Tensions continue to rise between Turkey and European Union leaders

The announcement from the Union of European Turkish Democrats highlighted the spiralling tensions between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, ahead of a referendum on constitutional changes to boost the powers of Turkey's president. More..

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The FBI's Investigation Into Russia and the Trump Campaign
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The FBI's Investigation Into Russia and the Trump Campaign

It was the first time Comey or the department commented publicly on the claim that Trump continued to repeat throughout last week, without offering any evidence. FBI Director James Comey will appear in fro...More..

Rodrigo Duterte in Cuss Row With European Parliament
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Rodrigo Duterte in Cuss Row With European Parliament

Since taking office in July previous year, Duterte, nicknamed "the Punisher" for his lethal approach to policing, has led a bloody drugs war that has killed more than 7,000 people. "I will continue until the la...More..

Trump administration considering broad sanctions toward North Korea
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Trump administration considering broad sanctions toward North Korea

The statement said , 'The Korean People's Army will reduce the bases of aggression and provocation to ashes with its invincible Hwasong rockets tipped with nuclear warheads and reliably defend the security of ...More..

Settle Ram temple matter through negotiations: SC
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Settle Ram temple matter through negotiations: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday proposed an out-of-court settlement for the Ayodhya stand-off saying it was a matter of religion and faith. The SC judgement assumes significance as newly sworn in Chief Minister ...More..

No evidence Obama wiretapped Trump: FBI chief
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

No evidence Obama wiretapped Trump: FBI chief

In addition to recycling the claims of the infamous and largely discredited "piss dossier" (much of it made up of unproven hearsay from a former British intelligence officer's sources which -as the NYT's Scot...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Australia makes top 10 but cold-winter countries are the world's happiest

This dip took place despite average incomes and healthy life expectancy having increased in the U.S.in the past ten years. Other neighbouring countries which saw a more cheery placing included Thailand (from ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Iraqi forces gain more areas in Mosul fight against Daesh

The Airwars monitoring group, an independent initiative that attempts to record all reported airstrikes, claims that at least 250 people, and as many 370 were killed in western Mosul in the first week of ...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to testify on Russian Federation ties, alleged wiretap
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to testify on Russian Federation ties, alleged wiretap

Rogers, who, with furrowed brow, often answered with a simple yes or no". Via Daily Kos , ABC News reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained a warrant to eavesdrop on "a sophisticated Russi...More..

Millions of Nigerians in dire need of food
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Millions of Nigerians in dire need of food

South Sudan has denied a report by the United Nations, accusing the government of buying weapons, while the country was experiencing starvation. He noted that the government have not purchased guns in about fou...More..

What Tillerson's Asia Trip Means for North Korea
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

What Tillerson's Asia Trip Means for North Korea

But now South Korea and the USA have begun deploying the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to guard against missile threats from the nuclear-armed North, infuriating China, which sees it as com...More..

UK February CPI Inflation Rate Rises To 2.3%, Highest Since September 2013
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

UK February CPI Inflation Rate Rises To 2.3%, Highest Since September 2013

The rise in the Consumer Prices Index to 2.3% - above the Bank's 2% target for the first time in more than three years - was far sharper than the City was expecting , sending sterling up 1.1 cents against the ...More..

Ontario man wanted for murdering stepchild
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ontario man wanted for murdering stepchild

Members of the public who have information are invited to call the Niagara Regional Police. "We don't know his whereabouts", he said. Dumas said her son died Saturday morning. Gavin said concerns about the di...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

It's spring! Signs of warming are encouraging this week

The rain chances will continue into Monday and Tuesday along with the warm weather. On Thursday showers are likely to turn wintry on high ground in the east. Gusty northwest winds develop during the day, ...More..

BioWare Responds to Mass Effect Criticism
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

BioWare Responds to Mass Effect Criticism

If you're really obsessed with being the best in the multiplayer experience, try getting some of the booster packs available directly through the game's store. It's something that I've missed. Of course you...More..

Navy vet claimed bomb in auto trunk at White House checkpoint
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Navy vet claimed bomb in auto trunk at White House checkpoint

Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia. Later, he said: "This is a test". If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison. Officers found no record for a meeting and Keoughan left. According to the affi...More..

Goldman Sachs to Move Hundreds of Employees From London Before Brexit
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Goldman Sachs to Move Hundreds of Employees From London Before Brexit

Goldman Sachs will begin moving hundreds of people out of London before any Brexit deal is struck, the banking giant's European boss has said. Mr Gnodde told CNBC: "We are going to start to execute on thos...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Cooperation is correct choice, Xi tells Tillerson

North Korea's nuclear and missile programs were at the top of Tillerson's agenda on this visit. North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Ri Kil-song also is said to have rejected such a proposal from China, accor...More..

