• United Nations chief visits Israel, Palestinian territories
United Nations chief visits Israel, Palestinian territories

Guterres is also scheduled to meet with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin as well as to visit both Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and the gravesite of the late former Israeli President Shimon Peres. "Yad Vashem is there to remind us that we need to be in the first line in fighting against antisemitism, but first of all fighting against all othe...

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  • Seoul: North Korea fires several projectiles to sea
Seoul: North Korea fires several projectiles to sea

The South Korean Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles flew in a northeasterly direction for about 250 kilometers (155 miles) into the sea. It is notable that now a days joint military drills involving United States and South Korean troops are being conducted. But barely a day later after Tillerson spoke, photographs emerged sh...

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  • Killer : German nurse suspected of killing at least 84 patients
Killer : German nurse suspected of killing at least 84 patients

However, the police have said that 90 more such murders have come to the fore after forensics experts exhumed and analysed more than 130 bodies. The number of actual victims is likely higher because some former patients were cremated, making it impossible to gather evidence, the police chief added.

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  • At least 100 Terrorists Surrender on Syrian-Lebanese Border
At least 100 Terrorists Surrender on Syrian-Lebanese Border

The Lebanese army, which announced the cease-fire in a statement , said the truce had been meant to allow negotiations for the recovery of its missing soldiers . In a coordinated move, both Hezbollah and the Lebanese army have declared a cease-fire in their fight against ISIS in western Syria on the Lebanese border.

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  • Iraqi Forces Completely Surround IS in Tal Afar
Iraqi Forces Completely Surround IS in Tal Afar

The attacking troops are estimated to be around 50,000 strong. Thousands more fled before the fighting started. On Sunday, the Iraqi government launched a major offensive to retake Tal Afar , involving army troops, federal police units, counter-terrorism forces and armed members of Hashd al-Shaabi - a largely Shia force that was incorporated...

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  • NHC: Issues advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten located near Georgia coast
NHC: Issues advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten located near Georgia coast

Tropical Storm Harvey made landfall Friday night between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Texas as a category 4 hurricane. A tropical storm WATCH has been issued for parts of the SC/NC coasts, including Myrtle Beach. No significant flooding is likely, but some ponding on roads may occur during the times of heaviest rain Monday afternoon and Mon...

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  • Sharad Yadav Will Lose Rajya Sabha Membership For Attending Lalu's Rally: JD(U)
Sharad Yadav Will Lose Rajya Sabha Membership For Attending Lalu's Rally: JD(U)

KC Tyagi wrote a letter to Sharad Yadav initiating the process of expelling him from the party and seeking his disqualification from the RS. Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) of favouring only a " few people " and formulating anti-poor policies.

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  • Rex Tillerson says Trump 'speaks for himself' on Charlottesville violence
Rex Tillerson says Trump 'speaks for himself' on Charlottesville violence

When Wallace followed up by asking whether Trump's statements on Charlottesville reflected American values , Tillerson answered with five words that seemed to speak volumes: " The president speaks for himself". "Those who embrace it poison our public discourse and they damage the very country that they claim to love", Tillerson said. In t...

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  • James Clapper Rips Trump's
James Clapper Rips Trump's "Downright Scary" Phoenix Speech, Questions Fitness for Office

In just 140 characters, Trump managed to slam Clapper for a four-year-old, Edward Snowden-related fumble and open a whole can of worms involving a 1950s Quaker motto adopted by the intelligence community, an old tweet about Nazis, and that pesky golden showers tape.

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  • Service Member Missing After Black Hawk Crashes Off Coast Of Yemen
Service Member Missing After Black Hawk Crashes Off Coast Of Yemen

A U.S. service member is missing after a Black Hawk helicopter fell into the water some 20 miles off the coast of Yemen on Friday during a routine training session. The Pentagon has conducted more than 80 airstrikes targeting al-Qaida loyalists in Yemen this year from its base near Yemen's port of Mukalla to facilitate an ongoing special oper...

