• Arab FMs in Cairo strategize on Jerusalem
Arab FMs in Cairo strategize on Jerusalem

The Arab League Council decided, during the meeting to reach out to the world's main players to set up an global multilateral mechanism for sponsoring the Middle East peace process under auspices of the United Nations. Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, eleven Palestinians with live rounds, and rubber-coated steel bullets, at the northern entrance of a...

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  • China accuses USA of 'Cold War mentality' over nuclear policy
China accuses USA of 'Cold War mentality' over nuclear policy

It says Russian Federation and China are rapidly modernizing their nuclear capabilities. The Trump administration released a Nuclear Posture Review Friday calling for the development of more and smaller tactical nuclear weapons and more options in using them in the face of threats from countries like China, Russia and North Korea .

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  • Congress trounces BJP in Rajasthan bypolls
Congress trounces BJP in Rajasthan bypolls

After fighting eight bypolls seats in the past fours, Congress tally has reached 25 while BJP was reduced to 160 from 163 in the assembly. It's a prestige battle for Mr Pilot, who was the Ajmer member of Parliament before he lost the seat to the BJP as a Modi wave swept the state.

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  • Climate-change skeptic from Texas won't head up environmental agency
Climate-change skeptic from Texas won't head up environmental agency

Hartnett-White, a former Texas regulator, eked through the confirmation process a year ago with only Republican votes despite radical views on issues like climate change and a humiliating public hearing at which she struggled with basic science questions.

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  • Girl, soldier injured as India, Pak trade fire on Kashmir LoC
Girl, soldier injured as India, Pak trade fire on Kashmir LoC

Pointing out that Pakistani shelling started around 11.15 am in Shahpur area, sources said it spread to Balakote sector in Mendhar and Manjakote in adjoining Rajouri district. Regarded as the world's second largest standing army, the primary mission of the Indian Army is to ensure security and unity of India, defending the country from external agg...

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  • VIDEO shows precision strike on militants that downed Russian jet in Syria
VIDEO shows precision strike on militants that downed Russian jet in Syria

The pilot of the Russia Su-25 died in a fight with militants after ejecting by parachute and opening fire on militants from an Al Qaeda-linked group when they tried to capture him alive, according to Syrian monitors and a militant. "The airstrike attacks on civilian settlements in Idlib killed seven people and many civilians were injured", White He...

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  • North Korea Plans Parade of Long-Range Missiles Before Olympics
North Korea Plans Parade of Long-Range Missiles Before Olympics

Trump hosted about a half-dozen North Korean defectors in the Oval Office on Friday, including Ji Seong-ho, who used crutches to escape the reclusive country after a train ran over his limbs. Both sides have also ramped up their military exercises over the past 12 months, with the U.S. carrying out join exercises with South Korea, while North K...

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  • 'US actions a threat to Korean ties'
'US actions a threat to Korean ties'

Thereafter, on February 9, they will return home with a North Korean contingent onboard. Most Koreans from either side of the border and the global community have described these steps as positive, especially when a peaceful solution to the nuclear crisis on the peninsula seemed far away.

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  • Maldives police disperse crowds celebrating court's freeing of opposition leaders
Maldives police disperse crowds celebrating court's freeing of opposition leaders

Nasheed , who is among the prisoners ordered freed, said in a tweet: "Welcome tonight's SC ruling calling for the immediate release of political prisoners and the restoration of their civil and political rights". "Although Yameen has said he will abide by the ruling, he is yet to comply with the order delivered more than 36 hours ago", Colombo-base...

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  • Hawaii Missile Alert Sender Was '100% Sure' They Were Being Bombed
Hawaii Missile Alert Sender Was '100% Sure' They Were Being Bombed

Push notifications were sent to cell phones belonging to Hawaiian residents and alert messages were played on local television. Granting his first interviews since the scary January 13 debacle, the employee said his decision to push a panic button that alerted Hawaiians of an impending attack was no accident - he really believed it.

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  • Trump reportedly asked Rosenstein if he's 'on my team'
Trump reportedly asked Rosenstein if he's 'on my team'

The letter to Trump was signed by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democrat-California, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Democrat-New York, Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, Democrat-Illinois, and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Democrat-Maryland.

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  • Shooting in central Italy targets foreigners from Africa
Shooting in central Italy targets foreigners from Africa

The man named as Luca Traini, 28, went on a drive-by shooting rampage targeting at immigrants in various parts of the city, then drove to a monument, gave the Fascist salute, wrapped himself in the Italian flag, and awaited arrest , local media reported.

