Sushma Swaraj's warning to Amazon over sale of tricolour doormats

She tweeted that if Amazon failed to do so, visas would not be granted to Amazon employees and those already granted would be rescinded. "We'll also rescind the Visas issued earlier". Swaraj, who learned of the products by a consumer through anot... More..

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UAE officials among dead in Afghanistan attacks
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

UAE officials among dead in Afghanistan attacks

Meanwhile, the militants reportedly claimed another attack that took place earlier on Tuesday (10 January) in Kabul that killed at least 38 people. The UAE Foreign Ministry has also issued a statement, stress...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Hostage situation underway at Alabama credit union

The suspect's connection to the bank is not immediately clear, police said. The University of Alabama issued a campus alert when the hostage situation was reported, urging people to avoid the area. Police are r...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

European court upholds mandatory swimming lessons for Muslim girls

Parents of Muslim girls can not withdraw them from mixed sex swimming lessons due to their faith, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Waitress...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Reporter who broke the news of World War Two dies aged 105

Hollingworth has died aged 105. Using a borrowed vehicle from a British diplomat to drive across the Poland-Germany border, she spotted hundreds of German tanks, armoured cars and field guns, all facing Polan...More..

Mexico Repatriates Suspect in Attacking US Consulate Official
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Mexico Repatriates Suspect in Attacking US Consulate Official

Surveillance video of the attack shows a man with dark hair and sunglasses shoot into the official's vehicle as it exited an underground parking garage. "They should also take care not to fall into predictable ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Tamil Nadu to declare all districts drought-hit, CM promises comprehensive relief

Pongal is a Tamil harvest festivals. Chennai: Amid the uproar from Tamil Nadu political leaders to promulgate an ordinance enabling the holding of Jallikattu, Union Environment Minister Anil Dave on Tuesday s...More..

Cops Chase Armed, Attempted Murder Suspect on I-405
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Cops Chase Armed, Attempted Murder Suspect on I-405

Los Angeles police arrested an attempted murder suspect who shot at officers and led them on a slow-moving freeway chase that ended when a police vehicle pinned his auto. Footage from helicopter-borne news crew...More..

by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Bitter cold stalls search for Lake Erie missing plane

Recovery efforts continued January 9 for six people last seen in Cleveland Dec. 29, 2016. Search and recovery efforts are still underway. The city says Monday that large pieces of debris have been spotted o...More..

by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

NI minister resigns over botched RHI

The veteran Sinn Féin MLA, who has health problems requiring ongoing treatment in recent weeks, said Foster has a "clear conflict of interest" and that her position "is not credible or tenable". He said that ...More..

U.S. will 'shoot down' North Korean missiles: Pentagon chief
by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

U.S. will 'shoot down' North Korean missiles: Pentagon chief

Mr Carter said the USA military would shoot down any missiles launched by the North that appeared to be headed toward American territory or the territory of any U.S. Pyongyang accuses Washington and Seoul of ...More..

TSA on traveling with firearms and ammunition
by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

TSA on traveling with firearms and ammunition

Here's an overview of what to keep in mind when traveling with and transporting a gun from an airport. Passengers must declare each firearm each time it's presented for transport as checked baggage. Ammunitio...More..

Intelligence Agencies Blame Russia for Meddling in 2016 Election
by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Intelligence Agencies Blame Russia for Meddling in 2016 Election

One of the most remarkable aspects of the breathless headlines over the last few months about Russian hackers targeting the United States is that so much of it has centered on whether said hackers could hav...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Kei Nishikori v Grigor Dimitrov, Brisbane International 2017 final

A win would have given him a huge dose of confidence in the Australian Open and he will still likely go in feeling good about his game. "It's no big deal, I should be OK", he said. The Czech world No 52 ful...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Israeli embassy says sorry over threat

Sir Alan, who has been critical of Israeli government policies, was seen as more of a problem than Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson who was " basically good ", according to Mr Masot in a transcript of the conver...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Iraq forces near Tigris River in Mosul

It was the first time Iraqi troops had made it to the Tigris - which divides Mosul down the middle - since the launch of a US-backed campaign to rid the city of jihadists last October. Meanwhile, Iraq and Tur...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies at 82

He had been involved in politics for over half a century", said a former pro-reform top official on condition of anonymity. He played an influential role both during anti-Shah struggles before the victory of ...More..

Theresa May says that there is no 'muddled thinking' on Brexit
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Theresa May says that there is no 'muddled thinking' on Brexit

On Monday, Mrs May will press ahead with her domestic agenda by unveiling extra help for children with mental health problems in her first speech of the year. "We also as part of that Brexit deal will be workin...More..

