Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Iraqi forces fighting IS in western Mosul’s old quarter

Iraqi forces fighting IS in western Mosul’s old quarter

Iraqi forces are fighting Islamic State as they push to retake the remaining part of the extremist militia’s former stronghold of Mosul. Iraqiya state TV...
Trump calls off meeting with North Korea’s Kim

Trump says summit with North Korea’s Kim ‘better than anybody expected’

U.S. President Donald Trump said a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday had gone “better than anybody could have...
N/Korea fires missile into Japan waters

N/Korea fires missile into Japan waters

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile directly into Japanese-controlled waters for the first time Wednesday, drawing an outraged response from Tokyo and ramping...
Trump calls off meeting with North Korea’s Kim

Trump calls off meeting with North Korea’s Kim

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off his planned June 12 summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a letter...
Russians fighting alongside IS are criminals – Kremlin

Russians fighting alongside IS are criminals – Kremlin

Russian nationals fighting alongside the Islamic State terrorist group are criminals who are being destroyed, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday. “Obviously those who joined...
Pope condemns Gaza killings, says Mideast needs justice, peace

Pope calls for ‘transparent dialogue’ for peace at Korea summit

Pope Francis on Wednesday called for “transparent dialogue” between the two Koreas, urging leaders at the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade...
Sri Lanka's cabinet 'clears port deal' after security concerns addressed

Sri Lanka to ban plastic shopping bags

Sri Lanka’s Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said on Wednesday that the island nation will ban plastic shopping bags while it is facing a dengue...
Israel uncovers online weapons smuggling cell in West Bank

Israel uncovers online weapons smuggling cell in West Bank

Israeli military on Wednesday said Israeli forces raided an online “illegal weapons shop” in the West Bank city of Nablus. “Overnight, security forces uncovered a...
Over 600 people detained after largest Moscow protest

Over 600 people detained after largest Moscow protest

Over 600 people, including opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, have been detained by Russian police for participating in an unsanctioned rally in central Moscow at...
Scores cheat death in Dubai as Emirates plane catches fire

Scores cheat death in Dubai as Emirates plane catches fire

Hundreds of passengers escaped after an Emirates flight skidded on a runway and burst into flames Wednesday at Dubai International Airport. Thirteen passengers suffered minor...