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Workers evacuated from Alberta oil camps due to wildfire

May 16, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

A convoy of cars and trucks pass a wildfire as they are evacuated from Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Highway 63 south of the city on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Canadian officials hoped to complete the mass evacuation of work camps north of Alberta’s main oil sands city of Fort McMurray on Saturday, fearing the growing [&hellip...

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North Korea says it has named new foreign minister

May 16, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, photo, North Korea’s senior nuclear negotiator Ri Yong Ho, left, leaves after giving a statement to the media in Singapore. North Korea has named Ri Yong Ho, a career diplomat with broad experience in negotiating with...

British national who took part in protest detained in Nepal

May 16, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Supporters of Nepal’s minority ethnic group wearing headbands with the name of the group try to break through a police cordon, as they protest in a main street leading to the prime minister’s office in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, May 15, 2016. Hundreds...

China says US report hypes up its so-called military threat

May 14, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 6, 2016, file photo, soldiers from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy watch as the USS Blue Ridge arrives at a port in Shanghai. Seeking to calm escalating tensions in the South China Sea, top generals from China and the U.S....

Maduro threatens to seize idle Venezuela plants, jail owners

May 14, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Henry Ramos Allup, president of the National Assembly, center, takes part in an opposition march in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 14, 2016. The protesters are demanding that electoral officials accelerate the certification of the petition signatures that...

Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest

May 14, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Russia’s Sergey Lazarev, center, reacts during the final vote counting of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest final at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, May 15, 2016. Ukraine’s Jamala was crowned the winner of the show early...

Experts: Mexico’s Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinction

May 13, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

This 1992 photo released by Omar Vidal shows a dead totoaba, top, and a vaquita marina after they were caught in gillnet, set by fishermen to catch totoaba fish in the El Golfo de Santa Clara, in the northern part of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. Scientists are...

Canadian PM arrives in fire-ravaged Fort McMurray

May 13, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

This aerial photo shows a devastated neighborhood in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on Friday, May 13, 2016. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau landed in Fort McMurray on Friday and boarded a military helicopter to assess the damage caused by a raging wildfire...

UN condemns Boko Haram attacks ahead of summit in Nigeria

May 13, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is strongly condemning attacks by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram and expressing alarm at its links to the Islamic State group ahead of a summit in Nigeria to evaluate efforts to combat the extremists....

Security worker dies at Australian Embassy in Baghdad

May 12, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian security contractor working at the Australian Embassy in Baghdad has died, officials said on Friday. Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade declined to provide details on how the 34-year-old man died....