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North Korea threat: Japan sparks World War 3 PANIC with first jet fighter ship since WW2

The Japanese development of an aircraft carrier – fit to carry US-made F-35 fighter jets – has shocked its Asian neighbours. Earlier this week, Japan revealed its plan to convert a helicopter warship into a stealth fighter aircraft carrier for the first time since the devastation of the Second World War. China has been alarmed by the escalation in Japan’s militarization and warned ...

Explosion in Egypt’s Sinai kills six soldiers: army

Cairo – Six Egyptian soldiers died when their vehicle exploded during a raid against “terrorists” in restless North Sinai province, the army said Thursday. “An officer and five soldiers died when an explosive device blew up their vehicle during a raid on a terrorist den,” spokesman Tamer al-Rifai said in a statement. In a separate operation, three jihadists were killed, ...

Trump turning US into ‘world champion of extreme inequality’, UN envoy warns

The United Nations monitor on poverty and human rights has issued a devastating report on the condition of America, accusing Donald Trump and the Republican leadership in Congress of attempting to turn the country into the “world champion of extreme inequality”. Philip Alston, the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, has completed a two-week official tour of the US by releasing ...

Egypt, Greece, Cyprus agree on enhancing tripartite military trainings

CAIRO – 15 December 2017: Egypt’s Defense Minister Sedky Sobhy and his Cypriot and Greek counterparts agreed on developing and enhancing the tripartite military trainings between their countries during the coming period to counter the dangers of terrorism. During Sobhy’s visit to Cyprus he met with counterparts; Christoforos Fokaides of Cyprus, and Panos Kammenos of Greece. They discussed several issues ...

Taliban gunmen wearing burqas launch deadly attack on Peshawar college

Nine people have been killed and dozens injured after Taliban militants wearing burqas stormed a college in Peshawar as Pakistan marked the birthday of the prophet Muhammad, officials said. Police said at least three militants opened fire at security guards near the gates of the Agriculture Training Institute, injuring one person before making their way inside and targeting student accommodation. Authorities said ...

New Zealand PM to take part in nationwide Secret Santa

Ms Ardern tweeted to confirm she is among almost 4,000 people across New Zealand who have signed up to take part in a nationwide Secret Santa. For the uninitiated, Secret Santa sees participants draw names at random and buy (usually small) gifts for each other without revealing who they are from. Those taking part in New Zealand’s Secret Santa are set ...

Egyptian women participate in UNWG’s annual international bazaar

CAIRO – 22 November 2017: Egypt’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva participated in the annual international bazaar organized by United Nations Women’s Guild (UNWG) on Wednesday. Different countries’ missions presented their national products and foods at the bazaar and allocated the revenues to finance charity projects for children. The Egyptian mission showcased the products of families, supervised ...

8 weeks, 1 question: Australia’s same sex marriage survey

Like many Australians, Melissa Chomel wants to marry the person she loves. She’s been looking at wedding dresses online for months, picked a wedding car, but can’t decide between a church service or beach ceremony. But there’s no point in making firm plans yet, because she doesn’t know if the government will allow her to marry. You see, Melissa is ...

Amazon is ready for Australia

Amazon is ready for Australia. On Monday, 500 merchants will gather in Sydney to hear from the company’s Australia manager, Rocco Braeuniger, and head of seller services for Australia, Fabio Bertola, on how the whole platform will work. Separately, Business Insider understands from a reliable source that the Amazon Australia platform is ready to deploy. The timing of the merchant event and ...

EGYPT ARREST HORROR British holidaymaker arrested in Egypt for carrying painkillers faces seven years in jail even if found innocent

Laura Plummer was arrested for carrying painkillers in her suitcase Laura, 33, from Hull, was arrested at Hurghada airport last month and accused of drug trafficking after 290 banned tramadol were found. She said they were for husband Omar, a local entertainments rep, who suffers back pain. Lawyer Mohamed Osman said: “If she is convicted of deliberately bringing them in to sell she ...

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