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.
– 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