Wednesday September 23-rd, 2020

UK's Johnson denies dodging Trump at pre-election North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit UK's Johnson denies dodging Trump at pre-election North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Outside of his scheduled North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meetings, President Trump said he would be meeting with Johnson who is set to host a reception at the summit. Labour, led by Jeremy Corbyn, says Johnson wants to sell parts of the publicly f...

Explained: Why gas pipeline from Russian Federation to China matters Explained: Why gas pipeline from Russian Federation to China matters

Russian Federation and China signed the 30-year, $400 billion construction deal in 2014 - Gazprom's biggest ever contract. "In the longer term, cheap pipeline gas from Russia will be in competition with American gas", Gabuev said , but since...

Greta Thunberg: Climate activist speaks as she arrives in Europe for COP25 Greta Thunberg: Climate activist speaks as she arrives in Europe for COP25

The younger generation is watching you and we will make sure that you actually must do something. Thunberg will meet with Portugese climate activists prior to departing for Madrid . She has since been a leading figure in the student walkouts and r...

Trump Ties Brazil, Argentina Steel Tariffs to U.S. Farm Woes Trump Ties Brazil, Argentina Steel Tariffs to U.S. Farm Woes

Bolsonaro's fidelity to Trump is such that he wanted to appoint his own son Eduardo as ambassador to Washington, which was only reversed after Brazilian senators insisted the 35-year-old lawmaker would not be approved. "Lower Rates & Loosen - Fed!"...

One dead in multi-vehicle crash on Hwy. 401 in Kingston One dead in multi-vehicle crash on Hwy. 401 in Kingston

OPP say it involved between 30 and 40 vehicles. The westbound lanes reopened shortly after 4:30 a.m. Monday after the Ministry of Transportation checked the road and barriers were intact and the roads were cleared of snow, police said. The highway ...

Trump mischaracterizes Ukrainian president's comments from new interview Trump mischaracterizes Ukrainian president's comments from new interview

During my meeting with him, I said that I don't want our country to have this image. His concern, he said, was that he would discuss relevant information for political trial procedures, such as when Ukraine learned that military aid had been suspen...

TikTok harvested and sent data to China, lawsuit claims TikTok harvested and sent data to China, lawsuit claims

According to the complaint , the publisher ByteDance would collect user content like unpublished videos without the consent of users and rely on very ambiguous terms around privacy. Parent ByteDance reportedly faces an investigation by the Committee...

Barr Disagrees With IG Horowitz on Key Finding in Russia Report Barr Disagrees With IG Horowitz on Key Finding in Russia Report

Horowitz is scheduled to testify about his findings before the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 11. Barr believes the FBI did not have enough information to begin its investigation of the Trump campaign, and believes the CIA and other USA a...

Government shutdown in Samoa amid 'cruel' measles outbreak Government shutdown in Samoa amid 'cruel' measles outbreak

Cases of measles have also been reported in other island nations like Fiji and Tonga but there have been no reports of death. The flags will help medical groups travelling door to door inoculating residents. One businessman informed Australian ...

Labor demands answers on medevac Labor demands answers on medevac "secret deal" - RN Drive

The medevac law allowed for doctors to evacuate ill people to Australia for urgent medical treatment. There are more than 200 refugees and asylum seekers left on PNG and more than 250 remaining on Nauru. An open letter signed by more than 5,000 d...

Turkey says no change in objection to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation plan on Baltics Turkey says no change in objection to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation plan on Baltics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today rejected criticism of a maritime boundary deal with Libya that allows Ankara to claim rights over vast areas coveted by other countries including Greece. Chief among them, Macron says , is "how to build s...

Pak Billionaire Agrees To Hand Over $244 Million To Settle UK Probe Pak Billionaire Agrees To Hand Over $244 Million To Settle UK Probe

Hussain is one of Pakistan's richest and most powerful businessmen and the largest private employers, and is known for luxury private housing societies. However, no individuals were named. The settlement, they added, is a civil legal procedure th...

