• Iceland Held Talks With U.S. Ambassador Over Pence Visit August 24, 2019
    (Bloomberg) -- Iceland’ prime minister is open to a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence during his trip to the Nordic island, should the visit be extended.The option was discussed during a pre-scheduled meeting on Friday between Katrin Jakobsdottir and ambassador Jeffrey Gunter, a government spokesman told Bloomberg.Jakobsdottir, a left-of-center feminist and LGBT advocate, is […]
  • Bangladesh police shoot dead two Rohingya in refugee camp August 24, 2019
    Bangladesh police said they had shot dead two Rohingya refugees during a gunfight in a refugee camp on Saturday after the pair were accused of killing a ruling party official. Nearly a million Rohingya live in squalid camps in southeast Bangladesh, 740,000 of whom fled a 2017 military offensive against the Muslim minority in Myanmar. […]
  • The Latest: Hong Kong protest winds down after clashes August 24, 2019
    A large group of protesters has largely dispersed in Hong Kong after engaging in clashes with police for the first time in nearly two weeks. Riot officers used tear gas and nonlethal rounds Saturday after protesters took over a road in the city's Kowloon Bay area. The protesters regrouped several times to challenge police again […]
  • These are the 9 nuclear-armed countries and the 31 allies they've vowed to defend August 24, 2019
    There are about 13,885 nuclear weapons in the world. Here's an overview of the world's nuclear states and their arsenal.
  • Nasa investigating first ever ‘space crime’ as astronaut accused of committing theft from ISS August 24, 2019
    Summer Worden, a former US Air Force intelligence officer living in Kansas, has been in the midst of a bitter separation and parenting dispute for much of the past year.So she was surprised when she noticed that her estranged spouse still seemed to know things about her spending. Had she bought a car? How could […]

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