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Arab States Concerned over Regional Stability after Trump’s Golan Move

Arab States Concerned over Regional Stability after Trump’s Golan Move He chose to sign the Golan Heights sovereignty decree on March 25, as American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the main Israel lobby group in the USA, was holding its annual conferencein Washington. policy, previously aligned with the United Nations, that had acknowledged the Golan Heights as Syrian territory. "The U.N.'s policy on Golan is reflected in the relevant resolutions of the... [Full Article...]

China’s president meets European leaders to discuss trade policy

China’s president meets European leaders to discuss trade policy The French government described it as a "high-level meeting on the challenges of multilateralism". The two countries should fully use the China-France high-level people-to-people and cultural exchange mechanism, and promote cooperation in culture, tourism, language, youths and at local level, he said. [Full Article...]

Mission Shakti: Space debris warning after India destroys satellite

Mission Shakti: Space debris warning after India destroys satellite In 2012, India conducted simulated tests, establishing the capability but the then Manmohan Singh-led UPA government had not given permission for a live test, likely over concerns that a destroyed satellite would result in debris that would damage satellites of other countries. [Full Article...]

Woodside halts gas production off Western Australia ahead of cyclone

Woodside halts gas production off Western Australia ahead of cyclone Cyclone Veronica was downgraded to a category 3 system as it began lashing the coastline of the Pilbara region between Dampier and Port Hedland about 6 a.m. Veronica is likely to weaken below cyclone intensity on Monday night. The premier, commenting on reports people had ventured into the storm for selfies, warned against "stupid" behaviour. [Full Article...]

European Union completes no-deal Brexit preparations

European Union completes no-deal Brexit preparations The Sunday afternoon session at Chequers, the prime minister's country residence, is expected to include prominent Brexit advocates including former foreign secretary Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg. A massive crowd of over one million marched through central London on Saturday to demand that MPs grant them a fresh referendum on Brexit . The government, which usually controls the scheduli... [Full Article...]

New Zealand PM Announces Royal Inquiry Into Christchurch Attack - World News

New Zealand PM Announces Royal Inquiry Into Christchurch Attack - World News A video of New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talking to a young Muslim boy who invited her to join Islam has gone viral. Tell MAMA , a British organization that monitors Islamophobic incidents, revealed that almost all cases that have been recorded comprised of " language, symbols or actions " linked to the Christchurch terrorist attacks. [Full Article...]

Ethiopian Airlines commits to Boeing ties despite flight 302 crash questions

Ethiopian Airlines commits to Boeing ties despite flight 302 crash questions This is the first time both Chao and Elwell will be appearing before Congress since the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 earlier this month. But on Sunday, the Times said the disagree alert would become standard on all new 737 MAX planes, and the angle-of-attack indicator would be provided free of charge for customers who want it. [Full Article...]

Around 1.85 million affected by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique

Around 1.85 million affected by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique At least 686 people have been killed by the storm and its aftermath across the three countries, a figure that could rise as relief workers prepare for what they say are inevitable outbreaks of diseases including malaria and cholera. When asked by journalists about people found sheltering in a school along the newly opened main road to Beira who said they had not eaten since the storm, Correia sa... [Full Article...]

American Airlines canceling 90 flights a day due to 737 Max grounding

American Airlines canceling 90 flights a day due to 737 Max grounding Jason Goldberg, spokesman for the APA, part of a delegation of airline safety experts and pilots set to test the upgrade. American Airlines is extending flight cancellations for its 737 Max aircraft until April 24 as it waits for information from United States authorities about when service can resume, according to a statement on the airline's website. [Full Article...]

Gantz denounces extremism, calls for unity in AIPAC talk

Gantz denounces extremism, calls for unity in AIPAC talk Tuesday morning, referring to Omar's infamous tweet accusing USA politicians of being beholden to Israeli money. "It is wrong to boycott Israel and it is wrong to boycott AIPAC ", Pence said, referencing not only the candidates' absence but the "boycott, divestment and sanctions" movement that seeks to cripple Israel's economy. [Full Article...]

