Sat | Feb 16, 2019

World News

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 1:53 PM

Canada has raised its travel alert for Haiti, warning its citizens against all travel to the Caribbean nation after violent anti-government protests trapped Canadian tourists at a beachside resort. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he is "...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:08 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 11:19 AM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians on Friday vowed to keep protesting until President Jovenel Moise resigns despite his announcement of upcoming economic measures designed to quell more than a week of violent demonstrations across the...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 9:29 AM

MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of Chinese have protested outside a Spanish bank in Madrid, claiming they are being unfairly denied access to their accounts while the bank insists it’s merely complying with money-laundering laws. Spanish media...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 9:26 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A month into Venezuela’s high-stakes political crisis, President Nicolas Maduro revealed in an Associated Press interview that his government has held secret talks with the Trump administration. He also...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:09 AM

The head of a Philippine online news site who was arrested by government agents in a libel case accused President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration yesterday of acting like a dictatorship and using the law as a weapon to muzzle dissent...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:08 AM

For a long time, blacks have died of cancer at higher rates than other Americans. But a new report says the gap is narrowing.Nearly 30 years ago, black men had a 47 per cent higher cancer death rate than white men. Now it’s 19 per cent higher...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Former FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview aired yesterday that he was worried that investigations into United States President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia and possible obstruction of justice...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:07 AM

The Trump administration in the United States lashed out at some of America’s closest traditional allies yesterday, accusing Britain, France and Germany of trying to bust US sanctions against Iran and calling on European nations...

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 10:14 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Governor Gavin Newsom has set off a flurry of speculation after he said the state’s consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make by capitalising on...

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 10:10 AM

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was scrambling Thursday to avoid another defeat on her Brexit plans amid opposition from members of her own party who claim she is moving in the wrong direction in efforts to overcome the...

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:23 AM

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP):

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:22 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:22 AM

DALLAS (AP):

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 10:10 AM

GENEVA (AP) — Two U.N. agencies want governments and makers of headphones, mobile phones and other audio devices to do more to keep down the volume they emit amid concerns about hearing loss in an increasingly digitised era. The World Health...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 9:31 AM

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and other countries have not presented any conclusive evidence that Chinese telecoms gear maker Huawei Technologies threatens their national security and are merely stirring fears out of self-interest, a Chinese government...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:13 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Mexico’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán, was convicted yesterday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:10 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:09 AM

LONDON (AP): British Prime Minister Theresa May urged restive lawmakers yesterday to hold their nerve and give her more time to rework a Brexit divorce agreement with the European Union (EU). With Britain’s departure from the bloc just 45...

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2019 | 3:21 PM

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May urged restive lawmakers Tuesday to hold their nerve and give her more time to rework a divorce agreement with the European Union, heightening concerns that Brexit uncertainty will continue...

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2019 | 2:24 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly...

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2019 | 12:54 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly...

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2019 | 12:07 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP): A delegation representing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó met on Monday with Vatican officials as the Holy See weighs a request from socialist President Nicolás Maduro to intervene in the country’s...

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2019 | 12:06 AM

SKOPJE (AP): Macedonian authorities began yesterday removing official signs from government buildings to prepare for the country’s new name: North Macedonia. ‘Government of the Republic of Macedonia’ signs were removed from the...

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2019 | 12:04 AM

TEHRAN (AP): Waving Iranian flags, chanting “Death to America” and burning US and Israeli flags, hundreds of thousands of people poured out on to the streets across Iran yesterday, marking the date that’s considered victory day in...

Pages

Subscribe to World News