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Train accident on Danish bridge kills six

Train accident on Danish bridge kills six

The deadly accident took place on the Great Belt fixed link between Zealand and Fyn, Denmark's two major islands, on Wednesday at approximately 7am GMT (8am local time), train operator DSB said. "Th...

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German man rams vehicle into Syrian, Afghan pedestrians in suspected xenophobic attack

German man rams vehicle into Syrian, Afghan pedestrians in suspected xenophobic attack

The man "clearly meant to kill foreigners", said North Rhine-Westphalia state interior minister Herbert Reul. "A German man deliberately drove into crowds of people ... A policeman stands next to a ...

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Xi Jinping says Taiwan

Xi Jinping says Taiwan "must and will be" reunited with China

All people in Taiwan must "clearly recognise that Taiwan independence would only bring profound disaster to Taiwan", Xi said. Taiwan has been de facto independent from mainland China since the end o...

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Kim says North Korea could take 'new path' if United States maintains sanctions

Kim says North Korea could take 'new path' if United States maintains sanctions

While Mr Kim affirmed his willingness to meet Mr Trump again, his nationally televised speech offered no new initiatives to advance talks that have sputtered since their first summit last June. "I am ...

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Israel protests after Jordanian spokeswoman steps on its flag

Israel protests after Jordanian spokeswoman steps on its flag

Israel has formally complained to Jordan after one of its government ministers was pictured stepping on the Israeli flag as she paid a visit to a trade union in Amman. Jordan had told Israeli official...

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A '620km human chain' - Indian Women Rally for Equality

A '620km human chain' - Indian Women Rally for Equality

A video of their journey that is doing the rounds on social media shows that the women did not climb the 18 sacred steps that pilgrims who take the 41-day vow and carry the sacred 'irumudikettu' off...

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Philippines’ Duterte claims he abused maid as teenager

Philippines’ Duterte claims he abused maid as teenager

He said he told the priest that he later returned to the woman's room and tried to molest her again. Duterte said he entered his housemaid's bedroom, "lifted the blanket", and "tried to touch what w...

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Authorities use tear gas to stop migrants at southern border

Authorities use tear gas to stop migrants at southern border

The Associated Press reported that at least three volleys of gas were launched across the border onto the Mexican side near Tijuana's beach early Tuesday, landing among the migrants, including women...

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Texas judge allows Obamacare to remain while his ruling is appealed

Texas judge allows Obamacare to remain while his ruling is appealed

He said that the states are "unlikely to succeed" in court. O'Connor struck down former President Obama's signature health-insurance law on grounds that it became "invalid" when Congress voted past ...

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Sen. Feinstein: Border Custody Deaths Illustrate 'Widespread Abuse of Children'

Sen. Feinstein: Border Custody Deaths Illustrate 'Widespread Abuse of Children'

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., is calling for the Senate Judiciary Committee to convene for a meeting after a second child died while in the custody of U.S. -Mexico border. President Donald Trump ...

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President Trump urges Democrats to 'come back from vacation'

President Trump urges Democrats to 'come back from vacation'

The agencies affected by the shutdown make up about 25 percent of the portion of the federal government that is funded by Congress. But the union says it won a court ruling after the 2013 shutdown tha...

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Fireworks blast in 2019 worldwide after turbulent year

In Russia, there was a huge fireworks display in Moscow, with pyrotechnics lighting up the city's Red Square. To mark the worldwide year of indigenous languages in 2019, the harbour hosted a ceremon...

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Another big nation moving embassy to Jerusalem

Another big nation moving embassy to Jerusalem

Also like Trump, the brash Bolsonaro has ruffled feathers both at home and overseas with his unequivocal support for Israel and his promise to move Brazil's embassy to Jerusalem. In their discussion...

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Mattis bids farewell to Pentagon with call to 'hold fast'

Mattis bids farewell to Pentagon with call to 'hold fast'

On February 1, 1865, President Lincoln sent to General Ulysses S. Grant a one sentence telegram. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis bade farewell to the Pentagon on Monday, telling the US military to...

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Strategic Command apologizes for tweet about dropping bomb

Strategic Command apologizes for tweet about dropping bomb

The arm of the USA military responsible for the country's nuclear strike capabilities drew widespread condemnation on New Year's Eve when it tweeted a odd message about dropping a bomb. The Strategi...

