Indonesian villagers kill nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

Indonesian villagers kill nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

Local residents look at the carcasses of hundreds of crocodiles from a farm after they were killed by angry locals following the death of a man who was killed in a crocodile attack in Sorong regency, West Papua, Indonesia July 14, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Olha Mulalinda /via REUTERS   […]

U.S., North Korea to resume search for remains from Korean War

U.S., North Korea to resume search for remains from Korean War

A U.S army’s vehicle carrying the flag of the United Nations crosses the Tongil bridge near the border line in Paju, South Korea on July 15. (REUTERS Photo)   SEOUL/WASHINGTON, July 15 (Reuters): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that talks on Sunday between U.S. and North Korean officials to discuss the return of […]

Iran’s supreme leader calls for govt to be backed in face of U.S. sanctions

Iran’s supreme leader calls for govt to be backed in face of U.S. sanctions

 Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in Tehran. (REUTERS File Photo)   DUBAI, July 15 (Reuters): Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rouhani in fighting looming U.S. economic sanctions, saying America’s “conspiracy” could be defeated, according to his official website.   Ayatollah Ali Khamenei […]

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit record as suicide attacks surge

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit record as suicide attacks surge

Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Jalalabad city, Afghanistan on July 10. (REUTERS Photo)   KABUL, July 15 (Reuters): The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan reached a record in the first half of the year, despite last month’s ceasefire, with a surge in suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State, […]

Gaza ceasefire largely holding after day-long flareu

Gaza ceasefire largely holding after day-long flareu

A Palestinian man inspects the arts and handcraft village that was damaged by Israeli air strikes in Gaza City on July 15. (REUTERS Photo)   GAZA, July 15 (Reuters): A ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militant groups appeared to be holding on Sunday, ending the most intensive flare-up in violence around the Palestinian enclave since […]

WORLD: News in brief

Trump says to run for re-election LONDON, July 15 (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump said he intends to run for re-election in 2020 because “everybody wants me to” and there are no Democratic candidates who could defeat him, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported. Asked by British journalist Piers Morgan in an interview given on […]

British PM May warns rebels: Back me or risk ‘no Brexit at all’

British PM May warns rebels: Back me or risk ‘no Brexit at all’

Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves the BBC after appearing on the Andrew Marr Show, in central London, Britain on July 15. (REUTERS Photo)   LONDON, July 15 (Reuters): British Prime Minister Theresa May warned her divided party on Sunday that there may be “no Brexit at all” if they wrecked her plan to forge a close relationship […]

German minister warns Trump against unilateral deals with Putin

German minister warns Trump against unilateral deals with Putin

People attend ‘Helsinki Calling’ protest ahead of meeting between the U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland on July 15. (REUTERS  Photo)   BERLIN, July 15 (Reuters): German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has warned U.S. President Donald Trump against making any unilateral deals with Russia that come with a cost […]

Afghan president signals return of exiled Dostum possible after protests

Afghan president signals return of exiled Dostum possible after protests

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan on July 15. (REUTERS Photo)   KABUL, July 15 (Reuters): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani gave his first indication on Sunday that vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum could be allowed to return from exile after days of protests by the former warlord’s supporters.   Ethnic […]

Immigrant children, parents reunited faster under new court order

Immigrant children, parents reunited faster under new court order

Yolany Padilla, an asylum seeker from Honduras, is reunified with her six-year-old son Jeslin as Leta Sanchez (R) and Jorge Baron (L) look on at the Sea-Tac airport in Seattle, Washington, U.S., July 14, 2018. REUTERS/Tim Exton   July 15 (Reuters) – When Yolany Padilla was released from immigration custody in Seattle last week, she […]

Trump says to run for reelection, had Brexit chat with Queen Elizabeth

Trump says to run for reelection, had Brexit chat with Queen Elizabeth

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk from Marine One to board Air Force One enroute to Scotland, at Stansted Airport, Britain July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque   LONDON,. July 15 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he intends to run for re-election in 2020 because “everybody wants me to” and […]

Israel strikes Gaza militant sites, Palestinians fire rockets

Israel strikes Gaza militant sites, Palestinians fire rockets

An explosion is seen following an Israeli strike on a building in Gaza City July 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa   GAZA-ISRAEL BORDER, July 14 (Reuters) – Israeli aircraft struck militant targets in the Gaza Strip and Palestinians launched dozens of mortar bombs and rockets from the enclave into Israel on Saturday, the Israeli military […]