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Indonesian soldiers told to shoot looters in disaster-struck Sulawesi

Indonesian soldiers told to shoot looters in disaster-struck Sulawesi

Bungay Rotary Club is also running a quiz evening next Friday, October 12, at 7.30pm to raise funds. He said he believes his son, who was praying at the time when the disaster struck, has gone to heav...

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We have Interpol chief under arrest, admits Beijing

We have Interpol chief under arrest, admits Beijing

Interpol said South Korean national Kim Jong Yang would becomes its acting president, while it would appoint a new president at a 18-21 November meeting of the organisation in Dubai. Mrs. Meng declin...

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Melania Trump visits Malawi school as part of Africa tour

Melania Trump visits Malawi school as part of Africa tour

But the current First Lady's tour sits at uncomfortable odds with her husband's policies, through which funding for foreign charities have faced major cuts since he came to power. "Do you see the ca...

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Erdogan hoping for positive outcome on Jamal Khashoggi case

Erdogan hoping for positive outcome on Jamal Khashoggi case

Yasin Aktay, who advises Erdogan in his ruling AK Party, also told Reuters that Turkish authorities believed a group of 15 Saudi nationals were "most certainly involved" in the matter, and added t...

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Nigeria's opposition PDP selects Abubakar as 2019 presidential election

Nigeria's opposition PDP selects Abubakar as 2019 presidential election

Recall that Mahmoud Ahmed, a brother of Mrs. Buhari alleged that the APC gubernatorial process in Adamawa State was hijacked. " My commendation also goes to the government and people of Rivers State...

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Pompeo discusses denuclearization, Trump-Kim summit in Pyongyang

Pompeo discusses denuclearization, Trump-Kim summit in Pyongyang

North Korea has dismissed that demand - calling it a "fiction" in a commentary after Pompeo's last visit in July - and the US insistence that North Korea's denuclearization come first, leaving talks ...

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Senate confirms Kavanaugh to high court

Senate confirms Kavanaugh to high court

The vote marks the end of the most fraught successful confirmation process at least since the 1991 appointment of Clarence Thomas, another conservative judge, who was also almost derailed by claims ...

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John Paul Stevens Says Kavanaugh’s

John Paul Stevens Says Kavanaugh’s "Performance" At His Hearings Should Disqualify Him

Stevens also said political leaders and the court have failed to fix the nation's confidence in the judicial branch's separation from the president and the legislature. "I think that that institutio...

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Trump warns that Murkowski 'will never recover' for opposing Kavanaugh

Trump warns that Murkowski 'will never recover' for opposing Kavanaugh

White House Down actor James Woods, a Republican known for sharing his right-wing views and staunch support of Donald Trump online, returned to Twitter after being locked out of his account by th...

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Laquan McDonald: Verdict reached in Chicago police shooting

Laquan McDonald: Verdict reached in Chicago police shooting

The jury heard that the first police officers on the scene kept a distance from McDonald as he walked. Each count corresponded to every bullet Van Dyke shot into McDonald. "My focus was just on that...

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Modi, Putin discuss GST

Modi, Putin discuss GST

After signing a pact with Russian President Vladimir Putin for ISRO's ambitious human space mission project called " Gaganyaan " on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Russia has committed f...

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Australia 'cool head' in US-China spat: PM

Australia 'cool head' in US-China spat: PM

Later Oct. 1, the South Korean military detected North Korean soldiers engaged in what it believed was demining on the northern part of the sites, a South Korean defense official said on condition o...

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India risks USA sanctions with $5-bln purchase of Russian missiles

India risks USA sanctions with $5-bln purchase of Russian missiles

India and Russian Federation are expected to conclude several defence deals worth close to $10 billion for five S-400 air defence systems, four stealth frigates and Ak-103 assault rifles. Putin arriv...

