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FIFA sees no obstacles for women to attend games in Iran

FIFA sees no obstacles for women to attend games in Iran

FILE – In this Oct. 16, 2018 file photo, Iranian women cheer as they wave their country’s flag after authorities in a rare move allowed a select group of women into Azadi stadium to watch a friendly soccer match between Iran and Bolivia, in Tehran, Iran. Sahar Khodayari, an Iranian female soccer fan died after […]

TWA Flight 847: Greek police arrest aircraft hijacking suspect

TWA Flight 847: Greek police arrest aircraft hijacking suspect

Image copyright Alain Nogues/Getty Image caption The flight was hijacked right after taking off from Athens A 65-year-old Lebanese man suspected of involvement in the hijacking of an American airliner in 1985 has been arrested in Greece, police say. The man, who has not been named, was detained on Mykonos after disembarking from a cruise […]

Man drowns during underwater marriage proposal on Tanzania trip

Man drowns during underwater marriage proposal on Tanzania trip

Image copyright Kenesha Antoine Image caption Kenesha Antoine filmed Steven Weber’s romantic marriage proposal off Pemba Island, Tanzania An American man has drowned while proposing to his girlfriend underwater during a “once-in-a-lifetime” trip to Tanzania. Steven Weber and his girlfriend, Kenesha Antoine, were staying in a luxury submerged cabin at the Manta Resort, off Pemba […]

UN welcomes Houthi move to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia

UN welcomes Houthi move to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia

CAIRO — The U.N. envoy for Yemen says the Houthi rebels’ initiative to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia “could send a powerful message of the will to end the war” in Yemen. Martin Griffiths’ comments Saturday came hours after the Houthi announcement, and a week after the rebels claimed a strike that crippled a key […]

After strikes, youth climate activists keep pressure on leaders

After strikes, youth climate activists keep pressure on leaders

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the Youth Climate Summit at United Nations HQ in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., September 21, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri NEW YORK (Reuters) – Young climate change activists delivered a strong message to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday: If elected officials do […]

Afghanistan veterans want deal after failed Trump-Taliban peace talks

Afghanistan veterans want deal after failed Trump-Taliban peace talks

CLOSE U.S. peace talks with the Taliban are now “dead,” President Donald Trump declared Monday, one day after he abruptly canceled a secret meeting he had arranged with Taliban and Afghan leaders aimed at ending America’s longest war. (Sept. 9) AP, AP Isiah James was stationed in Afghanistan nearly a decade ago. But something the village elders […]

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