Iraq launches tricky operation to free west Mosul from Islamic State

Before the launch, Abadi said , "We announce the start of a new phase in the operation, we are coming to Nineveh to liberate the western side of Mosul". The U.N. estimates that about 750,000 civilians may be left in western Mosul. Commanders say t... More..

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North Korean Regime Blamed As Kim Jong Nam Death Investigation Widens
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

North Korean Regime Blamed As Kim Jong Nam Death Investigation Widens

He said that one was North Korean, but that police had not yet identified the other two. Investigators say those four men flew out of Malaysia on the day of the poisoning. " We have to send a sample to the ch...More..

Gambia's new president set for inauguration
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Gambia's new president set for inauguration

Mr Barrow is only the third President in the history of the Gambia. Others attending included the leaders of Ghana, Liberia and Ivory Coast and the USA assistant secretary of state for African affairs, Linda ...More..

Samsung heir and top exec arrested and charged with bribery
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Samsung heir and top exec arrested and charged with bribery

The son of company chair Lee Kun-hee, the younger Lee has officially served as Samsung's vice chair and its de facto head since his father suffered a heart attack in 2014. The second time's the charm for Kore...More..

North Korea assassination: woman with Vietnam passport held in Malaysia
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

North Korea assassination: woman with Vietnam passport held in Malaysia

What is likely to take much longer to determine is whether the plot was orchestrated directly by Kim Jong Un, who recently celebrated five years at the helm of North Korea and is now locked in a showdown with t...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Strike-hit Kashmir tense after civilian killings at Kulgam encounter

Kulgam and adjoining Shopian were sealed. Authorities also imposed restrictions in parts of south Kashmir. After her release, she was under house arrest. Both Hizbul Mujahideen and LeT paid tributes to the dece...More..

Astana session on Syria postponed, will be held on February 16
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Astana session on Syria postponed, will be held on February 16

The ministry did not give a reason for the delay. A subsequent statement from the foreign ministry said the talks would begin at 0600 GMT on Thursday. They follow a meeting in Astana last month that ended w...More..

Dozens of civilians killed in Turkish shelling of al-Bab in Syria
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Dozens of civilians killed in Turkish shelling of al-Bab in Syria

Our aim is to prevent the opening of corridors from territories controlled by terrorist organizations to Turkey. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Monday that 13 children had been among th...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Hitler lookalike arrested by Austrian police

Harald Zenz, 25, reportedly went by the name " Harald Hitler " when he introduced himself to people at bars. "It was obvious that he glorified Hitler", local police spokesman David Furtner told French press a...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Germany elects 'anti-Trump' Steinmeier as new president

Although the post is largely ceremonial, past German presidents have used the role to act as a moral authority in debates of national and global importance. In his acceptance speech, Steinmeier said that German...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Census 2016: Bedroom communities growing in Manitoba

Immigration has been leading national growth over domestic birth rates since 2001, and Statistics Canada projects that the trend will continue into 2056. Several Eastern Ontario towns and cities saw a populatio...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Canada foreign minister will oppose U.S. border tariffs

She met with her counterpart, the new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, House Speaker Paul Ryan, and the chairs of the Senate committees on armed services and foreign relations. Canada's warning comes as the...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Turkey to launch a new operation in Syrian city of Raqqa

The IS, YPG and PYD are the most active terrorist groups in Syria. "We said it would be a mistake but we were not able to get them to listen". The source also said that Central Intelligence Agency director M...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

21 killed in blast outside Afghan Supreme Court

Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz said 41 people were wounded, including 10 in critical condition. Eleven people were killed in the assault which the Taliban said it carried out in revenge for the earlier...More..

