An Ominous Future for Kurdistan's Minorities
The AtlanticAn Ominous Future for Kurdistan's MinoritiesThe AtlanticLike The Atlantic? Subscribe to The Atlantic Daily, our free weekday email newsletter. When the Islamic State was ousted from Mosul in July, it was thanks to the joint efforts of Iraqi and Kurdish forces. Many expected that their cooperation would ...Turkey's Erdogan threatens to cut off oil flow from Iraq's Kurdish area over referendumReutersNetanyahu Muzzles Israeli Officials on Kurdish ReferendumU.S. News & World ReportIraqi Kurds vote in referendum on independence from BaghdadThe Morning JournalCNN International -NPR -Washington Post -Rudawall 1,533 news articles »
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 9:03 am
North Korea asserts a right to shoot down US
Washington PostNorth Korea asserts a right to shoot down US bombersWashington PostNorth Korea's foreign minister on Monday asserted that the pariah state has the right to defend itself by shooting down U.S. planes, even if they are not in the country's airspace. Ri Yong Ho, speaking to reporters at a hotel across the street from the ...North Korea says US 'declared war' warns it could shoot down US bombersReutersNorth Korea accuses Trump of declaring warCNNNorth Korean Foreign Minister Says Trump Has 'Declared War'NBCNews.comNew York Times -Bloomberg -The Hill -Newsweekall 3,483 news articles »
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 8:59 am
RPT-Battered Puerto Rico hospitals on life
Toronto StarRPT-Battered Puerto Rico hospitals on life support after Hurricane MariaReutersSAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's medical services are in critical condition in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The strongest storm to hit the island in decades has left hospitals flooded, strewn with rubble and dependent on diesel ...Trump ignores Puerto Rico's devastation to tweet about the NFLWashington Post'Humanitarian crisis' looming in devastated Puerto Rico, governor saysCNNJennifer Lopez Announces She's Donating $1 Million to Aid Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico and the CaribbeanPEOPLE.comU.S. News & World Report -Fox News -TIME -ABC Newsall 942 news articles »
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 7:25 am
Bali's rumbling volcano spurs travel
ReutersBali's rumbling volcano spurs travel warnings from Australia, SingaporeReutersKarangasem, INDONESIA (Reuters) - Fears that a volcano could erupt imminently on the holiday island of Bali prompted several countries to issue travel warnings, while Indonesian authorities raced to evacuate tens of thousands of people living in the ...Bali Volcano Eruption: US Issues Travel Warning Amid Mass EvacuationsNewsweekVolcano eruption fears force 50000 to fleeFox NewsIndonesian Island Prepares for Devastating Volcanic EruptionGizmodoTIME -Boston Herald -Globalnews.ca -The Australianall 229 news articles »
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 7:25 am
German election: Merkel vows to win back
BBC NewsGerman election: Merkel vows to win back right-wing votersBBC NewsThe German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants to win back the voters who deserted her party for right-wing nationalist AfD. Mrs Merkel is set for a fourth term in office, despite heavy losses for her party. She now faces months of coalition ...Alternative for Germany: Who Are They, and What Do They Want?New York TimesThe Latest: Czech PM: German far-right backers shortsightedWashington Post'Hard Confrontations' Ahead With Far-Right Party In German Parliament, Merkel SaysNPRReuters -Bloomberg -HuffPost -U.S. News & World Reportall 2,449 news articles »
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 7:16 am
One week on, jittery Mexico far from coming
A week after an earthquake that killed more than 300 people, a shaken Mexico was torn Tuesday between trying to get back to normal and keeping up an increasingly hopeless search for survivors. Improbably, it hit just two hours after an annual earthquake drill, turning Mexico City's most seismically unstable neighborhoods into something out of a post-apocalyptic movie. Scores more were killed in the states of Morelos, Puebla, Mexico, Guerrero and Oaxaca.
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 2:23 am
British tourist mauled to death in Greece by
A British woman believed to have died after being mauled by feral dogs in Greece may have been attacked by rabid wolves, a coroner has said. The woman, named locally as Celia Hollingworth, of Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, was reported missing on Thursday. The 62-year-old disappeared while walking back to her accommodation in Maroneia, in the northern part of the country, following a visit to the nearby archaeological site of Mesimvria. Coroner Nikolaos Kifinidis told The Times that the condition of remains found on Saturday suggested she was not attacked by stray dogs. "It seems like she may have been attacked by other wild animals, like rabid wolves and jackals," he said. According to animal welfare campaigners, there are an estimated one million stray dogs in Greece, however wolves are common to the wooded region. Reports suggest that Ms Hollingworth tried to contact her relatives in London after being attacked, but lost signal on her phone. Celia Hollingworth had been visiting the nearby archaeological site of Mesimvria Credit: Hercules Milas/Alamy Several campaign groups in the UK paid tribute to the retiree, who was described as "dedicated" and "always optimistic". Ms Hollingworth worked as an administrator at the University of Bristol and latterly dedicated her time to raising money for causes including Syrian refugees. A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: "We are working closely with officers in Greece regarding the formal identification of the deceased. "We are also working with colleagues from the Foreign Office and supporting her next of kin at this difficult time." A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We are in contact with Greek police in relation to a British woman missing in northern Greece since Thursday. "We are also providing consular assistance to her family." The archaeological site of Mesimvria is is northern Greece
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 1:47 am
Graphic Video Shows Huntington Beach Police
A graphic video shows a Huntington Beach police officer shooting a man seven times and killing him. The slain man was identified as a Navy veteran who was suffering from mental health issues, according to his family.
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 10:58 pm
Trump tweets about 'destroyed'
President Donald Trump acknowledged late Monday that Puerto Rico was "in deep trouble," after facing blistering criticism for focusing much of his attention on a bitter feud with NFL players instead of the devastated US territory. Hurricanes Maria and Irma killed 13 people on the island -- with Maria almost completely destroying telecommunication networks last week. "Texas & Florida are doing great but Puerto Rico, which was already suffering from broken infrastructure & massive debt, is in deep trouble," Trump tweeted.
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 6:48 pm
Conservative Catholic Group Accuses Pope
A group of conservative Roman Catholics has accused Pope Francis of spreading “heresy” by signaling his openness to letting some divorced and remarried Catholics receive Holy Communion.
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 5:40 pm