||Last Updated: Nov 13, 2018 - 11:15:43 AM
Troops deploy to Alamo for dramatic last stand against migrant caravan
In response to rising border tensions, President Donald Trump has ordered the National Guard and some active duty units to defend the Alamo against the incoming migrant caravan.
Nov 13, 2018 - 11:14:14 AM
In a surprising political development, a coalition partner of the Sri Lankan Government, the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA), announced its decision to leave the National Unity Government (NUG) on October 26, 2018.
Nov 13, 2018 - 11:12:20 AM
France calls for EU 'empire' and warns of euro break-up in next crisis
France has launched a feverish campaign to shore up the euro before the next global downturn, warning that monetary union is not strong enough to withstand another crisis and faces disintegration without fiscal union.
Nov 13, 2018 - 11:03:48 AM
China’s government talks about reform – while it tightens its grip
China’s state-owned enterprises dominate its economy
Nov 13, 2018 - 11:01:51 AM
Venice flooding is getting worse – and the city’s grand plan won’t save it
The spectacular centrepiece of Venice, St Mark’s Square, now floods more than 60 times a year, up from four times a year in 1900. Recent storms reportedly helped cover over 70% of the city in water, which rose by up to 156cm above its normal level.
Nov 13, 2018 - 11:00:35 AM