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Taliban revoke ban on Red Cross, provide security guarantees

Taliban revoke ban on Red Cross, provide security guarantees But the Taleban denied the governor had been killed. However, the Taliban didn't comment on his death. The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russian Federation to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks with the United States this month, officials from the insurgent group said. [Full Article...]

2,500 People Missing in Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian

2,500 People Missing in Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas on September 1 as a Category 5 storm, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record to hit land, packing top sustained winds of 185 miles per hour (298 km per hour). Its swells could still affect the coasts of Florida , Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina in the coming days. As aid groups rushed shelter material to residents living in the... [Full Article...]

Underfire PM calls up Hulk, claims 'huge' Brexit progress

Underfire PM calls up Hulk, claims 'huge' Brexit progress In an interview with the Mail on Sunday , the prime minister said Hulk "always escaped, no matter how tightly bound in he seemed to be". Parliament is suspended until October 14th and Johnson will meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker next week in an attempt to rework the divorce deal. [Full Article...]

Oil prices surge 15% after attack on Saudi facility hits global supply

Oil prices saw a record surge Monday after attacks on two Saudi facilities slashed output in the world's top producer by half, fuelling fresh geopolitical fears as Donald Trump blamed Iran and raised the possibility of a military strike on the country. [Full Article...]

Beto O'Rourke Threatened with Death By Congressman Over Assault Weapon Ban

Beto O'Rourke Threatened with Death By Congressman Over Assault Weapon Ban Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's campaign has contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation after a sitting Texas state representative appeared to threaten O'Rourke with his "AR" on Twitter just after the Democratic debate Thursday evening. [Full Article...]

South Florida man missing for 22 years found dead in retention pond

South Florida man missing for 22 years found dead in retention pond Moldt, a 40-year-old mortgage broker, rarely drank, but he had chose to go out that evening in November 1997. According to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System , Moldt left a nightclub alone around 11 the night before he was reported missing. [Full Article...]

Husband and wife fugitives wanted for murder are captured in Arizona

Husband and wife fugitives wanted for murder are captured in Arizona The married couple accused of killing a 72-year-old man and then escaping as they were being transported from NY to Arizona to face charges has been taken into custody. The couple then took off with the little money the guards had in their wallets, and then left behind the guards, who tied up in the back, as well as another prisoner. [Full Article...]

What to Watch for in the 3rd Presidential Debate

What to Watch for in the 3rd Presidential Debate In terms of format, the candidates will have an opportunity to deliver opening statements. The debate will air on a broadcast network with a post-Labor Day uptick in interest in the race, nearly certainly giving the candidates their largest single audience yet. [Full Article...]

Bolton a 'Disaster' on North Korea, 'Out of Line' on Venezuela

Bolton a 'Disaster' on North Korea, 'Out of Line' on Venezuela President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Trump announced he had fired Bolton a day after North Korea signaled a new willingness to resume stalled denuclearization talks, but it then proceeded with the latest in a spate of missile test launches. [Full Article...]

Canada election 2019: Five things to know about Canada’s general election

Canada election 2019: Five things to know about Canada’s general election An election campaign sure to feature plenty of pocketbook promises got underway amid deeper questions of ethics and values Wednesday as federal leaders challenged Canadians to consider the kind of country they want to vote for 40 days from now. [Full Article...]

Government releases list of confirmed VVIPs attending Mugabe Burial

Government releases list of confirmed VVIPs attending Mugabe Burial At the airport Wednesday night, Mnangagwa paid tribute to his former ally, calling him an "icon of pan-Africanism" and "the man who created our nation", Sky News reported. He hoisted the new Zimbabwe flag and lit the independence flame on April 18, 1980 - bringing hope for a new era after a long insurgency. Mugabe died on a medical trip to Singapore, where he had been travelling regularly for tr... [Full Article...]

Iran rules out dialogue with US

Iran rules out dialogue with US Zarif said "the world - minus 3 or 2 panicked cohorts - was breathing a sigh of relief" after Bolton's ouster. For now, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said the United States would keep up its campaign of sanctions and military pressure. [Full Article...]

Speaker John Bercow: London’s longest-running one-man show

Speaker John Bercow: London’s longest-running one-man show Bercow's retirement will take effect either on Monday night if the current session of Parliament is ended without a successful vote to hold a snap general election, or, in the case of a snap election, on October 31, after the debates surrounding the new Parliament's legislative agenda. [Full Article...]

Robert Mugabe's body being flown home from Singapore

Robert Mugabe's body being flown home from Singapore Mugabe is proving as polarising in death as he was in life, as the fight over where he will be buried threatens to embarrass his successor, Mnangagwa, and deepen divisions in the ruling Zanu PF party. Mugabe led Zimbabwe for 37 years before being ousted by the army in 2017. They want him to be laid to rest in his rural Zvimba home. Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo added that government w... [Full Article...]

Explosion At U.S. Embassy In Kabul On 9/11 Anniversary

Explosion At U.S. Embassy In Kabul On 9/11 Anniversary The assault came days after the top USA peace negotiator, Zalmay Khalilzad, proclaimed that almost a year of peace negotiations with the Taliban had yielded a deal "in principle". Several called the timing unfortunate but the idea of talks worthwhile, a potential path toward peace for Afghans and Americans tired of Washington's longest war. [Full Article...]

Pakistan says India's presence in Kashmir raises threat of 'genocide'

Pakistan says India's presence in Kashmir raises threat of 'genocide' Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met Trump for the first time at the White House where the two leaders discussed a range of issues. Vijay Thakur Singh, Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs who led the Indian delegation, said, "The world is aware that this fabricated narrative comes from the epicentre of global terrorism , where ring leaders were sheltered for years". [Full Article...]

South Carolina GOP scraps 2020 presidential primary; other states may follow

South Carolina GOP scraps 2020 presidential primary; other states may follow Trump outright. In April, former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld became the first person to challenge Mr Trump. Brad Parscale campaign manager for Trump's 2020 reelection campaign. Sanford declared his long-shot presidential bid Sunday morning in an interview with Fox News' Chris Wallace. "It's something I've apologized extensively for". [Full Article...]

Speaker John Bercow to stand down after Tory election threats

Speaker John Bercow to stand down after Tory election threats The new Act will legally require the government to write to the European Union and request a Brexit extension beyond Halloween if the Prime Minister can not get Parliament to agree by October 19. MP Mark Prisk said minutes earlier that he would not stand in another general election, while Prime Minister Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigned from government last Tuesday, followed by Work and Pe... [Full Article...]

IAEA confirms Iran's installation of centrifuges

IAEA confirms Iran's installation of centrifuges The landmark accord has been under mounting pressure since the U.S. withdrew from it in May 2018 and then re-introduced sanctions on Iran. "The Americans are gaining more privileges through negotiations with Iran, and we should take the next steps (to reduce nuclear commitments) earnestly to counter their attitudes", Izadi added. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Dorian's death toll in Bahamas rises to 50

Hurricane Dorian's death toll in Bahamas rises to 50 Mariko Kagoshima, UN Resident Coordinator for The Bahamas said "we know that there were approximately 17, 000 people living in Abaco before the hurricane ". He said the $3.5 million being requested by PAHO is a preliminary estimate to cover short-term healthcare, water and sanitation, epidemiological surveillance and vector-control needs in the Bahamian islands most affected by Hurricane Dor... [Full Article...]


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