Can Africa thwart the next great migration crisis? European leaders hope so

Under a new system, African leaders have agreed to register ‘vulnerable’ would-be migrants before they can seek asylum in Europe. More than 1.5 million migrants have surged into Europe since 2015. Now European leaders and their African counterparts are working … Read More

Earthquake Panic: Fears over 8.5 magnitude mega quake ‘predicted to strike India TOMORROW’

PANIC has set in after fears emerged that an 8.5 magnitude mega earthquake was set to strike India tomorrow. Disaster officials in Nagaland, a mountain state in northeast India, bordering Myanmar, called for calm after social media erupted with claims … Read More

Iran Building Weapons Factories in Lebanon and Syria, Israel Says

JERUSALEM — Israel is using a visit this week by the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, to highlight concerns about what it says are Iran’s efforts to produce advanced, precision weapons in Lebanon and Syria. “Iran is busy turning Syria … Read More

Trump says ‘all options on table’ after North Korea fires missile over Japan

Tokyo (CNN)US President Donald Trump has warned Pyongyang that “all options are on the table” after North Korea fired a missile over Japan early Tuesday. Tuesday’s launch was particularly provocative as it was North Korea’s first ballistic missile to fly … Read More

Harvey An ‘Unprecedented’ Disaster, Could Unload 25 Trillion Gallons Of Water

As I sit in my house in Houston, TX, I try to wrap my mind around the staggering numbers seen thus far by Harvey. Estimates are that up to 25 trillion gallons of water could fall on the state of … Read More

Dallas preps ‘mega-shelter’ as Texas braces for more rain

Houston (CNN) Harvey is no longer a hurricane, but life-threatening flooding continued in and around Houston on Sunday night as citizens with boats assisted authorities in search and rescue efforts. Flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey is overburdening resources in the … Read More

FT: Ukraine crisis will ‘cripple’ Russia-U.S. relations, envoy warns

U.S.-Russian relations will be “crippled” unless a solution is found to the Ukraine crisis, the newly appointed U.S. envoy on the country has warned, dashing any hopes Moscow may still harbor for rapprochement under Donald Trump’s presidency, according to the … Read More

Netanyahu says Israel won’t retreat on Jewish settlements: ‘We are here to stay forever’

Days after meeting a White House delegation to discuss restarting peace negotiations with the Palestinians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu forcefully spoke out against a principal tenet of any likely agreement: the scaling back of Jewish settlements. At an event … Read More

Britain will be vulnerable to terrorists after Brexit, claims lead EU negotiator as he stokes security fears

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator has warned that Britain’s security will suffer after it leaves the EU in an apparent rebuke to British Prime Minister Theresa May. Writing in the French newspaper Le Monde, Michel Barnier said Brexit “will … Read More

‘Brits have NO IDEA what they want’ German expert in shock attack on UK’s Brexit demands

Michael Huether, from the German Institute for Economic Research, said British officials “haven’t achieved anything” in negotiations so far. In a shock attack, he claimed they lack “strategic skills” and are unsure whether to pursue a hard or soft Brexit … Read More

Hurricane Harvey in Photographs

Harvey, the storm that swept into Texas as a Category 4 hurricane over the weekend, continued its relentless devastation in Houston on Sunday as catastrophic flooding forced evacuations and emergency responders asked the public to donate their boats to aid … Read More

Merkel Defiant: No Regrets About Refugee Crisis

With re-election a month away, German chancellor says she’d do it all ‘the same way again’ while urging other EU countries to step up. Despite the massive problems that allowing hundreds of thousands of refugees into her country over the … Read More

Iran warns against US ‘intervention’ in IAEA affairs

Iranian officials have urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) not to give in to the pressures from the United States pertaining to Iran’s international nuclear deal reached in 2015. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that any move of … Read More

North Korea likely tested a weapon that could start a Second Korean War

Question: Why didn’t President Bill Clinton in 1994—when the North Korean nuclear menace was still in its infancy—destroy Pyongyang’s atomic program before it would transform into the existential threat it is today? Simple. He risked the possibility that the Kim … Read More

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