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Britain charges 2 Russians over Novichok poisoning

Britain charges 2 Russians over Novichok poisoning Britain has concluded that the two men charged on Wednesday for the attempted murder of a former spy and his daughter with a nerve agent were Russian military intelligence officers nearly certainly acting with senior-level state approval. Basu said traces of Novichok were found in the London hotel room where the two men had stayed. They visited Salisbury that Saturday in what police said they we... [Full Article...]

Stepmother arrested after nine-year-old gang-raped, murdered in occupied Kashmir

Stepmother arrested after nine-year-old gang-raped, murdered in occupied Kashmir She took her step daughter to the nearby jungle where she asked her 14-year-old son to rape the girl. In April, an eight-year-old Muslim girl from Kathua district was gang raped and murdered . He added, "The step mother conspired to kill her stepdaughter. While she was on the way to the forest, she signalled her son (halfbrother of the deceased), aged about 14 years, to be ready for the crime",... [Full Article...]

Russia: Military action in Syria precisely targeted

Russia: Military action in Syria precisely targeted The warning comes as the United Nations urged Russian Federation - a key supporter of Assad that has complained about militants in Idlib targeting its own facilities - and Turkey to help avert a "bloodbath" in the rebel-held province. Erdogan as well as the presidents of Iran and Russian Federation will meet on Friday in Tehran for a summit expected to focus on Idlib. The Syrian Observatory for ... [Full Article...]

Mueller says he’d accept written responses from Trump

Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Federal Bureau of Investigation oversight on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., June 13, 2013. Jay Sekulow, counsel to the president, said: "We continue to maintain an ongoing dialogue with the Office of Special Counsel". Although the Times reports that Mueller "did not say that he was giving up on an interview altoge... [Full Article...]

Microwave Weapons Likely in Embassy Staff Illnesses

Microwave Weapons Likely in Embassy Staff Illnesses The more than three dozen victims reported hearing intense, high-pitched sounds in their homes or hotel rooms, followed by symptoms that included nausea, severe headaches, fatigue, dizziness, sleep problems, and hearing loss. His discovery opened a new field of research that ultimately led both the United States and the Soviet Union to explore microwaves' potential use in unconventional weapons. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Wishes Success Of Inter-Korean Summit, Says South Korea

Donald Trump Wishes Success Of Inter-Korean Summit, Says South Korea WASHINGTON-President Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed Tuesday to meet later this month in NY during the United Nations General Assembly as they seek to break an impasse over their shared goal of denuclearizing North Korea. [Full Article...]

Explosion Outside U.S. Embassy in Cairo | Homeland Security

Explosion Outside U.S. Embassy in Cairo | Homeland Security Witnesses told dpa news agency that the man threw the device at the embassy, but it bounced back after hitting a concrete barrier close to the building, causing smoke to rise. The concrete blast barriers where the incident happened encircle the USA and nearby British embassies in the leafy district of Garden City. Security forces arrested a man at the scene. [Full Article...]

Brexit could signal the end of the British union

Brexit could signal the end of the British union It has also come under fire from some Tory MPs. Nobody voted for a no-deal Brexit , says James O'Brien, and if that's what happens, there's no alternative than to have another referendum. MPs return to the Commons from their summer recess today, amid growing party disquiet over the direction of the divorce talks. That means the survey does not fully reflect any change in opinion brought about b... [Full Article...]

Kindergarten principal in China fired after kids welcomed with pole dance

Kindergarten principal in China fired after kids welcomed with pole dance In a thread of tweets that have since started a great debate, Michael Standaert shared multiple videos of the performance, which took place on a flagpole displaying the nation's emblem and was surrounded by a crowd of kindergarten students and their parents. [Full Article...]

Leader of militant Haqqani network in Afghanistan has died, say Taliban

Leader of militant Haqqani network in Afghanistan has died, say Taliban In announcing his death Tuesday, Mujahed called Haqqani a religious scholar and exemplary warrior. And he ensured long ago that his fight would continue by handing the reins of his organization over to his son, Sirajuddin, who today also serves as the deputy leader of a key ally, the Afghan Taliban . [Full Article...]

