Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Russian warships chase away Dutch sub in Med

Russian warships have chased away a Dutch submarine near its convoy in the Mediterranean, says Moscow's defence ministry. The ministry says NATO submarines are trying...
Sheriff Joe Arpaio projected to lose re-election in Arizona

Sheriff Joe Arpaio projected to lose re-election in Arizona

Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been ousted, according to the Arizona Republic: The Arizona sheriff has lost his bid for re-election to his rival, Democrat...
McDonald's claims $20m from Florence, Italy over piazza restaurant rebuff

McDonald’s claims $20m from Florence, Italy over piazza restaurant rebuff

McDonald's has recently filed a lawsuit against Florence, Italy worth $20 million for blocking plans in opening a restaurant in one of the most...
500 and 1000 rupee notes no longer legal tender

500 and 1000 rupee notes no longer legal tender

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes are illegal as of midnight. In an unannounced speech on Indian...
Stock markets plunge as Donald Trump takes lead in US election

Stock markets plunge as Donald Trump takes lead in US election

U.S. stock markets were looking to open lower on Wednesday following Donald Trump's win in the presidential election. US and European stock futures and benchmarks...
Souad al-Shammary jailed for challenging Saudi taboos

Souad al-Shammary jailed for challenging Saudi taboos

When Souad al-Shammary posted a series of tweets about the thick beards worn by Saudi clerics, she never imagined she would land in jail. She...
Paris: Israel to miss Middle East Peace conference, wants direct talks

Paris: Israel to miss Middle East Peace conference, wants direct talks

Israel has turned down an invitation to take part in a Middle East peace conference in Paris, saying it will distract from the goal...
Nancy Pelosi Backs California Marijuana Legalization

Nancy Pelosi Backs California Marijuana Legalization

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday that she plans to vote in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana in California. The San Francisco Democrat and...
‘Long Live Rock’ sign added outside rock hall in Cleveland

‘Long Live Rock’ sign added outside rock hall in Cleveland

CLEVELAND: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland is greeting visitors in its plaza with a new sign made of giant red...
Battle For Mosul: Iraqi forces claim key town from IS

Battle For Mosul: Iraqi forces claim key town from IS

As Iraqi forces continue to fight resistance posed by the Islamic State in Mosul, a group of armed civilians have also joined the battle...

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