Germany expels Russian diplomats over Berlin murder Germany expels Russian diplomats over Berlin murder

Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, who had previously fought alongside anti-Moscow separatists in Chechnya, was shot twice in the head in a central Berlin park in August as he was heading to a mosque. It said he was 54-year-old Vadim Nikolaevich Krasikov and ...

Japanese doctor shot in Afghanistan Japanese doctor shot in Afghanistan

Nakamura was taken to a local hospital with serious wounds and was in the process of being airlifted to a hospital in Bagram, north of Kabul , when he died, officials said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, and the Taliban sa...

London Bridge attack: Family of terrorist Usman Khan 'saddened and shocked' London Bridge attack: Family of terrorist Usman Khan 'saddened and shocked'

Meritt was working as a coordinator at a Friday conference on prisoner rehabilitation when he was attacked by 28-year-old Usman Khan, a convicted terrorist who was released from prison last year, police said. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Labour lead...

For first time, Iran admits security forces killed protesters For first time, Iran admits security forces killed protesters

An internet blackout, still in place in parts of the country, has slowed the release of information about the protests and the subsequent crackdown but media and NGO reports in recent days have given a glimpse of the situation. It also mentioned the ...

Putin signs off law to label journalists as foreign agents Putin signs off law to label journalists as foreign agents

The new law gives the authorities the power to label reporters who work for organizations officially listed as "foreign agents" as foreign agents themselves. It's clear from his comment that the Russian law is a response to the sudden prominenc...

Trump set for tough North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meetings under impeachment cloud Trump set for tough North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meetings under impeachment cloud

The document largely echos arguments Republicans made during the closed-door depositions of 17 witnesses and public hearings with 12 of those current and former executive branch employees. "We aren't here to talk about impeachment of the president of...

China wants U.S. tariffs rolled back in phase one trade deal China wants U.S. tariffs rolled back in phase one trade deal

President Donald Trump's administration be "flexible" and "reasonable". Global Times is a tabloid run by the Communist Party of China's flagship People's Daily newspaper. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said he had invited senior USA officials to B...

Overall Pisa improvement for Malaysia Overall Pisa improvement for Malaysia

Malaysia has improved its performance in the renowned Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) 2018. Education director-general Datuk Amin Senin said based on the Pisa 2018 results, Malaysian students scored 415 points for reading whil...

Najib denies ordering personal kickbacks in 1MDB-related trial Najib denies ordering personal kickbacks in 1MDB-related trial

This award was conferred to President [Barack] Obama and President [Vladimir] Putin. "King Abdullah expressed his concern about the rising threat of Islamic militants and asked me to ensure Malaysia was free of such negative influences". He added t...

House Democrats' impeachment report accuses Trump of abusing power House Democrats' impeachment report accuses Trump of abusing power

Evidence of misconduct was overwhelming "and so too is the evidence of his obstruction of Congress", it adds. He denies any wrongdoing, describing the inquiry as a witch-hunt. Democrats, they argue, just want to undo the 2016 election. "The evide...

Body of missing woman found in Outback

A local rancher then on Tuesday found 40-year-old man Phu Tran , "slightly disorientated" but in a "good condition" a two-day walk from the vehicle. Ted Fogarty found tracks and followed footprints before he saw Mr Tran emerge from a large cement ...

Kellyanne Conway's husband chides her defense of Trump Kellyanne Conway's husband chides her defense of Trump

A couple of months before this, among the president's sons, Eric Trump, stated George Conway's White House perspectives were one of the ugliest in contemporary politics. as "a person who is familiar with their relationship". Terris: No, we're on ...

Sub-Lieutenant Shivangi becomes the first woman pilot in the Indian Navy Sub-Lieutenant Shivangi becomes the first woman pilot in the Indian Navy

She has become the first woman pilot of the Indian Navy . "Women were always there in the Navy". They were not in the cockpit, but were just observers. The FOC-in-C South Rolling Trophy for standing first in overall order of merit was awarded to L...

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