Northern Ireland votes in fractious snap election

The two main parties both claim they want a fresh power-sharing government installed as soon as possible, but the enmity between them seems entrenched, with neither side prepared to give ground. Her comments were being made as Sinn Fein supporters ce... More..

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Manipur elections 2017: Over 80% voting recorded in first phase
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Manipur elections 2017: Over 80% voting recorded in first phase

UP state will vote for 49 seats and in Manipur voting will be done for 38 seats. The constituencies are spread over seven districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh - Maharajganj, Kushinagar, Gorakhpur, Deoria, Aza...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Trump, hitting back, accuses Schumer of Putin ties

As reports swirled about his own campaign's Russian Federation ties - including an undisclosed meeting between son-in-law Jared Kushner and the Kremlin's ambassador to Washington - Trump blasted out a phot...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Justice Dept: Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador in 2016

When asked to comment on Sessions's contacts with Kislyak, Franken said in a statement to The Washington Post on Wednesday: "If it's true that Attorney General Sessions met with the Russian ambassador in the ...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Iran's S-300 Defense System Successfully Hits Ballistic Missile

The shipment, meant to protect Iran's nuclear installations, went ahead after Tehran signed the nuclear deal with the major powers in July 2015, which went into effect a few months ago. State TV posted videos o...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Trump claims Obama had his 'wires tapped'

Taking to Twitter early this morning on the United States east coast, Trump fired a barrage of tweets aimed at the 44th President of the US. In four tweets sent early Saturday, Trump said it was "McCarthy...More..

Jordan executes 15 prisoners, 10 convicted of terror charges
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Jordan executes 15 prisoners, 10 convicted of terror charges

Mohammed Momani said in a statement carried by the state news agency Petra that the 10 were hanged early Saturday at Swaqa Prison. Among the terrorism offences were a 2006 attack on tourists at Amman's Roman ...More..

China Releases Strategy on Cyberspace Cooperation
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

China Releases Strategy on Cyberspace Cooperation

Beijing now operates the world's largest and most sophisticated online censorship systems, dubbed by the outside world the "Great Firewall", which blocks access to major websites including YouTube and Google, a...More..

Series of U.S. airstrikes target al-Qaida positions in Yemen
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Series of U.S. airstrikes target al-Qaida positions in Yemen

In late January, President Trump authorized Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to carry out a mission to target AQAP in Yemen. The first report of his death came from the SITE Intelligence Group, which said al-...More..

BJP won't contest Mumbai mayoral, deputy mayoral polls: Devendra Fadnavis
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

BJP won't contest Mumbai mayoral, deputy mayoral polls: Devendra Fadnavis

Political experts believe that this a very clever move taken by BJP by leaving aside some key positions in the BMC. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at a press conference in Mumbai . Before joini...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

President Trump slams 'total hypocrite' Schumer for past meetings with Putin

The Blaze wondered about how much time President Trump spends trolling top Democrats of Twitter , and quotes Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer who both say they will answer questions about any connection to Ru...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Trump calls Chuck Schumer a 'total hypocrite' over Russian Federation ties

Both he and the Russian Embassy denied the discussion ever took place. Fiona Hill, a dual US-UK citizen and the co-author of a seminal psychoanalysis of the Russian leader called Mr. "I've been on the Armed...More..

Harnish Patel Indian-Origin Businessman Shot Dead Outside Home in US
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Harnish Patel Indian-Origin Businessman Shot Dead Outside Home in US

He also said that he doesn't have any reason to believe that this was racially motivated. Patel closed his store and drove in his silver minivan to his nearby home where authorities believe he was confronted ...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Embassy works to assist Vietnamese murder suspect in Malaysia

Ri said he wasn't at the airport the day Kim was killed but that police accused him of being a mastermind and presented him with "fake evidence". Malaysia is one of the few countries that North Koreans could ...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Jong-nam case: N Korean man released from detention

Investigators have also named four North Korean suspects, who are believed to have fled to Pyongyang. No bystanders reported falling ill. Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the move was...More..

Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party Reportedly Leads in Snap Parliament Vote
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party Reportedly Leads in Snap Parliament Vote

The DUP won 28 of the 90 seats while Sinn Fein won 27, narrowing the 10-seat advantage the DUP secured in a 2016 election. Voters elected a new, smaller 90-seat assembly after the collapse of a power sharing ag...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Turkey and Germany to discuss brewing tensions

A town hall in Germany has been evacuated because of a bomb threat - a day after local authorities cancelled a rally by a Turkish government minister. Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and his German counterpar...More..

