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U.S. Warns Russia With ‘Extraordinary Flight’ Over Ukraine

U.S. Warns Russia With ‘Extraordinary Flight’ Over Ukraine

Blasting Russia’s “dangerous escalation” in the region, U.S. planes on Thursday conducted an “extraordinary flight” over Ukraine in what Pentagon officials cast as a blunt warning to Moscow. The flights come as a direct response…

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Low-Wage Factory: 80,000 Hyundai Workers Protest

Low-Wage Factory: 80,000 Hyundai Workers Protest

Motor company, Hyundai’s plans for a low-wage factory in the South Korean city of Gwangju was met with employee protests on Thursday. According to the Korean Metal Workers Union (KMWU), about 80,000 workers from Hyundai…

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Tunisia Set To Change Inheritance Rules To Boost Gender Equality

Tunisia Set To Change Inheritance Rules To Boost Gender Equality

Tunisia is pushing forward with legislation that would give women equal inheritance rights, despite drawing criticism from some Islamic scholars. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said the Tunisian Cabinet’s recent approval…

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Too Late To Negotiate New Brexit Deal – Hammond

Too Late To Negotiate New Brexit Deal – Hammond

Britain’s Chancellor Philip Hammond said it is a delusion to think that the government will be able to negotiate a new divorce deal with the European Union if the prime minister’s agreement is defeated in…

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Pope To Visit UAE In February

Pope To Visit UAE In February

Pope Francis will visit Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in February, the Vatican said Thursday. The pontiff was invited to the UAE by both Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan…

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Oil Prices Fall As OPEC Meeting Begins

Oil Prices Fall As OPEC Meeting Begins

Oil prices fell along with weak stock markets on Thursday, but trading was tepid ahead of a meeting by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The meeting is expected to result in a…

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Trump Refused To Recite ‘The Apostle Creed’ At Bush Funeral

Trump Refused To Recite ‘The Apostle Creed’ At Bush Funeral

Twitterati are questioning why President Donald Trump did not join other attendees at former President George H. W. Bush’s funeral on Wednesday as they read the Apostles’ Creed. The cameras showed Trump standing solemnly beside…

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Luxembourg Set To Become The World’s First Country With Free Public Transport

Luxembourg Set To Become The World’s First Country With Free Public Transport

Next summer, commuters in the tiny European country of Luxembourg may be able to use buses, trams and trains for free. The newly re-elected coalition government led by Xavier Bettel plans to waive fares and…

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Australian Archbishop Cleared Of Child Sex Abuse Cover-Up

Australian Archbishop Cleared Of Child Sex Abuse Cover-Up

An Australian appeal court on Thursday overturned a conviction against the most senior Roman Catholic cleric ever found guilty of covering up child sex abuse. New South Wales state District Court Judge Roy Ellis upheld…

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First Woman Elected Mayor Of Mexico City Assumes Office

First Woman Elected Mayor Of Mexico City Assumes Office

The first woman elected mayor of Mexico City was sworn in Wednesday for a six-year term leading one of the world’s largest cities, in a country with a deep tradition of machismo. Claudia Sheinbaum, a…

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