Monday July 13-th, 2020

Turkish lira plummets after central bank holds rates Turkish lira plummets after central bank holds rates

And today's CBT monetary policy meeting decision will be decisive. Since being sworn in this month, he's pushed established figures out of his cabinet and named his son-in-law, Berat Albayrak, economy czar. Despite the dramatically sharp hikes inflat...

Three Palestinians killed in Gaza in clashes with IDF Three Palestinians killed in Gaza in clashes with IDF

The ceasefire, declared on Saturday by Hamas, appeared to be on the verge of crumbling after Palestinian gunmen injured an Israeli soldier on Wednesday, starting a wave of tit-for-tat retaliations. That violence was ended late Friday by a UN-brokered...

Australia stole our flag, claims stand-in New Zealand leader Winston Peters Australia stole our flag, claims stand-in New Zealand leader Winston Peters

We had a flag that we've had for a long time, copied by Australia, and they should actually change their flag and honour the fact that we got there first with this design, being decided by a Prime Minister and his legacy. New Zealand held a referendu...

Toronto police: No evidence IS was behind attack Toronto police: No evidence IS was behind attack

The older victim has been identified as Toronto resident Reese Fallon, who was to begin studies at McMaster University in the city of Hamilton this September. "I felt like an older brother, but I guess I wasn't", Sukhera said. Faisal Hussain is t...

Trump Will Postpone Second Putin Summit Until Next Year Trump Will Postpone Second Putin Summit Until Next Year

Russia's Foreign Ministry quickly dismissed Mr Pompeo's comments. "Somehow there's this idea that this administration is free-floating". This is President Trump's administration. Pompeo remarked that he would need a "truck" to deliver documentat...

American pastor in Turkey moved from prison to house arrest American pastor in Turkey moved from prison to house arrest

Along with Trump, Vice President Mike Pence has called for Brunson's release, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently spoke about the ongoing detention of American citizens, including Brunson, in Turkey. "We have seen no credible evidence again...

Dead baby found in plane bathroom with mouth full of toilet paper Dead baby found in plane bathroom with mouth full of toilet paper

In the few minutes before landing, cabin crew on the domestic Air Asia flight found the dead foetus. Flight I5 784 had originated from Imphal . In a shocking incident, the dead-body of an infant was found onboard a New Delhi-bound AirAsia flight i...

North Korean state media demands formal end to war with US North Korean state media demands formal end to war with US

Pompeo said again that they are committed to de-nuclearization. However, the USA has repeatedly indicated it will only reward Pyongyang with a peace treaty after North Korea denuclearizes. In late June, Trump said the remains of 200 US or allied ...

Oil jumps on Saudi Arabia shipping lane attack, WTI back over $70.00 Oil jumps on Saudi Arabia shipping lane attack, WTI back over $70.00

Saudi Arabia halted crude oil and oil product shipments via the Bab el Mandeb chokepoint in the Red Sea after a Houthi attack on two Saudi tankers near the port of Hodeidah yesterday. " Efforts are now underway to move the damaged ship to the ne...

Japan executes sarin attack cult members

The last six members of a Japanese doomsday cult have been executed for a series of crimes in the 1990s including a deadly sarin gas attack on Tokyo's subways that killed 13 people. The executions were announced only after they had happened, as is ...

Pakistan election results delayed as Khan leads, opponents cry foul Pakistan election results delayed as Khan leads, opponents cry foul

Pakistanis were voting Wednesday in a historic third straight election ending a campaign marred by widespread allegations of manipulation that local and worldwide rights group have said imperil the country's wobbly transition to democratic rule.

Fox joins outcry after exclusion from White House event — CNN reporter banned Fox joins outcry after exclusion from White House event — CNN reporter banned

Collins was told that earlier questions she asked of President Donald Trump , which focused on Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen, were " inappropriate ", CNN's public relations department said . She said it didn't matter to her because she hadn...

