“As China-U.S. friction rises, their armies hold joint disaster drills”

Soldiers from China and the United States wrapped up a week of joint disaster relief drills on Saturday, in a display of cooperation against a backdrop of worsening ties between the two countries over trade, the disputed South China Sea and self-ruled Taiwan. Relations between the world's two largest economies have plumbed new depths under... Continue Reading →

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“CIA believes Saudi crown prince ordered journalist’s killing”

The CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, complicating President Donald Trump's efforts to preserve ties with a key U.S. ally. The sources said the CIA had briefed other parts of the U.S. government, including Congress, on... Continue Reading →

“U.S. judge temporarily restores White House press pass to CNN’s Acosta” –

A U.S. judge on Friday temporarily restored White House press credentials to CNN correspondent Jim Acosta, which were revoked after a contentious press conference with President Donald Trump, saying there should be a due process in place for limiting a journalist's access to the White House. https://youtu.be/6HbO-TE3JMY U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly, who is hearing... Continue Reading →

“Geopolitics should be factor in new nuclear investment decision – Czech PM” –

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Wednesday geopolitics should be a factor when the NATO and EU member country decides future nuclear power investments as the country mulls whether to build new reactors. Babis' comments came after a meeting with U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry who urged nations in central Europe to have a... Continue Reading →

“At least 42 fatalities tallied in California’s deadliest wildfire ever” –

Search teams have recovered remains of 42 people killed by a fierce wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, marking the greatest loss of life from a wild land blaze in state history, authorities said on Monday. The latest death toll, up from 29 tallied over the weekend, was announced by... Continue Reading →

“Israel-Gaza border ignites after botched incursion; four dead”

Palestinian militants on Monday carried out their most intensive shelling of Israel since the 2014 Gaza war in retaliation for a botched cross-border commando raid, drawing Israeli air strikes against Hamas' television station and other targets. The flare-up, in which three Palestinian gunmen and a civilian in Israel were killed, threatened to derail efforts by... Continue Reading →

China says will further open up its economy, slams rising protectionism-

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday Beijing will further open up its economy in the face of rising protectionism, as he headed for meetings with Asia-Pacific leaders in Singapore that are expected to focus on trade tensions. Li's remarks in an article in Singapore's Straits Times newspaper, ahead of his arrival in the city-state... Continue Reading →

“Jo Johnson quits UK government, urges referendum to avoid Brexit chaos” –

Jo Johnson, the younger brother of Boris, resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Friday, calling in a withering critique for another referendum to avoid her Brexit plans unleashing Britain's greatest crisis since World War Two. Quitting as a junior transport minister, Johnson called May's Brexit plans delusional and said he could not... Continue Reading →

“Northern Irish kingmakers tell PM May: Don’t betray the United Kingdom” –

The Northern Irish party which props up Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Friday cast her Brexit negotiation as a betrayal and cautioned it could not support a deal that divided the United Kingdom. The warning underscores the travails that May faces in getting any Brexit divorce deal, which London and Brussels say is 95... Continue Reading →

“Chance of no-deal Brexit holds firm at one-in-four as clock ticks – Reuters poll” –

With less than five months left before Britain and the European Union officially part ways, there remains a one-in-four chance the sides fail to reach a deal on the terms of departure, according to economists polled by Reuters this week. The EU would have to see a breakthrough on Brexit within a week if its... Continue Reading →

KNUST Governing Council dissolved

Source: My Joyonline The interim KNUST Council will determine the fate of Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kwasi Obiri Danso. Governing Council of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been dissolved with immediate effect. It follows recent developments at the University that led to students vandalizing property on campus. A peaceful protest by... Continue Reading →

Knust & NYA Blames Vice Chancellor For The Chaos On The Campus Of KNUST

The Regional Minister of Ashanti Region, Simon Osei Mensah has ordered an indefinite shutdown of the university with immediate effect; starting with local students leaving the camlus by 12pm today, October 23, 2018 and foreign students being left under protection The school authorities in collaboration with the Ashanti Regional Security Council has also imposed a... Continue Reading →

At least 59 people have been killed and dozens more injured by a train running into a crowd near Amritsar in India’s northern Punjab state.

Victims were standing on the railway tracks watching celebrations for Dusshera, a Hindu festival, when a train hit them at high speed on Friday. The Punjab authorities have ordered an inquiry into the incident Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the incident as "heart-wrenching". Families of victims held an angry protest on the tracks on... Continue Reading →

Indonesia Earthquake Claims 82 Lives.

Eighty two people killed after a deadly earthquake hit the Indonesian tourist islands of Lombok and its neighbouring, starting a tsunami warning a week after another quake in the same region killed 16 people.The magnitude seven earthquake hit about 6.46pm Jakarta time (11.46pm NZ) on Sunday, 27 kilometres north-east of northern Lombok in Indonesia at... Continue Reading →

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