Tag Archives: World news

‘More than 3,000 escaped’ Makala jail in DR Congo

More than 3,000 prisoners are believed to have escaped from the main prison in the Democratic Republic of Congo, security ...

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Fox News founder, Roger Ailes dies at 77

The ex-chairman and founder of Fox News Roger Ailes has died aged 77, his family says. A statement from his ...

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Princess Mako to lose Japan royal status by marrying commoner

A member of Japan’s royal family, Princess Mako, is to surrender her royal status by marrying a commoner. The 25-year-old ...

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Honduras foils jail escape by murderer dressed as a woman

Prison officials in Honduras have told a convicted murderer who attempted to break out of jail disguised as a woman ...

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Indonesia: Christian governor jailed for blasphemy against Islam

Jakarta’s Christian governor has been sentenced to two years in jail for blasphemy, a harsher-than-expected ruling critics fear will embolden ...

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US submarine arrives in South Korea

A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test. The missile-armed ...

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Philippine President tells unemployed to kill drug addicts

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has some career advice for the almost 40 million Filipinos currently unemployed—go out and kill drug addicts. ...

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Syria war: US launches missile strikes in response to chemical ‘attack’

The US has carried out a missile strike against a Syrian air base in response to a suspected chemical weapons ...

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EU’s Tusk to issue negotiation guidelines

European Council President Donald Tusk is due to issue draft guidelines on how the EU intends to negotiate the UK’s ...

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Electronics banned on some US flights from Middle East

The US has announced a ban on large electronic devices from cabin baggage on passenger flights from eight Muslim majority ...

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