learningandfinance.com

Global

Obama meets with Duterte after Filipino leader apologizes

In an upbeat town hall event with people involved in the USA -sponsored Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative, Obama said young people have historically been the key to progress and development. Republican leaders of the House and Senate have suggested the prospects for passage this year are dim. "When the president of the Philippines insulted our president, it was appropriate in a very low-key way to say: sorry, no meeting", said the former secretary of the state.

Global

Turkey building power line to Syria's Jarabulus

The YPG says its troops have long since withdrawn from areas being targeted by Turkish-backed forces. ISIS well understands Turkey's agenda and is using it to its advantage to recover from its recent losses. Turkey is concerned that further consolidation of Kurdish influence in northern Syria could fuel separatist sentiment among its own Kurdish minority.

Global

Warrant Issued for Jill Stein's Arrest

Court records show Stein was charged Wednesday in Morton County with misdemeanor counts of criminal trespass and criminal mischief. Stein and Ajamu Baraka joined protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Tuesday afternoon, and the presidential candidate took a can of red spray paint and wrote " I approve this message " on a bulldozer.

Global

South Korea: North Korea conducted nuke test

Japan was quick to respond, with its Prime Minister Shinzo Abe saying North Korea's additional nuclear test can never be tolerated and that if it turns out to be true, Japan cannot help but express strong protest. Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende also condemned Pyongyang's nuclear test, saying in a tweet that "this unacceptable action causes deep concern & threatens peace".

Global

Secretary of State Kerry To Travel to Geneva, Switzerland

Sergey Lavrov held about a one-hour meeting with United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura at a lakefront hotel in Geneva on Thursday night. Russian Federation announced on Wednesday that Kerry and Lavrov had agreed to meet for talks in the Swiss city on September 8 and 9.

Global

France Arrests 3 'Radicalized' Women Linked to Possible Attack

France remains on high alert for terrorism after a series of attacks across the country since January past year, most recently after 86 people were killed in Nice when a truck driver deliberately drove into a crowd of Bastille Day revellers.

Global

China 'firmly opposes' N Korean nuclear test: Foreign ministry

An analyst from the Californian-based Middlebury Institute of International Studies also estimated the device tested had a 20 to 30 kilotonne yield, which would make it North Korea's largest nuclear test yet. Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike says Japan's capital city is also testing water samples and monitoring radiation levels in the air to examine possible impact from the North Korean nuclear test.

Global

Anti-Immigration Movement May Send Angela Merkel Packing

German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to stand by her refugee policy after her party was defeated in a state election , saying she's "very dissatisfied" with the result and will move ahead to try to win back public trust. Germany accepted over 1 million refugees in 2015. Ms Merkel's centre-left deputy is accusing her conservatives of being too slow to respond to the migrant crisis following the nationalist, anti-immigration AfD's shock second place in the state election.

Global

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon Reveals She Had Devastating Miscarriage

She tweeted yesterday: "By allowing my own experience to be reported I hope, perhaps ironically, that I might contribute in a small way to a future climate in which these matters are respected as entirely personal - rather than pored over and speculated about as they are now".

Global

G20 summit expected to promote global interconnection

Argentine President Mauricio Macri headed a high-level delegation and departed for China on Thursday to attend the G20 Summit to be held on September 4-5 in the city of Hangzhou , according to an official statement released Thursday. It called on Thursday for G20 leaders to take much stronger action. Argentine president Mauricio Macri was the first G20 leader to arrive in Hangzhou for the summit.

Global

Philippines market bomb attack in President Rodrigo Duterte's home city kills 12

Meanwhile, Duterte, who declared a "state of lawlessness" in the country following the blast, denied that the explosion was a result of intelligence failure. Although the blast was initially attributed to the Abu Sayyaf, the police chief has raised the possibility that drug lords may having paid the Daesh-linked group to carry out the attack , saying both groups are under pressure from the government's war on terrorism and illegal drugs.

Global

Bill Cosby's Trial Date Has Been Set For 2017

Bill Cosby's legal defense team is blaming racial prejudice and "a barrage of new accusers" for the criminal sex-assault charges lodged against the actor in Pennsylvania. Cosby's lawyers meanwhile asked the judge Tuesday to suppress a 2005 telephone conversation recorded by Constand's mother in Toronto. Allred wrote that ultimately the Pennsylvania case is about whether or not Cosby is guilty.

Global

16 killed, 30 unjured in bus accident in Odisha

Local media reported that around 30 people have been injured, some of them critically. The mishap took place near Deulijhari when the bus from Boudh to Athamallik fell from a bridge at Puruna Manitri, DGP K B Singh said. Special medical teams and fire personnel have rushed to spot to give first-aid and expedite the rescue act. The driver of the bus fled the spot and went absconding after the incident.