Authorities respond to an explosion near the US Embassy in Beijing Authorities respond to an explosion near the US Embassy in Beijing

An area outside the embassy in the Chinese capital's Chaoyang district is still cordoned off by authorities. Another witness said there were seven to eight police vehicles near the embassy and the road next to the complex had been closed off.

Trump and European Union officials strike 'zero tariff' deal to avert trade war Trump and European Union officials strike 'zero tariff' deal to avert trade war

European Commission's spokesperson Margaritis Schinas said on Monday that Juncker did not intend to make particular proposals regarding the mutual trade at the meeting with President Trump . The E.U. subsequently retaliated with tariffs on a numbe...

Civil rights suit planned after 911 caller killed by police Civil rights suit planned after 911 caller killed by police

The family of an Australian woman fatally shot by a police officer in Minneapolis a year ago has filed a multimillion lawsuit against the officer who fired the fatal shot, along with his partner, the police department, and the city. Harrity told inve...

Coordinated Islamic State Attacks in Syria Kill Dozens Coordinated Islamic State Attacks in Syria Kill Dozens

Wednesday's attack is Isis's most brutal since the group's so called caliphate across Syria and Iraq was largely dismantled by Syrian government forces and a separate operation by US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters a year ago. shedding more innoce...

North Korea Continues to Produce Fissile Material for Nukes: Pompeo North Korea Continues to Produce Fissile Material for Nukes: Pompeo

And Pompeo, who took over at the State Department in April, had some early successes engaging with North Korea and winning freedom for three Americans detained there. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, Pompeo said again that the North Koreans were continuing ...

Republicans launch bid to impeach USA deputy attorney general Republicans launch bid to impeach USA deputy attorney general

So critics including Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, have called the impeachment effort a cynical stunt aimed at discredited US intelligence and law enforcement. Democrats have argued the ...

'No evidence to support' ISIS was behind Toronto attack 'No evidence to support' ISIS was behind Toronto attack

Ten-year-old Julianna Kozis of Markham, Ont., and 18-year-old Reese Fallon of Toronto were killed in the shooting. The Greektown shooting comes three months after the city was shaken by the deaths of 10 people killed by a man with an apparent g...

Trump says 'too bad' after Cohen audio recording released Trump says 'too bad' after Cohen audio recording released

Is this a first, never heard of it before? Rudy Guilliani, one of President Trump's current lawyers, previously denied that any payment was ever made in relation to the McDougal story. He believes that along with the president, Trump's son-in-law...

Swedish student activist prevents deportation of Afghan man Swedish student activist prevents deportation of Afghan man

Knowing the pilot would be unable to take off with a passenger out of their seat, Ms Ersson pulled out her phone and started live streaming to Facebook as she demanded the man be taken off the plane. "It's not right to send people to hell ", Ersso...

Russian Hackers Accessed US Utilities Networks Russian Hackers Accessed US Utilities Networks

It was carried out by hackers who worked for a Russian state-sponsored group previously known as Dragonfly or Energetic Bear , the Journal reported . The campaign was so successful that hackers managed to access utility control networks - and g...

Cohen’s Lawyer: Cohen’s Lawyer: "Michael Has Turned [On Trump]" :: Politics :: Features :: Michael Cohen

The audio abruptly ends after almost three minutes. The conversation was recorded by Cohen in September 2016 just head of the election, and it details the effort to set up a company to buy the story of Karen McDougal , a former Playboy playmate ...

United States airlines complying with Beijing’s demand not to mention Taiwan United States airlines complying with Beijing’s demand not to mention Taiwan

The big U.S. airlines declined to say how much revenue they earn from flying between China and the U.S. In regulatory filings, they only describe revenue by region. That comes despite the White House slamming China's demands as " Orwellian nonsen...

Putin meeting at White House delayed until after midterm elections Putin meeting at White House delayed until after midterm elections

Donald Trump will postpone a second meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin until next year, after the federal probe into Russian election meddling is over. As of Wednesday, the transcript did not include Mason's first question to Putin. ...

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