Prince Harry lashes out at UK press for treatment of Meghan02 Oct, 2019
“My deepest fear is history repeating itself. I’ve seen what happens when someone I love is commoditized to the point that they are no longer treated or seen as a real person. I lost my mother and now I watch my wife falling victim to the same powerful forces,” Harry said.
Deaths from heavy monsoon rise to nearly 140 in eastern IndiaBy RSS
Residents of Patna - the capital of Bihar, home to two million people - used lifeboats to escape heavily water-logged homes.
Death toll of quake in east Indonesia rises to 30, with 25,000 flee homeBy RSS
The jolts damaged 534 houses, one bride, nine office buildings, six education facilities, one health facility and two other infrastructure facilities, according to the spokesman of national disaster management agency Agus Wibowo.
Afghans vote for president amid Taliban attacks, fraud fears28 Sep, 2019
In the capital of Kabul, turnout was sporadic and in the morning hours it was rare to see a crowded polling center.
Chinese FM rejects groundless criticism of Xinjiang, Hong Kong issuesBy RSS
China does not accept any groundless criticism, Wang said in response to questions raised by Reuters on the sidelines of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Former French president Chirac dies at 8626 Sep, 2019
The centre-right Chirac rose to prominence as mayor of Paris before becoming prime minister and then serving as head of state from 1995-2007.
Angry lawmakers challenge attorney general on Brexit advice25 Sep, 2019
“This Parliament should have the courage to face the electorate, but it won’t, because so many of them are really all about preventing us leaving the European Union,” he told lawmakers. “But the time is coming. The time is coming, Mr. Speaker, when even these turkeys won’t be able to prevent Christmas.”
UN chief warns of a world divided between US and China25 Sep, 2019
“We must do everything possible to avert the great fracture and maintain a universal system, a universal economy with universal respect for international law; a multipolar world with strong multilateral institutions,” he told presidents, prime ministers, monarchs and ministers from the U.N.’s 193 member states.
At UN, Trump to face questions about Ukraine, Iran, allies23 Sep, 2019
Trump will address a meeting about the persecution of religious minorities, particularly Christians, an issue that resonates with Trump’s evangelical supporters.
Iran asks West to leave Persian Gulf as tensions heightened22 Sep, 2019
President Hassan Rouhani separately promised to unveil a regional peace plan at this week’s upcoming high-level meetings at the United Nations, which comes amid heightened Mideast tensions following a series of attacks, including a missile-and-drone assault on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry.
US to send troops to Saudi Arabia, hold off on striking Iran21 Sep, 2019
The announcement reflected Trump’s comments earlier in the day when he told reporters that showing restraint “shows far more strength” than launching military strikes and he wanted to avoid an all-out war with Iran.
Israel’s election highlights secular-religious divide20 Sep, 2019
“Something has changed in recent years, the coercion has gone overboard,” said Dulberg, who runs a small family-run jewelry business. “We are a Jewish state, but not a religious state.”
Iran diplomat warns of ‘all-out war’ if hit for Saudi attack19 Sep, 2019
“I am making a very serious statement that we don’t want to engage in a military confrontation,” Zarif said. “But we won’t blink to defend our territory.”
EU lawmakers vote to approve Brexit delay if UK requests one18 Sep, 2019
Britain’s departure from the 28-nation bloc has already been delayed twice.
Netanyahu faces uphill battle after repeat election18 Sep, 2019
“The conclusion is clear, everything we said throughout the campaign is coming true,” he said outside his home in the West Bank settlement of Nokdim. “There is one and only option: a national unity government that is broad and liberal and we will not join any other option.”
Iran’s supreme leader: No talks with the US at any level17 Sep, 2019
“There will be no talks with the U.S. at any level,” he said.
Johnson the Brexit 'Hulk' finally meets EU's Juncker17 Sep, 2019
After a weekend in which he compared himself to comic book super-smasher Hulk, the British leader will enjoy a genteel working lunch of snails and salmon in Luxembourg with the EU Commission president.
Trump says US locked and loaded in response to drone attack16 Sep, 2019
The attack, which halved the kingdom’s oil production and sent crude prices spiking, led Trump to authorize the release of U.S. strategic reserves should they be necessary to stabilize markets.
Study finds the universe might be 2 billion years younger16 Sep, 2019
The huge swings in scientists’ estimates — even this new calculation could be off by billions of years — reflect different approaches to the tricky problem of figuring the universe’s real age.