USS Carl Vinson sent to South Korean waters as tensions rise

The move comes shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump's order to strike a Syrian air base on Thursday. "Because North Korea places most of its assets underground, it will be hard for the Vinson group to do a lot of damage to North Korea on its o... More..

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Over 500 Iraqi Civilians Killed, Some 550 Wounded in March
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Over 500 Iraqi Civilians Killed, Some 550 Wounded in March

Iraqi state TV said he was known by the alias "Abu Yahya, the war minister". Iraqi forces, backed by a US-led coalition, have been battling since October to retake the city of Mosul, the militant group's last...More..

Centre fully with people of J&K for state's progress: PM
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Centre fully with people of J&K for state's progress: PM

The 10.9 km tunnel has been constructed with an investment of Rs 2,519 crore, and forms part of the proposed widening of NH 44 from Jammu to Srinagar. For last 40 years so much blood has spilled, but nothing ...More..

Foreign Office defends navy for ordering Spanish warship out of Gibraltar waters
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Foreign Office defends navy for ordering Spanish warship out of Gibraltar waters

The rocky 2.6 square mile (6.7 sq.km) enclave at the tip of the Iberian peninsula has been a British territory - and cause of friction between the United Kingdom and Spain - since 1713 . In the newspaper ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Pressure on Maple Leafs in final weekend of NHL season

Connor McDavid reached 100 points in the Oilers' regular-season finale, the 28th 100-point season by a player since 2005-06. The trick Toronto runs, where they outskate and outscore their defensive weakness, ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

USA says Syria strike is 'a message to other nations'

China and South Korea agreed on Monday to slap tougher sanctions on North Korea if it carries out nuclear or long-range missile tests, a senior official in Seoul said , as a US Navy strike group headed to th...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

US Official Says Assad Must Go as Syria's Leader

US-backed Syrian fighters have pushed ahead in their offensive in northern Syria against members of the Islamic State group. Mr Trump received a backlash after he reiterated his "respect" for Russian Presiden...More..

Sharks end regular season with win over Calgary
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Sharks end regular season with win over Calgary

The Flames will face the victor of the Pacific Division, either Anaheim or Edmonton, and the Sharks will take on the other team. The two teams almost played to a draw over the course of the season, with the Oil...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Zuma again survives impeachment as ruling party stands by him

However, Mr Mantashe, deputy leader Cyril Ramaphosa and treasurer general Zweli Mkhize - three of the party's top six officials - were prominent critics of Mr Zuma for dismissing finance minister Pravin Gor...More..

Mariah Carey reportedly dumps toy boy Bryan Tanaka
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Mariah Carey reportedly dumps toy boy Bryan Tanaka

And there's more to the story: Carey is exhausted of bankrolling her boyfriend. The pair were married for six years and share 5-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe. "I just don't feel comfortable talking about...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Gene Simmons Pays Tribute to Chuck Berry at Public Memorial Service

Another fan, Nick Hair, brought his guitar with him from Nashville, Tennessee, so he could play Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" while waiting in line outside. Situated inside The Pageant concert hall, supporters arri...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

United States strike: Just a 'slap on the wrist' for Assad?

Trump was clearly justified in Thursday's decision to order cruise missile strikes on Syria's Shayrat airbase, from where the regime had launched a sarin gas attack on civilians earlier in the week. Development...More..

Lewis Hamilton relishing battle as Sebastian Vettel wins opener
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Lewis Hamilton relishing battle as Sebastian Vettel wins opener

Hamilton described it as "a privilege to be racing" at the same time as Vettel and hoped it would be possible to fight wheel-to-wheel this year. "The fact we are similar pace-wise, means it's going to be a ve...More..

Russian Response To Strikes Disappointing, Unsurprising: Rex Tillerson
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Russian Response To Strikes Disappointing, Unsurprising: Rex Tillerson

Has the hitherto articulated strategic imperative of defeating Islamic State by the Trump administration been made less primary? A wave of sympathy for the gassed victims of the murderous Assad will dissipate...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Syria strike a message to others, including N Korea

Tillerson said Trump and the Chinese president "had extensive discussions around the risky situation in North Korea". Pyongyang has invited a large number of foreign media representatives to Pyongyang this w...More..

Bill Clinton hangs out with H.W. Bush, gives him socks
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Bill Clinton hangs out with H.W. Bush, gives him socks

Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush are introduced prior to the coin toss at Super Bowl 51 on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Clinton (left), George HW Bush (center), and his wife Barbara Bush (right)...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Firm organises Easter egg hunt

The Bakersfield Californian (http://bit.ly/2oN5RNA) reports the bomb squad equipped plastic eggs with beeping devices so the children could find them by following the sound. The Easter Bunny will be ready for p...More..

