Azerbaijan prevents Armenian sabotage

The Azerbaijani army detected an Armenian sabotage group trying to carry out provocation near the Talish and Gulustan villages on February 23. Baku, Fineko/abc.az. Baku and Yerevan have quarreled over the region since Armenian separatists captu... More..

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by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Doomsday Vault: Seeds, 50000 of Them, Deposited in Arctic Stronghold

The Crop Trust reported around 50,000 samples from seed collections in the United States, United Kingdom, Benin, Belarus, India, Pakistan, Mexico, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Morocco, and Bosnia and Herzegovina...More..

North Korea's chemical warfare capabilities
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

North Korea's chemical warfare capabilities

Kim Jong Nam was murdered on February 13 at the Kuala Lumpur global airport with VX nerve agent , a chemical classified by the United Nations as a weapon of mass destruction, Malaysian police said on Frida...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Who produced the VX poison that killed Kim Jong-nam?

It is more powerful than sarin, and classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations. "They can knock down people fairly quick... if it is in a high enough concentration, it is quite fatal". Mal...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

What Does the Sunday Penalty Rate Cut Mean for You?

Nearly one million of Australia's lowest paid workers will be impacted by the Fair Work Commission's decision to slash penalty rates, according to unions. "They might choose to adjust the penalty rates in som...More..

No offers for Hull striker Abel Hernandez, says head coach Marco Silva
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

No offers for Hull striker Abel Hernandez, says head coach Marco Silva

Head coach Marco Silva has stated that Hull City have not received an offer for striker Abel Hernandez as he previewed the game against Burnley. "It was good to get away to Portugal and work with my team". "I...More..

Lea Michele Cast in ABC Pilot, Produced by Daveed Diggs
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Lea Michele Cast in ABC Pilot, Produced by Daveed Diggs

The show will star actor Brandon Micheal Hall as a rapper who runs for mayor as a publicity stunt. However, the rapper actually gets elected and surprises everyone when he excels at his new job. According to ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Hollande asks Trump not to disparage Paris

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said Friday that the French capital remains dynamic and open despite high terror alert, striking back at U.S. President Donald Trump who said " Paris is no longer Paris ". He added...More..

Kansas man charged in shooting of two Indians in possible hate crime
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Kansas man charged in shooting of two Indians in possible hate crime

Sunayana Dumala holds her heart Friday while talking about her late husband, Srinivas Kuchibhotla. The shooting has stoked fears about the treatment of immigrants, who feel targeted by President Donald Trump'...More..

At least 2 dead in east China hotel fire
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

At least 2 dead in east China hotel fire

Several people were trapped when the fire broke out?this morning. About 10 fire tenders arrived at the scene and extinguished the fire. About 10 fire trucks are working to put out the fire, it said. 25, 2017. ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

'Over 40' killed in attacks on Syrian security forces in Homs

Militants attacked Syrian security forces in the western city of Homs on Saturday killing at least 14 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The attacks follow Syrian army move eastward in a ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Jodie Foster and Michael J Fox speak at rally for immigration rights

Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster told demonstrators it is "our time to resist" as she joined a rally opposing U.S. president Donald Trump's proposed travel ban, two days before the Academy Awards. "We wil...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Kim Jong-nam killed by chemical weapon, say Malaysian police

North Korea is believed to have the world's third-largest stockpile of chemical weapons, according to the Nuclear Threat Initiative project, while South Korean analysts have identified sarin and VX as the...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Female suspect sick after Kim Jong Nam assassination, police say

A chemical weapons analysis unit found VX, or S-2 Diisopropylaminoethyl methylphosphonothioate, present on swabs taken from Mr Kim's eye and face. "There isn't a faction in North Korea that supported the ha...More..

Kim Jong Nam murder saga: What is the VX nerve agent?
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Kim Jong Nam murder saga: What is the VX nerve agent?

Malaysia Airports on Friday (Feb 24) moved to assure people passing through Kuala Lumpur International Airport that its premises are safe. Khalid added that there could still be traces of the highly toxic c...More..

Scott Hastings on the key battles between Scotland and Wales
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Scott Hastings on the key battles between Scotland and Wales

The change of captaincy is not the only decision Cotter has had to make this week, with No 8 Josh Strauss also ruled out of the remainder of the championship due to a kidney injury sustained in the same match...More..

TSX declines after climbing to record high on Tuesday
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

TSX declines after climbing to record high on Tuesday

The Dow Jones industrial average pulled back 43.07 points at 20,767.25 and the S&P 500 slipped 4.94 points at 2,358.87. The Canadian dollar lost 0.04 of a cent at 76.08 cents USA as the greenback strengthened...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Indonesian president Joko Widodo arrives in Australia for two-day visit

Mr Widodo told The Australian newspaper that he would like to see joint patrols with Australia, but only if they did not further stoke tensions with China. Turnbull will host a private dinner for Widodo and Ind...More..

