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Imelda Marcos convicted of graft, sentenced to prison

Marcos, 89, was sentenced for funneling $200 million to Swiss foundations. MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine court found former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of graft and ordered her arrest Friday in a rare conviction among many corruption cases that she plans to appeal to avoid jail and losing her seat in Congress. The special […]
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7:12 PM GMT+0000 / November 9, 2018

Migrant caravan gets within reach of border: What happens now?

Resilient and eternally optimistic, what lies ahead for the 5,000 to 7,000 migrants making their way to the US border? Fox News reached out to three widely divergent views for their take on the uncertain road ahead and how this may end. MEXICO CITY – With the number of migrants in Mexico increasing, their timetable to […]
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6:27 PM GMT+0000 / November 8, 2018

Russia marks anniversary of 1941 military parade

MOSCOW – Thousands of troops in World War II uniform marched across Moscow’s Red Square on Wednesday in a re-enactment of a historic wartime parade. On Nov. 7, 1941, Red Army soldiers marched directly to the front line during the Battle of Moscow to repel the invading Nazi forces closing in on the Soviet capital. Moscow […]
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5:54 PM GMT+0000 / November 7, 2018

Chinese warship warned USS Decatur it would ‘suffer consequences’ during near-collision in South China Sea

A Chinese destroyer that closed to within 45 yards of a U.S. Navy ship during a September mission in the South China Sea reportedly warned the American vessel it would “suffer consequences” if it didn’t redirect its course. The People’s Republic of China destroyer Luoyang delivered the message to the USS Decatur during their September […]
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4:26 PM GMT+0000 / November 5, 2018

Christian on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy is ordered released

Human rights groups say blasphemy laws are increasingly being exploited by religious extremists as well as ordinary Pakistanis to settle personal scores. PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistan’s top court on Wednesday overturned the death sentence of a Christian woman who was convicted under the country’s blasphemy laws. The Supreme Court concluded that it was “inescapable” that […]
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5:34 PM GMT+0000 / October 31, 2018

Indonesia Lion Air plane had reported airspeed problem day before crash, as accounts emerge of terrifying previous flight

The brand new Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Indonesia’s capital city on Monday experienced unreliable airspeed readings on its previous flight, officials said Tuesday, citing passengers who spoke out about the terrifying experience. Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee said the 2-month-old Boeing 737-MAX 8 jet that crashed […]
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6:07 PM GMT+0000 / October 30, 2018

Angela Merkel to step down as German chancellor in 2021

Germany’s Angela Merkel has said she will step down as chancellor in 2021, following recent election setbacks. “I will not be seeking any political post after my term ends,” she told a news conference in Berlin. She also said she would not seek re-election as leader of the centre-right CDU party in December. She has […]
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6:11 PM GMT+0000 / October 29, 2018