Wed, 21 Aug 2019

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...

Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...

Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

For Istanbul's Syrians, a time of hoping and hiding

When Syrian refugees first arrived in Istanbul almost eight years ago, many made for Fatih, a district of historic mosques ...

Can environmental populism save the planet?

Populism and environmentalism are words seldom seen in the same sentence. One is associated predominantly with nationalists and charismatic leaders ...

Solly Moeng: If SA were a business, we'd have axed those at the top

Yet another friend told me the other day that the ANC is getting too much coverage in South African media. ...

Local bodies slam EU-funded study on SA's shrinking poultry industry

Local bodies have slammed an EU-funded study on difficulties facing SA's poultry industry for not acknowledging the impact of chicken ...

FIFA appoints emergency committee to run Egyptian football

Lausanne - With Egyptian football in chaos following the sudden departure of the national federation's leadership, FIFA on Tuesday appointed ...

Horan urges Wallabies to relax 'Giteau Law'

Cape Town - Former Australia centre Tim Horan believes the Wallabies should relax the 'Giteau Law' in Rugby World Cup ...

Sharks expect fiery clash against wounded Bulls

Cape Town - There's nothing more dangerous than a wounded and cornered animal.Sharks hooker Kerron van Vuuren will want his ...

Dutch plan big Brexit beach party

Thousands of people have signed up on Facebook to a Dutch beach party for Brexit, featuring food from across the ...

Australia rule out bouncer battle despite Smith blow

Leeds - Australia coach Justin Langer has told his side to avoid being drawn into a bouncer battle after Steve ...

Coetzee on shattered World Cup dream: Time will heal wounds

Cape Town - Injury has been a common theme of Marcell Coetzee's Springbok career, but the 28-year-old finally looked to ...

US Warns Against 'Facilitating' Freed Iranian Tanker

This report updated Aug. 20, 2019, 3:12 p.m.WASHINGTON - The United States is warning entities in the Mediterranean against working ...

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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

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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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