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IMF and World Bank leaders appeal for an end to trade wars

IMF and World Bank leaders appeal for an end to trade wars She said more must be done by the world's two biggest economies to resolve their disputes and that all nations must try to overhaul their trade rules. "From the very beginning, we have made it very clear that we want to avoid a trade war", Le Maire said. That process, completed in 2010, needed approval of the U.S. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation dam collapse: Toll reaches 15, 13 missing

Russian Federation dam collapse: Toll reaches 15, 13 missing At least fifteen people have been killed after a dam collapsed at a gold mine in Russia's Krasnoyarsk region. At least 15 people are dead and another 13 missing in Russian Federation after a dam collapsed at a Siberian gold mine, according to reports. [Full Article...]

El Chapo's son arrested in western Mexico

El Chapo's son arrested in western Mexico A lawyer for Guzman Lopez confirmed that he "is alive and free" in the report but offered no other details. Falko Ernst, senior analyst for the International Crisis Group in Mexico, said the release of Ovidio Guzman set "a risky precedent" and sent a message that the state itself, including the army, could be blackmailed and was not in control. [Full Article...]

The Global Economy Is in Recession

The Global Economy Is in Recession That said, the outlook remains precarious. The discount in India's progress projection for this yr "reflects a weaker-than-expected outlook for domestic demand", WEO mentioned. In an economic slowdown only half as severe as the last crisis, a stunning $19 trillion in debt held by companies in eight major economies could be at serious risk, the International Monetary Fund warned in its latest... [Full Article...]

Ayodhya title case: Supreme Court wraps up hearing, reserves judgment

Ayodhya title case: Supreme Court wraps up hearing, reserves judgment Its counsel, senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, even tore up a map, which a Hindu party said was that of the Ram Janmasthan, in open court. The apex court granted three days to the contesting parties to file written notes. "I will say once a temple always a temple", the former Attorney-General said. The report , sources said, has taken into consideration the grievances of the Muslim parties tha... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson will not resign if Queen's Speech is defeated

Boris Johnson will not resign if Queen's Speech is defeated As Mr Corbyn and Prime Minister Boris Johnson walked side by side ahead of the Queen's Speech , Mr Corbyn was seen gesturing to a camera operator who was walking backwards. Lawmakers are summoned to listen to the queen by a security official named Black Rod - but only comply after slamming the House of Commons door in their face to symbolise the chamber's independence from the monarch. [Full Article...]

U.S. claims cyber strike on Iran after attack on Saudi oil facility

U.S. claims cyber strike on Iran after attack on Saudi oil facility Prime Minister Imran, according to Qureshi, took the same message to Saudi Arabia. From the Saudi side, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman paid a state visit to Pakistan in February 2019. Tehran soon afterwards shot down an unmanned USA drone. Houthi rebels in Yemen on the other hand took responsibility. "We do not want a conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran". [Full Article...]

Britain's royal couple in Pakistan for 5-day visit

Britain's royal couple in Pakistan for 5-day visit Add Royal Family as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Royal Family news, video, and analysis from ABC News. They will be taking part in a five-day tour of the country. The National Monument is all lit up, providing a attractive backdrop for the setting of the reception, hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew. [Full Article...]

Corbyn Unlikely to Support Brexit Deal between Johnson, EU

Corbyn Unlikely to Support Brexit Deal between Johnson, EU If the stalemate is not broken at this point, a law recently passed by the parliament dictates that London must ask the European Union to extend the October 31 deadline to January 31 - a period in which a national election may be held to try to break the Brexit deadlock. [Full Article...]

Thousands in Europe march against Turkey's Syria offensive

Thousands in Europe march against Turkey's Syria offensive Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed Abou El Gheit said in his speech at the meeting that the league condemns the Turkish aggression on Syria and that Turkey seeks to alter the ethnic nature of the attacked area. Omar said it has been involved in the autonomous administration for northern Syria. Turkey is moving in to take control of it. "We call on our allies to fulfil their duties and as... [Full Article...]

