Showing posts with label BBC News - World. Show all posts
Showing posts with label BBC News - World. Show all posts

Friday, 15 February 2019

Trump to declare emergency over Mexico border wall

President Trump will invoke emergency powers to fund his campaign pledge of a US-Mexico border wall.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2tnQZ9e

Pulwama attack: India will 'completely isolate' Pakistan

India says it holds Pakistan responsible for the attack in Kashmir that killed 46 Indian soldiers.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2TPAGxx

China closes its Everest base camp to tourists

China says the base camp on its side of the mountain needs to be cleared of rubbish left by visitors.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2N5vWRC

Haiti President Jovenel Moise refuses to quit

Jovenel Moise breaks his silence after a week of protests against his rule that have left seven dead.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2TPWEAx

Why did gay Muslim comics disappear from Instagram?

An Instagram account that posted comics depicting the struggles of gay Muslims has now vanished.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2DJswA1

Ko Ni: Gunman get death penalty in murder of Myanmar Muslim lawyer

A gunman has been sentenced to death for the murder of Muslim lawyer Ko Ni in Myanmar.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2S59UiO

S American nations bid for 2030 World Cup

Chile will join Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in making a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2NbpZTy

Trump in good health despite weight in obese range - doctor

The president is a few pounds heavier and taking a higher dose of cholesterol medicine, his doctor says.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2DDowku

Australian floods send dirty water across Great Barrier Reef

Floodwaters in northern Australia have spread to the World Heritage site, raising concerns for coral.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2SR6tRm

Cheryl Grimmer: Murder charge in toddler's 1970 disappearance dropped

The disappearance of UK-born Cheryl Grimmer is one of Australia's longest-running mysteries.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2DIxWLg

LIGO gravitational waves: Black hole detectors to get upgrade

The UK and US governments announce a £25m project to improve the sensitivity of the LIGO facilities.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2S3NEpI

Brain function of night owls and larks differ, study suggests

Late risers have poorer attention, slower reactions and increased sleepiness, a study suggests.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2SPILEZ

How 'Parkland tourism' led to this floral memorial

A teacher and a pupil at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gave people a focal point for their grief and curiosity.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2E9k0vh

Toxic alcohol kills dozens in northern India

One woman lost five members of her family, including her husband, after the illegal alcohol was served at a mourning event.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2tkGhjN

California mudslides: Buildings collapse after severe weather

Buildings have collapsed and roads have been left impassable after mudslides and flooding.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2BAWu95

Trump installs $50,000 golf simulator in the White House

Unable to play as often as he'd like, the president has installed a simulator in his private quarters.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2DKy7Wu

Egypt: The life of a 17-year-old in Luxor

We spend a day with Tayeb as he shows us what it's like being 17 in Luxor.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2Bwgfyf

Seven-year-old ‘Blaze’ may be the fastest in the world

Rudolph ‘Blaze’ Ingram has his sights set on smashing Usain Bolt’s 100m world record.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2tmIV8s

Why this dog was sworn in at court

Instead of giving evidence, Kora the courtroom dog is there to give support to child witnesses.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2TVu8O1

Slovenia MP quits after stealing sandwich

The lawmaker was annoyed at being ignored by staff but later returned to the supermarket to pay.

from BBC News - World https://bbc.in/2TVD6e9