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Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Panama

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck on the border between Panama and Costa Rica on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) west of the...

  Asia / South Asia

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan

Two US service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement. It gave no further details and withheld the names of the service members until next of kin were informed. The latest deaths bring the tally of US service member deaths in Afghanistan to at least six in 2019 and a total...

Iran president says White House is 'mentally retarded'

US President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if it attacked “anything American,” in a new war of words with Iran which condemned fresh US sanctions on Tehran as “mentally retarded.” But Trump later left the door open for talks, saying that Iran should speak to the United States “peaceably” to ease tensions and potentially lift...

Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Panama

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck on the border between Panama and Costa Rica on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) west of the city of David in Panama at a shallow 14.2 km (9 miles), Reuters reported citing USGS. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties....

  Europe

  Europe

  Africa

  Africa

Ethiopia holds memorial for slain military chief

Ethiopia held a memorial on Tuesday for the army chief of staff slain at the weekend along with four other senior officials as part of what authorities describe as a foiled plot to seize control of Amhara region. Hundreds of soldiers and officers in uniform gathered for a ceremony in a huge hall in central Addis Ababa. Roads in the...

Egypt's ousted leader Mursi dies after court hearing

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt’s modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities said. Mursi, a top figure in the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, had been in jail since being toppled by the military in 2013 after barely a year...