Ukraine meeting over gas supplies to be held in December

The document would spell out that the agreement does not prejudge Ukraine's eventual membership in the EU, does not oblige the bloc to provide military or financial support to Kiev and does not give Ukrainians access to European jobs. The e-declara... More..

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Test on partisan gerrymandering heads to Supreme Court
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Test on partisan gerrymandering heads to Supreme Court

The judges ruled 2-1 that the maps were unconstitutional because they were "intended to burden the representational rights of Democratic voters.by impeding their ability to translate their votes into legisl...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Obama and Putin trade stone cold stares in tense standoff

Obama said he also urged President Putin to help implement the Minsk peace agreement by working with France, Germany, Ukraine and the United States to halt the conflict in Donbass region of Ukraine. Earlier th...More..

Merkel aims to 'serve people of Germany' as 4th term looms
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Merkel aims to 'serve people of Germany' as 4th term looms

On her second visit to Berlin , Mrs May dined with the British ambassador, waiting for the signal to return to Mrs Merkel's office. Donald Trump's election to the USA presidency has thrust attention on wheth...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Relief for Brad Pitt as Federal Bureau of Investigation clears him in child abuse allegations

In September, the FBI said it was gathering facts about the reported incident on the plane and it would "evaluate whether an investigation at the federal level will be pursued". Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie ...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Hurricane Otto: Deaths as storm hits Costa Rica

Families evacuated homes in coastal Nicaragua Thursday as Hurricane Otto neared. It was felt also in Nicaragua s capital Managua and in Costa Rica. This portion of Central America is unaccustomed to hurricane...More..

Greek refugee camp set ablaze after refugee deaths
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Greek refugee camp set ablaze after refugee deaths

Several fires have erupted in refugee camps on the Greek islands, where some 16 000 people became stranded after the European Union signed a deal that was aimed at stemming the influx of migrants. Under a Europ...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

China And The USA Meet For Final Time Under Obama

Trump to expand our two countries' bilateral, regional and global cooperation, control our differences in a constructive manner, and together achieve wins without conflict or confrontation and with mutual respe...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

French conservatives voting in first presidential primary

With 90% of the votes having been counted, Fillon is still in the lead with the support of 44.2% of the voters, followed by Juppé who has 28.3% - almost 8% more votes than Sarkozy . With France's ruling So...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Ukraine seeks European Union support for Russian Federation sanctions

Ukrainian officials have rejected the accusations. The proposal, which has to be approved by the European Parliament and all 28 member states to go into force, would enable Ukrainians and EU citizens to trave...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

France's Sarkozy loses primary with hard-line on immigration

The surprise victor of the first round of France's rightwing presidential primary, conservative ex-premier Francois Fillon , was the runaway favorite Monday to win the contest expected to decide France's n...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Trump claims 'millions voted illegally' cost him popular vote

The Republican billionaire's allegations came as steps are being taken towards recounting of votes in the swing state of Wisconsin, which Trump won. In two follow-up tweets, Trump also argued that he would ha...More..

Man tries to jump visiter gallery in Lok Sabha
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Man tries to jump visiter gallery in Lok Sabha

After the Opposition declared a Bharat Bandh today, protests outside Parliament are expected to intensify and the political firestorm over demonetisation is set to resonate inside both houses on Day 10 of the W...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Otto downgraded to tropical storm

Otto is also about 305 miles (485 kilometers) east-southeast of Bluefields, Nicaragua . The storm is forecast to hit Central America on Thanksgiving Day, USA Today reported. "Steering winds will cause Otto t...More..

'Maan Ki Baat' has become Modi Ki Baat: Mamata
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

'Maan Ki Baat' has become Modi Ki Baat: Mamata

Upping the ante against parties opposing demonetisation, the Prime Minister said: "On the one hand, the government is taking steps to shut all doors for corruption". "The Western-style democratic system of Indi...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Israeli military kills 4 IS militants in Syria after ambush

At least four ISIS militants were killed in the direct clashes with the Israeli troops in what is being seen as the first such confrontation of the terrorist group with Israel. The gunmen belonged to the Islami...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

US 'Deeply Concerned' Over Proposal to Legalize Settlements on Private Palestinian Land

Mansour further warned that in the case Trump follows through on his promise, the Palestinian government would "reopen the whole Pandora's Box" with regards to International Criminal Court rulings regarding Isr...More..

