News Wires

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: AFP

 2018-01-17 00:31 

AFP

Kosovo Serb politician killed in drive-by shooting...

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was shot dead in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that risked fanning ethnic tensions in the volatile region.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or ...

 2018-01-17 00:29 

AFP

US, allies meet on N.Korea but China absence looms...

The United States urged allies to escalate pressure on North Korea over its nuclear missile program Tuesday, despite a cautious tone from key US partner South Korea.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share o...

 2018-01-16 23:40 

AFP

US withholds $65 mn from UN agency for Palestinians...

The United States sent $60 million to keep the UN relief agency for Palestinian refugees operating Tuesday but withheld a further $65 million, urging others to pay more.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to sha...

 2018-01-16 22:52 

AFP

EU sets 2030 target for recyclable plastic packaging...

The European Union unveiled plans Tuesday for all plastic packaging in Europe to be recyclable by 2030 and phase out single-use plastic like coffee cups to fight pollution.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to ...

 2018-01-16 22:45 

AFP

US takes tough stance at allies' North Korea talks...

The United States urged an escalation in pressure on North Korea over its nuclear missile program Tuesday, despite a more cautious tone from key US ally South Korea.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share o...

 2018-01-16 22:31 

AFP

Macron gets tough on migrants, vowing 'no more Jungles'...

President Emmanuel Macron vowed Tuesday that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious "Jungle" as he defended a tougher line on immigration that has attracted sharp criticism from some of his allies.The global network of Agenc...

 2018-01-16 22:02 

AFP

Kosovo Serb politician killed in drive-by shooting...

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was shot dead in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that risked fanning ethnic tensions in the volatile region.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or ...

 2018-01-16 21:40 

AFP

Pope in Chile seeks forgiveness for sex abuse scandals...

Pope Francis on Tuesday opened his visit to Chile by asking forgiveness for child sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the Catholic Church in the South American country.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to s...

 2018-01-16 20:48 

AFP

US friends meet on N.Korea but China absence looms...

Allied world powers met Tuesday for crisis talks on the North Korean nuclear missile threat, but without key player China, there seemed little chance of a breakthrough.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to shar...

 2018-01-16 19:54 

AFP

Torture probe launched after 13 siblings held captive in US home...

Investigators sought to shed light Tuesday on how a California couple arrested on suspicion of torture were able to keep their 13 malnourished children -- ages 2 to 29 - confined in their suburban home in grim conditions with no one noticing.The global ne...

 2018-01-16 19:18 

AFP

Macron gets tough on migrants, vowing 'no more Jungles'...

President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday vowed that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious "Jungle" as he defended a tougher line on immigration that has attracted sharp criticism from some of his allies.The global network of Ag...

 2018-01-16 19:08 

AFP

Anthony Joshua laughs off Parker's 'king of steroids' taunt...

Britain's Anthony Joshua dismissed a claim by New Zealand's Joseph Parker he is the "king of steroids" ahead of their world heavyweight title unification bout.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news ...

 2018-01-16 18:57 

AFP

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician killed in drive-by shooting...

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was shot dead in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that sparked fears of a resumption of ethnic tensions in the volatile region.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have...

 2018-01-16 18:48 

AFP

Rare Van Gogh drawings, 'forgotten' Flincks go on display...

Art lovers are in for a rare treat as four forgotten works by Dutch masters Vincent van Gogh and 17th-century painter Govert Flinck have gone on display, after gathering dust for more than 100 years.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 co...

 2018-01-16 18:35 

AFP

Anthony Joshua laughs off Parker's 'king of steroids' taunt...

Britain's Anthony Joshua dismissed a claim by New Zealand's Joseph Parker he is the "king of steroids" ahead of their world heavyweight title unification bout.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news ...

 2018-01-16 18:14 

AFP

Sanchez Man Utd transfer 'hinges on Mkhitaryan deal', says agent...

Manchester United's bid to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal hinges on Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving the other way, the Armenian player's agent said Tuesday as Antonio Conte distanced Chelsea from a potential deal.The global network of Agence France Pr...

 2018-01-16 17:09 

AFP

US opens London embassy after Trump snubs inauguration...

