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39 people arrested after man stabbed in London

39 people arrested after man stabbed in London

A horrified eyewitness said the man was stabbed "right next to his heart" by a gang of youths shouting "get him". Officers arrested the 39 people at a party near the scene on suspicion of attempte...

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Several killed in Danish bridge train accident

Several killed in Danish bridge train accident

Danish Railways told Denmark's TV2 that the six were passengers on a train from the city of Odense, on the central Danish island of Fyn, heading toward the capital Copenhagen . Images show a train ...

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'CALM DOWN': Trump raises eyebrows with shouty New Year tweet

'CALM DOWN': Trump raises eyebrows with shouty New Year tweet

Incoming House speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer unveiled the outline of a bill to end the partial government shutdown as Democrats take control of the House this week. T...

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China's Xi Jinping threatens resort to 'force' to unify with Taiwan

China's Xi Jinping threatens resort to 'force' to unify with Taiwan

Chinese authorities would like to bring the island under their control and they have indicated they would use force, if needed. Democratic Taiwan has shown no interest in being controlled by Beijing...

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Mitt Romney slams Donald Trump for causing ‘dismay’ around the world

Mitt Romney slams Donald Trump for causing ‘dismay’ around the world

The Republican presidential nominee in 2012 is praising some of Trump's policy decisions in a Washington Post op-ed published Tuesday. And he says Trump has damaged US relationships with trusted a...

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Women in India form '620km human chain' in fight for equality

Women in India form '620km human chain' in fight for equality

This is the first time these women have managed to enter the temple after the Supreme Court's verdict. Organisers had predicted a turnout of around three million. Most Hindu temples allow women to e...

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Fireworks to send 'message of support' to European Union citizens

Fireworks to send 'message of support' to European Union citizens

Thailand's capital, Bangkok, welcomes in the New Year with an impressive fireworks display. To mark the global year of indigenous languages in 2019, the harbor also hosted a ceremony celebrating A...

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$500,000 worth of stolen Patron Tequila recovered in Florida

$500,000 worth of stolen Patron Tequila recovered in Florida

Deputies say that around 11 p.m. Sunday, a truck driver hauling the load of tequila stopped for dinner at a Tampa Truck stop on U.S. 301. The trucker noticed his trailer was no longer attached to hi...

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Kim Jong-un warns of change in direction on denuclearisation

Kim Jong-un warns of change in direction on denuclearisation

Pyongyang has demanded Washington lift sanctions and declare an official end to the 1950-53 Korean War in response to its initial, unilateral steps toward denuclearization, including dismantling its o...

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Netflix Removes ‘Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj’ Episode that Criticizes Saudi Government

Netflix Removes ‘Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj’ Episode that Criticizes Saudi Government

Netflix removed an episode of a comedy show that criticized Saudi Arabia after the kingdom requested that it be taken down, according to a new report . The company said it received a "valid" request ...

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Boy, 1, airlifted to hospital after falling into rhino enclosure at zoo

Boy, 1, airlifted to hospital after falling into rhino enclosure at zoo

A picture posted to Twitter by a zoo guest shows a small shoe in the enclosure, believed to belong to the injured toddler. The zoo's executive director Keith Winsten told Florida Today they don'...

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U.S. fires tear gas across Mexico border to stop migrants

U.S. fires tear gas across Mexico border to stop migrants

The agency says 25 migrants were detained. Some 2,000 migrants participated in the rush near the San Ysidro border crossing, a Mexican federal police officer told The Epoch Times . "Agents deployed...

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House Democrats have plan to fund government, but not a wall

House Democrats have plan to fund government, but not a wall

The shutdown, which began on December 22 and has idled roughly a quarter of the federal government, was precipitated by Trump's demand, under pressure from conservative commentators, that Congress app...

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Auckland's New Years Eve fireworks flash around the world

Auckland's New Years Eve fireworks flash around the world

This display this year cost around £3.2 million and had 8.5 tonnes of fireworks that made up the display. Scottish capital Edinburgh's traditional Hogmanay celebrations will also take on a pro-Europ...

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While you’re out partying, I’m working

While you’re out partying, I’m working

The US President was however criticized for being passive aggressive and guilt tripping. The President's message was short and sweet, he said: 'While I'm at the White House working, you're out there...

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Palestinian gets life sentence over land sale to Israelis

Palestinian gets life sentence over land sale to Israelis

The UN approved at least six anti-Israel resolutions in a single day on November 30, while a separate resolution passed in December renewed condemnation of the U.S. In a move never recognized by the g...

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Rescuers search for survivors in deadly Indonesian landslide

Rescuers search for survivors in deadly Indonesian landslide

They are still searching for 34 villagers said to still be missing. Twenty people are still believed to be missing. The death toll rose from initial reports as rescuers worked to recover bodies fr...

