Pakistan will release Indian pilot Friday as 'peace gesture'

India again refute the claim, saying only one of their pilots has been captured. Indian forces claim two militants were killed in the fighting. Taking to their Facebook page, the Malaysian High Commission in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad ... More..

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Vatican to open own probe into accusations against Pell
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Vatican to open own probe into accusations against Pell

In a statement issued on Wednesday Archbishop Mark Coleridge, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference, said that Pell's conviction had "shocked" the bishops and many across Australia . Cardi...More..

Pakistan says 2 Indian warplanes downed, 2 pilots captured
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Pakistan says 2 Indian warplanes downed, 2 pilots captured

One of the aircraft fell inside AJ&K ( Pakistan administered Kashmir)... Gen. Asif Ghafoor said. The reported downing of the Indian planes ignited fears of an all-out conflict between the nuclear-armed n...More..

A ‘pilot’ project has just got over, says PM Modi
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

A ‘pilot’ project has just got over, says PM Modi

And that too on a day when Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman displayed exemplary courage, exemplary dignity and exemplary poise in the face of adversity. "While the nation is trying to rally in solidarity wit...More..

A look at the corruption scandals of Israel's prime minister
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

A look at the corruption scandals of Israel's prime minister

In case 2000, the alleged deal between the prime minister and Yedioth Ahronoth publisher Noni Mozes, Mandelblit ruled that Netanyahu will be charged with breach of trust subject to a hearing. In the long-runnin...More..

United Kingdom pledges more aid for Yemen
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

United Kingdom pledges more aid for Yemen

On Tuesday, the worldwide body held a donor conference in Geneva to help fund their aid efforts in the crisis-stricken country where 24 million people, around 80 percent's country's total population, are in n...More..

by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

GOP congressman challenges Cohen's 'racist' claim against Trump

Trump has made a number of documented racist comments and engaged in demonstrably racist actions during his career as a public figure. In private, he is even worse. Lynne Patton , a Trump administration officia...More..

Prosecutors: 81-Year-Old Attacked for Wearing MAGA Hat
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Prosecutors: 81-Year-Old Attacked for Wearing MAGA Hat

Santos was later released after she was provided a Notice to Appear in court at a future date, he said in a subsequent statement . "Santos is now facing local charges for assault and other offenses". That's ...More..

Kushner, in Gulf, says U.S. Mideast peace plan addresses borders issue
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Kushner, in Gulf, says U.S. Mideast peace plan addresses borders issue

Kushner said the plan will have a large economic component, and that the economic impact will not be limited to Israelis and Palestinians, but will encompass the entire region, including Jordan, Egypt and Leb...More..

TikTok app fined in US for illegally gathering children's data
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

TikTok app fined in US for illegally gathering children's data

TikTok must also comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA , going forward and take down any videos uploaded by users under 13. The apps allowed members to create short videos, set ...More..

Goldman Sachs cuts chances of no-deal Brexit to 10%
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Goldman Sachs cuts chances of no-deal Brexit to 10%

The prime minister was forced into making the concessions because an amendment by which a similar scenario would play out was due to be voted on in the House of Commons on Wednesday - and several ministers had ...More..

Hanoi's Storied Metropole Hosts Kim Jong-un-Trump Summit
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Hanoi's Storied Metropole Hosts Kim Jong-un-Trump Summit

Kim has become the first North Korean leader to visit Vietnam since 1964, when his grandfather and the country's founder, Kim Il Sung, traveled to Hanoi via China to meet North Vietnam's then leader Ho Chi ...More..

Mother and daughter 'killed 5 relatives and claimed victims
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Mother and daughter 'killed 5 relatives and claimed victims "wanted to die"'

After a search for Jamilla Campbell's 17-year-old son, Joshua , who police wanted to ensure was safe, authorities said on Tuesday that he had been found alive. Dominque allegedly also confessed to the kill...More..

Americans don't want guaranteed minimum jobs, says Ivanka Trump
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Americans don't want guaranteed minimum jobs, says Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump , a woman who has probably never had to live on the minimum wage herself has tried to Ivanka-splain (yes, we just coined that) to the masses why America doesn't need it. "In fact, wages are so lo...More..

Venezuela's Guaido to visit Brazil in bid to keep pressure on Maduro
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Venezuela's Guaido to visit Brazil in bid to keep pressure on Maduro

To pass the Security Council, a resolution must secure nine votes, and the United States draft appears capable of meeting that threshold. Washington earlier on Monday targeted Venezuela with new sanctions and...More..

