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As Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan struggle to resolve a long-running dispute over Addis Ababa’s mega-dam project on the Nile, some of their citizens are sparring online over their rights to the mighty waterway.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch police said they discovered a torture chamber used by criminals for interrogations inside a shipping container, equipped with a dentist's chair to hold prisoners and sound-proofing to stifle their screams.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - When Mexico's leader enters the White House to meet President Donald Trump on Wednesday, he will do so not only as a hostage to the whims of his U.S. counterpart, but also as partner in an unlikely alliance that has benefited both men.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will respond with its own steps if the European Union imposes further sanctions on Ankara, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday after meeting the EU's top diplomat.
QUITO (Reuters) - An indigenous group in the Ecuadorean Amazon has released six hostages after authorities returned the body of a leader who according to the government died of COVID-19, police said late on Saturday.
CARACAS (Reuters) - An indigenous group in the Ecuadorean Amazon has taken two police officers and a state official hostage to demand authorities return the body of a community leader who according to the government died of COVID-19.
TODAY, the world’s financial rhythm remains American. The US dollar assumed the role of the world’s dominant reserve, payment and settlement currency after WWII. The country’s position as the sole financial superpower gives it extraordinary influence over the destinies of nations
OTTAWA, June 23, (AFP): Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday blasted China's detention of two Canadians for "political ends," following charges against them for spying.
KOTA TINGGI: The police have told the public not to speculate on a teenager who took a woman hostage during a failed bank robbery attempt in Kota Tinggi.
KOTA TINGGI (Bernama): A man was shot dead by a security guard when he attempted to rob a bank while holding a woman hostage at a sicklepoint in Felda Ayer Tawar 5 here Thursday (June 18).