Israel mourns Shimon Peres' death

In a press statement on Wednesday (Sep 28), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have sent condolence letters to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyah... More..

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Lightning storms knock out power to entire Australian state
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Lightning storms knock out power to entire Australian state

BOM senior forecaster Sarah Chadwick said the extreme weather system will move through South Australia and into NSW by Wednesday afternoon, travelling from the far west through to central parts of the state lat...More..

First Lady calls for
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

First Lady calls for "adult in the White House"

The Clinton campaign says he will launch a voter-registration drive and urge Pennsylvanians to register to vote. Obama said that when it comes to qualifications for president, "we need someone who will take t...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Burnham steps down from shadow cabinet

His comments, which are likely to be seen as a coded criticism of Mr Corbyn's left-wing policy agenda, come after a string of senior Labour figures including former cabinet minister Lord Blunkett warned the lea...More..

South Sudan's vice president responds to report over misuse of aid
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

South Sudan's vice president responds to report over misuse of aid

Riek Machar , who is in Sudan for medical treatment after being forced from South Sudan's capital in July, at the weekend said his country's people "should brace for long-term popular armed resistance". The a...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Russian Federation 'ready to resume talks with United States about Syria'

Russia's Foreign Ministry presented a different version of the call, making no reference to the US ultimatum. Debris covers streets lined with bombed-out buildings, trapping people in their neighborhoods and ...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Air Strike Hits Major Aleppo Hospital: Medical Workers

In the video, DJs play music, lights flash and clubbers socialize and dance at an event supposedly held this summer. He says Assad forces know the location of both facilities. Russia's entry into the war a ye...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Government forces gain ground near Aleppo

Syrian government forces gather in the largely deserted Palestinian refugee camp of Handarat after capturing it from rebels. The Turkey-based Syrian National Coalition, one of Syria's main opposition groups, ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Are India and Pakistan on the verge of a water war?

Foreign secretary Aizaz Chaudhry said that Modi's statement shows India's nervousness over the situation in Kashmir. Such countries should have no place in the comity of nations. 'What pre-conditions?' Swaraj s...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Pakistan to approach ICJ if India violates Indus Water Treaty: Sartaj

Former Indus Water Commissioner Jamat Ali Shah on Monday slammed India for threatening to block the flow of water into Pakistan's Indus river. "This Indian act can be taken as breach of global peace and hen...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

PM Modi to review MFN status to Pakistan

According to India, Pakistan has been backing militant groups in the Himalayan states of Jammu and Kashmir through the shared river flow of various countries. India has also made a decision to put on hold the ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Crude extends slide as Iran refuses to freeze production

November Brent crude traded on London's ICE Futures Europe fell $1.30, or 2.8%, to $46.05 a barrel. The group's 14 members pumped 33.7 million barrels of crude a day last month, meaning Iran could be targeting ...More..

Challenges Remain for Colombia Following Signing of Historic Peace Deal
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Challenges Remain for Colombia Following Signing of Historic Peace Deal

To shouts of "Santos is a coward!" former President Alvaro Uribe, the architect of the decade-long, USA -backed military offensive that forced the FARC to the negotiating table, said the peace deal puts Colombi...More..

Obama Vetoes 9/11-Saudi Legislation Setting Up Potential Override
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Obama Vetoes 9/11-Saudi Legislation Setting Up Potential Override

The Obama administration has argued to Congress that the legislation would set an worldwide precedent that risks exposing the US government and American soldiers to lawsuits or other legal action by foreign gov...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Syrian government mounts big ground attack in Aleppo

Several thousand rebels from different factions are believed holed up in eastern Aleppo, with the largest being the Nour el-Din el-Zinki group. Al Moallem accused the US, Britain, and France of supporting "te...More..

UNGA: Nawaz Sharif comes out positive; urges dialogue with India
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

UNGA: Nawaz Sharif comes out positive; urges dialogue with India

However, his repeated calls to the UN to help resolve the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan appear to be gaining no traction as Ban made no reference to Kashmir and the situation in the Valley in his f...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

US, France, UK walk out of UN when Syria speaks

On Sunday, the UN Security Council convened for an extraordinary meeting to discuss the situation in Aleppo, where the Syrian government forces are carrying out an offensive against Jabhat Fatah al Sham, form...More..

