World News

BRITAIN-FIRE/

Thousands of residents in a northwest London housing estate have been forced to leave their apartments after fire checks found the buildings to be unsafe.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:58 am
South Korea Koreas Moon

South Korea President Moon Jae-in says he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North's nuclear program.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:44 am
YEAREND PICTURES

Security forces in Saudi Arabia say they've disrupted a plot to attack the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:48 am
BELGIUM/

A beach in Belgium has been transformed into a giant sandy gallery, featuring larger-than-life super heroes, cartoon characters and Cinderella's castle, for one of the world's biggest sand-sculpture festivals.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:02 am
PAKISTAN-BLAST/

A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin blasts claimed 55 lives overnight. That brings the overall death toll from three separate attacks on Friday to 73.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 4:44 am
APTOPIX China Landslide

It's believed more than 120 people have been buried in a massive landslide triggered by heavy rain in southwestern China.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:31 pm
Yemen Torture Sites

Pressure mounted on the U.S. Defence Department Friday after multiple senators called for investigations into reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates who are accused of torturing detainees in Yemen.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 7:53 pm
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A mistrial was declared Friday in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on charges in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 1:25 pm
Turkey Water Park Deaths

Five people, including two teenagers and a 12-year-old, died Friday after being electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey, according to local media reports.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:25 pm
USA-RUSSIA/TECH

Authorities are asking Western tech companies to allow them to review source code for security products such as firewalls and anti-virus applications before they can be sold.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:54 am
Making a Murderer-Q and A

The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series Making a Murderer was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge U.S. federal appeals panel ruled.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:15 am
Trump in Iowa

U.S. President Donald Trump suggests he was just trying to keep former FBI director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:49 am
Britain Glastonbury 2017 Festival Day 2

Johnny Depp is apologizing for a "bad joke" about assassinating U.S. President Donald Trump during an appearance at the Glastonbury Festival in Britain.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 7:40 am
ADDITION Russia Spy Arrests

The Toronto-born son of Russian spies has won a court battle to regain his Canadian citizenship after it was revoked by Ottawa.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 7:02 am
Darren Osborne

British police on Friday laid terrorism-related murder and attempted murder charges against a man after a van was driven at Muslim worshippers leaving a mosque following prayers earlier this week.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 6:18 am
wip london fire

A fire that engulfed a London apartment block, killing at least 79 people earlier this month, started in a fridge freezer, police in the U.K. city say.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:58 am
Obit North Korea Detainee

North Korea denies it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died in the United States days after being released in a coma.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:25 am
Trump

Mr. President, just say no. Instead, Donald Trump’s refusal to confirm whether he ever kept secret "tapes" of conversations with former FBI director James Comey likely set in motion a cascade of testimonies, Watergate comparisons and an investigation for obstruction of justice.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:00 am
Blast in Quetta

Bombs killed at least 40 people in Pakistan on Friday, with a suicide car bomber killing 13 in the southwestern city of Quetta, and two blasts later claiming at least 27 lives in the northwestern town of Parachinar, officials said.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 1:47 am
Customs

Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that cut ties to Qatar have issued a steep list of demands to end the crisis, insisting that their Persian Gulf neighbour shutter Al-Jazeera, cut back diplomatic ties to Iran and close down a Turkish military base in Qatar.

Posted: June 22, 2017, 10:26 pm