Ivory Coast president announces deal to end army mutiny
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Ivory Coast president announces deal to end army mutiny

The agreement came after unrest linked to the mutiny was witnessed in cities across the country, including the commercial capital of Abidjan, where gunfire rang out at the defence ministry after soldiers entere...More..

Doctors Determine It Is Too Risky To Perform Surgery On Charles Manson
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Doctors Determine It Is Too Risky To Perform Surgery On Charles Manson

Manson is serving life in prison for orchestrating the 1969 killings of seven people, including actress Sharon Tate. The cult leader had attracted disaffected young people who lived in an old movie ranch on t...More..

WikiLeaks' Twitter Database Idea Should Alarm You
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

WikiLeaks' Twitter Database Idea Should Alarm You

WikiLeaks, which has a verified Twitter account , did not say whether it would subject itself to the scrutiny it was proposing. The account, which has a goal to "correct misinformation about #WikiLeaks", made...More..

China Fights Climate Change by Investing $361 Billion in Clean Energy
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

China Fights Climate Change by Investing $361 Billion in Clean Energy

According to the National Energy Agency, the already installed renewable power, inclusive of wind, hydro, solar and nuclear energy will contribute to almost 50% of new generation by 2020. Beijing has battled a...More..

RMT walks out of last-ditch talks over Tube strike
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

RMT walks out of last-ditch talks over Tube strike

A 24-hour strike is planned for most zone 1 stations across London underground this weekend. Although Southern Rail services into Victoria and London Bridge should not be affected, commuters have been advised...More..

Trump renews calls for warmer ties with Russian Federation following hacking report
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Trump renews calls for warmer ties with Russian Federation following hacking report

Mr Trump has suggested the briefing was postponed to give intelligence officials more time to build their case. "There are a variety of different exhibits that make the case, different factors that have pro...More..

Trump team orders Obama's overseas envoys to quit by Inauguration day
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Trump team orders Obama's overseas envoys to quit by Inauguration day

In the past, administrations of both parties have often granted extensions to allow a few ambassadors, particularly those with school-age children, to remain in place for weeks or months, the newspaper said . T...More..

Americans lack confidence in Trump's ability to perform presidential duties
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Americans lack confidence in Trump's ability to perform presidential duties

Billboard reported that the Obamas are holding a final soiree at 1600 Penn on Friday. The desire to preserve and pass on the digital history of the Obama administration was part of a transition plan put in...More..

Russian Navy officials do 'Duterte fist' with President Duterte
by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Russian Navy officials do 'Duterte fist' with President Duterte

Russian Federation sent two warships to the Philippines to participate in naval drills as President Rodrigo Duterte's relations with the US becomes increasingly strained. He is determined to pursue an "independ...More..

Holyrood committee to examine gender pay gap
by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Holyrood committee to examine gender pay gap

This progress reflects a number of welcome trends in equalities legislation, maternity rights and welfare support, and higher education participation leading to more women breaking into high-paying occupations,...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Russian Federation announces military drawdown in Syria

Last month, the Russian air force helped Assad's troops retake parts of the northern city of Aleppo that had been under rebel control for nearly four years, a key turning point in the war. Russian Federation fi...More..

Steep Government Gas Price Hike Fuels Looting, Protests in Mexico; Hundreds Arrested
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Steep Government Gas Price Hike Fuels Looting, Protests in Mexico; Hundreds Arrested

There were also protests in surrounding Mexico state and in Hidalgo and Michoacan, to the north and east of the capital, and the port city of Veracruz. " I understand the irritation and anger among the populati...More..

Vehicle bomb near court in Turkish city of Izmir
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Vehicle bomb near court in Turkish city of Izmir

Two men opened fire at a restaurant in Istanbul on Wednesday (4 January), injuring two people; Turkish media reported this as an isolated accident. Police shot dead two attackers and were searching for a th...More..

Leader of Ansar Al Khalifha Philippines dies, 3 arrested in Sarangani operation
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Leader of Ansar Al Khalifha Philippines dies, 3 arrested in Sarangani operation

According to authorities, Maguid - facing bombing, kidnapping and extortion charges - was a high value target and sympathetic to global terrorist organizations. Last August Special Action Force troopers killed ...More..

10-year-old among victims in Upper Big Tracadie shooting
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

10-year-old among victims in Upper Big Tracadie shooting

Family member Catherine Hartling identified the father as 33-year-old Canadian Forces veteran Lionel Desmond and said she believed he had shot his daughter, his wife and his mother before killing himself. He di...More..

State Department designates bin Laden as 'global terrorist'
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

State Department designates bin Laden as 'global terrorist'

Osama bin Laden, who founded al Qaeda, was killed by U.S. Special Forces in Pakistan in 2011. The designation means all property subject to USA jurisdiction in which he has interests is blocked and that US ci...More..

