North Korea tests new rocket engine

The South is pushing ahead on both fronts despite disapproval from North Korea's traditional ally China. The nation's new agency said the goal of the test was to confirm the reliability of the engine's features, including its thrust power in th... More..

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Jordan says Arabs must unite to address crises
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Jordan says Arabs must unite to address crises

The news about the King's participation in the Arab Summit also came after the visit by King Abdullah II of Jordan to Morocco. The company will initially have $10 million of capital which may rise in the long...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

China says preparatory work for Xi-Trump meeting has begun

Despite a long list of potential pitfalls, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to China, the first by a senior member of the Trump administration, passed off relatively smoothly although there were no...More..

SC suggests out-of-court settlement of Ayodhya dispute
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

SC suggests out-of-court settlement of Ayodhya dispute

The 2010 order said that there should be a partition of the Ayodhya land between the parties to the dispute. Union Ministers Giriraj Singh and Uma Bharti, considered Hindu hardliners in the Modi government, i...More..

'I wuv you, robot': Toddler makes new friend in discarded water heater
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

'I wuv you, robot': Toddler makes new friend in discarded water heater

In it, the girl walked along a street and saw what she thought was a robot. That might give us a chance at making things more like Short Circuit and less like I, Robot . She falls in love with the machine ...More..

Akhilesh Yadav triggers speculation of stepping down as Samajwadi Party chief
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Akhilesh Yadav triggers speculation of stepping down as Samajwadi Party chief

Akhilesh said that our membership campaign will start from April 15 and the campaign will be held in entire UP. Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and current President of Samajwadi Party Akhilesh Yadav said...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

CCTV captures cold-blooded murder of former Russian lawmaker in Kiev

Ukraine's General Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko called the shooting a "cynical murder of one of the witnesses involved in the state's case against ex-president Yanukovych". Voronenkov and his wife, an opera si...More..

Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beaten
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beaten

Belarusian authorities have arrested some 26 people following a wave of major protests against authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, state television said today, citing security services. Lukashenko s...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

At least 25 killed in Damascus court bombing - agency

In late February an attack in central Homs killed dozens of people with coordinated shootings and suicide bombs that targeted two security headquarters and led to the death of a senior official. The Astana summ...More..

Philippines: 2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf militants
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Philippines: 2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf militants

Philippine troops have rescued three Malaysians held captive by Abu Sayyaf rebels, the military said on Monday, the second such operation in four days as security forces step up offensives against the notorious...More..

House Republicans, short of votes, withdraw health care bill
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

House Republicans, short of votes, withdraw health care bill

House Republican leaders made a decision to pull their Obamacare replacement bill at the last minute at the request of President Donald Trump - capping a rocky series of weeks since the controversial measur...More..

Syrian rebels launch attack near Hama
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Syrian rebels launch attack near Hama

Blasts and artillery fire shook Damascus and smoke clouded the skies over the Jobar and Qaboun neighbourhoods, where fighting also broke out on Sunday. Syrian rebels including a powerful alliance of jihadist...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Salvaging of S. Korean ferry progressing well

The sinking, the country's deadliest maritime disaster in decades, caused an outpouring of national grief and a rare bout of soul-searching on long-ignored public safety and regulatory failures. Several relativ...More..

US, South Korea Say North Korea's Latest Missile Test Fails
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

US, South Korea Say North Korea's Latest Missile Test Fails

It explodes " within seconds of launch", according to US Pacific Command. March 30-31 - North Korea warns that it is prepping another nuclear test and the following day, the hostility escalates when the co...More..

GOP health bill short of support
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

GOP health bill short of support

US President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders appear to be losing the battle to get enough support in the House of Representatives to pass their Obamacare rollback bill. Republicans could lose ...More..

Turkish ruling party moves to end European campaigning
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Turkish ruling party moves to end European campaigning

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey has repeatedly accused Germany of using Nazi tactics to ban ministerial appearances and has caused anger in Germany by holding German-Turkish journalist Deni...More..

South Korea prosecutors to question ousted leader next week
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

South Korea prosecutors to question ousted leader next week

A Supporter of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye holds. "It seems that Park Geun-hye is a person who entirely lacks empathy, whether it's for humans or for animals", Park Jeong-eon, a 38-year-old ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Drugs and alcohol found in blood of Paris airport attacker

A judicial source confirmed that "toxicology tests carried out on Sunday showed an alcohol level of 0.93 grams per litre in his blood, and the presence of cannabis and cocaine". Prosecutors are investigating a ...More..