Dozens killed as locomotive crashes into barrier at Cairo train station
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Dozens killed as locomotive crashes into barrier at Cairo train station

Egyptians have long complained that successive governments have failed to enforce basic safety standards for the railways. A fire at the main train station in Cairo has caused injuries and death, officials ...More..

Australian cardinal challenges custody after child sex crimes conviction
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Australian cardinal challenges custody after child sex crimes conviction

If it is not reversed on appeal, that false verdict will constitute a new indictment: the indictment of a legal system that could not bring itself to render justice in the face of public hysteria, political ven...More..

World's smallest premature baby boy leaves hospital healthy
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

World's smallest premature baby boy leaves hospital healthy

After five months of treatment, the baby boy now weighs 3.238 kilos, is breastfeeding normally, and has been discharged, Keio University Hospital said. The world's smallest premature baby boy ever born has le...More..

Five things Canadians learned from Wilson-Raybould's testimony
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Five things Canadians learned from Wilson-Raybould's testimony

SNC-Lavalin has been lobbying the government and opposition parties to push for a plea bargain type of arrangement in order to avoid a conviction that would result in them being unable to bid on federal contrac...More..

Explainer: What the Geneva Convention says about treatment of Prisoners of War
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Explainer: What the Geneva Convention says about treatment of Prisoners of War

Rather, the end of hostilities is assessed as a question of fact and should suffice for release and repatriation. "On Twitter too, " Geneva Convention " and "#SayNoToWar" were top trends with messages calli...More..

Pakistani F-16 shot down in J-K's Rajouri sector
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Pakistani F-16 shot down in J-K's Rajouri sector

Mr Khan called for dialogue with Delhi, amid growing global alarm at the crisis, but the capture of Indian prisoners of war marks the latest dramatic escalation in what is fast becoming the most serious militar...More..

Trump declares 'signing summit' for imminent trade deal with China
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Trump declares 'signing summit' for imminent trade deal with China

As a result, he said: "I will be delaying the US increase in tariffs now scheduled for March 1". J.P. Morgan Asset Management market strategist Tai Hui said the move suggested both sides wanted a settlement...More..

Pakistani court dismisses Sharif plea
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Pakistani court dismisses Sharif plea

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has announced its verdict on bail plea of Nawaz Sharif . Mr Sharif, serving a seven-year term at the Kot Lakhpat Jail, was admitted to the Jinnah Hospital 10 days back. The...More..

by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Nuclear weapons bring chill to India-Pakistan strikes

He reads aloud his military identification number, and asks his captors if he is in the custody of the Pakistani army. Pakistan's information ministry also tweeted what it said was footage of one of the dow...More..

Ice tsunami: Shocking pictures show walls of ice blown in Lake Erie
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Ice tsunami: Shocking pictures show walls of ice blown in Lake Erie

High winds pushed chunks of ice from the Niagara River over a retaining wall in Ontario, Canada. Meanwhile, resident David Piano tweeted: "This ice tsunami is one of the craziest things I've ever witnessed". ...More..

US Citizen Held Hostage in Yemen 'Has Been Recovered'
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

US Citizen Held Hostage in Yemen 'Has Been Recovered'

A March 2018 briefing from CriticalThreats.orgstated the Houthi official who traveled to Oman with Burch was a negotiator named Mohammed Ali al-Houthi and noted the timing of Burch's purported "release" coincid...More..

Fat rat saved from manhole by German animal rescue
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Fat rat saved from manhole by German animal rescue

Mr Sehr was then able to push the rat free and it was then released back into the sewer. One resident Juliana told German newspaper BILD that her and her husband had at first tried to liberate the animal th...More..

Markets Hit and Flights Diverted as India-Pakistan Tensions Flare Up
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Markets Hit and Flights Diverted as India-Pakistan Tensions Flare Up

Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan said India knew it wasn't attacking a terrorist camp and blamed the bombing on "self-serving" politicians. "Let's sit and settle this with talks". Thereafter, Indian Air F...More..

Zimbabwe: No Zimbabwean Man Resurrected in South Africa
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Zimbabwe: No Zimbabwean Man Resurrected in South Africa

Footage of a South African pastor dramatically "resurrecting" a man from the dead has sparked a hilarious internet challenge - but the pastor is hitting back at the ridicule. The self-styled prophet's actions h...More..

Two Navy ships transit Taiwan Strait, the third such passage since November
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Two Navy ships transit Taiwan Strait, the third such passage since November

The strategic movement risks sparking further tensions with China and comes as US President Donald Trump said Washington and Beijing are "very, very close" to a deal. The Pentagon says Washington has sold...More..