Female suspect arrested over death of Kim Jong-nam

Authorities in Malaysia have arrested a woman they believe is connected to the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Lee was quoted as saying. There had been a failed attempt in 2012, the agents... More..

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Nine killed at Yemen funeral in second strike on mourners

Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition struck a house north of Yemen's capital where a crowd of mourners was gathered, residents said on Thursday, killing nine women and a child and injuring dozens. About 7,400 p...More..

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Over 15 martyred, several wounded as blast rocks Lal Shahbaz Qalandar's shrine

It is being reported that Thursday is one of the more busier days at the shrine, which is dedicated to Sufi shrine Lal Shahbaz Qalandar. Faisal Edhi, the head of Edhi Foundation, told ARY News that he has sen...More..

Tourists with e-visas to get free SIM card on arrival
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Tourists with e-visas to get free SIM card on arrival

They will be presented with a free pre-loaded BSNL SIM card with talk time and data as a part of a welcome kit soon after their arrival at the airport. If they get SIM cards at the airports then nearly half of ...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Romanians travel visa-free to Canada after EU Parliament approves CETA deal

The approval of the CETA agreement by the European Parliament represents a new step towards the visa exemption for travel to Canada for the Romanian citizens. The European People's Party member said no on...More..

Aslef union members reject deal in Southern Railway dispute
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Aslef union members reject deal in Southern Railway dispute

The drivers voted by 54%-46% against a deal that offered limited assurances on rostering a second, safety trained crew member in return for accepting Southern's government-led plans for more driver-only operati...More..

Trump has offered Robert Harward the job as Flynn's replacement
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Trump has offered Robert Harward the job as Flynn's replacement

The scramble to replace Flynn began Monday evening and continued with phone calls and meetings into the early hours Tuesday in an effort to enable Trump to make a decision and put the matter behind him as soo...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

German police raids target Muslim clerics accused of spying for Turkey

Austrian Greens Parliamentarian Peter Pilz said memos from the Turkish Embassy in Vienna and the Turkish Consulate in Salzburg showed ATIB, the Austrian equivalent to DITIB, sending in reports on Gulen-backed...More..

Assad says Trump's order banning Syrian refugees 'targets terrorists'
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Assad says Trump's order banning Syrian refugees 'targets terrorists'

During his last interview, al-Assad seemed nearly thrilled by the restriction imposed by Trump. Where you don't have terrorists. Assad has previously ruled out that idea. we wouldn't have (popular) support (t...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Iran, Russia, Syria Envoys Meet Before Astana Talks

The opposition fighters there are drawn from both Free Syrian Army groups and members of a newly formed alliance - Tahrir al-Sham - spearheaded by a faction that was once al-Qaeda's official affiliate. The firs...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Church of England votes for gay marriage after bishop presses wrong button

But there was surprise when it was revealed that one bishop had voted against it. Campaigners stood and protested all of yesterday to urge the General Synod to oppose the troubling report that would reaffirme...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Intel Community Is Withholding Information From Trump

Members of the intelligence community are holding back some information from President Donald Trump over fears they can not trust him with it, The Wall Street Journal reported . US President Donald Trump plans...More..

A 'change had to be made' - Bergevin explains firing of Therrien
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

A 'change had to be made' - Bergevin explains firing of Therrien

It is time to start counting the days until Julien returns to TD Garden, which will come either this postseason or sometime during the 2017-18 regular season. This will mark Julien's second stint with the Canad...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Uncomfortable Truth: Are We Hating Donald Trump for the Wrong Reasons?

On Tuesday, The New York Times reported that federal investigators looking into the Kremlin's attempted influence of the presidential election have evidence that Trump campaign advisers made repeated contact w...More..

After Parliament approval, final ratification could still put CETA in legal limbo
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

After Parliament approval, final ratification could still put CETA in legal limbo

The inclusion of shipping in the system was part of draft measures proposed to reduce Carbon dioxide emissions, and bring European Union climate policy into line with the aims of the Paris agreement, which were...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Barcelona Squad Reportedly 'Disillusioned' with Luis Enrique After PSG Defeat

Since then, Barcelona have won their two knockout encounters with the Parisian club (2012/13, 2014/15). If anything, the two first half goals emboldened them and once they saw Barça recoil, they attacked. "They...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

The ruble dives after Trump tweets 'Was Obama too soft on Russia?'

