyzing China's treatment of Uyghurs to verify whether the ...

VOA Explains: Executive Power and Impeachment

As Democrats forge ahead with the impeachment investigation into whether President Donald Trump abused his office by pressing Ukraine for ...

Confusion at the fish counter: How to eat fish responsibly

It now seems absurd that anyone once believed the ocean was inexhaustable: fish stocks are in dismal shape and scientists ...

UN health agency launches week of action to ban lead paint

Lead exposure killed more than one million people in 2017, according to data cited by WHO, which is why the ...

Cold Snap Prompts Cries Of Foul Play At Afghan Election Center

A top Afghan presidential contender has complained after two police officers slept in an election data center in Kabul where ...

Campbell hired as Southend boss

London - Former Arsenal and Tottenham star Sol Campbell was hired as manager of third tier strugglers Southend on Tuesday.Campbell ...

British MPs give preliminary approval to Johnson's Brexit deal

British MPs on Tuesday gave their initial approval to a law implementing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, but could ...

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Wall Street mixed as UK lawmakers reject new Brexit deal

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday with the Dow advancing, while the S&P 500 and ...

Ground-breaking ceremony in Dubai for Malaysian expo team

DUBAI, UAE - Malaysia held a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday, to kick-start construction of it's pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai, ...

Steaks back on menus in China as Irish beef exports resume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Beef exports from Ireland to China are back to full capacity after a two-decade ban.The majority of ...

Stocks rise in Asia, dollar remains soft

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Tuesday, with gains across the board.Helping sentiment were remarks by U.S. President ...

Boeing 737 Max comeback may be delayed further

Brokers were busy downgrading Boeing shares on Monday after news broke on Friday that the company was aware of a ...

Modest gains on U.S. markets, geopolitical concerns weigh

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China helped keep stocks in the ...

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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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