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  • Deputy Secretary: Nuclear Posture Review is 'Tailored Nuclear Deterrent Strategy'
Deputy Secretary: Nuclear Posture Review is 'Tailored Nuclear Deterrent Strategy'

Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement today it was very disappointed by the content of the document , which, it said, has a confrontational feel and anti-Russian orientation. The missile could have the less powerful option, but a decision has not been made, and will take up to a decade to develop, officials said. By evaluating the current...

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  • Monopoly to release 'Cheaters' edition
Monopoly to release 'Cheaters' edition

Hasbro has produced different versions of Monopoly to satisfy every niche imaginable, but its latest edition might just be the one for everyone - because who hasn't pocketed a few bucks from the bank when no one's looking? However, you get penalized if you're caught, so you have to be kind of stealth about your deceit or you'll have to go to jai...

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  • White House seeks 72 percent cut to clean energy research
White House seeks 72 percent cut to clean energy research

The Energy Department wanted more modest cuts. The U.S. government has been funded by continuing resolutions that freeze spending at existing levels. If the current fiscal year is any indication, the proposed cuts will remain on paper only.

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"Were Provoked To The Ultimate": Top Army Commander On Shopian Deaths

Two days after an FIR was filed against the Army in connection with the killings of stone pelters in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district , the Army today filed a counter FIR in the incident. The soldiers were provoked to the ultimate. "Now that FIR has been lodged in the Shopian incident, the police should be allowed to do their job as names of ...

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  • US Companies Are Violating Palestinians' Human Rights, UN Report Claims
US Companies Are Violating Palestinians' Human Rights, UN Report Claims

Categorizing the work of the Human Rights Council as "a waste of time and resources", Haley said Wednesday the document could lead to a "blacklist" of businesses that Israeli officials fear would be targeted for an worldwide boycott. "We view the report, and the initiative as a whole, as fundamentally illegitimate", said Aviva Raz Shechter, the I...

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  • Israel condemns Poland for rushing through Holocaust law
Israel condemns Poland for rushing through Holocaust law

Mateusz Szpytma, deputy director of the museum, said it is estimated that between 700 and 1,100 Poles were killed by the Germans for helping Jews during the war. Israeli authorities see one of the bill's provisions as an attempt to deny Polish participation in Nazi Germany's extermination of Jews and feared that it would open the door to prosecut...

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  • Influx of South Sudanese Refugees to Sudan Continues
Influx of South Sudanese Refugees to Sudan Continues

The State Department said Friday the U.S.is restricting all sales of defense equipment and services to all parties to South Sudan's conflict, saying it is "appalled" by the continuing violence that has defied a cease-fire. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) repors in its second biweekly bulletin of this year that the ...

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  • NFL announces 'Thursday Night Football' is moving to FOX
NFL announces 'Thursday Night Football' is moving to FOX

After the sale to Disney , the revamped Fox will include the Fox broadcast network, Fox News Channel and Fox Sports 1. Sports Business Daily reported that Fox is paying $550 million per season for these additional rights, a significant raise over a year ago.

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  • CJI Dipak Misra for removal of Allahabad HC judge over medical scam
CJI Dipak Misra for removal of Allahabad HC judge over medical scam

Sources said the CJI advised the chief justice of the Allahabad high court to withdraw judicial work from Justice Shukla, who refused to resign or take voluntary retirement after he was informed about the adverse finding against him. The commiitee appointed by the Rajya Sabha Chairperson would examine the evidence and records and would then opine i...

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  • MPs, party donors and Brexit report pile pressure on the PM
MPs, party donors and Brexit report pile pressure on the PM

The latest row triggered renewed speculation over May's future as the Conservative Party leader and prime minister, with demands that she give up strategic ambiguity in the exit talks, clarify end positions, or face the mounting risk of a no-confidence vote within the party.

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  • Feel insecure over church attacks: Christian leaders to Rahul Gandhi
Feel insecure over church attacks: Christian leaders to Rahul Gandhi

The pinstripe suit worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his meeting with former United States president Barack Obama . How do they know rate of the jacket? It said instead of attending a musical event, Gandhi should have given a report card of the state government.

