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In Bangladesh, UN food relief agency chief urges support amid massive Rohingya influx

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In Bangladesh, UN food relief agency chief urges support amid massive Rohingya influx

Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar area, Bangladesh. Photo: WFP/Saikat Mojumder  1 October 2017 – The head of the United Nations food relief agency called today for an end to the “horrors” driving Rohingyas by the tens of thousands from their homes in Myanmar into neighboring Bangladesh. On a visit to the region to rally international […]

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Catalan independence referendum: How Italy’s politicians reacted

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Catalan independence referendum: How Italy’s politicians reacted

Spanish Guardia Civil guards drag a man outside a polling station. Photo: Raymond Roig/AFP On Sunday, images of police violence during the Catalan independence referendum were beamed around the world. Here’s how Italy’s politicians reacted, and the comparisons they made with two upcoming Italian regional referendums. The regional referendums scheduled in Italy for later this month will […]

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Large-scale military operation against ISIS terrorists is continued across Syria

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Large-scale military operation against ISIS terrorists is continued across Syria

Provinces,  SANA- The wide-scale military operation against ISIS and other terrorist organizations’ hideouts and gatherings is continued across the Syrian provinces. In Deir Ezzor, according to a military source, the Syrian Air Force on Sunday carried out intensive airstrikes against positions of ISIS terrorists  in the villages of al-Boulil and al-Muhassan city in the eastern countryside. The […]

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The 30-year-old suspect is under arrest for offences including participation in a terrorist act

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The 30-year-old suspect is under arrest for offences including participation in a terrorist act

A man once investigated for “espousing extremist views” faces terror charges after a rampage Saturday night injured five people, including a police constable, and turned Edmonton’s core into a chaotic scene of flashing blue and red lights accompanied by a chorus of sirens. Police said Sunday that the investigation is ongoing, but it’s believed the […]

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Three Americans win Nobel Prize for Medicine for discoveries about body’s daily rhythms

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Three Americans win Nobel Prize for Medicine for discoveries about body’s daily rhythms

Winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (L-R) Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young are pictured on a display during a press conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm on October 2, 2017. (AFP Photo) Three Americans, namely Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young, won the […]

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Political Leadership of Kurdistan-Iraq: Cancelling referendum result non-negotiable

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Political Leadership of Kurdistan-Iraq: Cancelling referendum result non-negotiable

Political Leadership of Kurdistan-Iraq meeting on Oct. 1, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The Kurdistan Region High Council for Referendum held its last meeting on Sunday following the “successful” vote and said they refuse to cancel its results as pre-condition for dialogue with Baghdad. The Council, headed by Kurdistan Region […]

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Catalan Parliament to declare independence following ‘yes’ victory, president says

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Catalan Parliament to declare independence following ‘yes’ victory, president says

Catalan Parliament will go ahead with plans to declare independence following a “yes” vote victory in the October 1 referendum, Catalan president Carles Puigdemont said on Sunday. The Catalan government thus doubles down on its challenge to the Spanish government, after a day of unprecedented, dramatic events. Spain’s police violently cracked down on voters, leaving […]

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More than 20 dead, 100 injured in mass shooting on Las Vegas Strip John Locher AP

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More than 20 dead, 100 injured in mass shooting on Las Vegas Strip  John Locher AP

AP Police officers stand at the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas. Multiple victims were being transported to hospitals after a shooting late Sunday at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. A gunman on the 32nd floor […]

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Trump says Tillerson ‘wasting his time’ talking to North Korea’s Little Rocket Man

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Trump says Tillerson ‘wasting his time’ talking to North Korea’s Little Rocket Man

Reuters Photo U.S. President Donald Trump says his chief diplomat is “wasting his time” trying to negotiate with North Korea about its nuclear and missile programs. Trump tweets this advice to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: “Save your energy, Rex, we’ll do what has to be done!” The president isn’t elaborating, but he told the […]

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Syrian Democratic Forces recapture Jafra oil field after clashes with IS

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Syrian Democratic Forces recapture Jafra oil field after clashes with IS

Representational photo. Deir Ezzor (Syria News) Local sources informed, on Saturday, that the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) managed to recapture Jafra oil field, northeast of the city of Deir Ezzor, from the Islamic State group, Qasioun News reported. The sources revealed that the Syrian Democratic Forces were able to capture Jafra oil field, northeast of […]

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