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Jul 19 2019

United States shot down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, says Trump

Trump said at a White House event. " The drone was immediately destroyed ", he said, adding the drone came within about 1,000 yards of the ship and ignored "multiple c...

Jul 18 2019

Donald Trump presses on with ‘racist’ sneers despite worldwide condemnation

They've never received a vote. "All the policies that we're now espousing deal with creating self-sufficiency in people and in those people who can not become self-suff...

Jul 17 2019

Iran's top diplomat warns US is 'playing with fire'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signed off on the visit amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Analysts said that not only was Iran's forex market growi...

Jul 17 2019

South African musician Johnny Clegg dies at 66

Clegg, who had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015, died at his family home in Johannesburg. He showed us what it was to assimilate to and embrace other culture...

Jul 16 2019

USA congresswomen targeted by Trump: 'We will not be silenced'

Democrats have widely criticised the Trump administration's approach to border control, saying they are holding migrants in inhumane conditions. Mr Trump suggested the ...

Jul 16 2019

Mueller testimony on Russia meddling investigation postponed

Democrats said they chose to delay at the request of Mr. Mueller , but the new agreement also appeared to be meant to give lawmakers from both parties more time to que...

Jul 16 2019

Turkey continues receiving Russian air defence parts, risks USA sanctions

Earlier in the day, the Pentagon said it will hold a press briefing on Friday afternoon to discuss Turkey's acceptance of Russian S-400 air defence systems, a spokesperso...

Jul 16 2019

Trump Tells Congresswomen to Go Fix "Crime Infested" Area They Came From

The tweets came after a week of tensions between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) and a group of freshman House Democrats Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rashida Tla...

Jul 15 2019

Man who attacked Tacoma immigration center was repeat assailant -authorities

A 69-year-old man was shot and killed by four police officers when attacking a Tacoma immigration jail in the USA northwest state of Washington early Saturday morning, th...

Jul 15 2019

Venezuela's president slams United Nations report

Venezuela " s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Jorge Valero, delivered on Friday a letter sent by President Nicolas Maduro to the Office of ...

Jul 15 2019

New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say

The nation's top police officer, Mike Bush, providing no more answers at a press conference yesterday. A high security presence was seen at the event as gun owners, acc...

Jul 15 2019

Congresswomen should 'go back' to where they came from

Today, President Trump continued to uphold his political platform of divisive bigotry. These places need your help badly, you can't leave fast enough. Ocasio-Cortez re...

Jul 14 2019

Somalia security forces end attack on Somalia hotel that killed 13

On Friday, July 12, 2019, the journalist dedicated to telling positive stories from a country suffering through decades of civil war, extremist attacks and starvation was...

Jul 14 2019

France levies 3 percent tax on major tech firms

British Green MEP Molly Scott Cato said the latest USA threat from Trump also served as a timely reminder for the United Kingdom, which is planning a similar tax on te...

Jul 13 2019

US Coast guardsmen jump onto homemade submarine filled with cocaine

The Coast Guard says increased us and allied presence in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Basin are part of its Western Hemisphere Strategy. Members of the guar...

Jul 13 2019

US House Committee Authorizes Subpoenas of Trump Officials

Numerous officials on the subpoena list are featured prominently in the special counsel's report , and Democrats say they need to speak to them as they debate whether to...

Jul 11 2019

Trump's approval rating hits record high

Fifty-one percent of Americans say he is doing a good job on the economy, which is ranked as a highly important issue for 82% of adults heading into the 2020 election. Th...

Jul 11 2019

Germany's Merkel Insists She Feels Well After 3rd Public Trembling Spell

Ulrike Demmer, a deputy government spokesperson, largely batted away journalists' questions on Wednesday but said that the 64-year-old has " kept all her appointments ove...

Jul 11 2019

Brexit: Labour to back new referendum

In that scenario, the choice on the ballot paper would be between Labour's deal and remaining in the EU, the unions said , and how Labour campaigned in a second refere...

Jul 10 2019

United States court rules Trump can't block critics on Twitter

Weeks after holding discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi , US President Donald Trump Tuesday raked up the issue of tariff imposed by India on American products...