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MCGI volunteers join tree planting activity in Southshore Reserve in Christchurch

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
Members Church of God International (MCGI) composed mainly of Filipinos, joined the environment group Trees for Canterbury in planting thousands of trees in a tree planting activity in the Southshore...

Americans cheer across the U.S. for a once-in-a-lifetime cosmic event

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
“The way that there was just that spontaneous howl from everybody when it went dark, it was just, like, amazing. I’m very happy I was here,” said Celeste Rivard, a...

Austria stages international hostage rescue exercise on Danube cruiser

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
Special police units from Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Germany on Monday took part in a joint anti-terror exercise in the Vienna Marina on the Danube. The exercise simulated a...

U.S. scales back Russian visa operations after Putin cuts embassy staff

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
The U.S. Embassy said it is suspending all non-immigrant visa operations across Russia on Wednesday and that when they resumed, on Sept. 1, they will be offered “on a greatly...

Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon (Reuters) – As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his...

Pyongyang calls U.S.-South Korean war games a step to nuclear war

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States and South Korean began long-planned joint military exercises on Monday, heightening tensions with North Korea which called the drills a “reckless” step toward nuclear...

Pacquiao versus Horn rematch confirmed for Brisbane

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
(Reuters) – Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao’s rematch with Australian Jeff Horn has been confirmed for Brisbane later this year, the city’s mayor said on Monday. Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk...

Thousands attend SEA Games opening ceremony in Kuala Lumpur

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 | No Comments
Thousands thronged to a stadium in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on Saturday for the opening ceremony. The 2017 Southeast Asia Games, a biennial event, is the biggest sports event...

10 sailors missing from USS John S. McCain after collision

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 | No Comments
VIETNAM — Ten sailors are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore on Monday morning. The U.S. Navy said it was the second accident...

Australia unveils plan to protect public places from terrorist vehicle attacks

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 | No Comments
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced a plan he said was initiated in the wake of a deadly vehicle attack in the French city of Nice last year. Australia has released...