• Libyan coastguard threatens Spanish NGO ships as tensions rise in Mediterranean
Libyan coastguard threatens Spanish NGO ships as tensions rise in Mediterranean

The NGO Proactiva Open Arms, which has been working to rescue migrants stranded in worldwide waters for several months, made the claim on Tuesday (August 15). Last year, a Doctors Without Borders rescue vessel had a hole blown in it after gunshots had been fired into the air several times. But such a decision should in principle be authorized by th...

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  • Rep. Rodney Davis urges Trump to 'go back' on Charlottesville remarks
Rep. Rodney Davis urges Trump to 'go back' on Charlottesville remarks

He took two days to condemn the actions of the far-right groups in particular, eventually branding the KKK , neo-Nazis and white supremacists "repugnant to everything that we hold dear as Americans", in a statement on Monday. "You had a group - you had a group on the other side that came charging in without a permit, and they were very, ve...

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  • Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

No one really knows how close or how far we are from a possibly nuclear conflict with North Korea . Before that, however, North Korea's military announced it was working on a plan to "contain" the U.S. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said blame for problems lay with North Korea , and that the global community was "shoulder to shou...

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  • Umar Akmal set to receive show cause notice over Arthur allegations
Umar Akmal set to receive show cause notice over Arthur allegations

Appearing in Samaa current affairs program, "Nadeem Malik Live", the cricketer said the coach is not authorized to forbid him to play there. While Akmal expressed he was prepared to work on his fitness at the NCA with the Pakistan team, the coaching staff did not pay any heed to him saying they were focusing on contracted players to prepare them...

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  • United Nations chief offers help in N.Korea diplomacy efforts
United Nations chief offers help in N.Korea diplomacy efforts

President Donald Trump says in a tweet that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "made a very wise and reasonable decision" amid indications his country has decided not to proceed with its multiple missile launch toward Guam. "There are many possible avenues for these dialogue, from from various bilateral formations to the six-party talks". He said th...

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  • Hong Kong Has Jailed Three Prominent Young Activists Over Anti-China Protests
Hong Kong Has Jailed Three Prominent Young Activists Over Anti-China Protests

Wong and Law were given community service orders of 80 hours and 120 hours, respectively, and have since fulfilled their obligations . However, if he is jailed for more than three months Thursday he will be barred from elections for the next five years.

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  • Deutsche Post eyes further cooperation with Ford
Deutsche Post eyes further cooperation with Ford

But in April it took on carmakers by unveiling plans to step up production and sell to other delivery firms. "We are at the start of a giant development", Gerdes said in reference to the StreetScooter Work XL, for which Ford is supplying vehicle technology based on its Transit model.

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  • Mossad chief heads delegation to Washington for talks on Syria
Mossad chief heads delegation to Washington for talks on Syria

It compared images of buildings it said were of a rocket factory near Tehran to structures at the Syrian site, and said there was a strong resemblance between them. "Since the signing of the agreement, Iran has experienced economic growth and the new worldwide deals are only strengthening its economy", he added. Israeli intelligence officials w...

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  • Revealed! Here's Why Priyanka Chopra Is Suddenly Coming Back To Mumbai
Revealed! Here's Why Priyanka Chopra Is Suddenly Coming Back To Mumbai

Bollywood's desi girl Priyanka Chopra is heading back to her "home sweet home" after completing the shoot of her second Hollywood big screen outing Isn't It Romantic starring Liam Hemsworth and Rebel Wilson among others. Priyanka, who was in the USA on August 15, wore a tricolour dupatta with her T-shirt in the video - this has been received wi...

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  • Charlottesville: Trump's racial remarks dividing US -Republican senator
Charlottesville: Trump's racial remarks dividing US -Republican senator

The white nationalist rally at Emancipation Park on Saturday turned deadly when officials say a man crashed his vehicle into a group of counter-protestors. "It was the type of statement that says: I am denouncing these groups without actually denouncing them", Abbott said Wednesday. More key Republicans took immediate offense at Trump's content...

