Stories about Worldwide

Jun 30 2017

Presidents Trump and Putin to Finally Meet

The economic meeting taing place in Germany will be the first between the two men. But major disagreements remain over Ukraine and Syria, and Trump said in April that U...

Jun 30 2017

Stephen Colbert Leaks Drawings from Sean Spicer's No-Camera Press Briefing

And if a press secretary answers a question without a TV camera present, yes, he still answered a question. "The briefing is one small part of what this extensive staff...

Jun 29 2017

Microsoft issues Windows XP critical patches amid 'elevated risk' of cyberattacks

The updates resolve issues in Windows that could enable similar attacks to the high-profile WannaCrypt ransomware campaign last month. On Tuesday, Adrienne Hall ...

Jun 29 2017

Iraqis fight house to house for costly victory in Mosul

The mosque's grounds remain under the militants' control. On June 22, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi said the announcement that Mosul is liberated from terrorist...

Jun 28 2017

1 arrested after vehicle strikes pedestrians in London

Earlier this month, a van veered into pedestrians on London Bridge , setting off vehicle and knife attacks that killed eight people and wounded many others on the brid...

Jun 28 2017

Canada's Trudeau say US timber duties will cost 'thousands' of jobs

With a Canadian softwood lumber industry that has seen its market share in its largest market decrease from 31% last year to just 27% this year, many analysts are expec...

Jun 28 2017

Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users

Zuckerberg unveiled Facebook's updated goal on Thursday at the social network's first Community Summit, a gathering in Chicago of leaders from 120 different Facebo...

Jun 28 2017

Demands made of Qatar are 'very provocative,' says German foreign minister

Under US law , foreign US arms sales are submitted to a small group of lawmakers, including the chairman of the Foreign Relations committee, for clearance during an infor...

Jun 27 2017

Panic as 'terrifying' eight-foot shark spotted in Magaluf sea

Lifeguards on jet skis helped kids on dinghies and from an inflatable water park near where the shark was spotted to safety as colleagues ran along the shoreline blowin...

Jun 27 2017

South Africa prison authorities apologise after scantily-clad women entertain inmates

He went on to say that 13 officers will be suspended as a result of the incident. He condemned the incident with contempt, adding that the department wanted to make it ...

Jun 26 2017

Kidambi Srikanth wins Australian Open, Twitter hails new badminton hero

Prior to that, Srikanth had also claimed the Indonesia Open title earlier in June and survived as runner-up at the Singapore Open. The 11th-ranked Srikanth beat Shi, ...

Jun 26 2017

Pride organizers scale back police presence in parade

Parade organisers released a statement addressing police presence at the event after the trial of police officer Jeronimo Yanez , who was acquitted of manslaughter charg...

Jun 25 2017

Mother left kids in hot auto, then smoked pot and slept

Randolph faces two first-degree felony counts of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury. During multiple interviews, however, Randolph's account of what happen...

Jun 24 2017

North Korea does it again, conducts another rocket engine test

President Moon Jae-In heads to Washington next week to meet Trump for the first time since taking office in May, as tensions soar on the Korean peninsula over Kim Jong-...

Jun 22 2017

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Scalise was among those shot by a gunman who attacked a GOP team baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. Scalise underwent his third operation Thur...

Jun 22 2017

Dalit pick is BJP's vote-bank politics: Shiv Sena

Shah had on Sunday met its sulking ally and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackerey in Mumbai to ensure the Sena's crucial support. The Shiv S...

Jun 21 2017

UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

Brexit talks in Brussels on Monday will focus on the status of expats, the UK's "divorce bill" and the Northern Ireland border, rather than on future trade relations w...

Jun 21 2017

SpiceJet commits to buy Boeing's 737 MAX 10 planes worth $4.7 billion

Industry sources said Airbus would also soon announce a large order for its A321neo, as well as one for 10 of its A350-900 wide-body jets. "The entire 737 MAX family ...

Jun 21 2017

Amid Violence In Darjeeling Mamta Leaves For UN Meet Netherlands

Over the past week, at least three people have died and scores injured in Darjeeling as thousands-strong mobs have clashed with police, torched vehicles and ransacked p...

Jun 21 2017

Varadkar 'reassured' after meeting May

He also offered condolences on behalf of the Irish people and the Irish government to all those affected by the recent tragedies in London . "We passed the Grenfell ...