World News # 27

 

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This is Money | 2018-12-18

MOSCOW, Dec 18 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that there was nothing to stop Russia and the

 

This is Money | 2018-12-18

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis says political speeches that harangue migrants and the poor are “unacceptable.” Francis issued his annual peace message, which

 

Xinhua | 2018-12-18

TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) — Iranian Foreign MinisterMohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran to Geneva on Tuesday to attend a meeting on the formation of a

 

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-12-18

By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Monday it had built new barracks for troops on a disputed chain of islands near Japan and would build more

 

Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya‘s legal troubles continue to mount as he is set to face bankruptcy proceedings in the UK High Court next year, brought by a

 

The Siasat Daily | 2018-12-18

San Francisco: Twitter has warned of “unusual activity” from state-sponsored actors based in China and Saudi Arabia after it found a bug that could

 

Fox News | 2018-12-18

A man with down syndrome who 30 years ago offered hope to many with disabilities in Australia after securing a job at McDonald’s announced his retirement from

 

Centre Daily Times | 2018-12-17

A top U.S. diplomat in Geneva has used a review of America‘s trade policy to criticize “forced” technology transfer and a “heavily skewed playing field” in

 

Kyodo | 2018-12-17

Nissan Motor Co. put off selecting a new chairman to succeed Carlos Ghosn at a board meeting on Monday, deciding not to name anyone to the post yet following

 

Manila Standard Today | 2018-12-17

Montreal – Canada is looking into ways to cancel a giant 2014 weapons deal with Saudi ArabiaPrime Minister Justin Trudeausaid Sunday, as criticism mounts

 

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-12-17

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is set to condemn growing calls for a second referendum on Britain’s departure from the European Union, saying it would

 

This is Money | 2018-12-17

Yuan Shanshan, left, Liu Ermin, Wang Qiaoling and Li Wenzu pose shaved their heads to protest the detention of their husbands, detained during the so-caled 709

 

Dawn | 2018-12-17

The Philippines’ Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition concluding Monday in Bangkok, besting contestants from 93 other countries and

 

The Observer | 2018-12-17

The domination of Facebook by Italy’s two populist political leaders, Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio, is revealed in previously unseen data that shows how

 

 

The Telegraph Macon | 2018-12-16

Pope Francis is expressing hope that the new U.N. global pact on safe, orderly migration spurs solidarity toward migrants. He told the faithful in St. Peter’s

 

Gulf News | 2018-12-16

Tehran: The appointment of President Hassan Rouhani’s son-in-law as head of Iran’s geological survey has renewed accusations of nepotism and led on Sunday to

 

This is Money | 2018-12-16

DOHA, Dec 16 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan that Washington is working on extraditing a U.S.-based

 

This is Money | 2018-12-16

Abdullah Yameen has been dogged by allegations he received close to $1.5 million in illicit payments during his failed bid for re-election Former Maldives

 

The Jordan Times | 2018-12-16

SANAA — Houthi rebels on Saturday hailed a ceasefire accord for a vital Yemeni port agreed at UN-brokered peace talks in Sweden, although the deal’s

 

Hamodia | 2018-12-16

Egypt unveiled a well-preserved ancient tomb decorated with hieroglyphs and statues south of Cairo on Saturday, and officials expect more discoveries when

 

This is Money | 2018-12-15

MOSCOW, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putinsaid on Saturday the Kremlin should play a leading role in Russian rap music and in youth culture,

 

The Guardian | 2018-12-14

Egypt has reportedly arrested two people accused of helping a Danish photographer stage a naked photoshoot on top of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

 

The Jakarta Post | 2018-12-14

President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed to have had affairs with him, his former lawyer Michael

 

This is Money | 2018-12-14

By Francesco Guarascio and Andreas Rinke BRUSSELS, Dec 14(Reuters) – Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte sought to convince European Union leaders on Friday that his

 

Business Insider | 2018-12-14

LONDON — An angry-looking Theresa May confronted European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday after EU leaders rejected her latest Brexit

 

Hindustan Times | 2018-12-14

The government appealed and asked the Supreme Court to hear the case, and, pending its final decision, on Thursday requested that it suspend the rulings of the

 

This is Money | 2018-12-14

Right-wing Israelis, mostly from settlements in the occupied West Bank, protest outside the residence of Prime MinisterBenjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem Israeli

 

The Oklahoman | 2018-12-14

Advertisement Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gather for a two-day summit,

 

 

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-12-13

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s president has warned that the planned forming of a Kosovo army will significantly worsen

 

The Oklahoman | 2018-12-13

Advertisement KINSHASA (Reuters) – A fire overnight at a warehouse in Congo’s capital, Kinshasa, destroyed thousands of voting machines and ballot boxes that

 

The State | 2018-12-13

Palestinian gunman opened fire at a bus stop outside a West Bank settlement on Thursday, shooting at soldiers and civilians and killing at least two Israelis

 

