‘We are behind’ admits Trump campaign as Clinton targets early voters

‘We are behind’ admits Trump campaign as Clinton targets early voters

  A top adviser to Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday the Republican presidential candidate was lagging behind rival Hillary Clinton, as the Democratic nominee pressed a strategy of encouraging early voting in key battleground states. Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Clinton had “tremendous advantages,” including a large campaign war chest that had allowed her […]

Syrian government forces behind third deadly gas attack

Syrian government forces behind third deadly gas attack

An international inquiry found Friday that Syrian government forces were responsible for a third toxic gas attack, setting the stage for a showdown between Russia and western council members over how to respond. The fourth report from the 13-month-long inquiry by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the […]

Sanders calls for supporters to rally behind Clinton at DNC

Sanders calls for supporters to rally behind Clinton at DNC

Vanquished White House hopeful Bernie Sanders on Monday told a riven and lively Democratic convention that his rival Hillary Clinton must win the US presidential election in November. To cheers and some boos, Sanders said that “based on her ideas and her leadership,” Clinton was a better choice than Republican nominee Donald Trump and that […]

Bangladeshis behind restaurant killings, international link probed

Bangladeshis behind restaurant killings, international link probed

Seven militants who killed 20 people at a restaurant in Dhaka were local Bangladeshis and authorities had tried before to arrest five of them, police said, as investigators probed for possible links with international Islamist extremist groups. The gunmen stormed the upmarket restaurant in the diplomatic zone late on Friday, before killing 20 hostages, including […]

UN rejects Yemen coalition’s plea to name sources behind its report

UN rejects Yemen coalition’s plea to name sources behind its report

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations said on Wednesday it would not give the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen the sources of information that led to its blacklisting for killing and injuring about 1,200 children in the war-torn country last year. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that it was “paramount” to protect sources of information used […]

France’s small businesses vent fury at unions behind crippling strikes

France’s small businesses vent fury at unions behind crippling strikes

  France’s small businesses are angry at the crippling strikes and protests spearheaded by unions against proposed reforms to labour laws aimed at liberalising the employment sector. The impact of widespread industrial action, from public transport strikes to blockades of oil refineries, is being felt acutely by the country’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which […]