No decision yet from Trump on Syria response

April 13, 2018 in International

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump put off a final decision on strikes against Syria following a crunch meeting with national security advisors yesterday, as Moscow warned against any US move that could trigger a conflict between the nuclear-armed rivals. Minutes after Pentagon brass...

257 dead as military plane crashes in Algeria

April 12, 2018 in International

BOUFARIK, Algeria (AFP) — Algeria suffered its deadliest ever air catastrophe yesterday when a military plane crashed after take-off, killing 257 people on board, mostly army personnel and their family members, officials said. An AFP photographer at the scene saw the charred wreckage of the plane...