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North Korea's 'gruesome' murder of Kim's brother meant to 'horrify world,' new report says
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:45:00 GMTThe daring assassination of Kim Jong Nam in February undertaken by two prostitutes in Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur airport has mostly been shrouded in mystery, with few reports from South Korean media speculating why the estranged half-brother of the North ...
Travel Ban: Why Has Trump Restricted Visas From Chad? Experts Are Puzzled
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:17:00 GMTLONDON — President Donald Trump’s decision to include Chad in the latest travel ban has baffled experts who are wondering why the African nation was chosen over others in the region. The new presidential order renews restrictions on five of the six ...
Trump: North Korean leaders 'won't be around much longer' if they strike US
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:45:00 GMTIf North Korea's foreign minister hoped to draw a response from U.S. President Donald Trump with his Saturday speech to the U.N. General Assembly, he succeeded. "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N.," the president tweeted late Saturday.
‘This Is Chaos’: Day 5 in Storm-Ravaged, Blacked-Out Puerto Rico
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:22:00 GMTA nursing home in San Juan desperately pleaded for diesel as its power generator ran low. An elderly man was carried out on a stretcher after going a week without dialysis. Children wearing nothing but diapers camped out on balconies to stay cool.
Pakistani cricket star Khan criticizes US's Afghan policy
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:56:00 GMTCricket legend and potential Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan on Monday criticized the United States' new strategy for Afghanistan and said a continued military campaign will not solve the 16-year-old conflict in the neighboring nation. Khan, who is ...
British Lesbian Wins Right to Spousal Visa in Landmark Hong Kong Case
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:46:00 GMTHONG KONG — A Hong Kong appeals court on Monday ruled that a British lesbian whose partner works in the city should be granted a spousal visa, a landmark decision that could lead to expatriate same-sex partners moving to the Chinese-ruled financial hub.
Who gives the orders? Spain, Catalonia both claim police
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:50:00 GMTCatalonia is counting on its regional police force to help carry out a referendum on independence Sunday. Spain says it's counting on the same force to prevent it. Increasingly desperate officers don't know what to think or do. "We only ask that they don't ...
Iraqi Kurds vote on creating an independent Kurdistan — but big obstacles stand in the way
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:55:00 GMTSometimes, in the fractious world of Iraqi politics, no means yes. That was the central message from Kurdish leaders Monday morning when Iraq’s Kurds cast their ballots in a controversial independence referendum, despite repeated entreaties and threats ...
Desperation In Puerto Rican Town Where 60 Percent Are Now Homeless
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:31:00 GMTIrma Rivera Aviles, like nearly 200 others, are stuck at shelter in Cataño, Puerto Rico where conditions are getting worse daily. Nearly a week after Hurricane Maria rampaged through the country, she's desperately pleading for help, "The governor needs to ...
Turkey Warns Iraq Kurds It Can ‘Close the Valves’ on Oil Exports
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:51:00 GMTTurkey can choose to “close the valves” on oil exports from Iraq’s Kurdish region through the Turkish port of Ceyhan, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned as Kurds voted Monday in a referendum on independence from Iraq. The landlocked Kurdish ...
New Zealanders to wait weeks for next leader after election
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:04:00 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealanders will likely need to wait two or three weeks to find out who will next lead their country after a general election on Saturday ended with an inconclusive result. Prime Minister Bill English’s National Party won the ...
British model kidnap 'could be a sham'
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:01:00 GMTA British glamour model's claim that she was kidnapped and offered for sale on the dark web could be "a sham", a court has heard. Chloe Ayling, 20, was allegedly drugged and stuffed into a suitcase after being lured to a fake photo shoot in Milan in July.
Escalating tension has experts simulating a new Korean War, and the scenarios are sobering
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:59:00 GMTThis is the way a nuclear war begins. Simulations of a war on the Korean peninsula usually start with a relatively minor incident at the demilitarized zone between South Korea and its hostile northern neighbor, or a provocation that develops into a ...
Officials plead for swift aid to Puerto Rico to prevent 'humanitarian crisis'
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:19:00 GMT(CNN)Hurricane Maria whipped Puerto Rico with Irma-level winds, drenched the island with Harvey-level flooding, crippled communications, decimated buildings and damaged a dam that puts downstream residents at risk of catastrophe. But help has been slow to ...
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