Angela Merkel won't seek re-election as party leader, sources say

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU has scored 27% of the vote in the state election in Hesse, as the preliminary tally indicates. The base of Germany's second major political party and the CDU's federal coalition partner, the Social Democrats ... More..

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Khashoggi killing 'undermines regional stability,' US defence secretary says
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Khashoggi killing 'undermines regional stability,' US defence secretary says

Trump and Prince Mohammed have cultivated warm ties though the USA president said earlier this week that the crown prince, as the kingdom's de facto ruler, bore ultimate responsibility for the operation against...More..

Sarah Sanders: Media Has 'Role to Play' in Ending Division
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Sarah Sanders: Media Has 'Role to Play' in Ending Division

Sanders claimed falsely that CNN immediately leaped to blame the president for the bomb threat that forced the evacuation the network's NY offices. Anthony Scaramucci , who briefly served as the White Hous...More..

China calls Trump phone spying report 'fake news,' suggests he use Huawei
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

China calls Trump phone spying report 'fake news,' suggests he use Huawei

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the New York Times report was " fake news". South China Morning Post reports that Hua Chunying, spokeswoman for the foreign ministry, said that if ...More..

Interim CBI chief's orders including mass transfers on hold
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Interim CBI chief's orders including mass transfers on hold

The move is a conspiracy by PM Modi to establish an autocratic form of government. The bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi , Justice S K Kaul and Justice K M Joseph was considering the petition filed by Alok Verm...More..

Israel's Netanyahu pays historic surprise visit to Oman
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Israel's Netanyahu pays historic surprise visit to Oman

The visit came at the invitation of Sultan Qaboos and followed "lengthy contacts between the two countries", the statement said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a surprise visit to the Gulf...More..

California man set parents’ home on FIRE while trying to kill spiders
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

California man set parents’ home on FIRE while trying to kill spiders

Tony Escobedo with the Fresno City Fire Department said the resident was killing black widow spiders with a blowtorch outside of the house. Fire crews said there is damage to the second story of the home an...More..

Dead in Grocery Store Shooting
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Dead in Grocery Store Shooting

The suspect, identified as Gregory Bush, 51, was in custody and facing multiple charges including two counts of murder and 10 counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, Jeffersontown Police said in a stateme...More..

Suspicious packages sent to CNN offices, Clinton, Obama
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Suspicious packages sent to CNN offices, Clinton, Obama

The NYPD bomb squad is on the scene. De Niro is the owner of the restaurant and founder of the Tribca Film Festival. President Donald Trump has claimed much of the "Anger" in society is "caused by the purpo...More..

Killing Of Saudi Journalist Was 'One Of The Worst Cover-Ups' In History
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Killing Of Saudi Journalist Was 'One Of The Worst Cover-Ups' In History

For Saudi Arabia's allies, the burning question has been whether they believe that Prince Mohammed, who has painted himself as a reformer, has any culpability in the killing, a possibility raised by several U...More..

Mahinda sworn in as PM
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Mahinda sworn in as PM

Taking to Twitter, Samaraweera said, "The appointment of Rajapaksa as the Prime Minister is unconstitutional and illegal". Sri Lankan media have reported that Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa ,...More..

Pakistan PM seeks loans to reservice debts, investments
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Pakistan PM seeks loans to reservice debts, investments

Before this week's conference, Khan said that Pakistan, which is facing an acute balance of payments crisis, was "desperate" for Saudi loans to shore up the economy ."Unless we get loans from friendly countr...More..

From Aadhaar to CBI, Mapping Modi Govt’s ‘Don’t Care’ Attitude
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

From Aadhaar to CBI, Mapping Modi Govt’s ‘Don’t Care’ Attitude

In his petition before the Supreme Court against the divestment of his duties as CBI Director, Mr. Verma has mentioned that Mr. Asthana was appointed by the government "despite the pendency of cases against him...More..

2,400-year-old trading vessel found
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

2,400-year-old trading vessel found

The researchers found that the ship is Greek. Prof. Adams said that the ship, both oar and sail-powered, would have been primarily used for trading, The Times reported . It is running for a fourth consecut...More..

Bomb found near George Soros' home
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Bomb found near George Soros' home

Reports surfaced noting an explosive device was found in the house of philanthropist George Soros yesterday, which resulted in a bomb squad being called to diffuse the bomb. Soros' Open Society Foundation ...More..

