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United States claims cyber strike on Iran after attack on Saudi oil facility

United States claims cyber strike on Iran after attack on Saudi oil facility An incident involving Iran's Sabiti oil tanker on October 11 in the Red Sea increasingly appears to have resulted from an attack, marking the latest major hostile incident in a region on edge in recent months after Iranian or Iranian-backed attacks on oil-related targets. [Full Article...]

Police seal another torture centre in Daura

Police seal another torture centre in Daura Lawal Ahmad, a 33-year-old who was held captive, said he witnessed sexual assault, beatings and the death of other captives during his two years there. Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari is a native of Daura. Umar said Bello was among the leading Imams in the area and wondered why such activities could take place within an Islamic school, urging the police not to leave any stone unturned in br... [Full Article...]

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh trying to capitalize on newfound momentum

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh trying to capitalize on newfound momentum Conservatives "feel personal attacks and lying to Canadians is the only way they can get elected", Trudeau said. "People in Windsor were really anxious as we were facing Donald Trump and his desire to rip up NAFTA and the impact it would have on the entire Canadian economy particularly like economies here in Windsor that are so deeply tied to our American neighbours is of real concern", says Tru... [Full Article...]

Bolton objected to Ukraine pressure campaign, called Giuliani "a hand grenade"

Bolton objected to Ukraine pressure campaign, called Giuliani Republican congressman Matt Gaetz, an outspoken defender of Trump , was asked to leave the closed session about an hour into Hill's testimony. A separate source said Hill also drew a link between Sondland and Trump in her testimony. Sondland is expected to be asked why he relayed from Trump to other diplomats that the president said no "quid pro quos" connecting the Biden investigation with the U... [Full Article...]

Trump predicts the 'Fake News' media will protect Hunter Biden

Trump predicts the 'Fake News' media will protect Hunter Biden Hunter Biden , the 49-year-old son of the Democratic presidential candidate , revealed his plan in an internet post written by his lawyer, George Mesires, who outlined a defence of the younger Mr Biden's work in Ukraine and China , which has emerged as one of Mr Trump's chief lines of attack against Hunter's father despite no proof of impropriety. [Full Article...]

"We're Still Here": Indigenous Peoples' Day Celebration Reflects Ongoing Resistance to Colonization

By declaring Monday, October 14th, 2019, Indigenous People's Day , Notre Dame would be putting those words into action. Finley said Senator Casey Griffin came up with the idea of Indigenous Peoples' Day and presented it in front of the Senate on Wednesday at one of its weekly meetings. [Full Article...]

Trump's Strategy In Syria Is A Strategic Blunder, Retired General Says

Trump's Strategy In Syria Is A Strategic Blunder, Retired General Says It sits outside the border zone where Turkish troops have come across in recent days, causing US commanders to wonder whether the brief attack signaled Turkey was widening its operation. sanctions ", said spokesman Hami Aksoy, responding to a statement by the U.S. Treasury Department on possible sanctions against Turkey in relation to its anti-terror operation in northern Syria. [Full Article...]

Putin says no reliable information about who attacked Saudi oil plants

Putin says no reliable information about who attacked Saudi oil plants A year later, when the Saudi crown prince, known as MBS, was under fire over the assassination of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, Putin went out of his way to shake his hand at a G20 summit, to much comment. Oil will be "the main topic of discussion" between Putin and Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman , political analyst Fyodor Lukyanov told AFP. [Full Article...]

China wants more talks before signing trade deal with Donald Trump

China wants more talks before signing trade deal with Donald Trump And why should investors buy into the notion that slumping US economic growth would magically ignite into 2020? Ask around Wall Street and the mood is that what Trump just announced doesn't solve several serious issues that have held back the markets these past six months. [Full Article...]

Judge Blocks Green Card Denials for Low-Income Immigrants

Judge Blocks Green Card Denials for Low-Income Immigrants It has been reported that the Department of State will proceed with its own version of the Public charge Rule scheduled to take effect October 15, 2019, meaning that Judge Daniels' nationwide injunctions are limited to DHS's new Rule. Caseworkers would also take into account the petitioner's age, educational skills, English language proficiency and health to determine whether they are likely t... [Full Article...]

