IGP rubbishes report Jong Nam mistaken for S Korean

In a separate development, the US Treasury has imposed sanctions on 11 North Korean commercial operations which it says are involved in aiding North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons. In the wake of Mr Kim's killing on February 13, Pyongyang reacted... More..

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Mcebisi Jonas resigns as ANC MP
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Mcebisi Jonas resigns as ANC MP

Opposition parties brought the motion after President Zuma's abrupt recall of Pravin Gordhan from overseas, which preceded his midnight Cabinet reshuffle. Many analysts believe Gordhan and his deputy, Mcebisi J...More..

Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong fails doping test
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong fails doping test

She is also the victor of the London marathon and was set to defend her title on April 23 in another London marathon. The decision on whether she will win the award has now been put on hold pending the conclusi...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump, Xi to dine together as trade, North Korea issues loom

On Thursday, Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Florida for a meeting with President Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort. Ahead of the Thursday night dinner with their wives, Trump said he and Xi already had ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

EU's Tusk, Britain's May seek smooth start to Brexit talks

The talks come as both sides are settling on their negotiating positions. "Agreed to stay in regular contact throughout process". But it gave up some of those gains on Thursday, as investors took the view tha...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Air India and Indigo flights avert collision at Delhi Airport

At about the same time, Indigo's Delhi bound flight from Ranchi 6E398 was about to land on the same runway. One plane belonged to Air India while the other belonged to Indigo Airlines. Earlier on Friday, Prime ...More..

Mexico, Canada, US planning joint bid for 2026 FIFA World Cup
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Mexico, Canada, US planning joint bid for 2026 FIFA World Cup

A report in The Guardian today revealed that CONCACAF are planning a three-country joint bid for the 2026 World Cup. "Canada, the United States and Mexico are aiming for a joint bid, the idea has been around...More..

BJP Takes Jibe On SP-Congress Combine On Farm Loan Waiver
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

BJP Takes Jibe On SP-Congress Combine On Farm Loan Waiver

The minister also said that the agriculture department is now focussing on setting up the wheat purchase centers to meet the target of almost 80 lakh metric tons of wheat to get purchased from farmers. In turn,...More..

Oil prices jump after U.S. launches missile strike in Syria
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Oil prices jump after U.S. launches missile strike in Syria

Damage estimates from the strikes, which were conducted at 8:45 p.m. EDT, were not immediately known. The administration has been put to the test this week amid an global outcry over the newly horrifying viol...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump statement on US military strikes in Syria

The strike on Syria is a direct American assault on the Syrian government and is the first high level military action by the Donald Trump administration since taking over as president. The attacks earlier t...More..

Kashmiri cricketers detained for wearing Pakistani team's jersey
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Kashmiri cricketers detained for wearing Pakistani team's jersey

Quoting its sources, the report said that the video was from a cricket match between two teams - one representing Pakistan and the other India. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . A report in The ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Spar-a-Lago: Trump meets Xi

The meeting between Trump and Xi comes amid a sharp downturn in relations between Taiwan and China that followed the election past year of independence-leaning Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. The North has te...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Several dead in US strike on Syria base

The Iranian authorities strongly condemn the U.S. missile strike on an airfield in Syria's Homs province, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday. warships against Shayrat airbase under the pretext of Tuesd...More..

Missing mother and young sons found safe
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Missing mother and young sons found safe

A spokesperson for Nottinghamshire Police said: "Police have located Samantha Baldwin, 42, Dylan Madge, six, and Louis Madge, nine". On Tuesday police searched several properties in Newark and senior officers...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Syrian opposition welcomes USA strike on army airbase

Syrian officials have insisted that they did not use chemical weapons and that it was opposition fighters who stockpiled the chemicals. Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Friday US use of a chemic...More..

Despite drop in crossings, Homeland Security chief says border wall still needed
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Despite drop in crossings, Homeland Security chief says border wall still needed

Building a " real wall " was a central promise of President Donald Trump's campaign ― and one that nearly certainly won't happen in the way he said it would. "There will be a lot of different activity - protest...More..

USMNT bounce back in World Cup qualifiers
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

USMNT bounce back in World Cup qualifiers

The U.S.' next two Hex matches will come on June 8 at home to Trinidad and Tobago followed by a June 11 road match with Mexico . "It was good to get him two games at left back", said Arena. Both central def...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Scotland's minister, a Trump critic, says she would meet him

Ms Sturgeon, however, revoked his status as business ambassador for Scotland after he proposed banning Muslims from entering the USA in 2015. Gone is the boastful Salmond reference to Scotland being "the ...More..

