Afghan Police, Intelligence Chiefs Killed In Shooting Attack

Abdul Raziq dead. Three Americans also were wounded in the attack at Kandahar Palace, said Col. Dave Butler, a spokesman for US Forces-Afghanistan. The attack comes just days after the Taliban and the Afghan government said US envoy Zalmay Khali... More..

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Clashes as Hindu hardliners block women from Indian temple
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Clashes as Hindu hardliners block women from Indian temple

In a similar manner, News 18 reporter Neethu Reghukumar was heckled by angry protesters on Tuesday night and the media organisation's auto was attacked after she questioned the Kerala government over its prom...More..

Sole crossing between Syria and Israel-occupied Golan reopens
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Sole crossing between Syria and Israel-occupied Golan reopens

The strategic Naseeb crossing between Syria and Jordan on the Damascus-Amman worldwide highway was reopened Monday, just one day after both countries agreed to it. Khaled Abaza, secretary of Syria's Ba'ath Arab...More..

Desperate Beto Tries To Channel Trump. Calls Cruz 'Lyin' Ted.'
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Desperate Beto Tries To Channel Trump. Calls Cruz 'Lyin' Ted.'

Senator from Texas , said that his Democratic opponent, Beto O'Rourke, is "like a Triple Meat Whataburger liberal who is out of touch with Texas values". Both candidates lobbed attacks throughout, taking m...More..

WWE Wrestlers Reportedly Don't Want To Travel To Work Crown Jewel
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

WWE Wrestlers Reportedly Don't Want To Travel To Work Crown Jewel

As Oliver pointed out, a "much grimmer story" was going on in Saudi Arabia even then - for example, women who had campaigned for driving rights had been arrested even as their accomplishment was being heralded....More..

Federal Judge Dismisses Stormy Daniels’ Defamation Lawsuit Against Trump
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Federal Judge Dismisses Stormy Daniels’ Defamation Lawsuit Against Trump

Michael Avenatti , the attorney for Daniels, said in a statement that he would appeal the decision and that her lawsuits against Trump and Michael Cohen, Trump's former longtime attorney, would "proceed unaffec...More..

Trains cancelled in Lancashire due to 'severe weather' brought by Storm Callum
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Trains cancelled in Lancashire due to 'severe weather' brought by Storm Callum

Today's unseasonably warm weather will be replaced by the strong winds and heavy rain felt at the beginning of the week as we head into Friday and Saturday. Other regions of the United Kingdom were expected to ...More..

HURRICANE LESLIE: Spain on full alert as tropical storm sweeps country TODAY
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

HURRICANE LESLIE: Spain on full alert as tropical storm sweeps country TODAY

Winds of 110mph were recorded as the hurricane, which weakened slightly into a post-tropical cyclone, swept into northern and central Portugal overnight, with officials warning people not to venture outdoors. L...More..

Sanders on Khashoggi: US should leave Saudi-led war in Yemen
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Sanders on Khashoggi: US should leave Saudi-led war in Yemen

It is said that the head of the forensic unit in the Saudi defence forces, a former head of intelligence at the Saudi Arabian embassy in London and several special forces officers were among the group, whic...More..

IMF, Pakistani officials to meet today as govt seeks bailout
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

IMF, Pakistani officials to meet today as govt seeks bailout

Adjustments would occur as domestic production displaces higher-priced imports, the model shows, but in the long run, the U.S. GDP would still be 1.0 percent below a baseline without these tariffs , while Chi...More..

FM Çavuşoğlu, U.S. counterpart Pompeo talk on phone after Brunson ruling
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

FM Çavuşoğlu, U.S. counterpart Pompeo talk on phone after Brunson ruling

A Turkish court sentenced the pastor to three years and 45 days in prison on Friday , but he will not serve the time in jail. Tony Perkins, the commissioner for the U.S. conviction of a Turkish state bank ex...More..

Pentagon Orders Entire F-35 Fleet Grounded
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Pentagon Orders Entire F-35 Fleet Grounded

A Marine Corps F-35B was completely destroyed in a crash during training in SC on 28 September. "At this time, the cause of the mishap has not yet been determined", said Capt. For the U.S. Defense Departmen...More..

