This Weeks news headlines so far…

HEADLINES FROM AROUND WORLD FOR THE PAST 7 DAYS. 

 

  • America and its deep racial divides continue to spill out onto the streets of Ferguson as Police and protesters continue to clash after the shooting dead of Michael Brown (18).
  • The United States Attorney General, Eric Holder is visiting Ferguson today. Updates of his visit can be found on the Guardian Website. (http://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2014/aug/20/michael-brown-attorney-general-ferguson-protests)
  • Germany set to arm Kurdish troops. 
  • Israel and Hamas return to armed conflict as 10 days of calm end. 
  • US react strongly to the news that American journalist James Foley has been murdered by ISIS. 
  • Russia close four McDonald’s for sanitary reason but most believe its part of the new sanctions war between Russia and the west.
  • Another possible Ebola case in California, USA. 
  • 85 Nigerian hostages, who were held by Boko Haram have been rescued by Chadian troops. 
  • Heavy rains causing Landslides, kill 27 in Japan. 
  • Iceland’s Bardabunga volcano rumbles. 
  • Wiki leaks, Julian Assange has said he will leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London, ‘soon’. 
  • 35 people found in Container at a London Dock, one adult male declared Dead at the scene. 
  • Iraq retakes Mosul Dam. 
  • Brazilian presidential candidate, Eduardo Campos killed in Plane Crash. 

 

RECOMMENDATIONS

– Listen to ‘Democracy Now!’ which is doing a live segment from the streets of Ferguson. http://www.democracynow.org/2014/8/20/stream

– Newshour (BBC) podcast 

All available on the app ‘tunein Radio’ for IOS and Android. 

by Jonathan Myers 

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