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 2018-01-20 18:32 

Reuters

Pope avoids Argentina but visits Buenos Aires in Peru...

Pope Francis on Saturday greeted followers in the streets of Buenos Aires - but not in his home country of Argentina....

 2018-01-20 18:31 

Sputnik International

US Trying to Use Syria as a Garrison for Operations in Middle East, Scholar Says...

While Turkey has begun an operation against the Kurds in the Syrian city of Afrin and the US recently announced plans to continue its military commitment in the Middle Eastern country, Radio Sputnik discussed the developments with Prof. Dr. Bora Bayraktar...

 2018-01-20 18:30 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel...
 2018-01-20 18:30 

Ecns.cn

Pushing China back to lead U.S. nowhere in pursuit of greatness...

In handling its relations with Beijing, Washington needs to overcome its narrowmindedness and think far and wide....

 2018-01-20 18:29 

Bahrain News Agency

Arabian Gulf security, stability discussed...
 2018-01-20 18:29 

Sputnik International

Hotel Fire in Centre of Prague Kills Two, Injures Dozens - Rescue Services...

The Czech rescue services reported on Czech Television of a fire in the four-star Eurostars David hotel in the center of Prague, which claimed lives of at least two people and injured at least 40 on Saturday....

 2018-01-20 18:28 

UPI

Turkish jets destroy Kurdish targets in Syria's Afrin...

Turkish jets struck U.S. backed-Kurdish militia targets Saturday in the Syrian town of Afrin, Turkey's state-run news reported....

 2018-01-20 18:28 

Reuters Africa

At least two dead, dozens hurt in Prague hotel fire...

At least two people died and dozens more were hurt in a fire at a hotel in the centre of Prague on Saturday, a Prague rescue services official said on Czech Television....

 2018-01-20 18:28 

Xinhuanet

Turkey makes announcement on military operation in Syria's Afrin...
 2018-01-20 18:27 

Reuters

Key cardinal distances himself from pope abuse comment...

A key U.S. cardinal distanced himself on Saturday from comments on sex abuse by Pope Francis, a remarkable move that appeared to underscore divisions in the Catholic Church over how to treat accusations....

 2018-01-20 18:26 

Reuters

At least two dead, dozens hurt in Prague hotel fire...

At least two people died anddozens more were hurt in a fire at a hotel in the centre ofPrague on Saturday, a Prague rescue services official said onCzech Television.(Reporting by Jason Hovet; editing by Alexander Smith)...

 2018-01-20 18:24 

SANA

Syria strongly condemns Turkish aggression on Afrin...

Damascus, SANA Syria strongly condemns the Turkish aggression on the city of Afrin, calling on the international community to take steps to stop it immediately. An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said on Saturday that the Syrian Ar...

 2018-01-20 18:24 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Airstrikes pound Syria's Afrin as Turkey launches "Operation Olive Branch"...
 2018-01-20 18:24 

AFP

Pence starts Mideast tour in Egypt amid Arab anger over Jerusalem...

US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Egypt Saturday to begin a delayed Middle East tour overshadowed by anger in the Arab world over Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151...

 2018-01-20 18:23 

Ecns.cn

The business of fantasy...

Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists betting the public will pay for imagination...

 2018-01-20 18:23 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

OPEC extends condolences on demise of 32 crews of Sanchi tanker...

Tehran, Jan 20, IRNA OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo in a message extended his condolences on the sad incident of the sunken Iranian oil tanker 'Sanchi' and demise of its 32 crew members, including 2 Bangladeshi nationals....

 2018-01-20 18:22 

Xinhuanet

Syria condemns Turkish attack on Kurdish-held Afrin enclave...
 2018-01-20 18:22 

Press Trust of India

Army maps land in UP photocopy shop...

Bareilly (UP), Jan 20 (PTI) A bunch of maps related tothe Army were found in a photocopy shop here, police saidtoday, adding the shop owner has been taken into custody bymilitary intelligence sleuths."Two youngsters had yesterday brought a bunch of ma...

