Turkey: Police detain 445 Islamic State group suspects

More than 400 suspects, a lot of them foreign nationals, were arrested during operations conducted in at least 18 provinces, Anadolu news agency reported on Sunday. An Istanbul court on Friday placed a dozen people under arrest ahead of trial ove... More..

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More skeletons found at Bhopal man's home
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

More skeletons found at Bhopal man's home

The accused told police that he killed her on 14 July, last year. While she was arranging clothes in almirah he went from behind and strangulated her. She did not. Instead she took a train to Bhopal in Madhya...More..

Girl, 13, dies after being flung from theme park ride
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Girl, 13, dies after being flung from theme park ride

China's product safety regulator said in a statement that an initial investigation showed her seatbelt had broken and a passenger safety bar did not fit tightly enough at the Chaohua Park in Fengdu county, whic...More..

Rahul and Akhilesh will hold road show in Agra on Friday
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Rahul and Akhilesh will hold road show in Agra on Friday

His loyalty towards Akhilesh, however, remains suspect. Rahul Gandhi UP CM, Akhilesh Yadav greeting the crowds at the Road Show in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, the Congress party tweeted. Shivpal's main grievance, li...More..

by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Donald Trump unveils new sanctions on Iran after missile tests

Analysts said Iran could interpret Flynn's warning as bluster given that the Trump administration is still formulating a response. "The Trump administration condemns such actions by Iran that undermine secu...More..

Amit Shah attacks 'Shehzaade' Rahul Gandhi,Akhilesh Yadav; Questions their intent
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Amit Shah attacks 'Shehzaade' Rahul Gandhi,Akhilesh Yadav; Questions their intent

Amit Shah said neither SP-Congress alliance nor the BSP can bring development to UP. "These elections in UP are very important for the BJP...." Attacking the poll alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and...More..

UK High Court dismisses EEA Brexit legal challenge
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

UK High Court dismisses EEA Brexit legal challenge

A High Court in London on Friday (3 February 2017) threw out a claim that the referendum result did not provide a legal basis for leaving the Single Market. A bill on Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty - which all...More..

Theresa May urges patience among European Union leaders over Donald Trump
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Theresa May urges patience among European Union leaders over Donald Trump

The summit was held in the grand surroundings of a medieval Fort St Angelo on the mediterranean coastline, where the 28 leaders feasted on a local dish of stewed beef olives and fried lampukiz. "I already said ...More..

Israeli UN Envoy Downplays White House Rebuke on Settlements
by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Israeli UN Envoy Downplays White House Rebuke on Settlements

The White House said at the time that Trump emphasized "the deep and abiding" partnership between the two countries and that he "affirmed his unprecedented commitment to Israel's security". "The statement is ve...More..

Steven Bowditch arrested for DUI in Scottsdale
by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Steven Bowditch arrested for DUI in Scottsdale

The truck sat through two green traffic signals without moving. The officer had to wake up the driver, identified as 33-year-old Steven Bowditch. Extreme DUI is defined in Arizona as having a blood alcohol ...More..

Starving Beached Beaked Whale Had 30 Plastic Bags Crammed In Its Belly
by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Starving Beached Beaked Whale Had 30 Plastic Bags Crammed In Its Belly

Fishing gear, plastics, and even an engine cover was found in their stomachs. "Animals inadvertently consume plastic and plastic waste which causes them to suffer and at worst, causes them to starve with full s...More..

Romania to withdraw corruption decree after mass protests
by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Romania to withdraw corruption decree after mass protests

The overtures were not, however, enough to deter protesters. Like many of those protesting in Bucharest on Friday night, Musat felt his condemnations would continue to be dismissed by the government. Sinc...More..

Hekmatyar's name removed from United Nations sanctions list
by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Hekmatyar's name removed from United Nations sanctions list

Hekmatyar, a famous rebel leader from the Soviet-Afghan War era, was blacklisted by the United Nations in 2003 over suspected ties to al-Qaeda and the Taliban, and his group, Hezb-i-Islami, was listed as a terr...More..

Soldier shoots machete-wielding attacker near Louvre in Paris
by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Soldier shoots machete-wielding attacker near Louvre in Paris

A police source said the man had been trying to get into the museum's underground shop with a suitcase, reported Reuters . Lefebvre says police found two machetes on the man. Police inquiries established...More..

French soldier shoots man outside Louvre in Paris
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

French soldier shoots man outside Louvre in Paris

The attack at the Louvre has been described by French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve as " terrorist in nature" but few details are known about the man responsible. "We heard gunshots. We didn't know what i...More..

