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    Spain’s Barcelona paralysed following Catalan's protests

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 02:48pm on October 19, 2019

    Violent clashes escalated in Barcelona late Friday, as radical Catalan separatists hurled rocks and fireworks at police, who responded with teargas and rubber bullets, turning the city centre into a chaotic battleground...

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    Senate leader slams Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:16pm on October 19, 2019

    United States senate majority leader Mitch McConnell Friday attacked president Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria as ‘a strategic nightmare’ that will help Washington’s foes and hurt its allies...

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    Jury suggests capital punishment for Los Angeles serial killer

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:47pm on October 19, 2019

    A jury in California recommended the death sentence on Friday for a man dubbed the ‘Hollywood Ripper’ who was earlier found guilty in the gruesome killings of two women at their homes...

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    At least 13 killed in Siberian mine accident

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 03:24pm on October 19, 2019

    At least 13 people were killed as a result of a dam failure at a gold mine in the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk early Saturday, the Russian emergencies ministry said.

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    Turkey air strikes shatter Syria truce

    Agence France-Presse . Tal Tamr, Syria | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2019

    Deadly Turkish air strikes Friday shattered an hours-old US-brokered deal to stop Ankara’s military offensive against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. The ceasefire announced late...

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    At least 13 killed in Siberian mine accident

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 03:21pm on October 19, 2019

    At least 13 people were killed as a result of a dam failure at a gold mine in the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk early Saturday, the Russian emergencies ministry said...

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    28 dead in Ghana flooding

    Agence France-Presse . Accra | Updated at 01:18am on October 19, 2019

    Floods caused by eight days of torrential downpours in northeastern Ghana have left 28 people dead and displaced hundreds, officials said Friday.  ‘At the moment...

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    US makes history with first all-female spacewalk

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:17am on October 19, 2019

    US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir became the first all-female pairing to carry out a spacewalk Friday, following a spacesuit flub earlier this year...

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