News 2018-10-17 6 AM utc
Macedonia naming dispute
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias submitted his resignation Wednesday, a day after a tense cabinet meeting during which he clashed with Defense Minister Panos Kammenos over the Prespes accord.
Cannabis in Canada
The Great White North could find itself in a great white puff of pot smoke as Canada makes history by legalizing marijuana. What started as an election promise by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in 2015 has led to Canada becoming the second country in the world to legalize the production, sales and di...
2018 Kerch Polytechnic attack
A student was behind the deadly attack, says the leader of the Russian-annexed peninsula.
2018 Atlantic hurricane season
Most of those missing are from Panama City and many are elderly, disabled, impoverished, or live alone, officials said.
Medal of Honor recipients for the Vietnam War
Marine veteran John Canley, now 80 and a retired sergeant major, received the nation’s highest military honor Wednesday for his “conspicuous gallantry” during the Vietnam War 50 years ago.
IDF identifies two launches from the Strip; one Gaza projectile lands in courtyard of home; five people, including a mother and three children, treated for anxiety
Most of the daily information we see on the mainstream media today is the news equivalent of fast-food.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashiniansays he is resigning from his post in order to dissolve parliament and force early elections by the end of this year.
Saudi Arabia-United States relations
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed Tuesday in Saudi Arabia to meet with King Salman over the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi believed to be dead.
PM Scott Morrison says he is "open" to recognising the city as Israel's capital, but draws criticism.
United States sanctions against Iran
Context: United States Treasury Department, United States sanctions against Iran
Myanmar Air Force
It was the latest in a string of accidents for one of Asia’s largest militaries, which has rapidly expanded its arsenal.
THE death toll from last Friday Osisioma fuel pipeline explosion has risen to 200, even as protesting youths from the host communities of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporatio
Context: Bouknadel, Morocco
Somali Civil War (2009-present)
The US military says it has carried out its deadliest strike in Somalia since November 2017.
Politics of Yemen
Yemen's Western- and Gulf-backed president sacked his prime minister on Mon...
A Moroccan associate of the Sept. 11 hijackers is being moved from a German pris...
Police in Hungary now have the power to remove rough sleepers from streets as well as dismantle huts and shacks
Context: Churches, Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, Russia-Ukraine relations, Russian Orthodox Church, Schism of 2018, Ukrainian Orthodox, autocephaly, schism
2018 California wildfires
A major California utility has temporarily turned off power for almost 60,000 customers because of fire threats.
2018 European floods
Context: 2018 European floods, Aude, Carcassonne, France, Hurricane Leslie (2018), Villegailhenc
Hydraulic fracturing in the United Kingdom
It is first time fracking has occurred in the UK since it was linked to earthquakes in 2011.
Economy of the United States
Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses. Sears once dominated the American retail landscape. But the big question is whether the shrunken version of itself can be viable or will it be forced to go out of business,...
The Duchess of Sussex is due to give birth in the spring, Kensington Palace says.
2018 Cologne attack
Officers storm pharmacy, with male suspect sustaining life-threatening injuries