This is Money | 2018-12-13

Yemen‘s warring parties are in the rural Swedish village of Rimbofor UN-brokered talks, now in their seventh day, seeking agreement on key issues including a

 

Newsweek | 2018-12-13

A monk has been attacked and killed by a leopard while meditating in a forest in India’s western Maharashtra state. The holy man, identified by the BBC as Rahul

 

This is Money | 2018-12-13

MOGADISHU Dec 13 (Reuters) – Eritrean President Isaias Afwerkiarrived on Thursday for his first-ever visit to SomaliaEritrea‘s information minister said, in

 

Asahi News | 2018-12-13

BEIJING–China and the United States are in close contact over trade, and any U.S. trade delegation would be welcome to visit, a commerce ministry spokesman

 

 

Google has released its annual list of most searched people in the world and Meghan MarkleDuchess of Sussex was placed second. The top spot was taken by

 

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-12-12

More A ballot will be held this evening, and the results will be announced immediately, chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee Sir Graham Brady

 

This is Money | 2018-12-12

MADRID, Dec 12 (Reuters) – Spain‘s government will approve a 22 percent increase in the minimum wage to 900 euros ($1,019) per month on Dec. 21, Prime Minister

 

Middle East Online | 2018-12-12

STRASBOURG – Hundreds of security forces were Wednesday deployed in the hunt for a lone gunman who killed at least three people and wounded a dozen others at

 

Independent online (SA) | 2018-12-12

INTERNATIONAL – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would intervene in the Justice Department’s case against a top executive at China’s Huawei

 

The Oklahoman | 2018-12-12

Advertisement British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, walks past a holiday tree as she leaves the Europa building after a meeting with European Council

 

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-12-12

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s Hindu nationalist party has suffered an embarrassing defeat in three state

 

This is Money | 2018-12-11

Theresa May will bring her Brexit deal back before the House of Commons “before January 21”, Downing Street has announced. The Prime Minister has embarked on a

 

RTE | 2018-12-11

Turkey is in talks over a possible United Nations investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Turkishforeign minister has said.

 

The Manila Times | 2018-12-11

GENEVA: The fate of UNAIDS chief Michel Sidibe hung in the balance on Tuesday as he faced the agency’s oversight body after an expert report blasted his

 

Arab News | 2018-12-11

Mon, 2018-12-10 (All day) CAIRO: Egyptian authorities have quietly introduced restrictions on the sale of yellow reflective vests, fearing opponents might

 

Hong Kong Standard | 2018-12-11

File photo shows China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi. (AP photo) China’s foreign minister vowed Tuesday to protect its citizens abroad as a Canadian court

 

China.dot.org | 2018-12-11

GUANGZHOU, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) — Former UN Secretary-GeneralBan Ki-moon has said that eliminating poverty, the number one goal of the UN Millennium Development

 

The Oklahoman | 2018-12-11

Advertisement TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has confirmed a recent ballistic missile test that was condemned by the United States. The semi-official Fars news agency

 

 

Vanity Fair | 2018-12-10

Meghan Markle’s father, Thomas Markle, is getting sentimental for the holidays. On Saturday, the duchess’s father gave an interview with the Daily

 

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-12-10

More WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump on Monday defended hush money payments reported by his former lawyer a day after Democrats said the U.S. president

 

This is Money | 2018-12-10

By Aziz El Yaakoubi RIMBO, SwedenDec 10 (Reuters) – Yemen‘s Saudi-backed government is willing to accept a U.N. role in Hodeidah‘s seaport, a lifeline for

 

The National | 2018-12-10

Siberian policeman who raped and killed women after offering them late-night rides was found guilty of dozens more murders on Monday, making him Russia‘s most

 

Wtop | 2018-12-10

NEW DELHI (AP) — The head of India’s central bank resigned Monday amid a growing split between the Indian governmentand the independent monetary policy

 

The Guardian | 2018-12-10

As those who lived through two world wars die out, taking with them real memories of past atrocities, the world is back on a path to self-destruction, a leading

 

The Times of India | 2018-12-10

MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Monday denied involvement in the “yellow vest” protests that have rocked France, after reports that Russia-linked social media accounts

 

 

WPXI | 2018-12-08

BERLIN (AP) – Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s successor at the helm of Germany‘s main center-right party sought to consolidate her power on Saturday after a

 

Indian Express | 2018-12-08

Former Colombian President Belisario Betancur, who attempted to broker peace with leftist rebels during his administration, died on Friday at the age of 95, the

 

The Siasat Daily | 2018-12-08

The Hodeida battle, launched in June, has sparked fears for more than 150,000 civilians trapped in the city. RimboYemen’s government would not rule out

 

Manila Standard Today | 2018-12-08

TokyoJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition early Saturday rammed through legislation to bring more blue-collar foreign workers into

 

The Japan News | 2018-12-08

Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson“dumb as a rock” and “lazy as hell” a day

 

Irish Independent | 2018-12-08

By Frances D’EmilioAssociated Press December 8 2018 10:17AM 0 Comments Six killed in stampede at nightclub in ItalyIndependent.ie A stampede at a concert in