India's Q4 gold demand up 3.3%; full year demand drops
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

India's Q4 gold demand up 3.3%; full year demand drops

Jewellers in many parts of India shut their shops for many days to avoid raids by tax authorities looking for high-value deals by people trying to convert their currency hoard into gold. We anticipate numerous ...More..

Iran deny American wrestlers visa to compete in World Cup
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Iran deny American wrestlers visa to compete in World Cup

The team was due to take part in the event in Iran from February 16-17. After President Donald Trump barred Iranians from entering the U.S, Iran said it would ban all US citizens from coming to its country. "...More..

Brexit: Step-by-step guide to the United Kingdom leaving the EU
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Brexit: Step-by-step guide to the United Kingdom leaving the EU

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer called the vote a "difficult decision" for Labour - most of whose MPs supported Remain in the referendum - but it had to "accept the result". Ministers said that the v...More..

Student, 16, charged over stabbing at Bonnyrigg High School in Sydney's west
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Student, 16, charged over stabbing at Bonnyrigg High School in Sydney's west

Witnesses reported the boy shoute: "I didn't kill anyone, you have to tell my brother". He was chased by police into the neighbouring shopping complex, before he was handcuffed and escorted to Fairfield Polic...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Francois Fillon Embattled presidential candidate faces elimination in French election

Juppe, however, replied on Wednesday evening that he "will not be a Plan B" and that Fillon was still "our candidate". Fillon has denied any wrongdoing but his status as frontrunner has been badly hit by the ...More..

Bank of England upbeat on growth, inflation worries some rate-setters
by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Bank of England upbeat on growth, inflation worries some rate-setters

Growth in the current quarter is expected to dip slightly to 0.5 per cent, although this is still 0.2 per cent higher than forecast in November. In last November's Inflation Report it raised the projection to...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Mattis Offers Condolences to Family of Navy Chief Lost in Yemen Raid

An Al-Qaeda chief in the region, who was identified as foreigner Abu Barazan, was also killed in the attack, the official said. Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula was formed in January 2009 through a union of ...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

UUA president praises Boy Scouts' change welcoming transgender boys

Comedian Julia Scotti, a transgendered woman, was so upset when the Secaucus Boy Scouts would not allow 8-year-old transgender boy Joe Maldonado in, that she sent me an e-mail about it. Transgender rights as ...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

US 'Deeply Concerned' about Uptick in Violence in Eastern Ukraine

Electricity and water supplies are said to have been cut off. Unconfirmed reports also spoke of two civilian fatalities. An AP correspondent reported seeing rebel artillery positions in the center of Donetsk ...More..

NY attorney general sues Charter over internet speed, performance allegations
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

NY attorney general sues Charter over internet speed, performance allegations

Schneiderman states in his lawsuit that Spectrum-TWC advertised "fast, reliable Internet speeds" and encouraged users to subscribe to faster, more expensive service tiers, only to saddle them with "deficient ...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Senate confirms Rex Tillerson to become secretary of state

Rex Tillerson, the former chairman and chief executive officer of Exxon Mobil, smiles during his testimony before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be U.S. A memo ...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Japan rejects Trump's accusations of currency manipulation

Discussions between the leaders at the February 10 meeting in Washington should focus on the full range of economic ties rather than just two-way trade, Abe told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday. The doll...More..

FSU football lands Marvin Wilson, the nation's top defensive tackle recruit
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

FSU football lands Marvin Wilson, the nation's top defensive tackle recruit

Jones' list of schools include Florida State, Florida, Texas A&M, UCLA, and USC. Jones put a different spin on the pick-a-hat ceremony as he revealed his decision. Jones is only the second linebacker commit i...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Melania Trump spotted for first time since inauguration

Over the weekend, as protesters surrounded the White House in impressive, organized dissent, the first lady and Barron stayed put in New York City, according to source. Melania Trump announces to the peopl...More..

Egypt Defeats Burkina Faso, Qualifies For 2017 AFCON Final
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Egypt Defeats Burkina Faso, Qualifies For 2017 AFCON Final

Much like the first half, the Stallions looked more threatening with the pace of Bertrand Traore, but their decision-making in the final third was not up to par. The seven-times champions meet Burkina Faso on W...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Rights group says Philippine killings are extrajudicial

The Philippine National Police said in a statement that it "has always observed and upheld respect for human rights". Dionardo Carlos, said in a statement. "I believe not", he said. The drug war in the Phil...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hints at possible Borussia Dortmund exit in the summer

Aubameyang, who turns 28 this summer, has scored 20 goals in 22 games for Borussia Dortmund this season and found the net 39 times across all competitions last term, showing himself to be one of the best stri...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Human trafficking reports on rise in Nevada, nationwide

In total, their hotline services handled a record 8,042 cases of human trafficking past year. Minnesota ranked 30th in the United States in the number of human trafficking cases reported to the center in 2016...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Who is Marine Le Pen?

