Pakistan detains hard-line Islamists ahead of protests over Christian woman's acquittal

As arrests continued during Saturday, police said up to 300 of his supporters were being held. It also said police arrested scores of its supporters. Her lawyer has fled Pakistan, fearing he would be killed. Pakistan's anti-blasphemy law was establ... More..

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Taiwan's president quits party leadership after major polls setback
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

Taiwan's president quits party leadership after major polls setback

On Saturday, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen resigned as leader of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after election defeats in key midterm polls. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen resigns as DPP chai...More..

House Panel to Probe Trump's Financial Ties With Saudi Arabia
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

House Panel to Probe Trump's Financial Ties With Saudi Arabia

Several news organizations including the Washington Post and New York Times have reported that the Central Intelligence Agency concluded the Crown Prince ordered the murder of columnist Khashoggi, carried o...More..

145 whales die on New Zealand beach
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

145 whales die on New Zealand beach

DOC Rakiura operations manager Ren Leppens said half of the whales had already died by the time they were found. "It's always a heart-breaking decision to make". Doc has notified local Ngāi Tahu iwi and they ...More..

Winter storm to hit Southeast Michigan on Monday: Here's what to expect
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

Winter storm to hit Southeast Michigan on Monday: Here's what to expect

Early in the afternoon heavier damage was to the north, from Platte City to St. Joseph. The weather service said on Twitter Sunday night that Kansas City International Airport got 5.3 inches of snow, and at l...More..

Trump's government seeks quick ruling on transgender troops case
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

Trump's government seeks quick ruling on transgender troops case

On July 26, 2017, President Trump settled the debate by announcing that the USA military would not include transgender individuals. Individuals without a history of gender dysphoria would be required to serve...More..

Winter storm likely to impact travelers headed home from the holiday weekend
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Winter storm likely to impact travelers headed home from the holiday weekend

A winter storm is expected to blow through the region early Sunday producing treacherous conditions on the roads. A winter storm is expected to move through the Chicago area Sunday, potentially causing whit...More..

Russia, Ukraine Trade Blame Over Naval Incident near Crimea
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Russia, Ukraine Trade Blame Over Naval Incident near Crimea

While trying to stop the ships, a Russian navy ship rammed the Ukrainian tugboat. A Reuters witness said on Sunday that a bulk cargo ship had been used to block the channel beneath the bridge and that he had ...More..

Associate of Trump confidant says he's mulling a plea deal
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Associate of Trump confidant says he's mulling a plea deal

The talks could help Mueller and his team determine whether President Donald Trump or anyone working on his campaign coordinated with WikiLeaks in the 2016 hack on Democratic party emails, the paper said. B...More..

Matthew Hedges' wife 'hopeful' for British academic's freedom
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Matthew Hedges' wife 'hopeful' for British academic's freedom

He stressed the two nations' close ties, adding: "Because of the strength of that relationship we are hopeful that an amicable solution can be reached". Despite the diplomatic efforts being made, Ms Tejada said...More..

Contradicting Trump, Incoming Mexico Gov't Denies Making Deal To Host Asylum Seekers
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Contradicting Trump, Incoming Mexico Gov't Denies Making Deal To Host Asylum Seekers

The plan had been negotiated last week by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other U.S. officials during a meeting in Houston with reps of Mexican President-elect A...More..

Dead After Bus Falls Into Canal In Karnataka, Driver Swims To Safety
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Dead After Bus Falls Into Canal In Karnataka, Driver Swims To Safety

The bus was ferrying over 30 people when it plunged into a canal. The sources said the bus skidded around 60ft from the road before coming to rest on its left side on the canal bed, blocking the two doors and...More..

22 dead, scores feared drowned after Uganda boat sinks
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

22 dead, scores feared drowned after Uganda boat sinks

Ugandan police carry away a body of one of the victims of a boat which capsized in Lake Victoria near the capital, Kampala, Uganda , Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. The rescue boat also sank, drowning more people. Mo...More..

Mexico Backs Trump Plan to Overhaul Asylum Rules
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Mexico Backs Trump Plan to Overhaul Asylum Rules

Ms Sanchez Cordero ruled out that Mexico would be declared a " safe third country " for asylum claimants. In exchange, he hopes U.S. President Donald Trump and the Canadian government will agree to help s...More..

GRU Chief Dies After 'Serious And Long Illness'
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

GRU Chief Dies After 'Serious And Long Illness'

Kostiukov, 57, has a military background in the Russian Navy and after concluding the Diplomatic Academy of the Main Directorate of Intelligence (GRU, for its acronym in Russian language), was the deputy chief ...More..

Bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

Bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital

He said police had not been asked to provide security for the event, and that the bomber had easily slipped into the hall. The council, the country's largest religious organization, brought together scholar...More..

Woman Killed Lover, Cooked Him And Served Him As Lunch
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

Woman Killed Lover, Cooked Him And Served Him As Lunch

However, after further questioning, she allegedly admitted that she killed him in a moment of "insanity" and that she wanted revenge for being dumped. The woman's culinary delights weren't reportedly revealed...More..

Pakistan PM, China condemn attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

Pakistan PM, China condemn attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi

It is not yet clear whether Chinese officials were harmed but Karachi police chief Amir Shaikh confirmed the attackers were not able to get inside the consulate. Pakistani authorities said that security force...More..

Thick dust shrouds Sydney skies in rare storm
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

Thick dust shrouds Sydney skies in rare storm

Latest dust forecasting by ECMWF shows the dust storm reaching New Zealand but it thins out significantly in our part of the world, fizzling out once it reaches roughly the Pacific Ocean area. You can see some ...More..

Parliament Will Stop A No-Deal Brexit , Says Amber Rudd
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

Parliament Will Stop A No-Deal Brexit , Says Amber Rudd

Rudd, who was appointed work and pensions secretary last week after predecessor Esther McVey resigned in protest at the draft agreement, refused to back a second referendum, despite voting remain in 2016. (PA G...More..

U.S. tourist killed on remote Indian island barred to visitors
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

U.S. tourist killed on remote Indian island barred to visitors

Chau traveled to the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq in 2014 to work with Syrian and Iraqi refugee youth, Parks said , and he worked with Burmese refugee children in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for several years. The f...More..

4 in New Jersey mansion fire killed by 'homicidal violence'
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

4 in New Jersey mansion fire killed by 'homicidal violence'

Here is a timeline on the developments in the investigation. According to a criminal complaint, Paul Caneiro used gasoline to set his home on fire while his wife and two daughters were inside. Monmouth Coun...More..

US Man Killed by Andaman Tribe an
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

US Man Killed by Andaman Tribe an "Adventure Enthusiast": MHA

Asked why, and she replied, "My prayers". "To others he was a Christian missionary, a wilderness EMT, an worldwide soccer coach, and a mountaineer". "He loved God, life and helping those in need, and he had n...More..

Former FBI Director James Comey, Lynch Get Subpoenas From House Republicans
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

Former FBI Director James Comey, Lynch Get Subpoenas From House Republicans

Former FBI Director James Comey tweeted on Thanksgiving morning that he had received a subpoena to testify before Congress and he indicated that he would submit willingly to the formal, legally-binding ...More..

Turkey accuses Trump of turning a 'blind eye' to Khashoggi's killing
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Turkey accuses Trump of turning a 'blind eye' to Khashoggi's killing

Turkey insists the murder was premeditated, sharing evidence with Riyadh as well as with the United States and Western allies but stops short of pointing the finger of blame at the prince. His father denies i...More..

Multiple injured, suspect dead in Thanksgiving Day shooting at Riverchase Galleria
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Multiple injured, suspect dead in Thanksgiving Day shooting at Riverchase Galleria

The statement said two Hoover officers in the mall confronted a 21-year-old man from Hueytown with a gun and one of the officers shot and killed him. "We already had multiple officers working at the mall for ...More..

United Kingdom and European Union reach draft deal on future relations after Brexit
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

United Kingdom and European Union reach draft deal on future relations after Brexit

European Council President Donald Tusk said the EU executive, the European Commission, informed him it has agreed on the political declaration on the future ties with Britain. Representatives from all 28 Eu...More..

ASP Suhaee Aziz led operation against terrorist attack on Chinese consulate
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

ASP Suhaee Aziz led operation against terrorist attack on Chinese consulate

The terrorists hurled grenades at a checkpoint outside the consulate, which lies in an affluent neighbourhood of Pakistan's biggest city. At least two police officials were martyred when terrorists attempted ...More..

My hug worked: Navjot Sidhu on Pakistan opening Kartarpur corridor
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

My hug worked: Navjot Sidhu on Pakistan opening Kartarpur corridor

He said: "It's a historic day for the entire Sikh community and we would like to thank PM Modi and his Cabinet", adding that "this has been a wish of each and every Sikh". The Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara is locate...More..

Lethal force can be used at Mexico border, Trump says
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Lethal force can be used at Mexico border, Trump says

Currently, some Mexican border officials are helping USA border officials limit the daily number of caravan migrants who are allowed to ask for asylum at the official ports of entry. Trump is citing the situati...More..