North Korea accuses UN Security Council of double standards over missile test

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea said on Sunday the United Nations Security Council applied double standards over military activities among U.N. member states, state media KCNA said, amid international criticism over its recent missile tests. The Council met behind closed doors on Friday upon requests from the United States and other countries over […]

Philippines’ Duterte says daughter running for president in 2022 elections – media

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo’s daughter would run for president in next year’s election and her father’s long-time aide, who filed his vice presidential candidacy, would be her running mate, broadcasting firm ABS-CBN news reported late on Saturday. Sara Duterte-Carpio is currently mayor of Davao, the Philippines’ third-largest city, and filed on Saturday to […]

US charges Canadian who narrated Islamic State videos

A US Justice Department statement said Mohammed Khalifa, who narrated violent IS videos, was recently handed over to US authorities and charged Washington (AFP) – A Canadian jihadist who fought for the Islamic State group and narrated violent propaganda videos has been taken into custody by the United States and charged, the Justice Department said […]

Khashoggi widow urges US to hold Saudis accountable 3 years later

Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi’s widow on Friday questioned US President Joe Biden’s commitment to hold the kingdom accountable three years after the writer’s brutal murder. Marking the anniversary, Hatice Cengiz traveled to Washington for a demonstration outside the Saudi embassy and an evening vigil near the US Capitol where she unveiled a portrait of Khashoggi […]

Polls open in Qatar’s first legislative elections

By Lisa Barrington and Andrew Mills DOHA (Reuters) – Qataris began voting on Saturday in the Gulf Arab state’s first legislative elections for two-thirds of the advisory Shura Council in a vote that has stirred domestic debate about electoral inclusion and citizenship. Voters began trickling into polling stations, where men and women entered separate sections […]

Georgians vote in local election after arrest of ex-president

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Georgians vote in local elections on Saturday that could escalate a political standoff between the ruling party and the opposition a day after the arrest of ex-president and opposition politician Mikheil Saakashvili. Saakashvili, who left Georgia in 2013 and was sentenced to prison in absentia in 2018, was arrested https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/georgian-ex-leader-says-he-is-back-home-despite-jail-threat-authorities-deny-2021-10-01 on Friday after […]

Joe Manchin is ‘holding a gun to the planet’s head’: climate critics

Climate campaigners on Friday responded to Sen. Joe Manchin’s unrelenting obstruction of his own party’s efforts to spend $3.5 trillion to combat the climate crisis and make other major social investments by accusing the right-wing West Virginia Democrat of doing the fossil fuel industry’s bidding, and drawing attention to the “modern-day coal baron’s” staggering conflicts […]

Aristocrats flock to Russia for first royal wedding in century

Russia on Friday held its first royal wedding since the 1917 Bolshevik revolution toppled the Romanov monarchy, with aristocrats travelling from across Europe for the lavish ceremony. Grand Duke George Mikhailovich Romanov, 40, and his Italian fiance Rebecca Virginia Bettarini, 39, were preparing to say their vows at Saint Isaac’s cathedral in the former imperial […]

Japan’s Princess Mako to marry after delay and controversy

After years of controversy, Japan’s Princess Mako will marry this month, but she will forego traditional rites and will not take a usual payment given to royal women marrying commoners. “Princess Mako will marry on October 26,” an Imperial Household Agency official told AFP, adding that “wedding ceremony, reception banquet and other rituals won’t be […]

DJ Sava – No More Lies

feat. Dayana Someone tell me why the lovers alive Are just passing by cause they are not pride There’s nowhere to hide from darkness and light You’re just ride or die But I got hope Which pulls out of the road Like a drug Wont say goodbye Leave you a last kiss Before I go […]

Fleurie – Supertropicali

Let me start at the beginning Woke up in a world of lemmings (Oh my!) Everybody was racing, no one was winning All the girls were living Living in circles, spinning (Like knives) And before I knew it, I got sucked into it I wanna see my name on billboards under these city Lights And […]

Meek Mill Drops ‘Expensive Pain’ Album Feat. Young Thug, Lil Baby, Moneybagg Yo & More

Meek Mill new album, Expensive Pain, is finally here. The Philly rapper announced the track list for his long-awaited album, Expensive Pain. The project arrived at midnight on Friday, October 1st, with an impressive lineup of hip hop heavyweights. Meek Mill shared the news on Thursday via Instagram with a photo of a crumpled piece […]