Professor Obama Salutes Greece, Democracy in Athens "Globalization" Speech

But, he said, "democracy is bigger than any one person". Though Obama's trip to Greece was planned before the election results were known, the White House hoped the setting would form a powerful reminder of the basic tenets of democracy: fair elect... More..

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Israeli bill to legalise settlements gets first backing in parliament

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman of the United Torah Judaism party filed an appeal on Tuesday with the Knesset's Ministerial Committee for Legislation over the "muezzin bill" to prevent a Knesset vote and sending...More..

Huge explosion rocks Kabul, at least four dead
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Huge explosion rocks Kabul, at least four dead

A security official said a suicide bomber was riding a motorbike and targeted a vehicle carrying national security officials. A suicide attack near the Defense Ministry in Kabul has killed at least four peo...More..

Barca seals massive deal with Japan's Rakuten
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Barca seals massive deal with Japan's Rakuten

The €55 million a year agreement could be worth as much as €61.5 million per season if Barca wins La Liga and the Champions League , a deal that tops Manchester United's £52 millon-a-season with Chevrolet....More..

Hong Kong Court Rules Pro-Independence Lawmakers Barred From Legislature
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Hong Kong Court Rules Pro-Independence Lawmakers Barred From Legislature

Yau Wai-ching, 25, and Sixtus "Baggio" Leung, 30, from... If an elected LegCo member intentionally declines to take the LegCo Oath as prescribed under the ODO, the oath taken is invalid and he or she shall be...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

New Wikileaks reveal Clinton team scrambling to 'dump all those e-mails'

The latest WikiLeaks email release includes one exchange between Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and Clinton confidant Cheryl Mills that could prove potentially embarrassing. "Likely to get questio...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

PM says TPP agreement can not come into force without the US' involvement

Japan's archrival, China, views a Trump presidency with less trepidation. Russian Federation is also excluded from the agreement. The rise of digital commerce is rooted in the stability provided by worldwide tr...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Clinton blames FBI director for presidential election loss

That alliance maintained its national advantage, as the popular vote shows, and came within a whisker in Wisconsin , Pennsylvania and MI of delivering the election to Clinton despite an onslaught of partisan c...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Nephew in 'Making a Murderer' to say where he'll live

Brenden Dassey, the young man whose case was thrust into the spotlight by the docuseries " Making a Murderer ", has been granted a supervised release by a federal judge, although Wisconsin Attorney General Brad...More..

Person injured in shooting at Oklahoma City airport
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Person injured in shooting at Oklahoma City airport

Carney says 7,000 to 8,000 travelers go through the airport daily. One shooting victim with "life-threatening injuries" was rushed to the OU Medical Center, said Lara O'Leary, the public information officer f...More..

by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Trump will get wake-up call when he takes office, Obama says

Quigley condemned Trump's appointment Monday, referring to Bannon as a "white nationalist". Donald Trump's appointment of conservative media guru Steven K. Bardella was one of a few staffers who left Breitba...More..

Zuckerberg claims just 1% of Facebook posts carry fake news
by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Zuckerberg claims just 1% of Facebook posts carry fake news

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has rejected the idea that bogus stories shared at the social network paved a path of victory for Trump. "This is an area where I believe we must proceed very carefully", he...More..

Trump and Obama bury hatchet for Oval Office sit-down
by | Monday, November 14, 2016

Trump and Obama bury hatchet for Oval Office sit-down

The meeting, which came less than 36 hours after Trump's shock election victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton, had the potential to be awkward. Obama and Trump met alone and afterwards the president t...More..

Sting reopens terror-hit Bataclan in Paris
by | Monday, November 14, 2016

Sting reopens terror-hit Bataclan in Paris

Sting opened the show and the Eagles of Death Metal, who had been onstage during the attacks, performed as well. Heavy security as Sting reopens Bataclan after Paris attacks Terrorists killed his wife in Pa...More..

IS claims responsibility for blast at Pakistan Sufi shrine
by | Monday, November 14, 2016

IS claims responsibility for blast at Pakistan Sufi shrine

The influence of Saudi Arabia had seeped into the psyche of many Pakistanis, causing an "Arabization" of their many traditions, he added. Hours later, a statement from so-called Islamic State claimed responsi...More..

by | Monday, November 14, 2016

Iraqi army captures ancient city of Nimrud from Isis during Mosul offensive

It has been four weeks since the operation to liberate Mosul began, but so far Iraqi forces have only been able to gain ground to the east of the city - which is the largest held by ISIS in Iraq. Human Rights W...More..

