facebook-logo twitter-logo

Menu
  • Parent Category: ROOT

World News

Video of synagogue shooting in Germany viewed more than 2,000 times on Twitch
BrianAJackson/iStock (HALLE, Germany) -- The live-streaming site Twitch is defending its actions after a user shared a video of the Halle synagogue shooting on the platform where it was viewed several thousand times.Two people were killed near a synagogue in Halle, Germany, on Wednesday — which was also Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year. The attack occurred around noon local time, and the suspect was arrested by police at around 3:30 p.m. The names of the victims were not released.“We are shocked and saddened by the tragedy that took place in Germany today, and our deepest condolences...
Read more...
Ukrainian president says 'no blackmail' in infamous July phone call with Trump
Oleksii Liskonih/iStock (LONDON) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Thursday there was "no blackmail" in a July telephone call with President Donald Trump that provoked an impeachment inquiry."This has nothing to do with weapons and the Burisma situation," Zelenskiy said when asked about accusations that Trump had pressured him to investigate Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, and his role on the board of the energy company Burisma Holdings."There was no blackmail; it was not the subject of our conversation," he added. "The call could have no impact on our relations with America."The recently elected Ukrainian...
Read more...
What you need to know about Turkey's push into Syria
omersukrugoksu/iStock (ANKARA, Turkey) -- Turkey's military airstrikes inside Syria are the first step in its offensive into northern Syria, targeting the Syrian Kurds that helped the U.S. defeat the Islamic State. But where is this fighting taking place and what comes next? What are U.S. military troops inside Syria doing in response to the Turkish operation? ABC News looks at what could result from Turkey's military operation against the Syrian Kurds:What has Turkey done so far?Turkish military aircraft have carried out airstrikes inside a 130-mile stretch of the border region, according to Syrian Kurdish forces known as the Syrian Democratic...
Read more...