Category: International News

US rife with racism, Mugabe says

US rife with racism, Mugabe says

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said that the United States is rife with racism and asked Washington to keep its “pink nose” out of southern African country’s affairs. “America must be mad, absolutely insane,” Mugabe said on Thursday during an election campaign rally in the northern town of Chinhoyi. During his visit to South Africa [&hellip

Thousands demand Spain PM resignation

Thousands demand Spain PM resignation

Thousands of people in Spain have taken to the streets in the capital Madrid to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. On Thursday, protesters staged anti-government rallies after Rajoy dismissed calls by opposition lawmakers to answer questions on a corruption scandal in parliament. On Sunday, head of the opposition Socialist party Alfredo Perez [&hellip

UK hot weather claims 760 lives

UK hot weather claims 760 lives

  The hot weather has claimed the lives of up to 760 people in the UK between July 6 and 15, official calculations have revealed. Research conducted for The Times by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) estimated that the heatwave in the country has led to premature deaths of between 540 [&hellip

UK MP suspended over anti-Israel tweet

UK MP suspended over anti-Israel tweet

Liberal Democrat MP David Ward (L), British Deputy PM and Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg (R) British Liberal Democrat MP David Ward has been suspended by the party after he posted a tweet, calling Israel an “apartheid state”. According to reports, Bradford East MP, who had previously been reprimanded by Lib-Dems for questioning Zionist regime’s [&hellip

20,000 US troops land in Australia

20,000 US troops land in Australia

Talisman Saber 2013 — joint US and Australian military and humanitarian exercise — kicked off this week as approximately 20,000 US troops descended on Australia’s east coast. The focus of this year’s exercise has shifted to amphibious operations as the training moved from the Northern Territory to Australia’s east coast and the Coral Sea. It [&hellip

19 organizations file suit over US spying

19 organizations file suit over US spying

19 organizations file suit over US spying Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:56AM A broad coalition of activist groups has filed a lawsuit over the U.S. government’s spying programs. Nineteen U.S. organizations have sued the National Security Agency over the U.S. government’s massive spying programs. A broad coalition of activist groups filed a lawsuit in San [&hellip

MKO committing rights violations: UN special envoy to Iraq

MKO committing rights violations: UN special envoy to Iraq

MKO committing rights violations: UN special envoy to Iraq UN special envoy to Iraq Martin Kobler Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:53AM GMT The MKO – listed as a terrorist organization by much of the international community – fled Iran in 1986 for Iraq, where it received the support of Iraq’s executed dictator Saddam Hussein, and [&hellip

Gunmen assassinate pro-Syrian-government figure in Lebanon

Gunmen assassinate pro-Syrian-government figure in Lebanon

Gunmen assassinate pro-Syrian-government figure in Lebanon Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:49AM GMT Gunmen have assassinated a prominent pro-Syria figure in southern Lebanon, Syrian official SANA news agency says

Iran’s Royan Institute launches high speed cloning technique

Iran’s Royan Institute launches high speed cloning technique

Researchers in Iran’s Royan Institute for Biotechnology Research have developed a new technique that speeds up cloning protocols, ISNA has reported. The method was designed to stimulate the speed and improve the efficiency of the former cloning procedures to facilitate the production of recombinant proteins and organs for xenotransplantation, said Dr. Mohammad Hossein Nasr Esfahani, [&hellip

Iran unveils domestically manufactured VTOL drone

Iran unveils domestically manufactured VTOL drone

The Mahnad-41, Iran’s latest vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) drone The Islamic Republic of Iran has unveiled a domestically manufactured vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle, which can take photos, videos, and control traffic. The Mahnad-41 drone, which was designed and manufactured by Iranian technicians of the Khallaqiyat Kavir Company, was put on display in the city of Isfahan [&hellip