Sunday September 27-th, 2020

United Kingdom woman convicted over rape claim against Israelis leaves Cyprus United Kingdom woman convicted over rape claim against Israelis leaves Cyprus

The woman insisted that she was raped in a hotel room at a coastal resort town on July 17 and that she was forced to sign the retraction 10 days later while under police questioning. Judge Michalis Papathanasiou said although the public mischief char...

North Korea Media Slams South Korean President's Peace Diplomacy North Korea Media Slams South Korean President's Peace Diplomacy

It was North Korea's participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea , which triggered a period of detente between the two countries, including a historic summit on the DMZ between Moon and Kim in April of that year.

Metallica pledge $750,000 to Australian wildfire relief efforts Metallica pledge $750,000 to Australian wildfire relief efforts

Head of the Meteorology Bureau for Climate Monitoring, Karl Braganza, said that extinguishing the flames as soon as possible was not enough, although a slight increase in rainfall was expected. Yes two, that's quite right. Prime Minister Scott Morris...

Iran 'standing down' after missile strikes Iran 'standing down' after missile strikes

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief Jens Stoltenberg spoke with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday and agreed that the Western allies should take a more prominent role in the Middle East. Relations between the USA and Iran have been fraugh...

US Federal Library website breached by ‘Iranian hackers’ US Federal Library website breached by ‘Iranian hackers’

The vandalised website was archived by the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine , which crawls the internet periodically to preserve public websites. The website was taken off line and is no longer accessible. A year ago, DHS's CISA grew so co...

We don't seek 'an escalated war' - Iran's foreign minister We don't seek 'an escalated war' - Iran's foreign minister

A U.S. official confirmed to the Associated Press that Zarif's visa application couldn't be processed in time. "I'll say exclusively this - we are going to at all times adjust to our obligations beneath the United Nations necessities and the head...

No Americans were harmed in Iranian attacks No Americans were harmed in Iranian attacks

He went on to say U.S. forces are "prepared for anything", but for now, "Iran appears to be standing down". The President paid tribute to the skill and courage of the American military, while noting that "Iran appears to be standing down", as per Th...

Pew survey: Trump viewed negatively in many countries (but not Israel)

The survey looked at public opinion in 33 nations and was conducted among 37,000 people between May and October 2019. Here are some key findings. But overall confidence in Trump's handling of world affairs remained low in Canada and elsewhere b...

Wind drops as Napier forest fire battle continues Wind drops as Napier forest fire battle continues

Dry and heavy winds have created bad conditions for battling the fire, according to MetService. Helicopters remain on standby on Wednesday, but will be used only if the fire flares up. Firefighters and aircraft could not fight the fire in darkness,...

Air Force Launches 52 Jet 'Elephant Walk' in Utah Air Force Launches 52 Jet 'Elephant Walk' in Utah

There are over 2,000 airmen and civilian workers assigned to the active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings. The air power demonstration was planned before the recent escalation of conflict between the United States and Iran. The US Marine Cor...

Germany to move soldiers out of Iraq to Kuwait, Jordan Germany to move soldiers out of Iraq to Kuwait, Jordan

Two days ago, the Iraqi parliament adopted a resolution at the emergency session which obliges the government to put an end to the presence of foreign troops in the country. "That letter is inconsistent of where we are right now". But no such dec...

Jeremy Corbyn: PM 'unable to stand up to Trump’ amid Iran tension Jeremy Corbyn: PM 'unable to stand up to Trump’ amid Iran tension

Johnson said the "strict issue of legality is not for the U.K.to determine as it wasn't our operation". We believe in worldwide law that should be the solution to the problems in the world. "Nor should we forget how he fomented instability in places ...

Spain: Sanchez wins parliamentary vote to govern Spain: Sanchez wins parliamentary vote to govern

He took the oath before King Felipe VI a day after he was narrow-minded as a prime minister in parliament and will take the lead of a coalition government of minorities with the radical left-wing Podemos. The political situation in Catalonia rema...

