May 1, 2018

Massive high-rise fire causes building to collapse in Brazil; at least 1 dead

iStock/Thinkstock(SAU PAULO) -- A massive fire engulfed two high-rise structures in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Tuesday, causing one of the buildings to collapse. Video posted on social media early Tuesday showed the 20-story building crumbling to the ground as flames raced toward the top floor, killing at least one person. The second building was seen with about half its floors engulfed in flames, but authorities said it was not in danger of collapsing. At least one person was killed in the fire an..
May 1, 2018

Border Patrol begins processing migrants from caravan

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The first migrants from the much-publicized caravan that had been making its way through Mexico for the previous few weeks are now being processed, according to authorities. The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol informed Mexico it could let in eight people from the group of 20 migrants who had taken up position outside the border access point in San Ysidro, California, according to the organizers of the caravan. Caravan organizer Viridiana Vidal, from Pueblo Sin F..
May 1, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran lied about nuclear program

Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday Israel had obtained thousands of Iranian documents detailing Tehran’s past nuclear weapons development program and showing what he said was a failure by Iran to declare those activities before signing on to an international nuclear agreement. In an elaborate and sometimes theatrical presentation including full-screen slides and video clips of various Iranian leaders denying the existence of a nuclear w..
April 30, 2018

Nine journalists killed in Afghanistan: This is ‘a reminder of the extreme dangers to media workers’

@RFERL/Twitter(KABUL) -- Nine journalists were killed in dual blasts in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday morning. The health ministry in Afghanistan released the names and affiliations of the nine journalists who were killed: Shah Marai, a longtime photographer for Agence France-Presse (AFP) Ebadullah Hananzai, from Radio Free Europe Sabawoon Kakar, from Radio Free Europe Yar Mohammad Tokhi, a Tolonews cameraman Ghazi Rasooli, a 1TV reporter Nowrooz Rajabj, a 1TV cameraman Saleem Talash, a Mashal T..