Palestinians say undeterred by USA move to 'protect Israeli crimes'

The submission urged the ICC to speed up the opening of a judicial investigation into "Israeli war crimes" that fall within the court's jurisdiction. He also indicated the Palestinians plan to join other worldwide bodies. Zomlot was recently recalled... More..

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Typhoon Mangkhut: Millions in Philippines braced for storm
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut: Millions in Philippines braced for storm

Cagayan Gov. Manuel Mamba said by telephone that northern coastal and island villages in the typhoon's projected path will begin evacuating residents on Thursday ahead of the expected onslaught. "I'm stressing ...More..

Mallya backtracks after saying he met Arun Jaitley before leaving India
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Mallya backtracks after saying he met Arun Jaitley before leaving India

Having been fully briefed about his earlier "bluff offers", without allowing him to proceed with the conversation, I curtly told him "there was no point talking to me and he must make offers to his bankers,"' t...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Bolton To Set Out Tough U.S. Stance On International Criminal Court

It has 123 state parties that recognize its jurisdiction. Mr. Bolton also announced that the United States would shut down the Palestine Liberation Organization's office in Washington - a decision linke...More..

Woodward: Kelly, Mattis denials of his book quotes untrue
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Woodward: Kelly, Mattis denials of his book quotes untrue

Earlier, Trump said he would pen his own book with the real story of his accomplishments. " Most significant, however, were the private reactions from House Speaker Ryan and Senate Majority Leader McConnel...More..

California wildfire that closed key highway doubles in size
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

California wildfire that closed key highway doubles in size

The U.S. Forest Service said Friday the deadly blaze burning in the Mendocino area since July 27 killed a Utah firefighter, destroyed 157 homes and charred 717 square miles (1860 square kilometers). "A lot of t...More..

India makes history by decriminalising gay sex
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

India makes history by decriminalising gay sex

Members of the LGBT community hugged each other and cried outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi as news of the verdict spread. India's Supreme Court is due to deliver a landmark verdict on Thursday, wh...More..

Florence expected to become hurricane, heads to southeast US
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Florence expected to become hurricane, heads to southeast US

Hurricane track and intensity forecasts often have wide margins of error beyond five days, and with Florence computer models have struggled to accurately predict what the storm will do. "Whatever happens, we're...More..

Bob Woodward Responds to Trump's
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Bob Woodward Responds to Trump's "Fake News" Claims in TV Interview

First Lady Melania Trump also weighed in to address the writer of the op-ed through her spokesperson. Woodward's description of that situation as an "administrative coup d'etat" echoes that of an anonymous se...More..

Dallas Cop Charged After Killing Man In Apartment She Thought Was Hers
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Dallas Cop Charged After Killing Man In Apartment She Thought Was Hers

On September 6, 2018 at about 9:59 p.m., an off duty Dallas Police officer called police dispatch and said she was involved in a shooting at the apartments located at 1210 S. Two women who live on the secon...More..

Trump Mocks Light Sentence for Former Campaign Advisor George Papadopoulos
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Trump Mocks Light Sentence for Former Campaign Advisor George Papadopoulos

He said Papadopoulos' deception required investigators to scour more than 100,000 emails and gigabytes of data to reconstruct the timeline of his contacts with Russians and Russian intermediaries. The Democra...More..

Children among five found dead at home in Perth, Australia
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Children among five found dead at home in Perth, Australia

A MAN has surrendered himself at a regional WA police station this morning, revealing a killing spree at a home in the Perth suburb of Bedford. WA Police Assistant Commissioner Paul Steel confirmed the trag...More..

India legalises gay sex
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

India legalises gay sex

Activists hope the scrapping of the ban will uphold the right to equality but many acknowledged that discrimination would persist. The CJI also said: "Section 377 IPC subjects the LGBT community to societal p...More..

by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign adviser sentenced to 14 days in prison

Papadopoulos has cooperated for more than a year with Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the United States presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Before the sentencing...More..

Third body found after boat collision at California-Arizona border
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Third body found after boat collision at California-Arizona border

The head-on collision of two recreational boats on the Colorado River Saturday has left four people missing and 12 others injured. One person was found in critical condition and flown to a hospital in Las V...More..

Majerhat Flyover Collapses in Kolkata, Rescue Operations Underway
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Majerhat Flyover Collapses in Kolkata, Rescue Operations Underway

Circular Railway services were also affected after the bridge collapse, an Eastern Railway spokesperson said. Rescue teams, disaster management teams, Police CP, firefighters already at the spot. According to...More..

