Desperate Haitians living in caves, eating toxic plants in post-hurricane Haiti | Miami Herald

Almost six months after deadly Hurricane Matthew destroyed crops and livestock along Haiti’s southern peninsula, life has become so desperate that Haitians are eating poisonous plants and living in caves to survive, aid workers say.

Cazas rusos MiG-35 en el cielo mexicano, ¿sueño o realidad?

¿Es posible que dentro de unos cinco años los cazas rusos vuelen en el cielo mexicano?

Germany converting a huge coal mine into giant renewable battery

A German coal mine will be converted into giant “battery station” to store enough renewable energy to power some 400,000 homes.

FBI Director: U.S. should expect Russian interference in 2018, 2020 elections – Cyberscoop

FBI Director James Comey expects that Russian intelligence services will launch similar influence operations against the 2018 congressional and 2020 presidential elections after finding success in 2016.

Shell accused of concealing data on effects of two major oil spills

A whistleblower has accused oil giant Shell of concealing data on the health effects of two major oil spills on communities in Nigeria. 

US probe of ex-Trump aide Manafort extends to Cyprus

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government investigation of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, crossed the Atlantic earlier this year to the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, once known as a haven for money laundering by Russian billionaires.

Detained Pakistani Bloggers Face Blasphemy Charges

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has put three online bloggers in the custody of a federal agency for a week so it can investigate blasphemy charges against them and determine whether they should be formally tried and punished.

More than 200 civilians killed in suspected U.S. airstrike in Iraq

Munatha Jasim watched Iraqi civil defense workers in red suits scurry among the ruins of her neighbors’ homes Friday, extracting the dead and zipping them into blue body bags.

Mike Flynn secretly met Turkish officials to plan illegal ‘dead of night’ extradition of...

Former CIA Director James Woolsey said that he attended a secret meeting in September with ousted Trump national security adviser Adm. Mike Flynn to plan a covert operation to “whisk away” a fugitive cleric and hand him over to Turkey’s authoritarian government.

UN fears 200 died in coalition airstrike on Mosul – BBC News

The United Nations has raised grave concerns about reports of high civilian casualties in the Iraqi city of Mosul.

Mass escape: 29 suspected cartel members break out of Mexico prison through 120-foot tunnel

El Chapo may be gone from Mexico, but tunnel-aided escapes by inmates are alive and well.

Lille shooting: Gunman opens fire at metro station in northern France, reports of multiple...

Witnesses heard at least five shots fired in central Lille late on Friday, local outlet La Voix du Nord reported.

London terror attacker ‘was not a lone wolf’

The terrorist Khalid Masood was not a “lone wolf” and others had played a key part in indoctrinating him and helping to carry out Wednesday’s deadly attacks in London, security officials believe.

Erdogan: If you call me dictator, I will call you Nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday pledged to keep up his tough rhetoric on Europe, despite calls from EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, to tone down the insults.

British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough – BBC News

British scientists have made a world-first breakthrough in the diagnosis of tuberculosis.

Trump Administration Eyes $1 Billion in Cuts to U.N. Peacekeeping

The White House is seeking to cut $1 billion in funding for U.N. peacekeeping operations and to eliminate hundreds of millions of dollars for other U.N. programs that care for needy children and seek to lift the world’s poorest out of a life of grinding poverty, according to two diplomatic sources briefed on the plan.

President of Philippines calls EU ‘sons of bitches’

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has hit out at the European Union (EU) for hypocrisy and called the bloc “sons of bitches” after its lawmakers issued a resolution calling for restraint and a rethink in his bloody war on drugs.

Bomber dies in suicide attack on police outpost near Dhaka airport | Dhaka Tribune

Assistant Commissioner of police (Airport) Ruhul Amin Shagor said a suicide bomber attempted to attack the police box overlooking the airport intersection.