ASEAN deadlocked on South China Sea, Cambodia blocks statement

Kerry, the highest ranking USA official to meet with Mr. Duterte since his election in May, paid a courtesy call in Malacañang hours after expressing support for Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay's moves to start bilateral talks with China. But Mr Ker... More..

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Homage Paid in Yerevan to Victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings

President Obama, who became the first USA sitting president to visit site of the first atomic bomb, met with Mori at the May 27 ceremony, and gave him a hug which immediately took the world's attention. "A nucl...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Pistorius family mum on Oscar hospital scare

South African Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius reacts as he leaves the High Court in Pretoria, on July 6, 2016 after being sentenced to six years in jail. The Department of Correctional Service's Spokesperso...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Man Charged With Murder in London Stabbing Attack

The wife of an FSU professor died in Wednesday's knife attack in London, University officials confirmed Thursday afternoon. Pitts said university administrators in London immediately offered assistance to...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Ibrahimovic gives Mourinho first trophy at United

It may not happen immediately as Mourinho has to eradicate Louis van Gaal's philosophy from the squad, which may take time. In the 2015/16 campaign, Leicester went on to win the title in the most dramatic f...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

ISIL claims machete attack against Belgian policewomen

Michel, who saluted the courage of the police victims, was referring to the attacker's cry of " Allahu Akbar " (God is greatest) during the assault in front of a police station. "We must keep a cool head ", ...More..

Pence holding 'town hall' campaign event in North Carolina
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Pence holding 'town hall' campaign event in North Carolina

After stops in Iowa and Pennsylvania on Monday and Tuesday, Pence will visit Dayton for a 3 p.m. Wednesday town hall meeting. "I promise you, Donald Trump will stand with our allies, he will stand without a...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Syrian army foils rebel offensive on artillery base in Aleppo

According to various estimations, up to 300,000 civilians are trapped in Aleppo without access to necessities. While the group is looking to get closer to other rebel factions, they are still considered a ter...More..

Favre wonders if he really belongs in Hall of Fame
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Favre wonders if he really belongs in Hall of Fame

On Dec. 22, 2003, Favre was already scheduled to play with a broken thumb, but he got some news that would also cause him to play with a broken heart. When it comes to retirement, Favre is a Hall-of-Fame waffle...More..

Man arrested in Kuwait for allegedly funding Islamic State sympathisers in India
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Man arrested in Kuwait for allegedly funding Islamic State sympathisers in India

The arrest was made after a tip-off from the National Investigative Agency. A U.S. ally and neighbour of Saudi Arabia and Iraq, Kuwait is part of a 34-nation alliance announced by Riyadh in December aimed at ...More..

Security investigating reports of bullet in equestrian center
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Security investigating reports of bullet in equestrian center

It appears the bullet was not shot intentionally at the tent, with it more likely it was sacked from a distance. There is speculation it could have been a stray bullet, fired accidentally from an adjacent mil...More..

Yemen peace talks suspended for one month
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Yemen peace talks suspended for one month

The U.N. envoy to Yemen announced Saturday that peace talks to end the country's ruinous civil war would go into a one-month recess. Yemen has been racked by chaos since late 2014, when the Houthis and their ...More..

Air Algeria plane lands safely after technical fault
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Air Algeria plane lands safely after technical fault

Plane tracking site Flight Radar 24 now lists the plane's status as "unknown". The flight went off the radars minutes after taking off enroute to the French port city and lost all contact with the control tower...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

India bridge collapse: 2 people dead, 20 missing

Search and rescue teams from the local police, fire brigade and other emergency services, including the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), have been working round the clock since then to trace the missing...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Who Runs Boko Haram?

The government said the report was a mere "propaganda" by the "defeated terrorist organization". "We have no evidence that Islamic State has been providing any form of logistical or operational patronage to B...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Court blocks 'discriminatory' North Carolina voter ID law

On Friday [July 29] a federal appeals court blocked legislation in North Carolina that requires voters to show identification after discovering that it disproportionately affected voters of color in compariso...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

PM asks minister to visit KSA and help stranded Pakistanis

Reports said India was preparing for its largest "peacetime evacuation". Haqabani expressed appreciation for the Indian government and the Indian workers for their contribution to the Saudi economy. Many have n...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

CWU trade union backing Jeremy Corbyn in Labour leadership contest

Many of the CLPs who nominated Mr Corbyn this time either didn't vote for any candidate in last year's contest or had backed Andy Burnham or Yvette Cooper. Ballots will be issued to eligible registered supporte...More..

