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Texas secessionists fail to break away from US

Texas secessionists fail to break away from US

Secessionists in the US state of Texas have tried and failed to insert into the state Republican Party’s official platform language supporting “independence from the United States.” A committee of Texas GOP leaders on Thursday narrowly threw out drafted language in the party platform that supported a referendum on Texas leaving the union. The Texas [&hellip

Trump on his tax returns: ‘None of your business’

Trump on his tax returns: ‘None of your business’

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for US president, says voters do not have the right to see his tax returns. “It’s none of your business,” Trump said in an interview with ABC News on Friday, when he was pressed on what tax rate he pays. “You’ll see it when I release, but I fight [&hellip

Daesh terrorists treated at hospital in Turkey: Source

Daesh terrorists treated at hospital in Turkey: Source

Some members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group have secretly received treatment at a hospital in Turkey’s southern city of Gaziantep near the Syrian border, says Russia’s Sputnik news agency quoting an unnamed source. The source, who works as a medical worker, told exclusively to Sputnik news agency on Friday that the four injured Daesh [&hellip

2,000 Palestinian minors arrested since last October: Rights group

2,000 Palestinian minors arrested since last October: Rights group

A Palestinian human rights body says Israeli military forces have arrested at least 2,000 Palestinian children under the age of 18 since the third Intifada (uprising) against the Tel Aviv regime swept through occupied territories last October. Spokesman for the Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies (PPCS), Riyad al-Ashqar, said the detentions constitute 36 percent of [&hellip

FIFA appoints 1st female secretary general

FIFA appoints 1st female secretary general

The world football governing body FIFA has appointed a United Nations official as its first female and first non-European secretary general. The ground-breaking move came Friday during FIFA Congress in Mexico City where Fatma Samoura, a Senegalese diplomat of the UN, was named as the first female secretary general in the traditionally male-dominated world football [&hellip

Russia will put end to US missile system threat: Putin

Russia will put end to US missile system threat: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly criticized the deployment of US missile system in Eastern Europe near Russia, and vowed to neutralize any threats by the complex against his country’s security. “Now that these anti-missile elements have been installed we will be forced to consider putting an end to the threats emerging in relation to [&hellip

Venezuela declares 60-day state of emergency

Venezuela declares 60-day state of emergency

Venezuela’s president has declared a 60-day state of emergency to counter, what he calls, a domestic and US push to topple his administration amid the country’s economic woes. Nicolas Maduro signed off on the measure and extended a state of economic emergency on Friday as a means of fending off “threats” from within and outside [&hellip

UN panel warns about Israel, Saudi human rights violations

UN panel warns about Israel, Saudi human rights violations

A United Nations panel against torture has warned about violations of human rights by the Israeli regime and Saudi Arabia. In a Friday report called “Concluding Observations”, the Committee against Torture voiced concern about issues such as Israel’s administrative detention of Palestinians, the excessive use of force by Israeli forces against Palestinians, the conditions of [&hellip

Yanga Set For Stylish Celebration.

Yanga Set For Stylish Celebration.

The leadership of Tanzania Mainland champs Young Africans plans to celebrate its team’s achievements in style before, during and after the league game with Mtwara’s Ndanda at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam this weekend. Yanga, who are the country’s sole representatives in the continental club tournaments, sealed a 26th title with two matches [&hellip

Electronic Collection Increases Govt Revenue In Hospitals.

Electronic Collection Increases Govt Revenue In Hospitals.

The government has said that use the of electronic revenue collection systems in hospitals has increased revenue. Citing examples while responding to a supplementary question, the Deputy Minister of State in the President’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Governments), Mr Suleiman Jaffo, said Mbeya Hospital now collects 500m/- per month from 70m/-. Sekouture Hospital in [&hellip