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Stepmother arrested after nine-year-old gang-raped, murdered in occupied Kashmir

Stepmother arrested after nine-year-old gang-raped, murdered in occupied Kashmir The missing girl was B's daughter. After the girl's decomposed body was found in the nearby forests, a kilometre away from her home, an examination of the scene of crime and circumstances, made it seem like a murder and police proceeded accordingly. [Full Article...]

White House Warns Syria Against Chemical Weapons Use

White House Warns Syria Against Chemical Weapons Use The White House on Tuesday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that if he uses chemical weapons against his people again , the United States and its allies "will respond swiftly and appropriately". Seized from government forces in 2015, Idlib and surrounding areas form the last major swath of territory still in rebel hands. Turkey, Russia and Iran previous year designated Idlib a so-cal... [Full Article...]

Mueller will accept written answers from Trump in response to some questions

Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Federal Bureau of Investigation oversight on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., June 13, 2013. The person said the Trump legal team has not responded to the offer. The AP writes, "The move by Mueller comes after he has issued two lengthy indictments detailing Russian efforts to interfere in the presidential campaign". [Full Article...]

Thousands of German protesters march against refugee policy

Thousands of German protesters march against refugee policy The AfD, which says Islam is incompatible with the German constitution , entered the national parliament for first time in an election previous year, securing third place after stealing voters from Merkel's conservatives. Police in eastern Germany say they have asked the organizers of an anti-migrant march to end their protest for the day due to safety concerns and the exceeding of their authoriz... [Full Article...]

Microwave weapon suspected in mystery attacks on US diplomats

Microwave weapon suspected in mystery attacks on US diplomats After holding Cuba responsible for either carrying out the attacks or failing to protect US officials, the United States in September 2017 recalled more than half of its staff from the embassy in Havana and expelled 15 Cuban diplomats from Washington. [Full Article...]

President Trump to campaign in Texas for Ted Cruz re-election

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer of adult star Stormy Daniels, says he will hold a "resistance rally" on the same night in Texas that Donald Trump plans to hold a "major" rally in support of Republican senator Ted Cruz . Though Cruz and Trump have had a tense relationship, the president has endorsed the senator and vowed to campaign for him. The President won't be alone in his push to help re-e... [Full Article...]

Man throws explosive device by USA embassy in Cairo

Man throws explosive device by USA embassy in Cairo Translation: We are aware of an incident on the Simone Bolivar Street in Cairo. The Garden City area is also the location of the British embassy. An Egyptian man was arrested Tuesday outside the U.S. The incident did not lead to any injuries or damage in the area. "Please email ConsularCairoACS@state.gov with any questions". In a tweet sent around an hour later, the embassy said that the... [Full Article...]

Barnier: UK should seek a Canada-style deal

Barnier: UK should seek a Canada-style deal Johnson said that Britain has "gone into battle with the white flag fluttering over our leading tank" and had agreed to pay a 40-billion pound divorce bill in return "for two-thirds of diddly squat". "We can't get to Nirvana in one step". May insists that won't happen, but the idea is gaining momentum. May's plan, which is created to protect cross-border trade with the European Union, will mean ... [Full Article...]

Chinese Kindergarten Welcomes Students Back with Highly Inappropriate Pole Dance Performance

Chinese Kindergarten Welcomes Students Back with Highly Inappropriate Pole Dance Performance The Shenzhen Xinshahui Kindergarten, a government-owned school in Bao'an District, subsequently issued an apology , lamely claiming the performance was meant to "lighten up the atmosphere". Standaert said this was not the first time the kindergarten had left him wondering whether he should withdraw his children. "Most likely paid the principal to put them up". [Full Article...]

