Tag Archives: Sky News

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U.S. appeals court withholds release of memos on targeted killings

(Reuters) – Memorandums on the legal basis for targeted killings of people in other countries that the U.S. government believes are involved in militant attacks can be kept secret, a…

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Labour Leader Facing Revolt Over Syria Action

Jeremy Corbyn is facing a revolt by Labour MPs on Syria – even before the Prime Minister unveils his blueprint for war. After the Opposition leader gave what many MPs…

Bangladesh angry over Pakistan's criticism of executions

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh accused Pakistan on Monday of interfering in its internal affairs by criticizing the execution of two opposition leaders for alleged war crimes during the country's…

US military helicopter crashes in South Korea, killing 2

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.S. military helicopter crashed in South Korea during a routine training mission Monday, killing both pilots on board, the U.S. Army & South Korean…

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Putin removes ban on nuclear cooperation with Iran

President Vladimir Putin on Monday lifted a ban on Russian firms from working on Iranian enrichment sites as he travelled to Tehran for his first visit since 2007. A decree…

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Adele's triumphant return a sentimental look back

Adele has had nearly five years to savor the massive success of her last album but, on a release that could be even bigger, she is looking back wistfully on…

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Scientists: Fungus causes snake ailment, but reason elusive

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A fungus has been identified as the cause of a mysterious ailment that has been infecting some snake species in the eastern United States, threatening some…

Bangladesh executes 2 opposition leaders for war crimes

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh executed two opposition leaders Sunday for war crimes during the country's 1971 independence war, despite concerns that the legal proceedings against them were flawed &…

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Bones of contention: Russia tries to end royal remains row

Locked in a safe in Russia's state archive lie two white cardboard boxes holding a few fragments of darkened bones, each numbered & stored in a plastic bag. Geneticists, forensic…

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Green campaigner readies to swim the Pacific

Never mind the sharks or the swirling ocean debris that await him, Benoit Lecomte is counting the days until his long-distance swim from Tokyo to San Francisco — to raise…