• Last passengers safely rescued after Mont Blanc cable auto malfunction
Last passengers safely rescued after Mont Blanc cable auto malfunction

The incident was caused by cables that got crossed for "unknown reasons", but a gust of wind is thought to have played a part, said Mathieu Dechavanne, boss of the Mont-Blanc Company which manages the system. Frederic Labrunye, commander of the provincial gendarmerie, told the AP. During the night, a team of rescuers, three French and two Italian...

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  • Democrats file a petition to get Trump's name off the MN ballot
Democrats file a petition to get Trump's name off the MN ballot

Minnesota law requires political parties to select alternate electors at conventions. Minnesota Democrats are suing to remove Donald Trump from the state ballot, contending that the state Republican Party violated state law, Politico reported .

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  • Top Syrian Rebel Commander Killed in Airstrike
Top Syrian Rebel Commander Killed in Airstrike

The Syrian government, Russian Federation and a US-led coalition have all been carrying out air strikes against militant groups in Syria . Samir Shartah, better known by the nom de guerre Abu Mohammad Kafrouma, was killed when Syrian soldiers and fighters from pro-government popular defense groups closed in on the extremists in Duwayr al-Zaytoun...

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  • Barack Obama Urges Americans to Challenge Trump's 'Wacky Ideas'
Barack Obama Urges Americans to Challenge Trump's 'Wacky Ideas'

Teo said the chance encounter of the two leaders at the Gala Dinner for ASEAN and Dialog Partners should boost the possibility of a more substantive meeting in the near future that may impact bilateral relations and Asian regional security.

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  • Duterte clarifies: Attack not on Obama
Duterte clarifies: Attack not on Obama

Duterte sent his Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay to lead the Filipino delegation in ASEAN's meetings with India and the United States and in the East Asia Summit, EFE news reported. "I'm very happy that it happened". The start of Obama's trip was overshadowed by tense moments on the tarmac in Hangzhou when Chinese officials clashed with White Ho...

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  • Russia: Israel, Palestinian leaders agree to meet for talks
Russia: Israel, Palestinian leaders agree to meet for talks

Analysts say there is little chance that the Moscow event will result in significant progress but merely bringing together two leaders who have not held a... Mohammed al-Madani, a central committee member of Mr Abbas's Fatah party, told the Israeli newspaper Haaretz: "There's a clear trend of attempting to damage Abu Mazen (Mahmoud Abbas) by va...

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  • Rescuers Evacuating 110 People Stranded in Cable Car in French Alps
Rescuers Evacuating 110 People Stranded in Cable Car in French Alps

Rescuers provided blankets, food and water. A tourist from Australia posted a picture on Instagram after riding the cable vehicle in Chamonix earlier. They offer spectacular up-close views of Western Europe's tallest mountains, glaciers and steep valleys deep below. The riders were left hanging at almost 10,000 feet over the Mont Blanc glaciers...

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  • Obama: Talks With Russia Over Syria Strategy Suffer From 'Gaps Of Trust'
Obama: Talks With Russia Over Syria Strategy Suffer From 'Gaps Of Trust'

Officials hope a ceasefire will help advance talks on a political transition that would lead to the resignation of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. "What we can not do is have a situation where this becomes the wild, wild West, where countries that have significant cyber capacity start engaging in unhealthy competition or conflict through these mea...

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  • Erdogan proposes no-fly zone in northern Syria
Erdogan proposes no-fly zone in northern Syria

Ankara accuses US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of being behind the July uprising. That prompted Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, to say he would have refused to meet with Chinese officials if he were treated that way, calling it "such a sign of disrespect".

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  • Obama: Trade pact victim of US political season
Obama: Trade pact victim of US political season

Mr. Duterte's outburst prompted Washington to cancel the bilateral meeting between the two leaders on Tuesday. Again, the Philippine president later said he was only joking, but this week, Duterte said he would not meet with the United Nations secretary general at the ASEAN summit as he had "no time".