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Dancing Queen: Theresa May pokes fun at her limited dance moves

Dancing Queen: Theresa May pokes fun at her limited dance moves

She warned that in-fighting over the details of European Union withdrawal could result in "no Brexit at all " and added: "If we stick together and hold our nerve, I know we can get a deal that del...

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UK's May tells party to drop dream of a 'perfect' Brexit

UK's May tells party to drop dream of a 'perfect' Brexit

May also launched stinging attacks on the Opposition Labour Party, which she dubbed the "Jeremy Corbyn party", as she issued a strong call for Conservative unity on the final day of her party's confer...

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McConnell sets Friday test vote on Kavanaugh nomination

McConnell sets Friday test vote on Kavanaugh nomination

Hours before Trump's speech, Ford's lawyers sent a letter to FBI Director Chris Wray saying they've received no response from anyone involved in the reopened background investigation Kavanaugh. ...

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North Korea, South Korea begin removing land mines along border

North Korea, South Korea begin removing land mines along border

Later Monday, the South Korean military detected North Korean soldiers engaged in what it believed was demining on the northern part of the sites, a South Korean defense official said on condition o...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation talks with school friend of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

Nine of 10 Democrats on the Judiciary Committee wrote on Monday to FBI Director Christopher Wray and White House Counsel Don McGahn, listing 24 people they said should be interviewed by the FBI an...

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Tropical Storm Rosa will still pack a punch to southern California, Arizona

Tropical Storm Rosa will still pack a punch to southern California, Arizona

The US National Hurricane Center said Rosa should hit the Baja California Peninsula and Sonora state late Monday as a tropical storm with flooding rains. Sergio had winds of 65 mph (100 kph) Sunday ...

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Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami reaches 420 - state media

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami reaches 420 - state media

On Dec. 26, 2004, a magnitude 9.1 natural disaster struck the eastern coast of Sumatra, triggering a tsunami that killed around 230,000 people as it tore along the coasts of Sri Lanka, India, Malays...

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2 dead, 2 missing, more than 120 injured after typhoon batters Japan

2 dead, 2 missing, more than 120 injured after typhoon batters Japan

A cargo ship washed ashore by Typhoon Trami is seen in Kawasaki, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo October 1, 2018. Trami's maximum wind speed hit 216 kilometres per hour, with airlines forced to ...

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FBI contacts Deborah Ramirez who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

FBI contacts Deborah Ramirez who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

After Blasey Ford's testimony , Kavanaugh hit back furiously, categorically denying the assault took place and accusing Democrats of destroying his reputation for political reasons. Jeff Flake (R-Ar...

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NAFTA deal could be imminent

NAFTA deal could be imminent

In a sign of the mounting pressure, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland postponed her country's annual address to the U.N. General Assembly on Saturday to return to Ottawa. Over the course o...

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Indonesia tsunami and earthquake kill 384, leave hundreds injured

Indonesia tsunami and earthquake kill 384, leave hundreds injured

In the city of about 350,000 people, partially covered bodies lay on the ground near the shore, the day after 1.5m waves came ashore. Hundreds of people had gathered for a festival on the Palu's b...

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GOP picks female prosecutor to question Kavanaugh, Ford

GOP picks female prosecutor to question Kavanaugh, Ford

Senators have said they want to hear from Ford, who has declined as of yet to provide the Judiciary Committee with written testimony, which comes under the penalty of perjury if found to be false, i...

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EAM Sushma Swaraj calls for urgent fundamental reforms in UN Security Council

EAM Sushma Swaraj calls for urgent fundamental reforms in UN Security Council

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday said that Pakistan is keen to pursue a policy of partnerships for peace, security and prosperity in region and the world but not at the cost of its s...

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Tropical Storm Kirk makes a comeback

Tropical Storm Kirk makes a comeback

On the forecast track, the center of Kirk will move across the Lesser Antilles within the tropical storm warning area by this evening. At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC) on September 26 the center of Tropic...

