Category: World

Xiamen Air Passenger Jet Overshoots Runway In Manila No Casualties

MANILA – A Xiamen Air aircraft with 165 people on board veered off an airport runway in the Philippines capital of Manila shortly before midnight (1555 GMT) on...

Us Says More Sanctions Await If Turkey Does Not Free Pastor

WASHINGTON – The United States warned Turkey on Thursday to expect more economic sanctions unless it hands over detained American pastor Andrew Brunson, as...

Brazil Court Seen Keeping Lula Off Ballot But Party Could Win

BRASILIA – Brazil’s top electoral court has been handed a hot potato as it must decide whether the country’s most popular politician can run in...

Vatican Voices Shame And Sorrow Over Damning Sex Abuse Report

VATICAN CITY/BOSTON – The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” on Thursday over revelations that Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused...

Bolton To Discuss Arms Control Iran Syria In Talks With Russian Counterpart

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton will discuss arms control treaties and Iran’s role in Syria during a...

Ecuador Tightens Entry Requirements As Venezuelan Migration Swells

QUITO – Ecuador on Thursday said that all foreigners entering the country would need a passport from Saturday, an apparent attempt to curb rising numbers of...

Latam Passenger Plane Lands Prematurely Due To Bomb Threat Peru

LIMA – A LATAM Airlines passenger plane that departed Lima for Santiago, Chile, on Thursday was forced to land at an airport in southern Peru due to a bomb threat...

Vatican Voices Shame And Sorrow Over Pennsylvania Clergy Sex Abuse

BOSTON/VATICAN CITY – The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” on Thursday over revelations that Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused...

Italy Opens Probe Into Operator Of Collapsed Bridge Investors Dump Shares

GENOA, Italy – Italy’s government opened an investigation on Thursday into the country’s biggest toll-road operator, hours after saying it could face a...

Secretary Of State Names Special Representative For Iran

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday named senior policy adviser Brian Hook as special representative for Iran. The move came as the...