Category: International News

200K sign petition to save polar bear

200K sign petition to save polar bear

Nearly 200,000 people have signed an online petition to get a polar bear moved from Argentina to Canada. The petition, created by Canadian Laura Morales on change.org, called on the administration of Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to get Arturo transported away from his “inhumane” enclosure and to help moving him to “a natural [&hellip

More Palestinians killed in Gaza Strip

More Palestinians killed in Gaza Strip

Nearly a dozen Palestinians lost their lives in the early hours of Wednesday in the Israeli onslaught in Gaza. The latest fatalities bring the death toll from the Israeli regime’s military strikes against Palestinians to 642, with more than four thousand others injured. Over the past 15 days, Israeli warplanes have been hitting numerous sites [&hellip

Chrysler recalls up to 800,000 Jeeps

Chrysler recalls up to 800,000 Jeeps

The ignition switch is becoming a growing problem for Chrysler, forcing the company to recall almost 800,000 Jeep SUV’s worldwide. Chrysler announced on Tuesday that it is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUV’s, including 659,900 in the US and others in Mexico, Canada, and elsewhere. They discovered that ignition switches could fall out of [&hellip

Twin bombings in Libya army base kill 4

Twin bombings in Libya army base kill 4

Twin bombing attacks on a military base in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi have killed at least four soldiers amid continuing clashes between rebel and government forces in the major port city. The first attack took place on Tuesday when a bomber detonated his explosives at the entrance of Benghazi’s Special Forces Headquarters, allowing [&hellip

‘Exciting’ drug flushes out HIV

‘Exciting’ drug flushes out HIV

Scientists say they have made an “exciting” step towards curing HIV by forcing the virus out of hiding. HIV can become part of someone’s DNA and lie dormant for decades, making a cure impossible. Early stage research in six people, reported at the Aids 2014 conference, shows that low-dose chemotherapy can awaken the virus. Experts [&hellip

US saw 110 mass shootings in 5 years

US saw 110 mass shootings in 5 years

American people have witnessed at least 110 mass shootings since January 2009 – almost one to two shootings each month, a new report shows. The report released by Everytown for Gun Safety found that women comprised 14 percent of total gun homicide victims and 51 percent of mass shooting casualties. Previous research published by the [&hellip

Israeli war kills more Palestinians

Israeli war kills more Palestinians

At least twelve Palestinians have been killed in the Gaza Strip as Israeli warplanes and tanks keep targeting the besieged enclave. According to Gaza authorities, the latest deaths on Tuesday took place in several cities, including Khan Younis, Beit Hanoun and Beit Lahiya. The fatalities came a day after Israeli tanks shelled the Al-Aqsa Martyrs hospital [&hellip

Over 40 Israel soldiers killed in Gaza

Over 40 Israel soldiers killed in Gaza

Palestinian resistance fighters have killed over 40 Israeli soldiers since Tel Aviv started its offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam Brigades, which is the military wing of Palestinian resistance movement Hamas, said that its forces killed 15 more Israeli forces in eastern Gaza City on Monday alone. The Palestinian fighters also targeted an Israeli [&hellip

Anti-Israel demos held across globe

Anti-Israel demos held across globe

​Anti-Israel demonstrations are being held across the globe, with protesters calling for an immediate end to the massacre of Palestinians. Protesters gathered on Monday, in the occupied West Bank cities of Ramallah and Nablus to express solidarity with the people of Gaza and to condemn Israel’s onslaught on the coastal sliver. Demonstrators also called on [&hellip

‘S Sudan forces, rebels continue battle’

‘S Sudan forces, rebels continue battle’

  South Sudanese rebels and government troops are continuing their battle over a key border town for a second day, the United Nations says. Heavy fighting continued on Monday in the northern town of Nasir, located some 30 kilometers from the Ethiopian border, with rebel forces seemingly in “firm control” of the central parts, UN [&hellip