Iraq pushes into Mosul's Old City in effort to capture iconic mosque

The attack - as Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi met US President Donald Trump in Washington DC - targeted a busy commercial district of the Hay al-Amel suburb, according to police and hospital officials. Iraqi forces launched the operation to retake M... More..

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Awkward? Trump and Merkel didn't shake hands in Oval Office photo op
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Awkward? Trump and Merkel didn't shake hands in Oval Office photo op

Spending 2 percent of GDP on defense would mean doubling Germany's defense budget, and "I don't know who can imagine that something like that is possible", Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told a congress of his...More..

Amit Shah to visit Odisha in April
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Amit Shah to visit Odisha in April

He stated his political career in 1962 with the Praja Socialist Party. Second, Krishna can help soften the opposition that Vokkaligas - the agriculturist community forming 15 % of state's population - have fo...More..

Dusseldorf station attack: 'Several injured' after man goes on axe rampage
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Dusseldorf station attack: 'Several injured' after man goes on axe rampage

Police swarmed the station, shutting down and suspending or diverting train service, to investigate. Police said he suffers from psychological problems. However, before their assessment, police commandos had en...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

French presidential debate: Le Pen comes under fire from rivals

A snap opinion poll showed the centrist candidate was seen as the most convincing among the five top contenders in a marathon televised debate on Monday after clashing on immigration and Europe with Le Pen. An ...More..

Benue Governor Ortom Involved in Car Accident
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Benue Governor Ortom Involved in Car Accident

The Police confirmed that 17 persons were killed in the attack, after gunmen riding on motorcycles invaded the area while shooting sporadically. He said that helicopters would embark on guided missions and ae...More..

Ivory Coast names new coach
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ivory Coast names new coach

The 48-year-old Belgian succeeds Frenchman Michel Dussuyer, who resigned days after the 2015 African champions crashed out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in the group stage in Gabon. Wilmost was in charge of...More..

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's offices burgled
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's offices burgled

The DA said it was "shocked" the burglary which it said was an attack on the judiciary. "Upon being informed of this crime, the Chief Justice remarked that this must be viewed in a very serious light and the ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Norway tops the global happiness ranking for 2017

Rounding up the Southeast Asian list in descending order are the Philippines (72 globally); Indonesia (81); Vietnam (94); Myanmar (114) and lastly Cambodia (129). The World Happiness Report was released by th...More..

India withdraw Smith protest as boards make peace
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

India withdraw Smith protest as boards make peace

Michael Clarke, Smith's predecessor as captain, said he had concerns about the actions of his former team mate. India went on to win the match by 75 runs to level the series 1-1. It is also understood that ...More..

President Zuma to Open UN World Water Day Summit
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

President Zuma to Open UN World Water Day Summit

The World Bank says 1.6 billion people live in countries and regions with absolute water scarcity, and the number may rise to 2.8 billion people by 2025. Thanks to developments in treatment techniques, certai...More..

Angel Merkel asks for a handshake, this is what Donald Trump did
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Angel Merkel asks for a handshake, this is what Donald Trump did

Spicer just said Trump playing golf is diff than Obama playing golf because Trump is playing w/ key leaders. Trump's meeting with German chancellor Angela Merkel was awkward to say the least. In a sta...More..

At least five dead after vehicle bomb explosion in Mogadishu
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

At least five dead after vehicle bomb explosion in Mogadishu

The blast was detonated after soldiers tried to stop the auto and the bomber tried to speed through the checkpoint, police Capt. Mohamed Hussein said. The al-Qaida-linked group has been behind numerous terroris...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The boom in flights from the Middle East to the US

Several flights that arrive daily at Logan International Airport in Boston will be affected by the new restrictions on passengers bringing certain electronics as carry-on items. The British Government has sa...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Air strike kills more than 30 near Raqqa, Syrian Observatory says

Raqqa is the de facto capital of the extremists' so-called caliphate, and Mansoura is held by so-called Islamic State. The Syrian Observatory, which is based in the United Kingdom, said one of its activists h...More..

The Trump clan enjoys family vacation in Aspen
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Trump clan enjoys family vacation in Aspen

For spring break this year, the Trump kids ― Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump and Ivanka Trump ― have all headed to Aspen, Colorado. Wearing a long-sleeved black top and black and white striped wrap skirt, Ivank...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

5.5-magnitude quake hits Bali: USGS

No tsunami warning has been issue as of yet. "The shock of the quake is felt by most people in Bali province", he added. Local residents also said the quake briefly caused panic on the neighbouring holiday ...More..

