Myanmar Army Chief Must Be Prosecuted For Rohingya "Genocide": UN Probe

But few experts have studied the issue as in-depth and in such an official way as the fact-finding team, with a mandate from a body that has Myanmar's approval; the country is among the 47 members of the Human Rights Council. In the final 20-page rep... More..

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Russia, Turkey Agree on Idlib Plan
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Russia, Turkey Agree on Idlib Plan

Stressing that more than 3 million civilians live in Idlib , he said: " A military solution there would be a disaster". Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold a meeting with his Turkish counterp...More..

Police search for motive in Florida mass shooting
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Police search for motive in Florida mass shooting

Three people, including the gunman, were killed in a mass shooting at a Madden NFL video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida , on Sunday afternoon. "You can't even get him to open up about anything, it'...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Trump reportedly nixed statement praising life of John McCain

Former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush have reportedly been asked to deliver eulogies to the late Sen. In more than three decades in Congress, McCain became known as a political maverick ...More..

Rohingya refugees protest against Myanmar crackdown anniversary
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Rohingya refugees protest against Myanmar crackdown anniversary

But on Tuesday, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) alleged that Myanmar authorities had tortured six Rohingya who returned to Rakhine from refugee camps in Bangladesh. Almost a year after 700,000 Roh...More..

Mexico, U.S. likely 'hours' away from NAFTA agreement: minister
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Mexico, U.S. likely 'hours' away from NAFTA agreement: minister

Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday morning to share the news that 'a big Trade Agreement with Mexico could be happening soon!' The Trump administration is seeking a revised version of that trade deal with...More..

Hurricane Lane Weakens, Yet Still Pummels Hawaiian Islands With Heavy Rains
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Hurricane Lane Weakens, Yet Still Pummels Hawaiian Islands With Heavy Rains

All public schools, University of Hawaii campuses and nonessential government offices on the islands of Oahu and Kauai were closed at least through Friday. According to the National Weather Service , the sto...More..

Senator John McCain dies after battle with brain cancer
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Senator John McCain dies after battle with brain cancer

President Trump took to Twitter to remember McCain saying his "deepest sympathies and respect" go out to family of John McCain after the senator's death. "There is no better evidence of this than the electio...More..

Mollie Tibbetts' suspected murderer creeped out other young women
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Mollie Tibbetts' suspected murderer creeped out other young women

While media coverage of the Manafort and Cohen cases dominated mainstream news outlets, Trump allies sought to refocus attention on Tibbetts' death and the suspect's immigration status. Eventually, Tibbetts n...More..

DA looks at charges against Trump Organization — NY Times
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

DA looks at charges against Trump Organization — NY Times

The Enquirer's parent company American Media Inc. did not respond to an AFP inquiry on the reports. Trump has previously denied having affairs with either woman. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions takes pa...More..

Scott Morrison announced as Australia's new prime minister
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Scott Morrison announced as Australia's new prime minister

New Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison takes part in an oath-taking ceremony to become the nation's new leader at Government House in Canberra . The leadership battle was sparked on Tuesday by an ...More..

Australia’s foreign minister quits. How will her replacement deal with China?
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Australia’s foreign minister quits. How will her replacement deal with China?

Turnbull on Sunday praised Bishop , saying she "has been and remains an inspiring role model for women here and around the world". Though she tweeted she would remain on the backbench " as a strong voice for...More..

Michael Cohen prosecutors granted immunity to publisher David Pecker
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Michael Cohen prosecutors granted immunity to publisher David Pecker

More voters, 95 percent, were aware of the Access Hollywood tape that came out a month before the 2016 presidential election , in which Trump said he would grab women "by the p****". Mr. Weisselberg has w...More..

Sen. Sasse Calls Out Colleagues for Predicting Sessions Will Be Fired
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Sen. Sasse Calls Out Colleagues for Predicting Sessions Will Be Fired

After Trump offered fresh criticism of Sessions on Twitter on Thursday, Sessions responded with a statement saying his department would "not be improperly influenced by political considerations". Pecker, a ...More..

China trade talks end, no breakthrough
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

China trade talks end, no breakthrough

China's Commerce Ministry said Washington was "remaining obstinate" by implementing the latest tariffs, which kicked in on both sides as scheduled at 12:01 p.m.in Beijing (12:01 a.m. U.S. Treasury's David ...More..

Drug tunnel to Mexico found under Arizona KFC
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Drug tunnel to Mexico found under Arizona KFC

Lopez had been seen earlier in the day removing the toolboxes from the building he owns. Critics rapidly raised concerns, saying a wall would only stop foot traffic, not tunnels. The longest tunnel ever found a...More..

Korean leaders meet in surprise summit
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Korean leaders meet in surprise summit

Last year, Ulchi Freedom Guardian was held over 11 days and included 17,500 USA and 50,000 South Korean troops. After U.S. President Donald Trump's initial generosity toward North Korean leader Kim Jong...More..

Travel advisory issued after 8 bodies found on streets of Cancun
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Travel advisory issued after 8 bodies found on streets of Cancun

At least one victim had been bound before being shot, while another was apparently killed while lying in a hammock, the Associated Press reported . According to Government of Mexico statistics, the state e...More..

