Monday, February 26, 2018


North Korea Open To Talks With U.S., South Korea’s Presidential Office Says

Senior North Korean officials met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at an undisclosed location in the Olympic city.

China Sets Stage For Indefinite Xi Tenure By Removing Term Limits

China’s ruling Communist Party has proposed scrapping a two-term limit on the presidency.

Bollywood Superstar Sridevi Dies At 54 Of Cardiac Arrest

The actress, whose prolific film career spanned five decades, died on Saturday in Dubai.

Colosseum In Rome Turns Red In Protest Of Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law

The ancient amphitheater was illuminated on Saturday to highlight the plight of persecuted Christians.

Protesters Mob North Korean Officials Ahead Of Olympics Closing Ceremony

The North sent to the ceremony a former intelligence chief blamed for the sinking of a South Korean Navy ship.

A white wedding during Ethiopia’s Red Terror

Love can often flourish in the most hopeless of situations. And so it was for Aynalem and Genet who married each other in 1978 during...

Cow Who Escaped Slaughter And Swam To Island Dies After Recapture

The cause of death appeared to be stress.

South Africa police station raid: Seven suspects shot dead

Seven suspects accused of killing South African police have been shot dead in a gunfight at a church, police say. Those killed in the shoot-out...

Bombing In Syria’s Ghouta Won’t Let Up Long Enough For Rescuers To Count Bodies

The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution demanding a 30-day truce to allow aid deliveries and medical evacuations.

Bombing In Syria’s Ghouta Won’t Let Up Enough For Rescuers To Count The Bodies

Nearly 500 people have been killed — including more than 120 children — in one of the bloodiest air assaults of the seven-year war.

Inspirational Africans – or glory-hunters?

For two weeks, the entire world's attention has been on South Korea, where the world's best athletes have been competing for glory in the...

How the Nile could see a ‘water war’

A new dam on the Nile could trigger a war over water unless Ethiopia can agree a deal with Egypt and Sudan, writes the...

Somalia al-Shabab: Deadly double car bombing near presidential palace

Two large explosions in Somalia's capital city Mogadishu have killed at least 18 people and injured dozens. One attack took place at the gates of...

Nigerian president apologises for Boko Haram schoolgirl kidnap

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called the suspected kidnapping of dozens of schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants a "national disaster". Jihadists stormed the school in...

U.S. To Move Its Embassy In Israel To Jerusalem In May

The controversial relocation will come much faster than initially expected.

Trump To Announce New Sanctions Against North Korea As South Prepares For Talks

Tougher sanctions may jeopardize the latest detente between the two Koreas, amid preparations for talks about a possible summit between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in.

Amnesty International Slams Trump’s ‘Hate-Filled Rhetoric’

The U.S. president is setting a "dangerous precedent" for other nations, the group says in its annual human rights report.

World’s rarest chimp spotted in Nigeria

The world's rarest chimpanzee has been captured on camera in the remote forests of Nigeria. The Nigeria-Cameroon chimp was seen at various locations within Gashaka...

Children ‘forced to watch rape’ in South Sudan

Children in South Sudan have been forced to watch their mothers being raped and killed, the UN says. A report by UN human rights investigators...

U.N. Security Council Delays Vote On Syria Ceasefire Resolution

At least 462 people have been killed, including at least 99 children, and many hundreds injured.

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Ira MathurPublished: Sunday, February 25, 2018The images of the rioting out of East Port-of-Spain last Monday could have been from a war zone, with residents...


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