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Al-Shabaab attacks US Military Base, EU convoy in Somalia

Al-Shabaab attacks US Military Base, EU convoy in Somalia The insurgent group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack. Jihadists in Somalia have attacked a USA military base in the southern Lower Shabelle region of the country on Monday, while a second attack targeted a European peace-keeping envoy in the capital of Mogadishu . [Full Article...]

Floods in many parts of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh

Floods in many parts of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh But the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday that though officially September 30 is considered to be the last day of South-West Monsoon (SW), it is still active and is unlikely to withdraw before next week. An Indian Air Force helicopter commenced air-dropping of food and other relief material to people living in low-lying areas where water level is said to be several feet high. [Full Article...]

House Follows Senate in Blocking Border Wall Funds; Trump Veto Likely

House Follows Senate in Blocking Border Wall Funds; Trump Veto Likely She continued opposing impeachment on Wednesday after Trump released a rough transcript of his July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky . Anyone who "thinks that somehow there is a vote to convict before the process has played out-as called for by the resolution unanimously supported by everyone concerned - is simply, individual fantasy", Amodei said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson faces probe for alleged USA businesswoman links

Boris Johnson faces probe for alleged USA businesswoman links Downing Road refused to touch upon the report, however Mr Johnson this morning instructed the BBC there was "no interest to declare" amid the claims. The allegations regarding Mr Johnson's friendship with technology entrepreneur Ms Arcuri first emerged last weekend in the Sunday Times . [Full Article...]

Iran slams U.S. for barring Zarif from NY hospital visit

Iran slams U.S. for barring Zarif from NY hospital visit Iran slammed on Saturday the United States for what it called an "inhumane" decision to bar its foreign minister, who was attending the UN summit meetings in NY, from visiting a hospitalized Iranian diplomat in the city. Iran's Revolutionary Guards seized the vessel in the Strait of Hormuz on July 19 after surrounding it with attack boats and rappelling onto its deck. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong protesters mark five years since ‘Umbrella’ street movement

Hong Kong protesters mark five years since ‘Umbrella’ street movement Trapped in an indoor stadium by street protests for hours this week after an "open dialogue" with the people, Lam will return overland to Hong Kong on Tuesday night, minimising the chances of a clash at the airport, a popular target for protesters. [Full Article...]

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Pays Tribute To Murdered South African Student

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Pays Tribute To Murdered South African Student On Sunday, reports People , Harry visited the Nalikule College of Education, where he met with a number of young women attending the school thanks to assistance from UKAid scholarships through the Campaign for Female Education , an global non-profit with a goal of "supporting girls to go to school and succeed, and empowering young women to step up as leaders of change". [Full Article...]

Hundreds of French citizens pay tribute to late ex-president Chirac

Hundreds of French citizens pay tribute to late ex-president Chirac Last years of his life as a politician, have been marred by corruption scandals.After his political career, he became the first French president ever to have been convicted of financial and corporate misdeeds.The question had already been having health problems and had been for years no longer open to the public. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong Protests at Causeway Bay Ahead of China National Day

Hong Kong Protests at Causeway Bay Ahead of China National Day Some of them defaced, tore down and burned signages congratulating the Communist Party ahead of China's National Day. Armed with posters, stickers, flyers and cans of glue and spray paint, protesters rebuilt so-called "Lennon Walls" of anti-government graffiti. [Full Article...]

US Will Not Delist Chinese Firms From US Stock Exchanges - Treasury

US Will Not Delist Chinese Firms From US Stock Exchanges - Treasury Chinese internet giants listed in the US were hit hard. Alibaba shares fell 5.15%, JD.com fell 5.95% and Baidu Inc lost 3.67%, just to give a few examples. stock exchanges at this time". He said mid-level USA and Chinese officials were due to meet next week or the following week to prepare. 'They want to make a deal very badly. [Full Article...]

