Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Farewell Spit pilot whale standings

Volunteers race to save whales after over 400 strand at Farewell Spit near Nelson,...

Volunteer rescue group Project Jonah said a total of 416 whales had stranded in Farewell Spit. When high tide came, volunteers managed to refloat...
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, dual Somali-US citizen elected Somalian president in historic vote

A former prime minister who holds dual Somali-U.S. citizenship, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, was elected Somalia's president on Wednesday, declaring a new "era of unity" as...
Dadaab refugee camp

World’s largest Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya to stay open

Kenya's High Court on Thursday blocked the government's decision to close the Dadaab refugee camp - the world's largest - and force Somali refugees...
Alejandro Toledo

Peru judge orders arrest of ex-president Alejandro Toledo in corruption case

A Peruvian judge on Thursday ordered the arrest of former President Alejandro Toledo on suspicion of taking bribes from a Brazilian construction company at...
refugees

Syria’s Assad tells Yahoo News some refugees are ‘definitely’ terrorists (video)

Weighing in on one of the most contentious issues in American politics - the danger posed to host countries by the 4.8 million people...
Red Cross

Six Red Cross staff killed and two still missing in Afghanistan

Suspected Islamic State gunmen killed six Afghan employees of the Red Cross delivering relief supplies in snowbound northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said, underscoring...
Pentagone

Pentagon and the US military failed to disclose over a thousand air strikes

The Pentagon and the American military have failed to publicly disclose potentially thousands of lethal airstrikes conducted over several years in Iraq, Syria and...
pakistan - Mohammad Zaki Abdu killing

Afghan diplomat Mohammad Zaki Abdu shot dead by his personal bodyguard in Pakistan

An Afghan diplomat, Mohammad Zaki Abdu, was shot and killed by his security guard inside the consulate in the Pakistani port city of Karachi on...
ballistic missile

US and Japan conduct first tests on joint interception of a ballistic missile target

The United States and Japan have conducted the first interception of a ballistic missile target using a jointly built system, amid heightened tensions over...
climate scientists

Did US climate scientists trick the world into adopting the Paris deal in 2016...

The climate-denial camp has new ammunition: A widely refuted Daily Mail article that claims top U.S. climate scientists exaggerated their data for a 2015...

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Ibrahim Maalouf brought his bold, brassy sound to the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, moving from trumpet to piano solos as he blended jazz with...
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