September 11, 2018


John Bolton threatens ICC with US sanctions

United States (HRNW): The US has threatened sanctions against the International Criminal Court (ICC) if it goes ahead with prosecutions against Americans. The court is currently considering prosecuting US servicemen over alleged detainee abuse in Afghanistan….


Global hunger increasing, United Nation warns

Asia/Middle East (HRNW): The number of people suffering from hunger has increased during the past three years, after years of decline, a UN report suggests. According to the analysis, 821 million people globally were undernourished in…


Begum Kulsoom Nawaz passes away

London (HRNW): Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife, Begum Kulsoom, passed away on this afternoon. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif and her son, Hussain Nawaz, confirmed that the former first lady breathed her last at…


Russia launches biggest war games since Cold War

Russia (HRNW): Russia has launched its biggest military exercise since the Cold War, involving about 300,000 service personnel, in eastern Siberia. China is sending 3,200 troops to take part in “Vostok-2018”, with many Chinese armoured vehicles…


Trump issues warning as storm strengthens

United States (HRNW): US President Donald Trump has issued a series of warnings to prepare for Hurricane Florence, which is gathering power as it approaches the Carolinas. Mr Trump tweeted that this was “one of the…


Afghan violence rages in four northern provinces

Afghanistan (HRNW): Dozens of Afghan security personnel and Taliban fighters have been killed as battles continue to rage across four northern provinces. Afghan officials say that without reinforcements the capital of Sar-e Pul province could fall…