Category : WORLD

WORLD / World news - 2 months ago

American killed in Ukraine: Russia demands probe

Russia has joined the US in calling for an investigation into the death of an American paramedic killed in eastern Ukraine. The paramedic, working for an Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) monitoring mission, died and two ot...

WORLD / World news - 2 months ago

US lecturer arrested at North Korean airport

An American citizen who has been arrested in North Korea had been lecturing at a university in Pyongyang, officials have confirmed. Tony Kim, also known as Kim Sang-duk, was detained as he attempted to travel from Pyongyang Airport to China with his...

WORLD / World news - 2 months ago

New Orleans tears down Confederate statues

The first of four Confederate monuments - seen by many as offensive symbols of white supremacy - is being pulled down amid tight security in New Orleans. Workers wore helmets and flak jackets as police watched from the top of a nearby car park durin...

WORLD / World news - 2 months ago

Cement boss quits in cash for armed groups row

The boss of the world's largest cement maker is to quit as it battles claims money it gave to armed groups to protect its interests in Syria, extended to so-called Islamic State. LafargeHolcim CEO Eric Olsen made the announcement weeks after the fir...

WORLD / World news - 2 months ago

Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US record

Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks new space record - BBC Newsbeat ]]> This site is optimised for modern web browsers, and does not fully support your version of Internet Explorer '; $('.headerBar').prepend(notify);...