Australia: Surfer Cooper Allen mauled in New South Wales shark attack

27 Sep, 2016

It was the fourth serious shark attack along the six-tenths-of-a-mile beach in the past two years. Surf Life Saving NSW lifeguards on jet skis chased the shark away from the shore after the attack, the ABC understands. "I don't think there is any need for it", Cooper told The Australian . Four of those were at Lighthouse Beach. In February previous year, Japanese tourist Tadashi Nakahara, 41, died after losing both his legs to a great white 10ft-13ft (3m-4m) long while surfing at ...


South Korea has plan to assassinate North Korea's Kim Jong

25 Sep, 2016

Ri claimed that B-1B bombers that the USA military flew over South Korea earlier this week crossed the demarcation line separating the two Koreas. He blamed the United States and "its hostile policy" against North Korea. Tension between North and South Korea is nothing new, but things are really coming to a head of late. The second is to contain the threat posed by North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs by using any and all measures necessary, up to and including the threat of ...


Gabon court expected on disputed presidential election

25 Sep, 2016

He said the new government would "most likely" include leading opposition figures and he did not rule out the possibility of reserving a place for Ping. At least a dozen people died in violent protests earlier this month after the election result was announced. "The goal of these people is admitted to more victims, as if the number of already registered deaths and grief that strikes many Gabonese families are not already dead too", he added.


No clear victor in Croatia parliamentary election

24 Sep, 2016

According to announcements coming from the HDZ overnight, the key to the future government will be this party and the Most; however, Most's leader Bozo Petrovic is yet to say whether he plans go with the HDZ or with the SDP . Analysts said that Milanovic's negative campaign and nationalist outbursts pushed away some voters from the Social Democrats. "We might expect a similar scenario to previous elections".


Justice Dept. wants to bring Rahami to NYC soon

23 Sep, 2016

A surveillance video obtained and published by NBC 4 New York Wednesday appears to show suspected bomber Ahmad Khan Ramani dumping a large luggage container with a pressure-cooker bomb on a Chelsea street Saturday. Before the federal charges were filed, Rahmani was already being held on 5.2 million dollars' (£4m) bail, charged with the attempted murder of police officers during the shoot-out that led to his capture Monday outside a bar in Linden, New Jersey .


Afghan charged with bombings in NY, New Jersey

23 Sep, 2016

Rahami, 28, is accused of planting the bombs, including one which injured 31 people when it blew up on a bustling Manhattan street. David Patton, head of the New York City federal public defenders office, asked to meet with Rahami. But a federal law enforcement source told Fox 5 that Rahami has been unconscious and intubated, using a ventilator to breath, since his shootout with police on Monday.


Barack Obama tells Israel it 'cannot permanently occupy and settle Palestinian land'

23 Sep, 2016

Obama is due to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in NY today when he is expected to raise concerns about Israel's illegal settlement activity on Arab lands. "He has not made an impact on this issue, at all, and he wants to", said Elliott Abrams, a Middle East adviser to former President George W. Bush, a Republican.


Syria consumes 2nd day of United Nations debate but Colombia offers hope

23 Sep, 2016

Or we can retreat into a world sharply divided, and ultimately in conflict, along age-old lines of nation and tribe and race and religion, he said, declaring that the spirit behind the founding of the UN itself shows what is best in humanity.


Jay Cutler out for season

22 Sep, 2016

Cutler said he had trouble gripping the ball, which may explain why he played so poorly after marching his team 60-plus yards on two of its first three drives. He was wincing and was holding his thumb as he walked to the locker room. "Whether you're the starter, the backup or the third guys, you prepare every week like you're the starter", said Hoyer, who went 9-for-12 for 78 yards in the fourth quarter against the Eagles after he replaced Cutler.


Shawty Lo, Atlanta Rapper, Dies in Car Accident

22 Sep, 2016

The other two women in the vehicle were injured, but are not suffering from life threatening injuries. Walker is arguably best known for his work with the hip-hop group D4L and their 2005 chart-topping tune, " Laffy Taffy ". 21), according to his manager Johnny Cabell. Two other people were in the vehicle when it crashed and were injured - but taken to hospital non-life-threatening injuries according to police.


Showdown at the top of Philippines politics: What you need to know

22 Sep, 2016

Duterte was still Davao City mayor. Her ouster comes as the committee was due to hear a statement from Edgar Matobato, a self-confessed hit man who testified last week that Duterte ordered death squad killings - some of which Duterte allegedly carried out personally - during his 22 years as mayor of Davao City in the country's South.


Palestinian stabs officers in Jerusalem and is shot

22 Sep, 2016

Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said that in Hebron, two assailants tried to stab soldiers guarding a checkpoint, lightly wounding one officer before the troops opened fire, killing the attackers. Tuesday's attack was the ninth since Friday, coming after Palestinians wrapped up the Muslim celebration of Eid al-Adha and as Israel tightened security ahead of major Jewish holidays in October.


NGO assessment concludes United Nations convoy was 'deliberately' bombed in Syria

21 Sep, 2016

Mike Adamson, chief executive of the British Red Cross, said: "We are shocked and horrified by this bad attack". Although the ceasefire appeared to initially reduce the amount of violence in hard-hit areas like Aleppo, the delivery of humanitarian aid was delayed for days due to security concerns.


Supreme Court affirms election of Yahaya Bello as Kogi state Governor

21 Sep, 2016

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), has deployed over 1, 000 personnel to Kogi State ahead of the Supreme Court judgement on the governorship election appeals on Tuesday. Will the court order a new election or will the former Governor, Idris Wada continue asked to continue in office? But in Wada's appeal, Justice Obande Festus Ogbuinya gave a dissenting judgment cancelling the election of Bello on the grounds that he was not validly nominated for the election following ...


