Three Turkish soldiers killed in 'friendly fire' from Russian airstrike

Turkey is also fighting extremist Islamic groups in Syria but supports the moderate opposition groups trying to overthrow the Syrian government. 'They continue to exchange views on key aspects of the crisis in Syria in the context of the joint figh... More..

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Switzerland votes to ease citizenship rules

Swiss broadcaster SRF said Sunday's projections showed that the "simplified naturalization of third-generation immigrants" measure passed in a national referendum. The government and most lawmakers and politica...More..

North Korea missile test: Japanese PM responds during Trump visit
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

North Korea missile test: Japanese PM responds during Trump visit

The summit was being watched closely by US allies and partners across the globe for signs over how Trump would deal with a powerful ally after the unpredictable bluster of his campaign and early weeks of his pr...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Putin to open a meeting Trump in Slovenia

Sen. When asked about the prospects for extending this treaty after it expires, Peskov said . Reuters reports that Trump spent part of his hour with Putin bragging about his popularity, although that...More..

Kellyanne Conway Ditched Ethics to Tell People to Buy Ivanka Trump's Clothes
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Kellyanne Conway Ditched Ethics to Tell People to Buy Ivanka Trump's Clothes

I fully, I'm just going to give a free commercial here - go buy it today, everybody. The retailer said it was a business decision based on the poor sales of her line, but President Trump bashed Nordstrom ...More..

KKK leader disappears from St. Francois County home
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

KKK leader disappears from St. Francois County home

Louis Daily Journal , Ancona's employer denied this account, and the business reported Ancona missing. An autopsy is being done to determine Ancona's cause of death. The 51-year old self-proclaimed "leader of...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

I had expelled Sasikala even before she expelled me: AIADMK presidium chairman

While the Sasikala camp had claimed that she had been elected in accordance with Rule 19 (viii) of the bye-laws, Madhusudhanan claimed that 19 (viii) does not incorporate the selection of the General Secretary,...More..

Philippines struck by strongest quake in more than 100 years
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Philippines struck by strongest quake in more than 100 years

Duterte likened the tragedy to the onslaught of Typhoon "Yolanda" in Tacloban, Leyte in 2013 that left at least 6,000 people dead. Duterte is set to arrive in Surigao today to inspect damage wrought by the qu...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

White House probes leaks of details of Trump's calls

The White House is probing ongoing leaks of US President Donald Trump's private conversations with foreign leaders, including a report that he criticised a 2011 US-Russia nuclear arms treaty during last mo...More..

Niger Delta crisis: Osinbajo leads high-powered delegation to Bayelsa
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Niger Delta crisis: Osinbajo leads high-powered delegation to Bayelsa

His visit comes almost a month after he made a similar visit to the region accompanied by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu. Dickson solicited the support of the Federal Government to tackle d...More..

Take it Trump! North Korea test-fires ballistic missile
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Take it Trump! North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

According to a statement by South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), the launch was meant to send a message to the new U.S. administration, which has a hard-line stance toward the communist state. The lau...More..

White House official attacks court after legal setbacks on immigration
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

White House official attacks court after legal setbacks on immigration

Asked whether undocumented immigrants who have not committed any crime should "feel less anxious", Miller responded with this: "Look, it's not for me to tell people how to feel or how not to feel". "It's not fo...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Ex-foreign minister Steinmeier elected new German president

That could create tensions with the United States as he has been an outspoken critic of new President Donald Trump, at one point referring to him as a "preacher of hate". That setback is more pronounced now tha...More..

7 magnitude quake rocks Surigao City
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

7 magnitude quake rocks Surigao City

Rebels in Surigao have declared a "localized ceasefire" to give way to relief efforts following a magnitude 6.7 quake on Friday night. The earthquake's centre was about 14 kilometres (eight miles) north west ...More..

20 civilians reportedly killed in Afghanistan airstrike, NATO-led mission investigates
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

20 civilians reportedly killed in Afghanistan airstrike, NATO-led mission investigates

At least one American special forces soldier was wounded in a fight with the Taliban militants in the area this week. "As with all claims of civilian casualties, we will investigate them to determine the fact...More..

Flynn Denied Discussing Sanctions With Russia. New Reports Say He Did
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Flynn Denied Discussing Sanctions With Russia. New Reports Say He Did

President Donald Trump's relationship with Russian Federation made headlines again Thursday night after the Washington Post exclusively reported that National security adviser Michael Flynn went over USA san...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Pakistan retaliates after US denies politician visa

Maulana Haideri, who belongs to the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), was scheduled to travel to the USA with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Senator Lt. Rabbani issued directives to his secretariat not to entert...More..

Hundreds evacuated from Hamburg airport after unknown toxin spreads through air conditioning
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Hundreds evacuated from Hamburg airport after unknown toxin spreads through air conditioning

The airport reopened about an hour later and flight operations resumed. The air traffic had to be paused because all the on-site emergency services were occupied dealing with the situation. The German airport...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Letter To Tamil Nadu Governor Threatening Him Is Fake, Says Sasikala

Earlier, Sasikala , on her part, said the patience of her party could not be tested further and sought an appointment with Governor C Vidyasagar Rao to present her band of MLAs to him. Piramila is confident th...More..

