| Latest News, Videos and Live Video

Thursday February 11th 2016

Breaking World News Latest Real-Time Updates

Latest breaking world news updated in real-time by rss feeds.


World News Headlines – Yahoo News UK

Ex-Virginia Senator Webb may revive White House bid: CBS affiliate

Former U.S. Senator Senator Jim Webb speaks during a news conferenceFormer Virginia Senator Jim Webb, who dropped his bid for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination last October, may renew his campaign, a CBS affiliate in Texas reported on Thursday. Webb was in Texas to speak to the Dallas World Affairs Council on his five most important principles for foreign policy, CBS 11 News reported. The television station said on its website it had learned Webb would use the forum to discuss his intentions to revive his candidacy in the run-up to the November 2016 presidential election.

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:27 pm

South African police, protesters clash ahead of Zuma’s speech

South Africa's President Zuma attends the opening ceremony of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis AbabaBy Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South African police fired stun grenades on Thursday to disperse crowds outside parliament, hours before the annual state-of-the-nation speech by President Jacob Zuma, whom the opposition accuse of mismanaging the flagging economy. Backed by several armored vehicles, mounted police and a water cannon, police scuffled with protesters outside the assembly as opposition supporters clashed with Zuma supporters. Zuma's speech is expected to highlight policies to revive a flagging economy, hampered by years of weak growth, at a time the president is under fire over a taxpayer-funded 250 million (then $23 million) upgrade to his private home.

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:25 pm

Donors seek Clinton comeback, sharper message before debate with Sanders

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton visits a polling place in Manchester,By Michelle Conlin and Luciana Lopez NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will try to mend her badly wounded campaign in a debate on Thursday with rival Bernie Sanders, an encounter many of her donors said would allow her to play a role that suits her – embattled underdog. After her 22-point loss to Sanders in New Hampshire's primary, Clinton headed back to New York, where her campaign is based, on Wednesday to confer with top advisers and prepare for the face-off with Sanders, set for 9 p.m. EST (0200 GMT Friday) in Milwaukee. Several among Clinton's wide circle of donors told Reuters they believed her surprisingly large loss in New Hampshire would bring out the fighter in her.

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:24 pm

Spain dismantles falcon trafficking ring destined for UAE races

An Emirati man releases a hunting falcon at the al-Marzoon Hunting reserve, 60 Kilometres south of Madinat Zayed, in the United Arab Emirates on February 1, 2016Spanish police said Thursday they had dismantled an international ring that smuggled falcons to the United Arab Emirates, where bird-of-prey racing is an elite sport.

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:21 pm

NATO Aegean Mission To Stop People Smugglers

NATO Aegean Mission To Stop People SmugglersNATO is sending three warships to the sea between Turkey and Greece to crack down on those smuggling desperate people into Europe. German government sources say that Germany, Greece and Turkey asked NATO to start monitoring the Aegean Sea to give a "clear view" of how people smugglers are working on the Turkish coast. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told a news conference that three warships, currently stationed near Cyprus, were being sent to the Aegean "without delay" to "start maritime surveillance activities".

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:21 pm

Former French PM Ayrault named foreign minister in govt shake-up

France's new Foreign Minister Jean-Marc AyraultFrench President Francois Hollande reshuffled his cabinet Thursday, naming Jean-Marc Ayrault foreign minister and adding several ecologists to government as he seeks to widen his political base ahead of a presidential poll in 2017.

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:19 pm

Wall St tumbles as investors run to safety

A Wall Street sign is seen in Lower Manhattan in New YorkU.S. stock indexes plummeted on Thursday morning as investors spooked by the health of the global economy jettisoned stocks and fled to safe-haven assets. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday acknowledged tightening financial conditions and uncertainty about China and the risks that posed to the U.S. economy, but still kept open the possibility of further interest rate hikes. The dollar hit a 16-month low against the yen and investors migrated to gold and top-rated bonds.

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:17 pm

At least 52 dead in Mexico prison riot

A woman cries as relatives of inmates gather outside the Topo Chico prison in the northern city of Monterrey in Mexico where according to local media at least 30 people died in a prison riot on February 11, 2016At least 52 inmates died in a Mexican prison on Thursday as prisoners ignited a fire during a brawl between two rival groups, authorities said.

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:16 pm

Russia will not request lifting of EU sanctions at Munich conference: deputy PM

Chairman of the Organizing Committee of SPIEF 2015 Sergei Prikhodko attends the St. Petersburg International Economic ForumRussia will not use a conference in Munich to ask European countries to lift their sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine conflict and does not plan to lift its own counter-sanctions for now, a Russian deputy prime minister said on Thursday. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will travel to a security conference in Munich later this week and meet Manuel Valls, the French prime minister, and Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the German foreign minister. "I think it would not be completely correct and simply pointless to request that the sanctions are canceled," Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko told reporters.

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:16 pm

S. African police fire stun grenades ahead of Zuma address

Campaigners demonstrate against South African President Jacob Zuma on February 11, 2016 in Cape TownSouth African police fired stun grenades to disperse angry protesters outside parliament on Thursday shortly before President Jacob Zuma was due to deliver his annual state of the nation address.

