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All children rescued out of Thai cave in a miraculous operation

  • 10 July 2018 - 15:24
All children rescued out of Thai cave in a miraculous operation

All the trapped boys have been rescued from a cave in Thailand after an ordeal lasting more than two weeks. 12 boys have been rescued from Tham Luang cave so far amid public euphoria. The young football team have been trapped underground for more than a fortnight. At roughly 10am UK time...

Boris Johnson steps down as British Foreign Minister

  • 9 July 2018 - 20:35
Boris Johnson steps down as British Foreign Minister

Boris Johnson stepped down as Britain’s foreign minister on Monday, warning that Britain will end up like a colony to the European Union after the government announced plans for a close trading relationship with the bloc after Brexit next year. Reuters reported his resignation letter as...

Four boys out of 12 trapped in Thai cave saved, the rest wait for rescue to resume Monday

  • 8 July 2018 - 22:07
Four boys out of 12 trapped in Thai cave saved, the rest wait for rescue to resume Monday

Four of 12 Thai schoolboys were rescued from a flooded cave on Sunday in a daring and dangerous operation to save the children and their soccer coach who have been trapped underground for more than two weeks. The operation to rescue the remaining eight boys - some as young as 11...

Israeli missiles strike Damascus airport surrounding, SANA says

  • 26 June 2018 - 11:26
Israeli missiles strike Damascus airport surrounding, SANA says

Two Israeli missiles struck targets near Damascus airport early on Tuesday, Syrian state media said. The Syrian state news agency, Sana, said "two Israeli missiles came down near Damascus international airport". Syrian opposition sources told DPA news agency that the midnight attack targeted an...

Erdogan claims victory as President of Turkey

  • 24 June 2018 - 23:41
Erdogan claims victory as President of Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on late Sunday declared victory in Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections. “Our nation has given me the duty of the presidency and executive power,” Erdogan told reporters in Istanbul citing unofficial results, which would make him Turkey's first...

US pulls out of UN Human Rights Council to defend Israel

  • 20 June 2018 - 22:27
US pulls out of UN Human Rights Council to defend Israel

The United States announced Tuesday that it was leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution. Haley,...

Iraq ballot boxes storage set ablaze amid cllas of a re-run

  • 10 June 2018 - 20:34
Iraq ballot boxes storage set ablaze amid cllas of a re-run

A storage site housing half of Baghdad’s ballot boxes from Iraq’s parliamentary election in May has caught fire, Reuters reported. This came just days after parliament demanded a nationwide recount of votes, drawing calls for the election to be re-run. An Interior Ministry spokesman said...

Over 44 people killed in Russian airstrikes on Syria’s Idlib

  • 9 June 2018 - 16:27
Over 44 people killed in Russian airstrikes on Syria’s Idlib

At least 44 people were killed in airstrikes on a village in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, a local activist media group and a UK-based monitor said Friday, describing it as one of the deadliest attacks in the province this year. The Idlib Media Center said Russian airstrikes hit...

Tunisian Interior Minister sacked after deadly migrant boat incident

  • 7 June 2018 - 20:54
Tunisian Interior Minister sacked after deadly migrant boat incident

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Wednedsay fired Interior Minister Lotfi Brahem, a government statement said, after one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years. The boat packed with some 180 migrants sank on Sunday off Tunisia's coast. The death toll has risen to at least 68,...

Palestinians gather to bury paramedic Razan Al-Najjar who was shot dead by Israeli forces

  • 2 June 2018 - 23:45
Palestinians gather to bury paramedic Razan Al-Najjar who was shot dead by Israeli forces

Thousands of people gathered in Gaza on Saturday for the funeral of Razan al-Najjar, a 21-year-old Palestinian medic whom Israeli soldiers shot dead near the border fence on Friday. Medical workers, dressed in white uniforms, marched in her funeral procession, holding Palestinian flags and photos...