"Every Indian is a VIP\", says Modi after ending Lal Batti culture

Paving the way, Gadkari became the first minister to remove red beacons from his official vehicles. FILE - In this October 18, 2014 file photo, former chief minister of India's Tamil Nadu state Jayaram Jayalalitha travels in a vehicle accompanied b... More..

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Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

But despite the high religious and racial tensions in the Jakarta governor race, they aren't the only reason Ahok is in trouble. Baswedan has played a unsafe game in attempting to appeal to conservative Mus...More..

India BJP leaders face conspiracy trial in 1992 mosque case
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

India BJP leaders face conspiracy trial in 1992 mosque case

Judges also expressed their frustration with the (so-far) twin trials moving slowly over 25 years, and said they could order daily hearings with a two-year deadline for a verdict. Those accused along with Mr Ad...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump reverses views on Russia, China

Treasury, but still remain wary of possible trade frictions, as U.S. President, Donald Trump maintains his administration will seek to address trade imbalances. " They're not currency manipulators ", he said. T...More..

Serena Williams is having a baby
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Serena Williams is having a baby

Australians Evonne Goolagong and Margaret Court also won Grand Slam titles after having children. She had been slated to play at the BNP Paribas Open but she pulled out the day it started, March 7, because of a...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

No Aussies affected in Mosul attack: PM

Gen. Yahya Rasool told The Associated Press that six soldiers suffered breathing problems and were treated in a nearby field clinic. Asked if he was saying no USA or Australian forces had been exposed to ch...More..

Governor Ivey moves US Senate special election date
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Governor Ivey moves US Senate special election date

The special election for Session's seat is being held, as Governor Ivey stated Tuesday, for the people of Alabama to have an elected Senator hold the office as soon as possible. Secretary of State John Merril...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

But this week, Tillerson argued in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that Iran is still "a leading state sponsor of terror". The six powers that negotiated the 2015 nuclear deal- the US, China, Russia, Fr...More..

5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

Trump is the first major-party nominee in more than 40 years not to release his tax returns. Thousands of people turned out for a march through midtown Manhattan on Saturday to demand that US President Donald...More..

Obama, former players, friends say goodbye to Dan Rooney
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Obama, former players, friends say goodbye to Dan Rooney

Rooney also served as USA ambassador to Ireland from 2009 to 2012. Rooney, 84, was among the most beloved National Football League owners and is remembered for being a champion for diversity and for the playe...More..

Great Britain: Theresa May announces a precipitous general election for 8th June
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Great Britain: Theresa May announces a precipitous general election for 8th June

The pound rose 0.1 percent against the US dollar after the announcement, to 1.257, recovering from a 0.4 percent drop an hour earlier. It's possible. Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron , added that the earl...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Kim Jong-un condemns US strike in Syria

Dmitry Kiselyov, whose weekly news review show on Russia's state-run broadcaster has served as one of the most widely-watched pro-Kremlin programs in Russian Federation, turned his attention to North Korea la...More..

UK police investigating acid attack at London club
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

UK police investigating acid attack at London club

Cops think that the man threw acid at two other dudes when two groups inside the club got into some kind of altercation. "A split second later I was thrown over this fence and I felt something on my arm, and....More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump vows to back USA dairy farmers in Canada trade spat

The letter follows on other Cuomo administration efforts urging the Canadians to rethink their dairy trade policies, including a letter sent by the governor to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last fall that appar...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade with key ally

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits at the border village of Panmunjom which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017. On Monday, Pence referenced the 59 Tomahawk...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Suspect in Facebook video killing shoots himself to death

He shot himself in the head as the vehicle spun out of control, police said . In an interview with CNN's Don Lemon Monday night, four relatives of the victim, Robert Godwin Sr ., said they don't want th...More..

North Korean test missile explodes on launch
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korean test missile explodes on launch

The high-profile failure came as the North tried to showcase its nuclear and missile capabilities around the birth anniversary of the North's late founder and as a US aircraft carrier neared the Korean Peninsul...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Hundreds of Palestinians held by Israel launch hunger strike

Barghouti's call for the strike has given it added credibility, with the 57-year-old serving five life sentences over his role in the violent second Palestinian intifada. Later Monday, Barghouti, who was incarc...More..

