How 20,336 people were murdered in S/Africa in one year

The South African Police Service has released the latest crime stats for 2017/18, revealing an unsettling increase in the number of murders taking place in South Africa over the a year ago. Many murders were linked to gang violence in Western Cape ... More..

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At 9/11 Commemoration, Trump Praises 'Heroes Of Flight 93'
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

At 9/11 Commemoration, Trump Praises 'Heroes Of Flight 93'

Commemorating the 17th anniversary of the attacks that struck the World Trade Center in NY and the Pentagon in Washington, Trump said the nation shared the grief of the family members whose loved ones were lost...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Irish Government Says Trump's Ireland Visit Has Been Canceled

A planned November trip to Ireland that President Donald Trump was scheduled to take has been canceled, an Irish government official told HuffPost on Tuesday, but the White House said it's still a possibility...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

‘Fiction!’ Trump says he’ll write ‘real book’ in response to Woodward’s publication

The op-ed, published by the New York Times last week, was written by a senior official in the Trump administration , according to the Times . As CNN legal analyst and former federal prosecutor Renato M...More..

Kerala Nun Rape: Protesters Allege Sabotage by DGP, to Move Court
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape: Protesters Allege Sabotage by DGP, to Move Court

Poonjar MLA PC George on Saturday triggered a huge controversy after he made a derogatory remark against the nun who has accused a bishop of the Roman Catholic Church of allegedly raping her. He added that no o...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Bob Woodward Explains Explosive Ending Of His Trump Book 'Fear'

The op-ed, published by the New York Times last week, was written by a senior official in the Trump administration , according to the Times . Moreover, the book left the White House in chaos which has ...More..

PM Imran Khan, COAS, Zardari offer condolences to Sharif family
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

PM Imran Khan, COAS, Zardari offer condolences to Sharif family

Her political career and factual struggle started during the second tenure of Nawaz Sharif when his confrontation with the army establishment intensified. Maryam Nawaz expressed her feelings concerning her mo...More..

Carolinas brace for potentially devastating Hurricane Florence
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Carolinas brace for potentially devastating Hurricane Florence

It is over warm water and a favorable upper level environment so rapid strengthening is forecast and Florence is forecast to be a major hurricane Monday morning. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's office describ...More..

Alexandria woman kills husband in Walmart parking lot
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Alexandria woman kills husband in Walmart parking lot

According to a report obtained by News Channel 5 filed with the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office on May 28, 2018, Coutee filed a complaint against Giles alleging that she slapped him while "they were exchanging ...More..

Progressive groups ratcheting up pressure on Collins ahead of Kavanaugh vote
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Progressive groups ratcheting up pressure on Collins ahead of Kavanaugh vote

The nominee added that his email was merely summarizing the view of other legal scholars. Collins' support is crucial to Kavanaugh's nomination , as Republicans now hold a 51-49 majority in the Senate with...More..

South Sudan: Plane Crash in South Sudan Kills Nineteen People
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

South Sudan: Plane Crash in South Sudan Kills Nineteen People

An eye witness had earlier told Reuters that bodies were recovered from the water. According to a regional minister, the plane was attempting to land in foggy weather. South Sudan Minister for Information, Yo...More..

John Bolton to take tough stance against ICC
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

John Bolton to take tough stance against ICC

She also said the closure decision was consistent with US concerns about Palestinian attempts to prompt an investigation of Israel by the International Criminal Court. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ha...More..

Egyptian Court Rules 75 Must be Executed for 2013 Sit
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Egyptian Court Rules 75 Must be Executed for 2013 Sit

The case dates back to 2013 when Morsi supporters gathered in Rabaa el Adawiya Square in Cairo's Nasr City district following his overthrow by the Army in July 2013 in response to mass protests against his on...More..

Google removes Putin critic's ads from YouTube prior to vote
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Google removes Putin critic's ads from YouTube prior to vote

Thousands of supporters of jailed Opposition leader Alexei Navalny protested across Russian Federation on Sunday against planned increases to the pension age, with a rights group saying at least 291 of them h...More..

Venezuela Decries Reported Meetings Between U.S. Officials And Coup Plotters
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Venezuela Decries Reported Meetings Between U.S. Officials And Coup Plotters

Later in another Twitter post, Arreaza said the meetings between American officials and coup plotters to promote violent actions to attack Venezuelan democracy and national peace were "unacceptable and unjust...More..

