Sweden truck attack suspect 39-year-old Uzbekistan-born man

The gray Stockholm skyline was dotted with flags flying half-staff on a cool morning where a few people walked the quiet streets near the scene of the truck attack. "We are thinking about the victims - their families and friends - and those who were ... More..

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4 killed, 20 injured in blast near church in Egypt's Nile delta

At least 42 others were wounded in the explosion at Mar Grigis Coptic church in Tanta, according to state-run al-Ahram newpaper. Egypt state media says a bomb has gone off in a church in the Nile Delta, causi...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Suspect device found in Sweden crash truck

It swerved from side to side. Stockholm was returning to normality on a bright Sunday morning with police barricades taken down along the Drottninggatan street where the attack took place. A government sour...More..

Campaigning ends; Ater, Bandhavgarh go to polls tomorrow
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Campaigning ends; Ater, Bandhavgarh go to polls tomorrow

Singh is now playing a "limited role" in the two by-elections in Madhya Pradesh, in Ater and Bandhavgarh, which are being supervised by a "high-level" poll panel team led by Andhra Pradesh chief electoral offic...More..

N and S Korean women draw in Pyongyang
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

N and S Korean women draw in Pyongyang

North Korea also claimed the joint exercises were a practice drill preparing for the assassination of Kim Jong Un . -China summit fueled speculation that it was also meant as a signal that Trump may act agains...More..

Thousands pay tribute to London attack victims
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Thousands pay tribute to London attack victims

One week after London was shaken by the Westminster attack, a vigil is being held on Westminster Bridge to remember those killed by the attacker Khalid Masood. Masood had convictions for violent crimes in the...More..

'N Korea blasts US strikes on Syria, says justify nukes'
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

'N Korea blasts US strikes on Syria, says justify nukes'

But Stavridis said that he felt it was the "best strategy" should the U.S.be forced to take military action. With some observers now talking about the possibility of USA military action against North Korea, a...More..

Xi Jinping-Donald Trump meetings: Differences over thorny issues persist
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Xi Jinping-Donald Trump meetings: Differences over thorny issues persist

Trump briefed Xi about Thursday's strike, the first USA military action against the government of President Bashar al-Assad, and the Chinese leader showed understanding that "such a response was necessary when ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Trump Congratulates Military for Successful 'Attack' in Syria

But Moscow is likely to take further retaliatory measures in Syria over the next few weeks. USA officials blame Moscow for propping up Assad. "This move by Washington [the USA airstrike on an air base in Syri...More..

Twitter Withdraws Lawsuit After DHS Drops Demands For Alt-Account's Identity
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Twitter Withdraws Lawsuit After DHS Drops Demands For Alt-Account's Identity

According to the lawsuit, it claims to be unofficial commentary by one or more anonymous employees of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, a unit of DHS. Following Trump's inauguration in January, an...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Pact day for India, Bangladesh

April 9 ( ANI): As Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a veiled swipe at Pakistan, asserted that a "thought process" in South Asia was inspiring and nurturing terrorism, defence expert Uday Bhaskar on Sunday said...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

First lady tours school with Xi's wife

But as Presidents Trump and Xi scooped sorbet and sipped wine ahead of high-stakes talks on North Korea, trade and other issues, the USA military fired 59 missiles at a Syrian airfield in retaliation for a rece...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Modi's terrorism swipe at Pakistan

Without naming Islamabad, he continued: "There is a mentality in South Asia against this mindset". An inter agency agreement was signed between the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership (GCNEP) of Indi...More..

In Syria Turkish foreign minister calls for Assad's removal
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

In Syria Turkish foreign minister calls for Assad's removal

A US missile attack on Friday, April 7, 2017 has caused heavy damage to one of Syria's biggest and most strategic air bases, used to launch warplanes to strike opposition-held areas in central, northern and sou...More..

Democratic Senator In Deep-Red State Comes Out Against Neil Gorsuch
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Democratic Senator In Deep-Red State Comes Out Against Neil Gorsuch

She attributed her decision not to a party line vote, but one she came to after reviewing Gorsuch's record, which she says shows a "stunning lack of humanity". In 2013, Democrats were in the majority and upset ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Warplanes strike Syrian town hit by chemical attack

On Friday, a Russian official said Syria's air defences would be strengthened further. The prime minister said the U.S. military response was the only option to respond to the chemical weapons attack that l...More..