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  • Baby allegedly beaten by Kenyan police dies, says doctor
Baby allegedly beaten by Kenyan police dies, says doctor

Abanja, a tuktuk driver said he had been surviving on pain killers and regular massage on his swollen limbs and head using hot water, and instead hopping that he would get medication after Samantha heals. "Then I left the baby off of my hand because she did not cry, I did not feel any movement with the baby. We therefore rushed to Aga Khan Hospital...

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  • New shock rocks government: Nationals' deputy Fiona Nash a dual British citizen
New shock rocks government: Nationals' deputy Fiona Nash a dual British citizen

She said she chose to investigate her status following Mr Joyce's revelation on Monday, and was subsequently told by the UK Home Office that she held British citizenship through her Scottish father. Senator Katy Gallagher, manager of opposition business in the Senate , said as Nash had admitted, she'd "known since Monday that she was a dual ci...

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  • Iran, Turkey Opposed to Kurdish Independence Plan in Iraq: Top General
Iran, Turkey Opposed to Kurdish Independence Plan in Iraq: Top General

The referendum on the independence of Erbil, the capital city of Iraq's Kurdish Autonomous Region, can not be held unilaterally, he said. At an interview with broadcaster TRT Haber, Cavusoglu also said Russia's military chief would visit Turkey to discuss the situation in Syria's Idlib province, where jihadists linked to a former al Qaeda affilia...

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  • Taiwan minister resigns over mass blackouts
Taiwan minister resigns over mass blackouts

President Tsai Ing-wen apologised for the crisis which left millions of homes without power and hit offices and factories on the island of almost 24 million people late on Tuesday. Officials said a task force would be set up to investigate the cause of the outage. President Tsai, in a statement on Wednesday, again apologised for the blackout, des...

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  • Turkey asks Germany for extradition of top coup suspect
Turkey asks Germany for extradition of top coup suspect

The Turkish government says that Oksuz was a "civilian imam" for air force personnel who bombed parliament last July as part of efforts to topple the government. He has been living in Pennsylvania in self-imposed exile since 1999. Batmaz remains in detention after his arrest in the immediate aftermath of the failed coup.

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  • Justice Minister Michael Keenan denies United Kingdom citizenship report
Justice Minister Michael Keenan denies United Kingdom citizenship report

Sable director Philip Gamble said that means Mr Keenan would also be a United Kingdom citizen. Fairfax's Adam Gartrell, Amy Remeikis and Sean Nicholls report that experts believe Keenan could be a citizen by descent, because his father was born in the United Kingdom, and Keenan would have received the status of a citizen of "UK and colonies" at...

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  • China military criticises 'wrong' USA moves on Taiwan, South China Sea
China military criticises 'wrong' USA moves on Taiwan, South China Sea

Bannon said he was pushing the U.S. administration to take a harder line on China trade and not put complaints against its trade practices in the backseat in the hope that Beijing would help restrain leader Kim Jong Un . State media reported that leader Kim Jong Un was watching USA moves before deciding to order the test. The United States has...

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  • Trump's policy forum disbands after CEOs quit
Trump's policy forum disbands after CEOs quit

CNBC says the group has agreed to terminate as a whole, which is distinct from what's occurring with Trump's manufacturing council , where leaders are leaving one-by-one, including 3M and Campbell's Soup CEOs who left earlier today. After all , if they left they'd probably be on the receiving end of some pretty nasty presidential tweets. "...

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  • PM lauds economic reforms in I-Day speech
PM lauds economic reforms in I-Day speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his government plans to invest one thousand crore rupees to transform 20 universities into world class educational institutions. "It is time that the prime minister starts doing what he has been elected to do", Gandhi said. While on the subject of corruption, the Prime Minister dwelt at length on demone...

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  • NY Jets' WR Lucky Whitehead has broken foot, sidelined indefinitely
NY Jets' WR Lucky Whitehead has broken foot, sidelined indefinitely

Jets head coach Todd Bowles said no decision has been made on whether Whitehead needs surgery but that the wideout will be out for an extended period of time. "I'm just happy to get an opportunity to start over and clean my slate", he said at the start of training camp. Whitehead recorded nine receptions for 64 yards over 30 games in two seasons...

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