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No Ban: Animal Activists Say China's Yulin Dog Meat Festival is Back

No Ban: Animal Activists Say China's Yulin Dog Meat Festival is Back It takes place in Yulin, a city in the Guangxi province of China, and runs from the 21 to 30 June during one of the hottest weeks of the year. Yulin has banned the slaughter of dogs for the festival but traffickers have skirted the regulations by slaughtering them elsewhere. [Full Article...]

MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move

MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move The development opens China up to worldwide investors by allowing them to access companies trading on Chinese stock exchanges, but it will take time to reap the full benefits of the move. Remy Briand, managing director and chairman of the MSCI Index Policy Committee, commented: "International investors have embraced the positive changes in the accessibility of the China A-shares market over the ... [Full Article...]

Violence as farmers oppose land takeover for airport in Thane

Violence as farmers oppose land takeover for airport in Thane Earlier, the protesting farmers said that their land was being acquired by the Ministry of Defence . The farmers, protesting the ownership and possession of a World War II airstrip at Naveli in Thane district, torched six vehicles, burnt tyres and stoned police teams. [Full Article...]

Trump policies could roll back US-Cuba ties, says Mexican academic — Interview

Trump policies could roll back US-Cuba ties, says Mexican academic — Interview Though most details of the policy are still unknown, officials say Trump will direct the Department of Treasury and Commerce to ban direct financial transactions with Cuba's military and intelligence services. According to Trump's eight-page directive, US businesses will be restricted from transacting with Cuban businesses tied to the country's military - although recently reestablished USA co... [Full Article...]

USA warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

USA warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky The incident comes two days after an American F/A-18 warplane allegedly shot down a Syrian fighter Su-22 near the Syrian city of Taqba in the southern Raqqa area. Russian Federation condemned the U.S. action and in retaliation suspended a hotline meant to prevent such incidents. Australia has said it will resume its military air operations over Syria . [Full Article...]

Andrew Cuomo Just Granted Clemency to a Detained 9/11 Recovery Worker

Andrew Cuomo Just Granted Clemency to a Detained 9/11 Recovery Worker Cardona entered the USA illegally in 1986. "And sends a message about fairness and equality, values that this state was founded upon". He was convicted in 1990 of attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance as a 21-year-old. He married an American citizen who also aided the recovery effort at ground zero. He has psychological issues. "Sanctuary for Families has seen firsthand that young ... [Full Article...]

Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed Mr Trump's " America First " approach and dismissive remarks about the EU and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have and bolstered calls for the European Union to take on an increased defence role, while his decision to pull out of the Paris climate pact infuriated Europe . [Full Article...]

HWL semis: Confident India to take on Malaysia in quarter-finals

HWL semis: Confident India to take on Malaysia in quarter-finals However, if Pakistan fails to qualify for the world cup it will have to win the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy, which will be held in India later this year. The ball was then picked up by Chinglensana and improvised by Ramandeep to ensure India levelled the score. Two minutes later, Malaysia earned another penalty corner but this time Dahiya failed to keep Razie Rahim's flick out. [Full Article...]

Letroy Guion arrested for drunk driving in Hawaii

Guion has been suspended twice by the National Football League over the last few years. Two years ago, police arrested Guion for marijuana and firearms. The Packers signed Guion to a three-year, $11 million contract last year, but he was already facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. [Full Article...]

EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration During his campaign, Macron had already said countries such as Poland and Hungary should be sanctioned for not cooperating on refugees and respecting European values, which led to outrage in Warsaw. "European countries that don't respect the rules have to draw all the political consequences", Macron said in an interview with eight European newspapers ahead of the summit. [Full Article...]

Fatal attack in Jerusalem: ISIS, Hamas both claim responsibility

Fatal attack in Jerusalem: ISIS, Hamas both claim responsibility Israeli security forces killed three men, one of whom fatally stabbed a police woman, after carrying out a stabbing and shooting attack in Jerusalem on June 16. Following the attack, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and senior members of his cabinet, as well as top security officials met in a conference call and decided that Israeli authorities would be instructed to rescind all weekday holiday... [Full Article...]

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election Johnson says "the Russians will be back" and possibly other "bad cyber actors", too, to meddle in future elections. Johnson served as DHS secretary from December 2013 to January 2017. While the Russian interference in the 2016 campaign has been known for months, it was the first time US officials have said how many states' electoral systems were targeted. [Full Article...]

Trump tweet not meant to confirm he is under investigation

The investigation into Trump reportedly began shortly after he fired FBI Director James Comey . On May 9, Rosenstein wrote a memorandum outlining reasons why Trump should fire then-FBI Director James Comey . This, too, could be a sign of the president acting inappropriately. The president tweeted Friday, "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs num... [Full Article...]

In Brussels, weakened May to outline guarantees for EU expats in Britain

May told leaders she wanted to offer certainty by saying no European Union citizens in Britain lawfully would be asked to leave at the time of Brexit , and that all European Union citizens lawfully in the country at the point of Brexit would be able to regularise their status. [Full Article...]

Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech

Her attempt to secure a larger mandate ahead of the Brexit negotiations backfired with her losing her commanding majority. "There can be absolutely no question of the UK Government attempting to reserve powers in devolved areas and the Scottish Government would not recommend the Scottish Parliament consents to such proposals", he said . [Full Article...]

Public funeral planned for US student freed from North Korea

Mystery still surrounds Warmbier's death , particularly how he ended up in a coma and what conditions he experienced while being held in North Korea . "I think we should strongly consider it", Corker said. "There had not been any previous detainment in North Korea that has ended with such tragic finality and we have been struggling to process the result", the statement continued. [Full Article...]

US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea There has been no confirmation from Washington so far. Warmbier, the American university student held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months died at a Cincinnati hospital on Monday, just days after he was released from captivity in a coma, his family said. [Full Article...]

Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE

Meanwhile, Kuwait has been leading efforts to reconcile between the disputing parties since the row escalated with an air, land and sea blockade of Qatar . "We expect our friends to stand up with us in this unfair, illegal blockade conducted by four countries", the CEO told Al-Jazeera. Though both Qatar and Saudi Arabia practice an ultra-conservative form of Sunni Islam called Wahhabism, Qata... [Full Article...]

US Sends Supersonic Bombers in Show of Force Against North Korea

US Sends Supersonic Bombers in Show of Force Against North Korea The Warmbier family's "objection to an autopsy was honored", the office said, and only an external examination was performed. Justin Weber told The Associated Press that a news conference is expected later to provide more information. [Full Article...]

Labor MP demands Hanson apologise over 'ill-informed' autism comments

Labor MP demands Hanson apologise over 'ill-informed' autism comments And on social media she posted an image of herself with her son. "I was told that he'd never speak, that I could expect that Mitch could play in a sports team with his age-matched teams, or that he could included in a mainstream class", she explained. [Full Article...]


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