Egypt police kill senior Muslim Brotherhood leader in raid

Members of the Egyptian police special forces stand guard on Cairo's landmark Tahrir Square on January 25, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
Members of the Egyptian police special forces stand guard on Cairo’s landmark Tahrir Square on January 25, 2016. (Photo by AFP)

Egypt’s police have killed a senior Muslim Brotherhood leader and another member of the outlawed movement in a firefight in the capital of Cairo.

Egypt’s Interior Ministry said early on Tuesday that it shot dead the 61-year-old Mohamed Kamal, a member of Brotherhood’s top leadership Guidance Bureau, a day before. Kamal, it said, was responsible for the group’s “armed wing.” Continue reading “Egypt police kill senior Muslim Brotherhood leader in raid”

Russia has own UN resolution amid Syria debate

Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations (UN)
Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations (UN)

Moscow has urged the United Nations (UN) to adopt a Russian-drafted resolution targeting propaganda used by extremist groups to radicalize people around the world.

In 2005, the UN Security Council, of which Russia is a member, had passed a resolution calling for measures to “prohibit by law incitement to commit a terrorist act or acts” and to “prevent such conduct.” Continue reading “Russia has own UN resolution amid Syria debate”

ISIS Leader Seriously Ill After Assassin POISONS His Food

ISIS ringleader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is reportedly seriously ill after having his food poisoned by an assassin.

Meals prepared for the ISIS leader and three other commanders of the terrorist organisation were allegedly poisoned in the Be’aaj district, southwest of Nineveh.

A source told Iraqi news agency WAA the four are suffering from ‘severe poisoning’ and ‘have been transferred to an unknown location under strict measures.’

The terror group have reportedly launched a campaign of arrests to track down those responsible.

Careless Parenting Vs. Responsible Parenting: Raising a Successful Child

There is no single right or wrong way to parent, but maintaining basic standards of safety and behavior can make the difference between responsible and careless parenting. Many individuals parent in ways that reflect their own upbringing, explains North Shore Family Services. Even if a parent acts in ways that are careless, however, is never too late to change approaches and adopt more responsible parenting strategies. Continue reading “Careless Parenting Vs. Responsible Parenting: Raising a Successful Child”

Los Angeles police fatally shoot African American

Carnell Snell Jr., an 18-year-old resident of South Los Angeles, was shot and killed by LAPD officers on Saturday. (Photo by KTAL5)

Carnell Snell Jr., an 18-year-old resident of South Los Angeles, was shot and killed by LAPD officers on Saturday. (Photo by KTAL5)

Community leaders and residents have expressed anger after police fatally shot an African-American man following a chase through a south Los Angeles neighborhood.

The incident happened on Saturday after police moved to pull over a car with paper plates in Westmont, believing that it may have been stolen, authorities said.  The driver, however, did not stop, prompting the officers to chase the vehicle. At some point, the passenger got out and ran into the back of a house, where he was shot and killed by officers.   Continue reading “Los Angeles police fatally shoot African American”

Caribbean region hit with biggest storm since 2007

Satellite image released on September 30, 2016 shows Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean Sea on September 29, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
Satellite image released on September 30, 2016 shows Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean Sea on September 29, 2016. (Photo by AFP)

Hurricane Mathew, the biggest storm to hit the Caribbean in almost a decade, is rumbling through the region, packing gale-force winds and posing momentous threat to three countries.

Haiti, Jamaica and Cuba are expected to suffer the brunt of the meteorological juggernaut, a Category 4 storm with winds of 240 kilometers per hour. Continue reading “Caribbean region hit with biggest storm since 2007”

World’s largest hot air balloon festival held in US

The 45th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has kicked off in the US state of New Mexico.

The event is a nine-day hot air balloon festival and the largest in the world. It is expected to draw close to a million visitors this year.

Hot air balloons of all shapes and sizes have colored the skies.

Continue reading “World’s largest hot air balloon festival held in US”

The Difference Between Hearing and Listening

 

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Listening | Source

Communication is a two-way process. Many people neither listen to nor understand what another person says or feels because they do not know the difference between hearing and listening. When someone is speaking to them, they say, “I hear what you are saying” rather than, “I am listening to what you are saying.” In reality, there is a huge difference between hearing and listening.

Communication is a two way process. Many people do not listen and do not understand what the other person says or feels because they do not know the difference between hearing and listening.

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Hurricane Matthew is strongest storm in Atlantic in nine years

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Jamaicans flock to the supermarkets to take care of last minute shopping pending the arrival of Hurricane Matthew in Kingston (30 September 2016)Image copyrightREUTERS
Image captionJamaicans have been stocking up on supplies at supermarkets in advance of Hurricane Matthew’s arrival

The most powerful hurricane in the Atlantic for nine years is moving towards Jamaica with wind speeds of up to 260km/h (160mph), strong enough to wreck houses… Continue reading “Hurricane Matthew is strongest storm in Atlantic in nine years”