News 2018-08-15 5 AM utc
Indian Prime Minister
India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday, which could make it the fourth nation to do so after the United States, Russia and China.
Foreign relations of South Korea
The club will reportedly include North Korea, the United States, China, Japan, Russia, Mongolia and South Korea, according to Yonhap News.
Automotive industry in South Korea
The government wants the cars off the roads until they have been safety checked by BMW.
Most of the daily information we see on the mainstream media today is the news equivalent of fast-food.
Kansas gubernatorial election, 2018
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has narrowly won the Republican nomination for governor, ousting incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's primary.
European migrant crisis
Five European countries will take a share of the 141 people on board, rescued off Libya
Capital punishment in Nebraska
The execution is the state's first-ever lethal injection and first execution in 21 years.
"I went through it all and made the legal decision that that is the charge that we could prove," said Pinellas County State Attorney Bernie McCabe.
2018 Westminster attack
A driver has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament at high speed.
Context: Chiguayante, Chile
Context: Ecuador, Quito
Ponte Morandi Collapse
Context: A10 motorway, Genoa, Italy, Ponte Morandi, Ponte Morandi Collapse
Context: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Peter Strzok, Robert Mueller, Special Counsel investigation
North Korea-South Korea relations
North and South Korea agreed to hold a summit in Pyongyang in September, the latest step forward in cross-border ties this year after more high-level talks on Monday, the South's Unification Ministry said.
Paramedics confirm 41 people have been injured in the crash
Tajikistan's Emergencies Committee says five people have died in the crash-landing of a helicopter carrying climbers in the former Soviet republic
Context: Azuay, Barcelona S.C., Ecuador
A platform gives way during a concert at an urban sports and music festival in Vigo, northern Spain.
New Taipei City
The fire broke out in a ward in a Taipei hospital in the early hours of the morning.
As many as 774 people have died in incidents related to floods and rains in seven states during the monsoon season so far, the Home Ministry said today.
2018 Laos dam collapse
The death toll in the flooding caused by a dam collapse in Laos has climbed to 36 while 98 are still missing, national daily Vientiane Times reported on Monday.
Turkish currency and debt crisis, 2018
Asian stocks started lower Monday as the fallout from Friday’s plunge in Turkish asset prices made its way across the Pacific.
Heavily armed members of a paramilitary force from the Somali region carried out cross-border attacks in Oromiya over the weekend
War in Afghanistan
People in Ghazni are facing food and medicine shortages as a Taliban assault continues, the UN warns.