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updated Wed. February 21, 2018

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:42:12 GMT
the White House also says it is open to an age limit for people buying AR-15-type assault rifles.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:17:04 GMT
The death toll from two days of government bombing in the Eastern Ghouta is said to be 250.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:48:15 GMT
Ali Ouattara's son Adou was found curled up in a suitcase being smuggled into Spain.

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:04:06 GMT
Locals describe a "wild few hours" after their outback community was hit by a storm.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:46:36 GMT
Archbishop Charles Scicluna is looking into accusations that a bishop covered up abuse.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:52:23 GMT
Khalid Jabara was shot dead outside his home after his family was harassed for months.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:55:49 GMT
The report highlights numerous issues with the Bundeswehr, including disrepair and a lack of staff.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:12:52 GMT
Latvia's defence ministry says corruption claims against Ilmars Rimševics could be disinformation.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:47:43 GMT
Alex van der Zwaan, the 19th person to be charged, pleads guilty to making false statements.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:41:47 GMT
The "Petro" is intended to help country's crumbling economy evade tough US sanctions.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:03:52 GMT
Poland's top senator says linking Poles to Nazi crimes is an insult to the nation.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:31:21 GMT
Peter Wang, who saved his classmates but lost his own life, is posthumously accepted to West Point.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:55:03 GMT
The emergence of a tech behemoth transforms its hometown.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:25:06 GMT
Australia's Djelk Rangers are paid to collect eggs from crocodile nests but it's a dangerous job.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:05:28 GMT
Over 200 people have been killed in the rebel-held region outside of Damascus, Syria.


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