Mnangagwa to visit Namibia on Monday

ZIMBABWEAN president Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected in Namibia next week on an official visit, State House press secretary, Albertus Aochamub announced in a statement yesterday. Muduvira said that Zhuwawo was supposed to "thank government for takin... More..

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Turkey Summons US Charge d'Affaires over Washington Support to YPG
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Turkey Summons US Charge d'Affaires over Washington Support to YPG

The de-escalation zones were set up last September in an effort to scale back the conflict. The People's Protection Units (YPG), the armed wing of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party, or PYD, is seen by...More..

Top Trump advisor Stephen Miller
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Top Trump advisor Stephen Miller "escorted" off set, CNN says

Even as the White House continues to deny the legitimacy of Michael Wolff's book Fire and Fury , the Trump administration surrogates sent on television are stuck talking about it anyway-and when they try t...More..

Trump the target of protests at college football championship game
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Trump the target of protests at college football championship game

The group is looking to show their solidarity with the NFL players who have knelt during the national anthem throughout the season to protest social justice issues, such as police brutality. Another group, Ref...More..

Greta Gerwig, Jordan Peele among Directors Guild nominees
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Greta Gerwig, Jordan Peele among Directors Guild nominees

The Lady Bird actress-director is nominated for a Directors' Guild of America award. More than any other Hollywood union, the Directors Guild's top award is heavily predictive of Oscar gold, with almost 80...More..

US Says
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

US Says "Viral Attack" Among The Theories in Cuba Illnesses

But, overshadowing his trip were allegations that USA diplomats suffered coordinated sonic attacks by the Cuban government beginning in the fall of 2016 that caused more than 20 diplomats and their spouses to...More..

Denver gunman 'shoots multiple officers'
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Denver gunman 'shoots multiple officers'

Deputies returned hours later in response to a disturbance call, but when his roommate let 5 officers into the apartment, Riehl - who barricaded himself in his bedroom - opened fire on them. As the incident u...More..

Satyam fraud: PwC gets two-year auditing ban in India
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Satyam fraud: PwC gets two-year auditing ban in India

In September 2017, Price Waterhouse had moved a consent plea with SEBI to settle the investigations related to its role in the Satyam scam. J.N. Alert to this, the SEBI order prevented any other PwC fir...More..

Pope Francis Calls 2017 'Wasted Year of Wars, Lies, Injustice'
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Pope Francis Calls 2017 'Wasted Year of Wars, Lies, Injustice'

The photo was taken by a USA military photographer, according to the reports. After the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, Japan's subsequent surrender ended World War II. He said in his New Year ad...More..

Trade Relations: Macron Says China Will Order 184 Airbus Planes
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Trade Relations: Macron Says China Will Order 184 Airbus Planes

The group says the massive violations of the freedom to inform can not be ignored, and urges Macron to press the Chinese to improve the situation. However, there was speculation from some quarters that Chin...More..

Rand reacts to rumours of Zuma stepping down
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Rand reacts to rumours of Zuma stepping down

Zuma's removal also had "no expressed authority" according to the ANC constitution, the letter said, adding that the NEC was not and had never been "an appointing authority on any person to the office of the pr...More..

UIDAI allows Airtel Aadhaar re-verification till March 31
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

UIDAI allows Airtel Aadhaar re-verification till March 31

That means, two-layer security mechanism will strengthen the privacy protection mechanism for Aadhaar ID number holders. Currently, the five details including name, date of birth, photo, address and mobile nu...More..

Subway pipe bomb suspect faces judge
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Subway pipe bomb suspect faces judge

A Bangladeshi immigrant still recovering from injuries suffered in the failed pipe bombing of the NY subway system has pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges. He appeared to be the only person seriously injure...More..

No major oil spill after tanker collision: China
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

No major oil spill after tanker collision: China

Tanker Sanchi , run by oil shipping operator National Iranian Tanker Co, collided with a CF Crystal carrying grain from the United States about 160 nautical miles off China's coast near Shanghai on Saturday ...More..

Zermatt: 13000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after extreme weather
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Zermatt: 13000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after extreme weather

Mud and rockslides, as well as flooding, closed a number of roads across Valais. The village of Gondo on the Swiss-Italian border is also cut off due to a mudslide on Monday. Due to heavy snowfall in the regi...More..

Japanese PM kicks off six-nation European tour in Estonia
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Japanese PM kicks off six-nation European tour in Estonia

His remarks came after President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday also called the 2015 deal "unsatisfactory" and demanded Japan accept historical truth and offer a honest apology to the victims in a nationally televise...More..

'Spouse' includes same-sex partners, European Union court adviser says
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

'Spouse' includes same-sex partners, European Union court adviser says

EU Advocate General Melchior Wathelet advised [opinion, PDF] the European Court of Justice (ECJ) [official website] Thursday that the rights of same-sex spouses must be recognized by every member of the E...More..

China, Asia leaders discuss Mekong dam projects
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

China, Asia leaders discuss Mekong dam projects

In the two years since the forum's establishment, China has set aside billions of dollars to support 45 projects including water resource research centers and cooperation on connectivity projects, industrial ca...More..

