Hamas challenges Israel over nationalist flag march in Jerusalem

Jerusalem has been at the heart of decades of Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Israel sees all of Jerusalem as its eternal and indivisible capital while Palestinians want the eastern section as capital of their future state. JERUSALEM – An annual “flag” march by Israeli nationalists through Jerusalem’s Old City this Sunday, May 29, could prove to be … Read more

Suspect in Buffalo supermarket massacre visited city in March, police say

BUFFALO, USA – The 18-year-old man accused of the deadly mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, visited the city in March and again the day before the rampage, police said on Monday, May 16, as public figures decried the suspect’s racist ideology and the spread of white supremacy. The FBI said Payton Gendron, 18, who … Read more

In Ilocos Norte, group joins Team Fariñas in march to call for peaceful polls

LAOAG CITY, Philippines – With just a few days before the May 9 polls, a citizens’ group on Monday, May 2, appealed to candidates in Ilocos Norte not to suppress the people’s will amid claims and counter-claims of harassment and threats among rival rivals political camps. The Crusaders for Peace urged provincial candidates to cooperate … Read more

Leeds United boss Jesse March provides Patrick Bamford and Adam Forshaw injury updates ahead of Crystal Palace trip

Leeds United boss Jesse Marsch has revealed that Patrick Bamford is edging closer to recovery, and should be taking part in full training next week when quizzed about his forward ahead of the Yorkshire outfit’s trip to Selhurst Park on Sunday. The news is not as good for meanwhile Adam Forshaw, who has suffered a … Read more

China Q1 2022 GDP tops forecast, but March weakness raises outlook risks

BEIJING, China – China’s economy slowed in March as consumption, real estate, and exports were hitting hard, taking the shine off faster-than-expected first-quarter growth numbers and worsening an outlook already weakened by COVID-19 curbs and the Ukraine war . The biggest near-term challenge for Beijing is the tough new coronavirus rules at a time of … Read more

2,000-km march of farmers, fisherfolk for Leni-Kiko reaches Panay provinces

ILOILO City, Philippines – Farmers and fisherfolk who joined the 2,000-kilometer march for the Robredo-Pangilinan tandem touched base with supporters and fellow agriculture sector workers in key Western Visayas areas from Thursday, April 7, to Saturday, April 9. Farmers from Sumilao, Bukidnon, and members of the Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Samahang Magsasaka (Pakisama) stopped at … Read more

March 27 to April 2, 2022

This week’s selection of news, sports, lifestyle, entertainment, and human interest photos from the Philippines and around the globe Muslims around the world start the holy month of Ramadan while Pope Francis visits Malta. El Salvador’s Congress approved emergency powers that temporarily suspended some constitutional protections and Canada announced a new child care deal. In … Read more

Racing Tips: Andrew Mount’s Thursday Picks – March 31

Leading racing advisor Andrew Mount’s is a contributor to the Racing Post, Racing Post Weekender, Racing & Football Outlook, the GG.co.uk website and a regular pundit on William Hill radio. Andrew uses stats and systems to find value bets and shares his latest thoughts below… Andrew has been in great form this week and found … Read more