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Saudi strikes rock Yemeni capital after ex-president slain

Dec 6 2017 - 12:06am || Comments

SANAA, Yemen — Heavy airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition rocked Yemen’s capital Tuesday, striking Sanaa’s densely populated neighborhoods in apparent retaliation for the killing of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh by the Shiite rebels who control the city.

  • | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 12:06am

    HOVA, Sweden — A 106-year-old Afghan woman who made a perilous journey to Europe, carried by her son and grandson through mountains, deserts and forests, is facing deportation from Sweden after her asylum application was rejected.

  • | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Sanctions on North Korea have been tried, and failed. Serious negotiations seem like a pipedream. And any military strike would almost surely bring mass devastation and horrific civilian casualties.

  • | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Sanctions on North Korea have been tried, and failed. Serious negotiations seem like a pipedream. And any military strike would almost surely bring mass devastation and horrific civilian casualties.

  • | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Sanctions on North Korea have been tried, and failed. Serious negotiations seem like a pipedream. And any military strike would almost surely bring mass devastation and horrific civilian casualties.

  • | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 12:06am

    BEIJING — Escalating efforts to repatriate one of the ruling Communist Party’s most wanted exiles, Chinese police have opened an investigation on a new allegation, rape, against New York-based billionaire Guo Wengui, who has been releasing what he calls official secrets ahead of a pivotal party leadership conference.

  • | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 12:05am

    SEOUL, South Korea — The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday, a clear warning after North Korea launched a midrange ballistic missile designed to carry nuclear bombs over Japan earlier this week, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said.

  • | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 12:05am

    SEOUL, South Korea — The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday, a clear warning after North Korea launched a midrange ballistic missile designed to carry nuclear bombs over Japan earlier this week, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said.

  • | Posted: Aug 30 2017 - 12:05am

    SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s state media says leader Kim Jong Un is calling for more ballistic missile launches into the Pacific a day after the country flew a missile designed to carry a nuclear payload over Japan.

  • | Posted: Aug 27 2017 - 12:05am

    PANCHKULA, India — Hundreds of security forces marched through a northern Indian town on Saturday to maintain calm after supporters of a quasi-religious sect leader protested his rape conviction with violence that left at least 36 people dead.

  • | Posted: Aug 26 2017 - 12:06am

    CARACAS, Venezuela — The Trump administration slapped sweeping financial sanctions on Venezuela on Friday, dramatically ratcheting up tensions between the two countries and making it harder for embattled President Nicolas Maduro to raise badly needed cash to prevent a debt default.

  • | Posted: Aug 26 2017 - 12:06am

    SEOUL, South Korea — Three North Korea short-range ballistic missiles failed on Saturday, U.S. military officials said, which, if true, would be a temporary setback to Pyongyang’s rapid nuclear and missile expansion.

  • | Posted: Aug 26 2017 - 12:06am

    SEOUL, South Korea — Three North Korea short-range ballistic missiles failed on Saturday, U.S. military officials said, which, if true, would be a temporary setback to Pyongyang’s rapid nuclear and missile expansion.

  • | Posted: Aug 24 2017 - 12:05am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Police in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates and a number of gas tanks inside after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat, the city’s mayor said.

  • | Posted: Aug 24 2017 - 12:05am

    TOKYO — North Korea’s state media released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles.

  • | Posted: Aug 24 2017 - 12:05am

    TOKYO — North Korea’s state media released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles.