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Abbas freezes Israeli relations as Temple Mount protests turn deadly

Abbas freezes Israeli relations as Temple Mount protests turn deadly

Several Palestinians have been reported killed in protests in Jerusalem over restrictions at Haram al-Sharif, also known as Temple Mount. Palestinian President Abbas meanwhile froze relations with Israel. The Palestinian protests – triggered by tensions over the placement of metal detectors and turnstiles  at a Jerusalem holy site – turned into clashes in which two […]

Trump’s Ex-Biz Associate Is A ‘Pop Star.’ In Russia, That Gives Him A Lot Of Power

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Trump’s Ex-Biz Associate Is A ‘Pop Star.’ In Russia, That Gives Him A Lot Of Power

As the lights went down on a stage full of international beauty queens at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant, former Spice Girl Mel B and NBC anchor Thomas Roberts announced a musical performer recognizable to few outside of Russia and Azerbaijan. The show’s bookings weren’t always A-listers, but they were often respectable: Gavin DeGraw, Seal, Lady Gaga. Instead, Mel B announced, […]

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India’s policy to isolate Pakistan has failed: Pak media

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India’s policy to isolate Pakistan has failed: Pak media

ISLAMABAD(ANI): India’s policy to isolate Pakistan globally has failed, as foreign countries are showing a keen interest to invest in the country, the Express Tribune said in a report. It alleged that the larger objective of New Delhi’s aggressive approach is to dissuade Pakistan from taking the potential benefits of China’s massive investment and discourage […]

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UNHCR Urges Myanmar to Grant Rohingya Muslims Citizenship

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UNHCR Urges Myanmar to Grant Rohingya Muslims Citizenship

Alwaght-The head of the UN refugee agency urged Myanmar to grant citizenship to the Rohingya Muslims minority in the Asian country where Buddhist extremists continue to perpetrate violence against Muslims. Speaking on Friday in Bangkok, Thailand, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said, “It’s important to work on granting citizenship to the Muslim community, […]

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Man tries to ram car into crowd of Muslim worshippers, police say

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Man tries to ram car into crowd of Muslim worshippers, police say

A man has been arrested after trying to ram a car into a crowd outside a mosque in a suburb of Paris. No one was injured in the incident on Thursday evening in the Créteil neighbourhood, in the south-east of the French capital. The vehicle struck barriers put in place to protect worshippers and pedestrians. […]

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SE Cupp: Healthy, happy people do not behave like Trump

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SE Cupp: Healthy, happy people do not behave like Trump

(Washington DC CNN): Talk about the President’s mental health never sat well with me. Yes, he can be crass, he rambles incoherently at times, he seems wildly insecure, and when it comes to his critics, he has the discipline of a mid-tantrum toddler, but all that never made it an acceptable exercise to engage in speculation […]

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Czech company hosts Facebook bikini contest to choose interns

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Czech company hosts Facebook bikini contest to choose interns

After Travis Kalanick’s resignation last week as Uber’s CEO following accusations of widespread sexual harassment at his company, sexism has become quite the topic in the tech industry. The problem’s not confined to Silicon Valley.  Please consider the contribution to modern culture offered by Czech power conglomerate CEZ. The company couldn’t quite decide how to choose the interns for […]

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Top Catholic Cardinal charged with sexual assault offenses

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Top Catholic Cardinal charged with sexual assault offenses

(CNN)Cardinal George Pell, a senior adviser to Pope Francis, is taking leave from the Vatican to fight historical sexual assault charges in his home country of Australia. The case is the latest black mark on the Catholic Church, which has been reeling from sexual abuse scandals across several countries that date back decades. Pell said […]

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Making Ivanka Trump shoes: Long hours, low pay and abuse

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Making Ivanka Trump shoes: Long hours, low pay and abuse

A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory used by Ivanka Trump and other fashion brands. An angry manager had hit him with the sharp end of a high-heeled shoe. Workers from the factory, including one current and two former employees who spoke to The […]

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US woman shoots boyfriend in YouTube stunt

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US woman shoots boyfriend in YouTube stunt

A Minnesota woman has been charged over the fatal shooting of her boyfriend, in what authorities say was a social media stunt gone wrong. Monalisa Perez, 19, was booked into county jail after shooting at Pedro Ruiz as he held a book to his chest, believing it would stop the bullet. The couple’s three-year-old child […]

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