23 October 2019


Syrian Kurd sets himself on fire outside U.N. refugee agency: police (3)
GENEVA (Reuters) - A Syrian Kurdish man in his 30s set himself on fire outside the United Nations refugee agency headquarters in Geneva on Wednesday and was quickly airlifted to hospital after the flames were extinguished, police said. The man, who resides in Germany, was flown by helicopter to the specialized burns unit at the university hospital in Lausanne where he is receiving treatment, Geneva police spokesman Silvain Guillaume-Gentil said.
Flags to half-mast to mark one-year anniversary of synagogue attack (2)
The proclamation extends the City of Pittsburgh's resolution declaring the day "Remember Repair Together Day" statewide to include the whole state, according to local reports. By MARCY OSTER/JTA October 23, 2019 06:37 1 minute read. The facade of the Tree of Life synagogue, where a mass shooting occurred last Saturday, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., November 3, 2018.
Malaysian PM refuses to retract comment on J&K (1)
India is Malaysia's 10th largest trading partner October 23, 2019, 4:56 pm IST Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir. (AFP) NEW DELHI: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday reiterated he will stands by Kashmir comments even though Indian traders plan to boycott buying Malaysian palm oil. "We speak our minds, and we don't retract or change," the veteran politician said.
Vassa, Almeida Theatre review: A vivid, horribly vital production (3)
Siobhan Redmond shines in this disgracefully funny adaptation of Maxim Gorky's 1910 play Paul Taylor Tuesday 22 October 2019 11:30 {{ moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} Sophie Wu, Siobhan Redmond and Amber James in 'Vassa' ( Marc Brenner ) Two planks are lowered on to the stage at the start of Mike Bartlett's disgracefully funny adaptation of Vassa.
Diplomat Provides House With 'Disturbing' Account on Ukraine (1)
By Associated Press Updated October 22, 2019 02:42 PM WASHINGTON - Former U.S. Ambassador William Taylor, a diplomat who has sharply questioned President Donald Trump's policy on Ukraine, has provided lawmakers with a detailed account of his recollection of events at the center of the Democrats' impeachment probe , they said Tuesday. Lawmakers emerging from the room after the early hours of the private
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