US cautions Russia over military mission in Venezuela

US cautions Russia over military mission in Venezuela Authorities gave no immediate statements about the outage, which began shortly after 1 p.m. and appeared to have affected as many as 16 of Venezuela's 23 states, according to reports on social media. The Organization of American States, a Washington-based diplomatic group for hemispheric affairs, in a statement called the presence of Russian military equipment and personnel "a harmful act... [Full Article...]

David Lidington dismisses speculation he could replace Theresa May as PM

David Lidington dismisses speculation he could replace Theresa May as PM He said he told the PM: 'When I was told that we would have to come over and talk to you I began to cry. It comes after the European Union announced that the original Brexit date of this Friday would be put back to May 22 if the deal is approved but only until April 12 if it fails once more. [Full Article...]

Mueller report finds no evidence that Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation

Mueller report finds no evidence that Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation It was a good day for the USA president. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Barr's summary of the Mueller findings "raises as many questions as it answers". Nadler wasn't the only Democratic leader to weigh in on Sunday. Barr also exonerated Trump of the obstruction of justice allegations, concluding that the evidence presented by Mueller is not ... [Full Article...]

Israel's Netanyahu heads to Washington for talks on Golan Heights, Iran

Israel's Netanyahu heads to Washington for talks on Golan Heights, Iran The visit was so unexpected that one of the anchors later said that he thought it was a joke for the Jewish holiday of Purim. Netanyahu, in the run-up to the election, has stressed his friendship with Trump. "Those things must be investigated", he said in a news briefing Sunday. Israeli army has raised the state of alert in the occupied Golan Heights after the US President Donald Trump annou... [Full Article...]

Rocket fired into Israel from Gaza stokes fears of major clashes

Rocket fired into Israel from Gaza stokes fears of major clashes A general view shows an emergency responder inspecting a damaged house after it was hit by a rocket in the village of Mishmeret, north of Tel Aviv on March 25, 2019. Four Palestinians were reported wounded in those strikes. The Israeli military said militants from Gaza's ruling Hamas movement fired the rocket from one of their launching pads in southern Gaza Strip , near Rafah. [Full Article...]

Trump’s ‘economic illiteracy’ caused the US-China trade war, says professor

Trump’s ‘economic illiteracy’ caused the US-China trade war, says professor Taiwan has become one of the most sensitive issues fueling the US-China spat since US President Donald Trump signaled his support of Taiwan's president and deepened ties with the island via the Taiwan Travel Act legislation, passed a year ago. [Full Article...]

New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks An image of New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern hugging a woman in the wake of the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch was projected onto the world's tallest building, Dubai's Burj Khalifa, on Friday evening. Ms Ardern said it would produce a "comprehensive" report. Al Noor mosque imam Gamal Fouda thanked Ms Ardern for "honouring us with a simple scarf", and told the families of... [Full Article...]

Mueller Did Not Find Trump Campaign Conspired With Russia During 2016 Election

Mueller Did Not Find Trump Campaign Conspired With Russia During 2016 Election But Mueller did not find that any "U.S. person or Trump campaign official or associate conspired or knowingly coordinated with the IRA in its efforts", according to Barr's summary. "I have no idea whether the special counsel will conclude that Mr. Trump knowingly conspired with the Russians in connection with the 2016 election or that he obstructed justice with the required corrupt intent", Comey ... [Full Article...]

‘America deserves a leader as good as Jacinda Ardern’

‘America deserves a leader as good as Jacinda Ardern’ The Christchurch attack follows deadly shootings at houses of prayer carried out by white supremacists, including massacres at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, in 2012 that killed six people, at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina in 2015 that killed nine people and the attack last October on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh that killed 11... [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Hits Fox News' Male Hosts With Question About Obsession

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Hits Fox News' Male Hosts With Question About Obsession Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on Seth Meyer's Late Night on Thursday , and, as is so often the case, she was a total delight. "No, but I think it's really amusing, and the conspiracy theories are great". Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal . Ocasio-Cortez took the moment to suggest paying her staff a wage of at least $52,000 has second-order effects. [Full Article...]


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