Iran: How elections work

Iran: How elections work

Elected members will serve for a term of four years.  The parliament, known as the Majlis, has 290 members.  They are ... Read More

Lesotho's prime minister to be charged with ex-wife's murder

Lesotho's prime minister to be charged with ex-wife's murder

Thabane had been under mounting pressure over the death of former First Lady Lipolelo - Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane ... Read More

Hollywood will now ‘spellcheck’ its scripts and advertising for lack of diversity

Hollywood will now ‘spellcheck’ its scripts and advertising for lack of diversity

Zachary Leeman is a US-based journalist and author of the novel Nigh. The US film and TV industry’s latest answer to ... Read More

Roger Stone sentenced to serve 40 months in prison

Roger Stone sentenced to serve 40 months in prison

Long-time political operative and Trump confidant Roger Stone has been sentenced to 6 years in prison for perjury and obstruction ... Read More

Fighting rages in northwest Syria; two Turkish troops killed

Fighting rages in northwest Syria; two Turkish troops killed

Rebels fire a rocket at a position near the village of Nairab, about 14km southeast of Idlib Two Turkish soldiers ... Read More

Man stabbed at central London mosque

Man stabbed at central London mosque

London's Central Mosque in Regents Park is a focal point of worship for Muslims in the UK capital A man ... Read More

Man stabbed in north London mosque – UK police (VIDEOS)

Man stabbed in north London mosque – UK police (VIDEOS)

An attacker that reportedly ran into a north London mosque and stabbed a man in the neck on Thursday has ... Read More

California to apologise for internment of Japanese Americans

California to apologise for internment of Japanese Americans

First-graders, some of Japanese ancestry, at the Weill Public School in San Francisco pledge allegiance to the United States flag, ... Read More

Residents of Idlib: 'Your indifference is our death sentence'

Residents of Idlib: 'Your indifference is our death sentence'

Children ride on a truck loaded with furniture in the village of Saharah, on the western edge of Aleppo, as ... Read More

Germany shisha lounge shootings: All the latest updates

Germany shisha lounge shootings: All the latest updates

Police stand guard near the scene of a shooting in central Hanau, Germany Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 At least nine ... Read More

Russian Air Force strikes repel militant attack on Syrian government army in Idlib – Defense Ministry

Russian Air Force strikes repel militant attack on Syrian government army in Idlib – Defense Ministry

The Russian Air Force launched strikes to repel a militant offensive against the Syrian Army in Idlib, which had sought ... Read More

Double bogey: Government figures suggest President Donald Trump’s golf expenses make him 10th best-paid ‘athlete’ in America

Double bogey: Government figures suggest President Donald Trump’s golf expenses make him 10th best-paid ‘athlete’ in America

Donald Trump is known for his love of golf but the amount of money spent on accommodating the US president’s ... Read More

THAI cancels flights due to virus

THAI cancels flights due to virus

THAI cancels flights due to virus published : 20 Feb 2020 at 21:07 Few passengers are seen at Don Mueang ... Read More

‘Terrorists’ launch major attack against Syrian Army in Idlib, ‘pro-Turkish’ militants involved

‘Terrorists’ launch major attack against Syrian Army in Idlib, ‘pro-Turkish’ militants involved

Syrian state media say “terrorists” have launched a major offensive in the province of Idlib. Some reports suggest “pro-Turkish” militants ... Read More

Riot troops & armored vehicle sent to small Ukrainian town as residents attempt to block evacuated coronavirus patients (VIDEO)

Riot troops & armored vehicle sent to small Ukrainian town as residents attempt to block evacuated coronavirus patients (VIDEO)

Ukraine had to resort to old-school police tactics to quash a protest by local residents of a small town when ... Read More

Australia's Wildlife Emergency

Australia's Wildlife Emergency

For more than six months, Australia has been on fire. Millions of hectares have burned, dozens of lives have been ... Read More

‘Death dividend’: British arms maker BAE Systems blasted on Twitter after announcing big sales growth for ‘good year’ 2019

‘Death dividend’: British arms maker BAE Systems blasted on Twitter after announcing big sales growth for ‘good year’ 2019

Britain’s biggest arms manufacturer, BAE Systems, has come under a hail of fire on social media after proudly announcing the ... Read More

Coronavirus in N Korea could be 'much more lethal' than in China

Coronavirus in N Korea could be 'much more lethal' than in China

A photo released by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows a health worker speaking to people about ... Read More

Iran confirms three more coronavirus cases

Iran confirms three more coronavirus cases

Employees work in the DaAn Gene laboratory in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China, 19 February 2020 Tehran, Iran - Authorities in ... Read More

Supernovae could be bombarding Earth with COSMIC ‘BULLETS’ travelling at 3,000km a second, scientists warn

Supernovae could be bombarding Earth with COSMIC ‘BULLETS’ travelling at 3,000km a second, scientists warn

A new study purports to solve one of the ongoing mysteries in astrophysics, about whether supernovae shoot debris out at ... Read More

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with bribing former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with bribing former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke

Nasser Al-Khelaifi, president of Ligue 1 outfit Paris Saint-Germain, has been charged in connection to bribery of former FIFA secretary ... Read More

The UK wants the 'best' immigrants. Why would they want the UK?

The UK wants the 'best' immigrants. Why would they want the UK?

