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Indonesia hit by powerful aftershock days after 319 died in quake

Indonesia hit by powerful aftershock days after 319 died in quake

Tens of thousands of homes , businesses and mosques were levelled by the quake, which struck on Sunday as evening prayers were being said across the Muslim-majority island. "Evacuees and people ran ...

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Israel, Hamas agree truce to end Gaza flare-up: Palestinian officials

Israel, Hamas agree truce to end Gaza flare-up: Palestinian officials

The strike hit a building that Palestinians say housed a cultural centre and other offices in the middle of the city, an AFP correspondent said . Palestinian officials have confirmed that the resis...

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Fox News Channel Alum Abby Huntsman Joins 'The View' for Season 22

Fox News Channel Alum Abby Huntsman Joins 'The View' for Season 22

Huntsman joins " The View " after several news outlets have sought to burnish their Republican credentials with Donald Trump in the White House and Republicans ascendant in both the House of Represent...

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Indonesia natural disaster: Third strong quake hits tourist island of Lombok

Indonesia natural disaster: Third strong quake hits tourist island of Lombok

Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a statement that information being provided by different agencies needs to be complete before it can be cross-checked and officially verified. ...

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Recording reveals Nunes saying Rosenstein impeachment would complicate Kavanaugh confirmation

Recording reveals Nunes saying Rosenstein impeachment would complicate Kavanaugh confirmation

Nunes concludes by saying Republicans need to keep their majority in Congress to protect the president. Jack Langer, a spokesman for Nunes, downplayed the comments in a statement to CNN, saying "it'...

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Gates Describes Manafort Orders While Defense Hammers 'Secret Life'

Gates Describes Manafort Orders While Defense Hammers 'Secret Life'

In one example, Manafort and Gates emailed each other copies of a doctored profit and loss statement they later sent a bank to help Manafort obtain a loan. Mueller's investigation to stand trial. But ...

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Trump's Space Force Needs $8 Billion Over 5 Years, Pence Says

Trump's Space Force Needs $8 Billion Over 5 Years, Pence Says

THE PLAN . According to Pence, the report includes the first four actions the administration will take to establish the Space Force. In June, President Donald Trump called for the establishment o...

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Australian man arrested in Bali for alleged cocaine possession

He was with his Indonesian girlfriend at a boarding house in Kuta last Saturday when Indonesian police raided the property. In a raid of her boarding house, they allegedly found a pack of cocaine he...

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New quake strikes Lombok island

People crowd on the shore as they attempt to leave the Gili Islands after an quake Gili Trawangan, in Lombok, Indonesia , August 6, 2018, in this still image taken from a video. Officials said the qu...

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Thailand's 'jet-set' monk sentenced to 114 years in prison

Thailand's 'jet-set' monk sentenced to 114 years in prison

An image from video which emerged in 2013 shows Wirapol Sukphol or Luang Puu Nen Kham on board a private jet. The 39-year-old fled to the U.S. but was sent back after he was accused of raping a mino...

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British Tourist In Dubai Incurs Over $47,000 Speeding Fine In 4 Hours

British Tourist In Dubai Incurs Over $47,000 Speeding Fine In 4 Hours

The speeding violations were recording by all radars at 2:30 am, according to Emarat AL Youm. Under the new traffic laws implemented in the UAE a year ago, the fine for exceeding the speed limit b...

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SC nullifies LHC's decision for NA-131 recount

SC nullifies LHC's decision for NA-131 recount

While the ECP withheld his victory notifications from two constituencies, it declared him victor from three others from where he contested, subject to the decision of a pending litigation against hi...

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2 men with mental health issues escape care home to party

2 men with mental health issues escape care home to party

The two men, who were initially reported as elderly, were discovered missing from a care home in northern Germany between August 2 and 4, according to Deutsche Welle . They apparently missed the la...

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Missing Korean War soldier's sons receive their father's dog tag

Missing Korean War soldier's sons receive their father's dog tag

On Aug. 2, a phone call to the Indianapolis home of retired Army Chaplain (Col.) Charles McDaniel Jr. answered that question. Nearly 68 years after Sgt. Larry McDaniel said he doesn't remember his f...

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Saudi air defense intercepts, destroys Houthi missile launched at Jizan

Saudi air defense intercepts, destroys Houthi missile launched at Jizan

The attack marks the second ballistic missile fired by the rebels this week. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The ballistic missile was sacked from the northern Yemeni prov...

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Russian Federation warns of 'horrible conflict' if Georgia joins North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Russian Federation warns of 'horrible conflict' if Georgia joins North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Both remain garrisoned by Russian troops until the present day. Ten years ago, in August 2008, Russian Federation and Georgia went to war over South Ossetia, a small separatist Georgian region which...

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Legal abortion bill rejected in Argentina

Legal abortion bill rejected in Argentina

The vote came after months of fiercely polarised campaigns on the issue. In Chile, the constitutional Court a year ago upheld legislation ending the Andean nation's absolute ban on abortions, permit...

