Indonesia relief efforts in Lombok stepped up as new quakes kill 10

20/08/2018 13:48

At least 10 people were killed by strong tremors that rocked Indonesia’s holiday island of Lombok on Sunday, authorities said following the latest in a series of earthquakes that killed hundreds and forced thousands to flee their homes in recent weeks.

Italy bridge operator in spotlight as collapse death toll rises

15/08/2018 20:47

Rescuers hunted for survivors among huge chunks of debris on Wednesday after a bridge collapse that killed 39, as furious government ministers rounded on the viaduct’s operator, saying it should pay fines and compensation and lose its concession.

Turkey doubles tariffs on some U.S. imports; lira rallies

15/08/2018 20:43

Turkey doubled tariffs on some U.S. imports including alcohol, cars and tobacco on Wednesday in retaliation for U.S. moves, but the lira rallied further after the central bank’s liquidity moves had the effect of supporting the currency.

Iran's Khamenei rejects Trump offer of talks

13/08/2018 20:52

Iran’s Supreme Leader on Monday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of unconditional talks to improve bilateral ties and he also accused the Iranian government of economic mismanagement in the face of reimposed U.S. sanctions.

Suspected Seattle airplane thief was adventurer, bakery owner

12/08/2018 12:15

The airline worker who stole an empty airplane from a Seattle airport on a flight that ended in his death once ran a bakery with his wife and enjoyed the benefits that came with his job to travel the world, social media posts showed.