Top U.S. general warns against major assault on Syria's Idlib
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Top U.S. general warns against major assault on Syria's Idlib

Separately, the United Nations special envoy for Syria , Staffan de Mistura, said he was "determined" to hold talks with high-level envoys from Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation on Tuesday and Wednesday ...More..

Trump to Bloomberg: Sessions' job is safe until at least November elections
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Trump to Bloomberg: Sessions' job is safe until at least November elections

Thursday he told the outlet, "I do question what Jeff is doing". As for Mueller - whose investigation Trump called "illegal" in the Bloomberg interview - 63 percent of respondents support his investigation wh...More..

Powerful Typhoon Slams Into Western Japan, Flooding Airport
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Powerful Typhoon Slams Into Western Japan, Flooding Airport

A tanker smashed into the bridge linking Kansai International Airport with the mainland on Tuesday as strong winds and high waves from a powerful typhoon blasted western Japan. Typhoon Jebi is the latest of ...More..

Trump slams Sessions on Twitter, says AG is hurting GOP in midterms
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Trump slams Sessions on Twitter, says AG is hurting GOP in midterms

Rep. Duncan Hunter of California was indicted and accused of fraud and stealing campaign funds for personal use, and Rep. Chris Collins of NY was indicted and accused of insider trading . Really sick!' ...More..

JD.com's billionaire CEO released after US arrest
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

JD.com's billionaire CEO released after US arrest

Richard Liu, CEO and founder of China's e-commerce company JD.com, attends a France-Chinese forum on the applications of artificial intelligence at SOHO 3Q in Beijing , China January 9, 2018. JD.com denied t...More..

Zarif meets Pakistan PM Imran Khan in Islamabad
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Zarif meets Pakistan PM Imran Khan in Islamabad

US President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the agreement this year and announced the re-imposition of economic sanctions that had been lifted as part of the deal. Zarif and Imran Khan said Muslim countries ...More..

DOJ official told lawmakers Russian Federation had Trump 'over a barrel'
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

DOJ official told lawmakers Russian Federation had Trump 'over a barrel'

Mr Ohr is linked to the dossier of allegations of possible collusion between Mr Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Insight by the Trezza Media Group: Technology experts share their IT modernizatio...More..

Deputy shoots man who fired gun over sold-out Ice Cube concert
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Deputy shoots man who fired gun over sold-out Ice Cube concert

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department said a man fired his gun near the race track at about 7pm and a deputy returned fire. The concert drew a crowd so large the area to the west of the grandstand was fil...More..

United States continues to press Pakistan to 'indiscriminately' target terror groups
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

United States continues to press Pakistan to 'indiscriminately' target terror groups

However, Pakistan denies this charge. With the latest move, the Department of Defence has reprogrammed 800 million dollar CSF destined for Pakistan as US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis did not give the necess...More..

African leaders trooping to Beijing for 2018 FOCAC summit
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

African leaders trooping to Beijing for 2018 FOCAC summit

Critics say Africa is loading itself up on Chinese debt that countries may struggle to repay, with estimates ranging in the tens of billions of dollars. China would be happy to help Africa upgrade its customs...More..

Sen. John McCain Makes His Final Return To The U.S. Capitol
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Sen. John McCain Makes His Final Return To The U.S. Capitol

The skies were clear in Washington until about 10 minutes before the honor guard carried McCain's casket into the Capitol. The Arizona Cardinals superstar - who grew close to McCain since he joined the ...More..

Trump administration to drop funding next week for United Nations body helping Palestinians
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Trump administration to drop funding next week for United Nations body helping Palestinians

At the same time , she said the USA was very mindful of and deeply concerned regarding the impact upon innocent Palestinians, especially school children, of the failure of the UNRWA and key members of the re...More..

UN Syria envoy floats idea of evacuating Idlib civilians
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

UN Syria envoy floats idea of evacuating Idlib civilians

Government forces have been massing around Idlib for days, and looked poised to launch what could be the last major battle of the civil war. At the US State Department, spokeswoman Heather Nauert said there...More..

At least 4 killed when Phoenix-bound bus crashes in New Mexico
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

At least 4 killed when Phoenix-bound bus crashes in New Mexico

The bus was heading from Albuquerque to Phoenix and there were 47 passengers on board, Greyhound told WTOP . This photo provided by Chris Jones shows first responders working the scene of a collision between...More..