Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Algeria sends plane to Geneva where Bouteflika being treated Algeria sends plane to Geneva where Bouteflika being treated

In a surprise move on Saturday in order to curb the protests, the Algerian higher education ministry brought forward the university spring vacation to begin on Sunday until April 4. An emergency request to place someone under trusteeship can often be...

Mortar attack on major political gathering in Kabul kills three Mortar attack on major political gathering in Kabul kills three

Former President Hamid Karzai also condemned the attack and called it an act of foreign elements who oppose peace and unity in Afghanistan . Officials said attackers used mortar shells, guns and explosives. Amini told The Associated Press he hea...

Canada's Justin Trudeau denies impropriety, offers no apology Canada's Justin Trudeau denies impropriety, offers no apology

Trudeau's Liberal government has been on the defensive for a month over allegations by former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould that officials inappropriately pressured her previous year to help construction firm SNC-Lavalin avoid a criminal tri...

‘Honour killing’ whistleblower shot dead in Pakistan ‘Honour killing’ whistleblower shot dead in Pakistan

The police on Friday claimed to have arrested another accused nominated in killing of Afzal Kohistani , ARY News reported. The family said in the past, Afzal's two brothers were killed, while their house was torched. But Kohistani continued to t...

Snow in some parts of UK as gales expected to batter country Snow in some parts of UK as gales expected to batter country

The Met Office has issued yellow "be aware" weather warnings for snow and wind across parts of the country on Sunday 10 March. The second warning affects most of England and runs from midnight to 3pm on Wednesday. The Met Office says some bus an...

Liz Cheney: Democratic Party Is ‘Now Enabling and Abiding By Anti-Semitism’ Liz Cheney: Democratic Party Is ‘Now Enabling and Abiding By Anti-Semitism’

A vote had been expected on a resolution specifically condemning anti-Semitism. Democratic leadership - including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY, who himself is Jewish - balked at the president's comments. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a ...

Voter apathy apparent in Nigeria's local elections Voter apathy apparent in Nigeria's local elections

Ballots were cast in 29 of the country's 36 states. There are 73 million registered voters. In fact, Lagos would be the fifth largest economy in Africa if it were a country. The president, dressed in a sky-blue traditional babanriga with a blue cap t...

Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi has crashed, says PM Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi has crashed, says PM

An Ethiopian Airlines flight travelling from Addis Ababa to Nairobi with 157 people aboard crashed on Sunday, the company spokesman told Reuters. The plane, flight number ET302 was scheduled to touch at JKIA at 10.25am. In a statement, the airline ...

Chelsea Manning jailed for refusing to testify to a grand jury Chelsea Manning jailed for refusing to testify to a grand jury

Manning says she is resisting because she, like many other politically minded Americans, believes grand juries are an illegal instrument created to aide prosecutors on fishing expeditions; a tool for stripping witnesses of their constitutional righ...

Sen. Martha McSally: I Was Raped By Superior Officer Sen. Martha McSally: I Was Raped By Superior Officer

McSally, who was the first female Air Force fighter pilot to fly in combat, first spoke about her sexual assault Wednesday during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing about sexual assault prevention and response. "It's very hard to put myself ba...

Israel hits Gaza in response to 'projectile' - army Israel hits Gaza in response to 'projectile' - army

Now: "We responded by striking several military targets in a Hamas compound in Gaza & 2 Hamas vessels", the statement posted on Twitter reads. Israel continues to pound Hamas targets in retaliation for cross-border attacks from Gaza, as the I...

Daylight Saving Time: Should we spring forward and not fall back? Daylight Saving Time: Should we spring forward and not fall back?

Your body will adjust to the new time as the days go on. According to research from AAA, drivers who miss two hours of the recommended amount of sleep in a 24-hour period can almost double their risk for a crash. Sen. Although often listed as...

116-year-old Japanese woman confirmed as world's oldest person 116-year-old Japanese woman confirmed as world's oldest person

In a ceremony joined by families and local officials, Tanaka, who lives in a nursing home in Fukuoka City in southern Japan, received certificates from the Guinness World Records for both the world's oldest living person and the world's oldest living...

