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Listen: Victoria Jones on Obama & Iran, Trump’s supporters and the lion killing dentist

Talk Radio News Service White House correspondent Victoria Jones talks to Gary Baumgarten for the Paltalk News Network about President Obama’s push for support for the Iran deal, why Donald Trump is leading the GOP pack and Zimbabwe’s request to the U.S. to extradite the lion-killing dentist.

Plane debris likely part of MH370 heading to France for investigation

More debris washing up on a tropical island may belong to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

A look at the new leader of Afghanistan’s Taliban, Q/A

Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor, who has been tapped to succeed Mullah Mohammad Omar as the Taliban’s leader, is said to have close ties with authorities in Pakistan. Mullah Mansoor’s closeness to Islamabad could be crucial to Afghanistan’s future. It places him in a good position to revive peace talks between the Afghan government and the […]

MSM avoids central Pollard question: Did Israel trade secrets to Soviets for emigres?

A Ronen Bergman piece on Jonathan Pollard's release in the NYT, and the Times' and Washington Post's news coverage all dodge an issue at the heart of the case: the belief that Israel traded secrets he gave them to the Soviets in exchange for emigres

Plane debris may be part of missing Malaysia Airlines flight

Airplane debris washed ashore on a remote island in the Indian Ocean, causing experts to believe it may be part of MH370, the missing Malaysia Airlines flight

Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Confirmed Dead by Afghan Intelligence Agency

Updated | KABUL (Reuters) - A spokesman for Afghanistan's intelligence agency said on Wednesday that Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar died two years ago in a Pakistani hospital. The statement by National Directorate of Security...Show More Summary

Debris of Airplane Found on Island in Indian Ocean

Plane debris has been found in the Indian Ocean near Reunion Island, according to CNN. Investigators said it is too soon to determine if this debris is from MH370, a Malaysian Airlines flight which went missing over a year ago. The wreckage...Show More Summary

Obama criticised for saying Ethiopia is democratic

Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama’s remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern. Obama made the comment on Monday during a news conference with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia, whose ruling party won every seat in parliament in May elections. On Tuesday, Obama urged African leaders to […]

Kerry warns U.S. Congress over killing the Iran deal

Secretary of State John Kerry intensified efforts to beat back criticism of the Iran nuclear deal and convince US lawmakers that rejecting it would give Tehran a fast track to a weapon and access to billions of dollars from collapsed sanctions. Days after tough questioning by lawmakers at an emotional Senate hearing, Kerry sharpened his […]

American Dentist Paid $55K to Lure, Kill Lion: Report

The search for the hunter who killed Cecil, Zimbabwe's most famous lion, may be over. The Telegraph says two sources IDed the man as Walter Palmer, a Minnesota dentist, and the Independent says the chairman of the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force has confirmed that. Palmer, who's believed to have paid...

Saudi soldiers killed in shelling near Yemeni border

Shelling from Yemeni side kills four troops and wounds eight others in Saudi border town of Aseer.

Palestinians bury baby killed in West Bank arson attack

Hundreds of mourners attend funeral of 18-month old Ali Saad Dawabsheh killed by suspected Jewish settlers.

England win third Test to take Ashes lead

Finn takes eight wickets in his comeback Test as Australia crumble in Leeds.

Muslims being 'erased' from Central African Republic

Amnesty International says Muslims living in rural areas especially targeted as militias undertake "ethnic cleansing".

Zimbabwe seeks extradition of American over lion death

Harare wants American dentist extradited so he can face charges of killing well-known lion Cecil.

Cecil's death can help Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's international reputation in the global media has been largely coloured by its politics - until Cecil.

Indian teachers kidnapped in Libya

India's foreign minister posted on Twitter that two of the four men abducted near Sirte had been released.

Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics beating Almaty

Chinese capital defeats neighbouring Kazakhstan's bid to host its first Olympic games despite lack of natural snow.

Syria’s al-Qaeda captures US-Linked Free Syrian Army Commander, troops

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – The 30th Infantry Division of the moderate Free Syrian Army says that the al-Qaeda-linked Support Front captured one of its commanders and several…

Finding a Cure for Kala Azar

An unprecedented global initiative is helping to develop and fast-track drugs for diseases mainly affecting the poor.

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