Never asked PM to touch electric wire: Akhilesh Yadav

People in a Muslim locality offered him a shawl when his cavalcade passed through it. The Prime Minister began his speech with throaty chants of "Har Har Mahadev", an incantation to Lord Shiva which has also been the traditional form of greeting fo... More..

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Latest from Trump: Obama was 'tapping' my phones in October
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Latest from Trump: Obama was 'tapping' my phones in October

Trump's campaign and administration have continued to face reported ties to Russian Federation; intelligence officials concluded the country tried to interfere with the us election. Breitbart , the media ou...More..

Theresa May Warns Independence Would
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Theresa May Warns Independence Would "Wrench Scotland Out Of Its Biggest Market"

The prime minister's stance will be read by Sturgeon and the Scottish National party as an open challenge to call the threatened referendum on independence, suggesting the Tories are confident they can defeat t...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Donald Trump, Russia and the US election: What we know

There's no wiggle room, no opportunity for parsing, about what happened January 10 at Sessions' confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. As attorney general, Sessions oversees the Justi...More..

Why secretive North Korea is edging towards a new crisis
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Why secretive North Korea is edging towards a new crisis

They claim they were tricked into killing the 45-year-old after being told it was a prank for a TV show. Aisyah told authorities she was paid the equivalent of $90. Experts said the oily poison was nearly certa...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Sessions Russia Controversy Is An Impediment To New Relations

Al Franken (D-Minn.). Should Sessions , in his capacity as Attorney General, officially separate himself from a possible role in the investigation into the Russian Federation scandal? Meetings between Amb...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Trump to sign updated travel ban on Monday

A federal judge suspended the ban nationwide just a week later, much to the embarrassment of the Trump administration. The president will sign the new executive order at the Department of Homeland Security, ...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Malaysia expels N.Korean ambassador: Kuala Lumpur

North Korean chemist Ri Jong-chol, who was previously arrested to facilitate investigations into the murder of Kim Jong-nam, has been blacklisted from entering Malaysia. Ri Tong Il, a former North Korean deputy...More..

Scotland 'obsessed' with independence, should remain part of UK: May
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Scotland 'obsessed' with independence, should remain part of UK: May

The Prime Minister added: "The devolution of powers across the United Kingdom must not mean we become a looser and weaker union". Hitting out against Ms Sturgeon for spending her time threatening a second ind...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Kremlin agrees with Trump's comments about 'witch-hunt' over contacts with Russian envoy

When asked about the Trump campaign's alleged contacts with the Russians, Sessions said , "I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and I didn't have - did not have communications w...More..

More than 100 Somalis starve to death in two days
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

More than 100 Somalis starve to death in two days

Today, the Somalian Prime Minister announced that 110 people have died from hunger in the country's southwest Bay region. "Children, women and old people are among the dead, the death toll increases time to t...More..

Hundreds gather at Denver rally to support President Trump
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Hundreds gather at Denver rally to support President Trump

As part of the so-called " March 4 Trump " events taking place across Michigan, Trump fans gathered to hear speeches and show their support for the president. Most of the people who joined those marches express...More..

Syrian war jet lost near Turkish borders
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Syrian war jet lost near Turkish borders

According to reports in Turkey, a military plane has crashed on the Turkish-Syrian border. Contact with the jet was lost and the military is now searching for the pilot, who had ejected, the SANA news agency ...More..

Security forces end Shopian operation
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Security forces end Shopian operation

He said several persons had assembled by the roadside and were holding protests against the security forces in the nearby area. There were no casualties reported in the encounter. After the area was cordoned ...More..

UP: Curfew continue in Lakhimpur Kheri
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

UP: Curfew continue in Lakhimpur Kheri

Curfew was imposed in the district on Thursday following communal clashes, in which two people had suffered gunshot injuries. Following the surfacing of the video, two communities clashed, resulting in the va...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

North Korea hits out at USA over potential terror listing

Malaysia has not directly blamed North Korea for the attack, in which two women smeared nerve agent VX on Mr Kim's face. The North has infuriated Malaysians by denouncing the police investigation after four...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Forces of east Libya strongman concede loss of oil export terminal

The Benghazi Defense Brigades, a militia not allied to the UN-backed unity government, took control of the Es Sider and Ras Lanuf terminals that were re-opened in September. Mismari earlier conceded his forces ...More..

DUP edges out Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland post-Brexit vote
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

DUP edges out Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland post-Brexit vote

Mr Storey, who is one of three DUP candidates vying for election in the traditionally unionist heartland, admitted it could be a challenge for the party to hold on to its third seat this time around. It was a s...More..

