World Now # 29



WPXI | 2019-03-25

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Norwegian officials have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,370 people set sail along the


CNN | 2019-03-25

(CNN)Scott Walker, the singer, songwriter and producer who rose to fame as part of The Walker Brothers, has died aged 76, his record label, 4AD, has confirmed.


Yahoo Daily News | 2019-03-25

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by a unidentified company owned by a foreign government to


The Observer | 2019-03-25

Italy’s deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, renewed his pledge to change Europe as his centre-right coalition swept to victory in the southern region of


The News International | 2019-03-25

Tehran: At least 12 people were killed and 68 injured in floods that have swept across most Iranian provinces, the country´s emergency services said


The Observer | 2019-03-25

British travellers will get a stamp in their passport every time they enter and leave the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the European | 2019-03-25

More than one week after a powerful cyclone struck Mozambique and cut a wide swath through southeast Africa, roads are now reopening and rescuers are saying



Sydney Morning Herald | 2019-03-24

Experts muse on the future of the red planet but warn it would be arrogant hubris to view our planetary neighbour as a replacement. ...

Hindustan Times | 2019-03-24

In a tweet earlier in the day, Swaraj had, while tagging a media report, said that she had asked the Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to send a report on


The Japan News | 2019-03-24

Reuters BANGKOK (Reuters) — Thai voters went to the polls on Sunday in a long-delayed election following a 2014 coup, a race that pits a military junta chief


Yahoo Daily News | 2019-03-24

Florida, March 24 (IANSPretending to be “Instagram famous”, a 25-year-old Florida man allegedly lured a Texas-based minor girl only to repeatedly sexually


Yahoo Daily News | 2019-03-24

Sydney, March 24 (IANSAustralian researchers have developed a new automated non-invasive technique for diagnosing eye surface cancer, offering the potential


DNA India | 2019-03-24

Britain must find a way to leave the European Union in an orderly fashion rather than trying to oust Prime Minister Theresa May, finance minister Philip Hammond


Wtop | 2019-03-24

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese officials say eight children have been killed in an explosion near a military facility where they were searching for scrap metal to




Manila Standard Today | 2019-03-23

LondonBritish Prime Minister Theresa May tried to persuade members of Parliament to back the European Union divorce deal, seeking to build bridges after


CNN | 2019-03-23

(CNN)According to United Nations projections, by the end of this century, Africa will be home to one of every three people on the planet and to five of the | 2019-03-22

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico’s capital city, officially announced she’s running for governor in the 2020 elections, NBCNews reports. Cruz, | 2019-03-22

German prosecutors said 10 men were detained in raids around Frankfurt on Friday on suspicion of planning an Islamist attack using a vehicle and guns with the | 2019-03-22

The U.S. government has named a Russian ship on a list of vessels suspected of providing fuel to Pyongyang, a month after Reuters reported the same ship | 2019-03-22

Hungarian authorities detained a Syrian man on Friday accused of taking part in beheadings in Syria as a member of Islamic StateBudapestprosecutors and the



This is Money | 2019-03-22

Residents in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul have blocked a road where a presidential convoy was passing, in a protest over the sinking of a ferry in the


CNN | 2019-03-22

Washington (CNN)A week after a mass shooting at two mosques, New Zealand’s government is on track to ban assault weapons next month and take back those that are


The Independent | 2019-03-22

IranTurkey and Russia have sharply criticised Donald Trump after he said it was time to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, as


Federal News Radio | 2019-03-22

BANGKOK (AP) — More than 70 parties are contesting Sunday’s general election in Thailand, the first since a military coup nearly five years ago. Up for


Federal News Radio | 2019-03-22

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two American service members were killed during an operation in Afghanistan on Friday, the U.S. and NATO forces said, providing no


Xinhua | 2019-03-22

WELLINGTON, March 22 (Xinhua) — The NewZealand Police are investigating death threats sent to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on social media,


