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16 07, 2019

July on course to be hottest month ever recorded, climate scientists say

By | 2019-07-16T19:19:11+00:00 July 16th, 2019|World|Comments Off on July on course to be hottest month ever recorded, climate scientists say

Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists.The past fortnight has seen freak heat in the Canadian Arctic, crippling droughts in Chennai ...

16 07, 2019

WTO opens way for Chinese sanctions against US tariffs in Obama-era dispute

By | 2019-07-16T18:12:20+00:00 July 16th, 2019|World|Comments Off on WTO opens way for Chinese sanctions against US tariffs in Obama-era dispute

The United States did not fully comply with a World Trade Organisation ruling and could face Chinese sanctions if it does not remove certain tariffs that break WTO rules, the WTO’s appeals judges said in a ruling on Tuesday.China went to the WTO in 201...

15 07, 2019

Trump presses attack on Democrat congresswomen amid outcry over racist tweets

By | 2019-07-15T14:23:16+00:00 July 15th, 2019|World|Comments Off on Trump presses attack on Democrat congresswomen amid outcry over racist tweets

US President Donald Trump continued his attack on four non-white congresswomen on Monday, demanding that the female lawmakers – who he said should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from – apologise.Even as White House offic...

15 07, 2019

Donald Trump goads China over record low GDP growth rate as US trade war tariffs hit slowing Chinese economy

By | 2019-07-15T13:30:04+00:00 July 15th, 2019|World|Comments Off on Donald Trump goads China over record low GDP growth rate as US trade war tariffs hit slowing Chinese economy

US President Donald Trump used his first tweets of the day on Monday to goad China about its slowest gross domestic product growth rate on record, while better-than-expected economic data for June was met with “scepticism” and “caution” by analysts, ra...

14 07, 2019

Bastille Day: France showcases military might, ties with European allies at Paris parade

By | 2019-07-14T10:31:47+00:00 July 14th, 2019|World|Comments Off on Bastille Day: France showcases military might, ties with European allies at Paris parade

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday put European military cooperation at the heart of the Bastille Day parade at a time of growing tensions with the United States.Key EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister...

14 07, 2019

ICE raids: migrants in fear as US agents prepare to round up ‘thousands’

By | 2019-07-14T09:12:38+00:00 July 14th, 2019|World|Comments Off on ICE raids: migrants in fear as US agents prepare to round up ‘thousands’

Thousands of undocumented immigrants in the United States were waiting in fear and uncertainty ahead of nationwide raids Sunday that US President Donald Trump said would lead to a wave of expulsions.Demonstrators in dozens of cities protested the plann...