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Dozens of neglected animals evacuated from Gaza Strip zoo

Dozens of neglected animals evacuated from Gaza Strip zoo A monkey killed another, and a porcupine died more recently of unknown causes, said the owner. Mr Fathy Jomaa, owner of the zoo in Rafah, southern Gaza, blamed bad economic conditions and a decade of Israeli-led blockade on the narrow coastal enclave for leaving him unable to properly feed and care for his animals. [Full Article...]

Family Desperate For Answers After New York Couple Vanishes On Caribbean Vacation

Family Desperate For Answers After New York Couple Vanishes On Caribbean Vacation Ms Freeman last heard from Mr Moore and Ms Ravenelle the night before their scheduled departure and said the couple did not reply to messages sent after that evening. The couple from Mount Vernon, New York, were due to fly home that day but never made it to the airport. "This is definitely not like my brother". The State Department's travel advisory for the Dominican Republic - issued on Febru... [Full Article...]

Waters to Mnuchin: 'If you wish to leave, you may leave'

Waters to Mnuchin: 'If you wish to leave, you may leave' Duffy said that he personally believed Trump should disclose his taxes, but "to walk down a political road where we're going to use the chairman of Ways and Means, and the power given to the chair, for political purposes, to gain the tax returns of our political opponents - we know that when one action is taken, it oftentimes doesn't stop". [Full Article...]

American Airlines extends Max-caused cancellations to June 5

American Airlines extends Max-caused cancellations to June 5 Boeing announced on April 5, 2019, that it would reduce the production of the plane by about 20%, which means that the output should decrease from 52 aircraft per month to 42. The airline had originally canceled Boeing 737 MAX 8 flights through to April 24th. Suppliers to the USA firm including Rolls-Royce lost out as investors digested the news announced on Friday afternoon, which is the lat... [Full Article...]

Istanbul Airport - planned to be world's biggest - officially opens

Istanbul Airport - planned to be world's biggest - officially opens On Friday, the big switch from Ataturk Airport to the new Istanbul Airport began. The airport has the potential to welcome 90 million passengers annually and following the second phase of construction which is expected to be completed in 2023, this number will reach about 200 million. [Full Article...]

Japanese fighter jet disappears over Pacific

Japanese fighter jet disappears over Pacific Japan is one of 14 countries in the F-35 program, according to the plane's maker, Lockheed Martin Corp. "Big deal", tweeted Tom Moore, a former senior professional staff member at the U.S. A search and rescue operation is apparently now underway, according to NHK. The cause of the plane's disappearance was not immediately known. The fifth-generation F-35 fighter jet has been lauded as a game... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia welcomes US decision designating IRGC as terrorist group

Saudi Arabia welcomes US decision designating IRGC as terrorist group Conservative Speaker of Parliament, top 2015 nuclear-deal negotiator, and former IRGC member Ali Larijani told those assembled in the Iranian parliament that "the government of the U.S. "Americans and those who are part of the global arrogance want to avenge their defeats and failures by labeling as 'terrorist" a group whose actions and endeavors have always been focused on fighting terrorists",... [Full Article...]

Pete Buttigieg: I'm not someone who has 'been marinating in Washington'

Pete Buttigieg: I'm not someone who has 'been marinating in Washington' Jonah Burrell first contributed to Pete Buttigieg's campaign after watching the first prominent openly gay presidential candidate on television. Get push notifications with news, features and more. "You may be religious, and you may not", the mayor told his audience. A copy of Pete Buttigieg's book was spotted at the Currier Museum stop. "And that's the thing I wish the Mike Pences of th... [Full Article...]

BJP MLA, 4 policemen die in naxal attack

BJP MLA, 4 policemen die in naxal attack The attack happened around 7 kms away from Kowakonda police station around 4.45 PM. Visuals from the improvised explosive device (IED) blast site showed mangled remains of the MLA's bullet-proof vehicle and a seven-feet crater on the road on which it passed before Maoists blew it up. [Full Article...]

Mueller report to be redacted, released "within a week": US Attorney General

Mueller report to be redacted, released For some, that will be too late , considering that all the public knows about the findings in a 22-month inquiry that cast a cloud over Trump's presidency is the little that Barr has already disclosed. Since doing things by the book and reassuring Barr that he had nothing to fear from Team Mueller pointed to the same outcome - just let Barr release his own summary, without objection - that's what... [Full Article...]