Yechury lashes out at PM Modi for threatening Congress with 'expose'
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Yechury lashes out at PM Modi for threatening Congress with 'expose'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi onSaturday slammed Uttarakhand's Congress government, accusing it of lacking political will for development, and urged the electorate to vote for BJP for the state's growth. "We thr...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Union Home Ministry's website hacked

The NIC (national informatics centre) is trying to find out the reason. We are probing the matter and no surety can be given on when the website would become functional. "There has been no hacking". Lack of...More..

Three dead after inhaling toxic gases on board barge off Mumbai coast
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Three dead after inhaling toxic gases on board barge off Mumbai coast

Three persons died, while two others are still battling for their lives after they inhaled poisonous gas that leaked inside a cargo barge off Mumbai coast on Friday night. MRCC officials said the ballast tank o...More..

Trump agrees to back 'One China' policy during call with Chinese premier
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Trump agrees to back 'One China' policy during call with Chinese premier

Trump sent a letter to Xi to wish him and the people of China a happy Lantern Festival. The Lunar New Year was January 28. After the conversation Thursday night, it appears Trump with agree with what China sa...More..

Trump has 'no doubt' he will win court battle on travel ban
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Trump has 'no doubt' he will win court battle on travel ban

President Donald Trump's ban on travel from seven Muslim countries on January 30, 2017 in London, England. The President told reporters on Air Force One: "We also have a lot of other options". It also cou...More..

South Korea, US Say North Fires Ballistic Missile Into Sea Of Japan
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

South Korea, US Say North Fires Ballistic Missile Into Sea Of Japan

In his New Year's address, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country has reached the final stage of preparing to test-launch the long-range missile. A US Strategic Command spokesperson later confirmed ...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

We are not prisoners, say AIADMK MLAs supporting Sasikala

Chennai: Troubled by shifting support of her partymen and awaiting Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar's decision to let her stake claim for the chief minister's post, AIADMK chief VK Sasikala drove down for more...More..

Hundreds of whales die in mass stranding on New Zealand beach
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Hundreds of whales die in mass stranding on New Zealand beach

Volunteers were able to re-float numerous stranded pilot whales , but they later restranded not far from the original site, leading to more re-floating attempts. More than 100 volunteers waded into neck-deep w...More..

Sasikala asks gov to hurry as four MPs join OPS
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Sasikala asks gov to hurry as four MPs join OPS

Tamil Nadu's caretaker Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam's writing to the banks to not allow transactions without his authorisation may not have any practical impact on the AIADMK, said a senior party leader on Th...More..

Iran, Sweden Initial Accords During Swedish Prime Minister's Visit
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Iran, Sweden Initial Accords During Swedish Prime Minister's Visit

Prime Minister Stefan Lofven at the head of a senior economic delegation arrived in Tehran on Friday evening with the aim to develop bilateral relations. Iran has had relatively good relations with neutral Swed...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

US Delegation Invited to Talks Between Damascus, 'Syrian Opposition' in Astana

The first intra-Syrian peace talks in Astana were held on January 23-24, resulting in Moscow-Tehran-Ankara agreement on establishment of a tripartite mechanism to monitor the Russian-backed ceasefire in Syria, ...More..

Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica recovered, 3 arrested
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica recovered, 3 arrested

Satyarthi's replica of Nobel Peace Prize, its citation, jewellery and other valuables have been recovered. He said that it pinched when he found out that the thieves even took the ornaments given to his wife ...More..

White House Staffer Kellyanne Conway Encourages People To
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

White House Staffer Kellyanne Conway Encourages People To "Go Buy Ivanka's Stuff"

Conway said, "This is just wonderful line". It comes a day after President Donald Trump tweeted that his daughter was being "treated so unfairly " after Seattle-based Nordstrom announced it was droppin...More..

Planned Parenthood Protests Spread to Duluth
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Planned Parenthood Protests Spread to Duluth

But pro-lifers weren't the only ones who turned out. "About four percent of our total care that we provide to patients every year is abortion related". Instead, Planned Parenthood gets Medicaid reimbursements...More..

Youths clash with police during protest in Paris suburb
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Youths clash with police during protest in Paris suburb

A policeman has been placed under formal investigation for suspected rape and three others for unnecessary violence on February 2 during the arrest of the 22-year-old man in Aulnay-sous-Bois outside the French ...More..

Will honour One China Policy: Donald Trump dials Chinese President Xi Jingping
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Will honour One China Policy: Donald Trump dials Chinese President Xi Jingping

The Lunar New Year was January 28. A conversation with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull soured relations when Trump abruptly ended a call after Turnbull raised a number of issues including a Oba...More..