43 killed, tens wounded in wave of Bombings in Baghdad

Amaq news agency, which supports Islamic State, stated that the vehicle bomb had targeted a group of Shi'ite Muslims who it has labelled apostates. Numerous victims were daily labourers waiting for jobs at an intersection in Sadr City, a sprawling ... More..

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Woman arrested for trying to smuggle migrant into Spain in a suitcase
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Woman arrested for trying to smuggle migrant into Spain in a suitcase

El Pais reports that Spanish Civil Guard officials' suspicions were aroused by the 22-year-old woman's nervous body language as she pushed her luggage cart at the Tarajal border crossing. The vast majority o...More..

by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Search for fugitives after deadly jail riot in Amazonas

Prisoners were able to get weapons through a hole in a wall, the secretary said according to BBC , and authorities found tunnels and several firearms in a search after the riot. Security analysts have said a t...More..

Naresh Uttam new UP chief; Mulayam expels 2 MPs
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Naresh Uttam new UP chief; Mulayam expels 2 MPs

He said in a case where both factions don't relent or agree to a compromise, ad hoc symbols are allocated to both. Singh reminded both of them that Uttar Pradesh shall be used as Kurukshetra by the Kaurvasthi...More..

Recovery efforts resume in Lake Erie for missing plane with 6 aboard
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Recovery efforts resume in Lake Erie for missing plane with 6 aboard

Fleming, chief executive of a Columbus-based beverage distribution company, was piloting the plane. Fleming's wife Sue (left), as well as their two sons were aboard the plane. Five boats and a Cleveland polic...More..

Two blasts kill at least 27 people in Iraq's Baghdad
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Two blasts kill at least 27 people in Iraq's Baghdad

The area that was targeted on Saturday is packed with wholesale markets and usually teeming with daily labourers unloading vans and wheeling carts around. France's Foreign Ministry issued a statement denouncing...More..

PM Modi launches Bhim app for digital transactions, only requires thumbprint
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

PM Modi launches Bhim app for digital transactions, only requires thumbprint

The government will now double the fund by adding Rs20,000 crore. "125 crore Indians will welcome the new year with new decisions, new spirit". One of the first off the block was West Bengal Chief Minister an...More..

China vetoes proposal at United Nations to designate Masood Azhar a terrorist
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

China vetoes proposal at United Nations to designate Masood Azhar a terrorist

After its submission, China twice imposed "technical" hold earlier on the Indian proposal. Following Indian accusations of Jaish involvement in the attack, Pakistani authorities cracked down on the group, sea...More..

by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Criminal investigation 'ordered' into Benjamin Netanyahu

Channel 2, which has the largest viewership in the country, said Mr Netanyahu would be called in for questioning "probably at the start of next week". Some of the alleged valuable gifts were also given to membe...More..

by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Trump's so vain, he probably thought Obama's speech was about him

Secret Service agents said he posted threats against Trump on Facebook. Trump has told visitors that Reagan had "incredible style". "We had a very nice conversation". The president-elect also lashed out t...More..

Taiwanese president plans 2 U.S. stops, likely irking China
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Taiwanese president plans 2 U.S. stops, likely irking China

Taiwan's president has urged China to engage in "calm and rational" dialogue to maintain peace, vowing not to give in to Beijing's recent moves to "threaten and intimidate" the self-ruled island. Tsai said Be...More..

India's PM Modi announces incentives in New Year address
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

India's PM Modi announces incentives in New Year address

As the 50-day period for depositing the demonetized notes is expiring on 30 December, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the nation on New Year's Eve through Doordarshan. Everyone is also waiting...More..

Andy Murray, Mo Farah Among Athletes Knighted in New Year Honours List
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Andy Murray, Mo Farah Among Athletes Knighted in New Year Honours List

In addition to these two titles, Murray came out on top in the rivalry against Novak Djokovic and also secured the number one ranking. Murray, now in Abu Dhabi where he is playing in a tournament, told the BB...More..

Irish flights to London cancelled due to heavy fog
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Irish flights to London cancelled due to heavy fog

Hundreds of passengers have been affected by cancelled flights at City Airport over the past few days. Some flights from Belfast International and Belfast City Airport to London are delayed or cancelled due t...More..

Woman dies, 2 children injured in Colo. chairlift fall
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Woman dies, 2 children injured in Colo. chairlift fall

This is the first chairlift fall death in Colorado in 14 years, reports the Post . Police said the three victims were transported to the medical center in Granby where medical personnel confirmed that the wo...More..

Queen Elizabeth II Falls Victim to Death Hoax
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Queen Elizabeth II Falls Victim to Death Hoax

The first season followed the twenty-something Queen as she grappled with her new responsibilities while making decisions that often alienated her family and her husband, Prince Phillip (Matt Smith). People al...More..

