Tel Aviv, April 10 (RHC)-- Israel will tell the International Criminal Court (ICC) it does not recognise the authority of the tribunal, which is planning to investigate possible war crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said.... More

Carson City, April 10 (RHC)-- In the U.S. state of Nevada, antiwar protesters have been leading peaceful actions outside Creech Air Force Base all week, blocking its gates to protest U.S. drone warfare. ... More

San Francisco, April 10 (RHC)-- Longtime reporter and author Reese Erlich has died after a battle with prostate cancer.  He co-authored the best-selling book: “Target Iraq: What the News Media Didn’t Tell You.”  He also published books on U.S. foreign policy in Iran, Cuba and Syria. ... More

San Antonio, April 10 (RHC)-- In the U.S. state of Texas, an investigation is underway into allegations of child abuse, including sexual assault, faced by unaccompanied migrant children being held at the Freeman Expo Center in San Antonio.  Over 1,300 unaccompanied teens, who recently came to the U.S. seeking refuge, are currently being detained at Freeman. ... More

Belfast, April 10 (RHC)-- Unionists have taken to the streets in Northern Ireland in recent days.  Both the Irish and British prime ministers are calling for an end to the unrest that has rocked Northern Ireland.... More

Gaza City, April 10 (RHC)-- In Gaza, Hamas has ordered the besieged Palestinian territory into lockdown after the Gaza Strip confirmed a record number of coronavirus infections.  Over one-third of the 5,000 coronavirus tests administered in Gaza Wednesday came back positive. ... More

Washington, April 10 (RHC)-- Former President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee issued more than half a million refunds to online donors worth over $64 million in the final months of the 2020 campaign, after charging recurring payments to people who had made one-time donations. ... More

Chicago, April 10 (RHC)-- In the U.S. city of Chicago, Amazon overnight workers have walked off the job to protest what’s known as the “megacycle.”  The 10-and-a-half-hour workshift, which rolled out across the U.S. in the past year, has been devastating for Amazon workers with health issues and those with daytime commitments such as child care.... More

Atlanta, April 10 (RHC)-- The United States logged another 75,000 coronavirus infections in a 24-hour period, with hospitalizations at their highest levels in over a month — even as the number of people vaccinated with at least one dose hit 110 million, or a third of the U.S. population. ... More

Caracas, April 9 (RHC)-- The Chief of Staff of the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (Ceofanb) of Venezuela, Admiral Remigio Ceballos, reported Friday that Venezuelan troops "maintain control" in the state of Apure.... More

Ramallah, April 9 (RHC)-- Israeli forces have attacked Palestinians taking part in another round of anti-settlement protests in East Jerusalem al-Quds.  On Friday, Israeli forces used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters, who were out on the streets in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds to voice their anger at the construction of a new settlement outpost in the area.... More

Kingston, April 9 (RHC)-- An explosive eruption rocked La Soufriere volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St Vincent on Friday following mandatory evacuation orders from the local government.  Emergency management officials said the ash column rose about six kilometres (3.7 miles) high and that the ash was headed east into the Atlantic Ocean.... More

San Antonio, April 9 (RHC)-- In the U.S. state of Texas, child welfare officials are investigating three reports that allege abuse and neglect at a San Antonio coliseum that is holding more than 1,600 migrant teenagers who crossed the southern border.... More

Beijing, April 9 (RHC)-- The People's Republic of China, hosts of next year’s Winter Olympics, has warned the United States not to boycott the event as the Biden administration works to rally support to put pressure on Beijing over its human rights record.... More

Bogota, April 9 (RHC)--According to the Institute for Peace Studies (Indepaz), 15,000 people in Colombia have been displaced in 65 mass events over the first three months of 2021.  The figure represents an increase in the trend when compared to the total number of displace in 2020.... More