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Awkward handshakes on the world stage

Normally, it is the history-making ones that the world remembers — assume Nixon and Castro, Kennedy and Khrushchev, Churchill and… anybody, actually. You could find all of these here. Nonetheless, as we speak’s leaders appear to have misplaced a few of the grace and poise of yesteryear, changing it as an alternative with awkwardness. 1. U.S. President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto

The worst nations for human trafficking

The three nations have been amongst 27 to be downgraded on this yr’s annual Trafficking in Individuals — or TIP — report. After two years, Thailand moved off the underside rung as a result of authorities’s “important efforts” to eradicate trafficking. Although the report says there’s nonetheless “widespread compelled labor” within the nation’s seafood sector. And on the identical day new President Rodrigo Duterte assumed power, the Philippines moved as

Michelle Obama: What 62 million ladies do not have

Generally it is not even protected for women to attend college within the first place, since their commutes to and from college will be harmful, they usually generally even face sexual harassment and assault in school. Ralphina wakes up early every morning, cooks for her household, cares for her youthful siblings, and goes to work at a neighborhood market — all earlier than she even will get to high school.

El Chapo’s reign on the run

Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, often called “El Chapo,” was born in La Tuna, Badiraguato, Sinaloa, Mexico someday within the 1950s. (Officers have launched conflicting delivery dates). Within the 1970s, Guzman started his lifetime of organized crime, working for outstanding drug lords together with Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo, the chief of the Guadalajara cartel, who recruited Guzman within the 1980s. Guzman’s mentor Felix Gallardo was arrested in 1989. On the time

Dhaka: Hostage scenario as gunmen battle police

“The operation is over,” stated Brig. Gen. Mujibur Rahman, who was overseeing the troops within the rescue effort at Holey Artisan Bakery, which was raided by gunmen Friday evening. Its unclear how many individuals the gunmen seized within the cafe at a diplomatic zone, however Rahman stated 14 hostages have been rescued. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina supplied a distinct quantity. “We have been capable of save 13 individuals …

Opinion: What’s behind Turkey’s cocktail of terror

The suicide bombings at Istanbul airport this week have been solely the most recent. Denouncing the terrorism that has befallen Turkey will not be a adequate response to the depth of the problem the nation now faces. Too usually, our headlines and issues are solely in regards to the spilling of blood and the lives misplaced. Our enemies then exploit our shock to additional advance their bids on a toll

Bergen: From Russia, with hate

But the truth is, Russian residents — lots of whom are Chechens or Dagestanis from the largely Muslim North Caucasus area of Russia — are the most important group of foot troopers in ISIS from a non-Muslim majority nation, they usually have performed key roles within the group. According to Turkish officials the assault at Istanbul airport was carried out by terrorists from Russia, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan and was deliberate

Alleged planner recognized

Two of the three assailants within the terror assault that killed 44 folks at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport have been recognized as Rakim Bulgarov and Vadim Osmanov, based on Turkey’s state information company Anadolu, citing an nameless prosecution supply. The Friday report didn’t establish the third attacker. The report didn’t reveal their nationalities. However officers have stated they consider the three attackers are from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, and entered Turkey

Istanbul airport assault: These are the victims

The victims have been largely Turkish. Six have been Saudis. Different fatalities included two Palestinians, two Iraqis, one Tunisian, one Chinese language, one Iranian, one Ukrainian, one Jordanian and one particular person from Uzbekistan, in line with Turkish officers. Muhammed Amiri gently handed his hand over the casket that held the physique of his Eight-year-old daughter Huda. She had arrived in Istanbul on Tuesday from a household go to. Exterior

Researchers Uncover Historical Shrine That Might Maintain Buddha’s Cranium Bone

By: Owen Jarus, Stay Science Contributor Printed: 07/01/2016 09:31 AM EDT on LiveScience Archaeologists have found what could also be a cranium bone from the revered Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama. The bone was hidden inside a mannequin of a stupa, or a Buddhist shrine used for meditation. The analysis workforce discovered the 1,000-year-old mannequin inside a stone chest in a crypt beneath a Buddhist temple in Nanjing, China. Contained in the