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China Landslide: At Least 15 Killed as 120 Feared Buried in Mountain Village in Sichuan
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:43:00 GMTBEIJING — At least 15 people were confirmed dead among the more than 120 people buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said. The landslide, which ...

Attacks in three Pakistani cities leave at least 85 people dead, many injured
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:13:00 GMTA series of attacks in three Pakistani cities Friday left at least 61 people dead and many injured, authorities said. A suicide bomber in the city of Quetta killed at least 12 people and injured about 20, officials said. Some of the injured were ...

Colombian Police Arrest Eight in Mall Bombing Probe
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:04:00 GMTBOGOTA — Eight people from a little-known urban guerrilla group have been arrested in connection with a bombing last week at an upscale mall in the Colombian capital Bogota, the police said on Saturday. Three people were killed and eight wounded when an ...

Apartment building evacuations continue in London in wake of deadly fire
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:13:00 GMTThe evacuation of hundreds of London public housing residents from their apartments rolled on Saturday as the fallout from Britain's deadliest fire in generations continued to intensify and turn into a full-blown crisis. More than a week after a council ...

Cindy Causes Minor Flooding Across South as Rain Continues
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:22:00 GMTBirmingham, Ala. (AP) -- Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Cindy covered timberland and fields across the rural Deep South on Saturday, but the sun peeked out enough to offer hope that the worst was over. Swollen by heavy rains and flowing quickly, the ...

Venezuelan opposition lays siege to air base
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:30:00 GMTYoung protesters broke down a metal fence guarding an air base in Caracas on Saturday before being repelled by security forces firing tear gas in another day of anti-government protests in Venezuela's capital. Demonstrators threw stones, and some ...

China sails into disputed waters, prompting protest by Japan
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:54:00 GMT(CNN)Four China Coast Guard boats sailed into Japanese territorial waters in the East China Sea Saturday, further inflaming long-simmering tensions between the two countries. The four Chinese boats were near an island chain that both countries claim as ...

Berlin going nuts over arrival of 2 giant pandas from China
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:00:00 GMTBERLIN – Two giant pandas from China have landed safely in Berlin where they are being welcomed by the German capital's mayor and the Chinese ambassador. Men Meng and Jiao Qing were treated like royalty on their 12-hour-flight from Chengdu in ...

Egypt's President Ratifies Deal to Transfer Islands to Saudi Arabia
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:00:00 GMT(CAIRO) — Egypt's president has ratified a disputed 2016 agreement under which his country would transfer control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. News of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi's ratification of the maritime border demarcation agreement ...

ISIS makes bloody last stand in last Mosul neighborhoods under its control
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:59:00 GMTMOSUL, Iraq --Iraqi government forces backed by the U.S. are on the verge of re-taking the city of Mosul. But the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has mounted a bloody last stand in the few neighborhoods it still controls, reports CBS News ...

Israel strikes Syrian military near Golan Heights
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:35:00 GMT(CNN)Israel launched strikes on Syrian military positions Saturday, close to the two countries' disputed border in the Golan Heights, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). The action was a response to what the IDF said were more than 10 projectiles ...

I Fled the Islamic State’s ‘Caliphate’ in Raqqa — But Fear Its Liberators
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:09:00 GMTIn January 2016, I left behind my home in Raqqa, unable to live any longer under the rule of the Islamic State. I dreamed of returning when the city was liberated from the terrorist group. Now that dream seems on the verge of realization. Instead of being ...

In Venezuela, prisoners say abuse is so bad they are forced to eat pasta mixed with excrement
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:36:00 GMTThousands of protesters have been arrested recently, and many allege mistreatment. May 26, 2017 An opposition demonstrator throws back a tear-gas canister fired by the Bolivarian National Police in Caracas, Venezuela. Alejandro Cegarra/For The Washington ...

Why Duterte’s rape joke isn’t funny: Report finds Marawi women scared of rape by soldiers
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:16:00 GMTFear of getting raped by soldiers forced a number of Marawi women to seek refuge in evacuation centers, where conditions continue to mirror the “grave humanitarian crisis” in Mindanao, a report prepared by left-leaning groups claims. President Rodrigo ...



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