Thursday, 19 October 2017
Latest news
Home » Global Media

Global Media

Party leaders differ on Brexit deal in British election event

perth_map

Ten days before the United Kingdom goes to the polls, the two party leaders separately faced wide-ranging questions on their manifestos, on Brexit and on past political stances and comments from the veteran tough questioner. If you hadn't got the image, she repeated it later in her address. Mr Corbyn said: 'The contribution I made was to call for a peace and dialogue process. Read More »

Dozens killed, more than 300 injured by car bomb in Kabul

So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the bombing. Afghan men donate blood for those injured following a vehicle bomb attack at the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital in Kabul on May 31, 2017 . Tolo News said most victims were civilians, a large number of them reportedly from the Roshan mobile company. According to the Washington Free Beacon , a sewage tanker packed with explosives was detonated during the morning rush hour just in front of the fortified entrance of the German ... Read More »

At least 65 killed, 325 injured by car bomb in Kabul

The truck bomb was described as a water tanker truck, which is used to empty septic wells. "The government is not very strong and it needs the support of the worldwide communities and if the latter (international communities) genuinely want to help Afghanistan then they must strengthen and provide certain measures and directions for the country", the- South Asia- expert added. Read More »

White House Communications Director Dubke Resigns

Dubke is leaving the White House after about three months of work. Dubke tendered his resignation on May 18, and then stayed on through the end of President Donald Trump's first major global trip. "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military". The Communications Director at the White House is responsible for developing and promoting the president's agenda of the President and leading the media ... Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn to take part in live TV debate despite May boycott

perth_map

Mrs May also reaffirmed that she would walk away from the forthcoming Brexit negotiations without a deal rather than accept a "bad" deal. She replied that as home secretary she had record of negotiating with Brussels and "delivering for this country on a number of issues on justice and home affairs which people said we were never going to get, and I got those negotiations". Read More »

Death toll rises to 80 in Kabul car bomb explosion, 350 injured

Dozens were in critical condition. March 8- Gunmen wearing white lab coats stormed a military hospital in Afghanistan's capital, killing 50 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. There are now more than 8,000 USA troops in Afghanistan, along with 6,000 from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and allied countries. Afghan lawmaker and analyst Nasrullah Sadeqizada bemoaned the abysmal security, saying "the situation is deteriorating day by day". Read More »

"Horrific and appalling": Georgia reacts to Kabul blast

As many as 80 people were killed and hundreds wounded in explosion on Kabul's diplomatic quarter. Neighboring Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the bomb damaged residences of some of its diplomats and staff and caused some minor injuries. Read More »

Kashmir: Curfew, restrictions continue in Valley to maintain law and order

Thousands of people on Sunday defied a strict curfew across most of Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) to attend the funeral of 13 Kashmiri martyrs, including top commander Sabzar Ahmed Bhat. A civilian was killed and at least 30 persons were injured in violent clashes between protestors and security forces in various parts of the valley on Saturday following the killing of the two Hizbul Mujahideen militants. Read More »

At least 11 US citizens injured in Kabul blast

The attack, which blew doors off their hinges hundreds of yards away and shattered windows, came days after the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan . - August 25: Sixteen people are killed after militants storm the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul , in a almost 10-hour raid that was not claimed. Read More »

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Barrie and area

perth_map

WBZ-TV's Weather Team has issued a Storm Watch Weather Alert - putting you on guard for potentially impactful weather Wednesday evening. Storms will continue to develop through the afternoon and evening, moving northeast over time. After a storm lit up the sky Tuesday night and had lakeside residents bracing for damaging winds, another storm is unfortunately in the works. Environment Canada has issued another thunderstorm watch for the Okanagan. Read More »

Many Feared Dead After Massive Bombing In Kabul's Embassy

Men and women struggled to get through security checkpoints to search for loved ones. Wahidullah Majroh, a spokesman for the Public Health Ministry, said however that 80 people were dead and 350 others wounded. No militant group has immediately claimed responsibility for the explosion in the high security area. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: "We strongly condemn the terrorist blast in Kabul ". Read More »

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed over separatists' protest call

perth_map

As a three-day protest programme - marred by shutdown, restrictions and curfew - came to an end on Tuesday, sources in the State's security establishment fear "students may still pose a threat to law and order tomorrow". The news of Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's death has once again sparked the violence in the Kashmir Valley. The Tral chalo call was given by the resistance leadership including Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, Hurriyat (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Jammu and Kashmir ... Read More »

Key US-Europe relations called into question after Trump trip

If "we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands " ( as she said after Trump headed home), she'll have to put a lot more money where her mouth is. Gabriel went as far as to say the U.S.is "dropping out as an important nation". "They get along very well", Spicer said. "I experienced that in the last a few days, and therefore I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands, of course in friendship with the United States and in friendship with ... Read More »

