Murderer who triggered Hong Kong protests will go to Taiwan: pastor

Mutually supportive and strong-willed, they back a vanguard of front-line protesters - viewed by many Hong Kongers as heroes - who risk arrest to confront police. For its part, Beijing has denounced the protests as riots, claiming they are part of a ... More..

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Global finance leaders hopeful for modest rebound in 2020
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Global finance leaders hopeful for modest rebound in 2020

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Ms Kristalina Georgieva, has said that there is a need for the Federal Government to diversify the economy from the oil in order to reduce the level of ...More..

IMF Official: How Nigeria Can Sustain Economic Growth
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

IMF Official: How Nigeria Can Sustain Economic Growth

International Monetary Fund (IMF ) recently cut India's projected growth rate from 7% to 6.1%. The forecasts set a gloomy backdrop for the IMF and World Bank annual meetings this week in Washington , where...More..

Ayodhya Case: Top Court Finishes Hearing Arguments, Reserves Judgment
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Ayodhya Case: Top Court Finishes Hearing Arguments, Reserves Judgment

The SC bench is expected to announce the verdict before the CJI demits office on November 17. When he vigorously raised objections to the reliance on the pictorial map, which is also part of the book " Ayodhya ...More..

Gulf tanker attacks: Iran releases photos of 'attacked' ship
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Gulf tanker attacks: Iran releases photos of 'attacked' ship

Pakistan first tried its hand at mediation in the Middle East rivalry during the Iran-Iraq war. From the Saudi side, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman paid a state visit to Pakistan in February 2019. The incid...More..

Prince William, Kate Middleton Share Sweet Moment With Student on Tour
by | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Prince William, Kate Middleton Share Sweet Moment With Student on Tour

According to a People report, William was spotted talking about Diana at an informal interaction with a few students at Islamabad Model College for Girls. Kensington Palace disclosed that this will be P...More..

UAE: Russian president to visit the UAE tomorrow
by | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

UAE: Russian president to visit the UAE tomorrow

United Nations officials say forming a constitutional committee is key to political reforms and new elections meant to unify Syria and end a war which has killed hundreds of thousands and displaced about half...More..

Kurdish-Led Syrian Democratic Front: Turkish Attack Has Revived ISIS
by | Monday, October 14, 2019

Kurdish-Led Syrian Democratic Front: Turkish Attack Has Revived ISIS

Areas in north-eastern Syria under SDF control have come under heavy bombardment from Turkey since it launched its offensive on Wednesday. Egypt on Thursday called for an emergency Arab Leauge meeting to di...More..

EBay, MasterCard, Visa, Others Officially Withdraw From Facebook’s Libra
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

EBay, MasterCard, Visa, Others Officially Withdraw From Facebook’s Libra

In the letter, the Senators warned that if these payment companies chose to proceed with being part of the Libra association, they should "expect a high level of scrutiny from regulators not only on Libra-relat...More..

by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

Advance polls now open on North Shore

If you're registered, you should have received a voter information card in the mail. Yes. There are more than 500 Elections Canada offices open across the country , but you can only cast a ballot there befor...More..

Article image Los Angeles wildfire spreads - 100000 ordered to evacuate
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Article image Los Angeles wildfire spreads - 100000 ordered to evacuate

Firefighters check on homes in smoke from the Saddleridge fire in Sylmar, Calif. The Fire Department says homes have been destroyed but there's no estimate of the number. About 312,000 customers remained in...More..

Amid hot weather, California turns off power to millions to prevent wildfires
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

Amid hot weather, California turns off power to millions to prevent wildfires

On Tuesday, Cal Fire issued a fire warning for much of California . Authorities reminded people to park their vehicles outside garages or make sure they know how to manually open their garage doors. The city o...More..

Indonesian security minister attacked
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

Indonesian security minister attacked

Wiranto is a former military commander who is known as one of President Joko Widodo's closest aides. The attacker and a female companion were arrested. In 2003, Wiranto, then already retired from the military...More..

Councillor arrested at Extinction Rebellion protest
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

Councillor arrested at Extinction Rebellion protest

Extinction Rebellion had announced it was planning a "Hong Kong-style" occupation of London City Airport because of the small hub's ongoing expansion plans. Extinction Rebellion said that if protesters do n...More..

Hagibis now a super typhoon
by | Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hagibis now a super typhoon

Super typhoon Hagibis is tracking over the northern Marianas right now and will move towards southern Japan in the next several days. The Irish rugby team is set to face off against the Japanese team in the c...More..

Extinction Rebellion protesters shut down London
by | Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters shut down London

More than 1,000 activists were arrested at that time, of whom 850 were prosecuted for various public disorder offences. Members of Extinction Rebellion also set up a camp outside German Chancellor Angela Me...More..

US State Department responds to impeachment investigation
by | Monday, October 07, 2019

US State Department responds to impeachment investigation

The exchanges discuss Zelenskiy being told that a prestigious White House visit to meet Trump was dependent on him making a public statement vowing to investigate Hunter Biden , Joe's son, and lending creden...More..

Brexit: Deal still possible at European Council summit, says Varadkar
by | Sunday, October 06, 2019

Brexit: Deal still possible at European Council summit, says Varadkar

It comes after Mr Johnson insisted on Friday that he would not delay Brexit despite his lawyers saying he will comply with a law calling for the October 31 exit date to be postponed if there is no deal. People ...More..

