Tuesday, March 26, 2019
A French Muslim group said Monday it was suing Facebook and YouTube for allowing a live broadcast of the grisly video of a massacre at a New Zealand mosque, reviving the debate over how social media amplifies such attacks. The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) was taking the...
The US space agency NASA scrapped Monday a planned historic spacewalk by two women astronauts, citing a lack of available spacesuits that would fit them at the International Space Station. Christina Koch will now perform tasks in space Friday with fellow American Nick Hague -- instead of Anne McClain as...
Russia sent home nearly two-thirds of some 30,000 North Koreans working there during 2018 and China repatriated more than half, but did not specify a figure, according to unpublished reports by Moscow and Beijing to the United Nations Security Council. The one-page reports, seen by Reuters on Tuesday, were submitted...
Raise awareness of the dangers of racism and 'stand up against old and new forms of slavery' was the resounding message of United Nations Secretary-General Mr Guterres during a special event marking the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Mr Guterres observed...
The UN Secretary-General said he was 'gravely concerned' by the firing of a rocket from Gaza deep into Israel which reportedly injured seven people, including three children, north of the capital Tel Aviv. Briefing correspondents at UN Headquarters in New York in the middle of the day, UN Spokesperson  said...
Britain’s MPs have voted to take control of the House Commons business in an unprecedented move to try to find a majority for any Brexit option. The government was defeated by 329 votes to 302 on the cross-party amendment, a majority of 27. It means MPs will get a series of...
US President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation recognising Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights and told the visiting Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, that Israel has an absolute right to self-defence. Speaking at a White House signing ceremony in Washington, Mr Trump said, the United States recognizes Israel's absolute...
In Mali, the death toll from a massacre in a village rose to 160 dead, said officials. A local official and a Mali security force source have said the toll could rise further. The deadly raid took place on Saturday in the village of Ogassogou, home to the Fulani...
The joint training exercise MITRASHAKTI - VI between Indian and Sri Lanka Army is being held from today at Diyatalawa in Sri Lanka. An Indian contingent of 120 Army personnel, including 11 officers arrived last evening to take part in the two-week long exercise. The exercise is an annual...
Major floods across much of Iran have left 19 people dead and more than 90 injured, blocking roads and triggering landslides. Emergency services said on Monday, seventeen people were killed and 94 injured in the southern city of Shiraz, one person died in the western province of Kermanshah and another...