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Japan PM warns Africa about debt as China grows presence Japan PM warns Africa about debt as China grows presence
- Августа 31, 2019

There are African countries which are struggling to repay huge loans created by so-called debt traps, mainly associated with China. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who co-chairs the conference along with Abe, said, "On behalf of Africa, I'll be calling upon the world institutions and multinational companies to invest in our continent". (more...)
500th Episode: NRC Part 1 - Who counts as a citizen in India? 500th Episode: NRC Part 1 - Who counts as a citizen in India?
- Августа 30, 2019

Residents are spending anxious hours waiting for the publication of the final draft of National Registrar of Citizens (NRC). The Assam government had published the draft NRC on July 30, 2018, which had included the names of 2.9 crore of the state's total 3.29 crore people, but excluded the names of over 40 lakh people due to some discrepancies. (more...)
China Denies Qingdao Port Visit for U.S. Warship Amid Tensions China Denies Qingdao Port Visit for U.S. Warship Amid Tensions
- Августа 30, 2019

The guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer "sailed within 12 nautical miles of Fiery Cross and Mischief Reef in order to challenge excessive maritime claims and preserve access to the waterways as governed by global law", US Navy Cdr. (more...)
MSNBC's O'Donnell: I shouldn't have reported Trump story MSNBC's O'Donnell: I shouldn't have reported Trump story
- Августа 30, 2019

A spokesman for NBC Universal did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Epoch Times , which asked whether its standard practice is to run stories based on single anonymous sources and whether an apology or retraction would be forthcoming. (more...)
Woman begins legal action after giving birth alone in prison cell Woman begins legal action after giving birth alone in prison cell
- Августа 30, 2019

She gave birth to a baby boy at 10:44 a.m. but paramedics did not arrive until 11 a.m. "When I got to the hospital, they said that I could have bled to death". "I can't even begin to describe it because it was so painful", Sanchez told Fox 31 Denver past year. "Ms Sanchez was in the medical unit and under the care of Denver health medical professionals at the time she gave birth". (more...)
This is nothing but a loot of RBI: Rahul Gandhi This is nothing but a loot of RBI: Rahul Gandhi
- Августа 30, 2019

Where do the reserves come from? He had called for utmost caution while deciding on the transfer of funds. The value of government bonds held by these banks rose in value. During the year (2016-17) of demonetisation, the RBI had transferred Rs 30,659 crore, less than half of the Rs 65,876 crore it had paid in 2015-16. (more...)
Japan orders evacuation of 6.7 lakh due to heavy rains, 2 dead Japan orders evacuation of 6.7 lakh due to heavy rains, 2 dead
- Августа 30, 2019

A woman was feared dead after her light vehicle plunged into a flooded ditch in the nearby city of Saga, the police said, where a number of vehicles were seen submerged. local time on Thursday. Television footage showed rivers swollen by the rain and parked cars sitting in muddy brown water almost up to the vehicles' roofs. (more...)
Trump dangles big trade deal for post-Brexit UK Trump dangles big trade deal for post-Brexit UK
- Августа 30, 2019

Fearful that a "no-deal exit" would trigger long-term and widespread economic damage, some United Kingdom lawmakers - including members of the ruling Conservative Party - have vowed to do whatever it takes to prevent one - much to Johnson's annoyance. (more...)
Raging rhino attacks in safari park, flipping auto with person inside Raging rhino attacks in safari park, flipping auto with person inside
- Августа 30, 2019

A terrified employee was the only person inside the auto and was lucky to walk away from the attack with only minor bruises. The video shows the 30-year-old animal, named Kusini, charging at the vehicle and ramming his horns into it, causing it to flip multiple times. (more...)
UC Davis Alumna Stabbed to Death in Washington, D.C. UC Davis Alumna Stabbed to Death in Washington, D.C.
- Августа 30, 2019

Police and medics responded and rushed her to a nearby hospital, where she died, DC cops said . "Margery was a young professional who just received her master's degree in worldwide relations, and who by all accounts was beloved by her family and friends", D.C. (more...)
Spectacular Stromboli eruption sends people fleeing for cover Spectacular Stromboli eruption sends people fleeing for cover
- Августа 30, 2019

