Libya peace summit struggles to draw eastern commander Haftar back into diplomacy

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 08:43
Countries struggled at an international peace summit for Libya on Sunday to draw eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar back into diplomacy, days after he quit talks and more than half of Libya's oil output was shut in areas he controls.
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British PM Johnson says the whole country wishes Harry and Meghan the very best

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 08:38
Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday said he believed that the whole of Britain would want to wish the very best to Prince Harry and Meghan after they decided to step back from being working members of the monarchy.
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UK's Harry and Meghan to drop titles and retire as working royals

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 08:38
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's monarchy and they will pay their own way in life as they embark on an independent future, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday.
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Factbox - Britain's retiring royals: who are Harry and Meghan?

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 08:38
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's monarchy, will forgo public funds and will repay money spent on refurbishing their cottage west of London as they embark on an independent future, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday.
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Meghan's father accuses daughter of 'cheapening' UK's royal family

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 08:34
Meghan Markle's estranged father, Thomas Markle, accused his daughter of "cheapening" the British royal family in part of an interview released a day after Buckingham Palace said Prince Harry and his wife would no longer be working members of the monarchy.
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Factbox: Queen Elizabeth's statement on Harry and Meghan's future

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 08:34
Buckingham Palace announced on Saturday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's royal family and they will not use their "royal highness" titles as they embark on a more independent future.
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China to step up countermeasures as virus outbreak grows

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 08:31
China will step up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays as a rise in confirmed cases fanned fears the virus could spread to other countries.
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New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 08:31
Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest festival.
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Turkey's Erdogan urges Libya's Haftar to end aggressive stance

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 08:23
Eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar must end his aggressive stance to pave the way for a political process in the North African country, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday at a peace summit in Berlin.
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Putin: Don't lose hope that Libya conflict will be solved

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 08:00
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said he hoped that the Berlin summit on Libya could bring further progress and that Moscow's peace efforts had yielded first results.
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SpaceX to try rocket failure test again after bad weather delay

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 07:08
Elon Musk's SpaceX will try again on Sunday to destroy one of its own rockets in a test of a crucial emergency abort system, a day after bad weather forced the company to delay its final milestone test before flying NASA astronauts from U.S. soil.
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China says 17 new cases in virus outbreak, Wuhan to restrict large gatherings

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 07:05
China said on Sunday that 17 more people had become infected with a new coronavirus strain, fanning fears it will spread further as hundreds of millions of people travel to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year.
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China's national health commission says viral outbreak is 'controllable'

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 07:04
China's National Health Commission on Sunday said the outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus is controllable, in the first statement from the body since the outbreak was reported in late December.
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Iran may review cooperation with IAEA if EU pressure mounts: TV

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 07:01
Iran will review its cooperation with the United Nations' nuclear watchdog should it face "unjust" measures, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani said, after EU powers last week triggered a dispute mechanism under Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal.
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Iran seeks to examine downed plane's black boxes itself: report

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 06:26
Iran is trying to analyze the black boxes of a Ukrainian airliner that was shot down this month, the state IRNA news agency reported on Sunday, denying a report that a decision had been taken to send the plane's recorders to Ukraine.
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McGregor makes fast work of Cerrone on UFC return

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 05:12
Former two-division champion Conor McGregor returned to the Octagon with a stunning knockout of Donald Cerrone in under a minute at UFC 246 on Saturday in his first fight since losing a lightweight title bout to Khabib Nurmagomedov 15 months ago.
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Trump marks U.S.-Japan security pact with call for stronger, deeper alliance

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 03:33
President Donald Trump marked the 60th anniversary of the signing of the security treaty between the United States and Japan with a call for a stronger and deeper alliance between the two countries, despite criticizing the pact six months ago.
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Facebook says technical error caused vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 03:24
Facebook Inc on Saturday blamed a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as “Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologizing for any offense caused.
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China will increase imports from U.S. according to 'market principles': official

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 03:12
China will negotiate with American companies and increase imports of U.S. goods and products according to market principles, an official with its state planner said on Sunday.
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Australian government to aid tourism industry as bushfires recede

World News - Sun, 2020-01-19 00:05
The Australian government said on Sunday it will financially aid the country's tourism sector that's been badly hit by long-lasting bushfires, as Melbourne braced for downpours at the start of one of its greatest allures, the Australian Open.
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