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  • Washington Has 'Concerns' About Iran Nuclear Deal
Washington Has 'Concerns' About Iran Nuclear Deal

In a Wednesday letter to the IAEA chief, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the objectives of Haley's visit were "not in conformity with" the terms of the JCPOA and UN Security Resolution 2231 regarding the agency's independence and the protection of sensitive information that Iran relays to the agency.

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  • Iraqi Forces Retake Tal Afar
Iraqi Forces Retake Tal Afar

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and Defence Minister Florence Parly on Saturday arrived in the Iraqi capital to hold talks with Iraqi leaders and show support in fighting against the Islamic State (IS) militant group. It experienced cycles of sectarian violence between Sunnis and Shi'ites after the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003....

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  • Hong Kong Port Shuts For Typhoon Hato
Hong Kong Port Shuts For Typhoon Hato

Hot on the heels of Hato - the worst storm to hit the Chinese autonomous city of Macau in 35 years - a new urgent warning has been issued for Pakhar, another fast-approaching and potentially deadly typhoon set to strike the region in just seven days.

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  • Man shot dead after attacking Belgian soldiers with a knife
Man shot dead after attacking Belgian soldiers with a knife

The soldiers were not seriously hurt in the attack; one had a facial wound and another suffered hand injuries. "The man was hit and died shortly afterwards in hospital from his wounds", the prosecutors' statement said . local time (18:00 GMT) on Friday. Belgium has seen several terror attacks in recent years. Soldiers retaliated after the ma...

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  • New Photos: The West Wing Gets a Brand New Look
New Photos: The West Wing Gets a Brand New Look

The White House has been plagued with issues including ceiling leaks and a house-fly infestation, according to CNN . Which did not leave much time for puttering, lollygagging, or really addressing any issues in depth, no matter how hard Jonathan Karl of ABC might bug her.

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  • A Right-Wing 'Free Speech' Rally Planned for San Francisco Has Been Cancelled
A Right-Wing 'Free Speech' Rally Planned for San Francisco Has Been Cancelled

The organizers said they would hold a news conference Saturday at 2 p.m.in San Francisco's Alamo Park and that they wouldn't talk more about their reasons for canceling the event until then. Plans included littering Crissy Field, the site of the now-canceled Saturday rally, with dog poop, dispatching red-nosed clowns and a giant inflatable chicke...

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  • Donald Trump Retweeted a Meme About 'Eclipsing' Barack Obama
Donald Trump Retweeted a Meme About 'Eclipsing' Barack Obama

She wrote that Obama "raised" her generation and that he needs to speak out against President Donald Trump's policies. "The Best Eclipse Ever!" the caption on the meme read. The meme was tweeted by a Twitter client identified as Jerry Travone before the Head of State retweeting it. The violence in the tweet drew comparisons with the death of ...

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  • Ram Rahim Guilty Of Rape, Violence Erupts Near Court
Ram Rahim Guilty Of Rape, Violence Erupts Near Court

Captain Amarinder also briefed Congress president Sonia Gandhi on the situation in Punjab and the steps taken by his government to maintain peace and tranquility in the state. " Dera Sacha Sauda " happens to be an Indian spiritual group that has a huge number of followers. CBI judge Jagdeep Singh , while holding the 50-year-old Dera chief gu...

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  • Taliban operate from Afghanistan, no safe heavens in Pakistan: Asif
Taliban operate from Afghanistan, no safe heavens in Pakistan: Asif

Referring to Donald Trump's assertion of payment of billions of dollars to Pakistan over the years, the committee said instead of any financial or material assistance, there should be understanding and recognition of Pakistan's efforts, contributions and sacrifice of thousands of Pakistanis and over 120 billion USA dollars of economic losses.

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  • Samsung heir guilty of bribery, jailed for five years
Samsung heir guilty of bribery, jailed for five years

Friday's is the first in a string of court rulings that will bring closure of sorts to the Park scandal, but could leave its most powerful company effectively rudderless. The 49-year-old Lee is alleged to have funded Park's associates as he tried to consolidate control over the sprawling conglomerate founded by his grandfather.

