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Underbelly damaged during takeoff, Air India plane flew four hours

Underbelly damaged during takeoff, Air India plane flew four hours The passengers were shifted to another aircraft at Mumbai to travel to Dubai. The pilots Captain D Ganesh Babu and The First Officer Captain Anurag have been grounded for investigation. The airport authorities have started a probe into the freak accident while technicians in Mumbai are examining the damaged aircraft. "The pilot in command reported that the aircraft systems were operating norma... [Full Article...]

Second Salisbury suspect identified

Second Salisbury suspect identified Three images provided by Bellingcat of Alexander Mishkin. British officials said when they brought charges against two Russians in the March nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter that they believed Petrov was an assumed name. [Full Article...]

Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches LIMERICK City and County Council has convened its Severe Weather Assessment Team (SWAT) ahead of the arrival of Storm Callum. The Met Office said there will be strong winds and rainfall up to 10cm, leading to possible flooding and hard driving conditions. [Full Article...]

German police arrests Bulgarian citizen in Viktoria Marinova murder case

German police arrests Bulgarian citizen in Viktoria Marinova murder case The Bulgarian government said it had no evidence that Marinova's murder was linked to her work . "Shocked by the horrendous murder of Victoria Marinova ". The minister said investigators had spoken to Marinova's family and friends and "there is no apparent link to her work". United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Monday that Guterres was "very concerned" about Marinova's slaying and... [Full Article...]

South Africa's finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns

South Africa's finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns South Africa's top anti-graft body said it would investigate whether the finance minister breached ethics guidelines over a state pension fund investment, piling pressure on Nhlanhla Nene as he faced questions about his future. The party said Nene's resignation was welcomed. The president said it was in the same manner of service to the country that Nene had chose to step down. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia doubles down on SoftBank bet

Saudi Arabia doubles down on SoftBank bet In a discussion regarding the timing of the IPO, Mohammed bin Salman was quoted saying that he believes it will release by late 2020 or early 2021 and the price will be decided by the investors on the day. "We are ready to welcome the Turkish government to go and search our premises", he said. Prince Mohammed has now given the company and its advisers a new deadline, requiring the completion o... [Full Article...]

20 dead after crash involving wedding limo in NY

20 dead after crash involving wedding limo in NY There, it struck a parked SUV and at least two pedestrians, before becoming lodged in a ditch at the side of the road, police said . He said authorities were able to figure out the direction the limo was traveling and what occurred, based on evidence found at the scene. [Full Article...]

Barbara Bush Marries Craig Coyne In Intimate Maine Ceremony

Barbara Bush Marries Craig Coyne In Intimate Maine Ceremony Bush, and twin sister, Jenna Bush Hager , were among the 20 guests in attendance. Laura carried a bouquet and of white blooms with tons of greenery and wore her hair down in flawless soft waves. Bush, 36, and Coyne tied the knot in Kennebunkport, Maine , over the weekend. During this time , Craig - who has acted in movies like 2005's Jarhead , as well as independent flicks like Look At Me ... [Full Article...]

Israel tightens security on Palestinian W. Bank workers

Israel tightens security on Palestinian W. Bank workers Israeli media said the shooter was a former worker at the factory before he was sacked recently. "Israel ... is incapable of protecting anyone that steals the Palestinian land", the leader said. Speaking at the beginning of the weekly cabinet meeting, Benjamin Netanyahu called the shooting "a very severe terror attack". The attack happened in a factory at the Barkan Industrial Park, in t... [Full Article...]

'First Lady represented America very well': Trump summarises Melania trip

'First Lady represented America very well': Trump summarises Melania trip A campaign she launched in May to focus on overall child well-being, with emphasis on opioid addiction and online behaviour. Trump drew some criticism for wearing a white pith helmet during a safari in Kenya because of its association with the exploitation of Africans. [Full Article...]