Clinton campaign: We are taking part in the recount
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Clinton campaign: We are taking part in the recount

But Elias also wrote that the Clinton team would support the Green party candidate Jill Stein in her effort to secure recounts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and MI. Elias said the campaign felt the need to ...More..

SC Governor Haley picked by Trump for UN Ambassador
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

SC Governor Haley picked by Trump for UN Ambassador

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as USA ambassador to the United Nations. Wednesday though, Trump praised Haley as someone who could bring people together saying in ...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Xhaka will prove his worth, says Wenger

Arsène Wenger admits that Granit Xhaka still needs time to adapt fully to the rigours of Premier League football before making the kind of impact that persuaded Arsenal to spend heavily on the Swiss midfielder....More..

Search for 9-year-old CT boy missing in Texas called off
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Search for 9-year-old CT boy missing in Texas called off

They began searching the house, which has "lots of rooms, lots of places where people can hide", Pearland Police Lt. Onesimo Lopez said. Marcus McGhee disappeared from the residence at about 4 p.m., according...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

National Football League notebook: Bills activate WR Watkins

Rex Ryan hopes Marrone does not enjoy his stay. "No, I haven't forgotten", Robey-Coleman said. Although McCoy had thumb surgery just a week ago, should be ready to go come Sunday. The defense is getting healt...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Bills WR Watkins set to make return

Still, you should be scouring your waiver wire for Watkins' name if you haven't already. Ryan expects running back LeSean McCoy, who had surgery after Sunday's game to fix a dislocated thumb, to be ready to g...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Rex Ryan feels 'pretty good' about Sammy Watkins playing Sunday

On Friday, Bills offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn said that Watkins has been on a "pitch count" at practice, according to WKBW's Joe Buscaglia. His main backup, Mike Gillislee, injured his hamstring on Wednes...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Bills activate WR Watkins off of injured reserve

McCoy underwent thumb surgery Sunday night, but the Bills have not expected the injury to keep him out of the lineup. Jacksonville will no doubt try to counter Watkins' return with a healthy dose of Jalen Ramse...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Bills receiver Watkins to resume practising

Injuries, however, to running back LeSean McCoy and wide receiver Robert Woods meant that it much more of a hard fought victory than they would have liked. Ryan says, with a bit of hyperbole, that the Jaguars ...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Sammy Watkins Expected To Play For First Time Since Sept. 15

Still, you should be scouring your waiver wire for Watkins' name if you haven't already. Watkins doesn't have it easy in his first game with Jalen Ramsey and the Jaguars fifth-ranked defense. Either way, both...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Bills still miffed over refs in last year's loss to Jaguars

Now, they come up against a healthy Bills front seven that leads the league in sacks with 31, led by Lorenzo Alexander and Jerry Hughes, plus Marcell Dareus who played his second game of the season last wee...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Jacksonville Jaguars at Buffalo Bills game preview

That said, CBs Jalen Ramsey and Prince Amukamara are fine players, so they could make Watkins' return challenging. Coach Bill Belichick declined to provide an update on Brady at his Friday morning news conf...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Bills still miffed over refs in last year's loss to Jaguars

Now, they come up against a healthy Bills front seven that leads the league in sacks with 31, led by Lorenzo Alexander and Jerry Hughes, plus Marcell Dareus who played his second game of the season last wee...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

WR Watkins expected back for Bills against Jaguars

Still, you should be scouring your waiver wire for Watkins' name if you haven't already. The Bills will need McCoy to handle a heavy workload against the Jaguars this Sunday, especially with backup runnin...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Bills still miffed over refs in last year's loss to Jaguars

Now, they come up against a healthy Bills front seven that leads the league in sacks with 31, led by Lorenzo Alexander and Jerry Hughes, plus Marcell Dareus who played his second game of the season last wee...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

GOP senator declares US 'reset' with Russia unacceptable

Unlike Russia - which lashes out from weakness - China is deeply invested in the USA economy. "This is a defining moment for the country", Graham said. Obama, speaking broadly about his own successor, said ...More..

Iraqi forces attack IS in east Mosul neighborhood
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Iraqi forces attack IS in east Mosul neighborhood

Iraqi forces, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, and their allies are conducting a major offensive to drive IS out of Mosul, which is the last major Iraqi city under their control. Facing them is a 100,000-strong coal...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

For Trump and GOP, 'Obamacare' repeal is complex and risky

The key accomplishment of Obamacare has been to drive the percentage of Americans without health insurance to a new low of 8.6 percent. "It also stripped the government of its authority to run the exchanges s...More..