Expect freezing rain, snow Wednesday night into Thursday
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Expect freezing rain, snow Wednesday night into Thursday

Day: Cloudy with a 70 percent chance for rain with around one-quarter inch possible. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Thursday: An early morning cold front will keep temperatures down below 50 degree...More..

Stunned Chiefs fans return to work after another improbable playoff failure
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Stunned Chiefs fans return to work after another improbable playoff failure

But the Chiefs , who this year became repeat AFC West champions for the first time in franchise history , have shown flashes of greatness. Hunt, who led the National Football League in rushing with 1,...More..

Pa. shuts down construction on SXL's Mariner East 2 line
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Pa. shuts down construction on SXL's Mariner East 2 line

Controversy had plagued the Mariner East 2 project every step of the way, from numerous construction mishaps, spills, and violations to hiring a private security firm to conduct surveillance of landowners opp...More..

In China, Christians Weep As Paramilitary Police Level Their Church With Explosives
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

In China, Christians Weep As Paramilitary Police Level Their Church With Explosives

Associated Press and other media report that local authorities demolished the Golden Lampstand Church in the city of Linfen on Tuesday. ChinaAid , a US-based Christian advocacy group, said local autho...More..

Japan protests as Chinese frigate sails close to disputed islands
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Japan protests as Chinese frigate sails close to disputed islands

The Japanese Ministry of Defense did not immediately clarify if the Chinese frigate, which was a Type 054A Jiangkai-II-class frigate, belonged to the People's Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) or the China Coast Guar...More..

Christian school apologises for slavery homework assignment
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Christian school apologises for slavery homework assignment

Trameka Brown-Berry, a graduate student in nursing at Alverno College, posted on Facebook , "Does anyone else find my fourth-grader's homework offensive?" with a picture of her son Jerome's assignment. He then...More..

Doug Jones, Tina Smith Sworn in as New Senators
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Doug Jones, Tina Smith Sworn in as New Senators

Roby publicly broke with Trump prior to the 2016 election after audio emerged of the then-GOP presidential nominee bragging about groping women. Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in a special election to ta...More..

New Year's holiday brings DUI arrests and one fatality to Imperial County
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

New Year's holiday brings DUI arrests and one fatality to Imperial County

In San Diego, CHP reported 59 DUI arrests, seven more than last year, and 6 fatalities, 4 more than last year. During the 2017 New Year's holiday period, 14 people were arrested for alleged impaired driving, ...More..

NC, SC Governors Want States Exempt From Offshore Drilling Expansion
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

NC, SC Governors Want States Exempt From Offshore Drilling Expansion

Rick Scott at the Tallahassee International Airport. "The Florida coastline that borders my district is all military testing and training ranges, where they have live fire exercises at super sonic speeds whi...More..

UNRWA must continue serving refugee communities - FM
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

UNRWA must continue serving refugee communities - FM

The minister said it was the duty of the entire worldwide community to support UNRWA until the plight of the Palestinian refugees is resolved in line with the global legitimacy resolutions. Sweden, a big donor ...More..

India gets tough, says talks and terror don't go together
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

India gets tough, says talks and terror don't go together

Following this, the FATF will discuss Islamabad's attempts to counter terrorist financing, said the ET report. "India and Pakistan have a dialogue process and we have said terror and talks can not go togther"...More..

Pardoned ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio running for Senate in Arizona
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Pardoned ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio running for Senate in Arizona

Trump pardoned Arpaio last summer, sparing the former sheriff jail time after he was convicted of ignoring a federal court order in a racial-profiling case. FOX 10's John Hook talked to Arpaio about his deci...More..

by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Putin calls Kim Jong Un competent and mature politician

The comments follow the staging of the first high-level inter-Korean talks since December 2015 after Kim made peaceful overtures towards his southern neighbors during his annual New Years Day speech. "He is alr...More..

Bigg Boss 11: Shilpa Shinde proves Vikas Gupta and Hina Khan wrong
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Bigg Boss 11: Shilpa Shinde proves Vikas Gupta and Hina Khan wrong

Bigg Biss burns Vikas, SHilpa and Hina's frames and says that they are safe after which Puneesh and Akash became much tensed as they had received the least number of votes. "I watched an episode of the show, ...More..

Turkey slams USA verdict convicting banker in Iran sanctions case
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Turkey slams USA verdict convicting banker in Iran sanctions case

The prosecution's star witness, Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian gold trader who admitted orchestrating the deals with Iran, testified that he paid over $ 50 million in bribes to Turkey's finance minister in 2...More..

Trump should kill the Iran nuclear deal, for the dissidents and protesters
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Trump should kill the Iran nuclear deal, for the dissidents and protesters

The number is far higher than the 450 people Iranian authorities previously said were detained. The President also ordered the Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade and the Minister of Economic Affairs a...More..

Three magnitude-5 earthquakes strike Iran-Iraq border, rattle Baghdad - USGS
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Three magnitude-5 earthquakes strike Iran-Iraq border, rattle Baghdad - USGS

Also, according to the USGS, the earthquakes hit at a depth of about six miles. Seven had a preliminary magnitude of at least 5, while the eighth quake was a magnitude 4. An quake of the magnitude 4.1 on th...More..