Category archives for: International

A Journey Through Hajj, Islam’s Special Pilgrimage

August 18, 2018//-For the 1.8 billion Muslims around the world, the Hajj is considered a spiritual pinnacle. Each year, up to three million pilgrims descend on Mecca — the epicenter of the Muslim world — to seek redemption, to forgive and to be forgiven.

About 350 News Outlets to Publish Editorials Denouncing Trump’s ‘Dirty War’ on Press

August 16, 2018//-Nearly 350 news organizations are set to publish editorials on Thursday pushing back against Donald Trump’s attacks on the media and defending freedom of the press.

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Terror Offences in UK

August 14, 2018//-A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament.

Italy Bridge: Genoa Motorway Collapse Kills 35

August 14, 2018//-A motorway bridge has collapsed in the northwest Italian city of Genoa, killing 35 people as vehicles plummeted to the ground, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says.

Briefly…on Why the Value of Japan’s M&A Could Triple

August 14, 2018//-Japanese mergers and acquisition volumes set new records in the first half of the year as companies continued to seek growth outside their home market.

Parker Solar Probe: Nasa Launches Mission to ‘Touch the Sun’

August 12, 2018//-US space agency Nasa has launched its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before.

The Long-Term Impact of Brexit on the European Union

August 10, 2018//-When the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, higher barriers to trade, capital flows, and labor mobility will affect output and jobs not only in the UK but also in the remaining 27 EU member states.

US Migrants: Judge Orders Deportation Plane Turnaround

August 10, 2018//-A federal judge has ordered a mother and her daughter be flown back to the United States, after learning they had been deported mid-appeal.

BBC Websites Blocked in China After Security Change

August 8, 2018//-The BBC’s web services are all currently blocked in China, following a decision by the corporation to change the website’s format.

UN Report: North Korea Continuing Nuclear Programme Secretly

August 4, 2018//-North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programmes, violating UN sanctions, a report commissioned by the UN Security Council says.

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