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Michael Pompeo

Jan. 13 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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DUBAI -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Saturday the formation of an Arab force and alliance capable of encountering regional challenges, Al...
Federal Government Shutdown Graphic for Jan. 2018

Jan. 12 world news summary at 0830 GMT

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WASHINGTON -- As the clock struck midnight, the U.S. partial government shutdown over disputed congressional funds for President Donald Trump's border wall entered its...
bomb

Jan. 6 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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CAIRO -- An Egyptian police officer was killed and another injured on Saturday while trying to defuse a bomb in a church in Cairo,...
Africa-China

Jan. 5 world news summary at 0830 GMT

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Up to 15 personnel of Afghan Border Police force were killed and seven others injured in an overnight attack of anti-government...
unemployment

Jan. 5 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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WARSAW -- Five teenage girls were killed and one man was seriously injured in Poland in a fire during an escape game on Friday,...
helicopter

Jan. 4 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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UNITED NATIONS -- The UN Security Council on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack that took place at security checkpoints in northern Sar-e-Pul Province and...

May 15 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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RAMALLAH -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem Monday and called for mourning on Tuesday, after Israeli...
Corporate World

May 14 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that the United States had failed to reach an agreement with the European...
Kidnap

May 13 world news summary at 1530 GMT

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LONDON -- Two British nationals who were held hostage in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been released, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson...

May 13 world news summary at 0930 GMT

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WASHINGTON -- Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said here Friday that the trade imbalance between China and the United States cannot...
Nuclear missile test

May 12 world news summary at 1530 GMT

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PYONGYANG -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) announced that it will hold a ceremony for the dismantling of its nuclear test site...

May 12 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday spoke with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to discuss his upcoming meeting with top leader...
Korean Peninsula Talks

May 6 world news summary at 1530 GMT

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JAKARTA -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Jakarta Sunday for an official visit to Indonesia, the first stop on his first overseas trip...
water quality

May 6 world news summary at 0830 GMT

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LONDON -- Britain's famous Kew Gardens Saturday reopened its spectacular Temperate House, the world's largest Victorian glasshouse after completing the largest restoration project in...
Yemen damage by Saudi airstrikes, Dec. 5, 2017

April 23 major world news summary

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SANAA -- At least 40 people were killed or wounded late on Sunday when air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding ceremony...
An open China contributes greater momentum to world economy: experts

April 22 major world news summary

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ANTANANARIVO -- One person was shot dead, while 17 others were injured during opposition demonstrations on Saturday in Antananarivo, capital of Madagascar, Madagascar's Prime...

May 31 major news items at 0030 GMT

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NEW YORK -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on all leaders of government, business, and civil society to back the Paris climate...
Algerias President Abdela

Feb. 27 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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NEW YORK -- Police said Sunday that over 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a...
Syrian Army

Feb. 26 world news summary at 1600 GMT

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DAMASCUS -- Syrian army captured a key town in northern countryside of Aleppo province on Sunday, following battles with Islamic State (IS) group, according...
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres

Feb. 26 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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UNITED NATIONS -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday said that he was "deeply concerned about the increased tensions" in southern Western Sahara between...
Francois Fillon

Feb. 25 world news summary at 0100 GMT

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PARIS -- French magistrates are to take over the probe into allegations that presidential candidate Francois Fillon had given his family fake jobs,...
food aid

Feb. 23 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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PRAGUE -- Czech Police on Monday detained 17 people, including five prisoners, over smuggling drugs into a prison in Bytiz near Pribram, Pribram police...
Iraq

Feb. 22 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Tuesday released detailed policies on crack downs of illegal immigrants, which included bolstering...
United Nation

Feb. 21 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday named Lieutenant General Herbert McMaster as his new national security adviser. "He is a...
Adama Barrow

Feb. 20 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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BANJUL -- Gambian President Adama Barrow Saturday night released 174 prisoners from the State Central Prison, situated at the outskirts of Banjul, a government...
bomb blast

Feb. 17 world news summary at 1530 GMT,

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ISLAMABAD -- The death toll of Thursday's suicide blast at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's south Sindh province has risen to 88 on Friday,...

Feb. 17 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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SEOUL -- A South Korean court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for the heir apparent of Samsung Group, the country's largest family-controlled conglomerate,...
A man tries to put out the fire in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 20, 2015. At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air raids by Saudi-led coalition forces that began more than three weeks ago. (Xinhua/Hani Ali)

Feb. 16 world news summary at 0130 GMT

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SANAA -- The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemeni dominant Houthi rebels killed at least 11 women in an airstrike on a funeral house north of...
Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard ahead of India's Republic Day celebration in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Jan. 25, 2016. Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir Monday intensified security and surveillance ahead of India's Republic Day, officials said. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

Feb. 15 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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ANKARA -- A total of 834 people linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) have been detained over the last two days in anti-terror...
bomb blast

Feb. 14 world news summary at 1530 GMT

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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania -- At least five miners were trapped and 13 others rescued after a gold mine collapsed in Tanzania's northern region...