Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels – The Guardian

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels – The Guardian

Myanmar’s army says it killed 13 ethnic Rakhine fighters in counter attacks, after the well-armed group carried out deadly strikes on police posts earlier this month. Rakhine state has seen new levels of violence in recent weeks between the Arakan Army (AA) – insurgents fighting for greater autonomy for ethnic Rakhine Buddhists – and security […]

Thousands march beside coffin of killed Gdansk mayor – The Guardian

Thousands march beside coffin of killed Gdansk mayor – The Guardian

Carrying flags and candles in cold streets, thousands of Poles walked beside the coffin of Gdansk’s former mayor Pawel Adamowicz, who was stabbed on stage at a charity event. The killing of a liberal critic of the ruling party’s anti-immigrant policies highlighted the charged atmosphere in parts of eastern Europe where populist leaders have fanned […]

Reality Check: Why has Zimbabwe hiked petrol prices? – BBC News

Reality Check: Why has Zimbabwe hiked petrol prices? – BBC News

Claim: Black market currency dealing and the illegal trade in fuel have contributed to Zimbabwe’s severe fuel shortages. Verdict: This is correct, but not the full story. The conditions which have led to this are rooted in the government’s introduction of a controversial local currency pegged to the United States dollar. There have been widespread […]

Boo The Pomeranian 'World's Cutest Dog' Dies – TMZ

Boo The Pomeranian 'World's Cutest Dog' Dies – TMZ

Boo The Pomeranian ‘World’s Cutest Dog’ Dies 1/18/2019 8:01 PM PST Breaking News Boo The Pomeranian — once dubbed “World’s Cutest Dog” — has died. Boo’s owner posted the news Friday night, saying, “With deepest sadness I wanted to share that Boo passed away in his sleep early this morning and has left us to […]

Boo the Pomeranian, Once Named the World's Cutest Dog, Dies – PEOPLE.com

Boo the Pomeranian, Once Named the World's Cutest Dog, Dies – PEOPLE.com

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Scott Stinson: Some of the world's best athletes play women's hockey. So why aren't more people paying attention? – The Province

Scott Stinson: Some of the world's best athletes play women's hockey. So why aren't more people paying attention? – The Province

‘It is crazy that in the three years in between (Olympics), nobody knows about (women’s hockey), nobody hears about it. It’s non-existent’ MARKHAM, ONT. — It is around midday on a Saturday last month and on the ice in pre-game warmups in this suburb north of Toronto are the Calgary Inferno, who top the standings […]

Tesla drastically increases Supercharger prices around the world – Electrek

Tesla drastically increases Supercharger prices around the world – Electrek

As Tesla is officially ending any type of free Supercharging program, the automaker is surprising owners with a drastic increase of Supercharging prices around the world. All new Tesla vehicles are officially sold as part of its new pay-per-use Supercharger program since last November. The automaker was still offering limited free Supercharging periods as part of its referral program, […]

World View: Ireland plots a course for the next 100 years – The Irish Times

World View: Ireland plots a course for the next 100 years – The Irish Times

“The permanent peace of Europe can never be secured by perpetuating military domination for profit of empire, but only by establishing the control of government in every land on the basis of the free will of a free people . . .” This quotation comes from Dáil Éireann’s message to the nations of the world […]

World economies: Massive shake-up forecast for 2030 – NEWS.com.au

World economies: Massive shake-up forecast for 2030 – NEWS.com.au

A decade from now, the world’s biggest economic powerhouses are going to look very different. China is set to dominate the world, India will outpace the United States, and Egypt’s economy will rise well above Australia’s into the top 10. The world’s total population is expected to hit around 8.56 billion, with Asian countries alone […]