Netmarble Games to Carry Out Public Offering worth $1.80 Billion Next Month
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Netmarble Games to Carry Out Public Offering worth $1.80 Billion Next Month

The company is aiming to list in Seoul's main bourse Kospi. Estimated cost of this public offering will be between $108.71 and $141.05 (121,000 KRW and 157,000 KRW) and total amount of this public offering will...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'I screwed up,' Orly Airport attacker told father before assault

After throwing down a bag containing a can of petrol and putting an air pistol to the head of the soldier, he was shot three times by her colleagues. The group was part of an airport military patrol. The dram...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

North Korea strikes U.S. forces in latest propaganda video

Tillerson quickly made it clear that the time had come for a change from former USA policy with North Korea under Barack Obama. "All options are on the table". It was published after a statement was released ...More..

Secret Service Agent Fired For Anti-Trump Statements
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Secret Service Agent Fired For Anti-Trump Statements

In the same post where she made her controversial comments, O'Grady also said that she struggles to not violate the Hatch Act, which prevents federal employees from posting comments on social media or other pla...More..

Norway The Happiest Country To Live According To World Happiness Index
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Norway The Happiest Country To Live According To World Happiness Index

The United States dropped in its ranking, falling behind Israel and sinking to number 14 on the list. Norway is officially the happiest place on the planet, according to a UN-backed agency which also places c...More..

Inflation rise hits the poorest
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Inflation rise hits the poorest

At this month's Bank of England meeting one of the nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted to raise rates - and expectations are rising that more could follow. The pound strengthened agains...More..

Gorsuch Dances Around Trump Controversies In Confirmation Hearing
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Gorsuch Dances Around Trump Controversies In Confirmation Hearing

Critics have pointed to his decision in a case in which a trucker was sacked for abandoning his broken-down trailer in freezing temperatures to seek safety. Meanwhile, in another case, Gorsuch ruled that the mo...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Electronic devices banned on US-bound flights from 8 countries

A spokesman for Royal Jordanian said the airliner has not yet started to enforce the new US regulation. Among the affected carriers are Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Kuwait Airways, all of wh...More..

UNC receives invitation from MHA for tripartite talk
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

UNC receives invitation from MHA for tripartite talk

In the tripartite talks it was also agreed to release arrested UNC leaders and closing of all the cases related to the economic blockade against Naga tribes leaders and students' leaders. Asked if the newly e...More..

How millions set a festive table to celebrate the Persian New Year
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

How millions set a festive table to celebrate the Persian New Year

Google is wishing its users a Happy Nowruz for 2017 with a colourful Google Doodle . Iran has ushered in the new Persian year of 1396, with President Hassan Rouhani underlining the need for interaction and...More..

Missing propeller found in Revesby bushland after falling off REX flight
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Missing propeller found in Revesby bushland after falling off REX flight

The Sydney-based airline, also known as Rex, said it had grounded another five of its fleet of 55 Saab 340s because their propeller gear boxes and shafts were from the same series as the defective propeller. VH...More..

This Is The Happiest Country In The World
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

This Is The Happiest Country In The World

Mexicans are not quite as happy as they were a year ago, according to the latest World Happiness Report . But it's the happiest nation in world, according to the 2017 World Happiness Report . Happiness in...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Feds Investigate 'Bot-Engineered' Pro-Trump Fake News

The investigation, the sources said, is also examining whether certain far-right sites took any action to assist Russian Federation. Operatives for Russian Federation appear to have strategically timed the co...More..

Centre Proposes Making Aadhaar Mandatory For Filing Tax Returns, PAN Card Applications
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Centre Proposes Making Aadhaar Mandatory For Filing Tax Returns, PAN Card Applications

The UID or Unique Identification Number is being used for numerous official tasks including getting a new SIM card, among others. Does this violate SC ruling? Aadhaar has been gaining ground with several ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Inflation surges to 2.3% in February

Calum Bennie, savings specialist at Scottish Friendly, said: "If proof was needed that a squeeze is underway, this is it". Commenting on today's inflation figures , Maike Currie, investment director for pe...More..

Ivanka Trump is moving into the White House
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ivanka Trump is moving into the White House

Ivanka Trump's attorney Jamie Gorelick said that the first daughter will be the president's "eyes and ears", according to Politico . Officials noted that she will "follow the same ethics restrictions that ...More..

Ireland's McGuinness trod unlikely path from war to peace
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ireland's McGuinness trod unlikely path from war to peace

McClean, who represented Northern Ireland at Under-21 level before opting to play his senior football for the Republic, found himself at the centre of controversy during his time at Sunderland when he refused t...More..