IDF Sgt. Azaria convicted of manslaughter over shooting a terrorist
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

IDF Sgt. Azaria convicted of manslaughter over shooting a terrorist

Azaria became the lightning rod for that criticism. Following the verdict, hundreds of demonstrators near the courtroom in Tel Aviv blocked a road and clashed with police. The vitriol continued on Facebook, ...More..

Islamic State video claims PM Narendra Modi, others working against Muslims' interests
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Islamic State video claims PM Narendra Modi, others working against Muslims' interests

It now appears that the Turkish military is still occupying large portions of Northern Syria with FSA forces acting as local militia, and Ankara is actively leveraging their support from previously Central In...More..

by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Over 13000 Iraqis Flee Mosul in Last 5 Days as Fighting Intensifies

Backed by the US-led worldwide coalition, Iraqi government troops and paramilitary forces launched the campaign in mid-October to dislodge ISIS from Mosul - Iraq's second-largest city and the last major ISIS ...More..

GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Relocate US Embassy to Jerusalem
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Relocate US Embassy to Jerusalem

Trump has said he'd like to try making peace between Israelis and Palestinians, but he's also vowed to relocate the embassy and recognize Jerusalem as Israel's official capital - moves Palestinian leaders hav...More..

Florida dog named Scarface attacks owners over sweater
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Florida dog named Scarface attacks owners over sweater

December 30 to put a sweater on her dog. Their 22-year-old son then sprung into action by grabbing a knife and stabbing the pit bull in the head. According to police, Brenda Guerrero, 52, tried to put a swe...More..

Miami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Miami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

If the Dolphins beat AFC North champion Pittsburgh , they'll play at New England on January 14. "And it's a different game". That started a stretch of nine victories in 10 games, many of them close, with the...More..

British soldier dies in Iraq but 'not as result of enemy activity'
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

British soldier dies in Iraq but 'not as result of enemy activity'

He is believed to have become a father to a baby girl less than three months ago. The MoD's confirmed his death was "not the result of enemy activity" - and they're now investigating. A source said: "Its trag...More..

'I am not a miracle worker' - new United Nations chief
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

'I am not a miracle worker' - new United Nations chief

Speaking on his first day in office in NY, he underscored multilateralism and teamwork as critical to achieving the world body's goals. Guterres, who was chosen over a dozen other candidates to succeed Ban Ki...More..

Cologne Police Detain 100s of 'African' Men over New Year
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Cologne Police Detain 100s of 'African' Men over New Year

They took almost 100 into custody. After the deadly December 19 truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market by a Tunisian man, Germany is more polarized than ever over how to deal with hundreds of thousands of ...More..

US strikes killed 188 civilians in Syria, Iraq: US military
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

US strikes killed 188 civilians in Syria, Iraq: US military

The mission said that it takes "all reports of civilian casualties seriously and assesses all incidents as thoroughly as possible". The deadliest incident was on 6 November, when seven people in two stationar...More..

Officials probe reports Istanbul suspect is Kyrgyz citizen
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Officials probe reports Istanbul suspect is Kyrgyz citizen

I came to the airport in Istanbul and right after I boarded the plane, Turkish law enforcers took me from the plane for questioning. They told him that he resembles the suspect of the shooting. According to ...More..

White House says expects Guantanamo transfers announced before January 20
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

White House says expects Guantanamo transfers announced before January 20

Only about a third of the remaining 59 detainees are cleared for release, making it highly unlikely that Obama will fulfill the eight-year-old campaign pledge before he leaves office on January 20. Mr Trump had...More..

by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Britain's ambassador to the European Union resigns

Ivan Rogers told staff this afternoon that he would be step down from his post early, the Financial Times first reported. Ivan Rogers , a highly regarded diplomat who had been due to end his four-year sti...More..

The FTSE 100 Index closed at another all-time high
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The FTSE 100 Index closed at another all-time high

The UK's blue chip index soared past last Friday's previous all-time closing high of 7,142.83, rising almost 0.5% to finish the trading day at 7,177.89. Retailers are also braced for a tougher year amid fears t...More..

Man dies in 'pre-planned policing operation' on M62 motorway in Huddersfield
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Man dies in 'pre-planned policing operation' on M62 motorway in Huddersfield

The case has been referred to the police watchdog and it is not clear if it was part of a anti-terrorism operation. A man has been killed during a police operation on an M62 slip road. A 27-year-old man has b...More..

by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Syrian rebels threaten to pull-out from peace talks amid cease-fire violations

Rebel leaders expressed every intention to avoid peace talks as long as the Syrian government continues its reported violations of last week's ceasefire agreement. The statement also said the opposition will co...More..