11 people convicted after the murder of 18-year-old Abdul Hafidah Play

11 people convicted after the murder of 18-year-old Abdul Hafidah

11 people have been convicted of murder after 18-year-old Abdul Hafidah was killed in Moss Side, Manchester on 12 May 2016. The gang chased Hafidah until he was exhausted and hit with a car by one of the assailants, knocking him on the ground. Once on the floor, Abdul was viciously attacked by the group with punches, kicks and stamps. Aug 9, 2017
13 dead as deadly 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Chinas Sichuan province Play

13 dead as deadly 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Chinas Sichuan province

At least 13 people have died and 200 others injured after a powerful earthquake, striking at a depth of 20 km, hit Chinas southwestern Sichuan province late on 8 August. The magnitude seven earthquakes epicentre was near Jiuzhaigou National Park, a popular tourist destination in the country.The government of Aba Prefecture, where the park is located, reportedly said there were nearly 38,799 visitors at the park at the time of the quake. Of these, more 31,000 tourists were moved to safe places. The park has temporarily been closed for tourists. Aug 9, 2017
White House Faces Climate Report Play

White House Faces Climate Report

The White House is actively reviewing a damning climate report after it came to the conclusion it is extremely likely human activity has been a primary cause of rising temperatures over the past four decades. EPA administrator Scott Pruitt and Energy Secretary Rick Perry have long questioned this viewpoint, but the report warns that no alternative explanations and no natural cycles are found in the observational record. Aug 9, 2017
Donald Trump warns North Korea will be met with fire and fury if threats continue Play

Donald Trump warns North Korea will be met with fire and fury if threats continue

President Donald Trump warned North Korea would be met with fire and fury if the country made more threats to the U.S.This comes hours after it was revealed that North Korea successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit its missiles, a key step to become a full-fledged nuclear power, according to U.S. Intel officials. Aug 9, 2017
Jacob Zuma remains in power: South Africas president survives no confidence motion Play

Jacob Zuma remains in power: South Africas president survives no confidence motion

Jacob Zuma remains in power. South Africas President Jacob Zuma survived the eighth no confidence motion against him. 177 out of 400 voted in favor of the motion, while 198 objected and 9 abstained. This is the eighth time that Zuma has faced a no confidence vote against himself, but also the first time that such a vote is held anonymous. The opposition party lobbied for the vote to be held privately due to concerns that many MPs fear punishments if they publicly vote against the president. Despite Zumas successful election and reelection in 2009 and 2014 respectively, he has been constantly dogged by accusations of corruptions. Zuma was acquitted of 783 charges of corruptions related to government arm deals in 2009, and was accused of using public fund to renovate his private property in 2014. Aug 9, 2017