Trump urges tougher sanctions following North Korea missile test

Trump urges tougher sanctions following North Korea missile test

President Donald Trump called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile Sunday in an apparent attempt to test the...
Bin Laden’s son threatens revenge on US over father’s death

Bin Laden’s son threatens revenge on US over father’s death

Osama bin Laden’s son reportedly seeks to avenge his father’s death and is poised to become the new leader of Al Qaeda.Personal letters seized...
Pope Francis has 2000 clerical sex abuse cases to investigate

Pope Francis has 2000 clerical sex abuse cases to investigate

Pope Francis acknowledged Saturday that the Vatican has a 2,000-case backlog in processing clerical sex abuse cases and says criticism of the slow pace...
Nepal holds first local election in 20 years

Nepal holds first local election in 20 years

Voting began Sunday in Nepal’s first local elections for two decades, a landmark moment in the country’s fraught transition to democracy.Polls opened in three...
Russia and China express concerns over rising tensions on North Korea Peninsula

Russia and China express concerns over rising tensions on North Korea Peninsula

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping expressed concern about rising tensions on the Korean peninsula after a North Korean missile test...
Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt

Egypt has unearthed an ancient burial site replete with at least 17 mostly intact mummies.It is the latest in a string of discoveries that...
Egyptian President calls for lifting of arms embargo on Libya

Egyptian President calls for lifting of arms embargo on Libya

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is calling on the international community to lift an arms embargo on Libya so that weapons can be delivered legally...
UNICEF reports Thousands of refugee children live ‘in limbo’

UNICEF reports Thousands of refugee children live ‘in limbo’

An estimated 24,600 refugee children are “living in limbo” waiting to join their families in Western Europe, UNICEF said on Thursday in New York.The...
Reports say South Sudan ‘suspends’ Al Jazeera English

Reports say South Sudan ‘suspends’ Al Jazeera English

South Sudan’s government has banned Al Jazeera English staff from working in the country, press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders said on Wednesday in...
Thailand Lawyer faces 150 years jail term for insulting monarch

Thailand Lawyer faces 150 years jail term for insulting monarch

A prominent human rights lawyer faces a prison term of 150 years if convicted on 10 counts of royal defamation under Thailand’s harsh royal...