Pompeo heads to Lebanon, where Hezbollah is at peak strength

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:53:27 +0000

Pompeo heads to Lebanon, where Hezbollah is at peak strength

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hopes to use his first visit to Lebanon this week to step up pressure on Iran and its local ally, Hezbollah. But he could face resistance even from America’s local allies, who fear that pushing too hard could spark a backlash and endanger the tiny country’s fragile peace.

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Long Thai crisis morphed coup leader’s career into politics

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 03:30:43 +0000

Long Thai crisis morphed coup leader's career into politics

Thailand military leader Prayuth Chan-ocha became prime minister in a very Thai way: He led a military coup.

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Road rage driver kills Washington state deputy in gun fight

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 03:23:08 +0000

Road rage driver kills Washington state deputy in gun fight

A sheriff’s deputy was killed in central Washington state and a police officer was shot and wounded after they exchanged gunfire with a road rage driver, authorities said Wednesday. The driver was also shot and later died at a hospital.

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Indian fugitive celebrity jeweller arrested in London

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:40:23 +0000

Nirav Modi, India’s fugitive jeweller to the stars, has been arrested in London and faces an extradition hearing on Wednesday, police said.

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Kazakhstan renames capital ‘Nursultan’ after ex-president

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:59:53 +0000

Kazakhstan renames capital 'Nursultan' after ex-president

Kazakhstan’s parliament has voted to rename the country’s capital in honor of longtime ruler Nursultan Nazarbayev.

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Australian priest charged with sex abuse of boy — police

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:46:54 +0000

Australian priest charged with sex abuse of boy — police

Australian police said Wednesday they had charged a Catholic priest with indecent assault of a 15-year-old boy more than two decades ago.

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New Kazakh president sworn in after longtime leader resigns

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 08:28:28 +0000

New Kazakh president sworn in after longtime leader resigns

The speaker of Kazakhstan’s parliament was sworn as interim president a day after longtime leader Nursultan Nazarbayev abruptly resigned.

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Musicians brace for Brexit disharmony

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:10:44 +0000

Musicians brace for Brexit disharmony

As the Brexit saga reaches a crescendo, classical musicians based in Britain fear that a disorderly divorce could threaten their European livelihood and stunt the development of potential maestros.

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Second man charged with sharing livestream of Christchurch massacre

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 06:19:38 +0000

Second man charged with sharing livestream of Christchurch massacre

A second person has been charged with sharing a gruesome livestream video of the deadly attack at a Christchurch mosque.

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