Sunday December 16-th, 2018

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President to Pyongyang for monumental summit Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President to Pyongyang for monumental summit

In a tweet, he reasserted the sceptical view taken his administration regarding recent conciliatory gestures by North Korea . US Vice-President Mike Pence has said his country and South Korea are in complete agreement on the need to maintain...

Killed, Dozens Injured in Hong Kong Bus Crash Killed, Dozens Injured in Hong Kong Bus Crash

Police said Sunday the driver of the bus, a 30-year-old man, was arrested on unsafe driving charges and was being detained as the investigation continues. It was really chaotic in the bus. Rescue workers were seen attempting to cut open the roof of...

India seeks United Nations fact-finding panel for Maldives India seeks United Nations fact-finding panel for Maldives

Ahead of the meeting, UN Assistant Secretary, General Miroslav Jenca, reported to have informed the council that while there were no reports of violent clashes, "the situation in the Maldives is tense and may deteriorate". Rivalry between India and...

Democrats blast Trump decision to block release of their Russian investigation memo Democrats blast Trump decision to block release of their Russian investigation memo

Ms Pelosi's criticism on Friday came after White House counsel Don McGahn wrote to the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announcing that Mr Trump had moved to block the release of a memo from Democrats on the panel. "The President's decis...

Russian Federation opens probe into Saratov Airlines plane crash Russian Federation opens probe into Saratov Airlines plane crash

Russian news agency Interfax quoted a source in the emergency services, who said the plane was operated by Saratov Airlines. Another source told TASS that fragments of the plane had been found, adding that "no one survived". When does Lent 2018 s...

Pence: US, Allies to 'Intensify' Campaign to End North Korea's Nuclear Program Pence: US, Allies to 'Intensify' Campaign to End North Korea's Nuclear Program

You can't tell who's from the North and who's from the South. After politics brought them together despite concerns raised by South Korean coach Sarah Murray, it was time for the sport to take centre stage. The delegation gave Moon a letter from No...

Diplomatic drama a sideshow at Winter Olympics Diplomatic drama a sideshow at Winter Olympics

Athletes from North and South paraded together during Friday night's ceremony in the same white parkas, marching under a single "unification flag" depicting an undivided peninsula. The meeting comes after the United States warned against engagement...

Will visit by NK leader's sister pave way for inter-Korean summit? Will visit by NK leader's sister pave way for inter-Korean summit?

Vice President Mike Pence did not deliberately snub North Koreans at an Olympic reception, according to U.S. officials who pushed back on South Korean reports that Pence deliberately came late to a VIP gathering Friday evening and then snubbed off...

Tippecanoe County reaches five deaths this flu season Tippecanoe County reaches five deaths this flu season

Experts remind everyone to wash their hands frequently and also that it takes about two weeks after you get your flu shot for it to kick in. In particular, the strain influenza A H3N2, which has caused the most illness so far this season, is hard t...

Turkish forces hit PKK/PYD targets in northern Syria Turkish forces hit PKK/PYD targets in northern Syria

The raids began at midnight, state-run Anadolu news agency said. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . Using its Syrian proxies, Hasaka said, Ankara wanted to ferment hatred and create a conflict between the Kurdish and Arab compo...

Another White House Staffer Resigns Over Domestic Abuse Allegations Another White House Staffer Resigns Over Domestic Abuse Allegations

After Rob Porter , David Sorensen has become the second White House aide to step down this week amid allegations of domestic abuse . Some are true and some are false. "Well, let me say , we're standing at Yokota Air Force Base in Japan; we're on...

Three tourists killed in USA chopper crash Three tourists killed in USA chopper crash

Bradley said six passengers and a pilot were on board the Papillion helicopter when it crashed around 5:20 p.m. "Four survivors being treated at the scene, all Level 1 "critical". He said the company has made big improvements since that crash. He a...

