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Russia sends 2 nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela

Photo: Russia’s strategic bomber Tu-160 or White Swan, the largest supersonic bomber in the world, lands at Engels Air Base near Saratov, about 700 kilometers (450 miles) southeast of Moscow, Russia. Moscow, Dec 11 : Two Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers ...

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World’s largest cruise economy takes shape in China

Beijing, Dec 10 : China is likely to become the world’s largest cruise market in the next 10 to 20 years while its travel industry and the public sector step up moves to boost marine-based tourism, the China Daily reported ...

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Pressure mounting on French leader over protests

Photo: Police officers clash with demonstrators in Lyon, central France, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. Paris, Dec 10 : French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says U.S. President Donald Trump should not comment on France’s domestic affairs, notably nationwide protests that ...

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19 monks killed in Algeria’s war beatified

The Catholic Church has beatified 19 Catholics killed in Algeria’s civil war – the first such ceremony in a Muslim nation. Most of them were French – seven were Trappist monks, and one a bishop.   The event took place ...

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11 killed in road mishap in India

At least 11 persons, including seven women and two minors, were killed and three others injured in a road mishap in India’s southwestern state of Maharashtra, local media reported Sunday. The accident happened in the state’s Chandrapur district when a ...

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US Marines ID dead crew member in Japan warplanes crash

Photo: A U.S. Marine Corps’ KC-130 refueling plane in Ginowan city, Okinawa, southwestern Japan. A search is under way off for crew members from two Marine Corps planes, a F/A-18 and a refueling plane, involved in what officials called a ...

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Italy nightclub stampede kills six and injures 100

Six people have been killed and more than 100 injured, 10 of them seriously, in a stampede at a nightclub in Italy, officials say. The incident took place near the eastern coastal city of Ancona.   Some reports say there ...

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12 dead in bank robbery attempts, police shootout in Brazil

Photo: This handout photo released by the Civil Police of Ceara shows explosives seized by the police after a shootout with bank robbers, in Milagres, in Brazil’s state of Ceara, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Brazilian authorities say that at least ...

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17 civilians killed in suspected militant attacks in DRC: local mayor

Seventeen people have been killed during two attacks by the ADF armed group in the troubled Benin region in eastern DR Congo, a local mayor said Friday.   Twelve civilians died in Mangolikene on the outskirts of Beni city on ...

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Taliban kill 14 Afghan troops in western province

The Taliban staged a coordinated attack overnight on two Afghan army outposts in western Herat province, killing 14 Afghan soldiers and taking another 21 captive, a provincial official said Friday, the latest in a series of daily attacks by insurgents ...

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