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Syria blames Israel for attack on Damascus airport

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Syria says Israel hit a military facility near the Damascus airport, targeting a weapons supply that Israel says was headed for Hezbollah in Lebanon. No casualties have been reported so far, and Israeli officials offered a rare confirmation for the attack, saying it was “in keeping with” Israeli policy. Israel shot down what it identified…

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‘I wish I could turn back time,’ says hit-and-run suspect

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‘I wish I could turn back time,’ says hit-and-run suspect

A 30-year-old charged for a fatal Limassol hit-and-run denied on Friday that she had any legal responsibility for the accident but said she wished she could turn back time. Efi Herodotou had been wanted by police since 2011 over the 2007 incident in which Emilios Ioannou, 17, was killed. She had been living in Greece…

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Venezuela aplazaría renuncia ante la OEA para este viernes

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Venezuela aplazaría renuncia ante la OEA para este viernes

Somos libres de la OEA. Que se queden ellos con su entelequia. “Luís Almagro es la vergüenza de América Latina“. Es innegable que la República Bolivariana de Venezuela ha agotado todas las vías diplomáticas para hacer valer su derecho legítimo a resolver soberanamente sus asuntos internos, no obstante, una camarilla de gobiernos de infames prácticas…

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Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy lift

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Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy lift

The florist has a range of possibilit.Advertisement On ABC’s Good Morning America, Mnuchin was greeted by co-host George Stephanopoulos reciting the same list of charges: “How about the wealthy?.when the negotiations are done taxes on the wealthy will go up?”. National Economic Director Gary Cohn, left, accompanied by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, speaks in the…

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Emplazan por Duarte a México

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Emplazan por Duarte a México

La respuesta de Javier Duarte de Ochoa en la primera audiencia de su proceso de Guatemala no fue una sorpresa para las autoridades mexicanas, porque “esperábamos que no se allanara a la extradición“, reconoció el subprocurador de asuntos jurídicos internacionales de la Procuraduría General de la República (PGR), Alberto Elías Beltrán, en entrevista telefónica para…

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Berkeley under police watch after Coulter talk canceled

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Berkeley under police watch after Coulter talk canceled

The conservative commentator was slated to make an appearance Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley – a longtime bastion of free speech that has recently succumbed to violence over controversial speakers. In emails to The Associated Press on Wednesday, Coulter confirmed that her planned speech on illegal immigration, followed by a question-answer session, was…

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Bouchard hits out at “cheater” Sharapova as Russian continues comeback

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Bouchard hits out at “cheater” Sharapova as Russian continues comeback

Many of her rivals were not happy with Sharapova receiving a wildcard entry into the Stuttgart event including Bouchard, who said the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) was sending the wrong message in allowing Sharapova to come back.Advertisement Sharapova, the former world No.1 and five-time Grand Slam champion, brushed off a nervous start to eventually claim…

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China requires real-name registrations in online games

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China requires real-name registrations in online games

New rules by Chinese authorities requiring online game players to conduct real-name registrations with their valid identity documents will take effect in May. According to a circular issued by the Ministry of Culture, online game operators are obliged to keep their users’ registration information for supervision. The circular also suggested the operators limit the time…

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China opposes deployment of anti-missile defense system in South Korea

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China opposes deployment of anti-missile defense system in South Korea

The firing drill came instead of a nuclear test or the launch of a long-range missile as feared amid pressure from the USA and China, its sole major ally which has been irritated by Pyongyang’s weapons development.Advertisement While it’s a little stunning that the president thought the North Korea threat was only worth five minutes…

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Macedonian Social Democrat leader injured in attack on parliament

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Macedonian Social Democrat leader injured in attack on parliament

Macedonia‘s opposition chief rejected the president’s call for emergency party leaders’ talks Friday, hours after demonstrators – mostly supporters of the country’s dominant conservative party – invaded parliament and assaulted opposition lawmakers.An official in the Social Democrat party told the AP Zoran Zaev would not be attending the talks, but did not provide further detail….

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