US military acknowledges over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in March

The U.S. -led coalition and Iraqi forces were unaware that civilians were huddled inside the building or that it was packed with explosives when the U.S. Isler said it was a home owned by a well-regarded Iraqi, who invited people to take shelter th... More..

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Awkward! Donald Trump gaffe prompts Israeli Ambassador to face-palm during meeting
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Awkward! Donald Trump gaffe prompts Israeli Ambassador to face-palm during meeting

Clashes broke out near a checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah involving several hundred stone-throwing youths and Israeli soldiers who responded with rubber bullets and tear gas, leaving at least one wound...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Taiwan should be included in South China Sea negotiations: rep

Asked whether the agreement would be binding, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin told reporters: "I can not give you a definite answer now". Just $5 a month. On the heels of the ASEAN conference, the P...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Flynn declines United States subpoena in Russian Federation probe

The attorneys told the Senate intelligence committee Flynn will not turn over personal documents sought under the congressional subpoena nor otherwise comply as part of its investigation. The retired lieutenant...More..

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

The president made the remarks on Monday in his first press conference after his reelection. Rouhani says that Iranians are "waiting for this government to be civil " and that "hopefully, things will settl...More..

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1-trillion budget
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1-trillion budget

Trump's proposed southern border wall . The White House budget is meant as a proposal and may not take effect in its current form. Also pictured, from left, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Vice P...More..

Hunter Crushed to Death by Elephant
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Hunter Crushed to Death by Elephant

Mr Coetzee, from Bulawayo, was taking pictures of the animals when they charged. One of the elephants is then said to have picked up Botha with its trunk. He leaves behind five children. Another friend ad...More..

Trump announces plans to soon visit Egypt
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Trump announces plans to soon visit Egypt

Trump said in the meeting that he would visit Egypt, adding the nation to his schedule soon. Responding through an interpreter, Sisi said: "Egypt is secure and stable and is going very well with the cooperati...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Donald Trump visits Jerusalem to seek paths to Israeli-Palestinian peace

During a speech in Riyadh on Sunday in which he urged Arab and Islamic leaders to do their share to defeat Islamist militants, Trump referred to "Islamic extremism", although advance excerpts had him saying "Is...More..

Sean Spicer defends White House following Sally Yates' testimony on Michael Flynn
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Sean Spicer defends White House following Sally Yates' testimony on Michael Flynn

Spicer called former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates - who warned the White House on January 26 about Flynn's conversations with Russia's ambassador, Sergey Kislyak - a "political opponent of the president"...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

US Bombs Syrian, Iranian-Backed Forces For First Time, Leaving Eight Dead

Syrian state media provided no precise figures about the number of casualties, but the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said eight people were killed in the attack. According to David Martin ...More..

Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic

The bill specifies the symbols of the state including the national anthem and flag, Jerusalem as the capital, the official language as Hebrew, the right of return to Israel for Jews around the world, Jewish set...More..

Anichebe Doubtful For Arsenal Clash As Moyes Eyes Upset
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Anichebe Doubtful For Arsenal Clash As Moyes Eyes Upset

The Sunderland boss was even more annoyed after he was handed the match analysis statistics, with running figures and the like all down on previous matches this season; one that has hardly been impressive anywa...More..

Tillerson on Russia: No 'free pass' on election interference
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tillerson on Russia: No 'free pass' on election interference

Tillerson said the sudden dismissal of Comey, less than four years into a 10-year term, didn't create concerns about how much independence he would have as America's top diplomat. The top US diplomat spoke befo...More..

Iranian election back to two-horse race as Tehran mayor withdraws
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Iranian election back to two-horse race as Tehran mayor withdraws

The coalition between the two conservative nominees will benefit the country's economy in a post-election era, if Raeisi manages to assume power through the election. This is especially true in the run-up to th...More..

Democrats see a winning issue in opposing GOP health bill
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Democrats see a winning issue in opposing GOP health bill

But moderate Senate Republicans were outright dismissive. Mick Mulvaney, Mr Trump's budget director, also said the version that gets to the president would probably differ from the House measure. Both spoke...More..

Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

CAR Prime Minister Simplice Sarandji also condemned the attacks and vowed to bring those responsible to justice. Spain condemned the attack on civilians and a soldier of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) contingen...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

China: Xi invites all to benefit from new Silk Road schemes

CHINA called yesterday for closer worldwide co-operation as President Xi Jinping pledged more than £75 billion for the "Belt and Road" economic scheme. The project " a belt road" is the reflection of our quest ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

AAP to launch 'save democracy campaign' against EVM tampering: Rai

Sacked Delhi water minister Kapil Mishra on Wednesday began his indefinite hunger strike at his residence and threatened not to eat anything till Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reveals who funded foreign trips ...More..

Palestinian West Bank local elections a test for Fatah party
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Palestinian West Bank local elections a test for Fatah party

The voting on Saturday only took place in the Fatah-controlled West Bank, and not in the Gaza Strip, which is run by Fatah's rival Hamas. Turnout in the Palestinian local elections was about 50 percent, the...More..

Angry woman follows Tenn. congressman down highway
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Angry woman follows Tenn. congressman down highway

When his vehicle stopped moving, Wright got out of her auto and began berating him. A Tennessee woman is accused of following a U.S. Congressman after a town hall meeting and confronting him after he stopped ...More..

Director of National Intelligence warns of IoT security threats
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Director of National Intelligence warns of IoT security threats

The National Intelligence Director urged China's President Xi Jinping to do more. The heads of six US intelligence agencies reviewed a slew of national security challenges facing the United States, warning ab...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Kurdish-led forces say they will advance on IS capital

SDF ranks include the YPG, an organization Ankara considers the Syrian affiliate of the PKK, which is listed as a terrorist organization in Turkey, the USA, and EU. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis voiced strong...More..

Soggy Friday Turning Into Great Mother's Day Weekend
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Soggy Friday Turning Into Great Mother's Day Weekend

Saturday temperatures will remain more than 50 degrees. Gusts of 25mph are expected inland, and 30-35mph along the Jersey Shore. We'll hit 70 in Indy and areas south, however, closer to Kokomo and Marion tempe...More..

Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release

It said his detention was not related to his work at the university and therefore it could not comment further. "There may come a day if North Korea gives up its nuclear weapons program and so on and so forth...More..

May vows to cap energy bill increases if Tories win election
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May vows to cap energy bill increases if Tories win election

The MPs are not breaking cover with direct criticism during the election campaign, but some are openly pushing for a more "relative" cap - which would link standard tariffs to the cheapest deals by capping th...More..

Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into waste bin
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into waste bin

The new program omits the old charter's specific language about seeking Israel's destruction and raises the possibility of a Palestinian state in lands Israel occupied in 1967, but only as a step toward "libe...More..

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

In its response on Thursday, the Global Times - which can sometimes stridently espouse what it sees as China's interests - dismissed the KCNA article as "nothing more than a hyper-aggressive piece completely ...More..

I saw Satyendra Jain giving Rs 2 crore to Kejriwal: Kapil Mishra
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

I saw Satyendra Jain giving Rs 2 crore to Kejriwal: Kapil Mishra

The Ministry of Home Affairs had yesterday asked the Arvind Kejriwal-led party to explain certain fundings from overseas after suspecting that the party might have violated the provisions of the Foreign Contrib...More..

Iraqi Forces Begin New Offensive, Attacking IS From North of Mosul
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Iraqi Forces Begin New Offensive, Attacking IS From North of Mosul

Iraqi officials have since said the battle would be over by the end of May, though some military observers remain skeptical it will be completed before late summer. In February, Lieutenant-General Stephen Tow...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

South Korea Says THAAD Can Defend Against Attack

And he was able to do it. "So obviously, he's a pretty smart cookie". He said North Korea's most recent missile test represents "open defiance of the global community". An embassy official said Mike Pompeo an...More..

Turkey deploys 'anti-Kurdish' reinforcements to Syria amid escalation
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Turkey deploys 'anti-Kurdish' reinforcements to Syria amid escalation

Last week, Turkey struck at YPG positions inside Syria, killing 20 fighters and media activists, according to the group, prompting Kurdish parties to call for a US-enforced no-fly-zone over northern Syria. ...More..

by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Trump calls on UNSC to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea

South Korea's navy said it was conducting a live-fire exercise with US destroyers in waters west of the Korean peninsula and would soon join the carrier strike group approaching the region. US President Donald ...More..

