Wochit News LONDON — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years a captive of the Taliban after abandoning his army base in Afghanistan, has said returning home to the U.S. was as tough as his time as a hostage. The former prisoner of war, who earlier this..
Reuters Studio Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following an outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports.
Al Jazeera STUDIO The United Nations says a great deal of work remains to be done in order to bring stability to Sri Lanka, nearly a decade after its 26-year civil war. It is conducting a review to find out what is in the way of implementing vital reforms.
Wochit Headline News TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc was headed for a big win in Sunday’s election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation’s longest serving premier and reenergizing his push to revise the pacifist..
Wochit Headline News Days after the World Health Organization named him as a goodwill ambassador, it has now retracted the membership to Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. The decision originally angered and stunned human rights activists who say Mugabe has brutalized..
Wochit Headline News On Sunday, the World Health Organization reversed its controversial appointment of Zimbabwean strongman Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador," following outrage from donors and human rights groups. In a statement, the WHO Director-General Tedros..
Wochit Headline News On Sunday, Reuters reported Argentinean President Mauricio Macri may be able to sweep the country's "Big Five" voting districts in Sunday's congressional election, raising his chances of being re-elected in 2019. The private sector has worried about a..
Wochit Headline News WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he has not abandoned his longtime goal of making sure any tax cuts are revenue neutral, saying the growth estimates in the Republican tax reform plan will offset the cuts...
Reuters Studio Czech billionaire Andrej Babis won a thumping victory in Saturday's election as voters shunned traditional parties and gave a mandate to the anti-establishment businessman pledging to fight political corruption while facing fraud charges himself...
Wochit News On Sunday, US backed militias said that they have captured Syria's largest oil field, as they continue pressuring assault against the Islamic State. The Syrian Democratic Forces said they took al-Omar field on the eastern bank of the Euphrates river..
Wochit News (CNN)President Donald Trump on Saturday continued lashing out at the Democratic congresswoman who offered a critical account of his conversation with the widow of a fallen US soldier, calling the congresswoman "wacky.
Wochit News The Spanish government has urged Catalonians to accept direct control from Madrid. It further urges them to ignore instructions from the restive region’s secessionist leadership once it has been removed from power. Sunday’s message came a day..
Wochit News Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny announced his release from jail Sunday by posting a selfie on Instagram. He offered an upbeat account of his time behind bars. After 20 days in jail, Navalny uploaded a picture of himself leaving the detention..
Wochit News GOP lawmakers crafting the current tax reform bill are said to be bracing themselves for Donald Trump to disturb negotiations at any moment. GOP Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, who brokered the recent Obamacare bipartisan health agreement that..
Wibbitz Top Stories iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus sales might be in trouble as Apple prepares to release the iPhone X. The devices’ sales are much lower than expected, Fortune reported. Apple has yet to confirm any news on the iPhone sales.
Wibbitz Top Stories Spain is pushing to remove Catalonia's leaders as soon as possible. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called to remove Catalan President Carles Puigdemont amid the region's growing independence movement. "The Catalan institutions and the people of..
Wochit Headline News PRAGUE — A centrist movement led by populist Andrej Babis decisively won the Czech Republic's parliamentary election Saturday in a vote that shifted the country to the right and paved the way for the billionaire to become its next prime minister...
Wochit Headline News President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website on Sunday. “I would go, yes,” Carter, 93, told the Times..
Wochit Headline News TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition was on track for a big win in Sunday’s election, media exit polls showed, potentially reenergizing a push towards his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist..
IBTimes Hundreds of thousands of people marched in the streets of Barcelona on Oct. 21, calling for Catalonia independence. The Spanish government is imposing direct rule in the region, something Catalonian President Carles Puigdemont called the "worst attack..
Euronews English Russian blogger and Putin critic Alexi Navalny has announced on social media his release from detention after spending about three weeks in jail. Navalny was arrested last month near his home in Moscow following a Facebook post calling on his..