World Now Archived # 26

 
 

 

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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 

Manila Standard Today | 2018-12-03

Fort Washington?Exiled Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng has lived a good life in the United States for more than 20 years. But the man often called the father of

 

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-12-03

More By Richard Lough and Simon Carraud PARIS (Reuters) – France‘s prime minister held talks with opposition party leaders on Monday as President Emmanuel

 

The Jordan Times | 2018-12-03

DUBAI — Iran said on Sunday it would continue missile tests to build up its defences and denied this was in breach of UN resolutions following US allegations

 

The Jakarta Post | 2018-12-03

Former US first lady Michelle Obama said Sunday she was canceling book tour visits to Paris and Berlin to attend the funeral of former president George H.W.

 

This is Money | 2018-12-03

Martin Griffiths (C), the UN special envoy for Yemen, arrives at Sanaa international airport on November 21, 2018 The UNenvoy for Yemen was scheduled to arrive..

 

This is Money | 2018-12-03

LONDONDec 3 (Reuters) – Next week’s parliamentary vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May‘s deal will go ahead, interior minister Sajid

 

Gulf Daily News | 2018-12-03

World News Mon, 03 Dec 2018 AFP Hong KongUS PresidentDonald Trump will grant North Korea‘s leader Kim Jong Un his wishes if he delivers on denuclearisation,

ABC7 | 2018-11-29

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putinare due to have their first sitdown meeting since their world-spinning summit in Helsinki in July.

 

Irish Independent | 2018-11-29

By Associated Press Reporter November 29 2018 12:47 PM 0 Comments China halts work by team on gene-edited babies Independent.ie China’s government has ordered a

 

Sputnik | 2018-11-29

BERLIN (Sputnik) – Kiev should show a ‘smart approach’ in connection with the Russia-Ukraine incident in the Kerch Strait, a solution is only possible through

 

Wtop | 2018-11-29

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro has been arrested for allegedly receiving bribes. Gov. Luiz Fernando Pezao was taken into

 

RTE | 2018-11-29

Turkey has renamed the street on which the new US embassywill be located after the American black Muslim civil rights campaigner Malcolm XThe new

 

Press TV | 2018-11-29

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says around 1,000 Palestiniansshot by Israeli forces during anti-occupation protests along the fence between the besieged Gaza

 

The Guardian | 2018-11-28

Marta was at her boyfriend’s house, moulding dough into circles to make tortillas, when five soldiers barged in. They forced the 19-year-old into the bedroom

 

The Independent | 2018-11-28

Against rumours of billions of dollars in Saudi aid, they mobilised. Heading to the city centres of Tunis and the southern city of Sfax, the disparate strands

 

Russia Today | 2018-11-28

The Central African Republic (CAR) could have landed windfall on Tuesday after Russian state bank VTB reported it had almost lent the country $12 billion by

 

Russia Today | 2018-11-28

Both protagonists of the Guardian’s ‘sources-based’ story, which claimed that Paul Manafort and Julian Assange secretly met prior to publication of leaked DNC

 

Metro UK | 2018-11-28

Evidence which proves the existence of extraterrestrial civilisations could be hidden near Earth waiting to be discovered. Top astronomers have called for an

 

Metro UK | 2018-11-28

‘A cowardly dereliction of duty for someone hoping to keep her job as prime minister.’ (PictureREX/ PA) At the last election, Theresa May was steadfast in her

 

CNN | 2018-11-28

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uthorities are investigating the death of a woman and her 10-month-old daughter after they were found dead in a remote area of Canada’s Yukon territory,

 

 



Khaleej Times | 2018-11-26

Four Turkish soldiers were killed on Monday when a military helicopter crashed in a residential area of Istanbul, the province’s governor said.? The army

 

Press TV | 2018-11-26

Taliban militants in Afghanistan have ambushed a police convoy, reportedly killing at least 22 people, as Afghanauthorities consider postponing the

 

Hong Kong Standard | 2018-11-26

British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, and European Council President Donald Tusk at a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, yesterday. After

 

AOL | 2018-11-26

British academic Matthew Hedges, who was last week jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates on a spying charge, has been pardoned. Foreign Secretary Jeremy

 

The Guardian | 2018-11-26

When it comes to the dangers posed to us by automatons, film-maker Maxim Pozdorovkin wants us to start thinking beyond what Hollywood has warned us about.

