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Somali survivors tell of restaurant siege by rebels; 31 dead

June 15, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Somali men carry away the body of a civilian who was killed in a militant attack on a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, June 15, 2017. Somalia’s security forces early Thursday morning ended a night-long siege by al-Shabab Islamic extremists at the popular “Pizza House” restaurant in the capital. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)...

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London residents demand answers in deadly high-rise blaze

June 14, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Parts of the building still burn hours after a deadly blaze at a high rise apartment block in London, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Fire swept through a high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, killing an unknown number of people with around...

US deploys mobile missile system to eastern Syria

June 14, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a civil defense worker carrying a child after airstrikes hit a school housing a number of displaced people, in the western part of the southern Daraa province of Syria,...

Hostages held, 14 killed in attack at Somalia restaurant

June 14, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Police say gunmen posing as Somali military are holding dozens of hostages. MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen posing as military forces were holding an unknown number of hostages inside a popular restaurant in Somalia’s capital in an attack that began...

Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron hold talks

June 13, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attend a friendly soccer match between France and England at the Stade de France in Saint Denis, north of Paris, France, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. After their talks at the Elysee...

Egypt committee approves deal on islands’ transfer to Saudis

June 13, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Dozens of lawyers shout slogans during a protest against the accord to hand over control of two strategic Red Sea islands, Tiran and Sanafir, to Saudi Arabia in front of the lawyers syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Arabic on the Red Sea map...

Venezuela prosecutor seeks legal action against top justices

June 13, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this April 25, 2017 file photo, Venezuela’s General Prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz speaks during a news conference at her office in Caracas, Venezuela. On Tuesday, June 13, Ortega has ordered charges against 8 judges of the Supreme Court for conspiring...

Panama switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China

June 12, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama switched diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China on Monday after more than a century of having only commercial relations with the Asian giant, the latest development in Beijing’s drive to isolate the self-governing island it...

North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

June 12, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — North Korea is awaiting another visit by former NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman on Tuesday in what would be his first to the country since President Donald Trump took office. Wearing sunglasses and a black T-shirt advertising a marijuana...

UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

June 10, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

People demonstrate in Parliament Square against the possible Conservative and DUP coalition government following the Britain’s general election result, in London, Saturday June 10, 2017. Prime Minister Theresa May’s gamble in calling an early...