WORLD NEWS

UN wants to shift $40 mln to Haiti cholera fund

UN wants to shift $40 mln to Haiti cholera fund
United Nations - 

The United Nations is proposing that $40.5 million from the unspent budget of the UN mission in Haiti be poured into a special fund to help its cholera victims, according to a report released Tuesday.

Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway

Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway
Los Angeles - 

A massive rockslide has buried a stretch of California's iconic seaside Highway 1 which had already been hit by a number of road closures caused by severe winter storms, state transportation officials said Tuesday.

Trump calls N. Korea's Kim Jong-Un 'madman with nuclear weapons'

Trump calls N. Korea's Kim Jong-Un 'madman with nuclear weapons'
Washington - 

President Donald Trump called North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un a "madman with nuclear weapons" during a telephone call with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, according to a transcript of the conversation released by US media Tuesday.

Myanmar seeks to kick start stalled peace process

Myanmar seeks to kick start stalled peace process
Naypyidaw - 

Hundreds of representatives from Myanmar's ethnic insurgent groups gathered in the capital on Wednesday for talks aimed at reviving Aung San Suu Kyi's stuttering peace process after months of heavy fighting.

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon
Washington - 

Washington has announced a bumper arms deal with Saudi Arabia, heralding the package as a major boost to long-standing security ties and a way to further isolate Iran.

19 killed in terror blast at UK pop concert

19 killed in terror blast at UK pop concert

Manchester - 

Nineteen people have been killed in a suspected terrorist attack during a pop concert by US star Ariana Grande in the northwest English city of Manchester, police said Tuesday.

Panic for parents and children at UK pop concert attack

Panic for parents and children at UK pop concert attack

Manchester - 

Youthful fans who were at US pop star Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester and parents waiting for their children outside described scenes of panic after an explosion ripped through the foyer on Monday night.

North Korea declares medium-range missile ready for deployment

North Korea declares medium-range missile ready for deployment

Seoul - 

North Korea on Monday declared its medium-range Pukguksong-2 missile ready for deployment after a weekend test, the latest step in its quest to defy UN sanctions and develop an intercontinental rocket capable of striking US targets.



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