Monday September 23-rd, 2019

Trump visits 2 key states with leaders of India, Australia Trump visits 2 key states with leaders of India, Australia

The move could help Modi pitch for a better trade deal, more investments from the US corporations he is scheduled to meet with in Houston and NY and resurrect his credentials as a business-friendly leader at a time when the Indian economy is growin...

Iran may release British-flagged tanker within hours, Swedish owner says Iran may release British-flagged tanker within hours, Swedish owner says

Iranian authorities accused the Stena Impero and its crew of failing to observe worldwide maritime law at the time of its seizure on July 19, two weeks after British forces near Gibraltar captured an Iranian oil tanker that has since been release...

EU insists on 'fully workable' solution to Irish border in Brexit deal EU insists on 'fully workable' solution to Irish border in Brexit deal

Border controls could in theory go up soon after October 31, Britain's scheduled departure date. "All of them", Sky News reported. "They do provide a significant amount of detail on what we are proposing as a potential way forward", the official ...

Adam Schiff threatens to withhold funds from intelligence community over whistleblower report Adam Schiff threatens to withhold funds from intelligence community over whistleblower report

Mr Trump allegedly pressured President Zelensky to investigate possible corruption involving Mr Biden and his son Hunter, who had worked with a Ukrainian natural gas company while his father was vice-president. Trump did not raise the issue of United...

Jitendra Singh: Kashmiri politicians house arrest not beyond 18 months Jitendra Singh: Kashmiri politicians house arrest not beyond 18 months

He also said that they would not be kept like this for more than 18 months. Parliament had last month revoked Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and also passed the Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Act 2019, reorganis...

Pittsburgh 'medical situation' victims wore orange wristbands; 3 dead Pittsburgh 'medical situation' victims wore orange wristbands; 3 dead

The men, presumed to be in their early 30s, were found in a upscale apartment, in the elevator of the complex, and on a street nearby, according to police . Investigators were interviewing survivors at the hospital. But police said no drug paraphern...

Youth Leaders at UN Demand Bold Climate Change Action Youth Leaders at UN Demand Bold Climate Change Action

I want you to panic. Here is where you can find where events will be taking place be near you. About 2,500 students, parents, and other adults gathered at Cal Anderson Park. Thunberg told The Associated Press in an interview in NY. "Chinese you...

Germany commits €100bn for climate as protests heat up Germany commits €100bn for climate as protests heat up

But the ruling coalition-including Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, their Christian Social Union sister party and the centre-left Social Democrats-remains divided on how to deliver without damaging the slowing German economy.

Google Doodle celebrates Junko Tabei, first woman to conquer Mount Everest Google Doodle celebrates Junko Tabei, first woman to conquer Mount Everest

Google is celebrating today the birth anniversary of Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei , who was the first woman to stand on the summit of Mount Everest . In 1975, she defied Japanese societal norms again when she left her young daughter with her h...

Labour backs abolishing private schools in conference vote Labour backs abolishing private schools in conference vote

Ms Thornberry described Labour's position as "a little bit like that scene in Star Wars, where they're in the garbage crusher and the walls are coming in on either side". For years it's been a rallying cry on the left of British politics. His resig...

5.6-magnitude natural disaster in Albania injures 68 5.6-magnitude natural disaster in Albania injures 68

Albania's defence ministry said it was the "strongest natural disaster in the country in the last 20 to 30 years". "There are no deaths", defense ministry spokeswoman Albana Qajaj said. "Considering the (strength of the) first most powerful tremor...

Police Arrest 65-Year-Old Man In Connection With 1985 Plane Hijacking Police Arrest 65-Year-Old Man In Connection With 1985 Plane Hijacking

A Greek police official said the Lebanese suspect had disembarked from a cruise ship on the island of Mykonos on September 19. TWA Flight 847 from Athens to Rome was hijacked shortly after takeoff on June 14, 1985. The spokeswoman spoke on condit...