Bafana Bafana confirm Baxter as new coach
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Bafana Bafana confirm Baxter as new coach

The 63-year-old returns for a second spell in charge of Bafana Bafana, having previously led the side during African zone qualifying for the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™. We are pleased to have finally reache...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital

Vice President Mike Pence, while in South Korea, yesterday, where he visited the DMZ among other places, issued fresh warnings against Pyongyang, which were met with equally belligerent language from North Kore...More..

Dallas paramedic shooting suspect found dead, 2nd body found
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Dallas paramedic shooting suspect found dead, 2nd body found

Authorities are scouring a Dallas neighborhood for a suspect after a paramedic and a civilian were shot. The paramedic underwent surgery and is in critical condition. As Bruce and McPherson were pinned down, ...More..

Beacon ban: Aim to end mindset of VIP culture, says PM
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Beacon ban: Aim to end mindset of VIP culture, says PM

He stated, "In our country, an atmosphere of disrespect towards VIP culture is long existed". Experience tells us that whereas the red beacon used to be fixed atop the vehicle, atop the auto, slowly & steadil...More..

Union contingent to travel to national climate march
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Union contingent to travel to national climate march

Marchers on Saturday plan to gather at the Capitol and then move up Pennsylvania Avenue and "surround" the White House. The march route will circle the White House, serving as a visual reminder to its occupan...More..

Nuclear war 'always' a concern with North Korea
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Nuclear war 'always' a concern with North Korea

Pence's visit, full of Cold War symbolism, came amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. The North has said such launches are an act of deterrence against a potential invasion by ...More..

Kupwara Army Camp Attacked: Two Militants Shot Dead, Encounter Underway
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Kupwara Army Camp Attacked: Two Militants Shot Dead, Encounter Underway

The reports claim that five army men have suffered injuries and were shifted to Army's base hospital in Srinagar however there is no official confirmation on this yet. "Militants now active in the state have ma...More..

Melania Trump turns 47 today
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Melania Trump turns 47 today

Does Melania have an icy relationship with her stepdaughter Ivanka? "She promised him that everything would go back to the way it was", the house guest told VF, calling it a virtual "contract" between Donal...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

France Elections: first round of elections raises stocks in France and Europe

Melenchon's "France unbowed" political movement said in a statement that none of its members would vote for far-right leader Marine Le Pen on May 7. On Sunday she won 7.6 million votes, the strongest ever resul...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ballarat students remember the city's WWI soldiers

But their courage and their love of home united them. The volunteer armies were therefore keen to fight so they could secure a safe passage for allied navies. How is it celebrated? Warnings of a potential...More..

Trump touts plans to put 'American workers first'
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump touts plans to put 'American workers first'

Trump issued the 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order on Tuesday in Wisconsin, stating that the order will tighten guest worker visas like H1-B, and would also require American agencies to purchase mor...More..

Kenya: Renowned Author, Conservationist Kuki Gallmann Shot in Kenya
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Kenya: Renowned Author, Conservationist Kuki Gallmann Shot in Kenya

The Laikipia Farmers Association says it previously had arrangements with herders to allow them to feed their animals on the ranches when there is little or no grazing elsewhere. Residents of the area have ac...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Authorities say 5 dead in New York City fire

Although they valiantly fought the fire, they couldn't rescue anyone from inside, he said. The fire spread from the two-story house to another home, the FDNY said. Firefighters tried to save the family even a...More..

Federal Court Finds Lawmakers Intentionally Discriminated In Drawing Texas House Districts
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Federal Court Finds Lawmakers Intentionally Discriminated In Drawing Texas House Districts

In addition to the rulings on the USA and Texas House maps, Texas suffered another legal defeat this month when a Corpus Christi federal judge ruled that the state's voter ID law was enacted in 2011 with th...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

US VP Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Speaking to Fox News television, Trump said he was dealing with Xi "with great respect" and that China had already begun enforcing more strictly its own ban on coal imports from North Korea. The U.S. military...More..

Tiger hits a few shots, but unsure of comeback
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Tiger hits a few shots, but unsure of comeback

As expected, though, the topic on everyone's mind was when the 14-time major champion would be returning to play on the PGA Tour. "I've had three back operations, and that's the nature of the business unfortuna...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Canadian lawmakers call for legalizing recreational marijuana

On Thursday, the government released a plan to "legalize [and] strictly regulate" marijuana. Details still need to be worked out, the government said, including how cannabis will be taxed and how Canada's pro...More..