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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...

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...

Djokovic claims 14th major with US Open victory

Djokovic Claims 14th Major With US Open Win

10 September 2018 – The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was angered by a crowd roaring for...

Nikkei drops for fifth straight day after natural disasters

Nikkei drops for fifth straight day after natural disasters

06 September 2018 – Tokyo stocks fell today, with the Nikkei index extending its losing streak to a fifth day, following an overnight powerful earthquake in Hokkaido and a strong...

Malaysian Muslim lesbian couple caned in public punishment

Malaysian Muslim lesbian couple caned in public punishment

03 September 2018 – Two Malaysian Muslim women convicted under Islamic laws of attempting to have sexual relations were caned earlier today in a rare public whipping that was slammed...

Satanic Pope Francis laments abuse in Vatican appearance

Pope Laments Abuse In Vatican Appearance

30 August 2018 – Pope Francis lamented how Irish church authorities failed to respond to the crimes of paedophilia and sexual abuse, speaking during his first public appearance at the Vatican after...