FRENCH PLANE CRASHES INTO SEA NEAR ABIDJAN

The cargo plane is said to have been carrying freight for the French army. The plane, carrying French military cargo, crashed into the sea after taking off from the international airport in Abidjan, Lt. Villain, a spokesman for the French forces in Ivory Coast said.   Villain, who did not give his full name citing […]

Republican last effort to repeal Obamacare

WASHINGTON — A last-ditch Republican effort to repeal Obamacare picked up steam on Monday as a key senator opened the door to supporting the bill, which is popularly known as Graham-Cassidy. The GOP got a boost when Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who was one of three Republican “no” votes in July that derailed the last […]

Features of the design on the reverse of the Jane Austen note

Features of the design on the reverse of the Jane Austen note

Features of the design on the reverse of the Jane Austen note   The quote – “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!” from Pride and Prejudice (Miss Bingley, Chapter XI). Portrait of Jane Austen. Commissioned by James Edward Austen Leigh (Jane Austen’s nephew) in 1870, adapted from an original sketch of […]

G7 demand action on extremist net content at summit

G7 demand action on extremist net content at summit

Leaders from the group of leading industrial nations, the G7, have called on internet giants to crack down on extremist content. They warned internet service providers and social media companies to “substantially increase” their efforts. But the summit in Taormina, Sicily, failed to agree on climate change. US President Donald Trump, attending his first such […]

Iran News: Pall Corp. first US tech firm to invest in Iran in years

An Iranian company says a top American technology leader plans to invest in an Iranian oil equipment production project – what could be the first direct investment by a US oil company in Iran after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. FBI’s Russian investigation Speaking at a press conference at Iran’s Oil Show, Neda Mousavizadegan, the managing […]

France News Update: Francois Hollande to hand Presidential power to Macron

France News Update: Francois Hollande to hand  Presidential power to Macron

French President Francois Hollande will formally hand power to his newly elected successor Emmanuel Macron at 10 am local time (4.00 a.m. ET) on Sunday, according to an official source.   Macron won the French presidential election on Sunday by what is expected to be a huge margin, as leaders in France and beyond hailed […]

FBI News Update: Grand Jury issued subpoenas in FBI’s Russian investigation

FBI News Update: Grand Jury issued subpoenas in FBI’s Russian investigation

Federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn seeking business records, as part of the ongoing probe of Russian meddling in last year’s election, according to people familiar with the matter. CNN learned of the subpoenas hours before President Donald Trump sack FBI director James Comey.   […]

Iran News Update: Iran’s election campaign heats up as presidential poll nears

Iran News Update: Iran’s election campaign heats up as presidential poll nears

Iran’s election campaign heats up with the six presidential hopefuls vying for the position of the country’s chief executive.   In an address to his female supporters in a stadium in the capital Tehran on Tuesday, President Hassan Rouhani, who is seeking reelection, said his performance obviously reflects his opposition to “gender discrimination” and “gender […]

nuclear news: EU urges commitment to Iran nuclear deal

nuclear news: EU urges commitment to Iran nuclear deal

The EU’s foreign policy chief has hailed the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal with Iran as a “milestone,” which could set a precedent for resolving global issues through diplomacy.     In her annual briefing to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, Federica Mogherini underlined the need for all sides to comply with the accord, […]

Donald Trump sacks Director of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)-James Comey

Donald Trump sacks Director of   Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)-James Comey

The United States President Donald Trump has sack the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) James Comey.   Trump, in a letter to Comey, said he appreciated the sacked FBI chief “for informing me on three different occasions that I am not under investigation.   “Dear Director Comey: I have the recently attached […]

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