Venezuela's Maduro says rival Guaido 'serves the interests of USA and Zionists'

Venezuela' self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido sings the national anthem as thousands march against President Nicolas Maduro . Additional aid flights will take place over the coming days, the statement added, and medical supplies and ... More..

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India's fastest train Vande Bharat Express begins first commercial run today
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

India's fastest train Vande Bharat Express begins first commercial run today

Railway authorities say the train is expected to reduce the 850-kilometre journey between the two cities from 14 to eight hours. The train was forced to a halt about 194 km from Delhi on Saturday morning, a d...More..

Poland summons Israeli ambassador to clarify Netanyahu comments on Poles in Holocaust
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Poland summons Israeli ambassador to clarify Netanyahu comments on Poles in Holocaust

Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz was tapped to go in his place. Earlier, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced Poland's withdrawal from the summit. Katz told Israel's i24 television that "there...More..

Massive deal struck by Saudi prince with Pak!
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Massive deal struck by Saudi prince with Pak!

Hours ahead of the crown prince's arrival, Pakistan dismissed Delhi's accusations as "well-rehearsed tactics from (the) Indian playbook after such incidents in the past". New York-listed United has been valued ...More..

Pakistan offers cooperation to Iran over probe into IRGC bus attack
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Pakistan offers cooperation to Iran over probe into IRGC bus attack

Ahmad Amirabadi Farahani, Chairman of Iran-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Group, told Mehr News correspondent about his phone conversation with Pakistani ambassador about Zahedan terrorist attack on a number...More..

MPs quit Labour over the party's handling of Brexit and anti-semitism
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

MPs quit Labour over the party's handling of Brexit and anti-semitism

Manuel Cortes, general secretary of the TSSA union, urged Labour MPs to stick with the party. Setting out her reasons for leaving, Mrs Smith spoke about her family background and the sense of working class pr...More..

Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize after United States request
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize after United States request

According to sources, The Asahi Shimbun reports that the US government asked Tokyo to nominate Trump for the award after he had held a one-on-one meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. President Tru...More..

Pakistan rejects baseless Indian allegations regarding Pulwama attack
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Pakistan rejects baseless Indian allegations regarding Pulwama attack

India blamed the attack on Pakistan andpromised a "crushing response". Despite all the brutal use of military might and state terrorism in the Occupied Kashmir , New Delhi in recent years has found herself ...More..

Merkel nudges China to help save the INF Treaty
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Merkel nudges China to help save the INF Treaty

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants China to join negotiations about saving the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. "And, by 2024, we expect all our allies to invest 20 percent of defense spending on...More..

United Kingdom says Brexit defeat in parliament 'a hiccup'
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

United Kingdom says Brexit defeat in parliament 'a hiccup'

And while the Brexit clock is ticking and the threat of no-deal is becoming more real by the day, the Prime Minister is refusing to rule it out. While May blamed Thursday's defeat on Labour politicians who ...More..

Islamabad rolls out red carpet for Saudi crown prince today
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Islamabad rolls out red carpet for Saudi crown prince today

The announcement comes as the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Muhammad bin Salman Al Saud is due to visit the nuclear-armed nation. Two senior Pakistani officials said the crown prince was likely to meet Afgha...More..

Pope asks for prayers for sex abuse summit at Vatican
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Pope asks for prayers for sex abuse summit at Vatican

August 16 - The U.S. bishops' conference calls for a Vatican-led investigation into the allegations of sexual abuse and cover-up surrounding McCarrick. When the pope accepted his resignation as cardinal last Ju...More..

Nigerian election postponed hours before polls due to open
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Nigerian election postponed hours before polls due to open

The heads of the various missions also called on Nigerians to continue to remain calm and supportive of the electoral process as INEC worked to implement its new timeline. "We join in encouraging all Nigerian...More..

Senate approves William Barr as Donald Trump's new attorney general
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Senate approves William Barr as Donald Trump's new attorney general

Barr's deference to the presidency - he has referred to the role of attorney general as "the President's lawyer" - is in line with a school of legal thought that draws a vision of uncompromising executive power...More..

Iran vaunts military, taunts U.S. as revolution turns 40
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Iran vaunts military, taunts U.S. as revolution turns 40

Iranians carried cardboard cutouts of dogs. On February 11, 1979, Iran's army declared its neutrality in the dispute between the two sides. In the 1979, the country overthrew Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, a W...More..

