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North Korea: U.S. crossed 'red line', declared war
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:06:00 GMTA top North Korean diplomat on Thursday warned the United States had "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals. (July 28) AP PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea’s top ...
Large bags prohibited from Cannes beaches due to fear of terror attacks
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:17:00 GMTVacationers Cannes not bring their bag on the beach due to terrorism fears. Large bags have been banned from the famed beaches of Cannes, France due to security concerns. Cannes Mayor David Lisnard said Thursday that the restriction seeks to stop “bags ...
Aleppo Siege: Russia Announces Humanitarian Operation in Syrian City
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:15:00 GMTMOSCOW — Russia and the Syrian government said they will open humanitarian corridors in Syria's embattled city of Aleppo on Thursday and offer a way out for opposition fighters wanting to lay down their arms. The offer announced by Russian Defense ...
Despite attacks, Merkel says Germany still offers safe haven to migrants
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:47:00 GMTGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday Germany will stand by principals of offering safe haven to war-ravaged migrants and not bow to fears stoked by a series of four terror attacks in one week, including two claimed by the Islamic State.
Indonesia prepares to send 14 to the firing squad
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:17:00 GMTJakarta (CNN)Indonesia is set to execute more drug convicts this week, according to the country's Attorney General. The office of Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo has not released details about this round of executions, but preparations are underway at ...
Turkey Launches Major Purge Of Armed Forces After Failed Coup
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:31:00 GMTANKARA/ISTANBUL, July 28 (Reuters) - Turkey’s top brass and political leaders were set to launch a sweeping purge of the armed forces on Thursday after a failed military coup that has shaken the nation of nearly 80 million people and alarmed its NATO allies.
Pope Francis falls while celebrating Mass in Poland
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:17:00 GMTHoly hell, the Pope fell down! Pope Francis missed a step and fell down Thursday as he celebrated Mass at Poland’s holiest shrine, but was able to proceed as planned. The scary moment occurred when the 79-year-old Francis, walking in a long white robe ...
Suspected militant killed by police in Bangladesh was American
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:16:00 GMTPolice said they killed nine suspected Islamic militants, including one identified as an American, during a raid on their den in Bangladesh's capital Tuesday. The American was identified as 24-year-old Shazad Rouf, a master's student in business ...
Why police are hunting for owner of 196 lapel pins in South Korea
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:23:00 GMTStray lapel pins may not seem to need more than sweeping up, but in South Korea, 196 lapel pins stamped with the image of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il found near South Korea’s largest airport, Incheon, have prompted an official police ...
Turkey discharges 1,700 military officers, shuts down dozens of media outlets
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:17:00 GMTTurkey was riding high in 2010, casting its brand of Islamic piety, Western-style democracy and economic growth as a regional model amid popular upheavals in the Mideast and North Africa. Six years later, it is mired in tension with neighbors and allies ...
French ID 2nd church attacker; police had warning about him
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:23:00 GMTPARIS (AP) — French officials on Thursday identified the second man who attacked a Normandy church during morning Mass, saying he's a 19-year-old from eastern France who was spotted last month in Turkey as he supposedly headed to Syria — but who ...
The Latest: Russia's depleted Olympic team heads for Rio
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:17:00 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): 12:45 p.m. A depleted Russian team departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal.
Angela Merkel says Germany 'will manage' challenge after attacks
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:17:00 GMTChancellor Angela Merkel pledged Thursday to do "everything humanly possible" to keep Germany safe following a string of attacks — including two carried out by asylum-seekers and claimed by the Islamic State group that she said mocked the country that ...
North Korea: U.S. Sanctions Against Kim Jong Un Cross 'Red Line'
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:03:00 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals. Han Song Ryol ...
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