Fatah Commences 7th Conference by Re-electing President Abbas Head of Movement

The congress was supposed to be held two years ago, but political divisions, both within the party and between Fatah and the rival Islamist Hamas movement, led to repeated delays before Abbas fixed the date only a couple of months ago. However, at ... More..

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by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Drink Drug Drivers Targeted on Yorkshire Coast

Chief Inspector Wilkinson urged people to think about how they'll get home if they're drinking on a night out. "It is not just us who can help make a difference". Essex Police takes a zero tolerance approach ...More..

All Rise! National Anthem mandatory in all movie theatres
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

All Rise! National Anthem mandatory in all movie theatres

Directing that its order be shown in electronic and print media and be followed in letter and spirit, the court said, "Time has come when people should feel they live in a nation". In October, public outrage ...More..

Flag burning in US further incited by Trump's tweet
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Flag burning in US further incited by Trump's tweet

It wasn't clear whether Trump plans to take any action on the Twitter thought, such as pursuing a constitutional amendment or legislation to ban flag burning. The history of trying to prevent Americans from b...More..

UK Serial Killer Convicted of Murdering 3 Men He Met Online
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

UK Serial Killer Convicted of Murdering 3 Men He Met Online

THE alleged drug dealer of serial killer Stephen port appeared in court yesterday accused of supplying him with GHB - the date rape drug he used to murder four young gay men. He lied repeatedly in a 999 cal...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Sen. Warren Dubs Steve Mnuchin 'Forrest Gump' of Financial Crisis

Donald Trump has reached into his wig box and pulled out yet another name for his cabinet of horrors: Steven Mnuchin , former Goldman Sachs executive and hedge fund manager with absolutely zero governmen...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Islamic State uses drones to attack Iraqi army in Mosul

Iraq's USA -trained Counter Terrorism Service unit breached Islamic State group defenses in east Mosul at the end of October and is fighting to expand its foothold there. The Iraqi army, the voluntary forces an...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Malaysian group to hold anti-Najib rally despite ban

Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who has been spearheading calls for Najib's resignation, joined the rally, adding momentum to the demonstration. Firebrand Red Shirts leader Jamal Yunos has ominously war...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

In major blow, Syria rebels lose all northeast Aleppo

The city has been roughly divided since 2012 into a rebel-held east and a government-controlled west. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson also urged Russian Federation and Iran to use their influence on Syrian Pr...More..

Up to 16000 people displaced in eastern Aleppo
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Up to 16000 people displaced in eastern Aleppo

The U.N. estimates that 275,000 residents are trapped in the area that has been under tight siege and heavy bombardment since July. It accused government forces of being behind the attack. "Many people are esca...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Choosing Romney would be seen as betrayal, Trump aide warns

Conway continued her public attacks on Romney over the weekend, telling CNN on Sunday that while she hoped Romney would be a gracious secretary of state if selected, his aggressive criticism of Trump during ...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Netanyahu thanks Abbas for sending firefighting crews

Last week, The Israeli authorities also revived an initiative for constructing 500 new illegal settler units in East Jerusalem after the suspension of the project due to worldwide pressure. Fires in Palesti...More..

USA students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

USA students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science

In 4th grade math, average scores for USA students improved from 1995 to 2011 but remained virtually flat in 2015 with average scores of 539 - up 21 points from 1995 but down 2 points from 541 four years ago. "...More..

With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts

Egypt will send two helicopters, Jordan will send several trucks and the Palestinian Authority will dispatch four firefighting trucks as well. A Boeing 747-400 Supertanker, which is the world's largest fire...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Russia arrests retired officer accused of spying for Ukraine

For Ukraine , a former Soviet republic of 45 million people, the drive toward Western integration has come at a high cost. Since the Ukraine conflict erupted in 2014 almost 10,000 people have been killed. ...More..

Dead And 9 Injured After Shooting In New Orleans' French Quarter
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Dead And 9 Injured After Shooting In New Orleans' French Quarter

The shooting victims were two women and eight men, ranging in age from 20 to 37, Harrison said. Ambulances took the victims to hospitals, where one man died. Police on horseback are seen riding toward the sho...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Argentina's Davis Cup victory due to unity of team: Coach

Argentina is the eighth nation to rally from 1-2 down and first since Serbia completed the comeback in 2010. As in the finals of any sport, the losing team is always a disappointed lot, and this Croatian team...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Delbonis hammers Karlovic to secure first Davis Cup for Argentina

Delpo made his Davis Cup comeback after a four-year hiatus against Italy, teaming up with Pella for a crucial doubles point. "Nothing will stop us now". The revival was short-lived when the Croatians took the s...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Russia Sends Missiles to Pacific Islands Claimed by Japan

According to Reuters , after the election of Donald Trump, who has said he wants closer ties with the Kremlin and has questioned the cost of protecting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, some analysts ...More..

Senate trade-off: More Obama judges, Trump gets nominees
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Senate trade-off: More Obama judges, Trump gets nominees

Their choice of party leaders emphasizes their narrow geography: the new Senate minority leader will be Chuck Schumer, a New York City Democrat. Less than a dozen Democrats were elected in Trump-carried distri...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

For Trump and GOP, 'Obamacare' repeal is complex and risky

Nefouse pointed out that this difference wasn't what ultimately ended student coverage - lack of enrollment and external forces contributed to the discontinuation of student health insurance. The Republican Con...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Sixth child dies as result of deadly Tennessee school bus crash

He is due to appear in court on November 29. Police said they have not yet spoken to the children who were on the bus. It is so sad because you put your kids on the school bus and think they are going to be...More..

West Bank settlement evacuated in 5th day of Israeli fires
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

West Bank settlement evacuated in 5th day of Israeli fires

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday night to thank him for sending firefighting teams and trucks to help Israel put out fires. Israeli firefighters h...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

Officers responded to the scene to find at least 10 people shot - two women and eight men. Their ages range from 20-to-37 years old. The shooting took place as New Orleans has deployed extra police patrols ...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Penn State beats Michigan State to reach Big Ten title game

Combined with No. 2 Ohio State's 30-27 double-overtime victory over MI, the Nittany Lions (10-2, 8-1 Big Ten), who won their eighth consecutive game, earned the right to represent the East in the Big Ten champi...More..

by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Israeli military kills 4 IS militants in Syria after ambush

The military said they targeted gunmen linked to the Daesh militant group after mortar shells were fired from Syrian territory. As the civil conflict continues in Syria, nearby Israel is keeping a close eye o...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Rajya Sabha adjourned again over demonetisation

On Thursday, Modi heard a couple of speakers including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who described the exercise as a "monumental management failure". While the government has repeatedly maintained that ...More..

General Qamar Javed Bajwa named new Pakistan Army chief
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

General Qamar Javed Bajwa named new Pakistan Army chief

Like Raheel Sharif, Lt. Gen Qamar Bajwa was also serving as Inspector General of the Training and Evaluation before appointment as Chief of Army Staff (COAS). Lt. General Qamar Javed Bajwa is now working as I...More..

Germany's Angela Merkel Says She'll Run For Fourth Term In 2017
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Germany's Angela Merkel Says She'll Run For Fourth Term In 2017

Calling her "outstanding" and his closest worldwide partner, Obama all but endorsed her to run again while saying that any weakening of the trans-Atlantic alliance would lead to a "meaner, harsher and tougher w...More..

Philippines' Duterte mulls leaving international court
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Philippines' Duterte mulls leaving international court

De Lima stressed that the Philippines should continue to stand with democratic countries in stopping basic human rights violations. Critics say the Philippines president could be charged over hundreds of case...More..