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Up to 30 feared dead as DR Congo army plane crashes

Up to 30 feared dead as DR Congo army plane crashes The Antonov transport plane had just taken off and had "several dozen people" on board, an airport source told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity. Earlier accounts of how many people were onboard were contradictory. As representative of the worldwide airport Georges Tabora reported, there were ten people on board the aircraft, none of the crew members survived. [Full Article...]

Pope Launches Crusade Against Fake News

Pope Launches Crusade Against Fake News Francis broke precedent by announcing the theme for the Church-sponsored World Communications Day on Twitter, for the first time in the history of the event, according to Crux Now . Facebook and Twitter have each identified hundreds of social media accounts on their respective platforms accused of spreading fake news and propaganda during the 2016 election likely on behalf of Russian Federation... [Full Article...]

India will provide training to Afghan policemen

India will provide training to Afghan policemen The President said that India considers Dr Abdullah as a very close friend and admires his selfless leadership given through hard times. India and Afghanistan today signed a pact on technical cooperation in the field of police training and development. [Full Article...]

Russia, N Korea to discuss nuclear crisis in Moscow

Russia, N Korea to discuss nuclear crisis in Moscow Last week, Lavrov said North Korea and the United States should tone down their bellicose rhetoric, calling the exchange of threats between the two "quite bad, unacceptable". President Donald Trump that he would totally destroy the nation. The report cited an unnamed intelligence source saying South Korean and United States intelligence officials detected missiles being transported away from... [Full Article...]

Trump to visit five Asian countries in November

Trump to visit five Asian countries in November President Donald Trump will be traveling to five nations in the Asia-Pacific region in November, the White House announced Friday . There will also be a stop in Hawaii. Trump has been openly critical of China's large trade surpluses with the United States and last month ordered an investigation into whether Beijing improperly pressures companies to hand over their technology in exchange for mar... [Full Article...]

Australia's Ban Comes Into Effect, Full Face Veil No More

Australia's Ban Comes Into Effect, Full Face Veil No More Parties campaigning on an anti-migrant message hope to win October 15 legislative elections and form a coalition government. The law bans Muslim veils such as the burka or niqab, but also places restrictions on the use of medical face masks and clown makeup. [Full Article...]

Vanuatu trying to evacuate entire island ahead of volcano eruption

Vanuatu trying to evacuate entire island ahead of volcano eruption We are working in close partnership with the Government of Vanuatu and our FRANZ partners, New Zealand and France. The volcano, known as Manaro, began to erupt last week. New Zealand has also given aid including water, sanitation and hygiene kits and has made NZ$100,000 ($72,000) available for the response, Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee said on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Ombudsman should be open to any probe, Malacañang says

Ombudsman should be open to any probe, Malacañang says As the protector of the people, the OMB is expected to act promptly on complaints filed against officers or employees of the government", Abella said. Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said the constitutionally guaranteed independence of the ombudsman "will be imperiled by any investigation, much more a partisan inquiry, exerting interference and pressure on the ombudsman". [Full Article...]

Hezbollah leader: Kurdish vote will sow division in region

Hezbollah leader: Kurdish vote will sow division in region In a speech to followers, Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said the Israeli government did not have "a correct assessment of where this war will lead if they ignite it", and did not know how it would end. Tensions have risen this year between Iran-backed Hezbollah and Israel, which last fought a major conflict in 2006. Netanyahu did not specify how and where such a state should come in... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to confront North Korea issue on first trip to Asia

Donald Trump to confront North Korea issue on first trip to Asia At the same time, Trump's national security team is conducting a broad review of USA strategy toward China in search of ways to counter Chinese trade practices and open up market access, a senior administration official said. North Korea's missile and nuclear programs were the first issues to land on Trump's desk as president, featured in President Barack Obama's handover briefing. [Full Article...]

