Weather Alert upgraded to STATUS RED in Tipperary

Sean Hogan, senior official in the National Emergency Co-ordination Group (NECG) which oversees planning for major weather events, put the forecast in context. "We apologise for the inconvenience caused however this decision has been made in the inte... More..

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Italy to vote in general elections after divisive campaign
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Italy to vote in general elections after divisive campaign

Campaigns have been marred by bitter rivalry between far-right and anti-fascist activists. Participation reported by the Ministry of the Interior is 4.4 percent higher than the one registered in the 2013 ele...More..

Syrian government forces make new eastern Ghouta advance: Observatory
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Syrian government forces make new eastern Ghouta advance: Observatory

Neither the UN Security Council resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire , nor the Russian-imposed five-hour "humanitarian pause" have done much to improve the situation in the rebel-held region east of Dam...More..

by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Analysts' Review under Consideration: New York REIT Inc (NYRT)

As per Thursday, June 30, the company rating was initiated by Compass Point. The rating was maintained by Needham on Wednesday, July 12 with "Buy". Credit Suisse maintained The Home Depot, Inc. Laurion Cap Mgmt...More..

Celtics Fall Apart Late In Fourth, Lose To Rockets, 123-120
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Celtics Fall Apart Late In Fourth, Lose To Rockets, 123-120

James Harden , Chris Paul and the Houston Rockets needed some late dramatics to extend the franchise's longest win streak in over two decades. In a marquee, nationally televised showdown between two of th...More..

Iran criticises France over missile programme stance
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Iran criticises France over missile programme stance

He also reiterated that it was a usual and normal procedure of affairs that Iranian foreign minister meets with a host of colleagues, counterparts, and politicians on the sidelines of worldwide events. sanction...More..

by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince to meet Egypt's Pope in Cairo

The head of Prince Mohammed's office, Bader al-Asaker, tweeted that the prince's plane was escorted by Egyptian fighter jets when it entered its air space. After visiting Egypt on Sunday , UK in Wednesday, Pri...More..

Germany's Political Parties Have Finally Agreed On A New Government
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Germany's Political Parties Have Finally Agreed On A New Government

Germany's parties have struggled to form a governing coalition , leaving Merkel in charge of a caretaker government since a September election . "Going into government is better than early elections and losi...More..

Mile legend Roger Bannister passes away
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Mile legend Roger Bannister passes away

Bannister was aided by Sir Christopher Chataway and Chris Brasher as pacemakers as he broke the fabled four minute mark at the Iffley Road in Oxford on May 6 1954. Former Liberal Democrat leader Menzies Campbel...More..

Robbie Keane scores attractive one-touch finish on managerial debut
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Robbie Keane scores attractive one-touch finish on managerial debut

They used the width of the pitch better and after Swedish Maic Sema hit the side-netting, Mosquera was denied in the 36th minute by Soram Poirei's reflexes in a one-on-one situation after Holicharan Narzary fou...More..

Britain's trade choice - EU customs union or going it alone?
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Britain's trade choice - EU customs union or going it alone?

Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for Brexit would pull Britain out of the customs union . "We are responsible for guaranteeing the integrity of the single market ", he told a news conference after a me...More..

Trump trades good-natured barbs with media at Gridiron
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Trump trades good-natured barbs with media at Gridiron

Trump quipped: "I was very excited to receive this invitation and ruin your evening in person". Trump's joke about Sessions comes at the end of a tense week between the president and attorney general. And he ...More..

BSP extends support to SP candidates in UP bypolls
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

BSP extends support to SP candidates in UP bypolls

A tweet by SP spokesperson Pankhuri Pathak informed that the BSP will support Akhilesh's party for the UP bypolls. The by-polls in Uttar Pradesh will be held on two Lok Sabha seats - Phulpur and Gorakhpur -...More..

Life raft falls from helicopter, crashes through roof of home
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Life raft falls from helicopter, crashes through roof of home

Then, suddenly she was covered in debris from her destroyed ceiling. The Griffon helicopter was returning to United States Coast Guard Air Station Miami in Opa Locka, Florida from a sortie on Exercise South...More..

With bill passing House, sex trafficking victims closer to justice
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

With bill passing House, sex trafficking victims closer to justice

The amendment, offered by Rep. Mimi Walters of California, borrowed language from the Senate version, the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, or SESTA . "Worse than being useless, SESTA's knowledge standard ...More..

Watford vs West Brom Preview
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Watford vs West Brom Preview

Troy Deeney's late victor for Watford has left West Brom eight points adrift of safety at the foot of the table, and leaves Pardew clinging onto the job to which he was appointed at the end of November. ...More..

SSC paper leak: Anna Hazare meets agitating aspirants in Delhi
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

SSC paper leak: Anna Hazare meets agitating aspirants in Delhi

On February 24, the SSC released a notice saying that the exam held on February 21 was delayed due to "technical reasons" and will be re-conducted on March 9. The Staff Selection Commission aspirants accompan...More..