Carl Paladino Resolution: Racist Obamas 'Wish' Demands Ouster
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Carl Paladino Resolution: Racist Obamas 'Wish' Demands Ouster

Former gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino, who publicly insulted Democratic President Barack Obama and his wife, has been asked to resign from a local school board. 5, 2016, in NY. The board's resolution ...More..

Greek Ambassador to Brazil Missing for Three Days
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Greek Ambassador to Brazil Missing for Three Days

Filho reportedly confessed to his involvement in the crime as well as having intimate relations with the ambassador's wife after investigators filmed him sneaking in and around the diplomat's vacation home in N...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Colombia Congress approves amnesty law for FARC rebels

However, members from the right-wing Democratic Center Party, which has stridently opposed the peace accord, abstained from voting. Colombia's House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 121-0, while the Sena...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Berlin truck attack: Tunisian man released after probe

Before the attack he made a video in which he pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State terror group and its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Prosecutors' spokeswoman Frauke Koehler said Thursday that investig...More..

Duterte backs off claim he tossed man from helicopter - sort of
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Duterte backs off claim he tossed man from helicopter - sort of

Most recently, Duterte admitted that he had personally killed people. "In Davao I used to do it personally", said the 71-year-old world leader. "It happened. President Rodrigo Duterte sat down for a live on...More..

Russia: US Providing Arms to Syrian Rebels a 'Hostile Act'
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Russia: US Providing Arms to Syrian Rebels a 'Hostile Act'

The Russian Foreign Ministry has declared a U.S. decision to ease weapon restrictions for Syrian rebels as a "hostile act". US President Barack Obama's recent signing of the annual defense policy bill is me...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner charged with corruption

The group are alleged to have conspired between 2003 and 2015 to steer public works contracts towards Baez's construction company Austral Construcciones. "In June, Mr Lopez was caught throwing bags filled wit...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Search on for two hikers missing on BC's Cypress Mountain

Almost two dozen volunteers spent Monday and Tuesday looking for the pair, who are described as "experienced" but unprepared for an overnight trip. But as the men did not leave a trip plan, crews had no clues o...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Republican lawmaker accuses Russian Federation of intervening in U.S. elections

But it is not yet clear what the sanctions might involve. Russian officials have rejected any involvement in the presidential election that was won by Republican Donald Trump. North Atlantic Treaty Organisati...More..

Adidas-Sponsored Tennis Star Ana Ivanovic Announces Retirement
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Adidas-Sponsored Tennis Star Ana Ivanovic Announces Retirement

Pls tune in to my Facebook page tomorrow at 6pm United Kingdom time, where I'll be sharing something important with you live", Ivanovic had said on her Twitter account. She has being sidelined with an injury ...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

White House Slated to Announce Retaliation Measures Against Russia for Election Hacking

According to the confidential sources, US Intelligence reports mentioned that the Russian hackers succeeded to break into the computer network of Democratic Party's National Committee and also collected informa...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Passengers blame Jet Airways for not providing assistance on time

The Jet Airways flight 9W 2374 was carrying 154 passengers and 7 crew members onboard when it aborted take off and skidded on the runway at Dabolim airport. A bigger Jet Airways aircraft was brought in to car...More..

USA tourist slams Delhi police over rape inquiry
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

USA tourist slams Delhi police over rape inquiry

Sources say the cops also took the help of a medical team of psychiatrists in the case. The accused arrested include the tour guide, driver, cleaner and a hotel staff. Indian authorities are facing sustained ...More..

How Much Do You Know About Dark Matter Pioneer, Vera Rubin?
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

How Much Do You Know About Dark Matter Pioneer, Vera Rubin?

And in the process she discovered galaxies don't rotate as predicted, supporting the theory of dark matter . Dark matter , which hasn't been directly observed, makes up 27 percent of universe - as oppos...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Turkey says Saudis, Qatar should attend Syria peace talks

Lavrov also said that if Washington eased restrictions on supplying portable air defense systems to the Syrian armed opposition groups, tensions could increase. Russia's foreign minister said on Tuesday that th...More..

Watership Down author Richard Adams dies aged 96
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Watership Down author Richard Adams dies aged 96

The 1972 classic, which followed the journey of a group of rabbits who venture through the English countryside in search of a new home, sold millions of copies after its publication and was later adapted for th...More..

Kabul slams tripartite meeting in Moscow
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Kabul slams tripartite meeting in Moscow

Mostaghni said this approach, regardless of the good intentions of the participants, could not help the situation in Afghanistan. "We have serious concerns about the initiative as Afghanistan was not consulted"...More..