German officials vow tighter security and migrant controls
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

German officials vow tighter security and migrant controls

After a Syrian refugee committed a suicide bombing in the southern German city of Ansbach on Sunday, the fourth terror attack in Germany in the course of one week, some German citizens are comparing their n...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Supreme Court halts trans-student bathroom order for VA schools

NEWS BRIEF In a rare break from its summer recess, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked a federal appeals court ruling Wednesday that allowed a transgender boy in Virginia to use the boy's bathroom a...More..

Korea fires mid-range missile close to Japan
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Korea fires mid-range missile close to Japan

One blew up immediately after launch - a common occurrence. "It imposes a serious threat to Japan's security and it is an unforgivable act of violence toward Japan's security", said Shinzo Abe , the prime mi...More..

Modi calls for action against India's cow vigilantes
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Modi calls for action against India's cow vigilantes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday interacted with the nation in a first townhall by an Indian Prime Minister at the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex, New Delhi said that an economic growth of more than 8%...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Sheriff identifies helicopter pilot who crashed in Louisiana

The body of the pilot whose helicopter crashed into Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin was found and identified. The helicopter, a Schweizer 259C two-seater, is owned by Gulf Coast Helicopters, a company out of Pear...More..

Solar Impulse completes around-the-world solar flight
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Solar Impulse completes around-the-world solar flight

Bertrand Piccard, who had the honor of landing the plane in Abu Dhabi , says it's their hope others will be inspired by their journey. "For this, Solar Impulse pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg ...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Israel nabs Palestinian security officer for weapons dealing

A Palestinian armed with a knife charged at Israeli soldiers on the outskirts of the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank on Sunday and was shot dead, the Israeli army said. In 2015, Rajoub asked FIFA to su...More..

Unemployment rate falls to 6.2 per cent
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Unemployment rate falls to 6.2 per cent

But even with the increase, Manitoba still had the second lowest unemployment rate in the country after British Columbia's 5.6 per cent. Canada lost -71.0K full-time positions in July and created +40.0K part-...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

SCS row: China for 'people's war at sea'

The general public should be educated about national defense issues because national sovereignty and territorial integrity are at risk, according to the minister. The same punishment awaits Chinese citizens and...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

ASEAN fails to reach compromise on South China Sea ruling

Philippines Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay had agreed not to mention the court ruling in the statement, Sounry said. The development came as a surprise, as Tokyo has stepped up efforts to talk ASEAN natio...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Search for flight MH370 is coming to an end

The jet, bound for Beijing , took off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport shortly after midnight, at 12:41 a.m. local time on March 8, 2014. Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Jailani Johar...More..

Pregnant women are fearful living in Miami's Zika hot zone
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Pregnant women are fearful living in Miami's Zika hot zone

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday warned pregnant women to avoid the Miami neighborhood where mosquitoes carry Zika. When an unusually high number of babies in Brazil were bor...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Mariah Carey says Idol was 'abusive'

And when another reporter pressed Carey to name one other "mainstream female artist" who was doing things right in the music industry, she swiftly shut the question down. And that is what Carey is really like, ...More..

Dubai airport scraps over 200 flights after Emirates crash
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Dubai airport scraps over 200 flights after Emirates crash

Thirteen people had minor wounds. A cellphone video shot from inside the aircraft shows some passengers frantically shouting and shoving while others pop open luggage compartments and try to grab their belong...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

GOP fumes over Trump remarks, but endorsements stand

This has been a truly fascinating few days with a flurry of firsts in presidential politics. "I was going to vote for Trump, still might", said Luanne Miller, an Army vet, there with a friend. Regardless of w...More..

