US ready to ‘fight for justice’ in Syria without UN approval – Haley
The US does not consider itself constrained by the United Nations Security Council and might seek “justice” in Syria on its own terms, the US representative to the UN, Nikki Haley, has said. The US took similar action in Libya in 2011.
Libya migrant 'slave market' footage sparks outrage
The African Union (AU) has expressed outrage after footage emerged appearing to show sub-Saharan migrants being sold at slave markets in Libya.
Insulted Erdogan on NATO ‘impudence’ over enemy-chart scandal
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rebuffed a NATO apology for what he called “impudence” during the alliance’s drills in Norway, where he was depicted on an “enemies chart.” The scandal led to the withdrawal of Turkish troops from the exercise.
Lebanese PM Hariri refutes Saudi Arabia house arrest claims calling it 'a lie'
Lebanon's Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, who was reported to be under house arrest in Saudi Arabia following a visit to the oil-rich kingdom earlier this month, headed to France early on Saturday (18 November).
Trump admin threatens to shutter Palestinian office in Washington – report
After Israel's Jerusalem affairs minister called for a million Jewish settlers to occupy the West Bank, the US is reportedly putting Palestine on notice. Its Washington office may be closed unless it enters into serious peace talks with Israel.
Mugabe Era Winds Down as Ruling Party Backs His Ouster
Tens of thousands of jubilant Zimbabweans joined rallies on Saturday to celebrate the imminent departure of President Robert Mugabe, the only leader they’ve known since independence in 1980.
China Launches Ambitious Bid to Dominate Space Exploration
The main contractor fuelling China's intergalactic ambitions has released an ambitious schedule for developing the country's space-exploration technology with the aim of propelling it to global dominance in the field.
Peru's President Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana
Peru joins the ranks of several other Latin American countries moving towards the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Pentagon discloses data on sexual assault reports on military bases
The U.S. military on Friday disclosed for the first time base-by-base data on sexual assault reports, showing a higher number of reports at big military installations like Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia as well as overseas hubs like South Korea.
U.S. Senate candidate Moore's wife says 'he will not step down'
The wife of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama said on Friday her husband would not end his campaign in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, dismissing reports about his past behavior toward some women as political attacks.
Police can request your DNA without your knowledge or consent via ancestry websites
Sending a sample of your DNA through the post may seem like a harmless and novel way of tracing your ancestry, and millions of Americans have already done so, but there is a more sinister side to this relatively new enterprise.
Ohio Supreme Court Judge Bill O'Neill brags of sex conquests
Ohio voters are in shock after a top judge boasted of having been "sexually intimate" with "approximately 50 very attractive females".
US Navy: Penis in sky drawn by jet trail was 'unacceptable'
US Navy officials have said it was "absolutely unacceptable" that one of their pilots used a jet's contrail to draw a penis in the sky.
Why an 'epidemic' of loneliness affects health
A former US surgeon general warns there is a growing "epidemic" of loneliness threatening our health.