World News | Farmers Protesting in Islamabad Threaten Shutdown in Pakistan if Demands Not Met

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 2 (ANI): Pakistan’s Kissan Ittehad has threatened the Shehbaz Sharif government with a nationwide shutdown if the demands of the farmers protesting in Islamabad are not fulfilled…

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered authorities on Sunday to thoroughly re-evaluate security at football matches after a riot and stampede at a stadium in East Java province killed at least…

World News | Rights Group: Israel Holding 800 Palestinians Without Trial

Jerusalem, Oct 2 (AP) Israel is holding nearly 800 Palestinians without trial or charge, the highest number since 2008, an Israeli rights group said Sunday. The group, HaMoked, which regularly…

Orlene quickly intensifies to Category 4 strength, set to strike Mexico

AccuWeather forecasters say the storm is on a path to bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of Mexico. Photo courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Oct. 2…

Chinese billionaire settles US rape allegation

Richard Liu in 2014 Chinese billionaire and JD.com founder Richard Liu has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a former student who alleged he raped her in her apartment…

World News Roundup: Latvia to remain Russia’s critic as prime minister wins election; Hurricane-ravaged Florida, Carolinas face daunting recovery and more

Following is a summary of current world news briefs. Latvia to remain Russia’s critic as prime minister wins election The center-right New Unity party of Latvian Prime Minister…

Bullet pierces through Myanmar plane mid-air, hits passenger: Reports | World News

A passenger onboard a Myanmar National Airlines domestic flight suffered facial injuries when a bullet pierced through the aircraft’s cabin as it prepared to land at Loikaw, the capital of…

Swiss police fire rubber bullets to disperse anti-Iranian protests

Switzerland Iran Protest Swiss police used rubber bullets to disperse protesters in front of the Iranian Embassy in Bern after two men climbed over the compound’s fence and pulled down…

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Lawmakers confront a rise in threats and intimidation, and fear worse Members of Congress in both parties are experiencing a surge in threats and confrontations as a rise in violent…

US extreme skier killed in mountain plunge given traditional Nepalese funeral

The funeral of US extreme skier Hilaree Nelson in Nepal An extreme skier from the United States who died after falling from one of the world’s highest mountains was given…