Saturday, Sep 21
New York City mayor announces pulling out of presidential race
Bill De Blasio officially declared candidacy in May to join fellow Democrats to challenge US President Donald Trump.
Russia, China to start military cooperation
Russia's defense chief says joint drills with China help two countries come close together.
Climate change strike across the world
Gantz rejects Netanyahu’s call to establish government
Earlier on Thursday, Netanyahu had called leftist Gantz to form a unity government.
30 farm workers killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan
UN says nearly 4,000 civilians were killed or wounded in the first half of the year. That included a big increase in casualties inflicted by government and US-led foreign forces.
Far-right terrorism is the fastest-growing threat in UK
The far-right extremist movement in the UK has gained momentum after the Brexit referendum in 2016, and London and Manchester terror attacks in 2017.
Trudeau apologizes over racist brownface photo
The photo of Trudeau surfaced about a month before Canada is set to hold federal elections on Oct. 21.
Croatian government to lower the retirement age
The Croatian government will lower the country’s retirement age back to 65 from 67 following a protest campaign led by leading trade unions, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Thursday.
Taliban attack kills at least 20 in Afghanistan
Several women, children, health workers and patients in the hospital were critically injured in the blast.
Trump to announce new sanctions against Iran
US President Donald Trump said that the US will be adding some very significant sanctions onto Iran within 48 hours.
US threatens Iran over Saudi oil attack
US library’s Saudi-led event cancelled due to protests
In a statement, the library described “public concern” around the Sept. 23 event, the so-called Misk-OSGEY Youth Forum, which was being co-hosted by bin Salman’s Misk Foundation.
Trump names the new special envoy
US President Trump floated Robert O'Brien's name Tuesday to serve as his new national security advisor.
Iranian government warns US on drone attack
US President Donald Trump has accused Iran of directing the attacks as results of the investigation are yet to come.
EU inflation rate downs to 1.4 percent in August
According to the statistical office, the lowest annual rate seen in Portugal with minus 0.1 percent, the highest in Romania with 4.1 percent.
Spain to hold fourth election in four years
Pedro Sanchez, who became prime minister in June 2018 when the conservatives were ousted over a corruption scandal, stayed on as acting premier after the April snap election.
Saudi authorities vow evidence linking Iran to oil attack
Yemen’s Houthi group has claimed responsibility and said they used drones to assault state oil company Aramco’s sites.
8 crew members go missing after boat capsizes off Japan
All eight crew members of a Japanese fishing boat went missing on Tuesday after the vessel capsized off the country's northernmost main island of Hokkaido.
Israeli forces kill Palestinian woman
Israeli sources claimed that the woman was accused of stabbing an Israeli soldier.
Migrant families sue Trump over asylum ban
Trump’s virtual asylum ban at the southern border denies migrants if they did not first seek safe haven in another country that they traveled through on the way to the US.