Travel company Thomas Cook on brink of collapse Travel company Thomas Cook on brink of collapse

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab gave assurances that British vacationers will not be left stranded. Thomas Cook customers in Tunisia have been involved in a stand-off with a hotel owner who barricaded holidaymakers inside a resort due to...

Bus crash kills 25 in northwest Pakistan, after brakes fail Bus crash kills 25 in northwest Pakistan, after brakes fail

They were taken to the District Headquarters Hospital in Chilas . He added that the process of identifying the deceased was underway. He said the people travelling in the bus were residents of Gilgit. The Gilgit-Baltistan government is likely to s...

At least 12 killed as bomb goes off on bus outside Karbala At least 12 killed as bomb goes off on bus outside Karbala

The statement gave no further details about the suspect. Islamic State insurgents have continued to carry out regular attacks mostly against security forces in the north of the country, however. Iraq is expecting millions more, mostly Shia, pilgrim...

Australia to increase investment in USA moon missions Australia to increase investment in USA moon missions

NASA's 2024 moon landing push is the primary goal of its Artemis program , which is developing the massive Space Launch System megarocket and Orion spacecraftto fly astronauts to and from the lunar neighborhood. Industry, Science and Technology M...

Trade talks stall as China cancels United States farm visits Trade talks stall as China cancels United States farm visits

But the exemptions aren't only meant to mollify Beijing but would also help American businesses hurt by President Donald Trump's tariffs, particularly as he and members of his administration have made inconsistent statements around the possibility ...

No connection with United Kingdom operator, our business is intact: Thomas Cook India No connection with United Kingdom operator, our business is intact: Thomas Cook India

Unions have urged the British government to intervene financially to save jobs if the company can not raise the necessary funds. Thomas Cook holidaymakers staying at a Tunisian hotel claim they were held by captive by staff. "The Thomas Cook re...

Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag

Hong Kong riot police took up position at the main rail station serving the airport Sunday to prevent a new anti-government protest targeting air travel after a night of violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory. What of the airport prot...

Army: We Will Destroy Boko Haram If They Come To Maiduguri Army: We Will Destroy Boko Haram If They Come To Maiduguri

It said there was mass exodus of insurgents out of Lake Chad Tumbus to North and Central Africa . Musa said information emanating from the terrorists' circle suggests that a lot of terrorists are escaping to Sudan and the Central African Republic....

Iran's Rouhani blames foreign forces for causing 'insecurity' in the Gulf

The current Tehran-Washington tensions were caused by the USA withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), in May 2018, which was followed by a series of increasingly hostile moves against...

Austrian Parliament Blocks FTA between European Union and Mercosur Austrian Parliament Blocks FTA between European Union and Mercosur

A free trade pact between the European Union and four South American countries was thrown further into doubt on Wednesday after Austria's parliament rejected the agreement. Text of the proposed deal isn't expected to be complete until next year. Th...

French police break up ‘yellow vest’ and ‘black bloc’ protests in Paris French police break up ‘yellow vest’ and ‘black bloc’ protests in Paris

Police in riot gear moved quickly to disperse small crowds of protesters, using tear gas on and around the Champs-Elysees avenue, Saint-Lazare train station and Madeleine Plaza - areas where protests have been banned this weekend. Due to the demon...

Lorena weakens to a tropical storm as it nears mainland Mexico Lorena weakens to a tropical storm as it nears mainland Mexico

Lorena came onshore a day earlier as a hurricane in the western Mexican state of Colima, whipping palm trees about with its strong winds and lashing the area with sheets of rain. It flooded streets, washed out roads and touched off minor slides in 1...

European Union insists on 'fully workable' Border solution European Union insists on 'fully workable' Border solution

Brexit talks are progressing with "momentum", the British minister to blame of negotiating the divorce said Friday after assembly his European Union counterpart, despite warnings from Europe that a deal is still some manner off. Mr Kinnock told BBC'...

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