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  • 32 killed in Myanmar terror attacks
32 killed in Myanmar terror attacks

But a previously unknown group emerged as a force last October under the banner of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), which claims to be leading an insurgency based in the remote May Yu mountain range bordering Bangladesh. Photo An empty street in Maungdaw township, in Rakhine State in western Myanmar , on Friday after the authorities ...

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  • Four cases of West Nile confirmed in Kentucky
Four cases of West Nile confirmed in Kentucky

To date this season, South Dakota has reported 39 cases of human WNV with 33 percent having had the most serious neruoinvasive disease while 67 percent have had WNV fever. "Wearing long sleeved clothes at dawn and dusk, using the Deet, all of those other kinds of things will help also", Kalas said. Don't apply repellents containing permethrin direc...

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  • Teen Smuggled Bengal Tiger Cub Into US From Mexico, Authorities Allege
Teen Smuggled Bengal Tiger Cub Into US From Mexico, Authorities Allege

The driver (a USA citizen) was arrested and transported to the Metropolitan Correctional Center. The 18-year-old arrived at the Otay Mesa port of entry, with a 21-year-old man in the passenger seat, and was arrested following an inspection of the vehicle.

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  • Trump issues 'strong' new sanctions to economically isolate Venezuela
Trump issues 'strong' new sanctions to economically isolate Venezuela

Referring to this week's meeting between U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Venezuelan opposition leaders in Miami, Maduro said that "a meeting like never before between U.S. The White House said in a statement that the sanctions allow for humanitarian assistance. Prohibiting Americans from extending new debt with a maturation period of longer ...

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  • Trump slams Boston demonstrators as 'anti-police agitators'
Trump slams Boston demonstrators as 'anti-police agitators'

At least ten people have been arrested in connection to the "free speech" rally on the Boston Common. Walsh greeted counter-protesters Saturday morning outside Reggie Lewis Center in the city's Roxbury neighbourhood. The permit for the event allows the rally to take place between noon and 2 p.m., according to the Boston Globe . The time ...

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  • Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons
Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons

Georgian First Deputy Minister of Defense Lela Chikovani, who attended the parade , said that participation of Georgian soldiers was "an expression of our support to the Ukrainian people and the Ukrainian government, and of our unity". "Alongside our allies we remain committed to upholding the widely accepted worldwide norms that have increased gl...

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  • China condemns new United States sanctions over North Korea
China condemns new United States sanctions over North Korea

The 16 do business with previously sanctioned companies and people, work with the North Korean energy sector, help it place workers overseas or evade global financial curbs. Despite China's opposition to the most recent sanctions, it recently announced it would cut off a number of North Korean imports. The department also sanctioned Dandong Zhich...

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  • Charlottesville City Council meeting implodes over response to Nazi rally
Charlottesville City Council meeting implodes over response to Nazi rally

After three hours of emotional testimony-one resident shook as he described how "I'm not the same person I was"-the council unanimously voted for a third party to review the city's planning and response to the white supremacist rally ". City officials had been expected to host a "community recovery town hall" Thursday evening in collaboration with...

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  • For Civilians Trapped In Raqqa, Offensive Against ISIS Presents New Dangers
For Civilians Trapped In Raqqa, Offensive Against ISIS Presents New Dangers

A "deadly labyrinth" trapping civilians who are coming under fire from all sides, is how Amnesty International describes the streets of Raqqa in Syria . Townsend attributed the uptick in airstrikes around Raqqa to two factors - the fact that it has now become the number-one priority for the coalition, following ISIS' defeat in Mosul in Iraq; and...

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  • KTS Tulsi, Prashant Bhushan welcome Supreme Court's verdict on Right to Privacy
KTS Tulsi, Prashant Bhushan welcome Supreme Court's verdict on Right to Privacy

Datar argued that the right to privacy is found in Articles 14, 19, 20, 21 and 25 of the Constitution when read with the Preamble. The Centre on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the previous Congress-led UPA government over Right to Privacy , stating that Aadhaar during the then government had no protection of law.

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