World

News

Troops, rescuers search for trapped firefighters after Iran building collapse

Police had previously blocked off streets around the 17-story structure, which was among the first high-rises built in the Iranian capital. In the images broadcast on state television one side of the building started tumbling first almost knocking ...

Malia Obama's making her move on Hollywood - again

Harvey Weinstein has held fundraisers for several democrats over the years-including Obama-but Malia actually has the work experience to back up her new gig. While her parents are obviously thrilled that their daughter has chosen to attend the eli...

Quakes hit snow-bound central Italy

The tremors sent residents living near the epicenter, which has also been buried under over 3-feet of snow in recent days, into the wintry streets and fields to avoid possible building collapses. Three more quakes were recorded on October 26 to 27, d...

Rescuers search for survivors after avalanche hits hotel in central Italy

The avalanche followed four earthquakes of more than magnitude 5 in the space of four hours earlier on Wednesday. Giampiero Parete had feared the worst after he avoided being swamped by the avalanche because he had gone to the family auto to get hi...

China Demands Trump Ban Taiwanese Delegation from Inauguration

John Bolton, formerly USA ambassador to the United Nations and a top adviser to Trump, has called for American troops to be stationed in on the self-ruled island. "I am generally optimistic", said Yu. China's mandarins appear confident that they ha...

Over 3000 protest at Chennai's Marina beach supporting 'Jallikattu'

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and Federation of India Animal Protection Agencies (FIAPA) have been at the forefront of opposing Jallikattu since as long back as 2004. Sports falls within the domain of the state, it does not fall ...

China urges the United States to stop Taiwanese delegation from attending Trump's inauguration

A United States delegation attended the inauguration of the Taiwanese president, Tsai Ing-wen, in 2015. Hua made no mention of the long-running dispute over Taiwan, the self-governing island that China claims as its own territory. In recent weeks, ...

Manish Sisodia under CBI lens on campaign

However, "Talk to AK" couldn't be continued. Preliminary Enquiry (PE) has no legal sanctity and it was "leaked" by CBI as BJP wants AAP to get sympathy and cut votes of Congress in Punjab elections, said Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken.

Martin McGuinness to retire from frontline electoral politics

Ten years ago in May, McGuinness made history by entering a government with his once bitter foe, Ian Paisley of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). His resignation led to the collapse of the power-sharing government at Stormont, the seat of the Nor...

OIC urges an end to Rohingya Muslims' ordeal

Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said Wednesday the matter is worrying to the OIC as it was established to protect the Muslim community. "We now hope that the government of Myanmar will respond positively to the recommendation contained in pa...

Obama Says Trump Shouldn't Confuse Russia Sanctions With Nuclear Reduction

Putin went on to say that Trump "has been with the most lovely women in the world, so why would he need prostitutes in Moscow?" "He spent time with the most lovely women in the world". But people who order fake news like this, which are now bein...

SpaceX launches Iridium NEXT satellites

Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully returned to space on Saturday with a launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, launching ten Iridium satellites into orbit, and successfully landing the first stage of the rocket an its barge at sea. Space X officia...

Gangasagar stampede: Six killed as pilgrims rush to board boat at Gangasagar

The injured have been admitted to Kakdweep Hospital and Diamond Harbour Sub-Divisional Hospital in Kolkata , which is 80 km from the famous Hindu pilgrim spot, according to Hindustan Times . Therefore, massive crowd amassing near the docks, during ...

The day when 'wet foot, dry foot' became policy and changed immigration

This decision by Mr. Obama serves as final closure to nearly 50 years of opposition and rivalry between Cuba and the United States, and to further reconstruct a normalized state regarding diplomatic relations with the country that former USA presiden...

Marks & Spencer clothing arm returns to sales growth

Mr Rowe, who replaced Marc Bolland in April and has made revitalising M&S's clothing business a priority, said that better ranges, availability and prices had helped to drive sales... But he stressed there was more work to do in turning its clothing ...