Politics live as Malcolm Turnbull calls on Cory Bernardi to resign
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Politics live as Malcolm Turnbull calls on Cory Bernardi to resign

While he has pledged support for money bills to keep the government operating, Senator Bernardi has hinted he will not rubber-stamp other legislation. Senator Bernardi was tight-lipped yesterday on his futur...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Protests for and against amid Netanyahu's visit in Great Britain

The spokesperson added that while it is important that the nuclear deal with Iran "is very carefully and rigorously policed", the British government believes that it has neutralized Iran's ability to acquire nu...More..

Leading stocks in today's market: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA)
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Leading stocks in today's market: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA)

Nonetheless, and in the immediate aftermath of reporting, investor reaction in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 1.6. In particular,...More..

Afghan Conflict Produces 'Appalling' Record High 2016 Civilian Casualty Count
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Afghan Conflict Produces 'Appalling' Record High 2016 Civilian Casualty Count

The 2016 Annual Report on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict in Afghanistan, released on 6 February, documents 11,418 civilian casualties, including 3,498 deaths and 7,920 wounded, an overall 3% ri...More..

Swedish government pokes fun at Trump with all-female photo
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Swedish government pokes fun at Trump with all-female photo

Donald Trump has suffered a severe global bruising - after a world leader hit back at his notorious all-male executive order photo. It appeared to be a deliberate reference to the now-infamous photograph of...More..

by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Wisma Putra: Bangladesh has allowed Rohingya food ship to dock in Teknaf

The report recounts in chilling detail abuses against Rohingya children. However, Ms Suu Kyi's spokesman told the BBC that the latest allegations were extremely serious. Violence, systemic discrimination a...More..

by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Weather: Met Office extends 70mph wind warning

Coastal areas could see periods of 50 to 60mph gusts, with isolated gusts of up to 70mph. Dan Holley, of Norwich-based forecaster Weatherquest, said there is still some uncertainty of how much the stormy cond...More..

Ford is sending its high-performance Ford Raptor pickup to China
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Ford is sending its high-performance Ford Raptor pickup to China

David Schoch, Ford Group Vice President and President, Ford Asia Pacific, noted the blue oval's commitment to offer a wide range of vehicles for customers in China. Other worthy to mention features on the F...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Petition to block Trump from meeting the Queen hits 1 million

However, the Theresa May government said that the UK Prime Minister can not take back the invitation sent to him and added that Trump's visit to Britain was in the national interest. The debate, at Westminster ...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Toronto Sharkwater filmmaker reported missing during dive in Florida

A biologist and underwater photographer, Stewart was filming a sequel to his best-known 2006 documentary "Sharkwater," about shark hunting and its impact on the marine ecosystem. Navy, FWC and the Monroe County...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

SNAKE slithered its way in woman's EAR and got stuck

If you think snakes on a plane are bad....imagine a snake in your earlobe hole. "I realized I wasn't going to be able to get him out myself without hurting him", said Glaw. There, doctors numbed her ear, appl...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Commission expresses concern over the Romanian government decriminalising corruption

The basis for challenging the decree is a conflict of constitutional nature between the executive and the judicial branches of power following the adoption of the decree by the government, CSM said in a pre...More..

Congress alliance will destroy SP: Mulayam
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Congress alliance will destroy SP: Mulayam

Days after their parties forged an alliance to jointly fight the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party (SP) President and State Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav...More..

Iran Flouts UN Resolution, Iran Deal With Ballistic Missile Test
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Iran Flouts UN Resolution, Iran Deal With Ballistic Missile Test

According to a Fox News report, Iran on Sunday conducted a "failed test of a reentry vehicle". Iran has said the tests don't violate the resolution as it says missiles are not created to carry nuclear w...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Mexican leader won't go to DC after Trump amps up rhetoric

In canceling the trip the Mexican president, again, rejected Trump's demand that Mexico pay for the border wall: "I've said it time and time again: Mexico will not pay for the wall". After Mexican President...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Defector: North Korea is turning against Kim Jong Un

More North Korean diplomats were preparing to follow his lead, he said. The highest-level North Korean diplomat ever to defect to South Korea says he made a decision to flee because he didn't want to see hi...More..