• German killer nurse suspected of 84 more murders
German killer nurse suspected of 84 more murders

But now they said that number may be short; that he had at least 86 victims. In several cases bodies were exhumed. His confession prompted police to establish a special commission to investigate the deaths at two clinics where he worked - in Oldenburg and the nearby town of Delmenhorst.

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  • Lebanese Army, Hezbollah and Syrian Army declare cease-fire with ISIS
Lebanese Army, Hezbollah and Syrian Army declare cease-fire with ISIS

Damascus and the Lebanese militia movement Hezbollah are also now carrying out their anti-Daesh offensive on the Syrian side of the border. He said in televised remarks that for any settlement for IS fighters in the area, the fate of nine Lebanese soldiers whom the extremists kidnapped in 2014 must be revealed.

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  • Iraqi forces recapture large portion of Tal Afar center from 'Islamic State'
Iraqi forces recapture large portion of Tal Afar center from 'Islamic State'

They retook three first districts of the city on Tuesday, but as with the gruelling nine-month campaign to recapture Mosul, their convoys face an onslaught of suicide and vehicle bomb attacks. Tal Afar is the last city still under the control of ISIS militants in Iraq's Nineveh province following the liberation of Mosul, about 45 miles to the east...

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  • Tropical storm watch issued for parts of coastal Carolinas
Tropical storm watch issued for parts of coastal Carolinas

The next named storm in the Atlantic would be "Irma". The area of low pressure is forecast to move away from our coast late Tuesday , decreasing rain chances from southwest to northeast across the state. Much like Hurricane Harvey, the disturbance is now almost stationary, but it should eventually hit steering winds that will push it northeast...

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  • Nitish's JD(U) to seek Sharad Yadav's disqualification as Rajya Sabha MP
Nitish's JD(U) to seek Sharad Yadav's disqualification as Rajya Sabha MP

Mr Tyagi said as per provision of anti defection act, any leader deserting the party voluntarily, would lose the membership of the House, he belongs to. Yadav addresed the rally and said that, "The entire country will be united against BJP". While Congress President Sonia Gandhi or Vice President Rahul Gandhi couldn't attend the rally, Rahul se...

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  • Rex Tillerson says President Trump 'speaks for himself' about America's values
Rex Tillerson says President Trump 'speaks for himself' about America's values

Wallace asked Tillerson whether Trump's words in recent weeks had made it more hard to promote American values overseas. But his silence was deafening when host Chris Wallace followed up by asking about what values the president stands for.

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  • James Clapper questions Trump's fitness, worries about his access to nuclear codes
James Clapper questions Trump's fitness, worries about his access to nuclear codes

The undelivered note to Hillary Clinton "congratulated her on her victory and said the intelligence community stood by to serve her with the best intelligence it could muster", Tapper reported, noting the letter to Trump "said the same thing".

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  • US Member Missing After Military Black Hawk Helicopter Crash in Yemen
US Member Missing After Military Black Hawk Helicopter Crash in Yemen

Officials said they would begin an investigation. Spokesman Col. John Thomas, however, told Reuters , "when the incident took place the helicopter was not very high above the water". against Al Qaeda in Yemen since the end of February, reported Reuters. Three Seals were injured and one commando was killed, NBC News reported. Known as al-Qaid...

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  • Iraq Military Says it Reached Center of Tal Afar
Iraq Military Says it Reached Center of Tal Afar

Backed by US -led air campaign, Iraqi forces recaptured Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city last month, while the initial steps to retake ISIL's capital in the Syrian city of Raqqah began in June. At least four neighborhoods have been recaptured in the key ISIS stronghold since the offensive began on Sunday, according to statements from the Iraqi ...

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  • United States ambassador meets atomic energy head on Iran nuclear issue
United States ambassador meets atomic energy head on Iran nuclear issue

But at the talks in Vienna she and International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano "discussed US concerns about ensuring Iran strictly adheres to its obligations". But the deal lays out a process for the United Nations agency, which is charged with monitoring compliance with the agreement, to request access to any Iranian site where it su...

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  • Typhoon Hato Hits China
Typhoon Hato Hits China

Wynn Macau fell almost 2 percent, and Melco International dropped 1.6 percent. A man and a woman died after water flooded an underground auto park in Macau, the South China Morning Post reports . Tammy Tam, editor-in-chief of the Post , expressed deep concern that the photographer was detained by the Macau authorities. They pose no security t...

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  • Belgian soldiers shoot dead man in Brussels in alleged terrorist attack
Belgian soldiers shoot dead man in Brussels in alleged terrorist attack

Federal prosecutors said that they had requested an investigating judge look into the incident on Friday that they said constituted attempted murder. The man had driven into a restricted area near the palace, and reached for his sword when unarmed officers approached.

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  • Gary Cohn should resign for his attack vs. Trump administration
Gary Cohn should resign for his attack vs. Trump administration

The White House on Thursday called Corker's statement about the president "a ridiculous and outrageous claim". He wanted to enhance a lot of things, for instance, the infrastructure. When Nieto indicated his government has no interest in helping Trump fulfill his campaign promise by paying for a wall, Trump said he understood but couldn't say s...

