Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Deadly protests hit Haiti Deadly protests hit Haiti

Witnesses said the anti-Moise protest was taking place in front of the police station adjoining the penitentiary in Aquin, a town of around 100,000 on the south coast of the country's Tiburon Peninsula. Adding to the mounting frustration, investigati...

Congresswoman Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame' Congresswoman Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame'

AIPAC is a nonprofit organization that lobbies to strengthen Israel's relationship with the United States; AIPAC spends millions annually on lobbying efforts, and the group's clout inside the Beltway is demonstrated by its record of legislative succe...

Zimbabwe disused gold mines flood, many feared dead Zimbabwe disused gold mines flood, many feared dead

Fortunate Muzulu, the administrator for the area, said: "The names of the people believed to have been trapped has reached 23". Mashonaland West Provincial Administrator Cecilia Chitiyo confirmed the incident to The Herald and emphasised the need f...

Body of Rights activist Caroline Mwatha found at City Mortuary Body of Rights activist Caroline Mwatha found at City Mortuary

Police are also holding three children of the owner of the clinic for questioning. She went into a comma after apparently bleeding too much. According to the DCI, she died in the process of procuring an illegal abortion. "This puts everyone in a plac...

Indian soldiers killed, 35 wounded by auto bomb in Kashmir Indian soldiers killed, 35 wounded by auto bomb in Kashmir

The attack saw explosives packed inside a van rip through buses in a convoy of 78 vehicles carrying some 2,500 members of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). While border skirmishes are common, this attack happened just 20 kilome...

New Zealand PM: Air NZ flight incident will not impact China ties New Zealand PM: Air NZ flight incident will not impact China ties

Throughout the week there have been stories prompting questions about whether there had been a significant cooling of the relationship, including the Air New Zealand flight turned back from Shanghai, and a postponed tourism event . Prime minister ...

Taliban Says Will Meet U.S. Negotiators In Pakistan Taliban Says Will Meet U.S. Negotiators In Pakistan

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid announced Wednesday the February 18 meeting has been scheduled to take place in Islamabad at the formal invitation of the government in Pakistan. -Taliban talks are aimed at finding a negotiated end to Afghanist...

Ireland under pressure to find border solution Ireland under pressure to find border solution

Mr Ahern said a no-deal Brexit would be "devastating" for Ireland, particularly for small businesses and farms, with surveys forecasting 40,000 job losses and a 4 per cent cut in GDP. She warned that Ireland and the European Union are "at one" in the...

Christmas Island: Australia 'to re-open' controversial detention centre Christmas Island: Australia 'to re-open' controversial detention centre

It previously also sent detainees to Christmas Island , an Australian territory in the Indian Ocean which is about 2,600km (1,600 miles) from the mainland and 300km south of Indonesia. Mr Morrison declared national security measures would be strengt...

Shamima Begum: Isis Teen Bride's Plea To Return To Britain Shamima Begum: Isis Teen Bride's Plea To Return To Britain

In an interview with the Times , Shamima Begum (19), who was nine months pregnant, talked about the awful sights she witnessed adding that they "did not faze her", however, wanted to come home for her baby, the BBC reported. She told the newspap...

Rouhani stresses Iran's military strength Rouhani stresses Iran's military strength

Pointing to the USA withdrawal from the deal in May 2018, he said that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has reported for 13 times each time certifying Iran's commitment to its obligations whilst on the contrary the US failed in this ...

Missing Uighurs' kin demand 'proof of life' videos from China Missing Uighurs' kin demand 'proof of life' videos from China

During a press briefing Monday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying brushed aside a reporter's request for more details about Heyit, repeatedly pointing a finger at Turkey. Critics however allege Uighurs in the camps are being brainwash...

Syrian forces battle to reclaim last IS pocket Syrian forces battle to reclaim last IS pocket

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also said the US-backed fighters were making painstaking progress. Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters walk on the rubble of damaged shops and buildings in the city of Manbij, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria,...