Taliban Announce Death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, Founder of the Haqqani Network

Taliban Announce Death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, Founder of the Haqqani Network Afghan Defence Ministry spokesperson Mohammad Radmanish said the death was not expected to mean any major change for the Haqqani network , blamed by Afghan and US security officials for some of the most devastating suicide attacks of the past decade. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions threatens Republican midterm hopes with indictments, Trump tweets

Jeff Sessions threatens Republican midterm hopes with indictments, Trump tweets The president was apparently referring to Congressmen Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Chris Collins (R-NY). Hunter and his wife, Margaret, illegally used campaign funds to pay personal bills big and small, from luxury vacations to kids' school lunches and even a plane ticket for their pet rabbit, according to a stinging 47-page indictment. [Full Article...]

United Nations warns of 'bloodbath' in Idlib as Putin's jets attack Syrian rebels

United Nations warns of 'bloodbath' in Idlib as Putin's jets attack Syrian rebels The situation around Idlib will be one of the main items on the agenda when the leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey meet in Tehran this week, Peskov told reporters on a conference call, declining to elaborate further. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Moscow on September 3 that Syrian government forces had the right to "liquidate terrorists" in Idlib. [Full Article...]

Seven dead as strongest typhoon in quarter century batters Japan

Seven dead as strongest typhoon in quarter century batters Japan Universal Studios Japan in Osaka shut down along with factories for several large manufacturers, including auto maker Toyota. A tanker anchored in Osaka Bay was swept into a bridge and Kansai worldwide airport was partially flooded by high waves whipped up by the storm . [Full Article...]

Woodward White House book portrays officials trying to rein in Trump

Woodward White House book portrays officials trying to rein in Trump Former top economic adviser Gary Cohn so feared that the programme would be at risk if Trump signed a letter formally withdrawing the USA from a South Korean trade agreement that he stole the letter from the Oval Office desk, said CNN , which also obtained a copy of Woodward's book . [Full Article...]

Fish shop sticks plastic eyes on fish to make them look fresher

Fish shop sticks plastic eyes on fish to make them look fresher Competitor fishmongers responded by updating their advertising with the tagline: "without cosmetics enhancements" and "without coloured lenses". One Twitter user said: " Never judge the freshness of fish by the googliness of their eyes ". [Full Article...]

Bridge in Kolkata collapses and crushes vehicles casualties feared

Bridge in Kolkata collapses and crushes vehicles casualties feared According to locals, a group of migrant construction workers lived under the portion of the bridge that collapsed , and rescue workers have been able to establish contact with at least four of them. we don't know how many people are trapped under the bridge ", the eyewitness said. Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee said officials were trying to ascertain if people are still trapped beneath the... [Full Article...]

Former Australian Prime Minister Quits Parliament

Former Australian Prime Minister Quits Parliament The new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison attends a swearing-in ceremony as his wife Jenny looks on, in Canberra, Australia on August 24, 2018. Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who is on an official visit to Indonesia, said in Jakarta that Turnbull would be well-remembered and had done a lot for Australia. [Full Article...]

Japan braces for possible strongest typhoon in 25 years

Japan braces for possible strongest typhoon in 25 years The typhoon, the 21st of the season, is bearing down on the area of the country home to Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe. After making landfall somewhere on the main island of Shikoku or Kii Peninsula on Tuesday, the typhoon is expected to pass over the Sea of Japan, the agency said, adding that it will likely weaken to an extratropical cyclone there. [Full Article...]

Insider attack kills US soldier in Afghanistan

Insider attack kills US soldier in Afghanistan Some of those forces are involved in a counterterrorism mission against remnants of al-Qaeda and the ISIS affiliate that operates mainly in eastern Afghanistan. But while United States officials have touted what they see are signs of progress, including increased support for a peace process from various sectors of the Afghan population, the government's recent cease-fire offer to the Taliban app... [Full Article...]

Trump attacks Sessions, suggests DOJ hurt GOP in midterms

Trump attacks Sessions, suggests DOJ hurt GOP in midterms President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions , blaming Justice Department indictments against two Republican lawmakers for endangering their seats in the November elections. Immediately he became a wonderful man, a saint like figure in fact. Collins, meanwhile, was indicted in August on insider trading charges, prompting him to suspend his campaign for r... [Full Article...]


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