Tag: World

staffJune 22, 2018

Death toll from Nicaragua protests rises to 212

The death toll in Nicaragua during two months of anti-government unrest has risen to 212, the Inter-American Commission on Human ...

staffJune 18, 2018

Americans own nearly half world’s guns in civilian hands

UNITED NATIONS – Americans make up 4 percent of the world’s population but owned about 46 percent of the estimated ...

staffJune 7, 2018

Lavrov could meet Pompeo in August in Singapore

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov could meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in August in Singapore, RIA news agency ...

staffNovember 27, 2017

Erdogan pledges new plan to protect women from violence

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday a new reform plan to protect women from physical and sexual abuse will ...

staffNovember 27, 2017

Pope heads to Myanmar and into Rohingya crisis

Pope Francis set off Sunday on his 21st and possibly most delicate overseas trip yet, a six-day visit to Myanmar ...

staffNovember 2, 2017

8 Turkish troops, 5 PKK militants killed in SE Turkey clashes

At least eight Turkish forces and five members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been killed during fresh ...

staffOctober 20, 2017

Turkey launches operations to arrest 140 FETO suspects

ISTANBUL – Turkish security forces on Friday launched counter-terror operations to arrest 140 alleged members of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization ...

staffOctober 12, 2017

Pope to talk peace on visit to Myanmar in November

Pope Francis will talk peace on his to visit Myanmar, a Catholic church representative said on Thursday (Oct 12), a ...

staffSeptember 30, 2017

UN denies accusations of ‘failing’ Rohingya Muslims

The United Nations has denied allegations that the global body’s resident coordinator in Myanmar had a role in the ethnic ...

staffSeptember 22, 2017

At least 4 migrants die as boat capsizes in Black Sea

At least four people died after a fishing vessel carrying illegal migrants sank in the Black Sea off Turkey’s northwestern ...