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  • Bob Dylan guitar fetches $4,95,000 at auction

    20 May, 2018 3:25 PM 34

    It played a key role in his evolution from folk music to rock. A guitar that played a key role in Bob Dylan’s artistic evolution from folk music to rock fetched a half million at auction on Saturday. The guitar, a 1965 Fender Telecaster that belonged to Robbie Robertson, Dylan’s guitarist, was used by Mr. Dylan, Eric Clapton and George Harrison, Julien’s

  • Harry weds Meghan: Images from the Royal wedding

    19 May, 2018 7:46 PM 38

    The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed Saturday in a service that reflected Prince Harry’s royal heritage, Meghan Markle’s biracial roots and the pair’s shared commitment to putting a more diverse, modern face on the monarchy. The wedding was a global event, thanks to Harry’s status as a senior British royal and Markle’s

  • North Korea demands South Korea send back restaurant workers

    19 May, 2018 2:12 PM 17

    North Korea is demanding that South Korea send back 12 North Korean restaurant workers who came to the South in 2016, saying such a move would demonstrate Seoul’s willingness to improve relations. The North’s statement on Saturday came a week after Seoul said it would look more closely into the circumstances surrounding the women’s arrival following

  • Italian populists hold two days of votes on possible platform

    19 May, 2018 8:21 AM 40

    Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement has opened voting by its members on a program with the right-wing League party that could clear the way to Italy’s first populist government. Five-Star members are voting online, while backers of the League will vote on Saturday in city and town centers. Di Maio and League leader Matteo Salvini are to present

  • Boeing 737 crashes minutes after takeoff from Cuba's Havana

    18 May, 2018 8:36 PM 52

    Local media reports have said that the plane was carrying 104 passengers. A Boeing 737 belonging to Cubana de Aviacion - Cuba's national carrier - crashed moments after it took off from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport on Friday. Media reports quoting eyewitness accounts said that a fire on the plane - carrying 104 passengers - could be seen from the ground

  • Skripal discharged from hospital

    18 May, 2018 3:09 PM 36

    The Ex- Russian spy, daughter taken to an undisclosed location for their safety Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from a British hospital, more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent and left fighting for his life, health officials said on Friday. Mr. Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious in the English

  • Afghan officials say Taliban attacks kill 16 security forces

    18 May, 2018 12:07 PM 10

    Afghan officials say Taliban fighters have attacked several security posts in three provinces, killing 16 security forces. Ramadan Ali Mooseni, deputy provincial police chief, said on Friday the Taliban launched an attack the previous night in Ghazni province’s remote Ajristan district, killing nine security forces and wounding seven others

  • Palestine recalls envoys from four EU nations

    16 May, 2018 4:27 PM 212

    Turkey asks Israeli consul to leave The Palestinian Authority has recalled its envoys to Romania, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria after their Ambassadors attended an Israeli reception marking the U.S. Embassy’s move to Jerusalem, it said on Wednesday. “The recalls are to consult with our Ambassadors to these states about their positions and their

  • Four IS-inspired attackers target Indonesian police headquarters

    16 May, 2018 4:23 PM 35

    Four men who attacked an Indonesian police headquarters with samurai swords were shot dead on Wednesday and one officer also died, authorities said, days after a wave of deadly suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group rocked the country. The assault in the city of Pekanbaru on Sumatra island — also claimed by IS — saw a group ram it minivan

  • Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim freed, given royal pardon

    16 May, 2018 4:24 AM 36

    Malaysia’s reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim has been freed from custody after receiving a royal pardon, paving the way for a political comeback following his alliance’s stunning election victory. The 70-year-old Anwar was convicted of sodomy in 2015 in a case he said was aimed at crushing his alliance after making gains against Malaysia’s long-ruling coalition