Category: World

Libya Recovers Five Bodies Picks Up 185 Migrants

TRIPOLI – Libyan coastguards have recovered the bodies of five migrants and picked up 185 survivors off its western coast, a spokesman said on Saturday. It brings...

Iraq Bombs Meeting Of Islamic State Leaders In Syria Military

BAGHDAD – Iraq has launched an air attack on a gathering of Islamic State leaders inside neighboring Syria, killing 45 members of the hardline militant group, its...

Xi Says China Must Lead Way In Reform Of Global Governance

BEIJING – China must lead the way in reforming global governance, the foreign ministry on Saturday cited President Xi Jinping as saying, as Beijing looks to...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Escapes Rally Grenade Attack That Kills One Wounds Scores

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed escaped a grenade attack on Saturday at a rally in the capital that killed one person and left scores...

Container Ship Picks Up 113 Migrants From Boat South Of Italy

COPENHAGEN – The container ship Alexander Maersk picked up 113 migrants from a boat off southern Italy early on Friday, Maersk Line, part of A. P. Moller-Maersk,...

Turkeys Erdogan Main Rival Stage Final Election Rallies

ISTANBUL – President Tayyip Erdogan and his main challenger, Muharrem Ince, made a final push for support at rival rallies in Istanbul on Saturday, a day before...

Kazakh Police Detain Dozens At Anti-government Rally

ALMATY – Police in Kazakhstan detained dozens of people at an anti-government rally on Saturday organized by an exiled opponent of the veteran president, Nursultan...

Saudi Women Gear Up For New Freedom As Driving Ban Ends

RIYADH – Women will hit the roads in Saudi Arabia on Sunday with the lifting of the world’s last ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of...

Attack On Rally In Ethiopian Capital Kills One Person Wounds 132 Health Minister

ADDIS ABABA – One person has been killed and 132 wounded in a grenade attack during a rally in support of newly-elected prime minister Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa,...

Austrias Strache Expects Eu Chain Reaction If Germany Blocks Borders

ZURICH – Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache said on Saturday he expects a chain reaction across the European Union if Germany closes its borders to...