World News

Subscribe to World News feed World News
Updated: 57 min 10 sec ago

Duterte targets Philippine children in bid to widen drug war - Reuters

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 07:22

Reuters

Duterte targets Philippine children in bid to widen drug war
Reuters
Boys undergoing drug rehabilitation attend a lesson inside a government run drug rehabilitation centre in Bicutan, Metro Manila, in Philippines December 12, 2016. REUTERS/Erik De Castro. 1/10. left. right. Teenagers in Valenzuela youth detention ...
Philippine drug war continues despite corruptionDeutsche Welle
Philippines leader Duterte under pressure over own drug useIrish Times
Breakdown of discipline in the PNPInquirer.net
CFO innovation ASIA -TheFix.com -Yahoo News -World Socialist Web Site
all 66 news articles »

North Korean leader's half-brother killed by poison in Malaysia, reports claim - Washington Post

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 06:35

Washington Post

North Korean leader's half-brother killed by poison in Malaysia, reports claim
Washington Post
TOKYO — The older half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been killed in Malaysia by two female agents with “poison needles,” South Korean media outlets reported Tuesday. The reports — which could not be immediately be verified — said ...
North Korea Celebrates Late Leader, Recent Missile LaunchNew York Times
Kim Jong Un's half-brother assassinated in MalaysiaFox News
Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Murdered in Malaysia, Yonhap SaysBloomberg
New York Post -Telegraph.co.uk -International Business Times -The Guardian
all 49 news articles »

British defence spending dipped below NATO target in 2016 -think tank - Reuters

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 05:06

Telegraph.co.uk

British defence spending dipped below NATO target in 2016 -think tank
Reuters
LONDON Feb 14 Britain's defence spending last year dipped just below the NATO military alliance's target of 2 percent of gross domestic product, the International Institute for Strategic Studies said on Tuesday. The government disputed the figures ...
UK 'fails to meet' Nato national defence spending pledgeTelegraph.co.uk
Defence chiefs reject claim spending has fallen below Nato target levelBelfast Telegraph
NATO chief seeks bigger defense budgets ahead of US meetingTownhall
Carnegie Europe -The Indian Express
all 28 news articles »Google News

UK government rebuffs petition to downgrade Trump's visit - CNN

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 04:03

CNN

UK government rebuffs petition to downgrade Trump's visit
CNN
London (CNN) The British government has formally rejected the online petition calling for President Donald Trump's state visit to the UK to be canceled or downgraded. In a statement from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office posted Tuesday on the ...
'Stop Trump state visit' petition rejectedBBC News
UK PM Theresa May rejects petition that would bar Trump from official state visitABC News
UK Government Formally Rejects Petition Calling for Trump to Be Barred from Making State VisitBreitbart News
Newsweek -BuzzFeed News -The Guardian -Clacton and Frinton Gazette
all 42 news articles »

Indian Army: 3 Soldiers, 1 Rebel Killed in Kashmir Gunbattle - New York Times

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 03:22

The Hindu

Indian Army: 3 Soldiers, 1 Rebel Killed in Kashmir Gunbattle
New York Times
SRINAGAR, India — Three Indian soldiers and a militant were killed Tuesday in a gunbattle in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir. Army spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia said the army launched an operation early Tuesday to flush out militants from a ...
Three Indian soldiers, one militant dead in Kashmir gun battleTODAYonline
Defence expert condemns Bandipora attack, asks for more surgical strikes in PakistanBusiness Standard
Jammu and Kashmir: Three soldiers killed, 15 injured during encounter with militants in BandiporaScroll.in
The Asian Age -Livemint -The Hindu
all 82 news articles »

Security experts question Trump's handling of Mar-A-Lago terrace as situation room - The Boston Globe

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 01:36

The Boston Globe

Security experts question Trump's handling of Mar-A-Lago terrace as situation room
The Boston Globe
Richard DeAgazio was already seated for dinner, on the Mar-A-Lago Club's terrace, when President Trump entered with the Prime Minister of Japan on Saturday night. The crowd - mostly paying members of Trump's private oceanfront club in Palm Beach, Fla.
White House denies public scene at Mar-a-Lago posed security riskCBS News
Winter White House HypocrisyU.S. News & World Report
Why it's a bad idea for Trump aides to use their phone flashlights to read documentsVox
Yahoo News -Washington Post -CNN -Washington Post
all 253 news articles »Google News

Pretender to India's Tamil Nadu leadership jailed for corruption - Reuters

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 01:21

Pretender to India's Tamil Nadu leadership jailed for corruption
Reuters
NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court convicted a confidante of the late chief minister of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday in a corruption case that will put her behind bars and effectively end her bid to become chief minister of the southern state. The court found V ...

and more »

