Mohamed Farah Bids To Give British Fans Memorable Farewell

The 34-year-old, Mohamed Farah, who will compete in the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League meeting in Birmingham, produced a courageous performance just falling short of overhauling Ethiopian Muktar Edris. Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Bids To Give British Fans Memorable Farewell”

Meet The Muslim Miss Universe Star Who Wore A Kaftan Instead Of A Bikini

London: Somaliland-British Muslim Muna Jama has made headlines around the world in recent days for winning the right to wear a kaftan, rather than a bikini, in the swimwear section of the Miss Universe Great Britain beauty pageant. Continue reading “Meet The Muslim Miss Universe Star Who Wore A Kaftan Instead Of A Bikini”

Mohamed Farah Tells Media: ‘If You Say I’ve Done Something Wrong, Prove It’

Farah second after painful end to 5,000m at World Championships and he accuses press of trying to ‘destroy’ his legacy in athletics Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Tells Media: ‘If You Say I’ve Done Something Wrong, Prove It’”

Mohamed Farah Remains On Track For World Double In London

The 10-time global champion will go for 5000m gold, while Isaac Makwala, Wayde van Niekerk and Britain’s Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake make 200m final Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Remains On Track For World Double In London”

German Plane Hijacked To Somalia In 1977 Being Brought Home

BERLIN (AP) — A Lufthansa Boeing 737 hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of the leftist Red Army Faction’s campaign against West German authorities is coming home to a German museum. Continue reading “German Plane Hijacked To Somalia In 1977 Being Brought Home”

Turkey’s Erdogan Says Loyal To Qatar, Arab States’ Demands Unacceptable

President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday reaffirmed Turkey’s support for Qatar in its dispute with four other Arab states, saying their demands against the tiny Gulf nation were unacceptable. Continue reading “Turkey’s Erdogan Says Loyal To Qatar, Arab States’ Demands Unacceptable”

Cardiff Man Appeals For Help After Cousin Is Kidnapped In Libya

Abdi Egal, 52, from Canton, said his 19-year-old cousin Hakim was kidnapped after trying to get into Europe after leaving his home in Somaliland Continue reading “Cardiff Man Appeals For Help After Cousin Is Kidnapped In Libya”

UN Leashed

The UN has long been derided as little more than a talking shop. But that is not down to the UN itself, but rather, the powerful nations that seek to use it as a tool, argues Xiaochen Su. Continue reading “UN Leashed”

Saudi Demands From Qatar ‘Very Provocative’ – Germany

The Arab states are demanding, among other things, that Doha close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and also pay reparations. Continue reading “Saudi Demands From Qatar ‘Very Provocative’ – Germany”

Turkey Rejects Saudi Arabia And Allies’ Demands To Shut Down Qatar Air Base

Among 13 conditions set by Gulf allies in exchange for ending Qatar’s economic blockade Continue reading “Turkey Rejects Saudi Arabia And Allies’ Demands To Shut Down Qatar Air Base”

British Airways Wants To Borrow Qatar Planes During Cabin Crew Strike

Union says plan aims ‘to break legally compliant industrial action’ Continue reading “British Airways Wants To Borrow Qatar Planes During Cabin Crew Strike”

Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued In Boats Off Libyan Coast

Hundreds of migrants, some of them drifting in rubber dinghies off the coast of Libya, were picked up by Spanish and Italian ships on Saturday, adding to a lengthening list of rescue operations in recent days. Continue reading “Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued In Boats Off Libyan Coast”

Qatar Says It Will Not Negotiate Unless Neighbors Lift ‘Blockade’

Doha/Paris – Qatar will not negotiate with its neighbors to resolve the Gulf dispute unless they first lift the trade and travel boycott they imposed two weeks ago, its foreign minister said, but added Doha still believed a solution was possible. Continue reading “Qatar Says It Will Not Negotiate Unless Neighbors Lift ‘Blockade’”

Terror In London Seems To Confirm Muslims’ Growing Dread

LONDON — In a city on edge over a series of Islamist-inspired attacks, where police keep extensive watchlists and monitor potential militants, terror took a new turn when a van plowed into a group of Muslim worshippers here Monday. Continue reading “Terror In London Seems To Confirm Muslims’ Growing Dread”

‘My Children Feel Welcomed And Respected Here’ How An Asylum Seeker Feels About Wales

This week is Refugee Week, as part of the events, Ruth Mosalski met with two refugees one who has been in Wales for 30 years, and one who hopes she will be allowed to make this her home. Continue reading “‘My Children Feel Welcomed And Respected Here’ How An Asylum Seeker Feels About Wales”

Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In London’s Finsbury Park

One person arrested after ‘major incident’ in north London, Metropolitan Police say. Continue reading “Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In London’s Finsbury Park”

Rescue Ships Pick Up 1,000 Boat Migrants: Italy Coastguard

Humanitarian rescue ships picked up more than 1,000 migrants from nine rubber and wooden boats off the coast of Libya on Thursday, Italy’s coastguard said. Continue reading “Rescue Ships Pick Up 1,000 Boat Migrants: Italy Coastguard”

WorldRemit Adds Android Pay As Secure Option For Migrant Remittances

San Francisco – Cross-border money transfer service WorldRemit is enabling its immigrant customer base to send money home using Android Pay, making it the first international remittance firm to run on the Google payments system, the company said on Tuesday. Continue reading “WorldRemit Adds Android Pay As Secure Option For Migrant Remittances”

Theresa May Projected To Lose Her Majority In U.K. Parliament

LONDON — Following a tumultuous, unpredictable snap election, Prime Minister Theresa May, a Conservative, appeared on the verge of losing her overall parliamentary majority, according to a national exit poll released just after voting ended on Thursday night. Continue reading “Theresa May Projected To Lose Her Majority In U.K. Parliament”

Trump Sinks, So Women Must Lead The Fight To Tackle Climate Change

By Michelle Higelin 

Women are disproportionately affected by climate change, which is why they must take the lead role in fighting it, says Michelle Higelin, Interim Director of Actionaid Australia explains. Continue reading “Trump Sinks, So Women Must Lead The Fight To Tackle Climate Change”