Balochistan shrine blast: At least 52 killed, 105 wounded in explosion
by | Monday, November 14, 2016

Balochistan shrine blast: At least 52 killed, 105 wounded in explosion

The target of the attack was the area where believers would perform " dhamaal ". He said that there were over 500 people, coming from different parts of the country, inside the shrine when the blast happened....More..

Lawyers file motion to delay Trump University trial
by | Monday, November 14, 2016

Lawyers file motion to delay Trump University trial

They also asked that Trump be allowed to submit his testimony through videotaped depositions, rather than in person. President-Elect Trump must receive daily security briefings, make executive appointments (u...More..

No shortage of salt in the state: Haryana govt
by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

No shortage of salt in the state: Haryana govt

Mumbai Police stepped in to dispel rumours about "steep hike" in prices of essential commodities, including salt after its control room was inundated with frantic calls from people wanting to know if the prices...More..

by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Cyprus peace talks break off, to reconvene in Geneva Nov. 20

Burcu added that the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci had agreed to the break in talks. In addition to exchanges of territory, Greek Cypriots who represent Cyprus in the European Union are determined tha...More..

Banning of high denomination notes will combat terror financing: RBI
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Banning of high denomination notes will combat terror financing: RBI

For their immediate cash needs, these notes of value upto ₹ 4,000 per person can be exchanged for cash over the counter of these bank branches. One of the reasons that prompted the government to withdraw Rs 5...More..

Pope asks homeless to pardon Christians who spurn poor
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Pope asks homeless to pardon Christians who spurn poor

The Vatican on Monday denounced the decision of a priest in China's underground Catholic Church to be ordained bishop without the pope's approval. "I don't judge Trump", Francis said during an interview with ...More..

by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Clinton on Final Day of the Campaign: It's Time to 'heal'

Trump has vowed to crack down on illegal immigration and end trade deals he says are harming us workers. With the end in sight, both candidates set exhausting schedules for the final day of a campaign that ...More..

Michelle Obama for United States president in 2020
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Michelle Obama for United States president in 2020

Devastated. Heartbroken. Doomed. The list of adjectives following the painful declaration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States is endless. The popular demand for electing a woman to the ...More..

by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Anti-Trump protests continue, Oregon becomes epicenter

On the East Coast, protests occurred in Washington DC , Baltimore, Philadelphia and NY, while on the West Coast demonstrators rallied in Los Angeles , San Francisco and Oakland in California besides Portland. ...More..

Body of missing Texas teen found, boyfriend held for questioning
by | Friday, November 11, 2016

Body of missing Texas teen found, boyfriend held for questioning

Authorities later found the auto with Dobbs, who is believed to have knowledge of the homicide and possibly has information on the whereabouts of Fritch, according to the Facebook post. "Baytown detectives are ...More..

by | Friday, November 11, 2016

Kamala Harris becomes first ever Indian-American to win US Senate seat

On Tuesday, Duckworth became the first Asian-American woman elected as a U.S. Senator for IL. Running a campaign at Howard was tough! After winning her statewide race in Nevada, Catherine Cortez Masto (D) wil...More..

Paris, Brussels attacks 'ordered by top ISIL leaders'
by | Friday, November 11, 2016

Paris, Brussels attacks 'ordered by top ISIL leaders'

But a source told AFP: 'He's the only coordinator from Syria to have been identified during the investigations.'. The cell that launched deadly attacks on Paris and Brussels had received its orders fr...More..

Iowa poll: Trump up 7 points over Clinton
by | Friday, November 11, 2016

Iowa poll: Trump up 7 points over Clinton

The poll showed Clinton had a 16 percentage point lead among all women, while Trump had a 47 percent to 42 percent lead among men. It has a +/- 3.6 percent margin of error. A previous wave of the Post-ABC...More..

by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Iraqi Kurdish forces advance on IS-held town east of Mosul

John Dorrian, a spokesman for the USA -led coalition, which has been launching airstrikes to aid the Iraqi advance. The troops are suffering casualties as the militants have bogged them down with suicide auto...More..

by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton concession speech: 'America is more deeply divided than we thought'

But I still believe in America, and I always will. "Every single American will have the opportunity to realize his or her fullest potential". While many precincts and counties are still yet to declare resul...More..

Duterte insists on Marcos hero's burial
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Duterte insists on Marcos hero's burial

Nine out of the 15 judges of the Supreme Court namely: Associate Justices Arturo Brion, Presbitero Velasco Jr, Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Mariano del Castillo, Jose Perez, Teresita de Castro, Jose Mendoz...More..

by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Here's the full transcript of Donald Trump's victory speech

But Donald Trump appears to have been checking how she was voting. She left Slovenia in the early 1990s to pursue an worldwide modelling career, dropping out of university in her freshman year. A pledge to ba...More..

