Category: International News

Egypt does not let Gazans cross border

Egypt does not let Gazans cross border

Egypt is refusing to open the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip to allow injured Palestinians to seek treatment at Egyptian hospitals amid Israel’s escalating military offensive against the besieged coastal enclave. Officials in Gaza say that the border crossing, which is Gaza’s only not controlled by Israel, has mostly remained closed since Israel’s [&hellip

Nigeria pres. meets abductees families

Nigeria pres. meets abductees families

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has met with the families of 219 abducted schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Takfiri Boko Haram captors. Relatives of the abductees recounted their woes in their first meeting with the president in the capital Abuja on Tuesday. Presidential spokesman Reuben Abati told reporters after the meeting [&hellip

Widodo wins Indonesia presidential poll

Widodo wins Indonesia presidential poll

Indonesia’s Election Commission has declared Joko “Jokowi” Widodo the winner of the country’s presidential election. The Election Commission, known as KPU, announced on Tuesday that the popular Jakarta governor had secured a victory by over six percentage points, receiving 53.15 percent of the nearly 130 million votes cast on July 9. “This victory is a [&hellip

‘Pro-Russians to help in MH17 probe’

‘Pro-Russians to help in MH17 probe’

Russia has called for the investigation into the crash of the Malaysian Flight MH17 to be led by the international community and not by Ukraine, its envoy to Malaysia says. Lyudmila Vorobyeva, the Russian ambassador to Malaysia, made the remarks on Tuesday during a press conference at the embassy in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. [&hellip

Pro-Palestine demo held in London

Pro-Palestine demo held in London

Protesters have taken to streets in London to condemn the Israeli atrocities in the Gaza Strip as Tel Aviv’s aggression against Palestinians in the besieged territory continues unabated, Press TV reports. Once again demonstrators gathered outside the Israeli embassy in Kensington, west London, on Monday. The pro-Palestinian protesters were carrying placards which read “Freedom for [&hellip

200K sign petition to save polar bear

200K sign petition to save polar bear

Nearly 200,000 people have signed an online petition to get a polar bear moved from Argentina to Canada. The petition, created by Canadian Laura Morales on change.org, called on the administration of Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to get Arturo transported away from his “inhumane” enclosure and to help moving him to “a natural [&hellip

More Palestinians killed in Gaza Strip

More Palestinians killed in Gaza Strip

Nearly a dozen Palestinians lost their lives in the early hours of Wednesday in the Israeli onslaught in Gaza. The latest fatalities bring the death toll from the Israeli regime’s military strikes against Palestinians to 642, with more than four thousand others injured. Over the past 15 days, Israeli warplanes have been hitting numerous sites [&hellip

Chrysler recalls up to 800,000 Jeeps

Chrysler recalls up to 800,000 Jeeps

The ignition switch is becoming a growing problem for Chrysler, forcing the company to recall almost 800,000 Jeep SUV’s worldwide. Chrysler announced on Tuesday that it is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUV’s, including 659,900 in the US and others in Mexico, Canada, and elsewhere. They discovered that ignition switches could fall out of [&hellip

Twin bombings in Libya army base kill 4

Twin bombings in Libya army base kill 4

Twin bombing attacks on a military base in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi have killed at least four soldiers amid continuing clashes between rebel and government forces in the major port city. The first attack took place on Tuesday when a bomber detonated his explosives at the entrance of Benghazi’s Special Forces Headquarters, allowing [&hellip

‘Exciting’ drug flushes out HIV

‘Exciting’ drug flushes out HIV

Scientists say they have made an “exciting” step towards curing HIV by forcing the virus out of hiding. HIV can become part of someone’s DNA and lie dormant for decades, making a cure impossible. Early stage research in six people, reported at the Aids 2014 conference, shows that low-dose chemotherapy can awaken the virus. Experts [&hellip