Erroneous information on South Korea abounds in foreign textbooks
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Erroneous information on South Korea abounds in foreign textbooks

The bishop, Lazarus You Heung-sik of Daejeon, spoke ahead of a meeting next week in the Vatican between Francis and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who will be carrying an invitation from North Korean leade...More..

Senate Foreign Relations chair: Saudis responsible for missing journalist
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Senate Foreign Relations chair: Saudis responsible for missing journalist

The prince emphasized Saudi Arabia is taking "extraordinary" measures to locate Khashoggi, "just as we would if it were any other Saudi citizen". Turkish police are looking into a team of 15 Saudis who they s...More..

Louth hit with Orange weather WARNING
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Louth hit with Orange weather WARNING

Met Eireann has upgraded warnings in effect for tomorrow to Status Orange for 13 counties ahead of Storm Callum, which is expected to hit the country tomorrow night (Thursday, October 11). With the storm set...More..

Trump Hints at Ivanka, Dina Powell for UN Ambassador Job
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Trump Hints at Ivanka, Dina Powell for UN Ambassador Job

But Haley also said she did not have any future plans set, and her decision surprised many at the White House and the United Nations. But she insisted that she was not planning to run for president herself ag...More..

Bulgarian Journalist Raped and Murdered after Reporting on Alleged Corruption
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Bulgarian Journalist Raped and Murdered after Reporting on Alleged Corruption

The brutal killing of the Bulgarian journalist Victoria Marinova has drawn global condemnation and calls from media watchdogs for a comprehensive worldwide investigation. The Committee to Protect Journalists ...More..

Melania Trump Told Reporters She 'Doesn't Always Agree' With Her Husband
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Melania Trump Told Reporters She 'Doesn't Always Agree' With Her Husband

The four-country trip was a coming out of sorts for the first lady in the world stage. "I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear ". "I'm glad that Dr. "I don't always agree with what he says...More..

Ramaphosa appoints new finance minister
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Ramaphosa appoints new finance minister

Jonas told a judicial panel last month that Ajay Gupta offered him the post of finance minister and a R600 million ($40.3 million) bribe in exchange for business concessions. The party, which has been vocal in ...More..

Trump says he's not firing Rod Rosenstein
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Trump says he's not firing Rod Rosenstein

As the Chicago Sun-Times notes, Chicago police now use stop-and-frisk tactics, but they're not unfettered. Trump has often credited New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani , now his personal lawyer in the Russian Feder...More..

Newlyweds, sisters and close friends were killed in NY limo crash
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Newlyweds, sisters and close friends were killed in NY limo crash

Two pedestrians also were killed . Officials said the limo was descending a hill on Route 30 in Schoharie and failed to stop at an intersection , a T-junction, where there's a stop sign. The 19-seater v...More..

Interpol's desperate plea to China
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Interpol's desperate plea to China

His wife apparently reported him missing after he travelled in late September. But Interpol would not be drawn on his possible whereabouts. The International Criminal Political Investigation (Interpol) ...More..

Nawaz Sharif chairs PML-Ns CEC meeting in Lahore
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Nawaz Sharif chairs PML-Ns CEC meeting in Lahore

Shahbaz was allegedly involved in the corruption of Rs 14 billion Ashiana Housing project and Rs 4 billion Punjab Saaf Pani Company scams. In his statement before NAB in August, Fawad had claimed that he ha...More..

China says missing Interpol chief Meng Hongwei is under investigation
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

China says missing Interpol chief Meng Hongwei is under investigation

South Korean national Kim Jong Yang has been appointed acting president ahead of a new leadership election in November. Critics of Meng's 2016 election to Interpol's presidency said he would use the position ...More..

Melania Trump gives thumbs-up to Kavanaugh
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Melania Trump gives thumbs-up to Kavanaugh

That fury was reflected openly by thousands of boisterous anti-Kavanaugh demonstrators who bounced around the Capitol complex for days, confronting senators in office buildings and even reportedly near their ho...More..

Jamal Khashoggi Was Allegedly Killed Inside Saudi Consulate in Turkey
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi Was Allegedly Killed Inside Saudi Consulate in Turkey

Saudi officials insisted he left the building, but Turkey's government said all evidence suggested he was still inside. "We believe that the murder was premeditated and the body was subsequently moved out of ...More..