UK Labour leadership rivals to debate head-to-head
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

UK Labour leadership rivals to debate head-to-head

The battle for control of the party has exposed long-standing fault lines in Labour over whether to position itself to the left or centre-left of British politics, and led to fears that it could even split. "Th...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Syrian regime forces roll back rebel gains in Aleppo - monitor

Syrian regime forces bolstered by Russian air strikes recaptured territory overnight in the battleground city of Aleppo , rolling back the short-lived gains of a rebel offensive. According to reports, the gas ...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Pence breaks position with Trump to endorse Paul Ryan

A Ryan supporter from his hometown of Janesville, 73-year-old Marilyn Barlass, says she likes everything about Ryan. Pence said in a phone interview with Fox News Channel that he's pleased to endorse Ryan. "I...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Islamic State group announces new Boko Haram leader

Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. "We will never cause any discord among the people, we will live by the Koran", he...More..

Biden wishes 'best friend forever' Obama a happy birthday
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Biden wishes 'best friend forever' Obama a happy birthday

The administration may be coming to an end but the bromance between Joe Biden and Barack Obama will live on forever. Friendship bracelets , BFFs? We '90s kids on the internet live for this kind of crap. Pr...More..

Pence brushes off question about GOP candidate endorsements
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Pence brushes off question about GOP candidate endorsements

With the general election campaign now squarely underway, Republicans found themselves once again forced to answer questions about the latest boundary-defying pronouncement from Trump at a moment when most woul...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Texas Medicaid to cover mosquito repellent amid Zika fears

The 14 patients identified by Florida health officials constitute the first cases of local transmission of Zika virus by mosquitoes in the continental United States. British officials also have advised pregnant...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

China rejects accusations in Japan defense report

Chang's statement comes amid unprecedented tensions over the disputed islands in the South China Sea, where Beijing has been building airstrips and military installations on reclaimed reefs and islands in wat...More..

Third case of Zika virus confirmed in Snohomish County
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Third case of Zika virus confirmed in Snohomish County

California will receive federal help this week to help identify and treat babies born with microcephaly, the devastating neurological defect caused by the Zika virus. "The CDC advises them to stay away from the...More..

UN 'extremely' concerned for children in Syria's Aleppo
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

UN 'extremely' concerned for children in Syria's Aleppo

The UN has in recent days received reports of five hospitals hit by airstrikes, including three in Aleppo and one each in Daraa and Idlib, Dujarric said . The activist-run Aleppo Media Center said the death ...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Michael Phelps to carry U.S. flag during Rio Olympics opening ceremony

This summer in his fifth Olympic games , Phelps will certainly have his work cut out for him. He's now 31 years old and he'll be swimming against elite athletes almost half his age. Lochte and Phelps have had ...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

CNN Poll: Seven Point Convention Bounce For Hillary Clinton

But only 31 percent of voters believe that Trump has the right experience to be president while 64 percent believe Trump is not honest and trustworthy. In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer Tuesday evening,...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

What Canadians need to know after Zika transmitted by Florida mosquitoes

Pregnant women are now being told to delay travelling to Florida because of the virus as summer tourists prepare to travel to the popular holiday destination during the summer. "Pregnant women should consider p...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Deputies: Man accused in church shooting assaulted

Both guards weren't on the floor of the unit and Stafford's cell door was not checked to make sure it was secure before Roof was let out his cell, Cannon said. When asked if Stafford's assault was racially moti...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Rajnath Singh's Terror Reprimand Speech Blacked Out by Pakistan

Sources say that India has conveyed to Pakistan its concerns regarding the threat to Rajnath Singh from the organisations leading the protests in Islamabad, and has reiterated that the Indian Home Minister's se...More..

Emirates airliner with 275 onboard crash lands in Dubai
by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Emirates airliner with 275 onboard crash lands in Dubai

Al Baloushi succumbed to injuries sustained while responding to the accident , said Paul Griffiths, the chief executive of Dubai Airports. Wednesday's accident was the airline's most serious to date. Acc...More..

Search for Missing Flight 370 Suspended
by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Search for Missing Flight 370 Suspended

Malaysian Minister of Transport Dato' Sri Liow Tiong Lai chaired the meeting with Australian Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Chinese Minister of Transport Yang Chuantang participati...More..