Violence erupts in Zimbabwe's capital after anti-Mugabe rally

Justice Hlekani Mwayera ruled that the demonstration should be allowed to go ahead from 12 midday to 4 pm. Water cannons, frequently used to break up anti-government protests in the past two months, have been set up by police at strategic points ... More..

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US wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

US wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers

In a release, Foxx argues that the proposed rule would save lives and more than $1 billion in fuel costs annually, making it "a win for safety, energy conservation and our environment". Some opponents of speed...More..

Labour announces security deal to rescue party conference
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Labour announces security deal to rescue party conference

Labour voted a year ago to boycott G4S after protesters claimed that its ties to Israeli jails and detention centers made the company "complicit in violations of global law" and "Israel's use of mass incarcerat...More..

by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

FDA: All blood donations should be tested for Zika

Peter Marks, director of the FDA's biologic products center, in an agency release. The earlier FDA guidance on Zika testing, issued on February 16, had also recommended that blood donor centers "use patho...More..

by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia

Miners now represented by independently organized cooperatives have been using street blockades to protest against a law allowing them to join trade unions. He added that the miners told him that Illanes had ...More..

Mother dies after rescuing 2-year-old from Lake Powell
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Mother dies after rescuing 2-year-old from Lake Powell

Chelsey Russell, a 33-year-old woman from Lakewood drowned Tuesday in the Hall's Crossing area of Lake Powell, the San Juan County Sheriff's Office said. It's the sixth death at the recreation area this year....More..

by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Turkey: US says Syria Kurds are pulling back in north Syria

However, Kurdish officials reported fresh Turkish shelling on their positions. Turkey on Thursday sent more tanks and warplanes across the border into Syria as part of its Operation Euphrates Shield, which ai...More..

US Approves Postal Stamp in Honour of Diwali for Indian-Americans
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

US Approves Postal Stamp in Honour of Diwali for Indian-Americans

On October 5, the first-day-of-issue of dedication ceremony of the stamp will take place at the Consulate General of India, New York . After the advisory committee recommended the creation of a Diwali stamp ...More..

Syria regime, Kurds agree Hasakeh truce
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Syria regime, Kurds agree Hasakeh truce

For years US military officials have expressed concerns about a confrontation with the Syrian Air Force and more specifically the Syrian regime's potentially formidable anti-aircraft defenses. US Navy Captain J...More..

Turkish Kurds Condemn Military Operation in Syria
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Turkish Kurds Condemn Military Operation in Syria

But its objective went beyond fighting extremists. The Turks are adamant that the Kurds not advance as they have a long-running fight with Kurdish insurgents on their side of the border. The Turkish assault b...More..

United Kingdom retail sales recover in August
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

United Kingdom retail sales recover in August

The CBI said an index of orders placed with suppliers was -7in August, up from -34 in July and was expected to improve further next month. The CBI distributive trades survey showed that 35 per cent of retaile...More..

Wisconsin OL Dan Voltz retiring from football due to injuries
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Wisconsin OL Dan Voltz retiring from football due to injuries

Voltz hadn't been practicing or listed on recent injury reports, so this may have been something that was being discussed for a while. Badgers head coach Paul Chryst announced the decision after practice Tues...More..

Ohio Democrats disappointed with voting ruling
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Ohio Democrats disappointed with voting ruling

OH is one of a handful of states, along with Wisconsin, North Carolina, Texas and Arizona, where Marc Elias, a prominent Democratic election law expert and general counsel to Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham Clint...More..

by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Brexit campaigner Farage says to address Trump rally

Farage's involvement is part of Trump's latest strategy that centers on his new campaign chair, Stephen Bannon. Sky is also reporting that the pair will be having dinner together. "I think you are going to have...More..

Germany's Ifo index falls sharply, missing views
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Germany's Ifo index falls sharply, missing views

British voters today (23 June) chose to leave the European Union, sparking fears over the future of the EU, the United Kingdom, and the economy, and forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron. "Nev...More..

by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Scotland prepares for second vote on independence

The Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) statistics show a deficit of PS14.8 billion ($A25.7 billion) when a geographic share of North Sea revenues is allocated to Scotland. "By putting a dedicate...More..

Graduate Students At Private Universities Can Now Unionize
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Graduate Students At Private Universities Can Now Unionize

In the Columbia University decision, the board overturned the 2004 Brown University decision by President George W. Bush's NLRB. The Board agreed to review the GWC's petition to unionize last December after a r...More..

Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

Lilesa finished second in the men's marathon in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday and, as he was passing the finish line, crossed his wrists above his head . " If I go back to Ethiopia maybe they will kill me ." he sai...More..

by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Donald Trump vows to defeat ISIS by partnering with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Trump said the policy would first require a temporary halt in immigration from risky regions of the world. GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump Wednesday convened a Round table meeting of some of the top fo...More..

Turkey Launches Airstrikes, Artillery Fire In Cross-Border Incursion Into Syria
by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Turkey Launches Airstrikes, Artillery Fire In Cross-Border Incursion Into Syria

With the backing of USA airstrikes and military advisers, the operation to push Isis out of Jarablus began in the early hours of this morning with Turkish special forces moving in to clear the area of mines and...More..