Germany finances Egypt's projects with €203m

In a statement, Abdelaaty said Thursday's talks between Merkel and al-Sisi would discuss means of promoting tourism and stepping up coordination in the fight against illegal immigration, along with economic relations and regional developments. More..

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Wife of Slain Indian American Engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla to Return to US

He was elated when the Obama administration passed a rule allowing H-4 visa holders, spouses of H-1B workers, to apply for work permits starting early 2015-"not just for me, but for every woman and for those wh...More..

India slams Pakistan in Geneva, says 'monster devouring its own creator'
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

India slams Pakistan in Geneva, says 'monster devouring its own creator'

The most wanted terrorists of the world have found "succour and sustenance" in Pakistan in the last two decades, Mr Kumar said. We deeply regret Pakistan's continued misuse of the Council to make tendentious re...More..

Accountants Responsible for Oscar Screw-Up Banned From Future Awards Show
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Accountants Responsible for Oscar Screw-Up Banned From Future Awards Show

It led to Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway telling millions of viewers that La La Land had won best picture, rather than the actual victor Moonlight . The PwC accountants had been tasked with handling a...More..

First drone strike under Donald Trump kills 2 Taliban leaders in Pakistan
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

First drone strike under Donald Trump kills 2 Taliban leaders in Pakistan

The attack targeted a motorcycle, while killed persons have not been identified by the administration yet. According to the officials, the identities of those killed in the airstrike have not been ascertained...More..

Scottish nationalists treat politics as a game, says PM May
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Scottish nationalists treat politics as a game, says PM May

The SNP leader has said a second referendum on Scottish independence is "highly likely" and earlier this week warned Mrs May she was running out of time to approve the Scottish Government's compromise deal on B...More..

Talladega College President Addressing Republican Leaders At HBCU Meeting
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Talladega College President Addressing Republican Leaders At HBCU Meeting

On February 28, President Trump signed an executive order pledging support of his administration to historically Black colleges and universities, saying HBCUs are "an absolute priority for this White House". ...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Avramopoulos to member states: "Pay outstanding bill" and fulfill pledges by September

The Commission is also recommending that member states prevent the flight of irregular migrants by detaining those who refuse to cooperate during identification or resist repatriation. So far infringements proc...More..

Omar al-Bashir appoints new PM
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Omar al-Bashir appoints new PM

Bashir abolished the post of prime minister after the coup, and analysts said the appointment of Saleh as premier was an attempt by the president to give his decades-old regime a new look. While leading an Isla...More..

Countries Pledge Millions To Cut Losses From 'Gag Rule' On Abortion
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Countries Pledge Millions To Cut Losses From 'Gag Rule' On Abortion

On Thursday, donor nations and organisations pledged 181 million euros for the global "She Decides" initiative, which was launched by the Netherlands in January, the Belgian foreign ministry said. Similar fun...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

How many investigations are there into Donald Trump's Russian Federation connections?

The Washington Post reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions twice spoke with the Russian ambassador to the US during the 2016 campaign, contradicting sworn statements he made during his confirmation h...More..

GDC 17: Breaking series conventions with Breath of the Wild
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

GDC 17: Breaking series conventions with Breath of the Wild

With the Nintendo Switch's release coming in just two days, Nintendo made a decision to show off a Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild prototype at the Game Developer's Conference, and the difference in the p...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Brussels police arrest driver allegedly being radicalised

When they checked the auto they saw the gas bottles and called the bomb squad. Police and soldiers sealed off a part of central Brussels after stopping a auto filled with gas canisters, as Belgium prepares to...More..

Police search for boy, five, in Murray river as woman arrested
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Police search for boy, five, in Murray river as woman arrested

Emergency services expect to restart the search at first light Friday. Moama police learned that the boy had gone missing after they were called to the river on Thursday night to find a 9-year-old, the young...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Federal cabinet approves FATA's merger with KP, repeal of FCR

In its last meeting, the cabinet had chose to drop the FATA reforms due to strong opposition from two allies - Mahmood Khan Achakzai and Fazlur Rehman of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F - who wanted certain changes ...More..

Spicer Phone Checks Had Donald Trump Approval
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Spicer Phone Checks Had Donald Trump Approval

WASHINGTON - The White House counsel's office has instructed the president's aides to preserve materials that could be connected to Russian interference in the 2016 election and related issues, three administr...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Georgia-Notre Dame game to kick off in prime time on NBC

Beachem scored 10 of the 17 points in the seven-minute span. Georgia's first ever regular season matchup with Notre Dame will kick off under the lights in primetime. "No, but our crowd was great, our studen...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Turkey summons German ambassador over minister's cancelled meeting

Turkey's justice minister said on Thursday he had canceled a meeting with his counterpart in Germany and was returning home after authorities there denied permission for him to address supporters of President T...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

President Signs Bills to Promote Women in Science

Both bills passed Congress with strong bipartisan support and are a testament to the change we can make when we find common ground. Comstock, who is chairwoman of the Research and Technology Subcommittee, s...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Homeland Security Will Issue Call for US-Mexico Border Wall Prototypes

On the campaign trail, Trump's proposal to build a wall was a key part of his plan to crack down on illegal immigration. Trump said the wall would be an "effective weapon against drugs and crime". THE HIL...More..

