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Indonesia tsunami and quake: Bodies found in church buried by landslide
The bodies of 34 Indonesian students have been found under a church which was buried by a mudslide after the quake in Palu, say aid workers. At least 844 people are confirmed to have died in the disaster, but the number is expected to rise as remote ...
Trump says USMCA trade deal with Mexico and Canada proves tough talk and tariffs work
President Trump said Monday that his successful use of economic threats and other hardball tactics to pressure Canada and Mexico into major trade concessions would serve as a model for future negotiations, putting other world leaders on notice. In a ...
Destroyer USS Decatur Has Close Encounter With Chinese Warship
Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG-73) was approached Sunday morning in the South China Sea by a Chinese warship in what Navy officials are calling an unsafe and unprofessional maneuver. At about 8:30 a.m. local time, Decatur ...
Iran launches missiles at Syria, but message is aimed at US, Israel, Saudi Arabia
TEHRAN, Iran — When Iran launched ballistic missiles into Syria Monday, its message was aimed more at the Islamic Republic's powerful foes: the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia. The country's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said it had targeted ...
AP Explains: Removal of mines from Korean Demilitarized Zone
SEOUL, South Korea — Seoul says the rival Koreas began removing mines and other explosives at two sites inside their heavily armed border on Monday as part of their recent tension-reduction steps. They will likely end up pulling out a very small ...
New York Times
A Year After Catalonia Secession Vote, New Unrest and Still No Resolution
New York Times
MADRID — Catalan activists on Monday marked the first anniversary of their disputed independence referendum by blocking train tracks and roads across Spain's restive northeastern region and trying to break into the Catalan Parliament, underlining how ...
The Express Tribune
Afghan govt approaches Samiul Haq to mediate in peace talks with Taliban
The Express Tribune
PESHAWAR: An Afghan delegation on Monday met Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq, asking him to play a role in restoring peace in the war-torn country by bringing the Taliban back to the dialogue table. The delegation, comprising Ashraf ...
Israel seeks to 'justify another aggression' with false missile claims: Lebanon
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's foreign minister said on Monday Israel was trying to “justify another aggression” by falsely alleging there are missile sites near Beirut airport belonging to Iran-backed Hezbollah. Lebanese army soldiers stand at the main ...
Male Physicist Claims Women Are Worse at Physics at CERN Gender Bias Talk
This weekend, a prominent Italian physicist, Alessandro Strumia, lectured fledging women scientists at CERN about the dangers of gender equality and “cultural Marxism” within science, argued that women can't be as good at physics as men, and complained ...
Quebec Nationalist Victory Is Latest Loss for Canadian Liberals
A Quebec nationalist party seeking curbs on immigration won power in Canada's second-largest province, the latest in a string of defeats for regional Liberal governments nationwide. Coalition Avenir Quebec, founded in 2011 by millionaire businessman ...