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House committees release texts showing reactions to Trump's demands on Ukraine

House committees release texts showing reactions to Trump's demands on Ukraine Trump appeared to take the Democrats at their word - and said they were trying to short-circuit the will of voters. The State Department said Volker has confirmed that he put a Zelenskiy adviser in contact with Giuliani, Trump's lawyer, at the Ukrainian adviser's request. [Full Article...]

Indian Embassy celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Indian Embassy celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Shobhana Radhakrishna at VIC". Modi also noted that Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary has been marked at the United Nations with enormous enthusiasm. These are beautifully captured by the 46 artists from the Union of Azerbaijan Artists as they expressed their impressions on the contributions of Gandhiji through their work. [Full Article...]

Yemen rebels free 290 prisoners

Yemen rebels free 290 prisoners Iran welcomes any mediatory attempt to calm tensions with Saudi Arabia , Mousavi said, expressing hope that the Saudi side is also "ready" for alleviating tensions. That follows a shock provide on September 20 by the Houthis to halt drone and missile assaults on Saudi Arabia if the coalition stops launching airstrikes. [Full Article...]

UK will leave the EU on October 31, says finance minister Javed

UK will leave the EU on October 31, says finance minister Javed Britain is not scheduled to hold an election until 2022, but one is expected in the coming months. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to take his country out of the European Union by the end of next month, with or without a divorce agreement. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle Visits Memorial Of Slain South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana

Meghan Markle Visits Memorial Of Slain South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana The reception highlighted the common links between the United Kingdom and Malawi and strengthened their meaningful and modern partnership. Duchess Meghan made headlines on September 28 when it was revealed she had visited a Cape Town memorial to murdered South African student Uyinene Mrwetyana . [Full Article...]

Dozens take to Kenora's streets for global climate strike

Dozens take to Kenora's streets for global climate strike Of course, the attention isn't surprising. And there is no question the unnerving power of her rhetoric comes in part from the fact that she is so young. Police and firefighters tried to negotiate with them. "Show leadership!" she said. "There is no question that Greta has had an impact that is greater than all of us environmentalists put together", Suzuki said. [Full Article...]

Britain's Supreme Court says PM's parliament suspension unlawful

Britain's Supreme Court says PM's parliament suspension unlawful Britain's highest court on Tuesday (24 September) found the Conservative leader acted illegally in suspending, or proroguing, parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit . Unless there is some Parliamentary rule of which we are unaware, they can take immediate steps to enable each House to meet as soon as possible. But he requires the consent of opposition parties to hold a snap election... [Full Article...]

Labour to integrate private schools with state sector in latest manifesto

Labour to integrate private schools with state sector in latest manifesto The delegates made the remarks as part of a dramatic day which saw Ms Rayner, shadow education sectary, pledge that Labour would scrap the "tax loopholes" that private schools benefit from in its first Budget. After Labour had banned establishing new academic-attainment selective grammar schools in a previous government, there is the question of where Labour's policies of stopping school choice ... [Full Article...]

PM Modi, Donald Trump Hold Bilateral Meeting In New York

PM Modi, Donald Trump Hold Bilateral Meeting In New York Modi, who harnessed the energy of social media to reach politics before Trump, has been dubbed India's "first social media politician". Muraleedharan attended the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA), an inter-governmental forum. [Full Article...]

Trump says hopes India, Pakistan can come together on Kashmir

Trump says hopes India, Pakistan can come together on Kashmir Thousands of them move across the border every day, and Pakistani authorities are not able to determine whether or not insurgents are also among them. " Imran Khan said he will continue to highlight the Kashmir issue at every forum and will fulfill his promise of being the Ambassador of Kashmir". "China has given us a great opportunity to lift ourselves up from where we are right now", he added. [Full Article...]

Modi rally in Texas, Morrison event in Ohio — Trump’s Sunday

Modi rally in Texas, Morrison event in Ohio — Trump’s Sunday While the Sikh community congratulated him for his government's Kartarpur Corridor initiative, the Kashmiri Pandits expressed their joy on the Centre's move on Article 370 . "Texas' spirit is reflected here". Houston is gearing up for the 'Howdy, Modi!' mega diaspora event on September 22. "A packed programme awaits the Prime Minister during this U.S. [Full Article...]

Michelle Carter Denied Parole

Michelle Carter Denied Parole The now 22-year-old woman began her sentence in February. Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2017 in the 2014 death of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III . Furthermore, the board said, Carter's "self-serving statements and behavior, leading up to and after his suicide, appear to be irrational and lacked sincerity". [Full Article...]

No-deal Brexit to be catastrophic: EU's Juncker

No-deal Brexit to be catastrophic: EU's Juncker Early Thursday the court witnessed the spectacle of the current Prime Minister Johnson being taken to task by former Conservative prime minister John Major. The government says the suspension is routine and not motivated by Brexit, and argues that judges should not interfere in politics. In his recently released memoirs, Mr. [Full Article...]

California's Gig Economy Bill Becomes Law

California's Gig Economy Bill Becomes Law As Bay City News reports , the new law will take effect in 2020, and Newsom called it "landmark legislation for workers and our economy". It could upend the business models of companies that depend on armies of independent contractors, who aren't guaranteed employment protections like minimum wage and overtime. [Full Article...]

Trump repeatedly pressed Ukraine president to investigate Biden's son

Trump repeatedly pressed Ukraine president to investigate Biden's son The Washington Post first reported that Ukraine was the subject of the complaint Thursday night. Now we're learning that the complaint likely involves Ukraine. "No, actually I didn't". "You never asked anything about [the former vice president's son] Hunter Biden? ". Cuomo asked. "You never asked anything about Joe Biden and his role with the prosecutor?" The Ukrainian government's o... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu urges rival Gantz to form unity government with him

Netanyahu urges rival Gantz to form unity government with him It would revolve around a partnership between Likud and centrist Blue and White, with or without Lieberman's party, Yisrael Beiteinu. In the last elections in April, Blue and White managed to tie Likud, but Netanyahu, who had more recommendations from potential allies, was given the first chance to form a government. [Full Article...]

Democratic donor Ed Buck arrested, charged with operating drug house

Democratic donor Ed Buck arrested, charged with operating drug house The donor who was arrested after another man overdosed in his California home contributed thousands of dollars to a wide array of state and national Democratic politicians - including former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton . [Full Article...]

Trump names hostage envoy as new national security adviser

Trump names hostage envoy as new national security adviser O'Brien, who now serves as the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs at the State Department, has a long history in Republican foreign policy circles. O' Brien was confirmed by the Senate. When it was noted that this was an unusual task for a hostage negotiator - given the rapper wasn't being held hostage - O'Brien defended Trump's decision to send him. [Full Article...]

Ayatollah Khamenei: No negotiations with USA at any level

Ayatollah Khamenei: No negotiations with USA at any level He has said even if the sanctions are lifted, any talks must be held in the framework of the nuclear accord. The Saudi government called the attack an "unprecedented act of aggression and sabotage" but stopped short of directly pinning blame on Iran. [Full Article...]

Russian border guards injured by North Korean criminals

Russian border guards injured by North Korean criminals The FSB security service, which controls the border and coast guard, said in a statement that guards observed two fishing vessels and 11 motor boats while on duty in Russian waters of the Sea of Japan. Writing for NK News in December a year ago, North Korea watcher Andrei Lankov noted how the DPRK's fishermen often head further afield in search of more abundant fishing grounds. [Full Article...]


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