The new US embassy in London opened with little fanfare on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump refused to attend the inauguration because of its price tag and less-than-central location.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf...

 2018-01-16 17:07 

AFP

Pope in Chile expresses 'pain' and 'shame' over abuse scandal...

Pope Francis on Tuesday expressed his "pain" and "shame" over child sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the church in Chile, as he made his first speech during a visit to the South American country.The global network of Agence France Pr...

 2018-01-16 16:49 

AFP

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician assassinated...

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was killed in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that could reignite ethnic tensions in the region.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, ...

 2018-01-16 16:27 

AFP

Pope in Chile expresses 'pain' and 'shame' over abuse scandal...

Pope Francis on Tuesday expressed his "pain" and "shame" over child sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the church in Chile, as he made his first speech during a visit to the South American country.The global network of Agence France Pr...

 2018-01-16 16:27 

AFP

Shami takes three wickets as India fight back in S. Africa...

Mohammed Shami took three wickets in four overs as India fought back on the fourth day of the second Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Tuesday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a ques...

 2018-01-16 15:56 

AFP

Macron set to pressure Britain over Calais migrants...

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to pressure Britain on Tuesday to contribute more to dealing with migrants trying to cross the Channel from Calais, while defending his own under-fire policy to stem new entries into France.The global network of Age...

 2018-01-16 15:53 

AFP

Federer urges players not to act like 'robots' with the media...

Roger Federer has urged his fellow professionals to act themselves and not as robots during media interviews to keep tennis interesting for the sporting public.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a q...

 2018-01-16 15:19 

AFP

Federer and Djokovic take control in Melbourne...

Flawless Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic stamped their mark on the Australian Open on Tuesday with focused former champion Maria Sharapova also successfully negotiating the first round after her drug ban.The global network of Agence France Presse covers ...

 2018-01-16 15:06 

AFP

22 million Yemenis now in need of aid: UN...

More than three-quarters of Yemenis are now in need of humanitarian aid as the war between rebels and the Saudi-backed government nears its fourth year, the United Nations said on Tuesday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf y...

 2018-01-16 14:59 

AFP

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician assassinated...

Leading Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was killed in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that could reignite ethnic tensions in the region.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, co...

 2018-01-16 14:34 

AFP

Grazing dangerously: The Romanian sheep nibbling away at US security...

One of the most important strategic sites in Europe for the US military has come under threat from a rather unexpected enemy: a flock of sheep. The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment...

 2018-01-16 14:29 

AFP

22 million Yemenis now in need of aid: UN...

More than three-quarters of Yemenis are now in need of humanitarian aid as the war between rebels and the Saudi-backed government nears its fourth year, the United Nations said on Tuesday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf y...

 2018-01-16 14:03 

AFP

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician assassinated...

Leading Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was killed in a drive-by shooting on Tuesday that is likely to reignite tensions between Pristina and Belgrade.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a que...

 2018-01-16 13:40 

AFP

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician assassinated...

Leading Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was killed on Tuesday in a drive-by shooting as he arrived at his party headquarters, his lawyer and a party official said.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to sh...

 2018-01-16 13:28 

AFP

Macron set to pressure Britain over Calais migrant crisis...

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to pressure Britain to contribute more to dealing with migrants trying to cross the Channel from Calais on Tuesday as he visits the northern port which has long been a magnet for asylum seekers.The global network of...

 2018-01-16 12:30 

AFP

China economy beat expectations in 2017: AFP survey...

China's economy exceeded Beijing's annual growth target in 2017, analysts said in an AFP survey, overcoming the government's battles against massive debt and pollution-spewing factories.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 cou...

 2018-01-16 11:26 

AFP

Djokovic and Sharapova back in business at Melbourne...

Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka sailed through injury tests at the Australian Open on Tuesday with focused former champion Maria Sharapova also successfully getting back to business after her drug ban.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151...

 2018-01-16 11:00 

AFP

Several dead in operation to arrest Venezuela pilot...

Several people including two police officers were killed in an operation to capture a helicopter pilot who bombed Venezuela's Supreme Court during anti-government protests last year, the interior ministry said Monday.The global network of Agence Franc...

 2018-01-16 10:00 

AFP

Hong Kong democracy activists appeal jail terms...

