Oppose the nomination of David Friedman as United States Ambassador to Israel

President Donald Trump's pick for U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Thursday. According to Israel's Artuz Sheva , he spoke out in favor of Israel numerous times during the campaign... More..

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Pakistani forces kill, arrest dozens after IS shrine bombing

Meanwhile, according to the report , Sehwan police station SHO Rasool Baksh said around 100 people, including women and children, have been killed in the suicide bomb attack. A roadside bomb hit an army conv...More..

Duterte has P2B in banks - Trillanes
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Duterte has P2B in banks - Trillanes

On Thursday, Trillanes called a press conference to reveal supposed bank transactions across several years, when Duterte was still mayor. Some were individual accounts in the names of other close associates, ...More..

PLO official: Alternative to two-state solution is 'painful bloodshed'
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

PLO official: Alternative to two-state solution is 'painful bloodshed'

He called for "concrete measures in order to save the two-state solution". "Anybody that wants to say the United States does not support the two-state solution, that would be an error", Haley told reporters a...More..

Egypt Says Libyan Rivals To Cooperate In Amending UN-Brokered Deal
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Egypt Says Libyan Rivals To Cooperate In Amending UN-Brokered Deal

In a statement, Al-Emari welcomed any Arab or worldwide mediation to find a solution to Libya's crisis, rejecting to see the mediators biased to a certain party in the talks, pointing out that he refuses underm...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump could call on billionaire ally to curb spy agency powers

On Thursday, the president denied reports he was planning to bring in Feinberg to lead the charge, though he declined to completely rule out some role. The mere possibility of presenting incomplete information ...More..

Afghanistan border crossing sealed
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Afghanistan border crossing sealed

In the aftermath of recent blast at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sindh, the government has made a decision to seal Torkham border crossing with Afghanistan for an indefinite period, a loval TV channel ...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Immigration agents illegally detain Obama program 'dreamer,' lawsuit says

Emily Langley, a spokeswoman for the US attorney's office in Seattle, said the Justice Department is still reviewing the case. Ramirez's detention may be the first arrest of an immigrant covered by Obama's ...More..

U.S. stance on two-state solution worrying: French FM
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

U.S. stance on two-state solution worrying: French FM

Chairman Bob Corker's speaking with at least one protester ahead of the session, and the kind words of current senator Lindsay Graham and former senator Joe Lieberman in introducing the nominee, Friedman was in...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

3 found dead in Australia water tank

A neighbour called emergency services to the scene. Police were called to the Gunning property, around 60kms north of Canberra, just after 6.20pm, after a man collapsed while working in an empty in ground cem...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump backpedals on margin of Electoral College victory

President Trump went off script during his announcement of his new Labor secretary nominee, Alexander Acosta , Thursday, admonishing the media and at one point incorrectly claiming to have won the biggest ele...More..

U.S. officials reinforce Trump support for two-state solution
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

U.S. officials reinforce Trump support for two-state solution

The liberal group Friedman had attacked, J Street, is generally critical of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who visited the White House on Wednesday. He sees a chance for a warmer relationship with T...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

An argument against the approval of CETA by the EU Parliament

It was the first time a Canadian prime minister had addressed the European Parliament. Mr Trudeau said: "Some people are anxious that the current system only benefits society's narrow elite - and their conc...More..

CNN's Tapper Tells Trump to 'Stop Whining'
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

CNN's Tapper Tells Trump to 'Stop Whining'

Maybe a bigger maybe. This Russian connection non-sense is merely an attempt to cover up the many mistakes made in Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTapper rebukes Trump: "These are news stories" Ryan: "I'...More..

Trump says USA will deal with North Korea
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump says USA will deal with North Korea "very strongly"

In their summit meeting, Prime Minister Abe and President Trump demanded that North Korea abandon its nuclear weapons and missile development programs and agreed on the importance of cooperation between their t...More..

Trump's Pick For Ambassador To Israel Heckled During Confirmation Hearing
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump's Pick For Ambassador To Israel Heckled During Confirmation Hearing

The committee began confirmation hearings on Thursday for Friedman, a Trump lawyer who has called for the United States embassy to be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and denounced progressive pro-Israel lob...More..

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong arrested in South Korea
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong arrested in South Korea

His team has been trying since to strengthen its case, and Mr. Park's office said on Tuesday that it had again asked a court in Seoul to issue an arrest warrant for Mr. This is the second attempt by prosecutors...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump has another face-off with 'very fake news' CNN

During a press conference on Monday before Flynn's resignation, Trump selected reporters from The Daily Caller and Sinclair media, outlets generally considered sympathetic to Trump's presidency. "Sometimes I'll...More..

