Our Newest Oil Price Prediction After the OPEC Meeting

OPEC agreed Wednesday to cut output by 1.2 million barrels a day, reversing a strategy that produced lower oil prices and pain for US drillers but saved money for consumers. The move, which will leave OPEC output at 32 and a half million barrels a da... More..

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Tsunami warning lifted after Japan quake
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Tsunami warning lifted after Japan quake

Although there are no fatal tsunamis being expected, JMA issued the tsunami warning because there will be a viable change in sea level. It put the magnitude at 7.4 but the United States Geological Survey ( US...More..

Kremlin Spox Defends Wife Amid Outrage Over Holocaust-Themed Ice Skating Routine
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Kremlin Spox Defends Wife Amid Outrage Over Holocaust-Themed Ice Skating Routine

Navka and Burkovsky danced to the song "Life is handsome", performed by Israeli singer Noa, from the film's soundtrack. While in the camp, the father tells his son everything happening to and around them is a g...More..

by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Syrian army tells rebels in eastern Aleppo: leave or die

The Syrian army says it will press on with the operation until all rebel-held areas in eastern Aleppo are recaptured. The advance has prompted more civilians to flee, heading either further south into remai...More..

Putin confident Trump will make responsible decisions
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Putin confident Trump will make responsible decisions

Putin's comments appeared to address criticism from Trump's opponents who say his unconventional actions since the election - including railing at the cast of a Broadway show and early-morning invective on Twit...More..

by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Iran condemns US senate vote to extend sanctions

US officials said the ISA's renewal would not infringe on the nuclear agreement, under which Iran agreed to limit its sensitive atomic activity in return for the lifting of worldwide financial sanctions that ...More..

Jayalalithaa admitted in Apollo ICU, suffers with Cardiac Arrest
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Jayalalithaa admitted in Apollo ICU, suffers with Cardiac Arrest

The ailing chief minister of southern India's Tamil Nadu state, Jayalalithaa Jayaram, has suffered a cardiac arrest only days after she handed many of her responsiblities to a deputy because of illness. In hi...More..

IDS declarant Mahesh Shah says Rs 13860 crores belongs to 'politicians, bureaucrats'
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

IDS declarant Mahesh Shah says Rs 13860 crores belongs to 'politicians, bureaucrats'

After the raids at the office and residence of Shah, the I-T sleuths had also swooped down on premises of his chartered accountant firm. After his interview, in a dramatic turn of events, he was taken away by...More..

Turkey says soldier killed in north Syria clashes
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Turkey says soldier killed in north Syria clashes

In a statement released Sunday, Turkish officials alleged Syrian rebels were exposed to "chemical gas" during a missile attack launched by the Islamic State . "Hopefully it is just that, but it risks a pot...More..

by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

North Korea hit with stronger sanctions by UN Security Council

The resolution also restricted this year's coal exports to $53.5 million or 1 million metric tons, whichever is lower. As UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon pointed out in his remarks to the Security Council foll...More..

by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

US sanctions North Korea over nuclear test

Responding to North Korea's recent nuclear test and alleged violations of United Nations resolutions, the U.S. is issuing new sanctions to cut off money to the country and counter what the Treasury Departme...More..

Putin meets Japanese FM in St. Petersburg
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Putin meets Japanese FM in St. Petersburg

I guess we will try to finalize this (work on the agreement) very promptly. The meeting comes just weeks before Vladimir Putin visits Japan. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today it would be hard ...More..

European Banks Under Pressure as Italian Referendum Looms
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

European Banks Under Pressure as Italian Referendum Looms

Instead, Open Europe senior policy expert Vincenzo Scarpetta predicts incumbent finance minister and respected technocrat Pier Carlo Padoan could take over. Mote dei Paschi di Siena (MPS), Italy's most troubled...More..

Key quotes of AP's interview with Iraq's prime minister
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Key quotes of AP's interview with Iraq's prime minister

Kurdish Iraqis inspect their destroyed house after returning to it in the town of Bashiqa which was retaken by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters following a battle with Islamic State militants, north of Mosul, Iraq ...More..

by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Divided Austria heads for rerun of presidential contest

The presidency is largely ceremonial but it would be another triumph for populist politics a month after Donald Trump's United States election victory and barely five months since the British chose to leave the...More..

First accumulating snowfall of season expected Sunday
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

First accumulating snowfall of season expected Sunday

Those northwest winds, running 7 to 11 miles per hour, will again make it feel colder, forecasters say. East wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Daytime temperatures will hover in the teens and sink into the single-di...More..

