After Trump's Charges of Anti-Semitism, Iran Pushes Back

He held up the recently begun negotiations with the Taliban as a sign of change, saying there might be a political solution to "this long and bloody conflict". Fears that IS fighters are making a strategic manoeuvre to lie low ahead of the U.S. pullo... More..

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Crowds flock to celebrate Chinese Year of the Pig
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Crowds flock to celebrate Chinese Year of the Pig

These temporary capacity reductions have been relatively successful. The Chinese begin the year with ancestral traditions - a combination of superstitions and customs - with the aim to ward off misfortunes an...More..

Lavrov Denies Possible Return to Cold War with US
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Lavrov Denies Possible Return to Cold War with US

About 90 percent of China's missiles are said to have intermediate ranges as the country is not party to the INF treaty. Unlike the Kremlin, the U.S. Latvia, like other members of the NATO alliance, has b...More..

Pope Francis' historic visit to UAE to highlight religious freedom
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Pope Francis' historic visit to UAE to highlight religious freedom

Francis , the first pontiff to set foot on the United Arab Emirate , blessed children and worshippers during his visit. For these reasons, and many others, the UAE is honoured to welcome Pope Francis in A...More..

US commander: IS hold in Syria, Iraq on verge of collapse
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

US commander: IS hold in Syria, Iraq on verge of collapse

Iraq's president hit back at Donald Trump Monday for saying US troops should stay in Iraq to keep an eye on neighboring Iran, saying the USA leader did not ask for Iraq's permission to do so. "The US is a m...More..

Freezing Rain Warning issued for London region
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Freezing Rain Warning issued for London region

There's a lengthy spell of freezing rain in the forecast for London and the surrounding area, according to a warning from Environment Canada. Periods of freezing rain and sleet will be possible overnight ...More..

Democrats boycotting State of the Union 2019
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Democrats boycotting State of the Union 2019

Disagreement over border wall funding led to a record-long partial government shutdown which ended earlier this month after Trump agreed to fund the government for three weeks while Congress tries to reach an a...More..

Iran threatens region with missile
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Iran threatens region with missile

Britain, France and Germany last week launched a system to facilitate non-dollar trade with Iran and avoid USA sanctions, although Iran's top judge said the system's conditions were unacceptable. The EU also ex...More..

Trump wants to keep U.S. military in Iraq to 'watch' Iran
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Trump wants to keep U.S. military in Iraq to 'watch' Iran

Iraqi President Barham Salih told a forum in Baghdad on Monday that the USA president had not asked for permission to use its base for such purposes. However, he said "Now, that doesn't mean we're not goi...More..

Australia flood crisis continues as PM visits stricken Queensland area
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Australia flood crisis continues as PM visits stricken Queensland area

Police officers wade through flood waters in Townsville. More than 1,100 people have been evacuated, with even more rainfall expected in the coming days. Much of Townsville remains underwater after authoriti...More..

Canada's Trudeau announces $53 million in aid to Venezuelans
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Canada's Trudeau announces $53 million in aid to Venezuelans

On January 29, Washington slapped sanctions on the Venezuelan oil producer PDVSA and later transferred control of some of Venezuela's assets in United States banks to Guaido. Earlier on Monday, Mr Guaido an...More..

Trudeau says clause in Venezuela constitution shows Guaido is interim president
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Trudeau says clause in Venezuela constitution shows Guaido is interim president

Venezuela's self-declared interim president , Juan Guaido , called for demonstrators to again take to city streets Saturday to demand Maduro cede power after over a week of sporadic mass protests. Last week...More..

Police Arrest Man Who Put Fake Bomb in Australian Airport
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Police Arrest Man Who Put Fake Bomb in Australian Airport

The incident ended when police shot the man with a non-lethal beanbag rounds, after which he surrendered to officers. Brisbane Airport's global terminal was shut down when he allegedly threatened a woman ...More..

5 dead after plane crashes into OC home
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

5 dead after plane crashes into OC home

In footage from one of the neighbourhood's residents, loud gun-shot like noises can be heard as bystanders yell out to "move away" from the house which is well engulfed in flames. No other information was immed...More..

Scary moment Osinbajo, others were rescued out of crashed helicopter
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Scary moment Osinbajo, others were rescued out of crashed helicopter

Many Nigerians including Fani-Kayode, however, believe that Adeyanju is simply being persecuted for his frequent criticisms of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, especially Osinbajo. He recalled the...More..

McConnell warned Trump about declaring emergency to build wall
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

McConnell warned Trump about declaring emergency to build wall

In the interview with CBS Face the Nation, the president attempted to portray the shutdown that ended last month without funding for his wall as a victory over Nancy Pelosi , the Democratic House speaker. "U...More..

U.S. fake university: India protests after students arrested
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

U.S. fake university: India protests after students arrested

On Saturday, the Indian ministry of external affairs (MEA) issued a "demarche" (diplomatic correspondence) to the U.S. embassy in Delhi, expressing concern over the arrests and demanding consular access to thos...More..

Senate leader wants USA troops to stay in Syria, Afghanistan
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Senate leader wants USA troops to stay in Syria, Afghanistan

John Thune of South Dakota, the Senate majority whip, came as the GOP-led chamber prepared to vote on an amendment breaking with Trump's plans to pull the USA military away from Syria and Afghanistan. "Jus...More..

High chance of ‘heavy snow’ across Sussex
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

High chance of ‘heavy snow’ across Sussex

Many of us have the luxury of a auto with air con and mod cons that see us in a protective bubble, and can see drivers oblivious to the perilous conditions on the roads. What will be happening to it is it will ...More..

NJ Senator Cory Booker Announces He is Running for President
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

NJ Senator Cory Booker Announces He is Running for President

Of those who took up arms to defend our country, and those who linked arms to challenge and change it", Booker says in the video, in which he walks through his Newark, New Jersey neighborhood. In the Senate, Bo...More..