Global News : International (119)

Law allowing men to instantly divorce their wives suspended by India's Supreme Court

The Indian Supreme Court has ruled that the controversial practice of instant divorce is unconstitutional.

Some remains found in search for missing U.S. sailors after collision near Singapore, officials say

The collision tore a gaping hole in the McCain's left rear hull and flooded adjacent compartments including crew berths and machinery and communication rooms.

Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump after website criticizes his clothes

After Barron Trump was slammed by a conservative website for his casual outfit, the former first daughter came out in defence of the 11-year-old.

North Korea will never surrender nuclear weapons arsenal, says envoy

North Korea's self-defensive nuclear deterrence arsenal will never be on the negotiating table, a Pyongyang envoy said on Tuesday.

Charlottesville city council meeting turns to protest due to anger over white nationalist rally

As Mayor Mike Signer and council members left the room, two people held a sign that read "Blood On Your Hands," the Times reported.

Big protests expected at Donald Trump's campaign rally in Phoenix

Large protests could greet President Donald Trump on Tuesday when he travels to Arizona for his first campaign rally since he caused an uproar with his remarks about a white nationalist demonstration in Virginia.

Some remains of sailors found after U.S. warship collides with tanker near Singapore

The collision tore a gaping hole in the McCain's left rear hull and flooded adjacent compartments including crew berths and machinery and communication rooms.

Afghan reaction mixed on Donald Trump's tough-talking speech

Trump said U.S. troops had a single-point agenda and that was to eliminate extremist fighters.

Paul Ryan: Donald Trump 'messed up' but shouldn't be censured

Paul Ryan said he will not support a resolution to censure Donald Trump over his comments following the white supremacist march in Virginia.

Solar Eclipse 2017: Animals, balloons and plumes provide answers to scientists

The giraffes ran in circles. The flamingos huddled together. And the rhinos just looked confused.

Kentucky woman killed after car crashes into crowd watching solar eclipse

The driver, a 38-year-old woman, lost control over her car and hit a utility pole, in what appeared to be an accident.

North Korean shipments to Syrian chemical weapons agency intercepted: UN report

Two shipments were intercepted in the past six months,

Earthquake rocks Italian resort island of Ischia leaving at least 1 dead

An earthquake rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season Monday night, killing at least one person and trapping a half dozen others, including children, under collapsed homes.

Houston man attempted to blow up Confederate statue

A Houston man has been arrested after he was allegedly caught trying to plant explosives on a Confederate statue at a Houston park, authorities said Monday.

U.S. softwood duties on Canada see German imports grow dramatically

U.S. imports of softwood from Germany have grown tenfold in the first half of the year as punishing duties pushed imports of Canadian softwood down.

Solar Eclipse 2017 Timelapse: Watch as the moon blocks out the sun

You can watch the timelapse photography as the moon and sun cross paths over Oregon on Monday, leaving the sky in darkness.

Anti-immigrant protests in Canada shaped by more than just U.S. events: experts

Professor Dan Horner in Toronto says protests involving far-right groups aren't new in Canada.

Haitian-born Liberal MP off to Miami over asylum seekers coming to Canada

Emmanuel Dubourg was appointed to a federal-provincial task force after thousands of people — mostly Haitians — crossed into Quebec since July.

Finland seeks pre-trial detention for 5 suspects in fatal knife attack

The knife attack left two dead, and injured another eight people.

Missing journalist buried at sea after dying in accident on board home-built submarine, owner claims

Copenhagen police said the submarine owner will continue to be held on preliminary manslaughter charges.

Solar eclipse 2017: Song playlist for this astronomical event

Rest assured, there is no shortage of songs about the sun and the moon — perfect for the solar eclipse.

Barcelona attack: Death toll rises to 15 as manhunt for attacker expands

Another vehicle attack early Friday by other members of his extremist cell killed one person and wounded several others in the coastal town of Cambrils. That ended in a shootout with police, who killed five attackers.

1 dead, 1 injured after van rams into 2 bus shelters in Marseille, France

A van rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille on Monday, killing one person and injuring another, a police official said.

Big Ben to fall silent for nearly 4 years as it undergoes repairs

Big Ben has been silenced for repairs before, most recently in 2007, but this stretch is by far the longest.