Fatemi to visit United States to meet Trump's transition team
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Fatemi to visit United States to meet Trump's transition team

Fatemi would stay in Washington for 10 days and would meet the Trump team as well and discuss the ways to strengthen the bilateral ties between Pakistan and US. In October, the White House shut down a petition ...More..

One killed in avalanche triggered by quake kills in Nepal
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

One killed in avalanche triggered by quake kills in Nepal

People fled their houses after they were woken by the pre-dawn quake. The NSC has confirmed that, the epicentre was at latitude 27.79 degree North and longitude 86.5 degree East, which is totally about 120 ki...More..

by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Amritsar, bordering Pakistan, to host summit on Afghanistan

The Pakistan government made a decision to attend the Heart of Asia conference despite a deep freeze in bilateral ties, even though India had scuttled the Saarc summit that Islamabad was to host in November thi...More..

Artists in SoHo Target Ivanka Trump in Candlelight Vigil Against Her Father
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Artists in SoHo Target Ivanka Trump in Candlelight Vigil Against Her Father

She is the "kind, ' "rational" and "feminist" spokesperson for her father's campaign, and now, administration". Tonight (Monday), the organization behind the account will be holding a candlelight vigil outsid...More..

Farooq Abdullah is not an Indian, alleges RSS
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Farooq Abdullah is not an Indian, alleges RSS

The National Conference leader yesterday stirred a controversy by questioning India's claim on PoK and said it isn't the country's paternal property. He added that autonomy to both sides of Kashmir is the only ...More..

Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader

He said a press conference set for a refugee camp near Ramallah on Tuesday with those recently dismissed from the party had been called off after threats " from the security services ", including death threats...More..

Regional partners pledge billions in help for Tunisia
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Regional partners pledge billions in help for Tunisia

On the strength of its expertise and the partnership based on trust that has linked the EIB and Tunisia for many years, the European Union bank has channelled, since the 2011 revolution, €1.4 billion of loans...More..

Voters in London Hit the Polls for 'Brexit By-election'
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Voters in London Hit the Polls for 'Brexit By-election'

Liberal Democrat challenger Sarah Olney, whose centrist party wants a second referendum on Brexit, is hoping the result will send shockwaves through Downing Street as the government presses on towards the Europ...More..

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Unveils New Bond Notes worth $10m
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Unveils New Bond Notes worth $10m

In past weeks, many Zimbabweans slept in queues outside banks to try to take out all their U.S. dollars fearing they would be turned into bond notes, but banks put severe limits on daily withdrawals. Chitongo w...More..

AWCON 2016: Nigeria, Cameroon For Final
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

AWCON 2016: Nigeria, Cameroon For Final

As it was against the Ghanaians in the group phase, Nigeria forward Asisat Oshoala was denied what appeared a clear penalty kick with the clock winding down. They had come into the game strongly, causing some...More..

by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Pennsylvania McDonald's franchise owner who created Big Mac dies

In 1968 it was rolled out to all McDonald's restaurants in the United States. Michael "Jim" Delligatti was 98 years old. At the time when Delligatti came up with this unique burger, McDonald's was servi...More..

Paul Dunne fails to build on momentum in South Africa
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Paul Dunne fails to build on momentum in South Africa

Harrogate's John Parry missed the cut by two shots, his week's work cut short by virtue of four dropped shots in six holes from the 12th on day two. MALELANE, South Africa Five birdies on the back nine from h...More..

by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Japan: H5 in commercial farms

Nine other farm birds are also being tested for suspected infections, it said. The last time avian flu infections were detected on poultry farms was in January 2015, when a farm in Saga Prefecture in southern...More..

by | Friday, December 02, 2016

FIR registered in Indore-Patna Express derailment case

In a shocking turn of events, Patna-Indore Express ran off the rails; 145 people killed and many injured. Kanpur is a major railway junction and hundreds of trains pass through it every day. Most of the peo...More..

Sidhu's wife joins Congress, hints at his entry too
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Sidhu's wife joins Congress, hints at his entry too

Sidhu, who is now the leader of his new party "Awaaz-E-Punjab" is also expected to join Congress soon as it seemed apparent after Amarinder's comment. Earlier in September, Navjot Singh Sidhu floated a new part...More..

Woman jumps out moving plane after opening emergency exit
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Woman jumps out moving plane after opening emergency exit

The woman has not been identified, but she was reportedly sent for a psychiatric evaluation. Cathy Cole , a witness, was sitting in the row behind the woman - who apparently didn't say anything before the st...More..