United Kingdom to launch Brexit talks in early 2017, says top European Union official

21 Sep, 2016

In private, officials admit that major European Union reform may not be possible until elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany are out of the way by late 2017. "You can't just pick the best items and have just what suits you", he said. While the message from the European Union was that free movement of people in Europe would remain, the main item on the agenda was migration from outside the bloc.


Met Office storm names - is your name on the list?

21 Sep, 2016

This year named storms will come with warnings of impacts from rain and snow as well as wind. Doris, Ivor and Gabriel are also on the list, which forecasters have compiled from more than 10,000 suggestions which were submitted by the public.


Delhis deputy CM Manish Sisodia attacked with ink outside LG House

21 Sep, 2016

Sisodia said that he discussed about the research which he has done during his tour. Sources in the L-G 's office said Sisodia had sought an appointment with Jung Friday morning after returning from Finland late at night. Dengue and chikungunya complications have claimed at least 33 lives this season and affected over 2,800 people in the national capital. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was also out of the city for his throat surgery in Bengaluru and returned yesterday.


Obama, Iraqi leader to strategize on fight to reclaim Mosul

20 Sep, 2016

The meeting comes amid mounting preparations to seize control of Mosul from the Islamic State group. Still, Obama said he and Abadi were confident that Iraq's military and the USA -led coalition could make progress in Mosul "fairly rapidly", adding that he was hoping for progress by year-end.


US is willing to extend Syria truce despite violations

20 Sep, 2016

Each side has accused the other of violating the truce, which appears to be in tatters a week after taking effect. But he added that Russian Federation must clarify its position on the status of the truce. There is no immediate indication that the truce will be extended. A mistaken air raid by the US-led coalition also killed 62 Syrian soldiers. On Sep.


George Clooney approves of wife Amal's bid to take ISIS to court

20 Sep, 2016

During the live televised chat, Amal revealed that Nadia was raped by up to two men at the same time until she "fell unconscious". "I think one of the ways to take action against that is to expose their brutality and corruption and partly, you can do that through trials".


Wenger wants Arsenal penalty taker resolved

20 Sep, 2016

Leading 1-0 at the time through his 17th minute goal, Sanchez saw Hull keeper Eldin Jakupovic save his spot kick. There was to be no sustained comeback, though, as Sanchez restored Arsenal's two-goal cushion, showing impressive composure after Walcott was denied to rifle into the top of the net.


A day after Uri attack, terrorists target police post in J&K's Handwara

20 Sep, 2016

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has called Pakistan a terrorist state and said it "should be identified and isolated as such". The Indian Army on Monday issued a stern warming to the terror perpetrators from the across the border and said a befitting response would be given at an appropriate time and chosen place.


Witness says Philippine president ordered killings of 1000

19 Sep, 2016

Duterte launched a crackdown on the illegal drug trade upon taking office on June 30. De Lima - who has been extremely vocal in criticizing Duterte's controversial war on illegal drugs - has been accused, meanwhile, of collecting money from drug personalities through an alleged lover to support her senatorial bid in last May elections.


Kwaito star Mandoza has died after a battle with cancer

19 Sep, 2016

It was shocking to the system but also shrouded with confused speculation as users of social media tried to verify whether or not the news was accurate, because "black twitter" had already killed him off two days previously. "That moment when your are close to a situation, but you can't report about it due to the fact that one of your close friends is a relative". Sadly, he passed away today.


Dozens of Syrian soldiers reportedly killed in strike

19 Sep, 2016

On Thursday, government forces started to withdraw from the Castello Road, a key route to the besieged rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo. Syrian activists said government forces killed five civilians in separate attacks on Saturday. The cease-fire that went into effect Monday is part of a U.S. -Russia agreement that also calls for allowing humanitarian aid to reach besieged areas in Aleppo .


Duterte to stop joint patrols in disputed sea

17 Sep, 2016

In March, the US and the Philippines announced plans for a permanent American military presence there and named five military bases that will support rotational deployments of USA forces near the contested South China Sea. Inada highlighted China's reclamation and island-building campaign in the South China Sea, including the construction of "runways, hangars, berthing facilities, and radars" on artificial islands that can serve military purposes.


Outgoing anti-EU firebrand Farage demands his party push for 'hard' Brexit

17 Sep, 2016

You did it, and I've just done it and I am so pleased. Nigel Farage, the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party, attends a plenary session at the European Parliament on the outcome of the "Brexit" in Brussels, Belgium, June 28, 2016.


Luxemburg's Asselborn wants Hungary thrown out of the EU

14 Sep, 2016

In an interview with German daily Die Welt on Tuesday, Asselborn criticized Hungary's treatment of refugees as well as Prime Minister Viktor Orban's policies undermining the independence of the judiciary and the press. Hungary will hold a referendum October 2 on a relocation plan under which 1,294 asylum seekers will be sent to Hungary. He said it was unusual that Asselborn, who came from the land of "tax optimisation", and another Luxembourger, EU Commission President Jean-Claude ...


Federal intervention on oil pipeline project unprecedented

14 Sep, 2016

They added that, "this case has highlighted the need for a serious discussion on whether there should be nationwide reform with respect to considering tribes' views on these types of infrastructure projects". Standing Rock Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II told hundreds of protesters who braved a torrential downpour to gather at the North Dakota Capitol grounds in Bismark that a public policy win is a lot stronger than a judicial win.


FC Rostov - Champions League Football - 13 September 2016

14 Sep, 2016

The Carlo Ancelotti era at Bayern Munich is well underway, but in some ways this match will be his first major test as the manager of the German giants. Having qualified through a play-off, the underdogs will be hoping to bring their defensive resolve against Europe's elite, having conceded only 20 goals in 30 Russian Premier League games last season.



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