Pakistani official: Indian fire kills 3 civilians in Kashmir
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Pakistani official: Indian fire kills 3 civilians in Kashmir

As the shelling and mortar fire by Pakistani Rangers continued through the day, a mortar shell had landed near an army truck. He said a soldier was killed in the Pakistani army firing. Indian army spokesman C...More..

by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

The internet survived election 2016... except for Canada's immigration website

It was a heart-break for Democratic nominee Clinton, who was hoping to become the first woman president of the U.S., as Trump edged past her in a see-saw battle which he clinched by winning 288 electoral colleg...More..

If elections cost cheaper it's good: Jaitley on scrapping notes
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

If elections cost cheaper it's good: Jaitley on scrapping notes

Teething troubles in the transition to new high denomination notes of 500 and 2,000 rupees would be sorted put soon, the minister promised. # Since our Govt has come to power, we have taken a number of measur...More..

Voting begins after competing claims of fraud, intimidation
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Voting begins after competing claims of fraud, intimidation

In Virginia, if an eligible voter becomes ill or hospitalized before an election, the individual can still vote via an emergency absentee ballot. Remember, a presidential election is not a direct national e...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Clinton, Trump make final pitch in battleground states

Ride a wave of working-class white voters? Trump has been making a strong push there amid narrowing polls. "This is the last day of our campaign". Singer and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi was the first perfor...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Results from the 'First in the Nation' Election Day vote

Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has worn Dixville Notch midnight vote, according to CNN. Voters in Dixville Notch , N.H., get their ballots Tuesday, Nov. Secretary of State Bill Gardner told The A...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Korea, US conduct joint infiltration drill amid NK threat

South Korea's military noted that Pyongyang may want to present a show of force to demonstrate that it will continue its nuclear and ballistic missile programs despite pressure from the USA and the worldwide co...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Cyprus president urges Turkey to help reunification talks

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders will meet for intensive negotiations from November 7 at Mont Pelerin, near Lake Geneva, in the presence of the United Nations envoy for Cyprus, Norwegian diplomat Espen Barth E...More..

Philippines, US verifying if Chinese left disputed shoal
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Philippines, US verifying if Chinese left disputed shoal

China had repelled fishermen since seizing the Scarborough Shoal in 2012. Blinken said that the USA would continue to conduct freedom of navigation exercises in the South China Sea that challenge Beijing...More..

by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Indonesia president cancels trip abroad after deadly protest

Television images showed two police trucks burning, but by 8 p.m. news site Detik.com had reported police as saying just one arrest had been made and the situation had been brought under control. Australian Pri...More..

Dollar jumps against yen, euro as Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Clinton
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Dollar jumps against yen, euro as Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Clinton

The FBI had said on Sunday it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton for using a private e-mail server for government work, lifting a cloud over ...More..

by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Rebel shelling in Aleppo kills 3 children, 1 adult

Islamist rebel group Fateh al-Sham said they had captured Dahiyet al-Assad, a residential district of about a square kilometer. The rebel fire has killed at least 21 civilians, including two children, accordi...More..

Backed forces move closer to taking Raqqa from Islamic State
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Backed forces move closer to taking Raqqa from Islamic State

In a press conference in the Syrian town of Ain Issa, commanders of SDF, said the goal of the operation, called Angry Euphrates, would be liberating Raqqa from the militants. The military said Gen. Akar also vo...More..

Tony Romo still not ready to return to Cowboys
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Tony Romo still not ready to return to Cowboys

Both had their difficulties against the Eagles last week, but Cowboys they are going up against a Browns defense that has given up the most yards per game. The team now ranks No. 12 in rushing , with Crowell ...More..

by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Russian and Syrian warplanes to resume bombing Aleppo after ceasefire ends

At least 74 civilians, including 25 children, have died after an offensive by Syrian rebels targeted the government held part of Aleppo, monitors have reported . Russian Federation had declared a halt on airstr...More..

by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Cubs win 1st Series title since 1908, beat Indians in Game 7

Huge crowds of Chicago Cubs fans were gathered outside of Wrigley Field in Chicago as the Cubs won their first World Series since 1908. "It was a night I'll never forget", said Nilson, who watched Game 7 ...More..

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump make final appeals in Florida, North Carolina
by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump make final appeals in Florida, North Carolina

CNN said there are six remaining states whose Electoral College votes they can not predict because polls are too close: Arizona, Florida, Nevada, New Hampshire , North Carolina and the Nebraska's Second C...More..