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  • Spanish police find stolen oranges in fruitful traffic stop
Spanish police find stolen oranges in fruitful traffic stop

After reaching the two vehicles, police discovered both cars were packed full of oranges . According to CNN , the cops became suspicious of two cars when they were seen driving very close together. The oranges had no labelling or invoices, which led to police to suspect they had been stolen. With so much fruit in the backseat, it would have bee...

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  • Meet Joe Kennedy, who will deliver the Democrats' SOTU response
Meet Joe Kennedy, who will deliver the Democrats' SOTU response

Last year, Trump issued a memo ending trans service in the military. "I want them to see that in spite of everything they may be going through, we are still here and moving forward", King said of her attendance at the State of the Union .

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  • Melania Trump Reportedly 'Blindsided' and Furious Over Reports of Stormy Daniels Payoff
Melania Trump Reportedly 'Blindsided' and Furious Over Reports of Stormy Daniels Payoff

CNN notes she did not appear at two dinners hosted by her husband at Mar-a-Lago during a trip in mid-January. The records, obtained by the Wall Street Journal , cover the inauguration through April of previous year, in which "Air Force jets made at least 19 trips to LaGuardia Airport in NY and nine trips to Florida's Palm Beach International Air...

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  • Israel PM visits Russian Federation for talks on Iran's actions in Syria
Israel PM visits Russian Federation for talks on Iran's actions in Syria

At the beginning of the meeting underway in the Jewish Museum and Center of Tolerance Putin thanked Netanyahu for visiting Moscow. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin met Monday in Moscow. The pair watched a presentation of the upcoming film "Sobibor" about the only successful uprising in a Nazi death ...

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  • Kenya Opposition Leader Just Swore Himself In As 'People's President'
Kenya Opposition Leader Just Swore Himself In As 'People's President'

At an event carried out in the presence of thousands of supporters amidst a media shutdown, Odinga took his oath flanked by other NASA leaders such as former Nairobi gubernatorial aspirant Miguna Miguna. Odinga said the vice president would be sworn in at a later date. The annulment resulted in several clashes between the rival factions, namel...

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  • Mattis calls North Korea a 'threat to the entire world'
Mattis calls North Korea a 'threat to the entire world'

North Korea's ballistic missile program made significant strides previous year, but the nation has not yet demonstrated the technology needed to strike distant targets, such as the US mainland, the Pentagon's No. "His brother and sister gave what little food they had to help him recover and ate dirt themselves - permanently stunting their own growt...

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  • Latest forecast on light snow expected overnight
Latest forecast on light snow expected overnight

West Asheville dug itself out after snowfall on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Snow accumulations of up to 2 inches are expected for areas impacted through 6 a.m. Cloudy skies and cold temperatures will prevail on Tuesday with a 30% chance of light snow in the early part of the day. The snow total on the slopes of Beech Mountain is 21.1 inches to ...

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  • FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe steps down under pressure
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe steps down under pressure

Trump has blamed McCabe for influencing the decision not to criminally charge Clinton for her use of a private email server. The White House on Monday said Trump "stands by his previous comments" about McCabe, but he "wasn't part of this decision-making process", Sanders said.

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  • Two European climbers struck on Nanga Parbat, Army operation underway
Two European climbers struck on Nanga Parbat, Army operation underway

The team was evacuated by helicopter after a 51/2-hour descent. Some onlookers are also urging Google to lift Global Positioning System tracking restrictions on Adam Bielecki, the lead Polish rescue climber. A helicopter, organised by the Polish Embassy in Islamabad , was due to carry Ms Revol and her rescuers to the Pakistani town of Skardu w...

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  • Gunman who killed 4 at auto wash on life support
Gunman who killed 4 at auto wash on life support

A short time later, two of the victims, William Scott Porterfield, 27, and Chelsie Lou Cline drove up in a silver Dodge Stratus, parked and exited the vehicle, Bower said. Later Saturday, WPXI News reported the shooting had stemmed from a domestic dispute, according to interviews with family members of the victims. Another woman in the rear seat ...

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  • Pro-Russia Czech president Milos Zeman wins second term
Pro-Russia Czech president Milos Zeman wins second term

The vote reflected the divisions between liberals and conservatives seen elsewhere in Europe and in the US. However, political analyst Michael Romancov told the AFP news agency that while "Zeman never questioned Czech membership in the EU.he said he would welcome a referendum on exit and in practice he significantly deviated from both EU an...

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