House to vote on ending United States involvement in Yemen war House to vote on ending United States involvement in Yemen war

The US House of Representatives has approved a resolution calling for the withdrawal of US armed forces from Yemen and ending support for the Saudi-led coalition's campaign in the country. The lawmakers reintroduced the resolution two weeks ago as a ...

Thai princess apologises for 'causing problems' after brief election bid Thai princess apologises for 'causing problems' after brief election bid

Lawyers for the party said they will present their case before the constitution court, asking "for their mercy and justice". Thai Raksa Chart Party leader Preechapol Pongpanich makes a high wai as he assures the media his party accepts the royal ...

Five dead in Kamwingi,Kericho county plane crash Five dead in Kamwingi,Kericho county plane crash

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) said it received a distress signal from the plane, with registration 5YBSE, which was flying from the Maasai Mara wildlife reserve to the northern county of Turkana when it crashed. An American family of thre...

Trophy hunter pays $110k to kill and pose with rare mountain goat Trophy hunter pays $110k to kill and pose with rare mountain goat

Local poachers are banned from killing any animals, but foreign hunters are permitted to hunt 12 male goats in 'community conservation areas '. I saved the markhors for the last'. Pakistani authorities claim that 80% of $110,000 fee goes back to the...

WWII Aircraft Carrier Found After 77 Years WWII Aircraft Carrier Found After 77 Years

Asa result, the Japanese carriers did not engage again in battle for nearly another two years, ' Cox said . "An early quad-1.1"/75 caliber anti-aircraft gun mount is seen on the deck of the USS Hornet . The USS Hornet wreck was discovered using...

#BlackLivesMatter: Aspiring Rapper Asleep In Car Shot And Killed By Police #BlackLivesMatter: Aspiring Rapper Asleep In Car Shot And Killed By Police

The rapper's cousin David Harrison tells The Guardian: "No one trusts the police in Vallejo". Willie McCoy , a local rapper known as Willie Bo , was in a vehicle in a Taco Bell drive-thru in Vallejo when he was killed by police officers respo...

FEMA Administrator Brock Long Says He Will Step Down FEMA Administrator Brock Long Says He Will Step Down

Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) have continued to call for an investigation into FEMA's handling of the Hurricane Maria disaster in 2017 and why thousands died in the wake of the storm. President Donald Trump reportedly considered firing Long because ...

Netanyahu Confirms Latest Israeli Strike in Syria Netanyahu Confirms Latest Israeli Strike in Syria

Netanyahu said many Arab countries were following Oman's lead in moving toward more open interaction with Israel, "including at this conference". They were either not invited - or declined to go. Israel and Oman have unofficial economic relations b...

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief says allies keen to avoid arms race with Russian Federation North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief says allies keen to avoid arms race with Russian Federation

Jens Stoltenberg urged Moscow to return to compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty it agreed bilaterally with the U.S. in 1987. Mr Stoltenberg reiterated Russian Federation has breached the treaty multiple times, saying: "All E...

China, Russia pose challenge to US space capabilities: Pentagon China, Russia pose challenge to US space capabilities: Pentagon

China and Russian Federation, however, have warned of an "arms race" potentially set off by the new Pentagon project. This United States lead is a challenge to Russian Federation and China, and DIA officials said they expect they will continue to d...

Saudi crown prince to visit Pakistan on February 16 Saudi crown prince to visit Pakistan on February 16

The Saudi crown prince's two-day visit of Pakistan will further promote mutual cooperation between the two countries, Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal said. He also said that Pakistan would raise the matter of Pakistani nationals jailed in...

Serial killer shares portraits he made of unidentified victims Serial killer shares portraits he made of unidentified victims

Little has told authorities he has murdered more than 90 people across the United States, including potential cases in Tennessee and Kentucky . He could be one of the most prolific serial killers in United States history - however many of his vi...

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