Category Archives: World

UN says 220 killed in fighting over Libya’s capital

The World Health Organisation said late Friday that 1,066 others have been wounded since the self-styled Libyan National Army launched an offensive on April 5 to take Tripoli. The fighting pits the LNA, led by Khalifa Haftar, against rival militias affiliated with a weak UN-supported government in the capital.

US gives 3 Black Hawk helicopters to Albania military

North Korea issues mild criticism of Bolton over media interview

Choe described Bolton’s comments as having “no charm” and being “dim-sighted” Her criticism is much softer than the North’s typical fiery rhetoric usually directed at the US and South Korea.

Egyptians vote in referendum to extend Sisi’s rule

Egyptians were voting Saturday in a referendum that aims to cement the rule of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former coup leader who presents himself as a rock of stability in a turbulent region.

Egyptians vote on changes that may see Sisi in power to 2030

Egyptians began voting on Saturday on constitutional changes that will potentially allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 and bolster the role of Egypt’s powerful military.

Northern Irish police arrest 2 over killing of journalist

Police in Northern Ireland say they have arrested two teenagers in connection with the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry.

Loud explosion, gunfire rock downtown Kabul: Officials

Unidentified gunmen kill 13 at Mexican party

Thirteen people, including a child, were killed Friday when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire on a party in the violence-wracked eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, officials said. The secretariat of public safety said the gunmen arrived at a family reunion in Minatitlan asking to see someone named “El Becky’ – the owner of a local bar – before opening fire.

Pak asks Iran to act against killing of its 14 security personnel

Unidentified gunmen donning uniforms of paramilitary soldiers Thursday massacred 14 passengers after forcing them to disembark from buses on a highway in the restive Balochistan province.

Thousands to attend foundation stone laying ceremony of first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi