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EU Referendum: Cameron Warns UK Exit Could Put Peace At Risk

Posted in Foreign on 09 May 2016. 38 hits.
BBC News — Peace in Europe could be at risk if Britain votes to leave the European Union, David Cameron has warned. The UK has regretted “turning its back” on Europe in the past, the PM said, arguing the European Union has “helped reconcile” countries and maintain peace. Mr Cameron asked if...

Thousands demand legalisation of Indian hemp in S.Africa

Posted in Foreign on 08 May 2016. 69 hits.
May 8, 2016 Foreign 9 Views Thousands of South Africans took to the streets of Cape Town on Saturday demanding a relaxation of drugs laws to allow medicinal and recreational use of cannabis. Around 3,000 protesters took part in the march, some smoking cannabis, also known as marijuana and...

Canada Wildfire Growing As Weather Heats Up, Escape Convoy Underway

Posted in Foreign on 08 May 2016. 76 hits.
An RCMP police officer looks over the wildfires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, May 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Blinch - RTX2DANF May 8, 2016 Foreign 8 Views A raging Canadian wildfire that forced the evacuation of the Alberta oil town of Fort McMurray intensified on Saturday, helped by hot,...

Meet Khan, London’s first Muslim mayor

Posted in Foreign on 08 May 2016. 80 hits.
Sadiq Khan was sworn in as London mayor Saturday after being elected the first Muslim leader of a major Western capital, as the Conservatives defended attempts to link him to extremism during the campaign . Khan The opposition Labour lawmaker, the son of a Pakistani bus driver, broke from...

Health not a consumer good, but rather a universal right, Pope tells doctors

Posted in Foreign on 08 May 2016. 72 hits.
May 8, 2016 Foreign 5 Views Pope Francis, in the modest style he has become known for, spoke on Saturday to members of an Italian medical charity working in Africa and evoked his desire to show unity with the poor. “I ask you please to pray for me too, so that the Lord will make me each day...

Islamist rebels seize village near Aleppo, kill 73

Posted in Foreign on 07 May 2016. 67 hits.
Residents walk near damaged buildings in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo, Syria May 5, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail May 7, 2016 Foreign 13 Views The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday that rebels seized a village from government forces near Aleppo overnight. The rebels...

Protesters set 17 schools ablaze in South Africa

Posted in Foreign on 06 May 2016. 93 hits.
South African protesters torched 17 government schools during violent protests against the redrawing of municipal boundaries ahead of local elections this year, police and education officials said Thursday. The protests started on Monday night in three neighbouring villages in the northern...

17 Killed As Bus Falls Off Bridge In Central India

Posted in Foreign on 06 May 2016. 97 hits.
NAN — The police on Thursday, confirmed the death of 17 people who died when a bus fell off a bridge into a dry river bed in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The bus driver lost control as he tried to avoid a head-on collision with a motorcycle and the vehicle fell off a small bridge on...

S/A Opposition Leader, Malema, ‘Dragged Out Of Parliament’—

Posted in Foreign on 05 May 2016. 88 hits.
May 5, 2016 Foreign 37 Views South Africa’s left-wing opposition leader Julius Malema has been forcefully removed from parliament. Their removal comes ahead of an address by President Jacob Zuma, his first since last week’s High Court ruling that he should face corruption charges over a...

UK Arms Sales To Saudi Threaten Its Yemen Aid Efforts – Lawmakers

Posted in Foreign on 05 May 2016. 41 hits.
‎ By NAN — A group of UK lawmakers (the International Development Committee) said that Britain’s efforts to tackle Yemen’s massive humanitarian crisis risked being seriously undermined by its multi-billion dollar arms sales to neighbouring Saudi Arabia. The committee at its sitting on Wednesday...

Afeni Shakur Davis, Mother Of Tupac, Dies In Marin County

Posted in Foreign on 04 May 2016. 45 hits.
The sheriff’s office said she was transported to a hospital where she died at 10:28 p.m. The sheriff’s office will lead an investigation to determine the exact cause and manner of Davis’ death. No further information about Davis’ death has been released at this time. Born Alice Faye Williams,...

Malia Obama to attend Harvard in 2017 after a ‘gap year’

Posted in Foreign on 03 May 2016. 73 hits.
AP President Obama’s eldest daughter, Malia, has made a decision about where she will attend college. And she has chosen Harvard University. Malia, who is due to graduate from high school next month, will enter Harvard in the fall of 2017, the White House said Sunday. She will take a “gap year”...

Deadly blast hits police headquarters in Turkey

Posted in Foreign on 02 May 2016. 62 hits.
A bomb attack outside the police headquarters in Turkey’s southeastern city of Gaziantep has killed two policemen and injured 22 others, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for yesterday’s attack, which happened some 60km from the Syrian border. Security sources,...

Iraq Shia Protesters Camp Out After Invading Parliament

Posted in Foreign on 02 May 2016. 45 hits.
Twenty four hours after storming the parliament, hundreds of Iraqi Shia protesters remain camped outside the building. The protesters, who are supporters of cleric Moqtada Sadr expressed anger at delays in approving a new, non-partisan government of technocrats. After weeks of protests, they...

France To Increase Troop Numbers In Ivory Coast After Beach Attack

Posted in Foreign on 01 May 2016. 75 hits.
A French security guard looks at arms at Agban gendarmerie camp during French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault visit, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon May 1, 2016 Foreign 20 Views France will nearly double the...

Burkina court rescinds warrant against Compaore

Posted in Foreign on 30 April 2016. 62 hits.
A court of appeals in Burkina Faso has rescinded a series of international arrest warrants, including those against deposed leader Blaise Compaore and neighbouring Ivory Coast’s parliament speaker, a senior court official said on Thursday. A military tribunal in Burkina Faso investigating the...

‘U.S. lack a coherent foreign policy’- Trump

Posted in Foreign on 29 April 2016. 40 hits.
Donald Trump, Republican Presidential front-runner, says U.S. has lacked a coherent foreign policy since the end of the cold war and must “shake the rust off” its approach to foreign matters. Trump said this on Wednesday night in his first major foreign policy address of the campaign, in...

Suicide bomber hits western Turkey

Posted in Foreign on 28 April 2016. 40 hits.
A suicide bomber has struck in the western Turkish city of Bursa, injuring 13 people, officials say. The attack took place near the city’s 14th Century Grand Mosque, a symbol of the city, reports said. The governor of Bursa said the attacker was a suspected female suicide bomber. Turkey has been...

14 killed in US shootings

Posted in Foreign on 24 April 2016. 89 hits.
Eight members of one family, including a teenager, were shot dead in rural Ohio on Friday, just before gunmen killed six people in Georgia. In Ohio, seven bodies were found at three houses close to each other and an eighth was later found at a separate site, Sheriff Charles Reader told...

Chadian President, Idriss Deby Wins 5th Term

Posted in Foreign on 23 April 2016. 99 hits.
April 23, 2016 Foreign 25 Views The Chadian President, Idriss Deby, is in very high spirits as he has secured a fifth term in office after winning more than 60% of the votes in the first round of presidential polls. President Deby has been in power since 1990, when he orchestrated a...
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