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Cameroon forces kill 170 in Anglophone region in six months: HRW

Government forces in Cameroon's restive Anglophone regions killed at least 170 civilians over the past six months, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). Civilians in the region were also attacked by armed separatists during the same period, with at least two men being executed, the US-based rights group's researchers said on Thursday.…

FAA says Boeing 737 Max 8, the plane that’s crashed twice...

Airplane parts lie on the ground at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday, March 11, 2019. A spokesman says Ethiopian Airlines has grounded all its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft as a safety precaution, following the crash of one of its planes…

Ex-Trump campaign boss Manafort sentenced to 47 months

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising Ukrainian politicians, much less than what was called for under sentencing guidelines. Paul Manafort, sitting in a wheelchair as he deals with complications from gout, had no visible reaction on Thursday…

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in...

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, was sentenced to 47 months in prison after a sentencing hearing in the first of two criminal cases against him. Federal sentencing guidelines call for 19 to 24 years for the crimes Manafort was convicted of, but the judge said those guidelines were "excessive" in this case.…

‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ premiere recap: Summer in...

There simply is no other place like New York City. Living in this city is dramatic, it is fast, it is exhausting, but it is worth it—and its Housewives are no different. The highs on The Real Housewives of New York City are high, and the lows are loooow. Sometimes a New York Housewife is building…

Australia to sign free trade agreement with Indonesia, ending months of...

Updated February 28, 2019 22:06:37 Australia and Indonesia will sign a free trade agreement next Monday, ending months of uncertainty. Key points:Indonesia considered pulling out of the agreement after Scott Morrison's comments about moving the embassy to JerusalemThe deal is expected to benefit Australian farmers and the education sectorIndonesia wants greater access for its people…

Mars rover Opportunity officially pronounced dead eight months after going silent

Updated February 14, 2019 08:59:53 NASA has declared the Mars rover Opportunity dead after 15 years on the red planet, and more than eight months after its last communication with Earth. Key points:Opportunity found some of the best evidence that water once flowed on MarsIt landed on Mars in 2004, along with identical twin Spirit,…

Rukban camp in Syria receives first aid in 3 months

A camp where babies are dying despite it being in a zone in Syria controlled by the United States military finally received its first aid delivery in three months. The United Nations and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent reached the Rukban camp in southeast Syria with 118 trucks packed with food supplies, basic medicines, education items and children's recreational kits.…

US suspends compliance with INF treaty, may withdraw in 6 months

The United States is suspending its compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia on Saturday and will withdraw from the landmark 1987 arms control accord in six months if Moscow does not end its alleged violation of the pact, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.  Pompeo said the administration…

Lebanon announces government after months of deadlock

Lebanon announced the formation of a government on Thursday eight months after elections and amid heightened fears of a major economic collapse. The Western-backed prime minister-designate Saad Hariri now faces a big challenge in delivering the reforms needed to address dire public finances and unlock billions of dollars in pledged aid and loans to boost…
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