Iran’s Khamenei says mismanagement hurts economy more than U.S. sanctions: TV

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused the government on Monday of economic mismanagement and said it needed to improve its performance to help the country better weather newly reimposed U.S. sanctions. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is seen at the Hussayniyeh of Imam Khomeini in Tehran, Iran, August 13, 2018. […]

Jordan says explosive device behind blast that killed policeman

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordanian police said on Saturday investigations showed a home made explosive device planted near a police van was behind a blast that killed one policeman and injured six others the day before. Police said on Friday a gas canister stored in the van was behind the blast near a gendarmerie parking lot […]

20 bodies found in 2 graves in western Mexican state

by Associated Press August 9 at 6:16 PM MEXICO CITY — Authorities in Jalisco say that 20 bodies have been found in two clandestine graves in separate locations in the cartel-plagued state in western Mexico. Jalisco state attorney general Raul Sanchez Jimenez says 10 bodies were found in Tlajomulco and 10 were found in the […]

Italy uncovers massive load of hash in ship’s fuel tanks

ROME (Reuters) – Italian police said on Thursday they found 20 tonnes of hash worth as much as 200 million euros ($232 million) in the fuel tanks of a Panama-flagged ship that was stopped in international waters and escorted to Sicily. The entire 11-person crew, all from Montenegro, was arrested for international drugs trafficking, Italy’s […]

Satellite Image Quiz: This is how our planet is changing

Satellite Image Quiz: This is how our planet is changing – SPIEGEL ONLINE Satellite Image Quiz Where Our Glaciers and Forests Are Disappearing Satellites are taking pictures of the Earth around the clock. The images show how our planet is changing — both naturally and because of human influence. Test your […]