Turkey, Russia, US army chiefs discuss anti-ISIL steps

In recent days, the usually low-profile U.S. special forces in Syria made an overt show of force by riding into Manbij in armoured vehicles bearing American flags. "They simply did not pay any attention to it". Conflicting U.S. and Turkish agendas ... More..

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Mystery video of King Kim Jong-nam's son surfaces
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Mystery video of King Kim Jong-nam's son surfaces

Cheollima Civil Defense group posted the video on their website writing they have responded to an emergency request by survivors of Kim Jong-nam. He then says he is with other family members, and that they a...More..

5 killed after helicopter crashes in Turkey
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

5 killed after helicopter crashes in Turkey

Belonging to the Eczacibasi group of companies, it had been carrying a Turkish official, the firm's four Russian guests and two Turkish pilots. There was no immediate information on the fate of the two others r...More..

Be tough with Sri Lanka, Centre urged
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Be tough with Sri Lanka, Centre urged

Yesterday, Sri Lanka and India had agreed to release fishermen held in each other's custody after a high-level discussion between the two sides in Colombo in a bid to defuse the tension following the killing of...More..

Polling official injured in Manipur blast dies
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Polling official injured in Manipur blast dies

Among the injured, five people were admitted to RIMS hospital and the remaining were admitted to other nearby hospitals. No militant group has yet claimed responsibility for the blast. The explosion took place ...More..

VM Sudheeran resigns from KPCC president post
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

VM Sudheeran resigns from KPCC president post

Prolonged treatment is needed for me. Both opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala and former chief minister Oommen Chandy had no clue about the decision taken by Sudheeran. Most of the time even he has found it...More..

In a first, SC issues warrant against a high court judge
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

In a first, SC issues warrant against a high court judge

He also questioned the collegium of the Supreme Court which transferred him from the Madras high court to Calcutta HC. The bench, however, refused to consider the March 8 communication as a response of Justic...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

United States appears to root for Kurdish support in Raqqa push: Turkey

Senior U.S. military officials and the Obama administration a year ago discussed establishing a new channel for communicating with Russian Federation about Syria, but Defense Secretary Ashton Carter opted to no...More..

Budget 2017: Squeeze on family finances 'extended until 2020s'
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Budget 2017: Squeeze on family finances 'extended until 2020s'

Noting the "eye-watering" public debt, Woodford adds: "There are challenges ahead economically - not least, the public debt burden which, despite recent improvements, remains "eye-watering" - but the United Kin...More..

Budget roundup: Govt accused of breaking 2015 election tax pledge
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Budget roundup: Govt accused of breaking 2015 election tax pledge

An employee earning £32,000 would incur between them and their employer £6,170 of NICS while a self-employed person earning the equivalent amount would pay just £2,300 - significantly less than half as much. Em...More..

Germany seeks to calm row with Turkey, but Ankara cool
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Germany seeks to calm row with Turkey, but Ankara cool

Germany and Turkey must work towards restoring ties frayed by a series of disputes, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Wednesday, while warning Ankara that any comparison to Nazis is a "red line that can no...More..

Govt vows to block all blasphemous content
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Govt vows to block all blasphemous content

Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, while hearing the petition seeking blockade of websites and web pages containing the alleged blasphemous material, ordered to charge the persons responsible with the relevant prov...More..

BCCI reports 'Cheat-gate' to ICC
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

BCCI reports 'Cheat-gate' to ICC

There was high drama in the middle of some great cricket as Australian captain Steve Smith was criticised by his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli for trying to bend the DRS rules when he waited for instructions f...More..

Canada judge resigns over sexual assault case remarks
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Canada judge resigns over sexual assault case remarks

Mr Camp asked her, adding that "pain and sex sometimes go together". The review found Mr Camp addressed the young indigenous woman, who was homeless at the time of the alleged rape, in a "condescending, hum...More..

Najib: Support govt efforts to bring Malaysians home from N. Korea
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Najib: Support govt efforts to bring Malaysians home from N. Korea

The Government is now negotiating the release of nine Malaysians who were barred from leaving Pyongyang until the investigations into the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother, Kim Jong-nam a...More..

Turkish foreign minister campaigns in Germany despite Erdogan 'Nazi' comments
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Turkish foreign minister campaigns in Germany despite Erdogan 'Nazi' comments

Comparisons with Nazi Germany are "lines that should not be crossed", the German foreign minister has warned his Turkish counterpart as they met to try to defuse a bitter row. At least four German local authori...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Led coalition confirms Marines deploy to Syria

They are there to provide capabilities for the commanders of the joint task force leading the ISIS fight and to support the push into Raqqa , the official said. That the U.S. military is already considering ...More..

The Best Signs We Saw at the Women's Day Rallies
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

The Best Signs We Saw at the Women's Day Rallies

In the worst cases, extremists and terrorists build their ideologies around the subjugation of women and girls and single them out for sexual and gender-based violence, forced marriage and virtual enslavement...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

DHS: Illegal Border Crossing Off 40 Percent Under Trump

The number of people illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States has plunged, in what could be a sign Donald Trump Donald Trump's tough stance on immigration is working. Kelly suggested in a DHS ...More..