Kerry: Aleppo fighting makes Syria deal unlikely
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Kerry: Aleppo fighting makes Syria deal unlikely

The truce was aimed at enabling the delivery of desperately needed humanitarian aid and paving the way for a resumption of talks between the government and opposition. The issues at the heart of the current tal...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Debate Night: Clinton, Trump Set For High-Stakes Showdown

What format will the debate take? Jessica Ditto, director for the Trump campaign, said: "The announcement by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and New York Police Department that they are investigating cl...More..

Tropical system may form in Atlantic this week
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tropical system may form in Atlantic this week

The system has a 90 per cent chance of becoming a storm by Friday. "After looking remarkably unimpressive on satellite loops for the previous few days, 97-L was turning that situation around on Sunday", Maste...More..

Bombing campaign in Syria kills dozens, demolishes buildings
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Bombing campaign in Syria kills dozens, demolishes buildings

He said the conflict had reached "new heights of horror". The latest strikes have destroyed emergency medical clinics and bombed-out water-pumping stations have halted supplies to the city, leaving almost t...More..

by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Modi should also introspect when he advises Pak: Mayawati

Asserting that Pakistan was behind terror incidents in Afghanistan, Bangladesh besides India, he said, "Across the world wherever a terrorist incident happens you will find that either terrorists had gone from ...More..

Washington shooting suspect 'zombie-like' at arrest
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Washington shooting suspect 'zombie-like' at arrest

Tragedy struck the state of Washington on Friday night as gun fire broke out at a shopping mall in the town of Burlington. Island County Sheriff's Lt. The exact motive behind the shooting that killed four wom...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Obama, Netanyahu meeting a capstone to years of testy ties

But obviously, these are challenging times. "Surely Israelis and Palestinians will be better off if Palestinians reject incitement and recognise the legitimacy of Israel ...(and if) Israel recognises that it ...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Somber start to school homecoming after team in deadly crash

The collision seriously injured three coaches and sent 15 students to area hospitals with injuries that officials said were not life-threatening. There were 20 students bound for Kathleen High School on board...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Heavy security in tense Gabon after Bongo re-election validated

The court, while partially changing the results of the close August 27 vote, said Bongo maintained a lead over his former ally-turned-opponent Ping. Garbon's constitutional court has upheld president Ali Bong...More..

US, Russia fail to revive Syrian truce
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

US, Russia fail to revive Syrian truce

It said that ISIS buildings and gun emplacements were also destroyed in the strikes. " This plan won't work , " Ryabkov insisted, saying that the USA and other parties in the Civil War continue to convince re...More..

Feds investigating plane crash in suburban Phoenix home
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Feds investigating plane crash in suburban Phoenix home

The plane crashed around 7:30 p.m. near Ray and Gilbert roads. He was hospitalized with burns to his forearms and is expected to survive, according to Hildebrandt. Jumping with fireworks also requires special l...More..

First Presidential Debate To Focus On Prosperity, Security And Nation's Direction
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

First Presidential Debate To Focus On Prosperity, Security And Nation's Direction

Twitter is partnering up with Bloomberg to stream the debate, while Facebook will work with AOL to broadcast the event through Facebook Live. Cleveland.com will update this list to include all streaming o...More..

France 'needs more resources to fight terrorism'
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

France 'needs more resources to fight terrorism'

Monday's ceremony will be attended by Nicolas Sarkozy and Alain Juppe, both of whom have their sights on France's presidency next year. "There's not a moment to lose", President François Hollande told the Ass...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Kerry admits diplomacy at impasse as Syrian truce collapses

The US-Russia deal had called for an end to fighting between regime forces and non-jihadist rebels, excluding extremists like the Islamic State group, as well as increased aid deliveries. An unnamed USA offic...More..

Russian joint major military exercises from Saturday
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Russian joint major military exercises from Saturday

Pakistan and Russian Federation will hold their first-ever joint military exercises from Saturday, 24th September, 24 News HD reported. Militaries of the two countries have not revealed much about the drill. ...More..

Top Democrats say they've concluded that Russia behind hacks
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Top Democrats say they've concluded that Russia behind hacks

The lawmakers, part of the so-called "Gang of 8", members of Congress who are briefed on almost all the nation's intelligence secrets, went much further than President Barack Obama has been willing in engaging ...More..

