World News Briefs — September 11, 2019 (Evening Edition)

Reuters: UK’s worst-case no-deal Brexit plan warns of food shortages, public disorder

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government’s plans for a no-deal Brexit warn of severe disruption to cross-Channel routes, affecting the supply of medicines and certain types of fresh foods, and say that protests and counter-protests will take place across the country, accompanied by a possible rise in public disorder.

The “Operation Yellowhammer” worst-case assumptions published on Wednesday were prepared on Aug. 2, the government said, nine days after Boris Johnson became prime minister, and form the basis of its no-deal planning.



Trapped in Jordan, Syrian refugees see no way home.

Netanyahu Sochi trip to focus on military coordination, after Iran exposé.

Israel strikes Hamas after new Gaza rocket fire: army.

Israel’s Netanyahu vows to annex Jordan Valley if re-elected. Netanyahu vows to annex part of West Bank after Israel election.

Palestinians slam Netanyahu’s promise to annex territory after election.

Arab leaders denounce Netanyahu’s plan to annex Palestinian territories.

Turkey accuses US of stalling on Syria ‘Safe Zone’ plans.

Iran says Bolton’s departure will not push Tehran to talks with U.S.. Iran cautiously welcomes ‘warmonger’ John Bolton’s dismissal.

At Afghan base, al Qaeda memories fresh 18 years after September 11 attacks.

Chinese tabloid uses an image of the 9/11 attacks to accuse Hong Kong protesters of terrorism.

Rocket explodes at US Embassy in Afghanistan on anniversary of 9/11 attacks.

Fighting picks up in Afghanistan after talks collapse.

Security tight as election materials land in Afghanistan.

U.S., North Korea nuclear talks are top priority, Seoul says.

Japan PM picks new foreign, defence ministers in reshuffle.

‘Electric shocks, beatings’: Kashmiris allege abuse by India army.

Hong Kong: Demonstrators boo Chinese anthem at football qualifier.

Three Australian citizens arrested and detained in Iran.

Fukushima: Japan may have to dump radioactive water into the sea, environment minister says.

Sudan’s ruling council, rebel leaders agree on peace talks roadmap.

Few turn out as Mugabe is returned to a Zimbabwe in crisis.

S.Sudan rivals to keep to deadline for unity government.

Cameroon’s president vows ‘national dialogue’ to ease tensions with anglophone separatists.

Egypt Brotherhood chief, deputy get life for ‘spying’.

Nigeria begins to repatriate its nationals from South Africa.

Burkina Faso conflict causing severe child education crisis.

Bumpy ride for Mali as protests persist over bad roads.

Body of Zimbabwe’s Mugabe flown out of Singapore for burial.

Brexit: UK government publishes worst-case scenario for no-deal.

Massive rally for Catalonia’s secession in Barcelona.

Europe eyes stimulus plan, but ultra-low rates raise doubts.

Russia warns it has ‘no expectation’ of any improvement in relations with the US after Trump sacked his national security advisor John Bolton.

Scottish court rules suspension of British Parliament ‘unlawful’.

Brexit in chaos after court rules PM’s suspension of parliament was unlawful.

Socialists and Podemos blame each other for stalemate in Spain.

Separatists to rally in Barcelona on Catalonia’s ‘national day’.

China summons German ambassador to Beijing.

EU chief under fire over ‘protecting way of life’ portfolio.

Tentative list of the missing in Bahamas has 2,500 names.

Trump says he’s considering 5 candidates to replace Bolton.

Trump marks another 9/11 anniversary with war still raging.

Trump to mark 9/11 anniversary at Pentagon.

US to commemorate 9/11 as its aftermath extends and evolves.

New York remembers 9/11 attacks, 18 years on.

Mexico ‘won’t accept US request’ for safe third country agreement.

Canada to fire starting gun for October general election.

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill.

Rescue efforts continue after Hurricane Dorian leaves Bahamas.

Forests in Grand Bahama unrecognizable after Dorian.


Elusive Al Qaeda leader Zawahri marks 9/11 anniversary by calling for jihadists to attack US, Israel.

ISIS fanatic, 25, planning ‘lone wolf’ terror strike on UK military base researched how to use a drone to drop bombs on British troops, court hears.

Pentagon fears Islamic State surge in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Germany: Raids carried out against terror financing suspects.


US stocks notch solid gains as China eases trade tensions.

OxyContin maker reaches tentative opioid-crisis settlement.

T. Boone Pickens, the ‘Oracle of Oil,’ corporate raider and billionaire philanthropist, dies at 91.

Trump: Fed should get US interest rate ‘down to ZERO, or less’.

China grants year-long tariff exemptions for 16 U.S.-made items.

HKEX makes US$36.6 billion surprise bid to take over London Stock Exchange to grow into a global financial marketplace.

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