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Tourusm and conservation projects National Park

The breathtaking views across Simien Mountains National Parks in Ethiopia’s northern highlands. Not only is it a landscape of great beauty, it’s one of the oldest World Heritage Sites with regional and global significance for its biodiversity conservation.

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United Airlines: Passenger suffers broken nose, will file suit

CHICAGO: The man dragged off a United Airlines flight, sparking an international uproar, suffered a broken nose and concussion, his lawyer said Thursday, adding that he is planning to sue. David Dao was released from the hospital overnight and was ...

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N.Korea shows off new weapon in parade

North Korea has held a military parade showcasing a new type of intermediate-range ballistic missile and other arsenal. The event on Saturday marked the 105th anniversary of the birth of founder Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of leader Kim Jong ...

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Assad claims US worked with terrorists to carry out gas

SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad called claims that he used deadly sarin gas on his people a “100 percent fabrication” and insisted the US worked “hand-in-glove” with terrorists to carry out the attacks, he said in an interview published Thursday. The ...

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Officials: No need for Trump’s approval to use massive bomb

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon officials say the U.S. commander in Afghanistan who ordered use of the “mother of all bombs” didn’t need President Donald Trump’s approval. The officials say Gen. John Nicholson has standing authority to use the largest non-nuclear ...

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Afghanistan: Massive US bomb kills 36 Islamic State fighters

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A strike by the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military killed 36 Islamic State group militants and left no civilian casualties, hitting a tunnel complex in the remote mountains of eastern ...

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Scorpion stings passenger on United Airlines flight

HOUSTON: On the same day that a passenger was dragged off a United Airlines plane, a stowaway made it onto another flight. A scorpion, found on a plane flying from Houston to Calgary on Sunday, fell on a man and ...

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Facebook cracks down on 30,000 fake accounts in France

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc said on Thursday it suspended 30,000 accounts in France as the social network giant steps up efforts to stop the spread of fake news, misinformation and spam. The move, which comes 10 days before the first ...

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Can Trump’s brash business style pull us back from the brink of nuclear war?

National security decisions are unlike business decisions in one critical way: you can learn and recover from most mistakes in business President Donald Trump tweeted: “North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. ...

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Was massive US bomb dropped on Afghanistan the mother of all warnings to North Korea?

When he was running for president, Donald Trump famously vowed to “bomb the s—” out of the Islamic State. Despite a recent series of reversals on other foreign policy issues, he appeared to make good on that promise Thursday. At ...

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