We may have just discovered the ultimate dream job for cat-lovers

The owner of a Greek cat sanctuary is on the hunt for a replacement kitty custodian, and she's offering free accommodations on a picturesque island as part of the package. Water, electricity and veterinarian fees for the cats are all paid for. "F... More..

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In Romania police used gas against protesters
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

In Romania police used gas against protesters

Three journalists also said they were roughed up by police. They sent home just under $5 billion a year ago, a lifeline for rural communities in one of the EU's least developed countries. President Iohannis h...More..

Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

Rescue workers used bulldozers to remove rubble and get people out of two damaged buildings. Numerous victims were women and children buried in the rubble after the explosion collasped two five-storey build...More..

Iran's Khamenei bans holding direct talks with United States, rejects Trump's offer
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Iran's Khamenei bans holding direct talks with United States, rejects Trump's offer

Trump reimposed the sanctions after pulling the United States out of an global accord that aims to curb Iran's nuclear programme. "If by some force of circumstance there was a possibility for the Iranian gove...More..

Trump warns Canada of tariff on its auto exports
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Trump warns Canada of tariff on its auto exports

There has been concerns about Canada being excluded from the recent re-negotiations on the three-country trade deal. In fact, the U.S. government decided in June to end the exemption from steel and aluminum tar...More..

by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Iran's supreme leader bans 'any talks' after Trump offer

President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from Iran's nuclear deal with world powers in May and last week the US began restoring sanctions, exacerbating a financial crisis in Iran that has sent its curr...More..

Orca's 'tour of grief' over after carrying dead calf for weeks
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Orca's 'tour of grief' over after carrying dead calf for weeks

The mother is now surrounded by members of her clan, known as J pod, who stay to support her through the grieving process. Tahlequah is one of two orcas in the pod that scientists have been monitoring. For ...More..

FBI Fires Anti-Trump Texting Agent Peter Strzok
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

FBI Fires Anti-Trump Texting Agent Peter Strzok

The FBI has fired Agent Peter Strzok , who helped lead the bureau's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election until officials discovered he had been sending anti-Trump texts. Page questi...More..

Turkey's lira crisis: 'economic war' sees Erdoğan look east for new allies
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Turkey's lira crisis: 'economic war' sees Erdoğan look east for new allies

The currency has lost more than 40 per cent against the dollar this year, largely over worries about President Tayyip Erdogan's influence over the economy, his repeated calls for lower interest rates, and wo...More..

Pakistan backs Saudi Arabia in diplomatic tussle with Canada
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Pakistan backs Saudi Arabia in diplomatic tussle with Canada

In a tweet sent on August 2, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland expressed alarm that Saudi Arabia had imprisoned human rights activist Samar Badawi. "It's a country that has a certain importance in th...More..

by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Omarosa’s tape from inside the Situation Room fuels massive freakout over security

She alleges that, during the making of U.S. version of The Apprentice , which Trump fronted for several years, the future president muttered the racial slur "multiple times ". Early excerpts have been den...More..

US, Mexico NAFTA negotiators to resume talks next week - minister
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

US, Mexico NAFTA negotiators to resume talks next week - minister

But he is threatening Canada with auto tariffs if the USA and Canada can't forge a deal. Two American sources who have received briefings on the talks - but are not authorized to talk about what they know o...More..

Turkey lira crashes as Trump piles on pressure
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Turkey lira crashes as Trump piles on pressure

He appeared to blame foreigners for trying to hurt Turkey, saying: "This will be my people's response against those waging an economic war against us". The single currency had retreated 0.7 percent overnigh...More..

U.S. to double Turkey tariffs amid decline in relations
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

U.S. to double Turkey tariffs amid decline in relations

Turkey and the USA are now experiencing rocky relations following Washington's imposition of sanctions on Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu and Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul for not releasing American Pastor...More..

Omarosa calls Trump a bigot in upcoming book
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Omarosa calls Trump a bigot in upcoming book

Manigault Newman was a contestant on Trump's " The Apprentice " reality show and later served as a senior adviser to the president. Newman, who left the White House a year ago, says that Trump used the racia...More..

Saudi king, crown prince congratulate Pakistan's Imran Khan on victory
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Saudi king, crown prince congratulate Pakistan's Imran Khan on victory

The card is also essential for casting vote in the elections of Speaker, deputy speaker and the Prime Minister. The PTI on Monday formally announced Khan as the prime ministerial candidate. Earlier in the day...More..

Heavy security as Charlottesville anniversary weekend opens
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Heavy security as Charlottesville anniversary weekend opens

On Wednesday, Virginia's governor declared a state of emergency to help coordinate planning and response to the anniversary weekend. Bro said donations from around the world poured in to her family af...More..

Taliban fighters storm Afghan city before security forces hit back
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Taliban fighters storm Afghan city before security forces hit back

In May, insurgents overran the western city of Farah, but they left a day later amid counterattacks from the Afghan government and American airstrikes. USA forces "responded with close-air support" in Ghazni, w...More..