 2018-01-20 18:21 

Ecns.cn

The big fintech race does it really matter for HK?...

What's the real reason for stunting the development of fintech in Hong Kong has been a matter of debate among economic planners, economists, politicians and business leaders....

 2018-01-20 18:21 

UPI

Brotherly Love on hold as Kendricks clash in NFC title game...

While Philadelphia is known as the City of Brotherly Love, the Kendricks boys are putting any warm and fuzzy feelings aside ahead of the NFC Championship Game....

 2018-01-20 18:21 

AFP

'Pope' of French cuisine Paul Bocuse dies age 91...

Paul Bocuse, one of the greatest French chefs of all time, died on Saturday aged 91 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggest...

 2018-01-20 18:20 

Reuters Africa

Merkel welcomes EU-Turkey meeting to improve ties...

Germany's Angela Merkel welcomed on Saturday a Bulgarian plan to host a European Union-Turkey working meeting to try to improve strained ties and clear the ground for an eventual possible summit....

 2018-01-20 18:20 

Reuters

Key cardinal distances himself from pope abuse comment...

A key U.S. cardinaldistanced himself on Saturday from comments on sex abuse by PopeFrancis, a remarkable move that appeared to underscore divisionsin the Catholic Church over how to treat accusations....

 2018-01-20 18:19 

Ecns.cn

Chinas brands, payment services accelerating: forum...

Relatively new Chinese consumer brands are garnering the same respect as trusted U.S. brands that have been around for generations, according to a keynote speaker at a forum in New York....

 2018-01-20 18:18 

UPI

Saints' Sean Payton turns free couch into goodwill gesture...

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton took his medicine and added a nice gesture to boot....

 2018-01-20 18:18 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

IRGC official praises media role in defeating enemy plots...

Tehran, Jan 20, IRNA - Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) lauded media role in defeating enemy plots....

 2018-01-20 18:17 

Xinhuanet

Egyptian forces destroy five terrorist hideouts in restive North Sinai...
 2018-01-20 18:17 

Ecns.cn

For the love of ink...

The pursuit of his dreams in China has not been easy, but this aspiring tattoo artist isn't about to call it quits yet...

 2018-01-20 18:16 

AP

Cardinal rebukes pope over Chile 'slander' comments on abuse...

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis' top adviser on clerical sex abuse implicitly rebuked the pontiff over his accusations of slander against Chilean abuse victims, saying Saturday that his words were "......

 2018-01-20 18:16 

UPI

Former Redskins GM on Kirk Cousins: 'I don't see special'...

Former Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan still has reservations about quarterback Kirk Cousins....

 2018-01-20 18:16 

Reuters

South Africa's ANC to force Zuma to quit as president: reports...

Leaders of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC)met on Saturday to outline the party's program for the coming year amid reports that its executive planned to force Jacob Zuma to quit as the country's president....

 2018-01-20 18:15 

Reuters

No. 22 Ohio State rolls past Minnesota...

Ohio State got a taste of how the Big Ten tournament will feel six weeks from now -- and it seems like Madison Square Garden suits the Buckeyes this season just as well as every other Big Ten venue.In the opener of the Big Ten's Super Saturday basketb...

 2018-01-20 18:14 

Reuters

[ Business ]

UPDATE 3- South Africa's ANC to force Zuma to quit as president -reports...
 2018-01-20 18:13 

Ecns.cn

Aussie FM steps in to ease Pacific tensions over senator's comments on China...

Australia's foreign minister has reportedly stepped in to ease tensions in the Pacific after an Australian senator said that China was lending money to smaller countries in the Pacific on unfavorable terms....

 2018-01-20 18:13 

Press Trust of India

Back at home, Blasters seek revenge against Goa...