JK: Anantnag by-polls deferred till May 25
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

JK: Anantnag by-polls deferred till May 25

Most of the violence was centred around Budgam , where security teams opened fire after a mob attacked the polling station in Dalwan village and tried to stop polling by damaging EVMs. The ruling Bharatiya Jan...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

G7 ministers aim to press Russian Federation to stop backing Assad

McMaster pointed to dual US goals of defeating the Islamic State group and removing Assad from power. "If you look at his actions, if you look at the situation, it's going to be hard to see a government tha...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Trump Seeks Options for Eliminating North Korea Nukes

North Korea denounced Thursday's strike as an act of "intolerable aggression" and one that justified "a million times over" the North's push toward a credible nuclear deterrent. McMaster told Fox News' Chris ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

North Korean ballistic missile fired into the Sea of Japan

The KN-08 missile would have an estimated range of more than 3,400 miles, and North Korea already has six "road-mobile" launchers for it, according to the annual report delivered to congressional committees. No...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Egypt's Christians bury dead after IS church bombings

At least 18 people, including police personnel, were killed while 41 others injured in Alexandria's suicide attack, Health Minister Ahmed Emad said . Here's everything we know so far about the attacks. Copti...More..

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina honours 1971 war soldiers
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina honours 1971 war soldiers

He further said, "an early solution can and will be found" to the Teesta water sharing issue. Earlier, after his meeting with Hasina, Modi had complimented the Bangladesh prime minister saying, "We have the g...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Xi Jinping and Donald Trump pledge to expand mutually beneficial cooperation

United States destroyers the USS Porter and USS Ross, from the eastern Mediterranean, fired 59 Tomahawk missiles into a Syrian military airfield in response to the chemical bombing attack on citizens in Syria'...More..

Muslim youths, police link hands to mark London terror attack
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Muslim youths, police link hands to mark London terror attack

I totally condemn his actions. In a statement to the Associated Press, Hydara poured scorn on her husband's act of terror and requested privacy for her family, especially the children, at this hard time. Whil...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Ahead of Trump-Xi meeting, N. Korea fires a new missile

A JCS statement revealed the North fired a missile from the Sinpo area into the Sea of Japan at 6:42 a.m. (2142 Tuesday GMT). The hardened U.S. stance followed recent North Korean missile launches that Pyongy...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Russians arrest 3 in subway bombing case, defuse device

Investigators also said they found and dismantled an explosive device in the apartment where the three lived. The Interfax news agency, citing a law enforcement source, said the men were from Central Asia, wh...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Egypt's Sisi declares three-month state of emergency after blasts

Fadi Sami heard about the Tanta bombing during mass at St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria. In a statement, the council urged all member states to co-operate with the Egyptian government in b...More..

Airstrike kills 8 family members in Iraq's Mosul
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Airstrike kills 8 family members in Iraq's Mosul

An Iraqi soldier looks on as smoke rises from oil wells in the Ajil field east of the city of Tikrit in the Salahuddin province, March 4, 2015. A number of Islamic State commanders were killed in an air...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Tillerson vows USA will target anyone who harms 'innocents'

But the cancellation of tomorrow's meeting, which came after discussions with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, led to him being criticised as "Washington's poodle", an attack dismissed by the Foreign Office...More..

European Union sets out 'phased' Brexit strategy
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

European Union sets out 'phased' Brexit strategy

Mr Tusk - who is now in Malta at a meeting of European Union centre-right leaders - is expected to send the draft guidelines to the 27 European Union members on Friday morning. But he warned Theresa May she...More..

US winger Baker dazzles at Hong Kong Sevens
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

US winger Baker dazzles at Hong Kong Sevens

Cape Town - Following his side's loss to Fiji in the final of the Hong Kong Sevens, there was some consolation for Blitzbok playmaker Cecil Afrika when he was included in the Dream Team for the event. "We'v...More..

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes to Step Aside From Russia Investigation
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes to Step Aside From Russia Investigation

Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, will take the temporary lead on the investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the USA election. They have pointed in particular to two Nunes trips to the White House - one ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

South Africa's Zuma accuses protesters of racism after marches

South Africa's sacked finance minister on Sunday warned in a speech disrupted by ANC members that the ruling party risks losing the next general election in 2019 unless it unites. The memorial where Zuma spoke ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

China ready for 'action' on N. Korea: Tillerson

The possibility of USA military action against North Korea in response to such a test emerged as an option following last week's US strikes against Syria. Kim's government has conducted five underground nuclear...More..