News: World

Elated Zimbabweans celebrate as President Robert Mugabe's era fades

Sunday  03:30,   19 november 2017
The Financial Express

Tens of thousands of overjoyed protesters flooded Zimbabwe's streets today celebrating the crumbling of President Robert Mugabe's ruthless regime.Tens of thousands of overjoyed protesters flooded Zimbabwe's streets today celebrating the[...]

Sixth Miss World win draws India level with Venezuela

Saturday  23:35,   18 november 2017
AFP

An Indian medical student was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event in a Chinese resort on Saturday, making her country the joint-most successful in the beauty pageant's history.Manushi Chhillar is the sixth Indian winner of the long-running[...]

Strong predawn earthquake jolts Tibet; no casualties

Saturday  20:07,   18 november 2017
Associated Press

A predawn 6.9 magnitude earthquake jolted a remote corner of Tibet early Saturday, with no reported casualties. The China Earthquake Administration placed the epicenter at Nyingchi in China's Tibet Autonomous Region near China's disputed border with [...]

North Korea won't strike U.S. first despite threats, experts say

Saturday  06:35,   18 november 2017
USA TODAY

Despite repeated threats to incinerate the United States with its nuclear weapons, North Korea takes pains to note it won't strike first.The over-the-top rhetoric is often misinterpreted in the West, but North Korea has been consistent [...]

Battle lines drawn over coal at UN climate talks

Friday  16:53,   17 november 2017
AFP

A score of mostly wealthy nations banded together at UN climate talks Thursday to swear off coal-fired power, a key driver of global warming and air pollution. To cap global warming at "well under" two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) -- the [...]

Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

Friday  16:52,   17 november 2017
Al Jazeera

Parveen Khan will probably never forget the horrific events of March 29, 2009, when her estranged husband walked into her room and bit her face in an act of revenge. It was a Sunday afternoon when Khan, then 33, went to take a nap[...]

North Korea's first lady Ri Sol-ju remains a mystery

Friday  16:52,   17 november 2017
FOX News

Taking a break from waging a war of words with U.S. President Donald Trump, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, made a rare public propaganda appearance with his wife “Comrade Ri Sol-ju”Part of the reason for the mystery around Comrade Ri Sol-ju is[...]

Mladic still a hero in dying home village

Friday  16:51,   17 november 2017
Reuters

<p>The sign nailed to a tree marking one of the few paved roads bears the name of the village's favourite son: "General Mladic Street".</p>In a garage that serves as the makeshift tavern, his portrait looks down on the men who[...]

How Old Is Kim Jong Un? Trump More Than Twice His Age

Friday  11:36,   17 november 2017
Newsweek

Kim has insulted Trump over his age.North Korea is so reclusive even the age of its supreme leader remains something of a[...]

Jared Kushner 'withheld WikiLeaks emails'

Friday  10:20,   17 november 2017
BBC News

Senators say Mr Kushner received emails about WikiLeaks in 2016 that he forwarded to the Trump team.Two senators sent Mr Kushner a letter demanding additional documents as part of an ongoing investigation into Russia's alleged election[...]

Medical Miracle: Infant Thriving After Being ‘Born’ Twice

Friday  05:37,   17 november 2017
Inside Edition

The future is bright for a happy little girl with the rare privilege of celebrating two birthdays a year.Last year, surgeons removed Lynlee Hope from her mother's womb at 23 weeks after a sonogram revealed the unborn child had a massive tumor at the [...]

A Radioactive Cloud Wafts Over Europe, With Russia as Chief Suspect

Friday  05:37,   17 november 2017
The New York Times

High levels of a substance called ruthenium 106 detected over the Continent have prompted concern about a possible cover-up by Moscow.Official monitors in France and Germany concluded that, based on weather patterns, the contamination detected since [...]

Why no North Korea missile tests in two months?

Friday  00:51,   17 november 2017
USA TODAY

North Korea has gone two months without test firing a missile, the longest such dry spell this year.&nbsp;Is it reason for[...]

Danny Masterson Rape Accuser Comes Forward to Blast Netflix: ‘We Do Matter’

Friday  00:51,   17 november 2017
The Daily Beast

The star of Netflix’s ‘The Ranch’ has been accused of sexual assault by four women. For the first time, one of Masterson’s alleged victims has come forward to speak out.As powerful men continue to fall in a long-awaited purge, accusers are quickly[...]

China sticks by ‘freeze-for-freeze’ Korea de-escalation proposal, contradicting Trump

Thursday  18:55,   16 november 2017
The Washington Post

The U.S. policy to entice North Korea away from its nuclear and missile program is not entirely clear.The proposal calls for North Korea to freeze its missile and nuclear tests in return for the United States and South Korea suspending their annual[...]