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Police ordered to crack down on disputed ballot in Catalonia

Police ordered to crack down on disputed ballot in Catalonia Sala is one of more than 700 mayors who have pledged to cooperate with the referendum. He said: "The Spanish President would say they are not going to have a vote but I think the people would be opposed to that". Organisers of protests last week have been threatened with charges of sedition. These actions have provoked mass demonstrations and drawn accusations from Catalan leaders that the Ma... [Full Article...]

Frida the rescue dog emerges as a Mexico quake hero

Frida the rescue dog emerges as a Mexico quake hero He says residents will re-evaluate on the fourth day to decide whether to seek an extension. Rescuers race against the clock early Saturday to reach possible survivors trapped inside an office building in the Roma Norte neighbourhood of Mexico City . [Full Article...]

ETF Topper: Enter the Crude Oil Bull?

ETF Topper: Enter the Crude Oil Bull? Russian Federation is a party to the multilateral effort and is the largest contributor among non-OPEC member states. After its fifth meeting in Vienna yesterday, OPEC and non-OPEC members said in a statement that the participating members in the agreement have reached a conformity level of 116 per cent in August, the highest since the agreement was reached in November 2016 . [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive for the first time

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive for the first time In this documentary, The Times's Mona El-Naggar takes us inside the ultraconservative kingdom and into the largely inaccessible world of Saudi women. Saudi Arabia has just issued a royal decree allowing women to drive for the first time in the history of the Arabian Kingdom . Education Minister Ahmed al-Eissa described it as an "unintended mistake" and wrote on Twitter that new versions of th... [Full Article...]

Crews save homes from blaze in Southern California canyons

Crews save homes from blaze in Southern California canyons Steve Concialdi of the Orange County Fire Authority. The blaze is being called the Canyon Fire and has already burned around 2,000 acres. Air drops would continue through the night with a new update expected to be provided sometime Tuesday morning, the Fire Department tweeted . [Full Article...]

Tehran considers Trump's new travel ban on Iran insulting

Tehran considers Trump's new travel ban on Iran insulting As for foreign influences, the Israel lobby's five points on the deal show where they stand despite the fact that they are not a signatory to the NPT. Stuart Eizenstat, chairman of the Atlantic Council's Iran Advisory Board for the Future of Iran Initiative, captured some of the unspoken feeling on the panel when he said at the opening of the event that "it now appears that Washington, rather th... [Full Article...]

ECP reserves verdict in contempt of court case against Imran Khan

ECP reserves verdict in contempt of court case against Imran Khan Following this, Imran's lawyer Saqlain Haider had submitted an unconditional apology. Mr Khan now says that his counsel appeared with full authority to act on his behalf to set at rest the contempt proceedings. The judgment of the case against the Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman will be announced on 27th September. However, Khan said in a televised interview that he himself had not apologised and tha... [Full Article...]

North Korea says Trump has 'declared war'

North Korea says Trump has 'declared war' Ri told reporters in New York City. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho speaks to journalist in NY on September 25, 2017. A recent report by the Los Angeles Times that aides had warned President Trump not to personally attack North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un , was a "false narrative", the president's spokeswoman said on Monday. [Full Article...]

Iran launches ballistic missile to slap Trump in face over United Nations speech

Iran launches ballistic missile to slap Trump in face over United Nations speech Footage aired by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on Friday showed the missile launched from an unknown location. Iran's Khoramshahr missile is displayed by the Revolutionary Guard during a military parade marking the 37th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran. [Full Article...]

China Bans Facebook-Owned WhatsApp Again, Maybe For Good

China Bans Facebook-Owned WhatsApp Again, Maybe For Good However Chinese government has also launched a crackdown on these VPNs this year. Observers said that several restrictions would be imposed in run up to the Communist Party's national congress, which is held every five years, BBC reported . [Full Article...]

Palestinian shoots down 3 Israeli security personnel at West Bank settlement

Palestinian shoots down 3 Israeli security personnel at West Bank settlement When the people manning the gate grew suspicious of him, he pulled out his weapon and opened fire. "Three Israelis were killed in the attack, another was wounded and the terrorist was neutralised". The wounded Israeli was admitted to Hadassah hospital in Jerusalem in serious condition, the hospital said. Since September 2015, Palestinians have killed 48 Israelis, two visiting Americans and a... [Full Article...]

Venezuela lashes out over travel ban

Venezuela lashes out over travel ban Trump replaced it in March with an order barring visitors from six Muslim-majority countries: Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan, Syria and Yemen . Immigrants from Chad , Yemen , and Libya are banned as are travelers on some business and tourist visas. [Full Article...]

Three Israelis Killed in Shooting Attack on Jewish Town in West Bank

Three Israelis Killed in Shooting Attack on Jewish Town in West Bank Aside from new construction, Mladenov said the demolition of Palestinian homes and schools continued, but at a significantly lower rate. The shooter was identified by police as a 37-year-old man from Beit Surik, a Palestinian village near Har Adar, who carried a work permit for the settlement. [Full Article...]

Iran tests new missile amid USA pressure

Iran tests new missile amid USA pressure Netanyahu also planned to brief the body on his meetings last week in NY during which he held discussions with US President Donald Trump and separately with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. [Full Article...]

Rouhani says Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities

Rouhani says Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities Rouhani afterward told a news conference that the Trump administration is seeking "an excuse" to pull out of the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement that capped Iran's nuclear activities in return for the lifting of global sanctions on Iran. Iranian officials say their country has no program for nuclear weapons. His comments came just days after Mr Trump delivered a speech at the United Nations in w... [Full Article...]

United States warplanes fly off N. Korea coast in new show of force

United States warplanes fly off N. Korea coast in new show of force North Korea's foreign minister says President Trump's tweets about the Korean nation amount to a declaration of war and that under global law, his country can legally shoot down US military planes - even if they're not in North Korea's airspace. [Full Article...]

Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys players prior to anthem, later stands

Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys players prior to anthem, later stands Meanwhile, Cardinals president Michael Bidwell released a statement prior to Monday night's game, saying that football should inspire rather than divide. The crowd relentlessly booed Jones and the players while the knelt before the anthem, and the move was unexpected to many considering Jones' support of Trump during the election. [Full Article...]

Trump issues new travel ban restricting entry from eight countries

Trump issues new travel ban restricting entry from eight countries The American Civil Liberties Union, which filed legal challenges to the earlier bans , suggested the new version carries the flaws of its predecessors. After more than six months of protests, lawsuits and court decisions , the Trump administration is replacing its controversial travel ban with " tailored travel restrictions ". [Full Article...]

Iran's Zarif slams U.S. president over "offensive travel ban"

Iran's Zarif slams U.S. president over For the last three months, the administration used an executive order to ban foreign nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the US unless they have a "bona fide" relationship with a person or entity in the country. European Union ambassador David O'Sullivan said that none of the issues the Trump administration is concerned about would be easier to deal with if the United State... [Full Article...]

Israel slams Iran missile test as 'provocation'

Israel slams Iran missile test as 'provocation' Footage of the missile test, including from a camera mounted on the missile, was shown on Iranian state television, though it did not say when the test took place. During his speech at the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for the altering or scrapping of the deal. [Full Article...]


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