Category: Global News

Pakistani mother sentenced to death for daughter’s ‘honor killing’

The Times of Israel report: “A mother who murdered her own daughter and set her alight for marrying the man of her choice has been sentenced to death, officials said Tuesday, in a case that […]

Russia test-fires Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile

SpaceDaily.com reports: “Russia’s military successfully test-fired a Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile, according to the country’s defense ministry. The missile, one of Russia’s first ICBMs developed after the fall of the Soviet Union, was fired from […]

China’s sea militarisation ‘very troubling’: Philippine defence chief

SpaceDaily.com reports: “China’s militarisation of the South China Sea is ‘very troubling’ and neither peaceful nor friendly, the Philippines’ defence secretary said on Tuesday. President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to improve his nation’s relations with […]

Hamas, Fatah Announce Deal to Form Palestinian Unity Government

Haaretz reports: “Hamas and Fatah have agreed to establish a Palestinian unity government, the two factions said in a statement from Moscow, where they were holding unity talks since Sunday. According to the deal reached […]

Three-person IVF baby for infertile couple

BBC News reports: “A baby has been born to a previously infertile couple in Ukraine using a new type of ‘three-person IVF’. The Times reports that doctors in Kiev used a method called pronuclear transfer […]