Category: World News

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Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark

ROME- Italy’s hard-line interior minister refused Thursday to let 67 migrants disembark from an Italian coast guard ship until an investigation determines whether any of them had violently threatened their rescuers to avoid being...

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Trump releases letter from Kim Jong Un, touts

Washington( CNN ) President Donald Trump released a letter he recently received from Northern korean leader Kim Jong Un and praised the “great progress” being attained in talks with Pyongyang. “A very nice note...

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Senate takes swipe at Trump with pro-NATO vote

( CNN ) The Senate took a bipartisan swipe at President Donald Trump on Tuesday when it overwhelmingly approved a motion of support for NATO. The vote came the same day Trump arrived in...

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The staggering rise of India’s super-rich

The long read: A new elite has accumulated more money, more quickly, than plutocrats in almost any country in history On 3 May, at around 4.45pm, a short, trim Indian man walked quickly down...

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Timeline: How the Thai cave rescue unfolded

( CNN ) Jun-2 4 Sunday, June 24 Rescue teams find bags and sandals 3 km( 1.9 miles) inside the cave but are forced to suspend the search because of rising waters. Jun-2 5...

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Ex-foreign secretary Lord Carrington dies

Former UK Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington, who was the last surviving member of Churchill’s 1950s government, has died aged 99. The Conservative politician was also a former defence secretary. He resigned as foreign secretary...

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SKorea suspends civilian drills to help talks with NKorea

SEOUL, South Korea- South Korea has suspended its summertime civil defense drills aimed at preparing against a North Korean attack to keep alive a positive atmosphere for nuclear diplomacy with the North. Seoul’s decision...

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Nikki Haley is still a star

( CNN ) The United Nations Charter provides that the organization is designed to “maintain international peace and security, … develop friendly relations among nations, …[ and] be a center for harmonizing the actions...

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Haiti unrest leaves US missionaries stranded

( CNN ) A number of US missionary groups are stranded in Haiti after protesters took to the streets following a fuel cost hike ordered by the government. The US Embassy in Haiti warned...