Harry, Meghan start new life in Canada with media spat

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 06:44:33 +0000

VICTORIA, Canada (AFP) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan started their new life in Canada on Tuesday by launching a legal warning to media over photographs of the duchess near their seaside bolthole. Following their shock exit from life as working royals, Harry jetted out from Britain to join Meghan late Monday in a […]

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China virus kills 9; 440 cases confirmed

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 05:47:18 +0000

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine yesterday, with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said, as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak by discouraging public gatherings in Hubei province. Another 2,197 people who came into contact with infected people were isolated, with 765 […]

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Prince Harry sad to end royal role

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 04:16:18 +0000

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry spoke on Sunday of his sadness at being forced to give up his royal duties in a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior Windsors that will see him and his wife Meghan exit official roles to seek an independent future. Buckingham Palace and the queen announced on Saturday that […]

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FB apologizes for Xi name gaffe

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 05:18:26 +0000

YANGON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc. on Saturday blamed a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as “Mr. Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologizing for any offense caused. The error came to light on the second day of a visit by Xi to the Southeast Asian […]

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China reports 17 new mystery virus cases

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 05:03:00 +0000

BEIJING, China (AFP) – China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-like virus yesterday, including three in a severe condition, heightening fears ahead of China’s Lunar New Year holiday when hundreds of millions of people move around the country. The new coronavirus strain has caused alarm because of its connection to […]

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176 killed as Ukrainian jet crashes in Iran

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 09:10:56 +0000

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport yesterday, killing all onboard, state TV reported. The plane had taken off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in the Iranian capital when a fire struck one of its engines, said Qassem Biniaz, a spokesman for Iran’s Road […]

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Iran attacks US forces in Iraq in retaliation for killing of Soleimani

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 04:13:50 +0000

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iran launched a missile attack on US-led forces in Iraq early yesterday in retaliation for the US drone strike on Gen. Qassem Soleimani whose killing has raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East. Tehran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles from Iranian territory against at least two Iraqi […]

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Impeached while at rally, Trump says ‘having a good time’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 04:34:56 +0000

BATTLE CREEK, Michigan, United States (AFP) – Donald Trump likes a fight and he likes a show and Wednesday – with impeachment voted right at the moment he was addressing a campaign rally hundreds of miles away in Michigan – he got both things on steroids. By a twist of fate, a long planned Trump […]

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Trump impeached for abuse of power

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 04:19:45 +0000

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – President Donald Trump was impeached for abuse of power in a historic vote in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, setting up a Senate trial on removing him from office after three turbulent years. By a 230 to 197 vote in the Democratic-majority House, the 45th US president became just […]

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Miss Jamaica is Miss World 2019; PH bet Dee lands in Top 12

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2019 10:12:46 +0000

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) – Jamaican psychology student Toni-Ann Singh was crowned Miss World 2019 Saturday at a ceremony in London, with Miss France and Miss India runners-up in the beauty pageant. “To that little girl in St. Thomas, Jamaica and all the girls around the world – please believe in yourself,” Singh, 23, tweeted. […]

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