If confirmed, chemical attacks in Mosul a war crime
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

If confirmed, chemical attacks in Mosul a war crime

Doctors in an urgent care hospital in Irbil say they began receiving patients showing symptoms of chemical weapons exposure on Thursday. It follows an attack on a residential area along the Tigris River ear...More..

Jeff Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador during Trump's campaign
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Jeff Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador during Trump's campaign

The second conversation took place in a group setting with other ambassadors following a Heritage Foundation speech. The Wall Street Journal separately reported that US investigators had examined contacts...More..

High turnout expected as counting begins in Northern Ireland election
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

High turnout expected as counting begins in Northern Ireland election

The nationalist party saw its voter turnout jump to 65 per cent, its highest level since the first elections after the 1998 Good Friday peace agreement. The DUP won 28.1 percent of first preference votes but Si...More..

Scot Jamieson and Swede Bjork lead the way in South Africa
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Scot Jamieson and Swede Bjork lead the way in South Africa

The trio were a shot ahead of five players on five under, none of whom have had any previous Tour success and all of whom are ranked outside of world golf's top 250. "I'm in a great position to go out and try a...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

U.S. to temporarily suspend premium processing of H1-B visas

The Indian IT industry, which spends over 60 percent of its total exports to the U.S., will be hit particularly hard if the bill is enacted into a law, as it heavily relies on H-1B visa workers for sustaining i...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Jeff Sessions Succumbs to the Trump-Russia Scandal

Many officials from US President Donald Trump's circle are now in trouble for secret meetings with Russian officials. While Republicans are not asking Sessions to leave his position, a number of top GOP off...More..

Dems Aren't Giving Up on Seeing Trump's Tax Returns
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Dems Aren't Giving Up on Seeing Trump's Tax Returns

Rep. Joseph Crowley (N.Y.), chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and a member of the Ways and Means panel, vowed that party leaders would use the issue of Trump's tax returns as a cudgel against Republican...More..

Vancouver Coastal Health issues Measles warning after flight from Taipei to Vancouver
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Vancouver Coastal Health issues Measles warning after flight from Taipei to Vancouver

February 24 and 12:20 a.m. February 25 may also have been exposed. AHS said an individual had a confirmed case of measles - and there were two potential exposure locations that the public should be aware of. ...More..

Trump accuses Obama of wire-tapping Trump Tower before election
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Trump accuses Obama of wire-tapping Trump Tower before election

Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress are seeking to unravel former Democratic President Barack Obama's initiatives to combat global climate change, which they say are costly for US business and...More..

Trump administration 'could separate women & children arriving at Mexican border'
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Trump administration 'could separate women & children arriving at Mexican border'

As Reuters reported , under the new policy, children stopped by the DHS would be placed in protective custody with the department until they can be placed with a us relative or government-sponsored guardian, w...More..

Sinn Fein makes gains in Northern Ireland election
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Sinn Fein makes gains in Northern Ireland election

Voters go the polls in Northern Ireland Thursday in an election that will decide how nationalist and unionist power-sharing will be managed in new government. In the streets of Belfast , there was disillusionm...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Pelosi slams Trump's call for investigation into 2010 Russian Federation meeting

Sessions's has since maintained that he spoke with the diplomat as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, not Trump's campaign. Since President Donald Trump's election in November, she has dismiss...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Read Al Franken's letter about why Jeff Sessions' excuses don't add up

At the least, this should disqualify Sessions from presiding or participating in any Justice Department investigation into ties between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign. The Federal Bureau of Investiga...More..

UP Polls: Congress demands FIR against PM Modi, BJP leaders
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

UP Polls: Congress demands FIR against PM Modi, BJP leaders

Maharajganj - In the wake of encouraging GDP growth figures released a day earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that "hard work has won over Harvard-educated economists" who had predicted oth...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

White House considering 'direct military action' to tackle North Korean nuclear threat

The request was for all options, ranging from US recognition of North Korea as a nuclear state to military action against Pyongyang. President Trump's national security team is examining last-resort military ...More..

Election 2017: 'Wake up call for unionism,' says DUP North Antrim candidate
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Election 2017: 'Wake up call for unionism,' says DUP North Antrim candidate

The lead-up to the snap election has been a fractious one, with leaders of the main parties engaging in a tense television debate on Tuesday, including new Sinn Fein head Michelle O'Neill. The Ulster Unionists ...More..

Le Pen loses immunity from prosecution over Daesh tweets
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Le Pen loses immunity from prosecution over Daesh tweets

The decision will be communicated to an examining magistrate in the Paris suburb of Nanterre, who has the power to summon Le Pen for an interrogation. Macron said he would not comment on Le Pen's situation, t...More..