Category: World News

Brexit Leader Nigel Farage Resigns

Brexit campaigner and MEP Nigel Farage has announced he is stepping down as leader of UKIP. “I have never been and I have never wanted to be a career politician,” he said in a speech on Monday morning. “I couldn’t...

/ July 5, 2016

CONFIRMED: Istanbul Airport Attackers From Russia

As the death toll from the Istanbul airport attack rose Thursday to 44, a senior Turkish official said the three suicide bombers who carried it out were from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, and Turkish police raided Istanbul neighborhoods for suspects...

/ July 1, 2016

Scotland Scrambling to Block Brexit?

Britain faced unending political chaos Sunday as Scotland’s leader declared the Scottish parliament might try to block Britain’s exit from the European Union and lawmakers in the opposition Labour Party revolted against their chief for his lackluster efforts to convince...

/ June 27, 2016

North Korea’s Missiles Can Now Reach the U.S.

North Korea on Thursday trumpeted the success of a powerful new mid range ballistic missile test that propelled one of the weapons about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), saying it would allow strikes on U.S. forces throughout the region. That ability...

/ June 23, 2016

Disgraced Stem Cell Scientist Facing Manslaughter Charges

A disgraced stem cell scientist is facing preliminary charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection with two patients who died after windpipe transplants, Swedish prosecutors said Wednesday. Dr. Paolo Macchiarini, who was fired earlier this year from the Karolinska Institute, is...

/ June 23, 2016

Live Update: British Lawmaker Murdered Near Leeds

The Latest on the shooting of a British lawmaker in a town near the city of Leeds (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Police say British lawmaker Jo Cox has died after being shot in the in the town of Birstall,...

/ June 16, 2016

French Terrorist: ‘I Just Killed a Police Officer’

A man who stabbed two police officials to death at their home in a Paris suburb posted a video online confessing to the killings and pledging loyalty to the Islamic State group. The attacker also had a list of other...

/ June 14, 2016

Albino Babies are Being Hunted in Africa

She is haunted daily by the image of the decapitated head of her 9-year-old son. Police asked Edna Cedrick to identify it after the boy, who had albinism, was snatched from her arms in a violent struggle. The death in...

/ June 8, 2016

[REPORT] Islamic State Being Unravelled by Its Own Paranoia

In March, a senior commander with the Islamic State group was driving through northern Syria on orders to lead militants in the fighting there when a drone blasted his vehicle to oblivion. The killing of Abu Hayjaa al-Tunsi, a Tunisian...

/ June 6, 2016

Philippine President: ‘Shoot Him and I’ll Give You a Medal’

The Philippine president-elect has encouraged the public to help him in his war against crime, urging citizens with guns to shoot and kill drug dealers who resist arrest and fight back in their neighborhoods. In a nationally televised speech late...

/ June 5, 2016