Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Lebanon’s PM Hariri offers to resign after weeks of protests

Lebanon’s PM Hariri offers to resign after weeks of protests

Lebanon's under-fire Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said Tuesday he would submit his resignation following nearly two weeks of unprecedented protests demanding political change. Hariri's announcement...
‘He died like a dog’: Trump announces killing of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi in Syria

‘He died like a dog’: Trump announces killing of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi in Syria

President Trump announced the killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State group, or ISIS, in a televised address on Sunday morning. “Last...
ISIS head Baghdadi believed dead after US strike — Reports

ISIS head Baghdadi believed dead after US strike — Reports

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was believed to be dead after a US military raid in Syria’s Idlib region, US media reported early...
Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed, the prime minister of Ethiopia, has won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, the Nobel committee announced on Friday. Mr Ahmed, 43, was honoured...
China road bridge collapses, traps cars underneath

China road bridge collapses, traps cars underneath

A highway bridge collapsed in Jiangsu province in eastern China on Thursday, state media said, trapping cars underneath in the rubble. The accident occurred around...
Former French president Jacques Chirac dies at 86

Former French president Jacques Chirac dies at 86

Former French president Jacques Chirac, a centre-right career politician who served as head of state from 1995 to 2007, has died, his family told...
Two children beaten to death for open defecation

Two children beaten to death for open defecation

The children from the Dalit community, India’s lowest social caste previously known as “untouchables”, were on their way to their grandfather’s house in the...
Mugabe died of cancer, says Zimbabwe media

Mugabe died of cancer, says Zimbabwe media

Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe had “advanced cancer” when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reported on Monday. The...
Man drowns while proposing to girlfriend underwater

Man drowns while proposing to girlfriend underwater

An American man has drowned while proposing to his girlfriend underwater on holiday in Tanzania. Steven Weber and his girlfriend, Kenesha Antoine, were staying in...
More than 30 dead in stampede at Iraqi Shiite shrine

More than 30 dead in stampede at Iraqi Shiite shrine

More than 30 pilgrims died and dozens were injured Tuesday in a stampede at a major shrine in the Iraqi city of Karbala on...

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