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John Kerry says Libya Threatened by ISIS Despite Being Pushed Back in Iraq and Syria

The Islamic State is threatening Libya and could seize the nation's oil wealth even as an international coalition is pushing back the radical group militants in their Syrian and Iraqi strongholds, U.S Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.   The Islamic State is spreading into other...

The First Primaries in the United States Did Not Single Out a Winner Among Democrats

Primaries for Republican and Democratic parties started in the US state of Iowa on Monday evening. They results designate candidates for the presidential election by each party in each state. Voting takes place in the show-of-hands (open vote of party members) and primary form (by secret ballot on...

Private Gun Advertising and Transactions Blocked on Facebook, Instagram

Facebook is taking steps to stop private individuals from advertising guns. Individuals would also no longer be allowed to sell and advertise guns on Instagram, the photo-sharing service owned by Facebook.   While the new rules aim to stop all gun trade between individuals on the sites, the...

Tiny Italian Mountain Town Celebrates Birth of First Baby in 28 Years

New born Baby Pablo sent residents celebrating in a small town in northern Italy as it is the first baby in the town since the 1980s.   The new arrival is a "dream come true" for the tiny community, which has seen its population plummet over the past 100 years, said Giacomo Lombardo, the...

John Kerry's Attempt To Persuade Beijing Into Tougher Sanctions Against Pyongyang Failed

The visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry to Laos, Cambodia and China is proved unsuccessful. He failed to reach an agreement with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi to impose the most severe sanctions on North Korea, as demanded by Washington, Seoul and Tokyo. In Laos and Cambodia, John Kerry was...

World Health Organisation says Zika Virus Spreading 'Explosively'

Alarmed at the “explosive” spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked to thousands of birth defects in Latin America, the World Health Organisation has convened an emergency committee to discuss the issue.   “Last year the disease was detected in the Americas, where it is spreading...

Global Corruption is Better, But It's Still Bad - Transparency International Report

Although corruption is still rife globally, more countries improved their scores in the 2015 edition of Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index that declined.   According to a new report by global corruption watchdog Transparency International perceptions of public sector...

After New Drone Law, More than 300,000 Civilian Drones Registered in US in the Last 30 Days

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revealed that nearly 300,000 drones have been registered in the US in the last 30 days.   All manner of remote control flying systems from toys to aerial cameras - civilian drones, are to be compulsorily registered in the US with effect from...

Virologists say Zika Virus Found In Australian Travellers Returning from South America

Australian travelers returning from South America have been found to carry with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, linked to brain damage in thousands of babies in Brazil,, say Australian virologists.   However the right species of mosquito to act as a vector is required for the virus to spread....

Catalan Municipality Declared King of Spain Persona Non Grata

The king of Spain Felipe VI and any other representative of the Spanish monarchy was unanimously declared persona non grata at the plenary session of the Catalan municipality of Breda. This was stated by representatives of the party "Republican Left of Catalonia» (ERC), reports the newspaper El...
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