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Putin Tells Trump in New Year's Letter He's Open to Meeting

Putin "stressed that Russia-U.S. relations are the most important factor behind ensuring strategic stability and global security", the statement added. The past year has been a tough one for Russia...

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Multiple injured after New Year's Eve stabbing at Manchester, UK train station

Multiple injured after New Year's Eve stabbing at Manchester, UK train station

Hopkins confirmed the incident was being treated as a "terrorist investigation" and that officers had been working "throughout the night to piece together the details of what happened", and to identif...

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Trump says concrete wall was 'never abandoned,' contradicting Kelly's comments in interview

Trump says concrete wall was 'never abandoned,' contradicting Kelly's comments in interview

The temporary measure would maintain the current $1.3 billion in border security money. In an issue unrelated to the border wall but important to federal workers, the package of full-year bills th...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks end dismal year on a bright note

Markets Right Now: Stocks end dismal year on a bright note

Baffled by China's relationship with the United States? Xi said today that China had welcomed many "new and old friends" to the country, hosting several worldwide forums this year. goods, would sque...

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Yellow vest movement continues French protests, but on smaller scale

Yellow vest movement continues French protests, but on smaller scale

Sporadic clashes broke out Saturday during Yellow Vest protests in Paris and elsewhere in France, but the momentum for the movement appears to be waning. The yellow vest movement was launched to e...

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North Korean leader calls for more peace talks with south

North Korean leader calls for more peace talks with south

North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, has vowed in a rare letter to meet the South's president, Moon Jae-in, "frequently" next year to discuss denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, Moon's office said...

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Vehicle deliberately driven into New Year's Eve crowds injuring eight in Tokyo

Vehicle deliberately driven into New Year's Eve crowds injuring eight in Tokyo

Local media said the street had been closed to vehicle traffic for revellers when the incident occurred on Tuesday morning (local time). "If the incident had happened five minutes later, I would've be...

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Kim warns North Korea could consider change of tack

Kim warns North Korea could consider change of tack

However, he said the North will be forced to take a different path if the United States "continues to break its promises and misjudges the patience of our people by unilaterally demanding certain thin...

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US seeks close ties with Brazil’s new leader

US seeks close ties with Brazil’s new leader

The prime minister of Israel arrived in Brazil for attending the inauguration of Bolsonaro which is scheduled for Tuesday. Bolsonaro said he wants to increase economic and security bonds between Bra...

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Moroccan among 19 arrested for murder of Scandinavian tourists

Moroccan among 19 arrested for murder of Scandinavian tourists

After the arrests, hundreds of Moroccans gathered outside the Norwegian and Danish embassies in the capital of Rabat to remember the two tourists and to condemn the killings . The suspect, whose ...

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White Man Kills Black Girl, 7, In Drive-By Shooting, Police Say

White Man Kills Black Girl, 7, In Drive-By Shooting, Police Say

Watch the news conference with the latest in the killing of Jazmine Barnes . Harris County , TX sheriff's deputies say five people were in a auto when an unidentified man began shooting at them f...

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New Years Eve Revelers Gather In Times Square

New Years Eve Revelers Gather In Times Square

Noting his thanks, Tim Tompkins, president of the Times Square Alliance, said the organization is "honored to have such a respected group of media entities and journalists join us to #CelebratePress...

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Bre Payton, US conservative news writer, dies at 26

Bre Payton, US conservative news writer, dies at 26

Before joining the Federalist , she worked at the conservative site Watchdog.org. "Rest in paradise you handsome soul", Murtaugh tweeted . The Federalist said Payton received a journalism de...

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Congolese Hold Their Breath, Wondering If This Presidential Election Will Be Credible

Congolese Hold Their Breath, Wondering If This Presidential Election Will Be Credible

Amid rainy weather, Congo's outgoing President Joseph Kabila and his chosen successor, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary , have voted in the country's presidential election. "All these irregularities will ...

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US Border Chief unveils plans for border wall funding

US Border Chief unveils plans for border wall funding

Kelly - who is set to leave his position Wednesday - said that Trump's desired barrier is "not a wall". "The president still says "wall" - oftentimes frankly he'll say "barrier" or 'fencing, ' now h...

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