Sasikala: Guilty verdict ends Jayalalitha aide's chief minister bid - BBC News

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:11

BBC News

Sasikala: Guilty verdict ends Jayalalitha aide's chief minister bid
BBC News
India's Supreme Court has convicted Sasikala Natarajan of corruption, ending her attempts to become chief minister of Tamil Nadu. Sasikala was an aide of chief minister Jayalalitha, who died in December. Though she has never held public office, the ...
Sasikala in DA case LIVE: SC verdict doesn't debar her from running AIADMK, she can nominate loyalist for CMFirstpost
Incoming leader of India's Tamil Nadu state jailedYahoo News
Sasikala convicted in DA case; can't contest elections for 10 yearsThe Hindu
Financial Express -NDTV -IndiaGlitz.com -Economic Times
all 624 news articles »

Cybersecurity: Queen to open centre to protect against attacks - BBC News

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 22:44

BBC News

Cybersecurity: Queen to open centre to protect against attacks
BBC News
A new centre to protect the UK against cyber-attacks is to be officially opened by the Queen later. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in London is designed to improve Britain's resilience to attacks and act as an operational nerve centre. "We ...
UK's cyber-security chief ridicules public guidelines for internet passwords as impossible even for spies to followThe Independent
Queen to unveil Britain's new cybersecurity centreThe Star Online
Hammond Says UK Business Ill-Prepared for Rising Cyber AttacksBloomberg
Herald Scotland -Telegraph.co.uk -ITV News -ComputerWeekly.com
all 84 news articles »

A Trump News Conference Filters Out the Tough Questions - New York Times

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 21:59

New York Times

A Trump News Conference Filters Out the Tough Questions
New York Times
President Trump, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, answered questions from a select few reporters during a news conference on Monday. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — For four days, President Trump's national ...

and more »Google News

Brexit: Environmental standards could be eroded warn peers - BBC News

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 19:37

BBC News

Brexit: Environmental standards could be eroded warn peers
BBC News
Upholding environmental standards after Brexit will be hard, peers have said, warning of "worrying complacency" in government about the risks ahead. An enforcement system similar to that provided by EU regulators and courts is needed to maintain ...
Government accused of 'worrying complacency' over environment in post-Brexit BritainYahoo News
House of Lords 'Playing with Fire' if It Delays Brexit, Former Chancellor SaysBreitbart News
Lords call for post-Brexit watchdog to safeguard environmentFinancial Times
BBC News -edie.net -The National -Echo
all 43 news articles »Google News

Valentine's Day most romantic day of the year - and the chance to make a quick buck - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 18:12

Stuff.co.nz

Valentine's Day most romantic day of the year - and the chance to make a quick buck
Stuff.co.nz
Australian woman Rita Sakr was forced to move her Wildrose Florist business into her garage when payments from online company Ready Flowers stopped. This Valentine's Day there's a risk the $100 bunch of red roses you've ordered online for your ...

and more »

US sanctions Venezuelan vice president as drug kingpin - Washington Post

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 17:55

Washington Post

US sanctions Venezuelan vice president as drug kingpin
Washington Post
The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on Venezuela's new vice president, Tareck el-Aissami, accusing him of being an international drug kingpin. The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said that Aissami, who ...
US sanctions Venezuela vice president over drug traffickingFox News
US Hits Venezuelan Vice President With 'Kingpin' Act SanctionsBloomberg
Treasury sanctions Venezuelan vice president for drug traffickingThe Hill
Reuters -Miami Herald -USA TODAY -CBS News
all 38 news articles »

Controversy Surrounds the 2017 World Press Photo of the Year - Crave Online

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 16:01

Crave Online

Controversy Surrounds the 2017 World Press Photo of the Year
Crave Online
Burhan Ozbilici's photograph of the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey takes top prize at World Press—a controversial choice for many reasons. Miss Rosen by Miss Rosen Feb 13th, 2017. NETHERLANDS-MEDIA-PHOTOGRAPHY- ...

and more »

Radio New Zealand - Radio New Zealand

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:54

Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand
Radio New Zealand
An image of the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, has taken first prize in the 2017 World Press Photo awards. Photographer Burhan Ozbilici (R) won first prize at the annual World Press Photo awards for his image depicting ...

and more »

Valentine's Day: Puget Sound's Best Flower Shops - Patch.com

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 13:42

Patch.com

Valentine's Day: Puget Sound's Best Flower Shops
Patch.com
Check our list of the highest rated flower shops in cities around Western Washington just in time for Valentine's Day. By Neal McNamara (Patch Staff) - February 13, 2017 2:42 pm ET. Valentine's Day: Puget Sound's Best Flower Shops. MERCER ISLAND, WA ...
CFM Shares Foolproof Tips to Pick Perfect Valentine's Flowers She'll LoveBenzinga
The cost of love: Local florists see 'very gradual' increase in roses in recent yearsDaily Republic
How Valentine's Day Flowers Get from Growers to Your DoorNJTV News
WRCB-TV -The Telegraph (blog) -Taunton Daily Gazette -Eagle-Tribune
all 112 news articles »

Pages