Wednesday October 27-th, 2021

Leaked Chinese government documents show details of Xinjiang clampdown Leaked Chinese government documents show details of Xinjiang clampdown

The conservative politician has been a vocal critic of China - singling out its human rights record and alleged interference in Australian politics. "It wasn't getting the job done", Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison told FiveAA radio of ...

MSNBC Interview With Rep Eric Swalwell Prompts #FartGate Debate MSNBC Interview With Rep Eric Swalwell Prompts #FartGate Debate

The sound is heard within the middle of his 2nd stop, as the congressman bounces a cramped. The show's Twitter account put out a statement after Swalwell's appearance Monday night claiming the noise, which was causing a stir online, was actually ju...

Trump testifying in the impeachment probe? Great idea

At the inquiry's core is a July 25 telephone call in which Trump pressed Zelenskiy to investigate Biden and his son, a member of the board of Burisma, a Ukrainian energy firm, and a discredited theory that it was Ukraine - not Russian Federation ...

Hong Kong police start dispersing protesters outside university campus Hong Kong police start dispersing protesters outside university campus

It's the second time the Hong Kong Police Force has stormed a university in the past week, in an apparent attempt to root out protesters from campuses that the police say have been transformed into weapons factories . Police started to clear away de...

Nunes to Government Officials Concerned About Giuliani’s Ukraine Dealings: ‘Tough Luck’ Nunes to Government Officials Concerned About Giuliani’s Ukraine Dealings: ‘Tough Luck’

Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) lamented the "damage that's being done to our entire country through this entire impeachment process" and argued that "it's going to be very hard for future presidents to have a candid conversation with a world leader, because ...

Sweden drops investigation into Julian Assange over rape allegation Sweden drops investigation into Julian Assange over rape allegation

Assange has denied all of the allegations. He is being held at the high-security Belmarsh prison in southeast London . The news follows a ruling in June by a Swedish court that rejected a request to detain the Wikileaks founder. He is now se...

UK govt and military covered up war crimes UK govt and military covered up war crimes

Military criminologists who uncovered proof of the supposed atrocities told the year-long examination by the paper and the BBC's Panorama program that seniors leaders concealed it "for political reasons". However, some former investigators said Mr ...

No talks until United States drops hostile policy: North Korea No talks until United States drops hostile policy: North Korea

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, asked if he was willing to withdraw any forces if an agreement with South Korea was not reached, declined to say what the United States might do, noting the State Department was leading the negotiations. Trump has f...

Nigerians top list of African students studying in USA in 2019 Nigerians top list of African students studying in USA in 2019

According to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, global students contributed $44.7 billion to the U.S. economy in 2018, an increase of 5.5% from the previous year . The Department recently sent a delegation to China to promote academic exch...

Iran condemns U.S. show of support for 'rioters' Iran condemns U.S. show of support for 'rioters'

Commander of Iran's Basij paramilitary force, General Gholam Reza Soleimani, gives a press conference in There, Iran, November 18, 2019. Iran's economy has been battered since May previous year when President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew th...

Sydney’s Air Quality Has Dropped to Sydney’s Air Quality Has Dropped to "Hazardous" Levels

Six people have been killed and hundreds of homes destroyed in bushfires across New South Wales and Queensland since September, when an unusually early fire season began across drought-stricken regions in the east of the country. Most of NSW's east...

Taliban say they freed United States and Australian hostage Taliban say they freed United States and Australian hostage

The Taliban have freed two hostages in exchange for three imprisoned senior militants, Taliban sources say. The swap had been expected to take place within hours of Ghani's announcement but diplomats soon flagged a problem and after two days, a...

Blind student is ‘dragged by ankles’ from Oxford Union Blind student is ‘dragged by ankles’ from Oxford Union

The Oxford Union has a tradition of hosting debates stretching back to 1823 and is independent of the university. Mr. Azamati, who is visually impaired, was "forcibly and violently prevented from re-entering the union to resume his seat" before a ...

Bushfire smoke chokes Sydney

The smoke has blown over the city from the Gospers Mountain fire that has burnt nearly 140,000 hectares in the Wollemi and Yengo national parks since it started last week. Although the smog had begun to ease under the midday sun, it would increase ag...

Indian police baton charge students over fee protests Indian police baton charge students over fee protests

Another student, who did not wish to be identified, said, "We haven't seen our VC in a long time". They reached Safdarjung Tomb at 3.30 pm, where the first round of lathicharge took place after some students attempted to break barricades.

US House exploring if Trump lied in Mueller investigation

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi , left, gavels the close of a vote by the U.S. House of Representatives on a resolution formalizing the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on October 31, 2019. In her first question for Freeman, ...

Trump was not treated for any urgent health issues - Physician Trump was not treated for any urgent health issues - Physician

His previous two physical exams as president were on the public schedule, took place at the White House, and were not spread out over "phases". "Specifically, he did not undergo any specialized cardiac or neurologic evaluations", he said.

Iran condemns US show of support for ‘rioters’ Iran condemns US show of support for ‘rioters’

The United States announced Monday it would halt sanctions waivers for Iran's Fordow plant, ending a key part of a landmark nuclear deal after Tehran said it had resumed enrichment activities. Mr. Pompeo voiced solidarity with the protesters....

South Dakota announces new meth prevention campaign South Dakota announces new meth prevention campaign

Noem saw the Twitter reaction and. doubled down on the slogan. @drewmagary wrote: 'A million dollars isn't cool. The campaign's slogan is already getting attention. "South Dakota is running a brilliant campaign imo. We're On It" was deliberate, som...

Police round up students in India's capital as fee protests grow Police round up students in India's capital as fee protests grow

Many at the university have also rallied to accuse Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) of curbing free speech. Almost half of the university's students come from families with incomes of less than 144,000 rupe...

McConnell suggests House impeachment timing could push Senate trial to 2020

Top congressional Republicans Devin Nunes and Jim Jordan "reluctantly" wrote Senator Ron Johnson asking him for any firsthand knowledge he has on President Donald Trump's actions with respect to Ukraine. David Holmes told investigators beh...

Sri Lanka chooses new President in first election since deadly bombings Sri Lanka chooses new President in first election since deadly bombings

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defense secretary and intelligence officer accused of committing human rights violations , has won Sri Lanka's closely fought presidential elections. This makes the brothers detested and feared among many Tamils, who m...

Hong Kong anti-mask law 'unconstitutional': High court Hong Kong anti-mask law 'unconstitutional': High court

By late Thursday, schools in the U.S., Australia and the United Kingdom were either urging or requiring their students on exchange in Hong Kong to return home. Some residents were trapped at police cordons, and all the shops along a stretch of commer...

Girl killed in French bridge collapse; several people missing Girl killed in French bridge collapse; several people missing

The bridge collapsed after the suspension cables snapped, crashing into the waters of the Tarn, with only a small portion left exposed above the river. Emergency workers managed to resuce four people but authorities have said several others are "prob...

SCOTUS Stays House Subpoena For Trump Tax Returns

The Supreme Court gave them until November 21. The House case arises from a subpoena issued by the House Oversight committee last April to Trump's longtime accounting firm for financial documents concerning the President and his companies for t...

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