Strong storm brings damage - and snow - to Hawaii
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Strong storm brings damage - and snow - to Hawaii

The Honolulu-based national weather service spoke of a "historic" storm. The risky winds that began on Sunday have reportedly toppled over centuries-old trees, reported Hawaii News Now . The previous record ...More..

Rapper Gunned Down By Police Who Found Him Napping In His Car
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Rapper Gunned Down By Police Who Found Him Napping In His Car

David Harrison , 48, told the Los Angeles Times that the man killed was his cousin, Willie James McCoy, and described him as a "goodhearted kid". "I lost my baby cousin last night". "While officers were sti...More..

Ilhan Omar’s Tweets, Suggests She Should ‘Face Consequences’
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Ilhan Omar’s Tweets, Suggests She Should ‘Face Consequences’

Journalist Glenn Greenwald had posted an article on his Twitter account saying that Republican Kevin McCarthy was planning to crack down on Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib for their criticism o...More..

Apple pressured to remove Saudi app that allows oppression of women
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Apple pressured to remove Saudi app that allows oppression of women

Critics of the app accuse Google and Apple of being complicit in the repression of Saudi women by allowing the app to be downloaded from their platforms. "Absher allows Saudi men to control the travel of Sa...More..

Woman turns herself in after chair-throwing video goes viral
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Woman turns herself in after chair-throwing video goes viral

ET at a condo in the Harbour and York streets area, which overlooks the Gardiner Expressway and Lake Shore Boulevard. As part of her conditions, Zoia must reside with a surety - her mother - and can not be in...More..

Saudi Crown Prince to Announce $20B Investment Projects
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince to Announce $20B Investment Projects

Qureshi said retired Pakistani Gen. Raheel Sharif, who heads a 39-member Saudi-led military alliance, told him ahead of Prince Mohammad's visit that the coalition was not formed against any particular region or...More..

Congress Cancels Lunch For G20 Ambassadors In View Of Pulwama Attack
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Congress Cancels Lunch For G20 Ambassadors In View Of Pulwama Attack

Senior police officer Muneer Ahmed Khan said the attack occurred as the convoy reached Pampore on the outskirts of the disputed region's main city of Srinagar . Thoughts and prayers with the families of ma...More..

Mark Kelly, husband of former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, launches Senate bid
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Mark Kelly, husband of former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, launches Senate bid

McSally narrowly lost a campaign for the state's other Senate seat to Democrat Kyrsten Sinema in November. Access to affordable healthcare, the stagnation of wages, job growth, the economy. They shifted the...More..

Sen. Kamala Harris says she has smoked pot and supports marijuana legalization
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris says she has smoked pot and supports marijuana legalization

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said , on Monday, that she has tried marijuana. Harris confessed that she once smoked a joint in college. " I just broke news ". Harris became the first Indian American and the seco...More..

UK Teenager Who Left to Join Daesh Wants to Come Back Home
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

UK Teenager Who Left to Join Daesh Wants to Come Back Home

She said she should be giving birth "any day now". Reema Iqbal from Newham, east London , is less forthcoming about how and why she came to be in Isil-held Syria. A former chief constable also warned of the ...More..

Christmas Island: Australia 'to re-open' controversial detention centre
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Christmas Island: Australia 'to re-open' controversial detention centre

Despite a bruising and highly personal lobbying effort, Prime Minister Scott Morrison was defeated by MPs who insisted refugees held in offshore facilities have the right to be transferred to Australia for me...More..

At least 20 Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

At least 20 Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing

And in early December previous year two people were killed and around 40 others wounded in the port city of Chabahar, also in Sistan-Baluchistan, in an attack which Zarif at the time blamed on "foreign-backed t...More..

Netanyahu Confirms Israeli Military Strike in Syrian Golan Heights
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Netanyahu Confirms Israeli Military Strike in Syrian Golan Heights

The Jerusalem Post reports that, although Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Qatar have all sent representatives to Warsaw for the conference , Palestinian Authority official...More..

Pakistan, India hope to reap investment from Saudi prince's visit
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Pakistan, India hope to reap investment from Saudi prince's visit

Mr Khashoggi , an insider-turned-critic of the Saudi ruling regime, was killed and dismembered by people close to the crown prince after entering to pick up documents for his wedding. "America should never desc...More..

Veteran Detective Brian Simonsen Killed By Friendly Fire During Queens Robbery
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Veteran Detective Brian Simonsen Killed By Friendly Fire During Queens Robbery

The mayor said that he and the commissioner had told Simonsen's family that "the New York City Police Department will be there for them, the people of New York City will be there for them". O'Neill said. ...More..