Saudi Arabia 'developing missiles capable of delivering nuclear warheads' at base spotted by satellite cameras
A military base in Saudi Arabia appears to be testing and possibly manufacturing ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads, according to experts who have examined satellite images.US analysts told the Associated Press the images offered evidence of the type of weapons programme the Saudi authorities had criticised Iran for possessing.
Foreign troops to quit Afghanistan in 18 months under draft deal-Taliban officials
Taliban officials said U.S. negotiators on Saturday agreed a draft peace deal stipulating the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan within 18 months of the agreement being signed.The details were given to Reuters by Taliban sources at the end of six days of talks with U.S. special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Qatar aimed at ending the United States’ longest war.
Civilians storm & burn Turkish military base in northern Iraq
A mob of angry civilians has attacked a Turkish military camp near the Iraqi city of Dohuk, burning equipment and vehicles. The incident comes in response to the deaths of civilians during Turkish airstrikes, local media reports.
US diplomat convicted over Iran-Contra appointed special envoy for Venezuela
The Trump administration has announced that Elliott Abrams, who was convicted over the Iran-Contra scandal in which the Ronald Reagan administration secretly funded paramilitary groups in Nicaragua, will lead the US’s efforts to press for democracy in Venezuela.
Australia's Heat Wave Is Taking A Toll On People, Animals, Infrastructure And Land
It's summertime in Australia, and the country is in the throes of a record-breaking heat wave that has brought suffering to humans, animals and land.Temperatures in the south have soared past 118 degrees Fahrenheit.Australia's State Emergency Service declared the heat wave a threat to public safety.
From Paris to Marseille: Act 11 of Yellow Vest protests gets heated
Protests have hit the streets of French cities for the 11th weekend in a row. In Paris, the rallies were yet again marred with violence and clashes ahead of the very first nocturnal Yellow Vest demonstration in the city.
Far-right AfD barred from Buchenwald concentration camp memorial services
Politicians from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) have been barred from attending Holocaust remembrance ceremonies at the Buchenwald concentration camp in central Germany, the camp's memorial foundation has said.
Unifor launches anti-Mexican boycott as diversion from fight over Oshawa closure
At a press conference Friday, Unifor President Jerry Dias called for consumer boycott of Mexican built vehicles, ratcheting up the union’s reactionary nationalist campaign aimed at diverting workers’ anger over the closure of the Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors factory.
'I Do Not Want To Be A Martyr': Openly Gay Lawmaker Leaves Brazil
An openly gay congressman in Brazil says he has received death threats and that he has left the country and given up his third term in office because he fears for his life.
Colombia: ELN Peace Negotiators Will Not Request Asylum in Cuba
The National Liberation Army (ELN) Chief Peace Negotiator Israel Ramirez said, Friday, that the 10 members of the negotiating team will not ask for political asylum in Cuba but will return to their camps in Colombia