European Union says it will recognize any decision by Syrians on country's future
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

European Union says it will recognize any decision by Syrians on country's future

The statements come after the United States suggested its approach to reaching peace in the region will change. But last week Washington signalled it would no longer focus on Assad's ouster as it concentrates...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Scotland's economy 'on brink of recession' after lagging behind UK

Tory finance spokesman Murdo Fraser said: "Nicola Sturgeon's Scottish Government must take responsibility for this mess". The Confederation of British Industry - a business lobby which forecast negative econo...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

French candidates spar over corruption in debate

This debate is key as some candidates have said that they won't attend the final debate on April 20 as it is too close to the election. Here's what you missed ... " I regret it because I really did not mean to ...More..

Turkey's Erdogan says he may hold second referendum on European Union accession talks
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Turkey's Erdogan says he may hold second referendum on European Union accession talks

Both countries cited security concerns for their decisions, but Erdogan has accused them of using "Nazi methods" and trampling on free speech, comments infuriating several European Union governments and deepeni...More..

North Korea launches missile into Sea of Japan
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

North Korea launches missile into Sea of Japan

While Tillerson's statement was unusually short and vague, experts in South Korea and Japan saw it as a sign of consistency on how the United States under President Donald Trump will deal with North Korea ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Tillerson says Russia has 'failed' in Syria

On Friday, Russia called it an "aggression against a sovereign state", and said it was a violation of global law that would significantly hurt US-Russia ties. President Donald Trump ordered at least 50 Tomaha...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Aim for Profits Despite Rollback of Clean Power Plan - The Minute

The Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan would have at least done something to abate the effects of the rapid climate change we are now experiencing. The truth is that coal , as a cheap source of energy f...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump to Abe: US to boost military defense against NKorea

The launch was North Korea's latest in a long series of missile and nuclear tests that have accelerated in their variation and intensity over the last two years. The United States has spoken enough about North ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump faces pressure to attack Syrian regime

Tillerson briefed reporters shortly after the USA launched cruise missiles against a Syrian air base in retaliation for a gruesome chemical weapons attack . While Trump stopped short of calling on Assad to lea...More..

Woman, 36, collapses and dies at end of half marathon
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Woman, 36, collapses and dies at end of half marathon

We'll do everything we can to carry on Lindsay's legacy and make sure her children know how incredibly wonderful their mom was. "I don't think she slept", Bannon, the center's assistant director of developmen...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

After a body-pounding inning, Cardinals' Piscotty is fine

The Cardinals had a feeling scoring runs off Chicago starter Jake Arrieta would be hard, but what Piscotty went through to score St. Louis' only run bordered on the insane. The outfielder was hit in both arms a...More..

British Queen Honours Minister Who Tried To Save Policeman After London Attack
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

British Queen Honours Minister Who Tried To Save Policeman After London Attack

Two people injured in the incident are still in critical condition, one with life-threatening injuries, Rowley said . Rowley also identified the fourth victim who died from his injuries while hospitalized as...More..

Turkish minister: Chemical weapons were used in Idlib
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Turkish minister: Chemical weapons were used in Idlib

It was the largest chemical weapons attack since Saddam Hussein gassed thousands of Kurds in Halabja, Iraq , 25 years earlier. After the Syria chemical attack Tuesday that killed more than 70 people, inc...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump's change of heart on Syria

The military targeted Syrian aircraft, an airstrip and fuel stations in its strike, the official said, adding the missiles themselves struck their targets at 3:45am in Syria on Friday. "This escalation is short...More..

Russia bomb suspect rented apartment in St. Petersburg month before attack
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Russia bomb suspect rented apartment in St. Petersburg month before attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was under threat of terrorist attacks. "We see that the situation unfortunately is not improving", Putin said ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

United Nations council weighs compromise on Syria gas attack probe

Tillerson and other top national security figures were hastily called to a meeting to discuss military options, one of the officials said. Moscow , Assad's key backer, has been supporting the Syrian govern...More..

Reported use of chemical weapons in Syria alarming
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Reported use of chemical weapons in Syria alarming

Trump did not go into detail about his new policy towards Syria, just told reporters that: "You'll see". The UN Security Council convened on Wednesday to discuss a draft resolution proposed by the US, Brita...More..