In Jong-nam murder case, cops confirm taking samples from condo
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

In Jong-nam murder case, cops confirm taking samples from condo

The use of the banned nerve agent VX in the killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother in Malaysia was a "blatant violation" of an worldwide treaty, the South said Friday. North Korea has proposed a join...More..

Indian BSF opens fire at Pakistani woman near Sialkot
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Indian BSF opens fire at Pakistani woman near Sialkot

BSF spotted these intruders moving suspiciously along the IB and took necessary action. Alert BSF troops observed some movement along the International Border (IB) and challenged a person who had crossed into t...More..

IS Loses Ground in Iraq, Syria
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

IS Loses Ground in Iraq, Syria

Meanwhile, the federal police and elite interior ministry units, known as Rapid Response, entered Mosul global airport near Ghazlani base and managed to free more than 50 percent of the airport and the adjacent...More..

Manipur Polls: PM Modi to address rally in Imphal today
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Manipur Polls: PM Modi to address rally in Imphal today

A release issued by media coordinator of the coordination committee, Ksh Yoiheiba said 'the proposed visit of Prime Minister Modi is to deceive the people of Manipur with false promises in the name of developme...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Karnataka Congress MLC denies link to diary detailing payments

BJP state chief B S Yeddyurappa has alleged that the diary contains information regarding payments of Rs 1,000 crore made to the Congress high command. The party said the BJP had been misusing Central governmen...More..

'Bahubali 2': Prabhas greet Maha Shivratri with a powerful motion poster
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

'Bahubali 2': Prabhas greet Maha Shivratri with a powerful motion poster

The Bollywood version was presented by filmmaker Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and they will also present the sequel to Baahubali . Baahubali franchise stars a blend of talented South film industry acto...More..

Job scam: Bihar staff selection chief held
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Job scam: Bihar staff selection chief held

Kumar, a 1987-batch IAS officer of Principal Secretary level, was arrested along with his brother Awadhesh Kumar, sister-in-law Manju Devi and nephew Ashish Kumar from Patna . "We know Mr. Kumar is a man of un...More..

BJP wins big, Shiv Sena routed
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

BJP wins big, Shiv Sena routed

Naturally, there is a lot of eagerness about the poll outcome here. Uddhav may have read the tea leaves right in the matter of the Shiv Sena's primacy over the MNS. In Nashik, it was BJP again who couldn't de...More..

Iraqi forces capture airport in fight for Mosul
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Iraqi forces capture airport in fight for Mosul

ISIL has covered some streets with roofs to block aerial surveillance. Just a few months ago, Lt. Col. Browning's phone conversation would have been impossible. Joseph Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Most Americans don't want Obamacare repealed, new poll finds

It also includes a cap on tax breaks for high-end workplace health-care plans-the impact of which is similar to the much derided "Cadillac tax" under Obama's plan. As Republicans prepare to reveal their plan ...More..

Danish man charged with blasphemy for burning Quran
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Danish man charged with blasphemy for burning Quran

It is illegal in Denmark to "publicly mock a religious community's religious doctrines or worship". Danish authorities initially charged the man with hate speech previous year, but changed the charge to b...More..

A Look at the 2017 Oscar Frontrunners
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

A Look at the 2017 Oscar Frontrunners

Incidentally, you can actually also watch To Kill a Mockingbird directly on Netflix, which means that you can have a double feature of Gregory Peck doing some of his finest work. Among the genre awards, l...More..

John Barclay to captain much-changed Scotland against Wales
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

John Barclay to captain much-changed Scotland against Wales

Replacements: 16-Scott Baldwin, 17-Nicky Smith, 18-Samson Lee, 19-Luke Charteris, 20-Taulupe Faletau, 21-Gareth Davies, 22-Sam Davies, 23-Jamie Roberts. It has been more than 10 years since they went on a long...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Chiefs sign running back CJ Spiller

He has been a bit of a drifter over the last couple of years, spending time with three different teams during the 2016 season. He has also hauled in 1,484 yards receiving, finding the end zone nine times. Spill...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Turkey Claims Victory in Offensive Against North Syria's al-Bab

Al-Bab was a city of about 60,000 people before the war, and located just east of Aleppo . Three other soldiers were injured in the explosion. IS militants who withdrew from the town still control areas arou...More..

United States to Award Contracts for Building Mexico Border Wall
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

United States to Award Contracts for Building Mexico Border Wall

It's unclear what those walls will look like. Vendors bidding for the massive wall must submit a concept paper prototype by March 10, with officials narrowing down the pool by March 20. On Dec. 19, before Tru...More..

Birkie Ski Race Canceled After Storm Misses Course
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Birkie Ski Race Canceled After Storm Misses Course

The race and other "Birkie" events attract thousands of skiers from around the country. "It's certainly not ideal", said executive director Ben Popp. Live music will play until 5 p.m. Fatbikes will be availab...More..