North Macedonia PM Zaev calls for early election, blasts EU

Diplomatic sources say that European Union leaders struggled past midnight in a tense debate to reach common conclusions in a bland statement offering encouragement to the candidate countries, and yet postponing a formal decision for accession talk... More..

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Johnson to brief cabinet on Brexit talks in Brussels
by | Monday, October 21, 2019

Johnson to brief cabinet on Brexit talks in Brussels

Significant issues remain unresolved in the Brexit negotiations, which have entered the final day before Boris Johnson attempts to sign off on a deal during the key European Union summit. Both sides were hoping...More..

by | Monday, October 21, 2019

Turkey's Erdogan vows to 'crush heads' of Kurdish fighters

Both sides accuse each other of repeatedly violating the three-day old cease-fire. Stressing that Turkey would enjoy YPG/PKK's withdrawal from the safe-zone territory, Erdogan said Ankara would take the...More..

Chile protests continue even after government backs down on fare hike
by | Monday, October 21, 2019

Chile protests continue even after government backs down on fare hike

Barricades were erected in several parts of the city and masked protestors armed with sticks and stones clashed with riot police, who repelled them with water cannon and tear gas. Initially, the demonstrations ...More..

Trump reverses plan to host G7 summit at his golf resort
by | Monday, October 21, 2019

Trump reverses plan to host G7 summit at his golf resort

I wondered at the time if the Trump Hotel Collection would be safe from a Trump presidency, but the thought of a Trump presidency seemed to me a remote possibility at best. From the beginning, the assertion m...More..

University students break into USA ambassador's residence in Seoul
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

University students break into USA ambassador's residence in Seoul

They were protesting demands by the Trump administration that South Korea pay more to help cover the costs of keeping USA troops in the country. Approximately 20 Korean nationals illegally entered the officia...More..

Extinction Rebellion protester 'dressed as Boris Johnson' climbs Big Ben
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protester 'dressed as Boris Johnson' climbs Big Ben

A spokesman for the group said the climber was 43-year-old tree surgeon Ben Atkinson. Other protesters cheered from Parliament Square when he reached the top, and then moved on toward Trafalgar Square, where ...More..

Bernie Sanders' heart attack convinced AOC to endorse him in 2020 bid
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Bernie Sanders' heart attack convinced AOC to endorse him in 2020 bid

To raucous applause, he declared: 'I am back'. He's lost about two points in the RealClearPolitics average since it was announced that he'd suffered a heart attack . "I know that the Warren campaign no lower...More..

Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Pakistan Flight Aborts Landing Twice
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Pakistan Flight Aborts Landing Twice

The support @ ukinpakistan provided enabled @ KensingtonRoyal to see so much of this attractive country. Prince William and Kate Middleton are safe following a terrifying incident during their trip to P...More..

Kate Middleton gushes over ‘fantastic’ Pakistan
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Kate Middleton gushes over ‘fantastic’ Pakistan

After Prince William and Kate Middleton's plane was forced to abort its landing twice and return to Lahore on Thursday, the latter expressed that they are hugely grateful to the pilot and crew who looked afte...More..

India, Pakistan exchange fire in Kashmir, killing 7
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

India, Pakistan exchange fire in Kashmir, killing 7

Two Indian Army personnel also lost their lives in Pakistani firing in the area, they said. Later, the death toll from the Indian firing rises to six as two more civilians succumbed to wounded. "Indian Army...More..

Two Americans Detained in China
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Two Americans Detained in China

Jacob Harlan , a father of five, and Alyssa Petersen were arrested in Jiangsu province last month, their Idaho-based company China Horizons said on its Facebook page . The US State Department said that vi...More..

Labour Demands Second Referendum as EU Consults on Brexit Delay Request
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Labour Demands Second Referendum as EU Consults on Brexit Delay Request

In yet another twist to the running Brexit drama, Johnson sent three letters to Donald Tusk , the president of the European Council. Mr McDonnell hit out at the way the Prime Minister distanced himself fro...More..

Most overrated? Mattis laughs off Trump barb at charity gala
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Most overrated? Mattis laughs off Trump barb at charity gala

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, center, and Happy Warrior Award Recipient Mary Ann Tighe react to opening remarks during the 74th Annual Alfred E. Trump's "overrated" comment wa...More..

Turkey says Kurdish militia kills soldier in northeast Syria despite ceasefire
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Turkey says Kurdish militia kills soldier in northeast Syria despite ceasefire

Erdogan also said he would discuss during his planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week what to do about troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who have deployed to the b...More..

GOP congressman undecided on impeachment won't seek new term
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

GOP congressman undecided on impeachment won't seek new term

Rooney also said his decision was based on support for term limits and frustration with partisanship in Washington. Announcing his retirement, he said: "I've done what I came to do". On Friday, the Energy D...More..

by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Prince William And Duchess Catherine Make Unexpected Visit To Pakistan Orphanage

Saba Shahzadi, 28, mentioned she came to SOS when she used to be eight and mute lived there, acting as a mentor to the childhood, whereas working as a manager for Nestle in Pakistan . "Thank you so much for th...More..

