Israel says air strike in Syria sent 'no immunity' message to Iran

JERUSALEM/DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed Tehran that its forces were vulnerable anywhere. A senior Revolutionary Guards commander denied that Iranian

Trump suggested nuking hurricanes: Report

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the United States, Axios reported Sunday (Aug 25). During a hurricane briefing, Mr Trump asked if it were possible to disrupt hurricanes forming off the coast of Africa by dropping a nuclear bomb in the eye of the storm, Axios wrote.

Singapore braces for challenges in the job market

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung says the Singapore government has been preparing for the challenge of an aging workforce "for the past 20 years."

Asian Stocks Down in Early Monday Trade Amid Escalation of US-Chinese Trade War

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Asian stock markets in Tokyo and Hong Kong edge lower on Monday morning amid the escalation of trade war between the United States and China.

Violent Mexican volcano eruption sends smoke & ash 1.5km into the sky (PHOTOS)

Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano has erupted twice on Sunday, spewing a column of ash, smoke and gas on both more than 1.5 kilometers into the sky.

Israeli Aircraft Strike at Targets in Gaza in Response to Palestinian Rocket Attack

TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - Israeli aircraft struck a base of the Palestinian movement Hamas in the Gaza Strip in response to rocket attack from the territory of the enclave, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said in a statement on Monday.

Hong Kong Police Draw Guns, Arrest 36 In Latest Protest

Protesters have taken to the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s streets for more than two months.

Israeli air strikes hit Palestinian military position in Lebanon a day after Beirut drone crash

Israeli air strikes hit a military position belonging to a Palestinian group in Lebanon, near the Syrian border, early on Monday, Lebanon's An-Nahar news said.

6 spectators hurt after lightning strike at golf tournament

ATLANTA - Six spectators were injured when lightning struck a tree during the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta on Saturday (Aug 24), a Tour official said on American broadcaster NBC. The network said the spectators were hit by falling debris as the result of a lightning strike about 28 minutes after play had been halted during the third r

Iranian official Javad Zarif arrives unexpectedly at G7 amid tensions. Trump's response? 'No comment

Iranian official Mohammad Zarif arrived unexpectedly at the G7 meeting in France, a dramatic move that seemed likely to highlight U.S. isolation.

CNN's April Ryan speaks out for first time after bodyguard allegedly assaulted journalist at event

Following the forceful removal of a journalist from an event by her bodyguard, CNN political commentator April Ryan finally spoke out about the incident in an interview with her home network on Sunday. 

France says it told G7 partners "early enough" of Iran's Zarif visit

France told its G7 partners of the Iranian foreign minister's surprise visit for side talks at a summit as soon as it was possible, a French official said on Sunday, after the White House said the move had surprised President Donald Trump. Asked why other countries weren't told earlier of the

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