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In Economic Speech, Clinton Previews a 'Trump Recession'

Democratic White House hopeful Hillary Clinton on Tuesday (21/06) called her Republican rival Donald Trump a potential disaster for the economy, saying the "the king of debt" would cause a "Trump recession."

22 June 2016 | 03:00 AM

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Boy Killed by Alligator Mourned at Nebraska Funeral

Mourners gathered at a Nebraska church on Tuesday (21/06) to remember a two-year-old boy who was grabbed and drowned by an alligator while vacationing with his family last week at the Disney World Resort in Florida, a church official said.

22 June 2016 | 02:00 AM

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Jordan's Army Chief Declares Border Areas With Syria Closed Military Areas

Jordan's army chief of staff announced on Tuesday (21/06) that the country's northern and northeastern borders with Syria were closed military zones, according to an army statement.

21 June 2016 | 11:47 PM

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British Lawmaker Cox Was Killed Because of Her Political Views: Husband

British lawmaker Jo Cox, who was shot dead in the street last week, died because of her strong political views, her husband said on Tuesday (21/06).

21 June 2016 | 11:29 PM

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Twitter Allows Users to Share 140-Second Videos

Twitter, known for its 140-character limit on tweets, is now allowing users to post longer videos - of up to 140 seconds.

21 June 2016 | 10:55 PM

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Senior US Diplomat to Meet With Venezuelan Officials Amid Crisis

US diplomat Tom Shannon will meet with senior Venezuelan officials in Caracas on Tuesday (21/06), a senior State Department official said, a week after Secretary of State John Kerry said he wanted high-level talks to ease tensions with the country's socialist government.

21 June 2016 | 09:58 PM

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Eritrea Tells UN Ethiopia Contemplating Full-Scale War

Ethiopia is contemplating full-scale war against Eritrea, Eritrean Presidential Advisor Yemane Ghebreab told the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday (21/06), where he was defending his country against allegations of crimes against humanity.

21 June 2016 | 09:48 PM

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Man Found Wearing Fake Bomb Belt Causes Security Scare in Jittery Brussels

A man who said he was wearing a bomb belt rigged to explode by remote control caused a major scare in a Brussels commercial district on Tuesday before police found the device contained only salt and biscuits, officials said.

21 June 2016 | 08:54 PM

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ECB Ready to Act With All Instruments, if Necessary: Draghi

Euro zone growth is gaining momentum but uncertainty is high and the inflation outlook is subdued so the European Central Bank stands ready to act if necessary, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday (21/06).

21 June 2016 | 08:38 PM

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards Warns of an Islamic Revolution in Bahrain: Statement

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards on Tuesday (21/06) condemned Bahrain's decision to revoke the citizenship of the spiritual leader of its Shi'ite Muslim majority, saying the move would encourage a rebellion in the country.

21 June 2016 | 08:32 PM