Hong Kong's leading democracy activists appealed Tuesday against their jail terms in a case seen as a litmus test for the independence of the city's judiciary, which some fear is under pressure from Beijing.The global network of Agence France Pres...

 2018-01-16 09:53 

AFP

'Cool Runnings' revisited as Jamaican women qualify in bobsled...

A Jamaican women's bobsled team have qualified for next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, 30 years after a men's team from the Caribbean nation first made their fairytale appearance at the 1988 Calgary Games, it was reported here Monday....

 2018-01-16 09:47 

AFP

Model harassment claims cloud Paris men's fashion week...

Paris men's fashion week starts late Tuesday with the industry shaken by claims that two star photographers sexually harassed male models.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment o...

 2018-01-16 09:46 

AFP

Macron wades into Calais migrant crisis...

French President Emmanuel Macron will defend his controversial immigration policy Tuesday in the northern port of Calais, long a magnet for refugees and migrants trying to reach Britain.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you...

 2018-01-16 09:46 

AFP

Germany to add China's yuan to currency reserves...

Germany's central bank has said it will include China's yuan in its reserves, giving another boost to Beijing's drive to internationalise the currency and helping send the unit to two year highs.The global network of Agence France Presse cover...

 2018-01-16 09:45 

AFP

Torture probe launched after 13 siblings held captive in US home...

A California couple has been arrested on charges of torture after authorities on Monday said their 13 malnourished children were held captive in their home, with some shackled to beds in the dark.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 count...

 2018-01-16 09:21 

AFP

Torture probe launched after 13 siblings held captive in US home...

A California couple has been arrested for torture after authorities on Monday said their 13 malnourished children were held captive in their home, with some shackled to beds in the dark.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you...

 2018-01-16 09:12 

AFP

Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King...

Americans remembered civil rights hero Martin Luther King on his holiday Monday, a day after US President Donald Trump vehemently denied he is a racist amid an uproar over a reported slur.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf y...

 2018-01-16 08:23 

AFP

Sharapova and Kerber light up Aussie Open...

Former champions Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber turned on the style to sweep into the Australian Open second round Tuesday, but it was curtains for lanky Canadian Milos Raonic.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you hav...

 2018-01-16 07:54 

AFP

Hong Kong democracy activists appeal jail terms...

Hong Kong's leading democracy activists were in court Tuesday to appeal against their jail terms in a case seen as a litmus test for the independence of the city's judiciary, which some fear is under pressure from Beijing.The global network of Age...

 2018-01-16 07:23 

AFP

Scandals overshadow pope's meetings in Chile...

Pope Francis will hold a closely watched meeting with members of Chile's under-fire clergy on Tuesday, the first full day of his visit to a country whose Church is beset by sex abuse scandals.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 count...

 2018-01-16 07:00 

AFP

Hong Kong democracy activists appeal jail terms...

Hong Kong's leading democracy activists were in court Tuesday to appeal against their jail terms in a case seen as a litmus test for the independence of the city's judiciary, which some fear is under pressure from Beijing.The global network of Age...

 2018-01-16 06:36 

AFP

Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King...

Americans remembered civil rights hero Martin Luther King on his holiday Monday, a day after US President Donald Trump vehemently denied he is a racist amid an uproar over a reported slur.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf y...

 2018-01-16 05:52 

AFP

Rejuvenated Konta off to fast start at Open...

British hope Johanna Konta showed no signs of her recent injury troubles Tuesday as she dismantled Madison Brengle to continue the dismal US start to the year's first Grand Slam.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you hav...

 2018-01-16 05:47 

AFP

Medvedeva heads skating stars in Moscow as Pyeongchang looms...

Russian ice skating queen Evgenia Medvedeva leads an all-star cast at this week's European championships which carry special significance with the Olympics barely more than a triple axel away.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 count...

 2018-01-16 05:01 

AFP

Pressure rises on British govt over Carillion collapse...

The British government held an emergency meeting of ministers on Monday evening over the implosion of construction-to-catering group Carillion, as criticism grows of its handling of the giant firm's demise.The global network of Agence France Presse co...

International News Wire Services

Page 1 of 4

  • Need an account?  
    or