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Japan and Malaysia bolster defense ties, with eyes on China
SINA - 11 Hours ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak attend a joint press conference at the prime minister's office in Tokyo on May 25, 2015. Japan and Malaysia agreed to bolster
Japan, Malaysia bolster defense ties Japan Today
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US Justice Department reaches accord with Cleveland police
Deutsche Welle - 9 Hours ago
The US Justice Department has reportedly reached a settlement with Cleveland over police violence. The news comes after a white officer was acquitted of manslaughter after firing 49 rounds at an unarmed
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Crisis at Carlton: Blues set to sack Mick Malthouse
Sydney Morning Herald - 9 Hours ago
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Blues set to sack Mick Malthouse WA Today
Blues set to sack Mick WA Today
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38 killed in China nursing home fire
Deutsche Welle - 10 Hours ago
At least 38 people have died after a home for the elderly in China's Henan province caught fire. Search and rescue operations are going on. A home for the elderly in China's Pingdingshang
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Biden seeks to control fallout after Pentagon Iraq comments
Deutsche Welle - 11 Hours ago
Vice President Joe Biden has reassured Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi following remarks made by a US official. On television Sunday, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter questioned the Iraqi military’s
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US comedian Anne Meara dies at 85
The Nation Pakistan - 9 Hours ago
Reuters New York New York-born actress and comedian Anne Meara, known for her opposites-attract comedy routine with husband Jerry Stiller, died over the weekend, her family said on Sunday. She was 85.
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‘We pledge full US support’: Biden backpedals after US slights Iraqi army
Russia Today - 11 Hours ago
01:05 U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (Reuters/Yuri Gripas) A day after the US Defense Secretary questioned the Iraqi army’s “will to fight” Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) jihadists, Vice
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‘Abandon double standards!’ Russia calls for united front against ISIS after massacre
Russia Today - 11 Hours ago
00:07 Fakhreddin's Castle (top), is pictured in the historical city of Palmyra (Reuters/Nour Fourat) Moscow has condemned the massacre of civilians in the ancient city of Palmyra, urging the
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Iraq elite unit, trained by Americans, 'surprised us all'
CNN - 16 Hours ago
Story highlights "This is not the army that we are willing to see or we are expecting to see," Saleh al-Mutlaq says His comments come a day after U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's scathing criticism
Top Iraqi unit, trained by Americans, 'surprised us all' CNN
Iraqi army conduct in Ramadi 'surprised all of us,' deputy PM says CNN
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Triple murder suspect found dead
BBC - 18 Hours ago
Detectives looking for a man suspected of killing his sister, his mother and her partner have discovered his body in a wooded area in Oxford. Thames Valley Police said the body of Jed Allen was found
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Opinion: 'Band of Sisters' did what male soldiers couldn't
CNN - 18 Hours ago
Story highlights Even before women were allowed in combat, a group of female soldiers was attached to special ops units Gayle Lemmon: Soldiers like Ashley White were able to gain crucial information men
'Band of Sisters' did what male soldiers couldn't CNN
Band of sisters on Special Ops battlefield CNN
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3 dead, 12 missing in flooding
CNN - 20 Hours ago
Story highlights 12 missing in Texas county likely includes children, official says The death toll from weather includes one person in Texas, two in Oklahoma At least 350 homes were swept away in San
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Flooding leaves at least 3 dead
CNN - 5/25/2015
Story highlights Forecasters say heavy rains could hit again Monday, causing flash floods The storms' death toll includes one person in Texas, two in Oklahoma At least 350 homes were swept away in San
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French politics in crisis
Deutsche Welle - 13 Hours ago
The French are losing faith in their politicians, and at the same time, turning away from political life. Now, the country is discussing the reasons for the crisis. Criticism is centering on the power
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Tornado hits northern Mexico as Texas reels from floods
Deutsche Welle - 13 Hours ago
President Enrique Pena Nieto plans to travel to northern Mexico, where a tornado killed at least 15. Across the border in the US, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has surveyed the damage caused by flash-flooding.
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Indian heat wave kills hundreds
Deutsche Welle - 14 Hours ago
The deadly wave of extreme temperatures in India looks set to continue this week, authorities have said. The authorities have promised financial compensation to some of the victims' families.
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Jets scrambled to escort Air France flight after bomb threat
Deutsche Welle - 14 Hours ago
Two US jets have escorted an Air France jet to New York's JFK airport as a precaution after a bomb threat was made against the flight. The FBI found no bomb after conducting a search.
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Opinion: Iraq's militant fighters
Deutsche Welle - 15 Hours ago
Politically, it's understandable that the Iraqi military has not been able to keep pace with Islamic State. What's unsettling is the massive role that religion is playing in the conflict, says DW's Kersten
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Olmert handed 8 months for bribery
Arab News - 14 Hours ago
JERUSALEM: Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a US supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man who only
Olmert gets jail for corruption despite Blair's testimony Irish Independent
Former Israel PM sentenced to eight months for corruption The National
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Real Madrid sack coach Carlo Ancelotti
Deutsche Welle - 16 Hours ago
Spanish giants Real Madrid have fired coach Carlo Ancelotti two weeks after being bounced from the Champions league. Real finished this season without winning major silverware. Real
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Sudan government cracks down on newspapers over 'rape' story
Deutsche Welle - 17 Hours ago
Sudanese security forces have confiscated the print runs of ten newspapers, and suspended licenses of four others, editors and NGO's have said. Authorities reportedly mounted the move in response to a
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Tunisian soldier opens fire on fellow troops at military base
Africa News Wire - 16 Hours ago
AFRICANEWSWIRE.NET (May, 25 2015) A Tunisian soldier opened fire on colleagues at a military base in the capital Tunis on Monday, killing an officer and two others and wounding 15 more before being shot
XINHUA - Tunisian soldier opens fire at fellows in capital Namibia Press Agency
Tunisian soldier killed after shooting at fellow troops CTV News
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NATO, allies launch Arctic aerial drills
Deutsche Welle - 17 Hours ago
NATO members and partners have begun large-scale aerial drills in northern Europe. The exercises take place against the backdrop of terse language between the western allliance and Russia over Ukraine's
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Platini supports Blatter's FIFA rival, after broken 'promise'
Deutsche Welle - 17 Hours ago
UEFA's Michel Platini has thrown his weight behind Sepp Blatter's rival, Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan, for FIFA's presidential elections this week. Platini said Blatter had reneged on his word
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Russia bans German MP from entering country
Deutsche Welle - 19 Hours ago
Foreign affairs politician Karl-Georg Wellmann has been stopped from entering Russia, where he was to take part in talks on "the future of Ukraine". The move is "unacceptable," German Foreign Ministry
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