Sunday, December 17, 2017

World

1 year after Berlin attack, anger and questions remains

1 year after Berlin attack, anger and questions remains

Survivors and families of those killed in last year's Christmas market truck rampage in Berlin will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time amid continued anger at German authorities' failures
Updated: 6 minutes ago
Tokyo's baby panda appears before selected guests, media

Tokyo's baby panda appears before selected guests, media

A baby panda has made a special appearance before Tokyo's governor, a group of local schoolchildren and the media one day ahead of its official public debut
Updated: 27 minutes ago

Afghan official: Attack underway on Afghan forces in Kabul

Afghan official: Attack is underway in western Kabul as gunmen battle security forces near intelligence training center
Updated: 1 hour ago

Toyota plans 10 purely electric vehicles by 2020s

Toyota plans to offer more than 10 pure electric-vehicle models in its lineup by the early 2020s, marking the Japanese automaker's commitment to entering that growing technology sector
Updated: 1 hour ago
Pakistan steps up security after IS kills 9 in church attack

Pakistan steps up security after IS kills 9 in church attack

Pakistani security forces on high alert day after suicide bombing that killed 9 at a church in Quetta
Updated: 1 hour ago
Honduras president declared election winner; unrest persists

Honduras president declared election winner; unrest persists

President Juan Orlando Hernandez has been declared the winner of Honduras' disputed election, but that isn't quelling unrest from weeks of uncertainty as his main challenger calls for more protests Monday and vows to take his claims of fraud to the OAS
Updated: 1 hour ago

Israeli military: Airstrikes target Hamas compound in Gaza

Israeli military says it carried out airstrikes in Gaza in reaction to new rocket attacks from Palestinian territory
Updated: 1 hour ago
Asian markets mostly higher on upbeat Japan trade data

Asian markets mostly higher on upbeat Japan trade data

Asia share prices mostly higher on strong Japan trade data, week's end advance on Wall St
Updated: 2 hours ago
Mass occupation underscores Brazil's poverty, creates angst

Mass occupation underscores Brazil's poverty, creates angst

On the outskirts of Sao Paulo, thousands of squatters have taken over a piece of land owned by a construction company _ hoping the confrontational strategy will win each of them a piece of land to build a tiny house
Updated: 2 hours ago
Conservative Pinera wins another turn as Chile's president

Conservative Pinera wins another turn as Chile's president

Former President Sebastian Pinera's resounding victory in a presidential runoff election swings Chile back to the right and highlights the increasing number of conservative leaders who have won power in Latin America
Updated: 2 hours ago