Friday October 19-th, 2018

European Council agrees on voluntary solutions on migration European Council agrees on voluntary solutions on migration

As regards the Eastern Mediterranean Route, additional efforts are needed to fully implement the EU-Turkey Statement , prevent new crossings from Turkey and bring the flows to a halt. Ms. Merkel, for her part, is fighting a battle at home and overse...

Man suspected of stabbing 9 people in Idaho, including 6 kids Man suspected of stabbing 9 people in Idaho, including 6 kids

Officials said their investigation into such a singular attack of brutality, with so many victims, was unprecedented in the history of the Boise Police Department. He said that some of the victims had suffered life-threatening injuries and added that...

Protesters flood United States cities to fight Trump immigration policy

It was the latest in a string of public protests against Trump administration officials. "They deserve to be held accountable for the atrocities they are committing against our brothers and sisters", Banks said. The event was trending on social med...

Trump Administration Claims Right to Detain Migrant Families Indefinitely Trump Administration Claims Right to Detain Migrant Families Indefinitely

Around her, thousands waved signs: "I care", some read, referencing a jacket that first lady Melania Trump wore when traveling to visit child migrants. Lee Gelernt, deputy director of its Immigrants' Rights Project, said the government has a consti...

Jordan seeks truce for southwest Syria after army gains

These deals imposed by the government often see opposition fighters hand over their heavy weapons and allow those who want to leave to board buses headed to rebel-held areas in the north of Syria . "The real concern is that we are going to see a rep...

Forty eight killed in bus accident in northern India

The authorities with the help of police and locals have rushed the injured to the hospital. "Very sad to learn about the tragic bus accident in Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand ". More than 150,000 people are killed in road accidents each year with most...

Maryland shooting suspect's grievances began with classmate 'he barely knew' Maryland shooting suspect's grievances began with classmate 'he barely knew'

Tanner Piekarski, left, and Kylie Myles hold signs during a vigil in response to a shooting at The Capital Gazette newspaper office, Friday, June 29, 2018, in Annapolis , Md. "It's sad it's such a growing reality in places that you thought were ...

Susan Sarandon Arrested Alongside Hundreds Of Protesters During Anti-Trump Rally Susan Sarandon Arrested Alongside Hundreds Of Protesters During Anti-Trump Rally

Protesters were demonstrating against President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy , which has caused more than 2,000 migrant children to be separated from their parents after crossing the border. The protest was organised by the Women's Marc...

Bolton says he raised US election meddling with Putin Bolton says he raised US election meddling with Putin

He said that the most important thing about this meeting was that it would ultimately take place, after some 18 months of the new administration. "I don't think anybody ought to have a case of the vapors" about President Trump's rhetoric on North...

North Korea steps up production of uranium fuel North Korea steps up production of uranium fuel

However, the officials believed North Korea was "positioning itself to extract every concession it can from the Trump administration - while clinging to nuclear weapons it believes are essential to survival", NBC News reported . "But there's not a...

No tsunami threat after 5.4 quake rattles Kilauea summit No tsunami threat after 5.4 quake rattles Kilauea summit

A video posted Thursday on Twitter by Mileka Lincoln, a Hawaii News Now reporter, shows a rare phenomenon that the United States Geological Survey (USGS) is calling it a 'lava boat'. Kīlauea's summit has been steadily caving in as activity contin...

North Korea nuclear programme ‘can be dismantled in year’

The intelligence assessment, which had not previously been reported , seemed to counter the sentiments expressed by US President Donald Trump , who tweeted after his June 12 summit with Kim in Singapore that there was no longer a nuclear threat fro...

Syrian troops march south as United Nations warns of catastrophe Syrian troops march south as United Nations warns of catastrophe

The UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein warned on Friday of a humanitarian "catastrophe" for civilians trapped by the fighting because of both government checkpoints and Islamic State group (IS) fighters preventing civilians from leaving.

100 migrants feared dead after boat sinks off coast in Tripoli 100 migrants feared dead after boat sinks off coast in Tripoli

Gatti said that "for months now they have been presented as an official body, formal, very well-trained and legal, and these are the same people who have shot at us, who have kidnapped us", adding: "All of this is theater". Salem al-Qadhi, a coastgu...

Firefighters battle fire in tower block in East London Firefighters battle fire in tower block in East London

Around 40 people were in the building before firefighters arrived. "Fire crews from Bethnal Green, Shadwell, Stratford, Whitechapel and surrounding fire stations are at the scene", it said in a statement. Watch manager Adam Wells said: "Firefighters ...

Bus crash in northern India kills at least 48 people

According to the reports, about 45 passengers were travelling in the mini bus which was headed for Ramnagar from Bhoan. Officials said it was unclear how the accident occurred. Disaster management authorities said at least 20 bodies have already be...

Rep. Gerry Connolly: Trump prank call has 'chilling' implications

Trump was, of course, a frequent guest on Stern's show, and Melendez is no stranger to prank phone calls. Interested in Donald Trump? "I just could not believe that it took us an hour and a half to get Jared Kushner and Donald Trump on the ph...

Ocasio-Cortez Explains What a Ocasio-Cortez Explains What a "Moral" Economy Would Look Like

Trump tweeted that U.S. Representative Joe Crowley, whom Ocasio-Cortez beat by 15 percentage points, "should have been nicer, and more respectful, to his President!" The lipstick that Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore during a de...

Notorious thief flees French jail by helicopter: Prison authority Notorious thief flees French jail by helicopter: Prison authority

According to reports , three accomplices, armed with Kalashnikovs, showed up at the prison entrance demanding Faid's release. The escape came after an appeals court sentenced him to 25 years for masterminding a May 2010 botched armed robbery, in ...

US Ambassador to Estonia Resigns, Frustrated With Trump US Ambassador to Estonia Resigns, Frustrated With Trump

Also late Friday, fellow career diplomat Susan Thornton - whom Trump had tapped as assistant secretary for East Asian affairs - declared she would retire, according to CNN . Donald Trump's careless statements and clumsy transatlantic policies have ...

Fiery Explosion After Private Firm's Rocket Fails to Take Off

While no injuries were reported, the incident struck a major blow to Japan's plans of sending a private rocket into space. The predecessor to Interstellar Techologies was established in 2003 to develop rockets to launch small satellites into space....

Maryland shooting: Suspect barricaded doors and hunted victims Maryland shooting: Suspect barricaded doors and hunted victims

Adams said the decision was based partly on evidence suggesting a "coordinated attack" on the newspaper in Maryland's historic capital , including "the barricading of a back door and the use of a tactical approach in hunting down and shooting the ...

USA media: Trump threatens to withdraw from WTO USA media: Trump threatens to withdraw from WTO

It would totally [screw] us as a country", said an advisor close to Trump. He added that "it was fair to say" Trump has "grown frustrated" with the WTO , which regulates global trade agreements, as per the report . President Donald Trump's trade...

Maryland newspaper shooting suspect ID’d Maryland newspaper shooting suspect ID’d

The gunman who went on a shooting rampage in a Maryland newsroom, killing five people and leaving others seriously injured overnight, has been identified. "But as much as I'm going to try to articulate how traumatising it is to be hiding under your d...

People to protest against Trump in all 50 U.S People to protest against Trump in all 50 U.S

Tens of thousands of people have joined nationwide protests in the United States (US) over the government's hardline immigration policies . Demonstrators in front of the White House prior to a march against the separation of immigrant families.

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