Barcelona star Lionel Messi hit by 4-match Federation Internationale de Football Association ban

With Colombia and Chile both winning, Argentina slipped to fifth in the South American qualification race - with only the top four teams earning an automatic ticket to Russian Federation next summer. The Argentina started losing condition at ... More..

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South Africa's Ahmed Kathrada to be laid to rest

Kgalema Motlanthe, a board member of the Kathrada Foundation and former South African president, and struggle stalwart Sophie Williams-de Bruyn will address the mourners from 10am, according to the Ahmed Kat...More..

Sudan's al-Bashir to attend Jordan summit despite warrant
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Sudan's al-Bashir to attend Jordan summit despite warrant

Israel has peace treaties with Egypt and Jordan, and has widespread business interests with the Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia. He cast uncertainty over years of global efforts to foster a two-state s...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump Administration 'Strongly Condemns' Arrests of Peaceful Protesters in Russian Federation

THE Kremlin has rejected calls by the United States and the European Union to release opposition protesters detained during demonstrations on Sunday and accused organizers of paying teenagers to take part. Na...More..

South African finance minister pulled from overseas tour
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

South African finance minister pulled from overseas tour

Gordhan returned to Johannesburg on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, after being abruptly ordered to pull out of a trade promotion trip to the Britain and the United States, fuelling investor fears that he is about to ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum call

She has proposed a new independence referendum between autumn next year and spring 2019, once the terms of Brexit have become clearer but before it has taken effect. "I hope the United Kingdom government will r...More..

Third life sentence requested for 'Carlos the Jackal'
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Third life sentence requested for 'Carlos the Jackal'

Carlos, whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, 67, was convicted of the attack on an upmarket Paris store that left two dead and 34 injured on September 15, 1974, after the lead prosecutor said "all eviden...More..

Devin Nunes bursts onto scene with controversial role in Russian Federation probe
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Devin Nunes bursts onto scene with controversial role in Russian Federation probe

Mr Nunes is under pressure to explain why he went to the White House alone to review intelligence, a day before announcing alleged new evidence in his committee's investigation. And that is a prospect Adam Sch...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Park Geun-Hye Ousted South Korea leader slammed for defiance

TV footage showed a broadly smiling Park waving to hundreds of supporters who gathered around her home, taking selfies with some as many chanted " Our president forever! ". She is the country's first democratic...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump's debt collector: Tillerson heads to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Tillerson, having finally agreed to meet his colleagues at his first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation talks, must now translate Trump's tweets into a diplomatic strategy to strengthen the alliance. Tillerson ...More..

Airport runway closed in Britain after protesters surround 'deportation plane'
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Airport runway closed in Britain after protesters surround 'deportation plane'

A Facebook page called "Stop Charter Flights - End Deportations " was broadcasting live from the protest on Tuesday evening. Those involved were trying to stop a charter flight which they claim was due to ...More..

South Korea: prosecutors seek arrest of former-president Park Geun-hye
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

South Korea: prosecutors seek arrest of former-president Park Geun-hye

A South Korean court said on Monday it would hold a hearing on ousted leader Park Geun-hye's arrest warrant on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. (0130 GMT). The smaller conservative Bareun Party also expressed regret ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

British police reveal more details of Parliament attacker

He also appealed to the public to come forward with any information on Khalid Masood, the terror suspect behind the attack, who was born as Adrian Russell Ajao in Dartford before converting to Islam. In 2000,...More..

Russian Federation probe head Nunes stands firm as resignation chorus grows
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Russian Federation probe head Nunes stands firm as resignation chorus grows

Nunes' committee is now investigating reports that Moscow attempted to sway the election in Trump's favor, as well as allegations that members of Trump's campaign may have conspired with the Kremlin to that end...More..

Power down for Earth Hour Saturday evening
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Power down for Earth Hour Saturday evening

In his message on Earth Hour being commemorated the world over on today (Saturday), he urged parliamentarians and people to observe the global Earth Hour by voluntarily switching off extra lights for one hour b...More..

Turkish pop star, journalists on trial over failed coup
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Turkish pop star, journalists on trial over failed coup

Opponents fear a lurch toward authoritarianism in a nation which has seen tens of thousands of people, from teachers and journalists to soldiers and police, detained since a failed coup attempt last July. The...More..

