News 2018-09-21 8 PM utc
Trans Mountain Pipeline
This time it has to take into account the impact of additional oil tanker traffic off the coast of British Columbia
National Energy Administration
of the country's most senior ethnic Uighur officials, head of the energy ad...
Politics of Vietnam
Tran Dai Quang had been ill for months and had received medical treatment overseas, say state media.
A newborn and two infants were among five people stabbed early Friday at an in-home day care center in New York by an employee who then tried to kill herself, police said.
Context: Nigeria, Yobe, cholera
Islamist insurgency in Mozambique
At least 12 villagers have been killed and 14 others injured in an attack by suspected jihadists on a village in a gas-rich region of northern Mozambique, a local source says.
Libyan Civil War (2014-present)
Libyan authorities: Death toll from weeks of fighting in Tripoli climbs to at least 96, including civilians
Most of the daily information we see on the mainstream media today is the news equivalent of fast-food.
Climate of Mars
Mars had an interesting few months. Since June, the entirety of the Red Planet has been enveloped in a gigantic global dust storm, thick enough to put the
Politics of Japan
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe easily won a third term as president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Part
Aberdeen, Maryland shooting
A woman killed three people at a drugstore distribution center Thursday in Harford County, Maryland, before shooting herself twice, officials said.
Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act
n imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets ...
Doping in Russia
The decision to reinstate Russia's Anti-Doping Agency was expected but controversial given the public outcry protesting that Russia be let off the hook.
September 2018 inter-Korean summit
Addressing an audience of 150,000 North Koreans, South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he hopes "the past 70-year-long hostility can be eradicated and we can become one again."
EU Council president says Britain's Brexit position must be "reworked".
2018 California wildfires
Officials say more than 400 firefighters remain in the area, working to prevent erosion and monitoring spots that continue to burn.
Context: Jaipur, Jet Airways, Mumbai
Two male employees are dead after a gas leak at the State archive in the Tuscan city of Arezzo, sources said on Thursday. © ANSA
Four children from a Dutch day-care centre have died in a collision involving a train and a cargo bike.
Context: Arizona, Florence, United States
Context: Cebu, Philippines, landslide, monsoon rains
MV ''Nyerere'' sinking
At least 94 bodies are found after the overcrowded vessel overturned close to shore on Lake Victoria.
Storm Bronagh will bring gusts of 70mph as parts of the UK are battered by strong winds and heavy rain. The second named storm of the season comes just a day after two people were killed during Storm Ali and will likely cause problems during the Friday rush hour due to the possibility of fallen tree...
Genre-hopping rockers claim £25,000 prize for an album the Guardian called ‘an exuberant jumble’
Stars and planetary systems in fiction
50 years ago the science-fiction series Star Trek imagined many fictional worlds out there. Now astronomers discovered a real exoplanet in the star system where supposedly the fictional planet Vulcan, Commander Spock's homeworld, is located.
Discoveries of exoplanets
Say hello to Pi Mensae c—a small, Earth-like planet located nearly 60 light-years from our Solar System. It’s probably not able to sustain life, but it’ll go down in history as the first exoplanet detected by NASA’s new TESS satellite.
Rammed into pedestrians
Police are investigating a possible 'hate-crime' after a car collided with worshippers leaving a Shia Islamic centre.
Gun violence in the United States
Three victims were wounded Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire in a small Wisconsin city, police said.
Cody Wilson, owner of 3-D printed gun company, is now charged with sexual assault.
1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested in connection with the 1MDB financial scandal over his alleged receipt of more than $600 million into his personal bank account.
Panama Papers case
Islamabad High Court suspends jail sentence against Nawaz Sharif, his daughter, and son-in-law, local media reports.
A man and a woman have died, power lines are cut and travel disrupted as Storm Ali hits the British Isles.
Context: Hurricane Florence
At least 58 people were killed during ethnic violence at the weekend on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, an Amnesty International researcher told AFP on Wednesday. The figures are more than twice that given by state media which on Monday said the death toll from violence in and around Burayu