India, Pakistan Threatened to Use Missiles on Each Other

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials, including National Security Adviser John Bolton, headed off a bigger conflict, five sources familiar with the events said.At… Read More “India, Pakistan Threatened to Use Missiles on Each Other”

50 Reported Dead in Floods in Indonesia’s Papua

JAKARTA, INDONESIA Flash flood and mudslides triggered by days of torrential downpours tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia’s easternmost province, killing at least 50 people and injuring 59 others, disaster officials said Sunday.The disaster in Papua province’s Jayapura district submerged… Read More “50 Reported Dead in Floods in Indonesia’s Papua”

Trans Debate Rages Around World, Pitting LGBT+ Community Against Itself

LONDON As British politicians wrestle with Brexit, Britain’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community � like others around the world � is grappling with a potential split of its own.Can the coalition of allies, which traces its roots back to… Read More “Trans Debate Rages Around World, Pitting LGBT+ Community Against Itself”

Illegal Mining Endangers Lives, Environment in Indonesia

The collapse of an unlicensed gold mine in Indonesia this month is renewing attention on illegal mining in the country, which authorities say often overlooks safety, health and security requirements.Indonesian rescue teams managed to evacuate 34 victims of a collapsed… Read More “Illegal Mining Endangers Lives, Environment in Indonesia”

Kenyan Family Mourns Man Killed in Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Families from different parts of the world continue to mourn the deaths of their loved ones killed Sunday in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. Thirty-four-year-old Abdulahi Ibrahim was one of 32 Kenyans who perished on the Nairobi-bound flight.… Read More “Kenyan Family Mourns Man Killed in Ethiopian Airlines Crash”

Wife, Children Commit Suicide After Arrest Of Alleged Terrorist Husband In Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia� The wife and children of an alleged militant, blew themselves up earlier today (Wednesday), in their house in Sibolga town of Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, after anti-terror police nabbed the husband, local media reported, quoting national police spokesman.Source:… Read More “Wife, Children Commit Suicide After Arrest Of Alleged Terrorist Husband In Indonesia”

US Belatedly Grounds Boeing Model Involved in Deadly Crashes

Belatedly following the lead of more than 30 other countries, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has ordered the immediate grounding of the entire Max series of Boeing jetliners.The action to halt all flights of the new planes in American airspace… Read More “US Belatedly Grounds Boeing Model Involved in Deadly Crashes”