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Rahul Gandhi sent back an hour after landing in occupied Kashmir

Rahul Gandhi sent back an hour after landing in occupied Kashmir The Indian opposition leaders, representing nine political parties, flew to Srinagar from New Delhi almost three weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government revoked Muslim-majority Kashmir's decades-old special status guaranteed under India's constitution. [Full Article...]

North Korea reportedly fires two projectiles

North Korea reportedly fires two projectiles While North Korea has refrained from criticizing Trump directly, its foreign minister condemned U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a statement released on Friday, just hours before the missile test. "Our military is tracking the movement in the North in case of additional launches", the JCS said in a statement. " He likes testing missiles ", he said of Kim, adding that the North Korean l... [Full Article...]

Macron, Johnson call Amazon rainforest fires an ‘international crisis’

Macron, Johnson call Amazon rainforest fires an ‘international crisis’ Brazil's powerful agriculture sector - a key supporter of Mr Bolsonaro - has expressed concerns over the president's rhetoric, fearing a boycott of their products in key markets. Environmentalists are becoming increasingly concerned with his administration, accusing the government of encouraging deforestation and emboldening those who want to exploit the forest for commercial gain. [Full Article...]

European Union leaders round on Trump over trade at G7

European Union leaders round on Trump over trade at G7 Donald Tusk did not mince words about the state of discord among nations and whether there is enough political will to address the rise of authoritarian states, halt emerging trade wars and fight the disastrous effects of climate change. "There are new reasons, such as the Russian provocation on the Azov Sea", he said, referring to the seizure of Ukrainian patrol boats and sailors in the Kursk S... [Full Article...]

Syrian Regime Forces Surround Turkish Army Post

Syrian Regime Forces Surround Turkish Army Post President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a one-day-visit to Russian Federation on Tuesday, his office said Friday. Cavusoglu acknowledged that "there are clashes in the Idlib region". "The Secretary-General said that he is deeply troubled by the continued escalation in north-west Syria and the prospect of an offensive deeper into Idlib, which could trigger a new wave of human suffering possib... [Full Article...]

USA confirms Israel behind bombing in Iraq, first in 4 almost decades

USA confirms Israel behind bombing in Iraq, first in 4 almost decades The official spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the subject. A senior official with the Shiite militias at the time told The Associated Press that the base housed advisers from Iran and Lebanon - a reference to the Iranian-backed Lebanese Hezbollah group. [Full Article...]

Putin calls for Russia's 'symmetric response' to U.S. missile test

Putin calls for Russia's 'symmetric response' to U.S. missile test On Monday, the Pentagon had announced that the US military has conducted a test of a ground-based version of Navy Tomahawk cruise missile. At a Russian Security Council meeting in the capital Moscow, Putin stressed the use of weapons forbidden under the defunct Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and the use of the MK-41 universal launcher "fully confirms the validity of the claim... [Full Article...]

Justice Ruth Ginsburg completes treatment for tumour on pancreas

Ginsburg, 86, began radiation therapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City on August 5th, according to the court. The Supreme Court said in a statement Friday that a routine blood test led to the detection of Ginsburg's tumor. [Full Article...]

Doctors pull venomous brown recluse spider from woman's ear

Doctors pull venomous brown recluse spider from woman's ear When Susie Torres went to go to see a doctor about her ear, the medical assistant who first checked her out seemed shocked, Torres told KSHB-TV. "It was like when you went swimming and you have all of that water in your ear", she said. Luckily, Torres didn't get bit by the spider and is doing OK. "I never thought they would crawl in your ear or any part of your body", Torres added. [Full Article...]

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated Again For Cancer

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated Again For Cancer Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone a three-week radiation therapy treatment for a malignant tumor on her pancreas, the Supreme Court announced Friday. This is a developing story. With the exception of briefly missing oral arguments after her earlier surgery, Ginsburg has kept up with her Supreme Court workload. [Full Article...]

