Jul 1 2016 Ceremonies in UK, France Mark Battle of the Somme Centenary

Soldiers, politicians, royalty and ordinary citizens stood in silence, heads bowed, on Friday in ceremonies across Britain and France to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles in history.
The devastating World War I clash began on July 1, 1916, along a 15-mile (24 km) [...]

 

Jul 1 2016 Ceremonies in UK, France Mark Battle of the Somme Centenary

Soldiers, politicians, royalty and ordinary citizens stood in silence, heads bowed, on Friday in ceremonies across Britain and France to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles in history.
The devastating World War I clash began on July 1, 1916, along a 15-mile (24 km) [...]

 

Jul 1 2016 Myanmar Decries Demotion on US Human Trafficking Blacklist

Myanmar called sad and regrettable a move by the United States to place the country on a list of the world’s worst human trafficking offenders, while rights groups welcomed it as long overdue.
 
The demotion came Thursday when the U.S. State Department released its closely watched annual Trafficking in Persons report, which examines 188 governments’ efforts [...]

 

Jul 1 2016 Myanmar Decries Demotion on US Human Trafficking Blacklist

Myanmar called sad and regrettable a move by the United States to place the country on a list of the world’s worst human trafficking offenders, while rights groups welcomed it as long overdue.
 
The demotion came Thursday when the U.S. State Department released its closely watched annual Trafficking in Persons report, which examines 188 governments’ efforts [...]

 

Jul 1 2016 Austria Cancels Presidential Election Results

Austria’s highest court ruled Friday to annul the results of May’s presidential election following a legal challenge from the far-right party whose candidate — Norbert Hofer — lost by a narrow margin.
“The challenge brought by Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache against the May 22 election… has been upheld,” said Gerhard Holzinger, head of Austria’s Constitutional Court.
The Freedom [...]

 

Jul 1 2016 Austria Cancels Presidential Election Results

Austria’s highest court ruled Friday to annul the results of May’s presidential election following a legal challenge from the far-right party whose candidate — Norbert Hofer — lost by a narrow margin.
“The challenge brought by Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache against the May 22 election… has been upheld,” said Gerhard Holzinger, head of Austria’s Constitutional Court.
The Freedom [...]

 

Jul 1 2016 China Sea Dispute Drives Interest in India’s Anti-ship Missile

India’s plans to sell advanced missile systems to countries like Vietnam got a boost this week after New Delhi joined an exclusive global club of countries controlling the export of missile technology.
 
Security analysts say membership in the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) will also give India more leverage to overcome Chinese resistance in New Delhi’s [...]

 

Jul 1 2016 China Sea Dispute Drives Interest in India’s Anti-ship Missile

India’s plans to sell advanced missile systems to countries like Vietnam got a boost this week after New Delhi joined an exclusive global club of countries controlling the export of missile technology.
 
Security analysts say membership in the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) will also give India more leverage to overcome Chinese resistance in New Delhi’s [...]

 

Jul 1 2016 Texas Gun Range Offers Free Training to LGBT People

Cheryl Burgin is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps who knows how to handle firearms and feels the need to have one now as a lesbian living with her wife in Humble, Texas.
“There is a target that has been painted on people’s backs now if they are part of the LGBT community,” she told [...]

 

Jul 1 2016 Texas Gun Range Offers Free Training to LGBT People

Cheryl Burgin is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps who knows how to handle firearms and feels the need to have one now as a lesbian living with her wife in Humble, Texas.
“There is a target that has been painted on people’s backs now if they are part of the LGBT community,” she told [...]

 
 
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