Yahoo Daily News | 2019-03-22

ATHENS (Reuters) – Attackers on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade at the Russian consulate in Athens early on Friday, causing no injuries and slight damage,



San Francisco Chronicle | 2019-03-21

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan security forces detained a key aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido in a raid on his home early Thursday, an opposition


Lexington Herald-Leader | 2019-03-21

U.S. officials will visit Beijing next week for the next round of high-level trade talks, China’scommerce ministry said Thursday. U.S. Trade Representative


Dawn | 2019-03-21

Qatar has called on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to intervene in a dispute over a $24 billion nuclear power plant which the United Arab | 2019-03-21

In a fresh blow to the embattled government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a legislator quit his ruling Liberal Party to sit as an independent on | 2019-03-20

President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration’s tariffs on Chinese imports could stay in place indefinitely until Beijing complies with a | 2019-03-20

A fire burning since Sunday morning and sending a huge plume of thick black smoke into the air at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility was


The Independent | 2019-03-20

The party of Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has been suspended from the main EU conservative group following years of criticism over extreme


The Independent | 2019-03-20

The party of Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has been suspended from the main EU conservative group following years of criticism over extreme


RTE | 2019-03-20

The Italian parliament has blocked prosecutors from pursuing an investigation into Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini for abuse of power and kidnapping


The Guardian | 2019-03-20

Sources say flight crew of Indonesian jet tried to find procedure to halt dive The pilots of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max urgently looked through a handbook to


Wtop | 2019-03-20

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that soldiers will be deployed across the country to help maintain security during yellow vest


Canada Dot Com | 2019-03-20

ALGIERS, Algeria — The acting head of Algeria’s governing party says it is throwing its support behind protests against President Abdelaziz


This is Money | 2019-03-20

PARIS, March 20 (Reuters) – Britain’s request for a Brexit delay would be turned down by the EU if Prime Minister Theresa


Yahoo Daily News | 2019-03-20

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – U.N. appeals judges on Wednesday sentenced former Bosnian


The Irish Times | 2019-03-19

British prime ministerTheresa May is writing a letter to the EU on Tuesday asking for an extension but there is frustration that she is going to ask for an


Billboard | 2019-03-19

In January, the National Enquirer published 11 pages of content devoted to outing a scandalous, months-long affair between Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos


The Hill | 2019-03-19

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren: ‘White supremacists pose a threat to the United States like any other terrorist group’ National Enquirer paid 0,000 for


The Jordan Times | 2019-03-19

ALGIERS — Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday again defied mass protests calling for his immediate resignation, insisting on a plan to elect a


BBC News | 2019-03-19

US regulators and safety experts are now asking how thoroughly the FAA and Boeing vetted the anti-stall system and how well pilots around the world were trained


Yahoo Daily News | 2019-03-19

OSLO (Reuters) – An attacker armed with a knife injured a teacher and | 2019-03-15

A federal appeals court said on Thursday a woman in Michigan was protected by the Constitution after flipping off a police officer, according to National Public


Voa News | 2019-03-15

Hundreds of thousands of people crammed into central Algiers on Friday, Reuters witnesses said, in the biggest protests against PresidentAbdelaziz Bouteflika‘s


Newsweek | 2019-03-15

Returning to Earth from the International Space StationCanadian astronaut Chris Hadfieldremarked how making the right decision is vital in high pressure


The Independent | 2019-03-15

Donald Trump has said “there should be no Mueller report” in a series of tweets denouncing the Special Counsel’s investigation into Russianinterference in the


Wtop | 2019-03-15

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Socialist government has set June 10 as the date for relocating the remains of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco from a


Scotsman | 2019-03-15

Britain’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid has criticised an Australian Senator who appeared to suggest that Muslim immigration was the cause of a mass shooting


Wtop | 2019-03-15

WASHINGTON (AP) — John BoltonPresidentDonald Trump’s national security adviser, says North Korea’s allegations that he and Secretary of State