Global

Fresh talks between USA and Russian Federation renew hopes for Syrian peace deal

Syria has been mired in civil war since March 2011, with government forces loyal to Assad fighting numerous opposition factions and extremist groups. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Barack Obama at G20 Summit in China. Turkey pushed into northern Syria two weeks ago to expel the Islamic State group from its border and halt a northward advance by Syrian Kurdish forces, which Ankara sees as an extension of an outlawed Kurdish separatist group inside its own borders.

Global

Chinese arrested in raid at drug laboratory in Philippines

Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung said the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte would not only meet with President Joko Widodo, but also make impromptu visits to several areas in Jakarta . "We can't shoot criminals just like that", he said. "We call on President Duterte to engage all branches of government and others in the private sector, as well as the worldwide community, in attaining a worthy goal, and we wish him success in his unprecedented, bold national leadership aimed at bringing ...

Global

Five reasons why Man City will win the Manchester Derby

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero begins a three-game ban but Bacary Sagna should be in contention after recovering from a hamstring injury. I am sure he just wanted to follow me! Manchester United get ready to host rival Man City in the Manchester derby this weekend, in what should be a fantastic matchup between two of the best teams in the league.

Global

Day excited for Woods return

Then, Woods had a third back surgery in October. That event is the first of the 2016-17 PGA Tour season. The 14-time major victor had given little away, stating that he would only play tournament golf once his body was ready to do so, before announcing his decision to rejoin the ranks next month.

Global

Wide bandh disrupts life in Karnataka on Friday

Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary P Rammohan Rao in his letter to Shashi Shekar, chairman, Cauvery Supervisory Committee, who is also the Secretary to Water Resources Ministry, said "it is also brought to the notice of the Supervisory Committee that as on September 7, Karnataka has not ensured that realisation of 15,000 cusecs of water at Biligundlu as ordered by the Honourable Supreme Court".

Global

Death Toll Continues to Escalate in Italy Quake

Italy/Nagpur: The death toll in the Italian quake has risen to at least 247 as thousands of rescuers continue efforts to find survivors. The deaths included 10 people in the village of Pescara del Tronto, six in Accumoli and five in Amatrice , Rai reported, adding that children were among the victims.

Global

Cabinet meets for most important Brexit talks since referendum

Professor Thom Brooks, who is head of Law at the University of Durham and advised the Electoral Commission on the wording of the referendum question, said he believed that the government would u-turn on their promise to take the country out of the European Union following the results of last June's referendum, and that a second referendum would be offered instead.

Global

UN Rights Chief Seeks International Probe of Yemen Violence

Dubbing the plan as having a "fair and sensible approach", Kerry told reporters during a joint press conference with his Saudi counterpart that Houthis' participation in a future unity government will be in exchange for ending violence, laying down of arms and transferring of heavy weapons to a third party.

Global

Kashmir unrest: All Party Delegation meet achieved nothing, says Omar Abdullah

Raza said the 60-odd Sufis from various khanqahs across India plan to take out a peace march in Kashmir with the Quran in one hand and the "Tiranga" (national tricolour) in the other. He did not elaborate. The delegation had visited Kashmir on Sunday as part of the efforts to reach out to calm the tempers in Kashmir since the July 8 killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

Global

Obama insists China should drop South China Sea islands claim

Convention on the Law of the Sea. Obama, closing out the first U.S. presidential visit to Laos, also said he planned to do everything possible to persuade the U.S. The Associated Press , quoting an unnamed USA administration official, reported that China attempted to block reference to the words and phrases "recent activities", "serious concern", "reclamation", "militarization", "loss of trust", and "need to respect legal processes", but all were finally included in the joint statements.

Global

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief: Russian Federation has no say on Georgia membership issue

Stoltenberg praised Georgia's efforts to improve its democracy, rule of law and judiciary and he encouraged the country to continue implementing fundamental reforms to prepare for alliance membership. The parties noted that NATO-Georgia relations are gradually developing and decisions taken at the Warsaw Summit are a clear indication of this. On Thursday, Jens Stoltenberg will meet President Giorgi Margvelashvili and visit the NATO-Georgia Joint Training and Evaluation Centre outside ...

Global

On Russia-backed TV network, Trump doubts Russian influence

The senior-most elected US Republican, House Speaker Paul Ryan, distanced himself from Trump's praise of Putin just one day after returning to Congress after a seven-week break. "Now that is not just unpatriotic and insulting to the people of our country as well as to our commander in chief, it is scary". The Kremlin denies that Trump, who has visited Russian Federation before, has ever met Putin, and ridicules accusations that it is meddling in the USA election process.