White offers $25M to both Mayweather, McGregor

White has insisted his offer is the only concrete one as talk intensifies around a super-fight between Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. Mayweather also labeled the Irishman being granted a boxing license in California a publici...

Princess Margaret's former husband Lord Snowdon dies aged 86

Armstrong-Jones, better known by his aristocratic title Lord Snowdon , led a hedonistic lifestyle of Caribbean holidays and celebrity parties with Margaret that epitomised the "Swinging Sixties". He had a hard time transforming from a bohemian membe...

Marine Le Pen Spotted At Trump Tower During 'Private Visit' To NYC

Reporters staking out the residence of Donald Trump spotted Ms. Le Pen having coffee with three men in the basement of Trump Tower. Also sighted with Le Pen was George "Guido" Lombardi, an Italian businessman who lives in Trump Tower and was desc...

Caught in an avalanche

A unusual whirring sound kicks in thanks to Oye's Black Diamond airbag pack , a backpack that inflates to keep its wearer safe in an avalanche situation. Marlene said she has seen her grandson pull all kinds of insane stunts, but was still shook up ...

Motive? Ambushed Arizona DPS trooper saved after passing driver shoots dead sniper

As the trooper was blocking off lanes and setting up flares, the assailant shot the trooper in the chest and then proceeded to physically attack him, Milstead said . "I didn't know what was going to happen", he said. It was at this point that an "...

Search

Breaking News

Turkish born, German writer arrested in Spain

Erdogan's remarks come after another week of tension between Ankara and Berlin, particularly over comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel appearing to rule out a renewal of...

Hundreds of police officers maintain safety at "Free Speech Rally" in Boston

City leaders reiterated that a zero-tolerance policy on violence and weapons will be strictly enforced during Saturday's events. "If anything gets out of hand, we will shut it do...

Finnish Police Say Two Killed In Knife Attack, Suspect Arrested

The tabloid Ilta-Sanomat reports that one man and five women were injured, including a woman pushing a stroller. "A man has been injured trying to help a victim, and another trie...

Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia

Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly is taking over powers of the opposition-led congress. Faced with this situation originated by the extremist groups that oppose ...

'Baahubali' actor Prabhas hikes fee for his next 'Saaho'. Worthy details

After the phenomenal success of Baahubali 2 , Prabhas' next will be Saaho . However, the producers finally put all the rumors to rest and released a statement saying, "Shraddha...

Jayalalithaa's niece questions Palaniswami's decision to convert Poes Garden residence into memorial

Tamil Nadu govt says the inquiry commission will be headed by a retired High Court judge and the name of the judge who will head the probe will be announced later, said the CM. Fu...

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

Rail and road connectivity has been suspended due to floods across the state. One Army Column and one Engineer Task Force (ETF) were appointed in 6 districts of Bihar, which led ...

Australia's Constitution ready for overhaul after latest dual-citizenship fiasco: lawyer

The High Court will determine whether Mr Joyce, former Greens senators Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam , One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former minister Matt Canavan are ...

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic

Gert became the season's second hurricane Monday night, but was projected to stay well off the East Coast, with increased wave action the only indirect impact, according to weather...

USA envoy Nikki Haley

In this instance, we have the President of the United States issuing counterfactual statements suggesting Iran is not complying with the nuclear accord and indicating the USA wi...

Special Reports

After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

Chunying said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops always patrol along the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incident took place on the morning of Indian...

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

Meanwhile, echoing the worries of US analysts, commentary on official North Korean news agency KCNA said that "war can not be blocked by any power if sparks fly due to a small,...

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

The BBC News wrote that the Nautilus was raised but Wall was not found and investigation into her disappearance continued. On Sunday , they said Madsen had given another explana...

Senior South Korean diplomat says Trump threats sowing confusion

At a separate meeting later in the day with Joseph Dunford, visiting chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Moon reaffirmed his stance. Mr Moon sought to ease the tension, tel...

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci's tenure as Donald Trump's White House communications director was quite brief , but it still gave him a strong sense of the firm grip that white supremacist...