Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Myanmar accused of doing nothing to end Rohingya persecution

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide ...

Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...

Iranian, Russian, Turkish Presidents Focus on Unity to End Syrian War

ISTANBUL - The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia met in Ankara Monday in the latest trilateral summit to resolve ...

U.S. says Iran to blame for disrupting global oil supply

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for Saturday's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure ...

Some US Lawmakers Consider Designating White Supremacists as Terrorist

In June, Canada labeled the white supremacist group Blood & Honor and its armed branch, Combat 18, as terrorist organizations. ...

Kremlin calls for de-escalation of tensions in Gulf

MOSCOW, Russia - A spokesman for the Kremlin has cautioned the international community against jumping to conclusions on who may ...

OIC summit condemns Israeli settlements 'colonial' policies

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the international community, especially the UN, to ...

US Imposes Sanctions on North Korean Hacking Groups

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved ...

UN-Secretary-General in Bahamas: "I've never seen anything like this"

GRAND BAHAMA, The Bahamas - The UN chief saw for himself the deadly power of Hurricane Dorian on the shattered ...

Climate explained: why we won't be heading into an ice age any time soon

Climate Explained is a collaboration between The Conversation, Stuff and the New Zealand Science Media Centre to answer your questions ...

Curious Kids: How big is the International Space Station?

If you have a question you'd like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au.The International Space Station (ISS) is ...

Chelsea pay penalty for Barkley miss in defeat by Valencia

London - Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said his side were taught a "harsh lesson" in Champions League football after Valencia ...

Cape fearless: SA surfer rides emotional rollercoaster to Olympics

Cape Town - Bianca Buitendag is one of those surfers who exudes zen-like calm and looks at one with the ...

England chiefs back Stokes in family tragedy story row

London - England cricket chiefs on Tuesday rallied round star all-rounder Ben Stokes after he criticised a British newspaper report ...

Pogba's brother confirms Zidane interest in United ace

Cape Town - Paul Pogba's brother has confirmed that Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane does want to sign the Manchester ...

Liverpool begin Champions League defence with Napoli defeat

Naples - Dries Mertens and Fernando Llorente scored late as holders Liverpool fell 2-0 at Napoli in the opening match ...

If Gavin Watson was murdered, family says they know who did it

The family of former Bosasa boss Gavin Watson has reportedly claimed that - if he was murdered - they have ...

NBCUniversal Names Streaming Service 'Peacock,' to Launch in 2020

Comcast's NBCUniversal will name its upcoming streaming service "Peacock," offering a broad slate of original content, including "Dr. Death" starring ...

ICC Judges Authorize Appeal Against Afghanistan Rejection

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - International Criminal Court judges said Tuesday that the court's prosecutor can appeal against the rejection of ...

Teen Activist to Lawmakers: Try Harder on Climate Change

WASHINGTON - Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg offered a blunt message to Congress on Tuesday as she brought her campaign for ...

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Boks, All Blacks: Their neutral-soil duels revisited

Cape Town - A skimpy 3.06 percent that is how many Tests between the Springboks and All Blacks have been ...

Chelsea pay penalty for Barkley miss in defeat by Valencia

London - Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said his side were taught a "harsh lesson" in Champions League football after Valencia ...

England chiefs back Stokes in family tragedy story row

London - England cricket chiefs on Tuesday rallied round star all-rounder Ben Stokes after he criticised a British newspaper report ...

Pogba's brother confirms Zidane interest in United ace

Cape Town - Paul Pogba's brother has confirmed that Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane does want to sign the Manchester ...

Liverpool begin Champions League defence with Napoli defeat

Naples - Dries Mertens and Fernando Llorente scored late as holders Liverpool fell 2-0 at Napoli in the opening match ...

Sydney Thunder signs Chris Morris for upcoming BBL season

Sydney [Australia], Sept 18 (ANI): The Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Sydney Thunder on Wednesday announced the signing of South ...

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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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