News & Updates

Iraq: 'Surrender or die' - PM al-Abadi announces launch to retake Tal Afar from IS

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the launching of a ground offensive to retake a the city of Tal Afar from the so-called Islamic...

It's quiet, too quiet - drone roves over China's abandoned 'Paris'

Drone footage captured an eerily abandoned Paris, which bizarrely can be found on a luxury real estate development called Tianducheng, in the...

Mexico: Pilgrims bow down to Saint of Death in Tepatepec

Hundreds of believers flocked to Tepatepec on Saturday on a pilgrimage in honour of the saint of death Santa Muerte. Video ID: 20170820 006 Video...

Slovakia: Convoy of far-right supporters push anti-refugee agenda

Around 80 cars and motorbikes with members and fans of far-right People's Party Our Slovakia rode across the region of Banska Bystrica, Slovakia,...

Spain: 'Barcelona without fear' - Las Ramblas mourners defy terror with thousands of notes

Thousands of people wrote messages of condolence and remembrance to those affected by the Las Ramblas attack, Saturday, sticking post-it notes to...

Russia: Moscow horizon ablaze with colour for Rostec Int Firework Festival

Crowds of onlookers gazed up at thousands of fireworks filling the skies of Moscow, Saturday, as the third year for the International Festival of...

Syria: Two civilians killed under mortar fire in Homs

At least two people were killed and a further 20 were injured by mortar fire in the al-Zahra neighbourhood of Homs, Saturday. Video ID: 20170819...

Slovakia: Pride parade held alongside 'Proud of the Family' demo in Bratislava

Hundreds of people took part in Bratislava's Gay Pride to improve the status of the Slovakian LGBTI community, on Saturday, while, at the same time...

Mexico: At least one dead and five injured after oil pipeline explosion

At least one person has died and 5 others are being treated for burns after an oil pipeline exploded in Veracruz, eastern Mexico, Saturday. The...

USA: Confederate flag burnt as protesters confront 'Free Speech' rally in Boston

Thousands of counter-protesters gathered at Boston Common Park to oppose a 'Free Speech' rally on Saturday. Video ID: 20170819 039 Video on...

Syria: Syrian Brigadier General handed awards after military success

Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Valery Gerasimov thanked Brigadier General Suheil Salman al-Hassan - from...

India: Rescue operation underway in Uttar Pradesh after train derailment

At least 23 people have reportedly been killed and many more injured after the Kalinga-Utkal Express train derailed in Uttar Pradesh, 130km (80...

Spain: King and Queen of Spain visit young Barcelona attack victims in hospital

Spanish King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano visited children injured in Thursday's attack being treated in the hospital Del Mar,...

Ukraine: OSCE deploys 24 hour monitors to forward patrol base at Stanytsia Luhanska

The first deputy head of the OSCE special monitoring mission Alexander Hug reported that the deployment of OSCE's round-the clock monitors is being...