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Saturday , March 23 2019

International

River ferry sinks in Tigris near Iraq’s Mosul, killing 83

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) – A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother’s Day capsized in the Tigris River near the Iraqi …

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Bus driver abducts 51 children in Italy

Firefighters and police officers stand by the gutted remains of a bus in San Donato Milanese, near Milan, Italy, March 21, 2019. Italian authorities say …

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New Zealand bans ‘military-style’ guns after mosque attacks

Mourners pray at the graveside of Imam Hafiz Musa Patel, a victim of the March 15 mosque shootings in Christchurch at the Puhinui Memorial Gardens …

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May asks EU to delay Brexit until ‘June 30’

LONDON, March 20, (AP): UK Prime Minister Theresa May formally asked the European Union on Wednesday to postpone Britain’s departure from the bloc – due …

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UK police arrest jeweler Modi

Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi, whose jewels once adorned stars from Bollywood to Hollywood, was arrested in London Tuesday, more than a year after Indian authorities …

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New Zealand begins funerals

CHRISTCHURCH, March 20, (RTRS): The bodies of victims from New Zealand’s mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into …

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Over 1,000 feared dead after cyclone slams into Mozambique

The poor neighbourhood of Nhamudima, which has been razed by the passing cyclone, in the coastal city of Beira, Mozambique on March 17. Families are …

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Prosecutors probe terrorist motive in Utrecht ‘shooting’

Brussels reopens street after ‘threat’ AMSTERDAM, March 19, (Agencies): Dutch prosecutors on Tuesday said they were investigating a possible terrorist motive behind the shooting on …

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KUWAIT LONGTIME FRIEND, VITAL PARTNER: U.S.

Gulf unity critical to strategic alliance – Pompeo to laud role of Amir US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Salem Abdullah Al- …

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Gunman kills 3 on Dutch tram, mayor says terror likely

A gunman killed three people and wounded nine others on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning in what the …

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