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:15 pm

World – Google News

Teacher kills 6 at Saudi Arabia educational facility, state TV reports – Fox News


BBC News

Teacher kills 6 at Saudi Arabia educational facility, state TV reports
Fox News
A teacher opened fire at an education department building in southern Saudi Arabia Thursday, killing six employees and wounding two, state television reported. The attack took place in the Jizan region, Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman General Mansour …
State TV: Teacher shoots dead 6 colleagues in Saudi ArabiaWashington Post
Attacker shoots six dead at offices in Saudi ArabiaReuters

all 386 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:19 pm

2 alleged human smugglers on trial over Aylan Kurdi’s death – Morganton News Herald


Morganton News Herald

2 alleged human smugglers on trial over Aylan Kurdi's death
Morganton News Herald
Prison guards escort Asem Alfrhad before his trial in Aegean resort of Bodrum, Turkey, Thursday Feb. 11, 2016. Two alleged people-smugglers are on trial accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Syrian migrant boy Aylan Kurdi and four other people.
Syrian Refugee Smugglers On Trial For Death Of Aylan Kurdi, Toddler In Viral Beach PhotoInternational Business Times

all 119 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:14 pm

Kerry wants ‘all or nothing’ truce at Syria talks – Reuters


Reuters

Kerry wants 'all or nothing' truce at Syria talks
Reuters
MUNICH/BEIRUT Major powers were beginning a new round of Syria peace talks on Thursday focusing on calls for a ceasefire and access for humanitarian aid. But with the Syrian opposition saying it cannot accept a truce in the current climate because it …
The Latest: EU Top Diplomat Wants Immediate Syria Cease-FireNew York Times
US peace hopes for Syria on the line in MunichWashington Post
The Latest: US coalition spokesman refutes Russian claimsSTLtoday.com
Newsday –Kansas City Star
all 5,828 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 3:53 pm

French president names new foreign minister in reshuffle – Washington Post


Washington Post

French president names new foreign minister in reshuffle
Washington Post
PARIS — French President Francois Hollande has named former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault as foreign minister in a government reshuffle. Ayrault, 66, a low-key veteran of the Socialist Party, replaces Laurent Fabius, who helped clinch a landmark …
REFILE-France's Hollande reshuffles his government before 2017 electionsReuters
France's Hollande names former PM Ayrault as foreign ministerYahoo News
Driver will face no charges for crashing into gym, killing 1Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
The Guardian –Channel News Asia
all 59 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 3:50 pm

Scores killed in prison brawl and blaze in Mexico – CBS News


CBS News

Scores killed in prison brawl and blaze in Mexico
CBS News
Last Updated Feb 11, 2016 10:43 AM EST. MONTERREY, Mexico — Fifty-two inmates were killed and 12 injured in a brutal fight between two rival factions and a huge fire at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said. Nuevo Leon Gov.
52 dead in riot at northern Mexico prisonPost-Bulletin
At least 52 inmates dead after fire, riot breaks out at Mexico prisonFox News
Dozens reported dead in Mexico prison violenceKTVQ Billings News

all 252 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 3:43 pm

NATO Will Send Ships to Aegean Sea to Deter Human Trafficking – New York Times


New York Times

NATO Will Send Ships to Aegean Sea to Deter Human Trafficking
New York Times
BRUSSELS — NATO will deploy ships to the Aegean Sea in an attempt to stop smugglers moving migrants from Turkey to Greece, the military alliance's secretary general said on Thursday. The ships will focus on monitoring the waterways and on providing …
US tells allies campaign to defeat Islamic State must be acceleratedReuters
NATO ships to combat migrant-smuggling networks in AegeanWashington Post
NATO Responds to Migrant Crisis; Ships on WayVoice of America
U.S. News & World Report –NPR –GlobalPost
all 1,349 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 3:33 pm

What N. Korea’s rocket test tells us about its military capability – Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor

What N. Korea's rocket test tells us about its military capability
Christian Science Monitor
Pyongyang is ramping up its nuclear and missile programs after a successful rocket launch Feb. 7. US officials warn that the North is trying to obtain weapons-grade fissionable material from a previously shuttered reactor.
North Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factoriesLos Angeles Times
N. Korea orders military takeover of complexUSA TODAY
N. Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factoriesBoston Herald
Salt Lake Tribune –Washington Post
all 4,454 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 3:13 pm

Royal Caribbean Passengers Describe Harrowing Trip at Sea – ABC News


Toronto Star

Royal Caribbean Passengers Describe Harrowing Trip at Sea
ABC News
Passengers who were on board the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas cruise ship are back on solid ground. Passenger Peter Aloupis said it felt "exactly" like being in a washing machine when the ship started listing, or tilting, because of the intense
Why these travelers picked Disney Dream as the best cruise ship for 2016Los Angeles Times
Royal Caribbean apologizes to Anthem ship passengers battered by stormwtkr.com
Storm-Battered Cruise Ship Returns To NJCBS Local
WGCU News
all 745 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 2:58 pm

Former Auschwitz guard, 94, goes on trial in Germany – Washington Post


Washington Post

Former Auschwitz guard, 94, goes on trial in Germany
Washington Post
DETMOLD, Germany — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant went on trial Thursday in western Germany on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, based on accusations that he served as a guard in the Auschwitz death camp as hundreds of thousands of …
Auschwitz Guard, 94, Goes On Trial Over Murder Of 170K PeopleHuffington Post
Ex-SS guard on trial in late push to punish Nazi crimesUtica Observer Dispatch
Both 94, Auschwitz survivor faces camp guard in German courtGlobalPost

all 319 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 1:43 pm

Female suicide bombers kill 58 in a Nigerian camp meant to be a safe haven – CNN International


CNN International

Female suicide bombers kill 58 in a Nigerian camp meant to be a safe haven
CNN International
Kano, Nigeria (CNN) A camp that was supposed to be a shelter from terrorism and violence instead became an instant death zone for dozens in Nigeria this week. At least 58 people were killed and another 78 injured when two female bombers detonated …
Boko Haram Female Suicide Bombers Massacre 65+ in Nigerian Refugee CampBreitbart News
At least 58 killed after two female suicide bombers attack Nigerian refugee campFox News
Female suicide bombers kill 58 in a Nigerian camp meant to be a havenKVOA Tucson News
BBC News
all 669 news articles »

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 9:35 am