Thursday, October 1, 2020

Turkish court sentences nightclub shooting suspect to life in jail

ISTANBUL, Sept 7 (Reuters) - A Turkish court sentenced to life imprisonment on Monday the main suspect in a gun attack at an Istanbul...

Egypt investigates disappearance of Africa Cup trophy

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian soccer authorities are investigating the disappearance of several trophies, including the Africa Cup of Nations trophy the Pharaohs were awarded...

Israel announces curfews in some cities, towns

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced overnight curfews on some 40 cities and towns hit hard by the coronavirus. But he backed...

Refugee families face unique struggles with online school

PHOENIX (AP) — Samuel Lavi knew he'd have to find unique ways to stay connected to refugee families when the coronavirus pandemic shut down...

With songs and sedation, experts aim to rescue Kaavan the Islamabad elephant

ISLAMABAD, Sept 4 (Reuters) - The trick to calming an unhappy elephant? Sing him Frank Sinatra songs, according to one of the vets tasked...

Defiant ex-Afghan football chief rejects sex abuse charges

Bazarak, Afghanistan, Sept 4, 2020 (AFP) - Afghanistan's fugitive former football chief, wanted over the sexual abuse of women players, rejected all charges against...

Group: Egypt arrests 2 journalists, one sick with COVID-19

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces have arrested two journalists, including one sick with COVID-19, the latest step in a sweeping crackdown on news...

Iran begins new school year amid virus concerns

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Saturday opened the new school year after nearly seven months of closure. In a video conference, President Hassan Rouhani...

Iranian judge in Romania committed suicide, prosecutors say

BUCHAREST, Sept 4 (Reuters) - A fugitive Iranian judge whose corpse was found in a Bucharest hotel in June had committed suicide by jumping...

Iraq registers 5,036 new coronavirus cases in highest daily increase

BAGHDAD, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Iraq registered its biggest daily increase in coronavirus infections on Friday with 5,036 cases to take its total to...

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