Retired Assam soldier asked to prove that he is Indian

Retired Assam soldier asked to prove that he is Indian Ex Army officer was born in Kamrup district of Assam in 1968, "My father's name (Maqbool Ali) is in the 1966 voter's list, and in village surveys in 1961, 1962 and we have kheraj patta from 1963, while my mother's name (Rahimon Nesa) is mentioned in the 1951 National Register of Citizens (NRC)", he says. [Full Article...]

Man 'ploughs vehicle into pedestrians' before stabbing officer

Man 'ploughs vehicle into pedestrians' before stabbing officer The officer's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening and there is no current information on the condition of the pedestrians hit. The suspect also stabbed the officer several times throughout the process. The public has been warned to avoid the area. The truck fled the scene and crashed into pedestrians as it sped away. Finally, the UHaul truck flipped on Jasper Avenue - the driver... [Full Article...]

Trump Comes to Asia

Trump Comes to Asia Asian leaders who met Trump at the United Nations General Assembly in NY last week persuaded him to attend in unity with key Asian allies, a U.S. official said. Bonnie Glaser, director of China Power Project at Center for Strategic and International Studies, told the South China Morning Post that North Korea would "dominate the agenda" with China and all the countries that he visits and at the A... [Full Article...]

Recuperado, Pimpão é relacionado para enfrentar o Vitória

Recuperado, Pimpão é relacionado para enfrentar o Vitória Pimpão já se recuperou da pancada no joelho que levou contra o Grêmio, no jogo de volta das quartas de final da Libertadores, e o fez ser poupado na partida contra o Coritiba, no último domingo. Nesse caso, Rodrigo Lindoso e Matheus Fernandes são os 'ameaçados'. No sábado, também acontece um trabalho tático, que encerra a preparação e antecede o começo do período de concentração. [Full Article...]

Mautes, 2 soldiers killed in Marawi clash

Mautes, 2 soldiers killed in Marawi clash Close to a dozen people including Catholic priest Fr. Rey Teresito "Chito" Soganub were snatched by members of the Maute Group from the church after they occupied Marawi City on May 23. "In previous incidents, we were wondering why doctors have recovered coins from the wounds of the soldiers", Brawner said. The military is also marking the 4th anniversary of the Liberation of Zamboanga City aft... [Full Article...]

Theresa May: Tories weren't ready for June election

Theresa May: Tories weren't ready for June election At Conservative party conference next week, expect a lot of soul-searching over what exactly went wrong for the Tories in the snap election. But I think that an terrible lot of people out there in the party worked hard on the ground, and there is a feeling that there wasn't the ability to do what they wanted to do. [Full Article...]

Britain to be battered by gales and heavy rain from hurricane remnants

Hurricane season battered the Caribbean recently, but the United Kingdom are about to get a taste as well. HURRICANE LEE has weakened to a tropical depression as it howls across the North Atlantic on course for the UK. NASA's Aqua satellite and NOAA's GOES satellite provided different views of Hurricane Lee that showed the storm was being adversely affected by wind shear and is not as strong and... [Full Article...]

Trump official calls Puerto Rico response "a good news story"

Thousands more Puerto Ricans have received water and rationed food as an aid bottleneck has begun to ease. Lin-Manuel Miranda, the composer and playwright who wrote the Broadway hit " Hamilton ", slammed President Donald Trump on Twitter Saturday morning after Trump criticized the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico , in the wake of Hurricane Maria. [Full Article...]

U.S. 'is talking to Pyongyang'

Over the past few weeks, following North Korea's sixth nuclear test - its most powerful to date - President Donald Trump has referred to the North's leader, Kim Jong Un , as "Rocket Man". Tillerson declined to elaborate on the nature of the those channels. An Asian diplomat said Mr Trump's deicison to visit Manila "reassures the region that Asia policy is not just about North Korea ,... [Full Article...]

Trump to embark on tour of Asian countries in November

North Korea's missile and nuclear programs were the first issues to land on Trump's desk as president, featured in President Barack Obama's handover briefing. "The security council of the United Nations can pass resolutions placing sanctions on North Korea ". Media in North Korea said in early 2017 that more than 3.5 million people had suddenly enlisted in the army, when the US strengthene... [Full Article...]


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