Trump says 'full efforts' under way to stop migrant caravan
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Trump says 'full efforts' under way to stop migrant caravan

The government in an earlier statement had said that priority attention was given to elders, children and women- some of whom were pregnant. "The more the USA border has become militarized, the more migration...More..

Clemson: 6 still hospitalized after party floor collapse
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Clemson: 6 still hospitalized after party floor collapse

Dozens were injured at the off-campus festivities hosted every year by the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity chapter at Clemson University . "There could have been entrapments, there could have been deaths involved...More..

INF Treaty: Would US dropout begin an arms race with China?
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

INF Treaty: Would US dropout begin an arms race with China?

Finally recognizing that things were getting out of hand, not to mention awfully expensive, USA president Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gobachev signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, ...More..

India train disaster toll rises amid anger over safety
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

India train disaster toll rises amid anger over safety

The Indian Railways has said it was not informed by the organisers or the local administration that the Dussehra event was being organised close to railway tracks. It said this was being done despite th...More..

Remains of 63 infants, foetuses found at funeral home in Detroit
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Remains of 63 infants, foetuses found at funeral home in Detroit

No connection between the two cases has yet been established, Detroit's police chief said. The Detroit police chief, James Craig, said officers found 36 foetuses in boxes and 27 others in freezers during ...More..

Train kills 50 people watching fireworks in India during festival
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Train kills 50 people watching fireworks in India during festival

The train was on way Amritsar and was coming from Pathankot. According to local government officers, Dusshera celebrations were taking place near the railway tracks when around 6.30 pm effigies of Ravana wa...More..

Can I Legally Bring Marijuana From Canada To The U.S.?
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Can I Legally Bring Marijuana From Canada To The U.S.?

CTVNews.ca has rounded up 10 actions that will still be considered crimes now that cannabis has been given the green light. Buyers can't touch or smell the products before they buy. Like alcohol, driving whil...More..

Violence in Northern Ireland Possible if Brexit Talks Go Wrong - Irish PM
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Violence in Northern Ireland Possible if Brexit Talks Go Wrong - Irish PM

Speaking on BBC Radio 4's World at One, Mr Collins said: "We were told after the 2016 referendum, during the 2017 general election and afterwards by the Government that we would take control of our waters jus...More..

Mexico says 2 buses arrive at border crossing
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Mexico says 2 buses arrive at border crossing

After his tweeted threats to cut foreign aid payments to Honduras, Guatemala , and El Salvador apparently failed to affect the massive caravan marching toward the U.S., President Trump ramped up the rhetoric...More..

Trump reluctant to abandon Saudis
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Trump reluctant to abandon Saudis

Trump said he was waiting for a full report on what had happened to Jamal Khashoggi from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , whom he sent to Saudi Arabia and Turkey to meet with officials over the disappeara...More..

Police identify woman caught on video leaving toddler alone on stranger's doorstep
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Police identify woman caught on video leaving toddler alone on stranger's doorstep

It wasn't until the next day that they found the boy's father, who lived next door to the home where the child was abandoned. The father told authorities that when the child hadn't arrived in the afternoon,...More..

Trump Praises Montana Congressman for Body Slamming Reporter
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Trump Praises Montana Congressman for Body Slamming Reporter

Gianforte initially told police that Jacobs instigated the attack but later pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault after eyewitness statements and audiotapes showed that he had been lying. After airing a number ...More..

Russian Orthodox Church breaks
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Russian Orthodox Church breaks "Eucharistic communion" with Patriarcate of Constantinople

The rupture on Monday came after the Istanbul-based clerics ruled to grant independence to the Ukrainian Church, a move Russian Federation has long campaigned against. A matter of our national security. Call...More..

Top Afghan police chief killed, 3 Americans wounded in Kandahar attack
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Top Afghan police chief killed, 3 Americans wounded in Kandahar attack

The police chief, Gen. Abdul Raziq Achakzai, was one of the most prominent security figures in Afghanistan. "They are on high alert", Rahimi said. The top USA commander in Afghanistan recently escaped an at...More..

Deadly Crimea Blast Triggers Antiterrorism Investigation
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Deadly Crimea Blast Triggers Antiterrorism Investigation

The Investigative Committee, Russia's top crime investigation agency, eventually said all the victims died of gunshot wounds. A student carried out the attack and shot himself, according to the leader of th...More..