US Bomb Death Toll Rises to 94

But former President Hamid Karzai accused the USA of using Afghanistan as "a testing ground for new and unsafe weapons". At least 90 militants from the Islamic State (IS) group were killed by a huge bomb dropped by the USA in Afghanistan, a regio... More..

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Umpire in Blue Jays-Orioles game stretchered off

Toronto is 9-3 in Happ's last 12 division starts and 1-5 in their last 6 home games while the under is 17-5 in their last 22 home games. As for the Jays, they're 2-12 in their last 14 games dating back to previ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

US Defence Dept Confirms 'Failed' North Korea Missile Test

The extended-range Scud missile in that earlier launch suffered an in-flight failure and fell into the sea off North Korea's east coast, according to US imagery and assessments. A man watches a TV showing fil...More..

Mass evacuation in Syria to proceed after deadly blast
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Mass evacuation in Syria to proceed after deadly blast

The death toll from a bomb explosion targeting evacuees leaving besieged Syrian towns has gone up to 112, a monitoring group said Sunday. About 100 people were killed Saturday April 15 in a vehicle bomb explo...More..

Moving fire damages several units at apartment building
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Moving fire damages several units at apartment building

Firefighters from almost 19 Bergen and Passaic fire companies responded to the blaze, the report said, which started at about 1 p.m.; the blaze was brought under control at about 5:45 p.m., according to the rep...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Libyan coastguards rescue immigrants, almost 100 feared missing

Rescuers said a teenager had been found dead in one of the rubber boats on Friday during the "very difficult" rescues. The rest of the migrants were due to reach Calabria on the Italian mainland on Sunday. Thou...More..

Trump declares US-Russia ties may be at 'all-time low'
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump declares US-Russia ties may be at 'all-time low'

In his interview, Putin doubled down on Russia's support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, repeating denials that Assad's government was to blame for the gas attack last week and adding a new theory that ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Faithful flock to Vatican as pope celebrates Easter Sunday

The mass followed his Good Friday prayer in which he deplored the suffering of migrants, the victims of racism and the persecution of Christians around the world. Peter's Basilica. Hours before the procession w...More..

Canada announces plans to legalize marijuana by July 2018
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Canada announces plans to legalize marijuana by July 2018

Bill Blair, the ex-Toronto police chief turned Liberal MP, said the objective is not to promote the use of pot, but to allow its safe, socially responsible use through the mechanism of legislation and strict re...More..

'Sharia' Doesn't Allow Triple Talaq Without Valid Reason: AIMPLB
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

'Sharia' Doesn't Allow Triple Talaq Without Valid Reason: AIMPLB

He said , "There is no data to support this claim, it's again propaganda of the saffron party to divide the Muslim community". He, however, deprecated any attempts at creating a "conflict" within the Muslim ...More..

Tom Brake on human rights in Saudi Arabia
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Tom Brake on human rights in Saudi Arabia

Theresa May is due to arrive in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for talks. Abdullah al-Zaher, Dawoud al-Marhoon and Ali al-Nimr were sentenced to beheading and, in Ali's case, "crucifixion" despite their being 15, 17 a...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Thousands expected to be evacuated in Syria after blast

As part of the deal, several hundred people including armed rebels will be transported out of Madaya and Zabadani, towns near Damascus, which are surrounded by pro- government forces. The evacuees from Madaya w...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

'Survivor' contestant outs fellow competitor as transgender

The 29-year-old was popular on the Millennials v Gen-X season of the show. That's when Varner revealed that Smith is transgender - a fact he had picked up on but that most other players did not seem to know. Sp...More..

May, Tusk to meet in London for Brexit talks
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

May, Tusk to meet in London for Brexit talks

Over the weekend, former Conservative Party leader, Michael Howard urged Mrs May to take inspiration from the Falklands War and respond militarily should Brexit threaten Britain's hold over the territory off th...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Bashar Assad dismisses Syria chemical attack as '100% fabrication'

Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, told the U.N. Security Council.During a heated Security Council meeting, Russia's deputy U.N. envoy Vladimir Safronkov told the 15-member body that Western co...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump ally Manafort will register as foreign agent, spokesman says

Manafort's decision to turn to Trump-connected lenders was related to his role in the campaign, where he had agreed to serve for free ", The New York Times said . Manafort declined to comment to NPR, saying...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Syria's Assad is an 'arch-terrorist': British FM

There are a lot of fake videos now'. Last week's poison gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in the rebel-held province of Idlib near the Turkish border was the most lethal since a sarin attack on August ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Pence lands in South Korea after North's failed launch

Trump has suggested that the U.S. will take a tougher stance against North Korea, telling reporters last week: "North Korea is a problem". North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests, including two past year. ...More..

