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Israeli soldiers kill five Palestinians at Gaza border protest Israeli soldiers kill five Palestinians at Gaza border protest
- October 13, 2018

On Monday night roughly 7,000 Palestinian Arabs provoked Israeli troops by attacking them with burning tires, rocks and firebombs while dozens of boats tried to break through Israel's naval blockade, Arutz 7 reported. The ministry said four were killed in one location, where the Israeli military said it opened fire on a crowed of Palestinians who breached the fence and approached an army post. (more...)
Migrants to be forced into regional Australia under federal government population plan Migrants to be forced into regional Australia under federal government population plan
- October 13, 2018

Thousands of new migrants could be banned from living in the nation's biggest cities under a radical plan to tackle congestion . Critics such as former Australian Border Force chief Roman Quaedvlieg said requiring migrants to live in regional areas could be hard to enforce. (more...)
United States cardinal resigns amid accusations of church sex abuse cover-up United States cardinal resigns amid accusations of church sex abuse cover-up
- October 13, 2018

Once again for any past errors in judgment I apologise and ask for pardon". The report mentioned Wuerl's name more than 200 times. Wuerl was also named prominently in the 11-page denunciation of the McCarrick cover-up that was penned by the Vatican's former ambassador to the U.S., Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, who accused a long line of U.S. (more...)
PH wins seat in United Nations human rights body PH wins seat in United Nations human rights body
- October 13, 2018

India was elected to the United Nations' top human rights body on Friday, for a period of three years beginning January 1, 2019. More than 30 Western countries have called on the Philippines to allow a United Nations probe into alleged human rights abuses. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's security clearance withdrawn at her request Hillary Clinton's security clearance withdrawn at her request
- October 13, 2018

At least we know she won't give a lecture on the value of civility. McConnell was responding to an interview Clinton did with CNN's Christiane Amanpour , when the former Democratic presidential nominee said her party needs to draw a harder line with Republicans. (more...)
China's Xinjiang region legalizes Muslim internment camps China's Xinjiang region legalizes Muslim internment camps
- October 13, 2018

China launched its "Strike Hard" campaign targeting separatism in Xinjiang in 2014 following deadly violence in the region. Rights groups say detainees are made to swear loyalty to President Xi Jinping and criticise or renounce their faith. (more...)
Georgia Man Harassed and Stalked by White Woman for #BabysittingWhileBlack Georgia Man Harassed and Stalked by White Woman for #BabysittingWhileBlack
- October 13, 2018

The children's parents, David Parker and Dana Mango, were in disbelief when they received a call from the police. "I said are you saying that because there's an African American male driving my two white kids, that he was stopped and pulled over and questioned and he said I'm sorry ma'am that's exactly what I'm saying", Mango told CBS 46. (more...)
Quake hits Papua New Guinea, no damage or injuries reported Quake hits Papua New Guinea, no damage or injuries reported
- October 13, 2018

The epicentre was 125 kilometres east of the town of Kimbe on the island of New Britain, according to the United States Geological Survey. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said hazardous tsunami waves were forecast for some coasts. (more...)
Beachside town battered by Hurricane Michael Beachside town battered by Hurricane Michael
- October 13, 2018

Hurricane Michael destroyed homes and businesses across Florida and Georgia after making landfall near Mexico Beach at near Category 5 strength on Wednesday afternoon. There were at least 6 confirmed fatalities, including a Florida man killed by a tree that crashed through his roof, a North Carolina man also struck by a fallen tree, and an 11-year-old Georgia girl who died when a carport rammed the family's modular home. (more...)
Bloomberg registers as a Democrat, fueling speculation of presidential run Bloomberg registers as a Democrat, fueling speculation of presidential run
- October 12, 2018

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business forum in New York last month. A frequent critic of Trump, Bloomberg has donated $80 million to help Democrats gain control of the House of Representatives and $20 million to help Democrats running for U.S. (more...)
Idlib demilitarized zone is free of heavy weapons: Turkish MoD Idlib demilitarized zone is free of heavy weapons: Turkish MoD
- October 12, 2018

