The head of a U.N. investigation into violence in Myanmar asked on Tuesday for more time to look into allegations of mass killings of Rohingya Muslims, as well as torture, sexual violence and the burn
An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed three government employees abducted last month in western Herat province.
Kigali: Rwandan President Paul Kagame has met with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in New York for rare talks, Kigali said Tuesday, as diplomatic ties remain icy over the 1994 genocide.
Sudan People's Liberation Army and opposition forces fight in Northern Liech near Sudanese border
At least four PKK terrorists were killed in airstrikes in northern Iraq, weapon emplacements, hideouts and ammunition depots belonging to the terrorists have been destroyed in airstrikes, the Turkish
University students have expressed happiness over the decision by the Academic Staff Union of Universities to call off its strike. Some of the students told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Tuesd
Contrary to how the Hollywood loves to portray American teenagers as sex and alcohol-crazed, a new study has claimed that the US teens are actually three years behind the 70s generation when it comes
Egyptians are demanding severe punishment for the son of an elderly mother who ruthlessly beat her to death in Alexandria just to please his wife. The 81-year-old mother, Zeinab as-Sayyid Mahfouz, w
The fund is scanning for startups around the world, but it will focus on Asia, Europe, and US, reports Tech In Asia
Sri Lanka's ex-army chief Sarath Fonseka Tuesday said he had been denied a visa to attend the UN general assembly because of unresolved war crime allegations against the military
ROME (AP) — Officials are calling for increased police patrols and new laws to punish perpetrators after a spate of rapes around Italy. After two new cases emerged Tuesday, Rome mayor Virginia Raggi
Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday. Petrov, whose extraordinary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Singapore on Tuesday sought to put recent difficulties in their relationship over Taiwan and the disputed South China Sea behind them as Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hs
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has shot down a drone that attempted to enter the airspace above the Golan Heights. Tuesday’s army statement did not say who the drone belonged to,
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's center-left Social Democrats (SPD) slightly narrowed their gap with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a poll published on Tuesday five days before a federal elec
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they’re using a motorist’s dashcam video footage to try to identify a cyclist who was the first person on the scene of a deadly motorcycle accident and fil
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport is suing one of its contractors over a construction contract that’s more than 1 ½ years behind schedule. The Sun Herald r
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The difference between Apple’s new iPhone models is a bit like flying first class compared with coach. We envy first class, but coach gets us there without breaking the bu
PRAGUE (AP) — A Czech appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling that went against a Somali student who accused a nursing school of discrimination because she wears a hijab. Ayan Jamaal Ahmednuur
Senate defense bill exceeds Trump administration request by $32 billion
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have met for the first time in public in what Egypt said was part of an effort to revive the Midd
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a Westchester County man is dead and a teenage girl is injured following a motorcycle crash in New York City. The crash occurred in Queens around 5:30 p.m. Monday when
Former England football captain Rio Ferdinand confirmed Tuesday he will train to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt. The 38-year-old former Manchester Un
MOSCOW (AP) — A towering monument to Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the prolific assault rifle that bears his name, has been unveiled in Moscow. Kalashnikov died in 2013 at age 94 in the city o
German conglomerate's supervisory board to meet on Sept 23 to discuss the possible tie-up
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel shot down a pilotless aircraft that tried to enter its airspace at its Golan Heights frontier with Syria on Tuesday, the Israeli military said.
AMMAN (Reuters) - U.S. troops and allied Arab fighters have evacuated a garrison set up in June in the Syrian desert near the border with Iraq and relocated to their main Tanf base, rebel sources said
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A 3-year-old girl found underwater in a backyard pool in Georgia has been airlifted to the hospital. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Hall County sheriff’s
DEER PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 94-year-old man is dead after a Long Island Rail Road train hit his truck while it was on the tracks. Police say it wasn’t clear why the car was on the
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists will not face a gasoline tax increase in New Jersey. NJ.com (http://bit.ly/2w3luRC ) reports the petroleum products gross receipts tax rate schedule indicates Republica
The 10-year strategy adopted by the City of Cape Town incorporates several new technologies to provide water security for the drought-stricken region.
Soldiers, police and tribesmen are moving on Ana, one of three IS-held towns in the western desert.
Governor Rochas Okorocha has expressed surprise about what seems to be a jostling of one another by well wishers who have been outshining one another in standing up to be recognised in the countdown t
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 32-year-old man in a semitrailer truck was killed in a shooting in Omaha. Police identified the victim Monday as James E. Womack but released few other details. T