News: World

The Meaning of Robert Mugabe's Stunning Non-Resignation

Monday  08:21,   20 november 2017
The Atlantic

Despite mounting calls for his resignation, Robert Mugabe has vowed to stay on as president of Zimbabwe, further extending his nearly four-decade reign in office . The next 48 hours will be crucial, as Mugabe could be impeached when parliament[...]

Woman punched by manspreading maniac getting hate mail

Monday  07:05,   20 november 2017
New York Daily News

The woman who was slugged by a “manspreading” subway maniac says she‘s been getting racist, sexist hate mail online.“I did what I had to do…Looking back, I still would have done this” said Sam Saia, 37, who went public about the attack on Twitter[...]

Trump nuclear order could be refused - General

Monday  06:26,   20 november 2017
Sky News

If Donald Tump ordered a nuclear strike that was not legal, the top US nuclear commander says he would not carry it out. US Air Force General John Hyten, who is ultimately responsible for launching a nuclear strike, said in this scenario he would[...]

German coalition talks collapse as FDP walks out

Monday  06:26,   20 november 2017
France 24

High-stakes talks to form a new German government collapsed Sunday as the pro-business FDP party walked out, plunging Europe's biggest economy into a political crisis and potentially precipitating the end of Chancellor Angela Merkel's[...]

Mel Tillis, Longtime Country Singer, Dies at 85

Monday  06:25,   20 november 2017
Time

(NASHVILLE) — Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star[...]

Police dismiss ISIS claims of orchestrating attack in Jammu and Kashmir

Monday  05:20,   20 november 2017
NDTV

Police dismiss ISIS claims of orchestrating attack in Jammu and KashmirDuring the attack -- for which global terror organisation ISIS claimed credit today -- top terrorist Mugees Mir was also killed. His body, draped in ISIS flag, was carried in a[...]

Thousands of scientists issue bleak 'second notice' to humanity

Monday  05:20,   20 november 2017
The Washington Post

Thousands of scientists issue bleak 'second notice' to humanityIn late 1992, 1,700 scientists from around the world issued a dire “warning to humanity.” They said humans had pushed Earth's ecosystems to their breaking point and were well on[...]

Shashi Tharoor attacks demonetisation with pun on Miss World Manushi Chhillar’s surname, draws NCW ire

Monday  05:20,   20 november 2017
Hindustan Times

Shashi Tharoor attacks demonetisation with pun on Miss World Manushi Chhillar’s surname, draws NCW ireCondemning Tharoor’s comment, the NCW also demanded that he apologise for allegedly degrading the achievement of[...]

Morocco food aid stampede leaves at least 15 dead amid catastrophic drought

Monday  01:06,   20 november 2017
International Business Times

Stampede took place Sunday in the village of Sidi Boulalam, in the southern province of Essaouira.The crush took place in Sidi Boulalam, in the province of Essaouira, as a local association was distributing food aid in a local weekly "souk", or[...]

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe addresses nation, does not announce resignation

Sunday  21:50,   19 november 2017
FOX News

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe addressed the nation on Sunday, but did not formally announce his resignation hours after the ruling party fired him and threatened to impeach him.  The ZANU-PF party threatened to impeach Mugabe if he didn't[...]

Royal Blood Concert Sees Man Arrested With 53 Stolen Mobile Phones

Sunday  21:50,   19 november 2017
Huffington Post UK

A 22-year-old man has been arrested after police found him with 53 stolen mobile phones after a Royal Blood gig. Officers carried out a “proactive” operation after receiving intelligence that previous gigs by the rock band had been targeted, West[...]

Gerry Adams will not stand for Irish presidency

Sunday  20:35,   19 november 2017
Journal.ie

Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.The republican leader, who yesterday announced he will step down as leader of Sinn Féín next year, ruled out putting himself up for any election – be they for the Dáíl, Stormont or for[...]

Woman saves newborn baby's life by performing CPR on kitchen table

Sunday  20:35,   19 november 2017
Independent.ie

A YOUNG Galway woman has told how she helped save her baby cousin’s life when, at just 7 weeks old, he went into cardiac arrest shortly after a stay in hospital. Karen Hurney (24) from Claregalway bravely performed CPR on little Jonah Murphy when[...]

NASA Pluto Photos: 5 Gorgeous Images Of The Dwarf Planet

Sunday  18:37,   19 november 2017
International Business Times

The New Horizons spacecraft has gotten us closer than ever to Pluto and shown NASA how complex this dwarf planet really is.Pluto may have been downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet, but it hasn’t lost any of the many features that make it[...]

UK sailor killed when swept overboard in Indian Ocean on round-the-world race

Sunday  16:50,   19 november 2017
Press Association

Simon Speirs, from Bristol, had more than 40 years’ dinghy experience , was on the foredeck of the 70ft yacht helping to change a sail when he was washed over the side of the boat during gale force winds.He was clipped on with his safety tether at[...]