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  • Delta and Korean Air rekindle a partnership grown frosty
Delta and Korean Air rekindle a partnership grown frosty

Institutional sponsorship simply refers to ownership of a stock by mutual funds, banks, pension funds and other large institutions. It had more than $11.52 billion assets under management in June, 2014. The trading began at US$67.93 but the price moved to US$67.6 at one point during the session and finally capitulating to a session high of US$68.48...

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  • Seychelles honors Mother Teresa as she is canonized to Sainthood
Seychelles honors Mother Teresa as she is canonized to Sainthood

In his homily, Francis praised her as the merciful saint who defended the lives of the unborn, sick and abandoned, recalling her strong opposition to abortion which often put her at odds with progressives around the world. Born Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu on August 26, 1910, Teresa came to India in 1929 as a sister of the Loreto order. She also built c...

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  • Tropical Storm Newton on path toward U.S., threatening floods and mudslides
Tropical Storm Newton on path toward U.S., threatening floods and mudslides

People help a tourist move his auto after it became stuck in the sand, after the passing of Hurricane Newton in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Tuesday, Sept. A shrimp boat capsized in rough seas in the Gulf of California, killing two people and leaving three others missing, authorities said. Tropical Storm Newton is threatening to bring some rain into...

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  • Oil Minister: Iran Backs OPEC Moves Geared Toward Stability
Oil Minister: Iran Backs OPEC Moves Geared Toward Stability

Under the agreement, Iran is obliged to slow down its nuclear activities and, in exchange, all economic and financial sanctions against the country are removed. OPEC members are set to meet informally, later this month in Algeria and looking at the growing sense of urgency among all participation a deal could be very close.

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  • Ferguson Protest Leader's Body Found in Burned Car
Ferguson Protest Leader's Body Found in Burned Car

Louis County Police Department says its Bureau of Crimes Against Persons was called in at around 1:00am Tuesday morning with reports of a burning vehicle in Riverview , a city 10 miles from St. Now that Darren Seals has passed, attention now swings to the investigation of his murder. 'I don't think people will ever really appreciate what we di...

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  • Minister: Turkey Thwarted Some 230 Kurdish Militant Attacks
Minister: Turkey Thwarted Some 230 Kurdish Militant Attacks

Separately, Erdogan also called for global support for a 40 mile "safe zone" in Syria along Turkey's border that will incorporate a no-fly zone. Meanwhile, Turkey-backed forces may go deeper into Syria after securing a 90-kilometre stretch of land along the Turkish border, Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli said.

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  • ASEAN leaders agree to step up efforts for regional integration
ASEAN leaders agree to step up efforts for regional integration

Taking into account that this will be the first Asean Summit after the summit in Kuala Lumpur, and given the importance of realising Vision 2025, the agenda of the plenary session is mainly to discuss the progress of the implementation of Asean 2025: "Forging Ahead Together or also known as Asean Vision 2025, a roadmap for the region's continuous c...

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  • Around 100 injured in clashes in Indian Kashmir
Around 100 injured in clashes in Indian Kashmir

He said the security forces used baton charge and tear- gas shelling to disperse the protestors. The delegation members made a decision to travel by road in a secure convoy of cars from the Srinagar International Airport to The Lalit Grand Palace where they will meet various local leaders.

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  • Trump camp doesn't announce Pence visit to Ohio State
Trump camp doesn't announce Pence visit to Ohio State

Much speculation surrounds the lack of tax return transparency from Donald Trump . But when Pence assured Todd that Trump was "completely consistent" on immigration, Todd interjected, saying that Trump's position on the issue has not been consistent.

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  • North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles'
North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles'

Connie, these launches came less than two hours after South Korea and China wrapped up their summits talks . " North Korea chose to launch the missile at this time in an attempt to interfere in the discussions about North Korea at the G20 summit", Zheng Jiyong, director of the Center for Korean Studies at the Shanghai-based Fudan Universi...

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