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Astronauts will go BACK into orbit after mid-air rocket failure

Astronauts will go BACK into orbit after mid-air rocket failure

A US-Russia mission to the International Space Station hit a snag on Thursday when a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin malfunctioned ...

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Germany arrests suspect in Bulgarian journalist murder

Germany arrests suspect in Bulgarian journalist murder

On Tuesday, police in Ruse arrested a Romanian citizen in connection with the murder , but later released him without charge due to a lack of concrete evidence. The 30-year-old mother of one who wa...

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Trump administration cautiously optimistic pastor jailed in Turkey will be freed

Trump administration cautiously optimistic pastor jailed in Turkey will be freed

Administrations officials have said Brunson's release "would be a significant step towards mending ties between the us and Turkey". Brunson was taken from his house - where he had been under house...

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Cyclone Titli: Odisha evacutes 3 lakh people from coastal districts

Cyclone Titli: Odisha evacutes 3 lakh people from coastal districts

Cyclone Titli tore into coastal areas of Orissa and Andhra Pradesh states with winds of up to 150km/h (93mph). Cyclone Titli , a very severe cyclonic storm, hit the Andhra Pradesh coast near Pal...

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Africa's youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewji abducted

Africa's youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewji abducted

The abductors, who are believed to be foreign nationals, accessed the gym through gates that are believed to have been left open deliberately, Dar es Salaam regional police commissioner Lazaro Mamb...

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Korea Walks Back Possibly Removing Sanctions Against N. Korea

Korea Walks Back Possibly Removing Sanctions Against N. Korea

Kim Il Guk, North Korea's minister of Physical Culture and Sports, said that Tuesday's game would "contribute to deepening the friendship and solidarity" between Beijing and Pyongyang, according to ...

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Interpol saga hurts China’s bid to lead global bodies

Interpol saga hurts China’s bid to lead global bodies

In one ominous sign, several posts on meetings and activities Meng participated in over recent years disappeared from the public security ministry's website Monday as an AFP reporter viewed them-eff...

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Death penalty is an 'irreversible act'

Death penalty is an 'irreversible act'

Liew Vui Keong , a minister in the prime minister's department, said on Wednesday that amendments to the existing laws would be introduced in the next session, which begins on October 15. "There is no...

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Met Eireann warns Wicklow to be prepared for storm tonight

Met Eireann warns Wicklow to be prepared for storm tonight

These maybe get updated to Amber as the forecast gains more confidence. "It is here that there is the greatest chance of wind-related impacts". It is likely that Irish Sea ferries and those to the S...

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Pentagon Orders Entire F-35 Fleet Grounded

Pentagon Orders Entire F-35 Fleet Grounded

Lockheed is slated to deliver 91 jets this year. According to a source at Lockheed Martin, the inspections are not expected to significantly impact delivery or production of the jets. According to...

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Trump raises economic concerns over halting Saudi arms sales

Trump raises economic concerns over halting Saudi arms sales

Turkish officials have not stated how they determined that Khashoggi was killed at the consulate. A report Monday in the daily newspaper Sabah said investigators were also focused on a convoy of ...

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European Union officials warned to prepare for no-deal Brexit

European Union officials warned to prepare for no-deal Brexit

In a speech in Brussels, Barnier reiterated his rejection of the counter-proposals hammered out by the cabinet at Chequers, which Theresa May insists is the only deal that respects both the referend...

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Senators demand Magnitsky Act probe, sanctions on Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi disappearance

Senators demand Magnitsky Act probe, sanctions on Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi disappearance

The law, enacted in 2016, requires the White House to launch an investigation into human rights violations anywhere on the planet if asked by the Senate Foreign Relations committee, with a 120-day dea...

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Pacific Northwest gas prices could spike after pipeline explosion

Pacific Northwest gas prices could spike after pipeline explosion

Mr. Seymour, who spent Tuesday night in a Prince George hotel with his family, said he has been told it is safe for him to return home, but he was unsure after a community meeting with Enbridge about ...

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Robbie Williams's daughter, 6, among Princess Eugenie's bridesmaids

Robbie Williams's daughter, 6, among Princess Eugenie's bridesmaids

Andrea Bocelli and members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at the ostentatious event, and following the vows the guests will get to eat a £1,000 red velvet and chocolate cake - which ...

