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SADC intervenes as Zimbabwe crisis rages on

SADC intervenes as Zimbabwe crisis rages on Still seen by many Africans as a liberation hero, Mr. Mugabe is reviled in the West as a despot whose disastrous handling of the economy and willingness to resort to violence to maintain power pauperised one of Africa's most promising states. [Full Article...]

Airbus to deliver record 430 planes to four airline companies

Airbus to deliver record 430 planes to four airline companies John Leahy, COO, Customer, Airbus Commercial Aircraft said: "It's gratifying that [this order] comes from a group of airline professionals who know our products as well as the folks at Indigo Partners do". The third Airbus deal involved 15 Airbus 320neo was announced at the air show by AerCap Holdings and Egyptair. Airbus employees even filled a news conference on Sunday expecting ... [Full Article...]

Moody's praises government reforms, expects 6.7% GDP growth this fiscal

Moody's praises government reforms, expects 6.7% GDP growth this fiscal Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government welcomes Moody's upgradation of India's sovereign rating. "Now that there is an global recognition is extremely encouraging and this recognition will further our determination", he added. [Full Article...]

'F--- Trump' graphic on pickup stirs controversy in Texas

'F--- Trump' graphic on pickup stirs controversy in Texas The Texas division of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), an organisation that works to defend individual rights, responded to the sheriff on Facebook, writing: "Constitutional Law 101: You can't ban speech just because it has 'f***' in it". [Full Article...]

Russia, US at Odds Before Vote on Syria Chemical Weapons Team

Russia, US at Odds Before Vote on Syria Chemical Weapons Team Russian Federation and the US have failed to resolve a dispute over extending the mandate of a UN-backed investigative team that blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces for a chemical weapons attack in April that killed more than 80 people. [Full Article...]

Trump Tweets Condolences for Wrong Mass Shooting, Prompting Backlash

Trump Tweets Condolences for Wrong Mass Shooting, Prompting Backlash The tweet is nearly identical to a tweet Trump sent earlier this month, after the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs. At least four people were killed and ten injured when the gunman went on a shooting rampage on the rural community of Rancho Tehama, around 200km from Sacramento. [Full Article...]

'Violent psychopath' caught by police in California after escaping Hawaii mental hospital

'Violent psychopath' caught by police in California after escaping Hawaii mental hospital But Jeff Albert, a deputy city prosecutor, objected, saying Saito "fills all the criteria of a classic serial killer". Saito has repeatedly attempted to get released from the state hospital, a move vehemently opposed by prosecutors. There, Chin said he plans to show a judge that the escape was planned and executed in a "premeditated" and "methodical" way and the court should raise the bail or ho... [Full Article...]

Uber faces yet another lawsuit from USA riders alleging sexual assault

Uber faces yet another lawsuit from USA riders alleging sexual assault Christensen said. Uber was not immediately available for comment. The two plaintiffs allege that their Uber drivers assaulted them, and they accuse Uber of not taking all necessary precaution measures to prevent such incidents from happening. [Full Article...]

Three-Carrier Strike Force Conducts Exercise in Western Pacific

Pacific Fleet commander, Navy Adm. Scott Swift, said in a U.S. 7th Fleet release. Joining the three U.S. carriers and their strike groups were three Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force warships including the helicopter destroyer JS Ise , a guided-missile destroyer and general objective destroyer. [Full Article...]

Moscow accuses United States and allies of helping ISIS to escape

Moscow accuses United States and allies of helping ISIS to escape After the images were called out by sharp-eyed readers on social media the Ministry of Defense immediately began taking the posts down. The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday accused the US -led coalition of interfering with the Russian air force to protect retreating Islamic State (IS) militants. [Full Article...]

Australia votes YES on same-sex marriage

Australia votes YES on same-sex marriage Parents would also be allowed to remove children from classes where lessons go against their views on marriage. It also includes exemptions so religious organisations can refuse to conduct same-sex marriages. Senator Paterson believes state and federal anti-discrimination laws aren't strong enough. The survey result will announced on Wednesday. However, Mr Turnbull said his government would ... [Full Article...]

US Lawmakers Push Attorney General On Russia-Related Contacts During Campaign

US Lawmakers Push Attorney General On Russia-Related Contacts During Campaign A statement responding to concerns from Republican lawmakers and issued in the name of A-G Jeff Sessions said he is leaving open the possibility. Sessions testified at the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, and testified that he had no knowledge of any contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

5 killed in shooting that ends at California elementary school, official says

Authorities recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns reportedly used by the shooter . "I know that we have medevaced a number of students", Johnston said. "I know that the school's been cleared". The Tehama County Sheriff's Department told the Los Angeles Times there were at least five separate crime scenes and the department was now trying to assess the number of casualties. [Full Article...]

Suspect in Mall of America stabbing identified

Suspect in Mall of America stabbing identified The Minnesota's thief's plans were thwarted when his intended target caught Abdirahaman in the act, only for the would-be thief pulling a knife and stabbed the man in turn. Both vicitims were taken to a nearby hospital to be treated with non-life threating injuries. For his part, Abdirahaman has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault. [Full Article...]

Trump asked Chinese president for help over arrested UCLA basketball players

Trump asked Chinese president for help over arrested UCLA basketball players They will remain at the hotel until the legal process is completed. Initial reports suggested the players could remain in China for up to two months, depending on whether Chinese authorities made a decision to pursue an arrest , which would spark an investigation. [Full Article...]

Trump Picks Alex Azar for HHS Secretary

Trump Picks Alex Azar for HHS Secretary Mr. Trump said Mr. Azar would be "a star and lower drug prices!" Former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary Alex Azar was nominated by President Donald Trump Monday to lead the department as secretary, a post left vacant by the departure of Tom Price in September. [Full Article...]

Number of Reported Hate Crimes Surges in New Hampshire

Number of Reported Hate Crimes Surges in New Hampshire Another 21.0 percent were for religion, and 17.7 percent sexual orientation . Hate crime victims can be individuals, businesses, government entities, religious organizations, or society as whole, and they can be committed against persons, property , or society. [Full Article...]

Trump arrives in Philippines amid protests

Trump arrives in Philippines amid protests Duterte 's aides have repeatedly told journalists not to believe everything the president says, cautioning that he often jokes or indulges in "hyperbole". 'We will be extremely disappointed if Trump does not raise it, ' Amnesty's Philippine director, Jose Noel Olano, told reporters on Saturday. A person, really. [Full Article...]

Israeli Forces Shoot Down Drone on Syrian Border - IDF

Israeli Forces Shoot Down Drone on Syrian Border - IDF Israel has been closely watching Iran's involvement in the war in neighboring Syria. It considered that the civil war serves Israeli purposes - a sectarian swamp in which "Hezbollah" and Iranian powers get involved with "ISIS" and thought that they must have lost a lot of militants during the past three years. [Full Article...]

Nuclear Deal 'Not Negotiable,' Iran Tells France

Nuclear Deal 'Not Negotiable,' Iran Tells France Iran's Foreign Ministry says the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers is "not negotiable" after French President Emmanuel Macron said during a trip to the region that it was important to "remain firm" with Tehran over its missile program. Qassemi. He then mentioned that "there are extremely strong concerns about Iran " among its Arab neighbors in the Persian Gulf. While Iran denies allegations i... [Full Article...]


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