Trump not a fan of 'Alex' Baldwin's 'terrible' impersonation
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Trump not a fan of 'Alex' Baldwin's 'terrible' impersonation

The sketch didn't shy away from the shooting, with Baldwin's Trump bemoaning that he could only "run into so many schools and save everybody", and that maybe it's time "we just take everyone's guns away, nobo...More..

White House on lock-down as man shoots self
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

White House on lock-down as man shoots self

President Donald Trump was at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida at the time of the shooting but has reportedly been briefed on the incident. The Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department is the lead invest...More..

Respect people's mandate: Mukul Sangma to BJP
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Respect people's mandate: Mukul Sangma to BJP

However, the NPP bagged 19 seats, which implies that even though the Congress party won , it still may not form the government. While the picture is now hazy, as per reports and sources, a 5-party alliance i...More..

Meghalaya hung verdict: Congress largest party but BJP eyeing independents
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Meghalaya hung verdict: Congress largest party but BJP eyeing independents

The Congress has rushed two senior leaders Ahmed Patel and Kamal Nath to the state to explore the possibility of forming the government. But, the win is positive for D-Street and investors in the long term, sug...More..

North Korea threatens to
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

North Korea threatens to "counter" U.S. over military drills

During the closing ceremony for the recently concluded Olympics in South Korea, the office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced that a North Korean delegate to the Olympics said his country is will...More..

Syria regime seizes '10%' of rebel enclave
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Syria regime seizes '10%' of rebel enclave

Damascus and Moscow have accused rebels of preventing civilians from leaving eastern Ghouta . Smoke rises from the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, east of Damascus , capital of Syria , on March 2, 2018. The Sy...More..

Karti Chidambaram taken to Byculla jail, will face Indrani, Peter separately
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Karti Chidambaram taken to Byculla jail, will face Indrani, Peter separately

Later in the evening, he was remanded to one-day custody of the CBI by a Delhi court. It said the media house INX Media had received Rs 305 crore in foreign direct investment although it had clearance to receiv...More..

Korean athletes to visit South for Paralympics
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Korean athletes to visit South for Paralympics

North Korea's delegation to the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics left South Korea on Tuesday after a visit in which the former general suspected of masterminding deadly 2010 military attacks told Seoul o...More..

Preview of China's Two Sessions 2018
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Preview of China's Two Sessions 2018

Election of new leadership for the top advisory body is also on the agenda, Wang noted. The CPPCC was established as an organization to pursue multiparty cooperation and political consultation under the Commu...More..

3 caught in Mammoth Mountain avalanche but are safe
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

3 caught in Mammoth Mountain avalanche but are safe

In a video shared on social media, rescuers could be seen using their hands to dig out one buried snowboarder. One person suffered a "serious lower body injury" and was hospitalized, while another was treated f...More..

by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

BJP crushes Left in Tripura, surges in northeast

The BJP, which contested 47 seats, could win only two. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been giving a special thrust to the development of northeast since he came to power in 2014 and has been sending centr...More..

Modi's BJP leads in India's northeast regional elections
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Modi's BJP leads in India's northeast regional elections

The BJP, which had no MLAs in the outgoing Assembly and polled just 1.5 per cent votes in the 2013 elections, losing deposits in 49 of the 50 constituencies it contested, secured over 42 per cent of votes in th...More..

Putin unveils Russia's new 'invincible' nuclear weapons
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Putin unveils Russia's new 'invincible' nuclear weapons

Professor Muraviev prefers to describe the current tensions not as a reboot of the Cold War, which was marked by vast ideological differences, but as a "war of nerves" that had several worrying facets. It had...More..

S. Korea's Moon to send special envoys to North on Monday
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

S. Korea's Moon to send special envoys to North on Monday

He is known to have been in close contact with his U.S. counterpart H.R. McMaster in the face of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile provocations. "In decades-long history of the DPRK-US talks, there had been no ...More..

Teenager Lloyd Gunton jailed over Bieber terrorism plot
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Teenager Lloyd Gunton jailed over Bieber terrorism plot

He had become obsessed with "gruesome stuff" and beheading videos after searching for information about Jihadi John and was radicalised online. "At the time of your arrest you were within hours of committing ...More..

Iran to US: Surrender your nukes and then we'll talk missiles
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Iran to US: Surrender your nukes and then we'll talk missiles

Ali Akbar Velayati, foreign policy advisor to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, criticised Le Drian's position on Saturday, just two days before they are expected to meet. French foreign minister is schedu...More..

Ulster rugby players' messages shown in rape trial
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Ulster rugby players' messages shown in rape trial

The Detective Constable later told the court it would have helped Rory Harrison if he had been given his witness statement taken in June but it was now police evidence so it wasn't provided for him. The jury ...More..

London Terror Plot: Teacher tried to form 'army of children'
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

London Terror Plot: Teacher tried to form 'army of children'

Believed to have been self-radicalized online, Haque was inspired by an attack in March previous year when Khalid Masood plowed a rented vehicle into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge, killing four, ...More..