Iraqi forces push deeper into west Mosul, takes major district from Daesh

Gen. Stephen Townsend, is now exercising authorities that he has already had. The western half of the city is denser with older neighborhoods and narrower streets that will likely complicate the already hard urban combat ahead. Map shows location o... More..

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Walking the Coldest Night to support homeless shelters
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Walking the Coldest Night to support homeless shelters

The Downtown Mission is holding its Coldest Night of the Year walk, starting at 664 Victoria Ave.in downtown Windsor. "We're a short-term emergency shelter with three private bedrooms". The goal this year i...More..

Russians march in Moscow two years after Putin critic was killed
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Russians march in Moscow two years after Putin critic was killed

The rally in Moscow was the largest opposition gathering since a similar memorial march for Nemtsov previous year. Nemstov, a former deputy Prime Minister of Russian Federation under Boris Yeltsin, was walk...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Palestinian workers killed by toxic gas in Gaza tunnel

The three died after inhaling toxic gas inside the tunnel, the agency said in a statement on Saturday. The victims were identified as Abdullah Annamouli, 23, Salama Abu Shusha, 24, and Obaid Assufi, 25. Isl...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

How to Watch All the Big MWC 2017 Events Live

Supporting the rumors and leaks, Nokia has announced the old-age Nokia 3310 feature phone and yeah, it has the iconic Snake game as well. Nokia also brought back the iconic 3310, reimagined in a quirky, fun d...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Refugees Faced More Than 3500 Attacks in Germany Last Year

The German government said it "strongly condemns" the violence. Merkel and her political collation face what is expected to be a tough general election fight in September, largely due to logistical and cultural...More..

Boko Haram: Donor agencies pledge $672m to tackle humanitarian crisis
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Boko Haram: Donor agencies pledge $672m to tackle humanitarian crisis

The United Nations says it is seeking 4 billion dollars to help almost 20 million people, who risk starvation. Already, half a million children under the age of five are suffering from severe acute malnutri...More..

Trump Tweets His Plans for White House Correspondents' Dinner
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Trump Tweets His Plans for White House Correspondents' Dinner

The annual dinner in Washington, D.C., features many Hollywood personalities in addition to journalists who cover the White House. The dinner has become a starfest that has usually drawn a huge Hollywood cont...More..

Garba Shehu: I missed Buhari's call but he dropped a text message
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Garba Shehu: I missed Buhari's call but he dropped a text message

Buhari has been away in London for over a month now on medical ground. While declaring the retreat open on November 5, 2015, Buhari said, "In addition, all communications and appointments from you (ministers) t...More..

Mexico Voices 'Irritation' As Top Trump Envoys Visit
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Mexico Voices 'Irritation' As Top Trump Envoys Visit

It was an altogether different message from Kelly and Tillerson, who traveled here to meet with top Mexican officials at a time of intense turbulence for U.S. "Every time they're about to reach an agreement, Tr...More..

Fight For Mosul Moves Westward And Centers On City's Airport
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Fight For Mosul Moves Westward And Centers On City's Airport

Iraqi commanders say it is unclear how much force Islamic State has kept in reserve to protect the western side of the city, which contains the majority of Mosul's government buildings and is more densely popul...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Oscars 2017: What You Can Expect From The 89th Oscar Awards 2017

La La Land Director Damien Chazelle , who is nominated for best director and best original screenplay , says he always thought the movie would resonate with audiences. She'll win easily, but Isabelle Huppe...More..

Iraqi Prime Minister orders air force strike against Islamic State inside Syria
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Iraqi Prime Minister orders air force strike against Islamic State inside Syria

The American troops are not supposed to be doing the actual fighting but in recent weeks have got so close to the front that they have come under attack, coalition spokesman Colonel John Dorrian said . Iraqi f...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

British FM Johnson talks trade with Egypt's Sisi

During Johnson's visit, Britain and Egypt completed a $150 million loan guarantee agreement to help Egypt complete its programme of economic reforms, the British embassy said. Britain's suspension of flights to...More..

Seventeen churchgoers killed, over 50 injured as truck overturns in Meghalaya
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Seventeen churchgoers killed, over 50 injured as truck overturns in Meghalaya

The passengers were proceeding towards Nonglang village to attend the synod of Presbyterian Church, said Sylvester Nongtnger, police chief of West Khasi Hills. Those seriously injured were taken to different ho...More..

Army Recruitment Board exams paper leaked, 18 held
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Army Recruitment Board exams paper leaked, 18 held

Prior to the exam, the Army had told the police and intelligence agencies to ensure that a fair examination is held.it is noteworthy that almost 250 students have also been taken into custody in connection with...More..

'SP-Congress alliance will change the course of politics'
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

'SP-Congress alliance will change the course of politics'

Akhilesh Yadav, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh at a rally in Maharajganj said that his government provided more electricity during Diwali than in Ramadan. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav o...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Oscars look to 'La La Land,' host Kimmel for ratings boost

According to reports, many of those nominated have tried buying the awards for money after they heard such a practice was commonplace in one of the largest film industries of the world: Bollywood. Though "The G...More..

