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Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont Thursday said the regional parliament could vote on a formal declaration of independence from Spain if the central government failed to hold talks with Catalonia, igno
A Pakistani anti-graft court Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter for allegations linked to ownership of posh London flats.
Protest organized by Council on American-Islamic Relations ended at Trump International Tower
EU President Donald Tusk warned there would be no breakthroughs at the summit, saying that while there had been "promising progress" London needed to come up with more concrete proposals.
At least 43 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban-claimed suicide attack on a military base in southern Afghanistan Thursday, officials said, the third assault on a security installation this week.
Small cash transfers being used to develop small businesses  
At least 43 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban-claimed attack on a military base in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, in the third attack on a security installation this week.
Blame for Rohingya crisis lies with country's military leadership, Rex Tillerson says  
Wednesday's airstrikes target terrorist camps in Zap region, Turkish military says  
Britain's exit from the European community will be the focus of the two-day EU summit that begins today in Brussels, reports iNews.  The 27 Member States will have to answer the question of whether s
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has authorised an "offer" to the South African Post Office to take over the payment of social grants.
Four people were killed in Togo in clashes between security forces and demonstrators calling for an end to the Gnassingbe family rule.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday that the country's ballistic missile program would accelerate despite pressure from the United States and European Union t
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the chairman of the election board for Thursday, saying he would instead spend the day campaigning for next week'
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter over allegations linked to ownership of London properties, pressing cha
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's government will trigger on Saturday the Article 155 of the constitution, which allows to suspend Catalonia's political autonomy, the Prime Minister's Office said on Thursday
NSFAS refused to comment when asked about the R14.1 million mistakenly paid into the account of Walter Sisulu University student.
Catalonia's leader has threatened to explicitly declare independence from Spain if no talks are offered and central authorities follow through on a t
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the twin suicide car bombings at an army camp in Kandahar.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has received Moshe Kamhi, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Israel to Turkmenistan
Sections of the Education Bill will allow the sale and use of alcohol on school grounds under strict conditions.
Spain’s political showdown with Catalonia is set to reach a new level on Thursday when political leaders in Madrid and Barcelona are expected to make good on pledges made to
The declared principles of partnership between the US and Turkey, in fact, are not reflected in their relations
A dramatic show of support from a minor party has put Ms. Ardern in line to be the country’s youngest prime minister in more than 150 years.
Heads of State and Government and ministers from around the world meeting in Uruguay committed to new and bold action to reduce suffering and death from noncommunicable disease
BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Thursday it hopes the United States can abandon its bias and see China objectively, following U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's call for a broader alliance to c
State forensic pathologist Akmal Khan stuck to his guns in the Jason Rohde murder trial testifying that Rohde's wife displayed battered wife syndrome
Daphne Caruana Galizia was known for her fearless reporting on crime and corruption.              
KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban stormed a military base in the south of the country killing at least 43 troops on Thursday, the Defence Ministry said, with the militants putting the toll at at le
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Labour leader Jacinda Ardern will form the country's next government after gaining the support of a small nationalist party holding the balance of power following
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's government has named Johannes Bhekumuzi Magwaza as chairman of loss-making state-owned airline South African Airways (SAA), replacing Dudu Myeni, who was an all
A Limpopo doctor, who is facing two counts of raping female patients in his consulting rooms, has been granted R5000 bail.
A former African National Congress MP Jennifer Ferguson has accused a well known South African sport administrator rape.
The idea that lying down while giving birth is a bad thing has been challenged by researchers.
The vast majority of those who died in the Northern California wildfires were in their 70s and 80s — including several couples who died together. Many could not move fast enough to escape the speed
Jacinda Ardern, who came second in September's polls, will be the youngest prime minister since 1856.
LONDON (AP) — The London Stock Exchange has announced that its chief executive plans to step down by the end of 2018. Xavier Rolet has headed the London exchange for nearly nine years. The London S
ERIMO, Japan (Reuters) - Ever since North Korea lobbed two missiles far above this windswept fishing town on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, seaweed farmer Mitsuyo Kawamura says she's been on edg
An employee at a US business opened fire on five co-workers, killing three of them, and then shot a former colleague at a car dealership.
We want you to stay in the country after Brexit, was declared by London to EU citizens living and working legally in the UK. British Prime Minister Theresa May wrote in an open letter. It covers aroun
A minor party’s support puts Jacinda Ardern in line to be prime minister, capping a remarkable turnaround for the opposition after nine years out of power.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey may shut its border with northern Iraq "at any moment" after closing its air space to the region, Hurriyet newspaper reported on Thursday, rev
BOSTON (AP) — Celtics fans lined up to sign a banner urging Gordon Hayward to “come back stronger than ever.” One player wrote his injured teammate’s initials on his shoe. The cro
Les Cèdres was built in 1830 and bought in 1850 by the mayor of Villefranche-sur-Mer, when it operated as an olive tree farm.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge is the Yankee Greeter. A favorite to win AL Rookie of the Year and a contender for the league’s Most Valuable Player Award, Judge jogs toward the dugout at the end
Brazilian president Michel Temer has survived a first vote by politicians in a case that holds the potential of suspending him from office.
A US federal appeals court has refused to revive a defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who said he raped her decades ago.
A second deadline for Catalonia's leader Carles Puigdemont to say explicitly whether he has declared independence from Madrid is drawing near.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Proposals for expanding movie and television production in New Mexico are on the agenda at a film forum in Santa Fe. The discussion Thursday is designed mix business and polit
Erbil has cancelled holding of the so-called parliamentary election scheduled for Nov.1
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine residents looking for a dog, cat, or rabbit will be able to adopt a companion for free this weekend in Bangor. The Bangor Human Society is waiving all adoption fees for d
PHOENIX (AP) — The parent company of Arizona’s largest electric utility is boosting the annual dividend it pays to its shareholders. Wednesday’s vote by Pinnacle West Capital Corp.̵
PHOENIX (AP) — Michael Mandell has been appointed as a judge on the Maricopa County Superior Court bench. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced the appointment Wednesday. It fills the vacancy created b
HIGHGATE, Vt. (AP) — A New Hampshire man wanted on burglary charges has been caught after authorities arrested him as he was trying to cross the Canadian border in Vermont. Vermont State Police say
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Members of the state’s congressional delegation are urging the Trump administration to tap the expertise of national laboratories in New Mexico to help with rebuildin
MILAN, Italy (Reuters) - As nervous investors retreat from Catalonia, afraid the wealthy region may secede from Spain, another European region whose politicians once campaigned for independence is loo
WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) — Kaibab National Forest officials are seeking public input on issuing a new permit for Elk Ridge Ski Area due to an ownership change and say changes could be in the works for
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio grocery chain is selling each of its 13 supermarkets to its own employees. Company spokesman Dan Buehler says the sale of Buehler’s Fresh Foods is expected to be
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Tweed-New Haven Airport is planning to file an appeal after a judge ruled against its attempt to overturn a Connecticut law that limits the length of the airport’s mai
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