Congress against politics over Canadian defence minister row
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Congress against politics over Canadian defence minister row

Sajjan, on his part, said: "I look forward to my first trip to India since becoming Canada's minister of national defence". There was confusion today over whether a guard of honour will be given to Canadian D...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea Rolls Out Missiles During Founder's Birthday Celebrations

The United States was reportedly ready to strike North Korea if US officials became convinced the country would carry out its test, and the Trump administration said its "strategic patience" with the country ha...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

DHS chief: No wall from sea to shining sea

Bidding for the border wall closed on Tuesday with numerous largest engineering and construction firms declining to submit proposals , CNN reported, possibly forcing the administration to rely on smaller fir...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

AR Supreme Court upholds Bruce Ward stay of execution

The inmates wanted stays of execution while the U.S. Supreme Court takes up a case concerning access to independent mental health experts by defendants. The judge did not agree with all of the inmates claims, i...More..

More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

The gaffe came shortly after the President gave a speech beside a person dressed as the Easter Bunny , telling a crowd of children that "we will be stronger and bigger as a nation than ever before". A senior...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

South Korea prosecutors charge ousted leader Park and Lotte chief with bribery

At the Seoul Detention Center, south of Seoul , Park reportedly refused to step inside a humble 11-square-meter cell created to hold about six inmates, demanding that "new wallpaper" be put up because it loo...More..

Trump adviser visits Pakistan after massive airstrike
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump adviser visits Pakistan after massive airstrike

General HR McMaster, the first high-level USA official to visit the country since Trump took office, held meetings on Sunday with President Ashraf Ghani; Hanif Atmar, national security adviser; and high-level A...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

More than 1000 register to run for presidency in Iran

Many wonder why he would risk a run for the presidency if, as speculated, he is being considered as a possible future supreme leader. The death of Ayatollah Rafsanjani left a political gap which would be comp...More..

Mobile internet services suspended in Kashmir after massive protests
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mobile internet services suspended in Kashmir after massive protests

Former Chief Minister and National Conference's working president Omar Abdullah on Monday said that the prevailing situation is deeply worrying. As soon as the news about violent clashes spread, hundreds of s...More..

Chelsea masterclass gives Jose his mojo back
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Chelsea masterclass gives Jose his mojo back

While Chelsea remain favourites to win the league, Conte will be concerned about the manner of the defeat at Old Trafford where they were rarely able to turn possession into chances. "The pressure is normal". ...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

Afghan officials say the death toll is likely to increase as USA and Afghan Security Forces continue their damage assessment and clear the formerly held ISIS territory. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said he a...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Polls open in Turkey's historic referendum on reforms

The vote has divided Turkey, with supporters claiming the change will bring stability and efficiency to the government, while opponents have said that the move is a unsafe step toward one-man rule. Erdogan supp...More..

Easter events for Coastal Empire, Lowcountry
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Easter events for Coastal Empire, Lowcountry

The Easter Bunny pauses for photos and hugs with children participating in the annual Brainerd Easter egg hunt. "We purchased about 6,000 plastic eggs with candy in them", Filoteo said. This was the first yea...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

All options available to deal with North Korea, says Donald Trump's adviser

In a statement, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Trump and his military team "are aware of North Korea's most recent unsuccessful missile launch". A North Korean missile "blew up nearly immediately" on its t...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

New website tracks Trump's frequent Mar-a-Lago trips

After all, Trump says he's saving us taxpayers a whopping $17,500 per year by not keeping visitor logs while he burns $3 million every time he runs to Mar-a-Lago. He has hosted both the Japanese prime minister ...More..

Explosion hits Syrian evacuation convoy in Aleppo
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Explosion hits Syrian evacuation convoy in Aleppo

The evacuations were taking place under a deal between Syria's regime and rebels that is also seeing residents and rebels transported out of Madaya and Zabadani, towns near Damascus which are surrounded by pro-...More..

