World

News

USA envoy Nikki Haley goes on inter-faith journey in India

US permanent representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley also met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed ways to enhance India-US cooperation in various fields, including counter-terrorism. The UN ambassador played down rumors of a rift, say...

Shooting Attack at Maryland Newspaper Leaves Multiple Dead, Injured

Two other local hospitals said they had not received patients. Phil Davis , a reporter who covers courts and crime for the paper, tweeted that the gunman shot out the glass door to the office and fired into the newsroom, sending people scrambling...

Indonesia shuts Bali airport on Friday due to ash from volcano

A number of flights between Australia and Bali have also been cancelled after the Mount Agung volcano began spewing water vapour and ash two kilometres into the air. Volcanic ash is hard and abrasive, and can damage propellers and turbo compressor bl...

USA border agents halt migrant family prosecutions

In a complaint filed with the U.S. district court in Seattle, the states called President Donald Trump's June 20 executive order purporting to suspend the separations " illusory". After falsely blaming Democrats for the separations and insisting th...

Trump, Putin to Meet July 16 in Finland

Finland's non-NATO status also offers Trump the chance to make the kind of symbolic gesture that carries significant weight in worldwide relations: He'll be leaving North Atlantic Treaty Organisation territory to meet with Putin, a move that will und...

'2 Israeli missiles' hit area near Syria airport

Last month, Washington said it would take "firm and appropriate measures" to protect the cease-fire, but activists in the region say rebel groups have since been told not to expect an American intervention to defend them. Jordan is already hosting ab...

Trump to Meet Russia's Putin in Finland on July 16

Their meeting offers yet another historical precedent for Finland as a site where American and Russian leaders have come together in the past. US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Helsinki on 16 July t...

The Supreme Court's Travel Ban Ruling 'a Moment of Profound Vindication'

McConnell refused to act on Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland , and the seat was left open for a year until Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch. The 5-4 ruling keeps in place a reworked version of the ban that was introduced in September.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez upsets Joe Crowley in NY congressional primary

He puts emphasis on her previously working as a bartender . She noticed that Celler, who was first elected in 1922, didn't spend much time in his Brooklyn district, and he was 84 years old. With grassroots organizing and old-fashioned door knockin...

Turkey opposition chief says won't congratulate 'dictator' President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

However, the main opposition party said it was too early to concede defeat and said it believed Mr Erdogan could still fall short of the 50 per cent needed to avoid a presidential runoff on July 8. Last night, Erdogan was already celebrating ...

States sue Trump administration over separation of immigrant families

Many Republicans deride that plan as amnesty for lawbreakers, a potential attack line their next primary challenger could wield against them . In a complaint filed with U.S. He called on Congress to fix the Flores agreement. Sessions and others...

More protests planned over immigrant family separations

Unlike most judges, those in immigration courts are not separate from the executive branch. Theresa Cardinal Brown of the Bipartisan Policy Center - who also worked on immigration policy under Presidents Obama and George W. He also accused Demo...

Girl In Sex Video Receives Threats After Junior Guzman-Feliz's Murder

A violent New York City gang reportedly claimed responsibility for killing a 15-year-old male, then apologized to the family, saying he was the wrong person. She added: "I just landed from LA & came straight to the Bronx to say a prayer & pay my re...

Pompeo says no timeline on North Korea negotiations

Japan started civilian evacuation drills past year as North Korea test-fired numerous missiles near, and over, some Japanese islands. Many observances took place in South Korea involving officials including South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

Trump urges Republican lawmakers to drop immigration effort

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson and four of the state's Democratic House members are touring a detention center where about 100 immigrant children taken from their parents are being held. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed an order to stop the se...

Jared Kushner: U.S. Ready to Work with Abbas

Kushner and US Presidential senior envoy Jason Greenblatt are now visiting Israel as part of a regional tour to meet officials of Israel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt and Jordan. It also said the army ordered 21 Palestinian families to leave their home...

Thousands flee as winds fan growing California wildfires

According to Cal Fire, the out-of-control blaze has burned 1,500 acres as of 7 a.m. today, destroyed 14 structures and is threatening 600 more. It resulted in a mandatory evacuation for Spring Valley, which sits east of Clear Lake off Highway 20, as ...

Authorities: 7 arrests in connection with fatal stabbing

Information on his lawyer wasn't immediately available. Lesandro Guzman-Feliz's murder received national attention for the sheer brutality of it, and for what investigators said they believed was a case of mistaken identity, reports the New York...

Trump Administration: We Know Where All The Separated Children Are

Trump wore a jacket to visit border kids that reads: "I really don't care". "Womp, womp" is a reference to former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who-in a segment aired by Fox News-said that phrase in response to hearing the story of a ...

Divided EU leaders meet for emergency talks on migration crisis

The two leaders also said they support the creation of closed reception centers where migrants would be held as they asylum claims are considered. But such "secondary movements" are hard to stop in the border-free Schengen zone, and have been widespr...

Saudi Women Gear Up For New Freedom As Driving Ban Ends Tomorrow

In many cases, women say they'll wait before rushing to drive to see how the situation on the streets pans out and how male drivers react. Women in Saudi Arabia have been eagerly waiting for this day for a long time . "It is a very important ste...

U.S. government reunites 522 children removed under 'zero tolerance'

More than 2,300 children were taken from their families in recent weeks under a Trump administration "zero tolerance" policy in which people entering the US illegally face being prosecuted. It was not immediately clear Friday where the parents of c...

First lady meets staff at Texas detention center

Trump becomes the first member of the President's inner circle to personally witness the situation that has captured the country's attention. Here is the problem: The role of the first family is TO care - about the country and the world - including...

