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Washington and Beijing set up military dialogue mechanism to reduce ‘risk of miscalculations’

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Washington and Beijing set up military dialogue mechanism to reduce ‘risk of miscalculations’

Reuters The United States and China have agreed to enhance their direct military communication line in order to reduce chances of any “miscalculations” amid the Korean peninsula crisis and other standing issues between Washington and Beijing. The joint strategic dialogue mechanism agreement was signed Tuesday between Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint […]

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Sierra Leone: Hundreds Feared Dead in Sierra Leone Mudslide

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Sierra Leone: Hundreds Feared Dead in Sierra Leone Mudslide

President Ernest Bai Koroma has twice visited the Mortormeh community at Regent where a deadly mudslide took place which claimed several lives. The mudslide, which took place around 6:00 am on Monday morning, mostly hit and caused tremendous damage in Mortormeh, Kamayama and Kaningo communities in the outskirts of Freetown. RESOURCE: Witness Describes ‘Disaster’ in […]

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Norway could become world’s first ‘fully electric’ country: industry rep

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Norway could become world’s first ‘fully electric’ country: industry rep

Industry interest organisation Energi Norge says that Norway is in with a chance of becoming the world’s first fully electrically powered society. A target of becoming 100 percent electric by 2050 is achievable, according to the firm. The organisation handed over a new plan for growing green energy to climate minister Vidar Helgesen on Monday, […]

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Iran threatens to withdraw from nuclear deal if US keeps imposing sanctions

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Iran threatens to withdraw from nuclear deal if US keeps imposing sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned on Tuesday that Iran could abandon its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers within hours if the United States keeps on imposing new sanctions as he outlined plans for his new term. In a speech to parliament, he also hit out at U.S. counterpart Donald Trump saying he had shown […]

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Donald Trump calls out ‘alt-left,’ doubles down on remarks blaming both sides for Virginia violence

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Donald Trump calls out ‘alt-left,’ doubles down on remarks blaming both sides for Virginia violence

WASHINGTON—Donald Trump was criticized around the country for the Saturday speech in which he faulted “many sides,” rather than white supremacists, for the violence in Charlottesville, Va. When he finally relented two days later, giving a scripted address in which he specifically denounced the right-wing racists, he was applauded by many pundits. The racists themselves, […]

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Abe meets with 4 governors over N Korean missile threat

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Abe meets with 4 governors over N Korean missile threat

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Monday the government’s utmost efforts to ensure the safety of residents in four western Japan prefectures over which North Korea recently said its missiles could fly en route to waters off the U.S. territory of Guam. Accepting a written request from Shimane Gov Zembee Mizoguchi urging the central government to […]

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Car-ramming at French restaurant: What we know so far

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Car-ramming at French restaurant: What we know so far

A 13-year-old girl is dead and four others are badly hurt after a car was deliberately driven into a restaurant east of Paris. Investigators were quick to rule out a terrorism link to the attack – so what do we know so far? What happened? In the early evening on Monday, a car was rammed […]

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Saudi Arabia approves four decisions in 10 days to ‘boost women’s rights’

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Saudi Arabia approves four decisions in 10 days to ‘boost women’s rights’

Saudi Arabia’s Justice Ministry has approved four decisions in support of women’s rights in the past ten days, the Saudi Okaz daily reported. The decisions pertain to protecting minors, divorcees, women who have custody of their children and law graduates who have not practiced the profession yet due to male lawyers’ arbitrariness. Legislative authorities approved 10 proceedings […]

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Johannesburg :Gabriella Engels claimed to have been attacked by Grace Mugabe

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Johannesburg :Gabriella Engels claimed to have been attacked by Grace Mugabe

 Johannesburg – A Johannesburg mother wants Grace Mugabe thrown in jail for allegedly going berserk and beating up her 20-year-old daughter at a Sandton hotel at the weekend. An incensed Debbie Engels, the mother of Gabriella – who was allegedly assaulted by Zimbabwe’s first lady – told The Star on Monday that her daughter was […]

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The first ever artificial esophagus transplant took place this year in the United States. Now the doctors want to cure more patients. Two Italian doctors, Fabio Triolo and Saverio la Francesca, implanted the esophagus, also known as the food pipe or the gullet, on a 75-year-old US cancer patient. “The organ seems to work well […]

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