Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «weapons»

January 9, 2018 2:52 PM Syria accuses Israel of airstrikes aimed at area near Damascus, Golan Heights

Israeli doesn't confirm actions, but Netanyahu says country is trying to deter Hezbollah Israeli jets and ground-to-ground missiles struck Syria early on Tuesday, Syria's army said, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated he would do what was needed to stop Hezbollah gaining "game-changing" Iranian weapons. The Syrian army said in a statement 18

January 1, 2018 1:30 AM Kim Jong-un says 'the entire United States within range of our nuclear weapons'

'A nuclear button is always on my desk. This is reality, not a threat,' says North Korean leader North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said on Monday that the U.S. will never be able to start a war against North Korea now that his country has developed the capability to hit all of the U.S. mainland with its nuclear weapons. "The entire United States is within 26

December 31, 2017 8:11 PM UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for more unity in 2018

On Sunday, he issued a ‘red alert,’ calling 2017 a year of setbacks due to issues including xenophobia, the rise of nationalism and human-rights violations. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday issued a “red alert” for more unity in 2018 after what he called a year of setbacks. Nationalism and xenophobia are on the rise, inequality is growing 12

December 11, 2017 5:38 PM Man, 24, arrested for trying to climb Buckingham Palace wall

London police say they have arrested a 24-year-old-man who allegedly tried to climb a wall outside Buckingham Palace on Sunday night. The Metropolitan Police said Monday the suspect didn't have any weapons on him and "the incident is not being treated as terrorist related." He was arrested on suspicion of trespass and suspicion of possessing a controlled 25

November 13, 2017 1:51 PM EU bans arms sales to Venezuela as it ramps up pressure on President Maduro

BRUSSELS—The European Union on Monday banned arms sales to Venezuela and set up a system to slap asset freezes and travel restrictions on Venezuelan officials as it sought to ramp up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. The move was decided by EU foreign ministers at talks in Brussels. The weapons ban would stop sales of military equipment that could 31

November 8, 2017 11:21 AM Environment minister blames 'mistake' after tweet praising Syria

Tweet from Catherine McKenna's departmental account praises Syria for joining Paris climate accord Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said "clearly a mistake was made" Tuesday after a tweet from her official departmental account praised Syria for joining the Paris climate agreement. "Canada Salutes Nicaragua and Syria for joining on to the Paris 39

November 2, 2017 2:40 AM Remains found on B.C. farm property identified as missing woman Traci Genereaux

SALMON ARM , B.C. - Human remains found at a farm where RCMP have been conducting extensive searches have been identified as those of one of several women who have gone missing in British Columbia's north Okanagan. Police said no charges have been laid in connection with Traci Genereaux's death, which is being treated as suspicious. An autopsy has been completed 24

November 1, 2017 11:39 AM NYC truck attack: Investigators scour driver's background

NEW YORK -- Investigators worked Wednesday to determine what led a truck driver to mow down people on a riverfront bike path near the World Trade Center, brandishing air guns and yelling "God is great!" in Arabic as his deadly route of terror ended with a crash, authorities said. Eight people were killed and 11 seriously injured in a Halloween afternoon 24

November 1, 2017 8:08 AM Investigators seek motive after New York truck attack kills 8

Alleged killer identified by officials as an immigrant from Uzbekistan Investigators worked through the night to determine what led a truck driver to plow down people on a riverfront bike path near the World Trade Center in New York City, brandishing air guns and yelling "God is great" in Arabic as his deadly route of terror ended with a crash, authorities 94

November 1, 2017 12:18 AM Exclusive: U.S. pursues direct diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rejection

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is quietly pursuing direct diplomacy with North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s public assertion that such talks are a waste of time. Using the so-called “New York channel,” Joseph Yun, U.S. negotiator with North Korea, has been in contact with diplomats 27