Category archives for: International

China Third Quarter Growth Meets Expectations at 6.8%

October 19, 2017//-China’s economy grew 6.8% between July and September according to official data released Thursday, slowing slightly from the prior quarter. The growth rate, which compares expansion with the same three months in the previous year, met forecasts. The latest GDP figures are still above Beijing’s annual growth target of 6.5% for 2017. The […]

Taliban Kills scores in Afghanistan’s Paktia and Ghazni

October 18, 2017//-At least 71 people have been killed in a series of attacks by the Taliban in Paktia and Ghazni provinces, officials in Afghanistan say.

‘Mixed Feelings’ over Canada’s ’60s Scoop’ Settlement

Montreal, Canada, October 12, 2017// – Nakuset knows just how different her life could have been.

US Cuba Row: Washington Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats

October 3, 2017//-The US has expelled 15 Cuban diplomats, saying Havana failed to protect US diplomats from mysterious acoustic attacks.

Indian Reporters Slam Attacks on Media

Journalists decry killings and intimidation of media on Gandhi’s birth anniversary. India, October 2, 2017//-Journalists in dozens of cities across India have protested against recent attacks on the media on the 148th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the country’s independence movement.

Las Vegas Massacre: 58 Dead, More Than 500 Injured

Gunman opens fire on concert-goers on the popular Las Vegas Strip in the deadliest US mass shooting in modern history. US, October 2, 2017//-At least 58 people have been killed and more than 500 injured after at least one gunman opened fire on concert-goers on the popular Las Vegas Strip in the US state of […]

Gunfire Rings out on the Famous Las Vegas Strip

‘Several’ people wounded after automatic-weapon fire reportedly targets concert-goers. October 2, 2017//-Las Vegas police rushed to the scene of a shooting at the city’s famous gambling strip as several victims with gunshot wounds were taken to a hospital.

Saudi Arabia to Allow Women to Drive

Royal decree announcing decision signed by King Salman will be effective immediately but rollout will take months. September 26, 2017//-In a reversal of a longstanding rule, Saudi Arabia has announced that it will now allow women to drive.

U.S. Military: U.S Air Strikes Kill 17 Islamic State Militants in Libya

Washington, U.S, September 25??- (Reuters) – Six U.S. air strikes on an Islamic State desert camp in Libya killed 17 militants and destroyed three vehicles, the U.S. military said on Sunday, the first American strikes in Libya since President Donald Trump took office in January.

Who Are The Rohingya?

September 24, 2017//-The Rohingya are often described as “the world’s most persecuted minority”. 

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