Thursday, 29 June 2017
Latest news
Home » Global Media

Global Media

Gold firmer after Emmanuel Macron's victory

These memes about the French presidential election are the flawless way to wind down after a few tense weeks of global politics. "Macron elected", it said on its website, alongside several pictures of the 39-year-old. "It is the problems of the euro, of Europe, of pensions which have dragged down the campaign of Madame Le Pen, I think", said Jean-Marie Le Pen, who was expelled from the party in 2015. Read More »

Chibok schoolgirls released from captivity

The vice president will be in charge. "He promised that the presidency will personally supervise their rehabilitation". A thin-looking Buhari met the girls in the evening. "We hope the remaining girls will soon be released", he told AFP news agency. The mass abduction brought the extremist group's rampage in northern Nigeria to world attention and began years of heartbreak for the families of the missing schoolgirls. Read More »

Scottish Tories Are Making Big Gains In The Local Elections

This leaves an interesting challenge ahead, whether the "old guard" coalition of a Labour/SNP administration will prevail, or whether the Conservatives can come to a working agreement with the two Indy councillors. The SNP was 31 seats down across Scotland on their levels in 2012, down seven after boundary changes were taken into account. "On June 8, people can vote for a SNP candidate who will campaign every day for another divisive referendum or they can back a Labour candidate, who will ... Read More »

Bring in the plants: Frost advisory issued for overnight

perth_map

The frost advisory was issued for Southern Erie County, including Orchard Park and Springville, from midnight until 9 a.m. Monday. Meteorologist Erik Zarnitz said patchy frost is likely. A frost advisory is issued when frost is expected to develop during the growing season. The average date of the last frost is around the beginning of May along the coast and after the middle of the month farther inland across the higher terrain. Read More »

Debunked: This Girl Didn't Call Trump a 'Disgrace' to His Face

perth_map

Atamanuik is hosting a late-night show in character as Trump on The President Show , which airs weekly on Comedy Central . The impersonator took to the streets and tried to pose for a picture with a young girl who quickly backed away, aimed her cell phone camera at him, and declared: 'You're a disgrace to the world'. Read More »

Obama warned Trump about Flynn, former officials say

The Associated Press meanwhile reported last week that one sign taken as a warning by Obama administration officials about Flynn's contacts with Kislyak was a request by a member of Trump's own transition team made to national security officials in the Obama White House for the classified Central Intelligence Agency profile of Kislyak. Read More »

Yates to testify for first time on White House contacts

perth_map

In the days before the originally scheduled hearing, Yates' attorney, David O'Neil, had been locked in an argument with Trump administration officials about whether she would be barred by executive privilege from testifying about her conversation with McGahn. Read More »

Russia-backed Syria deal enters into effect

The U.S. and Russian Federation signed the memorandum in 2015 when Russian Federation began its air operations in the country. A cease-fire is unsustainable in the presence of the Iranian-backed militias in Syria , he said. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres "is encouraged by the agreement", UN spokesman Stephanie Dujarric reported. This decision must be taken unanimously by the countries - guarantors of the ceasefire - Turkey, Russia and Iran, the diplomat said, according to TASS. Read More »

Tiffany Trump is heading to Georgetown Law

perth_map

Tiffany - President Trump's 23-year-old daughter with Marla Maples - graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in sociology and urban studies. Though Tiffany remained largely silent throughout her father's presidential campaign, she addressed the Republican National Convention after her father secured the nomination last July. Read More »

With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

Macron was the only candidate to take that head on, and campaign directly on more European Union integration, making a positive case for Europe. Around 11 million people voted for Le Pen, about a third of those who cast their ballots. It's now a familiar trend in Western elections: a growing values divide that former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has summarized as "open versus closed". Read More »

SEABA champion slotted in Group B for World Cup qualifiers

perth_map

It also features a golden hoop in which "Federation Internationale de Basketball Amateur" - FIBA's original name - is written, a mark that identifies it as an official trophy. With GB set to be under a new coach following the anticipated departure of Joe Prunty after this summer's EuroBasket, it will see the national side attempt to reach a World Cup for the first time. Read More »

North Korea accuses USA of 'biochemical' attempt to assassinate Kim Jong Un

perth_map

State media reports quoted the country's security ministry as saying it would "ferret out and mercilessly destroy" the agents in the US and South Korean spy agencies it accuses of plotting the attack. The CIA and South Korea plotted to assassinate Kim Jong Un , North Korea has claimed . At a minimum, the United States could push China to agree to condemn North Korea's missile launches in a resolution, instead of a statement, which may also blacklist more people and entities tied to the ... Read More »