Donald Trump: Nigel Farage would be great ambassador to the US
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Donald Trump: Nigel Farage would be great ambassador to the US

Farage . "We are believers in free speech in Britain, but we've got a very good ambassador in Washington, Kim Darroch , and he's going to be there for some years". The British politician traveled to the Un...More..

Veteran Journalist Dileep Padgaonkar Dies
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Veteran Journalist Dileep Padgaonkar Dies

He was 72-years-old. Padgaonkar [72] had been hospitalised - first at the Prayag Hospital and then at Ruby Hall clinic - with a kidney ailment last week. Condolences to the family. He was appointed ad TO...More..

Amber Alert ends after Vancouver girl found safe
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Amber Alert ends after Vancouver girl found safe

An Amber Alert has been activated for 4-year-old Delilah Felton by Vancouver Police. Vancouver police said they had assistance from the RCMP and other police agencies in the Lower Mainland in their search for...More..

Israel ties to grow under Trump, but at cost to peace process
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Israel ties to grow under Trump, but at cost to peace process

A New York Times reporter tweeted that Trump also suggested that his son-in-law Jared Kushner could help broker the deal. According to official Palestinian figures, more than 7,000 Palestinians - includin...More..

SC refuses to stay transfer of demonetisation cases to other courts
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

SC refuses to stay transfer of demonetisation cases to other courts

However, the Supreme Court impressed upon the Attorney General the importance of ensuring the people do no panic and expressed its expectation of the situation to improve significantly in the coming days. The b...More..

What is Thanksgiving and why is it celebrated?
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

What is Thanksgiving and why is it celebrated?

On Nov. 26, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill officially establishing the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving is the day many people nationwide gather around the ta...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Melania Trump, Sara Netanyahu share 'heartfelt and warm' phone call

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed Trump's victory, saying the former reality star was a "true friend of Israel". USA president-elect Donald Trump hailed Israel as a "beacon of hope to cou...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Jill Stein meets fundraising goal for vote recount in 3 battleground states

Our effort to recount votes in those states is not meant to help Hillary Clinton.These recounts are part of an election integrity movement to attempt to shine a light on just how untrustworthy the USA election ...More..

Kansas turns to zone, beats Georgia 65-54 to win CBE Classic
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Kansas turns to zone, beats Georgia 65-54 to win CBE Classic

Jackson scored 11 of his 15 points in the second half of the Jayhawks' 77-75 win over No. 1 Duke, Nov. 15, in the Champions Classic in New York City. They also lost their season opener as we did, but in Hawai'i...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

WTO chief: Details needed to gauge impact of US pullout

WTO director-general Roberto Azevedo said he is "ready for a conversation" with the president-elect, but hadn't had any indication Trump also wants to withdraw the USA from the trade body he once called a disas...More..

2 dead, 4 hospitalized in Louisville shootings
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

2 dead, 4 hospitalized in Louisville shootings

We've had over 100 homicides in our city, something that hasn't happened in a long time", Dwight Mitchell with LMPD said. The shootings took place as hundreds of people gathered in the park along the Ohio R...More..

Syria: Air raids hit rebel held areas, 54 killed
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Syria: Air raids hit rebel held areas, 54 killed

Separately, 25 fighters and civilians were killed in a car-bomb attack targeting Syrian rebels in Aleppo yesterday, a rebel group said. The director of the Bayan Children's Hospital was forced to take shelt...More..

Toronto mayor wants to impose tolls on Gardiner Expressway, DVP
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Toronto mayor wants to impose tolls on Gardiner Expressway, DVP

Toronto Mayor John Tory says road tolls on two of the city's highways and a hotel tax are needed to help fund transit and other much-needed projects in the city. The mayor is proposing that money be placed in a...More..

Philippine-US military exercises to be reduced next year
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Philippine-US military exercises to be reduced next year

Philippine-US military ties are still "robust" despite threats by President Rodrigo Duterte to sever defence relations between the two allies, Manila's military spokesman said Tuesday. "I would like just to s...More..

Contributing wisdom and power to China-Latin America cooperation
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Contributing wisdom and power to China-Latin America cooperation

By Wu Hongying-From November 17 to 23, Chinese President Xi Jinping is on a week-long visit to three Latin American countries - Ecuador, Peru and Chile. According to a written speech upon arrival, Xi hailed Chi...More..