Government And Politics

Hundreds march in Berlin to demand an end to using coal

Jun 24, 2018

Hundreds of people are marching through the German capital to protest for an end to burn coal to produce electricity

New Zealand leader leaves hospital 3 days after giving birth

Jun 24, 2018

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford have named their baby daughter Neve and say they want her to grow up in a world in which she can make choices about her family and career based on what she wants

US Defense chief to visit China amid S. China Sea tensions

Jun 24, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting Beijing this week against the background of growing tensions over Taiwan, China's militarization of South China Sea and expanding overseas presence of the People's Liberation Army

Regional bloc says South Sudan's rebel leader not welcome

Jun 24, 2018

East Africa's regional bloc says South Sudan's rebel leader not welcome except for peace talks

Libya's UN-backed government says 3 abducted Turks released

Jun 24, 2018

Libya's U.N.-backed government in Tripoli has said three Turkish workers who were kidnapped last year in a southern Libyan town have been released

Israel opposition leader named head of Jewish Agency

Jun 24, 2018

Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog is unanimously elected head of the Jewish Agency for Israel, a non-governmental organization that works closely with the Israeli government to promote Jewish immigration to Israel

UK euroskeptics urge PM May to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit

Jun 24, 2018

Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures are urging British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European Union without a trade agreement, despite warnings from major manufacturers that a "no deal" Brexit would be disastrous

Mini-migration summit: EU nations try to resolve differences

Jun 24, 2018

The leaders of Germany, France and about a dozen other European Union nations are converging on Brussels for an afternoon of informal talks on differences over migrant ahead of a full EU summit that starts next Thursday

Israel fires missile at drone near Syria frontier

Jun 24, 2018

The Israeli military says it fired a Patriot missile at an unmanned aircraft that approached its airspace near the Syrian frontier in the Golan Heights

Egypt raises military pensions amid austerity measures

Jun 24, 2018

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has raised pensions for military personnel and salaries for civil servants by 15 percent amid a wave of price hikes linked to austerity measures

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