Volunteers bury more bodies from Indonesia quake
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Volunteers bury more bodies from Indonesia quake

A man sits on a chair in the shell of a house heavily damaged by the tsunami in Wani village on the outskirts of Palu , Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Oct. Indonesian authorities said that there have been 422 af...More..

Pompeo to travel to DPRK, meeting with Kim for talks
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Pompeo to travel to DPRK, meeting with Kim for talks

The invitation to return to Pyongyang to discuss North Korean denuclearization efforts was made during a meeting with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho amid United Nations sessions last week. He said i...More..

Retired Justice Stevens opposes Kavanaugh for Supreme Court
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Retired Justice Stevens opposes Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

Stevens even once praised Kavanaugh directly in a book he wrote in 2014. 'It's been an extremely important thing for the court that in the last 40 years, starting with Justice [Sandra Day] O'Connor and contin...More..

Rosmah arrested by MACC, set to be charged tomorrow
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Rosmah arrested by MACC, set to be charged tomorrow

It said in a brief statement Wednesday that Rosmah will be taken to court on Thursday to face "several charges" related to money laundering, without giving details. Her lawyers, K. Kumaraendran and Datuk Geetha...More..

China, US in row over warship’s movement
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

China, US in row over warship’s movement

Instead, it considers the waters and airspace to be global and regularly conducts what it calls " freedom of navigation operations " in which warships and aircraft travel through disputed zones in order to de...More..

Senate panel gets FBI report on misconduct accusations against Kavanaugh
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Senate panel gets FBI report on misconduct accusations against Kavanaugh

The Senate is expected to begin a key procedural vote on Kavanaugh's nomination Friday. If all the Democrats in the Senate stick together, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can afford to lose only one senator f...More..

Theresa May sways to 'Dancing Queen' to deliver upbeat Brexit message
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Theresa May sways to 'Dancing Queen' to deliver upbeat Brexit message

Prime Minster Theresa May made quite the entrance for her speech to the Tory Party Conference as she danced her way on stage to Abba's Dancing Queen . In what some saw as an attempt to steal some of Jo...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Key Republicans criticise Trump for 'appalling' mockery of Kavanaugh accuser

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat, blasted the president's mockery of Ford as "reprehensible, beneath the office of the presidency, and beneath common decency from one person to another"...More..

UK's May seeks to rally party as Brexit pressures mount
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

UK's May seeks to rally party as Brexit pressures mount

He was loudly clapped and cheered as he said: 'For one last time, I urge our friends in government to deliver what the people voted for, to back Theresa May in the best way possible - by softly, quietly, and se...More..

China says movie star missing 3 months owes $130M in taxes, penalties
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

China says movie star missing 3 months owes $130M in taxes, penalties

Although Ms Fan denied the accusations and Mr Cui eventually walked back his claims, China's State Administration of Taxation announced shortly after that it was looking into the claims of tax evasion invol...More..

More than 830 dead as tsunami and quake devastate Indonesia
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

More than 830 dead as tsunami and quake devastate Indonesia

There were also concerns over the whereabouts of hundreds of people preparing for a beach festival due to start Friday evening, the disaster agency said. Mr Nugroho said essential aircraft can land at Palu airp...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Kavanaugh to Get Senate Vote This Week, McConnell Says

The administration denied it was trying to control the probe, which the Judiciary Committee said on Friday "would be limited to current credible allegations" and wrapped up within a week. That's what you're ...More..

Chinese destroyer nearly hits US Navy ship in South China Sea
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Chinese destroyer nearly hits US Navy ship in South China Sea

Gorman said on Tuesday that the Chinese destroyer approached within 41m of the Decatur's bow, forcing it to manoeuver. The Chinese Defence ministry said Tuesday it opposes the US warship's entry into the wate...More..

Supreme Court Justice Kagan won’t discuss Kavanaugh
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Supreme Court Justice Kagan won’t discuss Kavanaugh

That's according to Eric Bruce, the attorney for Patrick "P.J". The elevator incident was the turning moment that prompted him to join Democrats in their calls for the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe, h...More..