Iran will defeat U.S.-Israeli alliance, says defense minister
Iran’s military commanders said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic was on the verge of an all-out confrontation with its enemies and was ready to counter any threat.
‘No one in Europe’ wants second Iraq: Austrian president slams ‘provocative’ US Iran policy
The US’ reckless maximum pressure campaign against Tehran and nations dealing with it is deeply provocative and hurts international relations, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said, warning against a major “crisis.”
Sudan crisis: Military and opposition agree three-year transition
Sudan's military leaders have announced an agreement with the opposition alliance for a three-year transition period to a civilian administration.
'Duterte magic' secures controversial Philippines president victory at midterms
The Philippines’ controversial president Rodrigo Duterte appears to have secured a resounding victory in mid-term elections that were billed as a referendum on his hardline, authoritarian rule.
Nearly 50 Palestinians wounded in 'Catastrophe' anniversary protests on Gaza-Israel border
Israeli troops wounded nearly 50 Palestinians at the Gaza border on Wednesday during protests to mark the 71st anniversary of the “Nakba”, or catastrophe, when many Palestinians lost their homes in the fighting around Israel’s creation, Gaza officials said.
Choco Leibniz biscuit heiress apologies over Nazi-era labour comments
The heiress of a German biscuit company has apologised for saying the firm "did nothing wrong" in its use of forced labour during Nazi rule.Verena Bahlsen, 25, had been accused of being "oblivious to history" and the company had distanced itself from her comments.
UK Tory government maintains benefit sanctions as misery and deaths continue
Last week, an inquest in North Wales recorded a verdict of suicide in the case of an 81-year-old woman left virtually penniless after the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) froze her pension payments.
Merkel: Europe must unite to stand up to China, Russia and US
“There is no doubt that Europe needs to reposition itself in a changed world,” Merkel said in a conversation in her office in Berlin. “The old certainties of the post-war order no longer apply.”
Guaido’s ‘envoy’ set to meet Pentagon officials to plan ways of bringing ‘democracy’ to Venezuela
A representative of the Venezuelan opposition leader in the US will meet members of the Southern Command next week to discuss strategy for regime change in the Latin American country, Juan Guaido has confirmed.
'We Don't Know a Planet Like This': CO2 Levels Hit 415 PPM for First Time in 3 Million+ Years
Atmospheric levels of carbon registered 415 parts per million over the weekend at one of the world's key measuring stations, a concentration level researchers say has not existed in more than 3 million years – before the dawn of human history.
Colombia: Special Tribunal JEP Rejects Extradition of FARC Leader Jesus Santrich, Orders His Release
Jesus Santrich is accused by the United States of running a drug operation in Colombia, which he and his FARC party flatly deny.