October 5, 2016 10:49 am· Comments Off on Canadian environment commissioner slams mismanaged nuclear power plant safety inspections
OTTAWA, Oct. 5 — A number of failings were found at Canada's nuclear regulator responsible for ensuring the country's nuclear plants are safe and secure, Canada's Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Julie Gelfand said on Tuesday.
October 5, 2016 10:49 am· Comments Off on Radiation detection system launched at Bulgaria's border checkpoints
SOFIA, Oct. 5 — A radiation detection system that covers all of Bulgarian border checkpoints with non-European Union (EU) members was officially launched here on Tuesday.
October 5, 2016 10:49 am· Comments Off on UN relief chief calls for humanitarian access in Yemen
UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 5 — The UN undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, Stephen O'Brien, on Tuesday concluded his three-day visit to Yemen, calling for all parties to grant humanitarian access and uphold their responsibilities to protect civilians in a conflict that has displaced three million people, injured and killed thousands of innocent civilians, a UN spokesman told reporters here.
October 5, 2016 10:49 am· Comments Off on White House calls Trump not role model
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 — The White House on Tuesday doubled down its criticism of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, calling him not a role model for Americans in any way.
October 5, 2016 10:49 am· Comments Off on Russia to continue cooperation with US on Syria despite strained ties – Kremlin
MOSCOW, Oct. 5 — Russia would continue cooperation with the United States despite Washington's suspension on the interaction with Moscow over the Syrian settlement, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.
October 5, 2016 10:49 am· Comments Off on Colombia's Santos, Uribe to meet to discuss FARC peace process
BOGOTA, Oct. 5 — Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos will meet former president and senator Alvaro Uribe on Wednesday morning to discuss how to take the peace process with the FARC forward, after voters rejected the current peace agreement in Sunday's referendum.
October 5, 2016 10:49 am· Comments Off on Death toll from east China landslide rises to 10
HANGZHOU, Oct. 5 — Ten people have been confirmed dead by Tuesday after a landslide hit a village in eastern China's Zhejiang Province last Wednesday, local authorities said.
October 5, 2016 10:49 am· Comments Off on Warring parties in Yemen must protect schools — UNICEF
GENEVA, Oct. 5 — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday urged all parties to the Yemeni conflict to protect schools, students and teachers as the war-torn country's schools open this week.
October 5, 2016 10:49 am· Comments Off on UN peacekeeping chief calls on Sudanese parties to carry out political roadmap
UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 5 — UN under-secretary-general for peacekeeping operations, Herve Ladsous, on Tuesday called on all Sudanese parties to implement a political roadmap, which serves as the basis for the peace process, including ceasefire, in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur regions.
October 5, 2016 10:49 am· Comments Off on European Parliament votes to crack down on trade in torture goods
STRASBOURG, Oct. 5 — The European Parliament, gathered for its plenary session here on Tuesday, voted overwhelmingly to crack down on European Union (EU) trade of goods and services used for torture and capital punishment in third countries.