Saturday October 19-th, 2019

Syria:Turkey-Russia-Iran ministers in Geneva with de Mistura - Syria Syria:Turkey-Russia-Iran ministers in Geneva with de Mistura - Syria

The ministers called for the committee to meet early next year to kick off the peace process. "We are going to remain engaged with the United Nations and with other parties, including Russian Federation, and we are going to continue to encourage al...

Paul Ryan Says Trump Rejects Funding Bill Paul Ryan Says Trump Rejects Funding Bill

MSNBC on-air has just reported that Speaker Paul Ryan is late for his final press conference, and has been pulled out of a meeting with House Republicans by an "emergency" phone call from President Trump. "When we show that our way of doing things ...

United Kingdom and U.S. accuse China of extensive and 'unrelenting' global hacking campaign United Kingdom and U.S. accuse China of extensive and 'unrelenting' global hacking campaign

Navy, "including the personally identifiable information of more than 100,000 Navy personnel". The charges leveled against accused hackers Zhu Hua and Zhang Shilong, both of whom have multiple aliases, include conspiracy to commit computer intrusio...

U.S. Middle East peace plan to take advantage of tech: Haley U.S. Middle East peace plan to take advantage of tech: Haley

At her last UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday, the outgoing U.S. envoy heaped praise on the Trump Administration's peace plan which aims to make a breakthrough in the stalled peace process in the region. The Trump administration has repeatedly...

Fox Host Calls Flynn Judge A Member Of Mueller's 'Witch Hunt' Fox Host Calls Flynn Judge A Member Of Mueller's 'Witch Hunt'

White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks at the press briefing at the White House in Washington , DC, on April 10, 2018. "It's perfectly acceptable for the president to make a positive comment about somebody while we wait to see what t...

Lebanon must tackle Hezbollah 'border tunnels', says Netanyahu Lebanon must tackle Hezbollah 'border tunnels', says Netanyahu

The special session of the Security Council was held on Wednesday following the revelation earlier this month of several tunnels dug by Hezbollah that extend into Israeli territory. "All of this in addition to input from various specialists and a vas...

No one can 'dictate' to China what it should, shouldn't do: Xi No one can 'dictate' to China what it should, shouldn't do: Xi

Chinese leaders presented the medals to the prize winners. "In the absence of economic and foreign policy successes, he may lose support inside the (Communist Party)". Throughout, Xi emphasized the absolute rule of the Communist Party and its uphol...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez oddly receives support from Trump Jr Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez oddly receives support from Trump Jr

On Instagram , she lamented how she has not been able to do yoga or other relaxing activities since she stepped into the political arena. 'I am starting a week of self-care where I am taking the week off and taking care of me. While many online we...

Morocco arrests three suspects in hikers’ murder Morocco arrests three suspects in hikers’ murder

Police also supplied photos of the three other suspects, prompting a 72-hour manhunt for the men. "Radical Islam is not ruled out due to the profile of the suspect arrested and of the three men wanted", the AFP also reported, citing an unnamed poli...

Twitter warns 'unusual activity' from hackers in China, Saudi Arabia Twitter warns 'unusual activity' from hackers in China, Saudi Arabia

According to the blog post, Twitter says it noticed an unusually "large number of inquiries coming from individual IP addresses located in China and Saudi Arabia ". "We are providing this broader notice as it is possible that other account hold...

Man Who Crashed Into Four Ferraris Gets Help To Pay For Damages Man Who Crashed Into Four Ferraris Gets Help To Pay For Damages

The white Ferrari then hit the back bumper of the blue Ferrari, causing it to hit the lead red Ferrari. The calls were from people inquiring about ways to reach the driver, because they wanted to help financially, police said. In a gesture that, ac...

James Comey Slams the Republican Party After Second Interview on Capitol Hill James Comey Slams the Republican Party After Second Interview on Capitol Hill

Behind closed doors, Comey defended the FBI , saying he and the bureau made the right call in 2017 when he rebuffed Trump's requests to announce publicly that the President wasn't under investigation, a source familiar with the interview told CNN...