PM Imran apprises German Chancellor about human rights situation in IoK

PM Imran apprises German Chancellor about human rights situation in IoK On August 5, 2019, India revoked Article 370 of the Indian constitution, which granted autonomous powers to the state of Kashmir , and enforced an unprecedented communications blackout in the area ahead of the announcement to avoid large-scale protests. [Full Article...]

Putin Orders Russia Military to Respond After US Tests Cruise Missile

Putin Orders Russia Military to Respond After US Tests Cruise Missile In response, Polyanskiy's U.S. counterpart, Jonathan Cohen, said Russian Federation had decided more than a decade ago to violate its INF treaty obligations, and has deployed multiple battalions of ground-launched cruise missiles "with the ability to strike critical European targets". [Full Article...]

Trump Alienates Danes, US Jewish Voters on the Same Day

Trump Alienates Danes, US Jewish Voters on the Same Day Jews overwhelmingly oppose Trump despite the president's track record of supporting Israel, including moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, recognizing the Golan Heights as Israeli territory, cutting aid to the Palestinian Authority, and tightening sanctions on Iran, which has threatened Israel repeatedly with annihilation. [Full Article...]

The Koch Empire: What we know about deceased USA billionaire David Koch

The Koch Empire: What we know about deceased USA billionaire David Koch Their contributions to the Tea Party in 2010 were credited with giving momentum to the limited-regulation movement that arose in President Barack Obama's first term. The family is considered the second wealthiest in the world, and there are actually four Koch brothers, but only David and Charles remained in control of the firm. [Full Article...]

Iraq paramilitary groups: United States let Israel attack our bases

Iraq paramilitary groups: United States let Israel attack our bases Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, following last week's blast, ordered all ammunition dumps belonging to the armed forces or paramilitary groups to be moved outside of cities. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak about the issue. On Wednesday, the paramilitary group said in a statement it had carried out its own investigation and pointed the finger ... [Full Article...]

Trump considers new tax cut to boost USA economy

Trump considers new tax cut to boost USA economy Yet he also suggested those actions aren't necessary. "But I'm looking at that all the time , anyway", the president told reporters on Tuesday afternoon. The president replied that: "S omebody had to take China on". White House Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow rejected thoughts of a recession Sunday in an interview on NBC's Meet The Press . [Full Article...]

Gov. Inslee Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Gov. Inslee Drops Out Of Presidential Race He told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow on Wednesday night that he had chose to withdraw because he had determined he couldn't win the nomination. Mr Inslee announced his decision on MSNBC on Wednesday night, telling presenter Rachael Maddow that "it's become clear" that he would not become president. [Full Article...]

Lotto Luck in Co. Wicklow as Player Wins €11.2 Million Jackpot

Lotto Luck in Co. Wicklow as Player Wins €11.2 Million Jackpot A further 12 Match 5 winners will each take home €2,982. A steady increase in Lotto ticket sales suggest that anticipation is building as the nation awaits the highest Lotto jackpot victor in over two years. This lucky player has won €134,412 and they bought their ticket at Dunnes Stores at the Kyle Shopping Centre in Portlaoise. The bumper payout soared after the pot rolled over since Wednesd... [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump once again offers to mediate on Kashmir

US President Donald Trump once again offers to mediate on Kashmir You have Hindus and you have the Muslims and I wouldn't say they get along so great", Trump said at the White House. "I will do the best I can to mediate or do something". However, such actions appeared to have halted after the revocation of Kashmir's special status, and officials were focused on maintaining law and order by enforcing a strict curfew . [Full Article...]

India’s former finance minister arrested on corruption charges in overnight raid

India’s former finance minister arrested on corruption charges in overnight raid Indrani, now in jail for allegedly murdering her daughter Sheena Bora, has turned approver in the case and the case against Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram has been built on her statement, said sources. The ED in May 2017 had lodged an Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR) - a police FIR equivalent - against Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram, INX Media and its directors, Peter a... [Full Article...]


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