Missing Model Got Strangled, Poisoned and Buried in a Desert
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Missing Model Got Strangled, Poisoned and Buried in a Desert

At the end of July the police received a tip that Prestipino was involved in the disappearance Las Vegas Review Journal reported . "Esmeralda's gait was unsteady and she appeared disoriented". Prestipino was...More..

British MPs do not assent to Brexit deal
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

British MPs do not assent to Brexit deal

Jeremy Corbyn cautioned Mr Johnson to "think very carefully" about his remarks, saying the prime minister is now legally obliged to seek an extension. Pannick is the organ grinder - Letwin's just the useful idi...More..

Video shows coach disarming, embracing OR student
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Video shows coach disarming, embracing OR student

In the video , which was first obtained by KOIN 6 News , Lowe - who now works at Parkrose as the security guard as well as the head football and track and field coach - can be seen emerging from behind a wall...More..

Trump Resort Will No Longer Host G7 Summit
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Trump Resort Will No Longer Host G7 Summit

US President Donald Trump abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral golf resort in the US state of Florida next year. Democrats quickly sought details ...More..

China wants India and Pakistan to join hands, says Chinese Envoy
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

China wants India and Pakistan to join hands, says Chinese Envoy

India-Turkey bilateral relations have always been marked by sporadic tensions due to the West Asian country's support for Pakistan, historically differing on issues such as the 1915 Armenian Genocide by the Ott...More..

Nobel laureate Banerjee on NYAY, lauds govt schemes
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Nobel laureate Banerjee on NYAY, lauds govt schemes

Congratulating Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi had said he had helped the party conceptualise its NYAY scheme to help remonetize the economy. Goyal on Friday, while congratulating Banerjee on winning the Nobel at ...More..

Venezuela wins seat on United Nations Human Rights Council
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Venezuela wins seat on United Nations Human Rights Council

Indonesia , Japan, Marshall Islands and South Korea were elected for the Asia-Pacific seats on the Council, of which India is already a member. The election of countries with poor human rights records is an n...More..

British PM sends unsigned letter seeking Brexit delay
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

British PM sends unsigned letter seeking Brexit delay

The Johnson government plans to proceed with votes on the implementing legislation tied to the Brexit deal in the coming days, with the Prime Minister saying that he hopes lawmakers will support it in "overwh...More..

Turkish-backed forces, Kurds clash despite Syria cease-fire
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Turkish-backed forces, Kurds clash despite Syria cease-fire

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human puts the death toll higher, saying 86 people have been killed, including 21 children. The deal concerned only a 120-kilometre area from Tal Abyad to Ras al-Ain i...More..

Trump says his Doral resort won't host G7 summit
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Trump says his Doral resort won't host G7 summit

Trump tweeted . Curiously, Trump announced his administration would "begin the search for another site, including the possibility of Camp David , immediately". Hosting the G-7 would have been a major boon f...More..

Meet the 'blob' - it has no brain but 720 sexes
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Meet the 'blob' - it has no brain but 720 sexes

Researchers said the creature is essentially immortal , fearing only light and drought. 'The blob is a living being which belongs to one of nature's mysteries, ' stated Bruno David , director of the ...More..

Police Arrest 2nd Suspect in Case of Isolated Dutch Family
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Police Arrest 2nd Suspect in Case of Isolated Dutch Family

Brunner tempted fate when he let Jan Zon van Dorsten out into the public to help his business. Police investigating the thriller of a household of six stated to have spent 9 years locked away on a Dutch farm ...More..

New Orleans hotel collapse: Demolition of cranes delayed
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

New Orleans hotel collapse: Demolition of cranes delayed

Tropical Storm Nestor was tracking east and has potential to bring 35 miles per hour winds, said Collin Arnold, director of the city's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. In a still-wider...More..

Trump Threatens to Shut Down All US Dollar Transaction in Turkey
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Trump Threatens to Shut Down All US Dollar Transaction in Turkey

Separately on Saturday, IS declared a new campaign in Syria, which it said was to avenge its members' detention in Kurdish-run prisons. "SDF are looking to cut a deal, if you will, with the Syrians and the Russ...More..

Egypt welcomes US sanctions on Turkey over Syria incursion
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Egypt welcomes US sanctions on Turkey over Syria incursion

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said, no further export licences will be granted to Turkey for items which might be used in military operations in Syria . But the European Union says the operation i...More..

Aussie gunned down in Texas home
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Aussie gunned down in Texas home

He is a true hero for protecting his family. Responders took over and 29-year-old Estorffe was pronounced dead at the scene, Reyes said. It is believed Mr Estorffe was shot during a burglary attempt. "I can...More..

Kim Jong-un rides white horse on sacred mountain, plans 'great operation'
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Kim Jong-un rides white horse on sacred mountain, plans 'great operation'

Many ordinary North Koreans are facing food shortages, global aid agencies say, due in part to government failures, poor weather, and the worldwide sanctions. The language in Wednesday's state media report su...More..

IMF sidesteps clash with US over funding, delays shareholding changes to 2023
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

IMF sidesteps clash with US over funding, delays shareholding changes to 2023

Despite this slowdown of growth, Asia "remains the most dynamic region" in the world, accounting for more than 70 per cent of the global growth this year, Rhee said. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told repor...More..