Government And Politics

The Latest: 3rd death attributed to Ophelia in Ireland

Oct 16, 2017

Ireland's government says schools and colleges will remain closed for a second day as a third death was attributed to the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia

Car bomb kills investigative journalist in Malta

Oct 16, 2017

Malta's prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation

Suspected US missiles kill 5 militants in NW Pakistan

Oct 16, 2017

Pakistani intelligence officials say suspected US missiles have hit a home in Kurram tribal region near Afghan border killing five militants

Work on Israel-Cyprus-Greece electricity link to start 2018

Oct 16, 2017

An official says work on an electricity cable linking the power grids of Israel, Cyprus and Greece is on track to start in the first quarter of 2018 after Greek and Cypriot regulators approved the project

US delegation visits Turkey for talks following visa spat

Oct 16, 2017

Turkey's state-run news agency says a U.S. delegation is in Ankara for talks aimed at resolving a spat that resulted in the two countries suspending the issuing of travel visas to the other's citizens

11 more migrant bodies recovered after collision off Tunisia

Oct 16, 2017

The Tunisian authorities say eleven more migrant bodies have been recovered from the Mediterranean after a Tunisian naval ship collided with a wooden boat packed with migrants off the country's coast

Kenya police killed 67 opposition supporters: Rights groups

Oct 16, 2017

Kenya police killed 67 opposition supporters after August election, rights groups say

The Latest: Putin halts NKorea ties in line with UN demands

Oct 16, 2017

The European Union has slapped new sanctions on North Korea for developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles

Lufthansa offers to take over bankrupt Alitalia

Oct 16, 2017

German carrier Lufthansa confirms it has prepared an offer for the bankrupt Italian airline's global, European and domestic business

The Latest: Infant dies in Portugal fires; toll rises to 32

Oct 16, 2017

Portuguese authorities say a 1-month-old baby has died in the country's spate of wildfires, raising the death toll in the forest blazes to 32

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH