World News Edition

» Auto updated continuously

 2018-01-18 19:09 

News24

13-year-old boy dies trying to save paralysed dad from fire...

Authorities in southern Oklahoma say a 13-year-old boy has died while trying to help his paralysed father escape from a mobile home fire....

 2018-01-18 19:08 

Euronews

Brief: EU makes progress against online hate...

The European Union is making progress against illegal online hate speech. That's according to a new evaluation of the European Commission's code of conduct. The...

 2018-01-18 19:08 

Fox News

[ World ]

Jordan hints crisis with Israel over shooting being defused...

Jordan says Israel's government expressed deep regret about the killing of two Jordanians by an Israeli Embassy guard last summer, suggesting a diplomatic crisis triggered by the shooting is being defused....

 2018-01-18 19:05 

AP

Powerful gale lashes Europe, 7 dead amid traffic chaos...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least seven people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs ......

 2018-01-18 18:59 

CNN

[ World Lead ]

A Canadian woman confessed to killing her friend after police ID'ed murder weapon in their Facebook photo...

Cheyenne Antoine, 21, confessed this week to killing her friend during an argument in 2015...

 2018-01-18 18:58 

CBC

U.S. Senate approves NSA surveillance program extension...

The Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew a critical foreign intelligence collection program dubbed the...

 2018-01-18 18:50 

Washington Post

Former UK boxing champ charged with encouraging extremism...

A former British boxing champion has been charged with encouraging extremist violence....

 2018-01-18 18:48 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Iran's Protests Suppressed, But Not Forgotten...

The nationwide protests that erupted recently in Iran have been subdued, but the anger that fueled them remains....

 2018-01-18 18:48 

Fox News

[ World ]

Former UK boxing champ charged with encouraging extremism...

A former British boxing champion has been charged with encouraging extremist violence....

 2018-01-18 18:48 

Reuters Africa

German parliament votes to step up fight against anti-Semitism...

Germany's lower house of parliament on Thursday voted to step up efforts to combat anti-Semitism and called for the creation of a new government post to oversee the issue, backed by an independent panel of experts....

 2018-01-18 18:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Powerful gale lashes Europe, 6 dead amid traffic chaos...

School remain closed in many parts of Germany as the country prepares for a winter storm that's expected to come in from the west and bring heavy snow, rain and gusty winds....

 2018-01-18 18:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Uganda's leader to sign death warrants again after 19 years...

Uganda's president to sign death warrants again after 19 years; plans to 'hang a few'....

 2018-01-18 18:46 

Washington Post

The Latest: France, UK sign deal to improve border controls...

The Latest on the meeting Thursday between French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May (all times local):...

 2018-01-18 18:44 

AP

The Latest: France, UK sign deal to improve border controls...

CAMBERLEY, England (AP) — The Latest on the meeting Thursday between French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May (all times local):6:40 p.m.French President Emmanuel......

 2018-01-18 18:44 

Fox News

[ World ]

The Latest: France, UK sign deal to improve border controls...

The Latest on the meeting Thursday between French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May (all times local): 6:40 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says Britain and France have signed a treaty to improve the management of thei...

 2018-01-18 18:40 

Euronews

Luxury watch fair in Geneva...

Enthusiasts of fine quality timepieces can indulge their passion at the annual luxury watch fair in Geneva, the SIHH, which gathers together 35 of the...

 2018-01-18 18:39 

Washington Post

French leader Macron: France, UK sign treaty to better manage border, deal with migrants in Calais...

French leader Macron: France, UK sign treaty to better manage border, deal with migrants in Calais....

 2018-01-18 18:39 

Deutsche Welle

'Hitler bell' saga: German Jewish body blasts village mayor Georg Welker...

Germany's Central Council of Jews slammed Mayor Georg Welker over his remarks on the Nazi-era church bell in his village of Herxheim am Berg. Welker said the bell reminded him of German and "not just Jewish" victims....

 2018-01-18 18:38 

Al Jazeera

Bus fire kills 52 Uzbeks in Kazakhstan...

Bus en route to Russia bursts into flames in Kazakhstan's Aktobe region, killing 52 Uzbek citizens....

 2018-01-18 18:37 

AP

The Latest: Peru: No protests to be allowed during Pope trip...

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to South America (all times local):3:30 p.m.Authorities in Peru say they will not permit any street protests during Pope Francis' four-da......

 2018-01-18 18:36 

Euronews

Storm Friederike kills at least seven across western Europe with winds of 200 kph...

Three people were killed in the Netherlands, three in Germany and one in Belgium on Thursday as Storm Friederike toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights....

 2018-01-18 18:34 

Reuters Africa

Russia accuses Washington of leaking diplomats' bank details...

Russia's foreign ministry on Thursday accused U.S. officials of leaking to the media confidential financial details of Russian diplomats working in the United States, and demanded that those responsible be punished....

 2018-01-18 18:24 

Reuters

[ World ]

Being around natural greenery may cheer up even adolescents...

(Reuters Health) - - Exposure to trees and other greenery has been shown to stave off depression in adults, and a new U.S. study finds the same may be true for teenagers....

 2018-01-18 18:24 

Euronews

Military matters dominate as May greets Macron at Sandhurst...

Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Britain for the first time as French president for talks on reinforcing security and boosting cross-Channel cooperation. Military matters are...

 2018-01-18 18:21 

NBC News

[ Health ]

Vaccine rates are up, but so are refusals...

More U.S. kids are getting their full series of vaccines, but more and more parents are also refusing vaccinations, new health insurance data show....

 2018-01-18 18:18 

CBS News

[ World ]

Scientist says volcano could erupt in Papua New Guinea soon...
 2018-01-18 18:13 

AP

Israel digs deep to thwart tunnel threat from Gaza Strip...

KISSUFIM, Israel (AP) — Massive earthworks and mounds of sandy soil line the Israel-Gaza border as the Israeli military forges ahead with an ambitious subterranean barrier to detect and prevent att......

 2018-01-18 18:12 

Euronews

Eastern horizons: Japan taps in to trade potential of EU's newer members...

As Tokyo seeks to develop its trade relations with Europe it's not just the traditional economic powerhouses it's turning to...

 2018-01-18 18:09 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

NATO's Stoltenberg Urges Macedonia To End Name Dispute With Greece, Stick To Reforms...

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has urged Macedonia to solve its 27-year-old dispute with neighboring Greece over the name of the former Yugoslav republic, and proceed with reforms if it wants to join the Western military alliance....

 2018-01-18 18:09 

Washington Post

Light festival brightens London's winter nights...

A night-time art exhibition in London features a collection of 58 works that use light as a medium....

 2018-01-18 18:09 

Reuters Africa

EU keen to avoid a fight with Warsaw but will want real concessions...

A new charm offensive should buy Poland time in its confrontation with the EU over backsliding on democracy, but Warsaw will have to make some real policy changes to match the warmer words or risk losing some funds from the bloc....

 2018-01-18 18:09 

Sky News

Pope marries flight attendants in mid-air wedding...

The Pope has married two flight attendants in a mid-air wedding on a plane during his trip to Chile....

 2018-01-18 18:00 

Radio Free Asia

North Korea Orders Nursing Homes Built, Passes on The Cost...

Area residents must pay the costs of labor and materials to build the facilities, sources say....

 2018-01-18 17:59 

Euronews

Insects could be the next hot ingredient used by European restaurants...

Insects might soon become the next favourite ingredient in European dishes. A new set of EU rules allowing insect food to be sold...

 2018-01-18 17:54 

News24

Tap and donate: Paris church now takes contactless cards...

A Catholic church in Paris will start using a contactless card payment system to taking collections during Sunday mass....

 2018-01-18 17:51 

Reuters Africa

Pope stops popemobile to comfort fallen horseback policewoman...

Pope Francis ordered his popemobile to stop on Thursday after a mounted Chilean policewoman was thrown off her frightened horse, which had reared up as the pontiff passed by....

 2018-01-18 17:48 

Reuters Africa

Venezuela talks off in row over fugitive ex-policeman's death...

Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition coalition foundered on Thursday after the opposition denied providing information that led to the death of a rogue former policeman and six other anti-government militants....

 2018-01-18 17:45 

Deutsche Welle

Germany's far-right AfD targets refugees in first bill before parliament...

The Alternative for Germany party has introduced a bill aimed at permanently banning refugees from bringing their close relatives over from war-stricken countries. The move sparked a fiery debate in the Bundestag....

 2018-01-18 17:43 

The Times of India

Trump supports short-term US govt funding bill: White House...
 2018-01-18 17:43 

Fox News

[ World ]

Pope Francis defends bishop accused of sexual abuse cover up: 'Bring me proof'...

Pope Francis appeared to strongly defend a Chilean bishop accused of covering up a priest's sexual abuse of minor boys just days after meeting and weeping with survivors....

 2018-01-18 17:42 

AP

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile...

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding on Thursday, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight ......

 2018-01-18 17:42 

Washington Post

France's fabled Bayeux Tapestry is headed to Britain, in a loan for the ages...

The 70-yard-long masterpiece tells the story of the 1066 Battle of Hastings, a pivotal historical event for the British....

 2018-01-18 17:38 

Washington Post

Turkey extends post-coup state of emergency...

Turkey's parliament has extended for a sixth time the state of emergency that was imposed in the wake of a 2016 failed coup attempt....

 2018-01-18 17:38 

Euronews

Macron and May stress unity at joint press conference...

Border security and military operations were among a vast range of subjects discussed by the pair at their 35th such summit....

 2018-01-18 17:36 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile...

Pope Francis has performed the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants on a flight in Chile....

 2018-01-18 17:36 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Underwear dance in dorm nearly gets Russian cadets expelled...

An underwear dance video filmed in a college dorm has turned out to be risky business for some Russian cadet pilots....

 2018-01-18 17:36 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Prince Harry, Meghan Markel visit Wales in whirlwind tour...

Prince Harry continues to introduce his American fiancee to new parts of Britain ahead of their planned wedding in May....

 2018-01-18 17:36 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Stoltenberg Condemns Killing In Kosovo, Calls for Calm...

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg condemned the killing of ethnic-Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic in Kosovo, and said the Western military alliance would continue to be on hand to help keep the country stable. The Kosovar Serb politician was buried in B...

  • Need an account?  
    or