Calls for justice on fifth anniversary of MH17 crash

World Jul 17, 2019

Calls for justice on fifth anniversary of MH17 crash

Families of the victims of flight MH17 marked five years on Wednesday since the crash, with calls for justice for the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines plane over war-torn eastern Ukraine. The remembrance services in the Netherlands and Kuala Lumpur came less than a ...

Iraq marks one year since 'victory' against Islamic State group

World Dec 11, 2018

Iraq marks one year since 'victory' against Islamic State group

Iraq's premier on Monday marked a year since his country declared victory against the Islamic State group by pledging to fight corruption next, even as he faces a political crisis within his government. A year ago, his predecessor announced the conclusion of a three-year battle ...

Survivors gather at Pearl Harbor to remember 1941 attack

National Dec 8, 2018

Survivors gather at Pearl Harbor to remember 1941 attack

About 20 survivors gathered at Pearl Harbor on Friday to pay tribute to the thousands of people lost in the Japanese attack 77 years ago. They joined dignitaries, active duty troops and members of the public in observing a moment of silence at 7:55 a.m., ...

Prayers offered on 10th anniversary of deadly Iwate-Miyagi quake

National Jun 14, 2018

Prayers offered on 10th anniversary of deadly Iwate-Miyagi quake

People offered prayers Thursday as the Tohoku region marked the 10th anniversary of a major earthquake in Iwate and Miyagi prefectures that left 17 people dead and 6 unaccounted for. In Kurihara, Miyagi Prefecture, relatives of the victims and others affected by the magnitude 7.2 ...