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Myanmar military leaders accused of genocide in country's north

Myanmar military leaders accused of genocide in country's north The civilian government led by Aung San Suu Kyi has allowed hate speech to thrive, destroyed documents and failed to protect minorities from crimes against humanity and war crimes by the army in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan states, they said in a report. [Full Article...]

US Senator John McCain dies after brain tumour battle

US Senator John McCain dies after brain tumour battle But in the decades after the bloody conflict ended, the Republican presidential candidate was known in Vietnam for his transition from prisoner of war to peacemaker. Cole asked. "Does he choose from the family?" McCain rose above politics and represented his values. Another caretaker option would be Kyl, now a Washington lobbyist viewed as a safe, uncontroversial choice. [Full Article...]

National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe

National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Longtime Trump Organisation finance chief Allen Weisselberg received immunity to talk to federal prosecutors in the investigation into hush money that Cohen paid to two women who claimed affairs with Trump, the Wall Street Journal and NBC News reported . [Full Article...]

Scott Morrison: New Australian PM pledges to wipe slate clean

Scott Morrison: New Australian PM pledges to wipe slate clean He also condemned Dutton and said that "many Australians will be shaking their heads in disbelief at what's been done". A representative from the prime minister's office said Mr Morrison had invited Mr Trump to visit Australia during what was described as a "warm" conversation. [Full Article...]

Trump Asks Pompeo to Cancel North Korea Travel Plans

Trump Asks Pompeo to Cancel North Korea Travel Plans Trump became the first sitting USA president to meet with a North Korean ruler in June, and gradual signs of progress following his talks with Kim emerged only to be overshadowed by new reports suggesting North Korea had slowed or even halted anti-nuclear developments. [Full Article...]

GOP congressman blames wife for spending campaign cash

GOP congressman blames wife for spending campaign cash The pair entered not guilty pleas in a San Diego federal court on Thursday, the San Diego Union Tribune reported. During Thursday's court hearing, prosecutors said Hunter and his wife were living paycheck to paycheck, had few assets and recommended low bond for the couple. [Full Article...]

New Australian prime minister faces party popularity slump

New Australian prime minister faces party popularity slump A moderate, she reportedly garnered only 11 votes out of 85 in the leadership ballot - significantly lower than the two other rightwing challengers, coup instigator Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton and Treasurer Scott Morrison. She served as minister for education and science and for women before becoming foreign minister in Tony Abbott's government in 2013. Marise Payne, the former defence ... [Full Article...]

We Don't Need Trump to Solve Land Reform - Farmers, Agriculture Roleplayers

We Don't Need Trump to Solve Land Reform - Farmers, Agriculture Roleplayers A visibly angry Glaude was having none of it. The South African government condemned Trump's attempt to sow division. Jerusalem-based Times of Israel wrote that Trumps' tweet echoed a commonly held belief among white nationalists who see the murder of white farmers in South Africa as a "genocide". [Full Article...]

Death Of Mollie Tibbetts Caused By 'Sharp Force Injuries'

Death Of Mollie Tibbetts Caused By 'Sharp Force Injuries' Authorities said Rivera admitted to following Tibbetts , approaching her, and then blacking out and later discovering her body in the trunk of his auto. The footage showed a Chevy Malibu connected to Rivera that was driving back and forth as Tibbetts was running in the area. He is being held on $5 million bond. [Full Article...]

US pressuring Russia about election meddling, Bolton says

US pressuring Russia about election meddling, Bolton says Russia , Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's big-power backer, says it is committed to destroying Islamic State insurgents but has been more circumspect about the involvement of Iran , another foreign power reinforcing Damascus. bilateral sanctions against the Persian country. Iran on Wednesday said that it would hit American and Israeli targets if the United States was to commence an attack, ... [Full Article...]

Pak Asks US To "Immediately Correct" Statement On Imran Khan-Pompeo Call

Pak Asks US To Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday confirmed that Pompeo is scheduled to visit Pakistan on September 5. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is supposed to visit Pakistan in September. Pakistan is an important partner to the United States. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had spent 51 billion Pakistani rupees ($417,825,150) government funds only in one year by exercisin... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Detected And Dismantled Six Phony Political Sites By Russian Hackers

Microsoft Detected And Dismantled Six Phony Political Sites By Russian Hackers The Hudson Institute mainly focuses on American national security and foreign policy issues while the International Republican Institute promotes the foreign policy ideas of the US Republican Party, focusing on attitudes to America overseas. [Full Article...]

Kerala floods: PM Imran Khan offers humanitarian assistance to India

Kerala floods: PM Imran Khan offers humanitarian assistance to India In an unusual move, Pakistan has asked the USA to "immediately correct" a readout issued by the State Department in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was quoted as saying that he asked Pakistan's new prime minister to take "decisive action" against all terrorists operating in the country. [Full Article...]

Expect a brief reprieve of smoke Thursday night

Expect a brief reprieve of smoke Thursday night James and officials say an increase in wildfire activity in southeastern B.C.is also a concern. The city had its worst day of air quality on Sunday , when wildfire smoke pushed the air quality index into the " Hazardous " category, where it sat for more much of Monday before clearing out in the afternoon. [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort found guilty of 8 charges

Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort found guilty of 8 charges The outcome nearly certainly guarantees years of prison for Manafort and established the ability of special counsel Robert Mueller's team to persuade a jury of average citizens despite months of partisan attacks - including from Trump - on the investigation's integrity. [Full Article...]

British-Iranian woman temporarily released from Tehran prison

British-Iranian woman temporarily released from Tehran prison It is the first time she has been allowed out of prison since her arrest in April 2016 and conviction previous year for plotting to overthrow the Iranian regime - something she has always denied. Ratcliffe and his supporters have held multiple protests and vigils in London to seek her release, attracting celebrity support from the likes of Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson. [Full Article...]

Manafort Lawyer: 'No Chance' of a Deal With Mueller as Trial Begins

Manafort Lawyer: 'No Chance' of a Deal With Mueller as Trial Begins David Atkins said that Trump could be impeached for words directed at the Manafort jury. Taxpayers must file reports separately from their tax returns. The judge said he is now under the protection of US marshals. "To do so would create a risk of harm to them", the judge said. He said that he personally has received threats and is now under the protection of USA marshals. [Full Article...]

Cruise Passenger's Unexpected Detour: 10 Hours in Ocean

Cruise Passenger's Unexpected Detour: 10 Hours in Ocean She was pulled from the water late Sunday morning by the Croatian Coast Guard and she was completely exhausted. "I was in the water for 10 hours", she said. Hospital director Irena Hristic said Longstaff has suffered stress, but overall she is in good health. The incident happened between Pula, on the Croatian mainland, and Mali Losinj, an island in the Adriatic that's part of Croatia , accor... [Full Article...]

South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart

South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart The week-long event is the first of its kind in almost three years, and was arranged as part of diplomatic efforts to resolve a stand-off over North Korea's nuclear ambitions. Park Hong-seo, an 88-year-old Korean War veteran from the southern city of Daegu, said he always wondered whether he'd faced his older brother in battle. [Full Article...]

Dr Nkosana Moyo saddened by the death of Kofi Annan

Dr Nkosana Moyo saddened by the death of Kofi Annan Mr Annan filled a number of roles in his long diplomatic career at the United Nations from peacekeeping operations to senior managerial positions and was the first secretary general to emerge from the ranks of the organisation's staff. Nobel Peace Laureate and former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan was "a conscience keeper of worldwide peace and security", said Prime Minister Nar... [Full Article...]


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