Philippine churches to ring bells to protest drug killings

A leader of the dominant Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines has ordered bells to be tolled every night for three months in a northern region to raise alarm over a renewed police crackdown that has left more than 80 drug and crime suspects dead in just a week. Archbishop Socrates Villegas says church bells willContinue reading “Philippine churches to ring bells to protest drug killings”

Finland holds minute of silence to commemorate Turku attack victims

  People throughout Finland held a minute of silence on Sunday morning to commemorate the victims of a stabbing spree on Friday in the city of Turku. An 18-year-old Moroccan national killed two people and injured eight others in what Finland considers the first terrorist attack in the country’s modern history. President Sauli Niinisto laid flowers atContinue reading “Finland holds minute of silence to commemorate Turku attack victims”

State funeral for Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’

A state funeral has been held in Pakistan for a German doctor and nun who devoted her life to battling leprosy. Ruth Pfau, who lived in Pakistan for more than 50 years, set up 150 leprosy clinics across the country. Her efforts meant that in 1996 the disease was declared to have been brought underContinue reading “State funeral for Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’”

Singaporeans can use passport scanners at Suvarnabhumi airport

Singaporeans flying to Thailand can now use the Automated Gate (Auto Gate) at Suvarnabhumi Airport to enter the country, the Royal Thai Embassy announced on Sunday (Aug 20). This comes after the country said it will “start using Auto Gate to perform immigration check for foreign visitors to enter the Kingdom of Thailand by air”.Continue reading “Singaporeans can use passport scanners at Suvarnabhumi airport”

Philippines drugs war escalates over 60 dead three days in renewed bloodshed

MANILA: The Philippines police came under pressure on Friday (Aug 18) to explain the killing of a high-school student after the 17-year-old became one of at least 91 people shot dead this week in an escalation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s ruthless war on drugs. Television channels aired CCTV footage that showed Kian Loyd Delos SantosContinue reading “Philippines drugs war escalates over 60 dead three days in renewed bloodshed”

Who Was Behind the Barcelona and Cambrils Attacks? Can We Trust the Official Reports?

Global Research, August 19, 2017 Url of this article: http://www.globalresearch.ca/who-is-behind-the-barcelona-and-cabril-attacks-can-we-believe-the-official-reports/5604719 “Three fatal incidents believed to be linked to terrorism occur over a 24-hour period and a 190-mile stretch of north-east Spain”  “Fourteen people have been confirmed killed in two attacks in Spain on Thursday. Thirteen died when a van was driven in to crowds on LasContinue reading “Who Was Behind the Barcelona and Cambrils Attacks? Can We Trust the Official Reports?”

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN Powers Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN has powered a Boeing Dreamliner flight for the first time.The flight,which took off and landed at Boeing Field in Seattle,marks the latest phase in the engine’s development program. The Trent 1000 TEN has also been selected to power the first test flight of the Boeing 787-10 version of the DreamlinerContinue reading “Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN Powers Boeing 787 Dreamliner”

Benfica win 5~0 at home stadium in Lisbon

Benfica 5 : 0 Belenenses Elapsed: FT Half time: 3 : 0 Full time: 5 : 0 Kick off: 20:30 Date: Sat, 19-Aug-17 Match Summary Benfica Belenenses Strengths Created a high number of chances relative to their possession Were effective at creating goalscoring opportunities from long shot situations Were effective at creating goalscoring opportunities fromContinue reading “Benfica win 5~0 at home stadium in Lisbon”

Berlin police edgy as Neo-Nazis gather to pay tribute to Hitler’s right-hand man

Hundreds of neo-Nazis gathered in Berlin to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Hitler’s first deputy and right-hand man Rudolf Hess. A counter-rally was also staged in the German capital. People were tackled to the ground by armed police during vicious scenes at a Neo-Nazi rally glorifying the life of Rudolf Hess. The rally startedContinue reading “Berlin police edgy as Neo-Nazis gather to pay tribute to Hitler’s right-hand man”

Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager over alleged stabbing

Israeli forces have shot and fatally wounded a Palestinian teenager in the northern part of the occupied West Bank over an alleged stabbing attack, police and medics say. Israeli police alleged in a statement that the 17-year-old, whose identity was not disclosed, approached a group of border guards at Israel’s Zaatara military checkpoint, located atContinue reading “Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager over alleged stabbing”