US Homeland Security will soon collect all immigrants' social media information, search history
The new provision would also affect green card holders and naturalised citizens as well.
Mattis arrives in Afghanistan as rockets hit Kabul airport
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Kabul on Wednesday to pledge support for the government of President Ashraf Ghani, with the precarious security in the Afghan capital underlined by a rocket attack on the airport hours after he touched down.
Iraqi Kurds Choose Independence in the Face of Regional Backlash
Iraqi Kurds voted overwhelmingly in favor of independence, risking retaliation from neighbors as well as the government in Baghdad who have pledged to do whatever it takes to prevent secession.
Saudi King issues decree allowing women to drive
King Salman of Saudi Arabia has issued a decree ordering that women be allowed to drive, Saudi state media has reported. Under the conservative kingdom’s previous laws, women were banned from driving.
Interpol Approves State of Palestine as a Member
The United States and Israel had both attempted to delay the vote, but their petitions were denied.
France's Macron Proposes Creating EU Military Force
Macron has suggested creating a EU military intervention force.
Scuffles break out at anti-Macron demo as French president speaks at Sorbonne
Scuffles broke out between police and students outside the Sorbonne University in Paris where French President Emmanuel Macron was delivering a speech on the future of the EU.
National Action: Eleven alleged members of banned neo-Nazi group arrested on terror charges
Eleven men have been arrested across England and Wales as part of an investigation into the banned neo-Nazi terrorist group National Action, police said on Wednesday (27 September).
Ukraine munitions blasts prompt mass evacuations
Some 20,000 people are being evacuated after a series of explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine described by officials as sabotage.
Regulatory loopholes make UK ‘hotspot’ for illegal arms trade – Amnesty
Legal gaps and government negligence make the UK a safe haven for companies involved in illicit arms deals, Amnesty International says, adding that one of the “largest” alleged illegal arms supplies to South Sudan was brokered by a UK-based firm.
Russia & US to create new space station in moon’s orbit
Russia and the US have agreed to build a new space station called Deep Space Gateway in the moon’s orbit, the head of Russia’s Roscosmos space agency said, adding that the first modules could be ready between 2024 and 2026.
Japan considers killing cash by launching own cryptocurrency
Authorities in Japan are considering starting a digital currency to be called the J-Coin. By doing so, Tokyo will reduce cash circulation in the country.
Top US General Says China to be "Greatest Threat" by 2025
A top U.S. military official has said that the U.S. needs to increase its military budget, already the largest in the world, to keep an "advantage" over China.