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Hurricane Irma: UK calls for urgent aid rule changes

Ministers were said to be "looking at ways" to give tens of millions of pounds more to Anguilla, Turks and Caicos and the British Virgin Islands - all devastated by the historic storm. There are very strict global rules around what officially counts as foreign aid, making it clear that only the poorest countries can receive what is known as official development assistance or ODA. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turnbull signs Coalition statement urging marriage equality yes vote

Turnbull signs Coalition statement urging marriage equality yes vote

The former prime minister is concerned the government has yet to detail protections for parental rights, freedom of speech, and religious freedom. But he said there would be "strong protections for religious freedoms". "I look forward to him doing that", Mr Turnbull said. Turnbull has publicly voiced his personal support for same-sex marriage on many occasions, including while launching the Liberals and Nationals For Yes campaign on Sunday . Consulte Mais Informação

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China makes diplomatic protest to S Korea over missile deployment

China makes diplomatic protest to S Korea over missile deployment

The protests were against the instalment of four remaining interceptor launchers that would complete the THAAD installation. Meanwhile, the four remaining launchers of a US missile defense system were deployed in the South Korea . Mattis separately also spoke to his South Korean counterpart Song Young-moo. Its sixth nuclear test on Sunday prompted the U.S. to speak about a "military response" and South Korea to conduct major military exercises. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jitters in Europe as Russia-Belarus War Games Set to Begin

Jitters in Europe as Russia-Belarus War Games Set to Begin

However, Western military analysts suspect from examining train movements that the real number of troops taking part will be between 70,000 and 100,000. There is also unease in Kiev, and Ukraine is now conducting its own military exercises . Russian leaders have called the criticism of their drills while larger exercises are being held outside their borders as an example of Western hypocrisy. Consulte Mais Informação

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India calls Rohingya refugees 'threat to national security'

India calls Rohingya refugees 'threat to national security'

The Congress has urged the Narendra Modi government to be "careful" on the issue of Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar and "not stereotype or identify hapless victims of violence with insurgency and terrorism". They pointed out that India has been hosting more 3,78,600 refugees from eight different countries and deplored some ministers and BJP-RSS leaders provocative statements portraying Rohingya refugees as "security threat to Hindus". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump diz que "é preciso ser proativo" contra os "terroristas falhados"

Há pessoas doente e dementes que estavam no radar da Scotland Yard. "É preciso ser proativo!", escreveu o republicano em sua conta no Twitter. Donald Trump despertou a todo a força. "Temos de lidar com os terroristas falhados de uma forma mais forte". Ao terceiro tweet, Trump voltou a defender o "travel ban", aprovado parcialmente nos EUA, que impede cidadãos de alguns países muçulmanos de entrarem nos EUA. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ekpo urges Eagles not to be distracted — Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

Ekpo urges Eagles not to be distracted — Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

The other two Asian sides to earn automatic World Cup qualification - Korea Republic and Saudi Arabia - are 51 and 53 respectively. Nigeria's total point haul depreciated from 716 to 696. Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal are further on the rise and have jumped up three places into third position, one above Lionel Messi's Argentina, who only produced two disappointing draws during the recent worldwide break. Consulte Mais Informação

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