Teenage couple flees hospital with their newborn baby girl
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Teenage couple flees hospital with their newborn baby girl

Mr Lavender said he has also been receiving threats of physical abuse from strangers. "While she's in hospital, I'm going to be there by her side", Tracy Lavender said. He said the teenagers' parents were spe...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

BC Liberal Platform Promises Limited New Spending, Caps to Bridge Tolls

The party forecasts the respite credit will cost about $5 million a year. "B.C. Hydro rates have gone up 87 per cent since the B.C. Liberals came to power, 30 per cent since Christy Clark became premier, (and...More..

Manhunt for man who broadcasted shooting on Facebook live in Cleveland
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Manhunt for man who broadcasted shooting on Facebook live in Cleveland

The murder happened on East 93rd in Cleveland. Cleveland police identified the suspect as Steve Stephens . Cleveland police said Steve Stephens broadcast the fatal shooting and they are working to ve...More..

Trump fires back at protesters demanding tax returns: 'The election is over'
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Trump fires back at protesters demanding tax returns: 'The election is over'

Trump wrote: "I did what was an nearly an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College!" The demonstrations were mostly peaceful, but in Berkeley, Calif., police arrested 13 peop...More..

Second suspect arrested over Stockholm truck attack
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Second suspect arrested over Stockholm truck attack

The main suspect is a 39-year-old man whose application for a residence permit was turned down in June 2016, police said. "On the contrary, the suspicions have strengthened", Swedish police chief Dan Eliasson s...More..

Christians Advised To Proclaim Resurrection Of Jesus
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Christians Advised To Proclaim Resurrection Of Jesus

In this mystery we pray for those who have lost hope in God or those who can not find meaning or objective in life. Easter is the day when Christians believe Jesus rose from the dead three days after he w...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Warplane strikes Syrian town that was hit by chemical attack, again

The comments represented a departure from what she had said before the U.S. attacked a Syrian air base with 59 Tomahawk missiles on Thursday. Rouhani said the US strike would not affect Iran's Syria policy, w...More..

Bannon in peril? Trump's criticism worries his populist base
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Bannon in peril? Trump's criticism worries his populist base

Last week, Trump removed Bannon from the National Security Council, while Powell appears to be ascendant. The Washington Post talked to 21 Trump aides on Wednesday and came away with a picture of a chie...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea Flaunts Long-Range Missiles in Massive Parade

Choe, who is believed to be the second-most powerful official in North Korea, further stated that the new U.S. government under Donald Trump was "creating a war situation" on the Korean Peninsula by dispatching...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Thousands of evacuated Syrians stuck as transfer stalls

Syrian state media said at least 39 were killed. A senior rebel leader said 20 fighters who guarded the buses were killed as well as scores of passengers. At least 43 people were killed after a suicide vehi...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

BJP Meeting Eyes Elections, From Panchayat To Parliament: 10 Points

Party strategists feel that there will be some fall in numbers in these states in the 2019 elections. Briefing reporters, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said during the party's national executive in Bhuba...More..

Syria chemical attack: 'Were those children dead at all?' asks Assad
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Syria chemical attack: 'Were those children dead at all?' asks Assad

According to Iranian state IRNA news, Javad Zarif condemned using chemical weapons in general and said that, in the meantime, using this excuse for unilateral and illegal attacks on Syria is also condemned and ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Car bomb kills at least 39 Syria evacuees

Personal belongings could be seen dangling out of the windows. The rebel group Ahrar al-Sham condemned the bombing. The state TV channel and the opposition Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights sa...More..

Nearly 100 migrants feared missing after boat sinks off Libya - coastguard
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Nearly 100 migrants feared missing after boat sinks off Libya - coastguard

The maritime rescue boat "Salvamar Gadir" found the struggling smugglers' boat early Friday. One person was found dead, the spokesman said. Survivors said the inflatable boat had set off with about 120 people...More..

Flash floods kill 30 in northwest Iran
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Flash floods kill 30 in northwest Iran

The East Azarbaijan Governor's Office of Crisis Management said that "16 bodies were found in Ajabshir city and 14 in the city of Azarshahr". Moreover, 4 died in a landslide triggered by the flood in Saqqez...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Thousands watch as April the giraffe finally goes into labor

This baby is April's fourth calf, though it is her 5-year-old partner Oliver's first! No immediate details on the calf were announced, but they usually weigh around 150lb (68kg) and are about 6ft (1.8m) tal...More..