Iraq conducts first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

These prices are unaffordable for a population that has spent two and a half years already suffering under harsh militant rule where smoking is banned and women must cover from head to toe. One Iraqi special forces officer reported Islamic State fi... More..

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by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Pakistan Launches Anti-Terror Operation Across Country

The crackdown comes in the wake of a series of suicide attacks across Pakistan last week, killing dozens. "The Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy, Civil Armed Forces as well as other security and law enforcement...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

North Korea on coal ban: China 'dancing to tune of US'

Pyongyang denies it has any such weapons, but research sponsored by the South Korean government says it has four military bases equipped with chemical weapons, 11 facilities to produce and store them, and 13 de...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Mosul airport captured by Iraqi forces

A successful plan to defeat the Islamic State would need to "cut the connective tissue between regional groups that now form a trans-regional threat. and then working in combination with local and coalition for...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Numis Securities Gives Capital & Counties Properties Price Target With Potential 6.1% Upside

The firm, which has 17 centres including intu Watford, said Britain's vote to leave the European Union had not hit shopper numbers. The 1 year high for the stock price is 323.9 GBX while the year low stock pric...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Germany arrests man suspected of planning attack on police, soldiers

He is being held on suspicion of preparing a serious crime against the state. The 26-year-old is believed to be a member of a group of Salafists, ultra-conservative Islamists, they said. German police have be...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Heartbroken no more, Rachel Lindsay is ready to be the next 'Bachelorette'

On Friday's episode of Ellen , Rachel gives her post mortem on Nick, revealing that she was pretty shocked as well. She and Viall, 35, split three months ago, but she is now still one of his final four rema...More..

Sen. Leila De Lima arrested over drug charges
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Sen. Leila De Lima arrested over drug charges

Presiding judge Juanita Guerrero of Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court signed the order to issue De Lima's arrest warrant. De Lima, a human rights lawyer before joining government, says the charges are a vende...More..

Leila De Lima: Warrants Issued For Duterte Critic In 'Political Persecution'
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Leila De Lima: Warrants Issued For Duterte Critic In 'Political Persecution'

But she returned to the Senate at around 10:00 p.m., following reports that the arresting team was on its way that night. Villarin said her drug-related offenses are trumped-up charges meant to persecute De L...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Tories topple Labour stronghold; Corbyn in the dock again

However, the vote was "clearly a three-line whip" issue, he added. Mr Corbyn admitted his party's "message was not enough to win through in Copeland". That's quite clear, that must always been the case. How...More..

University to put students on fast track
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

University to put students on fast track

Under the latest proposals, fees for these degrees, which have yet to be confirmed and would need Parliament's approval, could be as much as £13,500 a year. I can confirm today, that the cost for a student of t...More..

Le Pen Refuses To Speak With Police Over Illegal Payments
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Le Pen Refuses To Speak With Police Over Illegal Payments

Marine Le Pen took over leadership of the party in 2011 and has softened some of its views, increasing its appeal to a broader spectrum of voters. Resulting of Wednesday's interrogations, Marine Le Pen condem...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Xenophobic Attack: No Nigerian Was Killed, Says FG

In 2008, South Africa experienced its worst bout of xenophobic violence, which left 62 people dead. It's clear that we never really got rid of xenophobia since those horrific attacks in 2008/2009 which led ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

FG demands compensation for Nigerian xxenophobic attack victims

Mr Kyei-Mensah- Bonsu, as some South Africans would take up jobs which some Ghanaians are willingly applying themselves to. This is of course allowed in the country's constitution and it is not our business...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

New ban or old, Republicans must take a stand

Other White House staff also reportedly reached out to the bureau to request they speak with reporters on background in an attempt to refute the Trump-Russia story, which CNN independently reported . Spicer ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Battered French bonds fight back on Bayrou-Macron alliance

However, when she refused to wear it she was reportedly told that customs were different in Lebanon. She reportedly added that she had met in the past with the grand mufti of Egypt's Al Azhar, one of the worl...More..

Kansas bar vows to help after deadly shooting
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Kansas bar vows to help after deadly shooting

Olathe Police Chief Steve Menke declined to comment on the reports of racial comments, but said they were working with the FBI "to investigate any and all aspects of this horrific crime". "I got up and proceede...More..

President again? Petition aims to draft Obama into French election
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

President again? Petition aims to draft Obama into French election

Unless something miraculous happens in France and Obama becomes president, the French people could be the next country to stand up against unsafe immigration policies with their votes. It's already turning into...More..

