Friday, August 23, 2019
It follows Imran Khan’s decision to sever ties with New Delhi following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s revocation of Article 370. Mr Modi’s move sparked unrest in Kashmir after the disputed region’s status was changed to allow more Indian influence. Mr Khan has since taken the matter to...
US President Donald Trump has cancelled an official state visit to Denmark after the nation’s Prime Minister Mette Fredriksen said Greenland was not for sale. Mr Trump was scheduled to visit on September 2 and 3, at the invitation of Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II but has decided to...
Eurosceptic anti-immigration parties across Europe are planning to join forces after the parliamentary elections, which are widely expected to reshape the bloc’s political landscape. “Emmanuel Macron has been hit by the enfant roi syndrome … he thinks he has absolute power and has no respect for the...
A state of emergency has been declared in Iran after at least 26 of the 31 provinces have been hit by heavy downpours that began on March 19. The flooding has so far killed 62 people and has been the worst the country has seen in a decade....
Major General Hossein Salam has sent a direct threat to the US by stating the Persian Gulf nation was ready for “full-scale confrontation with the enemy”. Concerns about possible conflict were increased after the White House ordered warships and bombers to the region. The US had aimed to...
Pi Day, also known as Pie Approximation Day, is held every year on March 14 in honour of the mathematical constant Pi. If you have been out of school for some time, the memory of Pi may fill you with some distant horror so here is a recap....
The warning came as 14 EU states approved a new “solidarity mechanism” to redistribute migrants rescued at sea across the bloc. But the agreement faces fierce opposition from frontline state Italy. “Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel are well aware that if we do not bring the current situation...
Donald Trump has threatened to wipe out parts of Iran if the nation attacked “anything American”. The US President issued the warning after Tehran said the latest US sanctions had scuttled any chance of diplomacy, calling White House actions “mentally retarded”. Mr Trump announced on Monday he was...
Leaders from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic have expressed concerns with the candidate, who emerged out of talks at the G20 summit in Japan. The so-called Visegrad Four group will attempt to ensure momentum for Mr Timmermans is killed off quickly as EU28 leaders meet in...
Witnesses reported buildings swaying after the earthquake struck Philippines' city of Luzon on Monday afternoon.The earthquake hit the city at 09.11 UTC time, striking at a depth of 30km - 65km from Manila.Authorities conducted mass evacuations across the country after tremors shook the region.Local residents reported feeling shakes...