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  • Right-wing groups cancel San Francisco Bay Area rallies
Right-wing groups cancel San Francisco Bay Area rallies

Tuffy Tuffington, a 45-year-old artist and designer, created a Facebook event page titled "Leave your dog poop on Crissy Field" and, so far, hundreds have indicated their interest, said the Daily Mail . Lee said the group had not canceled the rally in writing, so police would remain vigilant at the Golden Gate site. Anti-racists had planned on...

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  • Gen Bajwa calls terrorists common enemies of Pakistan, Afghanistan
Gen Bajwa calls terrorists common enemies of Pakistan, Afghanistan

The US ambassador had similarly briefed foreign minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday on Washington's new policy and statements made by Trump regarding Pakistan. "Scapegoat [ing] Pakistan will not help in stabilizing Afghanistan", a strong statement issued at the end of the meeting said. Pakistan on Thursday responded to Washington's accusation that i...

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  • South Korea's 'Trial of the Century': Samsung Heir's Fate Looms
South Korea's 'Trial of the Century': Samsung Heir's Fate Looms

Samsung heir's fate had been in troubling waters even since Park was taken down as the President earlier this year. The sentencing is a major coup for civic action groups, which were campaigning against corruption in South Korea. The 49-year-old Lee is alleged to have funded Park's associates as he tried to consolidate control over the sprawling...

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  • Muslim militants strike Myanmar's Rakhine State; 71 people killed
Muslim militants strike Myanmar's Rakhine State; 71 people killed

But she faces stiff opposition from Buddhist nationalists, who loathe the Rohingya and want them expelled. "The investigation into these criminal acts must be prompt, thorough and effective, and comply with global human rights standards", said Benedict in response to the militant's killings.

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  • 3 die of West Nile virus in Greece
3 die of West Nile virus in Greece

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) anticipates increased West Nile activity statewide throughout mosquito season, lasting until the first hard freeze of the year around late October. West Nile Virus infections in humans have been reported from June through October; however, most reported becoming ill with West Nile Virus in August and...

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  • Customs and Border Protection agents seize tiger cub at US-Mexico border
Customs and Border Protection agents seize tiger cub at US-Mexico border

A California teenager was arrested after attempting to smuggle a tiger cub he bought in Mexico into the US Wednesday (23 August). " CBP officers are often faced with unusual situations", said Pete Flores, director of field operations for CBP in San Diego .

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  • New sanctions aim to restrict Venezuela access to U.S. debt market
New sanctions aim to restrict Venezuela access to U.S. debt market

Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told reporters at a briefing. Maduro's moves come after the nearly 90% drop in profits at Petroleos de Venezuela SA a year ago amid declining output and a drop in oil prices. Our goal is to pressure Maduro and apply that pressure so that he understands that we're serious and understands that we're ...

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  • Poroshenko: US weapons would motivate Russian Federation to stop aggression
Poroshenko: US weapons would motivate Russian Federation to stop aggression

Mattis said the United States does not and will not accept Russia's seizure of the Crimea through which they sought to redraw worldwide borders by force, undermining the sovereign and free nations of Europe. Mattis also said the Trump administration will not accept Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region. Russian Federation denies sending ...

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  • Trump Calls Peaceful Boston Protestors 'Agitators'
Trump Calls Peaceful Boston Protestors 'Agitators'

Organizers of the " Free Speech Rally " have publicly distanced themselves from the neo-Nazis, white supremacists and others associated with violence in Charlottesville, Va., on August 12. They chanted anti-Nazi and anti-fascism slogans, and waved signs that said: "Love your neighbour", "Resist fascism" and "Hate never made USA great".

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  • USA to impose restrictions on China and Russian Federation for supporting North Korea
USA to impose restrictions on China and Russian Federation for supporting North Korea

Moscow has fired back at the latest round of USA sanctions targeting Russian interests, as Washington blacklisted one Russian company and four individuals for their alleged dealings with North Korea . Sanctions also covered Chinese, Singaporean and Namibian companies and a citizen of China . It's worth noting that - at least in the Chinese v...

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  • 'Blood On Your Hands': Protesters Interrupt Charlottesville Meeting Over White Supremacist Rally
'Blood On Your Hands': Protesters Interrupt Charlottesville Meeting Over White Supremacist Rally

The meeting started out without incident, but as soon as the rally was mentioned, several residents began shouting down city officials for allowing the August 12 " Unite the Right " rally to take place. He insisted he was defending himself, saying he did it "because my only other option was knocking out his teeth". A white nationalist who says he...

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  • United Nations urges US-led coalition to pause airstrikes to spare Raqqa civilians
United Nations urges US-led coalition to pause airstrikes to spare Raqqa civilians

The civilians trapped in the city have virtually no access to basic services, including safe water and food, and are surviving on food they stored up earlier, David Swanson, public information officer from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, told RT.

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