Winter Olympics: North Korea invites South president to Pyongyang Winter Olympics: North Korea invites South president to Pyongyang

The recent detente, anchored by South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympic Games that began on Friday, came despite an acceleration in the North's weapons programmes previous year and pressure from Seoul's allies in Washington. The senior USA offi...

Charities warned after Oxfam Haiti prostitute claims Charities warned after Oxfam Haiti prostitute claims

She accused them of lacking "the moral leadership at the top of the organisation", and says Government funding will be withdrawn if it fails to comply over safeguarding issues. Oxfam received almost £32m from the government in the last financial year...

PM in UAE after visits to Jordan, Palestine PM in UAE after visits to Jordan, Palestine

Upon arrival, Modi laid a wreath at the grave of Abbas' predecessor, Yasser Arafat . Palestinian Authority president Mahmud Abbas (R) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hold hands after a joint press conference in the West Bank city of R...

Democrats criticize Trump decision on their memo Democrats criticize Trump decision on their memo

On Friday, White House counsel Don McGahn informed the committee of the President's decision, writing in a letter that although Trump is "inclined to declassify" the memo spearheaded by the panel's ranking member, California Rep. Democrats sai...

Pakistan's Human Rights Activists and Lawyer Asma Jahangir Died at 66 Pakistan's Human Rights Activists and Lawyer Asma Jahangir Died at 66

Over her demise, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said the entire country paid tribute to Jahangir's services. Jahangir had also served at the president of Supreme Court Bar Association. PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said his part...

Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

A Blue House official initially said the president had accepted Kim Jong-un's offer, but that was later denied by chief spokesman Yoon Young-chan. Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, arrives at the Incheon International Airpor...

Italy condemns Syrian regime's attacks on E. Ghouta Italy condemns Syrian regime's attacks on E. Ghouta

Turkish warplanes bombarded Kurdish militia targets in Syria's Afrin region, the army said on Friday, and a monitor said the strikes killed seven fighters and two civilians. At least 60 people were killed on Monday. Syrian government forces a...

Turkish army helicopter shot down by Kurdish militia in Syria - Erdogan Turkish army helicopter shot down by Kurdish militia in Syria - Erdogan

The number of liberated settlements in Syria's Afrin as part of the Operation Olive Branch has reached 42, the Turkish media reported February 9. A U.S. It called on global aid organizations to help. The YPG said the Turkish army also targeted ...

Turkish president says helicopter shot down in northern Syria Turkish president says helicopter shot down in northern Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan agreed to strengthen coordination between the two countries' military and security services in Syria in the fight against terrorism, the Kremlin said in a statement. She added th...

Nine Turkish soldiers killed in action in Syria's Afrin in one day Nine Turkish soldiers killed in action in Syria's Afrin in one day

All planes returned safely, the statement added. Russian Federation says the rebels in Eastern Ghouta are "terrorists", and has previously backed Syrian government offensives against them. While UN officials say hundreds of thousands of people have...

United Nations chief urges dialogue in talks with N. Korea ceremonial leader United Nations chief urges dialogue in talks with N. Korea ceremonial leader

South Korean participants included senior officials Jeong Eui-yong, Jo Myong-gyoon and Im Jong-suk - the chief presidential secretary.The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Uns, Kim Yo Jong (C), shakes hand with South Korean President Moon Jae-...

North Korea's Kim Jung Un invites South Korean president for summit North Korea's Kim Jung Un invites South Korean president for summit

Pence waited outside while Moon spoke because he was late, according to a spokesman for South Korea's presidential Blue House. The North's representative, its highest-level official ever to visit the South, was placed between Olympics chief Mr Bac...

Syria confirms rare United States strike on pro-government forces Syria confirms rare United States strike on pro-government forces

The Pentagon said it had been in constant contact with Russian Federation, raising concerns about a build-up of forces beside the SDF headquarters. When the advancing forces unleashed a volley of 20-30 tank and artillery rounds toward the base, U...

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