Kochi, Jan 20 (PTI) Kerala Blasters would to look avengetheir humiliating defeat in the first leg when they take on FCGoa in an Indian Super League match here tomorrow.Kerala Blasters had a poor start to their campaignwinning just one of their first seven...

 2018-01-20 18:12 

Press Trust of India

Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur wants Railway to relieve her...

Chandigarh, Jan 20 (PTI) Indian women's cricket teamvice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur has urged her employer, theWestern Railway, to relieve her so that she can join as DeputySuperintendent of Police in Punjab.Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh...

 2018-01-20 18:11 

Reuters

[ US ]

Women's March draws thousands as Trump term enters second year...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters turned out across the nation for the second Women's March on Saturday, marking the first anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration with rallies aimed at channeling female activism into poli...

 2018-01-20 18:10 

Ecns.cn

Rise of the mini gyms...

In a bid to solve his alcoholism, which led to health issues such as insomnia and obesity, Wang Jianping picked up running in 2012....

 2018-01-20 18:08 

Sputnik International

Damascus Resolutely Condemns Turkish Military Operation in Afrin...

Earlier on Saturday, Ankara has officially kicked off a military operation codenamed "Olive Branch" against Kurdish forces in the Syrian city of Afrin, and claimed it had notified the Syrian government about it. The Syrian side has reportedly deni...

 2018-01-20 18:07 

Ecns.cn

U.S. to seek death penalty in killing of Chinese scholar...

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday announced that the government will seek the death penalty against Brendt A. Christensen, 28, of Champaign, Illinois, who is charged with the kidnapping and death of Yingying Zhang, a 26-year-old University of ...

 2018-01-20 18:07 

Reuters Africa

Pence starts Middle East tour in Egypt, pledges 'shoulder-to-shoulder' support...

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence kicked off a trip to the Middle East on Saturday with a visit to Egypt, where he pledged firm U.S. backing to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the nation's fight against militants....

 2018-01-20 18:07 

SANA

Al-Hilal: Priority in Syria is to eliminate terrorism...

Damascus, SANA Assistant Regional Secretary of al-Baath Arab Socialist Party Hilal al-Hilal said that Syrian-Iranian relations are strong and firm, as together they defended the resistance axis which is moving steadily towards victory over terrorism. Meet...

 2018-01-20 18:07 

Reuters

Syrian Kurdish YPG says 'no choice but to resist' after Turkish strikes...

The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said that Saturday's Turkish air strikes on Syria's Afrin region left it with no choice but to fight back, saying Ankara had hit civilian neighborhoods....

 2018-01-20 18:06 

Ecns.cn

Chinas king of fitness content...

When Ling Yun started working out during his time as a graduate student at medical school in Brown University in 2001, he did so simply because he wanted to lead a healthy lifestyle....

 2018-01-20 18:06 

Press Trust of India

Leopard holes up in house, sends cops into tizzy...

Bengaluru, Jan 20 (PTI) A leopard strayed into aresidential area and holed itself up in a house in Tumukurutoday, sending two women inmates, forest and police officials,and the neighbours into a tizzy before being trapped. The women, who locked themselves...

 2018-01-20 18:06 

Sputnik International

Turkish Jets Hit Menagh Airbase Used by US to Supply Arms to Kurds - Reports...

More than 70 Turkish military aircraft that have been engaged in Ankara's Olive Branch operation in northern Syria against the Kurdish troop, according to Turkey' General Staff....

 2018-01-20 18:05 

AP

Protesters gather near Trump's Florida home, bow their heads...

NEW YORK (AP) — In Palm Beach, Florida, home to President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, several hundred people gathered carrying anti-Trump signs as they prepared to march as part of Saturday's......

 2018-01-20 18:05 

Ecns.cn

U.S. national defense strategy aims at China, Russia...

The 2018 U.S. National Defense Strategy (NDS) unveiled on Friday named China and Russia as top threats to the U.S., just as the US National Security Strategy announced last month....

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