U.S. looks to speed up aid to North Korea U.S. looks to speed up aid to North Korea

Washington's announcement that it would review the sanctions and the travel ban is seen as part of its efforts to lead Pyongyang into negotiations amid the North's continued silence about engaging in working-level, senior-level talks with the US.

Morocco arrests suspect after deaths of 2 European tourists Morocco arrests suspect after deaths of 2 European tourists

The investigation launched yesterday helped to arrest the suspect in Marrakech. The suspect is now in police custody. The bodies were found on Monday. The pair had been on a backpacking holiday. Other suspects were being sought over the deaths of...

Senate passes criminal justice reform bill in bipartisan victory Senate passes criminal justice reform bill in bipartisan victory

The act would give elderly and terminally ill inmates a path home and invest tens of millions in re-entry programming. The act would end so-called "three strikes" mandatory life sentences for defendants facing a third drug conviction, except for th...

Russian cargo ship freed after running aground off Cornwall coast Russian cargo ship freed after running aground off Cornwall coast

According to Marine Traffic satellite data, the grounded ship was the Kuzma Minin , and was en route to the north African Spanish enclave of Ceuta when it drifted off course. 180 metre bulk carrier dragged anchor and grounded on west of port entran...

Residents report blasts in Yemen's Hodeida on first day of truce Residents report blasts in Yemen's Hodeida on first day of truce

A fragile cease-fire this week halted months of heavy fighting in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah, through which the country imports 70 percent of its food and humanitarian aid. Hodeida residents reached by telephone said there was complete calm in t...

Taliban-US peace talks enter second day in UAE Taliban-US peace talks enter second day in UAE

The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation , Zalmay Khalilzad, led the US team in the talks that included envoys from Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan as well as the host country, Taliban and Pakistani officials said as quoted...

Der Spiegel sacks a reporter over Der Spiegel sacks a reporter over "falsified" and "invented" articles

The magazine said Relotius resigned Monday after admitting some of his articles included made-up material from interviews that never happened. Relotius, who had previously been awarded CNN's " Journalist of the Year " award, said he was "sick" an...

Javid sets out post-Brexit immigration rules in delayed white paper Javid sets out post-Brexit immigration rules in delayed white paper

Conceding that ministers needed to do further work, Javid added: "We will have to have more engagement to ensure that we get it right and come up with a threshold that we believe works for all parts of the United Kingdom". To ease concerns from busin...

British Airways returns to Pakistan after 10 years British Airways returns to Pakistan after 10 years

British Airways had six weekly flights to the Pakistani capital before the Marriott attack, which killed more than 50 people and triggered a major drawdown by embassies and worldwide agencies over safety concerns. At present, only loss-making nationa...

Theresa May makes plea for Labour to back her Brexit deal Theresa May makes plea for Labour to back her Brexit deal

Cabinet intends to notify some six million British businesses to start their own no-deal preparations, according to reports in the Sun , including to some 145,000 firms that export to the EU. However, such a move faces likely defeat after Conservat...

Post-Brexit, UK to treat Indian, EU citizens on par for visas Post-Brexit, UK to treat Indian, EU citizens on par for visas

The British government is publishing long-awaited plans for a post-Brexit immigration system that will end free movement of European Union citizens to the United Kingdom. But, despite its own the Government's own Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) de...

Global Climate Deal: COP24 President Proud of achievemnts in Katowice Global Climate Deal: COP24 President Proud of achievemnts in Katowice

But, to the frustration of environmentalists and some countries, negotiators at the United Nations climate change talks in Poland delayed a decision on a carbon emissions trading system and the issue of raising ambitions until a summit in NY next...

#LogOutFacebook: NAACP calls for Facebook, Instagram boycott Tuesday #LogOutFacebook: NAACP calls for Facebook, Instagram boycott Tuesday

The organization took to its website and Twitter page to call for a one-day boycott of not just Facebook, but also Instagram and the WhatsApp messaging platform, after report from a Senate committee on Monday said that Russia's Internet Resea...

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