Egypt’s Mubarak asks Sisi for ‘permission’ to testify in Morsi trial

Mubarak whose almost three-decade rule was ended by a popular uprising in 2011, was seen walking into the courtroom with a cane along with his two sons Alaa and Gamal. However, in November 2016, the Court of Cassation annulled the sentence and ordere... More..

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Congolese Ebola patients flee treatment centre after protesters attack
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Congolese Ebola patients flee treatment centre after protesters attack

Soldiers and police in the city of Beni in eastern Congo fired in the air on Thursday to disperse demonstrators who barricaded roads and burned tires to protest the decision to exclude them from a presidentia...More..

US Officials Announce New Measures after Second Migrant Child Death
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

US Officials Announce New Measures after Second Migrant Child Death

The announcement comes the same week that eight-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo died at a hospital in the state of New Mexico. Gomez was the second child to die this month in USA custody after crossing from ...More..

China criticises outgoing U.S. defence secretary, but offers praise too
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

China criticises outgoing U.S. defence secretary, but offers praise too

Jim Mattis served for 44 years in the Marine Corps before retiring as a general in 2013. Just $5 a month. In his statement, McConnell also emphasized the United States should prioritize its relationship with ...More..

Canadian to Face Charges of Drug Smuggling in China
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Canadian to Face Charges of Drug Smuggling in China

China still has the death penalty for drug trafficking. Former diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor were picked up shortly after Canada arrested Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzho...More..

15 men trapped in Indian coal mine for 2 weeks feared dead
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

15 men trapped in Indian coal mine for 2 weeks feared dead

The NDRF rescuers team dived inside the main shaft of the coal pit but could not locate any of the miners. Sources in Coal India said on December 27 officers and surveyers are on their way to the site. Th...More..

First Arab Muslim astronaut to lead Saudi space agency amid leadership reshuffle
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

First Arab Muslim astronaut to lead Saudi space agency amid leadership reshuffle

Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, demoted under the reshuffle on Thursday, was seen as a leftover of the late King Abdullah. The crown prince, known as MBS, has faced worldwide criticism for his alleged role i...More..

Trump makes false claim to troops about pay
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Trump makes false claim to troops about pay

We could make it 3%. We could make it 2 percent. "They had plenty of people that came up, they said , 'You know, we could make it smaller". 'I don't recall another time where special operation forces had...More..

Koreas break ground on railways, but sanctions block project
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Koreas break ground on railways, but sanctions block project

Despite the worldwide concerns over the North's weapons program, Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have moved towards cooperation over hostility lately, with the railway representing a literal and figu...More..

Indonesia issues alarm over active volcano
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Indonesia issues alarm over active volcano

A satellite image showed the cause of the tsunami that hit the coastal areas of Sunda Strait, as most of the flank areas on the southwest of the Anak Krakatau volcano collapsed during the night, Sutopo said. In...More..

Trump may use executive order to ban Huawei, ZTE purchases
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Trump may use executive order to ban Huawei, ZTE purchases

Trump's executive order is to direct the Commerce Department to block USA companies from buying equipment from foreign telecommunications makers which Washington claims pose significant national security risks....More..

Michelle Obama ends Hillary Clinton's run as most-admired woman
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Michelle Obama ends Hillary Clinton's run as most-admired woman

If Barack Obama is named next year, it would be his 12th win, overtaking Dwight Eisenhower for most times at the top of the poll . As for the most admired woman , Michelle Obama is now at the top of A...More..

by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Blue light in the sky over NYC was 'not aliens'

At 10:15pm they reported the incident was under control and there were no reported injuries and no fire. A pulsing bright blue light illuminating the sky across Queens, New York on Thursday night had everyo...More..

Trump declares end to U.S. 'policeman' role in surprise Iraq visit
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump declares end to U.S. 'policeman' role in surprise Iraq visit

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump greet military personnel at the dining facility during an unannounced visit to Al Asad Air Base, Iraq December 26, 2018 . And we give them, frankly,...More..

Donald Trump Accidentally Told A Kid That Santa Claus Isn't Real
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Donald Trump Accidentally Told A Kid That Santa Claus Isn't Real

Trump asked . The response made the President smile and chuckle. Trump continued, "Because at seven, that's marginal , right?" The president casting doubt on a girl's belief in Santa Claus caused quite...More..