Thomas Cook Says ‘No Evidence’ Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Killed Egypt Holiday Couple
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Thomas Cook Says ‘No Evidence’ Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Killed Egypt Holiday Couple

A Thomas Cook spokesman said the travel firm was aware of a number of customers who had come forward to say they became ill while staying at the hotel . But lawyer Nick Harris, who is representing guests of ...More..

Democrats say hacking attempt was unauthorized 'test'
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Democrats say hacking attempt was unauthorized 'test'

Lookout's "Phishing AI", artificial intelligence that automatically picks up on these attack campaigns, first discovered the attempt and reported it to DigitalOcean , a cloud provider, early Tuesday. "Everyon...More..

Scott Morrison is new Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Scott Morrison is new Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted

US President Donald Trump has phoned to congratulate new Australian prime minister Scott Morrison . Morrison emerged as the surprise victor of a party-room vote to replace Turnbull after a week of politica...More..

Pope touches down in an Ireland of change and scandal
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Pope touches down in an Ireland of change and scandal

He said: "I can not fail to acknowledge the grave scandal caused in Ireland by the abuse of young people by members of the church charged with responsibility for their protection and education - they are stil...More..

Pompeo Seeks 'Decisive Action' Against Terrorists In Pakistan
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Pompeo Seeks 'Decisive Action' Against Terrorists In Pakistan

Alphons said this was a policy that was followed by the current government since former prime minister Manmohan Singh had refused aid from foreign countries in 2004 during the devastating Tsunami. The Trump A...More..

by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Sessions bites back as Trump says impeachment would sink economy

Prosecutors in the district attorney's office, who reviewed the court papers about the campaign finance charges and other federal crimes to which Cohen pleaded guilty , are now focused on determining whether b...More..

Bobi Wine charged with treason, remanded
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Bobi Wine charged with treason, remanded

On Thursday, Bobi Wine is scheduled to stand trial on charges of illegal possession of firearms, stemming from a demonstration he led against President Yoweri Museveni on August 13. Earlier, police surrou...More..

Turnbull's out, Morrison's in as Oz politics implode
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Turnbull's out, Morrison's in as Oz politics implode

The dysfunction began when Turnbull was turfed out as leader of the then-opposition Liberal Party by his chief nemesis, arch conservative Tony Abbott in late 2009. A hardliner on social issues, Morrison was c...More..

President Trump tweets that Mike Pompeo will not be visiting North Korea
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

President Trump tweets that Mike Pompeo will not be visiting North Korea

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has no plans to meet with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to North Korea next week, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Thursday. He has said...More..

South Africa blasts Trump over white farmers tweet
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

South Africa blasts Trump over white farmers tweet

President Donald Trump has been watching Fox News again. Trump's tweet , which was praised by former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, came just after Tucker Carlson dedicated a segment of his Fox...More..

Killing of Iowa woman stokes US immigration debate
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Killing of Iowa woman stokes US immigration debate

Tibbetts, 20, died as a result of "multiple sharp force injuries", according to the Iowa State Medical Examiner. The Iowa State Medical Examiner, which conducted an autopsy on Mollie Tibbetts on Wednesday, ...More..

British woman freed for three days from Iranian prison, 'a gross injustice'
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

British woman freed for three days from Iranian prison, 'a gross injustice'

In this file photo dated January 16, 2017, Richard Ratcliffe, husband of imprisoned charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, poses for the media during an Amnesty International led vigil outside the Iranian Em...More..

'ED remains the president'-Chiwenga certain of court victory
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

'ED remains the president'-Chiwenga certain of court victory

Zimbabwe's president has quickly called for peace after the constitutional court upheld his narrow election victory and said the opposition failed to present "sufficient and credible" evidence to back its claim...More..

GOP Congressman, Wife Indicted on Campaign Finance Violations
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

GOP Congressman, Wife Indicted on Campaign Finance Violations

No wonder they reportedly sat four seats apart in the courtroom this week as they heard the charges. During the brief hearing in federal court in San Diego, bond was set at $15,000 for the congressman and at ...More..

Pompeo’s remarks on terrorism during maiden call to Imran Khan trigger controversy
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Pompeo’s remarks on terrorism during maiden call to Imran Khan trigger controversy

But on Friday, Pakistan's newly appointed Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi refuted the USA statement , echoing similar objections raised by other Pakistani officials. "India-Pakistan relations are not hid...More..

U.S. businesses urge Trump not to slap duties on more Chinese goods
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

U.S. businesses urge Trump not to slap duties on more Chinese goods

US Treasury's David Malpass, undersecretary for global affairs, is leading two days of talks with China's Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen and Vice Finance Minister Liao Min that began Wednesday. With no s...More..

Five dead in flash flood in Italy's Calabria region
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Five dead in flash flood in Italy's Calabria region

The nationalities of the dead and injured were not immediately known. "Water rescuers, divers and a helicopter working on Alpine-river operations", Italy's Civil Protection Agency wrote on Twitter Monday ev...More..