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Wechat No.581 US 9/11 Bill Passes Despite Saudi Threats

The US Senate has passed a bill that could allow the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. Senators approved the legislation — called the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act — despite opposition from the White House….

Wechat No.579 Wall Street Update

Stocks were slightly down today on Wall Street – Joe Saluzzi at Themis Trading tells us why. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.578 Rooney: We don t deserve a Champions League spot

Alistair Bruce-Ball brings you reaction as Manchester United clinch a Europa League group spot by beating Bournemouth 3-1 in their rearranged Premier League match. We also round-up the Championship play-off second leg action where Hull saw off a spirited challenge from Derby, plus look ahead…

Wechat No.577 Aleppo Photographer

Covering Syrian war with a camera; People-smuggling profiteers; Magic mushrooms & depression. Photograph shows a Syrian boy is comforted as he cries next to the body of a relative who died in a reported airstrike in the rebel-held neighbourhood of Aleppo. (Credit: Karam al-Masri/AFP) Direct…

Wechat No.576 17/05/2016

Pat is distracted, and there is an awkward moment at The Bull. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.575 Trump, Sexism and Power

Is it becoming easier to challenge overt sexism in the corridors of power? Two big stories in the US and France are raising the issue. The New York Times’ article on Donald Trump’s attitude to women is the paper s most read political article this…

Wechat No.570 PM: World powers discuss Syria truce

Top Chinese leader visits Hong Kong, Taseer describes Pakistan kidnapping, Thailand to close island to tourists Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.569 My Mission to Unite Somali Clans

Adam Matan left Somalia to escape the clan violence that split his community, but when he arrived in London he found the same divisions in the Somali community there. Now, as founder of the Anti-Tribalism Movement in London, he campaigns against clan conflict wherever he…