Perpetual Loyal wins Sydney to Hobart race in record time
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Perpetual Loyal wins Sydney to Hobart race in record time

Perpetual Loyal was set to easily smash Wild Oats' 2012 race record of one day, 18 hours, 23 minutes and 12 seconds. As Ludde Ingvall's CQS showed during a crash tack on Sydney Harbour at the start of the ra...More..

Two killed as building in Lagos Police barracks collapses
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Two killed as building in Lagos Police barracks collapses

Tiamiyu said the agency's officials in collaboration with men of Lagos State Fire Services, the police and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) recovered the two bodies of the dead men. Dolapo Badm...More..

Refugees rumoured to get domicile certificates
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Refugees rumoured to get domicile certificates

Shri Ram Sena, Jammu and Kashmir has grievously denounced the hue and cry raised by Kashmiri separatists and some Kashmiri political leaders regarding providing identity cards to the West Pakistan Refugees (W...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Tony Pulis: Arsenal's win over West Brom disappointed me because of this

Which makes the decision of hanging up the boots for good nearly twice as hard. "The players who feel sorry for themselves, they get their chance and they give you one more reason to justify why you didn't se...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Girl, 10, dies on Air Canada flight from Toronto to London Heathrow

The girl's nationality has not yet been released. The child was believed to have been travelling with three older siblings at the time. The Boeing 767 flight took off from Toronto at 8:40am and stopped over...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

China protest on Taiwan inclusion on U.S. Defense Bill

After Chinese Nationalist forces were defeated by Mao Zedong's Communists, the Nationalist government moved to Taiwan in 1949. The United States, along with many other countries, does not recognize Taiwan as ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Japan's prime minister to arrive on Oahu for historic visit

The attack, on what President Franklin D. Roosevelt called "a date which will live in infamy", killed more than 2,400 Americans. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Hawaii to recognise the attac...More..

Did Berlin attacker slip under Swiss authorities' radar?
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Did Berlin attacker slip under Swiss authorities' radar?

The statement also said that the deceased attacker had sent money to his nephew so that he could travel to Germany and join the Isis. "It is very important for us to determine whether there was a network of a...More..

Trump shares letter from Putin: 'His thoughts are so correct'
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Trump shares letter from Putin: 'His thoughts are so correct'

Brzezinski said that she had spoken with Trump Friday morning and that the president-elect told her he wasn't anxious about an arms race - not because he doesn't believe it will happen, but because he believes ...More..

Suspect Arrested In Road Rage Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Suspect Arrested In Road Rage Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy

U.S. Marshals worked with Gary Holmes' parents to assist with the 33-year-old's surrender to Little Rock authorities Thursday night, Fox 16 reported. Steven McClanahan, Little Rock police spokesman. "She ho...More..

by | Monday, December 26, 2016

United Nations: 5000 migrants died crossing Mediterranean Sea in 2016

Although illegal immigration flows into Europe have declined, 'We can say that the death toll has increased by three times, ' said William Spindler, an UNHCR spokesman. Another 40 people were feared dead from...More..

by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Queen to miss Christmas Day church service 'due to cold'

Queen Elizabeth II is still feeling under the weather and could not attend church on Christmas Day , according to Buckingham Palace . Queen Elizabeth II did not attend church services on Christmas Day 201...More..

Chile quake prompts tsunami warning
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Chile quake prompts tsunami warning

A powerful Christmas Day natural disaster hit southern Chile on Sunday, triggering tsunami warnings and an evacuation order. An natural disaster registering a magnitude of 7.7 struck southern Chile, the Unit...More..

Super Typhoon Nina hits central Philippines
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Super Typhoon Nina hits central Philippines

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has raised its status to "red alert" as Typhoon "Nina" intensifies further threatening the Bicol Region Sunday. "It could destroy houses and ...More..

Tongan community rallies behind bus crash victims
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Tongan community rallies behind bus crash victims

Police aren't commenting on the identities of those who died but they're reported to be a woman and a boy. The driver of the bus is assisting Police with their enquiries. Kristina Williams, a local who was am...More..

Khawaja Asif directs nuclear threat at Israel over fake news
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Khawaja Asif directs nuclear threat at Israel over fake news

Pakistani defence officials threatened Israel with nuclear war after a fake news report misquoted an Israeli defence minister earlier this week. Asif has not yet responded on Twitter. He issued the threat a...More..

Massive WWII bomb is defused in German town of Augsburg
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Massive WWII bomb is defused in German town of Augsburg

More than 54,000 people in the southern German city of Augsburg must leave their homes on Christmas morning while a giant 1.8-ton aerial bomb from the Second World War is defused. Residents who could not reach ...More..