U.S. tariff hike on Turkey fails to make economic sense
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

U.S. tariff hike on Turkey fails to make economic sense

Reminding the world of the time when Turkey rushed to America's help whenever necessary, during the past six decades, Erdogan recounted Turkish contribution in defusing the Korean and Cuba missile crises,...More..

France floods: 1600 evacuated, German missing at campsite
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

France floods: 1600 evacuated, German missing at campsite

French divers are searching for a 70-year-old German man who was swept off by a torrent of rushing water at an allegedly illegal site in Saint Julien-de-Peyrolas in Gard, north of Avignon, along with his camper...More..

Nasa launches first ever solar probe to 'touch the sun'
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Nasa launches first ever solar probe to 'touch the sun'

It will be the fastest human-made object with speeds up to 430,000 miles per hour, able to survive million degree temperatures, orbiting the sun just 4 million miles from its surface, after a 90 million-mile tr...More..

US judge halts mother-daughter deportation: rights group
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

US judge halts mother-daughter deportation: rights group

A federal judge on Thursday erupted at the Trump administration when he learned that two asylum seekers fighting deportation were at that moment being deported and on a plane to El Salvador. Carmen also al...More..

Trump condemns 'all types of racism' a year after Charlottesville
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Trump condemns 'all types of racism' a year after Charlottesville

Majuto said police "were not on our side" past year when white supremacists surrounded counterprotesters on the rotunda. Charlottesville, Virginia denied a permit for this repeat event , so organizers ...More..

Monsanto to appeal $289 million verdict that Roundup caused man's cancer
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Monsanto to appeal $289 million verdict that Roundup caused man's cancer

A spokesperson for B&Q said it had already been undertaking a broader review of all garden products in an attempt to manage the range responsibly. Monsanto has been ordered by a San Francisco jury to pay Dew...More..

Space Force to Become Sixth Branch of Armed Forces
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Space Force to Become Sixth Branch of Armed Forces

The White House says that the Space Force will be created by 2020. "The first Americans to step forward and venture into the unknown were the world's greatest aviators and test pilots from the Navy, Air Forc...More..

Argentina lawmakers strike down bill to open abortion law
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Argentina lawmakers strike down bill to open abortion law

Initial reports had suggested that 39 senators were going to vote against the bill, but later in the day, teleSUR's correspondent said the latest count suggested 38 will probably reject the bill legalizing...More..

European Union observers to leave Zimbabwe in wake of disputed election
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

European Union observers to leave Zimbabwe in wake of disputed election

The MDC Alliance's legal representatives‚ Chris Mhike and Sylvester Hashiti‚ and his chief election agent‚ Jameson Timba‚ arrived at the court about 30 minutes before the courts closed for the end of the day at...More..

Nunes Explains Why Rosenstein Has Not Been Impeached In Leaked Audio
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Nunes Explains Why Rosenstein Has Not Been Impeached In Leaked Audio

Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles), called on Nunes to resign Wednesday night. Others observed that the lawmaker's actions over the past year made his comments unsurprising. REP. NUNES (R-CA): "The Senate would have to...More..

Emergency declared in Virginia prior to 'Unite the Right' rally
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Emergency declared in Virginia prior to 'Unite the Right' rally

The 2017 Charlottesville rally, which drew white supremacists and neo-Nazis, was originally meant to protest the planned removal of a statue depicting Confederate General Robert E. Safety and security are alwa...More..

Man Accused Of Setting Holy Fire In California Makes Bizarre Court Appearance
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Man Accused Of Setting Holy Fire In California Makes Bizarre Court Appearance

It has chewed through 28 square miles (72 square kilometers) of dense chaparral and was only 5 percent contained . Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer said, "This shouldn't be called the Holy Jim Fire, thi...More..

Whitmer, Schuette win governor nominations
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Whitmer, Schuette win governor nominations

Almost 2.2 million votes were cast, a 28 percent spike over the 1.7 million in 2002. In choosing Whitmer, Michigan voters opted for a known quantity; a former state legislator, she was first elected to the Mi...More..

Trump doubles steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Trump doubles steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey

The lira , Trump noted on Twitter , "slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar!" The drop in the lira has put increasing pressure on Turkish banks, given many companies have borrowed ...More..

Lombok hit by 5.9 magnitude tremor days after deadly earthquake
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Lombok hit by 5.9 magnitude tremor days after deadly earthquake

Some buildings were damaged further because of this quake, ' Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency (BNPB), said. "I know stay in the evacuation spot", she said. "I'm very ...More..

'Stolen' plane closes Seattle airport before crashing into sea
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

'Stolen' plane closes Seattle airport before crashing into sea

No passengers were on board the plane , the airline said. Witnesses present at the airport reported a chase between the "stolen" plane and two F-15 fighter jets, which was scrambled following the "theft"...More..

Non-Stop Rain In Kerala, All 5 Gates Of Idukki Reservoir Opened
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Non-Stop Rain In Kerala, All 5 Gates Of Idukki Reservoir Opened

The Army station located at Pangode near here had already deployed one column to Idukki under a Captain rank officer. The floodgates were opened to increase the water flow into the Periyar river to 125 cu...More..