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N. Korea urges U.S. to agree to declare end to Korean War

N. Korea urges U.S. to agree to declare end to Korean War

North Korea's nuclear weapons program has caused worldwide tension for decades and the rhetoric and threats from Kim and Trump had been especially hostile before their June meeting. However, in testif...

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Wild Boars Granted Thai Citizenship

Wild Boars Granted Thai Citizenship

Wild Boars' soccer coach Ekkapol Chanthawong (left), who is now in the monkhood, receives his identity card denoting Thai citizenship from district chief Somsak Kunkamin during the ceremony in Mae S...

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Five Islamic State terrorists stripped of Australian citizenship

Five Islamic State terrorists stripped of Australian citizenship

Dutton did not identify the five. The only person previously stripped of Australian citizenship under the anti-terror laws passed in 2015 is Khaled Sharrouf . Sharrouf was photographed holding up s...

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WikiLeaks posts letter from Senate asking for Assange to testify

WikiLeaks posts letter from Senate asking for Assange to testify

The Senate intelligence committee sent a letter to the founder of Wikileaks , Julian Assange , requesting that he appear to answer questions from lawmakers at a closed-door session. On Wednesday, Wi...

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Facebook removes United States conspiracy theorist's pages for hate speech

Facebook removes United States conspiracy theorist's pages for hate speech

It has suggested that the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax, and that the September 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job orchestrated by the USA government. While Jones said he now believes the shooti...

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Strong quake again hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Strong quake again hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Workers with heavy machinery are searching the rubble of homes, schools and mosques, with hope of finding any survivors fading. The Indonesian Red Cross says it's focusing its Lombok natural disaste...

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Indonesia may ban trade of meat coming from exotic animals and pets

Indonesia may ban trade of meat coming from exotic animals and pets

Indonesia, however, is about to buck the trend. So, while dog meat eating is not specifically banned here these laws mean that there is effectively a ban on the practice. "We stand ready to work wit...

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Boris Johnson under fire for ‘hate’ burqa comments

Boris Johnson under fire for ‘hate’ burqa comments

She added that women should be free to wear the burqa if they chose to do so. A majority of adults in the United Kingdom do not believe Boris Johnson's comments describing women who wear burkas as...

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Gates says he helped Manafort hide payments

Gates says he helped Manafort hide payments

That's important to prosecutors, who need to not only prove Manafort skimped on paying millions of dollars in taxes. Welch, a 34-year IRS veteran who worked on more than 500 criminal investigation...

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Israel signals any truce with Hamas to be limited in scope

Israel signals any truce with Hamas to be limited in scope

Hamas has reportedly agreed to a three-stage deal proposed by the worldwide interlocutors. As part of the negotiations, several exiled Hamas leaders have entered Gaza for high-level internal consult...

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At least one Palestinian killed, six injured in Gaza after Israeli strikes

At least one Palestinian killed, six injured in Gaza after Israeli strikes

IDF confirmed striking targets in Gaza on Wednesday in response to two rockets from Gaza which fell in the southern Israeli city of Sderot, lightly injuring two people according to medics at the scene...

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Hamas confirms deaths of 2 members from Israeli tank fire

Hamas confirms deaths of 2 members from Israeli tank fire

The two men killed in northern Beit Lahiya were Hamas snipers taking part in a live-fire exercise within a compound on Gazan territory, the group's armed wing said in a statement. United Nations and E...

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Couple charged after children 'locked in boxes secured with plywood and screws'

Couple charged after children 'locked in boxes secured with plywood and screws'

Investigators with the Missouri Children's Division and police showed up to the home, according to the sheriff's office. Two of the four are related. Both adult occupants of the home were taken into...

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Iran to North Korea: US Can't Be Trusted

Iran to North Korea: US Can't Be Trusted

In a commentary published by the Guardian on Wednesday, Khoshroo stressed that by ditching the nuclear deal with Iran and sanctioning countries engaged in business transactions with the country,...

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Boris Johnson under fire for comparing burqas to 'letter boxes'

Boris Johnson under fire for comparing burqas to 'letter boxes'

He wrote on Twitter: " Boris Johnson says a woman in niqab is " looking like a bank robber " or "looking like letter boxes". "If a female student turned up at school or at a university lecture ...

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Senator Paul delivers letter from Trump to Putin's government

Senator Paul delivers letter from Trump to Putin's government

The tweet set off a flurry of speculation, given the controversy sparked by a Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki last month. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in turn that Donald Trump woul...

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Woman tells police she's a 'clean, thoroughbred, white girl'

Woman tells police she's a 'clean, thoroughbred, white girl'

Officers then asked her what exactly that meant in this situation, to which she allegedly responded, " You're a cop, you should know what that means ". But it takes somebody really entitled or incredi...

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Syria's first lady diagnosed with breast cancer: presidency

Syria's first lady diagnosed with breast cancer: presidency

The malignant tumour is understood to have been caught early. Born and raised in London, the Syrian first lady has been a highly controversial figure. Born in 1975, the British-born former investmen...

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