• Spanish NGO seized for 2 hours by Libyan coastguard
Spanish NGO seized for 2 hours by Libyan coastguard

This incident was another one in a series of operations by the Libyan coastguard, threatening ships of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that operate on the edge of Libyan waters with the aim to rescue migrants trying to cross the sea from Africa to Italy.

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  • Inspired by Charlottesville, military chiefs condemn racism
Inspired by Charlottesville, military chiefs condemn racism

Others joined in on Wednesday, in a move the Los Angeles Times saw as distancing themselves from President Donald Trump , their commander in chief. Army, tweeted on Monday that racism and extremism is "against our values and everything we've stood for since 1775". Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller wrote on Twitter Tuesday evening that...

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  • Hong Kong jails three Umbrella Movement leaders
Hong Kong jails three Umbrella Movement leaders

Alex Chow and Nathan Law, who were also student leaders in the 2014 protests, were jailed for seven and eight months, in a move that critics said was created to keep them off the local legislature and deter future protests. U.S. representative Christopher Smith met with Joshua Wong in Washington DC in 2017. In a strongly-worded speech on July 1 t...

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  • Trump scraps business forums after CEOs resign in protest
Trump scraps business forums after CEOs resign in protest

When the council was formed back in January, the White House said the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative would allow the president to meet with "some of the world's most successful and creative business leaders to share their experiences and gain their insights".

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  • Defense Minister: N. Korean Strike against Guam Unlikely
Defense Minister: N. Korean Strike against Guam Unlikely

His comments Thursday at a nationally televised news conference appeared to be another effort to jumpstart a diplomatic solution to a confrontation sparked North Korea's warning that it might send missiles into waters near the USA territory of Guam, and President Donald Trump's belligerent Twitter threats to unleash " fire and fury " on the...

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  • Umar Akmal again finds himself in the soup
Umar Akmal again finds himself in the soup

PCB has told the middle-order batsman to file a reply within seven days. Akmal said that Arthur told him to play club-level cricket instead of coming to the academy. "You look at any cricket match, and you'll see he's swearing at one player or the other". When the head coach is allowed to swear at someone whenever they wish, that is unacceptable.

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  • Israeli Delegation to Meet White House Officials for Talks on Syria, Lebanon
Israeli Delegation to Meet White House Officials for Talks on Syria, Lebanon

A senior Israeli security official has stated that the Israeli intelligence community is monitoring the construction of a factory in Lebanon, which may be an Iranian missile development center. "In places where Iran's presence is limited, Iran is working to fill the void", he said. Iran has not abandoned its ambition to become a nuclear threshold...

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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

But the wishes in return from the people were not so warm for the actress! As of now, Bhansali is neck deep in work with " Padmavati " starring Deepika Paduknow, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, based on the life of Rani Padmini but wants to start with the shoot for "Gustakhiya" by mid-2018.

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  • Trump lashes out at Sen. Lindsey Graham for comments on Charlottesville
Trump lashes out at Sen. Lindsey Graham for comments on Charlottesville

The pair of tweets come after Graham criticized Trump Wednesday afternoon for suggesting in his Tuesday remarks on Charlottesville that there is a "moral equivalency" between white supremacists and Heather Heyer , the woman mowed down by a auto driven by a white supremacist.

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  • 3rd Australian minister could be fired over dual citizenship
3rd Australian minister could be fired over dual citizenship

The 116-year-old section of the constitution that bans dual nationals is taking an extraordinary toll on the finely balanced Parliament elected in July last year. I had very little contact with my father throughout his life and he died nine years ago. However, on the basis of the Solicitor General she will not stand aside from her portfolio r...

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  • Iran, Turkey share common view on Iraqi Kurdistan referendum
Iran, Turkey share common view on Iraqi Kurdistan referendum

Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region has said it will hold a referendum on independence on September 25, brushing aside global warnings - including from Turkey - that a positive outcome could trigger conflict with Baghdad . Iraqi Kurdish oil is exported through Turkey, a key economic lifeline for the region. "The main reason why we are against this ...

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  • Claims Keenan may be a dual citizenship
Claims Keenan may be a dual citizenship

Maybe it's time for every Australian parliamentarian to cough up proof of their citizenship; Michael Keenan , the justice minister, has been accused of being a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and Australia. The Deputy Prime Minister says he will recontest his seat of New England should the High Court rule he was invalidly elected. "Now I want t...

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  • Gen. Dunford Visits Asia Amid Heightened Tensions With North Korea
Gen. Dunford Visits Asia Amid Heightened Tensions With North Korea

Both China and the United States have stressed they do not want a war on the Korean peninsula and are participating in global sanctions against North Korea aimed at stopping Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program. missile defenses and reaffirming his sovereignty. China has repeatedly warned Mr. Trump not to use trade as a means to force stronger...

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  • President Donald Trump Eliminates the American Manufacturing Council
President Donald Trump Eliminates the American Manufacturing Council

Trump issued a second statement on Monday , saying that "racism is evil" and hate groups are "repugnant". Toronto may be almost 1,000 km from Charlottesville , Virginia, but there's been plenty of reaction here to U.S. Mr Trump faced heavy criticism in the immediate wake of the unrest after he said there was blame on "many sides" . V...

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  • Rajnath terms Modi s outreach to Kashmiris as
Rajnath terms Modi s outreach to Kashmiris as "heartwarming"

Taking to twitter, Omar saying " PM Modi's words for Kashmir have been very well received by people here but everyone here is tired of yet more talk and no concrete action". "Those who have looted the nation and looted the poor are not able to sleep peacefully today", the Prime Minister said, vowing to continue the crackdown.

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  • Amber Heard pokes fun at Barnaby Joyce over dual citizenship
Amber Heard pokes fun at Barnaby Joyce over dual citizenship

Ms Bishop said on Wednesday she didn't think her comments went too far. Mr Joyce said he was shocked to receive the information, adding he had been born in Tamworth and had always been an Australian citizen. "It is quite extraordinary", she said. But Joyce told Australia's parliament on Tuesday that New Zealand had just told him verbally that h...

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  • Islamic State fighter from Australia Khaled Sharrouf likely dead
Islamic State fighter from Australia Khaled Sharrouf likely dead

Sharrouf has always been the poster boy for the small cohort of Australians who travelled to Syria and Iraq to fight with Islamic State, and his death will be welcome news to the Australian Government. Photos of their corpses have reportedly been seen by members of Australia's extremist community, according to the ABC. He made headlines in 2014 w...

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  • Baltimore defies Trump, removes Confederate statues overnight
Baltimore defies Trump, removes Confederate statues overnight

The removal came swiftly, with the city council unanimously voting earlier this week to remove all of the statues and then executing the actual removal of the monuments shortly after. "You're changing culture", Trump said during the news conference at Trump Tower Tuesday. A commission appointed by the previous mayor recommended removing a m...

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  • Police Chase Ends at LA Port After Man Falls From Crane
Police Chase Ends at LA Port After Man Falls From Crane

City fire officials say the man fell about 160 feet to his death Wednesday night. Police spotted the man driving an SUV reported stolen from a San Bernardino auto dealership. "He was up there doing things that I just could not believe", Bates added. "There's stairs that go up the crane, to the cab, where the operator is, and so this criminal was ...

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  • Residents get advisory on nuclear attack
Residents get advisory on nuclear attack

CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Trump's national security adviser, tried to provide assurances that a conflict is avoidable, while also supporting Trump's tough talk. Like other Guam residents, Sokala has been inundated with text messages from friends on the "mainland" - islanders' term for the continental Unit...

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