Yemen Vows to Defeat Houthi Attempts to Divide Country

Yemen Vows to Defeat Houthi Attempts to Divide Country There was no immediate confirmation from Saudi Arabian authorities but the Houthis' military spokesman said the attack was launched 72 hours ago and supported by the group's drone, missile and air defence units, The Sun reports . He added that after the August offensive, Saudi Arabia increased the salaries of Yemeni fighters on the border, but the move failed to attract new recruits with many ... [Full Article...]

Saudi king's bodyguard killed in Jeddah

Saudi king's bodyguard killed in Jeddah Al-Fagham was king Salman's most trusted personal bodyguard and had previously protected his half-brother, the late king Abdullah . State-run Al Ekhbariya TV reported that Major General Abdulaziz al-Fagham was shot during a personal dispute in Jeddah. [Full Article...]

Labour’s priority is to block no-deal Brexit - Jeremy Corbyn

Labour’s priority is to block no-deal Brexit - Jeremy Corbyn It began at the end of August with the new Prime Minister seemingly calling his opponents bluff by persuading Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament for an unusually long five weeks, a move that was essentially created to prevent any legislative moves to block a no-deal Brexit at the end of October. [Full Article...]

Greta Thunberg Says Activists Will Continue To Skip School And Work

Greta Thunberg Says Activists Will Continue To Skip School And Work When asked about US President Donald Trump and others who have mocked her, the teenager said they likely feel their world view and interests are being threatened by climate activism. Experts say the proposal falls far short of what's needed if the world's sixth-biggest emitter is to meet the goals of the landmark 2015 Paris climate accord. [Full Article...]

Robert De Niro drops f-bomb on critics of anti-Trump stance

Robert De Niro drops f-bomb on critics of anti-Trump stance De Niro's criticism of Trump on CNN is hardly his first foray into publicly insulting the president. Stelter jumped in to remind De Niro that "This is cable, so it's not an FCC violation [to swear], but it is still a Sunday morning". "We gotta get him out", De Niro said. "We are at a moment in this country where this guy [Trump] is like a gangster". The master actor was then asked by Stelter i... [Full Article...]

Climate Change is real

Climate Change is real Frequency of Marine heatwaves will be 20 times higher at 2°C warming, compared to pre-industrial levels. Marine heatwaves and extreme El Niño and La Niña events are projected to become more frequent, but the rate of this happening and the magnitude of those changes would be smaller with low greenhouse gas emissions . [Full Article...]

BREAKING NOW: House Democrats Subpoena Mike Pompeo in Latest Impeachment Push

BREAKING NOW: House Democrats Subpoena Mike Pompeo in Latest Impeachment Push Lawmakers were working out logistics to protect the person's identity and also get security clearance for lawyers who will be representing the whistleblower . He also at one point said he would not cooperate with Schiff, but then acknowledged he would do what Trump tells him. "Like when he calls immigrants an "infestation" and says 'no human being" would want to live in Baltimore.' We can't b... [Full Article...]

Judge to block rules for detained migrant kids

Judge to block rules for detained migrant kids The transfer came as part of a broader crackdown on asylum seekers arriving on the Southwest border, quite a few of them people with kids from Central The us. Congressman Joaquin Castro, chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, said in a statement that he is "pleased" with Friday's ruling, and that "we must protect Flores from any attempts by Trump Administration to undermine it in the cou... [Full Article...]

Lorenzo strengthens into Category 4 hurricane east of Caribbean

Lorenzo strengthens into Category 4 hurricane east of Caribbean Karen is fizzling out in the Atlantic, and it could dissolve "at any time", forecasters said Friday morning. Hurricane Lorenzo is more than 2,500 miles away from Florida's East Coast, but the massive Category 3 hurricane is still set to send waves across the Atlantic this weekend. [Full Article...]

Thousands hold open air festivity in Cairo in support of Egypt's president

Thousands hold open air festivity in Cairo in support of Egypt's president The celebration will be held in the presence of Khaled Taha, the Egyptian consul in Frankfurt and a number of officials from different German cities. Scattered protests broke out Friday in Egyptian cities against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as his supporters also took to the streets in counter demonstrations a week after rare anti-Sisi rallies shook the country. [Full Article...]


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