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Friday, 14 December 2018

World

Manhunt

STRASBOURG — France is hunting for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing...

Huawei CFO gets bail

VANCOUVER — A Canadian judge granted bail Tuesday to a top Huawei executive after her arrest on a US warrant, in a case that...

‘I will shut down the gov’t’

WASHINGTON — An angry Donald Trump told Democratic leaders at the White House on Tuesday that he will shut down the US government because...

May faces biggest political crisis

London — British MP launched a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Theresa May over her Brexit plan on Wednesday but she vowed to fight...

Going naked

Cairo — Egyptian authorities have launched an investigation into images said to show a naked couple who scaled the Great Pyramid that has sparked...

Chinese to adopt new kg definition

BEIJING — China will adopt the new definition of the kilogram from 20 May next year, embracing a weighty change in the international system...

Razak and 1MDB

Kuala Lumpur —Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak and the former head of 1MDB were charged Wednesday with altering an audit of the state fund at...

‘Fearless Girl’s’ new home

NEW YORK — She may be diminutive in stature but the “Fearless Girl” is standing tall against sexism at her new home outside the...

Victory Day

BAGHDAD — Iraqis celebrated Victory Day on Monday, one year after the announcement of full liberation of all Iraqi land from Islamic State (IS)...