Fri, 19 Apr 2019

Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...

North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...

Ex Peru leader attempts to take his own life to avoid arrest

LIMA, Peru - Former President of Peru Alan Garcia who was in a coma in a hospital in the capital ...

Parisians still in shock as damage to historic cathedral is assessed

PARIS, France - Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris are "gone" after the devastating ...

Egyptians to get final say on changes to constitution

CAIRO, Egypt - The man who deposed Egypt's first elected president in decades, will now likely hold the office for ...

62000 people estimated to have fled Nicaragua

MANAGUA, Nicaragua - More than 60,000 Nicaraguans have fled the Central American country in fear of their lives since anti-government ...

Yemenis starving as international support fails to materialise

SANA'A, Yemen - The humanitarian situation in Yemen is almost out of control as the UN battles to shore up much ...

Ceasefire agreed for Hudaydah, fighting continues unabated elsewhere

NEW YORK, New York - In Yemen, pro-government forces and al-Houthi rebels have agreed to withdraw forces from front lines ...

French President Emmanuel Macron visits stricken Notre Dame Cathedral

PARIS, France - A major fire has broken out at the famed Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris, causing massive ...

Measles spreading at alarming rate, say UN agency heads

Following a 300% surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to ...

Who will help the 600,000 migrants and refugees in Libya

As Libya once again slides towards civil war, the European Union may not be able to turn a blind eye ...

The humanitarian fallout from Libya's newest war

The Libyan capital of Tripoli is shuddering under an offensive by forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, with the citys ...

Sisulu: Foreign mission landlords? names will stay protected

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu has declined to disclose the names of SA's landlords abroad, evoking the ...

Iran, Turkey to Establish INSTEX-Like Mechanism: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Turkey have agreed to establish a new financial mechanism in a ...

Tour de France increases summit bonus seconds

Paris - Attacking riders at the Tour de France will be further rewarded after an increase in valuable bonus seconds ...

Red-faced Benfica fans drive to wrong Frankfurt

Berlin - A pair of Benfica fans, eager to see Thursday's Europa League quarter-final second leg away to Eintracht Frankfurt, ...

I cannot stop Messi alone, admits Van Dijk

London - Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk insists he will not face a personal duel against Lionel Messi in his ...

Proteas? CWC 15: Outrage deftly ducked

Cape Town - About as good as they could be. That is difficult to dispute ... isn't it? National selection ...

Bulgaria seizes 288kg of heroin in truck from Iran

Bulgarian customs officials confiscated more than 288kg of heroin hidden on a truck from Iran, prosecutors announced on Thursday. The ...

Groundbreaking Indian Ocean Science Mission Reaches an End

The British-led Nekton scientific mission on Thursday completed a seven-week expedition in the Indian Ocean aimed at documenting changes beneath ...

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House leader acquiesces to allow vote on texting-while-driving ban Arizona Capitol Times

Arizona is on the verge of no longer being just one of three states without a comprehensive ban on texting ...

Ducey signs hair styling bill Arizona Capitol Times

Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday signed legislation that removes licensing requirements for people whose activities is limited to washing, drying, ...

100 days of session and no end in sight Arizona Capitol Times

Senate President Karen Fann is pursuing what a fellow Republican lawmaker calls the impossible dream a truly bipartisan budget with ...

Tonalea Man Sentenced to Prison for Assault on Family Member O-AZ - Department of Justice

Shane Tyreke Mann of Tonalea, Arizona, received 33 months imprisonment for assaulting a family member. ...

Yuma declares state of emergency over migrant families

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls has declared a state of emergency to deal with the number of ...

5 Mohave County jail inmates treated for apparent overdoses

Mohave County authorities say they're conducting an investigation and reviewing security procedures for the county jail in Kingman after five ...

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