Conservatives lead over Labour narrows slightly as Theresa May's approval rating declines

perth_map

Speaking during a campaign visit to Wolverhampton, where the Tories yesterday won the contest for West Midlands metro mayor, Mrs May said: "I'm very grateful for the support that we received in the local elections... "To show that we, the Scottish Conservatives, can lead Scotland's fightback against the SNP". " Just because the Scottish Parliamentary voice that you hear on the television says that they want to break up the United Kingdom and that Scotland wants to leave, it doesn't mean ... Read More »

Army veteran pulled over by police for surprise pregnancy announcement

perth_map

The officer tells them they were stopped for driving with a child but without a child seat in the back. Jarred, an Army veteran who suffers from PTSD, developed a friendship with the officers after an episode previous year. Nikki then revealed that she is actually due on Wright's birthday. "I feel happy", a shocked Wright said. According to the Associated Press, Jarred expressed his gratitude online, writing, "I've been struggling with my psychological disorders; being admitted to an ... Read More »

Pakistan dispatches supplies to southwest border villages

The Durand Line was inherited by Pakistan, however it went mostly unrecognized by Afghan authorities. Both sides discussed Friday's incident and defended their stances. He added that Afghanistan pleaded for a ceasefire on May 5, which was accepted by Pakistan. Talking to reporters, he said Pakistan wanted good relations with Afghanistan and would continue its honest efforts for the objective. Read More »

Spain: 1 child dies, 6 injured in bouncy castle accident

perth_map

The children had been playing on the bouncy castle outside a restaurant in Caldes de Malavella, near Catalonia's Costa Brava coast, British newspaper The Telegraph reported. Reports in local media said police believe the bouncy castle had been secured at just two of its six anchor points. The owner of Mas Oller, Jaume Matas, told reporters that he had only installed the attraction on March 14, and that he had no idea why the accident had taken place. Read More »

Evacuation alert issued for Fintry Delta

perth_map

Vacant properties between the creek and Shannon Lake Road were flooded, but nearby residences and the Brookhaven long-term care facility were unaffected. A boil water advisory is also in effect for Westbank First Nation IR 9 water users. The CORD says residents on alert should take steps to protect their property from possible flooding. Read More »

David Moyes warns Jordan Pickford about leaving Sunderland for a bench role

perth_map

According to reports from The Telegraph , a number of the Premier League's top clubs are monitoring Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford ahead of the summer transfer window - including Everton and Liverpool . Loris Karius doesn't fill us with confidence but many will feel it's too soon to completely write him off. Simon Mignolet has upped his game but we're still not convinced by him either. Read More »

ACB initiates probe into bribery charge against Kejriwal

perth_map

Jain said Mishra had "lost his mental balance" and was thus "speaking nonsense". Tomorrow, he would visit the Anti-Corruption Bureau and the Central Bureau of Investigation, he said. Kejriwal said few things happen in politics. "Satyendra Jain told me in a private conversation that he would settled a Rs. 50 crore land deal for a 7-acre farmhouse in Chhattarpur in favour of Kejriwal's brother-in-law's Bansal family". Read More »

North Korea's latest missile launch 'a complex message'

perth_map

US and South Korean officials said the test, from an area north of the North Korean capital, appeared to have failed, in what would be the North's fourth straight unsuccessful missile test since March. "They won't meet anytime in the near future", said historian Andrei Lankov, a professor at Kookmin University in Seoul , when asked about a potential meeting ahead of the Trump interview. Read More »

APPSC group 1 exam official key 2017 released, check here

perth_map

The answer key helps to know the answers to the questions and to estimate the marks before the announcement of results. According to the APPSC , the Main examination is likely to be held from August 17 to August 28. APPSC had notified the Group-1 Services exam through notification no. 36/2016 in December previous year and the applications were filled from December 31 to January 30. Read More »

Police investigate drive by shooting in downtown Calgary

perth_map

They believe the shooting to be a random incident. They told police they had been shot at while travelling on Centre Street Bridge by someone in a vehicle travelling beside them. Police are asking anyone with information to call police at 403-266-1234 or to contact Crime Stoppers. The man was taken to Foothills hospital, where he was listed in stable condition. Read More »

SDPD ID's Gunman in University City Apartment Shooting

Cops say the shooter called his ex-girlfriend, who had just broken up with him, to make her listen to the gunfire. "I have nothing but wonderful memories of this Angel", he added. He said Peter Selis sat on a pool chair during most of the rampage, calmly shooting guests at the party. Police shot and killed a 49-ye. One witness said the tenant who was celebrating his birthday walked up to Selis and invited him to join the celebration. Read More »