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'It Is My Civic Duty': Christine Blasey Ford's Determined Defense

'It Is My Civic Duty': Christine Blasey Ford's Determined Defense

Ford was the first to step forward with allegations and claimed Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed, groped her and attempted to pull off her clothes while both were high school students in 1982. "I don't k...

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Kavanaugh Drama Reaches Decisive Showdown as GOP Pushes Nominee

Kavanaugh Drama Reaches Decisive Showdown as GOP Pushes Nominee

Like on the Yale campus, the hearing became a national obsession in many parts of the country on Wednesday. Two Republicans close to the White House say Trump expressed sympathy for Kavanaugh and ...

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Four GOP Governors Want Senate to Delay Kavanaugh Vote

Four GOP Governors Want Senate to Delay Kavanaugh Vote

Kavanaugh delivered on the president's directive, decrying what he called "a calculated and orchestrated political hit", an utter "circus", and "revenge on behalf of the Clintons". Ford testified firs...

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Passenger plane crashes into lagoon in Micronesia, all survive

Passenger plane crashes into lagoon in Micronesia, all survive

The incident occurred on Friday morning, when the 737, P2-PXE, was operating flight PX73 from Pohnpei, also part of the Federated States of Micronesia, to Chuuk. John Merelli, who works at a hotel on ...

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Brett Kavanaugh Savages Michael Avenatti Client Claims:

Brett Kavanaugh Savages Michael Avenatti Client Claims: "Twilight Zone"

Meanwhile, the White House released a brief statement from Kavanaugh denying the accusations made by Swetnick. The publication's editorial board took the extraordinary step of calling out Kavana...

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After a historic Senate hearing, what comes next for Brett Kavanaugh?

She is now one of three women to have publicly accused the Judge of sexual assault or misconduct. "Not in high school, not in college, not ever". On July 9 after Kavanaugh had become the Supreme Co...

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Supreme Court's Ginsburg voices support for #MeToo on eve of Kavanaugh hearing

She said she was drugged and gang-raped at a party in approximately 1982 at which Judge Kavanaugh was present. Yet both Ms. Ford , who has asked for Federal Bureau of Investigation involvement ...

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Spy poisoning suspect is GRU colonel: U.K

Spy poisoning suspect is GRU colonel: U.K

Bellingcat said the man who until now has been known as Ruslan Boshirov is actually Anatoly Chepiga, who was born in a small town in Russia's Far East. Chepiga appears to have no social media accou...

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Trump says he may delay Rosenstein meeting

Trump says he may delay Rosenstein meeting

Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican who talks to Trump often. "I've had a lot of false charges made against me", Trump said. But after a phone conversation with Trump in NY, and meetings in ...

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Shadow Minister Pushed On Whether New Brexit Referendum Should Include Remain

Shadow Minister Pushed On Whether New Brexit Referendum Should Include Remain

Labour would need time to affect a negotiating shift if they were to win snap general elections , but with less than six months to go and the parliament deeply divided, there is little hope that the ...

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Donald Trump: 'Pray for Brett Kavanaugh and His Family!'

Donald Trump: 'Pray for Brett Kavanaugh and His Family!'

He declined to provide the attorney's name. He said to "take a look at the lawyers" who "are the same lawyers who have been fighting for years" and anxious that no one will want to go before "this s...

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#AadhaarVerdict: SC upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, with conditions

#AadhaarVerdict: SC upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, with conditions

The party said the decision would throw a spanner in the government's works as BJP was pushing its agenda of mass surveillance through intimidation of private companies that were insisting on Aadhaa...

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Senate Judiciary Committee Schedules Brett Kavanaugh Vote For Friday

Senate Judiciary Committee Schedules Brett Kavanaugh Vote For Friday

I mean, I think, look; if you're in his shoes - and I know him very well. "She admits time lapses". Kavanaugh has repeatedly denied the allegations. "It's up to them", Sen. "It's certainly their rig...

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