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  • UK POLITICS: Labour Party Comes to the Rescue Unveiling Plans to Help Families Fight Debt Crisis Labour Party shadow chancellor, John McDonnell: "Household debt in this country stands at the record level of over £1.8trn."We have seen with pay day loans; some companies were making massive profits from people's financial difficulties. Under pressure, the government has been forced to cap interest payments on payday loans."But more than 3 million credit card holders are trapped by their...
  • NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Trump’s Threat is ‘Declaration of War’: North Korea Says In an open letter to international leaders, a North Korean parliamentary committee says:“If Trump thinks that he would bring North Korea, a nuclear power, to its knees through nuclear war threat, it is a big miscalculation and ignorance."The letter said that, “From the first day of his office, Trump has conducted high-handed and arbitrary practices, scrapping international laws and agreem...
  • USA POLITICS: US Cannot Shoot Down North Korean Ballistic Missiles Because No Missile Defense Weapons Can Reach that High: Global Defense Experts Despite that the US has reportedly poured some $320 billion into missile defense systems over the last several decades, none of the systems is capable of reaching an ICBM (or even an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)) in its middle or post-launch stage.In stating that the US will destroy a Pyongyang ballistic missile carrying a nuclear warhead in mid-air, the Pentagon is not only mis...
  • GERMANY POLITICS: Jews Worldwide Worried By Far-Right AfD Breakthrough in German Election Ronald Lauder, president of the New York-based World Jewish Congress, called Chancellor Angela Merkel a “true friend of Israel and the Jewish people” and decried the AfD’s gains at a time when anti-Semitism was increasing across the globe.“It is abhorrent that the AfD party, a disgraceful reactionary movement which recalls the worst of Germany’s past and should be outlawed, now has the ability...
  • SYRIA POLITICS: Russian MoD Aerial Footage Shows US Troops Present in Daesh-Held Areas in Syria "No explanations or refutations on the issue from the representatives of the SDF or the US Armed Forces followed ," Russian Defense Ministry's spokesman Mj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said.The photos in question show US Hummer armored vehicles that are used by the US Army's special forces in the Deir ez-Zor area. The Defense ministry said the footage clearly showed that the units of US Army's speci...
  • AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Astro Labe Who Allegedly Headbutted Tony Abbott Takes Center Stage Mr Abbott had earlier alleged Mr Labe, who was wearing a pro same sex marriage sticker, was motivated by the divisive issue. A fundraiser for Mr Labe’s legal fees, on the Go Fund Me website, had collected more than $2000 by Saturday night. The fundraiser for the Hobart DJ read in part:“I propose we raise some funds which will most likely be needed in the near future for court fees ... of Astro...
  • UK POLITICS: Labour Party Shifts on Brexit Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said the party was ready to be “the grown-ups in the room” and take charge of negotiations to leave the EU, cautioning against taking anything off the table when looking at Britain’s future ties with the EU.Starmer told hundreds of Labour members in the southern English seaside town of Brighton: “If we were in government...we would negotiate a final deal...
  • ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Pastor Evan Mawarire Arrested for Criticising Mugabe Activist pastor Evan Mawarire was already due to face trial of subversion over the 2016 protests at a High Court trial on Monday.“He is due to appear in court tomorrow on subversion charges emanating from last year. So we really don’t know how the state will proceed,” said lawyer Harrison Nkomo.
  • IRAQ POLITICS: Iraqi Kurds Shrug Off Threats to Stage Independence Referendum “Iraq is against the Kurds, so are the Turks, the Iranians, the whole Arab region and Europe. They are going to live in a cage,” said Mohammed Mahdi al-Bayati, a Shi‘ite Turkmen and a local leader of the Iranian-backed Badr Organisation paramilitary group in Tuz Khurmato, south of Kirkuk.“We have seen worse, we have seen injustice, killings and blockades,” said Talat, waiting to cast a vote in...