EBay and Stripe leave Facebook led digital currency Libra

EBay and Stripe leave Facebook led digital currency Libra Yesterday, MasterCard, Visa, Mercado Pago, eBay, and Stripe announced that they were dropping from Facebook's crypto project, Libra. At the same time, online payment processing company Stripe also announced it was cutting ties with the Libra Association, albeit not ruling out the idea of getting involved again in the future if development is more favorable. [Full Article...]

Advance polls open tomorrow (Friday)

Advance polls open tomorrow (Friday) Hollick notes that while he's expecting a steady turn out for the coming four days, his office has been taking voters since the election was called last month. During the last election, about 18 per cent of voters in both North and West Vancouver voted in advance polls. What do I need to vote? The Election Commission is reminding New Bedford voters that October 16 is the deadline to regist... [Full Article...]

Saddleridge fire: One dead in blaze raging round Los Angeles

Saddleridge fire: One dead in blaze raging round Los Angeles One person died of cardiac arrest. Thousands of acres of Southern California are now burning as crews work to contain the Saddleridge Fire , Sandalwood Fire, Wendy Fire, Caples Fire, and other simultaneous blazes across the region. At least 10 schools are closed today as a result of the fire and California State University Northridge , which has about 30,000 undergraduate students, announced... [Full Article...]

Indonesia's top security minister Wiranto stabbed in Pandeglang

Indonesia's top security minister Wiranto stabbed in Pandeglang Officials say the minister is in stable condition. The attack came just over a week before Widodo's inauguration for his second five-year term in office. Police said Alamsyah had been "exposed to ISIL radicalism", without elaborating. Investigators believe the attackers may have belonged to Jemaah Ansharuf Daulah (JAD), a radical Muslim militant group linked to ISIS , Prasetyo said. [Full Article...]

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested at London City airport

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested at London City airport On Thursday, 18,000 passengers were due to arrive or depart from the airport, with 286 flights scheduled. The flight finally took off after 11 a.m. local time. Later, answering questions about his backing for the protests, he added: 'We have to understand the passion and the motives of those that have taken part in the protests all over the country. [Full Article...]

United States envoy for Ukraine Volker RESIGNS amid Trump-Zelensky impeachment controversy

United States envoy for Ukraine Volker RESIGNS amid Trump-Zelensky impeachment controversy Rudy Giuliani , a central figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump , on Saturday played down his role in a proposed statement negotiated between US diplomats and Ukrainian officials this summer about fighting corruption in the eastern European country. [Full Article...]

148 arrested on first day of Extinction Rebellion protests

148 arrested on first day of Extinction Rebellion protests In London , police arrested at least 20 people Monday as protesters have vowed to close down Parliament and Trafalgar Square. Maud, also an Environmental Science student at Wageningen University, chose her study direction because she's "always been interested in how we treat the planet and humans' impact on the planet", the 19-year-old student said . [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson to seek Supreme Court ruling on no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson to seek Supreme Court ruling on no-deal Brexit Barnier told an event in France Saturday that while an agreement was still possible it "will be very hard to reach". Johnson's proposals, submitted Wednesday, "do not provide a basis for concluding an agreement", a European Commission spokeswoman underlined on Friday. [Full Article...]

Democrats subpoena White House for documents on Trump's efforts with Ukraine

Democrats subpoena White House for documents on Trump's efforts with Ukraine The chairmen's 13 document requests also included any information about a White House meeting on May 24 that involved Kurt Volker, the special envoy to Ukraine at the time; Pence's September 18 call with Zelensky; and any information about the actual or potential withholding, freezing, or other actions of foreign assistance of any kind to Ukraine for fiscal year 2019. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom govt docs reveal BoJo WILL ask European Union for Brexit delay - court

United Kingdom govt docs reveal BoJo WILL ask European Union for Brexit delay - court The document was revealed by Aidan O'Neill QC, the lawyer acting for campaigners who want judges to issue an interdict, or injunction, forcing the PM to delay exit day if no agreement is signed off by 19 October. Mr Tusk also spoke to Mr Varadkar on Thursday and delivered the message "we stand fully behind Ireland". Mr Smith had earlier said reform of a contentious Stormont voting mechanism coul... [Full Article...]


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