Category: World

Over 10,000-Strong Protest in Seoul Demands Resignation of South Korean President

Police in Seoul estimated that around 12,000 people have gathered in the streets to demand the resignation of South

Russian Politican Makes Threat to Norway Over US Marines Posted There

A Russian politician has warned that Norway is in Russia’s crosshairs. Frants Klintsevitsj, a deputy chairman of Russia’s defense

Lebanese Parliament Elects New President

BEIRUT—Lebanon’s parliament on Monday elected Michel Aoun, an 81-year-old former army commander and strong ally of the militant group

US Calls On China to Cut Coal Imports Propping Up North Korea

BEIJING—A senior U.S. official urged China on Saturday to work with the U.S. to close a loophole on North

Former Putin Aide’s Death in DC Deemed an Accident

Nearly a year after the curious death of a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin in a Washington

Putin Rejects Claims of Russian Interference in US Election

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed claims that Russia is interfering in the U.S. presidential election, saying the allegations

Libya’s Navy Says 90 Migrants Perished After Boat Fell Apart

CAIRO—The Libyan navy said on Thursday that at least 90 migrants are believed to have perished when their rickety

International Man Shot Dead After Stabbing Guard at US Embassy in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya—A man was shot dead after stabbing a policeman guarding the perimeter wall of the U.S. Embassy in

Amid Strained Relations, Russia Revives Cold War-era Drills

The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations is revisiting a Soviet-era civil defense plan and is upgrading its bomb shelters

Mother Disputes Claims That Her Son, a UFO Researcher, Died of Natural Causes

The death of Max Spiers, who studied UFO sightings, in Poland has set off a flurry of conspiracy theories.

Bains to Consider Targets if Diversity on Corporate Boards Stagnates

OTTAWA—The Liberal government hopes that proposed legislation requiring publicly traded companies to disclose the gender composition of their corporate

Belgian Deal Paves Way for Eu-Canada Free Trade Pact

BRUSSELS—A landmark free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada could be signed within days after the Belgian

Officials in Quake-Ridden Central Italy Assess Damage

VISSO, Italy—Officials in central Italy began early Thursday to assess the damage caused by a pair of strong earthquakes

British Economy Grows More Than Expected After Brexit Vote

LONDON—Britain’s economy grew faster than expected in the three months after its vote to leave the European Union despite

Fix Flawed Dietary Advice in Food Guide, Senator Tells Health Canada

OTTAWA—A Conservative senator who helped craft a report on the country’s obesity crisis is cheering the federal government’s plan

UN Preparing for Possible Chemical Attack in Iraq’s Mosul

BAGHDAD—The U.N.’s public health agency said Thursday it has trained 90 Iraqi medics in “mass casualty management,” with a

Canadian Government Targets More Reductions to Housing Market Exposure

Along with recent measures aimed at stabilizing Canada’s red-hot housing market, the federal government aims to take more steps

Actress Woodley Faces January Trial in Pipeline Protest

Actress Shailene Woodley is to stand trial in North Dakota early next year on charges related to her protest

Afghan Girl From Iconic National Geographic Cover Faces 14 Years in Prison

An Afghan woman whose image became known around the world after she was featured on the cover of the

Saudi Economic Woes Involve More Than Low Oil Price

In 2016 Saudi Arabia is looking at a fiscal deficit equal to 13 percent of GDP People in the

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