Dozens hurt as pickup truck plows into New Orleans parade
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Dozens hurt as pickup truck plows into New Orleans parade

Police arrest an man at the scene after a pickup truck slammed into the crowd at North Carrollton Avenue and Orleans Avenue in New Orleans . Krieger used Facebook Live to keep people updated , and said poli...More..

Mexico says it will appeal to United Nations against Trump's deportation plans
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Mexico says it will appeal to United Nations against Trump's deportation plans

Looking stern as he stood beside the US visitors, Videgaray said it is "a complex time" for US-Mexican relations, which have gone downhill quickly since Donald Trump was elected US president last November. Of h...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

You met Storm Doris - now get ready for Storm Ewan

Up to 2cm of snow is also expected in parts of western Scotland and Northern Ireland. Maximum daytime temperatures will be 10C in the south and 6C in the north, although it could plummet to below 0C overnight...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Jong Nam died in 15 to 20 minutes, autopsy results reveal

USA medics and military personnel carried kits with them on the battlefield during the Iraq war in case they were exposed to the chemical weapon. "Recalling the United Nations' prohibition of chemical weapons...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Moscow Condemns 'Barbaric' Attack in Syrian Homs Aimed to Disrupt Peace Process

Warplanes also carried out six raids on Douma in the eastern suburbs of Damascus, resulting in six deaths, and earlier, an air raid in Hama killed four people from the same family, the Syrian Observatory for Hu...More..

'Impostor' guest causes headaches for Fox News after Swedish government cried foul
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

'Impostor' guest causes headaches for Fox News after Swedish government cried foul

Bill O'Reilly and Fox News have been lambasted for providing fake news after interviewing a "Swedish Defense and National Security advisor", in relation to Trump's #LastNightInSweden gaffe, who no one had ever ...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

DeMarcus Cousins Makes Pelicans Debut In Blowout Defeat To Rockets

Holiday, who has struggled with injuries since being acquired in 2013, has been healthy this season and is averaging 16.3 points and 7.5 assists. Demps laughed and added, "I couldn't have said it better mys...More..

Donald Trump Says He Will Not Attend White House Correspondents' Association Dinner
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Donald Trump Says He Will Not Attend White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

The White House Correspondents' Association responded shortly after Trump tweeted and said they still planned to have the dinner despite his absence. Many others joined in, calling on Alec Baldwin to take h...More..

White House Correspondents Association Replies To Trump's Declining Annual Dinner
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

White House Correspondents Association Replies To Trump's Declining Annual Dinner

A high-profile comedian usually emcees the event, and the president delivers a monologue. Yes, it might strike some as unseemly for reporters to attend a banquet where the keynote speaker is a president who c...More..

Militants sacrificing lives for freedom: Farooq
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Militants sacrificing lives for freedom: Farooq

Kohli also shunned Congress leader P. Chidambaram's statement regarding the centre's policies towards curbing dissent in the Kashmir valley. The veteran politician blamed both India and Pakistan for not under...More..

Trump says DNC race was 'rigged' against Bernie Sanders's preferred candidate
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Trump says DNC race was 'rigged' against Bernie Sanders's preferred candidate

There was also grumbling from the Ellison camp when Acting Chair Donna Brazile announced the electronic voting system set up for the election would not be used out of fears of external interference. "Clinton de...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

BOEHNER: A repeal and replace of Obamacare is 'not going to happen'

The plan has circulated among lobbyists and congressional staff since it was drafted two weeks ago. Of the 33 Republican governors, 17 represent states that rejected Medicaid expansion and 16 represent states...More..

FAA: Reports of drone encounters with aircraft on the rise
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

FAA: Reports of drone encounters with aircraft on the rise

The Drone Manufacturers Alliance on Thursday said the FAA report confirms once again that UAS "have an admirable safety record", despite an increase in the number of drones in the airspace. "It's not surprisi...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Hundreds march for Affordable Care Act in Atlanta

The goal is to provide a broad enough pool of insured individuals to pay for other ACA provisions, such as minimum standards for insurance plans and the ban on denying coverage to people with pre-existing condi...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Car Bomber Kills 45 in Syria's Al-Bab

Backed by Turkish fighter jets, tanks and special forces, the FSA fighters first cleared ISIL from Turkey's border before launching an assault on Al Bab in December. Earlier on Friday, two Turkish soldiers we...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Kidnappers Demand N60m Ransom For German Archaeologists

The worker, who asked not to be named, told The Associated Press that the caller said police and security forces should not be involved. Assistant Superintendent of Police Aliyu Usman from the Kaduna Police C...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

King Salman's visit likely to boost high-impact investments

Also present were cabinet ministers, diplomats and members of King Salman's delegation. They were ferried by over 100 vehicles in a heavily guarded convoy, forcing several major roads in the capital Kuala Lump...More..