Elena Schiera, a 19-year-old visiting from Palermo, Sicily, described the scene as the eruption began near her family's boat. The eruption of Stromboli , on a small island off the coast of Sicily, sent a enormous plume of smoke billowing into the sky. (more...)
Simone Biles' brother charged in New Year's Eve triple murder, police say Simone Biles' brother charged in New Year's Eve triple murder, police say
- Августа 30, 2019

Police said gunfire erupted when party-goers asked a group of uninvited men to leave, according to the news segment above. "It is through their hard work that we can begin to seek justice for these victims", said Cuyahoga County Prosecutor O'Malley, WJW reports. (more...)
Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Leaders Arrested, Protest Banned Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Leaders Arrested, Protest Banned
- Августа 30, 2019

Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow , two of the Umbrella Movement's leaders who led pro-democracy protests in 2014, were arrested in dawn swoops and accused of "inciting others to take part in unauthorized assembly". The morning after his release he joined an all-day siege of the police headquarters along with thousands of other protesters. "We will continue our fight no matter how they arrest or prosecute us". (more...)
Singapore is the world's second safest city Singapore is the world's second safest city
- Августа 30, 2019

Hong Kong dropped out of the top 10 and was placed 20th, although this had nothing to do with the ongoing protests in the territory as the data used for the SCI was collated before they began. Numbers alone rarely tell the full story, and the report's authors point out a couple of issues to note. The last two reports were published in 2015 and 2017. (more...)
Yang Hengjun: Australia presses for writer's release as China warns against interference Yang Hengjun: Australia presses for writer's release as China warns against interference
- Августа 30, 2019

In Beijing, China's foreign ministry on Tuesday said Yang is suspected of engaging in criminal activities that endanger the country's security. Foreign Minister Marise Payne says he should be released if the detention is over his political views. (more...)
Biden Repeatedly Jumbles Story of Military Heroism — WashPost Biden Repeatedly Jumbles Story of Military Heroism — WashPost
- Августа 30, 2019

Almost half of voters (49%) disapprove of his handling of the economy, compared to 46% who approve. Meanwhile, approval of the president's handling of foreign policy, immigration issues, gun policy as well as race relations all failed to cross the 50 percent threshold, according to the Quinnipiac poll . (more...)
How Joe Walsh Can Be the Trojan Horse to Take Out Trump How Joe Walsh Can Be the Trojan Horse to Take Out Trump
- Августа 30, 2019

On Sunday, Walsh , a former single-term representative for IL, announced that he's "in" the race because the country "can't take four more years of Donald Trump . "When it's warranted, I will", answered Walsh . 'I just got a notice before I came in the studio'. I'm running for president. "I oppose this president", he told CNN . (more...)
Burmese migrants have convictions upheld over Hannah Witheridge murder Burmese migrants have convictions upheld over Hannah Witheridge murder
- Августа 30, 2019

Supporters of the two migrant workers claim the pair had been framed and alleged the courts had mishandled the evidence. "Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo [Win Zaw Htun], should instead have been reversed and quashed by the Supreme Court". Two judges took turns in reading the court's ruling. A post-mortem examination showed Miss Witheridge had been raped. After the decision was read, there was no visible reaction from the two, who looked on solemnly. (more...)
No 'gay gene', but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior No 'gay gene', but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior
- Августа 30, 2019

While most previous studies have involved only a few hundred or a few thousand participants, this worldwide collaboration is at least 100 times larger and more able to draw robust conclusions, the researchers said . "You're really just changing something from like one spelling of a word to a different spelling of a word that are both equally valid, and really has a very, very, very small impact on how the biological processes in your body work". (more...)
Weather: Cloudy, muggy and showers on the way Weather: Cloudy, muggy and showers on the way
- Августа 30, 2019

Mainly cloudy this evening with a 40 per cent chance of showers early in the evening with risk of a thunderstorm. Our highs hold in the mid to upper 70s. Lovely sunshine returns Thursday and Friday as temperatures warm back into the mid and upper 80s. More in the way of sunshine comes back for Friday with highs close to 80. (more...)