Indonesia issues warning for flights to steer clear of erupting Anak Krakatau volcano

Indonesia on Thursday raised the alert level for the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano to the second-highest, and ordered all flights to steer clear, days after it triggered a tsunami that killed at least 430 people. A crater collapse on the volcanic island at high tide on Saturday sent waves up to 5 meters (16 feet)… Read More Indonesia issues warning for flights to steer clear of erupting Anak Krakatau volcano

U.S. President Donald Trump makes surprise visit to troops in Iraq

President Donald Trump made a surprise Christmas visit to U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday, his first trip to a conflict zone nearly two years into his presidency and days after announcing a pullout of American troops from neighboring Syria. Trump was looking for some positive headlines after several days of turmoil over his decisions… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump makes surprise visit to troops in Iraq

Police officer, civilian injured following denotation of explosive device outside church in central Athens

An explosive device wounded a police officer and a civilian when it detonated outside a church in central Athens early on Thursday, shortly before liturgy was due to start and without warning, police and state media said. There was no claim of responsibility for the attack outside the Saint Dionysios church in the heavily policed,… Read More Police officer, civilian injured following denotation of explosive device outside church in central Athens