Trump Pick for Envoy to Israel to Face Grilling Over Peace Plan
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump Pick for Envoy to Israel to Face Grilling Over Peace Plan

Responding to the hearing, human rights attorney Noura Erakat said , "Despite his disciplined performance before the Senate confirmation panel, David Friedman has made abundantly clear his agenda regarding Isr...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Ali Khamenei Rejects Donald Trump's Threats Over Missiles

Tehran had been working "for decades" to "divulge the true face" of the USA and the "depth of corruption" of its government and leaders, Khamenei said during a speech before Iranian military commanders. "We ar...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Sehwan hit attack on country's future: PM

Inspector General Police (Sindh) AD Khawaja told Dawn that numerous injured were in critical condition. The killed included 12 women and 10 children while the injured also included a large number of women...More..

UP polls: Rahul Gandhi heads for family bastions
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

UP polls: Rahul Gandhi heads for family bastions

But reports suggest that she might address rallies in the constituency on February 18. Congress president Sonia Gandhi may also make an appearance in Raebareilly, which has five Assembly constituencies that wil...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Palaniswami and Dinakaran: Men may run Tamil Nadu

Governor C Vidyasagar Rao administered the oath of office to the chief minister and his 30-member council at a function in which Sasikala's family members took the front row, leaving no room for guesswork as to...More..

United Nations denounces North Korea for test-firing ballistic missile
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

United Nations denounces North Korea for test-firing ballistic missile

Before Sunday's test, analysts thought North Korea's solid-fuel weapons were limited to a submarine-launched ballistic missile that the country test-fired last August and short-range KN-02 missiles. The North c...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Is Triple Talaq Legal, Supreme Court To Ask Constitution Bench To Decide

For the first time in the Supreme Court the Modi government has opposed the triple talaq practice on the grounds of gender equality, secularism and binding worldwide covenants. The questions were framed to help...More..

Letters from rabbis, Holocaust survivors decry Trump Israel envoy pick David Friedman
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Letters from rabbis, Holocaust survivors decry Trump Israel envoy pick David Friedman

Partisan rhetoric is not appropriate in achieving diplomatic progress, especially in a sensitive and strife-torn region like the Middle East. The hearing has been scheduled for this Thursday - a day after US ...More..

Unpalatable as it is, Trump should talk to North Korea
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Unpalatable as it is, Trump should talk to North Korea

US President Donald Trump holds a joint press conference following his summit at the White House with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Feb. 13. As Pyongyang's main diplomatic ally, China is key to any e...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Michael Flynn: Trump's national security adviser quits

When the president was asked about them in a brief gaggle on Air Force One on Friday afternoon, he said "I don't know about that". Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former CIA Directo...More..

Top Republicans are calling for an investigation into Michael Flynn
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Top Republicans are calling for an investigation into Michael Flynn

The president removed Flynn after he misled Vice-President Mike Pence about discussing sanctions with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak before Trump took office. "It's going to be impossible for President Trump...More..

Netanyahu: Settlements 'an issue, not the issue' in conflict
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Netanyahu: Settlements 'an issue, not the issue' in conflict

And he indicated that he would at least consider Trump's request that he rein in settlements. Now eight years after Netanyahu first accepted this principle, we seem to be going back to square one. "I thin...More..

Ranieri says Leicester are underdogs at third-tier Millwall
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Ranieri says Leicester are underdogs at third-tier Millwall

The Argentine, who scored some crucial goals for the Foxes as they clinched the title last season, has found himself way down the pecking this season and has managed only one league start. "He didn't finish the...More..

Hafiz Saeed, 37 others seek removal from ECL
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Hafiz Saeed, 37 others seek removal from ECL

The Jamatud Dawa (JuD) has appealed to the interior ministry to lift the travel restrictions against its chief Hafiz Saeed and 37 other workers if it wanted "no terrorism activity in Pakistan". The lawyer state...More..

New Zealand wildfires prompt hundreds of evacuations
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

New Zealand wildfires prompt hundreds of evacuations

At noon, local time, Civil Defence said 11 Christchurch homes and two sheds have been destroyed. "It's not a really good forecast for firefighting. we are expecting winds to develop this afternoon", civil def...More..

Thrilled Wenger says Arsenal finally as good as Barcelona
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Thrilled Wenger says Arsenal finally as good as Barcelona

The rebound came straight to the legs of Sanchez who took a second shot that missed goal but, as luck would have it, he got a third straightaway and burried it in the goal brilliantly. The anti-Wenger chant...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Ernst: Trump needs to step up against Russian Federation

Speaking on behalf of Vladimir Putin's foreign ministry, spokeswoman Maria Zakharova used a weekly news briefing to correct President Trump's claims that Crimea was "taken". The sanctions were prompted by...More..