Tillerson says the fight against the Islamic State is far from over

Jordan has been an important part of the US-led coalition that has been fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria . Tillerson , who is on a visiting tour in the Middle East, said the mandatory training was announced to State Department employees l... More..

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PM Narendra Modi visits Sultan Qaboos Mosque, leaves for New Delhi
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

PM Narendra Modi visits Sultan Qaboos Mosque, leaves for New Delhi

With the Indian Ocean becoming a priority focus area of New Delhi, Oman's significance is only likely to grow. The agreement will help India counter China in the Indian Ocean region, The Indian Express repo...More..

Family of Iran environmentalist demands post-mortem
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Family of Iran environmentalist demands post-mortem

Seyed Emami, who hanged himself while in solitary confinement in Tehran's Evin Prison, was arrested two weeks ago, along with other activists accused of working undercover and providing intelligence to foreig...More..

by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Democrats Take Republican Seat in Florida Special Election

The former is enthusiastic about Trump but not necessarily about the GOP candidate [s] running in their district/state. Nationally, House District 72 was the 36th legislative seat to be flipped by the Democ...More..

RDU announces new routes to Florida
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

RDU announces new routes to Florida

Destin-Fort Walton will be the sixth nonstop destination for Las Vegas-based Allegiant from RDU and the fourth to Florida. Allegiant officials announced their calling VPS home by making the airport a year...More..

Bajrang Dal, Hindu Mahasabha Threaten to Marry Off Couple Celebrating Valentine's Day
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Bajrang Dal, Hindu Mahasabha Threaten to Marry Off Couple Celebrating Valentine's Day

The Bajrang Dal outfit undertook a rally in Nagpur protesting celebration of Valentine's Day. The dog and the donkey were garlanded with flowers and had their foreheads marked with turmeric in Chennai's C...More..

Police Recommend Indictment Against Netanyahu
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Police Recommend Indictment Against Netanyahu

Annexing settlements would severely damage remaining prospects for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and draw worldwide outrage, but Netanyahu has been under heavy political pressure to s...More..

Kingsbury wins Olympic gold in men's moguls
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Kingsbury wins Olympic gold in men's moguls

Kingsbury is favoured in the event, having dominated in the World Cup season this year. Hara made a valiant effort to score 82.19 points as the last skier of the night, claiming a podium as a slew of competit...More..

Clash in Aegean Sea between Turkish and Greek coast guards
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Clash in Aegean Sea between Turkish and Greek coast guards

There are people who observe developments in our southern borders and miscalculate things in Cyprus and in the Aegean . Turkey faced criticism Monday after its warships continued to impede a rig from reach...More..

WikiLeaks founder says received envelope with 'white powder'
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

WikiLeaks founder says received envelope with 'white powder'

Assange took refuge in the embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden , where he was facing rape and sexual assault allegations. Judge Arbuthnot last week rejected his legal team's argument that the ...More..

British Holidaymakers Return to Tunisia after 2015 Terror Attacks
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

British Holidaymakers Return to Tunisia after 2015 Terror Attacks

Figures from the Office of National Statistics showed that 440,000 people from the United Kingdom visited in Tunisia during 2014. The North African country is struggling with terrorists on its borders, increasi...More..

Neiphiu Rio elected uncontested before polls in Nagaland
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Neiphiu Rio elected uncontested before polls in Nagaland

He won from the same seat in 1993, again as a Congress candidate. As Monday marked the last date for withdrawal of nominations, his opponent withdrew, leaving 3-time former CM Neiphiu Rio as the uncontested v...More..

Shoot female rebels in the vagina - Rodrigo Duterte
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Shoot female rebels in the vagina - Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will not stop his war against illegal drugs despite an investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on extrajudicial killings related to the campaign. Thi...More..

RBI's new norms to speed up resolution of stressed assets
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

RBI's new norms to speed up resolution of stressed assets

The central bank revised rules to have a "harmonised and simplified" framework to resolve bad loans, in view of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code passed in 2016. "As soon as there is a default in the borro...More..

Queen Elizabeth bans plastic at Buckingham Palace
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Queen Elizabeth bans plastic at Buckingham Palace

Britain's environmental secretary, for example, told reporters that he was "haunted" by the program and that his department is considering initiatives such as a national bottle-return system, an increase in dri...More..

Sensex rebounds on positive global cues
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Sensex rebounds on positive global cues

The broad-based NSE Nifty was up 81.50 points, or 0.78 percent at 10,536.45 in early trade. The BSE Sensex rose 294.71 points, or 0.87% to close at 34300.47, while the broader Nifty jumped 84.80 points,...More..

by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Isaiah Thomas: 'I'm Ready to Put on a Show for the Lakers'

With the win, Los Angeles improved to 23-31 overall and 14-14 at home where they have now won eight in a row. Also, as the shortest ever to suit up for them. Per Matthew Moreno of Lakers Nation , Thomas state...More..

DC police investigate 'white powder' sent to Obama's office
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

DC police investigate 'white powder' sent to Obama's office

Breaking News, Latest News and Current News from Fox News . It isn't clear if Obama , who resides in the nearby Kalorama neighborhood, was in the office when the package arrived. On Monday, Donald Trump Jr...More..

