Monthly Archive: September 2018

Powerful Typhoon Trami heading towards Okinawa

Powerful Typhoon Trami heading towards Okinawa

28 September 2018 – The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) is warning of strong winds, high waves and heavy rain as powerful Typhoon Trami remains on course to lash the southernmost island prefecture...

Facebook unveils new virtual-reality headset Quest

Facebook unveils new virtual-reality headset Quest

27 September 2018 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is off to a slow start in his mission to bring virtual reality to the masses, so perhaps it’s appropriate his company’s...

Ex-Malaysian PM’s wife arrives for questioning in 1MDB case

Ex-Malaysian PM’s wife arrives for questioning in 1MDB case

26 September 2018 – The wife of Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib Razak arrived today at the anti-graft agency for questioning over alleged theft and money laundering involving the...

World Bank report warns Gaza Strip economy is in ‘free fall’

Gaza Strip Economy Declining Fast Says World Bank

25 September 2018 – The Gaza Strip’s economy is in “free fall,” a report from the World Bank warned today, calling for urgent action by Israel and the international...

10 men Barcelona held by Girona in derby

10 men Barcelona held by Girona in derby

24 September 2018 –  Barcelona’s 100 percent winning start to the season came to a halt last night when they were held to a 2-2 La Liga draw by Girona, having...

Pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

Pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

21 September 2018 – Pricier and bigger new iPhone models made their market debut in Japan today, with the country’s three leading mobile carriers starting sales of the XS...

Ex-Argentina leader Cristina Fernandez charged with corruption

Ex-Argentina President Cristina Fernandez charged with corruption

18 September 2018 – A federal judge indicted former President Cristina Fernandez yesterday and asked for her arrest for allegedly heading a corruption scheme that collected bribes from business leaders...

Sweden gives final election tally amid political uncertainty

Sweden gives final election tally amid political uncertainty

17 September 2018 – Swedish officials have officially confirmed the ruling Social Democratic Party won the most votes in the Sept. 9 general election despite a record low result...

Court says British surveillance violates European law

Court Says British Surveillance Violates EU Law

14 September 2018 – Europe’s human rights court handed a partial victory to civil rights groups that challenged the legality of mass surveillance and intelligence-sharing practices exposed by American whistle-blower...

US to mark 17 years since 9/11 at Pennsylvania field

US to mark 17 years since 911 at Pennsylvania field

11 September 2018 – President Donald Trump is marking 17 years since the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil by visiting the Pennsylvania field that became a September 11th...