Thursday, Apr 18
Spain goes to the polls
Polls show 41% of voters uncommitted ahead of general elections.
N. Korea demands Pompeo to be replaced
N. Korea has called for US secretary of state Mike Pompeo to be removed from nuclear talks because of his reckless and immature behavior, according to reports.
N. Korea leader Kim to meet Russia's Putin
Kim Jong Un will visit the Russian President Vladimir Putin this month, the Kremlin said in a statement on Thursday, confirming weeks of speculation that a DPRK-Russia summit is in works.
US publishes map showing Golan as Israeli territory
Trump may lose the upcoming elections
Sudan’s Al-Bashir not in prison, family source claims
The ruling military council has yet to issue a statement on former Omar al-Bashir’s whereabouts.
Second phase of Indian general elections
Millions of Indians are voting in the second phase of the country's staggering general elections amid a heightened security presence in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Russia bans oil export to Ukraine
The Russian government has banned exports of Russian oil and petroleum products to Ukraine, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting.
205 killed in recent clashes near Libya
Some 205 people have been killed, including 18 civilians, and 913 wounded in two weeks of fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
Peru's ex-president commits suicide
Alan Garcia kills himself to avoid arrest in Odebrecht probe.
Gun attack on bus killed at least 14 in Pakistan
A Pakistani official says gunmen have ambushed a bus and killed 14 passengers after forcing them off the vehicle on a highway in the country’s southwest.
Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Taiwan
A strong earthquake hit eastern Taiwan’s Hualien County, stopped air traffic and subway services. Witnesses report swaying and shaking the building and that the tremor was felt in the capital, Taipei.
Notre Dame fire reminds other losses in M. East
While Notre Dame fell victim to accidental fire, landmarks in Muslim countries were deliberately destroyed by explosives.
Greeks serve US for their self-interests
Sudan arrests brothers of ousted ex-president
Sudan’s military rulers said on Wednesday that two brothers of ousted President Omar al-Bashir have been arrested as part of a continuing campaign of arrests against “symbols of the previous regime.”
Reuven Rivlin officially asks Netanyahu to form goverment
Netanyahu was on track for a fifth term as Israel’s prime minister, as the country’s president formally asked him to form the next government.
Trump offers condolences to Pope for Notre Dame fire
Donald Trump said he spoke with Pope Francis Wednesday, offering his condolences and the advice of US experts on renovation following the devastating fire at Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral.
Images show reprocessing activity at N.Korea nuclear site
The pictures showed movement at the Yongbyon site which could indicate the reprocessing of radioactive material.
Greece demands Germany pays war reparations
Ekrem İmamoğlu becomes new Istanbul mayor