President Trump launched a Twitter offensive against the US intelligence community, following a report released Tuesday night that some campaign officials had repeated contact with Russian intelligence office...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Tamil Nadu : Sasikala loyalist Palaniswami to form Government, swearing-in today

We are happy", former AIADMK MP K.C. Palaniswamy told IANS. To become the chief minister, Sasikala had to show she had support from a majority of the legislators in the Tamil Nadu assembly. Sasikala's nephews...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns amid controversy over Russian Federation contacts

He's alleged to have talked with the Russian ambassador to the USA about the Obama Administration's sanctions prior to President Trump taking office. The communications were reportedly first detected through ...More..

Russia 'Non-Sense' a 'Cover-Up' Over Hillary's 'Many Mistakes' in Campaign
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Russia 'Non-Sense' a 'Cover-Up' Over Hillary's 'Many Mistakes' in Campaign

The questions about Russia only deepened late Tuesday when The New York Times reported United States agencies had intercepted phone calls past year between Russian intelligence officials and members of Trump'...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Greenpeace EU Trade Policy Adviser Calls on European Parliament to Reject CETA

Over 700 activists surrounded the European Union parliament building in Strasbourg, France, forcing a delay of the vote as parliament members had to be escorted past those protesting a trade deal which revive...More..

European Union parliament backs draft carbon trading reforms
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

European Union parliament backs draft carbon trading reforms

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was en route to France to deliver his own pro-trade message in an address Thursday to the European Parliament , a first for a Canadian leader, and to top business leaders a day ...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

United States to NATO: Pay more or we will reduce support

On Tuesday, he took only one question on the record from media traveling with him to Brussels , saying that the "bottom line" was that Mattis is serving as defense secretary and Flynn's departure "has no impac...More..

Trump asks Netanyahu to 'hold back' on settlements
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Trump asks Netanyahu to 'hold back' on settlements

Israel has approved thousands of new homes in West Bank and East Jerusalem settlements since Mr Trump took office last month. The joint press conference Wednesday came ahead of a private meeting, bilateral...More..

California Dam Evacuees Can Return Home, Businesses to Resume Operations
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

California Dam Evacuees Can Return Home, Businesses to Resume Operations

More storms are expected to batter Northern California later this week, heightening the sense of urgency for the workers who are attempting to stabilize the area surrounding the Oroville Dam. "We want to keep t...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Saraki leads 4-man legislative team to visit President Buhari in London

But following his visit alongside other leaders of the National Assembly on Wednesday, Saraki declared that the "President Buhari is doing well, was cheerful and in good spirits". "As for the countries that hav...More..

Newsmax CEO And Trump Friend Blames Reince Priebus For Rocky Start
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Newsmax CEO And Trump Friend Blames Reince Priebus For Rocky Start

Among other things, it said Priebus was responsible for the "botched rollout" of Trump's ban on immigrants from seven predominately Muslim countries. Walker told reporters Wednesday at the state Capitol tha...More..

Kim Jong Nam murder suspect to appear in Malaysia court
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Kim Jong Nam murder suspect to appear in Malaysia court

Kim had been at the airport's low-priced terminal to catch a flight to Macau on Monday, when someone grabbed or held Kim's face from behind, after which he felt dizzy and sought help, Malaysian police official ...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Retail CEOs meet with Trump

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), who represents a state heavily dependent on investment from foreign corporations, such as BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo, said of the border tax proposal: It's "going to be very hard to g...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Cabinet approves SBI merger with 5 associate banks

Their net profit stood at Rs1,640 crore at that time. SBBJ was quoting at Rs 752.45, up 4.80 percent, SBM was trading at Rs 589 up 4.87 percent and State Bank of Travancore was quoting at Rs 590.10, up 5.38 p...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

2 state solution optional? Palestinians puzzled by U.S. view

Antonio Guterres, right, Secretary General of the United Nations, gestures towards CNN correspondent Becky Anderson prior to an open discussion the World Government Summit 2017 in Dubai's Madinat Jumeirah on Fe...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Baghdad auto bomb kills four

At least 15 people were killed outright. In January 2, ISIL, which often targets crowded areas to maximise casualties, claimed responsibility for a suicide auto bombing that killed 39 people in a busy market ...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Trump Scrambles To Take Tough Stance On Russia Over Crimea

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said earlier that US President Donald Trump expects Russian Federation to de-escalate the situation in Donbass and return Crimea to Ukraine. Furthermore, Kremlin does...More..

Groundhog Day: N. Korea launches more ballistic missiles
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Groundhog Day: N. Korea launches more ballistic missiles

After Saturday's missile launch, one of Russia's top foreign affairs officials said North Korea's behaviour is a "definite challenge to all of us". North Korea, which had issued a warning last month that it w...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

California dam evacuees are told they can go home

The lake level continued to rise. To relieve pressure on the dam, more than 2800 cubic metres of water per second were being released into the main damaged spillway , almost double its usual capacity. " 'Thi...More..