The UK's Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has announced plans for a new points-based immigration system to reduce the number of "unskilled" workers coming to the ... Read More

High crimes: NFL star Greg Robinson facing 20 years in prison after being arrested while transporting 157lbs of marijuana

High crimes: NFL star Greg Robinson facing 20 years in prison after being arrested while transporting 157lbs of marijuana

Ex-Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson has been charged with intent to distribute marijuana and further related charges after being ... Read More

Making money by 'preventing apocalypse': Russian police raids cult that 'made millions' selling 'divine protection'

Making money by 'preventing apocalypse': Russian police raids cult that 'made millions' selling 'divine protection'

St. Petersburg police searched the apartment-turned-"temple" and stables of "Order of the Path," a family-run cult that claimed to be ... Read More

Making money by 'preventing apocalypse': Russian police raids cult that 'made millions' selling 'divine protection'

Making money by 'preventing apocalypse': Russian police raids cult that 'made millions' selling 'divine protection'

St. Petersburg police searched the apartment-turned-"temple" and stables of "Order of the Path," a family-run cult that claimed to be ... Read More

Coronavirus pandemic could wipe $1.1 TRILLION off global economy — Oxford Economics

Coronavirus pandemic could wipe $1.1 TRILLION off global economy — Oxford Economics

China's GDP growth is expected to fall from six percent last year to 5.4 percent in 2020 due to the ... Read More

Coronavirus pandemic could wipe $1.1 TRILLION off global economy — Oxford Economics

Coronavirus pandemic could wipe $1.1 TRILLION off global economy — Oxford Economics

China's GDP growth is expected to fall from six percent last year to 5.4 percent in 2020 due to the ... Read More

Coronavirus: Japan gov't defends handling of ship quarantine

Coronavirus: Japan gov't defends handling of ship quarantine

Questions are being raised about whether the quarantine on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Japan actually worked. ... Read More

WATCH heart-clenching video from INSIDE CRASHING PLANE in Russia

WATCH heart-clenching video from INSIDE CRASHING PLANE in Russia

Passengers of a small plane, who were filming it taking off an air field in Magadan, were horrified when they ... Read More

200 days of Kashmir siege: A mother's wait for her jailed son

200 days of Kashmir siege: A mother's wait for her jailed son

Ateeqa says her son was arrested when he had left his home in a Maisuma locality of Srinagar to buy ... Read More

It is time for India and Pakistan to repeal their sedition laws

It is time for India and Pakistan to repeal their sedition laws

Supporters of PTM chant slogans during a country-wide protest over the arrest of their leader, Manzoor Pashteen, in Karachi, Pakistan ... Read More

Australian passenger train derails outside Melbourne, people feared trapped in wreckage

Australian passenger train derails outside Melbourne, people feared trapped in wreckage

A Sydney-Melbourne passenger train with 160 people on board has derailed near the town of Wallan. Emergency services are on ... Read More

Cruise stocks down but still attractive despite coronavirus, analysts say

Cruise stocks down but still attractive despite coronavirus, analysts say

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, the $45-billion cruise industry has come under significant pressure, with shares of ship ... Read More

Tunisia names new government in last bid to avoid early election

Tunisia names new government in last bid to avoid early election

Fakhfakh proposed the line-up of a new government on Saturday and then said negotiations would continue after the Ennahda party ... Read More

Algerian president honors ‘smile revolution’ protest on 1st anniversary

Algerian president honors ‘smile revolution’ protest on 1st anniversary

Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has declared February 22 a special holiday to honor the peaceful “smile revolution” protest movement that ... Read More

Sri Lanka says it will withdraw from UN rights resolution

Sri Lanka says it will withdraw from UN rights resolution

Rights groups have long called for investigations into alleged rights abuses committed during the Rajapaksas' previous terms in power Sri ... Read More

China expels foreign journalists as coronavirus deaths climb

China expels foreign journalists as coronavirus deaths climb

Critics say the lack of media transparency in China contributed to the current coronavirus mess Beijing, China - China has ... Read More

German police raid Hanau shooting suspect’s home, discover him ‘dead with another body nearby’

German police raid Hanau shooting suspect’s home, discover him ‘dead with another body nearby’

The suspect behind a shooting rampage that killed eight people in Germany has been found dead in his home, along ... Read More

2 passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die as countries rush to evacuate citizens

2 passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die as countries rush to evacuate citizens

2 passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die as countries rush to evacuate citizens — RT World Newsicon bookmark-bicon ... Read More

Pence vows to return Americans to space ‘before summer’ as Boeing & SpaceX scramble to deliver… and NASA seeks backup Soyuz seats

Pence vows to return Americans to space ‘before summer’ as Boeing & SpaceX scramble to deliver… and NASA seeks backup Soyuz seats

Vice President Mike Pence has promised that American astronauts would soon reach space aboard US-made rockets, but with Boeing and ... Read More

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

China's central province of Hubei province reported on Thursday at least 108 new deaths from the coronavirus as of the ... Read More

Judges postpone emergency meeting to discuss Trump, Barr: Report

Judges postpone emergency meeting to discuss Trump, Barr: Report

United States President Donald Trump and US Attorney General William Barr attend the 38th Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service ... Read More

Argentina abortion rights activists renew push for legalisation

Argentina abortion rights activists renew push for legalisation

Maite Linares and her daughter Juana rally to legalize abortion in Argentina outside the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires Buenos ... Read More

CNN reporter triggered by Fox interviewing InfoWars’ ‘Gun Girl’ quickly reminded of own network’s history with racists & criminals

CNN reporter triggered by Fox interviewing InfoWars’ ‘Gun Girl’ quickly reminded of own network’s history with racists & criminals

In a case of pot calling the kettle black, Oliver Darcy fumed at Fox News describing Kaitlin Bennet as a ... Read More

Judge finds US in contempt for deporting migrant minors

Judge finds US in contempt for deporting migrant minors

Migrants standing in a US Immigration and Border Enforcement detention centre in McAllen, Texas A federal judge has found the ... Read More