Dogs rescued from slaughter in South Korea heading to shelters
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dogs rescued from slaughter in South Korea heading to shelters

The rescued animals are headed for shelters in New York , Maryland and Pennsylvania. The Humane Society has helped save more than 800 South Korean dogs on farms since 2015. Despite a stark decline in the d...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

McAuliffe on Trump executive orders on the Clean Power Plan

During the president's maiden visit to the Environmental Protection Agency , he signed the Energy Independence Executive Order , which cuts EPA regulations in order to support Mr Trump's plan of cutting the a...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation has information suggesting Trump associates and Russians may have coordinated
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation has information suggesting Trump associates and Russians may have coordinated

One law-enforcement official who spoke with CNN said that "people connected to the campaign were in contact and it appeared they were giving the thumbs-up to release information when it was ready". What's n...More..

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Warning Reception
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Warning Reception

Meteorologist Mindy Beerends, at the National Weather Service, says this is Severe Weather Awareness Week. Due to the strong winds and cold air aloft, some of these thunderstorms will be capable of producing da...More..

Protest shutdown affects life in Kashmir
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Protest shutdown affects life in Kashmir

The security forces fired pellet guns and tear gas shells at the protesters to try and disperse them, PTI quoted an official as saying. One militant was killed in the operation and one weapon was recovered fr...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Scottish Parliament expected to back indyref2

Scots voted against independence in the first referendum in September 2014 by 55% to 45% and at the time Sturgeon said that it was a once in a generation vote, however she has argued that since May is intent on...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Israel's Netanyahu pledges to work with Trump on peace efforts

She condemned the United Nations and the recent anti-Israel resolutions. There is skepticism in the United States and Middle East over the chances for restarting Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy. Israeli leaders...More..

Worst humanitarian crisis declared in three African countries
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Worst humanitarian crisis declared in three African countries

It also warned that over 17 million people, which equals to 65 percent of all Yemeni households, are food insecure, meaning that they can not afford feeding themselves and their children adequately. "What about...More..

No legal slaughterhouse is being targetted in UP: Naidu
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

No legal slaughterhouse is being targetted in UP: Naidu

Despite Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh's assurance yesterday that legal slaughterhouses will not be targeted, nearly half of those with valid licenses have also been temporarily shut down in...More..

Dhoni's Aadhar details shared on Twitter
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dhoni's Aadhar details shared on Twitter

Prasad was tagged in the tweet, which included a photograph of the cricketer with a CSC representative and another of Dhoni's personal details on the Aadhaar website. Following Sakshi's tweet, the Union ministe...More..

US citizens warned against travel to French Guiana
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

US citizens warned against travel to French Guiana

Protesters are angry over high crime, the cost of living and the poor quality of health care. As anger mounted, the French government announced it was sending two high-level ministers in a nod to demands made...More..

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar takes dig at Digvijaya Singh after floor test
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar takes dig at Digvijaya Singh after floor test

Parrikar said the Congress leader had sought to create a hype over the situation in state as he was anxious about losing his party post if he failed in the number game. We win the people by heart and the people...More..

French Socialist candidate meets Merkel, Schulz
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

French Socialist candidate meets Merkel, Schulz

Two more state elections in May will be followed by a national parliamentary election on September 24 in which Merkel is seeking a fourth term as chancellor. Schulz has led a revival in his Social Democrats' (S...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Restrictions if you're arriving on United Kingdom bound flights from 6 countries

These items must be checked in and stowed in the baggage hold. The UK ban applies to six countries ( Turkey , Lebanon, Jordan , Egypt , Tunisia and Saudi Arabia), while the usa ban applies to 10 airports ...More..

Bangladesh army kills 4 insurgents, ending 4-day standoff
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Bangladesh army kills 4 insurgents, ending 4-day standoff

Golam Kibria, a senior police official in Sylhet city, said 25 people were also wounded in the explosions, which took place on a road near an Islamic religious school. Dhaka : Four terrorists, including one w...More..

Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner to oversee government overhaul
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner to oversee government overhaul

Nunes has said , however, that the new information he viewed and discussed last week is unrelated to the Russian Federation investigation. The White House described the objective of one of those meetings in ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

New Zealand and China plan to expand free-trade deal

While Australia has been careful not to offend China, which took 31 per cent of its merchandise exports in the 12 months to July, it's been uneasy about Beijing's military build-up in the South China Sea, whi...More..

Rajinikanth's 2.0 movie crew attacks photojournalists
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Rajinikanth's 2.0 movie crew attacks photojournalists

The journalists have lodged a complaint against film's production manager, a bouncer, and the director S Shankar's nephew. Meanwhile, the Shankar directed film 2.0 is being touted as India's most expensive fi...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

Underscoring the tensions, North Korea conducted a test of a new high-thrust engine at its Tongchang-ri rocket launch station, and Kim said the successful test was "a new birth" of its rocket industry, Pyongyan...More..