Kim Jong-un meets orchestra that performed at Winter Olympics
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Kim Jong-un meets orchestra that performed at Winter Olympics

Korean Workers' Party Central Committee newspaper Rodong Sinmun also warned the U.S.to change course because "once the DPRK starts its decisive military strike, the mainland of the USA, as well as its militar...More..

ISIL chief is alive and hiding in Syria, says Iraqi official
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

ISIL chief is alive and hiding in Syria, says Iraqi official

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights released a statement claiming that three ISIS leaders had told the group that Baghdadi was dead, Time magazine reported . In recent years, there have been endless co...More..

White House says Trump takes 'domestic violence very seriously,' despite public comments
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

White House says Trump takes 'domestic violence very seriously,' despite public comments

But there was no sign that a move was imminent, according to the people with knowledge of the conversations. Trump's vile defense of accused domestic abuser Rob Porter has forced his advisers to spin, defle...More..

Undocumented immigrant, father of leukemia patient, takes refuge in Phoenix church
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Undocumented immigrant, father of leukemia patient, takes refuge in Phoenix church

As an adult, Berrones married a US citizen and together they take care of five children, two of whom are from a previous relationship. Last week, the ICE agency denied his latest attempt to stay in the countr...More..

Ajax starlet Justin Kluivert open to future Arsenal move
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Ajax starlet Justin Kluivert open to future Arsenal move

He's scored six goals and provided four assists in 19 Eredivisie appearances, with Ajax trailing league leaders PSV Eindhoven by seven points in second. Patrick went on to score 122 goals in all the competi...More..

Theresa May to meet Germany's Merkel on Friday
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Theresa May to meet Germany's Merkel on Friday

German Chancellor and Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader Angela Merkel's commitment to personnel changes in her party was met with mixed reactions on Monday. Merkel's conservatives and the Social Demo...More..

United Kingdom develops new tool to detect extremist content
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

United Kingdom develops new tool to detect extremist content

According to ASI Data Science, the software is capable of detecting 94 per cent of IS's online activity, with an accuracy of 99.995 per cent. Amber Rudd told BBC that she remains convinced the "best way to ...More..

Wolf rejects GOP redistricting plan; court may impose new map, Monday
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Wolf rejects GOP redistricting plan; court may impose new map, Monday

In a 137-page opinion issued last Wednesday, a divided state Supreme Court said Pennsylvania's 2011 redistricting plan was "aimed at achieving unfair partisan gain" and undermined "voters" ability to exercise...More..

Eric Trump on Rob Porter Scandal: 'Lowest of the Low' Abuse Women
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Eric Trump on Rob Porter Scandal: 'Lowest of the Low' Abuse Women

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House version of events surrounding the background check for a former top aide accused of domestic abuse by two ex-wives, increasing pressure on t...More..

Poll fever: CPM to take on BJP without Congress' help
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Poll fever: CPM to take on BJP without Congress' help

In a first direct electoral contest between the Left and the Right, Tripura goes to the polls on February 18 and results will be out on March 3. Experts believe that people are responding to BJP's fresh set...More..

Remembering Asma Jahangir, the warrior
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Remembering Asma Jahangir, the warrior

She was appointed UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Arbitrary or Summary Executions and later as the UN Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief. But while her voice was appreciated by liberals who bel...More..

Forest cover in NE sees a decrease
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Forest cover in NE sees a decrease

Another good news is a substantial increase in very dense cover. "Successful agro-forestry practices, better conservation of forests, improvement of scrub areas to forest areas, increase in mangrove cover, co...More..

T20 Tri-Series: Yorkshire signing Kane Williamson the star as England fall
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

T20 Tri-Series: Yorkshire signing Kane Williamson the star as England fall

Fans paying $45 per ticket will hope so, too, with the 8688 who turned out for the Pakistan game seriously short-changed by the spectacle as batsmen struggled for any kind of timing. Adil Rashid was the pick o...More..

Congress tears into Aiyar over pro-Pak remark
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Congress tears into Aiyar over pro-Pak remark

As per reports from Pakistan, Aiyar is stated to have said the two countries needed "uninterrupted and uninterruptible" talks and that he was proud Pakistan had accepted the talks proposal but India had not. BJ...More..

Palestinian girl, 17, stands trial accused of slapping, punching 2 Israeli soldiers
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Palestinian girl, 17, stands trial accused of slapping, punching 2 Israeli soldiers

On Tuesday, after almost two months in detention, she went on trial on 12 charges, including assault of a soldier and incitement. After a few minutes, the judge suddenly ordered all spectators except family m...More..

North's 'army of beauties' seduces as Koreans suffer hockey rout
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

North's 'army of beauties' seduces as Koreans suffer hockey rout

Earlier in the day, Moon hosted a meeting with North Korea's high-level delegation to the Olympic Games at the presidential palace in Seoul . Their final appearance in South Korea was joining Moon at a...More..

Royal Navy warship to sail through disputed sea off China - Defence Secretary
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Royal Navy warship to sail through disputed sea off China - Defence Secretary

But Williamson said in an interview with Australian media that the US would not be able to adequately focus on the issue alone, saying that Washington "was looking for other countries to do more". The meeting...More..