Syrian regime air strikes and artillery fire hit the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta for a sixth straight day Friday killing 38 civilians, as world powers struggled to reach a UN deal to stop the carnage. More than 460 civilians,...Show More Summary
By Renee Maltezou ATHENS, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Cyprus accused Turkey on Friday of threatening to use force against a drillship chartered by Italy’s Eni, in a standoff over hydrocarbons rights in the eastern Mediterranean. There was noShow More Summary
BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta district on Friday, witnesses said, ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire to end one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of the seven-year-old civil war.
UN security council to vote on resolution to end bloodshed in rebel-held Syrian enclave Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel wrote to Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Friday urging him to back a UN security council resolution for a ceasefire in Syria to end one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of the war, France’s presidency said. Show More Summary
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta on Friday, which a witness in one town described as the worst yet, ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire across the country.
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Around 2,000 civil servants and volunteers participated in a nocturnal count of homeless people organised by the Paris mayor’s office late Thursday into early Friday. FRANCE 24 followed a team in eastern Paris.
Six soldiers died in fighting to repel an incursion by Rwandan troops in eastern DR Congo this week, the army announced on Friday. The Congolese army recorded "a total of six dead and four wounded, two of them with serious injuries," General Bruno Mandevu told a press conference. Show More Summary
Super. Giant. Slalom. That’s skiing’s most metal event. The world’s best skiers are set to take on one of the Winter Olympics’ most challenging races Friday (Thursday night Eastern Time) — assuming the weather allows it. Heavy windsShow More Summary
All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football AFLX Tournament: Day 2, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Carlton Blues vs. Melbourne Demons — Fox Soccer Plus, 2:30 a.m. (Friday) Hawthorn Hawks v.s Essendon Bombers — Fox Soccer Plus, 3 a.m. Show More Summary
You can save 20 percent on room rates at Hilton hotel properties in eight cities if you book your reservations only from Monday, February 12, 2018 through Friday, February 16, 2018 at 11:59 in the evening Eastern Standard Time for stays...Show More Summary
Lebanon Friday signed its first contract to drill for oil and gas off its coast with a consortium comprising energy giants Total, ENI and Novatek, including in a block disputed by Israel. Israel says one of two blocks in the easternShow More Summary
Did Ralph Lauren design a winner or an outfit that will finish off the podium? The Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony unfurled in all its multi-cultural and colorful glory early Friday morning Eastern time, airing live from Pyeongchang for anyone committed enough to wake up at the crack of dawn to watch the teams debut in real time. Show More Summary
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Two people were killed and 75 wounded in a twin bombing inside a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, medics said.
Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10. All times are Eastern. Read more...
PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday pressed Russia’s Vladimir Putin to do all he can to ensure the Syrian government puts an end to a deteriorating humanitarian crisis in eastern Ghouta and Idlib, the Elysee Palace said in a statement. In a telephone call, Macron told Putin it was imperative that peace talks […]
The United States’ second shut down in three weeks was set to end on Friday after the House of Representatives narrowly passed a funding bill. Funding for the federal government had lapsed at midnight eastern time after Kentucky Republican...Show More Summary
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - One person was killed and 37 wounded by a twin bombing inside a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, medics said.
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - An explosion took place at a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, residents said.
The latest U.S. government shutdown ended before it began after members of the House of Representatives approved a budget deal early Friday morning. The move means that the shutdown, which became official at midnight Eastern time, should...Show More Summary