  • USA POLITICS: My ‘Brain Cancer Prognosis 3%-14%’ Chances of Survival: McCain Reveals "They said that it's very serious," McCain said on 60 Minutes Sunday. "Some say 3%, some say 14%. You know, it's — it's a very poor prognosis. So I just said, 'I understand. Now we're going to do what we can, get the best doctors we can find and do the best we can.'""I am more energetic and more engaged as a result of this because I know that I've got to do everything I can to serve this count...


Weekly 10 Most Popular News in Politics

  • USA POLITICS: Trump Endorses Republican Healthcare Plan Trump, on Twitter, called the measure sponsored by Republican Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham “great,” adding: “I hope Republican Senators will vote for Graham-Cassidy and fulfill their promise to Repeal & Replace ObamaCare. Money direct to States!”
  • UK POLITICS: Labour Party Comes to the Rescue Unveiling Plans to Help Families Fight Debt Crisis Labour Party shadow chancellor, John McDonnell: "Household debt in this country stands at the record level of over £1.8trn."We have seen with pay day loans; some companies were making massive profits from people's financial difficulties. Under pressure, the government has been forced to cap interest payments on payday loans."But more than 3 million credit card holders are trapped by their...
  • NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Mulls H-Bomb Test in Pacific, He Calls Trump ‘Mentally Deranged’ Kim Jong Un said the North would consider the “highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history” against the United States and that Trump’s comments had confirmed his own nuclear programme was “the correct path”. Pyongyang conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on Sept. 3 and has launched dozens of missiles this year as it accelerates a programme aimed at enabling it to target the United...
  • GERMANY POLITICS: Angela Merkel Booed, Heckled By Right-Wing Protesters “With whistling and yelling, one will surely not shape Germany’s future,” Merkel said at the Friday rally as the protesters began shouting and whistling even before she starts her address.The loud noise, however, did not prevent the German leader from making her prepared 30-minute remarks.
  • NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Sanctions Block Imports of Athletes’ Gear: North Korea Says President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will add more sanctions against North Korea.“This association has sent several letters of purchase intention to more than 20 ski equipment production companies and sales agencies including Atomik (Atomic), Blizzard, Fischer, in June and July and made its effort to purchase the equipments,” read the letter from the Ski Association of the...
  • IRAN POLITICS: Video: Iran Successfully Test-Fires New Ballistic Missile The ballistic missile, which is Iran’s third type of missile with a range of 2,000 kilometers along with the Qadr-F and Sejjil ballistic missiles, is capable of carrying multiple warheads.According to Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, a senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force, the Khorramshahr missile has become smaller in size and more tactical and i...
  • NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Trump’s Threat is ‘Declaration of War’: North Korea Says In an open letter to international leaders, a North Korean parliamentary committee says:“If Trump thinks that he would bring North Korea, a nuclear power, to its knees through nuclear war threat, it is a big miscalculation and ignorance."The letter said that, “From the first day of his office, Trump has conducted high-handed and arbitrary practices, scrapping international laws and agreem...
  • UK POLITICS: London Government Minister Slams ‘Blanket Ban’ on Uber “At the flick of a pen Sadiq Khan is threatening to put 40,000 people out of work and leave 3.5 million users of Uber stranded,” Greg Hands, the government minister for London, wrote on Twitter late on Friday.“But blanket ban will cause massive inconvenience to millions of Londoners, showing that the mayor is closed to business & innovation,” Hands tweeted. “Once again the actions of Labour le...
  • BRAZIL POLITICS: Army Deploys in Rio Slum as Drug-Related Violence Worsens The violence in Rocinha is one more sign of the backsliding since the launch of a “pacification” program in 2008 to reduce violence by pushing out drug gangs and setting up permanent outposts in the city’s more than 1,000 favelas.
  • USA POLITICS: US Cannot Shoot Down North Korean Ballistic Missiles Because No Missile Defense Weapons Can Reach that High: Global Defense Experts Despite that the US has reportedly poured some $320 billion into missile defense systems over the last several decades, none of the systems is capable of reaching an ICBM (or even an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)) in its middle or post-launch stage.In stating that the US will destroy a Pyongyang ballistic missile carrying a nuclear warhead in mid-air, the Pentagon is not only mis...