The weapons pullback is the first major test of a truce deal brokered by government-affiliated Russian Federation and militant-affiliated Turkey last month to avoid what the United Nations warned would be the appalling humanitarian consequences of a major government offensive. (more...)
Britain would lose EU rebate even if it decided to ditch Brexit Britain would lose EU rebate even if it decided to ditch Brexit
- October 12, 2018

Ireland's deputy prime minister has warned the United Kingdom government his country "can't accept a time limit" on a Brexit backstop agreement aimed at preventing a hard border on the island of Ireland. "Trade from Great Britain into Northern Ireland would be in danger of restriction". The EU says there needs to be major progress at a summit in Brussels next week if the two sides are to strike a divorce deal before Brexit day. (more...)
Potato festival cancelled after Storm Callum batters Northern Ireland Potato festival cancelled after Storm Callum batters Northern Ireland
- October 12, 2018

There are now five weather warnings in place as the storm apporaches, including four status orange warnings and a status yellow warning. She forecast: "With Storm Callum approaching from the west, the weather is looking particularly wet and windy over the next couple of days for many of us". (more...)
Pope praises US archbishop who steps down in sex abuse crisis Pope praises US archbishop who steps down in sex abuse crisis
- October 12, 2018

The president of the USA bishops' conference welcomed Pope Francis' pledge to fight attempts to cover up cases of sexual abuse and to stop offering special treatment to bishops who have committed or covered up abuse. But Francis kept him on, as popes tend to do with able-bodied bishops who share their pastoral priorities. Ouellet did acknowledge that McCarrick had been "strongly exhorted" not to travel or appear in public, and to live a discreet life of prayer given the rumors against him. (more...)
Air India flight with 136 on board hits airport wall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) Air India flight with 136 on board hits airport wall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
- October 12, 2018

The plane was then diverted to the western city of Mumbai where it landed safely . The passengers and crew are reported safe. The incident took place at a time when the plane was moving towards the runway with 136 passengers on board. The flight has landed safely in Mumbai. The First Officer was Capt. Anurag who has an experience of about 3000 hours on the B 737. Taking to Twitter, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said he has spoken to the secretary and other senior officials of the civil ... (more...)
Soyuz demonstrates finesse in flight and failure Soyuz demonstrates finesse in flight and failure
- October 12, 2018

Ovchinin and United States astronaut Nick Hague had blasted off on a Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan . Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Russian space agency Roscosmos, tweeted shortly after the incident that a commission of inquiry had already begun work on figuring out the cause, by studying telemetry data from the craft. (more...)
Andrew Brunson: Hopes rise as U.S. pastor returns to court Andrew Brunson: Hopes rise as U.S. pastor returns to court
- October 12, 2018

Two unnamed senior administration officials and a third person briefed told NBC that the USA and Turkey reached a deal to secure Mr. Brunson's return home. Andrew Craig Brunson, 50, who is backed by the White House in his contention the charges have been manufactured for political purposes, was arrested in December 2016 after serving more than two decades in Turkey. (more...)
How powerful is Indian passport? Check 2018 Henley Passport Index ranking here How powerful is Indian passport? Check 2018 Henley Passport Index ranking here
- October 12, 2018

This year, the ranking of both the USA and United Kingdom has slipped, providing visa-free access to 186 destinations. Germany, South Korea and France all now sit in third according to the index . "Relaxing visa rules may be criticized as being lenient on migration control - a criticism few want to risk in a time when right-wing populist parties are on the rise". (more...)
Vizag under danger radar as Titli Cyclone inches towards the coastline Vizag under danger radar as Titli Cyclone inches towards the coastline
- October 12, 2018

Cyclone Titli hit the Odisha coast at Gopalpur with a wind speed of 126 Kmph around 6:15 am today. This is the second severe cyclone alert for Odisha in the last two months, after "Cyclone Daye" crossed the Odisha coast on September 20 and triggered heavy downpour. (more...)
Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania
- October 12, 2018

Dewji's conglomerate, the METL Group, operates in over 35 industries such as trading, agriculture, manufacturing, energy, petroleum, financial services, mobile telephony, infrastructure and real estate, transport, logistics and distribution. (more...)

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