Netanyahu faces uncertain future as he trails in Israeli election re-run

Netanyahu faces uncertain future as he trails in Israeli election re-run

 

Netanyahu faces uncertain future as he trails in Israeli election re-run. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s grip on power was hanging in the balance Wednesday after local TV channels projected him trailing his centrist rival Benny Gantz by just one seat, following a re-run general election.

Both Netanyahu and Gantz have vowed they can form a government,
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Australia names academic held in Iran for almost a year

Australia names academic held in Iran for almost a year

 

The Australia government has identified the person who has been held in Iran for almost a year as university lecturer Kylie Moore-Gilbert.

Moore-Gilbert is one of three Australian citizens detained in Iran, according to the government. The other two Australians were previously identified as Jolie Ellen King and Mark Firkin. News of the arrests came amid tensions between Iran and United States and its allies,
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Three dead as extreme weather batters southeastern Spain

Three dead as extreme weather batters southeastern Spain

 

 

A third person has died in Spain as extreme weather continues to sweep across the southeast of the country.

The latest fatality occurred in the city of Almeria, where a man drowned when his car became trapped in a tunnel, the AFP news agency reported. A tweet from Almeria city hall revealed that the tunnel was “flooded by a huge amount of water in a few minutes,”
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India is trying to reconnect with lost lunar lander on the surface of the moon

India is trying to reconnect with lost lunar lander on the surface of the moon

 

India has located the lander from its Chandrayaan-2 mission to soft land a rover on the moon but has not yet been able to establish communication, India’s space agency said.

The historic mission appeared to end in failure on Saturday after scientists lost contact with the Vikram lander moments before touching down on the lunar surface.
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Hong Kong’s protests are taking a toll on restaurant and hotel workers

Hong Kong’s protests are taking a toll on restaurant and hotel workers

 

Hong Kong’s protests are taking a toll on restaurant and hotel workers. Months of political unrest in Hong Kong have upended business in the city. Now restaurant and hospitality workers are feeling the pain.

Union officials told CNN Business last week that restaurants are laying off workers and forcing them to take unpaid leave.
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Carrie Lam says she’d quit as Hong Kong leader if she could according to leaked tape

Carrie Lam says she’d quit as Hong Kong leader if she could, according to leaked tape

 

Carrie Lam says she’d quit as Hong Kong leader if she could according to leaked tape. Hong Kong’s beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing “unforgivable havoc” that has led to months of anti-government protests in the city, according to a leaked audio recording obtained by Reuters.

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Italian parties strike deal for new government in blow to Salvini

Italian parties strike deal for new government in blow to Salvini

 

 

Italian parties strike deal for new government in blow to Salvini .Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the center-left opposition Democratic Party (PD) agreed on Wednesday to form a new coalition government and avoid snap elections which could favor Matteo Salvini’s far-right League Party.

The two parties entered coalition talks,
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Stokes steers England to sensational Test victory over Australia

Stokes steers England to sensational Test victory over Australia

 

Stokes steers England to sensational Test victory over Australia. It will be remembered as Headingley’s last stand.

England staged an incredible fightback to stop Australia retaining the Ashes in a seesawing third Test at the Yorkshire ground. Chasing a record 359 runs to win, England fought back to 238-4 at lunch Sunday before Australia rattled out five wickets to reach the brink of retaining the famous Ashes urn.
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Human chain across Hong Kong expresses solidarity and determination say protesters

Human chain across Hong Kong expresses solidarity and determination, say protesters

 

Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city’s pro-democracy protest movement that continues to gain tractionalmost three months after it began.

The action was planned to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the “Baltic Way,” a historically significant peaceful demonstration against Soviet occupation. On August 23,
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He revealed a lawmaker’s affair at his funeral Now he’s set up a hotline to out deadbeat politician dads

He revealed a lawmaker’s affair at his funeral. Now he’s set up a hotline to out deadbeat politician dads

 

He revealed a lawmaker’s affair at his funeral Now he’s set up a hotline to out deadbeat politician dads. The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers.

After Member of Parliament Ken Okoth died from cancer at the age of 41 last month, 
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