Society

Russians arrested in raid on sex training course in Thailand - 02/26/2018

Bangkok - Ten Russians who were holding so-called sex training courses in Thailand's resort city of Pattaya were arrested on Monday in a police raid, police told dpa.   The group was nabbed in a...

Stockholm truck attacker wanted to scare Sweden out of fighting IS - 02/13/2018

Stockholm - Rakhmat Akilov pledged allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State extremist group shortly before he carried out a deadly truck attack in Stockholm last year that claimed five lives,...

German federal police chief warns of IS radicalization of refugees - 02/06/2018

Berlin - The head of Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) on Tuesday warned of the "potential Islamist threat" posed by the Islamic State terrorist group in the country, with refugees...

Remembering the Wall: Berliners impart memories of a divided city - 02/01/2018

For a long time, a bulwark separated Germans, east and west. The Berlin Wall stood for 28 years, two months and 26 days. And on February 5, exactly that same span of time will have elapsed since it...

Haley denies rumour of affair with Trump, calling it 'offensive' - 01/28/2018

Washington - Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, has forcefully denied a rumour that she is having an affair with President Donald Trump.   "It is absolutely not true. It is...

Russian man rams military transporter into store, tries to steal wine - 01/10/2018

Moscow - A Russian man in the far-northern Murmansk region crashed an armoured personnel carrier into a supermarket on Wednesday in an attempt to steal a bottle of wine.   Shortly after the...

Brigitte Macron unveils name of France-born baby panda - 12/10/2017

Paris - By Pol O Gradaigh - Brigitte Macron, the wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, on Monday unveiled the official name of the baby giant panda born four months ago in a French zoo. Brigitte...

UN urges full end to Yemen blockade as 'lives of millions' at risk - 11/16/2017

Rome - Three United Nations agencies launched Thursday an "urgent appeal" for a Saudi-led military coalition to fully lift its blockade on Yemen, warning that millions would die if humanitarian aid...

Cambodia's highest court dissolves main opposition party - 11/16/2017

Phnom Penh - Cambodia's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the main opposition party be dissolved, a ruling critics said spelled the "death of democracy" in the country.   The Cambodia National...

Hundreds of turtles die of microalgae poisoning off El Salvador - 11/11/2017

San Salvador - Hundreds of sea turtles found dead off the coast of El Salvador died of poisoning after ingesting microalgae, a toxicological study has revealed.   The creatures' demise was...
1 ... « 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 » ... 97