VX nerve agent used to kill Kim Jong Nam, police say
The chemical substance used to kill Kim Jong Nam was VX nerve agent, according to a preliminary report by the Chemistry Department of Malaysia, Malaysian police said in a statement Friday. Kim, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, died February 13.
Friday 24th of February 2017 06:42:43 AM
FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia stories
The FBI rejected a recent White House request to publicly knock down media reports about communications between Donald Trump's associates and Russians known to US intelligence during the 2016 presidential campaign, multiple US officials briefed on the matter tell CNN.
Friday 24th of February 2017 06:19:26 AM
What is VX nerve agent?
Malaysian police have revealed the substance that killed Kim Jong Nam was a highly toxic nerve agent more commonly used in warfare.
Friday 24th of February 2017 06:03:17 AM
GOPer to Trump: Release your taxes
A conservative member of Congress called on President Donald Trump Thursday to release his tax returns following an emotional exchange at a town hall.
Friday 24th of February 2017 05:42:28 AM
More than 700 foreigners held over first weekend of Trump ban
The Trump administration revealed for the first time on Thursday that 746 individuals nationwide were held during the first weekend of President Donald Trump's travel ban, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.
Friday 24th of February 2017 04:44:14 AM
Anti-Duterte senator arrested
One of the fiercest critics of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody crackdown on illegal drugs was ordered arrested Thursday on drug-related charges in what supporters say is a politically motivated vendetta.
Friday 24th of February 2017 03:49:16 AM
He risked his life for this film
Twenty-one-year-old Khaled Khatib works as a cinematographer and press officer for the Syrian White Helmets.
Friday 24th of February 2017 03:48:54 AM
'Joining the desperadoes'
Elizabeth Ohene considers Ghanaians' wanderlust as her compatriots join those taking risks to claim asylum abroad.
Friday 24th of February 2017 03:06:24 AM
Who is Martin Schulz?
Why Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz could oust Chancellor Angela Merkel from her post.
Friday 24th of February 2017 03:06:03 AM
Pro-government supporters are trying to limit the word "no" in case it influences referendum voters.
Friday 24th of February 2017 03:05:49 AM
Frida Ghitis: Who, exactly, is running US foreign policy?
Not a day goes by in the Netherlands without President Donald Trump making news. If you're an American traveling overseas, you have likely been buttonholed by locals asking you to explain what is going on with the new administration. The local news carries clips of Trump attacking the media, disparaging NATO or falsely suggesting a terrorist attack just occurred in Sweden. At the same time, top Cabinet officials are making the rounds in Europe, appearing to contradict the President on the most basic matters of foreign policy.
Friday 24th of February 2017 02:09:18 AM
Nigel Farage claims Malmo is the rape capital of Europe.
Friday 24th of February 2017 02:08:35 AM
Can 'Premium Friday' help reduce suicides?
Japan is trying out a new scheme called Premium Friday. It lets workers go home early one Friday a month, in a bid to reduce suicide.
Friday 24th of February 2017 01:46:20 AM
Donkeys and Trump
The BBC's Geeta Pandey compiles a list of bizarre barbs and rants by India's political leaders.
Friday 24th of February 2017 01:42:20 AM
Mexico to US: We don't agree
Mexican Interior Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong did not mince words when speaking alongside his American counterpart in Mexico City Thursday.
Friday 24th of February 2017 01:17:43 AM
$1.2M-worth of cannabis found in nuclear bunker
Police in the United Kingdom discovered a large cannabis factory after raiding a nuclear bunker on Thursday. The value of the crop they recovered was estimated at over £1 million ($1.2 million).
Friday 24th of February 2017 12:28:33 AM
Intel officials concerned about effort to justify Trump travel ban
President Donald Trump has assigned the Department of Homeland Security, working with the Justice Department, to help build the legal case for its temporary travel ban on individuals from seven countries, a senior White House official tells CNN.
Thursday 23rd of February 2017 11:56:35 PM
Trump lawyer pushed Ukraine deal, lawmaker says
The setting was a Manhattan restaurant, and after 25 minutes what allegedly emerged was a pro-Russian peace plan for Ukraine that its author believes may have ended up in the White House.
Thursday 23rd of February 2017 11:38:25 PM
Plane's landing gear collapses
A British passenger plane suffered a gear collapse upon landing Thursday at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport as heavy winds battered Western Europe.
Thursday 23rd of February 2017 10:55:52 PM
Pope: Better to be atheist than bad Christian
Christians who exploit people, lead a double life and get involved in "dirty business," scandalize the church, Pope Francis said in a sermon Thursday in Rome. In fact, it might be better just to be an atheist.
Thursday 23rd of February 2017 08:47:43 PM
Voitures sans chauffeur : Google attaque Uber
Waymo, filiale transport d’Alphabet, a porté plainte contre la société de chauffeurs privés pour vol de secret industriel et violation de brevet. Un ancien employé serait parti avec 14 000 dossiers confidentiels.
Friday 24th of February 2017 01:22:45 AM
Europa league : Lyon écrase Alkmaar 7-1
Le club français s’est qualifié contre les néerlandais en marquant 4-1 après seulement 34 minutes de jeu lors des 16e de finale retour.
Thursday 23rd of February 2017 11:43:51 PM