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Magnitude 72 Earthquake Strikes Nne Of Indonesias Lombok -usgs

– A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck in the sea 124 km (75 miles) north-northeast of the holiday island of Lombok, Indonesia, on Sunday at a very shallow depth of 1...

Focus Shifts To Rescues As Rain Abates In Indias Flood-hit Kerala

KOCHI, India – Torrential rain finally let up in India’s flood-hit Kerala state on Sunday, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families, but...

Afghanistan Announces Muslim Eid Holiday Ceasefire With Taliban

KABUL – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday announced a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents from Monday to mark the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, despite the heavy...

Chinas Xi Says Military Must Resist Corrosion Of Corruption

BEIJING – China’s military must resist the “corrosion” of corruption and ensure the fight against graft is deepened, President Xi Jinping told...

Us Forces To Stay In Iraq As Long As Needed Spokesman

ABU DHABI – U.S. forces will stay in Iraq “as long as needed” to help stabilize regions previously controlled by Islamic State, a spokesman for the...

Minor Injuries Reported After New Tremor Rocks Indonesias Lombok

MATARAM, Indonesia – A fresh tremor of 6.3 magnitude struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday, after an earthquake...

Britains May Could Face Trouble Over Brexit Deal Conservative Lawmaker Warns

LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May could face trouble getting her Brexit deal approved by the British parliament before exit day unless she changes her proposals,...

Italy To Launch Infrastructure Plan In September Official

MILAN – The government will launch a plan aimed at making Italy’s infrastructure safe, a government official said in a newspaper interview on Sunday, after...

Us Forces To Stay In Iraq As Long As Needed -spokesman

ABU DHABI – U.S. forces will stay in Iraq “as long as needed” to help stabilize regions previously controlled by Islamic State, a spokesman for the...

Search Operation Ended In Genoa Bridge Death Toll Rises To 43

MILAN – The search operation for those missing after a motorway bridge collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa ended overnight after the last three bodies were...