• Sun. Oct 24th, 2021

    Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández Faces Questions in Drug Trial’s Wake

    President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras figured prominently in a U.S. drug trial, but few think it will matter in a country mired in corruption. President Juan Orlando Hernández of…

    Breaking News – Boulder victims: A police officer, a store manager and food shoppers

    media captionBoulder Police Chief Maris Herold reads the names of 10 victims of the Colorado mass shooting A police officer, a store manager and people shopping for food: the victims…

    Breaking News – Cox’s Bazar fire: ‘I wanted to save them even if I died doing so’

    By Swaminathan Natarajan & Khadeeja ArifBBC World Service image copyrightTeam Saiful Arakani An enormous fire has spread through a Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The UN’s refugee agency says…

    Breaking News – Harry to become chief impact officer at US coaching firm BetterUp

    image copyrightReutersimage captionPrince Harry and his wife have stepped away from royal duties The Duke of Sussex is to become chief impact officer at the US coaching and mental health…

    Asian Americans seek greater political power after shootings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking on the floor of the Georgia state Senate last week, Michelle Au implored her colleagues to “stand up” to the hatred aimed at Asian Americans that’s…

    Ethiopia PM Ahmed Abiy admits Eritrea forces in Tigray

    Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said any soldier responsible for raping or looting would be held accountable Ethiopia’s prime minister has acknowledged for the first time that troops from neighbouring Eritrea…

    Top UN rights body approves greater scrutiny of Sri Lanka

    GENEVA (AP) — The Human Rights Council on Tuesday adopted resolutions calling on the office of the U.N. human rights chief to step up its monitoring of the situation in…

    World health body plans to vaccinate 20% of Syrians in 2021

    BEIRUT (AP) — The World Health Organization will oversee a coronavirus vaccination campaign in war-torn Syria that is expected to start in April with the aim of inoculating 20% of…

    Poll: Russians increasingly consider China a friend, and the U.S. an enemy

    The Daily Beast Team Biden’s Ruthless Press Strategy Is Bound to Backfire Chip Somodevilla/GettyIs the honeymoon over? In recent weeks, the media has started criticizing Joe Biden over his administration’s…

    Poll: Fatah, Hamas face headwinds ahead of Palestinian vote

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party and his militant Hamas rivals would each fall well short of a parliamentary majority if elections are held in May, forcing…