China tells Pompeo US must stop 'misguided actions'

China tells Pompeo US must stop 'misguided actions' China's Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, criticised America for imposing tariffs on Chinese goods and for accusing Beijing of interfering in USA politics. frictions is taking up much attention and is, to some extent, diluting attention paid to the Korean peninsula issue", it said. China's foreign minister argued the U.S.is responsible for escalating trade conflicts. [Full Article...]

Warnings issued as Michael continues track toward Florida, Alabama, Georgia

Michael could strengthen into a major hurricane with winds topping 111 miles per hour (178 kph) by Tuesday night before an expected strike on Florida's Panhandle or Big Bend, according to the National Hurricane Center . A storm is designated a Category 1 hurricane if it reaches speeds of 74 miles per hour or more , and a Category 2 hurricane at 96 miles per hour or more on the Saffir-Simps... [Full Article...]

Saudi journalist disappears from consulate in Turkey

Saudi journalist disappears from consulate in Turkey Prince Mohammed bin Salman said US$35 billion (S$48 billion), split between 40 per cent cash and 60 per cent assets, had been transferred to the government so far out of an expected US$100 billion. " Where is Jamal? " Hatice said. Yemeni activist and 2011 victor of the Nobel Peace Prize, Tawakkol Karman, hit out at the Saudi authorities, saying she believed Khashoggi "was kidnapped in this gangs... [Full Article...]

Pakistan's opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif remanded for 10 days in corruption case

Pakistan's opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif remanded for 10 days in corruption case According to a news sources, the NAB administration granted "special permission" to Shehbaz Sharif's sons Hamza and Salman, Shehbaz's wife Nusrat, and elder brother Nawaz Sharif to see the National Assembly opposition leader on their request. [Full Article...]

Jamal Khashoggi Was Allegedly Killed Inside Saudi Consulate in Turkey

Jamal Khashoggi Was Allegedly Killed Inside Saudi Consulate in Turkey Tensions have grown between the countries since Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoganbacked Qatar in its dispute with Saudi Arabia a year ago. Four days after the mysterious disappearance of Saudi Journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish authorities have concluded that he was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Ankara . [Full Article...]

French say no more signs of life in Indonesia hotel rubble

French say no more signs of life in Indonesia hotel rubble The national disaster agency said Friday that the confirmed death toll rose slightly to 1,571. Following the natural disaster and subsequent tsunami that struck Palu , Central Sulawesi on 28 September, more than 1,500 people are known to have died and 2,500 people have been seriously injured. [Full Article...]

Four Russian hackers were caught plotting to hit the chemical weapons watchdog

Four Russian hackers were caught plotting to hit the chemical weapons watchdog Eichelsheim warned against being naive and considering the Netherlands as relatively safe from Russian cyber attacks. The Kremlin has consistently dismissed official British allegations. US authorities have charged seven GRU officers - including the four caught in The Hague - in an global hacking rampage said to have targeted more than 250 athletes, a Pennsylvania-based nuclear energy comp... [Full Article...]

Did China detain missing Interpol president?

Did China detain missing Interpol president? According to BBC Asia Editor Celia Hatton, Meng Hongwei's disappearance seems to fit in with a now familiar pattern among China's senior Communist Party officials. However, the party's investigation agency, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, did not make any announcements about Mr Meng, the first person from China to hold the influential Interpol post . [Full Article...]

Pompeo to Visit Beijing amid Increasing US-China Military Tensions

Pompeo to Visit Beijing amid Increasing US-China Military Tensions In the past two weeks, the U.S. and China have canceled several high-level military-to-military meetings meant to defuse tensions. The two ships could have been seconds away from a collision, said Carl Schuster, a former US Navy captain with 12 years at sea who looked at the photos at the request of CNN . [Full Article...]

USA charges 7 Russian intel officers with hacking

In a statement, it said: "As is traditional, it is not backed by any proof and is another element in an anti-Russian campaign being conducted by the British government". Dutch Defence Minister Ank Bijleveld made the allegation at a press conference in the Hague, saying Dutch authorities disrupted the attempt by Russian intelligence agents in April. [Full Article...]


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