Shutdown Enters Sixth Day With No Signs of Progress on Horizon
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Shutdown Enters Sixth Day With No Signs of Progress on Horizon

Trump vowed on his way to Iraq aboard Air Force One that he would stick to his guns in order to resolve the shutdown in Republicans' favor, telling reporters that he'll do just about anything to secure fund...More..

Sudan ruling party demands investigation into killings of anti-government protesters
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Sudan ruling party demands investigation into killings of anti-government protesters

The strike "started at 08:00am (0600 GMT) in the morning" and hospital workers were the first to take part, said Mohammed al-Assam, a member of a committee of doctors. Mahdi has likewise called for the governme...More..

Erdogan and Putin to meet over U.S. pullout from Syria
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Erdogan and Putin to meet over U.S. pullout from Syria

Turkey has insisted that the Kurdish fighters, who are affiliated with the separatist Turkish Kurdish PKK militant group, be withdrawn east of the Euphrates River under a June agreement with Washington. During ...More..

A Severe Winter Storm Is Already Affecting Flights After Christmas
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

A Severe Winter Storm Is Already Affecting Flights After Christmas

The advisory is from 3 p.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday. During winter storms , the city of Mitchell requires vehicles to be removed from Emergency Snow Routes when the city receives 2 inches or more of sno...More..

Troops bringing Trump hats to sign may violate military rule
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Troops bringing Trump hats to sign may violate military rule

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet members of the military at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. Trump's visit comes after he pledged a major drawdown of U.S. The p...More..

Italy's Mount Etna erupts amid unusually high level of activity
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Italy's Mount Etna erupts amid unusually high level of activity

At least 130 tremors have rattled villages on the slopes of the volcanic mountain earlier this week, with the most powerful quake registering a magnitude of 4.3 on Monday. This was Etna's "first flank eruptio...More..

U.S. wont be worlds policeman, Trump says during Iraq visit
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

U.S. wont be worlds policeman, Trump says during Iraq visit

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have made a Christmas visit to US troops in Iraq, the White House has confirmed. And it provides some distraction from a rising tide of domestic politi...More..

Putin oversees test of new hypersonic super rocket
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Putin oversees test of new hypersonic super rocket

This design translates into a missile that is not only more hard, but impossible to intercept according to Putin: "The Avangard is invulnerable to intercept by any existing and prospective missile defense mea...More..

Indonesia tsunami: Anak Krakatau volcano eruption as flights diverted
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Indonesia tsunami: Anak Krakatau volcano eruption as flights diverted

An moderate frequency quake on Wednesday hit Indonesia which was recently devastated by a deadly volcano-triggered tsunami in Sunda Strait that claimed lives of more than 400 people . Indonesian meteorology an...More..

Mattis Signs Order to Withdraw US Troops From Syria
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Mattis Signs Order to Withdraw US Troops From Syria

Other officials said it wasn't clear whether Mattis had spoken directly to Trump about the accelerated departure. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who organized it. The president said that because of gains made again...More..

Manhunt in California for accused cop killer
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Manhunt in California for accused cop killer

A Blue Alert, signaling that a violent criminal is being sought, has been issued for Stanislaus, Tuolumne, San Joaquin and Merced counties. Multiple agencies responded and found Singh with gunshot wounds. "It...More..

China 'Resolutely Opposes' Calls for Release of Detained Canadians
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

China 'Resolutely Opposes' Calls for Release of Detained Canadians

She said Canada should correct its mistake by immediately releasing Meng and guarantee her legitimate rights while calling on the United States to take back her arrest warrant. "One point we have been raising...More..

Worst of winter storm to hit well north of Mankato
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Worst of winter storm to hit well north of Mankato

The high temperature is forecast to be 14 degrees on Saturday before bouncing back to the upper 20s on Sunday and Monday. Areas where the advisory is in effect are expected to see precipitation change over to a...More..

Trump Said Federal Employees Support the Shutdown. Not True, Say Unions
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump Said Federal Employees Support the Shutdown. Not True, Say Unions

He promised to keep fighting for wall funding. Shearon accused the president of taking the federal employees "hostage" as part of the partial government shutdown to leverage funding for a border wall. "I th...More..

Christian community celebrating Christmas today
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Christian community celebrating Christmas today

Christmas celebrations began at the stroke of midnight in the cantonment and other areas as brightly illuminated churches witnessed mass and other celebrations associated with the birth of Jesus Christ. "The w...More..