Day: October 26, 2018

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off Greece coast

Oct. 26 (UPI) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck off Greece’s west coast early Friday near the island of Zakynthos. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake’s epicenter was located 20 miles south of the island’s southern tip of Mouzaki. The USGS said the quake occurred “as the […]

Saudi prosecutor to visit Istanbul over Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor will visit Istanbul to speak with Turkish authorities as part of the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey’s president said Friday, adding that Ankara still has more evidence in the case. The announcement by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan came a day […]

‘Ongoing genocide’ against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims: UN

A genocide against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims is still continuing, UN investigators said Wednesday as they presented a report to the Security Council, calling for the issue to be referred to an international tribunal. Marzuki Darusman, chairman of the UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, said that beyond mass killings, […]

Who is to blame for America’s toxic environment?

Gun violence against members of Congress, relentless personal invective from the US president, harassment of public officials. And now, multiple suspicious packages, some with explosives, targeting high-profile Democrats.  With 12 days before hugely consequential midterm elections, US authorities have foiled mail bomb attacks against former president Barack Obama, […]

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