Tue10242017

LAST_UPDATEFri, 27 Oct 2017 9am

Eight-Months-Pregnant British Woman Is Refused Treatment By Cambridge Hospital Unless She Can Prove She Is English

Pic: Mail OnlineA heavily pregnant British woman has said she was refused treatment at a hospital until she could prove she was born in the country.

Read more: Eight-Months-Pregnant British Woman Is Refused Treatment By Cambridge Hospital Unless She Can...

The Latest: IS Claims Responsibility For Kabul Bomb Attack

Pic: AP

KABUL, Afghanistan: The Islamic State group is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing attack on a Shiite mosque in Kabul that killed at least 39 and wounded at least 41.

Read more: The Latest: IS Claims Responsibility For Kabul Bomb Attack

King’s Legacy Still Felt Strongly As Thailand Bids Goodbye

Pic: AP

HUAY HOM, Thailand: Half a century has passed and the king is dead, but the villagers of Huay Hom still haven’t forgotten the day Bhumibol Adulyadej descended by helicopter into their remote, impoverished mountain valley in northern Thailand and changed their lives forever.

Read more: King’s Legacy Still Felt Strongly As Thailand Bids Goodbye

Trump Expected To Pressure China's Xi To Rein In North Korea: Officials

Pic: Reuters

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pressure China’s president when they meet next month in Beijing to do more to rein in North Korea out of a belief that Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power should give him more authority to do so.

Read more: Trump Expected To Pressure China's Xi To Rein In North Korea: Officials

Strong Typhoon Nears Southern Japan The Day Before Election

A man walks past electoral posters of Japanese candidates for the upcoming general election in Koshigaya city, Saitama prefecture on Thursday.

TOKYO: Heavy rain and powerful winds are expected to lash large areas of Japan on Sunday as a strong typhoon sweeps ashore, possibly hindering voter turnout in a national election.

Read more: Strong Typhoon Nears Southern Japan The Day Before Election

King Felipe VI Says Catalonia 'Will Remain' Spanish

Spain's King Felipe VI has said Catalonia "is and will remain" an essential part of the country.

Read more: King Felipe VI Says Catalonia 'Will Remain' Spanish

Rockets Strike Downtown Kabul, No Casualties Reported

KABUL: As many as two rockets landed near the international military headquarters in downtown Kabul early on Saturday morning, Afghan security officials said.

Read more: Rockets Strike Downtown Kabul, No Casualties Reported

U.S. Court Blocks Immigrant Teen's Bid To Obtain Abortion

WASHINGTON: A U.S. appeals court on Friday prevented an illegal immigrant teenager detained by the government from immediately obtaining an abortion, although it left open the possibility she could undergo the procedure within days.

Read more: U.S. Court Blocks Immigrant Teen's Bid To Obtain Abortion

Peru Congress Passes Bill To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Pic: Reuters

LIMA: Peru’s conservative Congress passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana late on Thursday with a 68-5 vote in favor of allowing cannabis oil to be produced, imported and commercialized.

Read more: Peru Congress Passes Bill To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Suicide Bombers Attack Two Afghan Mosques, At Least 72 Dead

Pic: Reuters

KABUL: Suicide bombers attacked two mosques in Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 72 people including children, officials and witnesses said.

Read more: Suicide Bombers Attack Two Afghan Mosques, At Least 72 Dead