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United Nations says Myanmar violence is ethnic cleansing as Rohingya exodus continues

United Nations says Myanmar violence is ethnic cleansing as Rohingya exodus continues

In a statement the government of Bangladesh said it was expanding the camp for the Rohingya refugees and was doing all it could to help, "but it is nearing its limits". "We, urge you to take decisive actions to stop the violence against innocent civilians and bring permanent peace in Rakhine state". Rohingya residents - a stateless mostly Muslim minority in a Buddhist-majority nation - allege that the military and Rakhine Buddhists responded with a brutal campaign against them, according ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Irish-Egyptian acquitted of all charges after 4-year imprisonment

Irish-Egyptian acquitted of all charges after 4-year imprisonment

His sisters, Fatima, Somaia and Omaima, were released in November 2013 without explanation. "I'm sure the embassy will issue passport as soon as possible", Somaia said. Higgins has released a statement welcoming Halawa's release from his "distressing and draining experience". "On behalf of the Government and on my own behalf I welcome the news from Cairo that Ibrahim Halawa has been acquitted". Consulte Mais Informação

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US Seeking to Undermine JCPOA: Iran's Nuclear Chief

US and United Nations watchdogs monitoring compliance have found Iran has adhered to the accord, which eased worldwide economic sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs on its nuclear activities. Iran accused the United States of undermining the deal over its atomic programme while Washington warned against lax monitoring of Tehran's nuclear activities at a meeting of the International Atomic Energy's (IAEA) on Monday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate Republicans Are Quietly Trying to Jam Through Another Obamacare Repeal Bill

Senate Republicans Are Quietly Trying to Jam Through Another Obamacare Repeal Bill

The bill would provide block grants to states while reducing the federal government's involvement in the healthcare market and rolling back the Medicaid expansion. By dramatically scaling back what the federal government spends on health care and undermining rules created to guarantee insurance for people with pre-existing conditions, this new proposal would leave millions of Americans struggling to pay their medical bills and to get coverage. Consulte Mais Informação

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Metro legal group provides clinics for DACA recipients

RICHARD GONZALES, BYLINE: Good morning. Trump's answer came on that very deadline day when he capitulated to these legal threats. GONZALES: Well, I'm hearing a lot of skepticism, you know, a feeling of whiplash. White House legislative director Marc Short said Friday on MSNBC that the administration is not now "entertaining" the prospect of a path to citizenship, contradicting Democratic leaders who insist that citizenship must be part of a deal . Consulte Mais Informação

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UST condemns death of law student in hazing

UST condemns death of law student in hazing

In its initial investigation, the MPD identified the victim as Horacio Tomas Topacio Castillo III, 22 years old, and a resident of #6 Arguilia St. San Lorenzo Village, Makati City. The UST Civil Law Student Council (CLSC) President Jonathan Santos earlier denounced the death of his fellow law student. Under the same law, "if the person subjected to hazing or other forms of initiation rites suffers any physical injury or dies as a result thereof, the officers and members of the fraternity, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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The top official in charge of Brexit just quit

The top official in charge of Brexit just quit

She added that the move was also part of Theresa May taking more control of Brexit negotiations. Mr Robbins was second permanent secretary at the Home Office for a year during Mrs May's stint as home secretary. "The Prime Minister has appointed Philip Rycroft, now second permanent secretary at the Department for Exiting the European Union and Cabinet Office, as permanent secretary, Department for Exiting the EU". Consulte Mais Informação

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Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument should shrink in size, Interior Secretary tells Trump

Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument should shrink in size, Interior Secretary tells Trump

The White House has not yet taken action on Zinke's recommendation. President Trump ordered the review earlier this year after complaining about improper "land grabs" by former presidents, including Barack Obama. Trump has said previous administrations abused their right to create monuments under the Antiquities Act of 1906 by imposing limits on drilling, mining, logging, ranching and other activities in huge areas, mainly in western states. Consulte Mais Informação

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BC filmmaker found dead on Vancouver Island

BC filmmaker found dead on Vancouver Island

According to Cpl. Tammy Douglas of the Island District RCMP , foul play is not suspected. A missing Sointula woman's vehicle has been found in Campbell River, but there is no sign of Twyla Roscovich , family and police say. ROSCOVICH was last seen on the morning of September 6, 2017 when she advised she was going down island to seek medical treatment. Paul Ross, Roscovich's former partner and father of her four-year-old daughter, previously said Roscovich had been struggling with a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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New Steam concurrent user records broken this weekend

New Steam concurrent user records broken this weekend

Well, it's official. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is the biggest game on Steam. PUBG just popped this figure, setting a new record of 1,349,584 players, all mashing it out in a single session of online warfare. This is largely due to record sales on Steam, selling over 10 million copies since its launch in March. This weekend the Steam concurrent user record was once again broken with 15.3 million PC gamers all enjoying their gaming on Steam on the afternoon of Sunday 17 September. Consulte Mais Informação

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International Olympic Committee crowns Paris 2024, Los Angeles 2028 in unique double

International Olympic Committee crowns Paris 2024, Los Angeles 2028 in unique double

Both cities had wanted to host the 2024 event, before LA agreed to wait an extra four years after the International Olympic Committee made guarantees on funding . Paris will now follow London in hosting the Summer Olympics for a third time after also doing so in 1900 and 1924. Officials from Paris 2024 joined spectators at the event, along with athletes who have supported their bid for the Games. Consulte Mais Informação

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You may have to wait until 2018 to get the iPhone X

You may have to wait until 2018 to get the iPhone X

If you're eager to put down $1,000 or more for Apple's new bezel-less, OLED-equipped iPhone X , you'll probably want to be awake and ready at the company's preorder page come October 27th. As per Kuo, besides the supply constraints, at this moment, Apple would not like to cannibalize the sales of its iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus . In the US, Apple opened pre-orders for both the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus on September 15. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gains For Fine Gael In Latest Opinion Poll

Gains For Fine Gael In Latest Opinion Poll

It shows Fine Gael up four to 33%, and Fianna Fáil down five to 25%. The Independent Alliance - Fine Gael's governmental partners - dropped down one point, to three per cent. Varadkar's minority government relies on the backing of fellow center-right Fianna Fail in key votes, under a deal due to last under October 2018, although many analysts expect an election to be called before the agreement concludes. Consulte Mais Informação

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