Barcelona star Neymar reveals Premier League desire in shock interview
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Barcelona star Neymar reveals Premier League desire in shock interview

And who knows, someday, I would like to play in it, yes. Neymar has now admitted that Manchester United are one of the teams he admired, but he did not reveal if he would dump Barcelona at the end of the ongo...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Erdogan's Merkel Nazi jibe 'unacceptable': Germany

EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn told Germany's Bild newspaper Turkish membership was becoming "more and more unrealistic" in the wake of Erdogan's belligerent style and contempt for human rights. ...More..

Jesus's tomb restored after months of work
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Jesus's tomb restored after months of work

The shrine had not been restored for more than 200 years and there were fears that it posed a risky safety risk. But they agreed to set aside their differences to save what they all believe is Christ's tomb. Th...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Travel Industry Isn't Happy With New Airport Rules

Are you impacted by the electronics ban? "Evaluated intelligence indicates that terrorists continue to target commercial aviation and are aggressively pursuing innovative methods to undertake their attacks,...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Laptops, tablets, big smartphones banned from cabin on some flights to UK

The Department for Homeland Security said "evaluated intelligence" indicated that terrorist groups "continue to target commercial aviation and are aggressively pursuing innovative methods to undertake their a...More..

Maharashtra doctors decide to end mass leave agitation
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Maharashtra doctors decide to end mass leave agitation

Resident doctors across Maharashtra have gone on leave to protest risky working condition. The patients are coming for the treatment from different places were sent back by the staff of the Lokmanya Tilak Gen...More..

Price Target Analysis of General Motors Company (GM)
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Price Target Analysis of General Motors Company (GM)

In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers o...More..

San Antonians make Forbes' 2017 world billionaires list
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

San Antonians make Forbes' 2017 world billionaires list

Warren Buffett reclaimed the No. 2 spot on the list for the first time since 2014, with a net worth of $75.6 billion, up from $60.8 billion in 2016. Bill Gates at it again! That's up almost 20 percent from...More..

Pennsylvania Billionaires Among World's Richest
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Pennsylvania Billionaires Among World's Richest

Despite of that, he has managed to be the richest person on the planet for 18 of the past 23 years. Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett jumped back to No. In his presidential campaign, Trump acclaimed that he...More..

400000 people expected to flee from western Mosul, says UN
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

400000 people expected to flee from western Mosul, says UN

Iraqi forces launched the drive to retake west Mosul on February 19, after seizing the city's eastern side the previous month. Iraqi authorities launched the offensive to retake the city on October 17 a yea...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Hindu hard-liner sworn in as leader of India's largest state

The Chief Minister was on his way to the airport when his carcade made a U-turn. If in Delhi, CM Adityanath had to meet his mentor and BJP president Amit Shah. The BJP leader asserted that Uttar Pradesh would...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

United Kingdom may join U.S. airline electronics ban

New travel restrictions imposed by the United States government severely limit the kinds of electronics travelers will be able to bring into the cabin of some USA -bound intentional flights that originate in ei...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

France's Macron passes first of three big tests

Hamon described Le Pen's attitude as "sickening" after she described French schools as "a daily nightmare", so unsafe that pupils attend with "fear in their stomachs". In the vacuum Fillon's woes have left, Mac...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

French candidates face off in first debate

The single currency strengthened against all of its 10 major peers after a poll showed independent candidate Emmanuel Macron emerged as the most convincing of the five contenders in the national debate, ahead o...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Donald Trump sounds ready to get health care behind him

President Donald Trump cheer for their president as they wait for his arrival for a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, March 20, 2017. Trump is on Capitol Hill Tuesday to sell the Republican bill. "I want to cut ...More..

Beijing's last coal-fired power plant shuts down
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Beijing's last coal-fired power plant shuts down

The remaining units of the power plant are all using gas to generate electricity. China Huaneng Group's Beijing Thermal Power Plant in Chaoyang District shut down its five coal-fired units, making Beijing the...More..

Ex-South Korean leader grilled for 14 hours in corruption probe
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ex-South Korean leader grilled for 14 hours in corruption probe

The nation's first female president was impeached by parliament in December as millions took to the streets to demand her removal over the sprawling scandal, which has exposed the links between politics and bus...More..

Call for talks in Northern rail dispute as new strike date announced
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Call for talks in Northern rail dispute as new strike date announced

The RMT said the companies' plans to move to Driver Only Operated (DOO) trains and take away the responsibility for the carriage doors from conductors risks passenger safety. "On Friday we made a genuine and po...More..