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Iran confirms hosting Taliban delegation for peace talks

Iran confirms hosting Taliban delegation for peace talks

There have been reports in the past of talks between Iran and the Taliban, but they have typically been denied by Tehran . Qassemi said talks focused on "security issues aimed at driving the peace ...

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Passport officials expect 1.1m British requests next year

Passport officials expect 1.1m British requests next year

Approximately 6m British people are eligible for an Irish passport, if they have been born in either Ireland or Northern Ireland, or have a parent or grandparent that is Irish. During peak periods, th...

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James Mattis addresses Defense Department in farewell message

James Mattis addresses Defense Department in farewell message

Mattis, who resigned over a series of policy disagreements with Trump , including the president's decision to withdraw US troops from Syria , said he's confident Pentagon employees will remain "undi...

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German police: Man intentionally drove into crowd, injured 4

German police: Man intentionally drove into crowd, injured 4

The driver attempted to escape to the nearby city of Essen, but was stopped and arrested by police. "Investigators suspect it was a deliberate attack that may be linked to the xenophobic views of th...

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Auckland ushers in New Year with celebratory fireworks at iconic Sky Tower

Auckland ushers in New Year with celebratory fireworks at iconic Sky Tower

The celebrations only got more boisterous from there as the time zones unfurled with party after party. Sydney and Hong Kong put on stunning fireworks displays in a spectacular welcome to the New Ye...

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Republican congressman tells Trump to use

Republican congressman tells Trump to use "his own funds" for a wall

It's unclear what fate will await the Democrats' measure in the Republican-controlled Senate. "At this point, it's clear the White House doesn't know what they want when it comes to border securit...

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Netanyahu says Israel is an 'indispensable ally' of the Arabs against Iran

Netanyahu says Israel is an 'indispensable ally' of the Arabs against Iran

During the visit, Volodin will hold a meeting with Speaker of Brazil's Chamber of Deputies (lower house of parliament) Rodrigo Maia. Among other participants in Brazil's presidential inauguration ce...

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Child troops from Sudan used in Saudi war in Yemen

Child troops from Sudan used in Saudi war in Yemen

The Sudanese mercenaries were literally cannon fodder, directed from afar through radio headsets and Global Positioning System by Saudi and Emirati commanders who preferred to maintain a safe distan...

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Putin tells Trump in New Year’s letter he’s open to meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote United States President Donald Trump a New Year's letter , saying the Kremlin is "open to dialogue" on the myriad issues hindering relations between their cou...

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CCTV footage shows men transporting 'Khashoggi's body parts' in Turkey

CCTV footage shows men transporting 'Khashoggi's body parts' in Turkey

After offering numerous contradictory explanations regarding the fate of Khashoggi, Riyadh later said he had been killed and his body dismembered after negotiations to persuade him to return to Saudi ...

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Vatican spokesman and deputy resign

Vatican spokesman and deputy resign

Burke and Ovejero gave no reason for their sudden resignations which come at a time of extreme turmoil for the Vatican as it grapples with the horrific sex abuse scandal involving former Cardinal Mc...

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Georges Loinger: French hero who saved Jews in WW2 dies

Georges Loinger: French hero who saved Jews in WW2 dies

Born in Strasburg in 1910, Loinger was the cousin of another well-known French Jewish resistance fighter, the mime artist Marcel Marceau. He had served in the French army but was captured and taken ...

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Iran denounces Brazil's plan to move embassy to Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of "when, not if" he moves his country's embassy in Israel to Je...

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U.S. Strategic Command apologizes for tweet about dropping bombs

U.S. Strategic Command apologizes for tweet about dropping bombs

U.S. Strategic Command, which controls the launch of U.S. nuclear weapons, said it was just trying to communicate it is already ready, per CNN . U.S. Navy Capt. Brook Dewalt, Strategic Command sp...

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Palestinian jailed for life over selling land to Jews

Palestinian jailed for life over selling land to Jews

The official confirmed that the report on the PA judiciary's website was referring to Akel. According to the Post, the home fetched the owners a whopping $500,000 from Ateret Cohanim, an Israeli Jewis...

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Thunderstorm clears for Sydney 2019 celebration

To mark the worldwide year of indigenous languages in 2019, the harbour will host a ceremony celebrating Aboriginal heritage that includes animations projected onto the Sydney Harbour Bridge's pylons....

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Spike in migrant Channel crossings spur more patrols

Spike in migrant Channel crossings spur more patrols

The Tory minister cut short a family holiday in South Africa to take personal control of the situation. It could be up to a month before one of the cutters, which is now in the Mediterranean, is bac...

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Auto attack injures 8 pedestrians in Tokyo during New Year's festivities

Auto attack injures 8 pedestrians in Tokyo during New Year's festivities

A auto is inspected by police after it injured several pedestrians on Takeshita Street in Tokyo, early Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. According to national broadcaster NHK, Kusakabe told police he was actin...

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