Iraq: 4 killed in firing in Baghdad shooting

Asia | December 7, 2019 8:11:38 AM IST

Baghdad [Iraq], Dec 07 (Sputnik/ANI): Four people were killed during a rally in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Friday after a group of unidentified armed men opened fire on demonstrators, a source at

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Pompeo criticised for withholding aid to Central American nations

Washington |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been criticised by two Democrat lawmakers for withholding aid essential for women and children in Central American countries.

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Saudi king calls Trump after shooting in US military base (2nd Lead)

Washington |Saturday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST

The King of Saudi Arabia called US President Donald Trump Friday after the shooter that killed three people at a US military base earlier in the day was confirmed to be a Saudi national.

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'Shooter in US naval base attack was Saudi national' (Lead)

Miami |Saturday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST

The gunman suspected of killing three people and wounding seven others in a shooting attack Friday morning at a United States Navy base in Pensacola, Florida, before being gunned down by a sheriff's d

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Over 7,000 arrested in Iran protests, UN says

Geneva |Saturday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST

More than 7,000 people have been detained for their participation in the protests that have been taking place in Iran since mid-November, according to the United Nations, which criticized a lack of tr

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UN chief calls for enhancement of peacekeeping operations

United Nations |Saturday, 2019 9:15:05 AM IST

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres asked member states to enhance the world body's peacekeeping operations through a variety of measures.

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White House urges House judiciary panel to end 'baseless' impeachment process

US | December 7, 2019 8:11:23 AM IST

Washington [US], Dec 07 (Sputnik/ANI): The impeachment process against President Donald Trump must be halted because it is completely baseless and violates due process, White House Counsel Pat Cipollo

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London bridge attacker given quiet burial in Pakistan

Islamabad |Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 AM IST

The man, who killed two people close to London bridge last week, was on Friday buried in his ancestral village of northwestern Pakistan in a funeral service attended by around 300 mourners.

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Make selection of UN peacekeepers more stringent: India

United Nations |Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST

India has called for making the selection of peacekeepers for UN operations more stringent, emphasising professional competence in order to make them more effective.

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Climate crisis threatening child rights: Unicef

Madrid |Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

The climate crisis is threatening to roll back progress on child rights without sufficient urgent investment in solutions that benefit the most vulnerable children, the Unicef said on Saturday as the

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4 dead in Florida naval air station shooting

Miami |Saturday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST

The perpetrator of a shooting this Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola in northwest Florida and three of the people he attacked have died, with the gunman slain by security forces, official sources

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US drops plan to face scan international travellers

San Francisco |Saturday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST

The Donald Trump administration has set aside its proposed plan to introduce facial scan for all travellers entering or leaving the US, media reports said.

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