Prosecutors approve of ex-cop’s guilty verdict Prosecutors approve of ex-cop’s guilty verdict

Nouman Raja , 41, faces life in prison for fatally shooting musician Corey Jones , 31, who was waiting for help for his broken down SUV on the side of a South Florida highway when he was killed by Raja . "Finally justice is being served", he wrote....

Relatives of Missing Chinese on MH370 Vow to Keep Searching Relatives of Missing Chinese on MH370 Vow to Keep Searching

Grace Nathan, whose mother Anne Daisy was on the flight said: "We will continue to do whatever we can to make sure the search goes on". Malaysian Transport Minister said on March 3 that they will considering resuming the research if there are inter...

Japan ferry collision injures 80; whale may be to blame Japan ferry collision injures 80; whale may be to blame

There was damage to the back of the vessel, local media said. The vessel carrying 121 passengers and four crew apparently hit a large marine animal, presumably a whale, and sustained a 15-centimeter crack in the stern. Sado Steam Ship Company, which ...

Bodies of two missing mountain climbers found Bodies of two missing mountain climbers found

Dubbed "Killer Mountain", Nanga Parbat is in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan area and is the ninth highest mountain in the world at 8,126 metres (26,660 feet). Mr Pontecorvo said the bodies were in a place that was hard to reach but everything possible...

Cohen ‘Directly Asked For Pardon,’ Lied To Congress Cohen ‘Directly Asked For Pardon,’ Lied To Congress

Cohen cooperated fully with the Committee, answered every question we asked of him during both interview sessions, and provided important testimony and materials relevant to the core of our probe and that will allow us to advance our investigation ...

United States citizens will need visa to visit Europe starting in 2021 United States citizens will need visa to visit Europe starting in 2021

Eventually, the new visa will be required for short-stay travel as well. The Schengen Area is a zone which includes 26 European Union states (plus Norway) where no internal borders exist and people are allowed to move freely. To apply for the E...

Imran Khan: Won’t let armed groups function in Pakistan Imran Khan: Won’t let armed groups function in Pakistan

The drastic measures were taken after Pakistan faced increasing pressure to act against the groups which carried out the suicide bombing in India on February 14. Long among the world's most antagonistic neighbors, the two nations clashed again last...

Adnan Syed Loses Appeal, Conviction Reinstated Adnan Syed Loses Appeal, Conviction Reinstated

In a 4-3 vote, the Maryland Court of Appeals agreed that Gutierrez had failed to investigate the alibi witness thoroughly. "Finally, we agree with the holding of the intermediate appellate court that Mr. The state appealed again. McClain wrote le...

French cardinal found guilty of failing to act on sexual abuse allegations French cardinal found guilty of failing to act on sexual abuse allegations

Five other archdiocesan officials on trial with Cardinal Barbarin were acquitted March 7. Two weeks ago, Australia's most senior Roman Catholic cleric, Cardinal George Pell , was convicted of abusing two choirboys in 1996. The Vatican spokesman ...

YouTube adds fact checks to search results on sensitive topics YouTube adds fact checks to search results on sensitive topics

In an example below, you can see a claim on "viruses in paracetamol" debunked by one of YouTube's fact-checking partners. At the end of the panel, you'll see whether the fact-checker has deemed the information true or false, in all caps even.

Cohen's lawyer says Trump team dangled pardon Cohen's lawyer says Trump team dangled pardon

Last week, Cohen testified before a congressional committee and accused Trump of being a "racist", a "conman" and a "cheat", and said did tasks at the direction of the president, such as making hush money payments to two women who had affairs wit...

Nirav Modi spotted in London with 10,0000 Pound Ostrich hide jacket Nirav Modi spotted in London with 10,0000 Pound Ostrich hide jacket

The government can not extradite Nirav Modi just because he has been spotted in London , Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar, told ANI in an interview. $2 billion (about Rs 13,000 crore). India made a request to extradit...

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