European Union warns against military offensive in Syria
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

European Union warns against military offensive in Syria

But he stressed that "there are 100 civilians, majority women and children, for every fighter in Idlib". On Friday, the presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey failed to agree during the Tehran summit on ho...More..

Pence denies discussing plan to remove Trump from power
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Pence denies discussing plan to remove Trump from power

They also come as former president Barack Obama has stepped forward to harshly criticize Trump and Republican politics, comparing Trump in a speech Friday to demagogues around the world who exploit "a poli...More..

by | Monday, September 10, 2018

South Carolina Orders Mandatory Evacuation of Coast Ahead of Hurricane Florence

Isaac turned into a hurricane overnight Sunday, forecasters said , and is moving toward the Lesser Antilles. "The images are hard to forget". "We don't want to risk one SC life". "This storm gets stronger an...More..

by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Trump Administration Will Declare 'Superfluous' International Criminal Court at The Hague 'Illegitimate'

The Trump administration plans to announce on Monday that it is shutting down the Palestine Liberation Organization's office in Washington, D.C., another sign of USA support for Israel and a move that furth...More..

Trump ups ante on China, threatens duties on almost all its imports
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Trump ups ante on China, threatens duties on almost all its imports

The public comment period ended Thursday on proposed tariffs that could range from 10% to 25% on some $200bn worth of Chinese goods, including multiple seafood items, such as re-processed salmon and tuna as...More..

Canada, U.S. NAFTA Talks Appear to be Progressing
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Canada, U.S. NAFTA Talks Appear to be Progressing

Dairy farmer Marie-Pier G. Vincent poses with one of her dairy cows at her farm in Saint-Valerien-de-Milton, southeast of Montreal, Quebec, Canada , Aug. Trump reiterated his desire to rename the 24-year-old c...More..

Lyon airport flights grounded as vehicle rams terminal, speeds onto runway
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Lyon airport flights grounded as vehicle rams terminal, speeds onto runway

There, the auto rammed through two glass doors at the airport's Terminal 1 to drive onto the runways, she said. He was later detained. The man's motives were unknown and nothing was being ruled out, regiona...More..

Trump spooked Pentagon with draft tweet on North Korea: Woodward
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Trump spooked Pentagon with draft tweet on North Korea: Woodward

The president's manifest unfitness has been, for some time , evident to all but the most blinkered and those with a vested interest in denying what could not be more obvious. "I'll just take the paper of...More..

Trump has '4 or 5' suspects who may be op-ed writer
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Trump has '4 or 5' suspects who may be op-ed writer

Dr Glenn Altschuler, professor of American Studies at Cornell University, told The Straits Times: "It is unlikely that this episode, as serious as it is, is anything more than an ever-deepening confirmation o...More..

Chequers plan is only deal on the table with EU: Britain's Javid
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Chequers plan is only deal on the table with EU: Britain's Javid

Johnson said May's plan, which would keep the United Kingdom aligned to European Union regulations in return for free trade in goods, was a "humiliation" and amounted to "agreeing to take European Union rules...More..

South Carolina declares emergency ahead of storm Florence
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

South Carolina declares emergency ahead of storm Florence

Winds in Florence are now at 90 miles per hour, making it a category 1 hurricane. Forecasters said it is too early to know the exact path Florence will take but warned that it could roll ashore in the Carol...More..

Sweden elections: Party with neo-Nazi roots makes gains
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Sweden elections: Party with neo-Nazi roots makes gains

The Sweden Democrats emerged as second largest party (19.2%) in Sunday's general elections, an exit poll published by the Swedish public broadcaster SVT minutes after the vote closed showed. In southern Swe...More..

Man arrested after knife attack in Paris wounds seven
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Man arrested after knife attack in Paris wounds seven

In total at least seven people were injured by the individual, four of whom have been hospitalized in serious condition, according to a judicial source. It was not immediately clear if the attacker was among ...More..

Obama urges voters to mobilise against the 'politics of fear'
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Obama urges voters to mobilise against the 'politics of fear'

But on Friday, Obama offered his most pointed indictment of the political climate that has formed under the watch of Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress. His overarching message in both speeches, how...More..

Thousands protest in Iraq's Basra after curfew scrapped
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Thousands protest in Iraq's Basra after curfew scrapped

There were also reports of the withdrawal of security forces from the streets of the city. Iraq's foreign ministry expressed "deep regret" over the attack on the consulate and called on local authorities to...More..