Le Pen has denied the allegations and refused to pay any of the money back. An investigation by a European parliament watchdog claimed that between 2011 and 2012 Le Pen had illicitly paid party staff for Fron...More..

Post alliance, slogans change for Congress in UP
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Post alliance, slogans change for Congress in UP

He made this announcement while addressing his supporters at Numaish Pandal Maidan after filing his nomination from Jaswantnagar seat of Etawah as a Samajwadi Party candidate. Expressing his anger over the newl...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Retired Judge to probe violence during pro-jallikattu protests

The court also rapped up Tamil Nadu for hurriedly passing a law following large-scale protests in the state, saying, "If Tamil Nadu government brought new legislature allowing jallikattu due to the protests, th...More..

Weirdest carry-on luggage ever? 'Saudi prince' books plane tickets for 80 hawks
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Weirdest carry-on luggage ever? 'Saudi prince' books plane tickets for 80 hawks

Passengers on the plane were astonished when they boarded their flight, only to discover the entire middle section of the plane was occupied by the birds . Forget snakes, it's all about falcons on a plane thes...More..

Bourke Street attack: Sixth person dies following vehicle rampage
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Bourke Street attack: Sixth person dies following vehicle rampage

Victoria Police was forced to clear pedestrians and trams from the Bourke Street Mall on Tuesday afternoon, after a suspicious package was found among tributes to victims of the recent auto rampage. Mr Patel sa...More..

Parliament raided in probe involving presidential candidate Francois Fillon and wife
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Parliament raided in probe involving presidential candidate Francois Fillon and wife

The Journal de Dimanche newspaper said he had written seven cheques to himself between 2005 and 2007 for "a total of around 21,000 euros". As France gears up for its first round of ballot voting (the French e...More..

Why Do People Want To #DeleteUber All Of A Sudden?
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Why Do People Want To #DeleteUber All Of A Sudden?

While the New York Taxi Workers Alliance (NYTWA) supported the protests with their taxi strike , Uber announced on Twitter that surged pricing was turned off and continued offering their services. Uber also ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Attorneys general call Trump travel ban unconstitutional

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) told reporters at a press conference Monday that Trump's executive order affects the whole state, not just individuals. The Department of Homeland Security said it would comply wi...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Sean Spicer: critics of 'praised' White House Holocaust tribute are 'pathetic'

Priebus said "certainly we don't mean any ill will to anybody; I don't know about regret. we acknowledge it, we acknowledge the awful time of the Holocaust ". The defense minister said he "hopes" next year's...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

State diplomats denounce Trump's travel ban executive order

It's called the " Dissent Channel ". For several days US State Department officials have been circulating a draft memo that dissents from President Donald Trump's Executive Order on immigration. This ban, w...More..

Former Mexican president having meltdown over Trump's Mexico wall
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Former Mexican president having meltdown over Trump's Mexico wall

In 2015, the US imported $295 billion worth of products from Mexico, according to the government trade data . "The media is left wing, mobilized on a Bolshevik hunt [against me], [dedicated to] brainwashing,...More..

Trump calls for Japanese carmakers to create more jobs in US
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Trump calls for Japanese carmakers to create more jobs in US

The two leaders discussed the significance of Secretary of Defense [James] Mattis's upcoming visit to the region, including Japan. And Trump "affirmed the ironclad USA commitment to ensuring the security of J...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Former Soviet president Gorbachev

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Russian forces and weapons that used to be deployed at a distance are now placed closer to each other, as if to shoot point-blank. Meanwhile, President Trump has reportedl...More..

Justin Trudeau takes on Trump with this loving photo
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Justin Trudeau takes on Trump with this loving photo

Many Twitter users applauded Trudeau for his post. "NSA Flynn confirmed that holders of Canadian passports, including dual citizens, will not be affected by the ban". Another lawmaker, Jagmeet Singh, a me...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Hamon Wins French Socialist Primary as Party Old-Guard Rejected

Partial results are expected at around 1900 GMT. In the sometimes testy primary campaign, Valls, 54, emphasized his experience in government. However, Valls' tendency as prime minister to use decrees to pus...More..

Calexit backers can begin collecting signatures to qualify for 2018 ballot
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Calexit backers can begin collecting signatures to qualify for 2018 ballot

In order to be eligible for the 2018 ballot, the proponent, Marcus Ruiz Evans, will have to collect 585,407 valid signatures from California voters by July 25. If the measure gets on the ballot and gains approv...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Trump, Merkel Discussed NATO, Middle East in First Phone Call

A day ahead of Trump's weekend call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the fight within the Republican Party over the direction of USA policy toward Moscow intensified. British Prime Minister Theresa May is...More..