Image copyright EPA Image caption There have been pro-EU protests outside the party conference Pro-EU Labour MPs have expressed their anger after no Brexit motions were chosen to be voted on at party conference. Instead, delegates chose Grenfell Tower, rail, growth and investment, public sector pay, workers’ rights, the NHS, […]

Anger at Labour conference Brexit vote




Iran has all options on the table, including pulling out of the 2015 nuclear agreement and bolstering its nuclear program at a “greater speed,” should President Trump decertify the pact, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif told CNN. READ MORE: Tehran will boost its missile capabilities, Iranian president Rouhani says “Iran has […]

Tehran could ‘walk away’ from nuclear deal – Iran’s FM













When New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft came out publicly against President Trump over the ongoing spat over NFL players kneeling during the “Star-Spangled Banner” ahead of games, the man who previously called the president a “very good friend” was not alone, as multiple owners are beginning to speak out […]

NFL owners stand with players in Trump kneeling rebuke


Puerto Rico’s nonvoting representative in the U.S. Congress said Sunday that Hurricane Maria’s destruction has set the island back decades, even as authorities worked to assess the extent of the damage. “The devastation in Puerto Rico has set us back nearly 20 to 30 years,” said Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner […]

Official: Hurricane Maria set Puerto Rico back decades




German voters rewarded Angela Merkel‘s center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in national elections on Sunday, sending the chancellor to a record fourth term as one of Europe’s key leaders, while a far-right party in the country made some initial and possibly disruptive gains. Exit polls conducted for public television […]

Merkel wins fourth term as German far-right party makes gains




Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration’s response but called for the emergency loosening of rules long blamed for condemning the U.S. territory to second-class status. In northwest Puerto Rico, people began returning to their homes […]

Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico



Published time: 25 Sep, 2017 00:00Edited time: 25 Sep, 2017 00:12 A new extended travel ban announced by Donald Trump’s administration will restrict Americans from traveling to North Korea and Venezuela, as well as to Iran, Chad, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia – countries included in previous disputed bans. The […]

Trump adds N. Korea & Venezuela to new travel ban, ...



The United States has expanded its controversial travel ban to include people from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad. The White House said the restrictions follow a review of information sharing by foreign governments. Donald Trump issued a presidential proclamation late on Sunday. “Making America safe is my number one priority. […]

US expands travel ban to include N Korea





Police have identified the Antioch church shooter who killed one and injured seven people Sunday as 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson, a Sudan-born longtime US resident. Samson is from Murfreesboro, Tennessee and studied psychology at Mott Community College. However, according to his Facebook profile, he is from Khartoum, Sudan. Police said […]

Police identify Tennessee church shooter who killed 1, injured 7


Image copyright Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat Image caption Jean-Michel Basquiat was at his happiest in the early days of his career, says his friend Jennifer Stein It’s almost 30 years since Jean-Michel Basquiat died in New York. Aged just 27, he’d been acclaimed as a major visual artist with roots […]

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The neglected genius


Since last October, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai region has been wracked by violence, leading to the deaths of many civilians. These fatalities are the result of clashes between the army and a government-backed militia known as the Bana Mura, and a rebel group called Kamuina Nsapu. Many villages […]

Living with violence in the DR Congo







Image copyright Levi Strauss Chip Bergh has the air of man at ease with the world. But things could have turned out very different, given what he calls his “dysfunctional” childhood. The 60-year-old chief executive of Levi Strauss, dressed in regulation blue jeans and denim shirt, readily admits to be […]

How jeans giant Levi Strauss got its mojo back


Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Leo Baekeland invented Bakelite, the world’s first first fully synthetic plastic “Unless I am very much mistaken, this invention will prove important in the future.” Leo Baekeland wrote those words in his journal on 11 July, 1907. He was in a good mood. Aged […]

How plastic became a victim of its own success














Rwandan police have arrested Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of President Paul Kagame, for alleged offences against state security. Rwigara’s mother and sister were also detained on tax evasion charges, while she is also being charged with forgery, police said in a Twitter post on Sunday. The three women, who […]

Rwandan police detain Paul Kagame critic Diane Rwigara




Hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets in central Berlin after exit polls showed that the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party had become Germany’s third-largest political force. Shouting slogans such as “All Berlin hates the AfD!” and ”Nazi pigs!”, the demonstrators gathered outside a building in Germany’s capital where the anti-immigrant party’s […]

German election: Anti-AfD protests erupt in Berlin














The president of the Kurdish Regional Government President has urged millions of Kurds to cast their ballot in an upcoming independence referendum, vowing to seek talks with Iraq’s central government on how to implement the outcome of the vote.  In an address on Sunday, Masoud Barzani said he would be “ready […]

Barzani to Kurds: Vote in referendum to secure future





Electrophotonic analysis in medicine is something that’s been gaining more attention from scientists and researchers from all over the world. It’s one case -of many -that demonstrates how humanity is continually moving toward a scientific understanding of what is considered Ancient Eastern Mysticism. We see similarities between science and mysticism quite often these days, especially […]

Scientists Chart The Layout of Human Chakras & Show How ...





Published time: 24 Sep, 2017 17:08Edited time: 24 Sep, 2017 17:14 At least six people have been injured at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Nashville, Tennessee, according to multiple reports. Emergency services are at the scene. A spokesman from the Nashville fire department, Joseph Pleasant, confirmed to The […]

At least 6 injured in shooting at church near Nashville




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Published time: 24 Sep, 2017 16:18 Up to 35,000 people have fled a looming volcanic eruption on the island of Bali after some 300 tremors, increasing in both frequency and intensity, registered between midnight and 6am Sunday. The Indonesian National Disaster Mitigation Agency has set up temporary shelters for evacuees […]

Up to 35,000 evacuated as Bali on high alert for ...