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North Korea detainee mourned at OH funeral

Kenneth Bae, the U.S. citizen detained by North Korea for two years, says he believes it is possible the late Otto Warmbier could have been tortured during his captivity in the communist country. Doctors in the USA said Warmbier had severe brain damage and was in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness". "At least I know China tried!" Relatives say they were told the 22-year-old University of Virginia student had been in a coma since shortly after being sentenced to prison in North Korea last ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

The Syrian government claimed on Saturday it had released 672 prisoners, as a part of a "reconciliation process". Tens of thousands of people have been detained since the Syrian war began in March 2011. The woman's husband stressed that his son is ready to join the military service. Ibrahim Barakeh, 64, from Al Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, said he had been in jail for 16 months on a charge of funding terrorists. Consulte Mais Informação

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United Kingdom prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks

United Kingdom prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May is in for a hard Tuesday as she is due to hold talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to secure an informal alliance before meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Brexit minister David Davis has insisted the approach to the European Union divorce has not changed, but at the meeting with lawmakers on Monday, May recognized that a broader consensus needed to be built for Brexit and made clear she would listen to all wings of the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Portugal is a heavy favourite to make it back-to-back victories on Saturday and progress as group winners but Santos was impressed by the efforts of tournament outsiders New Zealand in its battling 2-1 loss to Mexico . "We started from the ground up and we are trying to take steps to reach higher goals ". Hosts Russia took a deserved 25th-minute lead through Aleksandr Samedov , but Nestor Araujo equalised for Mexico with a looping header on the half hour. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

GJELTEN: Agent Slater said it appears Hodgkinson's decision to shoot up a Republican baseball practice was more spontaneous than planned. He fired 60 shots as he stalked the Alexandria, Virginia field, injuring Scalise and three others, from a modified 7.62mm caliber SKS rifle and a 9mm handgun before he was killed, likely by Capitol Police officers on Scalise's protective detail. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bombings at market in Pakistan kill 15

Bombings at market in Pakistan kill 15

Friday evening, gunmen in the port city of Karachi attacked police officers at a roadside restaurant and killed four of them before fleeing, according to senior police officer Asif Ahmed. TV footage showed panicked people rushing to safety following the Parachinar market bombings. According to political sources, a suicide bomber blew himself near the Toori market which caused as many casualties. Consulte Mais Informação

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Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

The deadliest of Friday's attacks came during rush hour in the town of Parachinar , where local authorities say 67 people were killed and scores more were injured. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release the information. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called for security to be beefed up across the country as he condemned the attack, saying that no Muslim could ever imagine committing such a "horrific" act. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the USA -led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them from advancing in the region. Within the last 12 days the U.S. has shot down two Iranian drones near the outpost of al-Tanf. That brings it closer to clashing with the US-led coalition and the forces it backs on the ground. Consulte Mais Informação

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