Twelve killed and 22 injured in fire at student dormitory in Turkey
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Twelve killed and 22 injured in fire at student dormitory in Turkey

A fire broke out at a school in southern Turkey on Tuesday, killing eleven teenagers and one staff member. Twenty-four people including 16 children were injured, Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak told a pr...More..

by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Syria confirms airstrike outside Damascus, blames Israel

Witnesses in the area said they heard four loud explosions during the pre-dawn raid. Despite claiming neutrality in the ongoing conflict, Israeli warplanes bombed Syrian army weapons supply caches headed fo...More..

Trump Officially Wins Michigan As Possible Recount Looms
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Trump Officially Wins Michigan As Possible Recount Looms

The president-elect scoffed at his rival Hillary Clinton's near two million-lead in the popular vote, as he attacked efforts to force recounts in three key battleground states. Those thousands of statewide race...More..

With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts

A newly arrived US Supertanker, considered the largest firefighting aircraft in the world, joined the emergency operation on Saturday. The Times of Israel reports that 15 Palestinians have been arrested by th...More..

by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Think tank plans legal action to keep UK in EU single market

A range of other European nations now retain access to the EEA while not being part of the EU, such as Norway and Switzerland , with these countries able to capitalise on the economic benefits of the EEA wit...More..

Brazilian minister quits in case that implicates president
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Brazilian minister quits in case that implicates president

Former Culture Minister Marcelo Calero said Mr Temer asked him to help another minister in a personal business deal. It's the latest development in a string of scandals that has snared numerous top politicians ...More..

Student before crash: 'Feels like the bus is going to flip'
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Student before crash: 'Feels like the bus is going to flip'

One parent, in a letter to school officials, accused Walker of cursing at children and intentionally slamming his brakes to make them hit their heads and fall out of their seats, according to records. Walker-...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Coutinho out injured until January

Klopp acknowledged it is not ideal for Liverpool - now second in the league standings - to be without their star attacker for the upcoming stretch but noted that his side's brilliance has been built in unison, ...More..

Thousands Flee Eastern Aleppo As Syrian Regime Forces Advance
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Thousands Flee Eastern Aleppo As Syrian Regime Forces Advance

The Islamic State group's Aamaq News Agency said IS fighters have captured two Turkish soldiers near al-Dana village northwest of al-Bab in northern Syria. Sakhur lies on a stretch of just 1.5 kilometers (les...More..

EU Leader: EU Warnings To Turkey Should Be Heeded
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

EU Leader: EU Warnings To Turkey Should Be Heeded

Ankara will also received aid money to help it care for the refugees within its borders, visa free travel for its citizens and the speeding up of membership talks. An official says it may remove children from h...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Recognise State of Palestine

But the U.S., Israel and dozens of other nations do not, with many arguing that the recognition of a Palestinian entity can only come about through direct talks and agreement between the Israelis and the Palest...More..

Trump picks Georgia Rep. Tom Price as health secretary
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Trump picks Georgia Rep. Tom Price as health secretary

The quest for America's next top diplomat has sparked infighting in the Trump camp, with some loyalists bitterly opposed to Romney, who was one of the president-elect's most outspoken Republican critics during ...More..

Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn proclaimed new king of Thailand
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn proclaimed new king of Thailand

In the past, heirs have typically been proclaimed king shortly after the throne is vacated. A fan of the outdoors, the lycra-clad crown prince led two tightly choreographed mass cycling events through Bangk...More..

US says mistaken coalition airstrikes in Syria were legal
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

US says mistaken coalition airstrikes in Syria were legal

In the initial call the United States provided "erroneous" information to Russian Federation in regards to the exact location of the strike. However, the officials unintentionally gave the Russians inaccurate c...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Escape Of Top Terrorists, Gangsters After Daring Punjab Jailbreak

However, Punjab DGP Suresh Arora accepted that the whole incident was just the case of the mistaken identity and now, they will try to make sure that they won't repeat suck kind of instances in upcoming times. ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Residents of Iraq's Mosul fight, jostle over food

Retail prices rose sharply last week, after Popular Mobilisation fighters cut the supply route to Mosul from the Syrian half of the self-styled caliphate, declared by Islamic State two years ago over Sunni-popu...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Pakistani air force chief warns India against full-scale war

A senior official with India's paramilitary border forces said at least two personnel were injured. Tensions between India and Pakistan are holding the region back from becoming an "incredible boomzone", ...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Syrian government refuses UN truce terms for Aleppo

Syria's military and Russia's air force had paused their bombardment of eastern Aleppo, except for on the frontlines, for two weeks after a month-long offensive from late September to late October, but recomm...More..