World Health Organization revokes appointment of Mugabe

World Health Organization revokes appointment of Mugabe

23 October 2017 – The head of the World Health Organization revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador” yesterday after the choice drew widespread outrage and...

Trump’s border wall models take shape in San Diego

Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape In San Diego

20 October 2017 – The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall took shape today at a construction site in San Diego. The prototypes form...

New Zealanders await new Prime Minister

New Zealanders Await New Prime Minister

19 October 2017 – New Zealanders expect to learn later today if their next prime minister will be 37-year-old liberal challenger Jacinda Ardern or 55-year-old conservative incumbent Bill English. The...

Catalans protest case as court declares vote illegal

Catalans Protest Case As Court Declares Vote Illegal

18 October 2017 – Spain’s top court ruled yesterday that an independence referendum in Catalonia was unconstitutional, adding weight to government efforts to block the region from breaking away from the...

North Korea says nuclear war may break out any moment

North Korea Accuses US Of Provoking Nuclear War

17 October 2017 – North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador warned today that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any...

5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Iran

5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Iran

24 July 2017 – Iranian state TV is reporting a strong 5.4 magnitude earthquake has led to a power outage in a remote area in the country’s south. The quake...

US must work with Russia and move past issues says Trump

US must work with Russia and move past issues says Trump

10 July 2017 – President Donald Trump said Sunday that “it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia” after his lengthy meeting with Russian President Vladimir...

Hong Kong Police find drugs in abandoned car

Police Find Drugs In Car Abandoned By Driver

26 May 2017 – Police found drugs under the carpet of a Lexus IS300 after the car crashed into a police motorcycle and a light goods vehicle in Sham Shui...

Taiwan first in Asia to recognize same-sex marriage

Taiwan First In Asia To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

25 May 2017 – In a first for Asia, Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage last night, punctuating a years-long campaign by advocates for gay rights in...

Ethiopia’s Tedros to be next leader of UN health agency

Ethiopia's Tedros to be next leader of UN health agency

24 May 2017 – Africa, where deadly viruses such as HIV, Ebola and Zika emerged, has its first chief of the U.N. health agency. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former Ethiopian...