Chase Elliott wins 1st Daytona duel qualifying race
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Chase Elliott wins 1st Daytona duel qualifying race

He ran into the back of Reed Sorenson, one of the drivers he was racing for the slot. Patrick, 34, said: "I've had concussions". I know it wasn't for a 500 win, but I feel like those guys were still trying to...More..

US President Donald Trump bashes media again at Conservative Conference
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

US President Donald Trump bashes media again at Conservative Conference

He also fell back on the old "they're suppressing my free speech by not letting me say terrible things about Jews" argument, and argued that the real problem with the world today is prejudice against white pe...More..

House Condemns Xenophobic Attacks on Nigerians in Pretoria
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

House Condemns Xenophobic Attacks on Nigerians in Pretoria

A police flash bang goes off, then another. The Ghanaian community in Mamelodi where the march against foreigners will take place today have also been advised not to open their businesses today and remain ind...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Trump's UN Envoy Condemns Russian `Baby-Sitting' of Syria Regime

The Syrian government has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons in the war that has killed 310 000 people since March 2011. "There is tremendous pressure over JIM to get to sort of one-sided results of inv...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Democrats Facing Elections Refusing to Hold Town Hall Meetings

Dana Rohrabacher, California Republican, "hit her head, fainted and was hospitalized" February 14 after activists with Indivisible , a new protest group , tried to force open the office door. Rep. Stivers' to...More..

Iraq Air Force Bombs ISIS in Syria for First Time
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Iraq Air Force Bombs ISIS in Syria for First Time

Furthermore, extremely determined resistance is expected from the besieged Islamic State defenders since the city is their last major urban stronghold in Iraq. Global relations professor Houchang Hassan-Yari of...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Trump approval rating at 51 percent in Tennessee

An even greater number, 60%, reported President Trump does not share their values. Only 37 percent said they trusted Trump more than what he commonly refers to as the "opposition party". Conducted during ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

ZOA Applauds Marco Rubio's Comments Against Palestinian State

Neither side has of course opted for the one-state approach. With the United States taking the leadership role, there were indeed brief moments when it seemed as if a deal might be in the making. Israeli media ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Mixed results for Labour in Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent byelections

Irrespective of the results from the Copeland and Stoke byelections ( Report , 24 February), it was clear that Jeremy Corbyn's detractors were preparing to impose their chosen narrative, whether on victory or d...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Turkey and rebel allies claim control of Syria's al-Bab

Dozens have been injured in the carbombing, by a vehicle packed with explosives, the Britain-based the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says. Al-Tawil said the explosion went off as the opposition fighters w...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Kansas star Jackson charged with criminal damage

Branson says police were called to the parking lot of a business across the street from the bar when a woman reported the vehicle she was driving was damaged by two people, one of whom she knew. Witnesses could...More..

Turkish diplomats ask for asylum in Germany
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Turkish diplomats ask for asylum in Germany

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is scheduled to visit Russia on March 9-10 and is expected to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during the two-day official visit. Speaking at the government's regular p...More..

$4.4 billion required to prevent starvation, says United Nations chief
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

$4.4 billion required to prevent starvation, says United Nations chief

The combination of conflict and drought has pushed the people of South Sudan to the brink of survival with more than 1 million children estimated to be malnourished across the country and 270,000 children...More..

Svitolina, Wozniacki to contest DDF tennis final
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Svitolina, Wozniacki to contest DDF tennis final

Kerber will now take on Elina Svitolina on Friday, who overwhelmed Lauren Davis 6-0, 6-4 while Wozniacki will play Latvian player Anastasija Sevastova , who beat China's Qiang Wang 6-4, 7-5. Caroline has th...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Cracking news for Scotland's red squirrels

The agriculture ministry's Animal and Plant Health Agency told AFP in a statement it would "look at the feasibility of using oral contraceptives" and would initially work on developing a "suitable bait". The ...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Canadian Inflation Surges to 2.1% in January on High Gas Prices

Headline Canadian consumer prices rose 0.9% in January which was notably stronger than the consensus forecast of a 0.3% monthly gain. As far as the Bank of Canada underlying inflation measures are concerned, ...More..

Iraqi forces retake Mosul airport from Isis
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Iraqi forces retake Mosul airport from Isis

On the east side of the city, Iraqi forces have made an effort to protect civilian lives and many buildings remain intact, despite rubble and rubbish littering the streets. The Iraqi government and its United S...More..