• Sun, Jan 22, 2017
  • Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the Moon, dies Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the Moon, dies
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201709:12 PM

    Former astronaut Gene Cernan, who as the last person to walk on the Moon returned to Earth with a message of “peace and hope for all mankind,” has died, his family said. He was 82.

  • 180 missing in migrant boat disaster 180 missing in migrant boat disaster
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201708:33 PM

    Four people died and nearly 180 are missing, presumed dead, after Saturday’s migrant ship capsize in the Mediterranean, officials said on Tuesday after interviewing a handful of survivors.

  • Istanbul attack suspect confesses Istanbul attack suspect confesses
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201708:24 PM

    A 34-year-old Uzbek man suspected of mowing down 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Eve confessed to the massacre, Turkish authorities said.

  • Obama warns Trump not to jettison Iran nuclear deal Obama warns Trump not to jettison Iran nuclear deal
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201708:15 PM

    US President Barack Obama on Monday marked the first anniversary of the nuclear deal with Iran by emphasising its 'significant and concrete results' and warning against undoing a pact supported by the...

  • ‘Brexit will mean exit from single market’ ‘Brexit will mean exit from single market’
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201708:04 PM

    Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said the UK will be leaving the European Union single market within two years, but implementation of any Brexit deal would be ‘phased’ to avoid a “cliff edge”,...

  • $200 million for Trump’s inauguration $200 million for Trump’s inauguration
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201707:57 PM

    Officials are putting the final touches on what will be nearly a week of celebrations for Donald J. Trump’s inauguration as President on Friday. But pomp and circumstance does not come cheap. Here’s a...

  • North Korea tells Obama to get 'packing' North Korea tells Obama to get 'packing'
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201706:44 PM

    North Korea denounced outgoing US President Barack Obama for blacklisting leader Kim Jong-Un's sister over human rights abuses, urging him to concentrate on 'packing' as he exits the White House.

  • Australia, Malaysia, China halt MH370 underwater search Australia, Malaysia, China halt MH370 underwater search
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201702:12 PM

    The deep sea hunt for missing flight MH370 has been suspended after nearly three years without result, the Australian, Malaysian and Chinese governments said today.

  • Cargo plane crash kills 37 in Kyrgyzstan Cargo plane crash kills 37 in Kyrgyzstan
    Updated: Jan, 16, 201711:08 PM

    A cargo plane crashed on Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.

  • Trump wants reduction in nuke weapons Trump wants reduction in nuke weapons
    Updated: Jan, 16, 201710:58 PM

    US President-elect Donald Trump said he will offer to end sanctions against Russia in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin, The Times newspaper reported.