Thursday, July 27, 2017

Top Vatican cardinal George Pell scandal

Australia's top Catholic cleric Cardinal George Pell makes his first court appearance on sex abuse charges. Pell appeared before Melbourne Magistrates' Court to formally receive his charges of historical sexual offenses. Pope Francis' top financial adviser was charged last month with sexually abusing multiple people in...

Hezbollah set to fully dislodge Nusra Front terrorists along Syria border

Hezbollah set to fully dislodge Nusra Front terrorists along Syrian border
The Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah is set to fully dislodge Nusra Front terrorists along the Syrian border. The fighters have already liberated over ninety percent of strategic areas in the northeastern town of Arsal. Dozens of the terrorists have been reportedly killed in the operations. Hezbollah...

ICRC calls on West to end Saudi war on Yemen

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has called on Western and regional countries to use their influence towards ending the Saudi war on Yemen. "Definitely we would hope that Western countries understand the deep crisis, the risk of this enormous crisis for international...

US-led air strikes leaving 29 civilians dead in Raqqa, Syria

At least 29 civilians dead in US-led air strikes on Raqqa reported AFP news agency latest on Wednesday, quoting a war monitoring group. A US-backed alliance has ousted ISIS group militants from half of their Syrian bastion Raqqa, a monitor said Wednesday, less than two...

First Senate GOP tries at Obamacare repeal fail

US votes new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea
Republicans in the U.S. Senate fell short again on Wednesday in their effort to end Obamacare, rejecting a measure to repeal large portions of President Barack Obama's signature law that has provided health insurance to millions of Americans. But Republican Senate leaders, struggling to keep...

Plane crashes on Interstate 15 in Riverdale, Utah, 4 people killed

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Four people were killed after a small plane crashed into the I-15 median near Riverdale Road, closing northbound I-15 Wednesday afternoon, the Utah Highway Patrol said. The freeway closed around 1 p.m. after emergency crews responded to the crash. Northbound I-15 is completely closed and...

2 Germans killed in UN helicopter crash in north Mali

2 Germans killed in UN helicopter crash in north Mali
Two German peacekeepers were killed when their military helicopter assigned to the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali crashed on Wednesday, reported Reuters quoting the mission and the German defense ministry. "The crew consisted of two U.N. peacekeepers aboard and both unfortunately were killed," said the...

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) now control 50 percent of Raqqa, monitor

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) now control 50 percent of Raqqa, monitor
US-backed alliance has ousted Islamic State group jihadists from half of their Syrian bastion Raqqa, reported AFP news agency citing a monitor to have said on Wednesday, less than two months after its fighters entered the city. Rami Abdel Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human...

Stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus help mice stay young

Stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus help mice stay young
Your brain may be to blame for your ageing body. A small cluster of stem cells in the brain seems to help mice stay young, and injecting extra stem cells helps them live longer. One day anti-ageing drugs might be able to replicate the effect in...

9 Taliban militants killed by Afghan airstrike in eastern Kunar

9 Taliban militants killed by Afghan airstrike in eastern Kunar
Nine Taliban militants were killed Wednesday when Afghan Special Operation Forces conducted an airstrike in the country's eastern province of Kunar, the military said. "Nine key members of Taliban terrorist group were killed after Afghanistan Operational Coordination Group (AOCG) carried out an airstrike at around...

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