Iraqi troops push into area around symbolic Mosul mosque
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Iraqi troops push into area around symbolic Mosul mosque

Displaced Iraqi women who fled their homes during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, try to get out of a vehicle with their children at a checkpoint, to be transfer to Hammam al-Alil c...More..

Israel police arrest suspect in threats on US Jewish targets
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Israel police arrest suspect in threats on US Jewish targets

The suspect's father has also been arrested , and is being questioned by Israeli authorities. He was held in custody in Israel pending his next court date, scheduled for March 30. The FBI said he made the ca...More..

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh

Sri Lanka, after choosing to bat first, scored 311 runs before rain interrupted the game. Mushfiqur Rahim first reacted brilliantly to run out the risky Thisara Perera after a Mashrafe Bin Mortaza delivery - th...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Chinese premier touches down in New Zealand

The two countries have also signed a number of agreements, including one that allows access to China for chilled meat from 10 New Zealand meat processors, initially on a six-month trial with a view to later exp...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

China won't devalue yuan to boost exports

He added that the central government will also accelerate free-trade talks with trading partners and continue to push further opening-up to a higher level. "As the floating band of the yuan widens, we have been...More..

Putin meets Le Pen
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Putin meets Le Pen

No, no, just kidding - she met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said Russia has no intention of meddling in French elections, which should assuage everyone's fears. Le Pen is not the only French presi...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ivanka Trump to get office in White House

Norm Eisen , the former ethics czar to President Barack Obama, told Politico that the problem with this approach is that "they're not saying she's going to voluntarily subject herself to ethics rules to be n...More..

In letter to Trump, 191 House members urge support for two states
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

In letter to Trump, 191 House members urge support for two states

UN Middle East envoy says Israel has failed to end illegal settlement activity and abide by UNSC Resolution 2334 . Israel for decades has pursued a policy of constructing Jewish settlements on territory captu...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

British, Scottish leaders to meet amid independence dispute

The march wound its way along arterial roads of the capital around Park Lane, Green Park, before heading towards parliament, where a higher level of security was in place in view of last Wednesday's attack that...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Scottish leader set to rally troops for referendum

An independent Scotland would keep pound sterling as its currency and apply for full European Union membership, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Sunday. "Nobody is proposing that there should be...More..

European Union workplace headscarf ban is legal, says ECJ
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

European Union workplace headscarf ban is legal, says ECJ

She claimed she was being discriminated against but the court ruled the company was simply enforcing its policy preventing employees "from wearing any visible signs of their political, philosophical or religiou...More..

State Department tells embassies to ramp up visa screening
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

State Department tells embassies to ramp up visa screening

The Trump administration is tightening the reigns on people from foreign countries coming into the U.S. The cables , published by Reuters on Thursday, revealed specific policies that legal challenges hav...More..

Kim Jong-nam to be cremated, sent to NK
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Kim Jong-nam to be cremated, sent to NK

Two Asian women rubbed what the Malay police later said was nerve agent VX on Kim's face at the crowded airport. Several police officers, including the investigations officer of Jong-nam's murder, had spent a...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Golovkin hungry for Canelo fight

The Kazakh boxer also knocked down Jacobs in the fourth round and appeared to be making an early night of it, but the American got up and continued fighting. "I am looking forward to the future; I think I gaine...More..

NSW boy's body found near drain
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

NSW boy's body found near drain

Police believe Ryan have been sucked down one of the drains. "It's probably the most unsafe thing you can do during these sort of events", Mr Hunter said. The state's heavy rain has been relentless, with poli...More..

Aggressive New US Approach Paying Off in War on ISIS
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Aggressive New US Approach Paying Off in War on ISIS

It spews forth in a multitude of languages, via private chat channels and public social media accounts. "To me, this is very similar", said Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders. "We need to help the Iraqi g...More..

Wiz Khalifa in Colombia drug lord row
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Wiz Khalifa in Colombia drug lord row

In another Instagram picture, Khalifa was shown standing in front of the apartment that Escobar had lived in. "But... You really FUCKED IT UP WHIT THIS POST!" Join us in a conversation about world events, the n...More..