International

7 days ago | July 10, 2018

Eight rescued from Thai cave, five remain trapped

BANGKOK. - Elite divers hauled four more young footballers out of a flooded Thai cave yesterday, authorities said, ...

1 week ago | July 9, 2018

JUST IN: UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns

as UK Foreign Secretary, following the resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis.

Thai cave rescue: Operation running ‘smoothly’

BANGKOK. – The operation to free 12 boys and their coach from a cave in northern Thailand is running ...

Toll nears 60 as Japan scrambles to rescue flood victims

TOKYO. – The death toll from record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose Sunday to at least 57, ...

Turkey sacks 18,500 state employees over alleged ...

ANKARA. – Turkish authorities have ordered the dismissal of more than 18,500 state employees over alleged links to ...

1 week ago | July 7, 2018

Pompeo in N. Korea to seek ‘details’ on denuclearisation

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pyongyang yesterday to press Kim Jong Un for a more detailed commitment to ...

2 weeks ago | July 6, 2018

Putin, Netanyahu meeting on next week

MOSCOW. – The Kremlin has confirmed preparations are underway for a meeting between Russian President Vladimir ...

BRICS think tanks hold seminar on global governance

JOHANNESBURG. — More than 120 experts from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) and other ...

Iran to stand firm against US threats

TEHRAN. – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has pledged his country will stand firm against threats by the United ...

British police probe new Novichok nerve agent case

LONDON. – British police scrambled yesterday to determine how a couple were exposed to the same nerve agent used ...

2 weeks ago | July 5, 2018

Nuts may boost male fertility: study

NEW YORK. – Eating nuts “significantly” boosted the number and health of sperm in young men in a ...

ISIL/ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s son ‘killed ...

BAGHDAD. – Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s young son reportedly killed while fighting Syrian and Russian troops in ...

Fresh navy video shows Thai cave boys in “good health”

BANGKOK. – A new video released yesterday filmed in the bowels of a northern Thai cave showed members of a trapped ...

2 weeks ago | July 4, 2018

Pompeo to visit DPRK to cement Trump-Kim meeting consensus

WASHINGTON. -- The White House said on Monday that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will head to the Democratic ...

Democrats lost because “people so focused on me”: Obama

NEW YORK. - Former President Barack Obama said Democrats failed to maintain control of the White House and take Congress ...