World Trade Center attack

Sixteen years since 9/11: US is yet to win war on terror

It was on September 11, 2001, that the United States' position of dominance in world affairs was put under a serious challenge. Sixteen years and three presidencies later, the superpower hasn't yet succeeded in changing the script on the ground. Sep 11, 2017
Placebo swears at concert venue to support same-sex marriage

Placebo swears at concert venue to support same-sex marriage

Placebo singer Stefan Olsdal spoke out in support of same-sex marriage during a concert in Melbourne, Australia. He asked the audience to chant: fork you, Margaret Court, the venue of the concert. Margaret Court Court Arena namesake, an Australian tennis champion, spoke out against same-sex marriage recently. Australia will decide soon whether to change marriage laws to make same-sex marriage legal. Sep 9, 2017
Anti-Brexit protest in London ahead of EU law vote

Anti-Brexit protest in London ahead of EU law vote

Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters marched through London. The Peoples March for Europe took place two days before MPs vote on the withdrawal of the UK from EU law. The protesters believe the negative effects of leaving the EU are becoming more obvious. Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable said people were worried about Brexits impact on the future. Sep 9, 2017
The horrifying ways North Korea treats its own people

The horrifying ways North Korea treats its own people

North Korea is one of the most repressive authoritarian states in the world. A 2014 United Nations Commission of Inquiry report on human rights in North Korea stated that systematic, widespread, and gross human rights violations committed by the government included murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortion, and other sexual violence, and constituted crimes against humanity. Sep 8, 2017
Who Is Jacob Rees-Mogg?

Who Is Jacob Rees-Mogg?

The North East Somerset MP has been tipped by many to become the next leader of the Conservative Party, and despite some controversial views has risen to the forefront of UK politics in recent months. Sep 8, 2017
Uber taxis petrol-bombed in South Africa

Uber taxis petrol-bombed in South Africa

A feud between Uber drivers and metered taxi drivers turned the streets of Johannesburgs most affluent neighbourhoods into a battleground on Thursday evening, 7 September. Sep 8, 2017
Donald Trump Jr. speaks to Senate investigators

Donald Trump Jr. speaks to Senate investigators

Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee he wanted to learn if Hillary Clinton was fit and qualified to run for office, which is why he said he set up a June 2016 meeting with Russians who had promised damaging information on Clinton.  Sep 8, 2017