North Korea: US missile strikes on Syrian airbase 'unforgivable act of aggression'
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

North Korea: US missile strikes on Syrian airbase 'unforgivable act of aggression'

North Korea's latest action came ahead of a two-day meeting starting Thursday between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Florida. North Korea has violated these resoluti...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Airstrike on Syrian Town Hit by Chemical Weapons Kills 1

Much of the global community rallied behind Trump's decision to fire the cruise missiles in reaction to this week's chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of men, women and children in Syria. "If this inte...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Backed Syrian Fighters Reach ISIS-Held Dam in North Syria

Mattis and other officials have strongly suggested the plan will preserve the central feature of the Obama administration's approach: Advising and enabling local forces to fight rather than doing it for them. O...More..

ISIS shoots down Iraqi army helicopter in Mosul, government says
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

ISIS shoots down Iraqi army helicopter in Mosul, government says

Islamic militants unleashed multiple suicide attacks in the city of Tikrit , north of Baghdad, killing at least 22 people, a provincial official said on Wednesday. Sporadic gunfire could be heard in the mornin...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

57-year-old Fred Couples in contention again at the Masters

The group at 1-under including three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson, Olympic gold medalist Justin Rose and former PGA champion Jason Dufner. After previously playing the course only in practice this week,...More..

Rep. Kevin Cramer on Gorsuch confirmation
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Rep. Kevin Cramer on Gorsuch confirmation

Senate Democrats had initially gathered enough votes to filibuster the confirmation - which would have blocked a vote on Gorsuch from taking place - but McConnell chose the option of changing the rules to req...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Seoul Test Fires Missile amid 'Little Progress' in Reining in North Korea

The South Korea and North Korea women's hockey teams clashed on Thursday in a rare sporting event between the two nations. "We think that North Korea is ready to carry out the sixth nuclear test at any time u...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan

National Police Commissioner Dan Eliasson said a "technical device" was discovered in the drivers seat of the truck. Sweden's prosecutor said he has been arrested on suspicion of murder and terror offence...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Frontrunners Le Pen, Macron on offensive as French presidency race tightens

Francois Fillon , the conservative candidate, said "Le Pen's economic policy will collapse as soon as the French people will decide to keep the European currency". If you think that French traders, who are clos...More..

'Tremendous progress' in China talks
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

'Tremendous progress' in China talks

On Air Force One on the way to Florida Trump pointed to the crisis in North Korea as a top priority in the meetings with Xi. The swift action in Syria could be interpreted as a signal especially to defiant ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

USA strikes win global praise - but ratchet up Russian Federation tension

The United States and Russian Federation will maintain a hotline aimed at preventing midair collisions of their warplanes in Syria, senior U.S. military officials said today, contradicting Moscow's claims that ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Theresa May pushes for Saudi energy giant to list shares in London

May must try to strengthen her hand in talks with the European Union without annoying its leaders and secure trade deals elsewhere in case the talks fail and Britain crashes out of the bloc without an agreement...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

North Korea calls US strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

The American president told reporters traveling with him to Florida that he thinks China will "want to be stepping up" in trying to deter North Korea's nuclear ambitions. Both of these scenarios were part o...More..

Thomas (again) leads Celtics past Hornets, 121-114
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Thomas (again) leads Celtics past Hornets, 121-114

The Celtics shot 51.7 percent from the field and hit 17 3-pointers. "And we made a couple of plays on both sides of the floor, and we got a win". "We weren't able to do that, but we're going to face adversity t...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Western allies applaud strike on Syria amid questions of next steps

President Trump's decision to launch an air strike on the Al Shayrat airfield in Syria confirms what had been only too obvious in recent weeks, that Trump, far from representing a clean break with the regna...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

ANC members will not vote in no confidence vote - Mantashe

Some of the ANC top executives complained that Zuma had failed to consult them over reshuffling his cabinet. Mantashe said the NWC agreed that top officials criticising the ANC and Zuma in public "should not ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Trump hails 'tremendous progress' with China

The Taiwan issue was not raised during a just-concluded summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) because their priority was dealing with North Korea's nuclear threat, ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

NRA Statement on U.S. Senate Confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch

The vote to confirm Gorsuch comes after Senate Republicans deployed the so-called "nuclear option" Thursday, which the rules to allow Supreme Court nominees to be confirmed by a simple majority, rather than the...More..

Cabin crew deliver premature baby at 42000ft
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Cabin crew deliver premature baby at 42000ft

Turkish Airlines later confirmed that the mum and baby were both doing well. "After the smooth landing of Boeing B737-900 type aircraft to the Ouagadougou Airport, the mother Nafi Diaby and her newborn baby g...More..