Category: Foreign News

US hits Turkey with sanctions over Syria offensive

The US has sanctioned Turkey’s defence and energy ministries, as well as the ministers of defence, energy and interior, in response to the country’s military...

Kenya to launch extended modern railway

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Wednesday launch phase 2A of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) linking the capital Nairobi to the resort town of Naivasha, a regional...

Woman Injured For Refusing To Make Tea

A woman in Mian Channu, Khanewal has accused her husband and her brother-in-law and his son of torturing her for refusing to make tea, according to a first information...

Newborn baby girl pulled from shallow grave in India

While digging a grave for their stillborn baby girl, a family in India has found a newborn baby girl buried, but alive. She’d been wrapped in cloth and placed...

Lufthansa berates cabin crew union ahead of planned strike

The management of Germany’s flag carrier Lufthansa, has described as “illegal” a planned strike by the Independent Flight Attendants Association (UFO) ....

Vodafone error sees customers receive extra charges

Vodafone has apologised after an error meant customers using the mobile network abroad were hit with roaming bills of up to £10,000. Customers said they were unable to...

Queen Elizabeth takes break from tradition, wears lighter crown

Queen Elizabeth II, broke the tradition by wearing a lighter crown for today’s state opening of parliament, instead of the heavier Imperial state crown she had worn...

Britain’s worst paedophile found ‘stabbed to death with a makeshift blade’ in his prison cell

Britain’s most depraved paedophile, Richard Huckle, has been stabbed to death in his cell. The 33-year old criminal who was jailed for raping and sexually...

Trump orders withdrawal of troops from northern Syria despite continued assault

U.S President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of forces from northern Syria despite the escalating conflict between Turkey and the Kurdish forces. The US Defence...

“Kill All Gays”, Uganda Govt Announces

Uganda has announced plans to impose the death penalty on homosexuals. The bill, colloquially known as “Kill the Gays” in Uganda, was nullified five years ago on a...

Black woman shot dead by Texas police through bedroom window

An officer of the Fort Worth Police has allegedly shot dead a black woman, Ms Atatiana Jefferson, following a request to check on her welfare. 28-year old Ms Jefferson,...

US shifts next tariff hike after China trade talks

The US has agreed to delay its next tariff hike on Chinese imports after trade talks were held for two days in Washington. The US was due to raise tariffs on some...

Pope Francis declares English Cardinal a “Saint”

Cardinal John Henry Newman has become the first English Catholic to be declared a saint by the Roman Catholic Church at a ceremony in Rome. Pope Francis is currently...

US boxer hospitalized after big knockout

US fighter Patrick Day was hospitalized after a brutal knockout by unbeaten Charles Conwell in a super welterweight bout in Chicago on Saturday. Fight broadcaster...

Police respond to a church shooting in US

Police say they’ve responded to a shooting at a church in New Hampshire but no fatalities have been reported.  Reports have it that Hillsborough County Attorney...

Ecuador lays out curfew as violent protest erupts

Ecuador’s president, Lenín Moreno, has ordered the capital, Quito, and surrounding areas to be placed under 24hour curfew with immediate effect, in a bid to curb...

California is first US state to ban animal fur products

The US state of California has announced a ban on the manufacture and sale of animal fur. Clothing, shoes or handbags from fur can no longer be made or sold as of 2023,...

Hard Rock Casino hotel collapses in New Orleans with ‘multiple casualties’

A Hard Rock hotel collapsed in downtown New Orleans leaving at least one person dead, 18 injured, and three people missing. The incident occurred on Canal Street, a...

Tesco worker quits job after £6 bet won him £1.3million

If it were you, right? A Dad-of-three, Jason Mandara, who worked in Tesco, stacking shelves for a living, has quit his job after winning more than £1 million on a £6...

US, China agree on first phase trade deal

The United States and China agreed on Friday to the first phase of a trade deal covering agricultural purchases, currency and some aspects of intellectual property...