Alternative Nobel Prize awarded for pratical fixes to global problems

Three human rights activists, two corruption fighters, a farmer and an agricultural scientist are the 2018 winners of the Alternative Nobel Prize. They are tirelessly fighting the world over to make it a better...

2nd woman accuses Kavanaugh of sex abuse, urges FBI to probe 35yo ‘drunken dorm...

As the professor who accused the US Supreme Court nominee of sexual abuse is set to testify on her claims, Senate Democrats are investigating yet another “credible allegation” about Brett Kavanaugh’s misconduct while in...

Vatican, China sign provisional deal on bishop appointments

The Associated PressVATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican and China said Saturday they had signed a “provisional agreement” over the appointment of bishops, a breakthrough on an issue that stymied diplomatic relations for decades...

Does Trump admin want to topple him? Nikki Haley says ‘no one ever talked...

No member of the White House administration ever questioned Donald Trump’s ability as the US president or discussed removing him from the office, the US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley said when asked...

Israeli border guards arrested for ‘stripping & sexually harassing’ Palestinian women

A military court has extended the detention of two Israeli soldiers accused of forcibly stripping and sexually harassing Palestinian women, and of stealing money, at a checkpoint in the West Bank. One combat soldier and...

‘Situation under control’… or not? Libya seeks UN intervention as Tripoli battles leave 110+...

At least 115 people have been killed and 383 others injured during a month of fighting between rival militant groups in Tripoli. The fractured country’s UN-backed government has urged the Security Council to intervene. “The...

US using false accusations on trade to ‘intimidate’ countries – China

Beijing has hit back at the Trump administration after new US tax hikes took effect, accusing it of “making false accusations” and of engaging in economic intimidation of other countries. China released a fresh white paper on...

Haitians protest corruption, misuse of oil funds

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Port-au-Prince on Sunday to demand an inquiry into the alleged misuse of funds set aside as part of the PetroCaribe program. Protesters can be seen setting tire...

Iran warns Israel and US of revenge after parade attack

Deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards issues direct threat to Israeli and American government, warning them of a 'devastating' retaliation for deadly shooting attack; Islamic republic believes perpetrators were trained by Israel and funded...

Trump ‘happy’ to open Iran talks at any time, ex-CIA chief says

US President Donald Trump wants to hold talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during this week's United Nations General Assembly gathering, according to his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. "I think the president's been pretty...

US foreign policy giants on Trump’s Iran policy: Vain, risky

A group of US foreign policy figures, including former secretary of state Madeleine Albright, have described President Donald Trump's policies toward Iran as not only ineffectual but also potentially contributory to "a more dangerous,...

Maldives opposition leader wins presidential vote, urges incumbent to accept defeat

The Maldives’ opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won Sunday’s presidential election, urging incumbent Abdulla Yameen to ensure a peaceful transition of power following his shock defeat. With more than 90 percent of the ballots counted, Solih, popularly...

Iranians holding funeral for victims of Ahvaz terrorist attack

Masses of Iranian people and government officials are taking part in a funeral procession for the victims of Saturday's terrorist attack in Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz. The funeral procession began in Ahvaz on Monday,...

PM off to New York – will meet Trump on Wednesday, address UN on...

This will be the fifth time since Trump took office in January 2017 that Netanyahu will meet with the US president. They last met in Washington in March. By Herb Keinon Amid concern about a...

Israel to try to normalize relations with Russia after incident with Il-20 plane —...

Experts say Israel is not interested in the sharp deterioration of relations with Russia MOSCOW, September 24. /TASS/. Israel is not interested in the sharp deterioration of relations with Russia after the incident with Russia’s...

Detention warrants issued for 110 Turkish Air Forces officers over alleged Gülen links

The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on Friday issued detention warrants for 110 members of the Turkish Air Forces including six pilots over alleged links to the faith-based Gülen movement, the state-run Anadolu news...

Turkish court rules to put Austrian journalist in pre-trial detention

A court in the Turkish capital of Ankara ruled on Friday to arrest Austrian journalist Max Zirngast, who was detained by police on Sept. 11, for alleged membership in the leftist TKP/Kıvılcım terrorist organization,...

Prosecutor in appeals hearing seeks approval of life sentences given to 6 journalists

An İstanbul public prosecutor on Friday asked an appeals court to uphold aggravated life sentences handed down to six jailedjournalists including prominent figures Ahmet Altan and Nazlı Ilıcak. The journalists were given the sentences by...

Erdoğan says may meet with Trump in NY if Americans request

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sunday that he would consider meeting with US President Donald Trump during the United Nations General Assembly in New York if a request comes from the Americans,...

German intelligence mulls putting DİTİB under surveillance: report

German intelligence is reportedly considering putting the Turkish-state-backed Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DİTİB) under official surveillance, the Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper and public broadcasters NDR and WDR reported. According to Deutsche Welle (DW), the Federal...