 

The National | 2018-11-26

Italian Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini signalled a new openness to change the nation’s budget deficit target for next year, the focus of a standoff with Brussels

 

South China Morning Post | 2018-11-26

A needle has been found in a strawberry in New Zealand, policesaid on Monday, the second incident to hit the country two months after a contamination crisis

Metro UK | 2018-11-25

Theresa May says she is adamant that her Brexit deal is the ‘best possible’ one for Britain as she warned MPs that if they reject it they ‘open the door to yet

Indian Express | 2018-11-25

At least 29 people died when a cruise boat capsized in poor weather on Saturday in Lake VictoriaUganda, the deputy police spokesman said on Sunday. Police had

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-11-25

More TOKYO (Reuters) – Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, arrested last Monday on suspicion of financial misdoing, has denied the allegations against him,

 

The Siasat Daily | 2018-11-25

ParisFrench President Emmanuel Macron has lashed out at demonstrators who clashed with police in Paris during the latest protests sparked by rising fuel

 

The Observer | 2018-11-25

Police on the Andaman islands have staked out a remote area where tribespeople were seen burying the body of an Americanadventurer and Christian missionary

 

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-11-25

KAMPALA (Reuters) – At least 10 people have died after a cruise boat capsized in Lake

DNA India | 2018-11-24

Britain’s draft deal to leave the European Union is the best available solution to safeguard the economy and start to reunite a divided country, finance

 

The Oklahoman | 2018-11-24

Advertisement Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing StreetLondon, Thursday Nov. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

 

AOL | 2018-11-24

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be moving out of Kensington Palace and into their own cottage in preparation for the birth of their first child. Harry and

 

Middle East Online | 2018-11-24

MANAMA – Bahrainis vote on Saturday in a parliamentary election from which opposition groups have been barred in a crackdown on dissent in the Western-allied

 

Khaleej Times | 2018-11-24

Pakistani authorities on Friday night arrested a party leader whose followers have shut down major cities demanding stricter application of stringent laws on..

 

CNN | 2018-11-23

Washington (CNN)House Democrats plan to further examine the intelligence community’s assessment of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi‘s murder and the overall

 

The Oklahoman | 2018-11-23

Advertisement Cuban doctors assemble to meet Cuba‘s President Miguel Diaz-Canel after landing in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. The first group of

The Star | 2018-11-21

ROME (Reuters) – Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini is not seeking any changes to the 2019 draft budget, a government source said on Wednesday,

 

Live Mint | 2018-11-21

German Chancellor Angela Merkel hopeful Spain’s objection to wording over the disputed British territory of Gibraltar can be resolved by Sunday Berlin: Germany

 

This is Money | 2018-11-21

By Yuddy Cahya Budiman BANGLI, IndonesiaNov 21 (Reuters) – Australian heroin courier Renae Lawrence was released from an Indonesian prison on Wednesday, the

 

Suryaa | 2018-11-21

San FranciscoNov 21 Despite mounting pressure from investors to step down as Facebook chairman as the social media firm faces intense scrutiny on data

 

The Telegraph Macon | 2018-11-21

An estimated 85,000 children under age 5 may have died of hunger and disease since the outbreak of Yemen‘s civil war in 2015, an international aid group said

The Independent | 2018-11-20

A dead whale washed up on a beach in eastern Indonesia had more than 1,000 pieces of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups and flip-flops,

 

The Independent | 2018-11-20

Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Wednesday for a critical meeting with

 

The Independent | 2018-11-20

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has kicked up a social media storm in India after a picture of him with a placard saying “smash Brahminical patriarchy”, referring to

 

The Himalayan | 2018-11-20

HOUSTON: A federal judge barred the Trump administration on Monday from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. US District Judge

 

RTE | 2018-11-20

Italy has ordered the seizure of migrant rescue ship Aquarius for alleged illegal waste treatment, Doctors without Borders(Médecins Sans

 

The Jakarta Post | 2018-11-20

Saudi King Salman stood by the crown prince and heaped praise on the judiciary Monday, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi‘s murder

 

Atlanta Journal | 2018-11-20

MADRID — One person died and dozens were injured Tuesday after a landslide derailed a commuter train traveling toward BarcelonaSpanish

 

South China Morning Post | 2018-11-18

A swimmer died after a rare suspected stingray attack off an Australian beach while another two people were mauled in separate shark encounters this weekend.

 

This is Money | 2018-11-18

Jeremy Corbyn has poured cold water over calls for Labour to back a second referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU — saying it is “an option for the future”

 

Sify | 2018-11-18

[USA], Nov 18 (ANI): Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded defeat to Republican Ron DeSantis in Florida’s gubernatorial race, as hand counts continued for the

 

Skynews | 2018-11-18

Theresa May will come out fighting in a Sky News interview, hitting back at Tory MPs bidding to remove her and cabinet ministers demanding a better Brexit deal.

