qatar OPEC

Oil prices rise as US, China bury hatchet; Qatar says will exit OPEC

Qatar is withdrawing from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as of January 2019, Saad al-Kaabi, the country’s energy minister said on Monday. The decision to withdraw from OPEC came after Qatar reviewed...
George H W Bush

Former US President George H.W. Bush dead at 94

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who helped steer America through the end of the Cold War, died Friday at age 94, his family announced. "Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro and I are saddened to announce...
Donald Trump

US suspends $1.66 billion security aid to Pakistan

Ties between the US and Pakistan hit a new low after the former suspended its $1.66 billion security assistance to Pakistan on Wednesday, days after President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of not doing enough...
Aung San Suu Kyi

Amnesty International withdraws award from Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi

Amnesty International has withdrawn its highest honour from Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi in light of what it said was the Nobel Peace Prize laureate’s “shameful betrayal of the values she once stood...
Anglophone Cameroon

79 school students abducted in Anglophone Cameroon

Armed men have kidnapped at least 78 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in Nkwen village in Cameroon’s restive northwest region, a governor said Monday. The kidnapping late Sunday took place near Bamenda,...
Lion Air plane crash

Hours before Lion Air plane crashed, pilot sent SOS on previous flight

The pilot of a Lion Air flight from Indonesia’s Bali island on Sunday made a distress call minutes after take-off due to technical problems, but they were overcome and he pushed on to Jakarta....
Titanic 2

Much awaited Titanic II set to sail in 2022

Titanic II, a replica of the ship of dreams, the legendary Titanic, is all set to sail through its maiden voyage in 2022. Australian company Blue Star Line, recently, made an official announcement about...

Pittsburgh police report active shooter near synagogue, multiple casualties feared

A police official says there are “multiple casualties” in a shooting near a synagogue in Pittsburgh. Commander Jason Lando told reporters Saturday the shooting was reported near the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel...
Hillary Clinton

US Secret Service intercepts potential explosive devices sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama

The US Secret Service on Wednesday said it had intercepted suspect packages, identified as potential explosive devices, sent to the homes of former president Barack Obama and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. There was...
Highway Bus Crash California

25 hospitalized, 5 serious after Los Angeles highway crash

Authorities say 25 people were transported to hospitals with mostly minor injuries following a crash on a Los Angeles highway involving a bus and multiple cars. Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart says five patients were...

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