Flash flood kills seven in US state of Utah

Flash floods in the western state of Utah killed at least seven people Sept. 14, state officials said. The disaster happened in the town of Hildale on the border with Arizona, the Utah Division of...

Russian Lawmaker Says German MH17 Crash Intel Points to Kiev

German BND foreign intelligence agency's conclusions on the alleged downing of the Malaysian Boeing crash in eastern Ukraine can be interpreted in a way that implicates Kiev in the crash, as mush as the...

Sweden to set up border controls for migrants

Swedish authorities plan to impose temporary border controls to help the country cope with 'record' numbers of refugees, its Interior Minister says. The minister has also urged EU countries to take 'responsibility.' The intended measures...

Bahçeli echoes Erdoğan on Brexit-like referendum

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has followed President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and other senior government officials in slamming European Parliament President Martin Schulz over his suggestion of economic sanctions against Turkey, declaring his party’s...

Unite the Right: White nationalists outnumbered at Washington rally

White nationalists have staged a rally near the White House in Washington, but were far outnumbered by counter-protesters. About 20 far-right supporters attended the demonstration, which came a year after violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, that...

Azerbaijan urged to lift journalist’s travel ban

Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova can't leave her country to pick up the Right Livelihood Award she won in Stockholm. As Azerbaijan's president visits Brussels, calls to lift the ban are growing. Ole von Uexkull,...

Turkey summons Norway envoy over ‘coup-linked’ asylum seekers

The Turkish foreign ministry summoned the Norwegian ambassador to Ankara after Norway granted refuge to four Turkish asylum seekers accused by Turkey of being involved in a 2016 coup attempt, the spokesman for the...

50 Civilians Killed by Coalition Airstrikes Against IS in Syria: UN

The UN Secretary General reported about 50 civilians in Syria have been killed in airstrikes, carried out by a US-led coalition, formed to eradicate the extremists. UNITED NATIONS, (Sputnik) – Some 50 civilians in Syria have...

Syria war: US missiles ‘took out 20% of aircraft’

A US air strike in response to a suspected chemical attack damaged or destroyed 20% of Syria's operational aircraft, the US has said. Defence Secretary James Mattis said Syria would be "ill-advised ever again to...

OSCE Monitoring on Line of Contact Suspended

OSCE monitoring along the southeastern section of the Karabakh-Azerbaijan Line of Contact near Hadrut was interrupted because of Azerbaijani gunfire. According to a statement issued by the press office of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Defense...

Mexico wall: Trump condemned over imports tax proposal

Mexico has condemned a US suggestion that it may impose a 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for President Donald Trump's planned border wall. Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said such a tax would make...

Israel, Russia Relations Develop ‘Along Ascending Line’

Bilateral relations between Moscow and Tel Aviv have been steadily ascending due to the high-level cooperation, Russian upper house of parliament speaker Valentina Matvienko said Tuesday. On Tuesday, the Russian Federation Council delegation headed by Matvienko...

Utah woman accused of killing 6 newborns, storing bodies in garage to face December...

SALT LAKE CITY –  A Utah judge will get his first chance in December to hear the evidence against a woman accused of killing six of her seven newborns and storing all of their...

Putin to meet with US national security advisor on October 23

On October 22, US National Security Advisor John Bolton held talks with Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov MOSCOW, October 23. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet on Tuesday...

Syrian Army foils massive jihadist counter-offensive in northern Aleppo

Jihadist forces mainly comprised of Nour al-Deen al-Zinki movement and Jabhat al-Nusra launched a huge counter-attack to recapture the areas they conceded to the government troops in north Aleppo.The attack was launched from the...

Putin demands Ukrainian army to immediately halt massive punitive operation in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Tuesday for an immediate halt to Ukraine's military operation against people in the east of the country. Russian President Vladimir Putin has talked on the telephone with Italian Prime...

Last Armenian families from Kobane fleeing Syria do not intend to return

Just like their ancestors forced from their homes in Eastern Anatolia in 1915-16, the last Armenian families living in the embattled northern Syrian town of Kobane have fled after the repeated jihadist attacks -...

West can’t stand independent Syria: Assad

Syria’s president says Western countries started supporting anti-Damascus militants because they could not bear to see the Arab country leading an independent existence. Bashar al-Assad made the remarks in a meeting with a visiting delegation...

King hails role of defence forces

MANAMA: His Majesty King Hamad yesterday lauded BDF personnel for their dedication in defending the homeland with courage and determination. He said the BDF will remain the invincible bulwark of the nation and its unity,...

Pope: Don’t shut door on dialogue with ISIS

'Never say all is lost,' Pope Francis tells reporters on his plane, though he admits dialogue with Islamist terror group 'almost impossible.' Pope Francis said on Tuesday that while it was "almost impossible" to have...