NY mayor: City will uphold Paris climate agreement if Trump doesn't

No source from Trump's administration or the White House has confirmed this report . If Trump bails on the agreement , which has been signed by 195 countries, he will do so over the objections of hundreds of major US businesses. Shortly after the news broke Wednesday, the United Nations official account tweeted a note from U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres: " Climate change is undeniable". Read More »

Pakistan capable of beating India: Younis Khan

Among the batsmen, Karthik made a strong case for a middle-order slot with a stylish 94 off 77 balls. Batting first, India notched up 324 for seven, and then skittled out Bangladesh for a meagre 84 in only 23.5 overs at the Oval. "These are the memories you make as sportsmen". However, there are many who are looking forward to the match and have already accepted Sehwag's offer to retweet. Read More »

North Korea's Dependence on China Is a Problem-for Pyongyang

perth_map

During his campaign to replace President Park Guen Hye, who was impeached, Moon called for restarting political and economic cooperation with the North. Moon made the statement a few hours after South Korea said that it wanted to reopen a channel of dialogue with North Korea. At the time, South Korea also suspended operations at the jointly run Kaesong Industrial Complex, in which South Korean companies operated in North Korean territory. Read More »

Watch Jeremy Corbyn argue why Theresa May should debate him on TV

perth_map

Mrs May said she would be ready "from day one" to work on a new "deep and special relationship" with the European Union , a contrast to Mr Corbyn, who she said had "no plan for Brexit". Mr Farron kicked off with a jibe about Mrs May's absence, saying: "Where do you think Theresa May is tonight?" She laid into the Labour leader's stance on Brexit, claiming he had first made a "reckless" call for Article 50 to be triggered immediately, then "lurched chaotically from half-baked plan to ... Read More »

Trump hails fallen Colorado Springs soldier, others at Arlington

America's fallen warriors were honored May 29 as President Donald Trump paid tribute to us service members at the National Memorial Day Observance ceremony at Arlington National Ceremony. Trump said. "I believe that God has a special place in heaven for those who laid down their lives so that others may live free". Bob Dole , R-Kan., who was wounded in Italy during World War II and attended Monday's event. Read More »

Nearly half of Donald Trump's Twitter followers are fake

Or is he simply trying to catch up with Barack Obama's impressive 89 million followers - of which 79 per cent are real? President Trump may be buying some twitter love. In some cases, an Oxford University study of MI voters found, recipients received more messages carrying "junk" social media tweets than they did legitimate news. Read More »

Explosion rocks Kabul; 80 dead, 350 wounded

Associated Press images from the scene showed the German Embassy and several other embassies located in the area heavily damaged. But a spokesperson said in a statement that the movement's fighters had no involvement and it condemned any such untargeted attacks that caused civilian casualties. Read More »

Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

perth_map

The European Union and China will reaffirm their commitment to the Paris climate change accord this week regardless of whether the USA pulls out of the pact, a senior EU official said Wednesday. He added: "The world is in a mess". "Withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement would be a historic misstep that would massively disadvantage both American businesses and diplomats and our environment ", Schumer said at a news conference last week. Read More »

Dozens Killed, Hundreds Injured In Bombing In Kabul

Cairo stands with the government and people of Afghanistan against terrorism and calls on the global community to strengthen its efforts to combat it, the ministry spokesman added. "Forces supporting terrorism need to be defeated", Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweet. One of the building's guards was hurt. A statement from the Ministry of Interior Affairs says it "condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack" that killed so many, including women and children. Read More »

Massive Kabul truck bomb kills 80, wounds hundreds

More than one third of the country is outside government control. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The Taliban - the obvious suspects - quickly denied responsibility for the blast. Kabul's police chief, Gen. Hassan Shah Frogh, said the bomb was detonated near the square just as the street turns toward the German embassy. Other nearby embassies include those of the U.S., Britain, Pakistan and Iran, as well as the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission. Read More »

Iran slams United States arms deal with Saudi 'dangerous terrorists'

perth_map

Iran's incumbent moderate President Hassan Rouhani won the presidential election by garnering 57 percent of the votes, the Interior Ministry announced Saturday. "They have used numerous measures against Iran, all leading to failure", Rouhani said. "We also hope that he puts an end to their ballistic missile testing", Tillerson said at a joint press conference with his Saudi counterpart, on the first day of a visit by President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

perth_map

Nancy Pelosi says Trump is "denying scientific truths, removing safeguards that protect our health and our environment , protecting polluters and. threatening our national and global security". And climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable", he said, describing the effects as "dangerous and accelerating". So far, no other country, not even China or India has said they'd follow the U.S.in pulling out of Paris. Read More »