White House national security adviser John Bolton arrived in Israel on Sunday on the first leg of an overseas trip, and met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with Iran the focus of talks.Source
Posted 2018/08/19 19:06:32
The Trump administration has relaxed controls on America's oil reserves in a move that makes no mention of climate change.
Posted 2018/08/19 19:06:00
Fearful Venezuelan immigrants lined up in smaller numbers to enter Brazil on Sunday at the only border crossing between the two countries one day after violent protests by Brazilian residents drove hundreds back across the frontier.Source
Posted 2018/08/19 19:03:42
Rescue workers found the bodies of three members of a family in the wreckage of Genoa's collapsed motorway bridge early on Sunday - the last people reported missing in the disaster, bringing the death toll to 43.Source
Posted 2018/08/19 17:45:19
A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has hit the Indonesian island of Lombok - hours after a 6.3 tremor struck the tourist destination.
Posted 2018/08/19 15:07:00
A British woman has been pulled out of the sea alive 10 hours after falling from a cruise ship off the coast of Croatia.
Posted 2018/08/19 14:01:00
Italy is threatening to return 177 migrants who have been on board an Italian coast guard ship for days.
Posted 2018/08/19 13:48:00
Iraq's Supreme Court has ratified the results of the May 12 parliamentary election, its spokesman said on Sunday, setting in motion a 90-day constitutional deadline for the winning parties to form a government.Source
Posted 2018/08/19 13:06:05
About 840 bridges across France are at risk of collapsing, an audit commissioned by the government has warned.
Posted 2018/08/19 12:23:00
In the middle of Baghdad's busy commercial neighbourhood of Karrada, where most retail outlets sell home appliances, shoppers can now also buy handguns and semi-automatic rifles legally for the first time in decades.Source
Posted 2018/08/19 12:15:04
Italy will launch a national plan to make motorways, bridges and schools safe following the collapse of the Morandi bridge in Genoa, the government said.
Posted 2018/08/19 12:03:00
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has created a buzz on social media after a video sequence shown at the opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games culminated with the 57-year-old leader roaring into Jakarta's main stadium on a powerful motorbike.Source
Posted 2018/08/19 11:40:02
The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry is donating a million pounds ($1.28 million) to the campaign for a referendum on the final Brexit agreement as Britain prepares to outline in more detail how a no-deal outcome would work.Source
Posted 2018/08/19 09:41:29
Empty hotel rooms, idle tour boats and shuttered travel agencies reveal widening fissures in the tiny Pacific nation of Palau, which is caught in an escalating diplomatic tug-of-war between China and Taiwan.Source
Posted 2018/08/19 07:15:05
German prosecutors are looking into an Iraqi refugee's claim her former Islamic State captor tracked her down in Germany but police could not help.
Posted 2018/08/19 06:13:00
Aid workers have said they fear outbreaks of disease as thousands of people remain stranded after Kerala's worst flooding in a century.
Posted 2018/08/18 19:48:00
Italy mourned the victims of the collapse of a motorway bridge in the northern city of Genoa with a state funeral on Saturday, as rescue workers kept searching for the last few unaccounted people buried in the rubble.Source
Posted 2018/08/18 16:34:36
Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia, which managed a bridge that collapsed in Genoa this week, pledged on Saturday to rebuild the viaduct.Source
Posted 2018/08/18 16:32:35
Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said, after decades of championing efforts to try to end protracted conflicts in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.Source
Posted 2018/08/18 15:52:05
Tributes have been paid from across the world to former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan, who died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours of Saturday aged 80.Source
Posted 2018/08/18 15:52:05