Exit polls project Saied to become Tunisia's new president

Exit polls project Saied to become Tunisia's new president The election was held early following the July death in office of President Beji Caid Essebsi. A Tunisian presidential election exit poll conducted by Sigma Consulting projected a landslide win for independent candidate Kais Saied on Sunday, saying he had taken 76.9% of the votes. [Full Article...]

Trump defends Giuliani, reportedly under investigation

Trump defends Giuliani, reportedly under investigation An indictment against Parnas and Fruman filed in the Southern District of NY does not accuse Sessions of wrongdoing or mention him by name, simply referring to the person as "Congressman 1". The two Giuliani associates were arrested this week as they tried to flee the country and charged with campaign finance violations in connection with the Ukraine affair. [Full Article...]

Brexit divorce talks between United Kingdom and European Union go down to the wire

Brexit divorce talks between United Kingdom and European Union go down to the wire The on Monday, an "optimistic and ambitious" programme of home laws which might once more make the United Kingdom "the greatest place on earth" with 22 Payments, together with measures to help the NHS, deal with critical and violent crime and to put money into science and infrastructure, might be unveiled, authorities sources stated. [Full Article...]

Nepal prepares to welcome China's Xi

Nepal prepares to welcome China's Xi For the second day of the summit, the Prime Minister opted for a Kurta and Pajama, along with his statement Modi jacket. Meanwhile, India has ruled out any scope of discussion between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the Kashmir issue , asserting that all countries, including Beijing , have been told categorically and clearly that abrogation of Article 370 i... [Full Article...]

Over 130000 people displaced by fighting in north-eastern Syria

Over 130000 people displaced by fighting in north-eastern Syria Turkey launched its offensive on Wednesday to push Kurdish-led forces away from the north-eastern border area of war-torn Syria. The ministry tweeted: "Ras al-Ayn's residential centre has been taken under control through the successful operations in the east of Euphrates" River. [Full Article...]

Kurdish SDF Forces in Syria: ISIS Prisoners No Longer 'Our Responsibility'

Kurdish SDF Forces in Syria: ISIS Prisoners No Longer 'Our Responsibility' Linking to Newsweek's report , the USA peace advocacy group CodePink challenged Turkey's statement , tweeting: "They say this was a mistake". The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said pro-Ankara fighters "executed" at least nine civilians on Saturday near the town of Tal Abyad, another key target of the cross-border assault. [Full Article...]

First spacewalker Alexei Leonov dies

First spacewalker Alexei Leonov dies Russian space fans were bringing flowers to his monument Friday on the memorial alley in honour of Russia's cosmonauts in Moscow. Leonov helped train other cosmonauts before retiring in 1992, a year after the Soviet Union collapsed. Tributes have poured in for Alexei Leonov . Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko said Leonov's death was a "loss for the whole planet", while President Vladim... [Full Article...]

Officials Warned of Trump's Ukraine Policy before Zelensky Call

Officials Warned of Trump's Ukraine Policy before Zelensky Call U.S. Democrats have seized on a rough transcript of the call - which saw Mr. Trump reply to a request for more U.S. military assistance for Ukraine with a request for Mr. At one point, the 41-year-old former comedian appeared to accuse reporters of trying to trick him into an answer that would make headlines in the U.S. [Full Article...]

China, India agree to set up mechanism for trade

China, India agree to set up mechanism for trade The meeting at the magnificent Shore temple complex under a sea-facing colourful tent went beyond the scheduled time as both leaders touched upon a range of issues over sumptuous local delicacies. The Prime Minister was given a warm send-off by Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit, chief minister K. Palaniswami, deputy chief minister O. Panneerselvam and senior leaders of the state unit of the B... [Full Article...]

Pompeo says appropriate for Trump to ask Ukraine to probe corruption

Pompeo says appropriate for Trump to ask Ukraine to probe corruption But he said the issue was not discussed in the phone call with Trump. But others familiar with the matter said the move came after officials became aware of the internal concerns and wanted to prevent additional people from reading the document. [Full Article...]


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