Donald Trump: Biden Investigations Are About Corruption, Not Politics
by | Saturday, October 05, 2019

Donald Trump: Biden Investigations Are About Corruption, Not Politics

The former special USA envoy to Ukraine testified Thursday of turmoil within the State Department over President Donald Trump's push to investigate Joe Biden and his family, placing Rudy Giuliani at the...More..

Biden campaign: Trump is 'melting down' with request to investigate Bidens
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

Biden campaign: Trump is 'melting down' with request to investigate Bidens

His comments came as Kurt Volker , who resigned last week as the Trump administration's special envoy for Ukraine , was being interviewed behind closed doors in front of three House committees, accelerating t...More..

Former cop Guyger says she wishes Lucian Botham had killed her instead
by | Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Former cop Guyger says she wishes Lucian Botham had killed her instead

I wish he were the one with the gun which had killed me. She testified that the apartment was dark and that when the silhouetted person inside began approaching her at a "fast-paced" walk, she called out, "Let ...More..

Ex-Dallas officer convicted of murder in wrong-apartment killing
by | Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Ex-Dallas officer convicted of murder in wrong-apartment killing

Guyger's lawyers have said the 31-year-old, who was sacked from the police force shortly after she killed Jean, was exhausted and scared when she heard someone inside the unit she thought was her own that nig...More..

Damaged Oshkosh Vehicles Buttress Yemeni Claims of Attack on Saudi Arabia
by | Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Damaged Oshkosh Vehicles Buttress Yemeni Claims of Attack on Saudi Arabia

The UN special envoy for Yemen said he hoped the Houthis' step would lead to further releases by both sides. The leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels has met with United Nations envoy Martin Griffiths in the...More..

UK will leave the EU on Oct. 31 - finance minister Javid says
by | Tuesday, October 01, 2019

UK will leave the EU on Oct. 31 - finance minister Javid says

Labour's John McDonnell, the party's top finance official, said on Saturday he had asked Mark Sedwill, the government's cabinet secretary, to investigate any conflict of interest after former finance minister P...More..

Facebook tests hiding likes from Australian users
by | Sunday, September 29, 2019

Facebook tests hiding likes from Australian users

This will make the number of reactions, views and Likes visible only to a post's author. How the like "count" will appear during the test. Account holders throughout the nation may even be blocked from view...More..

Oil slips as White House impeachment prospect, Saudi supply weighs
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Oil slips as White House impeachment prospect, Saudi supply weighs

USA crude inventories rose 1.4 million barrels last week, the American Petroleum Institute said on Tuesday, compared with analysts' forecasts of a 200,000-barrel drawdown. The Sept. 14 attacks on Aramco sites...More..

Redacted whistleblower complaint is released
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

Redacted whistleblower complaint is released

Adam Schiff , chairman of the House Intelligence panel, said the whistle-blower complaint "lays out a scheme to use the leverage of the presidency, use the leverage of vital military assistance to a foreign...More..

UK's Boris Johnson defiant after bombshell court ruling
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

UK's Boris Johnson defiant after bombshell court ruling

Judges said it was wrong to stop MPs carrying out duties in the run-up to the Brexit deadline on 31 October. A Labour government would want to be held to account. Asked on Monday whether he would resign if ...More..

Labour plan to abolish private schools branded worrying
by | Thursday, September 26, 2019

Labour plan to abolish private schools branded worrying

Melanie Tucker Consulting, which specialises in business advice and more to independent schools, said Labour's decision does not make economic or educational sense. "It is a matter of fact that private schools ...More..

Indian Prime Minister Endorses President Trump in 2020, Delivers Speech in Houston
by | Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Indian Prime Minister Endorses President Trump in 2020, Delivers Speech in Houston

By 2020, India will increase its renewable capacity to 175 GW, and will see a further increase to 450 GW. e-mobility will be a priority. "The time for talks is over". "Need, not greed has been our guiding pri...More..

Joining US-led war on terror Pakistan's biggest mistake: PM Khan
by | Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Joining US-led war on terror Pakistan's biggest mistake: PM Khan

Upon arrival, he was received by Pakistan's permanent representative to UN Maleeha Lodhi, the Pakistan Ambassador to the U.S. and other senior officials. In his speech, the prime minister said that if the USA w...More..

Chinese agriculture officials cancel USA farm visits
by | Monday, September 23, 2019

Chinese agriculture officials cancel USA farm visits

His diplomats spent months in painstaking negotiations over getting almost all the last United States troops out of the country after two decades of war. Pompeo says the increased of United States military pres...More..

PM Modi holding round table meeting with energy sector CEOs in Houston
by | Monday, September 23, 2019

PM Modi holding round table meeting with energy sector CEOs in Houston

New Delhi is known to be in touch with Washington over the Prime Minister's security in view of the protests. "India has never invested in the United States like it is doing today, and I want to say it...More..

Michelle Carter, 22, denied early release by parole board
by | Sunday, September 22, 2019

Michelle Carter, 22, denied early release by parole board

The board says Carter "needs to further address" the factors that led to her actions. Roy died after filling his pickup truck with poisonous fumes. Carter's appeal Thursday to be released after serving abou...More..

Newsom Signs Law on Protections for Rideshare Drivers, Others
by | Saturday, September 21, 2019

Newsom Signs Law on Protections for Rideshare Drivers, Others

It has joined Lyft and DoorDash in threatening to spend $90 million on a 2020 ballot measure if it can't negotiate other rules for its drivers with Newsom and unions. In a statement, Newsom called the bill ...More..