 

CNN | 2018-11-18

(CNN)Arron Banks, the backer of the biggest campaign behind Brexit, asked Cambridge Analytica to draw up plans for raising funds from the United States,

 

Press TV | 2018-11-18

An Israeli website known for its close links to the regime’s military intelligence services has admitted that the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas is

Metro UK | 2018-11-17

A woman has been killed in apparent tragic accident after a car rammed into protesters in France. She was hit in the eastern Savoie region by a driver who

 

Suryaa | 2018-11-17

Port MoresbyNov 17 China’s President Xi Jinping said here on Saturday that the world needs common rules of global governance that do not respond to

 

The Guardian | 2018-11-17

Swedish firm Klarna has taken online shopping by storm over the past couple of years. Millennials no longer pay for clothes and gadgets with old-fashioned money

 

CNN | 2018-11-17

(CNN)A maritime blunder then a ruinous rescue attempt has left a multi-million dollar warship under NATO command almost entirely submerged in a Norwegian fjord.

 

Khaleej Times | 2018-11-17

UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday chose a replacement Brexit secretary a day after the previous incumbent quit over the Conservative Party leader‘s

 

Dawn | 2018-11-17

LondonPrime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Streetvia the back door.—Reuters LONDONBritish Prime MinisterTheresa May won the backing of the most

 

WorldNews.com | 2018-11-16

Protesters across Ireland took to the streets this week chanting and carrying thongs, after a 27-year-old man was acquitted of rape during a trial in which his

Sputnik | 2018-11-16

Earlier, Theresa May rejected any speculation that she would be ousted as the UK Prime Minister, pledging to adhere to the Brexit draft deal and saying that she

 

Hamodia | 2018-11-16

By Josh Smith SEOUL, Nov 16 (Reuters) – North Korea will deport a U.S. citizen detained since October after he entered illegally from China and told his

 

The Telegraph Macon | 2018-11-16

British Prime Minister Theresa May is appealing directly to voters to back her Brexit plan, as she waits to see whether rivals within her party have gained

 

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-11-16

SeoulNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un has overseen the testing of a “newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon”, Pyongyang‘s state media

 

TVNZ | 2018-11-16

Facebook said it’s making progress on detecting hate speech, graphic violence and other violations of its rules, even before users see and report them. Facebook

 

The Star | 2018-11-16

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, eager to resolve a row that has haunted ties with Moscow since World War Two, has told Russian President

 

WorldNews.com | 2018-11-16

Mountain gorilla numbers are on the upswing, after a successful conservation campaign to bring them back from the edge of extinction, IFL Science reports. The

The Independent | 2018-11-14

With the number of people with diabetes in the UK doubling over the past two decades, it’s important that people are educated on the symptoms, causes and

 

The Times of India | 2018-11-14

MOSCOW: Russia‘s top opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Wednesday was allowed to leave Russia, a day after border guards prevented him from flying out of

 

The Independent | 2018-11-14

Donald Trump berated Theresa May over perceived failings on Iran, unfair trade deals and Brexit during a foul-tempered phone

 

CNN | 2018-11-14

Beijing (CNN)When passengers for Air France flight AF116 boarded their aircraft in Paris last Saturday night, they expected to land in Shanghai on Sunday

 

The Guardian | 2018-11-14

The room is packed, people spilling out of the doors. The atmosphere crackles. So it should, for this is what it feels like when an entire society is held to

 

BBC News | 2018-11-14

Irish national broadcaster RTÉ had reported a source said the Irish government wanted to give the UK cabinet “time and space” to analyse the

 

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-11-14

ColomboNovember 14: In the latest development of the political situation in the country, Sri Lanka Parliament has voted against Mahinda Rajapakse government

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-11-13

IstanbulPresident Tayyip Erdogan said recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, which Turkey has shared with Western allies, are

 

The Guardian | 2018-11-13

Rohingya refugees are fleeing the camps in Bangladesh, and some have gone into hiding, out of fear of being sent back to Myanmar this week, according to aid..

