Category: World

IOC may move some Tokyo 2020 Olympic events to South Korea

The International Olympic Committee is considering moving the rowing and canoeing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to South Korea in an attempt to cut soaring costs,...

Philippines’ Duterte Could Pivot From U.S. on Visit to China

Tough-talking Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte arrived in China Tuesday for a high-profile visit that could further strain ties with longstanding ally, the United...

Austria to Demolish House Where Adolf Hitler Was Born

The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be torn down and replaced with a new building that has no association with the Nazi dictator, Austria’s government...

President Buhari congratulates UN Secretary-General designate

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the United Nations Secretary-General designate, António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres. In a statement made available to...

Scarlett Johansson’s band, Sugar for Sugar, cover New Order’s ‘Bizarre Love Triangle’

When she’s not chasing aliens around the world with her Avengers friends, actress Scarlett Johansson is actually pretty serious when it comes to recording and...

Thailand mourns as tourists told to be ‘respectful’

Thailand has started a year of mourning to mark the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose 70-year reign made him the longest-serving monarch in the world. Hundreds of...

Trump Focuses Ire on Media, GOPers, and Jailing Hillary Clinton

WILKES-BARRE, PA — Donald Trump on Monday night abandoned the afternoon’s continued personal attacks on Bill Clinton’s past allegations of sexual assault...

Jerusalem attack: 2 killed, 4 wounded in drive-by shooting, Israeli police say

Two people were killed and four wounded in a drive-by shooting attack and subsequent shootout in Jerusalem on Sunday, Israeli police said. The attack began when a gunman...

Spanish politicians in court over corruption case billed as trial of the year

Thirty-seven people who allegedly took part in a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme involving businessmen and members of Spain’s ruling People’s party stood trial at the...

Black Monday: Polish women strike against abortion ban

Thousands of women in Poland have gone on strike in protest against proposals for a total ban on abortions. They marched through the streets wearing black as a sign of...