Category: World News

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IMFC chair Agustin Carstens resigns

IMFC chair Agustin Carstens resigns

Mr Agustín Carstens, Chair of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), has formally resigned, effective December 1, 2017. Carsten ...
Over 300 dead in Iraq-Iran earthquake

Over 300 dead in Iraq-Iran earthquake

The death toll of a major earthquake that hit the Iran-Iraq border overnight rose to 328 dead on the Iranian side of the border on Monday, the coroner ...
German company says crew taken by pirates off Nigeria freed

German company says crew taken by pirates off Nigeria freed

A German shipping company says pirates have released the six crewmembers who were taken hostage from a vessel off the coast of Nigeria. Cor Radings ...
US Woman Accused In Zimbabwe Of Subversion Is Freed On Bail

US Woman Accused In Zimbabwe Of Subversion Is Freed On Bail

(AP) — The U.S. woman charged with subversion in Zimbabwe over allegedly insulting President Robert Mugabe on Twitter was freed Friday on $1,000 bail. ...
CIA insists Russia meddled in US elections, despite Trump’s comment

CIA insists Russia meddled in US elections, despite Trump’s comment

The Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo on Saturday stood by the U.S. intelligence assessment that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, d ...
Democrats win New Jersey, Virginia governorship elections

Democrats win New Jersey, Virginia governorship elections

Democrat Phil Murphy will succeed Republican Chris Christie as New Jersey's next governor after defeating Christie’s longtime lieutenant governor, Kim ...
American accused in Zimbabwe to stay in jail

American accused in Zimbabwe to stay in jail

An American woman charged with subversion in Zimbabwe for allegedly insulting the president on Twitter as a “sick man” made her first court appearance ...
Lebanon PM Saad Hariri resigns, fears for his life

Lebanon PM Saad Hariri resigns, fears for his life

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his resignation on Saturday, citing Iran's "grip" on the country and threats to his life. "I announce ...
Iraqi Parliament Criminalizes Display of Israeli flag

Iraqi Parliament Criminalizes Display of Israeli flag

Following the display of the Israeli flag in pro-independence Kurdish rallies, the Iraqi parliament, known as the Council of Representatives, voted Tu ...
Burundi quits International Criminal Court

Burundi quits International Criminal Court

One month after a scathing United Nations report that called for a criminal investigation likely to lead back to its leaders, Burundi has withdrawn fr ...
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