 

One India | 2018-11-13

DhakaNov 13General elections in Bangladesh have been delayed by a week over the Opposition‘s demand for more time for preparation. On Monday, November 12,

 

South China Morning Post | 2018-11-13

After Donald Trump failed to make it to the American warcemetery at Belleau in France at the weekend, the US presidenthas been gently mocked by the official

 

The News International | 2018-11-13

The Hague: The Netherlands said Monday it has pulled several embassy staff members from Pakistan over persistent threats, reportedly from religious groups angry

 

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-11-13

WashingtonNovember 12North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study released Monday has found,

 

The Irish Aviation Authority is investigating unusual sightings of bright lights and UFOs reported by three commercial aircraft pilots while in contact with

 

 

Canoe | 2018-11-12

PARIS — Justin Trudeau says Canadian intelligence officials have listened to a recording of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The prime minister

 

The National | 2018-11-12

A loud explosion close to a group of protesters in the Afghancapital of Kabul claimed at least four lives, and injured eight others on Monday. Several hundred

 

The Guardian | 2018-11-12

Neil Young has criticised Donald Trump for his reluctance to act on climate change after California wildfires destroyed the songwriter’s home.

 

The Local | 2018-11-12

Jean-Claude Arnault, the Frenchman jailed two years for rape in a scandal that led to the postponement of this year’s Nobel Literature Prize, was set to appeal

 

The Irish Times | 2018-11-12

Michel Barnier will update ministers from European Unionnations on the state of the Brexit negotiations as domestic pressure on Theresa May intensifies. Boris

 

The Independent | 2018-11-12

Spain’s centre-left prime minister has backed calls for a second Brexit

 

People Daily | 2018-11-12

SINGAPORE, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiangcalled on China and Singapore to jointly uphold openness and deepen innovative cooperation ahead of

 

 

The Independent | 2018-11-11

Legendary composer Ennio Morricone has called Quentin Tarantino a “cretin” and described the director’s work as “not original”. The pair worked

 

The Observer | 2018-11-11

The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to more than 200. The health ministry said it had recorded 201 deaths

 

WPXI | 2018-11-10

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Thousands of Central American migrants were back on the move Saturday, as dedicated Mexico City metro trains whisked members of a

 

Daily Star Lebanon | 2018-11-10

French President Emmanuel Macron and German ChancellorAngela Merkel Saturday laid a wreath and unveiled a ceremonial plaque at a war memorial in eastern France

 

Inquirer | 2018-11-10

PARIS — President Donald Trump and French PresidentEmmanuel Macron worked Saturday to ease tensions

 

The Telegraph Macon | 2018-11-10

Rome‘s embattled mayor was found not guilty Saturday of a charge of lying over a City Hall appointment, ending a months-long trial that had threatened her

 

Xinhua | 2018-11-10

MOGADISHU, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) — The number of people who perished in the triple terrorist attacks in Mogadishu on Friday has risen to 50 while 58 others are

 

 

The Siasat Daily | 2018-11-10

WashingtonThe United States embarked Friday on a policy of automatically rejecting asylum claims of people who cross the Mexican border illegally in a bid to

 

BBC News | 2018-11-10

The blaze started on Thursday near Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles (64km) north-west of central Los Angeles, prompting the evacuation of 75,000 homes. Another

 

WorldNews.com | 2018-11-09

Lurking deep beneath the ice sheets of Antarctica, scientists have detected the remnants of long-lost continents, IFL Sciencereports. No, it’s not quite

 

WorldNews.com | 2018-11-09

Jordanian officials said heavy rains and flooding killed at least four people and forced authorities to evacuate more then 3,700 tourists from the ancient city

 

WorldNews.com | 2018-11-09

A new study says there may be a time of day where your body burns the most calories due to circadian rhythms, which control the body’s internal clock, sleep and

 

 

The Jakarta Post | 2018-11-09

Austria has a launched a probe into an army colonel suspected of spying for Russia for several decades, Chancellor SebastianKurz said Friday, the latest in a

 

Independent online (SA) | 2018-11-09

Hong Kong – Financial Times Asia editor Victor Mallet was denied entry into Hong Kong late Thursday, a month after he was forced to leave the autonomous Chinese

 

BBC News | 2018-11-09

Groups such as the Muslim Experience want stories of soldiers to be heard. They also want more British Muslims to find out if they have a personal connection to

South China Morning Post | 2018-11-09

A federal judge on Thursday halted construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, arguing that President Donald Trump’s administration had failed to

 

The Independent | 2018-11-09

Legendary rapper Ice Cube has released a new track that manages to reference Rick RossHome Alone and Donald Trump all

 

Suryaa | 2018-11-09

WashingtonNov 9 In her memoir, former US First Lady Michelle Obama has ripped President Trump’s spreading of the “birther” conspiracy theory against her

 

Belfast Telegraph | 2018-11-09

Philippine court has found the country’s former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of corruption charges and ordered her arrest. Marcos is likely to appeal