Human rights laws do not apply to Gaza rallies

04 May, 2018

AFP reported that another four Palestinians had been killed during the same time period, outside of the scope of the protests. Thus, they said Israeli forces acted in line with both Israeli and global law in killing and wounding dozens of protesters, Haaretz reported Thursday.


Malaysian court jails Danish man in country's first fake news case conviction

04 May, 2018

I apologise to everyone in Malaysia . That makes him the first person in Malaysia to be convicted of the new Anti-Fake News Act, according to Reuters . "The accused's action did not only injure the image of the Police and our country but also hurt the feelings of the victim's family members", she said.


Kim Kardashian Working With Ivanka, Jared To Pardon A Drug Convict

04 May, 2018

But Kim isn't working alone - she's been in heavy talks with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner , along with her attorney Shawn Holley , to bring Johnson's file in front of Donald Trump . "Ms. Kardashian you are literally helping to save my life and restore me to my family". She is imprisoned at t the Aliceville federal correction institution in Alabama.


Humans remains found after fiery explosion injures 9 officers at barricade scene

04 May, 2018

Explosion and fire during an overnight police stand-off in CT. After police arrived, neighbors heard them trying to coax the man out, reports said . The officers were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. "Did anyone just hear a loud explosion?" one resident commented on the police department's Facebook post about the barricaded subject on Quinnipiac Avenue.


Japan's Abe in the UAE to boost ties

04 May, 2018

Israeli portal Calcalist reported that Abe will be accompanied by sufficiently large trade delegation. "Our efforts have finally started to bear fruits", Kono said. Japan's Inpex Corp has renewed an offshore concession in Abu Dhabi, he said, adding that bilateral relationship in the energy sector has been strengthened.


China Trade Talks Begin, No Major Agreement Expected

04 May, 2018

As the US's delegation of trade officials and economists lands in Beijing for much-anticipated talks on resolving the tensions of past months, one senior Chinese official makes it clear that U.S. The 10 states that would suffer the highest job losses are California, Texas, Washington , New York, Georgia, Missouri, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Ohio.


ETA tells the Basque people its journey is over

04 May, 2018

No members of the group were present, although they simultaneously published an audio recording of the statement read in several languages by veteran, high-level ETA member Jose Antonio Urrutikoetxea - better known as Josu Ternera and who remains wanted by police - and jailed ETA militant Marixol Iparraguirre.


Palestinian president says Jewish behavior caused the Holocaust, sparking condemnation

03 May, 2018

In a speech in January, Abbas had indicated that European Jews during the Holocaust chose to undergo "murder and slaughter" over emigration to British-held Palestine. 'His comments were out of keeping with the tone of the Council as a whole, and of my discussions with other delegates, and I hope President Abbas will immediately apologise for them, so that the message to come out of this important Council meeting can remain positive and progressive, and focused on re-establishing peaceful ...


More 'caravan' migrants enter US, Sessions sends judges to border

03 May, 2018

Border inspectors processed 28 applications on Monday and Tuesday in San Ysidro, the nation's busiest border crossing, down from an average of about 50 a day from October 2017 to February 2018. The president tweeted Monday that the caravan "shows how weak & ineffective US immigration laws are". The Department of Justice filed criminal charges on Monday against eleven different people suspected of traveling with the migrant caravan for entering the country illegally.


South Korean president asks United Nations to verify closure of North's test site

03 May, 2018

The minister expressed hope for a "meaningful outcome" for denuclearization from the upcoming North Korea-US summit as he greeted the five-member delegation from the Congressional Study Group on Korea. Trump has also agreed to meet with Kim in the coming weeks to discuss the denuclearization of the regime. The last visit by a South Korean head of state to Japan was 2011 when then-President Lee Myung-bak met then-Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda.


Trump Formally Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

03 May, 2018

Several prominent House Republicans signed the letter, including Freedom Caucus chairman Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., and several House members who are now running for U.S. Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, though a time and date for a meeting have not been set. During a recent interview on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures , South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said that if President Trump wins the Nobel Peace Prize he thinks a lot of ...


North Korea, Trade Issues More Important than Russia Probe

03 May, 2018

Former Trump campaign aide Michael Caputo met with special counsel Robert Mueller's team at noon on Wednesday as part of their investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, New York Magazine reported . Since at least early this year, Mueller has discussed the possibility of interviewing Trump for the investigation, according to the president's lawyers, but they appear to have been divided on how and how much Trump should co-operate.


Paris police arrest almost 200 in May Day protests

03 May, 2018

Four people were injured, including a riot police officer hurt when a stone was thrown at his back. They lobbed projectiles at security forces along the route, who responded with volleys of tear gas and water cannon. "May 1 is Workers' Day, not the day of the hooligans ", he said. French government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux criticised the black-bloc protestors for having covered their faces.


