Fri, 20 Sep 2019

Vietnam, Fastest-Growing Carbon Polluter

HO CHI MINH CITY - Carbon emissions are growing faster in Vietnam than any other country in the world, according ...

Rights Groups Urge Release of Journalists in Eritrea

In 2002, newspaper editor Aaron Berhane fled his home country of Eritrea for security reasons, after his paper criticized the ...

Cameroon Courts Paralyzed as Lawyers Strike Over HumanRights Violation

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Cameroon's law courts are at a standstill as lawyers for a third day Wednesday defy government threats ...

Proponents of war causing carnage on unprecedented scale

Proponents of war the world over are causing carnage on an unprecedented scale with most of the casualties being civilians.War ...

Killing fields murders still have law enforcement agencies baffled

Decades Later, Investigators Still Searching for Answers in Murders of Four Women The women seemingly had little in common. One ...

Pretoria mall evacuated after bomb threat

PRETORIA, South Africa - Brooklyn police say they have arrested a man for making a bomb threat at the Menlyn ...

George Pell appeals to High Court of Australia

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will decide whether it will hear an appeal in relation to the ...

This is what Edward Snowden says it will take for him to return to US

Edward Snowden says he'd like to return to the U.S. - on one condition. That's what the former National Security ...

Myanmar accused of doing nothing to end Rohingya persecution

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide ...

Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...

Iranian, Russian, Turkish Presidents Focus on Unity to End Syrian War

ISTANBUL - The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia met in Ankara Monday in the latest trilateral summit to resolve ...

U.S. says Iran to blame for disrupting global oil supply

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for Saturday's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure ...

Some US Lawmakers Consider Designating White Supremacists as Terrorist

In June, Canada labeled the white supremacist group Blood & Honor and its armed branch, Combat 18, as terrorist organizations. ...

Did Indigenous paddlers smuggle food to the Komagata Maru?

This summer, a Canadian un-naming ceremony stripped former politician Harry Stevens's (1878-1973) name from a federal building in Vancouver and ...

Buyer beware: How Libra differs from Bitcoin

Facebook, the largest social network in the world, stunned the world earlier this year with the announcement of its own ...

Friday essay: on the ending of a friendship

-Simone WeilAbout eight years ago, I went to dinner with a dear friend I had known for more than 40 ...

Vital Signs: NBN's new price plans are too little, too late

This week NBN Co announced pricing changes for the National Broadband Network.It includes a new plan boasting a download speed ...

South Sudan's Kiir Insists Government Will Be Formed

VOA's Carol Van Dam contributed to this report.JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN -- South Sudanese President Salva Kiir held a prayer meeting ...

Vietnam Criticized at UN Meeting in Geneva Over Rights Violations

Human rights groups hit out at Vietnam this week over the country's suppression of religious freedoms and civil society, accusing ...

B-town congratulates nominees of Emmy 2019

Washington DC [US], Sept 20 (ANI): The much-awaited nominations for the 2019 International Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday (local ...

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Car & truck collide on Great Western Highway at Wentworth Falls

WENTWORTH FALLS, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - A car and a truck have collided on the Great Western Highway at ...

Search for 2 men with hand guns after they shot at man in Blackheath

BLACKHEATH, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - Police have released descriptions of two men they believe can assist their investigation into ...

George Pell appeals to High Court of Australia

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will decide whether it will hear an appeal in relation to the ...

Friday essay: on the ending of a friendship

-Simone WeilAbout eight years ago, I went to dinner with a dear friend I had known for more than 40 ...

Vital Signs: NBN's new price plans are too little, too late

This week NBN Co announced pricing changes for the National Broadband Network.It includes a new plan boasting a download speed ...

The big budget question is why the surplus wasn't big

The budget was for practical purposes in neither deficit nor in surplus in 2018-19, the final figures released by Treasurer ...

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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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