Thousands farewell Zimbabwe's opposition leader

Thousands farewell Zimbabwe's opposition leader Zimbabweans climbed into tree tops and onto bus carriers in a heavy downpour on Tuesday to give opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai an emotional burial next to his first wife in his rural home of Buhera. Source This Post sponsored by:…

Palestinian Authority President No Longer Wants U.S. To Lead Peace Efforts

Palestinian Authority President No Longer Wants U.S. To Lead Peace Efforts Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, angry over the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, wants other countries to lead peace efforts now. He is making his case to the U.N. Security Council….

Oxfam CEO apologizes over abuse comments

Oxfam CEO apologizes over abuse comments Oxfam’s chief executive apologized on Tuesday for saying a wave of condemnation over sex abuse by its staff was disproportionate as it had not “murdered babies in their cots” after a scandal that has prompted new reports of abuse….

Syria's Ghouta faces worst death toll in years

Syria's Ghouta faces worst death toll in years Pro-government forces bombarded Syria’s eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, killing at least 49 people, after the heaviest one-day death toll there in three years on Monday, a war monitoring group said. Source This Post sponsored by: Business For…

More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta, death toll highest since 2013

More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta, death toll highest since 2013 BEIRUT (Reuters) – Pro-government forces pounded the rebel-held district of eastern Ghouta district on Tuesday, in a surge of violence which a war monitor said has killed at least 250 people since Sunday night. Source…

U.S. says ready to talk Mideast peace; Abbas calls for conference

U.S. says ready to talk Mideast peace; Abbas calls for conference UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States is “ready to talk” Middle East peace with the Palestinians, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday in remarks directed at Palestinian President…

Lesser-known North Korea cyber-spy group goes international: report

Lesser-known North Korea cyber-spy group goes international: report FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A North Korean cyber espionage group previously known only for targeting South Korea’s government and private sector deepened its sophistication and hit further afield including in Japan and the Middle East in 2017, security…

Syria pro-government forces enter Afrin to aid Kurds against Turkey

Syria pro-government forces enter Afrin to aid Kurds against Turkey ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Pro-Syrian government forces entered Syria’s northwestern Afrin region on Tuesday to help a Kurdish militia there fend off a Turkish assault, raising the prospect of a wider escalation of the conflict. Source…