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Islamic State claims Paris shooting, one policeman killed

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TVC NEWS A French policeman was shot dead and two others were wounded in central Paris on Thursday night in an attack carried out days before presidential elections and quickly claimed by the Islamic State militant group. President Francois Hollande said he was convinced the “cowardly killing” on the Champs Elysees boulevard, in which the […]

Trump administration says no U.S. trading partners manipulate currency

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TVC NEWS U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration declined to name any major trading partner as a currency manipulator in a highly anticipated report on Friday, backing away from a key Trump campaign promise to slap such a label on China. The semi-annual U.S. Treasury currency report did, however, keep China on a currency “monitoring list” […]

Sri Lanka rubbish dump landslide death toll rises to 19

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TVC E. Emergency workers looking for survivors after a massive rubbish dump collapsed in Sri Lanka suspended their search on Saturday night, having already extracted 19 bodies from the rubble and mud. The 300-foot-high (90-metre) dump in the capital Colombo collapsed after flames engulfed it late on Friday, the nation’s new year’s day, and witnesses […]

Evacuation of Syrian rebels, Shi’ite villagers begins under swap deal

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TVC NEWS Buses began evacuating hundreds of people from two rebel-besieged Shi’ite villages in northwest Syria on Friday and rebels began to leave two towns near Damascus with their families, under a deal between the government and insurgents. Similar agreements have been reached in recent months, with Syrian rebels leaving areas long-besieged by President Bashar […]