The Iraqi Prime Minister says he wants us to go - Mother Jones The Iraqi Prime Minister says he wants us to go - Mother Jones

The attack came after pro-Tehran factions in Iraq had vowed to join forces to "respond" to a deadly American drone strike last week outside the Baghdad airport . © Alex Edelman, Getty Images A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest against war i...

USMCA Passes Out of Committee….On to Senate USMCA Passes Out of Committee….On to Senate

Two other Republicans said they sympathize with the criticisms Toomey made - including backing away from requiring Canada and Mexico to extend patents on biologic drugs - but that on balance, the trade deal deserves their votes. Organized labor, howe...

Two rockets land in central Baghdad near US Embassy Two rockets land in central Baghdad near US Embassy

The United States had accused PMF groups of being behind a string of rocket attacks on the USA embassy in Baghdad and bases hosting American troops across the country. Following a retaliatory missile attack on two American bases in the early hours of...

Secret Service Reportedly Wants to Talk to George Lopez Over Trump Comments Secret Service Reportedly Wants to Talk to George Lopez Over Trump Comments

George Lopez recently commented on the reported $ 80 million bounty put on Donald Trump's head by Iran , saying "We'll do it for half". While it was clear to many users online that Lopez's comment was merely a joke, right-wing Twitter quickl...

Canadians warned to avoid Iran; Air Canada redirects Middle East flights Canadians warned to avoid Iran; Air Canada redirects Middle East flights

A contingent of Danish soldiers based in the Iraqi capital Baghdad will also go temporarily to Kuwait, Frederiksen said. They have been at the base as part of the global coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Qassem Soleimani in a USA...

JNU violence: Police gets vital clues on masked goons JNU violence: Police gets vital clues on masked goons

In Ahmedabad, at least 10 people were reportedly injured in clashes between the ABVP and the NSUI, the student wing of the Congress. Similar protests were held in the past days at various universities across Bengaluru, such as IIM, Indian Institute...

Saudi deputy defense minister met Esper, discussed ongoing military cooperation - tweet Saudi deputy defense minister met Esper, discussed ongoing military cooperation - tweet

The heightened tension between the United States and Iran after a U.S. air strike killed influential Iranian general Qasem Soleimani last week will add to the global economic uncertainties, which could further affect Indonesia's exports, analysts hav...

Celeste Barber's staggering fire fundraiser Celeste Barber's staggering fire fundraiser

Celeste posted images of her mother-in-law's house at Eden on the New South Wales Coast on Friday, with the sky turned orange by the bushfires, along with the words: 'It's terrifying. "Want to join me in supporting a good cause?" Your contribution wi...

Ivanka Trump's scheduled CES keynote speech criticized by women in tech Ivanka Trump's scheduled CES keynote speech criticized by women in tech

Before the keynote took place, many were confused and frustrated as to why Trump was given a place at the trade show, partly because of her status as a representative of an administration with policies many find distasteful, but also because her ...

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Make First Official Appearance After Overseas Holidays Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Make First Official Appearance After Overseas Holidays

All eyes were on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry as the royals undertook their first engagement of 2020 at Canada House in London on Tuesday. According to a statement from Buckingham Palace , the couple wanted to meet Janice Charette , Canada'...

Minister: Increase in oil prices in favor of Iran Minister: Increase in oil prices in favor of Iran

The ball is now in President Trump's court after an Iranian strike on a base used by American troops. However, the United States Maritime Administration website renewed its warning about threats to U.S. The yen, which had hit its strongest point ...

Possibility for severe weather already being watched for next weekend Possibility for severe weather already being watched for next weekend

Those isolated storms will be in an environment that will allow them to rotate so super-cell development will be likely and the radar will need to be monitored for the development of tornadoes . NOAA's Storm Prediction Center is highlighting a pos...

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