Thu, 23 May 2019

US Senate Panel Passes Bill to Address China Uyghur Crackdown, Camps

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed a bill on Wednesday that seeks accountability for China's harsh crackdown on Muslim ...

Iran Leader Says His Nuclear Deal Conditions Not Met

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the conditions he had set for the country's ratification of ...

Years in the Making, a Rancorous Washington Moment

The memories of the tumultuous 2016 U.S. presidential election, contentious political squabbling between Republican President Donald Trump and top Democratic ...

Dates Announced For Summit Of NATO Leaders In London

The next summit of NATO's heads of state and government will take place on December 3-4 in London to mark ...

How we solved the mystery of Libyan desert glass

In the remote desert of western Egypt, near the Libyan border, lie clues to an ancient cosmic cataclysm.Libyan desert glass ...

Russian Officials Scrap Yekaterinburg Church Plan After Public Outcry

Officials in Russia's Sverdlovsk region have scrapped plans to build an Orthodox church in a Yekaterinburg park after a rare ...

US House Speaker Pelosi says Trump is engaged in a 'cover up'

Democrats in the United States House of Representatives believe President Donald Trump is engaged in a "cover up", House Speaker ...

Russian, Armenian Casualties Reported In Italy Bus Crash

One Russian has died and 19 other people have been hospitalized after a tour bus they were traveling on crashed ...

Deadly Strike Hits Syria Market as Damascus Battles Jihadists

MAARET AL-NUMAN, SYRIA - Syrian government air strikes killed 18 civilians, including a dozen people at a busy market, as ...

Austria's Interim Ministers Sworn in After Video Scandal

VIENNA - Austria's president on Wednesday swore in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who ...

Turkey Preparing For U.S. Sanctions Over Russian Missile Deal

Turkey's defense minister said Ankara was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, ...

Ukrainian Military Says Eight Soldiers Captured In Donetsk Region

Ukrainian authorities say eight military personnel have been captured by Russia-backed fighters in the eastern region of Donetsk.Ukraine's Joint Forces ...

Russian Lawmaker Facing Murder Charges Loses His Mandate

A Russian lawmaker from the ruling party who was arrested on murder charges during a parliament session in January has ...

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 22

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, and picked headlines ...

Eiffel Tower climber 'admitted to psychiatric unit'

A man, believed to be Russian, who sparked a mass evacuation of the Eiffel Tower by scaling the iconic Paris ...

Bulgaria, Greece Start Work on Gas Pipeline from Azerbaijan

SOFIA, BULGARIA - Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ...

Turkey closes ports to Iranian oil

PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkey has closed its ports to Iranian oil, fully complying with U.S. sanctions against its main supplier, despite ...

Two More Former White House Officials Subpoenaed

WASHINGTON - The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed two more former top White House officials after ex-White House Counsel Donald ...

US warns Syria over suspected use of chemical attacks

Washington D.C. [USA], May 22 (ANI): The United States on Tuesday warned the Syrian government over carrying out chemical attacks ...

Putin calls Merkel, Macron to discuss Syria

Moscow [Russia], May 22 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday discussed the situation in war-torn Syria with German Chancellor ...

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As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

After Sri Lanka attacks, anti-Muslim backlash points to new divisions

Rights groups are warning of an escalation in inter-communal violence in Sri Lanka as Muslim minorities – and hundreds of ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

US Acknowledges Death of Migrant Girl

U.S. officials acknowledged Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in U.S. custody last year.The previously unreported case ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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