Saturday December 15-th, 2018

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf awarded Mo Ibrahim Prize for African leaders Ellen Johnson Sirleaf awarded Mo Ibrahim Prize for African leaders

After the prize was announced , Foundation Chairman Mo Ibrahim praised Sirleaf for guiding Liberia through a hard period and ensuring peace and democracy. Former football star George Weah, the 1995 FIFA World Player of the Year, won last year's Li...

Two dead, Detroit police officer shot Two dead, Detroit police officer shot

Two women - both neighbors - were fatally shot at the scene as well, Williams said. Patrol cars, unmarked police cars, a Border Patrol auto, a tank-like vehicle and others flanked Outer Drive as officers responded to the barricaded gunman.

Britons in Grand Canyon helicopter crash are named Britons in Grand Canyon helicopter crash are named

One of the survivors ... looked all bloody. Photos of the crash scene showed flames and dark smoke rising from rocky terrain. A series of smaller blasts followed, according to reports. The company's website states: "With more than 50 years flying...

Anushka and Virat to appear on Karan's chat show Anushka and Virat to appear on Karan's chat show

Virat is now in South Africa for a tournament, which will be over by February 24. But, with the dates of the new season far from being finalized, it turns out as if there won't be any concrete news on Virushka's appearance in the famous talk sho...

Cebu Pacific, PAL agree to fly back Kuwait OFWs Cebu Pacific, PAL agree to fly back Kuwait OFWs

Duterte earlier threatened to impose a total employment ban on the country due to reports of maltreatment and abuses of some employers to its Filipino workers. Cebu Pacific will be deploying an Airbus A330 aircraft which has a maximum capacity of 436...

Planning Ministry says Iraq's reconstruction will cost $88.2 billion Planning Ministry says Iraq's reconstruction will cost $88.2 billion

Donors and investors have gathered in Kuwait this week to discuss efforts to rebuild Iraq's economy and infrastructure as it emerges from a devastating conflict with the hardline militants who seized nearly a third of the country. The United States...

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

In the photo, taken February 9, 2018, Kim Yo-jong (second from L), a younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, is seen attending a brief meeting with South Korean officials after arriving at Seoul's Incheon International Airort as part of ...

South Africa's ANC losing support amid Zuma uncertainty South Africa's ANC losing support amid Zuma uncertainty

Some within the ANC and the opposition say the Gupta family, friends of Zuma, have used their links with the president to win state contracts and influence cabinet appointments. This may be related to non-state-capture legal matters, including corr...

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un impersonators ejected from Opening Ceremony

Kim Yo Jong , sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , invited the South Korean President to the North in person. The Koreas could potentially talk about a South Korean special envoy meeting Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang or even a summit between M...

India Oman Sign 8 MoU's During PM Narendra Modi's Visit India Oman Sign 8 MoU's During PM Narendra Modi's Visit

Muscat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met with industry leaders of the Gulf and West Asia region at the India-Oman business meeting here during which he pitched India as an attractive destination to do business. These include three memora...

Trump says he's unsure Israel seeks peace with Palestinians Trump says he's unsure Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

In his introduction to the interview, Bismuth described Trump as changed. The status of Jerusalem is the centre of Palestine's conflict with Israel . The Palestinian leadership in the West Bank, however, see East Jerusalem as the capital of a ...

Explosion west of Toronto injures three people Explosion west of Toronto injures three people

Paramedics say a man was seriously injured following the blast in Mississauga, Ont., and a woman and child are being treated for minor injuries. Mississauga Fire Chief Tim Beckett says firefighters were forced to fight the blaze in a defensive oper...

Angela Merkel dodges query on Poland's new Holocaust regulation Angela Merkel dodges query on Poland's new Holocaust regulation

On Friday, Channel 10 reported that the Foreign Ministry warned the Polish government not to send a delegation to Israel to discuss the law unless it is prepared to amend the controversial legislation. that's upsetting. Where the entire state colla...