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Potential Gulf hurricane prompts state of emergency

Potential Gulf hurricane prompts state of emergency

The next tropical storm name on the hurricane center's list is Michael. A watch is typically issued 48 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force winds , conditions that ...

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Japan's passport best for travel, Taiwan's rallies

Japan's passport best for travel, Taiwan's rallies

Germany, which began 2018 in the top spot, is now in third place with 188 destinations, tied with France and South Korea. The 2018 Henley Passport Index , an annual ranking which links the world's ...

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Two Britons reportedly killed as flash flooding hits Majorca

Two Britons reportedly killed as flash flooding hits Majorca

The British Foreign Office said it is "urgently seeking updates" from local authorities after reports that two Britons were among those killed. Emergency services confirmed that there had been at ...

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Tropical System Set to Form in the Gulf

Tropical System Set to Form in the Gulf

It's forecast to become a major hurricane sometime Tuesday and should make landfall Wednesday afternoon or evening, likely between Pensacola in the far western Panhandle and Apalachicola, directly s...

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Trump sceptical of UN climate change report findings

Trump sceptical of UN climate change report findings

If every country fulfills the pledges it made for the Paris agreement in 2015, the world may still warm 2.6 to 3.2 degrees C by the end of the century, by some estimates. But we now have a better ...

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Ramaphosa appoints new finance minister

Ramaphosa appoints new finance minister

This, as EFF leader Julius Malema challenged the president on Monday to accept Nene's resignation. The visits occurred when he was deputy finance minister and also finance minister before Zuma fired...

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Rick Gates Solicited Proposal For Online Disinformation Campaign to Help Trump

Rick Gates Solicited Proposal For Online Disinformation Campaign to Help Trump

Psy-Group gave Gates at least three proposals that involved using social media manipulation to prop up then candidate Trump, according to copies of the plans obtained by the Times and interviews w...

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife goes on trial in fraud case

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife goes on trial in fraud case

She was charged in June with fraud and breach of trust and of aggravated fraudulent receipt of goods. The defendant was accused of embezzlement of budget funds in the amount of 100 thousand dollar...

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Quake Search and Rescue Ends in 4 Days

Quake Search and Rescue Ends in 4 Days

Hundreds of people are believed to be entombed in slowly drying mud that enveloped communities in the south of the small city of Palu when the quake triggered soil liquefaction, a phenomenon that tu...

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Suspect in Salisbury poisoning receives hero's honor in Russia, Bellingcat says

Suspect in Salisbury poisoning receives hero's honor in Russia, Bellingcat says

Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin , " a trained military doctor in the employ of the GRU ". Last month, it said that Borishov's real identity is GRU Col. A Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, refused to co...

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Who will replace Nikki Haley as USA ambassador to the UN?

Who will replace Nikki Haley as USA ambassador to the UN?

Haley is the latest in a long line of high-profile departures from the administration, such as former secretary of state Rex Tillerson, who was sacked in March, and Steve Bannon, Trump's chief strateg...

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US Ambassador to United Nations Nikki Haley resigns

US Ambassador to United Nations Nikki Haley resigns

Haley said she is not running for the presidency in 2020, and plans to campaign for Trump . "They like her , except for maybe a couple, but that's normal", said Mr. "I am proud of our record". The...

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China rebukes USA during tense Pompeo visit

China rebukes USA during tense Pompeo visit

The dovish Moon, who held three summits with Kim this year and also brokered the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore, said Sunday the "whole world" was watching with keen interest the outcomes of Pompeo's...

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Turkey vows to prosecute all involved in Khashoggi's case 28min

Turkey vows to prosecute all involved in Khashoggi's case 28min

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks to reporters at the US Capitol, in Washington , DC, October 5, 2018. An advisor to Turkey's president has vowed that the country will prosecute all those invo...

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Susan Collins: I don't believe Kavanaugh was Ford's assailant

Susan Collins: I don't believe Kavanaugh was Ford's assailant

But beyond those pronouncements, others noted that the Democrats still have some very real strategic decisions to make about how to proceed in the case of Kavanaugh-a nominee who throughout his confir...

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