World

by | May 29, 2019 | 17:10

Unsurprisingly Syria fell furthest in the rankings as more than eight years of war has pulled childhoods apart at the seams, uprooting children from their homes and school. The 10 bottom-ranked countries, of which eight are from West and Central Africa, perform poorly on most indicators. - Out-of-school and child marriage rates are both down 19 per cent.

by | May 29, 2019 | 16:22

Boris Johnson is known to have a strongly pro-Brexit stance and not as concerned about a no-deal outcome as others, but any news decreasing the chances of him winning the leadership race to become the next UK Prime Minister will be viewed as GBP-positive.

by | May 29, 2019 | 15:52

Amash has made headlines in recent weeks for being the first GOP member to call for Trump's impeachment . "They listen. Those that were undecided support you, and those who were hostile to you either become undecided or they will say afterward, hey, you know, I disagreed with what you just said, but I really want to thank you for coming out and talking to me".

by | May 29, 2019 | 14:56

President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports and begun the process of imposing tariffs on another $300 billion in Chinese goods. Mr Mnuchin stated that China's Renminbi had fallen against the dollar by eight per cent over the previous year. "No trading partner was found to have met the 1988 legislative standards during the current reporting period", the report concluded.

by | May 29, 2019 | 14:26

Will Connolly, 17, came to prominence when he "egged" far-right Senator Fraser Anning at a news conference after Anning had said letting "Muslim fanatics" migrate to New Zealand was the cause of the mosque shootings in March. "I chose to donate all monies to help provide some relief to the victims of the massacre ... it wasn't mine to keep", he added. "To the victims of the tragedy, I whole heartedly hope that this can bring some relief to you", he posted.

by | May 29, 2019 | 13:41

Chancellor Angela Merkel was upset with French President Emmanuel Macron's public dismissal of Berlin's preferred candidate, a center-right German lawmaker Manfred Weber , as the 28 national European Union leaders bargained behind closed doors over the bloc's new leadership for the next five years.

by | May 29, 2019 | 13:10

House of Representatives recently passed the Taiwan Assurance Act to elevate security ties and support Taipei's participation in global organizations. Beijing's comments came asTaiwan began its annual Han Kuang Exercise on Tuesday. President Tsai watched as the air force landed F-16V aircraft on a highway in eastern Changhua county, an exercise created to test the military's refueling and rearming capacity if major airfields on the island were occupied or destroyed by the PLA.

by | May 29, 2019 | 11:11

In the statement carried by Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency, the North Korean spokesman said the North was rightfully exercising its rights of self-defense with the launches. Security Council resolutions. On May 9, North Korea fired off short-range missiles in apparent frustration with the stalled denuclearization talks with Washington.

by | May 29, 2019 | 06:54

Stocks of producers surged. While China has so far not explicitly said it will restrict rare earths exports to the United States, Chinese media has strongly implied this will happen, including remarks from the editor of influential paper the Global Times on Twitter late on Tuesday.

by | May 29, 2019 | 06:30

He also called Venezuela a "rogue state". The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Conference on Disarmament, Robert Wood, walked out of the conference's session Tuesday after a representative of Venezuela's dictator was selected to lead it.

by | May 29, 2019 | 04:35

State officials accuse drug companies of fraudulently marketing highly addictive opioids in a way that oversells their effectiveness, but misrepresents how addictive the drugs are. "We are even more convinced than we were when we began this enterprise that these companies are the proximate cause for the epidemic in our state and in our country", he said.

by | May 29, 2019 | 03:45

A deadly confrontation between Pakistani army troops and ethnic Pashtun protesters in a remote tribal region this weekend left at least three civilians dead, sparking a nationwide furor and marking a risky turning point in the growing conflict between the military and the country's largest ethnic minority.

by | May 29, 2019 | 03:35

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he believed the risk of Britain crashing out of the bloc without any divorce agreement was growing. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Tuesday that trying to leave without a deal would lead Parliament to trigger a national election that would see the Conservative Party "annihilated" because of its failure to make good on its promise to oversee an orderly Brexit.

by | May 29, 2019 | 02:16

Wade. Helene Krasnoff, vice president of public policy litigation with Planned Parenthood , said that state officials have refused to disclose the scope of their investigation, which she described as "boundless". Louis clinic, a process she blasted as a "inappropriate and suspicious interrogation" created to "intimidate" the clinic's doctors and medical trainees.

by | May 29, 2019 | 02:13

According to a report from the NOAA Storm Prediction Center, 14 tornadoes touched down in IN, 10 touched down in Colorado, and nine were reported in Ohio. In Brookville, west of Dayton, the storm tore roofs off schools, destroyed a barn and heavily damaged houses. He said other crews are also clearing debris northwest of Dayton in Mercer and Darke counties.

by | May 28, 2019 | 22:54

The group of politicians attending the ceremony to mark the centenary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Afghanistan and Russian Federation included many of Ghani's most powerful political adversaries. The latest meeting in Moscow comes weeks after a sixth round of talks between the USA and Taliban wrapped in Doha with no tangible progress cited by the negotiating teams.

by | May 28, 2019 | 22:36

David Martin, lost his MEP seat last night, and says Scottish Labour suffered because of the United Kingdom party's Brexit stance. She said: "We're supporting a People's Vote strongly now because it's the right thing to do and it's the democratic thing to do".

by | May 28, 2019 | 21:52

The Supreme Court on Monday said it has allowed part of an IN abortion law to take effect, requiring fetal remains be buried or cremated after an abortion . Whereas Sanger believed that birth control could prevent "unfit" people from reproducing, abortion can prevent them from being born in the first place.

by | May 28, 2019 | 21:31

The anti-terrorism unit of the Paris prosecutor office, which is handling the investigation, added that a 24-year-old man was arrested on Monday morning in Lyon and placed in custody. Sources close to the investigation said the explosive was most likely acetone peroxide, a volatile compound used in the deadly Paris terror attacks of 13 November 2015.

by | May 28, 2019 | 20:55

The ceremony follows Malawi Electoral Commission's (MEC) announcement of the presidential election results on Monday at the Comesa hall in the commercial city of Blantyre. "We will not sit down, but continue to fight so that the vote of Malawians should not be wasted", he said. Some of the documents showed "the same handwriting coming from different polling stations which are miles apart", she said adding there was " a lot of tippexing ".