Yemen conflict: United Nations experts point to possible war crimes by all parties

In their first such report , they allege Yemeni government forces, the Saudi-led coalition backing them, and the rebel Houthi movement have made little effort to minimise civilian casualties. Media captionThe conflict in Yemen has been raging for y... More..

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Read President Trump’s statement on John McCain

John McCain's death then raised back up on Monday in keeping with the USA flag code but to an outcry from the media and others who felt a flag proclamation from President Trump was in order. Naval Academy'...More..

Mahathir bans foreign ownership of Forest City residential units
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Mahathir bans foreign ownership of Forest City residential units

The Malaysian Prime Minister's comments on Monday (Aug 27) that property in the mammoth Forest City development can not be sold to foreigners came as a shock for the Johor state government, a member of the stat...More..

Donald Trump Apparently Thinks The U.S. Flag Has A Blue Stripe
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Donald Trump Apparently Thinks The U.S. Flag Has A Blue Stripe

Trump's mistake was also deemed hypocritical and disrespectful by some as he has openly condemned National Football League (NFL) players who choose to kneel instead of standing for the national anthem, saying ...More..

Venezuela Faces Refugee Crisis | AIT, AIT News :: News :: Africa Independent Television
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Venezuela Faces Refugee Crisis | AIT, AIT News :: News :: Africa Independent Television

Venezuela's information minister, Jorge Rodriguez, said on August 24 that a new package of economic measures meant to address hyperinflation would win over Venezuelans who had left the country. A hardening a...More..

German police brace for rival protests after man killed
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

German police brace for rival protests after man killed

Far-right demonstrators clashed with leftist protesters in the eastern German city of Chemnitz on Monday after an Iraqi and a Syrian were arrested over a fatal stabbing that had triggered violent demonstrations...More..

Seattle judge blocks online plans for printing untraceable 3D guns
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Seattle judge blocks online plans for printing untraceable 3D guns

That temporary ban was set to expire on Tuesday and the new ban will remain in place until the case is resolved. Judge Lasnik acknowledged the public safety concerns in the injunction and said that the cour...More..

HRW: Saudi-UAE Coalition Escaping Legit Investigations Into Yemen War Crime
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

HRW: Saudi-UAE Coalition Escaping Legit Investigations Into Yemen War Crime

United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has reported that over 6,592 civilians have been killed and 10,470 wounded, as of August 2018, at the hands of airstrikes conducted by ...More..

Dershowitz: 'Greatest Risk' to Trump Is From NY Prosecutors, Not Mueller Probe
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Dershowitz: 'Greatest Risk' to Trump Is From NY Prosecutors, Not Mueller Probe

The greatest threat to President Trump is not the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller but other probes by USA prosecutors in NY, said Alan Dershowitz, a Harvard Law School professor emeritus. CN...More..

John McCain Young: Photos of the Early Years
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

John McCain Young: Photos of the Early Years

The Senate's top Democrat, New York's Chuck Schumer, said he wants to rename the Senate building that housed McCain's suite of offices after McCain. "He did his best, at every opportunity, to defend and prote...More..

McCain discontinuing treatment for brain cancer, family says
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

McCain discontinuing treatment for brain cancer, family says

Senate, a body in which he would later become a fixture. Since then, Arizona's senior senator has been hospitalized for side effects related to his cancer treatment , received treatment for a "minor tear"...More..

Trump Reportedly Vetoed Laudatory John McCain Statement
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Trump Reportedly Vetoed Laudatory John McCain Statement

However, since then, the White House sent out a statement in which Trump said he "respected" McCain's service. He continued: "Do not despair of our present difficulties but believe always in the promise a...More..

Two dead, 241 injured in Iran earthquake
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Two dead, 241 injured in Iran earthquake

State media put the number of injured at 310. Red Crescent Society of Kermanshah Province has dispatched 24 rescue teams to Tazeh Abad and the villages affected. In November 2017, a major 7.3 magnitude quak...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

French beach bans swimming after being terrorised by sexually aroused dolphin

The mayor does not believe that Zafar is mean, but argues that an incident could have happened. The 3m (10ft) long dolphin had before delighted locals and tourists, swimming alongside sailors in the Brest har...More..

Putin opponent Alexei Navalny arrested ahead of pension reform protests
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Putin opponent Alexei Navalny arrested ahead of pension reform protests

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny , who was recently detained over his participation in an anti-government protest in January 2018, walks out of a court building after a hearing in Moscow , Russia Augu...More..