Donald Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national address Monday night

The speech Monday night will also give Trump a chance for a reset after one of the most difficult weeks of his short presidency.

10 U.S. sailors missing after warship USS John S. McCain collides with oil tanker near Singapore

The U.S. Navy says 10 sailors are missing and five are injured after the USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant ship near Singapore.

Oklahoma woman outraged after uncle who sexually abused her moves in next door — legally

The woman discovered that what her assaulter did is perfectly legal not just in Oklahoma, but in 44 other U.S. states.

Ten U.S. sailors missing after warship USS John S. McCain collides with oil tanker near Singapore

The U.S. Navy says 10 sailors are missing and five are injured after the USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant ship near Singapore.

Donald Trump unlikely to be ousted over mental impairment concerns: Democrat

The 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution allows the vice president to take over if the president is deemed unable to discharge his duties.

Mexican police rescue 115 migrants from truck

Forty-one of the rescued migrants were minors

Crimea mudslide causes massive car pileup

Several cars piled up on top of each other along a road in southeastern Crimea.

John Kasich says constant staff turnover hindering Donald Trump's progress

John Kasich urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop the staff chaos at the White House and "settle it down."

British-born boy missing after Barcelona terror attack confirmed dead

He is among 14 people killed and more than 120 others wounded in Barcelona and the nearby town of Cambrils on Thursday and Friday.

Powerball jackpot swells to US$650 million, third-largest total in U.S. history

Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation's largest lottery jackpots will continue growing.

Canada's racist movement: a history of violence

Public attention to Canada's racist movement swells in the aftermath of events like Charlottesville and the Quebec City mosque attack, but it has long been there.

Barcelona attack: Extremists had planned giant attack involving over 100 tanks of butane gas

BARCELONA, Spain - Police put up scores of roadblocks across northeast Spain on Sunday in hopes of capturing a fugitive suspect from the 12-member Islamic extremist cell that staged two vehicle attacks and plotted much deadlier carnage using explosives favoured by Islamic State militants. ...

Catalonia police can't rule out possibility that van attack suspect crossed into France

Trapero also said he could not confirm who was the driver of the van that killed 13 people in Barcelona. 

Four Iraqi sailors dead after ships collide

The collision took place in Iraq's territorial waters.

Donald Trump, in latest spelling gaffe, tweets that protests can help 'heel' divided U.S.

Trump's attempt to issue a rallying cry to Americans fell flat on Twitter.

Republican doubts and anxieties about Donald Trump burst into the open

Donald Trump's racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans' deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament.

Donald Trump adviser Carl Icahn quit just ahead of magazine story on potential conflicts of interest

Carl Icahn resigned from an unpaid post as Donald Trump's adviser on deregulation efforts just as an article was to be released detailing Icahn's potential conflicts of interest.

Child performers help build human tower to honour Barcelona attack victims

Building human towers, or castells, are a very popular cultural event in many town festivals in Catalonia.

Train derails in India leaving at least 23 dead, 81 injured

Six coaches of a passenger train derailed in northern India on Saturday, killing 23 people and injuring at least 81.

Hope Hicks, 28, chosen by Donald Trump to succeed Anthony Scaramucci

Others tried without much success, and now the job of keeping President Donald Trump on message has fallen to Hope Hicks, a young aide who entered his orbit not knowing the ride would eventually take her to the pinnacle of Washington politics.

Thousands of demonstrators march through Boston to protest 'Free Speech Rally'

Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their "free speech rally".

Spain maintains high security alert level after twin attacks in Barcelona, Cambrils

Spain will maintain its security alert level at 4, one notch below the maximum level which would signal an attack was imminent

Finnish police arrest 4 men for possible links to suspect in knife attacks

The police added in a news conference that the attacker, who had arrived in Finland last year, seemed to have chosen women as his targets.

Donald Trump thanks Steve Bannon for service during campaign in farewell tweet

Trump on Friday fired Bannon in the latest White House shake-up.

Charlottesville rally organizer brands victim Heather Heyer a 'fat, disgusting communist'

Kessler was promptly disavowed by white nationalist Richard Spencer, an outspoken supporter of the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville.

6 die in Vietnam, including 4 children, while sawing mortar shell for scrap metal

The victims died on the spot following the explosion in south-central province of Khanh Hoa.