Mexican pipeline explosion kills at least 20

19/01/2019 12:12

At least 20 people were killed and 54 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said.

Brexit is in peril, May warns ahead of vote on her deal

14/01/2019 21:00

Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Monday that Britain’s planned exit from the EU could be derailed, a last-ditch effort to win over Brexit-supporting lawmakers who have repeatedly said they will vote down her divorce deal.

Saudi Arabia to set up $10 billion oil refinery in Pakistan

13/01/2019 11:28

Saudi Arabia plans to set up a $10 billion oil refinery in Pakistan’s deepwater port of Gwadar, the Saudi energy minister said on Saturday, speaking at the Indian Ocean port that is being developed with the help of China.

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

13/01/2019 11:25

A partial U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border entered its 22nd day on Saturday, making it the longest shuttering of federal agencies in U.S. history, with no end in sight.

U.S. government shutdown may depress January job growth

12/01/2019 12:26

A partial shutdown of the U.S. government could slash job growth by as much as 500,000 in January and lift the unemployment rate above 4.0 percent unless the impasse in Washington is resolved before next Friday, economists warned.

Kim Jong Un visits China

08/01/2019 15:22

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping since Jan.7 to 10.

UK to Pay For Drones Along French Coast Amid Spike in Illegal Migrant Crossings

05/01/2019 17:14

In 2018, the number of people trying to get to the UK from France in dinghies across the Channel increased sharply in comparison to the previous year, topping 500 migrants. The influx of illegal newcomers, who are mostly Iranians and Syrians, skyrocketed in November and December and caught the UK Home Office off-guard.