Thursday, 19 October 2017

World

10/16/2017 - 00:46

Clashes have been reported between Iraqi and Kurdish forces after Baghdad sent troops towards disputed areas held by the Kurds in Kirkuk province.

State TV said government forces had taken control of some areas, including oil fields, "without fighting". But Kurdish officials denied this.

10/16/2017 - 00:44

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has insisted President Donald Trump wants to resolve the confrontation with North Korea through diplomacy.

It will continue until "the first bomb drops", he told CNN.

10/10/2017 - 00:08

Liberians are going to the polls to choose a successor to Africa's first elected female president and Nobel Peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Ex-football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai are the main contenders in the race to succeed her.

10/06/2017 - 00:43

Rival prototypes of Donald Trump's US-Mexico border wall are being built near San Diego, California.

The president says he will pick the winning design in a month.

 

10/04/2017 - 23:27

Former Glee actor Mark Salling has pleaded guilty to possession of images of child sex abuse. Salling, 35, now faces between four and seven years in prison and has been ordered to pay about $50,000 (£38,000) to each victim.

10/01/2017 - 23:46

More than twenty people have been killed and at least 100 injured in a mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert. A gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel toward an open-air music festival being held close by.

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