Sunday, October 20, 2019

9 people killed, several missing after building collapse in India

Nine people were killed when a residential building collapsed in India, authorities said. The three-story building in the Thane district of Maharashtra state collapsed Tuesday...

Gaddafi’s son sentenced to death

A court in Libya has sentenced Col Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, and eight others to death over war crimes linked to the 2011...

Android phones can be hacked with a simple text

Android phones can get infected by merely receiving a picture via text message, according to research published Monday. This is likely the biggest smartphone flaw...

Obama to become first US leader to address African Union

US President Barack Obama is due to address the African Union in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, on the last day of his trip to...

Malaysia PM Najib Razak sacks deputy over 1MDB scandal

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak has replaced his deputy amid a continuing financial scandal. Muhyiddin Yassin had criticised Mr Najib's handling of allegations surrounding a...

Vladimir Putin: Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Prize for FIFA work

Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize for his work leading world soccer's governing body, according to Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Russia's President...

US and Turkey agree to create ‘ISIL-free zone’ in Syria

Turkey and the US have agreed on a plan to drive the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group from a strip...

Obama praises Ethiopia over fight against al-Shabab

US President Barack Obama has praised Ethiopia as an "outstanding partner" in the fight against militant Islamists. Its troops had played a key role in...

Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies at 22, Family Confirms

Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22, the only daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died Sunday, nearly six months after she was found unresponsive...

Turkish PM: No plans to send ground troops into Syria

Turkey has no plans to send ground troops into Syria to fight the Islamic State group, the prime minister says. Ahmet Davutoglu said air strikes...