Tue, 23 Oct 2018

Saudi's crucial annual conference website hacked, defaced

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Amid mounting global pressure to come clean on the circumstances surrounding the death of its veteran ...

Former prime minister of Netherlands is dead at age 80

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – The former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, who helped forge the country's famed consensus-based politics and oversaw ...

Italy gets rating downgrade from Moodys

NEW YORK, New York – Moody’s has downgraded Italy’s sovereign debt rating once more, taking it a step closer to ...

Macedonia Bolsters Security For Deputies Who Back Name Change

Macedonian Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski says additional police protection is being provided for parliamentary deputies who voted to support a ...

Macedonia Bolsters Protection For Deputies Who Support Name Change

Macedonian Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski says additional police protection is being provided for parliamentary deputies who voted to support a ...

Britain's Theresa May Tries to Hold Off Party Revolts

LONDON - Theresa May's political obituary has been written many times during her time as Britain's prime minister, but her ...

UK's May Pleads for Support, says Brexit Deal is Almost Done

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking to scotch a growing rebellion against her Brexit plans Monday, urging ...

Afghan Parliamentary Elections Come To A Close

Sunday was the second of the two days that voters in most of Afghanistan had the opportunity to cast their ...

Exit poll: Polish Populists Lead Local Votes, Support Down

WARSAW - The governing populist party, which has repeatedly clashed with European Union institutions, was the top vote winner in ...

UK firms ready to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by Christmas'

A leading association of British businesses says most firms are ready to activate contingency plans, including job cuts and relocating ...

Israel Delays Evictions in West Bank Bedouin Village

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday postponed forced evictions in a Bedouin village in the occupied West ...

Millions of Afghans Vote Despite Attacks, Threats

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - Fifteen people were killed and another 60 wounded Saturday when a suicide bomber tried to enter a ...

Afghan Voters Head to Polls, Defiant of Taliban Threats

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - Voters are lined up to cast their ballots in polling stations across Afghanistan despite repeated threats from ...

World Leaders Should Reject Saudi Whitewash

(Beirut) -The United States, Turkey, EU member states, and other countries should reject Saudi Arabia's attempted whitewash about the killing ...

Sri Lanka: Amend Counterterrorism Bill

(Colombo) - Sri Lanka's draft counterterrorism law significantly improves upon the current, abusive Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) but needs ...

Israel Puts West Bank Bedouin Village Eviction On Hold

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Israel said on Sunday it would put on hold for "a number of weeks" its threatened razing ...

Apple named best private sector employer in the UK

Tech giant Apple is the best employer in the U.K.'s private sector, new data has revealed. The company secured the ...

European markets seen higher on corporate earnings; Italy, Brexit remain on the radar

In Europe, market focus is mostly on corporate earnings with several big stocks announcing their latest results. Ryanair, Philips and ...

FTSE 100 Inches Higher Led By Miners

U.K. shares rose on Monday as the pound held weak amid ongoing political uncertainty surrounding Brexit and hopes for more ...

DAX Rises As Italy Concerns Ease

for the second day running on hopes for more stimulus also bolstered investor sentiment.The benchmark DAX was up 74 points ...

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U.S. officials confirm Syrian mosques now being targeted

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S.-led coalition has targeted a number of mosques and a religious building in the past week ...

Two deaths after boat carrying migrants sinks

ISTANBUL, Turkey – A boat carrying migrants has sunk in the Aegean Sea, just 50 metres off Turkey’s Mugla coast, ...

Trump seeks disarmament, then threatens Russia with nukes

MOSCOW, Russia - Two days after the U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intentions to withdraw the U.S. from the ...

Trump's bid to nix a nuclear arms treaty imperils its allies

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The U.S. President Donald Trump, who has proactively pursued better ties with Russia ever since assuming office, ...

Turkish President Erdogan to reveal details of Khasoggi case

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its ...

In shocking plot switch, Saudi claims Khashoggi was murdered

WASHINGTON, U.S. - For 17 days, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remained unfazed despite mounting fears of anarchy, threats of ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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