Category: World

Muslims Begin Annual Haj Pilgrimage Amid Heavy Rain

MINA, Saudi Arabia – As nearly 2 million pilgrims from around the world braved heavy rain in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to begin the annual haj ritual, the...

Netanyahu And Bolton Discussions Focus On Iran Nuclear Program

JERUSALEM – White House national security adviser John Bolton arrived in Israel on Sunday on the first leg of an overseas trip, and met Israeli Prime Minister...

Tense Calm On Brazil-venezuelan Border After Anti-immigrant Riot

PACARAIMA, Brazil – Fearful Venezuelan immigrants lined up in smaller numbers to enter Brazil on Sunday at the only border crossing between the two countries one...

Iran Lawmakers Target Rouhanis Finance Minister As Sanctions Bite

LONDON – Iranian lawmakers launched impeachment proceedings against the finance minister on Sunday, ramping up pressure on the president who is already facing...

Us Catholics Sickened By Sex Abuse Report Stand By Their Faith

YORK, Pa. – Many churchgoers said they were sickened and saddened by a grand jury report detailing widespread sexual abuse by hundreds of priests in Pennsylvania...

One Dead As Ugandan Police Quell Protest Over Mistreatment Of Lawmakers

KAMPALA – One person died and five others were injured in Uganda on Sunday, police said, as security personnel used teargas and live bullets to disperse a...

Series Of Quakes Rocks Indonesias Lombok Causing Panic

MATARAM, Indonesia – A series of quakes including a powerful 6.9 magnitude tremor struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok on Sunday, the U.S. Geological...

Bodies Of Family Found Five Days After Genoa Bridge Collapse Death Toll Hits 43

MILAN – Rescue workers found the bodies of three members of a family in the wreckage of Genoa’s collapsed motorway bridge early on Sunday – the last...

President Buhari Returns To Nigeria After Two-week Leave

ABUJA – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country on Saturday evening after two weeks of leave in Britain, according to the...

Egyptian Monks Sent To Trial Over Killing Of Bishop

CAIRO – Two Christian monks have been sent to trial over the killing of a bishop in an Egyptian desert monastery last month, Alexandria’s public prosecutor...