India election SHOCK: Alliance to LOSE majority despite support over Pakistan tensions

India election SHOCK: Alliance to LOSE majority despite support over Pakistan tensions Premier Imran said Indian Muslims he knew who many years ago had been happy about their situation in India were now very anxious by extreme Hindu nationalism. "This is exactly what Pakistan wants". Modi also hailed the manifesto of the BJP, released in Delhi Monday, and said the party was committed to national security and farmers' welfare among other. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump vows to put tariffs on $11 billion of European Union products

Donald Trump vows to put tariffs on $11 billion of European Union products The US trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, said that the case had been in litigation at the World Trade Organisation for 14 years and that "the time has come for action". Airbus told Reuters it saw no legal basis for the US move and warned of deepening transatlantic trade tensions. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told a conference in Paris that the two sides needed to reach a friendl... [Full Article...]

UK PM Theresa May travels to Europe with Brexit extension plea

UK PM Theresa May travels to Europe with Brexit extension plea In jointly released statements, Downing Street and Labour said "technical" talks were restarting after dialogue by phone and email over the weekend. Following his call with Mrs May, Mr Rutte said it would be "crucial" for the EU27 to know "when and on what basis" the United Kingdom will ratify its Withdrawal Agreement. [Full Article...]

American soldiers, 1 contractor killed in roadside bombing in Afghanistan

American soldiers, 1 contractor killed in roadside bombing in Afghanistan Dave Butler, a spokesman for the USA -led military command there. Three other service members were injured, a statement from the military says. The names of those killed were being withheld for 24 hours until the notification of next of kin has been completed, as per Defense Department policy. [Full Article...]

25 years after genocide, Rwanda has a new light, says leader

25 years after genocide, Rwanda has a new light, says leader The presidency made the announcement as the Rwandan government started commemorations marking the anniversary of the genocide. About 800,000 Rwandans were killed during the 1994 genocide, majority from the country's Tutsi minority. The stadium - whose name means "peace" in the Kinyarwanda language - was used by the United Nations during the genocide to protect thousands of Tutsis from being ma... [Full Article...]

Pro-Haftar forces target Libya's Tripoli airport

Pro-Haftar forces target Libya's Tripoli airport The UN has said that 2,800 people have fled from the fighting near Libya's capital, with the Ministry of Public Health already revealing that at least 25 people had been killed and 80 wounded. On Sunday, Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, the head of U.S. Africa Command said the United States has temporarily withdrawn some of its forces from Libya due to "security conditions on the ground". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom govt, Oppn hope to agree on Brexit 48 hours to deadline

United Kingdom govt, Oppn hope to agree on Brexit 48 hours to deadline The European Union must understand what Britain wants to achieve during its requested extension of the Brexit deadline and what role it wants to play in the EU during that time before the EU can grant the delay, French EU minister Amélie de Montchalin said. [Full Article...]

Kirstjen Nielsen Speaks Out After Resignation

Kirstjen Nielsen Speaks Out After Resignation Another caravan appeared to be forming. Right now there is space for about 3,000 families, and facilities are at capacity. " DHS is more than border security", Sandweg added. It had to be a mistake, staffers reasoned. McAleenan has helped shape numerous administration's policies to date and is considered highly competent by congressional leaders, the White House and Homeland Security official... [Full Article...]

Sudan protests: soldiers intervene to protect demonstrators

Sudan protests: soldiers intervene to protect demonstrators Security forces have fired tear gas, stun grenades and live bullets to disperse protesters and dozens have been killed during demonstrations. Signs of a split between Sudan's army and its security service could mark a significant turning point for protesters, who have been calling for the removal of President Omar al-Bashir since December. [Full Article...]

British mother facing jail in Dubai over Facebook posts

Laleh Shahravesh, 55, was arrested at Dubai airport after flying to the city to attend her ex-husband's funeral. Her arrest stemmed from two Facebook comments she made on pictures of her husband re-marrying in 2016, which his new wife sent to police, according to Campaign group Detained in Dubai . [Full Article...]


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