Category: World News

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate ‘interference’ after Yemen, Khashoggi votes 0

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate ‘interference’ after Yemen, Khashoggi votes

The Republican-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to end American military support for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen, and separately held Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Khashoggi’s killing. >> Watch: Saudi Arabia is...

Ask the Captain: Do planes have quirks like cars? 0

Ask the Captain: Do planes have quirks like cars?

Question: Owners of cars, trucks and motorcycles, especially older models, learn the quirks of their vehicles and how to safely compensate for them while driving. It made me wonder if flight crews recognize individual...

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Mexico launches $7.4bn Tren Maya railway project

Image copyrightAFP/Getty ImagesImage caption A traditional Mayan ceremony was held to launch the four-year project Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has launched the Maya Train – an ambitious project to build a railway...

Scuffles break out at Belgium protest against UN migration pact 0

Scuffles break out at Belgium protest against UN migration pact

Police said some 5,500 people rallied in Brussels’ European quarter housing a number of EU institutions. Some held aloft banners bearing slogans including “Our people first” and “We have had enough, close the borders.”...

BHP announces stock buyback, special dividend 0

BHP announces stock buyback, special dividend

Sydney (AFP) – BHP will issue a special dividend for shareholders after selling its US shale assets, the miner said Monday as it completed a US$7.3 billion stock buyback. The world’s biggest miner recently...

Trump Has More Arrows in His Trade War Quiver Than Xi—For Now 0

Trump Has More Arrows in His Trade War Quiver Than Xi—For Now

Ted Gover economy, Asia Washington’s advantage might not last. Trump Has More Arrows in His Trade War Quiver Than Xi—For Now President Trump’s and President Xi’s recent truce agreement to freeze the U.S.-China trade...

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‘My sleepless nights over Sandra Bullock’s blindfold’

Image copyrightNetflixImage caption Bullock took advice from an expert who “helps blind people navigate spaces” Oscar-winning director Susanne Bier suffered “sleepless nights” after Sandra Bullock refused to cut holes in the blindfold she wore...