Global

PDP alliance should take responsibility for Kashmir situation: Congress

Muzaffar Baig, senior PDP leader and former deputy chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, on Thursday suggested that if CM Mehbooba Mufti feels she can not control the situation in Kashmir then she should step down. "After the all-party delegation's visit, we met today and discussed future course of action in Jammu and Kashmir". He also criticised the Modi government and said, "the Prime Minister talks Vikas for Kashmir, but his own partymen down the line speak a different language".

Global

Congress Moves to Block Obama Admin's 'Ransom Payments' to Iran

The $1.7 billion payment is part of a refund for American weapons that Iran purchased but never received decades ago after the countries severed diplomatic ties. Iran asked for immediate payment to address dire economic concerns brought on by financial sanctions, and the US transferred the funds to a representative of Iran's central bank.

Global

North Korea have conducted fifth and largest nuclear test

If confirmed, this would be the latest nuclear provocation since January when it carried out its fourth nuclear test detonation, which drew strong condemnation from the worldwide community and the toughest resolution ever by the United Nations Security Council in March.

Global

Black Lives Matter protests disrupts flights at London City Airport

All flights at London City Airport have been disrupted after protesters gained access to the runway, which has resulted in it being temporarily closed. Black Lives Matter, which describes itself as a network of anti-racist activists, said the protest was held to raise the issue of climate change, which it called a "racist crisis".

Global

Russian Federation talks on Syria cease-fire stall at G-20

Argentina has "an enormous capacity in food production and wants to seize the opportunities offered by the Russian market to expand exports in that sector", Macri said . "Our collaborative effort with the USA in fighting terrorist organizations, including the ones in Syria, may be significantly improved and intensified", Putin said at a press conference on the results of the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China .

Global

Sainthood special for Mother Teresa School in Ormeau

Monday is the nineteenth anniversary of Mother Teresa's death - making her canonization astonishingly rapid by church standards. By embracing the poverty of the Gospel, Mother Teresa and her sisters also address not only the physical poverty of the poorest of the poor but indeed the spiritual poverty of those who have more than enough possessions yet live their lives estranged from God and from others.

Global

Philippines: Police looking to question 3 people in connection with Davao blast

A spokesman for the militant group Abu Sayyaf has claimed responsibility for the attack, but the president said authorities are considering the possibility that drug syndicates were behind it. Asked if he thought the blast was the work of drugs gangs, Duterte said: "It is also being considered ..." The attack came as Philippine forces were on alert amid an ongoing military offensive against Abu Sayyaf extremists in southern Sulu province, which intensified last week after the militants ...

Global

US seeks action to enforce resolutions after N. Korea missile launch

Kim Hong-kyun the ministry's special representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs, and his USA counterpart Sung Kim have agreed to meet on 13 September in Seoul to discuss "detailed countermeasures" against North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch, The South Korean foreign ministry said .

Global

Trump Says He'd Be OK with Illegal Immigrants Serving in Military

After the vet asking the question clarified, "Plans to serve, plans to serve in the armed forces". In NBC's Commander-in-Chief Forum Wednesday night, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump indicated that he would give "special" consideration to illegal immigrants serving in the USA military.

Global

Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls for greater India-Vietnam parliamentary exchanges

Both the countries have engaged in conflict with China over the territorial disputes in the Himalayas and the South China Sea, respectively. "It is something that both sides are aware of". India is keen to sell the missile to Vietnam and four other countries, according to a government note seen by Reuters in June. The Vietnamese premier highlighted India's important role in the region, reiterating Hanoi's consistent support for New Delhi's Act East Policy.


Begin ← Back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189 1190 1191 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 1198 1199 1200 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 1207 1208 1209 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 1239 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249 1250 1251 1252 1253 1254 1255 1256 1257 1258 1259 1260 1261 1262 1263 1264 1265 1266 1267 1268 1269 1270 1271 1272 1273 1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 1280 1281 1282 1283 1284 1285 1286 1287 1288 1289 1290 1291 1292 1293 1294 1295 1296 1297 1298 1299 1300 1301 1302 1303 1304 1305 1306 1307 1308 1309 1310 1311 1312 1313 1314 1315 1316 1317 1318 1319 1320 1321 1322 1323 1324 1325 1326 1327 1328 1329 1330 1331 1332 1333 1334 1335 1336 1337 1338 1339 1340 1341 1342 1343 1344 1345 1346 1347 1348 1349 1350 1351 1352 1353 1354 1355 1356 1357 1358 1359 1360 1361 1362 1363 1364 1365 1366 1367 1368 1369 1370 1371 1372 1373 1374 1375 1376 1377 1378 1379 1380 1381 1382 1383 1384 1385 1386 1387 1388 1389 1390 Forward → End