China Defence Spending To Rise 'Around 7 Per Cent': Top Official
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

China Defence Spending To Rise 'Around 7 Per Cent': Top Official

The increase in China's military expenditure, especially for the navy, is aimed at safeguarding the country's fast expanding overseas interests and is in response to the unstable security situation in the Asia-...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Malaysia to charge Indonesian and Vietnamese women over Kim Jong-nam assassination

Malaysian police dismissed the notion that Kim had died of a heart attack and noted that the two women would have known to wash their hands immediately and extensively following the attack, preventing their dea...More..

Kaufman opens HSBC Women's Champions with 75
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Kaufman opens HSBC Women's Champions with 75

I'm very proud of myself today". The Olympic champion had a 10-under 134 total. She's now tied with Mo Martin of the United States, Anna Nordqvist Sweeden, Imbee Park of South Korea and Ariya Jutanugarn of Thai...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Tourism Trade War: China Warns Citizens Against Travel to South Korea

On the other hand, South Korea is anxious that it may take a permanent toll on the Sino-South Korea trade relations. The author said nothing is better off in terms of THAAD in his country. "The decision t...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Manhunt for airline worker over Kim Jong-nam assassination

Police issued the warrant for Kim Uk Il, describing him as a 37-year-old employee of North Korean state carrier Air Koryo who arrived in Malaysia at the end of January. He died 20 minutes later from what author...More..

Kansas killing an individual act, says Indian foreign secretary Jaishankar
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Kansas killing an individual act, says Indian foreign secretary Jaishankar

Our investment into the United States, which is coming in the manufacturing and services space, has been growing and it expands across the sectors of chemicals, pharmaceutical, not just the IT sector. A wide ra...More..

Snapchat beats expectations with its IPO but big challenges lie ahead
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Snapchat beats expectations with its IPO but big challenges lie ahead

Mogharabi is a little more generous than Wieser in his assessment of Snap's value, but he thinks the stock is still only worth $15 a share. The big winners when the five-year-old Venice, Calif., company d...More..

Kulbhushan Yadhav will be prosecuted in Pakistan: Sartaj Aziz
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Kulbhushan Yadhav will be prosecuted in Pakistan: Sartaj Aziz

Sartaj Aziz had said in the Senate on December 7 previous year that there was not enough evidence available against Yadav . To this, the adviser asserted that he never said there was lack of evidence against...More..

People who threatened Gurmehar should be jailed, says Kabir khan
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

People who threatened Gurmehar should be jailed, says Kabir khan

Gurmehar, a simple 20-year-old, started a campaign, #IamnotafraidofABVP on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and called others to join in. What a low level and despicable remarks of intolerance that too from a m...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Jeff Sessions Controversy Could Impact US-Russia Relations, Kremlin Says

The picture was taken when Putin was in the United States to open the first NY gas station run by Russian company Lukoil . The president, in calling for a probe into Schumer's "ties to Russian Federation a...More..

Trump Allows Commanders To Increase Yemen Air Strikes
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Trump Allows Commanders To Increase Yemen Air Strikes

Exactly what the United States is hitting in the strikes isn't totally clear either, with strikes mostly hitting remote mountain areas, which some Yemeni officials suggested were al-Qaeda camps and weapons depo...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Trump hits back, orders probe of Democrats Schumer, Pelosi's Russian Federation ties

Schumer met with Putin, Lukoil President Vagit Alekperov and Vadim Gluzman, American president of Lukoil , in New York City more than a decade ago when Putin came to visit Lukoil's first New York gas station...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

South Korea remains defiant against China, North Korea

The exercises came after the launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea on February 12. A photo was posted on March 2 on a social network used by many South Koreans in Beijing showing a piece of paper o...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

S.Korea launches process of providing land for THAAD deployment

South Korea and the United States kicked off their annual, massive military exercises yesterday as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ordered his troops to prepare for a "merciless strike" against the enemy forc...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

North Korea Executes Five Officials With Anti-Aircraft Guns

Jong-nam, who had come to Malaysia on Feb 6 and carried a passport bearing the name Kim Chol, died on the way to the Putrajaya Hospital. Datuk Seri Zahid said the deportation was done owing to Mr Ri's trave...More..

Osinbajo arrives Akwa Ibom
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Osinbajo arrives Akwa Ibom

Chief Nduese Essien, speaking on behalf of the oil producing communities in the state, described the neglect and marginalisation of Akwa Ibom people as "another case of man's inhumanity to other man". This is a...More..

China's Defense Budget to Go Up About 7% in 2017
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

China's Defense Budget to Go Up About 7% in 2017

China on Saturday said its defence budget in the coming year would rise by around 7 per cent, with its spending likely to cross 1 billion Yuan for the first time and dwarf India's by three-and-a-half times. The...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Chinese Travel Agents Quietly Stop Sending Tour Groups to South Korea

Beijing has reportedly told major travel agencies to stop selling tours to South Korea in retaliation for Seoul going ahead with installing its THAAD missile defense system. The two countries decided previou...More..