by | February 02, 2018 | 20:53

President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas is reportedly expected to address the UN Security Council at its February 20 meeting on the Middle East. "When President Trump made his historic decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, he was not rewriting history, he was recognizing a historic reality", he said .

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:46

This comes after Jammu and Kashmir police filed an FIR against the army unit involved in the Shopian firing. The J&K police has registered an FIR No 26/2018 PRC under sections 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder) and 336 (endangering life) against Army's 10 Garhwal Regiment for killing the two youth.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:46

At the same time, the USA also added three groups to its list terrorist blacklist, including the Iranian-backed Harakat al-Sabireen, and two Egyptian groups, Liwa al-Thawra and Harakat Sawa'd Misr. "These designations target key terrorist groups and leaders - including two sponsored and directed by Iran - who are threatening the stability of the Middle East, undermining the peace process, and attacking our allies Egypt and Israel", said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson .

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:47

Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan, a leading professor at Oxford University, was detained on Wednesday in France, where he is facing allegations of rape. He is president of the thinktank European Muslim Network in Brussels and teaches at Britain's Oxford University.

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:30

Senators George Khaniri, Ledama ole Kina and a host of ODM MPs attended the event. NPR's Eyder Peralta, reporting from Nairobi, says the government had declared that if Odinga took the oath of office, it would be treason and punishable by death.

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:28

The Survey has pegged the GDP growth for the current fiscal at 6.75 per cent and said that exports as well as private investments are set to rebound in the coming year. Manufacturing growth could be 8 per cent. India relies on oil imports for the bulk of its needs. After remaining in negative territory for a couple of years, growth of exports rebounded in 2016-17 and strengthened further in 2017-18.

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:27

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis gives the keynote address to kick off the 2017 annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) at the Walter E. Singling out China, Cruz said that "recent reports of Chinese vessels selling oil to North Korea only reinforce my skepticism about China". The idea of a hostile nation being able to nuke the U.S.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:21

The river reached 5.7 metres at 9:00 am (local time) today, more than four metres above its normal height, causing headaches for commuters as well as people living near its overflowing banks. Parisians seemed to be taking the high water and closures in stride. Meteo France , the national weather service, said December and January have been the third wettest on record since 1900.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:23

Kentucky native Chris Stapleton picked up three Grammy Awards Sunday at the 60th annual ceremony held in New York City's Madison Square Garden. For more information, visit The music video - which was filmed in a single shot at L.A.'s historic Bradbury Building - has been viewed over 7 million times since it was released.

by | January 29, 2018 | 05:39

However, supporters of Mr Navalny have claimed that police said they were looking into reports there was a bomb in the office. Reports indicate around 200 protesters have been arrested across Russian Federation. "These are real citizens". Police searched Navalny's campaign offices in several cities ahead of the protests. About 200 people were detained at Navalny rallies throughout the country Sunday, the opposition-leaning news site Meduza reported.

by | January 29, 2018 | 05:41

US President Donald Trump has invited French President Emmanuel Macron for a state visit - the first world leader to be extended the offer during Trump's presidency. France also plans to ban the sale of diesel and petrol engine cars by 2040. Whether silken or green, it will still be a bumpy road ahead to keep warming within the 2°C targeted by the Paris agreement.

by | January 27, 2018 | 18:56

After their participation in the Geneva talks became complicated, Russian officials announced before the Olive Branch Operation that the Kurds will be part of the Syrian national dialogue congress scheduled for Sochi next week. The United States is helping Turkey with its active insurgency, she said. "And Turkey, as all countries, has the right to self-defense", he said.

by | January 27, 2018 | 18:53

Guterres was briefed by De Mistura on the outcome of the Vienna talks, and has taken into account a statement from Russian Federation that the result of the Sochi conference "would be brought to Geneva as a contribution to the intra-Syrian talks process under the auspices of the United Nations ", the spokesman said in a statement.

by | January 27, 2018 | 18:52

Mr Trump's proposal was nearly immediately rejected by a spokesman for Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell . "We are sad that the republican party, which has control of the house, the senate and the white house , failed to pass a spending bill to keep the federal government open".

