Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 307 Dec, 2019
The assault, which ended when a sheriff’s deputy killed the attacker, was the second fatal shooting at a U.S. Navy base this week and prompted a massive law enforcement response and base lockdown.
Indian police shoot 4 suspects in gang-rape case06 Dec, 2019
The suspects were in police custody and had not been formally charged with any crime.
Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Trump05 Dec, 2019
’’Our democracy is what is at stake,” Pelosi said. “The president leaves us no choice but to act.”
New Zealand PM aims to limit spread of hate05 Dec, 2019
In an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described how she made decisions after the March 15 attacks at two Christchurch mosques, including introducing sweeping gun reforms and starting a global discussion on keeping violent extremism from the internet.
Japanese doctor dies after attack in Afghanistan04 Dec, 2019
The attack in Nangarhar province targeted Japanese doctor Tetsu Nakamura as he was heading to the provincial capital, Jalalabad, according to the provincial governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani.
Infighting roils NATO as leaders gather in London03 Dec, 2019
Trump is due to hold separate talks with Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte on the sidelines of the summit. Johnson is also set to host talks on Syria with Macron, Merkel and Erdogan later Tuesday.
Hundreds rally in Myanmar to show support for Suu Kyi02 Dec, 2019
Members of Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party swelled the ranks in front of the colonial-era City Hall in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, as the crowd waved national flags and listened to music and poetry.
Iraqi PM formally submits resignation amid more violence01 Dec, 2019
Lawmakers were expected to either vote or accept outright Abdul-Mahdi’s resignation letter in a parliamentary session Sunday, two members of parliament said.
UK police: Suspect in attack had served time for terrorism30 Nov, 2019
Neil Basu, London’s police counterterrorism chief, said 28-year-old Usman Khan was attending a program that works to educate prisoners when he launched Friday’s attack just yards from the site of a deadly 2017 van and knife rampage.
Trump thanks troops on Afghan visit, says Taliban want deal29 Nov, 2019
He served turkey and thanked the troops, delivered a speech and sat down with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani before leaving just after midnight. He arrived back in Florida, where he is spending the holiday weekend, early Friday morning local time.
Hopes fade for any more survivors in Albania quake; 40 dead28 Nov, 2019
Another aftershock with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 rattled the area midday on Thursday, sending people fleeing into the streets in panic. At least one building suffered further damage from the aftershock, while mourners rushed from a building where they had gathered for the start of funeral ceremonies for some of the victims.
US Judiciary Committee taking up impeachment hearings next week28 Nov, 2019
The House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, scheduling a hearing for next week as they push closer to a possible vote on actual charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors.”
Bangladesh sentences 7 militants to death in cafe attack27 Nov, 2019
Judge Mojibur Rahman found the men from the Jumatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh group guilty of various charges including planning the attack, making bombs and murder. An eighth defendant was acquitted.
Germany’s Merkel says it’s essential to preserve NATO27 Nov, 2019
Merkel told the German parliament before a NATO summit in London next week that “Europe cannot defend itself alone at the moment; we rely on this trans-Atlantic alliance.”
Death toll in Kenya landslide reaches 6025 Nov, 2019
Five people were killed when the car they were travelling in was swept away after a river overflowed its banks. Among the 55 others killed, at least seven are children.
Egypt unveils animal mummies of lion cubs, crocodiles, birds25 Nov, 2019
Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities on Saturday revealed details on recently discovered animal mummies, saying they include two lion cubs as well as several crocodiles, birds and cats.
Pope in Hiroshima: Use and possession of atom bomb ‘immoral’24 Nov, 2019
Standing before survivors of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombings, Francis denounced the steady erosion of arms control agreements and rejected the Cold War-era doctrine of deterrence that had been sanctioned by the Catholic Church for nearly three decades.
Chinese diplomat rejects U.S. allegations against Pakistan project23 Nov, 2019
He made the remarks when addressing the fifth CPEC Media Forum organized by the Pakistan-China Institute and the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad.
China condemns US navy sail-by in disputed waters22 Nov, 2019
The US Navy regularly conducts "freedom of navigation operations" in the disputed South China Sea, where China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan have competing claims.
Pope in Thailand calls for action to protect women, children21 Nov, 2019
During an open-air Mass at Bangkok’s national sports stadium, Francis denounced the scourges afflicting the poorest of the region. He urged Thais to not ignore the women and children trafficked for sex or migrants enslaved as fishermen and beggars.