Trump administration moves to restrict immigrants who use public benefits
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Trump administration moves to restrict immigrants who use public benefits

The changes would apply to those seeking visas or legal permanent residency but not people applying for U.S. citizenship. The Trump administration on Saturday said it would propose…

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Kavanaugh case: Accuser of Supreme Court nominee to reportedly testify on Thursday
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Kavanaugh case: Accuser of Supreme Court nominee to reportedly testify on Thursday

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (AP Photo/File) Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman…

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As Maldives Oppn cries foul, Yameen promises free, fair election
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As Maldives Oppn cries foul, Yameen promises free, fair election

Maldives President  Abdulla Yameen. (Reuters) As Maldives votes in a key presidential election on Sunday amidst a government crackdown and Opposition fears of rigging, President Abdulla Yameen told…

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Chinese navy hospital ship docks in Venezuela amid crisis
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Chinese navy hospital ship docks in Venezuela amid crisis

Chinese navy hospital ship “The Peace Ark” arrives at the port in la Guaira, Venezuela, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. The stop by the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s ship…

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Iran: Gunmen kill 25, including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in attack on military parade, says report
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Iran: Gunmen kill 25, including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in attack on military parade, says report

Iranian armed forces members and civilians take shelter in a shooting during a military parade marking the 38th anniversary of Iraq’s 1980 invasion of Iran, in the southwestern…

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Iran: Ayatollah Khamenei blames Gulf states for military parade attack
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Iran: Ayatollah Khamenei blames Gulf states for military parade attack

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AP) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused US-backed Gulf Arab states of carrying out an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people,…

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Maldives police raid opposition on eve of election
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Maldives police raid opposition on eve of election

Maldivian policemen stand guard in front of the building housing the election office of the opposition presidential candidate in Male, Maldives, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Maldives police say…

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Death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized Tanzania ferry
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Death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized Tanzania ferry

Rescue divers stand on top of the capsized MV Nyerere passenger ferry on Ukara Island, Tanzania Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. The death toll soared past 200 on Saturday…

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Poland: Thousands march in Warsaw demanding higher public sector pay
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Poland: Thousands march in Warsaw demanding higher public sector pay

People take part in an anti-government demonstration of public-sector trade unions demanding higher wages in Warsaw, Poland September 22, 2018. The banner reads, “Poland needs higher wages.” (Agencja…

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Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border
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Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border

Congo’s health ministry said that as of Friday there have been 116 confirmed cases, including 68 deaths, of Ebola in the outbreak that was declared on August 1.…

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