Military coup in Zimbabwe takes away control from Mugabe

President Mugabe has been stripped from his position as President of Zimbabwe after the military stepped in to cancel the ruler’s plans of making his wife future leader of the country. The rule of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe seemed to be over on Wednesday after the military seized control of the country. The return of the government’s main opposition rival Morgan Tsvangirai to Zimbabwe – … Continue reading Military coup in Zimbabwe takes away control from Mugabe

Earthquake in Iraq and Iran kills over 400 people

An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 which took place on the Iraq-Iran border late on Sunday left 402 people confirmed dead and 6,650 injured, according to reports from Iran’s Press TV. The quake is the deadliest of 2017 after overtaking September’s Mexico city shock in which 369 people lost their lives. It was felt as far as Turkey and Pakistan, with some 145 aftershocks being reported. Authorities … Continue reading Earthquake in Iraq and Iran kills over 400 people

‘Paradise papers’ leak exposes tax havens of ultra-rich

A huge leak of financial documents, which have been dubbed as the ‘Paradise Papers’, has revealed that numerous powerful and ultra-wealthy worldwide personalities secretly invested vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens. Today’s revelations are only the start of a week of disclosures that will expose the tax and financial affairs of those named in the data. Over 13.4 million files have been unveiled which … Continue reading ‘Paradise papers’ leak exposes tax havens of ultra-rich

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

Apple shares hit records over iPhone X

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 season approaches, economic analysts predict that … Continue reading Apple shares hit records over iPhone X

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

Trump’s personal Twitter offline for minutes

Twitter confirmed in a statement that United States President Donald Trump’s personal account was offline for 11 minutes on Thursday evening due to a mistake by a company employee.  Reports emerged around 7 pm that Mr. Trump’s personal Twitter account was inaccessible, but it was quickly back up moments later. Twitter’s Government and Elections page initially said the account was “inadvertently deactivated due to human … Continue reading Trump’s personal Twitter offline for minutes