George W. Bush explains his fondness for Michelle Obama
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

George W. Bush explains his fondness for Michelle Obama

Bush was evidently swinging his arms and appeared to be enjoying himself, prompting some to criticize him for not acting appropriately during a solemn occasion. Said Bush of his favorite candid shot, "The class...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Gov. Cuomo set for Israel visit in support of Jewish community

Noting reports of more than 180 anti-Semitic incidents in the past month, Elam stated, "We are deeply disturbed by rising acts of anti-Semitism across the country, including bomb threats made to Jewish communit...More..

Asylum-Seeking Mom With Brain Tumor To Be Released From ICE Detainment
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Asylum-Seeking Mom With Brain Tumor To Be Released From ICE Detainment

Beltran Hernandez is pursuing medical care as she seeks asylum in the United States. Nine days after she collapsed, Beltran Hernandez spoke to her mother on the phone and said she was having severe head pain ...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Blast at coal mine leaves at least 8 dead in Ukraine

Officials said 172 people had been in the mine at the time. Ukraine has frequent mining accidents, though this was the first in 2017. Numerous mines are in a dilapidated condition and deemed too unsafe to o...More..

Time running out for unclaimed $103K lotto ticket sold in Hamilton
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Time running out for unclaimed $103K lotto ticket sold in Hamilton

The lucky punters bagged the biggest cash pile of 2017 so far, netting €12,849,224. The shop sold the winning ticket for Wednesday's lottery. I was manager of Sutton years ago and I sold a €6 and half million...More..

Human Rights Watch: Cops kill drug suspects, plant evidence in cover-ups
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Human Rights Watch: Cops kill drug suspects, plant evidence in cover-ups

As the death toll rises from the bloody war on narcotics, HRW also called on the United Nations to "urgently create an independent, worldwide investigation into the killings to determine responsibility, and ens...More..

US Senate Democrats seek Trump tax returns
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

US Senate Democrats seek Trump tax returns

The measure set for markup, known as a resolution of inquiry , is likely to be blocked by Republicans, given their 23-17 advantage on the committee, and to be passed over for a floor vote. Broken down by party...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Egypt appeals court acquits ex-president Mubarak over protester killings

Today's ruling by the Court of Cassation is final and can not be appealed. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . Hundreds of protesters were killed in clashes with police and Mubarak supporters du...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Sweden returns draft amid security worries and soldier shortage

The compulsory military service in Sweden was canceled in 2010. Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist told public service radio SR said: "We have had trouble staffing the military units on a voluntary basi...More..

This justice attended Obama's speeches, but skipped Trump's
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

This justice attended Obama's speeches, but skipped Trump's

Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito will not be in attendance, in keeping with their longstanding tradition of skipping such events. After Obama criticized the court's decision to loosen campaign finance ...More..

Thai beach murders: Convicted men lose death sentence appeal
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Thai beach murders: Convicted men lose death sentence appeal

TWO Burmese men who killed two British backpackers in Thailand have lost an appeal to get their death sentences overturned. The defense team said they were not formally informed about the ruling in this ver...More..

Islamic State reportedly pushed out of Syria's Palmyra
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Islamic State reportedly pushed out of Syria's Palmyra

While the momentum in Iraq is decidedly against ISIS, in Syria the group still holds a large amount of territory, and several months into the US-announced assault of Raqqa, Kurdish forces have only managed to "...More..

Putin critic will handle Russian Federation for Trump's National Security Council
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Putin critic will handle Russian Federation for Trump's National Security Council

Obama White House officials therefore reportedly pursued a deliberate strategy aimed at preserving evidence for investigators and ensuring any interference was not repeated . The Russian government dictates wh...More..

Techie Detained at JFK, Asked to Take Test to Prove His Profession
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Techie Detained at JFK, Asked to Take Test to Prove His Profession

Andela isn't just any startup either, connecting African engineers with USA companies and having its series B funding round led by the Zuckerberg Chan Initiative . After Omin attempted to complete the ridicul...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Germany arrests Syria war crimes suspect

Frauke Koehler, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office, would not confirm media reports that Abdulrahman A.A. came to Germany as an asylum seeker. The second man, Abdulrahman A.A., 26, is also suspected of...More..