 

AOL | 2018-12-08

Amber Rudd warned Tories not to oust Theresa May if her Brexit plan is rejected by MPs and suggested a Norway-style arrangement was a plausible alternative to

 

Democratic Underground | 2018-12-07

By Kaitlan CollinsCNN Updated 8:17 AM ET, Fri December 7, 2018 Washington (CNN) – John Kelly is expected to resign as White House chief of staff in the coming

 

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-12-07

By Paul Carrel and Madeline Chambers HAMBURG (Reuters) – Angela Merkel bowed out as leader of her Christian Democratson Friday with an emotional speech to her

 

BBC News | 2018-12-07

Mr Castaner told reporters that the past three weeks of demonstrations had “created a monster that escaped from its creators.” He said authorities would respond

 

Arab News | 2018-12-07

MANILA: Maoist rebels in the Philippines declared a cease-fire on Friday for the Christmas and New Year holidays, but the government said it would not be fooled

 

This is Money | 2018-12-07

ROMEDec 7 (Reuters) – Italy‘s Economy Minister Giovanni Triadenied he would resign on Friday, according to a spokeswoman, after newspapers reported he was on

 

This is Money | 2018-12-07

BRUSSELS, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The European Union should be worried about Huawei and other Chinese technology companies because of the risk they pose to the bloc’s

 

Press TV | 2018-12-07

Nearly half of all American adults have an immediate family member who has experienced incarceration, according to a new study, underscoring the extent of mass

 

 

Stars and Stripes | 2018-12-06

BERLIN — Three high-profile contenders are vying to lead Angela Merkel‘s party as the longtime German chancellor makes way after 18 years for a successor who

 

Voa News | 2018-12-06

Afghanistan‘s election complaints body has declared October’s parliamentary elections invalid for the capital Kabul and surrounding areas. According to the

 

The National | 2018-12-06

More than 150 schools across France were closed on Thursday after students went on strike over education reforms adding to the woes of embattled President

 

CNN | 2018-12-06

(CNN)Since the Trump administration announced it would end its practice of separating undocumented families in June under its “zero tolerance” immigration

 

Hong Kong Standard | 2018-12-06

An investor reacts near boards displaying stock market prices in Beijing, China. (AP photo) China’s government said Thursday it will promptly carry out a

 

This is Money | 2018-12-06

LONDON (AP) – Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnsonhas been reprimanded for failing to report income within time limits set by Parliament. A

 

Suryaa | 2018-12-06

Six members of the US Navy are missing after two military aircraft collided off the west coast of Japan, the US Armed Forces deployed in the Asian country

 

WorldNews.com | 2018-12-05

Article By WN.Com Guest Writer Sarah Turkenicz Design plays a fundamental role in cultivating and forming collective memory through the shaping of physical

 

The Daily Tribune | 2018-12-05

WASHINGTON — The death of George H.W. Bush is bringing together the five remaining members of an oh-so-exclusive fraternity — the presidents club. But for

 

The Oklahoman | 2018-12-05

Advertisement GENEVA (AP) — A top leader of Switzerland‘s main right-wing populist party has been chosen to take the Alpine country‘s largely ceremonial

 

This is Money | 2018-12-05

By Guy Faulconbridge and Sujata Rao LONDONDec 5 (Reuters) – U.S. investment bank J.P. Morgan said on Wednesday the chances of Britain calling off its divorce

 

Hong Kong Standard | 2018-12-05

Turkey is seeking the arrest of two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who were dismissed amid the fallout from the killing of Washington

 

The Oklahoman | 2018-12-05

Advertisement Demonstrators stand in front of a makeshift barricade set up by the so-called yellow jackets to block the entrance of a fuel depot in Le Mans,

 

This is Money | 2018-12-05

MPs were warned they would live to ‘regret’ forcing the Government to publish the final legal advice on the Brexit deal today. Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom

 

 

BBC News | 2018-12-04

A handwritten letter by Albert Einstein in which he grapples with the concept of religion is being auctioned

 

Newsweek | 2018-12-04

Paul ManafortPresident Donald Trump‘s former campaign chairman, offered to help Ecuador’s then newly elected president Lenín Moreno hand over WikiLeaks

 

Irish Independent | 2018-12-04

Independent.ie Newsdesk Twitter Email December 4 2018 11:54 AM 0 Comments French Prime Minister confirms

 

This is Money | 2018-12-04

ROMEDec 4 (Reuters) – Italian police have arrested the new head of the Sicilian mafia and 45 other alleged mobsters in a powerful blow to organised crime on

 

News24 | 2018-12-04

President Donald Trump is congratulating Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on taking office as Mexico‘s new president. ...

 

Daily Star Lebanon | 2018-12-04

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday that a revised draft budget to avoid excess deficit penalties from Brussels would be ready “in the coming

 

Modern Ghana | 2018-12-04

Former First Lady of the United State Of AmericaMichelle Obama in London where she delivered an ldquo;inspi