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:01

Trump's lawyers have been talking to the investigation team led by Mueller about an interview, and the form it might take, United States media reports said.The questioning could happen face-to-face, in writing, or it could be a combination of both.

by | January 26, 2018 | 01:58

He rather has also praised the opposition and during the three-tier Panchayat Election in the State in 2017, the parliamentarian was involved in anti-party activities like not campaigning for party candidates in his own constituency and even campaigning for candidates of other parties.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:34

This year's Academy Awards nominations are out and everyone's cheering for their favorites. "I remember when Kathryn Bigelow won and how much that meant to me", Gerwig told USA TODAY by phone. St. Francis High School is hosting a viewing party for the Oscars on Sunday, March 4. Mary J. Blige became the first person to be nominated for best original song and acting for the same film.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:32

Anan's campaign organisers said he has been arrested and that he called off his presidential bid shortly after the army accused him of incitement against the military and forging official documents to run for the presidency. Anan's spokesman Hazem Hosni, a political science professor at Cairo University, said he had been meeting with the presidential hopeful and Geneina for months to discuss the country's situation and potential solutions.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:33

There's so many people to thank who has help this even become possible (so thank them all) and when u finally get your moment (alone) to yourself smile, look up to the higher skies and say THANK YOU! James, 33, is seven points away from reaching the 30,000-point mark.

by | January 23, 2018 | 01:42

The largest number of foreigners killed were from Ukraine and belonged to the Ukraine airline which operates flights to Kabul . More than that it shows how weak, helpless and uninspired the Afghan forces actually are. "A citizen of Kazakhstan, born in 1978, was killed today as the result of the attack by militants on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul ". In June 2011, seven Taliban fighters attacked the same hotel over several hours.

by | January 23, 2018 | 01:40

While news content would soon comprise of approximately 4% of what appears in people's News Feeds instead of 5%, the new update will not change the amount of news you see on Facebook, said the group. This means you will see fewer posts in your feed from pages that you 'like, ' such as news outlets, restaurants, businesses, and even your favorite celebrities.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:51

The federal government shutdown's impact is being felt by the sports world and almost led to USA troops overseas from being shut out from watching football this weekend. It showed the AFN logo with the words: "Due to the government shutdown , AFN services are not available". The loss of AFN programming means US military personnel overseas had to find another way to watch the NFL's NFC and AFC football championship games.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:50

China is a "strategic competitor using predatory economics to intimidate its neighbors while militarizing features in the South China Sea", the document says. The Philippines also claims the shoal, which is a tiny, uninhabited reef that China seized from the Philippines in 2012 after a tense maritime standoff.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:45

Amazon formally announced the 20 cities most likely to be awarded the company's second North American headquarters, on January 18th. Of the final 20, several are major USA hubs you'd expect a company like Amazon to consider: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles , Miami and NY.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:15

Trevor Manuel will also be in Davos again, but this time with a private sector hat. A Trump administration official said Friday the president will be able to travel to the forum despite the possibility of a government shutdown starting at midnight Friday.

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:18

Prior to the Games , both sides will carry out joint training for skiers at the North's Masik Pass resort and a cultural event at the Mount Kumgang resort, for which Seoul officials plan to visit the sites next week. The North has fired test-fired missiles over Japan. He went on to threaten that the USA arsenal "works". An agreement to field a joint women's ice hockey team at the upcoming Games also drew criticism.

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:15

Then, in December, the Supreme Court said it would allow Trump's ban go into effect while legal challenges continued. The case is v. Hawaii . The move effectively overturned a compromise in place since June, when the court said travelers with connections to the United States could continue to travel here notwithstanding restrictions in an earlier version of the ban.

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:11

This is the first time in months that Bitcoin has traded below $10,000. Fears regulators could clamp down on the volatile cryptocurrency have created a raft of large sell-offs. "The chief of South Korea's Financial Services Commission said: "(The government) is considering both shutting down all local virtual currency exchanges or just the ones who have been violating the law".

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:43

Seven sailors died when the USS Fitzgerald collided with the ACX Crystal cargo ship on June 17 of previous year, and 10 were killed in August when the USS McCain collided with the Alnic MC merchant vessel. Benson suffered a head injury in the collision and was airlifted to the U.S. Naval Hospital at Yokosuka, Japan. The Navy's investigative report said that numerous decisions leading to the Fitzgerald crash were the result of poor judgment and decision-making by the commanding ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:40

The women's ice-hockey squad "will be the first combined Korean team for the Olympics , and the first unified team since their athletes played together for an worldwide table-tennis championship and a youth soccer tournament in 1991". Since taking office in May 2017, the liberal leader in Seoul has tried to balance support for strong North Korean sanctions with increased engagement to persuade the Kim Jong Un government to enter into negotiations to end its threatening nuclear and missile ...