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  • News24.com | US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

    News24.com | US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

    The US ambassador in London is urging Britain to back US President Donald Trump in pulling out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying a united front is the best way to persuade Tehran to change its course. Ambassador Robert Wood Johnson wrote in the Sunday Telegraph: “We are asking global Britain to use its considerable diplomatic power and influence and... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Funerals to be held for children killed in school bus attack

    News24.com | Funerals to be held for children killed in school bus attack

    Grieving parents are among those burying loved ones in on Sunday after an air strike , including at least 29 children. On Thursday a school bus in the Dahyan area of Houthi rebel-controlled Saada province in the north of the country was hit by the Saudi-UAE military alliance. Days later, body parts remain unidentified and some families are desperately searching... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Children among 39 civilians killed in Syria arms depot blast – monitor

    News24.com | Children among 39 civilians killed in Syria arms depot blast – monitor

    Beirut – An explosion at a weapons depot in a rebel-held town in northwest Syria killed at least 39 civilians including a dozen children on Sunday, a monitor said. An AFP correspondent at the site in Sarmada in Idlib province near the Turkish border said the explosion of unknown origin caused two buildings to collapse. Rescue workers used a bulldozer... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

    News24.com | Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

    London — Republican strategist Steve Bannon weighed into British politics Sunday in a wide-ranging interview in which he defended former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson‘s comments about Muslim face veils and praised a controversial British far-right leader. The former aide to President Donald Trump said Johnson had “nothing to apologize for” and should not “bow at the altar of political correctness”... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Tens of thousands protest in Tel Aviv against nation-state law

    News24.com | Tens of thousands protest in Tel Aviv against nation-state law

    Tens of thousands of people including Jews and Arabs rallied in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv to protest the country‘s controversial “Jewish state law”. Passed last month, the divisive law officially affirms Israel‘s Jewish character, but critics say it turns non-Jewish citizens of the country into second-class citizens, further marginalising some 1.8 million Palestinians with Israeli citizenship and other... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Crews make progress battling California wildfire

    News24.com | Crews make progress battling California wildfire

    Firefighters made significant progress trying to tamp down a wildfire that threatened homes and has been raging for days south of Los Angeles, officials said on Saturday. Aircraft have been making flight after flight, dumping water and bright pink retardant to protect Lake Elsinore and other foothill communities as the fire sweeps through the dense, bone-dry brush of the Cleveland... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Tens of thousands rally for removal of US base off Okinawa

    News24.com | Tens of thousands rally for removal of US base off Okinawa

    Tens of thousands of protesters in Okinawa vowed to stop the planned relocation of a US military base, saying they want it off the southern Japanese island entirely. Opponents of the relocation say the plan to move US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma from a crowded neighbourhood to a less populated coastal site would not only be an environmental debacle... Continue reading