Workers' Day: Kalu calls for improved working conditions

02 May, 2018

The Federal Government had said that implementation of the new national minimum wage would take effect from the third quarter of this year. Minimum wage is the least amount of remuneration that an employer is required to pay wage earners for the work performed during a given period of time, which can not be reduced.


Nine out of 10 city-dwellers breathe highly polluted air every day

02 May, 2018

PM2.5 includes pollutants, such as sulfate, nitrates and black carbon, which pose the greatest risks to human health. Air pollution levels were the highest in the eastern Mediterranean and southeast Asia, where in some areas airborne toxins were five times World Health Organization limits and disproportionately affected the poor and most vulnerable.


Armenia: Opposition leader Pashinyan calls for strike

02 May, 2018

Pashinyan has urged his supporters to launch a campaign of civil disobedience and block key transport links including an airport. He also called on students to boycott classes and continue their participation in the movement. Despite running as the only candidate, Pashinyan failed to secure the necessary 53 votes in parliament. Armenia's National Assembly on Tuesday did not succeed in electing a new prime minister.


Taliban attacks in Kabul aim to grab global attention: Jim Mattis

02 May, 2018

The radical militant group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attacks, according to the statement. "The deliberate targeting of journalists in the attack highlights once again the risks media professionals face in carrying out their essential work", he said.


Cardinal George Pell to face two trials on historical abuse charges

02 May, 2018

Patrick's Cathedral during Pell's time as archbishop of Melbourne in the 1990s. The full details and nature of the charges have not been publicly revealed, and it's unknown when the trial will begin. Pell was one of the Pope's most trusted aides, handpicked by him in 2014 to make the church's finances more transparent. Vatican spokesperson Greg Burke issued statement saying: "The Holy See has taken note of the decision issued by judicial authorities in Australia regarding His Eminence ...


Macron, Rouhani agree to work on saving Iran nuke deal

02 May, 2018

Macron's office said that both France and Russian Federation want talks with other UN Security Council members as well as European and Middle Eastern powers about how to keep Iran's nuclear capacities in check after 2025. These " challenges ", including Tehran's ballistic missile program and its growing role in the Middle East, might be alleviated by a new deal. Paris also wants to launch negotiations on three additional issues - "control over nuclear activities after 2025, Iran's ...


Morocco cuts Iran ties over alleged Hezbollah arms delivery to separatist group

02 May, 2018

The diplomatic rift will result in the closure of the Moroccan embassy in Tehran and the expulsion of the Iranian ambassador from the capital Rabat, Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita told reporters. Bourita was speaking upon his return from Tehran, where he said he informed his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif about Morocco's decision. After that, he said, a Hezbollah military delegation visited the Polisario Front in the Tindouf area in southwest Algeria.


Cat Manages to Evade Authorities for almost a Week at JFK Airport

02 May, 2018

For more than a week, airport staff and travelers alike reported spotting the cat, which mostly came out in the middle of the night in search for food. But the frightened cat stubbornly remained at least an arm's length away. The Daily News called her a "phantom-like cat" after Port Authority police shared a picture on Thursday in which her eyes appeared to eerily glow.


The world's oldest spider has died, aged 43

01 May, 2018

A normal trapdoor spider can live up to 20 years. The scientists informed that these trapdoor spiders build burrows of about 30-centimeter deep with a cork-like trapdoor made of soil and vegetation, and sit inside them inactive with low metabolism.


The World's Oldest Known Spider Has Died at The Age of 43

01 May, 2018

Mason". This particular species of spider typically lives anywhere from five to 20 years and isn't a mortal threat to humankind, although a bite can be painful. At the time of its death, the spider was 43 years old. Female trapdoor spiders stay in and around the same burrow virtually all their lives, so researchers marked her burrow and went back to check on it regularly.


Trump can take Nobel Peace Prize: Moon

01 May, 2018

Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize just months into his presidency, an award many thought was premature, given that he had little to show for his peace efforts beyond rhetoric. Whatever the location, Trump's meeting Kim would be a first between sitting leaders of the two countries. Martin stated that North Korea is willing to give up all its nuclear weapons under the condition that the United States (US) promises not to invade them or initiate hostilities.


Last Indian village now hooked up to power grid, says govt

01 May, 2018

In his Independence Day speech in 2015, PM Narendra Modi promised electrification of all in-electrified villages within 1000 days. "But let me remind this boastful government that it has only electrified 18,452 villages out of India's 6,49,867 villages - a meagre 3 per cent".



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