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February 22nd, 2019
‘Empire’ actor staged attack to ‘Promote His Career’, in Police custody

ASSOCIATED PRESS
CHICAGO, USA - 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago’s police superintendent said Thursday.

February 22nd, 2019
R Kelly faces fresh claims of sexual abuse

NEW YORK, USA -Two more women have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against the R&B singer R Kelly. Rochelle Washington and Latresa Scaff told a news conference they were given drink and drugs at an after-concert party in Baltimore in the 1990s.

February 22nd, 2019
Maduro shuts Venezuela's border with Brazil amid aid standoff

ALJAZEERA

CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the closure of Venezuela's border with Brazil "until further notice" amid a tense standoff with the US-backed opposition leader, Juan Guaido, over allowing in humanitarian aid.

February 11th, 2019
Police use snake to terrorise man

Associated Press

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian police have acknowledged that officers terrorised a Papuan man with a live snake after a video of the incident circulated online showing the man screaming in fear and his interrogator laughing.

February 6th, 2019
Pope Francis, Grand Imam of Egypt kiss for world peace

The Guardian

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - In the first ever papal visit to the Arabian peninsula, the origin of Islam, the pope specifically called for an end to wars in the Middle East, naming Yemen, Syria, Iraq and Libya

January 22nd, 2019
Taliban militants kill dozens at Afghan intelligence base

BBC News

KABUL, Afghanistan, - Dozens of Afghan security personnel were killed by Taliban militants who overran a military intelligence base near Kabul, officials have confirmed.

January 20th, 2019
Courchevel: Two killed in fire at French ski resort

COURCHEVEL , France, EU - A large fire has broken out at the French ski resort of Courchevel, killing two people and injuring 22, four seriously, local officials say.

January 17th, 2019
May survives confidence vote; reaches out to Opposition

Al Jazeera News

LONDON, England - British Prime Minister Theresa May is reaching out to opposition parties and other legislators in a battle to keep Brexit on track after surviving a no-confidence vote.

January 16th, 2019
Brexit: Theresa May faces confidence vote after huge defeat

BBC News

LONDON, England - Theresa May's government faces a vote of no confidence after MPs rejected the PM's Brexit deal.

January 15th, 2019
Erdogan: Turkey to set up 'security zone' in Syria

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said his country would set up a security zone in northern Syria as suggested by US President Donald Trump as both leaders sought to ease growing tensions.

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