Russia, Iran, Syria united against U.S. acts of aggression
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russia, Iran, Syria united against U.S. acts of aggression

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday as the Kremlin rebuffed demands to abandon its ally Assad. "We need them on the ground, conducting a serious investigation", Ki...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Millions of Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter

Rituals center on the ancient Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where Christian tradition says Jesus was crucified and buried before his resurrection on Easter Sunday. The events of Easter provide the foundation on...More..

Krauthammer: The Great Reversal - for now
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Krauthammer: The Great Reversal - for now

US President Donald Trump said the attack was a response to the alleged chemical weapon use in Syria's Idlib, which Washington blames on the Syrian government. The Kremlin has rebuffed US demands to abandon its...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Syria: Assad Claims Chemical Attack Was Fabricated

The April 4 sarin gas attack in the town of Khan Shaykhun killed scores of people and prompted the USA to launch a cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base. Earlier this week, Defense Secretary James Mattis s...More..

Donald Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Donald Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

France, Britain and the United States have accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces of carrying out the attack that killed at least 87 civilians, including 31 children. The talks were a test of US-Russia rela...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

'Mother of all bombs' killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials say

Afghan Defence Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said no civilians were harmed in the massive blast that targeted a network of caves and tunnels that had been heavily mined. According to Khaama Press, Karzai c...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Gasoline bomb hits Le Pen's Paris campaign office

It comes just days before the far-right leader faces the much anticipated first round of the presidential election . Le Pen is accused of fictitiously employing her staff as her assistants at the European Pa...More..

Pakistan arrests 3 Indian RAW 'agents' in Rawalkot PoK
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Pakistan arrests 3 Indian RAW 'agents' in Rawalkot PoK

Pakistan has prepared a new document containing evidence against ex-Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav based on his early video confessional statement and also statements given before the court, according to...More..

Sudan blamed on troops
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sudan blamed on troops

The World Food Program says it is "horrified" to learn that three of its South Sudan workers were killed this week in violence in the western town of Wau. Separately, the government's information minister con...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Protestors demand Trump's tax returns

Most of the people at the protest said they heard about it through social media. Officials say officers have confiscated knives, flagpoles, helmets and sticks with signs on them among other things that were...More..

Tillerson says US missile strikes carry message for others
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Tillerson says US missile strikes carry message for others

Pyongyang sees the annual maneuvers as a dress rehearsal for invasion, while the North's missile launches violate United Nations' (UN) resolutions. US military strikes against Syria over its alleged use of ch...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Death toll in bomb attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112

They were to be transported to Idlib. The bloody mayhem that followed the Saturday attack only deepened the resentment of the transfer, criticised as population engineering. "After Aleppo I'll see what the ...More..

Moscow accuses U.S. of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Moscow accuses U.S. of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits

Although Trump's Thursday morning whiplash tweet-which included "Things will work out fine between the United States of America and Russia" and "there will be lasting peace!"-may have been a bit too optimistic,...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korean attempted missile launch fails

U.S. Pacific Command said it tracked a missile launched at 5:21 p.m. The missile launched earlier this month flew about 60 km (40 miles) but what USA officials said appeared to be a liquid-fueled, extended-...More..

4 the weekend: Easter events for the whole family to enjoy
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

4 the weekend: Easter events for the whole family to enjoy

Of course the Easter bunny also made an appearance to take pictures and hand out balloons. Along with age-grouped egg hunts , there will be food trucks, face painting and other activities on Saturday fro...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russian Federation relations may be at their worst, says Donald Trump

Although Putin had a somewhat frosty relationship with Obama and Trump promised during his campaign that he would promote better relationships with Russia , Putin said: "One could say that the level of tru...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says

Pacific Command said, hours before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was due in the South for talks on the North's increasingly defiant arms programme. A South Korean defense official said the action took place ...More..