Belgian police held for helping refugees cross French border
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Belgian police held for helping refugees cross French border

In a sign of how complicated the migrant crisis has become for European countries, Belgian police officers who were returning a group of migrants to France were then arrested by their French counterparts on sus...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

The Philippines President Says "F**k You" To European Union, Shows Middle Finger

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says the United Nations chief and the European Union are welcome to investigate his controversial drugs crackdown, while also challenging the organizations to visit the P...More..

Patient dies after ambulance explodes outside Irish hospital
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Patient dies after ambulance explodes outside Irish hospital

Union representatives said the two men tried to rescue the patient as the ambulance burst into flames. The area has now been sealed off for a technical examination. "The National Ambulance Service has impleme...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

State of Emergency: Charlotte protests continue for second night

The measures were called following the second night of protests sparked by the police shooting of the 43-year-old father of seven, in which the victim's family and police shared differing accounts of what happe...More..

Top South African universities close after violent protests
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Top South African universities close after violent protests

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South African police battled students on a university campus on Thursday in the latest violence over protesters' calls for free education, a demand that the government has dismissed as un...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

D'Qwell Jackson: Colts D 'played like (expletive)' in loss

Consider the irony. At some level, we can blame the opening loss on the Colts' offense starting slowly - again - and finishing too fast. That's why, when the Lions got off to a 21-3 start, questions were asked....More..

Donald Trump Meeting World Leaders in NYC
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Donald Trump Meeting World Leaders in NYC

The gaffe drew heavy criticism from the anchors of pro-Sisi private television channels which have devoted extensive coverage to the president's visit to NY. Gen. Michael Flynn. "It sounds like you think Dona...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Forces push deeper into key IS-held northern town

Dunford made no mention of the US presence on the Qayara West base, but an official on Wednesday said "hundreds" of USA troops are there helping the Iraq security forces prepare for a coming offensive in Mosul....More..

Bank of England's Saunders sees more scope to loosen policy
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Bank of England's Saunders sees more scope to loosen policy

A key Bank of England official has said she is "not yet convinced" of the need for a further interest rate cut this year to cushion the economy after the Brexit vote. By asset size the UK's financial system is ...More..

UK Independence Party announces new leader
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

UK Independence Party announces new leader

Sources close to Mr Farage told the Independent that they believed the story was true, but that the dipping may have been "not entirely skinny". "Without us there would have been no referendum, without you ...More..

Turkish journalists on trial again over alleged Gulen ties
by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Turkish journalists on trial again over alleged Gulen ties

It is Erdogan's first visit to NY since an overthrow attempt in Turkey in July was put down. They can appeal the verdict, one of the officials said. Gulen has organizations that run regular schools and other ...More..

by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

South Korean Officials Verify Radiation Traces from North Korea's Nuclear Test

The report reflects a strong sense of crisis among USA experts, in the wake of apparent improvement in North Korea's capability to miniaturize nuclear weapons and its technology to launch ballistic missiles. Of...More..

by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Angelina Jolie Pitt files for divorce from Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in happier times. In his statement, Pitt said , "I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids ". & Mrs. Smith together in 2004! And... ...More..

by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Airstrike on Syrian medical facility kills 4 staff

All aid convoys in Syria are now suspended. Russian Federation has strongly denied involvement of its own or Syrian planes, and said the incident was caused by fire on the ground and not by an air strike. F...More..

Fox News unaware of Sean Hannity's appearance in Trump video
by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Fox News unaware of Sean Hannity's appearance in Trump video

Pastor Scott is a Trump supporter. During a brief appearance in the video, Hannity lists some reasons why he chose to back Trump, citing the candidate's vow to eliminate President Obama's "Obamacare" health...More..

by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Supporters of North Dakota pipeline protests gather in Great Falls

The group is joining in protest of the multi-billion dollar Dakota Access Pipeline that would cross the Missouri River several times across four states. "Our lives and our rights are threatened by Energy Transf...More..

by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Saudi Arabia Pledges $75M More to Support Refugees

The summit was organized by US President Barack Obama at the United Nations headquarters on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly. A dispute with Saudi sheep importer Hamood Al-Khalaf has...More..