Iran President Hassan Rouhani calls for 'year of unity' after protests Iran President Hassan Rouhani calls for 'year of unity' after protests

Imam Khomeini had lived many years in exile, in Iraq and France, before returning home and leading a historical revolution that overthrew Pahlavi regime. "You showed off to the enemies, in practice, the living and dynamic nature of the Revolution, a...

Zimbabwe Thrash Afghanistan In 2nd ODI To Level Series Zimbabwe Thrash Afghanistan In 2nd ODI To Level Series

Hamilton Masakadza and Taylor made up for the loss of Mire with an 85-run partnership before Masakadza was run out by Najibullah Zadran for 48. Wicketkeeper Taylor put on 135 for the fourth wicket with Sikandar Raza before being bowled by Afghan st...

Abe begins talks with Moon ahead of Olympic opening ceremony Abe begins talks with Moon ahead of Olympic opening ceremony

Critics say it's unclear whether revived dialogue between the Koreas could lead to immediate breakthrough on the nuclear stalemate when it seems unlikely that the North would be willing to give up its nukes under any deal. Japan does not participate...

Pence wrapping up Olympic visit to South Korea Pence wrapping up Olympic visit to South Korea

And at the Olympics itself, the North and South are competing as a unified "All Korean" team - marching under one flag at the Opening Ceremony and playing together at the ice hockey tournament. The North Koreans went through a busy schedule in South ...

White House Says Donald Trump 'Shocked' By Allegations Against Aides White House Says Donald Trump 'Shocked' By Allegations Against Aides

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney on Sunday called reports about Chief of Staff John Kelly's departure "much ado about nothing" and denied President Trump approached him to replace the retired Marine general. He was granted interim clearan...

230 civilians killed in Syrian, Russian airstrikes in past week 230 civilians killed in Syrian, Russian airstrikes in past week

Ankara Two Turkish Armed Forces personnel were killed when an attack helicopter crashed in northwestern Syria's Afrin during the ongoing Operation Olive Branch on February 10, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said, Hurryiet reports. A follow-u...

Conte urges Chelsea to stand by him Conte urges Chelsea to stand by him

Chelsea have been in stuttering form in 2018, losing their last two league fixtures to Bournemouth and Watford , conceding seven goals in the process. 'He reached his targets with Barcelona , and also with Roma , you could see a well-organised ...

Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea

The protesters set the flag alight along with a portrait of Kim Jong Un , whose sister was due to watch a Northern musical display with the South's President at a nearby theatre in Seoul . Paek, a former National Hockey League (NHL) defenseman, and...

High-scoring Gophers roll past Penn State 101-68 in women's basketball High-scoring Gophers roll past Penn State 101-68 in women's basketball

After a 74-52 win over IL on Sunday night, this year appears to be the turning point . Carr also added 16 points and 6 assists in the win. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Penn State is slightly favored on the road, as the Nittany Lions are ...

Turkish Helicopter Shot Down By Kurdish Militia In Syria's Afrin, Says Erdogan Turkish Helicopter Shot Down By Kurdish Militia In Syria's Afrin, Says Erdogan

In eastern Ghouta, almost 400,000 residents are trapped by a tightening government siege and the violence. "The people here have collapsed, people are seen talking to themselves in the streets". None of the YPG´s former allies have provided militar...

Koreas share historic handshake at Olympic opening ceremony

As they shook hands, the North and South Koreans spoke briefly. During the parade of nations, they stood only for the US team. "At any moment, he could have gotten up and left and sat somewhere else, and then you would have had the image of North s...

Bhagwat's comment on army 'misrepresented': RSS Bhagwat's comment on army 'misrepresented': RSS

After he made the statement , several Twitter users lashed out at Bhagwat for taking a dig at the Indian Army and said that if he really believes that RSS is capable of mobilising an army in three days, he should prove it. While speaking in Bihar'...

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