Polls open in Turkey in biggest test for Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won 12 electoral contests in the last 16 years. But he reckoned without Muharrem Ince, the presidential candidate of the secularist Republican People's Party (CHP), whose feisty performance at campaign rallies has galvanise...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gives birth to first child

In a statement, Ardern said , "I'm sure we're going through all of the emotions new parents go through, but at the same time feeling so grateful for all the kindness and best wishes from so many people". "We're a family that are fairly well grounded ...

Jean Claude Juncker insists Ireland 'not alone' in Brexit negotiations

The BIC brings together representatives of the Irish and British governments, the devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey crown dependencies. The Commission President did not try his l...

Jog becomes 2-week nightmare when woman accidentally crosses US-Canada border

She was in Canada visiting her mother who lives in North Delta, British Columbia. She was held in the center for two weeks until immigration officials in Canada and the US both confirmed she could go back across the border. She was taken to the US-Ca...

Why Melania wore the jacket | Opinionated Woman

And sometimes, a first lady's choices can undercut her message, like when Michelle Obama drew scrutiny for sporting a pair of $540 Lanvin sneakers to volunteer at a food bank. The White House Director of Communications for FLOTUS, Stephanie Grisham...

CT lawmakers tour Texas detention facilities for immigrants

Rather than help push the bill to the finish line, Trump's mixed messages reinforced his role as an unreliable partner for House Republicans in the immigration debate. But Ryan believes Trump would need to veto that bill, and as his speakership win...

Explosion rocks White City Stadium

An explosion has rocked White City Stadium in Bulawayo where President Mnangagwa was addressing thousands of people at a campaign rally. Zimbabwe's president says the explosive device in an attack on his campaign rally went off a "few inches away f...

Search

Breaking News

Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

Five South Korean climbers - belonging to the group Koreanway Gurja Himal Expedition 2018 - including team leader Kim Chang-ho, were killed in the avalanche on Friday evening, The...

European Union official sees room for Brexit breakthrough next week

The DUP leader has warned the prime minister not to accept a "dodgy" Brexit deal she will later regret. "If the European Union doesn't match the ambition and pragmatism we've sh...

Infant Corpses Found Hidden in Detroit Funeral Home

Nine bodies were found in a cardboard box, two were found in caskets - all in a hidden section of the ceiling. The state shuttered the funeral home in April after finding multipl...

Pope accepts Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s resignation amid sex abuse scandal

Cardinal Donald Wuerl resigned amid two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals rocking the Catholic Church . The grand jury report found that 1,000 people - a lot of them c...

Palestinian Wife Stoned to Death by Israeli Settlers in Occupied West Bank

Black smoke from burning tires covers the sky over Palestinian protesters hurl stones toward Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. Th...

Earthquake Shakes Indonesia's Java, Bali Islands, Killing 3

A string of earthquakes in Lombok in eastern Indonesia killed more than 550 people over the summer. "All my neighbours were also running". Tourists on bicycles ride past In...

United Nations elects human rights abusers to its Human Rights Council

India was on Friday elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, getting the most votesamong all candidates. India had previously been elected to the Geneva-based Human Ri...

Michael Bloomberg reregisters as a Democrat

Bloomberg was a registered Republican when he was elected mayor of New York City in 2001, though he left the party in 2007 and has been a political independent ever since. Bloombe...

Massive Earthquake Rocks Papua New Guinea

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that hazardous waves were possible on coasts within 300 km (186 miles) of the epicenter. The warning Center for tsunamis in the Pacific ha...

Theresa May verging closer to Brexit deal but is facing cabinet resignations

Media captionHelen Grant on the DUP: "I think they are bluffing". Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Thursday threatened to withdraw its support for British Prime...

Special Reports

Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

McCarrick of Washington . Francis held talks with Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and other senior members of the bishops' conference just 48 hours after ordering an investigation into V...

Storm Callum: Roads closed and hundreds without power

Storm Callum: Roads closed and hundreds without power

In the Republic, where Storm Callum was set to first make landfall, a national emergency co-ordination group met yesterday for a briefing on the dangers posed by the intense weathe...

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai

The matter was conveyed to the pilot in command. The flight IX-611, with 130 passengers and six crew, took off at around 1.20 a.m. and was then diverted to Mumbai where it made a...

Cyclone Titli: Schools, colleges to remain closed on Oct 11 & 12

Cyclone Titli: Schools, colleges to remain closed on Oct 11 & 12

Ganjam, Khurda, Puri, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts would remain in radar of the cyclone , and stands fair chances of incessant showers. Casualties were low as administ...

Pentagon Grounds Troubled F-35 Fighters After First Crash

Pentagon Grounds Troubled F-35 Fighters After First Crash

Christopher Harrison, a U.S. Marine Corps spokesman. The inspections should be complete within 24 to 48 hours, Task & Purpose reported , citing a Pentagon official. According to...

This is what to expect when Storm Callum hits Northern Ireland

This is what to expect when Storm Callum hits Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for parts of the United Kingdom on Friday and Saturday. Met Éireann has warned that strong winds associated with Storm Callum...

Trump says S. Korea won't lift NK sanctions without USA approval

Trump says S. Korea won't lift NK sanctions without USA approval

In a range of trial balloons released over the last week, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has raised the possibility of lifting bilateral sanctions against North Korea...

You have to prove that Khashoggi left the consulate

You have to prove that Khashoggi left the consulate

According to the Washington Post , Ms Cengiz said Khashoggi was concerned he would not be allowed to leave - before entering the consulate, he gave her his phone and instructions ...

Research shows unionists prefer Brexit over the territorial integrity of the UK

Research shows unionists prefer Brexit over the territorial integrity of the UK

Wilson adds : "The road which the leaks and briefings is outlining is the road to parliamentary defeat for any deal the prime minister brings forward". By withdrawing its support, ...