Trump to skip Asian regional summits, Pence to travel instead

Trump to skip Asian regional summits, Pence to travel instead Trump administration officials have been promoting a new "Indo-Pacific" strategy to bolster its commitment to the region, after Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal and questioned the cost of security alliances with Japan and South Korea. [Full Article...]

Trump accuses Sessions of hurting U.S. Republican congressional races

Trump accuses Sessions of hurting U.S. Republican congressional races Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) and Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), Trump suggested that allowing Hunter and Collins to run for their Republican seats in the upcoming midterm elections without informing the public of the charges would be preferable to following the rule of law, and sarcastically slammed Sessions for potentially harming the GOP's control over Congress. [Full Article...]

Typhoon Jebi ploughs through western Japan, causing flooding, deaths

Typhoon Jebi ploughs through western Japan, causing flooding, deaths Channel News Asia reported that more than a million households were left without power by the storm , and evacuation advisories were issued for almost 1.2 million people, though only another 16,000 were under stronger - though still not mandatory - evacuation orders. [Full Article...]

Russia Joins Iran in Support of Syrian Idlib Offensive

Russia Joins Iran in Support of Syrian Idlib Offensive Iranian, Russian and Turkish leaders are expected to meet up in Iran next week, while their representatives meet in Geneva on September 10 and 11. Syrian government forces are now massing around the northwestern province in preparation for the assault. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump presidency called 'Crazytown' in new Bob Woodward book

Donald Trump presidency called 'Crazytown' in new Bob Woodward book After Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad launched a chemical attack on civilians in April 2017, Trump called Mattis and said he wanted to assassinate the dictator. Earlier this year, he called an NBC News story that Pentagon leadership had gone into "damage control mode" hours after Trump left the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit "fiction". [Full Article...]

Majerhat Bridge collapses in South Kolkata, several feared dead

Majerhat Bridge collapses in South Kolkata, several feared dead Devastating. Rescue teams, disaster management teams, Police CP, fire fighters already reach spot. 17 injured people have been rushed to hospital and local reports say at least five people have died, with the death toll likely to rise. "It is hard to gauge the enormity of tragedy". Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the incident is "deeply unfortunate" and wished the injured a speedy recovery... [Full Article...]

Former Australian PM Turnbull resigns from parliament as govt loses majority

Former Australian PM Turnbull resigns from parliament as govt loses majority His resignation will trigger a by-election in his Sydney electorate of Wentworth , which could threaten the coalition government's one-seat majority in the lower house of parliament. Malcolm Turnbull's son Alex is soliciting donations for Labor ahead of a byelection in his father's former seat of Wentworth , telling followers it is the "best bang for the buck you'll get in political donations... [Full Article...]

'Very strong' typhoon projected to hit Honshu on Tuesday

'Very strong' typhoon projected to hit Honshu on Tuesday A powerful typhoon is headed towards Japan's southern Pacific coast and is likely to rip through western Japan on Tuesday, with the national weather agency warning it may be the strongest typhoon to make landfall in 25 years. ANA Holdings said it was cancelling 247 domestic and 8 worldwide flights, while Japan Airlines pulled 176 domestic flights. High-speed bullet train service was suspended be... [Full Article...]

Kuwaiti fishmonger closed for sticking googly eyes on fish

Kuwaiti fishmonger closed for sticking googly eyes on fish To get in on the joke, a fish company in Kuwait announced it was selling "fish without cosmetics", alongside a picture of a fish and a selection of different coloured contact lenses. Social media users were quick to make fun of the attempted hoax. Social media users praised the ingenuity of the fish sellers, saying the punishment should be minimal in light of the plan's cleverness. [Full Article...]

Trump Slams Sessions for Damaging GOP for Midterms

Trump Slams Sessions for Damaging GOP for Midterms Hunter, meanwhile, was indicted along with his wife after he routinely used campaign funds to pay for personal bills, like $462.46 for 30 shots of tequila. The tweet on Sessions was an unusually harsh salvo, even for a president who sometimes expresses his inner thoughts on Twitter to the chagrin of his staff. [Full Article...]


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