Donald Trump pays tribute to John McCain and lowers White House flag
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Donald Trump pays tribute to John McCain and lowers White House flag

The sharp-tongued McCain had disagreements with many fellow politicians - including inside his own camp - but the Republican stalwart was widely recognised for his deep integrity, and condolences came swift ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Holy calamari: Giant squid washes up on New Zealand beach

The brothers said they had come across sharks while on their diving trips but had never seen a squid of that size. Daniel Aplin posted evidence of their finding to the Facebook page " OCEAN HUNTER Spearfish...More..

Mother says 9-year-old son killed himself after homophobic bullying
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Mother says 9-year-old son killed himself after homophobic bullying

Pierce said Jamel told her he was going to tell his classmates that he was gay because he was proud of himself. Jamel was curled up in the back seat of the family vehicle when he told his mother he was gay, ...More..

European security must no longer depend on US, France's Macron says
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

European security must no longer depend on US, France's Macron says

President Donald Trump's "aggressive" isolationism. Macron's goals for European security are similar to those of German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, who, according to the South China Morning Post , recently ...More..

Read The Harrowing Tweets Jacksonville Shooting Victim Sent From The Scene
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Read The Harrowing Tweets Jacksonville Shooting Victim Sent From The Scene

Johns River. Police say Katz carried out the shooting with a handgun. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said investigators were reviewing the footage as evidence and encouraged the public to turn in any addi...More..

Hundreds attend funeral for Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Hundreds attend funeral for Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

Miller entered the national debate over USA immigration policy in June when he joined 20 other Democratic attorneys general in calling for the federal government to stop separating children from their parents w...More..

Donald Trump, Kenyan president to meet
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Donald Trump, Kenyan president to meet

President Trump said Kenya and the USA will continue to work together to grow their partnerships in trade, investments and security. The Kenyan president also is meeting with U.S. President Uhuru's meeting wi...More..

There Are Air Quality Warnings In Over Half Of Canada Right Now
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

There Are Air Quality Warnings In Over Half Of Canada Right Now

An Air Quality Advisory first issued on August 13 continues as of August 23 for the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley regions, making it the longest air quality advisory on record for the region. PT, Vancouver'...More..

MP Bobi Wine freed on bail in Uganda
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

MP Bobi Wine freed on bail in Uganda

Kyagulanyi, a musician-turned-lawmaker, was arrested on August 13 on suspicion of involvement in the stoning of President Yoweri Museveni's convoy. When contacted, the spokesperson of the Directorate of Imm...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Manafort Engaged In Unsuccessful Plea Talks With Mueller To Avert DC Trial

Manafort's trial in the District, set to begin September 17, will cover much of the same ground but will scrutinize more closely his political work from 2006 to 2017, during which he allegedly reaped $30 millio...More..

Prime suspect in murder of Dutch boy Nicky Verstappen is arrested
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Prime suspect in murder of Dutch boy Nicky Verstappen is arrested

The boy's mother, Berthie Verstappen, said the family did not expect the arrest would come so soon after last week's police appeal. Extradition proceedings for the former scout master are under way. The Nethe...More..

Iran Defense Minister in Damascus, says Will Help Rebuild Syria
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Iran Defense Minister in Damascus, says Will Help Rebuild Syria

On Sunday, Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami met his Syrian counterpart Abdullah Ayoub as well as Assad and said it was agreed with Syria that Iran would have "presence, participation and assistance" in re...More..

Huge wildfire southwest of Berlin sets off WWII ammo blasts
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Huge wildfire southwest of Berlin sets off WWII ammo blasts

Most evacuees stayed with relatives and friends at a safe distance from the fires, although some were housed overnight in the nearby village of Treuenbrietzen's town hall. More than 500 people have had to flee ...More..

Former top Vatican official says pope should resign over abuse crisis
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Former top Vatican official says pope should resign over abuse crisis

Francis, speaking to reporters on the plane returning from a trip to Dublin, said dismissively that a statement containing the accusations "speaks for itself". Vigano, 77, a conservative whose hard-line anti-ga...More..

Tributes pour in after death of U.S. senator John McCain
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Tributes pour in after death of U.S. senator John McCain

This photo taken on January 3, 2018 shows Tran Trong Duyet, the former director at the Hoa Lo prison in Hanoi, showing a photo at his home in Haiphong of US Senator John McCain (bottom right), who was held at...More..