Pakistan militants kill several at college

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Multiple gunmen assaulted the Peshawar Agriculture Training Institute in Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 13 individuals and injuring a reported 36.  Four men donning burkas entered the institute mid-morning and opened fire, resulting in the deaths of six students, three others and themselves. The local Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police said it responded effectively, with “all terrorists neutralised after a… Continue reading Pakistan militants kill several at college

Shooting at Texas church kills several

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At least 24 were killed after a gunman opened fire in a Texas church in the town of Sutherland Springs on Sunday afternoon in the United States. Sheriff Joe Tackitt told Wilson County News and The Anon Journal that there were “multiple casualties and multiple fatalities” and that the suspect was “taken down.” Wilson County Commissioner Albert Gamez Jr confirmed… Continue reading Shooting at Texas church kills several

Apple shares hit records over iPhone X

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Apple released its highly anticipated iPhone X on Friday a decade after the mobile line was launched in the United States, sending shares up by 3% and carrying the Cupertino-based company to a market capitalization of nearly $890 billion USD.  Apple Inc is the world’s most valuable publicly traded company, and with sales exceeding expectations as December holiday shopping… Continue reading Apple shares hit records over iPhone X

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile near capital

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Saudi Arabia intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen near its capital Riyadh on Saturday.  A loud explosion was heard by witnesses near the capital’s international airport, with Al-Arabiya news broadcaster quoting Saudi defense officials who said the missile was taken out northeast of the capital. Local media report that the missile left no damage. A TV channel often… Continue reading Saudi Arabia intercepts missile near capital

Arrest warrant issued for Catalan leader

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A Spanish judge has issued a European Union arrest warrant for disputed Catalan President Carles Puigdemont.  Protests against court jailing Catalan officials All Post coverage on the Catalonia crisis Mr Puigdemont is currently located in Belgium, where he fled to last week following the Spanish government stripping Catalonia of its autonomy after it declared independence. The other ministers who… Continue reading Arrest warrant issued for Catalan leader

Catalan leader resists Madrid

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont says he will resist the direct rule imposed by the Spanish central government in Madrid over the self-declared Catalan Republic and promised to work towards a free country.  In a pre-recorded TV address to broadcast to Catalans on Saturday afternoon, Puigdemont called for peaceful opposition to Spain’s takeover of regional government. “My message to you is to have patience, perseverance and perspective,” … Continue reading Catalan leader resists Madrid

VP: Iraqi army to march on Kurdish capital

Vice-President Nouri Maliki said Tuesday afternoon that Iraqi forces will march on the capital of the Kurdistan Region, Erbil, and raise the Iraqi flag.  Oct. 16: Iraqi army takes control of Kirkuk, oil fields Maliki’s statement comes after a successful midnight offensive launched on Sunday night by the Iraqi military on the Kurdish Peshmerga to retake the strategic city of Kirkuk and its surrounding region. … Continue reading VP: Iraqi army to march on Kurdish capital

Kurds, Iraqi’s skirmish near Kirkuk

Kurdish Peshmerga and Iraqi military forces have exchanged artillery fire south of Kirkuk, a major city both claim to have authority over.  Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered the military to secure bases and federal installations in the city earlier on Sunday. The autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq held an independence referendum pn Sept 25 that resulted in a positive result for seperation from … Continue reading Kurds, Iraqi’s skirmish near Kirkuk

Student allegedly raped at US high school

A young male student was allegedly raped after classes on Monday at a Michigan high school in the United States, The Anon Journal has learned.  Rape trigger warning Read more and the latest at eliridder.ca/fordson Multiple independent sources, who will not be identified due to confidentiality reasons, told the Journal that a freshman who had recently made the American football team at Fordson High School … Continue reading Student allegedly raped at US high school

Dominica works towards recovery

  Dominica was ravaged by Hurricane Maria on Sept 18, with the small island nation being nearly wiped off the map.  Building with concrete is an effective way to weather the hurricane but Dominica’s people cannot afford it, according to Delaware Online. Concrete is expensive on the island, so homes are made up of half wood, half concrete and some have stucco or tin involved in … Continue reading Dominica works towards recovery