Outrage as CNN reporter eats human brains on air
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Outrage as CNN reporter eats human brains on air

CNN's Reza Aslan , a religious studies scholar, ate cooked human brain tissue while filming a Hindu cannibal sect in India and now finds himself the recipient of fierce criticism. Aslon, a Muslim who teache...More..

Iranian military says it test-fired Hormuz-2 ballistic missile
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Iranian military says it test-fired Hormuz-2 ballistic missile

Tasnim quoted Amir Ali Hajizadeh , commander of the IRGC's Aerospace Force, as saying "the naval ballistic missile called Hormuz-2 has successfully destroyed a target that was 250 kilometers away". The announc...More..

North Korea Tried to Sell Nuclear Material Online, UN Says
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

North Korea Tried to Sell Nuclear Material Online, UN Says

The UMNO Malaysia Grassroots Movement (Gaum) is confident the government under Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will opt for a diplomatic approach to resolve the conflict between the country and North ...More..

Barca made history with record fightback in Camp Nou
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Barca made history with record fightback in Camp Nou

Hopefully, Di Maria will remember the proverb "Don't sell the skin before you've caught the bear" the next time he faces the Blaugranas. Neymar struck in the 88th and 91st minutes before setting up Sergi Robe...More..

North Korea bans Malaysians from leaving as regional crisis looms
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

North Korea bans Malaysians from leaving as regional crisis looms

But Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said there are no immediate plans to cut off all ties with North Korea. Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur had unusually strong links for years, but ties have rapidly degene...More..

Eddie Lacy's free agent tour includes visit to Packers
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Eddie Lacy's free agent tour includes visit to Packers

There has been no time given on when Lacy will arrive in Minnesota, but I'm sure Manny's will have a table ready. They also released Christine Michaels during the season. A second-round pick out of Alabama in 2...More..

Hawaii seeks to block Donald Trump's new travel ban
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Hawaii seeks to block Donald Trump's new travel ban

A federal judge in the USA state of Hawaii has allowed the state's amended petition challenging the new travel ban by the Trump administration. Unlike the first ban, the new executive order will not apply...More..

A look at legal issues with Trump's revised travel ban
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

A look at legal issues with Trump's revised travel ban

Citizens of Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Syria, and Libya will now face a 90 day suspension of visa processing as the administration works towards its goal of tougher vetting. The Iraqi foreign ministry on Mond...More..

Nigerian regulators push for deal in Etisalat debt talks
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Nigerian regulators push for deal in Etisalat debt talks

LAGOS-Reprieve appears to have come the way of embattled telecoms operator, Etisalat Nigeria, which three Nigerian banks, Wednesday, got approval to take over after it allegedly failed to repay a loan of over...More..

Iraq aims to drive Islamic State from west Mosul within a month
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Iraq aims to drive Islamic State from west Mosul within a month

The United Nation's refugee agency, the UNHCR, said that their camps east of Mosul had rapidly been filled, forcing them to open a new camp. "Surrender or be killed"During an inspection of Iraqi military uni...More..

South Sudan starvation stricken regions receive emergency food rations
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

South Sudan starvation stricken regions receive emergency food rations

It warns that unless perpetrators of serious violations are brought to account, the viability of South Sudan as a new nation state will be stalled, if it's not been already. Information minister Lueth told AP...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

German minister says Turkey needs to tone down rhetoric

Turkey is not calling the current German government Nazi, but their practices are reminiscent of that era, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying by broadcaster NTV on Thursday. Over bre...More..

Washington State Attorney General Will Continue Challenge To Trump's Travel Orders
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Washington State Attorney General Will Continue Challenge To Trump's Travel Orders

The revised order is narrower and specifies that a 90-day ban on people from the six countries does not apply to those who already have valid visas or people with US green cards. In an indication that the Wash...More..

Dem claims, without evidence, that some Trump dossier allegations are true
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Dem claims, without evidence, that some Trump dossier allegations are true

Nonetheless, Waters said in the March 9 interview that the document still needs to be "taken a look at", according to The Post. Waters said, "I've always said that I believe if we get the investigations that ...More..

'Want Prateek to enter politics, Akhilesh Yadav as CM again', Sadhna Yadav
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

'Want Prateek to enter politics, Akhilesh Yadav as CM again', Sadhna Yadav

The BJP is counting on its core support base - urban voters, the youth and upper caste voters, while Akhilesh Yadav hopes to consolidate his party's traditional Muslim-Yadav vote bank with his partnership with ...More..

Highway overpass collapses onto major Italian throughway, killing two
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Highway overpass collapses onto major Italian throughway, killing two

The bridge crushed the auto on the A14 highway, which runs down the Adriatic coast of Italy. Highway firm Autostrade for Italy said the bridge was temporarily in place to support an overpass that had been close...More..