Friday April 3-rd, 2020

United States revokes visa for ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda United States revokes visa for ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Less than a month ago, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made clear that the US would not allow Americans to live in " fear of unjust prosecutions " just because thousands of citizens were sent to " defend " their country on the other side of the g...

Brunei-owned hotels delete social media platforms amid backlash Brunei-owned hotels delete social media platforms amid backlash

Amid the controversy Brunei's new laws , which include punishing gay sex and adultery by stoning offenders to death, the Twitter profiles of Brunei-owned luxury hotels have been deleted or made private. The city controller, Ron Galperin, said he ...

Aid ship with 64 migrants aboard refused by Italy, Malta Aid ship with 64 migrants aboard refused by Italy, Malta

Salvini said his hard line on immigration was shared by other ministers at the G7 gathering. "The chances are low that they are alive", Weibl said. The refusal is yet another dispute between the European Union members. After saving thousands of m...

Indonesian fisherman held hostage by Islamic militants drowns in escape bid Indonesian fisherman held hostage by Islamic militants drowns in escape bid

Monfort said government forces are hunting the group of Sawadjaan which is not holding any captive unlike other Abu Sayyaf sub-groups. One of the Indonesians, Heri Ardiansyah, was plucked from the waters by marines onboard a gunboat while they reco...

Full-scale United Nations response needed in Venezuela Full-scale United Nations response needed in Venezuela

In a report released Thursday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) and researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recommended that the United Nations launch a full scale response to the growing economic collapse in Venezuela because the ...

Search expands for American tourist kidnapped in Uganda national park Search expands for American tourist kidnapped in Uganda national park

The Uganda Police Force has sent out an elite squad of Tourism Police who have secured an area between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in which they hope that the kidnappers are now trapped, according to their press release .

Massachusetts nurse adopts baby who was abandoned at hospital Massachusetts nurse adopts baby who was abandoned at hospital

Gisele weighed just 1 pound, 14 ounces when she was born, and her mother, who was addicted to drugs, could not care for her. She had complex medical needs, and after a while family members had stopped coming to visit. Developmentally, Gisele has thri...

UK Chancellor of Exchequer Says Confirmatory Brexit Referendum 'Credible' Option UK Chancellor of Exchequer Says Confirmatory Brexit Referendum 'Credible' Option

Mr Hammond's comments are likely to further enrage Brexiteers on the Tory benches. "So it's less about the nominal length of time of the extension and more about the mechanism for bringing it to an end once the deal is done", he said. The Bill is n...

Iran: The West Turns Up the Sanctions Heat Iran: The West Turns Up the Sanctions Heat

New Delhi is understood to be keen to get an extension to continue buying the current level, which is said to be around 1.3 million metric tonnes a month. "We forecast more supply than demand". "There are better market conditions for us to acceler...

Trump Will Ditch The WHCA Dinner Again Because It's 'Boring' And 'Negative' Trump Will Ditch The WHCA Dinner Again Because It's 'Boring' And 'Negative'

Trump also says his team has yet to settle on a rally location, but assures "it'll be a big one". "I'm going to hold a rally", Trump said. But the correspondents' dinner is too negative. The shift piqued Trump's interest at the time. "I'm delight...

France considers talks about longer extension of Brexit France considers talks about longer extension of Brexit "premature"

Deep divisions in May's Conservative Party and government, and in Labour , have led to a marathon of votes in parliament, in which scenarios ranging from abandoning the European Union with no transition period to cancelling Brexit have all been ...

Tusk's Flextension offer to the United Kingdom - the only reasonable way out Tusk's Flextension offer to the United Kingdom - the only reasonable way out

The question over timing is vital because Britain is set to leave the European Union without a withdrawal deal in place on April 12 unless an agreement is reached at a Brussels summit set to take place two days earlier. France is leading a small gr...

NZ mosques shooter to face 50 murder raps NZ mosques shooter to face 50 murder raps

An accused gunman will face 50 murder charges, and 39 attempted murder charges, in court. Tarrant appeared by audio-visual link from Auckland, where he is being held in isolation in a maximum security prison following the deadliest massacre in mode...

Swiss sign agreement to protect US interests in Venezuela Swiss sign agreement to protect US interests in Venezuela

The arrangement doesn't stipulate that Swiss diplomats "will be able to provide services" to American citizens in Venezuela, according to the statement. Switzerland now represents USA interests in Iran and previously also represented its interests in...

European Union won't accept another short Article 50 extension European Union won't accept another short Article 50 extension

During a Tuesday press conference on the occasion of an official visit to Paris by Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, French President Emmanuel Macron placed the responsibility for the no-deal scenario with British leaders, asking for the British g...

Libya general tells forces to take capital Libya general tells forces to take capital

However, the Tripoli interior minister, Fathi Bashagha, later told Ahrar TV his forces had retaken the old airport while there were clashes in the Qasr ben Ghashir area. Major ministries are still 20 kilometres away. An LNA-allied armed group withdre...

Goldman Sachs cuts the probability of a no-deal Brexit Goldman Sachs cuts the probability of a no-deal Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in Brussels that Britain would not get any further short delays unless its parliament ratified a deal by April 12 - the date set by EU leaders as the effective cut-off for avoiding the European P...

Spring snow across Midlands and North as temperatures drop Spring snow across Midlands and North as temperatures drop

No-one was seriously injured but the crash caused "carnage", the force said. Tomorrow this rain and hill snow will move west across the rest of Scotland, Northern England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Low pressure over the United Kingdom was blamed fo...

Montana Ag Network: Trade with Mexico important for US agriculture Montana Ag Network: Trade with Mexico important for US agriculture

The White House on Thursday withdrew the nomination of a longtime border official to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as the Trump administration grapples with a massive increase in Southern border crossings that are straining the system...

Greek minister urges migrants to leave border, return to camps Greek minister urges migrants to leave border, return to camps

Separately, migrants holed up in Turkey were heading towards that country's border with Greece following false rumours that Ankara had opened its border gate. "We have informed the hospitality centers that is not the case", Vitsas told state-run ER...

Family's shock at finding secret camera in Airbnb apartment

But while the device on the right looks like a regular smoke detector, the one on the left appears to be similar to surveillance cameras that are created to look like smoke detectors. She called Airbnb to report the camera. "We got our money back a...

Condom brand releases 'Consent Packs' that require four hands to open Condom brand releases 'Consent Packs' that require four hands to open

As of now, these condom have only been distributed free of charge at events in Buenos Aires. Displaying a new kind of innovation, Tulipan Argentina has introduced a new product called " consent condom ". It is hoped that the condoms will encourage ...

British parliament rejects plan to hold more Brexit indicative votes on Monday British parliament rejects plan to hold more Brexit indicative votes on Monday

Yet his machinations amounted to nearly nothing, as none of the four options were approved - all of them had more votes against than for. Not a single "real/full Brexit" option was put before the House, thanks to the blatant abuse of the process by p...

Lost Dog Reunited With Owner After Taking Solo Train Trip Lost Dog Reunited With Owner After Taking Solo Train Trip

The terrier, real name Tyson, climbed on to one of the seats and entertained passengers on the 28km journey. Announcing the news on Twitter on Thursday afternoon, the operator joked: "The movie rights are exorbitant". "My Lovely Horse charity, whic...

Lara Trump: Timing of Joe Biden accusations seems 'very convenient' Lara Trump: Timing of Joe Biden accusations seems 'very convenient'

The allegations cast a shadow on Biden amid speculation that he will enter the 2020 race. Biden's pledge took place in a video in which he said he understood that his touchy, affectionate behavior upset some women and pledged to change his ways.