January 19, 2020
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More than a dozen wounded in southern Philippines explosions

More than a dozen wounded in southern Philippines explosions

Explosions have rocked two towns and a city in the southern Philippines, wounding at least 17 people including soldiers, a military official said. A hand ...
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Trump: US continues to look at options, imposing sanctions

Trump: US continues to look at options, imposing sanctions

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iranian missile strikes on bases in Iraq did not harm any US troops stationed there and damage was minimal, ...
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US imposes sanctions on Iran after Iraq attack: Mnuchin

US imposes sanctions on Iran after Iraq attack: Mnuchin

The United States is imposing additional sanctions on Iran as a result of Tehran’s attack on US troops in Iraq this week, according to the US ...
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World reacts to US killing of Iran’s Qassem Soleimani in Iraq

World reacts to US killing of Iran’s Qassem Soleimani in Iraq

International leaders have called for restraint and de-escalation following the assassination of Iran’s top general, ordered by US President Donald Trump, as Iran’s allies warned ...
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What protests in Lebanon can tell us about inequality worldwide

What protests in Lebanon can tell us about inequality worldwide

Lebanon is more than two months into the wave of protests rocking the country. Chief among the grievances driving people onto the streets are entrenched ...
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Tens of thousands mourn as Soleimani’s body returns to Iran

Tens of thousands mourn as Soleimani’s body returns to Iran

Tens of thousands of mourners clad in black have filled the streets of Mashhad and Ahvaz to pay their respects to Qassem Soleimani, the country’s ...
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Iran’s Rouhani visits Japan amid nuclear deal impasse

Iran’s Rouhani visits Japan amid nuclear deal impasse

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has renewed his condemnation of the United States for pulling out of a landmark nuclear agreement and asked for Japan’s help ...
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Israel creates seven ‘nature reserves’ in occupied West Bank

Israel creates seven ‘nature reserves’ in occupied West Bank

Israel’s defence minister has announced the creation of seven nature reserves in the occupied West Bank as part of efforts to maintain Israeli control of ...
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Germany hosts Libya summit in bid to curb military meddling

Germany hosts Libya summit in bid to curb military meddling

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says countries with interests in Libya’s long-running conflict have agreed that they should respect a much-violated arms embargo, which should be ...
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Germany says asylum applications dropped 14% last year

Germany says new asylum applications in the country dropped more than 14% last yearJanuary 8, 2020, 12:08 PM1 min readBERLIN — Germany says new asylum ...
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